The PlumpJack Cookbook: Great Meals for Good Living

4.33 avg rating
( 3 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781594863219: The PlumpJack Cookbook: Great Meals for Good Living

A beautiful cookbook sure to appeal to anyone who relishes the good things in life―full of the elegantly earthy fare that has made PlumpJack's restaurants some of the most popular and highly acclaimed in Northern California

The PlumpJack name is synonymous with great wine, delicious food, and fine living. Its Napa Valley winery produces top-rated Cabernet. Its eight restaurants―including Balboa Cafe, PlumpJack Cafe, and Jack Falstaff―have won renown in the great dining capital of San Francisco, as well as in the Napa Valley wine country and the world class ski destination of Squaw Valley. Its resorts in Napa and Squaw Valley are ranked among the most luxurious in the country.

Now The PlumpJack Cookbook brings together the most coveted recipes from all eight restaurants in a book that captures the allure and down-to-earth sophistication of everything PlumpJack and features:

· 75 favorite recipes, including the famous Balboa Burger, as well as Roasted Squash Soup with Sage, Crab Cakes with Avocado Salsa, Goose Breast with Red Wine Gravy and Wild Rice, and Bananas Foster Brioche Pudding

· stunning color photographs that spotlight the alluring dishes and the restaurants' beautiful Northern California locations

· wine recommendations as well as wine-buying tips and a guide to wine-and-food pairing

· a foreword by PlumpJack founder Gavin Newsom, now mayor of San Francisco and, according to Newsweek, one of the five rising stars of the Democratic Party

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

JEFF MORGAN, a Napa Valley-based writer and winemaker, is the author of Dean & DeLuca: The Food and Wine Cookbook, The Working Parents Cookbook and Róse: A Guide to the World's Most Versatile Wine, and former West Coast editor of The Wine Spectator.

From Publishers Weekly:

Inspired by a popular collection of Northern California restaurants, a wine shop, two hotels and a winery (all under the umbrella of PlumpJack—a name taken from Queen Elizabeth nickname for Jack Falstaff, a Shakespearean character), this extremely eclectic cookbook features 75 recipes for the PlumpJack group's greatest hits. This book by Morgan, a Napa-based food and wine writer, also includes a discussion of wine and unpretentious suggestions for wine pairings with most dishes. The recipes range from Boon Fly Donuts to Chicken Liver Flan Crème Caramel with Apple "Caviar." A recipe for an elaborate appetizer of Beef Carpaccio with Lemon Aioli, Truffle Oil, and Asparagus Salad is just a few pages away from a recipe for a simple tortilla soup. The seafood chapter has a recipe for fish tacos as well as one for Grilled Halibut with Orange Fennel Puree, Asparagus, and Warm Quinoa Salad. Balboa Cafe regulars will be pleased to have instructions for preparing the famed Balboa Burger, while ambitious dinner party hosts might want to take on Lamb Shanks in Red Wine with Pomegranate/Mint Gremolata, Green Beans, and Chickpeas. There are a few desserts, too, including Chocolate Cognac Truffles and Balboa Cafe's Peanut Butter Cookies. (Nov.)
Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 35.00
US$ 10.76

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 6.00
From Canada to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Morgan, Jeff
Published by Rodale Books 2006-10-01 (2006)
ISBN 10: 1594863210 ISBN 13: 9781594863219
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BookOutlet
(Thorold, ON, Canada)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Rodale Books 2006-10-01, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Hardcover. Publisher overstock, may contain remainder mark on edge. Bookseller Inventory # 9781594863219B

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 10.76
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 6.00
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Morgan, Jeff
Published by Rodale Books (2006)
ISBN 10: 1594863210 ISBN 13: 9781594863219
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Rodale Books, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111594863210

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 44.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Jeff Morgan
Published by Rodale Books (2006)
ISBN 10: 1594863210 ISBN 13: 9781594863219
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Rodale Books, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1594863210

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 49.29
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds