By Melissa Clark
Melissa Clark’s new book sparkles with enthusiasm. Clark, who has dozens of books to her credit and writes a popular column in The New York Times dining section, offers 150 approachable recipes that are so exactly what you want to eat right now, you’ll grow hungrier with each turn of the page. The only thing that might stop you from dashing straight to the kitchen to whip up some Pesto Scrambled Eggs with Fresh Ricotta or Fudgy Bourbon Balls is the joy of reading the stories that preface each recipe. Sprinkled with tips from culinary luminaries and sage advice from the great cooks in Clark’s own family, these captivating tales offer dreamy glimpses into a food-centric life that almost any cook would love to live.