Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner... Life!: Recipes and Adventures from My Home Kitchen by Missy Robbins and Carrie King

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    • Categories: Salads; Breakfast / brunch; Winter; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: Meyer lemons; ruby grapefruits; blood oranges; tangerines; navel oranges; pistachio nuts; mint sprigs
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  • Hazelnut yogurt, dried figs, cocoa
    • Categories: Breakfast / brunch; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: Greek yogurt; toasted hazelnuts; hazelnut oil; honey; dried figs; cocoa powder
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    • Categories: Breakfast / brunch; Summer; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: coriander seeds; honey; Greek yogurt; stone fruits of your choice
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    • Categories: Breakfast / brunch; Italian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: quick-cooking oats; raspberries; saba
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    • Categories: Egg dishes; Breakfast / brunch
    • Ingredients: eggs; crème fraîche; smoked sablefish; caviar
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    • Categories: Egg dishes; Sauces, general; Breakfast / brunch; Italian
    • Ingredients: kasha; sundried tomatoes; sun-dried peppers; garlic; oranges; Calabrian chilli oil; eggs; soppressata sausages
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    • Categories: Egg dishes; Breakfast / brunch; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: eggs; chilli flakes; rosemary sprigs; pecorino Romano cheese; canned tomatoes; garlic; tomato paste; fennel seeds; Calabrian chile paste; oregano
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    • Categories: Egg dishes; Breakfast / brunch; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: zucchini; eggs; provolone cheese; sharp provolone cheese
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    • Categories: Side dish; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: acorn squash; garlic; curry powder; chilli flakes; thyme sprigs
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    • Categories: Salads; Side dish; Middle Eastern; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: whole wheat couscous; parsley; lemons; spring onions
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    • Categories: Grills & BBQ; Side dish; Summer; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: garlic; chilli flakes; lemons; parsley; Romano beans; basil; mint sprigs
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    • Categories: Salads; Side dish; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: seedless cucumbers; shallots; lemons; goat milk yogurt; mint sprigs
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    • Categories: Side dish; Cooking for a crowd; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: leeks; buffalo butter; corn on the cob; mascarpone cheese; basil
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    • Categories: Salads; Side dish; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: cherry tomatoes; lemons; oregano; black peppercorns
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    • Categories: Side dish; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: fennel; chilli flakes; fennel seeds; oranges; rosemary sprigs; Parmigiano Reggiano cheese; aged balsamic vinegar; fennel pollen; black peppercorns
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    • Categories: Side dish; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: pumpkins; rosemary sprigs; toasted pine nuts; Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
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    • Categories: Stews & one-pot meals; Side dish; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: Tuscan kale; chilli flakes; canned tomatoes; canned cannellini beans; Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
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    • Categories: Side dish; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: summer squash; chilli flakes; fennel seeds; garlic; thyme sprigs; marjoram sprigs; lemons; breadcrumbs; pecorino Romano cheese
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Side dish; Cooking ahead; North African; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: Fresno red chillies; olive oil; coriander seeds; cumin seeds; caraway seeds; garlic; sweet paprika; smoked paprika; hot paprika; tomato paste; asparagus; Greek yogurt
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    • Categories: Side dish; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: cauliflower; canned tomatoes; smoked paprika; hot paprika; preserved lemons; canned chickpeas
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    • Categories: Side dish; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: heirloom tomatoes; fennel seeds; coriander seeds
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    • Categories: Salads; Side dish; Appetizers / starters
    • Ingredients: carrots; lemons; Aleppo pepper; marinated white anchovies; feta cheese; parsley
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    • Categories: Grills & BBQ; Appetizers / starters; Side dish
    • Ingredients: avocados; celery leaves; lemons; bottarga; pistachio nuts; chilli flakes
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    • Categories: Side dish; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: potatoes; lemons; garlic; thyme sprigs; rosemary sprigs; serrano chillies; mint sprigs; feta cheese
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    • Categories: Side dish; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: farro; ramps; fava beans; peas; parsley; lemons; Parmigiano Reggiano cheese; pecorino Romano cheese
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  • Tuscan kale stew

    • julesamomof2 on March 09, 2019

      Almost passed by this little recipe, but I'm glad it caught my eye as it was full of flavor. Interesting use of just the juice of a can of tomatoes, but kind of annoying since now I need to find something to do with the tomatoes.

  • Hazelnut yogurt, dried figs, cocoa

    • metacritic on April 19, 2021

      Absolutely delicious, quick, and feeds a crowd. A terrific and warming medley of dried figs, cocoa, orange zest, honey and hazelnut. Like eating breakfast in a really good business hotel (sounds wrong but trust me, it's an apt description.

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  • Food52

    ...Missy Robbins took a year off from the restaurant game, and the result is this cookbook...also includes healthy fare and some Thai and Vietnamese-inspired recipes...

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  • ISBN 10 0847859975
  • ISBN 13 9780847859979
  • Published Sep 19 2017
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 224
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Rizzoli

Publishers Text

In her first cookbook, the acclaimed chef shares her favorite cook-at-home recipes, inspired by her year off from professional cooking.

Missy Robbins had been on an upward trajectory through the ranks of chefdom, racking up accolades in Chicago at Spiaggia and in New York as the executive chef of A Voce Madison and A Voce Columbus, both of which earned Michelin stars under her leadership. But success in the grueling world of restaurant cooking took a toll, in sacrifices of time, health, and relationships. So in 2013 Robbins hung up the title of executive chef to explore life outside of the restaurant.

This book is a result of that year off: A collection of recipes that Robbins created in her tiny West Village kitchen while she rediscovered life outside of the restaurant world. These dishes, organized around essays narrating her year off, will help readers fall in love with cooking again, as Robbins did. In addition to pasta and the Italian-inspired dishes that Robbins is known for, there are her childhood favorites, such as chicken soup with ricotta dumplings, and breakfast, vegetable, and salad recipes, resulting from Robbins’s commitment to healthier eating habits; there is also a chapter of Asian recipes, inspired by a long-wished-for trip to Vietnam and Thailand. Intimate, engaging, and filled with Robbins’s signature thoughtful, ingredient-driven cooking, this cookbook gives readers the secrets to delicious and varied home cooking within a poignant story of self-discovery.


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