Fresh Mexico

Fresh Mexico Author Marcela Valladolid
ISBN-10 9780307885531
Release 2010-10-13
Pages 240
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Growing up in Mexico, Marcela Valladolid rejoiced in the complex moles, dozens of different chiles, and homemade tortillas that graced her family’s dinner table. Going to school across the border in San Diego, and later to cooking school in Paris, she found plenty to love in the markets, quickly folding new ingredients into her repertoire. She also encountered some curious foods masquerading as authentic Mexican: cheddar cheese—stuffed quesadillas, tortilla chips drowning in still more cheese, and the ubiquitous everything-but-the-kitchen-sink overstuffed burritos. Where were the authentic, easy-to-prepare Mexican recipes she grew up with? The brightly flavored seafood ceviches bursting with freshness? The simple, slender burritos filled with nothing more than intensely flavorful braised meat and blistered chiles? The healthy salsas that come together in minutes but can transform a meal? In her vivacious, fresh voice, Marcela aims to invigorate America’s taste for real Mexican food–dishes that can be accomplished on any busy weeknight but that still express the authentic flavors of her native cuisine. Her food is much like her, Mexican but influenced by other cultures. You’ ll find recipes for Tilapia Ceviche; Butternut Squash—Chipotle Bisque; Roasted Pork Loin with Pineapple Glaze; Ancho-Chocolate Braised Short Ribs; and Fresh Guava Layer Cake. Inspired ideas, helpful cooking techniques, and ingredient substitutions make this the most accessible, appealing, and contemporary Mexican cookbook you’ll find today. In addition, fast recipes and dishes that are low in fat are called out with easy-to-find symbols. With more than a hundred delicious recipes and beautiful color photography throughout, Fresh Mexico introduces a new generation of Americans to the vibrant flavors of modern Mexico. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Fresh Mexico

Fresh Mexico Author Marcela Valladolid
ISBN-10 0307451100
Release 2009
Pages 240
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Dedicated to traditional Mexican foods using easy-to-find ingredients and simple cooking techniques, this cookbook includes over 100 recipes such as Cream of Avocado Soup with Lobster and Mango, Oaxaca-Style Short Ribs, and Fresh Guava Layer Cake. Original.



Casa Marcela

Casa Marcela Author Marcela Valladolid
ISBN-10 9780544808577
Release 2017-04-25
Pages 288
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California-Mexican-style recipes and menus from the beloved Food Network host From the long-time host of Food Network's Mexican Made Easy and now co-host of The Kitchen comes Marcela's most personal collection of recipes yet, a reflection of her experience growing up in Tijuana and traveling back and forth to San Diego to see family and friends and for school. This book captures a culture centered around food, loved ones, and gatherings with mouthwatering recipes and in vibrant photography, all shot at Valladolid's home. Mexican food really is simple at its core, if you have some extra time for slow roasting meats or to prepare a few salsas, and the results are sure to impress. There are small bites like Cod Fritters with Chipotle Tartar Sauce and Grilled Steak and Cheese Tostadas; entrees such as Red Chile Lamb Stew and Roasted Tomatillo Salmon; and even drinks and desserts for special occasions, including Strawberry Layered Tres Leches Cake. With mouthwatering recipes and evocative photography, Casa Marcela presents Mexican food in a way never seen before.



Mexican Made Easy

Mexican Made Easy Author Marcela Valladolid
ISBN-10 9780307888273
Release 2011-09-27
Pages 224
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Why wait until Tuesday night to have tacos—and why would you ever use a processed kit—when you can make vibrant, fresh Mexican food every night of the week with Mexican Made Easy? On her Food Network show, Mexican Made Easy, Marcela Valladolid shows how simple it is to create beautiful dishes bursting with bright Mexican flavors. Now, Marcela shares the fantastic recipes her fans have been clamoring for in a cookbook that ties into her popular show. A single mom charged with getting dinner on the table nightly for her young son, Fausto, Marcela embraces dishes that are fun and fast—and made with fresh ingredients found in the average American supermarket. Pull together a fantastic weeknight dinner in a flash with recipes such as Baja-Style Braised Chicken Thighs, Mexican Meatloaf with Salsa Glaze, and Corn and Poblano Lasagna. Expand your salsa horizons with Fresh Tomatillo and Green Apple Salsa and Grilled Corn Pico de Gallo, which can transform a simply grilled chicken breast or fish fillet. For a weekend brunch, serve up Chipotle Chilaquiles or Cinnamon Pan Frances. Delicious drinks, such as Pineapple-Vanilla Agua Fresca and Cucumber Martinis, and decadent desserts, including Mexican Chocolate Bread Pudding and Bananas Tequila Foster, round out the inspired collection. With 100 easy recipes and 80 sumptuous color photographs, Mexican Made Easy brings all of the energy and fresh flavors of Marcela’s show into your home. Chipotle-Garbanzo Dip makes 3/4 cup 1 (15.5-ounce) can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained 2 garlic cloves, peeled 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons adobo sauce (from canned chipotle chiles) plus more for serving 2 teaspoons sesame seed paste (tahini) 1/3 cup olive oil, plus more for serving Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro Tortilla chips Put the garbanzo beans, garlic, lemon juice, adobo sauce, and sesame paste in a food processor and puree until nearly smooth; the mixture will still be a little coarse. With the machine running, add the olive oil and process until well incorporated. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer the dip to medium bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and a few drops of adobo sauce and top with the cilantro. Serve with tortilla chips. From the Hardcover edition.



