COOKING IN CAST IRON YESTERDAY'S FLAVORS FOR TODAY'S KITCHEN
Author: Mara Reid Rogers
Publisher: PENGUIN/PUTNAM (PENGUIN ACCT), Jul 2001
It's not just for cornbread anymore - more than 150 recipes for cast iron cookware, including: pan-fried catfish, boneless fried chicken, bananas foster, & more. 7.5x9 inches, 288 pgs.
It's not just for cornbread anymore -- more than 150 recipes for cast iron cookware.
No other cookware quite captures the spirit of American homestyle cooking. Durable and timeless, cast iron has been handed down from generation to generation. Today, there are cast iron skillets, Dutch ovens, casseroles, woks,and grill pans. The original non-stick cookware, it's perfect for cooking with less fat or oils--and readily adapts to a wide range of ethnic cuisine.
Cooking in Cast Iron will acquaint home cooks with the benefits, history, care, and use of this rugged and romantic cookware. Plus, more than 150 recipes--from main dishes and side dishes to breads and desserts--demonstrate the versatility of cast iron in today's kitchens. This culinary celebration of cast iron includes:
*Best-Ever Boneless Fried Chicken with Bourbon Gravy
*Shrimp Gumbo with File
*Mexican Rice with Annatto and Avocado
*Indian Basmati Pilau
*Red Pepper Gorgonzola Bread Pudding
MARKETING -- PUBLICITY/SALES POINTS
Features and reviews in cooking publications and major metro dailies.
Features more than 150 recipes
Many dishes are best cooked in well-seasoned cast iron--now cast iron devotees can discover some of the best recipes for their cookware.
Will appeal to those looking for back-to-basics cooking techniques.
As the author of six previous cookbooks and the former host of "Cook-Off America," the author has a solid reputation and a profile on public television.
Perfect for bookstores, gourmet markets, barbecuing/grilling equipment stores, camping/sporting goods stores.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Mara Reid Rogers was a co-host of the national cooking series "Cook-Off America" on public television. A certified culinary professional, Mara is a radio host, food writer, frequent spokesperson, and an author of seven cookbooks. She has also been a food and entertaining editor and private chef. She lives near Atlanta, GA.