With a foreword by Martha Stewart! Back in the early 1980's, Sara Foster and Martha Stewart worked side by side in the kitchen of Martha's catering business. Seeking a change, Sara moved to Durham, North Carolina, where she opened up the first Foster's Market. The markets in Durham and chapel Hill continue to feature wonderfully prepared seasonal foods, picked locally, at the peak of their flavor, and cooked and baked fresh each day.
Here are old-fashioned ideas about ow good food should taste, and new-fashioned ideas about prep times and the use of high-quality prepared ingredients. This is the perfect cookbook to refer to over and over again for entertaining, whether it be for twenty or for two.
Recipes include Roasted Chicken, Sweet Potato, Shallot, and Arugula salad; Grilled Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Pepper-Mint Jelly; and Risotto Cakes with Pesto and Roasted Tomatoes as well as a host of wonderful desserts to choose from, such as Lemon Chess Pie with Sour Cherries.
The seasonal collection of recipes is accompanied by dozens of helpful sidebars that relate to ingredients and techniques; there is also a useful chapter on stocking your pantry.
Fully illustrated with ninety color photographs throughout, and filled with more than 225 tantalizing recipes, this volume provides the perfect recipe for every occasion.
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