Monday, October 11, 2010

New Book by Barefoot Contessa coming soon!



The Barefoot Contessa has a new book coming out on October 26, 2010-just in time for the holidays!! Here is a blurb from amazon.com about this beautiful book:

In Barefoot Contessa How Easy Is That? Ina proves once again that it doesn’t take complicated techniques, special equipment, or stops at more than one grocery store to make wonderful dishes for your family and friends. Her newest must-have cookbook is all about saving time and avoiding stress while having fun in the kitchen.

These are not recipes with three ingredients thrown together in five minutes; instead home cooks will find fantastic Barefoot Contessa recipes that are easy to make but still have all that deep, delicious flavor Ina is known for—and that makes a meal so satisfying. Think Pink Grapefruit Margaritas served with Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs—two classics with a twist. For lunch, Ina makes everyone’s favorite Ultimate Grilled Cheese sandwich and Snap Peas with Pancetta. For dinner, try Jeffrey’s Roast Chicken (tried and true!); Steakhouse Steaks, which come out perfectly every time and—with Ina’s easy tip—couldn’t be simpler; or an Easy Parmesan “Risotto” that you throw in the oven instead of stirring endlessly on the stovetop. Finally, Ina’s desserts never disappoint—from Red Velvet Cupcakes to Chocolate Pudding Cream Tart.

To top it all off, Ina also shares her best tips for making cooking really easy. She leaves bowls of lemons and limes on the counter not only because they look great but because they also remind her that a squeeze of lemon in a dish brightens the flavors. She shows us the equipment that makes a difference to her—like sharp knives, the right zester, an extra bowl for her electric mixer—and that can help you in your kitchen, too.

Filled with 225 gorgeous full-color photographs, Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That? is the perfect kitchen companion for busy home cooks who still want fabulous flavor.

7 comments:

mysteryhistorymom said...

Ooooh! This is *so* going on my wish list! I LOVE Ina! Lori

Secret Garden Cottage said...

Sounds like a great book for the holidays, Sherri! Thanks for sharing it with us!
Happy week to you!
~ Jo :)

Florence and Mary said...

Thanks for the heads up, I love Barefoot Contessa cookbooks,

Victoria xx

Kay said...

This sounds wonderful. I really need easy recipes because well... I'm not a good cook. Thanks for letting us know.

Haden News said...

I can't wait!! Love her recipes!!

Donnie said...

I love how she cooks and the way she explains them so I feel I can cook them too. I have quite a few of her recipes bookmarked as tried and true recipes.

Bibliophile By the Sea said...

LOL....I put it on hold at the library last week:)


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