Cooking for Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
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Cooking for Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook

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For America’s bestselling cookbook author Ina Garten there is no greater pleasure than cooking for the people she loves—and particularly for her husband, Jeffrey. She has been cooking for him ever since they were married forty-eight years ago, and the comforting, delicious meals they shared became the basis for her extraordinary career in food.
 
Ina’s most personal cookbook yet, Cooking for Jeffrey is filled with the recipes Jeffrey and their friends request most often as well as charming stories from Ina and Jeffrey’s many years together. There are traditional dishes that she’s updated, such as Brisket with Onions and Leeks, and Tsimmes, a vegetable stew with carrots, butternut squash, sweet potatoes, and prunes, and new favorites, like Skillet-Roasted Lemon Chicken and Roasted Salmon Tacos. You’ll also find wonderful new salads, including Maple-Roasted Carrot Salad and Kale Salad with Pancetta and Pecorino. Desserts range from simple Apple Pie Bars to showstoppers like Vanilla Rum Panna Cotta with Salted Caramel. For the first time, Ina has included a chapter devoted to bread and cheese, with recipes and tips for creating the perfect cheese course. With options like Fig and Goat Cheese Bruschettas and Challah with Saffron, there’s something everyone will enjoy.

From satisfying lunches to elegant dinners, Ina has tested these recipes over and over again, so you too can serve them with confidence to the people you love.

Title:Cooking for Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
ISBN:0804187037
Format Type:ebook
Number of Pages:272 pages

    Cooking for Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook Reviews

  • Lisa Kay
    Mar 23, 2017

    Love this book. So much so, I've given as a gift several times. Plus, my girlfriend and I bought it at the same time so we could compare which recipes we've tried. Yummy recipes!...

  • Gwen
    Dec 27, 2016

    Come for the recipes, stay for Ina and Jeffrey's immense love The recipes themselves aren't terribly innovative, but honestly, what comfort food is? The Barefoot Contessa wrote to share the things tha...

  • Alex
    Oct 26, 2016

    Does she ever shut up about Jeffery? ...

  • Lorilin
    Jan 12, 2017

    Not every recipe in here appeals to me, but there are some really good main dishes and even a couple of desserts that are awesome. I liked the autobiographical vignettes every few pages, too. The woma...

  • Jennifer Stephens
    Dec 19, 2016

    This month, the cookbook discussion and dinner party group that I lead met to enjoy and discuss selections we cooked from Ina Garten's 2016 cookbook, Cooking for Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook ...

  • Beth
    Nov 02, 2016

    I love this woman and I love her cookbooks. Unlike the others of hers I've bought or read though, I didn't find I lot of recipes I want to try. Some, of course, but not a lot. The charm for me was in ...

  • Jackie
    Oct 28, 2016

    Leave it to Ina to give us another wonderful cookbook filled with delectable recipes and gorgeous photographs. She also gives us a snippet into her early life with Jeffrey (who we all love, too!) and ...

  • Jennifer
    Nov 18, 2016

    Gonna buy it. Love me some Ina....

  • Penny
    Jun 02, 2017

    To quote Ina - (and I completely agree with her) -"Cooking is one of the great gifts you can give to those you love".Love her cookbooks and her programmes (which I can get via Satellite). I'd actually...

  • Lisa
    Feb 02, 2017

    I enjoyed the personal stories and photos (I love Ina) and her recipes are always easy to follow and usually quite tasty, but overall this would not be a cookbook I feel I would need to purchase. Only...

About Ina Garten

Ina Garten

Ina Rosenberg Garten is an American author, host of the Food Network program Barefoot Contessa, and former White House nuclear policy analyst. Known for designing recipes with an emphasis on fresh ingredients and time-saving tips, she has been noted by Martha Stewart, Oprah Winfrey, and Patricia Wells for her cooking and home entertaining.Garten had no formal training; she taught herself culinary