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Rachael Ray 2, 4, 6, 8 Great Meals for Couples or Crowds

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ISBN-10: 1400082560

ISBN-13: 9781400082568

Edition: 2006

Authors: Rachael Ray

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If you' re like Rachael Ray, mealtime is a time to hang out and reconnect with family and friends. That means you could be making a late dinner for you and your sweetie one night and making brunch for your entire family the next day. No matter how many people join the party, Rachael firmly believes that cooking should be fun, easy- and done in 30 minutes or less. Transforming recipes for four into recipes for two or eight can be a tricky guessing game. If you use twice the amount of chicken will you have to cook it twice as long? Is it possible to make a satisfying pot of soup for two without having to eat leftovers for a week? What' s the best- and most economical- way to feed a crowd of…    
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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/7/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Rachel Ray was born in Glens Falls, New York on August 25, 1968. While a buyer at the gourmet market Cowan & Lobel, she taught a course in which she showed how to make meals in less than thirty minutes. These 30 Minute Meals classes eventually lead to her first cookbook 30 Minute Meals in 1999 and her first Food Network contract in 2001. She has written numerous cookbooks including Comfort Foods, 30-Minute Meals 2, Rachael Ray 2, 4, 6, 8: Great Meals for Couples or Crowds, Rachael Ray's Look + Cook, The Book of Burger, My Year in Meals and Week in a Day. Her 30 Minute Meals television show received a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Service Show in 2006. In September 2006, The Rachael Ray…    

Introduction
02 Meals for 2
Bistro Brunch or Midnight Supper for Two
Vodka Still Works Cocktail
Croque Madame
Green Salad with Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette
The Count of Monte Cristo Summers in Portofino
Mozzarella and Ham in Carrozza
Potato and Dandelion Salad with Pancetta
Brunch, Lunch, or Dinner, for Two
Baked Eggs Florentine
Bacon and Tomato Salad with Garlic Croutons
Another Brunch or Dinner
Poached Eggs on Potato, Spinach, and Smoked Salmon Salad with Creamy Caper Dressing
Bollywood Night
Indian-Spiced Chickpea and Fire-Roasted Tomato Soup
Spiced Lamb or Chicken Patties in a Pita
Steak Night, Table for Two, Please
T-bone Steaks with Arugula and Tomatoes
Garlic and Parsley Potatoes with Red and Black Pepper
Charred Asparagus Tips
Smokehouse Special
Smoky Chicken Tortilla Soup with Chipotle and Fire-Roasted Tomatoes
Garden Salad with Smoked Almond-Cilantro Dressing
Burger Night
BLT Turkey Burger Clubs
Giuseppe's Cheesy Tots
Spicy Seafood Grill
Sea Bass with Puttanesca and Potatoes
Dinner for Divine or Devilish Duos
Chicken Marvalasala and Pappardelle with Rosemary Gravy
Devilish Angel Cake with Drunken Berries
Sandwich Night
Italian Tuna Melts with White Beans and Provolone
Anytime Is Springtime Supper
Bibb Lettuce Salad with Sesame-Shallot Dressing
Shrimp Primavera Pasta with Asparagus, Peas, and Leeks
Fruit Sorbet and Berries (store-bought)
Pasta for You and Me
Warm Fennel and Orange Salad
Prosciutto and Spinach Bucatini
Chop House Supper
Pork or Veal Chops with Caramelized Onion Sauce
Mushroom Cherry Couscous
Like Grandma Should Have Made
Mega Meat-Stuffed Shells
Celery and Mushroom Salad
Siok Day
Ginger Honey Tea
Olive Frittata
My Mom's 15-Minute Tomato and Bean Stoup
Spanish Mexican Fiesta
Garlicky Guacamole and Chips
Serrano-Wrapped Halibut with Tortillas
Savoy Cabbage with Cumin, Coriander, and Lime
Warm Cinnamon-Chipotle Tomato Salsa
Saffron and Olive Rice
Where's That Bolero CD? Menu
Chorizo-Stuffed Bread Bites
Warm Mushroom and Sherry Vinegar Salad
Take-Out Night Takes on Burger Night
Soy, Garlic, and Ginger Chicken Burgers with Chowchow
Cold Sesame Noodle Salad
Aren't We Fancy? Supper
Cognac-Sauced Pepper Steaks
Caramelized Onion-Dressed Salad with Toasted Hazelnuts
Appetizer-as-Entree Menu
Crab Cakes with a Creamy, Grainy Mustard Sauce