Simply Mexican

Simply Mexican Author Lourdes Castro
ISBN-10 9781607741251
Release 2011-04-27
Pages 128
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Authentic, No-Fuss Mexican meals From Chile-Glazed Pork Chops to Dos Leches Flan, Lourdes Castro offers clean, vibrant flavors that are the essence of great Mexican food. In SIMPLY MEXICAN, she presents authentic recipes that don’t require a fortnight to prepare or extended shopping forays to find rare ingredients. Castro honed her knowledge of traditional south-of-the-border dishes by teaching the fundamentals to adults and children at her Miami cooking school, and now she’s introducing real Mexican fare that works for busy cooks every night of the week. SIMPLY MEXICAN features easy-to-prepare, fun-to-eat favorites with big flavors, such as Chicken Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce and Crab Tostadas. Once you have mastered the basics, Castro will guide you through more advanced Mexican mainstays such as adobo and mole, and show you how to make the most effortless savory and sweet tamales around. With cooking notes that highlight useful equipment, new ingredients, shortcut techniques, and instructions for advance preparation, SIMPLY MEXICAN demystifies authentic Mexican meals so you can make them at home in a snap. “With this book Lourdes Castro has added a spark of creativity and simplicity to Mexican food that up until now had not yet been realized. It gives me a huge sense of pride and honor to know that this book exists, as it will help a large audience re-create these gems in a simple and straightforward way.” --Aarón Sánchez, chef/owner of Paladar and chef/partner of Centrico, author of La Comida del Barrio, and former cohost of Food Network’s Melting Pot “Here, at last, are real Mexican recipes that are authentic, creative, and fun to prepare. Lourdes Castro creates an atmosphere that makes learning about enchiladas, tacos, and salsas exciting and interesting, and her precise methodology with Mexican cookery is refreshing and very entertaining. Highly recommended.” --Jonathan Waxman, chef/owner of Barbuto and West County Grill and author of A Great American Cook LOURDES CASTRO was born and raised in Miami, where she founded the Ars Magirica Cooking School and served as a personal chef and nutritionist for numerous high-profile clients. A former associate of the James Beard Foundation, she is a regular contributor to the New York Social Diary’s dining section and has taught in the food studies department at Johnson & Wales University. Castro currently teaches food science at New York University and is the director of the Culinary Academy at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida. She is also an active member of Les Dames d’Escoffier. She lives in New York City. From the Hardcover edition.



In My Kitchen

In My Kitchen Author Ted Allen
ISBN-10 9780307984982
Release 2012-05-01
Pages 272
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A cookbook for people who love to cook, featuring more than 100 recipes from the host of the hit Food Network tv show Chopped As host of Food Network’s hit show Chopped, Ted Allen presides in pinstripes and sneakers while chefs scramble to cook with mystery ingredients. But at home, Ted is the one chopping the vegetables and working the stove, trying unusual ingredients and new techniques, from roasting earthy sunchokes in a piping-hot oven to develop their sweetness or transforming leftover pinot noir into complexly flavored homemade vinegar. Now, Ted invites likeminded cooks to roll up their sleeves, crank up the stereo, and join him in the kitchen for some fun. While there are mountains of cookbooks featuring five-minute, three-ingredient, weeknight recipes for harried households, here is a book for food lovers who want to lose themselves in the delight of perfectly slow-roasting a leg of lamb—Mexican style—or whipping up a showstopping triple-layer cake. Ted is just such a cook and in his latest cookbook he shakes up expectations by topping bruschetta with tomatoes and strawberries; turning plums, sugar, and a bay leaf into an irresistible quick jam; putting everything you can think of on the grill—from ribs and pork shoulder to chiles and green beans; and modernizing the traditional holiday trio of turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce with fresh ingredients and a little booze. And where there’s a will to make something from scratch, Ted provides a way, with recipes for homemade pickles, pizza, pasta, pork buns, preserved lemons, breads, quick jam, marshmallows, and more. With more than 100 amazing recipes and gorgeous color photographs throughout, In My Kitchen is perfect for passionate home cooks looking for inspiring new recipes and techniques to add to their playbooks.



