Cooking for Good Times is the ultimate guide to a stress-free gathering. In this gorgeous cookbook, renowned Chicago chef Paul Kahan shares his repertoire of rustic, easy-to-make dishes that are great for any get-together. Each chapter is devoted to a basic action — “Roast Some Roots,” “Make Some Grains,” “Cook a Steak, Any Steak” — which can be mixed and matched to create a super-delicious, shareable meal. Kahan expands on each of these core recipes with six to eight customizations, allowing you to experiment with seasonal ingredients and flavors and make a favorite dish feel fresh. Each recipe is captured in beautiful photography and is accompanied by beer and wine recommendations that take the fuss out of finding the perfect pairing. You’ll also find helpful tips for prepping food ahead of time or getting the guests in on the finishing touches. A must-have for any host, it’s guaranteed to make any dinner party more relaxing, fun and tasty.
•7.75"W x 1"D x 11.25"H
•by Paul Kahan with Perry Hendrix and Rachel Holtzman
•photography by Peden + Munk