The Meatball Shop Cookbook

The Meatball Shop Cookbook


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The Meatball Shop Cookbook by Daniel Holzman, Michael Chernow, Lauren Deen

The Meatball Shop has quickly grown into a New York City dining destination. Food lovers from around the city and beyond are heading down to Manhattan’s Lower East Side for a taste of this breakout comfort food phenomenon. In this fun and satisfying cookbook, chef Daniel Holzman and general manager Michael “Meatball Mike” Chernow open up their vault of secrets and share nearly 100 recipes—from such tried-and-true favorites as traditional Bolognese Meatballs and Mediterranean Lamb Balls to more adventurous creations like their spicy Mini-Buffalo Chicken Balls and Jambalaya Balls.

Accompanying the more than twenty meatball variations are recipes for close to a dozen delectable sauces, offering endless options to mix and match: from Spicy Meat to Parmesan Cream to Mango Raisin Chutney. And what would a meatball meal be without succulent sides and simple salads to round out the menu: Creamy Polenta, Honey Roasted Carrots, and Marinated Grilled Eggplant, just to name a few. You’ll also find helpful tips on everything from choosing the best cuts of meat to creating the perfect breadcrumbs to building the ultimate hero sandwich.

There may not be a Meatball Shop near you—yet—but there’s a meatball for everyone (and lots more) in this crowd-pleasing cookbook that will have them lining up outside your kitchen.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780440423164
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/01/2011
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 315,055
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Daniel Holzman is executive chef at The Meatball Shop. He is an alum of Le Bernardin, San Francisco’s Fifth Floor, and Aqua, among other highly acclaimed restaurants. He attended the Culinary Institute of America, where he received a full scholarship from The James Beard Foundation.

Michael Chernow runs the front-of-house operations and the beverage program at The Meatball Shop. He has worked extensively in restaurants in New York and Los Angeles. He is a graduate of the French Culinary Institute, where he earned degrees in culinary arts and restaurant management. He and Holzman met as teenagers when they worked together as delivery boys at the New York vegan restaurant Candle Cafe. Needless to say, the vegan thing didn’t really stick.

Lauren Deen is the author of the New York Times bestselling Cook Yourself Thin series and Kitchen Playdates. She is an Emmy and James Beard award–winning television producer and director. She is currently executive producer of food(ography) on the Cooking Channel.

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The Meatball Shop Cookbook 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
mslsbry More than 1 year ago
Saw these guys on Good Morning America, decided to buy the book..EXCELLENT! Love the easy yet diverse receipes, for not only meatballs but for sauces..chicken meatballs are my new favorite!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent recipes, easy to follow..glad I bought this book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My husband LOVES meatballs and I haven't made them in years 'cause "they aren't like his mother's!" Well, neither are these! What variety! Delicious, easy and freezable too. Thank you for putting life and adventure back into my cooking.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
my husband and i love to go to the meatball shop. We have been to two of the four locations. Can't wait to start making some of our faves
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AmazingIneptitude More than 1 year ago
NOT FOR NOOK HD (no PagePerfect, i.e. graphically enhanced, books are).   They don't tell you this when you purchase a NOOK HD - which is the updated version of the Nook Color. The newest reader gets fewer compatible books, and none with enhanced graphics!  Nice.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I saw these authors on a talk show and decided I wanted their book. Wanted to check out the NOOK format before I decided to buy it on my NOOK or as a regular book. But if you are looking to see what the recipe format on NOOK is...forget it. The sample is 25 pages long and just an introduction telling why and how the authors started their meatball business. I am going to buy the book on NOOK anyway and will review it after I take a look.