Dare To CookFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BENNETT-WATT ENTERTAINMENT, INC. RELEASES FIRST FOUR “DARE TO COOK PROGRAMS ON MULTIPLE FORMATS: DVD / BLU-RAY / FLASH DRIVE / DOWNLOADABLE
May 28, 2011 Issaquah, Washington USA
Bennett-Watt Entertainment, Inc., announces the release of its latest series “Dare To Cook” which is available in 4 different media formats. Individual programs can be purchased on standard DVD, Blu-ray & downloadable files perfect for mobile devices & also collections of multiple programs are also available on flash drive. Instructional cooking from professional chefs with the convenience of a digital cookbook in the kitchen, covering everything from seasonal Italian cuisine, tips & techniques, baking, cooking with kids, everything chocolate including truffles, molding, dipping, tempering, holiday deserts & fruit/vegetable carving! Estimate for over a dozen new Dare To Cook programs coming out summer. 2011.
The first four titles are “Dare To Cook Seasonal Italian Cuisine with Chef Tom Small”. Specific programs include “Winter”, “Spring”, “Summer” & “Fall”.
About The Chef: Executive Chef Tom Small’s culinary expertise has been acquired at some of the finest restaurants in California including Smitty’s Grill, TAPS Fish House & San Antonio Winery. He also spent several years cooking on private vintage rail cars traveling all over the country. Tom and his family moved to Washington State drawn by the warm community, beautiful landscape and amazing selection of local food products. Tom Small is currently Executive Chef of Armondo’s in Renton, Washington. Chef Small grew up in Southern California, where he received his inspiration for cooking from his mom. Originally, he pursued a piano performance degree and though he continues to play the piano and sing regularly, he was drawn into the restaurant business thru his love of food and a passion for entertaining. Tom has a diverse culinary background including education, development and journalism in addition to his management in the kitchen. He teaches a number of cooking classes and writes frequent culinary articles. He has a passion for local and seasonal products as well as a firm foundation in technique and classical cuisine. He enjoys food that is based on essential principles of Italian cooking: Simple treatment of food, seasonal & local ingredients and presentation that is clean and natural to the eye. Tom takes great pleasure in showing you not only how to prepare Seasonal Italian Cuisine, but also demonstrates proper knife handling techniques, how to select the best ingredients, and all the little tricks, tips & techniques he’s learned working in restaurants.
“Dare To Cook: Seasonal Italian Cuisine WINTER, with Chef Tom Small”
Vol# DVDDTC01 (DVD), MSRP $24.95 UPC: 799759000446 ISBN: 978-1-60490-056-9 Vol# BDDTC01 (Blu-ray), MSRP 24.95 UPC: 799759001368 ISBN: 978-1-60490-090-3 Vol# DLDTC01 (Download Version), MSRP 24.95 UPC: 799759001696 ISBN: 978-1-60490-136-8
Description: ANTIPASTI: Goat Cheese Torta; Roasted Beet Salad; Red Wine Vinaigrette; Warm Mussel Salad with Olives, Oranges, Fennel & Arugula; Giardiniera with Cured Meats; Local Clams in Acqua Pazza; PRIMI: Butternut Squash Lasagna; Bolognese Pappardelle; SECONDI: Pork Tenderloin with Garlic & Sage on a bed of Roasted Cauliflower; Braised Lemon Chicken; DOLCI: Flourless Chocolate Cake; Caramelized Apple Bread Pudding
“Dare To Cook: Seasonal Italian Cuisine SPRING, with Chef Tom Small”
Vol# DVDDTC02, MSRP $24.95 UPC: 799759001214 ISBN: 978-1-60490-057-6 Vol# BDDTC02 (Blu-ray), MSRP 24.95 UPC: 799759001375 ISBN: 978-1-60490-091-0 Vol# DLDTC02 (Download Version), MSRP 24.95 UPC: 799759001702 ISBN: 978-1-60490-137-5
