In his new cookbook, Just Cook It!, Justin Chapple is here for you. Average you. You: cooking for a family or a significant other. You: a busy food lover. You: Person who revels in the joy of cooking. Simple, streamlined recipes loaded with flavor (and sometimes, whimsy) inspire, and Justin’s encouraging, engaging spirit is evident on every page.
Faith describes Museum Reserva—a perennial favorite of hers—as juicy and sporty (thanks to a joyous bing cherry note) yet, it has an elegance, too. It’s spectacular with food. Think: a cheese plate with Manchego, Jamón ibérico, olive oil, some good bread, or sipped on its own.
At $25, the Yardstick Ruth’s Reach Cabernet Sauvignon is a slightly higher price point than we normally feature on the show for a summer wine, but the price is actually affordable for wines coming out of California’s Napa Valley, and it makes a wonderful host gift.
Has he ever steered you wrong before? The latest in Mark Bittman’s Everything series, How to Grill Everything has expert tips for newbies and seasoned grillers alike. You’ll find recipes for every course, including dessert, and every protein and vegetable you can grill. We especially loved Mark’s soup-to-nuts approach to grilling the perfect steak.