Gourmet Made Simple (Cookery Dishes Courses)
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Simply delicious and simply straightforward, Gourmet Made Simple: A Fresh Approach to Flavor with Gena Knox is full of delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes that will tantalize your taste buds and impress your family and guests. Gena Knox gives you the inside scoop on how to create fabulous and flavorful meals without the elaborate fuss you often find in gourmet recipes. Gena shares eighty-eight of her favorite mouth-watering recipes, which are easy enough to prepare on a work night, yet elegant enough to serve at a dinner party. She presents recipes for appetizers, salads, fresh fast food, simple gourmet, sides, and desserts. Gena also encourages innovation by offering creative ingredient substitutions, and provides seasonal menu planning suggestions for when you're entertaining or having a casual weekend dinner. Knowing that readers rarely have extra hours to spend in the kitchen, over half of the recipes can be prepped in ten minutes or less, and almost all in twenty minutes or less.
only takes a couple of minutes to cook. And this traditional teriyaki sauce is so easy you'll never want anything but homemade again. FIRST To make Sweet and Spicy Cucumbers, combine PLACE indoor/outdoor PREP TIME 20 minutes + marinate vinegar, sugar, soy sauce and sesame oil into a medium COOK TIME 5 minutes bowl; stir until sugar dissolves. Add chili pepper and YIELD 4 servings cucumbers to vinegar mixture and set aside 20 minutes, to develop flavors. SWEET AND SPICY CUCUMBERS % cup
ingredients in a medium bowl; PREP TIME 15 minutes season with salt and pepper. Salsa can be made up COOK TIME 8 minutes to one day in advance, but bring to room temperature YIELD 4 servings before serving. SALSA N EXT Preheat grill or grill pan to high heat. Place 1 cup chopped fresh tomatoes chicken cutlets in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add olive % cup quartered artichoke hearts oil , lemon juice, oregano, garlic, salt and pepper. Turn to % cup chopped kalamata olives coat
halved and juiced NEXT Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high heat. 3 tablespoons olive oil Thread 4 to 5 pieces of chicken on each skewer; 2 cloves garlic, peeled and lightly smashed season with salt and pepper. Oil grill grates, then 1 tablespoon curry powder cook kabobs until brown on one side, about 3 2 teaspoons cumin minutes. Keep moving the kabobs a quarter of a turn 2 teaspoons ground ginger until all sides are brown and meat is opaque at the 1 teaspoon cinnamon edges,
halve lengthwise. 4 eggs 2 teaspoons mayonnaise NEXT Place yolks in a medium bowl; using a fork, 1 teaspoon Oijon mustard mash with mayonnaise and mustard. Stir in half of 2 slices cooked bacon, crumbled and divided the crumbled bacon, the blue cheese and parsley 1 % tablespoons crumbled blue cheese until combined. Season with salt and freshly ground 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley black pepper. LAST Spoon the mixture into egg halves and top with remaining bacon pieces. 31 • • -
tally, to form two 5x14-inch rectangles. Bake for 1 teaspoon ground cumin 7 minutes, or until crusts start to brown; turn 1 clove garlic crusts over and continue cooking for another 5 Cayenne pepper minutes or until slightly brown. PIZZA LAST Spread 1/2 cup hummus onto each crust, 1 14-ounce can refrigerated pizza dough leaving 112-inch borders along edges. In a large 2 tablespoons olive oil bowl, whisk oil , lemon juice and mustard. Add 1 tablespoon lemon juice arugula and gently