Tots! (Paperback)

50 Tot-Ally Awesome Recipes from Totchos to Sweet Po-Tot-O Pie

By Dan Whalen

Workman Publishing, 9780761189947, 160pp.

Publication Date: May 15, 2018

List Price: 12.95*
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Description

It's a fact: Americans love tots, and last year consumed 3.5 billion of them. And not just at home. From fast-food joints to high-end restaurants, chefs are joining the tot trend, serving exotically spiced tots or fun mash-ups like Totchos, with tots replacing the corn chips in nachos. But now, prepare for TOT-al domination Created by mad-genius food blogger Dan Whalen, Tots elevates the friendly little tater to its place in the culinary spotlight.
This irresistible cookbook with a nubby tot-texture on the cover offers 50 delicious, playful, and surprising recipes for snacks, appetizers, inspired main dishes, and inspired sides, even desserts. (Yes, you could create an entire tot-centric dinner.) Here are party dishes like Buffalo Tots and Tot Poutine. A Tot Caesar for an elegant starter. Tots for breakfast, like Tots Benedict and a Tot Shakshuka, and tots for dinner--Moules Tots, Chicken Tot Pie, Tater Tot Pizza, and Bibimtot. Side dishes--next Thanksgiving, try Sausage and Tot Stuffing. And for sweets lovers, Tot Churros (deep-fried and dipped in chocolate ganache), Apple Tot Crumble (that crispy salty tot topping really plays off the warm sweet apples), and Tot S'mores--a heavenly melt of a dish.
Every recipe uses frozen commercial tots--but Dan Whalen also shows die-hard tot lovers how to make tots from scratch and then alter their creations with different spices (think Tots Vindaloo) and sauces. It's TOT-ally awesome.