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Who wouldn't love to put fantastic foods on the
table--extraordinary pleasures for everyday eating; simply
delicious treats that can be prepared in record time;
comfort food that brings family and friends together;
luxurious meals that cost barely more than fast food; divine
dishes perfect for guests or just for quiet nights at home?
Now you can have all that and more, any time you choose,
with this first-ever collection of 175 of the best recipes
from O, The Oprah Magazine.
Featuring more than 60 great chefs and food writers,
alongside mouth-watering photographs, this cookbook presents
an exquisite array of dishes from cocktails to appetizers,
main dishes to desserts, soups to sandwiches, and everything
O, The Oprah Magazine Cookbook offers something for
everyone--and for all types of occasions, whether you're
preparing a feast or looking for a simple dish to satisfy a
* APPETIZERS range from an easy to make Crostini with
Wild Mushrooms and Mozzarella to Crushed Potato with Smoked
Salmon, Caviar, and Chives; from elegant Grilled Sea
Scallops with Tomato-Black Olive Vinaigrette to delectable
Fried Green Tomato Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing.
* INSPIRATION comes from all across the country and
around the globe, and you can now enjoy at home dishes such
as a tantalizingly bright bowl of Callaloo soup, Moroccan
Cinnamon-Rubbed Leg of Lamb, the best Tiramisu ever, an
addictive Cuban Grilled Corn on the Cob with Queso Blanco
and Lime, and a crazy-delicious New Orleans Creole Gumbo.
* DESSERTS include decadent Black Currant-Tea Chocolate
Truffles, amazingly simple Chocolate Pots de Crème, Heavenly
Fresh Mint Ice Cream, and silky smooth Banana Pudding. For
drinks? Here is a Pomegranate Daiquiri and a Strawberry Mint
Iced Tea, both perfect for a summer party, and a frothy
Mexican hot chocolate, the ideal thing for a cold winter night.
* ALONG WITH THE RECIPES, professional chefs and
celebrated gourmands provide informative, entertaining, and
vibrant lessons and advice about food and cooking--and life.
Maya Angelou talks about food as a way to soothe discord,
but even more important, as a joyful part of life; Gayle
King describes how a true food lover can take equal pleasure
from fine dining in a fancy restaurant and a casual burger
joint; Marcus Samuelsson explains how travel can expand your
palate; Nina Simonds brings home vital lessons from Asia
about family dining; Art Smith gives inimitable advice on
how to make eating outdoors easy, delicious, and fun. Other
wonderful contributions come from Govind Armstrong, Leah
Chase, Colin Cowie, Rozanne Gold, Michel Nischan, Susan
Spungen, and Rori Trovato.
* ALSO INCLUDED are advice on brilliant pairings of wine
with food and a special index that leads you right to
holiday foods, snacks, vegetarian recipes, party favorites,
and kid-friendly dishes.
Sixteen million readers a month turn to the recipe pages in
O, The Oprah Magazine to see the featured chefs and their
fabulous food as well as the gorgeous photography. Their
recipes embody the spirit of O, The Oprah Magazine and will
inspire you to create irresistible meals for your family and
friends, both every day and on special occasions. More than
a collection of recipes, this book is a guide to enjoying
food, elevating every dining experience, and appreciating
the special role that cooking and eating can, together, play
in our lives.
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