Based on FOOD & WINE's popular monthly column, Market Math starts with 50 everyday ingredients and transforms them into 200 fast, fresh, and delicious weeknight meals.This user-friendly guide is alphabetically organized by ingredient, each accompanied by four to six recipes that showcase its versatility and flavor. These are dishes you'll want to add to your weeknight repertoire: quick, crowd-pleasing dinners that make the most of farmer's markets and local foods stores.Discover new ways to use fresh produce, hearty grains, meat, seafood, and dairy. Transform broccoli into a creamy soup or pair it with kale for a refreshing salad. Canned tuna becomes a lemony dip or the basis for banh mi sandwiches. Standards like pasta, peppers, rice, and spinach get a makeover with inspired flavor combinations and genius techniques. The recipe collection features contributions from FOOD & WINE's favorite culinary stars, including Mario Batali, Giada De Laurentiis, and Bobby Flay. Each recipe has been tested and perfected by FOOD & WINE experts, ensuring success whether you're a novice or seasoned home cook.Brimming with inspiration and illustrated with lush color photos, Market Math is a kitchen shelf essential for every home cook.