More than 100 simple, healthy recipes to feed everyone in your family—from the picky eater to the voracious omnivore—by veteran cookbook author Amanda Haas.
Effortless Dishes for a Busy Life
by Amanda Haas
Cameron Books/Abrams, October 2023
In HOMEMADE SIMPLE, veteran cookbook author Amanda Haas shares her joyful cooking manifesto: eat well, connect with loved ones, and integrate healthy, stress-free family meals into your busy life. With more than 100 recipes that maximize flavor in minimal time, Haas provides pantry must-haves, meal-planning ideas, prep and cook times, and tips for transforming recipes into gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, and dairy-free dishes. Including a foreword by acclaimed cookbook author and television star Ayesha Curry, there is also an entire chapter devoted to staple recipes, like Change-Your-Life Chicken Stock and Chimichurri, inspiring flexible meals using whatever is on hand. Haas offers delectable recipes for breakfast, snacks, sides, mains, and desserts—such as Veggie Scramble with Goat Cheese, Buffalo Cauliflower Hot Wings, Chicken-Coconut Red Curry Soup, Sheet-Pan Halibut with Pesto and Spring Vegetables, and Pear-Blueberry Crisp—proving that making homemade meals doesn’t have to be hard, take a lot of time, or cost a lot of money to be simply delicious.
Amanda Haas is a cook, author, and entrepreneur. Formerly the director of culinary for Williams-Sonoma, she has filmed more than 300 cooking videos for Williams-Sonoma and written three cookbooks, including the wildly popular The Anti-Inflammation Cookbook. Haas can be found in one of a few places: in her kitchen, grilling outside, attempting to keep up with her sons’ sports schedules, or visiting one of her favorite restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area. Kathleen Sheffer is a San Francisco–based photographer. She has worked with brands such as Veuve Clicquot, Marie Claire, Eventbrite, and her photos have been published in the Guardian, Wine Enthusiast, and Forbes, among others. Ayesha Curry is a New York Times–bestselling cookbook author and television host. She has been featured in Food & Wine, Time, InStyle, Cooking Light, the Wall Street Journal, and many other publications. She lives with her husband, two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, and her two daughters in Atherton, California.