If you think you don't have time to cook dinner tonight, think again! Inside, you'll find over 20 easy, delicious recipes that are ready in 20 minutes or less. And because they come from Betty Crocker, you can be sure they're good. So say goodbye to takeout pizza and frozen dinners—and say hello to tasty, healthy, home-cooked meals.
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The Third Thursday Community Potluck Cookbook: Recipes and Stories to Celebrate the Bounty of the Moment
Every Third Thursday... Life is Delicious
Grab a plate. Pull up a chair. Good company. Great food. No rules. It’s potluck.
When Nancy Vienneau started a casual potluck celebrating good food and goodwill, she had no idea it would be going strong five years later. The ever-changing group of diverse people who attend have one thing in common: a dedication to good food. As a result, every month, a non-scripted parade of seasonally inspired dishes appears—dishes that draw on ingredients from the participants’ own gardens, their neighbors yards, or the farmers’ market. These dishes celebrate their provenance and their history. Roasted tomato goat cheese tart with Tennessee Bradley tomatoes, Me-me’s chocolate cake inherited from a beloved grandmother’s recipe. Chicken baked with fresh plums from a neighbor’s tree. Acorn squash filled with Southern sorghum and pecans. Pimiento cheese made with local farmstead cheddar. Crowder pea salad flecked with Benton’s country ham.
Like a sourdough starter made from flour, yeast, and water, this simple get-together has grown into a lively, rich event full of interesting folks and food. Between these covers you’ll find glorious dishes, heartfelt stories, plus tips and ideas for starting your own community potluck. Did someone say it’s Thursday?
Favorite creations from the best-selling cookbooks by Karen Tack and Alan Richardson
Karen Tack and Alan Richardson launched a national cupcaking craze with their beautiful, imaginative, and witty creations that are so easy anyone can make them — no baking experience or equipment required. All you need are candies from the convenience store. This sampler shows you how to make hilarious cupcakes that look just like spaghetti and meatballs, brilliant sunflower cupcakes to surprise Mom or friends, cupcake bake sale pies for a potluck, adorable sheep from pound cake, and for your little girl, stunningly fashionable high heels with graham-cracker soles.
Cooking is an art. It is a talent to make something out of nothing. Although it seems like nothing really important, cooking takes a big part of our lives. The way we cook, the way we eat are factors that influence our health. Cooking, as a process consists of techniques and ingredients. They vary from country to country, reflecting the cultural, environmental and economic trends of each nation.
As times have changed and societies developed, the ways people cooked and the ingredients they used have changed. People became more knowledgeable about the ways of preparing the food, combining the ingredients, and learned about how people from the other sides of the world cooked. The development of technology made cooking easier, in the same time introducing new ways of preparing food.
In this book, the author gives an overview of the history of cooking, shows how people used to cook and eat and provides an insight of the development of food preparation in terms of techniques and ingredients used.
In this book you will read about:
· The Englishman in the food
· Royal feasts
· The diet of yeoman and the poor people
Apart from these topics, you will read about more topics and you will find four cookery books from early ages provided in this book.
Barbara Damrosch and Eliot Coleman are America’s foremost organic gardeners—and authorities. Barbara is the author of The Garden Primer, and Eliot wrote the bible for organic gardening, The New Organic Grower. Today they are the face of the locavore movement, working through their extraordinary Four Season Farm in Maine. And now they’ve written the book on how to grow what you eat, and cook what you grow.
The Four Season Farm Gardener’s Cookbook is two books in one. It’s a complete four-season cookbook with 120 recipes from Barbara, a master cook as well as master gardener, who shows how to maximize the fruits—and vegetables—of your labors, from Stuffed Squash Blossom Fritters to Red Thai Curry with Fall Vegetables to Hazelnut Torte with Summer Berries.
And it’s a step-by-step garden guide that works no matter how big or small your plot, with easy-to-follow instructions and plans for different gardens. It covers size of the garden, nourishing the soil, planning ahead, and the importance of rotating crops—yes, even in your backyard. And, at the core, individual instructions on the crops, from the hardy and healthful cabbage family to fourteen essential culinary herbs.
Eating doesn’t get any more local than your own backyard.
NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL & USA TODAY BESTSELLER
Recipes so easy, it’s dangerous.
With The Absolute Best Dump Cake Cookbook, you can bake an outrageously tasty dump cake with almost no effort. Just dump your ingredients in the pan and bake! Whether you’re craving big berries, chocolate delights, fall flavors, potluck favorites, or handy alternatives like healthy ingredients and gluten-free cake mixes, The Absolute Best Dump Cake Cookbook gives you everything you need to dump that cake! Last-minute party? No problem, there’s a quick and easy dump cake recipe for every occasion.
