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Mad Genius Tips

Over 90 Expert Hacks and 100 Delicious Recipes

Justin Chapple, The Editors of Food & Wine


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The star of Food & Wine's Mad Genius video series shares his best kitchen tool hacks for creating easy, fun, and delicious recipes.

Did you know you can use a muffin tin to poach a dozen eggs at once? Or transform a Bundt pan into a rotisserie? Or truss a chicken with dental floss? Discover unexpected new uses for everyday tools, clever time-saving tips, and fantastic recipes in a cookbook that's as useful as it is entertaining.

Each of the 20 chapters is dedicated to a different tool, including resealable baggies, wine bottles and plastic takeout-container lids. With step-by-step "how-to" photography, Justin explains hacks for over 100 delicious dishes. An index organizes recipes by food category so readers can easily search for breakfasts, appetizers, entrees, and more.

Oxmoor House, 9780848748425, 256pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2016

About the Author

Justin Chapple is a Senior Test Kitchen Editor at FOOD & WINE and host of their award-winning video series, Mad Genius Tips. He's a graduate of the French Culinary Institute in New York City. Justin appears regularly on NBC's Today Show andhas appeared on The Meredith Vieira Show, FOX 5's Good Day NY and VH1's Big Morning Buzz Live, among others. Follow Justin on Instagram and Twitter: @justinchapple