Quartz's global lifestyle correspondent Jenni Avins's ideal weeknight involves quality couch time, some good, old fashioned Netflix, and a big salad from Nigella Lawson's At My Table. And thanks to Alon Shaya's eponymous book, she's also become a weekend dinner-party host—the kind who plans menus, makes detailed shopping lists, and saves mementos of the evening's dishes and guests.
During Jenni's busy week, both books succeed in answering the question: "What are we going to eat?"
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