· 56 irresistible dump cake recipes, including Chocolate-Cherry Cola, Blueberry-Cream Cheese, and Blackberry-Merlot
· 8 homemade cake mix recipes, so you can bake from scratch
· Creative flourishes to make your dump cakes extra-special
· Healthy options like whole-grain and gluten-free substitutes
· 10 tips to make any dump cake a wild success
When Aaron Franklin and his wife, Stacy, opened up a small barbecue trailer on the side of an Austin, Texas, interstate in 2009, they had no idea what they’d gotten themselves into. Today, Franklin Barbecue has grown into the most popular, critically lauded, and obsessed-over barbecue joint in the country (if not the world)—and Franklin is the winner of every major barbecue award there is.
In this much-anticipated debut, Franklin and coauthor Jordan Mackay unlock the secrets behind truly great barbecue, and share years’ worth of hard-won knowledge. Franklin Barbecue is a definitive resource for the backyard pitmaster, with chapters dedicated to building or customizing your own smoker; finding and curing the right wood; creating and tending perfect fires; sourcing top-quality meat; and of course, cooking mind-blowing, ridiculously delicious barbecue, better than you ever thought possible.
From the Hardcover edition.
Coconut Oil for Beginners - Your Coconut Oil Miracle Guide: Health Cures, Beauty, Weight Loss, and Delicious Recipes
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For centuries, cultures around the world have used coconut oil for its many nutritional and health benefits. Now, coconut oil is finally gaining widespread recognition for its proven ability to help with weight loss and improve hair and skin health. Coconut Oil for Beginners will introduce you to using coconut oil as a miracle cure for the body, and as an amazing addition to your kitchen! This rich, flavorful oil is a healthy alternative to bad saturated fats, and can help you lose weight.
COCONUT OIL FOR BEGINNERS is a comprehensive how-to guide on using coconut oil in every area of your life, from your beauty routine to your cooking.
• Learn how to use coconut oil to boost immunity and fight the onset of diseases such as Alzheimer's and heart disease.
• Cook dozens of delicious recipes that replace bad saturated fats with this flavorful, nutritious alternative.
• Discover scientific research on the anti-aging and stress relief properties of coconut oil.
• Create glowing, soft hair and skin with easy DIY coconut oil beauty applications.
• Use coconut oil to lose weight, increase your metabolism, and improve your thyroid function.
Healthy food doesn't have to be boring and bland. Look to the Mediterranean for innovative, fresh, and nutritious ideas. In Against the Grain, award-winning cookbook author Diane Kochilas offers up a collection of satisfying, good-for-you recipes inspired by the exotic dishes of the Mediterranean.
Whether you're trying to lose weight or simply improve you're eating habits, sticking to a good carb diet is a great idea. The Mediterranean diet isn't all breads, grains, and pasta -- it includes plenty of fish, chicken, lamb, vegetables, and fruits. Against the Grain includes recipes for everything from light bites, such as tapas, soups, and salads, to hearty entrees and sides. The ingredient lists are supermarket-friendly and prep time is minimal, so busy home cooks can whip up healthy meals in minutes, every night of the week.
In addition to classics like Fresh Tomato Soup with Moroccan Spices, Chicken Cacciatore, and Pan-Seared Shrimp with Romesco Sauce, there are innovative, exotic new dishes like Grilled Skewered Lamb with Mint and Garlic Pesto, Pork Medallions Marinated with Olives and Orange, and Roasted Red Pepper and Feta Soufflé.
One of the basic principles of the Mediterranean lifestyle is that everything should be enjoyed in moderation. In Against the Grain, no foods are forbidden or totally off limits. Instead, you'll find formerly "sinful" ingredients like rich cheeses, potatoes, rice, fragrant nuts and oils, and wine incorporated into savory meals. Yes, the recipes are healthy and nutritious, but, more important, the dishes in Against the Grain are hearty, satisfying, and flavorful.
If you want to know how to build muscle and burn fat by eating healthy, delicious meals that are easy to cook and easy on your wallet, then you want to read this book.
Let me ask you a few questions:
Do you lack confidence in the kitchen and think that you just can't cook great food?
Are you not sure of how to prepare food that is not only delicious and healthy but also effective in helping you build muscle and lose fat?
Are you afraid that cooking nutritious, restaurant-quality meals is too time-consuming and expensive?
Do you think that eating healthy means having to force down the same boring, bland food every day?
If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, don't worry--you're not alone. And this book is the answer: With it, you can cook fast, healthy, and tasty meals every day (and on a reasonable budget) that will help you build muscle or lose weight, regardless of your current skills.
The Shredded Chef is more than just a bunch of recipes, though. In this book, you're going to learn how to eat right without having to obsess over every calorie. These 9 scientifically proven rules for eating are the foundation of every great physique, and they have nothing to do with following weird diets or depriving yourself of everything that tastes good.
