About Max and Eli Sussman

Max and Eli Sussman

Brothers Max and Eli Sussman are the authors of Freshman in the Kitchen and, most recently, This Is a Cookbook. Max is the chef de cuisine at Roberta's in Brooklyn, NY, which received two stars from the New York Times during his tenure. He was also named one of the "30 Under 30: Food and Wine Stars to Watch" by ForbesEli is a line cook at Brooklyn's Mile End Deli, which has been featured on “Best Of” lists in GQ and the Village Voice. He's also the marketing director for Taste of the Nation NYC and has written for LAist and Williams-Sonoma.

Grilled Flank Steak Recipe

If you can master this über basic recipe, you can grill a steak waaaaay better than any of your friends. Promise.

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Deep-Fried Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches Recipe

Oh yes we did! We battered and deep-fried a childhood classic and then pronounced it perfect. We think you will, too.

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Fried Egg Sandwich Recipe

Bread. Cheese. Egg. Hot sauce. Five bucks says you’ve got the makings for this easy and oozy sandwich waiting in your kitchen.

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Monte Cristo Sandwich Recipe

Calling this crazy indulgent Monte Cristo a leftover ham sandwich is like saying Julia Child could cook pretty decent.

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Chorizo Breakfast Tacos

It’s sooooo easy to wake up or come home from work, fry some eggs, and plop them on a tortilla. Sooooo ridiculously easy.

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