Hearth & Home: Cook, Share, and Celebrate Family-Style (Hardcover)
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Bestselling author and chef Lynn Crawford teams up with chef Lora Kirk to deliver more than 140 super-delicious recipes for casual home cooking to enjoy family-style.
Chefs Lynn Crawford and Lora Kirk share their favourite family-style recipes for everyday cooking and casual celebrations at home. Creating a family meal: setting the table, sharing dishes passed around the table in large bowls or platters and enjoying it with one another is cooking at its best. Cook together and eat together—it just does not get any better than that. Sitting down and enjoying a meal together is one of the greatest gifts we can give one another.
Hearth & Home features over 140 delicious and comforting recipes—from Turkey Cheddar Biscuit Pot Pie and Honey-Garlic Ribs to Buttery Mashed Potatoes and Sweet Onion Cornbread—that are all achievable for any home cook. Most of these dishes come together quickly with few ingredients and basic techniques. Inside you will find many mains, an abundance of side dishes and show-stopping desserts to create and share a meal family-style, whether it is a quick weeknight supper, a weekend get-together or a special-occasion celebration. The book includes suggestions for building a family-style meal, but feel free to create your own feast of shared plates.
About the Author
LYNN CRAWFORD is an acclaimed Food Network celebrity chef and bestselling author of several cookbooks, including award-winner Farm to Chef, who has over twenty-five years of culinary experience, including many years as executive chef for the Four Seasons Hotels in Toronto and New York. Chef Lynn is one of the highest profile chefs in the country and a genuine household name. Currently starring on Food Network’s newest primetime cooking competition series Wall of Chefs and Junior Chef Showdown, she can also be seen as an Iron Chef on Iron Chef Canada, Iron Chef America, Top Chef Masters, Top Chef Canada, Chopped Canada, The Great Canadian Cookbook, Restaurant Makeover and Pitchin’ In.
LORA KIRK is a Canadian chef, restaurateur, consultant and food activist from Toronto. She is regarded as one of Canada’s leading chefs. Chef Lora has an impressive culinary resume, having worked as a chef internationally for over twenty years. Lora began her culinary career at the legendary Connaught Hotel in London, England working with Gordon Ramsay and Angela Hartnett and at the Soho House in New York City and the Four Seasons Hotels in Toronto and Whistler. A local food champion and advocate, Lora was the chef and co-owner of the extraordinarily successful Toronto restaurant Ruby Watchco for over a decade. The restaurant is credited with revolutionizing Canadian cuisine by showcasing organic, locally grown ingredients and for highlighting her creativity and drive. Passionate about healthy sustainable food for children and teaching children to cook, Lora is a founding member of Little Chefs in the Garden, an organization working to create garden projects for children to participate in planting, harvesting and preparing fresh food as part of their school day and class curriculum.
Praise for Hearth & Home:
“I’ve always admired Lynn Crawford’s cooking sensibilities. When I read through her recipes in Hearth & Home, I feel like I could be cooking alongside her as her sous chef. It sounds a lot more enticing than competing against her on Iron Chef, which I know firsthand is not easy.”
—Bobby Flay, chef
“I couldn’t be more excited to add Hearth & Home to our cookbook collection! I’m a big fan of Lynn Crawford and Lora Kirk and can’t wait to dig into their vegetarian recipes. Hello Korean Barbecue Tofu Lettuce Wraps!”
—Jillian Harris, bestselling author of Fraiche Food, Full Hearts
“Lynn and Lora have captured their love of seasonal, uncomplicated food that will excite and inspire you. Eat uncomplicated and insanely flavourful food that you can whip up any day of the week.”
—Eden Grinshpan, chef, host of Top Chef Canada and bestselling author of Eating Out Loud
“Too many cooks in the kitchen? There is no such thing when it is Chefs Lynn and Lora. Their appetite for food and family shines through in each deliciousrecipe. Now you can have them in the kitchen with you as you cook.”
—Anna Olson, TV host and bestselling author of several cookbooks including Baking Day with Anna Olson
“Hearth & Home is full of joy and creativity and it makes mewant to cook every single recipe.”
—Amanda Cohen, chef and owner of Dirt Candy and author of Dirt Candy: A Cookbook
“Chefs Lynn Crawford and Lora Kirk welcome you into their home with delicious recipes that will become your family’s favourites and will have your friends inviting themselves to your dinner table.”
—Marilyn Denis, celebrity TV host
“I plan to make every delicious recipe in Lynn and Lora’s beautiful new cookbook. Every dish portrays the comforts of home and the love of mealswith family and friends.”
—Debbie Travis, lifestyle celebrity and bestselling author of Design Your Next Chapter
“This is Crawford’s third book, and it’s a fine one.”