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The notion that roasting meats, vegetables and seafood takes hours of cooking time, and can only be done on weekends and special occasions, is debunked in this collection of incredible oven-roasted meals that take 30 minutes or less. Jernej and Maja Zver, founder of the blog Jernej Kitchen, have created a series of dishes that capture all the flavors and tenderness of traditional long-and-slow roasting, but are done in just 30 minutes--thanks to hacks like batch cooking, incorporating some pan-frying into recipes and using smaller cuts of meat that roast faster--so readers can enjoy refined cuisine and flavors without spending tons of time in the kitchen.
These recipes are easy to prepare and require minimal cleanup, making roasts and roasted dishes accessible to readers on hectic weeknights or when they're pressed for time. By roasting ingredients, instead of baking or pan-searing them, audiences will be able to enjoy elevated meals with inspired tasting notes, adding some much-needed variety to their dinner tables. Foodies and home cooks alike will love the complex flavors these recipes yield, and constantly come back to them for new ideas. Try out hearty meat dishes like Red Curry Glazed Pork Chops with Cabbage, Duck Breast with Plums, Oven Roasted Steak with Ginger and Sesame, as well as lighter fish and veggie recipes such as Roasted Mussels with Fennel and Wine and Roasted Cherry Tomato Soup. These recipes will give readers over 100 delicious dinners to make, with 100 full-color photographs.
100 Incredible Roasts in Half the Time
Maja and Jernej Zver, founders of the award-winning blog Jernej Kitchen, show you how to make delicious roasts in just 30 minutes or less. These 100 incredible dishes are all prepped, roasted to perfection and ready to serve in half the time. With Maja and Jernej's use of clever culinary hacks that seriously streamline the cooking process, you'll yield all the tender results of a traditional roast without the wait.
These recipes cover everything from classic beef and pork to venison, lamb, veggies and seafood. Make the juicy Oven-Roasted T-Bone Steak with Herb Butter in 15 minutes by searing it in a cast-iron skillet and finishing it off under the broiler. Think you can't roast a whole chicken in 30 minutes? Think again With Crispy Roasted Chicken Halves, you simply trim out the breastbone, roast each half and are done in no time. In addition to being quick and easy, each recipe is brimming with delicious, innovative flavors, such as Duck Breast with Plum Chutney, Roasted Chicken Thighs with Grapes and Polenta, Miso-Apricot-Glazed Pork Chops with Bean Salad and so much more. With this collection of mouthwatering roasts, you'll save time and energy in the kitchen without ever sacrificing flavor.