Barefoot Contessa: Make It Ahead Cookbook by Ina Garten
Whether you're hosting a lavish special occasion or just trying to whip up dinner on a hectic weeknight, Ina Garten is here to make it easier. For the first time, the Food Network's Barefoot Contessa answers the number-one question she receives from cooks: "Can I make it ahead?" In this beautifully photographed book you'll find: Ina's professional secrets gleaned from two decades as a specialty-food retailer and 15 years of cookbook writing. Easy-to-understand instructions for exactly what you can prep, assemble, or cook ahead of time. 88 recipes for every meal, from cocktails and appetizers to mains and desserts. Highlights include summer rose sangria, Parmesan kale chips, wild mushroom and farro soup, French chicken pot pies and Ina's decadent (gluten-free!) chocolate cake with make-ahead whipped cream. Ina also includes recipes for the biggest cooking day of the year-Thanksgiving! Hardcover, 272 pages.