Rocco's Five Minute Flavor offers mouthwatering salvation to home cooks who've had quite enough with meals requiring hours of preparation and dozens of ingredients. Complete with a guide to Rocco's favorite and most reasonably priced supermarket items, as well as professional tips on how to stock the home pantry for fast, great dishes, Rocco's Five Minute Flavor promises to eliminate aimless wandering up and down grocery aisles. Minimizing prep time and maximizing flavor, these recipes employ all kinds of handy kitchen conveniences, including Rocco's favorite, the toaster oven. Recipes run the gamut from soups and salads to seafood, poultry, meat, and desserts with special occasion menus for such holidays as Thanksgiving.
Gorgeously produced with sixteenpages of color photography showcasing finished dishes along with seventy-five black-and-white candids of the author cooking, shopping, and entertainign, this delightful new book from the author of Rocco's Italian-American and the James Beard Award-winning Flavor is all about keeping it simple--and simply delicious.