Hot Sheet – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US giveaway to win one of three copies of Hot Sheet: Sweet and Savory Sheet Pan Recipes for Every Day and Celebrations by Olga Massov and Sanaë Lemoine.

Hot Sheet: Sweet and Savory Sheet Pan Recipes for Every Day and Celebrations by Olga Massov and Sanaë Lemoine teaches us how to transform everyday meals into extraordinary ones, with more than 100 recipes harnessing the power of your sheet pan, including breakfasts, starters, dinners, and desserts.

While the sheet pan dinner concept isn’t a new one, this book shares the types of recipes that my whole family would enjoy. The Japanese oven burgers with cabbage salad and the Homemade Shake ‘n Bake shared here are only two. A few others I have marked to try Focaccia with olive oil and soy sauce dip, Phyllo-wrapped feta with tahini-honey, Ginger lemongrass meatballs, and Potato and ricotta galette – and these are only a small fraction of the dishes here that I hope will hit my dinner table soon.

There is one online recipe to try now Japanese oven burgers with cabbage salad (Hambāgu) and the publisher is sharing the Homemade Shake ‘n Bake recipe below for our Members to try now. I was confused at first about the photo for this recipe – but then I remembered that the sticky bits clinging to the pan were the best part right? We use to have Shake ‘n Bake a bunch while growing up and now I cannot wait to try this version.

Homemade Shake ‘n Bake
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SERVES 6 TO 8

  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided, plus more for the pan and drizzling
  • 2 large sweet potatoes (1 3/4 lb/795 g total), peeled and cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons kosher salt, plus more as needed
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more as needed
  • 1/4 cup (60 g) Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons plain whole-milk or low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced or finely grated
  • 1 1/2 cups (150 g) panko bread crumbs
  • 3 pounds (1.4 kg) bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs (about 8 large)

I moved to the United States around age eleven and was soon after introduced to the temple of Shake ’n Bake. It might not be highbrow, but there’s a reason it, like boxed cake mix, is still around. For the eleven- year-old me, throwing chicken drumsticks (cheapest chicken parts in the supermarket) into a bag of the flavorful spice mix was nothing short of magic. And the results were extremely tasty.

I didn’t set out to re-create the boxed mix at home. It happened by accident when one night, feeling lazy, I stirred together a generous heap of Dijon mustard, Greek yogurt, olive oil, garlic, thyme, salt, and pepper. I slathered the resulting slurry on chicken thighs, pressed them into panko, and threw the whole thing in the oven. The meal was so good, my husband and I finished the whole thing in one sitting and since then, this sheet pan dinner became a weeknight go-to.

To make this a complete meal, I like to roast sweet potatoes alongside the chicken and serve both with peppery baby arugula.

Position two racks in the middle and lower third of the oven and pre-heat to 425°F (220°C). Set out two half-sheet pans. Lightly grease one with oil and lightly sprinkle it with salt.

In a large bowl, toss the sweet potatoes with 1 tablespoon of the oil and a generous pinch each of salt and pepper. Toss until the sweet potatoes are thoroughly coated in the oil and seasonings. Transfer the potatoes to the greased sheet pan and spread them out in a single layer, allowing for the pieces to have a little space around each one.

In the same large bowl, whisk together the mustard, yogurt, the re- maining 2 tablespoons oil, the thyme, garlic, salt, and pepper until combined. Place the panko in a wide, shallow bowl.

Pat the chicken dry and add to the bowl with the mustard mixture. When dredging and coating chicken parts, it’s good to have a mixing- dredging hand and a transfer hand. Mix with one hand (keep the other hand clean) or a large spoon until all the chicken pieces are well coated. Working with one piece at a time, dip each thigh, skin side down, into the panko, pressing on them to adhere. Using your clean hand, transfer to the other sheet pan, skin side up, and repeat with the remaining chicken. Drizzle the chicken with a little oil and transfer to the middle rack in the oven.

