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Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant and Unfussy New Favorites: A Cookbook

Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant and Unfussy New Favorites: A Cookbook

by Deb Perelman


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NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERFrom the best-selling author of The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook—this everyday cookbook is “filled with fun and easy ... recipes that will have you actually looking forward to hitting the kitchen at the end of a long work day” (Bustle).

A happy discovery in the kitchen has the ability to completely change the course of your day. Whether we’re cooking for ourselves, for a date night in, for a Sunday supper with friends, or for family on a busy weeknight, we all want recipes that are unfussy to make with triumphant results.

Deb Perelman, award-winning blogger, thinks that cooking should be an escape from drudgery. Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant and Unfussy New Favorites presents more than one hundred impossible-to-resist recipes—almost all of them brand-new, plus a few favorites from her website—that will make you want to stop what you’re doing right now and cook. These are real recipes for real people—people with busy lives who don’t want to sacrifice flavor or quality to eat meals they’re really excited about.

You’ll want to put these recipes in your Forever Files: Sticky Toffee Waffles (sticky toffee pudding you can eat for breakfast), Everything Drop Biscuits with Cream Cheese, and Magical Two-Ingredient Oat Brittle (a happy accident). There’s a (hopelessly, unapologetically inauthentic) Kale Caesar with Broken Eggs and Crushed Croutons, a Mango Apple Ceviche with Sunflower Seeds, and a Grandma-Style Chicken Noodle Soup that fixes everything. You can make Leek, Feta, and Greens Spiral Pie, crunchy Brussels and Three Cheese Pasta Bake that tastes better with brussels sprouts than without, Beefsteak Skirt Steak Salad, and Bacony Baked Pintos with the Works (as in, giant bowls of beans that you can dip into like nachos).

And, of course, no meal is complete without cake (and cookies and pies and puddings): Chocolate Peanut Butter Icebox Cake (the icebox cake to end all icebox cakes), Pretzel Linzers with Salted Caramel, Strawberry Cloud Cookies, Bake Sale Winning-est Gooey Oat Bars, as well as the ultimate Party Cake Builder—four one-bowl cakes for all occasions with mix-and-match frostings (bonus: less time spent doing dishes means everybody wins).

Written with Deb’s trademark humor and gorgeously illustrated with her own photographs, Smitten Kitchen Every Day is filled with what are sure to be your new favorite things to cook.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101874813
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/24/2017
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 74,545
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

DEB PERELMAN is a self-taught home cook, photographer, and the creator of smittenkitchen.com. She is the author of the New York Times best-selling The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook, which won the IACP Julia Child Award. Deb lives in New York City with her husband, son, and daughter.

