Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics : Fabulous Flavor from Simple Ingredients
by Ina Garten


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Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics is the essential Ina Garten cookbook, focusing on the techniques behind her elegant food and easy entertaining style, and offering nearly a hundred brand-new recipes that will become trusted favorites.  Read more...


 
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Overview
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics is the essential Ina Garten cookbook, focusing on the techniques behind her elegant food and easy entertaining style, and offering nearly a hundred brand-new recipes that will become trusted favorites.

Ina Garten's bestselling cookbooks have con-sistently provided accessible, subtly sophisticated recipes ranging from French classics made easy to delicious, simple home cooking. In Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics, Ina truly breaks down her ideas on flavor, examining the ingredients and techniques that are the foundation of her easy, refined style.

Here Ina covers the essentials, from ten ways to boost the flavors of your ingredients to ten things not to serve at a party, as well as professional tips that make successful baking, cooking, and entertaining a breeze. The recipes--crowd-pleasers like Lobster Corn Chowder, Tuscan Lemon Chicken, and Easy Sticky Buns--demonstrate Ina's talent for transforming fresh, easy-to-find ingredients into elegant meals you can make without stress.

For longtime fans, Ina delivers new insights into her simple techniques; for newcomers she provides a thorough master class on the basics of Barefoot Contessa cooking plus a Q&A section with answers to the questions people ask her all the time. With full-color photographs and invaluable cooking tips, Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics is an essential addition to the cherished library of Barefoot Contessa cookbooks.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781400054350
  • ISBN-10: 1400054354
  • Publisher: Clarkson Potter Publishers
  • Publish Date: October 2008
  • Page Count: 272
  • Dimensions: 10.22 x 7.8 x 0.87 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.48 pounds


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Grand gifts for gastronomes

Now, get out of that armchair! Ina Garten's newest and possibly best, Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics, was put on this earth to cook from. Ina's signature magic is manifest in these marvelously makeable, brand-new recipes (nearly 100). What she means by "basics," is looking at old ideas and finding the best ways to unlock their true flavors, so that the end product is more delicious than ever. And it's a really good-looking package, too.

 
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