Roast on the middle rack for about 10 minutes, then add the pan of sweet potatoes to the lower rack and continue roasting for another 25 to 30 minutes, or until the chicken juices run clear, the coating is golden brown, and the sweet potato pieces are browned and can be easily pierced with a paring knife.

Serve right away (recommended to eat with the arugula salad recipe from the book).

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83 Comments

  • rlmolnar  on  April 11, 2024

    The giant buttermilk cornmeal pancake sounds really good right now.

  • Laluzdelaluna  on  April 11, 2024

    Homemade Shake ‘n Bake

  • rkosully  on  April 11, 2024

    I would first like to make the Ginger-lemongrass meatballs.

  • stahl_amy  on  April 11, 2024

    Focaccia. I have yet to master it.

  • matag  on  April 11, 2024

    Roasted dates with blue cheese and hot honey

  • Babycarrot  on  April 11, 2024

    Roasted strawberries with yogurt and sumac

  • hangryviking  on  April 11, 2024

    Hot maple-coconut shrimp with mango and broccoli

  • demomcook  on  April 12, 2024

    Summer plum tarts with cardamom sugar

  • Maefleur  on  April 12, 2024

    Chicken faux-gine with olives,dates, and preserved lemons!

  • htomren  on  April 12, 2024

    Chicken with clementines, dates, and capers

  • dadekian  on  April 12, 2024

    Cacio e pepe shortbread

  • ravensfan  on  April 12, 2024

    Sweet coconut bread pudding with lime

  • Skorpyoh  on  April 12, 2024

    Potato and ricotta galette

  • mswager  on  April 12, 2024

    Roasted strawberries with yogurt and sumac!

  • mcrimmins  on  April 12, 2024

    Puff Pastry Danishes

  • BMeyer  on  April 12, 2024

    ginger lemongrass meatballs

  • MollyDT  on  April 12, 2024

    Chicken with clementines, dates, and capers!

  • dataentrytard  on  April 12, 2024

    I would prepare the sweet coconut bread pudding with lime first.

  • riley  on  April 13, 2024

    Sausages with fennel, peaches and spinach

  • Marnewein  on  April 13, 2024

    Better than Chex!

  • LeMinou  on  April 13, 2024

    Puff pastries danishes

  • judyz  on  April 13, 2024

    Salmon with baby bok choy and soy-ginger sauce

  • hillsboroks  on  April 13, 2024

    Sweet coconut pudding with lime

  • teamkies  on  April 14, 2024

    Sweet coconut bread pudding with lime

  • cookbookhabit  on  April 15, 2024

    puff pastry Danish!

  • sarahawker  on  April 15, 2024

    Chaat masala “nachos”

  • itssteph  on  April 16, 2024

    Arrabbiata and white bean cheesy ravioli

  • skvalentine  on  April 17, 2024

    I’ve had my eye on this cookbook! I think I would try one of the granola recipes, or the scallion and cheddar tart first.

  • Magspags  on  April 19, 2024

    The ginger lemongrass meatballs sound Amazing!

  • ankabodnariuc  on  April 19, 2024

    They all say that I am a great home cook.
    This book would help me with family dinners and upgrade my cooking.

  • lesliec  on  April 19, 2024

    Lemony cod with pommes Anna

  • shipwrecks  on  April 19, 2024

    the pecan-ginger granola bars sound good

  • JMRoseen  on  April 19, 2024

    Several interesting fish recipes. This is the easiest way to cook fish/

  • thefritschkitchen  on  April 19, 2024

    Ginger-lemongrass meatballs!!

  • MidwesternerTT  on  April 19, 2024

    I made the Homemade Shake & Bake chicken sheet pan meal tonight. Great tasting and the house smelled wonderful as it baked. Plus I got extra time to read while dinner took care of itself in the oven. Win-win.

    I’m not entering the drawing for the cookbook — shelves are full. But maybe if I spring clean over the weekend….

  • t.t  on  April 19, 2024

    Spiced yogurt chicken with chickpeas and eggplant

  • banba1  on  April 19, 2024

    Roasted strawberries with yogurt and sumac sounds amazing!

