Recipes from Brooklyn Rustic

Brooklyn Rustic Cookbook

Bryan Calvert is a culinary pioneer who helped make Brooklyn the new center of American food. Now, in more than 125 surefire, imaginative recipes that combine rural comforts with urban sophistication, he brings the best of the borough to your table. Setting these recipes alongside beautiful essays in the tradition of Alice Water and David Tanis, Calvert shares an original and meaningful way to cook.

Calvert’s food builds on staples that are available nationwide and adds flair with ingredients you’ll discover in your market. Brooklyn Rustic shows how the simplest change in approach can make an ordinary meal unforgettable.

A cook demonstrating how to grill asparagus with several rafts of asparagus spears connected with wooden skewers.

How to Grill Asparagus

Never again curse as your pricey spears of asparagus fall between the grill rack into oblivion. All you need is this simple trick.