Nopalito

Nopalito Author Gonzalo Guzmán
ISBN-10 9780399578298
Release 2017-04-11
Pages 256
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A collection of 100 recipes for regional Mexican food from the popular San Francisco restaurant. The true spirit, roots, and flavors of regional Mexican cooking—from Puebla, Mexico City, Michoacán, the Yucatán, and beyond--come alive in this cookbook from Gonzalo Guzman, head chef at San Francisco restaurant Nopalito. Inspired by food straight from the sea and the land, Guzman transforms simple ingredients, such as masa and chiles, into bright and flavor-packed dishes. The book includes fundamental techniques of Mexican cuisine, insights into Mexican food and culture, and favorite recipes from Nopalito such as Crispy Red Quesadillas with Braised Pork and Pork Rinds; Toasted Corn with Crema, Ground Chile, and Queso Fresco; Tamales with Red Spiced Sunflower Seed Mole; and Salsa-Dipped Griddled Chorizo and Potato Sandwiches. Capped off by recipes for cocktails, aqua frescas, paletas, churros, and flan—Nopalito is your gateway to Mexico by way of California. This is a cookbook to be read, savored, and cooked from every night.



Just Tacos

Just Tacos Author Shelley Wiseman
ISBN-10 9781600854071
Release 2011
Pages 172
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One of the best investments any homeowner can make is a kitchen renovation including new cabinets and countertops. Installing cabinets is quick and easy with this integrated book/DVD guide. Professional cabinetmaker Gregory Paolini explains how to choose the right cabinetry and countertop materials and how to prepare the site for ease of installation. He shows how to install both wall and base cabinets level and square, how to install side panels and trim around the cabinets. The book and DVD also show how to build an economical custom laminate countertop and how to install countertops.



Best Mexican Recipes

Best Mexican Recipes Author America's Test Kitchen
ISBN-10 9781940352251
Release 2015-04-15
Pages 318
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Kitchen-tested recipes that bring the real flavors of Mexico home. Let America’s Test Kitchen be your guide to making deeply flavored Mexican dishes at home. Our first Mexican cookbook features foolproof appetizers, soups and stews, authentic egg dishes, tacos and tamales, burritos and enchiladas, and all manner of meat and seafood dishes. The Best Mexican Recipes includes a primer on Mexican home cooking with information on key ingredients (readily available at your supermarket) and innovative techniques that shave time off traditional preparation methods. Not only will you be able to cook amazingly flavorful Mexican food, but you’ll cook with confidence. Recipes include: Familiar favorites: Beef Enchiladas, Tamales, Grilled Fish Tacos, Classic Mexican Rice, Chicken Tortilla Soup, Stuffed Jalapenos, Chunky Guacamole, Fresh Margaritas, and more Authentic regional dishes: Queso Fundido, Chicken Mole Poblano, Ancho-Orange Pork Burritos, Yucatan-Style Barbecue Pork, Fish Veracruz, Oaxacan-Style Beef Brisket, and more. Popular street foods: Sopes, Gorditas, Panuchos, Mexican Street Corn, Molletes, Huaraches with Poblanos, Red Peppers, and Queso Fresco, and more



