Cooking For Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook by Ina GartenCooking For Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook by Ina Garten

Cooking For Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook

byIna Garten

Hardcover | October 25, 2016

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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, here are the recipes Ina has tested over and over again, so you too can serve them with confidence to the people you love.
Ina Garten is a New York Times bestselling author and the host of Food Network’s Barefoot Contessa, which has won three Emmy Awards. She lives in East Hampton, New York, with her husband, Jeffrey. This is her tenth book.
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Title:Cooking For Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa CookbookFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 10.2 × 7.8 × 0.85 inPublished:October 25, 2016Publisher:Potter/TenSpeed/HarmonyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:030746489X

ISBN - 13:9780307464897

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple at it’s best Ina’s books are always easy to follow, tasty good recipes with tips and a story included. Well layer out as well.
Date published: 2017-12-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ina does it again! Ina's recipes are always great. They're simple, easy to follow and there is always something for every occasion.
Date published: 2017-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great to Cook for Everyone, Not Just Jeffrey And my own Jeffrey thinks I made all these recipes for him! Recipes are easy to follow, along with her anecdotes and suggestions. Easy enough to make your own adjustment with the amount of cream and butter she fondly uses. The photos enhance the book. Can easily obtain these recipes from her website, or off the Internet. I had borrowed this book from the library and made a few recipes before deciding I wanted to spend the money on this book.
Date published: 2017-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ina does it again Beautiful pictures with easy to follow recipes.
Date published: 2017-09-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good recipes Good recipe selection . Have made many already, with great success.
Date published: 2017-08-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Enjoy all Barefoot Contessa Books Just wish metric conversions were included.
Date published: 2017-05-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Another Great book by Ina I love the layout of Ina's books-lots of food photos, colour and good easy to read print. Best is that the recipes are reliable. The apple squares are terrific as is the panna cotta.
Date published: 2017-05-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Book I really love this cookbook, a great mix of recipes. Nothing is overly complicated, however, they are definitely dishes that will impress your family or guests. A picture is provided with almost every recipe as well, which I love. Totally recommend this!
Date published: 2017-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from There is a reason her cookbooks are well loved Clear and easy to follow instuctions that makes you feel like a pro - the food looks like it came from a gourment foodstore. Made the tarragon shrimp salad, lamb stew with spring vegetables, and bourbon honey cake for a dinner party of 6. My guests enjoyed the food so much that they asked for the recipes!
Date published: 2017-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Love her, love the recipes, cant say much more...
Date published: 2017-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book! Amazing recipes to try out!
Date published: 2017-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Love Ina and all her recipes and cookbooks
Date published: 2017-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cooking for Jeffrey I received this book for Christmas and tried alot of the recipes. Some of the dessert recipes are a tad too rich but delicious.
Date published: 2017-02-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Love Barefoot and her books
Date published: 2017-02-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love Ina Garten! Love her cookbooks and her recipes!
Date published: 2017-02-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very sweet and great book ! I got this book as a present from my friend and I love it ! I would totally recommend this book, worth to have it !
Date published: 2017-02-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delicious Not always healthy recipes but they taste amazing.
Date published: 2017-02-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Got all her cookbooks Love this one... all her cookbooks are wonderful.
Date published: 2017-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another great Barefoot book! This book is a welcome addition to the collection! A good balance of recipes and the stories behind them. The book has an autobiographical feel celebrating Ina's love for her husband, and passion for creating wonderful meals. Real food and simple process! Makes you feel you can conquer anything in the culinary world.
Date published: 2017-01-21
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Meh Typical Ina Garten book she has written books like this before, same format same cooking style. Many of her recipes include extra unnecessary steps that don't maximize flavor. I always find I have to tweak recipes to make them more flavorful. The vegetarian paella in this book was good but I had to make my own additions
Date published: 2017-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delicious Delicious, easy to follow recipes. Makes me wish I was Jeffrey! :)
Date published: 2017-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So easy to follow Ina Garten makes such great cookbooks for chefs and amateurs alike. If you're trying to step up your game to a more gourmet feel - this book is perfect!
Date published: 2017-01-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely!!! As a big fan of Ina, over the years I've always said Jeffery is one of the luckiest people out there since he gets to eat Ina's food daily. I love their relationship, their travels and their genuine love for each other and throughout this book Ina shares some personal stories along with great recipes that explain their devotion to each other and her love for cooking.
Date published: 2017-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great easy delicious cook book great recipes !
Date published: 2016-12-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Book Easy to follow recipes that do the trick and impress the family, must buy!
Date published: 2016-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book Had to get this being a fellow Jeffrey! Filled with some great recipes.
Date published: 2016-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from You have to add this to your must have cookbooks. Another remarkable cookbook for the whole family. love, love love this one.
Date published: 2016-12-22
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Disappointed I did not find but a couple of recipes that I would actually make. I was not impressed and wished I had checked out the author on line rather then assuming her name would guarantee a great book.
Date published: 2016-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This cookbook is great Great cookbook. Easy to follow recipes. Photos are wonderful. I am very glad to have this book to refer to for family dinners and holiday entertainment.
Date published: 2016-12-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Here we go again, more butter The pictures are great. Stick to the internet for her recipes. Borrow it from the library instead.
Date published: 2016-12-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Amazing Shes has amazing recipes with great pics
Date published: 2016-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Always love her- I got it as a gift- and scanning through the pages I have lots of her recipes on the "NEED TO TRY" list! She has never disappointed.
Date published: 2016-12-17
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not a fan Love her cooking shows, but I should have just stuck with the internet for her recipes. The pictures are great though!
Date published: 2016-12-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Ina!! You can never go wrong with one of Ina's books. The pictures are great!
Date published: 2016-12-10
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not a Fan Not a fan of this book, seems tired and over done.
Date published: 2016-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very useful A great recepie book, easy to follow. Great pictures to accompany the recipes.
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love love love! There are some real winners in this cookbook. I absolutely love it and use if often.
Date published: 2016-12-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from useful! A very clear and useful book
Date published: 2016-12-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exciting Loved this cookbook by the Barefoot Contessa
Date published: 2016-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great purchase #plumreview great cooking book and receipes
Date published: 2016-11-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Recipes Ina's books are always great!!
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love Ina!!! I have purchased all of Ina's cookbooks and recommend them to friends and family. I especially like how she writes about her life, friends and cute hubby!! Worth the buy!!!
Date published: 2016-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful as ever This is Ina Garten's tenth book and she does not disappoint. The recipes are accessible and always impress. I loved her twist on my mother's brisket using the same method but substituting the onion soup mix with fresh carmelized onions. The image made me salivate and now that the weather is getting colder I will certainly make it along with the kasha and bowties that were a holiday tradition growing up. Any meal you choose will make you happy.
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Queen Ina Back at it Again Queen Ina has ARRIVED...and She is serving peasant Jeffrey
Date published: 2016-09-07

