Cook This Now: 120 Easy And Delectable Dishes You Can't Wait To Make

October 4, 2011|
Cook This Now: 120 Easy And Delectable Dishes You Can't Wait To Make by Melissa Clark
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"This collection of brilliantly conceived, seasonally driven recipes has quickly become one of my favorites. Easy to prepare and incredibly satisfying, this is inventive comfort food at its best. A must for any passionate home cook."
-Gwyneth Paltrow, author ofMy Father's Daughter

"Fig Snacking Cake Stupendous Hummus Whatever Greens You've Got Salad I want all of it! Melissa's smart, welcoming style and love of food infuse this wonderful cookbook. It's an extremely personal collection of recipes, each with its own subtle twists and original flavors, and on every page you hear Melissa's voice reassuringly guiding you around the kitchen."
-Amanda Hesser, author ofThe Essential New York Times Cookbookand co-founder of food52.com

Melissa Clark,New York TimesDining Section columnist, offers a calendar year's worth of brand-new recipes for cooking with fresh, local ingredients-replete with lively and entertaining stories of feeding her own family and friends.

Many people want to eat well, organically and locally, but don't know where or even when to begin, since the offerings at their local farmers' market change with the season. InCook This Now, Melissa Clark shares all her market savvy, including what she decides to cook after a chilly visit to the produce section in the dead of winter; what to bring to a potluck dinner that's guaranteed to be a hit; and how she feeds her marathon-running husband and finicky toddler. In addition, she regales us with personal stories about good times with family and friends, and cooking adventures such as her obsessive cherry pie experimentation and the day she threw out her husband's last preserved Meyer lemon.

In her welcoming, friendly voice, Melissa takes you inside her life while providing the dishes that will become your go-to meals for your own busy days. Recipes include Crisp Roasted Chicken with Chickpeas, Lemons, and Carrots with Parsley Gremolata; Baked Apples with Fig and Cardamom Crumble; Honey-Roasted Carrot Salad with Arugula and Almonds; Quick-Braised Pork Chops with Spring Greens and Anchovies; Coconut Fudge Brownies-and much more.

Melissa delivers easy, delicious meals featuring organic, fresh ingredients that can be uniquely obtained during each particular month. It can be a real challenge to feed families these days, but Melissa's recipes and inviting writing encourage home cooks to venture outside of the familiar, yet please everyone at the table.
Title:Cook This Now: 120 Easy And Delectable Dishes You Can't Wait To MakeFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:416 pages, 9.62 X 7.62 X 1.25 inShipping dimensions:416 pages, 9.62 X 7.62 X 1.25 inPublished:October 4, 2011Publisher:Hachette BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1401323987

ISBN - 13:9781401323981

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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