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Prairie Ink Specials: Back To Basics

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013 at 11:53am

Throughout the year, Prairie Ink Restaurant's Head Chef Karen Nielsen browses our bookshelves for a cookbook from which she selects in-house specials to share with you.

This September she's been cooking up recipes from Michael Smith's Back To Basics. Chef Karen adds her own personal twist to selected dishes from the 100 classic recipes featured in Smith's book to give you a mouth-watering dining experience.

Come visit us in our Winnipeg Prairie Ink to have a taste!

Categories: Winnipeg, Cooking, Prairie Ink

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Back To Basics

- Michael Smith

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Michael Smith goes back to basics with a twist! Michael Smith has been passionate about cooking simple, great-tasting food since his mom first introduced him to cooking at an early age. Since then, Michael has become one of Canada's most successful cookbook writers and a hugely popular celebrity chef on Food Network Canada. But, never far from his own home kitchen, it's the time-tested basic recipes that he regularly cooks for his family. In Back to Basics, Michael shares 100 sure-fire classic recipes, tips, and cooking techniques. And, in every recipe he shows how easy it is to add a twist or two to your cooking. Chock full of mouth-watering photography to inspire, Back to Basics is Michael's simple approach to cooking basics that he wants to share with every home cook. Once you understand the basics behind a recipe, you can then stir your personality into your cooking. You'll see how easy it is to impress family and friends in your own kitchen. And, once you know the basic rules, you can break them. You'll never get stuck making a dish just one way! Inside, you'll find Michael's favorite classic recipes like Crispy Crusty Chicken Strips with Global Dips, Beef Pot Pie with Cheddar Biscuit Crust, Bacon Roast Pork Tenderloin, Tomato Basil Crusted Whitefish, Goat Cheese Gnocchi with Sage Butternut Squash Sauce, and Bacon & Blue Cheese Risotto. And, no meal is complete without dessert, so try making classic sweet treats like Pumpkin Pie Tarts, Apple Cinnamon Fritters and Peanut Butter Brownies. Michael's passionate commitment to cooking simple classic recipes will inspire and guide you as you impress yourself in your own kitchen. Enjoy!