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COOK LIKE A SUPERSTAR CHEF EVERY NIGHT WITH CHEFS' EASY WEEKNIGHT DINNERS, THE NEWEST COOKBOOK FROM FOOD & WINE

COOK LIKE A SUPERSTAR CHEF EVERY NIGHT WITH CHEFS’ EASY WEEKNIGHT DINNERSTHE NEWEST COOKBOOK FROM FOOD & WINE

Featuring 100 Personal, Tasted-and-Tested Recipes from

Over 20 Culinary Masters:

JW Fried Chicken from Jonathan Waxman

Rigatoni with Lemony Kale-and-Pecorino Pesto from Chris Cosentino Tip: Double the pesto and freeze

California Steak Salad from Tyler Florence

Cauliflower Steaks with Herb Salsa Verde from Alex Guarnaschelli Great one-pot meal

Mexican Chocolate Chip-Pumpkin Seed Cake from Rick Bayless Super quick prep

The Chefs Share Their Inspirations & Tactics:

“I try to re-create the dishes from the Sunday suppers at my grandmother’s house.”Carla Hall, whose quick twist is thickening chowder with canned creamed corn.

“I love to cook way too much on a Sunday night so I can make something delicious with leftovers when I come home late during the week.”Susan Feniger, who learned how to cook lentils with curry leaves from a woman she met on an ashram in India.

“Easy cleanup is a priority. I don’t want to make a huge mess, destroying every pot and pan.”John Besh, who makes a sausage jambalaya that requires just one pot and 20 minutes of prep.

The Weeknight Chefs:

Cathal Armstrong

Rick Bayless

John Besh

Jamie Bissonnette

Tim Byres

Chris Cosentino

Rocco DiSpirito

Renee Erickson

Susan Feniger

Tyler Florence

Colby and Megan Garrelts

Spike Gjerde

Alex Guarnaschelli

Carla Hall

Matt and Kate Jennings

Mourad Lahlou

Edward Lee

Jenn Louis

Evan and Sarah Rich

Aarón Sánchez

Jonathon Sawyer

Jonathan Waxman

Kuniko Yagi

Ricardo Zarate

Andrew Zimmern

The cookbook also features a concise guide to easy-to-find and versatile wines for weeknight drinking. As Alex Guarnaschelli says, “You should always have good wine on hand. That way, if your dinner doesn’t work out, you can at least have a glass of wine.”

All recipes were meticulously tested in the FOOD & WINE Test Kitchen. Chefs’ Easy Weeknight Dinners is available now for $32.95 wherever books are sold. Join the conversation on Twitter and Instagram using the @foodandwine handle and the hashtag #weeknightchefscookbook.

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Date: 
Wednesday, November 5, 2014