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The host of Food Network's Dinner: Impossible shows busy people how to keep food simple but delicious
Chef Robert Irvine goes where few chefs dare. As the host of Food Network's Dinner: Impossible, he has cooked on a desert island, in an eighteenth-century kitchen, inside an ice hotel, and even for cowpunchers on a cattle drive. In Impossible to Easy, he converts the classical and improvisational kitchen skills he's learned during the past twenty-five years under some of the most challenging conditions into advice to help the home cook achieve mastery in his or her own kitchen.
Irvine shows how to approach ingredients in new and familiar ways, how to plan and execute delicious meals every time, and how to guarantee maximum flavor from every dish. By establishing a few simple organizational, shopping, and storage habits, home cooks can not only get the most out of fresh foods and spices but elevate their everyday meals to a higher level of accomplishment and enjoyment. Here, too, is advice on useful equipment and implements, pantry staples, do-ahead tips, and 111 easy-to-master recipes (many complete with timelines, and half of which are gluten free) that are sure to keep family and friends coming back for more. By separating each process into its constituent parts, anyone can easily create such tasty dishes as Lime-Cured Shrimp and Roasted Corn Chowder, Porcini-Dusted Pork Chops with Cremini Mushrooms and Golden Raisins over Horseradish-Scented Potatoes, Pommes Frites with Chipotle Aioli, Duck Confit with Three-Bean Cassoulet, Windy City Stovetop Pizza, Braised Asian Pear with Roquefort and Sweet Port Wine Dressing, Banana Chocolate-Hazelnut Crepes, and dozens more right in his or her own home.--This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
This is really a course or textbook on how to cook like Robert Irvine. He is patient in explaining, with retrained passion, his love of cooking and a disciplined way of cooking... Read morePublished 1 month ago by ijidude
I was very excited to receive Robert Irvine's cookbook. However not very pleased that the book had a lot of water stains in the pages. This is why I rated it only 3 stars.Published 2 months ago by Diane
Has the best recipes. Easy directions which turn into fabulous food. A must buy for the home chef. Gave this to my wife on her anniversary and she really enjoys trying new recipes.Published 2 months ago by ROBERT M.
The recipes look delicious, can't wait to try them all out. Was happy with this purchase, the book arrived in great condition.Published 3 months ago by Ellen Enriquez
My husband is the chef of the house and loves Robert Irvine! We have made a few of the recipes in there and they are delicious!Published 7 months ago by Tanya McKendree
Robert Irvine is my favorite celebrity chef and I love watching him on TV and reading anything by or about him. Read morePublished 7 months ago by fussmucker
I was very disappointed as I was hoping for easy recipes as the title represents, and I ordered it based on the easy recipes he teaches his clients on his show. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Carol J. Will
Very reader friendly....helpful hints along the way, whenever needed.
Delicious meals with the minimum of ingredients,just my kind of recipe.
My wife and I are big fans of Robert Irvine. We watch his "Restaurant Impossible" shows all the time, even if we've seen them previously. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Ron and Carol