"Winner of the James Beard Award for Best Cookbook on a Single Subject" "Never again will a burger be just a burger." That's what one reviewer in the "World of Cookbooks" newsletter wrote about these extraordinary, mouth-ravishing, soul-satisfying, deliciously tempting versions of America's favorite food.
From a Classic Grilled Hamburger on a toasted homemade bun to a fabulous southwestern Chili Grill Burger with spicy Chipotle Mayonnaise to Shrimp Boulette Po' Boy with Creole Sauce, here is the ultimate source for a burger to tempt anyone.
In the words of editor Marcel Desaulniers, award-winning author of "Death by Chocolate" and chef and co-owner of the Trellis Restaurant, "Contemporary American chefs have staked a claim in culinary history by revitalizing -- not reinventing -- American regional foods." In this lushly illustrated volume, 46 amazing chefs turn their professional imagination to the humble burger. What results is a fabulous collection of more than 130 recipes for delectable burgers and side dishes. Enjoy the luxury of a Salmon Burger served with Fennel and Red Onion Salad and Sweet Potato Fries, or surprise your guests with an Aztec Burger for dessert-assembled with Chocolate Buns and Rubblechuck Fries, and served with Raspberry Relish, it is a chocoholic's dream!
Desaulniers has gathered expert chefs, all graduates of the renowned Culinary Institute of America, from all across the United States -- New York to Charleston, Atlanta to Chicago, Dallas to Phoenix, Las Vegas to Sonoma -- to collaborate on this delicious journey of the imagination and palate. Throughout this beautiful book, his editorial touch is evident in the crystal-clear instructions,helpful tips on preparation, and expert techniques for the home cook.
You will definitely agree that a burger will never again be just a burger.