By Mark Bittman | Clarkson Potter
Wondering what to make for dinner? Before you rustle up a thing, treat yourself to this new cookbook by celebrated food writer and author Mark Bittman. The former New York Times columnist, who has won both Julia Childs and James Beard awards for his food writing, is acclaimed for his straightforward style and flexible approach to cooking. In Dinner for Everyone, he serves up 100 main dishes, with easy, vegan, and more elaborate variations to suit the occasion, the circumstance and the comfort level of the cook. These 300 recipes, paired with full-color photographs, provide an appealing mix of culinary options you can tap, from weeknight possibilities such as soup or one-pot pastas to plant-based fare including cauliflower tinga tacos or pomegranate-glazed eggplant, plus dishes that are ideal for company. Based on efficient cooking techniques, fresh ingredients and basic equipment, this how-to guide is one you’ll want to keep on the kitchen counter.