Friday, 2 November 2012

The Epicurious Cookbook

The Epicurious Cookbook
More Than 250 of Our Best-Loved Four-Fork Recipes
for Weeknights, Weekends & Special Occasions
by Tanya Steel and the editors of

Trade Paperback, 400 pages

You are likely no stranger to Epicurious - the world's most popular recipe site, attracting 8 million+ readers a month and inspiring home cooks for 17 years.

The recipes are judged by a fork rating system and, for the first time ever - a book has been created containing over 250 most popular and top rated recipes.

From simple weeknight recipes to splashy affairs, the book is divided into seasons and has recipes for every meal of the day - including baking! There are even vegan and vegetarian dishes included in the book, nobody is left out.

The editors of The Epicurious Cookbook promise that you will make these recipes again and again and they are right - each one sounds more inviting than the last.

Some of the recipes include:

Easy comfort foods: Chicken and Fall Vegetable Pot Pie, Beef Short Ribs Tagine, Spicy Mac and Cheese with Pancetta, Deviled Fried Chicken, Chili con Carne with Chili Cheddar Shortcakes

Fast Weeknight Dinners: Quick Paella, Wild Rice with Pecans, Raisin, and Orange Essence, Brussels Sprouts Hash with Caramelized Shallots, Rosemary Lamb Chops with Swiss Chard and Balsamic Syrup, Pan-Fried Spicy Orange Tilapia

Please-Everyone Vegetarian and Vegan Dishes: Chilled Soba with Tofu and Sugar Snap Peas, Spiced Lentil Tacos with Chipotle Sour Cream, Roasted Eggplant Salad

Special occasion show-stoppers: Tom Colicchio’s Herb-Butter Turkey, Beef Brisket with Merlot and Prunes, Wine-Braised Duck Legs
American Classics Updated
—Burgers, Pizzas, Salads, Pastas, and Grilled Cheese: Coffee-Rubbed Cheeseburger with Texas Barbeque Sauce; Hearty Asparagus, Fingerling Potato, and Goat Cheese Pizza; Lobster Pasta in a Roasted Corn Sweet Bacon Cream; Grilled Cheese with Onion Jam, Taleggio, and Escarole

Breakfast and Brunch Stars: Extreme Granola with Dried Fruit, Kitchen Sink Frittata, Crème Brulee French Toast, and Ultimate Sticky Buns

Decadent Desserts: Double Layer Chocolate Cake, Apple Tart with Caramel Sauce, Frozen Lemon Ginger Snap Pie, Peanut Butter and Fudge Brownies with Salted Peanuts

Check out Crave by Random House for a sneak preview of the
Gluten Free Lemon Layer Cake Recipe from The Epicurious Cookbook!

The book is filled with beautiful photos and delightful recipes - it's the best that Epicurious has to offer! 

If you are a book lover like me, you'll love having this volume of best-loved recipes in your kitchen. 

Bon Appetit!