“Twelve Recipes” By: Cal Peternell
My friend, Ina Garten, recommended this book to me. Ok – so she is only a friend in my imagination…and she didn’t really recommend the book to ME (one on one). What really happened was…Ina posted a picture of this cookbook on her Instagram page (@InaGarten) and I seen it – had to have it – and LOVE it… So…now that we have THAT out of the way… This book is delicious…and now I’m recommending this book to YOU! I read through this book like a novel – from start to finish. The recipes are amazing, the photographs are amazing (they really let you in on Cal’s life at home with his friends and family – I loved them) and the tips and tricks that are spread out in this book are phenomenal. Once you get this book, you really need to read it from cover to cover. I so enjoyed it – and marked the recipes I wanted to try along the way.
The book is divided up into the categories of “toast, eggs, beans, salad dressings and what to dress, pasta with tomato, pasta otherwise, rice and polenta and mashed potatoes, vegetables, roast chicken, braising, grilling, three sauces and cake.”
Can we talk just a minute about having a whole section on “toast”!? Genius! Not many people know this about me – but I love toast – LOVE toast. Cal shows different ways of topping toast, that almost turns the toast and it’s toppings into a meal!
Delicious, comforting, recipes such as scrambled eggs, fried eggs, frittatas, bean soups, creamy mustard dressing, marinara, beans and greens, zucchini pasta, mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables, braised chicken legs, braised duck legs, chocolate mistake cake, cake-cake, blackberry crisp and sesame cookies fill this unique book.
I highly recommend this beautiful book for those who love to cook and for those who love to share their love and passion for food with others.
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