Inside Graham Elliot’s MasterChef-Inspired First Cookbook

July 30, 2015

‘Cooking Like a Master Chef: 100 Recipes to Make the Everyday Extraordinary’ hits shelves this fall.

Here now is a look inside the very first cookbook from longtime Chicago chef and MasterChef judge Graham Elliot. Cooking Like a Master Chef is squarely focused on home cooking, the kind he judges and mentors on the show. As exclusively revealed by Eater earlier this spring, fellow MasterChef judge Gordon Ramsay has written the foreword. Organized by season, these mostly beginner-level recipes include shortrib stroganoff, cheddar cheese risotto, and desserts like banana splits, lemon blueberry bars, and summer peach cake.

It’s no surprise that for his first…