Curtis Stone, host of Bravo's hugely popular Top Chef Masters and Around the World in 80 Plates, provides a culinary road map of time-saving kitchensolutions and delicious dishes for every day of the week. We're all busy. We can all appreciate using a recipe that we know will cut down on time, expense and even dishes. Curtis Stone maintains that the first step to ensuring a successful meal is to achieve confidence in the kitchen, and so this classically trained, world-renowned chef has provided home cooks of all levels with 150 effortless, but inspired, fail-proof entree recipes that showcase ingredients and prove ease of use. He also provides dozens of notes on techniques, tricks and shortcuts that will assist with making cooking more enjoyable and the results more consistent and impressive. Curtis' straightforward philosophy is cook, create, celebrate-and these dishes do just that.