The long-awaited new book from the bestselling and beloved author of The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook—a collection of essential recipes for meals you'll want to prepare again and again.Deb Perelman is the author of two bestselling cookbooks, the OG of the culinary blogosphere, the homegrown brand with more than a million Instagram followers, the self-taught cook who obsessively tests her recipes until they're perfect. Here, in her third book, Perelman presents 100 new recipes (plus a few old favorites from her site) that aim to make shopping easier, preparation more practical and enjoyable and food more reliably delicious for the home cook. What's a keeper? It's a brilliantly fuss-free lemon poppy seed cake. It's Perelman's favorite roasted winter squash. It's an epic quiche. It's a slow-roasted chicken on a bed of unapologetically schmaltzy croutons. It's the only apple crisp she will personally ever make. It's perfect spaghetti and meatballs. These are the fail-safe, satisfying recipes you'll rely on for years to come - from Perelman's forever files to yours.