Wilted Spinach with Tomatoes
Steak Out
Sliced Steak with Green Olive and Tomato Sauce
Sauteed Artichokes and Mushrooms
The Deal with Veal
Thin and Crispy Veal Topped with Prosciutto and Fontina
A Green Triple Threat: Green Olive-Dressed Green Apple and Arugula Salad
Soup and Sammy Night
Creamy Sweet Pea and Pancetta Soup
Fontina, Olive, and Roasted Red Pepper Paninis
Scenes from an Italian Restaurant
Toasted Ravioli
Pepper-Crusted Tenderloins with Mushroom Marsala Cream
Roasted Asparagus
Wine-Soaked Peaches with Ice Cream
04 Meals for 4
Show-Stopper Pre-Theater Double Date
Italian Club Finger Sandwiches
Seared Scallops with Lemon-Scented Bread Crumbs
Fettuccine with Asparagus and Saffron Cream Sauce
Lean Mean Gumbo Machine
Dandelion Green Gumbo
Good Thyme Rice
Meatless Muffaletta Panini
Mexican Surf and Turf
Sliced Chili-Rubbed Flank Steak
Spicy Rice with Shrimp
Guacamole Stacks
Lemon and Lime Sorbet (store-bought)
Hot Spanish Nights
"Hot" Olives
Charred Serrano and Manchego Melts
Grilled Shrimp and Chorizo Skewers
Piquillo Pepper Gazpacho
Mothers Day Meal for Elsa
BLT and P (Bacon, Leek, Tomato, and Potato) Soup
BLCC Dessert (Berries, Lemon Curd, and Cake)
Snow Day Menu
Hungarian-ish Mini Dumpling and Egg Noodle
Cucumber and Celery Salad
Summer Salad Supper
Sliced Grilled Portobello Mushroom Sorta-Caesar Salad
Tipsy Triple-Chocolate Shakes and Strawberries
Wings Away
Wingless Buffalo Chicken Pizza
Celery Succotash Salad
Make Your Own Take-Out, Sub-Style
Chicken Parm Meatball Subs
Shredded Veggie Salad
Campari Citrus Soda
Hold the Mayo
Grilled Chicken Posole Salad
Chipotle Potato Salad
Tortilla Chips and Salsas (store-bought)
Hors D'Oeuvre Dinner
Killer Crab and Potato Cakes
Bitter Salad with Sweet Dressing
Giant Stuffed Mushrooms
Sidewalk Cafe Summer Supper
Beef Tenderloin Bites on a Bed of Arugula
Amaretti Ice Cream Dessert
Irish Breakfast of Champions
Cream Eggs with Irish Cheese and Chives
Spiked Beans and Toast
Sausage O'Patties
Harvey's Tea
Jazz Fest
Muffaletta Salad
Shrimp Po'boys
Continental Cuisine
Where's Waldorf? Salad with Izzy's Epic Dressing
Almond-Crusted Chicken Cutlets and Asparagus with Scallion Beurre Blanc
Smothered in Flavor
30-Minute Garlic-Almond Chicken Under a Brick
Smothered Mushrooms and Kale
Renovation Menu
Renaissance of Tuna Casserole
Iceberg Salad with Shrimp
Burger Night
Onion and Mushroom Smothered Super Swiss Turkey Burgers
Warm Potato-Cranberry Dressed Salad
Tuscan Comforts of Home
Veal and Sage Meat Loaf with Gorgonzola Gravy
Smashed Potatoes with Prosciutto and Parmigiano
Wine-Steeped Greens
Warm Up
Stuffed Cabbage Stoup
Grilled Cheese and Watercress Sandwiches
Eat Greek
Lemon and Egg Soup
Greek-Style Shrimp Scampi and Linguine
Sports and Sammy Night
Grilled Kielbasa Reubens with Warm Mustard-Caraway Sauerkraut
Smoked Paprika O-Rings
Root Beer Floats (store-bought)
Cook with a Kid
Chicken Parm Pizza
Salad on a Stick
Cake and Berries with Melted Ice Cream Sauce
Make-Your-Own-Take-Out Night, Chinese-Style
Chicken in Orange-Scallion-Sesame Sauce
Big Fat Spicy Sate Noodles
Halloween Hoopla
Pumpkin-Peanut Curry Noodles
Five-Spice Seared Scallops and Shrimp
Looking for Mr. Goodbar Sundaes
Italian Thanksgiving
Drunken Risotto with Porcini and Barolo
Milanese-Style Turkey Cutlets with Peppers and Basil
International Diplomacy
Pierogi and Spicy Beet Salsa
Roasted Carrots with Fresh Dill and Lemon
Whole-Grain Train
Whole-Wheat Penne with Cauliflower Sauce
Kale and Portobello Mushrooms
Would You Like Some Steak with Your Bread? Menu
Garlicky, Cheesy Bread Chunks Topped with Steaks
Green Onions ana String Beans with Balsamic Brown Butter
Family Supper
Sage, Thyme, and Lemon Turkey Cutlets with a Quick Pan Sauce
Balsamic-Glazed Pearl Onions and Green Beans
Garlic Chip and Parsley Smashed Potatoes
One of the Original Three Square Meals
Sliced Steak Sensation
Sweet Tomato and Blue Cheese Salad with Basil Vinaigrette
Lemony Parsley Boiled Potatoes
Chocolate Cake and Milk (store-bought)
Dip on Down South of the Border
Tex-Mex Mixed Crunchy Fry
Chipotle Mayo Dip-in
Sweet, Spicy, and Sour Dip-in
Make Your Own Take-Out, Thai-Style
Thai-Style Chicken and Veggies
Ginger-Lemon Rice
Ham It up
Walnuts, Ham, and Cheese...Oh, My!