And the recipes themselves? In this book you'll find 120 healthy, flavorful recipes specifically designed for athletes that want to build muscle or lose fat. Regardless of your fitness goals, this book has got you covered.
Here's a "sneak peek" of the recipes you'll find inside:
14 fast, delicious breakfast recipes like Zucchini Frittata, French Muscle Toast, Sweet Potato Protein Pancakes, Breakfast Pita Wrap, Baked Raisin Oatmeal, and more.
Whether you're trying to burn fat or build muscle, you'll find recipes that will help you get there.
18 mouthwatering chicken & turkey dishes like Mike's Mexican Meatloaf, Greek Pita Pizza, Pollo Fajitas, Pineapple Chicken, and more. Forget boring poultry dishes, even when cutting!
14 tasty beef recipes like Korean BBQ Beef, Mike's Muscle Burgers, Beef Stroganoff, Adobo Sirloin, and more. Enjoy beef like never before with these creative recipes. You'll even find low-calorie beef dishes perfect for losing weight!
10 savory fish and seafood recipes like Savory Soy and White Wine Halibut, Graham-Coated Tilapia, Salmon Burgers, Tuna Salad Stuffed Peppers, and more. Never again settle for flavorless, unappetizing fish and seafood--these recipes will have you singing praises for the sea!
7 hearty, healthy pasta recipes like Asparagus & Goat Cheese Pasta, Chicken Cacciatore, Beef Lasagna, Chicken Fettuccine with Mushrooms, and more. Each of the pasta dishes are high in protein, making them great muscle-building treats.
14 awesome side dishes like Wasabi Cranberry Quinoa Salad, Curry Potatoes and Cauliflower, Couscous Salad, Sweet Potato Chips, Brown Rice Pilaf, and more. You're going to love mixing and matching these side dishes with the entrees and discovering your favorite combinations!
5 delectable desserts like Key Lime Pie, Peach Cobbler, Protein Milkshake, and more. These sugar-free desserts will satisfy your sweet tooth without the calorie overload!
And more! (I haven't even mentioned the recipes for pork, salads, protein shakes, protein bars, and snacks...)
This book also includes dozens of beautiful, full color, professionally shot photographs of recipes being prepared, and the final meals themselves.
SPECIAL BONUS FOR READERS
With this book, you'll also get a free spreadsheet that lists every recipe in the book along with their calories, protein, carbs, and fats! Chances are you're going to want to use the recipes to plan out your daily meals, and this spreadsheet makes it a simple matter of copy and pasting!
Scroll up and click the "Buy" button now to forever escape the dreadful experience of "dieting" and learn how to cook nutritious, delicious meals that make building muscle and burning fat easy and enjoyable!
The latest recipe book from Joe Cross, star of the inspiring weight loss documentary Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead, contains 101 delicious juice recipes (with 101 pictures!) to optimize your health, help you slim down, and satisfy your taste buds. The recipes include everything from Joe’s signature Mean Green Juice to exciting new juices like the Green Honey, Mexi Cali and the Peach Chai.
Whether you're new to juicing, looking to complete a Reboot or just want to add variety to your daily juicing routine, this book is for you. The recipes are organized by color to ensure you enjoy a range of flavors and more importantly, receive a wide spectrum of nutrients. Have a health condition? Follow the key that indicates what juices are best for fighting specific conditions like diabetes, high cholesterol, osteoporosis, etc.
You’ll also find guidelines for cleaning and storing your fruits and veggies and a substitution chart if you want to swap fruit and veggies you don’t like or are hard to find in your area. Try a new juice every day!
Chicken recipes in this book are tested and approved by generations of families and friends. Enjoy them with those who gather at your table.
Some of are Delicious Chicken Recipes are listed below:
- CHICKEN POT PIE
- SLOW COOKER CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS
- SLOW COOKER CHICKEN TACO SOUP
- CHICKEN CORDON BLEU
- GARLIC CHICKEN
- BAKED TERIYAKI CHICKEN
- ZESTY SLOW COOKER CHICKEN BARBECUE
- CHICKEN MARSALA
- SLOW-COOKER CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP
- BUFFALO CHICKEN DIP
- CHICKEN ENCHILADAS
- ROAST STICKY CHICKEN - ROTISSERIE STYLE
- ANGEL CHICKEN PASTA
- SLOW COOKER CHICKEN STROGANOFF
- SALSA CHICKEN
- BRAISED BALSAMIC CHICKEN
- RESTAURANT-STYLE BUFFALO CHICKEN WINGS
- ANNIVERSARY CHICKEN
- ROSEMARY RANCH CHICKEN KABOBS
- CHICKEN BREASTS WITH BALSAMIC VINEGAR AND GARLIC
and Many More!
This book offers Hundreds of Easy to Cook Chicken Recipes comes with a full step by step description.
Get this book now and create a delicious meal every time!