The Butcher s Guide to Well Raised Meat

The Butcher s Guide to Well Raised Meat Author Joshua Applestone
ISBN-10 0307953386
Release 2011-06-07
Pages 240
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The definitive guide to buying, cutting, and cooking local and sustainable meats, from the owners of Applestone Meat Company and the founders of Fleisher’s Grass-Fed and Organic Meats The butcher has reemerged in American culture as an essential guide in avoiding the evils of industrial meat—which not only tastes bad, but is also bad for one’s health and for the environment. Joshua and Jessica Applestone, a former vegan and vegetarian, are trailblazers in this arena. They owned Fleisher’s, an old-school butcher shop with a modern-day mission—sourcing and selling only grass-fed and organic meat. The Applestones’ return to the nearly lost tradition of the buying and nose-to-tail carving of whole animals—all humanely raised close to their shop in New York’s Hudson Valley—has helped to make them rising stars in the food world. The Butcher’s Guide to Well-Raised Meat is a compendium of their firsthand knowledge. This unique book—a guide, memoir, manifesto, and reference in one—shares everything one needs to know about well-raised meat, including why pastured meats are so much better than conventional ones and how to perfectly butcher and cook them at home. Readers will learn which cut of steak to look for as an alternative to the popular hanger (of which each steer has only one), how to host a driveway pig roast, and even how to break down an entire lamb (or just butterfly the shoulder)—all with accompanying step-by-step photographs. Differences among breeds and ideal cooking methods for various cuts and offal are covered, and the Applestones’ decoding of misleading industry terminology and practices will help consumers make smarter, healthier purchases that can also help change what’s wrong with meat in America today. Complete with color and black-and-white photographs, illustrations, and more than a dozen recipes, The Butcher’s Guide to Well-Raised Meat is the definitive guide to eating great meat—responsibly.



Mexico fresco Fresh Mexico

Mexico fresco  Fresh Mexico Author Marcela Valladolid
ISBN-10 9780307454676
Release 2009
Pages 240
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México fresco te brinda todo el sabor de la cocina mexicana con deliciosas recetas sin ninguna complicación Marcela nos dice: "Mi comida, como verás en este libro, es muy parecida a mí. Es mexicana pero influenciada por otras culturas. Es sofisticada en su presentación pero fácil de preparar. También, mis recetas no son los moles, pipianes o salsas cien por ciento auténticos y tradicionales que puedes encontrar en los libros de recetas de maestros... Aquí encontrarás todos los sabores auténticos sin tener que comprar quince ingredientes difíciles de encontrar y después esclavizarte en la cocina por horas". Aquí encontrarás recetas como Ceviche de tilapia, Sopa de calabaza y chipotle, Dorado ahumado en hojas de plátano, Lomo de cerdo asado con glaseado de piña, Estofado de costillas con chile ancho y chocolate, Pastel de guayaba fresca en capas y un capítulo entero dedicado a las sabrosísimas salsas mexicanas. Ideas inspiradoras, útiles técnicas de cocina, e ingredientes alternativos, además de recetas rápidas y otras bajas en grasa señaladas para que las encuentres fácilmente, hacen de este el libro de cocina mexicana más accesible, atractivo y moderno que hoy por hoy encontrarás.



Simple Food Big Flavor

Simple Food  Big Flavor Author Aaron Sanchez
ISBN-10 9781451611502
Release 2011-10-04
Pages 208
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Presents recipes inspired by Mexican cuisine and themed around fifteen distinctive flavor bases, in a volume complemented by Latin culinary tips and recommendations for applying sauces to everyday meals.



My Sweet Mexico

My Sweet Mexico Author Fany Gerson
ISBN-10 9781607742364
Release 2011-06-08
Pages 224
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After years spent traveling and sampling sweets throughout her native Mexico, celebrated pastry chef Fany Gerson shares the secrets behind her beloved homeland’s signature desserts in this highly personal and authoritative cookbook. Skillfully weaving together the rich histories that inform the country’s diverse culinary traditions, My Sweet Mexico is a delicious journey into the soul of the cuisine. From yeasted breads that scent the air with cinnamon, anise, sugar, fruit, and honey, to pushcarts that brighten plazas with paletas and ice creams made from watermelon, mango, and avocado, Mexican confections are like no other. Stalwarts like Churros, Amaranth Alegrías, and Garibaldis—a type of buttery muffin with apricot jam and sprinkles—as well as Passion Fruit–Mezcal Trifle and Cheesecake with Tamarind Sauce demonstrate the layering of flavors unique to the world of dulces. In her typical warm and enthusiastic style, Gerson explains the significance of indigenous ingredients such as sweet maguey plants, mesquite, honeys, fruits, and cacao, and the happy results that occur when combined with Spanish troves of cinnamon, wheat, fresh cow’s milk, nuts, and sugar cane. In chapters devoted to breads and pastries, candies and confections, frozen treats, beverages, and contemporary desserts, Fany places cherished recipes in context and stays true to the roots that shaped each treat, while ensuring they’ll yield successful results in your kitchen. With its blend of beloved standards from across Mexico and inventive, flavor-forward new twists, My Sweet Mexico is the only guide you need to explore the delightful universe of Mexican treats. From the Hardcover edition.



