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Michael Symon's 5 in 5

5 Fresh Ingredients + 5 Minutes = 120 Fantastic Dinners

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Cohost of The Chew and Food Network Iron Chef Michael Symon shares 120 superfast easy recipes for busy cooks--perfect for weeknights.

With his boisterous laugh and Midwestern charm, Michael Symon has become one of the most beloved cooking personalities on television. For ABC's The Chew, he developed a brilliant, simple formula to help home cooks pull together fresh, from-scratch meals on weeknights: a maximum of five fresh ingredients that cook in five minutes. This cookbook ties into the segment, featuring dazzlingly quick, satisfying dinners that the whole family will love.
     Michael first teaches readers how to set up their pantries with essentials that make whipping up dinner easy. Then he shares 120 recipes for pastas, skillet dinners, egg dishes, grilled mains, kebabs, foil packets, and sandwiches illustrated in 75 photographs. This is streamlined cooking for busy families and firmly solves the "what's for dinner?" conundrum for home cooks everywhere.
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Cohost of The Chew and Food Network Iron Chef Michael Symon shares 120 superfast easy recipes for busy cooks--perfect for weeknights.

With his boisterous laugh and Midwestern charm, Michael Symon has become one of the most beloved cooking personalities on television. For ABC's The Chew, he developed a brilliant, simple formula to help home cooks pull together fresh, from-scratch meals on weeknights: a maximum of five fresh ingredients that cook in five minutes. This cookbook ties into the segment, featuring dazzlingly quick, satisfying dinners that the whole family will love.
     Michael first teaches readers how to set up their pantries with essentials that make whipping up dinner easy. Then he shares 120 recipes for pastas, skillet dinners, egg dishes, grilled mains, kebabs, foil packets, and sandwiches illustrated in 75 photographs. This is streamlined cooking for busy families and firmly solves the "what's for dinner?" conundrum for home cooks everywhere.
Product Details
eBook (224 pages)
Published: September 3, 2013
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Imprint: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 9780770434335
Other books byMichael Symon
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    The Chew: What's for Dinner?
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    Appearing daily on the ABC network, The Chew celebrates and explores life through food, with a group of dynamic, engaging, fun, relatable co-hosts who serve up everything to do with food-from cooking and home entertaining to food trends, restaurants, holidays, and more-all aimed at making life better, fuller, and more fun. THE CHEW: WHAT'S FOR DINNER? captures the show's trademark wit, fun, practical advice, and recipes-and highlights ways to make dinner fun. Formatted like 2012's standout bestseller, THE CHEW, this all-new book features more than 100 delectable recipes, perfect for each day of the week, from Manic Monday (fast and easy), to Friday Funday (delicious treats), as well as the weekend. It will also feature favorite segments from the show like, "What's in My Fridge?" "Grandma's Iron Chef Challenge" and "Leftover Makeover" as well as the ever popular, "Clinton's Craft Corner." It will be filled with mouth-watering photographs and lively graphics so it is every bit as pleasing and inviting as the first book. The hosts of the show-all contributors to the book-are chef, best-selling author, and TV personality Mario Batali; Iron Chef's Michael Symon; Top Chef's Carla Hall; What Not to Wear's Clinton Kelly; and best-selling author and nutritionist Daphne Oz.

