New York Times BestsellerForget the rules. Just cook!Great food doesn't have to be over-the-top, fussy, or time-intensive to be absolutely amazing. In his debut cookbook, Nick DiGiovanni gives you the tools to become fearless in the kitchen-and to create unapologetically delicious meals.Building on a foundation of staple recipes such as basic pasta dough and homemade butter, Nick shares a mouth-watering selection of his favorite recipes including Custard Yogurt Toast, Grilled Peach Burrata Salad, Smoked Bacon Carbonara, and his signature Master Chef Chocolate Crack Pie.Of course, making staples from scratch is great, but Nick shows you how to make the most of a store-bought rotisserie chicken, too.If you've never done more than boil water for pasta, this book is for you. If you can confidently whip up a multi-course meal, this book is for you. With his signature charm and humor, Nick shares advice, tips, and tricks for cooks of any level. Unsure how to pronounce "gnocchi"? There's a QR code for that. So grab your chef's knife, and get cooking!