Charlie Trotter's most approachable cookbook, Home Cooking with Charlie Trotter is designed for casual home cooks who appreciate top-quality cuisine. Trotter begins by discussing classic methods of preparing food, from braising to grilling to sauteing. He then presents a variety of uptown traditional-as well as an assortment of exotic-starters, entrees, and desserts that have been streamlined with an eye for readily available ingredients and straightforward techniques, while still bearing the master chef's signature style.
Charlie Trotter is the author of 14 cookbooks and three management books and is an eight-time James Beard Award winner. He is the chef and owner of the legendary Charlie Trotter's, which recently celebrated its 20th anniversary, as well as Trotter's To Go in Chicago. He recently founded C in Los Cabos, Mexico, and Restaurant Charlie in the Palazzo Hotel at the Venetian Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Visit www.charlietrotters.com