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Table of Contents

Against drudgery xiii


Deli rye english muffins 3

Granola biscotti 5

Jam-bellied bran scones 8

Baked oatmeal with caramelized pears and vanilla cream 11

Spinach, mushroom, and goat cheese slab frittata 12

Everything drop biscuits with cream cheese 17

Ricotta blini with honey, orange, and sea salt 18

Loaded breakfast potato skins 20

Sticky toffee waffles 23

Raspberry hazelnut brioche bostock 25

Polenta-baked eggs with corn, tomato, and fontina 28

Magical two-ingredient oat brittle 31

Flipped crispy egg taco with singed greens 32

Alex's bloody mary shrimp cocktail 35

Perfect blueberry muffins 37


Cauliflower wedge 42

Mango apple ceviche with sunflower seeds 45

Potatoes and asparagus gribiche 46

Winter slaw with farro 48

Smashed cucumber salad with salted peanuts and wasabi peas 50

Sushi takeout cobb 53

Kale caesar with broken eggs and crushed croutons 55

Charred corn succotash with lime and crispy shallots 59

Whitefish and pickled cucumber salad 61

Fennel, pear, celery, and hazelnut salad 65

Fall-toush salad with delicata squash and brussels sprouts 66

Arrot salad with tahini, crisped chickpeas, and salted pistachios 68

Soups and Stews

Red lentil soup, dal style 72

Pea tortellini in parmesan broth 75

Mini-matzo ball soup with horseradish and herbs 77

Roasted tomato soup with broiled cheddar 80

Cucumber yogurt gazpacho with mint, almonds, and grapes 82

Spiced carrot and pepper soup with a couscous swirl 84

Grandma-style chicken noodle soup 87

Manhattan-style clams with fregola 90

Sandwiches, Tarts, and Flatbreads

Broccoli melts 94

Artichoke and parmesan galette 97

Leek, feta, and greens spiral pie 99

Grilled yogurt flatbreads 102

Corn, bacon, and arugula pizza 104

Roasted tomato picnic sandwich 107

A very simple pizza dough 108

Winter squash flatbread with hummus and za'atar 109

A dense, grainy daily bread 112

Vegetable Mains

Halloumi roast with eggplant, zucchini, and tomatoes 116

Parmesan dutch baby with creamed mushrooms 118

Crispy tofu and broccoli with sesame-peanut pesto 121

Fried green plantains with avocado black bean salsa 123

Broccoli, cheddar, and wild rice fritters 126

Wild mushroom shepherd's pie 129

Spring fried barley with a sesame sizzled egg 131

Zucchini-stuffed zucchini with sorta salsa verde 134

Romesco, chickpea, and smashed egg bowl 137

Dry-rub sweet potato steaks with green bean slaw 139

Tomato and gigante bean bake / pizza beans 143

My go-to garlic bread 144

Cacio e pepe potatoes anna 145

Caramelized cabbage risotto 148

Mujadara-stuffed cabbage with minted tomato sauce 151

Spaghetti pangrattato with crispy eggs 153

Brussels and three cheese pasta bake 157

One-pan farro with tomatoes 159

Meat Mains

Brick hens with charred lemon 164

Siberian pelmeni 167

Crispy short rib carnitas with sunset slaw 168

Quick sausage, kale, and crouton sauté 172

Smoky sheet pan chicken with cauliflower 174

Chicken and rice, street cart style 177

Grilled squid with chickpeas, chiles, and lemon 179

Meatballs marsala with egg noodles and chives 183

Beefsteak skirt steak salad with blue cheese and parsley basil vinaigrette 185

Pork tenderloin agrodolce with squash rings 189

Sizzling beef bulgogi tacos 191

Miso maple ribs with roasted scallions 195

Bacony baked pintos with the works 197


Two thick, chewy oatmeal raisin chocolate chip mega-cookies 204

Strawberry cloud cookies 206

Double coconut meltaways 209

Olive oil shortbread with rosemary and chocolate chunks 210

Pretzel linzers with salted caramel 213

Bakery-style butter cookies 215

Tarts and pies

Wintry apple bake with double ginger crumble 221

Julie's punked strawberry tart 223

Chocolate pecan slab pie 226

Caramelized plum tartlets 230

Apricot pistachio squares 233

Bake sale winning-est gooey oat bars 235


Marble bundt cake 241

The smeteneh küchen / sour cream coffee cake 243

Banana bread roll 247

Marizan petit four cake 249

Chocolate peanut butter icebox cake 252

The party cake builder 257

Puddings, frozen things, etc

Blackout brownie waffle sundae 270

Lemon meringue pie smash 273

Cheesecake semifreddo with gingersnaps and cranberries 275

Danish rice pudding with cherry black pepper sauce 279

Peach melba popsicles 281

Toasted marshmallow milkshake 284

Cannoli zeppole 287

Apps, Snacks, and Party Food

Kale-dusted pecorino popcorn 291

Herb and garlic baked camembert 293

Chopped liver on rye, roumanian steakhouse style 297

Mom's bread bowl with spinach liptauer and pickled red onions 299

Crushed olives with almonds, celery, and parmesan 303

Garden gin and tonic with cucumber, lime, and mint 305

Pomegranate and orange peel fizz 306

Acknowledgments 309

Measurements 311

A guide for special menus 313

Index 317

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