Searing Inspiration | Susan Volland

Selected as one of the “Best Books of 2018” by NPR

“While her 2016 book Mastering Sauces garnered critical acclaim, trust me: This is the book that’s destined for hard use in your kitchen. This is fast-cooked protein, amped up with devastatingly effective in-the-pan flavor-building techniques. I still don’t quite know how Volland pulls it off, but it’s one 45-minute miracle after another..”

“…it’s my favorite book this year – and it just might be yours, too.”

T. Susan Chang

1 of 5 “Most Useful Cookbooks of 2018

– Kevin Pang, The TakeOut

“Searing Inspiration is a gem of a cookbook. Susan Volland empowers even novice cooks to feel confident searing foods like a chef and making rich pan sauces. Follow her easy instructions and you’ll be creating elegant entrées like a pro.”

 Grace Young, James Beard Award-winning author of Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge

With her encouraging voice Susan Volland equips you with foundational cooking skills and knowledge to make you a confident cook. The recipes are unfussy and versatile, many of the sauces go with vegetables, meats, and seafood. But what I loved most is Susan’s advice: ‘The right way to make a sauce is your way.’”
– Cameron Stauch, author of Vegetarian Viet Nam

Learn how to skillfully wield a hot skillet then quickly create a fresh sauce in the same hot pan. Searing Inspiration is a unique, mix-and-match approach to making fast, flavorful, contemporary dinners.

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