Roast Zucchini
06 Meals for 6
My Daddy's Birthday Supper
Jimmy's Jazzed-Up Jambasta (Jambalaya Pasta, Deluxe)
Mini Pecan Ice Cream Pies
A Night in Amalfi
Lemon Spaghetti
Flounder Francese with Toasted Almonds, Lemon, and Capers
Limoncello liqueur (in the liquor department)
Lemon sorbet (store-bought)
Slow-You-Down Food
Cabbage and Straw Pasta
Almond and Chocolate Cream Trifle
Supet Bowls
Smoky Cheese Fries
Polenta with Chunky Chicken and Chorizo Chili
Ziti Always Pleases
Double Eggplant Parm Fake-Baked Ziti
Chopped Salad with Olives and Roasted Red Pepper Dressing
Spring Fling
Fried Vermicelli and Green Onions
Sauteed Pork Chops with Sherry-Berry Plan Gravy
Rhubarb Chutney
Strawberry Ice Cream and Wafer Cookies (store-bought)
Il Forno
Roasted Mushroom Pasta with Prosciutto
Roasted Tomato and Spinach Salad
Pistachio Ice Cream and Amaretti Cookie (store-bought)
Very Entertaining Tenderloin
Roasted Pork Tenderloins with Sweet Apple Gravy
Pea and Potato Pancakes with Scallion-Lemon Sour Cream
Warm Apple Pie (store-bought)
Swim Upstream for It
Sweet and Sour Cucumber and Red Onion Relish
Spicy Cilantro-Scallion Rice
Seared Salmon with Soy and Garlic
Citrus Sorbets (store-bought)
Sandwich Night
Uptown Sweet and Spicy Sausage Hoagies
Bitter Greens and Dijon Dressing
Brownies a la mode
Rich Flavor, Small Prices
Hearty Sausage and Mushroom Stew over Polenta
Caramelized Cayenne Pear and Blue Cheese Salad
Flourless Chocolate Cake with Whipped Cream and Raspberries (store-bought)
French and Fabulous
White Burgundy Chicken over Buttered Egg Noodles
Honey-Dijon Dressed Greens with Toasted Pecans
Mixed Fruit Tart (store-bought)
Firehouse Special
Smoky Bacon and Bean Salad
Three-Alarm Italian-Style Chili Mac
Pistachio Ice Cream (store-bought)
Eat Your Vegetables and Enjoy
Creamy Polenta with Veggie Ragu
Angel Food Cake with Strawberries and Apricots and Sweetened Whipped Cream (store-bought)
Movie Marathon
White Pizza
Really French, French Bread Pizza
Puttanesca Pizza
Mexican Again and Again
Warm Tortilla Chips and Salsas (store-bought)
Grilled Mexican Beef Soup over Rice
Churro Fake-Out
Rosy Cheeks
Chicken Sausage with Sweet Fennel and Gnocchi in a Blushing Cream Sauce
Cucumber, Radicchio, and Radish Salad
Chocolate and Pistachio Ice Cream with Biscotti (store-bought)
Country Mile Menu
Cider-Sauced Chicken Breasts
Roasted Potatoes Tossed in Garlic Butter
Watercress and Endive Salad
Warm Blueberries and Vanilla Ice Cream
NASCAR Menu
Caution-Flag Chili
Flat-Tire Corn and Black Bean Toppers
Fired-Up Peaches and Cream
Poker Night
Texas Hold-Ums
Fire-Roasted Ketchup
Lucky 7-Layer Dip
Let the Games Begin! Party
Spanakopita Chicken Meatballs
Spicy Cucumber Yogurt Sauce
Hummus-Topped Pit-zas
Grilled Eggplant Roll-ups
Stuffed grape leaves (store-bought)
Salami, olives, and breadsticks (store-bought)
Tis the Season
