“Gourmet’s Five Ingredients” subtitled “More Than 175 Easy Recipes for Every Day” by the editors and staff of Gourmet Magazine. Published by Conde Nast Books / Random House in 2002, the book is a hard cover with a dust jacket measuring 8¼ x 10¼ inches with 188 pages; the price of $29.95 is printed on the interior flap of the dust jacket. The cookbook is in very excellent gently used condition.
Gourmet’s Five Ingredients, based on the “Five Ingredients” column in the magazine, fuses culinary imagination with an easy approach to cooking. Sample recipes include: Ricotta Gnocchi with Roasted Tomato, Fried Eggs and Asparagus with Parmesan, Tarragon Lobster Salad, Cucumber and Cumin Soup, Speedy Pizzas, and Strawberry margarita Ice Pops — all taking into account that after a long day at work or play, it’s best to keep things simple, but still unique and delicious. This user-friendly book contains 32 menus and more than 175 recipes and 80 full-color photographs, informational boxes are included throughout, and an index lists quick recipes and one-dish dinners.