"I came for the recipes and stayed for the funny, personal writing. How could you not love a book with recipes like 'Fuck It, Let's Just Get Stoned Nachos' and 'All My Friends Are Married Mud Pie'? Surely there is not one among you who has not felt both sentiments. You could buy this book and enjoy it without ever taking out your oven mitts." --Mindy Kaling, from the foreword Decades ago, every young woman left home knowing how to cook, but now, well, not so much. And while they're happy times have changed, authors Gabi Moskowitz and Miranda Berman want to save millennials from the perils of takeout and take back the kitchen with their new book, HOT MESS KITCHEN. These ladies aren't serving caviar and champagne; they're making Quarter-Life Crisis Queso. They're not giving you a plan for the perfect dinner party, but suggesting How to Throw a Fabulous Dinner Party Without Having an Anxiety Attack. And they're going to be there each step of the way with easy, delicious recipes and personal stories that make it feel like they're right there in your kitchen with you, showing you which knife to use and wiping the mascara from your face as you cry from onion chopping. They're going to be your friends. Your kitchen friends, your HOT MESS KITCHEN friends. Your best friends? No, no, this isn't like a Her type of scenario. Have real friends. Read this book and all their stories, and let Gabi and Miranda show you how cooking has helped, or how it could have helped them, in their messiest moments
About the Author
Gabi Moskowitz is the editor in chief of the nationally acclaimed budget cooking blog Broke-Ass Gourmet and the author of four cookbooks. Gabi is also the coproducer of Young & Hungry, a Freeform comedy, now in its fifth season, inspired by her life and writing. She starred in a web series in conjunction with the show, called Young & Foodie. When she is not blogging, writing books, or making television, Gabi contributes to the Washington Post, The Guardian, and Lenny Letter. She lives in San Francisco with her husband, Evan. Miranda Berman is a TV writer who has spent the majority of her career working on The Mindy Project. She also hosts a podcast aptly titled "High School with Miranda Berman," on which she interviews guests about their high school experiences. She's originally from New York City, but currently lives and eats in Los Angeles.