Thug Kitchen

Thug Kitchen

Eat Like You Give A F*ck : the Official Cookbook

eBook - 2014
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Thug Kitchen started their wildly popular web site to inspire people to eat some Goddamn vegetables and adopt a healthier lifestyle. Beloved by Gwyneth Paltrow ("This might be my favorite thing ever") and named Saveur's Best New Food blog of 2013 -- with half a million Facebook fans and counting -- Thug Kitchen wants to show everyone how to take charge of their plates and cook up some real fucking food. Yeah, plenty of blogs and cookbooks preach about how to eat more kale, why ginger fights inflammation, and how to cook with microgreens and nettles. But they are dull or pretentious as hell -- and most people can't afford the hype. Thug Kitchen lives in the real world. In their first cookbook, they're throwing down more than 100 recipes for their best-loved meals, snacks, and sides for beginning cooks to home chefs. (Roasted Beer and Lime Cauliflower Tacos? Pumpkin Chili? Grilled Peach Salsa? Believe that shit.) Plus they're going to arm you with all the info and techniques you need to shop on a budget and go and kick a bunch of ass on your own.This book is an invitation to everyone who wants to do better to elevate their kitchen game. No more ketchup and pizza counting as vegetables. No more drive-thru lines. No more avoiding the produce corner of the supermarket. Shit is about to get real.
Publisher: [New York?] :, Distributed to the trade by Macmillan
Emmaus, Pennsylvania :, Rodale,, [2014]
ISBN: 9781623363598
1623363594
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxvii, 212 pages) : color illustrations.
Additional Contributors: Thug Kitchen LLC.
Contents: What the fuck is this?
Carpe fucking diem: Breakfast
Short order shit: Salads, sammies, and mini meals
Big-ass cup of cozy: s=Soups and stews
The munchies: Salsas, sips, and the snack life
The main event: Burritos, bowls, and other bomb-ass meals
Sweet talk: Baked goods and motherfucking dessert.
Summary: Thug Kitchen started their wildly popular web site to inspire people to eat some Goddamn vegetables and adopt a healthier lifestyle. Beloved by Gwyneth Paltrow ("This might be my favorite thing ever") and named Saveur's Best New Food blog of 2013 -- with half a million Facebook fans and counting -- Thug Kitchen wants to show everyone how to take charge of their plates and cook up some real fucking food. Yeah, plenty of blogs and cookbooks preach about how to eat more kale, why ginger fights inflammation, and how to cook with microgreens and nettles. But they are dull or pretentious as hell -- and most people can't afford the hype. Thug Kitchen lives in the real world. In their first cookbook, they're throwing down more than 100 recipes for their best-loved meals, snacks, and sides for beginning cooks to home chefs. (Roasted Beer and Lime Cauliflower Tacos? Pumpkin Chili? Grilled Peach Salsa? Believe that shit.) Plus they're going to arm you with all the info and techniques you need to shop on a budget and go and kick a bunch of ass on your own.This book is an invitation to everyone who wants to do better to elevate their kitchen game. No more ketchup and pizza counting as vegetables. No more drive-thru lines. No more avoiding the produce corner of the supermarket. Shit is about to get real.

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badgirls
Apr 06, 2018

O.k. there is swearing but how many of you have sworn in the kitchen especially when something goes terribly wrong??
Anyway lotsa great recipes and finally a vegan brunch dish that everyone loves-Lentil Gravy with Biscuits. The gravy is a keeper-make up a big batch, freeze some and serve on veggies, potatoes, meatloaf etc. etc.
This cookbook puts the fun back in cooking-enjoy!
Update-Apr 21. After making these comments became aware that there is controversy regrading this cookbook. The white authors have been accused of appropriation in regards to urban African American culture and language. This never occurred to me-live in Canada in a small community on the Fraser River and the only exposure to urban Black culture has been occasionally through the media.
Anyway-if interested look up Thug Kitchen appropriation-there is lots of info.
For me, the recipes and cookbook seem very different now.

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Gaucho_Mike
Apr 02, 2018

I love the Thug Kitchen series.Yes the swearing can get too much but all the food I have made has been fantastically yummy

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librarylady303
Oct 10, 2017

One of the funniest and profane cookbooks I have ever read. Haven't been disappointed by a recipe yet!

ArapahoeHannah Sep 25, 2017

This was the funniest read and the best way to learn to cook!

JCLAshleyF May 31, 2017

This cookbook does included a fair amount of swearing in it, but as another commenter mentioned, that is part of the schtick. This cookbook is all about making healthy cooking accessible to anyone and everyone. The recipes are tasty, straightforward, uncomplicated, full of vegetables.

This book is a great choice for anyone who is a bit uneasy in the kitchen to those who are perfectly comfortable.

racing14 Aug 22, 2016

Yes there is a lot of unnecessary language in the book, but that is their "thing".
The book stemmed from a website.
The recipes are wonderful, all vegetarian and easy to follow, simple ingredients and best of all tasty. I really liked the "Basics" and "Dropping Knowledge" intros to some of the chapters. I borrowed this book and immediately put it on my must list!

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TerriT
Jun 13, 2016

There are some pretty good recipes in here but the use of profanity grew tiresome and distracting. I didn't finish browsing, which for me and recipes, is rare. Be yourself but understand that if you want to sell your ideas and your work, know your audience is diminished because of a communication style not appreciated by some.

ChelseaJM Apr 16, 2016

The swearing doesn't do much for me, but several of the recipes (two of the salsas, baked tofu, and dry cooked tofu) have become staples in our house. And I like the pictures and font. :)

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vc899099
Mar 12, 2016

I just checked out couple of recipes in this cookbook, and got so distracted by the swear words that I gave up reading it.

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Earbobgirl
Sep 28, 2015

thugkitchen.com

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Jun 13, 2016

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