Gourmet Cuisine in Minutes from Chef's Signature is a must have cookbook filled with delightful recipes for your entertaining pleasures.
1986 Published by The Benjamin Company This is first printing: August 1986
128 pages, spiral bound, glossy paper, color pictures. The book is fully indexed. Each chapter also has a sample Menu coordinating some of the featured recipes to help you plan for your guests (Appetizers for 10, Dinner for Two, Sundy Brunch for Eight etc).
Originally offered upon purchase of a distinctive cookware collection trademarked as Chef's Signature Cookware which was a high-end, commercial quality, solid spun aluminum, that had the look of pewter, and it was sold by Amway.
Chapters include: Introduction, Entertaining Hors d'Oeurve, Lighter Fare, Elegant Entrees, Savory Sauces and Side Dishes, and the Confectionary Shop. There is also a special section with recipes from the Better LifePlans Institute (Bouillabaisse "the easy way", Potato Pancakes, Stuffed Chicken Cutlets in Wine-Mushroom sauce, Lemon Rice, Sweet and Sour Cabbage, Hawaiian Sauce, Melba Sauce, ).
Some of the sample recipes include:
Marinated Shrimp, Cheddar and Wine Fondue, Crab Meat Fondue Francaise, Cocktail Spareribs, Cucumber Canapes, Chinese Chicken Wings, Tiny Meatballs in Currant Glaze, Hot Cranberry Wine, Glogg, Creamy French Onion Soup, Vichyssoise, New England Clam Chowder, Garden Potato Salad, German Potato Salad, Tex-Mex Salad, Barbequed Pork Sandwiches, Turkey-Jack Croissants, Spinach Pan Souffle, Scrambled Eggs Manhattan-Style, Scrambled Eggs Farm-Style, Beef Bourguignonne, Pot Roast with Red Wine Gravy, Steak Diane, Savory Lamb Ragout, Veal Cordon Bleu, Brandy Glazed Chicken Roulades, Turkey Tetrazzini, Jambalaya, Sea Scallops in White Wine Sauce, Lake Trout Jardinière, Spinach Quiche, Sauteed Mushroom Caps, Harvard Beets, Asparagus with Lemon Sauce, Parslied New Potatoes, Mushroom Riso, Honey-Lime Sauce, Raisin Rum Sauce, French Puff Pancake (Clafouti), French Lace Pie, Scotch Torte, French Crapes, Apple Crepes, Apple Glaze, Bananas Foster, Chocolate Coffee Crème, Chocolate dipped Cherries, English Toffee, Cappuccino Fudge, and Society Mints.
Condition: Very good, clean
Inventory: Box 506