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Dinner Illustrated

About the Book


This innovative cookbook from America’s most trusted test kitchen is your new answer to the question, “what’s for dinner?” Dinner Illustrated takes a modern approach to weeknight meals, with a revolutionary layout that makes it easy to open to any page and jump right into cooking one of our simple, globally inspired dinners. Each recipe is a fully illustrated road map to producing a satisfying, fresh meal in an hour or less. No advance prep required; just gather the ingredients, pick up your knife, and follow the step-by-step photos until dinner is ready. Along the way you’ll pick up a helpful technique or two and learn about new flavors to expand your culinary imagination. You’ll also become a faster cook, since we show you exactly when to prep each ingredient during the cooking process for maximum efficiency.

Baked Eggs with Tomatoes, Feta, Croutons, and Spinach Salad
Portobello Burgers with Smoky Red Potatoes
  • Cook smarter with our friendly recipes; they’re just as easy to use as your favorite meal kits but without all the wasteful packaging.
  • Get more variety into your meal planning. The 175 complete meals in this book offer an appealing mix of flavors and cuisines.
  • Side dishes are built right into the recipes, so no more meal planning required. And the instructions tell you what to do when so everything is ready as quickly as possible—and all at the same time.
  • Each recipe is broken down into 6 beautifully photographed steps, plus a photo of the finished meal, so you can see exactly what you’re in for before you start cooking.
  • Every recipe is written from the cook’s perspective. No jargon or figuring out what to do next. There’s less wasted downtime, less chance of skipping an ingredient, and less fuss between you and dinner.
  • Nutritional information is included for every meal, so you can choose the recipes that best fit your diet. We also list all the gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan recipes.

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On Sale April 17, 2018 
ISBN: 978-1-945256-30-1
$32.99, 408 pages, paperback, four-color throughout