Cooking for Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
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Cooking for Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook


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, Ina has tested these recipes over and over again, so you too can serve them with confidence to the people you love.

Title:Cooking for Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
Format Type:ebook
Number of Pages:272 pages

    Cooking for Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook Reviews

  • Gwen
    Jan 08, 2017

    Come for the recipes, stay for Ina and Jeffrey's immense love The recipes themselves aren't terribly innovative, but honestly, what comfort food is? The Barefoot Contessa wrote to share the things tha...

  • Jenni
    Dec 19, 2016

    This month, the cookbook discussion and dinner party group that I lead met to enjoy and discuss selections we cooked from Ina Garten's 2016 cookbook, Cooking for Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook ...

  • Honor
    Jan 13, 2017

    Alert! I have actually cooked from this book! Okay, so trust me, this is a good cookbook if you need go-to, weeknight recipes that will please everyone from your kids to guests. I have so far cooked f...

  • Stephanie
    Dec 30, 2016

    I like to read cookbooks. I like to read cookbooks probably more than I like to cook. I like knowing the different ways top chefs make a certain dish or dessert. I like the liner and footnotes. I like...

  • Carol
    Nov 27, 2016

    I opened this up when it arrived but didn't want to post a review until I had more time to read through it. I am a huge Ina Garten fan so I knew that I would enjoy this book. I have always liked the s...

  • Laura
    Nov 17, 2016

    I picked this up for obvious reasons - I too cook for Jeffrey, and I'm a fan of Garten's. And this is a very sweet book, as far as the biographical notes and recipe background goes. It's grouped by ki...

  • Gloria
    Nov 28, 2016

    This is a beautifully photographed book, but overall, it seems a bit lacking. It's premise is a sentimental one, that of loving to cook the most for one's husband, the greatest person in Ina Garten's ...

  • Sara
    Jan 01, 2017

    I have a major love hate relationship with Ina Garten. On one hand, she seems totally out of touch. She's a product of privilege and patriarchy, and she seems to out Martha even Martha Stewart sometim...

  • False Millennium
    Nov 18, 2016

    Ina Garten produces good quality cookbooks that are handsome to hold with wonderful photography, including her marvelous gardens, large enough typeface to read the recipes easily and the recipes seem ...

  • Kathy
    Dec 29, 2016

    I read cookbooks page by if they were novels. I love Ina Garten and her books. Her recipes are elegant yet logical and almost ordinary. I mark the pages with the recipes I want to try and in ...

About Ina Garten

Ina Garten

Ina Rosenberg Garten is an American author, host of the Food Network program Barefoot Contessa, and former White House nuclear policy analyst. Known for designing recipes with an emphasis on fresh ingredients and time-saving tips, she has been noted by Martha Stewart, Oprah Winfrey, and Patricia Wells for her cooking and home entertaining.Garten had no formal training; she taught herself culinary