The angle: Look at your dinner. Now look at this cookbook. Now look at your dinner. Now make something bolder.
Recipes for right now: Crisp Baby Artichokes, Fennel, and Lemon Rounds; Braised Beef Shanks with Tomato, Anchovy, and Capers; Ginger-Rubbed Pork Chops; Chicken Pot Pie Under Filo Crust; Panko-Crusted Mahimahi with Mango Chutney; Cauliflower and Nettle Gratin; Cabin Fever Pasta with Jerky
Who would enjoy this book? Steak 'n' potato types, cooks who need some new ways to spiff up a weeknight dinner, anyone who grew up in New England or the Midwest (this book hit me right in the comfort zone)