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Sunday, October 28 at 3pm -Vanessa Seder presents "Secret Sauces: Fresh and Modern Recipes, with Hundreds of Ideas for Elevating Everyday Dishes"

Please join us on Sunday, October 28 at 3pm, when Vanessa Seder is here to tease us with the secrets in her Secret Sauces: Fresh and Modern Recipes, with Hundreds of Ideas for Elevating Everyday Dishes.

Vanessa Seder has more than a decade of experience developing recipes for magazines such as Ladies Home JournalReal SimpleMartha StewartHealth, and Cooking Light. A graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education in New York, Vanessa has also worked as a personal chef and as a food stylist. She is a regular culinary instructor at the Stonewall Kitchen in York, Maine.

Event date: 
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Event address: 
The Concord Bookshop
65 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742
Secret Sauces: Fresh and Modern Recipes, with Hundreds of Ideas for Elevating Everyday Dishes Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781909487734
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Kyle Books - November 7th, 2017

Forget the stuffy standbys based on butter, flour, and stock. This book sets out the new classics: sauces that are simple to make yet deliver maximum flavor. These secret sauces can be made in advance and customized to enliven different meals throughout the week. Each comes with a finished dish recipe, plus many other ideas. Rooted in cuisines from around the world, these sauces rely on fresh components that come together in a flash. 

A great sauce has the ability to transform even the humblest ingredients, to elevate the everyday to the sublime. But a great sauce does not have to be complicated. Gone are the days when sauce meant mainly a concoction based on butter, flour, and reduced stock. This book celebrates a new generation of sauces that are simple to whip up and rely on fresh and healthy ingredients such as nuts, yogurt, and vegetables.

Secret Sauces gives you an arsenal of "mother" sauces that fit today's kitchen and are infinitely adaptable. Each one can be made in advance and then customized to enliven different meals throughout the week. With every sauce comes a recipe for a full finished dish that's an ideal showcase, followed by many ideas for other uses. Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges come alive drizzled with Bengali Spiced Yogurt. Seared Red Snapper rises to a new level with Grilled Pineapple and Chipotle Salsa. Coconut Lemongrass Cream finishes off Fruit Kebabs.

Most existing sauce books are written for the professional chef, but this book is aimed at the home cook. It removes the intimidation of traditional sauces and makes sauces approachable for everyone. Inspired by cuisines from around the world, these sauces bring a new level of excitement to any meal. Plus, they deliver maximum flavor with a minimum of effort.