Tuesday, October 30, 2012

The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook!

The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook
by Deb Perelman

Hardcover, 336 pages

Smitten Kitchen has consistently been lauded as one of the world's most popular food blogs. Deb Perelman offers such beautiful photography, delicious but doable recipes, and inviting writing that you will instantly feel at home at her website. And now she has delivered all that tasty magic in one beautiful book!

Deb has the ability to take a recipe and put such a creative twist on it that seasoned cooks will wonder why they never thought of it. At the same time her cooking isn't too intimidating for the novice cook and she is there with you with directions, notes and tips to make sure you are every bit as successful with the dish as she is. 

These are weeknight and family dishes with a flair. And enough desserts to satisfy any sweet tooth. ☺

Contents include:
Introduction
Notes and Tips
Breakfast
Salads
Sandwiches, Tarts, and Pizzas
The Main Dish: Vegetarian
The Main Dish: Seafood, Poultry, and Meat
Sweets: Cookies, Pies and Tarts, Cakes, Puddings and Candy
Party Snacks and Drinks
Measurements
Build Your Own Smitten Kitchen


Check out Crave by Random House for a sneak peek at Deb's Plum Poppy Seed Muffin recipe!





Deb Perelman is a self-taught home cook and photographer; and the creator of SmittenKitchen.com, an award-winning blog with a focus on stepped-up home cooking through unfussy ingredients. In previous iterations of her so-called career, she’s been a record store shift supervisor, a scrawler of “happy birthday” on bakery cakes, an art therapist, and a technology reporter. She likes her current gig—the one where she wakes up and cooks whatever she feels like that day—the best. The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook is her first book. Deb lives in New York City with her husband and delicious baby son. -RandomHouse.ca