The Modern Proper Cookbook Review

The Modern Proper Cookbook Review

Title: The Modern Proper: Simple Dinners for Every Day
Author: Holly Erickson, Natalie Mortimer
Published: April 5, 2022, S&S/Simon Element
No. of Pages: 304
Cover Price: $32.00 Hardcover, $16.99 Kindle

The well-known Modern Proper duo, Holly Erickson and Natalie Mortimer, recently released an excellent cookbook, The Modern Proper: Simple Dinners for Every Day which showcases their fun menus and easy dinners that everyone will want to prepare for their families. This cookbook has dozens of great recipes that will entice almost everyone, especially since most of the recipes are easy-to-follow and put together.

The recipes are written in the traditional manner, and anyone can follow them – beginning cooks up to advanced cooks. There are no desserts, but plenty of the important chapters: Eggs, Meatless, Chicken, Pork and Beef, Seafood, Meatballs, Soup, and Things for Dipping, Spreading, and Dressing.

There are beautiful photographs of almost all of the recipes, making it difficult to decide which recipe to prepare next. The recipes utilize some of the trendy ingredients such as quinoa, chickpeas, etc., to make them fit with modern tastes and nutritional leanings.

All told, this is an excellent cookbook, and contains recipes that most families will enjoy. The recipes will appeal to both children and adults, and kids will probably go through the book and choose dishes they want to eat. This cookbook is a nice addition to any good cookbook collection.

Special thanks to NetGalley for supplying a review copy of this book.

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