    Michael Symon's Live to Cook

    Michael Symon's Live to Cook
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    Hometown boy turned superstar, Michael Symon is one of the hottest food personalities in America. Hailing from Cleveland, Ohio, he is counted among the nation’s greatest chefs, having joined the ranks of Mario Batali, Bobby Flay, and Masaharu Morimoto as one of America’s Iron Chefs. At his core, though, he’s a midwestern guy with family roots in old-world traditions. In Michael Symon’s Live to Cook, Michael tells the amazing story of his whirlwind rise to fame by sharing the food and incredible recipes that have marked his route. Michael is known for his easy, fresh food. He means it when he says that if a dish requires more than two pans to finish, he’s not going to make it. Cooking what he calls “heritage” food–based on the recipes beloved by his Greek—Italian—Eastern European—American parents and the community in Cleveland–Michael draws on the flavors of traditional recipes to create sophisticated dishes, such as his Beef Cheek Pierogies with Wild Mushrooms and Horseradish, which came out of the pierogies that his grandpa made. Michael translates the influences of the diverse working-class neighborhood in which he grew up into dishes with Mediterranean ingredients, such as those in Olive Oil Poached Halibut with Fennel, Rosemary, and Garlic; Italian-style handmade pastas, like Linguini with Heirloom Tomato, Capers, Anchovies, and Chilies; and re-imagined Cleveland favorites, such as Mac and Cheese with Roasted Chicken, Goat Cheese, and Rosemary. Part of Michael’s irresistible allure on the Food Network comes from how much fun he has in the kitchen. To help readers gain confidence and have a good time, Michael Symon’s Live to Cook has advice for cooking like a pro, starting with basic instructions for how to correctly use techniques such as braising, poaching, and pickling. There’s also information on how caramelizing vegetables and toasting spices can give dishes a greater depth of flavor–instead of a heavy, time-consuming stock-based sauce–and why the perfect finishing touch to most meat or fish dishes can be a savory hot vinaigrette instead. With fantastic four-color photography throughout and tons of helpful “Symon Says” tips, Michael Symon’s Live to Cook is bound to get anyone fired up about getting into the kitchen and cooking up something downright delicious.

    Michael Symon's Carnivore

    Michael Symon's Carnivore
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    Celebrity chef, restaurateur, and meat lover Michael Symon—of Food Network’s Iron Chef America and ABC’s The Chew—shares his wealth of knowledge and more than 100 killer recipes for steaks, chops, wings, and lesser-known cuts.   Fans across the country adore Michael Symon for his big, charismatic personality and his seriously delicious food. But there's one thing Michael is known for above all else: his unabashed love of meat. A devoted carnivore, Michael calls the cuisine at his six Midwestern restaurants "meat-centric." Now, in Michael Symon's Carnivore, he combines his passion and expertise in one stellar cookbook.   Michael gives home cooks just the right amount of key information on breeds, cuts, and techniques to help them at the meat counter and in the kitchen, and then lets loose with fantastic recipes for beef, pork, poultry, lamb, goat, and game. Favorites include Broiled Porterhouse with Garlic and Lemon, Ribs with Cleveland BBQ Sauce, Braised Chicken Thighs with Kale and Chiles, Lamb Moussaka, and Bacon-Wrapped Rabbit Legs. Recipes for sides that enhance the main event, like Apple and Celeriac Salad and Sicilian Cauliflower, round out the book.    Michael's enthusiasm and warmth permeate the text, and with 75 beautiful color photographs, Michael Symon's Carnivore is a rich and informative cookbook for every meat lover.  

    The Chew

    The Chew
    Food. Life. Fun.
    Appearing daily on ABC stations, The Chew celebrates and explores life through food, with a group of dynamic, engaging, fun, relatable co-hosts who serve up everything to do with food-from cooking and home entertaining to food trends, restaurants, holidays, and more-all aimed at making life better, fuller, and more fun. This lively companion book not only captures The Chew's trademark wit, fun, practical advice, and recipes-but highlights the easy ideas that have brought so much to America's family table. The book offers up 100 mouth-watering recipes, divided into seasons, as well as nutrition and entertaining tips and behind the scenes dish from the show. It will be attractively designed to mirror the aesthetic of the show, and filled with gorgeous full color photos throughout-- food shots and photos from the set. The hosts of the show-all contributors to the book-are chef, best-selling author, and TV personality Mario Batali; Iron Chef's Michael Symon; Top Chef's Carla Hall; What Not to Wear's Clinton Kelly; and best-selling author and nutritionist Daphne Oz.

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