Oct 12, 2010

Best of the Best Cookbook Recipes

Food & Wine Best of the Best Cookbook Recipes, the best recipes from the 25 best cookbooks of the year, by Food & Wine Publications, 2010.


Lemon icebox pie, chocolate bread pudding with salted caramel, Turkish baked eggplant with chile, feta and mint, burnt carrots with goat cheese and arugula, chipotle-deviled eggs, cafe au lait creme brulee.
Comments: Did I really pay $39 for this cookbook that was sent to me by my credit card company? I had meant to return the offer in its envelope, but forgot to do so, and so this book arrived. I opened it, looked, and decided to keep.

Squash ribbon salad with goat cheese is something I could easily make. I have the grater/slicer to sliver the squash/zucchini. And the pork chops with plums and Chinese 5-star spice....I think I could manage that one too. Forget the roast cod with anchovies and beet puree.  Sounds wonderful, but I'm allergic to cod. The other recipes I'm willing to try though.

16 comments:

Karen Harrington said...

I would've been tempted to keep it too. You have a delectable teaser!!

Belinda said...

Well I guess I better head off to the gym thanks to your teaser. I just gained 10 lbs from reading it. YUM!

Come read my teaser from Noah by Jacquelyn Frank

Heather said...

You lost me after chocolate bread pudding. And ruin crème brulé with café au lait? No. Sorry, does not sound like a cookbook I would use.
My teaser: The Tale of Hill Top Farm

Andrea said...

Chocolate bread pudding with salted caramel sounds delicious! It all sounds pretty good actually.

Alayne said...

Droooool. :) Great teaser. Thanks for visiting The Crowded Leaf.

jlshall said...

Definitely the tastiest teaser I've read today! But probably the most fattening, too! Sounds like a great book - love the tease.

Irene said...

My mouth is watering, although my stomach is grumbling. Chocolate Bread pudding, sounds good.

fredamans said...

Yummy!

http://fredasvoice.blogspot.com/2010/10/teaser-time_11.html

Anonymous said...

I love cookbooks, so would have kept it too!

You can read my teaser HERE

Mystica said...

It sounds very good but isnt it rather expensive?

Harvee said...

Mystica: In fact, amazon sells it for about half the price that I bought it for, from Amex. Had discarded the original packaging and return address, etc. so it was easier to keep it, just this time!

Lizzy said...

Ooh, sounds delicious. Sadly, I'm horrible in the kitchen.

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

I was just thinking of adding it to my wishlist!

Sharon Galligar Chance said...

No fair using a cookbook! Made all of us hungry!!

Yvonne said...

Yum! Sounds delicious!

Marie Cloutier said...

I hope you enjoy the cookbook- it sounds like a good one :-)

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