Cat Cora's Classics with a Twist: Fresh Takes on Favorite Dishes by Cat CoraCat Cora's Classics with a Twist: Fresh Takes on Favorite Dishes by Cat Cora

Cat Cora's Classics with a Twist: Fresh Takes on Favorite Dishes

byCat Cora, Ann Kruegar Spivack

Hardcover | June 2, 2010

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On the wildly popular show Iron Chef America, Cat Cora uses her instincts to transform random ingredients into exciting creations on a moment's notice. In this book, she turns her eye to some of our most popular dishes to make them faster, fresher, and lighter. These are the swift meals that Cat relies on when she comes home from work to cook for her own family: Greek-Style Nachos, Grilled Chili-Lime Flank Steak Soft Tacos, Crispy Baked Fish Stix with Mustard Dipping Sauce, Quick Chicken Curry with Peas, and Sour-Cherry-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes. &nbspIn dishes like Baked "Fried" Calamari with Marinara Dipping Sauce and Tex-Mex Tuna Casserole, Cat puts a new spin on old favorites. She updates others, tossing chipotle-spiced croutons into a Caesar salad, or replacing the usual beef in stroganoff with chicken and adding fresh tarragon. Each recipe illustrates Cat's motto: just because a dish is a classic doesn't mean it can't be improved upon.
CAT CORA made television history when she became the first female Iron Chef on the Food Network in 2005. In 2006 she received the Teacher of the Year Award from Bon Appétit and was named executive chef of the magazine. She is the president and founder of Chefs for Humanity, which raises funds for emergency- and hunger-related cau...
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Title:Cat Cora's Classics with a Twist: Fresh Takes on Favorite DishesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9 × 7.25 × 0.85 inPublished:June 2, 2010Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0547126034

ISBN - 13:9780547126036

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