The Complete Milk Street TV Show Cookbook (2017-2019): Every Recipe from Every Episode of the Popular TV Show by Christopher Kimball

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    • Categories: Egg dishes; Breakfast / brunch; Cooking ahead; Persian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: parsley; cilantro; dill; scallions; ground cardamom; ground cinnamon; ground cumin; eggs
    • Categories: Egg dishes; Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: grapeseed oil; yellow onions; fresh ginger; garam masala; turmeric; ground cayenne pepper; canned tomatoes; canned coconut milk; limes; eggs; cilantro
    • Categories: Stews & one-pot meals; Egg dishes; Main course; Spanish
    • Ingredients: eggs; Spanish chorizo sausages; bread; red onions; garlic; sweet paprika; lacinato kale
    • Categories: Egg dishes; Quick / easy; Stir-fries; Main course; Chinese; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: tomatoes; rice vinegar; white pepper; tomato ketchup; fresh ginger; dried red pepper flakes; toasted sesame oil; soy sauce; eggs
    • Categories: Pancakes, waffles & crêpes; Quick / easy; Suppers; Side dish; Korean; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: all-purpose flour; potato starch; dried red pepper flakes; eggs; scallions; carrots; soy sauce; rice vinegar; toasted sesame oil; grapeseed oil
    • Categories: Pancakes, waffles & crêpes; Quick / easy; Side dish; Suppers; Korean; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: all-purpose flour; potato starch; dried red pepper flakes; eggs; soy sauce; rice vinegar; toasted sesame oil; grapeseed oil; kimchi
    • Categories: Pancakes, waffles & crêpes; Quick / easy; Main course; Suppers; Korean
    • Ingredients: all-purpose flour; potato starch; dried red pepper flakes; eggs; scallions; soy sauce; rice vinegar; toasted sesame oil; grapeseed oil; shrimp
    • Categories: Egg dishes; Breakfast / brunch; Main course; Turkish; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: red poblano chillies; Aleppo pepper; scallions; white pepper; tomatoes; capers; eggs; feta cheese; dill
    • Categories: Soups; Japanese; Vegetarian; Vegan
    • Ingredients: carrots; dried wakame; soft tofu; shiitake mushrooms; napa cabbage; white miso; fresh ginger; soy sauce; toasted sesame oil; baby spinach; scallions
    • Categories: Soups; Turkish; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: yellow onions; tomato paste; sweet paprika; ground cumin; red lentils; long grain rice; Aleppo pepper; lemons
    • Categories: Egg dishes; Soups; Spice / herb blends & rubs; Tunisian; Low salt
    • Ingredients: dried chickpeas; yellow onions; garlic; tomato paste; ground cumin; dried New Mexico chiles; grapeseed oil; caraway seeds; cumin seeds; roasted red peppers; sun-dried tomatoes in oil; white balsamic vinegar; ground cayenne pepper; chicken stock; crusty white bread; eggs; capers; green olives; parsley; cilantro; lemons
    • Categories: Quick / easy; Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Korean
    • Ingredients: dried shiitake mushrooms; scallions; toasted sesame oil; soy sauce; kimchi; kimchi liquid; gochujang; baby back pork ribs; firm tofu
    • Categories: Soups; Singaporean
    • Ingredients: shallots; garlic; Thai red curry paste; lemon grass; fresh ginger; turmeric; cilantro; grapeseed oil; jumbo shrimp; chicken thighs; firm tofu; fish sauce; chile garlic sauce; rice stick noodles; canned coconut milk; white pepper; limes
    • Categories: Soups; Japanese
    • Ingredients: pork tenderloin; soy sauce; firm tofu; dried shiitake mushrooms; carrots; daikon radishes; scallions; sake; white miso; kombu
    • Categories: Soups; Taiwanese
    • Ingredients: grapeseed oil; garlic; fresh ginger; scallions; whole star anise; Sichuan peppercorns; toban jiang; tomato paste; soy sauce; sake; beef shanks; baby bok choy; wheat noodles
    • Categories: Soups; Georgian
    • Ingredients: cilantro; dill; garlic; chicken legs; yellow onions; black peppercorns; coriander seeds; cinnamon sticks; bay leaves; carrots; dry vermouth; egg yolks; lemons
    • Categories: Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Indian; Vegetarian; Vegan
    • Ingredients: yellow onions; coconut oil; garlic; fresh ginger; mustard seeds; turmeric; ground coriander; ground fennel; dried red pepper flakes; canned coconut milk; split red lentils; baby spinach; limes
    • Categories: Soups; Cooking ahead; Mexican
    • Ingredients: white onions; cilantro; dried ancho chiles; coriander seeds; ground coriander; cumin seeds; ground cumin; garlic; chicken legs; poblano chiles; jalapeño chiles; tomatillos; grapeseed oil; dried oregano; hominy
    • Categories: Soups; Vietnamese; Low salt
    • Ingredients: ground pork; scallions; egg whites; fish sauce; fresh ginger; white pepper; grapeseed oil; yellow onions; garlic; watercress; limes; chicken broth
    • Categories: Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Senegalese; Vegetarian; Vegan
    • Ingredients: unrefined coconut oil; yellow onions; garlic; Fresno chiles; canned black-eyed peas; bay leaves; sweet potatoes; tomatoes; parsley; lemons
    • Categories: Quick / easy; Soups; Spanish
    • Ingredients: scallions; garlic; sweet paprika; smoked paprika; sourdough bread; chicken bouillon; egg yolks; sherry vinegar
    • Categories: Dressings & marinades; Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Senegalese
    • Ingredients: peanut oil; limes; habanero chiles; chicken bouillon; chicken breasts; yellow onions; chives
    • Categories: Rice dishes; Soups; Egg dishes; Thai; Low salt
    • Ingredients: ground pork; fish sauce; chile garlic sauce; white pepper; lard; shallots; garlic; lemon grass; fresh ginger; chicken broth; cooked jasmine rice; cilantro; limes; fried shallots; eggs

