Betty Crocker Gives You the Best of Country Cooking
Everyone loves country cooking—the classic, soul-satisfying dishes like the ones grandma used to make. Now Betty Crocker has collected recipes for 350 of these old-fashioned favorites, updated and streamlined for today. Drawing on country cooking traditions from the heartland to the coasts, these standout dishes offer lots of hearty, homey flavor, but don't take a lot of time or effort to put on the table. Inside, you'll find everything you need to reconnect with down-home comfort foods—and create soul-satisfying meals that your family will love.
Open the book for:
• Nearly 100 tasty breakfast and lunch choices, including Country Egg Scramble, Caramel-Pecan Sticky Rolls and Grilled Three-Cheese Sandwiches
• More than 150 homespun main dishes and sides, from Fried Chicken and Beef Brisket Barbecue to Old-Fashioned Coleslaw and Traditional Corn Bread
• More than 80 dessert favorites, such as Chocolate Chiffon Icebox Cake, Peach Ice Cream, Shaker Sugar Pie and Oatmeal Spice Cake with Browned Butter Frosting
• ""Country Cooking Wisdom"" tips throughout that share time-tested kitchen tricks
• Nearly 100 evocative color photographs that celebrate the glories of country cooking
This title presents traditional food and cooking in 25 authentic dishes. You can discover the explosive tastes of Brazilian food and cooking from sizzling street food to dishes for special occasions. It includes traditional recipes for irresistible snacks like Pastel de Feira (little filled pastries), hearty family meals such as Moqueca Bahiana (fish stew with coconut milk), and Arroz de Carreteiro, a delicious rice dish made with spiced beef. The introduction offers a concise overview of Brazilian cooking and eating traditions plus a guide to the classic ingredients of the country. You can learn how to create Brazilian classics such as Feijoada, Vatapa and Farofa, and create delectable desserts such as Torta de Bananana. Nutritional information for every recipe is given. It is illustrated with beautiful photographs of practical steps and final dishes. The Brazilian people are as passionate about their food as they are about their carnivals and football team, and their national dishes reflect this enthusiasm. Brazil's history is in every bite of its food, from the corn porridge and cassava of the native Indians through the influences of the Portuguese colonists.
This wonderful little book is the perfect introduction to this rich and vibrant cuisine, enabling you to create authentic regional dishes, and in doing so, share in Brazil's zest for life, food and celebration.