Delicious Under Pressure: Over 100 Pressure Cooker Recipes (Paperback)
Over 100 Pressure Cooker Recipes
Walah! LLC, 9780982754009, 240pp.
Publication Date: October 27, 2015
"Blue Jean Chef: Delicious Under Pressure," Meredith Laurence's second pressure cooker cookbook is full of easy, flavorful, and unexpected pressure cooker recipes, making a pressure cooker a must-have appliance. The book covers the basics of pressure-cooking as well as offers more advanced recipes for more experienced cooks. The result is delicious and the bonus is time, with all these recipes taking one third of the time of traditional cooking methods. Don't settle for the same old pressure cooker foods. Get Delicious Under Pressure. Recipes include Tortilla soup, Spinach and Three Cheese Manicotti, Hunter's Beef Stew, Pork Carnitas, Thai Coconut Mussels, Portobello Mushroom and Zucchini Moussaka, Beets and Potatoes with Bacon, Blueberry Polenta with Bananas and Maple Syrup, and Brown Sugar Bourbon Bread Pudding, including all-new chapters on Vegetarian Main Courses and Breakfast Dishes. 121 recipes, over 110 photos, 248 pages w/ index. Copyright 2015. Printed USA.
About the Author
Meredith Laurence, the Blue Jean Chef, has worked in numerous capacities and settings in the food world. After graduating from the New England Culinary Institute, she first honed her skills in two Michelin-rated restaurants in Les-Baux-de-Provence, France. She then went on to work as a line cook at Zuni Cafe in San Francisco and at Cafe Rouge in Berkeley, California.Meredith set out on a different culinary path when she returned to teach at the New England Culinary Institute in Vermont, instructing professional culinary students during the day and home cooks in the evenings. Having found her real passion for teaching home cooks, she moved back to San Francisco to teach and manage at two HomeChef(R) cooking schools (now Viking Culinary Arts Centers). At the same time, Meredith worked in the world of food and product consulting at the Center for Culinary Development, where she acquired an expertise in creating and testing recipes. For the last thirteen years, she has worked as the Blue Jean Chef(R) on live television doing on air cooking demonstrations, giving QVC customers advice on cooking and equipping their kitchens.Meredith is the author of two cookbooks. The first book, Blue Jean Chef: Comfortable in the Kitchen, has sold over 45,000 copies, received rave reviews, and helped home cooks broaden their repertoire and become more versatile with a variety of cooking techniques in the kitchen.In her second book, Blue Jean Chef: Comfortable Under Pressure, Meredith offered easy-to-read instructions for pressure-cooking and provided a wide variety of recipes for the pressure cooker, along with clear instructions and tips. To date, Blue Jean Chef: Comfortable Under Pressure has sold over 120,000 copies.As the Blue Jean Chef, Meredith's belief is that being comfortable in the kitchen is key to successful and enjoyable cooking. How comfortable? Well, as comfortable as you would be in your blue jeans, relaxing with friends.