Mexican Everyday

Mexican Everyday

Book - 2005
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In his previous books, Rick Bayless transformed America's understanding of Mexican cuisine, introducing authentic dishes and cooking methods as he walked readers through Mexican markets and street stalls. As much as Rick loves the bold flavors of Mexican foods, he understands that preparing many Mexican specialties requires more time than most of us have. Mexican Everyday is written with the time sensitivities of modern life in mind. It is a collection of 90 full-flavored recipes?ike Green Chile Chicken Tacos, Shrimp Ceviche Salad, Chipotle Steak with Black Beans?hat meet three criteria for "everyday" food: 1) most need less than 30 minutes' involvement; 2) they have the fresh, clean taste of simple, authentic preparations; and 3) they are nutritionally balanced, full-featured meals?o elaborate side dishes required. Companion to a thirteen-part public television series, this book provides dishes you can eat with family and friends, day in and day out.
Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Co., c2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780393061543
039306154X
Branch Call Number: 641.5972 B3433M 2005
Characteristics: 336 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Bayless, Deann Groen

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CRRL_VirginiaJohnson Jun 08, 2017

A great addition to your cooking shelf, but try it at the library first. Rick's extensive travels through and love of Mexico really show. Most dishes are simple "everyday" as the title suggests, but he does have a few show-stopping recipes for the weekends. His writing style is charming, and, if you have any interest in cooking Mexican recipes, this is one you won't want to miss.

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westcoast11
May 05, 2014

Yum. Healthy, fresh and unique recipes. My "go to" Mexican cookbook. Happy Cinco De Mayo!

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gohuskies1
May 07, 2013

Bought it. Use it. Love it!

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cmm740
Aug 20, 2012

Excellent book! It focuses on the healthy side of Mexican food, instead of the cheese-slathered, deep-fried food it has become in North America. This book is fantastic for the salad recipes alone - simple, but creative ideas for dressings (and really delicious). If you're looking for some simply, healthy and fresh meal ideas, then get this book. You'' love it!

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leifbj
Feb 09, 2010

EXCELLENT introduction to Mexican cuisine. Mr. Bayless goes over all the staples, including making your own homemade tortillas, cooking beans and refritos, salsas, and sauces for enchiladas. The section on guacamole alone makes it worth checking out this book. The author goes over the standard ingredients and ratios for making guacamole, and then goes several steps further by giving a variety of different things you can add and change to suit the guacamole to your taste. All the recipes are simple and easy to follow, and are not time-consuming. Highly recommended.

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