Curtis Stone is the author of four cookbooks and host of Top Chef Masters on Bravo. He is also the creator of Kitchen Solutions, a sleek line of cookware sold in retailers worldwide, and writes a monthly column forMens Fitness. Born in Melbourne, Australia, Stone honed his skills in London at Cafe Royal, under legendary three-star Michelin chef Marco Pierre White, and at Mirabelle and the revered Quo Vadis. He lives in Los Angeles with his family.
Celebrity chef Curtis Stone, host of Bravos hugely popular series Top Chef Masters,
knows life can get a little crazy. But as a new dad, he also believes that sitting down to a home-cooked meal with family and friends is one of lifes greatest gifts. In his fifth cookbook, Curtis offers both novice cooks and seasoned chefs mouthwatering recipes and easy-to-make meals for every night of the week. And he breaks them down into seven simple categories: Motivating Mondays
: Healthy meals that start the week off rightFennel-Roasted Chicken and Winter Squash with Endive-Apple Salad; Grilled Shrimp and Rice Noodle Salad Time-Saving Tuesdays:
Quick and easy recipes for simple mealsSteak and Green Bean Stir-Fry with Ginger and Garlic; Grilled Pork Chops and Vegetable Gratin with Caper-Parsley Vinaigrette One-Pot Wednesdays:
Flavorful dishes with minimal cleanupChicken and Chorizo Paella; Rosemary Salt-Crusted Pork Loin with Roasted Shallots, Potatoes, Carrots, and Parsnips Thrifty Thursdays:
Yummy meals on a budgetSliders with Red Onion Marmalade and Blue Cheese; Roasted Cauliflower, Broccoli, and Pasta Bake with Cheddar Five-Ingredient Fridays:
Fun, fast recipes to kick off the weekendGrilled Harissa Lamb Rack with Summer Succotash; Seared Scallops and Peas with Bacon and Mint Dinner Party Saturdays:
Extraordinary dishes to share with friends and familyAsian Crab Cakes with Mango Chutney; Mushroom Ragout on Creamy Grits Family Supper Sundays:
Comforting, slow-simmering food for relaxing around the tableSouthern Fried Chicken; Barbecued Spareribs with Apple-Bourbon Barbecue Sauce
And dont forget sweet treats such as Peach and Almond Cobbler and Olive Oil Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote. Loaded with enticing photos,Whats for Dinner?
will inspire you and bring confidence to your kitchen and happiness to your table.Praise for Whats for Dinner?
Designed to help make meal time easy, fun and tasty despite everyones hectic schedules.People
Full of simple recipes for every busy night of the week.The Kansas City Star
Stone delivers simple recipes, many of which can be made (start to finish) in less than 40 minutes.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
What could be better than having a new arsenal of Stone's recipes at your fingertips? . . . Charming for both his accent and kitchen knowledge, this man is as down to earth as they come.Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Curtis Stone gets it. . . . Family favorites, fresh ingredients, and simple prepall of which is on display on every page of his beautiful book.Jenny Rosenstrach, author ofDinner: A Love Story
A visionary and entrepreneur, he hopes to inspire individuals to ditch the drive-thru and start firing up their ovens at home. . . . A day-to-day guide packed with easy, mouthwatering recipes for every night of the week.Spry Living
The book features a ton of delicious recipes organized by a different theme for every day of the week.D Magazine