According to AllRecipes.com, it can take more than five hours to prepare and cook a stuffed turkey. That doesn’t include the additional hours needed to prepare side dishes that also need precious time in the oven. With so much time spent in the kitchen to create the perfect meal, the approaching holiday can seem daunting.
Chef Alex Guarnaschelli has a few tips and tricks for quick and easy appetizers and desserts. Whether it’s walnut cranberry crostini or delicious toasted pecan and herbed cheese bites, Chef Alex has all the expert advice you need to create a delicious AND still enjoy time with your guests. Not cooking this year’s feast? Chef Alex will dish out a fun dessert-in-a-jar gift that will land you a top spot on the best-guest-ever list!!
Viewers can catch Chef Alex in action as she showcases her top tips including:
• How to kick off the meal with some impressive easy-to-make appetizers.
• Ideas for dishes that can be made ahead of time, or without an oven
• How to make a few simple and quick desserts that stand out from the usual pies.
• Ideas for the perfect “giftable” dessert, too!
Chef Alex will showcase some of her favorite recipes for the season including Pecan Browning Pie and Brownies in Jar along with some great appetizer suggestions.
Chef Alex Guarnaschelli is a recurring judge on the popular prime-time series Chopped as well as many other shows on the Food Network. She is also the executive chef of Butter Restaurant in New York City, but she maintains her most important role remains being a Mom to her daughter. Chef Alex is also the author of two cookbooks, The Home Cook: Recipes to Know by Heart and Old-School Comfort Food: The Way I Learned to Cook.
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