Old-School Comfort Food: The Way I Learned to Cook

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Product Details

Price
$30.00
Publisher
Clarkson Potter Publishers
Publish Date
April 09, 2013
Pages
303
Dimensions
7.7 X 1.06 X 9.26 inches | 2.08 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780307956552

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About the Author

ALEX GUARNASCHELLI is the executive chef of the New York City restaurants Butter and The Darby. A graduate of Barnard College and La Varenne cooking school, she trained with acclaimed chefs Guy Savoy in Paris and Daniel Boulud in New York. An Iron Chef on Iron Chef America and a judge on Chopped, she has hosted and appeared on numerous Food Network shows, including Alex's Day Off and The Cooking Loft, and writes a blog on foodnetwork.com. She makes her home in New York City with her daughter.

Reviews

"I can only think of one thing better than enjoying Alex Guarnaschelli's food in one of her restaurants . . . cooking Alex Guarnaschelli's food in your own kitchen, preferably while wearing pajamas."
--Alton Brown

"Some of my best recipes are from Alex, who has taught me a lot about cooking just by being my friend. Reading her book is just like hanging out with your best friend in the kitchen."
--Isaac Mizrahi

"I really have had a good time watching Alex graduate from a young line cook at my restaurant to the soulful and successful chef she is today. Her book's approach to simple home recipes has many restaurant tricks that I am sure inspired cooks will be happy to discover."
--Daniel Boulud

"Alex Guarnaschelli, who rightfully won her chops working with the great names in cuisine on both sides of the Atlantic, brings her skills to real-world food. This is where most of us live with our tight schedules, hungry families, and a yen for something really good at the end of the day. Alex lives there, too, but she has the solutions. This is one of those books destined to become very messy."
--Lynne Rossetto Kasper, Host of The Splendid Table(R) from American Public Media

"Alex Guarnaschelli is a brilliantly talented cook and this book makes me want to throw on my apron on a Sunday afternoon and start cooking for my family!"
--Anne Burrell