New York Times bestselling author Julia Turshen's latest cookbook is a healthier take on satisfying comfort food, Simply Julia is filled with dishes that Turshen loves to serve to those she loves. Chosen as one of the best cookbooks of 2021, it's is a delicious and visually enticing ode to the warmth of the kitchen and those inside it.
Readers will find 110 foolproof recipes for more nutritious takes on the simple, comforting meals Julia cooks most often. There are practical chapters such as weeknight go-tos, make-ahead mains, vegan one-pot meals, chicken recipes and easy baked goods. Think dishes like Stewed Chicken with Sour Cream + Chive Dumplings, Hasselback Carrots with Smoked Paprika, and Lemon Ricotta Cupcakes— flavorful yet unfussy food.
In addition to her tried-and-true recipes, readers will find Julia’s signature elements: her “Seven Lists” (Seven Things I Learned From Being a Private Chef that Make Home Cooking Easier; Seven Ways to Use Leftover Buttermilk; Seven Ways to Use Leftover Egg Whites or Egg Yolks), menu suggestions, and helpful adaptations for dietary needs, along with personal essays and photos.