T-bone Steaks with Chopped Green Garni, and Broiled Tomatoes with Cheese, Olives, and Herbs
Bacon, Spinach, and Cream Potatoes
Holiday Parfitini
08 Meals for 8
Belly Up to Brunch
Deviled Frittata
Heavenly Angel Hair Pasta
Drunken Citrus Salad
Dinner for Eight is Swimmingly Easy
Baked Cod with Stuffing on Top
White Risotto
Asparagus Tips
Lemon Meringue Pie (store-bought-get two pies)
Make Your Own Take-Out, Indian-Style
Lamb Meatballs in Gravy over Jasmine Rice
Indian-Spiced Roasted Cauliflower
A Trio of Sorbets: Mango, Coconut, and Lime or Lemon (store-bought)
Chai Tea (store-bought)
Bubba Gump-Style Spaghetti Supper
Shrimp and Gravy with Bucatini
Citrus Ring Cake with Coconut
Two Friends and a Baby
Spinach-Artichoke Ravioli-Lasagna
Orange-Scented Broccoli and Cauliflower
Earthy Eats
Three-Mushroom Rigatoni
Wilted Escarole with Garlic, Lemon, and Oil
Ricotta Cheesecake (bakery bought)
Mothers Would Be Proud of This Healthy Eating
Toasted Chickpeas Cacio e Pepe
Giambotta-Eat Your Vegetables Stew
Angel Food Cake with Sorbet Sauce and Berries
Just Like Mama Used to Make
Spaghetti all'Elsa
Roasted Sausages, Peppers, and Onions
Cheesy Bread with Black Pepper
Cannoli, from a bakery-made by someone else's mama
Country Fare for Post-County Fair Gatherings
Mac 'n' Jack Salad
BBQ Chicken Burgers Topped with Honey Slaw
Biscuits, Sugared Berries, and Whipped Cream (store-bought)
Super Soup and Souped-Up Caesar Salad
Assorted Antipasti (store-bought)
Sausage and Tortellini Soup
Sweet Orange Caesar Salad
Italian Cookies or Cannoli (bakery bought)
Marco "Pollo" Menu
Italian Chicken Pot Pie from the Boot
Boozy Berries and Biscuits
Citrus Sampler
Lime-Grilled Chicken Breasts with Grilled Chili Toasts
Avocado-Orange Salad
Lemon Cookies and Sorbet (store-bought)
Burger Night Hits the Road to Morocco
Grilled Moroccan-Spiced Turkey Burgers with Mango Chutney Slaw
Veggie Chickpea and Couscous Salad with Yogurt Dressing
Lick Your Chops
Creamy Pasta with Roasted Broccolini and Red Onion
Breaded Pork Chops
Orange Sherbet with Fruit (store-bought)
Chinese Checkers
Orange-Cashew Chicken with Broccoli
Ginger Noodles
Coconut Sorbet with Exotic Fruit-mangoes, papayas, and kiwis
Fortune Cookies and Tea
Perfectly Poached Supper
Lemon and Thyme Poached Chicken with a Mushroom-Potato Ragu
Creamy Dijon-Dressed Mixed Greens
Crusty French Bread (store-bought)
Strawberry Pie or Cheesecake (store-bought)
S-Easy-Food Souper Supper
Venetian Seafood Soup with Rice
Tomato and Red Onion Salad with Crispy Prosciutto
Tiramisu (store-bought)
Smalliday Gathering
Pomegranate Martinis
Spicy Sweet Potato Pancakes with Holiday Guacamole
Chicken Quesadilla Pinwheels
Elephant Ears with Warm Caramel Dipping Sauce
Prima Primavera Spring Supper
Sweet Pea and Onion Tortellini with Ricotta
Bresaola and Prosciutto Salad
Good, Strong Coffee and Biscotti (store-bought)
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