Happy home cooking means keeping it simple. This is cooking that is stress-free and that will wow your friends and family, leaving you more time to relax and enjoy your life. Make It Easy Cookbook presents more than 100 delicious recipes that emphasize getting much of the work done ahead of time, so that by the time your guests arrive you can enjoy their company rather than worry about what you should be doing in the kitchen. Ranging from simple starters to weekend lunches to more elaborate meals, all of these stylish dishes are fresh, seasonal and designed to keep ingredients to a minimum. From braised steaks with mustard and capers to sea bass with chorizo and butter beans to sticky rhubarb and ginger cake, this book is packed with foolproof recipes that have been tested and perfected by the author in countless demonstrations at classes, shows and other events.