  • virjeania  on  April 20, 2024

    Sheet pan “fried” rice

  • Starry_Joce  on  April 20, 2024

    I would like to try the Roasted duck with salted maple butter recipe first.

  • LaurenE  on  April 20, 2024

    Roasted dates with blue cheese and hot honey

  • debbiehb  on  April 20, 2024

    Better than Chex” party cereal snack mix

  • JenjiD  on  April 21, 2024

    “Better than Chex” party cereal snack mix

  • fluffies  on  April 21, 2024

    japanese oven burgers

  • dbielick  on  April 22, 2024

    Crispy chicken paillards with cucumber salad

  • Ljhfike  on  April 23, 2024

    Puff pastry Danishes

  • Kate2348  on  April 23, 2024

    Chicken with Clemetines sounds so good!

  • minbody  on  April 25, 2024

    Sweet coconut bread pudding with lime

  • jbaugher  on  April 25, 2024

    Chicken with clementines, dates, and capers

  • Curlymirta  on  April 25, 2024

    All-the-herbs frittata

  • roxlet  on  April 25, 2024

    Puff pastry danish

  • ChicagoJen  on  April 25, 2024

    Chicken legs with carrots, potatoes, and apricots

  • sarahteertzah  on  April 25, 2024

    Stewy chickpeas and tomatoes in coconut curry

  • hibeez  on  April 26, 2024

    Branzino with asparagus and scallions.

  • hibeez  on  April 26, 2024

    again, Branzino with asparagus and scallions.

  • Ryanejaco  on  April 26, 2024

    Birdseed granola

  • artthecat  on  April 27, 2024

    Slab “bee sting” pizza

  • GreenhouseCheryl  on  April 28, 2024

    Oven ratatouille with eggs

  • betsyradelow  on  April 30, 2024

    Homemade Shake ‘n Bake

  • Zitakd  on  May 2, 2024

    Homemade Shake n Bake

  • cellenly  on  May 2, 2024

    fish over cabbage with sambal ole

  • jenlhawes  on  May 2, 2024

    Dying to try the Oven paella with chicken, chorizo, and shrimp

  • Laura1  on  May 5, 2024

    puff pastry danishes

  • inflytur  on  May 5, 2024

    Homemade Shake and Bake. I was raised on it.

  • elysedc  on  May 5, 2024

    omg Oven ratatouille with eggs but also every single recipe??? i LOVE this

  • clairew137  on  May 6, 2024

    The giant buttermilk cornmeal pancake

  • schesshire  on  May 8, 2024

    roasted duck with maple butter

  • tarae1204  on  May 8, 2024

    Oven fish tacos with avocado, radishes, and cumin-lime crema

  • Dannausc  on  May 10, 2024

    Crispy ramen with cabbage and potatoes

  • RuthGo  on  May 10, 2024

    The merguez meatball pitas with herby yogurt sound absolutely delicious!

  • oduong930  on  May 11, 2024

    Ginger-lemongrass meatballs

  • RSW  on  May 14, 2024

    Pecan-ginger granola bars

  • theBlackbird  on  May 14, 2024

    Spiced yogurt chicken with chickpeas and eggplant

  • laurenodell  on  May 20, 2024

    Better than chex

  • rebekahgrmela  on  May 23, 2024

    Homemade Shake ‘n Bake

  • Karla123  on  May 23, 2024

    Cauliflower steaks with parsley-shallot sauce!

  • kellymolly  on  May 24, 2024

    Love this way!

  • ktrum7  on  May 25, 2024

    Cacio e pepe shortbread

  • CatsintheKitchen  on  May 25, 2024

    Giant buttermilk-cornmeal pancake with blueberries

  • Leonard5854  on  May 26, 2024

    Pecan-ginger granola bars

  • mpdeb98  on  May 26, 2024

    Giant buttermilk-cornmeal pancake with blueberries

  • lookitstracey  on  May 26, 2024

    Olga’s birdseed granola

  • klrclark  on  May 27, 2024

    Focaccia is always a go to

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