Mad Hungry Cravings

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Artisan Books, Mar 19, 2013 - Cooking - 305 pages
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Your family has a hankering--a yen for chicken tikka masala or queso fundido, for shrimp pad thai or a Philly cheesesteak--and they want it bad. So you decide to eat out at a local ethnic or roadside restaurant, or do take-out. It's expedient, but is the food really that good? Really really good? Because Lucinda Scala Quinn's versions of all those dishes families crave will knock your socks off and prove beyond a doubt that the foods you love can be made better, faster, tastier, cheaper, and more healthfully at home.

Lucinda Scala Quinn is all about smart strategies that simplify and make for great taste, so why outsource feeding our families when it takes less time, money, and effort to cook these favorite comfort foods ourselves? And why miss out on the untold gifts of sitting at home with your family around the dining room table? So next time there's a request for pulled pork or deep-dish pizza or chicken fettuccine Alfredo, or cold soba noodles or fried rice, forget about soggy takeout and overpriced restaurants--just crack open this book and you'll find simple recipes for all those dishes your family wants to eat, right now.

 

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User Review  - bookqueenshelby - LibraryThing

This one is going on my list to buy..I think I gained 15 pounds just from the beautiful pics. Lovely cookbook full of foods my family would scarve up like it was their last meal. I get different ... Read full review

Mad Hungry Cravings: 173 Recipes for the Food You Want To Eat Right Now

User Review  - Lisa Campbell - Book Verdict

Mad Hungry host Quinn (executive food editor, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia) here encourages busy families to make their favorite restaurant foods (e.g., Chicken Tikka Masala, Deep-Dish Pizza) at ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Mad Hungry Maxims
5
Broaden Your Horizons
9
The Larder
11
Break the Fast First
29
Anytime 247
53
Whats for Dinner?
143
Spirits Sweets
241
Epilogue
291
Acknowledgments
293
Index
294
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Lucinda Scala Quinn is the founder of Mad Hungry, the headquarters for home cooks looking for proven recipes, strategies, and inspiration. She is the author of four cookbooks, most recently Mad Hungry: Feeding Men & Boys and Mad Hungry Cravings, and appears regularly on both morning television and QVC with her top-selling Mad Hungry kitchenware line. Lucinda is the former senior vice president and executive editorial director of food and entertaining at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and the host of her own television show, Mad Hungry: Bringing Back the Family Meal, and she cohosted Everyday Food on PBS for six years. She lives and cooks with her husband and three sons in New York City.  

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