Description: ANTIPASTI: Citrus Vinaigrette; Tricolore Salad; Hand Torn Croutons; Spring Panzanella; PRIMI: Compound Butters; Local Clams in Bagna Cauda Butter; Pesto Pizze; Penne Pasta; Gnocchi Dumplings; SECONDI: Chicken Alla Diavola; Lamb Chops; Gulf Shrimp Pastina ‘Risotto’; BREAKFAST: Spring Frittatta: DOLCI: Chocolate Hazelnut Crespelle; Strawberries in Port
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“Dare To Cook: Seasonal Italian Cuisine SUMMER, with Chef Tom Small”
Vol# DVDDTC03, MSRP $24.95 UPC: 799759001221 ISBN: 978-1-60490-058-3 Vol# BDDTC03 (Blu-ray), MSRP 24.95 UPC: 799759001382 ISBN: 978-1-60490-092-7 Vol# DLDTC03 (Download Version), MSRP 24.95 UPC: 799759001719 ISBN: 978-1-60490-138-2
Description: SALADS, BARBEQUE, GRANOLA & YOGURT SORBET: Corn, Tomato & Avocado Salad; Watermelon Salad w/ Feta & Mint; Wedge Salad w/ Pancetta, Tomato & Blue Cheese Vinaigrette; Prosciutto Wrapped Scallops on Rosemary Skewers; Lamb Burger w/ Mint Yogurt, Feta & Grilled Skewer Condiments; Turkey Burger w/ Provolone, Tomatoes, Basil & Balsamic Mayo; Grilled Pork Chop w/ Nectarines & Balsamic Honey Glaze; Grilled Trout w/ Radicchio Slaw & Salmoriglio Sauce; Grilled Chicken w/ Rosemary Garlic Marinade & Grilled Vegetables; Fusilli w/ Grilled Vegetables & Fresh Mozzarella; Infused Vodka & Cocktails; Nectarines & Blueberries with Granola, Yogurt Sorbet
“Dare To Cook: Seasonal Italian Cuisine FALL, with Chef Tom Small”
Vol# DVDDTC04, MSRP $24.95 UPC: 799759001238 ISBN: 978-1-60490-059-0 Vol# BDDTC04 (Blu-ray), MSRP 24.95 UPC: 799759001399 ISBN: 978-1-60490-093-4 Vol# DLDTC04 (Download Version), MSRP 24.95 UPC: 799759001726 ISBN: 978-1-60490-139-9
Description: SALADS & SOUPS: Acorn Squash, Spinach & Goat Cheese Salad; Tuscan White Bean Soup; Cabbage & Italian Sausage Soup; Simple Tomato Soup; Garlic Bread using compound butter; PRIMI: Spaghetti all’Amatriciana; Brussels Sprouts in Agrodolce (For those of you who think you don't like brussels sprouts, you have to try this recipe!); SECONDI: Braised Pork w/ Apples & Spaghetti Squash; Stracotto; BREAKFAST: Kumquat Preserves; Strata; Biscotti; SPECIAL FEATURES: All About Knives & How to make link sausage without special equipment!
“Dare To Cook: Seasonal Italian Cuisine, with Chef Tom Small COLLECTION (4 Programs: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall)”
Vol# DVDDTCSET1 (DVD), MSRP $94.95 UPC: 799759001351 ISBN: 978-1-60490-070-5 Vol# BDDTCSET1 (Blu-ray), MSRP $94.95 UPC: 799759001511 ISBN: 978-1-60490-104-7 Vol# DLDTCSET1 (Download Version), MSRP $94.95 UPC: 799759001849 ISBN: 978-1-60490-150-4 Vol# FDDTCSET1 (Flash Drive), MSRP 99.80 UPC: 799759001849 ISBN: 978-1-60490-150-4
Description: Complete set of all 4 Dare To Cook, Seasonal Italian Cuisine with Chef Tom Small DVD's. Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall. (Please see descriptions of each program above.)
Produced by Jim & Kelly Watt whom have honed their skills for the last 35 years, producing, directing and shooting news, award winning documentaries, fly fishing and fly tying entertainment and instructional programs for a variety of national networks (ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, HDNET, ESPN, Outdoor Life, Comcast and INHD.) In business since 1978, Bennett-Watt Entertainment, Inc. has produced over 500 hours of TV network & cable television programs, many of which have also been released on DVD. The “Dare To Cook” series is a continuation of the Watt’s enthusiasm for cooking programs, since releasing the Sweet Addition cooking series several years ago.
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