Soframiz

Soframiz Author Ana Sortun
ISBN-10 9781607749196
Release 2016-10-11
Pages 264
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A charming collection of 100 recipes from Cambridge's Sofra Bakery and Cafe, showcasing modern Middle Eastern spices and flavors with exotic yet accessible sweet and savory dishes geared toward everyday cooking and entertaining. Ana Sortun and Maura Kilpatrick have traveled extensively throughout Turkey and the Middle East, researching recipes and gaining inspiration for their uber-popular cafe and bakery, Sofra. In their first cookbook together, the two demystify and explore the flavors of this popular region, creating accessible, fun recipes for everyday eating and entertaining. With a primer on essential ingredients and techniques, and recipes such as Morning Buns with Orange Blossom Glaze, Whipped Feta with Sweet and Hot Peppers, Eggplant Manoushe with Labne and Za'atar, and Sesame Caramel Cashews, Soframiz will transport readers to the markets and kitchens of the Middle East.



Pati s Mexican Table

Pati s Mexican Table Author Pati Jinich
ISBN-10 9780547636467
Release 2013-03-05
Pages 288
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The host of a highly popular PBS series, Pati’s Mexican Table, and a self-described “overloaded soccer mom with three kids and a powerful blender,” Pati Jinich has a mission. She’s out to prove that Mexican home cooking is quicker and far easier than most Americans think. Her dishes are not blanketed with cheese, or heavy and fried, or based on complex sauces. Nor are they necessarily highly spicy. Surprising in their simplicity and freshness, they incorporate produce and grains. Most important, they fit perfectly into an everyday family cooking schedule and use just a handful of ingredients, most of which are already in your pantry. Many are homey specialties that Pati learned from her mother and grandmother, some are creative spins on classics, while others are not well known outside of Mexico. Dishes like Chicken à la Trash (it’s delicious!), a one-pot meal that Pati gleaned from a Mexican restaurant cook; Mexican Meatballs with Mint and Chipotle; Sweet and Salty Salmon; and Mexican-Style Pasta can revitalize your daily repertoire. You’ll find plenty of vegetarian fare, from Classic Avocado Soup, to Divorced Eggs (with red and green salsa), to Oaxaca-Style Mushroom and Cheese Quesadillas. Your friends and family will enjoy Tomato and Mozzarella Salad with Pickled Ancho Chile Vinaigrette; Crab Cakes with Jalapeño Aioli; and Chicken Tinga — (you can use rotisserie chicken), which makes a tasty filling for tortas and tostadas. Pati also shares exciting dishes for the holidays and other special occasions, including Mexican Thanksgiving Turkey with Chorizo, Pecan, Apple, and Corn Bread Stuffing; Spiral-Cut Beef Tenderloin; and Red Pozole (“a Mexican party in a bowl”), which she served on her wedding day. Desserts like Triple Orange Mexican Wedding Cookies, Scribble Cookies (sandwich cookies filled with chocolate), and little Apricot-Lime Glazed Mini Pound Cakes are sophisticated yet simple to make.



Muy Bueno

Muy Bueno Author Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack
ISBN-10 0781813042
Release 2012
Pages 288
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Offers traditional northern Mexican recipes, comforting home-style dishes, and innovative Latin fusion recipes, including old fashioned Mexican oatmeal, jalapeänos with soy sauce, and buänuelos.



Mexican Ice Cream

Mexican Ice Cream Author Fany Gerson
ISBN-10 9781607747789
Release 2017-06-13
Pages 180
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A collection of 60+ flavor-packed recipes for ice creams and frozen treats rooted in Mexico's rich and revered ice cream traditions. This new offering from the incredibly popular baker and sweets maker Fany Gerson, the powerhouse behind Brooklyn's La Newyorkina and Dough, showcases the incredibly diverse flavors of Mexican ice cream while exploring the cultural aspects of preparing and consuming ice cream in Mexico. Gerson uses unique ingredients to create exciting and fresh flavors like Red Prickly Pear Ice Cream, Oaxacan-style Lime Sorbet, Avocado-Chocolate Ice Cream, and Rice-Almond Ice Cream with Cinnamon. All recipes are created with the home cook in mind, and written in Fany's knowledgeable but accessible voice. Mexican Ice Cream features vibrant location photography and captures the authentic Mexican heladerias that Gerson has been visiting for decades. For anyone looking to up their summer ice cream game, this is the book.