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Milk Street: Cook What You Have Cookbook
$23.95
Make a Meal out of Almost Anything!

225 Practical Recipes

The recipes cover two dozen standard pantry ingredients.

Short, Easy To Follow Recipes

All the recipes have 10 ingredients or less; many have as few as 6.

Dinner in Minutes!

These are quick recipes designed for weeknight cooking—many take 30 minutes or less.

Tested and Vetted

All the recipes have been thoroughly tested and are guaranteed to work.

Organized by Pantry Staple

Easy to find. Easy to follow.

Master the Basics

Learn 10 new ways to cook a can of beans or make a meal from your crisper drawer.

this cookbook will provide the inspiration for a great meal

this cookbook will provide the inspiration for a great meal

What You Already Have Can Become Countless Extraordinary Meals

16 canned bean recipes! 6 lentil recipes! 10 ways to make potatoes! Turn sausage into 12 amazing dinners!
this cookbook will provide the inspiration for a great meal

Never Need to Call for Take-Out Again

Flip through the book to find an inspiring recipe for whatever’s left in your pantry and refrigerator.
this cookbook will provide the inspiration for a great meal

Think You’re Too Busy To Cook? Think Again.

Many of the book’s recipes take 30 minutes or under to make, while the rest are under one hour.
this cookbook will provide the inspiration for a great meal

Don’t Worry! Frozen Vegetables Have a Place in Our Kitchen Too

We came up with 12 ways to jazz up dinner even if you’re pulling veggies from the freezer.
this cookbook will provide the inspiration for a great meal

Covers the Pantry Items You Already Have at Home

We did the research to find out the most common pantry staples—and stuck to that list!
this cookbook will provide the inspiration for a great meal

Can-Do Tomatoes—They Are the Pantry Powerhouse

And become Double-Tomato Soup with Cilantro, Lime and Fried Garlic; or Cream-Free Tomato Bisque; or Chilaquiles Rojos; or One-Pot Pasta All-Arrabbiata
this cookbook will provide the inspiration for a great meal

Globally Inspired Recipes with Big, Bold Flavor

From Mexico to Morocco, Spain to Singapore, these recipes draw from cuisines all around the word
this cookbook will provide the inspiration for a great meal

Cook Efficiently and Economically. Save Money!

Knowing how to cook economical pantry ingredients will save you money. This book pays for itself!
this cookbook will provide the inspiration for a great meal

Transform Ordinary Ingredients into Extraordinary Suppers

Even leftover bread can become Spanish Garlic and Bread Soup; or Oven-Baked Eggs in a Hole with Toasted Parmesan; or Greens and Beans with Pecorino Crostini
this cookbook will provide the inspiration for a great meal

Keep It Simple!

Most every recipe includes 8 ingredients or less, and suggests substitutions for ingredients you may not have.

Testimonials

From Epicurious:

From Epicurious:

"The Milk Street team has worked with pretty much every ingredient imaginable, so you can trust that the 225 recipes in this book do use ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen, ready to be transformed into bold dishes from around the world."

From Eat Your Books:

From Eat Your Books:

"Focusing on two dozen key kitchen ingredients such as couscous, tomato paste, canned beans, lentils, breadcrumbs or yogurt, the 225 featured recipes will demonstrate the endless possibilities that can be fashioned from just the ingredients you already have at home."

From Library Journal:

From Library Journal:

"Excellent for adventurous cooks, Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street: “Cook What You Have” encourages cooks to shop their own pantries and choose their own culinary adventure."

From Booklist:

From Booklist:

"There is perhaps no better time for a cookbook like this than our current era ... Milk Street comes to the rescue, viewing simple pantry and freezer staples in new ways. But this is not subsistence, minimal-ingredient cooking; rather this book leads cooks to think about how to build a dish."

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