From one of Epicurious' Greatest Home Cooks of All Time, deliver creative and delicious weeknight dinners with this quick and easy cookbook for beginners and foodies alike.
At Christopher Kimball's Milk Street, Tuesdays are the new Saturdays. That means every Tuesday Nights recipe delivers big, bold flavors, but the cooking is quick and easy--simple enough for the middle of the week.
Kimball and his team of cooks and editors search the world for straightforward techniques that deliver delicious dinners in less time. Here they present more than 200 solutions that will transform your weeknight cooking, showing how to make simple, healthy, delicious meals using pantry staples and just a few other ingredients. Here are some of the fresh, inventive meals that come together in minutes:
Miso-Ginger Chicken Salad
Rigatoni Carbonara with Ricotta
Vietnamese Meatball Lettuce Wraps
White Balsamic Chicken with Tarragon
Seared Strip Steak with Almond-Rosemary Salsa Verde
Tuesday Nights is organized by the way you cook. Some chapters focus on time--with recipes that are Fast (under an hour, start to finish), Faster (45 minutes or less), and Fastest (25 minutes or less). Others highlight easy methods or themes, including Supper Salads, Roast and Simmer and Easy Additions. And there's always time for pizza, tacos, "walk-away" recipes, one-pot wonders, ultrafast 20-minute miracles, and dessert.
Milk Street: Great food in quick time, every night of the week.
About the Author
Christopher Kimball's Milk Street is located in downtown Boston--at 177 Milk Street--and is home to a cooking school, a bimonthly magazine, and public television and radio shows.
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"A well-tested book that turns the Tuesday-night recipe on its head... uses bright and bold flavors and smart techniques that allow even a modestly competent cook to eat well in the middle of the week... my Tuesday-night game was never going to be the same."—Kim Severson, New York Times
"As usual, Chris Kimball has the answer: replace hours of culinary labor with dramatic, high-flavor ingredients... it almost makes you wish every day could be Tuesday."—NPR
"Easy weeknight recipes with an international twist... Tuesday Nights starts with big-flavor ingredients and combines them to maximum effect."—Boston Globe
"Underscores how home cooks are changing up weeknight meals with flavors from around the world... for millions of home cooks, the thrill of the global pantry is the next big step in the kitchen... getting at the best and most efficient method that the home cook can duplicate... These are recipes, Milk Street guarantees, that work.—Houston Chronicle
"A solid, eclectic group of recipes that is built for working into your own weeknight rotations."—Washington Post
"Around-the-world meals you can actually pull off on a weeknight!"—Woman's Day
"A celebration of joyful any-day meals that'll give your routine a welcome boost."—Tasting Table
"Stress-free cooking... There's plenty to tempt even tired cooks, including a rich, flavorful Sausage and Mushroom Ragu with Pappardelle, lots of twists on no-fuss roasted chicken thighs requiring minimal active cooking time, and a bunch of satisfying dinner salads."—Christian Science Monitor
"A cookbook for the rest of us... packed with instructions for making delicious dinners during the week."—Monterey Herald
"Delivers 200+ recipes for palate-awakening meals... Generously seasoned with international spices and pantry staples, these speedy stir fries, pastas, pizzas, and other dishes will satisfy adventurous home cooks... Milk Street's globally inspired approach to fast cooking is anything but bland. Turn to their latest for flavorful weeknight winners."—Library Journal
"Wondering what to cook on a weeknight that could possibly be faster or better than takeout? Look no further... [than] this decidedly inventive, omnivorous, and international collection... the 200-plus recipes, each under a page and accompanied by a full-page photo, include start-to-finish (active and inactive) time estimates and, when applicable, 'don't' notes that discourage common pitfalls."—Booklist