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  • Chicken tagine with apricots, butternut squash and spinach

    • Jane on June 08, 2020

      I loved this and will definitely be making again. I usually have all these ingredients on hand though in these days of quarantine cooking I had to sub preserved lemon for the olives and I didn't have cilantro for on top. Still very good!

    • Lsblackburn1 on February 01, 2021

      Served this over couscous for a very tasty meal. I totally forgot to add the spinach and didn’t miss it at all. The only thing I might try differently next time would be to roast the squash before adding it- boiled squash is much less delicious than roasted IMHO.

    • BlueThyme on March 19, 2023

      Delicious. Made excellent left overs.

  • Peruvian pesto (Tallarines verdes)

    • Cheri on August 19, 2022

      The proportions are off in this one. Way too much pesto, mine was quite thick. I liked the flavor. Added sauted cherry peppers, zucchini, broccoli and yellow squash which helped add interest. Not sure I would repeat, maybe. Big dose of veggies.

  • Singapore chicken satay

    • chawkins on August 22, 2020

      Very good. The cooking time was perfect. I subbed lemon juice for the rice vinegar. I used a ceramic ginger grater to grate both the ginger and the garlic, my sauce was smooth, not chunky as shown. Served with coconut-ginger rice

  • Coconut-ginger rice

    • chawkins on August 22, 2020

      Perfect liquid to rice ratio. I don’t have coconut oil, so just use olive oil. The lemongrass and ginger and even the coconut taste were all subtle.

  • Stir-fried chicken with snap peas and basil

    • clkandel on May 21, 2022

      Simple, fast, and tasty!

  • Pistachio-cardamom cake

    • clkandel on January 14, 2024

      Wonderful flavor profile. Next time, I'd cook this at 350 instead of 325, just check the time to make sure not to overbake. The cake was not done baking at the 325 temp.

  • Chinese chili-and-scallion noodles

    • sarahawker on September 24, 2020

      This was a big hit. Followed a bloggers idea to add cabbage and carrots, shred cabbage (used bok choy) and place in bottom of colander. Drain hot pasta over top of vegetables and then mix with sauce per recipe. HUGE hit in my home. Did add fried egg and made this a full meal.

  • Miso-shiitake soup with napa cabbage

    • tarae1204 on January 29, 2021

      I made this tonight with every ingredient except wakame and I found it lacked depth of flavor. Might have been better using stock to replace wakame.

  • Singapore shrimp and chicken noodle soup (Laksa)

    • meginyeg on March 04, 2021

      Super tasty. Only changes I made was using cooked pieces of chicken leftover from a roast chicken amd adding asparagus just because I had some to use up.

  • Pico de gallo

    • kbrooks on February 18, 2023

      For those of us with an aversion to cilantro, flat leaf Italian parsley is a good substitute.

  • Soba noodles with asparagus, miso butter and egg

    • bwhip on June 04, 2021

      Simple, tasty, easy to toss together. A nice midweek dinner during asparagus season.

    • Lsblackburn1 on August 11, 2020

      I was in the mood for soba and found this recipe. Not mind-blowing, but tasty enough. A nice simple summer dinner.

  • Caramelized pork with orange and sage

    • bwhip on October 29, 2020

      Delicious dish, with a great mix of sweet and spicy, and a lovely crunch from the topping. Instructions were very clear, and prep was simple. We’ll have this one again.

  • Taiwanese beef noodle soup

    • gloriole on September 08, 2021

      I was skeptical about this recipe but it turned out real good. So simple to make but yielded big flavors and perfect results.

    • Lsblackburn1 on October 02, 2022

      This was very delicious and comforting after a bout of illness! I used short ribs and made the broth early in the day. There was a lot of fat, but cooled it in the fridge and skimmed it off the top. I think I’d use more water next time at the start because most of mine cooked off so I added more to dilute the very concentrated broth at the end.

