Casual Food to Enjoy with Family and Friends
By Rick Rodgers
(William Morrow Cookbooks, Hardcover, 9780061672514, 192pp.)
Publication Date: March 2010
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When warm rains give way to vibrant crocus blooms, it's time to step outside and enjoy the bounty of spring. From succulent strawberries and apricots to savory green garlic and vidalia onions, Spring Gatherings finds inspiration in the season's freshest ingredients.
Award-winning cooking instructor Rick Rodgers captures spring's finest flavors in dozens of easy and elegant recipes. Start off a dinner party with Roasted Artichokes with Green Garlic Goddess Dip or Vidalia Onion Soup with Cheddar Toasts. Impress your friends with a main course of Duck Breasts with Rhubarb-Cherry Chutney or Marinated Grilled Pork Chops with Apricots. Finish the meal with tangy and refreshing Strawberry Mousse and your guests may never leave!
You'll also find Rick's favorite recipe for luscious Hamantaschen, perfect for filling the cookie jar, and a complete menu for an Easter feast featuring Roast Rack of Lamb with Mint BÉarnaise and Coconut Tres Leches Cake.
There's no better way to usher in the season than by sharing a hearty meal with family and friends. With mouthwatering recipes and beautiful color photographs, Spring Gatherings will bring the fragrance and beauty of spring to your table all year long.
Rick Rodgers is the author of more than thirty-five cookbooks, including the bestselling 101 series (Thanksgiving 101, Christmas 101, Barbecues 101) and beloved cookbooks on everything from fondue to slow cookers to comfort food. His recipes have appeared in Cooking Light, Fine Cooking, and Food & Wine and on epicurious.com, and he is a frequent contributor to Bon AppÉtit. He lives in the New York tristate area.