Try This at Home by Richard Blais
Recipes from My Head to Your Plate

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From Bravo’s Top Chef All-Stars winner Richard Blais comes his very cool debut cookbook for home cooks looking to up their game with more excitement in the kitchen. This is accessible and fun, and includes the signature recipes, flavor combinations, and cooking techniques that have made him such a popular chef.

A new way to make a dish is always on Richard Blais’s mind. He has a wildly creative approach—whether it’s adding coffee to his butter, which he serves with pancakes; incorporating the flavors of pastrami into mustard; making cannelloni out of squid; microwaving apple sauce for his pork chops; or cooking lamb shanks in root beer. In his debut cookbook, with equal degrees of enthusiasm and humor, he shares 125 delicious recipes that are full of surprise and flavor. Plus there are 25 variations to add more adventure to your cooking—such as making cheese foam for your burger or mashed sous vide peas to serve alongside your entrée. Dive into an exploration of your kitchen for both creativity and enjoyment. Now try this at home!

About Richard Blais

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RICHARD BLAIS is best known as winner of Bravo's Top Chef All-Stars. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, he trained at French Laundry, Daniel, and el Bulli. He owns Trail Blais, Flip Burger Boutique, HD1, and The Spence (opening in Atlanta in 2012). He has been on Today, GMA, Live! with Regis & Kelly, Jimmy Fallon, and Dr. Oz, and cooked live on NBC's Super Bowl pregame show. He has been featured in the NYT, InStyle, and Food & Wine.

Author Residence: Atlanta, GA

Author Hometown: New York, NY
Published February 26, 2013 by Clarkson Potter. 288 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

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Clarkson Potter, $30, 288 pages In a nutshell: Richard Blais is arguably the most creative chef to emerge from TV's "Top Chef," where he was known for molecular gastronomy and creating a lot of dishes using liquid nitrogen and sous-vide machines.

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