NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLER • It’s not entertaining. It’s having people over. The social media star,New York Timescolumnist, and author ofDining Inhelps you nail dinner with unfussy food, unstuffy vibes, and the permission to be imperfect.
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“Nothing Fancydelivers what those of hoping to up our dinner party game are looking for: It’s utterly current and distinctlydoable.”—Eater An unexpected weeknight meal with a neighbor or a weekend dinner party with fifteen of your closest friends—either way and everywhere in between, having people over is supposed to be fun, not stressful. This abundant collection of all-new recipes—heavy on the easy-to-execute vegetables and versatile grains, paying lots of close attention to crunchy, salty snacks, and with love for all the meats—is for gatherings big and small, any day of the week. Alison Roman will give you the food your people want (think DIY martini bar, platters of tomatoes, pots of coconut-braised chicken and chickpeas, pans of lemony turmeric tea cake) plus the tips, sass, and confidence to pull it all off. With Nothing Fancy, any night of the week is worth celebrating.