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Emeril's Delmonico: A Restaurant with a Past

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For more than 100 years, Delmonico has embodied the spirit of New Orleans. First opened in 1895, Delmonico Restaurant and Bar in New Orleans reopened its doors a century later to tremendous acclaim as Emeril's Delmonico. In his latest cookbook, America's favorite celebrity chef presents a collection of recipes that are adapted and simplified for home cooks, featuring a com ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published October 4th 2005 by William Morrow Cookbooks (first published October 1st 2005)
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Gina
Jan 03, 2016 rated it really liked it
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I've had such success with Emeril's recipes, unlike many other celebrity chefs, that I begin one of his cookbooks expecting it to be good. His chocolate bourbon pecan pie is my go-to for pot lucks. My husband makes his rosemary garlic turkey every Thanksgiving and his horseradish crusted beef tenderloin every Christmas. This is just a tip of all his recipes that have now become standards I make frequently. In other words, I'm a fan. So when I saw this cookbook at the used book store for a whoppi ...more
Steven Peterson
Aug 26, 2009 rated it it was amazing
I have come to enjoy Emeril Lagasse's Food Channel show. "Kick it up," "Bam," and "Oh, yeah, Babe" are some of his familiar remarks. The audience cheers as he adds essence or garlic to his works-in-progress.

The premise of this cookbook is interesting. The long-time grand restaurant in New Orleans, Delmonico, shut down in the late 1990s. If you're curious, yes, it had a strong tie to the original New York Delmonico. Emeril Lagasse decided to keep the restaurant going.

This volume begins by telli
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Lawyer
Jan 03, 2010 rated it really liked it
A faithful compilation of the dishes at Delmonico's.
Lynda
Jun 05, 2009 rated it it was ok
This is a more intereting read than it was a cookbook. Most of the recipes were not to my taste.
Bridget
May 11, 2008 rated it really liked it
Beautiful cookbook! Right now I am collecting more for the autographs than actually cooking from them! :) Have autographed cookbook and autographed picture.
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Dec 31, 2008 rated it it was amazing
I love this cookbook my copy is autographed
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Emeril John Lagasse is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, television personality, and cookbook author. A regional James Beard Award winner, he is perhaps most notable for his Food Network shows Emeril Live and Essence of Emeril as well as catchphrases such as "kick it up a notch" and "BAM!" He is a 1978 graduate of Johnson & Wales University's College of Culinary Arts. The "Emeril Empir ...more
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