Food & Drink

Got $20? Got 20 Minutes?

Seared Salmon with Orange-Rosemary Lentils. Merguez Burgers with Cucumber Dressing. Sage-Rubbed Pork Chops with Grilled Peaches + Onion. If these don’t sound like the typically bland hallmarks of the budget-cooking genre, it’s because they’re not. In Twenty-Dollar, Twenty-Minute Meals, food writer and recipe tester Caroline Wright introduces a new, more sophisticated way to cook on a budget.

Bourbon-Brined Chicken

“Bright, fresh, and appealing!”—Dorie Greenspan

“Helps you put dinners on the table that feel like important triumphs.”—Amanda Hesser, cofounder of

To learn more about Caroline and find other recipes for twenty-dollar, twenty-minute meals, check out Caroline’s blog, The Wright Recipes, and her column on Food52.

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