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The Minimalist Cooks Dinner

By Mark Bittman
Book Details
  • Author: Mark Bittman
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Brand: Clarkson Potter
  • Published: 2001-09-11
  • Edition: 1
Back with another splendid collection, America’s most popular cooking authority and author ofHow to Cook Everything,presents more than 100 fast, sophisticated main courses for home cooks of every skill level.

The Minimalist Cooks Dinnershowcases Mark Bittman’s signature ease and imagination, and focuses on center-of-the-plate main dishes. And, in this new volume, he also provides recipes for classic, versatile side dishes as well as recommendations for wine and food pairings. With a majority of its main dish recipes taking less than thirty minutes to prepare, this is truly the book every busy cook has been waiting for. Every recipe inThe Minimalist Cooks Dinneris big on flavor, drawing on the global pantry and international repertoire that sets Bittman apart.

This inventive collection offers a refreshing new take on standards, along with ideas that will inspire both novices and experienced home cooks to branch out, making it the perfect solution for weeknight after-work meals or elegant weekend dinner parties. From Steamed Chicken Breasts with Scallion-Ginger Sauce to Korean-Style Beef Wrapped in Lettuce Leaves to Roast Fish with Meat Sauce, Bittman banishes the ordinary with an exciting range of choices. Also covering hearty pasta dishes, steaks, pork, veal, lamb, chicken, and a wide assortment of seafood,The Minimalist Cooks Dinneris the answer when you’re looking for “satisfying dishes with a minimum of effort.”