Rosenfeld's three-step approach to cooking makes for a terrifically accessible and varied book. Approachable enough for the novice and varied enough for veteran cooks, this book deserves some shelf space for cooks interested in expanding their repertoire.
"Tony’s charmingly personal book is an important contribution to understanding foods and their different techniques. Very rich in knowledge of the achievements of the great cooks, he has his own original touches. The book is also “a good read.” I very much enjoyed working with him on occasion and believe This book will highly enrich the skill of his readers. Thank you Tony, Bravo!"
"With Rosenfeld at your side, you'll know how to confidently cook every single cut in the meat and seafood case. And with the scores of saucing options in Sear, Sauce, and Serve you've got fun dinners to last a lifetime. Here's a book that will live in your kitchen—you'll see."
"Sauce, Sear and Serve overflows with tempting recipes to transform weeknight meals from routine to exciting, and it also offers detailed cooking lessons, helpful tips, sage advice and engaging narrative. Tony writes with the clarity of a gifted teacher, the wisdom of an experienced cook, the enthusiasm of a born storyteller and the appetite of someone who truly loves to eat."
"Tony Rosenfeld has provided many simple recipes allowing the home cook to use high heat to cook like a restaurant chef, grilling, sautéing, and then making a simple sauce to complement the main attraction. There are recipes from all the great cuisines and who knows you may never need to eat out again."
“Virtually every recipe is well within the capabilities of even the most novice cooks, and Rosenfeld’s well-written directions make the dishes practically foolproof.”
Kansas City Star, 5/31/11
“Rosenfeld’s style is as entertaining as it is informative”
Winston-Salem Journal, 8/11
"For people who like edible adventures of the wham-bam variety, Tony Rosenfeld dishes up "Sear, Sauce & Serve." …Rosenfeld offers dozens of ways to get high flavor in lickety-split fashion, and that Rosenfeld is a born teacher…Rosenfeld touches upon about every cuisine and every bold flavor imaginable here, making this book a treasure trove for people who need new ideas of what to do with chicken, beef and other main dishes. And his obsessive-compulsive need to organize and instruct makes the tutorials alone worth the price of the book."
About the Author
Tony Rosenfeld is a contributing editor at Fine Cooking and his articles and recipes also appear in the Washington Post, New York Times, Bon App´etit, Boston Globe, and Cooking Light. Rosenfeld is chef and co-founder of b.good, a Boston area burger chain and founder of cookangel.com. He lives in Marblehead, Massachusetts.