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Maple-Roasted Carrot Salad Recipe   • 2 pounds carrots, preferably with leafy tops    • Good olive oil    • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper    • ¼ cup pure Grade A maple syrup    • 2/3 cup dried cranberries    • 2/3 cup freshly squeezed orange juice (2 oranges)    • 3 tablespoons sherry wine vinegar    • 2 garlic cloves, grated on a Microplane    • 6 ounces baby arugula    • 6 ounces goat cheese, such as Montrachet, medium-diced    • 2/3 cup roasted, salted Marcona almonds Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.Trim and scrub the carrots. If the carrots are more than 1 inch in diameter, cut them in half lengthwise. Cut the carrots in large diagonal slices 1 inch wide × 2 inches long (they will shrink when they roast) and place in a medium bowl with ¼ cup of olive oil, 1 teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper. Toss well and transfer to two sheet pans. (If you use just one, they’ll steam instead of roasting.) Roast for 20 minutes, tossing once, until the carrots are tender. Transfer all the carrots to one of the sheet pans, add the maple syrup, toss, and roast for 10 to 15 minutes, until the edges are caramelized. Watch them carefully! Toss with a metal spatula and set aside for 10 minutes.Meanwhile, combine the cranberries and orange juice in a small saucepan, bring to a simmer, then set aside for 10 minutes.In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, garlic, and ½ teaspoon salt. Whisk in 3 tablespoons of olive oil. Place the arugula in a large bowl and add the carrots, cranberries (with their liquid), goat cheese, almonds, and the vinaigrette. Toss with large spoons, sprinkle with salt, and serve at room temperature.