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Emeril 20-40-60: Fresh Food Fast by Emeril Lagasse, includes recipes like Bacon Braised Green Beans; Black Bean Cakes; and Classic Moules Mariniere (Mussels in White Wine).

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Emeril 20-40-60: Fresh Food Fast

by Emeril Lagasse


With more of us cooking at home, rather than dining out or ordering in, Emeril Lagasse gives you fresh, delicious new ideas for the family table with Emeril 20-40-60: Fresh Food Fast. Written in his always fun and approachable style, Chef Emeril shares his simple techniques and quick-tips to create healthful meals for the family on the go. Just in time for the holidays, this book includes simple and delicious dishes perfect for entertaining.

The second in his new series of 10 cookbooks in trade paperback format, Emeril 20-40-60 proves that a homemade, delicious, and affordable�meal is right at your fingertips, even with a hectic schedule.� This collection is filled with a wide array of dishes--soups, salads, pasta, rice, beans, vegetables, sandwiches, poultry, seafood, lamb, beef, and desserts. � Whatever the amount of time you have, there's a delicious recipe that will fit your schedule. For a dish in "20 Minutes or less"�try Broiled Salmon with a Warm Tomato and Lemon Vinaigrette (15 minutes); Shrimp and Chorizo Tapas (20 minutes) or Lamb T-Bones with Rosemary-Balsamic Butter Sauce (20 minutes). The second chapter, "40 Minutes or less" includes Seared Shrimp Salad (25 minutes); Thin-Cut Pork Chops with Rosemary-Balsamic Glazed Shallots (27 minutes) and Crispy Pan Roasted Chicken with Garlic-Thyme Butter (30 minutes).� If you have time to cook slow-and-easy, "60 Minutes or Less" offers Shrimp Etouffee (60 minutes) and Emeril's New-Style Caldo Verde (60 minutes).

Feeling stressed about cooking for the holidays? Try side dishes like Sautéed Yellow Squash with Carrots and Tarragon (20 minutes), Bacon Braised Green Beans (25 minutes), or Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes (40 minutes). Kick it into high gear with main dishes such as Lamb Chops with Mustard Herb Crust (20 minutes), Roast Turkey Breast with Bacon and Sage (57 minutes) or Pork Loin with Apples and Prunes (60 minutes).

About the Author

Chef Emeril Lagasse is the chef/proprietor of twelve restaurants, the author of several best-selling cookbooks, and a national TV personality. He has hosted over 1500 shows on the Food Network, and is the food correspondent for ABC's Good Morning America. He is the host of Emeril Green, an original series exploring fresh and seasonal ingredients on Discovery's Planet Green.� His show Essence of Emeril can be seen on Food Network, and Emeril Live appears on both Fine Living and Food Network. In September 2002, Emeril established the Emeril Lagasse Foundation to support and encourage culinary arts and education programs for children.� As of May 2009, the foundation has contributed $3 million to organizations in New Orleans and on the Gulf Coast.� Emeril Lagasse joined the Martha Stewart family of brands in 2008; Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (NYSE: MSO) acquired the assets related to Emeril's media and merchandising business, including television programming, cookbooks, and website and his licensed kitchen and food products.


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