  • Spanish spice-crusted pork tenderloin bites (Pinchos Morunos)

    • gloriole on September 08, 2021

      So easy and delicious. I made this for the week's lunch and it held up really well. Remained moist and tender even with a short marination time of 1 hr as prescribed. I was a little nervous about not salting them or marinating or brining them overnight and nervous that it was going to overcook and be tough, but none of that was a problem! Fabulous as always with Milk Street.

    • Running_with_Wools on December 05, 2020

      I've made this two times now for my family, and it's very easy, and really delicious. Packed with flavor but not spicy -so my younger children can enjoy it too.

  • Turkish red lentil soup

    • Lsblackburn1 on August 30, 2023

      This was very easy to make and really delicious and comforting to eat. The mint on top added a lot of interesting flavor, not sure about the oil… not so much for us.

  • Sumac-spiced chicken (Musakhan)

    • Lsblackburn1 on March 10, 2021

      Easy to make and very tasty. Served on flatbread (that I didn’t do anything to) with feta cheese. This would be a great recipe for a dinner party once we can have those again (soon!)

  • Pork and chorizo with piquillo peppers (Carcamusa)

    • Lsblackburn1 on January 30, 2021

      Loved the bold flavors in this. I wasn’t sure how we should eat it, but I went with toasted bread and that was a great choice for scooping up the sauce.

  • Lentil salad with Gorgonzola

    • Lsblackburn1 on March 11, 2023

      Loved the sharp flavors and interesting textures in this.

  • French apple cake

    • Lsblackburn1 on November 12, 2023

      I’ve been making various apple cakes in order to use our apple tree apples. I thought this one was less interesting than other recipes, but my husband preferred it because it was very moist.

  • Sweet-and-spicy ginger green beans

    • JulieCruz on September 30, 2022

      Very good, use thick green beans, the thinner ones can’t stand up to the cooking and get soft.

  • Chicken teriyaki rice bowls (Teriyaki donburi)

    • Bluewhisper39 on March 28, 2021

      This is a tasty recipe. I add a side of stir fried vegetables to make a complete meal.

  • Spicy red lentil stew with coconut milk and spinach

    • dc151 on December 10, 2021

      We made this tonight. Simple, straightforward and very tasty. Surprisingly filling!

  • Chocolate-orange tart

    • MissKoo on July 01, 2020

      Another winner. The crust is great, and what the recipe says is true. This truly is a crust that does not shrink when blind-baked. Almond flour adds nice flavor, easy to make in food processor, and can be made and frozen up to two weeks in advance. Chocolate-orange combo in filling is classic; just a hint of cinnamon and ricotta is not too heavy. Still, a rich dessert, so good one for sharing with several people. Would definitely make again.

  • Lebanese-style tabbouleh

    • skvalentine on March 29, 2022

      Delicious! I used a bit less allspice than called for, because I don't tend to like that flavor, but it isn't really noticeable in the finished dish. Will definitely be making again! Perfect dish to bring to a potluck.

  • Mexican chicken soup with tomatillos and hominy

    • Running_with_Wools on November 16, 2020

      I bought this cookbook after watching the T.V. show where the Milk Street gang cooked it. And I've now made the soup five times (partner asks for it every time we make stock). It is really layered with deep flavor, and absolutely delicious.

  • Brown butter-cardamom banana bread

    • Running_with_Wools on November 15, 2020

      Absolutely delicious recipe. You make brown butter, and mix the cardamom into it along with all the liquids, then fold into the dry ingredients. It took 5 minutes to make. I made it gluten-free, and it turned out beautiful. I made a couple of high-altitude adjustments, and it did not cave in. The house smells amazing and everyone loved it. I used Shauna Server's little sugar trick on top to create the crispy sugar tiles.

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  • ISBN 10 0316455075
  • ISBN 13 9780316455077
  • Published Oct 22 2018
  • Format eBook
  • Page Count 435
  • Language English
  • Edition Revised
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Little, Brown and Company

Publishers Text

Cooking doesn't have to be a chore: get ready for fresh and familiar flavors and elevate your cooking with all 225+ easy, healthy recipes from the hit TV show.

Featuring every recipe from every episode of the show, this cookbook is the perfect kitchen companion for every occasion and the ultimate guide to high-quality and low-effort cuisine.

Packed with creative, comforting flavors and prepared with simple and smart techniques, these recipes are instant classics. You'll get to enjoy dozens of delectable dishes, such as: Thai Fried Rice, Cacio e Pepe, Charred Brussels Sprouts, Harissa Roasted Potatoes, Cape Malay Chicken Curry, and even Central Mexican Guacamole and Israeli Hummus -- classics with a twist!

Organized by type of dish -- from salads, soups, grains, and vegetable sides to simple dinners and 21st-century desserts -- this cookbook will deliver big flavors fast and change the way you cook forever.

Welcome to the new home cooking. Welcome to Milk Street.

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