The Couch Jockey's Cookbook

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About the author:
Chef Steve has over 15 years of experience as a professional chef. He has worked in many restaurants and for the last 5 years has been running his own private chef services business in the San Francisco Bay area.

The Couch Jockey's Cookbook

A complete guide to romantic meals for all of those guys that are tired of "riding" the couch

Authored by Chef Stephen A. Kidd

This book is for all of the guys that need to be saved from themselves. Most cookbooks just give you a bunch of recipes, this one goes much farther.
In it you will find:
* recipes paired into menus
* instructions for setting the table or serving as a picnic
* each menus includes, cookware list, tableware list and grocery list
* there are 18 menus divided into the skill levels
* each skill level contains 3 seafood, 3 poultry and 3 beef or pork menus
* a complete glossary for all cookware, tableware and cooking technique used in the book
* a companion website with all of the lists for each menu that you can view on you smart phone or print and take with you.

Sample Menu
Caesar Salad
Shrimp Scampi with Steamed Vegetables
Strawberry Shortcake

Perfect for summer, this light menu will save you from yourself. Be sure to serve with her favorite white wine. Want to turn this into a picnic dinner? Sauté or grill the vegetables instead of steaming. Another great aspect of this menu is that you can prepare the salad and dessert up to two days in advance. If you can't get this menu right, hire a professional chef.

Tools**:Chef's Knife, Paring Knife, Cutting Board, Measuring Cups, Measuring Spoons, Salad Spinner*, Garlic Press*, Ginger Grater*, Pastry Brush, Blender or Food Processor, Wooden Spoon, Small Mixing Bowl, 2 Medium Mixing Bowls, 3-Quart Sauce Pan, Lg. Sauté Pan, Parchment Paper, 2 Sheet Pans, Bamboo or Metal Steamer, Wok or Med. Sauce Pan *See item for alternate method.
Tableware**: Salad Plate, Salad Fork, Dinner Plate, Dinner Fork, Dinner Knife, Dessert Spoon
**See appendix

Shopping List:
Quantity Ingredient
1 lb. Angel Hair Pasta
1 tsp Basil, dried
6 tbsp. Caesar Salad Dressing
1/4 lbs. Carrots
1/3 lbs. Cauliflower Florets

Publication Date:
1452859310 / 9781452859316
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8" x 10"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Cooking / General

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