Milk Street: Tuesday Nights Mediterranean


Christopher Kimball - April 6, 2021

Milk Street: Tuesday Nights Mediterranean Book CoverFrom the James Beard award-winning Milk Street team, enjoy 125 easy weeknight dinners that bring the flavors of the Mediterranean into your home—with most meals ready in under 45 minutes.   Mediterranean cooking is so much more than olive oil, grilled fish, and just-harvested vegetables. It is a diverse cuisine that encompasses the cultures and traditions of Southern Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. The food is direct, simple, and honest. It is proud to be served without disguise or embellishment.   Every Tuesday Nights recipe delivers big flavor, but the cooking is quick and easy. Each of these 125 Mediterranean dinners is ready in under 45 minutes, and many take just 20 minutes start to finish. Dishes include:Green ShakshukaSpicy Egyptian Eggplant with Chickpeas and HerbsBulgur Salad with Summer Vegetables and Pomegranate MolassesHarissa-Spiced Pasta and Chicken with Green BeansGreek Spanakorizo with ShrimpSpanish Ribeye with Green Olives and White Wine.  The recipes are organized by how you cook, with some chapters focused on time—Fast (45 minutes), Faster (35 minutes), and Fastest (under 25 minutes)—while others dive into themes such as Hearty Vegetable Mains, Supper Soups, and Flat and Folded—including pizza, flatbreads, pita sandwiches, and panini. Many of the recipes require only one piece of cookware, and they all are built from pantry staples.   Dinner? Solved—every night of the week.

Dinner in French


Melissa Clark - March 10, 2020

Dinner in French Book CoverNEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER • The beloved author of  Dinner in an Instant  breaks down the new French classics with 150 recipes that reflect a modern yet distinctly French sensibility. “Melissa Clark’s contemporary eye is just what the chef ordered. Her recipes are traditional yet fresh, her writing is informative yet playful, and the whole package is achingly chic.”—Yotam Ottolenghi NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR • Delish • Library Journal Just as Julia Child brought French cooking to twentieth-century America, so now Melissa Clark brings French cooking into the twenty-first century. She first fell in love with France and French food as a child; her parents spent their August vacations traversing the country in search of the best meals with Melissa and her sister in tow. Near to her heart, France is where Melissa's family learned to cook and eat. And as her own culinary identity blossomed, so too did her understanding of why French food is beloved by Americans. Now, as one of the nation's favorite cookbook authors and food writers, Melissa updates classic French techniques and dishes to reflect how we cook, shop, and eat today. With recipes such as Salade Nicoise with Haricot Vert, Cornmeal and Harissa Soufflé, Scalloped Potato Gratin, Lamb Shank Cassoulet, Ratatouille Sheet-Pan Chicken, Campari Olive Oil Cake, and Apricot Tarte Tatin (to name a few), Dinner in French will quickly become a go-to resource and endure as an indispensable classic.

Are We Having Any Fun Yet?


Sammy Hagar - September 15, 2015

Are We Having Any Fun Yet? Book CoverIndulge yourself in the superstar rocker and #1 New York Times bestselling author’s raucous and delicious lifestyle with this bold cookbook and entertaining guide, complete with stories from a lifetime of food, signature recipes and drinks, and featuring lavish full-color photos. For over twenty years, Sammy Hagar has redefined the relationship between good food and good music through his iconic Cabo Wabo tequila brand, his popular chain of Cabo Wabo Cantina restaurants, and his newly launched rum—Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum. Now with Are We Having Any Fun Yet? any Sammy fan can eat, drink, and party like the Red Rocker himself, as Sammy shares his love of food, drinks, and rock-and-roll. Bringing you into the kitchen, behind the bar, and into the center of the party like never before, Sammy shares his deep passion for food and his secrets for rock-and-roll entertaining, including his favorite recipes from home, on the road, and his go-to vacation spots, Cabo and Maui. Coming along for the ride are a wealth of crazy tales, celebrity chefs from around the globe, and stories that reveal the inspiration behind his favorite recipes. Tracing Sammy’s culinary path through the decades, Are We Having Any Fun Yet? offers a fascinating glimpse into Sammy’s evolution as a cook and as a musician, showing how these twin passions have fueled each other, and how he brings a rock star attitude of simplicity and fun to everything he does in the kitchen. Of course, nothing goes better with a great meal than a good drink. Here are Sammy’s greatest drink recipes accompanied by true stories of the wild nights that brought them to life. With even more rock stories from the road and his table, over fifty food and drink recipes, and Sammy’s tips for entertaining like a rock star, Are We Having Any Fun Yet? gives fans everything they need to party the Cabo Wabo way.

