Internationally known chef Curtis Stone knows that cooking is a journey, not a destination. While preparing a tasty meal is always satisfying, good food tastes even better when you share the experience with the special people in your life. In thisMoreInternationally known chef Curtis Stone knows that cooking is a journey, not a destination. While preparing a tasty meal is always satisfying, good food tastes even better when you share the experience with the special people in your life.
In this cookbook, Stone turns meal making into a joy rather than a chore, showing readers how to make simple and delicious dishes for family, friends, neighbors, and guests—including appetizers, main courses, sides, drinks, and desserts. These recipes—130 in all—create magical moments, which can be as simple as breathing in the comforting aromas of Fresh Mint Tea or seeing your family smile from ear to ear over Roasted Banana Soufflés with Caramel Sauce, fresh from the oven. Curtis provides inspiration for a variety of creations, including:• Light Meals: Red Quinoa Salad with Beets and Fennel, Weeknight Navy Bean and Ham Soup, Provencal Tuna Sandwich• Scene-stealing Dinners: Porcini-Braised Beef with Horseradish Mascarpone, Herb-Crusted Rack of Lamb with Fennel, Potato-Zucchini Enchiladas with Habanero Salsa• Family-Style Sides: Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Chorizo, Butternut Squash with Sage and Brown Butter, Cheddar and Corn Cream Biscuits• Sweet Treats: Lattice Cherry-Amaretto Pie, Rum Pound Cake with Lime Glaze, Chilled Yellow Watermelon Soup with Fresh Summer Berries• Favorite Breakfasts: Crêpes with Fresh Ricotta and Maple-Kumquat Syrup, Smoked Salmon Omelet with Goat Cheese and Beet Relish, Maple Bran Madeleines• Satisfying Snacks: Popcorn with Bacon and Parmesan, Bruschetta with Spring Pea Pesto and Burrata, Chocolate Hazelnut MilkshakeFeaturing mouthwatering photos, make-ahead tips, and fun tasks that even little hands can help with, Good Food, Good Life brings back the pleasure of cooking and the wonder of connection.Praise for Curtis Stone“Curtis Stone loves to cook.
Unlike so many chefs, cooking’s not a job to him. It’s a joy. And you feel that every time he slips behind a stove.”—Ruth Reichl