Feeding your guy – who better than Dad?

Feeding your guy cookbook released in time to spoil Dad on Father’s Day

Online PR News – 03-June-2011 – – : Just in time for Father’s Day - the launch of Feeding your guy: Life and Love in the Kitchen. This cookbook by Jamie Zettle solves the age old problem of what to buy the Dad who has everything!

It’s predictable. Every year, Father’s Day comes barreling down as the pressure mounts to find the perfect gift. And then, time runs out. According to consistent yearly surveys by the National Retail Federation, we will toss up our hands again this year and get Dad a gift certificate. But reckoning that Dad’s favourite way to spend his day is at the grill, perhaps the perfect gift is a cookbook created with his tastes and preferences in mind.

When asked for a recommendation for Father’s Day, the author commented “What better way to spoil Dad than to prepare his favourite recipes from a cookbook full of meal ideas created with him in mind. Each recipe is guaranteed to satisfy his taste buds and bring a smile to his face!”

Feeding your guy Life and love in the kitchen by Jamie Zettle is a new collection of healthy, easy to prepare recipes with a difference. Drawing upon the author’s own experiences with dating and marriage, the cookbook is a unique blend of delicious recipes, heartfelt observations on food, dating and marriage and humorous admissions of accidents along the way. It is an exploration of one cook’s experience of the influence of food on relationships, the personal insights preparing and serving food provides and the pitfalls, laughs and tears of relationships and marriage.

Beginning as a phenomenally successful blog which chronicled the creation and development of the cookbook, the audience has grown to over three thousand active readers worldwide. Supported by its website and Facebook presence, Feeding your guy has grown into a community of culinary novices and experienced home cooks interested in growing personally and feeding their guy.

From the back cover, “Feeding your guy cookbook is filled with nutritious, easy to prepare, delicious recipes the man in your life will love. From soup to salad, from lamb to pasta, from cake to pies to cookies, this cookbook is filled with satisfying recipes that will be followed quickly by yes-please-I-will-have-seconds! More than a cookbook, Feeding your guy is also a journal chronicling the journey of one heart through the perils and joys of meeting the man of your dreams, dating and gasp, marriage. Filled with reflections on landing your man, first dates, going steady and married life, it is heartfelt, joyous, candid and deeply personal. Full of laughter and wit, Feeding your guy is a celebration of our love of food, love of guys and love of life, a cookbook where food and love meet.”

Available exclusively from online booksellers including Amazon and Barnes and Noble, Feeding your guy cookbook has been released in the United Kingdom, the United States, Europe and Canada.

Sample Father’s Day Recipe:

Grilled steak with dark ale and mustard sauce

1 ÂĽ cup beef stock
4 strip loin or tenderloin steaks, 6-8 oz each
ÂĽ tsp cracked black pepper
ÂĽ tsp fresh rosemary, chopped
½ tsp olive oil
ÂĽ cup dark ale
1 tsp green peppercorns
2 tsp Dijon mustard
1 tsp butter, cold
½ tsp sea salt
½ tsp ground black pepper

Place the stock in a small saucepan over high heat. Cook until reduced by half. Set aside.

Season the steaks with cracked pepper and rosemary. Heat a large heavy frying pan over high heat. Once hot, add oil and beef; sear steaks on all sides. Remove steaks from pan and set aside.

Deglaze the pan with dark ale. Add the reduced stock and green peppercorns, cooking on high heat until sauce is reduced to half. Remove from heat and whisk in the mustard and butter. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper if desired.

Preheat grill to high heat. Grill steaks to desired doneness and top with warmed sauce.

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