Tacos, Tortas, and Tamales


Roberto Santibanez, JJ Goode & Todd Coleman - October 15, 2012

Tacos, Tortas, and Tamales Book CoverDiscover the flavors of Mexican street food in your own kitchen Americans are having a love affair with the taco. What began as affection for the fast-food version—that hard yellow shell filled with ground beef and mysterious yellow cheese—has blossomed into an all-out obsession for the real thing, with upscale renditions and taco trucks popping up from coast to coast. Now, with Tacos, Tortas, and Tamales, chef Roberto Santibañez shows you how to recreate the thrilling, authentic flavors of the taquerias of Mexico in your own home. In addition to tacos, the book also explores the equally exciting Mexican sandwiches called tortas and hearty tamales, as well as salsas, condiments, fresh juices, and even desserts and refreshing margaritas. • Author Roberto Santibañez is also the author of Rosa's New Mexican Table and Truly Mexican, as well as the chef and owner of Fonda restaurants in Brooklyn and Manhattan • Santibañez's Truly Mexican was chosen as a New York Times Notable Cookbook of 2011 • Using easy-to-find ingredients and simple techniques, this is the perfect introduction to real Mexican cooking for enthusiastic beginners and experienced cooks alike While the flavors you'll find here are exciting and complex, the cooking itself is anything but complicated. With Tacos, Tortas, and Tamales on your kitchen shelf, dinner will never be dull again.

Everyday Dinners


Jessica Merchant - May 4, 2021

Everyday Dinners Book CoverGet family dinner on the table in 30 minutes or less without sacrificing beauty or flavor, from the beloved blogger and author of The Pretty Dish . “The new go-to book for home cooks everywhere. Yum!”—Ree Drummond, #1  New York Times  bestselling author of  The Pioneer Woman Cooks With her down-to-earth style, can-do attitude, and gorgeous photography, Jessica Merchant presents Everyday Dinners, your new guide for meal prepping. Along with plant-based, one pot, and slow cooker recipes, Jessica also includes weekly dinner plans, ideas, tips and tricks, and even a 45- to 60-minute meal prep game plan for the weekends to keep cooking easy and quick on busy weeknights. You and your family will be delighted and nourished by Jessica’s recipes for Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Honey Ginger Chickpeas and Tahini, Tuscan Cheese Tortellini Soup, Honey Dijon Pretzel-Crusted Salmon, Grilled Peach BBQ Pork Chops with Napa Slaw, and Garlic + Chive Butter Smashed Potatoes. As life gets busier, it’s increasingly harder to set aside time to put a nourishing meal on the table after a long day. In Everyday Dinners, Jessica gives us the tools and tricks to make that possible.

Cooking with Love


Carla Hall - November 6, 2012

Cooking with Love Book CoverFormer cohost of The Chew and a Top Chef: All-Stars Fan Favorite, Carla Hall serves up more than 100 fantastic recipes for twists on classic comfort food. Carla Hall first won the hearts of fans nationwide on Bravo’s Top Chef , then won Fan Favorite on Top Chef: All-Stars . In Cooking With Love , she serves up more than 100 fantastic recipes for food that hugs you. With her signature tasty twists on tried-and-true classics, comfort food never tasted so good! From down-home deviled eggs with smoky bacon to silky and light spicy carrot-ginger Soup to the ultimate chicken pot pie with buttery crust on the bottom to her Granny’s unforgettably luscious five-flavor pound cake, Carla’s flavorful recipes are so deeply satisfying, they’ll become family favorites in your kitchen. For Carla, the only way to make truly comforting food is to cook it from the heart, and in Cooking with Love , she shows you that love with her tempting, inspiring recipes for all sorts of sumptuous dishes, displayed in beautiful full-color photographs. Carla also tells funny, poignant tales of her own life cooking with family, friends, and fellow chefs.