Weeknights with Giada: Quick and Simple Recipes to Revamp Dinner (Hardcover)
Quick and Simple Recipes to Revamp Dinner
Clarkson Potter Publishers, 9780307451026, 240pp.
Publication Date: March 27, 2012
After a full day, Giada, like most parents, wants nothing more than to sit down for a home-cooked dinner with her husband, Todd, and their daughter, Jade. "Weeknights with Giada "rises to the challenge, delivering soups, sandwiches, pizzas, pastas, and meat and fish dishes that come together quickly as stand-alone main courses most in half an hour or less: Rustic Vegetable and Polenta Soup, a hearty soul-warming one-pot dish, cooks in under twenty minutes; Lemony White Bean, Tuna, and Arugula Salad is a great meal that's quickly assembled from pantry and fridge essentials; Spicy Linguini with Clams and Mussels is a fifteen-minute-or-less spectacular pasta; and you can t beat Grilled Sirloin Steaks with Pepper and Caper Salsa, which are also ready in just fifteen minutes. From inventive breakfast-for-dinner dishes and meatless Monday vegetarian recipes both weekly traditions in Giada's house to picnic sandwiches and hearty salad recipes for reinventing leftovers, "Weeknights with Giada" reveals every secret in her repertoire. Even the desserts are quick to mix and bake, should a craving or a last-minute school bake sale strike.
Here is Giada at her most inventive and at her most laid-back. Flavor, freshness, and fun take center stage while cooking times, pots dirtied, and stress are kept to a minimum. With gorgeous color photographs and intimate home snapshots of Giada and her family, "Weeknights with Giada" is a welcome handbook of fantastic recipes and surefire Monday-to-Friday strategies for every home cook.
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Praise For Weeknights with Giada: Quick and Simple Recipes to Revamp Dinner…
"De Laurentiis delivers on her promise—the book is full of quick, easy dishes that follow her formula—simple and pleasing."