Michael Symon's 5 in 5: 5 Fresh Ingredients + 5 Minutes = 120 Fantastic Dinners
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Michael Symon's 5 in 5: 5 Fresh Ingredients + 5 Minutes = 120 Fantastic Dinners


Cohost of The Chew and Food Network Iron Chef Michael Symon shares 120 superfast easy recipes for busy cooks--perfect for weeknights.

With his boisterous laugh and Midwestern charm, Michael Symon has become one of the most beloved cooking personalities on television. For ABC's The Chew, he developed a brilliant, simple formula to help home cooks pull together fresh, from-scratch meals on weeknights: a maximum of five fresh ingredients that cook in five minutes. This cookbook ties into the segment, featuring dazzlingly quick, satisfying dinners that the whole family will love.
     Michael first teaches readers how to set up their pantries with essentials that make whipping up dinner easy. Then he shares 120 recipes for pastas, skillet dinners, egg dishes, grilled mains, kebabs, foil packets, and sandwiches illustrated in 75 photographs. This is streamlined cooking for busy families and firmly solves the "what's for dinner?" conundrum for home cooks everywhere.

Title:Michael Symon's 5 in 5: 5 Fresh Ingredients + 5 Minutes = 120 Fantastic Dinners
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:224 pages

    Michael Symon's 5 in 5: 5 Fresh Ingredients + 5 Minutes = 120 Fantastic Dinners Reviews

  • Chris
    Feb 16, 2015

    I enjoyed the relaxed writing style. The recipes look tasty and simple, although he doesn't count food prep (such as chopping veggies or boiling pasta water) in the 5 minute cooking time. So I'm not e...

  • Curren
    Apr 21, 2015

    Great for beginners and mid level cooks. Probably nothing earth shattering for experienced cooks.I liked that he spelled out the staple pantry ingredients you need for a majority of his recipes. Howev...

  • Chris Cook
    Dec 26, 2013

    I read through this Christmas present in a day, and I'm looking forward to trying some of the recipes. I'm absolutely sure these will all take more time to make than just five minutes--after all, even...

  • Amy
    Dec 06, 2014

    This book was life changing. We cook at home now more than ever and have probably prepared over half of the recipes in the book at this point. We have yet to find a recipe we didn't enjoy. Some of the...

  • Victoria
    Sep 19, 2013

    I'm hopeless. I hate to cook - even this cookbook with simple recipes is wasted on me. My 2-star rating is more a reflection on my culinary inspiration rather than the author's skills. I did get a cou...

  • Annie
    Sep 22, 2013

    I really make waay too many complicated meals as a result of watching more than my fair share of cooking shows, and it's really refreshing to see a cook book like this with great ingredients and quick...

  • Nicole
    Jan 04, 2014

    I don't typically add/review cookbooks, mostly because I've never read a whole one before! This is the perfect cookbook for me: someone who loves to cook and has some skills, but not much time. After ...

  • Ginny
    Sep 07, 2013

    This is fast becoming my favorite cookbook! The recipes are not complicated, use mostly kitchen and pantry staples, are quick to make and taste AMAZING! Run out and get this for wonderful weeknight di...

  • Tina
    May 16, 2015

    Excellent book for a beginner cook! Lots of easy and fast recipes - the majority of which I already make at home. I wish I had this right after I got married- I will keep it in mind as a good gift opt...

  • Michelle
    Sep 30, 2013

    This is one of the best cookbooks I have seen in a while. Everything is simple and quick. Add to that the food is actually good. Great book for all the so called soccer moms out there. ...