Bobby Flay's Mesa Grill Cookbook: Explosive Flavors from the Southwestern Kitchen
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Bobby Flay's Mesa Grill Cookbook: Explosive Flavors from the Southwestern Kitchen

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Smoky, earthy, fruity, and spicy, the flavors of the Southwest have intrigued Bobby Flay ever since he was a young chef, eventually serving as the inspiration for the menu at his first restaurant, Mesa Grill. Now sixteen years later, Bobby’s bold and vivacious take on this cuisine has made him a fixture on America’s culinary scene and turned Mesa Grill into a veritable ins...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published October 16th 2007 by Clarkson Potter
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I really liked this cook book. Being from the southwest I enjoy a new twist on classics like tamales. The recipes are slightly involved like the 16 spice chicken and even living in New Mexico found some of the ingredients hard to come by. I still think the recipes are easy enough to follow and are creative for those in the mood for something different. They are on the spicy side so feel free to buy mild or medium spice level. I can see some people having to order ingredients online depending on...more
One of my go-to cookbooks.
Catherine Woodman
My real beef with Bobby Flay is that the recipes NEVER taste as good as they look00there is a real problem with the seasoning (to my palate at least) and so while the flavor combinations he comes up seem interesting and innovative, somehow they do not pop the way they seem like they would, and so while he has fabulous flair as a chef, I wouldn't get another one of his cookbooks. I have never been tot he Mesa Grill, so can't comment on that--maybe this accurately reflects the food of the restaura...more
Highly recommended in you like this cuisine. I've made three recipes so far -- Red Chile-Mustard Vinaigrette (Yummy, easy); Shrimp and Roasted Garlic Tamales (involved, good, but not nearly as good as what I had at the restaurant); Ranch-style Eggs With Chorizo and Tomato-Red Chile Sauce (easy, better than Huevos Rancheros,and a reason to buy creme fraiche).
My 19 year old son has made so many delicious meals and dishes from this beautiful and excellent cookbook. For those who love each dish to be spicy and distinct try this book. For those who want their children to make a successful and fun dinner for the family trust me it is a great starter cookbook for your teenager.
Southwest style. All the recipes were appealing for their originality - look fabulous and yummy - BUT complicated. Wish someone else would cook it all for me. :)
Beautiful cookbook! Right now I am collecting more for the autographs than actually cooking from them! :) Have autographed book and autographed picture.
Bryce D
Personally don't care for the man but he can cook. I really like the southwest style of cooking this book has to offer. This is a great book.
Laura Chang
The red chile-honey glazed salmon with black bean sauce and jalapeno crema -- I would eat this everyday if only my husband would make it that often.
Crissy Claiborne
Dec 22, 2007 Crissy Claiborne rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: anyone who loves Bobby Flay and his signature southwestern cuisine
Shelves: cooking
From cover to cover I love it! Filled with great recipes that offer the unique ingredients of Flay's dishes in your own kitchen.
Right now I am looking through the recipes to see which ones I will fix. I will let you know more later on.
Favorite Chef, Favorite Restaurant. I can't say much more then that. Ok, Beautiful photos.
Surprisingly decent - great intro to Southwest cooking and a good insight into why he's successful.
Michelle Fitzgerald
Bobby Flay is my hero. This book is amazing and the dishes are magic in my mouth!
Some of the recipes are time consuming...but the end results are fabulous.
Apr 01, 2008 Jeremiah added it
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I've checked this copy out from our local library, so we'll see how it is.
After eating at Mesa Grill, I had to bring this home!!
Anquan Le
Mar 30, 2010 Anquan Le rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Cooks.
Recommended to Anquan by: No one.
The recipes I learned from this book were exquisite.
Elise Leite
I love Bobby Flay. He's a grilling genius.
Yummy foods to make at home..
His best cookbook.
Gary Cole
Great recipes
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Robert William Flay is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, and television personality. He is the owner and executive chef of five restaurants: Mesa Grill and Bar Americain in New York City; Mesa Grill in Las Vegas; Mesa Grill in Bahamas (Atlantis Paradise Island, Nassau); and Bobby Flay Steak in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Flay has hosted seven Food Network television programs and appeared reg...more
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