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Cooking for Good Times: Review

Cooking for Good Times* by Paul Kahan, copyright © 2019. Photographs copyright © 2019 Peden + Munk.  Published by Lorena Jones Books, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC.

We all dream about walking into our kitchen and just whipping up a meal. Low-stress cooking, no planning or fretting. It may be a dream, but Chicago's Chef Paul Kahan in his new book Cooking for Good Times Super Delicious, Super Simple attempts to give us exactly that.  By highlighting 12 cooking techniques throughout the book, he mixes and matches those skills so kitchen basics feel new again. With each core master recipe, Kahan gives you wine suggestions for pairing or beer styles to match the food, and along the way wraps in more than 125 full color photographs of the food and people enjoying the good times that inevitably come from gathering around a table of good food. This book really does give you effortless cooking. And in a world where pretense rules the day, it’s nice to be able to get away from that in your kitchen and just cook for the simple pleasure of super delicious food.

Recipes to cook from Cooking for Good Times* by Paul Kahan, copyright © 2019. Photographs copyright © 2019 Peden + Munk.  Published by Lorena Jones Books, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC.

Charred Market Peppers with Pickled Feta

Roasted and Marinated Roots with Smoky Yogurt, Crisp Lentils, and Dill Vinaigrette

Grains with Roasted Cauliflower, Black Olives and Oranges

*As an Amazon Associate we may earn a commission on sales initiated through our links. Product prices and availability are accurate as of the first date of publication on our site and are subject to change. Any price and availability information on Amazon.com at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase. Cookbooks are provided to Now That’s A Mouthful for promotional consideration.

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