From the Back Cover
For 25 years, Carrabba's Italian Grill has offered its amici (Italian for "friends") an extraordinary dining experience. Serving hand-prepared, contemporary renditions of traditional family recipes, Carrabba's makes everyone who walks through the door feel right at home. Each meal is served in the time-honored tradition of warm Italian hospitality and authentically prepared food made from the heart.
Now, you can re-create the Carrabba's experience in your own kitchen with nearly 75 delicious recipes inspired by generations of family cooking. In the true spirit of generosity, Recipes from Around Our Family Table shares not just these mouthwatering signature recipes, but also the cooking secrets that make them so good. You'll learn tips on successful grilling, preparing perfect pasta, finding the very best ingredients, and mastering homemade pizza—all in the Carrabba's way.
Make dinner the Carrabba's way tonight, with these and many more recipes:
Mama Mandola's Sicilian Chicken Soup
Cozze in Bianco
Pollo Rosa Maria
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Lobster Macaroni and Cheese
Prosciutto-wrapped Pork Tenderloin
Sogno di Cioccolata
Limoncello Bread Pudding And much more!
About the Author
Rick Rodgers is one of the most versatile professionals in the food business. Through his work as a cooking teacher, food writer, cookbook author, freelance cookbook editor, and radio and television guest chef, his infectious love of good food reaches countless cooks every day. He is the author of over forty cookbooks on a wide range of subjects including the best-sellersThanksgiving 101andFondue, and IACP Cookbook Award nominees,KaffeehausandThe Carefree Cook. Arbiter of taste Williams-Sonoma has chosen Rick to write many titles in its various cookbook lines. Rick's recipes have also appeared in Food and Wine, Men's Health, Cooking Light, and Fine Cooking, and he is a frequent contributor to Bon Appétit and blogger atwww.epicurious.com