Tom's Big Dinners: Big-Time Home Cooking for Family and Friends

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  • Douglas grew up in a big family where his mother and grandmother served big dinners every night of the week. Today, he's one of the country's hottest chefs, known not only for making Pacific Northwest cuisine and wine a centerpiece of American dining but also for hosting sensational big dinner parties at home. With his wife, Jackie Cross, Douglas takes an equally innovative approach to cookbooks, sharing menus and memories in an out-of-this-world collection.Drawn from special meals with family members, friends, vintners, and fellow restaurant owners, Tom's Big Dinners brings together thirteen of his favorite feasts, with no-nonsense recipes that make it easy to cook like a restaurant chef without ever leaving home. The menus range in style from the refined Wine Cellar Dinner, with recipes for Goat Cheese Fondue, Vine-Roasted Squab with Syrah Jam, and Chocolate Crêpes, to the relaxing Screen Door Barbecue, featuring Pit-Roasted Pork Spareribs, Down-Home Collard Greens, and Hard Watermelon Lemonade, and the festive Pop Pop's Winter Solstice, starting with Pop Pop's Perfect Martini and Caramelized Fennel Tart, followed by Creamy Seafood Chowder and Parsley Scones.The Pike Place Market Menu and Puget Sound Crab Feed showcase classic Seattle-style dishes, while Tom's extravagant Chinese Feast incorporates the Asian influence prevalent in Pacific Rim cooking.In their energetic and warmly inviting book, Tom and Jackie take the hassle out of first-rate entertaining. Suggestions for do-ahead preparation appear in each chapter, along with wine pairings for each course.A celebration in itself, Tom's Big Dinners brings big-time fun, flavor, and flair to your own dinners.
  • Author:
    Tom Douglas
    Binding:
    Hardcover
    Dewey Decimal Number:
    642.4
    EAN:
    9780060515027
    Edition:
    First Edition
    ISBN:
    0060515023
    Label:
    William Morrow Cookbooks
    Languages:
    English
    List Price:
    $32.50
    Manufacturer:
    William Morrow Cookbooks
    Number Of Items:
    1
    Number Of Pages:
    288
    Product Group:
    Book
    Product Type Name:
    ABIS_BOOK
    Publication Date:
    2003-11-01
    Publisher:
    William Morrow Cookbooks
    Studio:
    William Morrow Cookbooks
    Title:
    Tom's Big Dinners: Big-Time Home Cooking for Family and Friends
    Release Date:
    2003-10-21

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