Mother's Best

Mother's Best

Comfort Food That Takes You Home Again : 150 Favorites From Mother's Bistro & Bar

Book - 2009
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"Compelled to preserve the home cooking of mothers from around the world, Lisa Schroeder opened Mother's Bistro & Bar in Portland, Oregon, to rave reviews. In Mother's Best, she has gathered 150 recipes in a one-of-a-kind book that is seasoned generouslywith wisdom and tips that teach you how to become a more confident cook. What's more, Love Notes demystify ingredients and explain techniques so you know "why" and "how." Mother's Best will allow you to enjoy the pleasures and comforts of home cooking even when mom isn't around"--Cover, p. 2.

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There's nothing like a home-cooked meal made with love.

And here's your chance to share the love with Mother's Best -- 150 delicious recipes for comfort food that will soothe the soul and satisfy even the most ravenous appetite. All you have to do is follow the directions and sprinkle in a little TLC.

If you find yourself yearning for the uncomplicated, uncommonly tasty meals your mom used to serve up -- straight from the oven -- this luscious collection of recipes will help you revisit a simpler time. And treat your family to the hearty, wholesome flavors of a meal they won't forget.

Inspired by the success of her popular restaurant, Mother's Bistro & Bar in Portland, Oregon, author Lisa Schroeder gives you 150 irresistible recipes -- from appetizers, soups and salads to main courses, sides, breakfast, sandwiches, desserts and baked goods.

As you flip through this exceptional book, the amazing variety of ethnic influences will delight you. That's because the author invited mothers here and abroad -- France, Spain, India, Hungary, Greece Ireland and Italy -- to add their best dishes to the collection.

Here are just a few of the reasons why Mother's Best will become one of your all-time favorite cookbooks.

  • 150 delicious recipes from a wide range of cultures and countries
  • A great way rediscover the forgotten art of the family meal
  • The author is a world famous connoisseur of comfort food
  • An excellent gift for moms, daughters and anyone who loves to cook
  • 60 mouth-watering, full-color photographs

Bursting with delicious insights -- for the kitchen and well beyond -- this heartwarming book captures the distinctive flavors that can transform dinner into something special every night.

There's nothing like a home-cooked meal made with love, which is just what Lisa Schroeder serves in her wildly popular Portland, Oregon, restaurant, Mother's Bistro & Bar. The menu is filled with comfort food that fills the stomach and the soul. And Lisa has invited mothers from all over America and the world - Hungary, Peru, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, India, and Italy - to add their hearty and heartfelt dishes to her customers tables. Bursting with both kitchen and life wisdom, Mother's Best gathers 175 inviting recipes that range from appetizers, soups, and salads to main courses, sides, breakfast foods, sandwiches, and desserts and baked goods. Mother's Best is the cookbook for those who yearn for uncomplicated and uncommonly good food straight from mother's oven.

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The owner of Mother's Bistro and Bar collects her own recipes, as well as those of mothers from around the world, into an array of 175 tasty comfort-food dishes that include appetizers, coups, salads, main courses, sides, breakfast foods, sandwiches and desserts, all illustrated with 60 full-color photos.

Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, c2009
ISBN: 9781600850172
Characteristics: 394 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Centoni, Danielle


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