I Love Meatballs!
by Rick Rodgers
Move over bacon, meatballs are the new hot food! After being named Bon Appetit magazine's "Dish of the Year," meatballs have been popping up on menus across the country. In his newest book, I love Meatballs!, veteran food writer Rick Rodgers embraces our love of the meatball as he shares 50 of the best meatball recipes of all time in a fun and modern way.
I love Meatballs! covers a variety of recipes, from appetizers and soups to sandwiches, sliders, and pasta dishes. Inside you'll find a variety of ethnic-inspired dishes from around the globe, including Italy, Thailand, China, Greece, Vietnam, Sweden, Morocco, and India. The recipes use not only beef, but incorporate meatballs made with veal, pork, lamb, chicken, turkey, and seafood. Recipes range from classic Italian-American fare, such as Checkered Tablecloth Spaghetti and Meatballs, to modern and ethnic dishes, such as Greek Keftedes with Tzatziki, Beef Meatballs in Pho, Morroccan Meatballs, and Chicken Teriyaki Meatballs.
In addition to recipes, you'll find a helpful introduction with tips and tricks for producing perfect meatballs every time, instructions for grinding your own meat, and information on storing and freezing. But don't be mistaken, this is not your nana's meatball book. I love Meatballs! features 30 full-color photographs to create a bright, bold, and graphic look that promises to bring timeless recipes to cooks of all ages.
About the author
Rick Rodgers is a renowned cooking instructor and radio and television guest chef. He has written dozens of books on virtually every cooking subject, including his best- selling 101 series, and the IACP Cookbook Award nominees 'Kaffeehaus' and 'The Carefree Cook'. Rodgers also has written 'Tips Cooks Love' for Sur La Table and more than ten titles for a Williams-Sonoma series. He lives in the New York City area.