Create delicious professional gourmet meals in a flash…
- Cut your cooking time in half and create great meals like you see on T.V.!
- Create delicious meals in 30 minutes or less
- 101 dinner (also lunch and breakfast!) meals for you to choose from, so you’ll never say things like, “Pork and beans for dinner, again?!?”
- Recipes you’ll literally sink your teeth into and never get tired of...
- 100% healthy and Low-Carb Recipes also available.
- Preparation and cook time included with all recipes within the book!
- Learn how to cook gourmet style: Chinese, Italian, Greek, Indian…and more!
- From enchiladas to ground beef stroganoff…this books got it all!
As you can see this really is the ultimate recipe book. Even if you're already a professional chef you'll benefit immensely from “101 Simple Meals Ready in Minutes” because you'll discover how quick and easy is it to make a delicious meal in half the time!
Burger, Steak, Chicken, pasta, fish, mexican, chinese, soup, breakfast. lunch, dinner, delicious, tasty, quick, simple, easy, cooking, baking. dessert, hungry, cheap, inexpensive
The Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity, Based on the Wisdom of America's Most Imaginative Chefs
Great cooking goes beyond following a recipe--it's knowing how to season ingredients to coax the greatest possible flavor from them. Drawing on dozens of leading chefs' combined experience in top restaurants across the country, Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg present the definitive guide to creating "deliciousness" in any dish. Thousands of ingredient entries, organized alphabetically and cross-referenced, provide a treasure trove of spectacular flavor combinations. Readers will learn to work more intuitively and effectively with ingredients; experiment with temperature and texture; excite the nose and palate with herbs, spices, and other seasonings; and balance the sensual, emotional, and spiritual elements of an extraordinary meal.Seasoned with tips, anecdotes, and signature dishes from America's most imaginative chefs, THE FLAVOR BIBLE is an essential reference for every kitchen.
The Ultimate Guide to the Daniel Fast is an inspiring resource for Christians who want to pursue a more intimate relationship with God through the 21-day commitment to prayer and fasting known as the Daniel Fast. As you deny yourself certain foods—such as sugars, processed ingredients, and solid fats—you will not only embrace healthier eating habits, you’ll also discover a greater awareness of God’s presence. Author Kristen Feola explains the Daniel Fast in easy-to-understand language, provides 21 thought-provoking devotionals for each day of the fast, and shares more than 100 tasty, easy-to-make recipes that follow fasting guidelines. In a conversational style, Feola helps you structure the fast so you can spend less time thinking about what to eat and more time focusing on God. You will also discover that “to fast” means “to feast” on the only thing that truly nourishes?God’s powerful Word. For more info, please visit www.ultimatedanielfast.com.
They’re healthy. They’re flavorful. And they’re right at your fingertips. The 50 Best Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes is an appetizing selection of dishes that are delicious and nutritious. From French Onion Soup to Chocolate Bread Pudding, there’s plenty included so you can whip up satisfying and tasty snacks and meals. Enjoy!
A low-sodium diet does
not have to be a flavorless diet.
your eating habits can be difficult. The
Low Sodium Cookbook offers small changes in your dietary habits that yield big
health improvements. A guide to low-sodium eating, The Low Sodium Cookbook includes tips for shopping and cooking, and
provides delicious recipes for your favorite dishes and comfort foods, so you
feel satisfied and fulfilled by your new diet, not deprived.
With over 100 easy and
delicious recipes, The Low Sodium
Cookbook provides nutritious low-sodium
meals without compromising flavor. The
Low Sodium Cookbook includes:
versions of classic favorites, such as Heart-Healthful
Cobb Salad, Lemony Chicken Noodle Soup, Savory Turkey Meatloaf with Mushrooms,
and The Best Oatmeal–Chocolate Chip Cookies
delicious and low-sodium recipes, including dozens of budget-friendly, easy-to-make,
dietary guidelines, healthful cooking techniques, and tips for shopping, reading food labels, and
eating out without overdosing on salt
Low-Sodium Meal Plan to help get you started on a low-sodium diet
Reducing your sodium intake could save your life. The Low Sodium
Cookbook is your complete guide to
following a low-sodium diet and enjoying delicious heart-healthful recipes.
Simply put, the Paleo diet is the diet that humans were intended to eat.
Low carb, high protein, and full of wholesome, natural foods, the Paleo diet has gained rapid popularity for those who truly savor good cooking, but no longer want to be weighed down by processed or unhealthy food.
THE PALEO COOKBOOK simplifies the transition into the Paleo lifestyle. This comprehensive cookbook has 300 mouthwatering recipes for every meal and occasion, all gluten free and full of whole, unprocessed ingredients.
Start feeling better and get fit today with:
Nutritional therapist and healthy eating expert Amelia Freer has helped her many celebrity clients, including Sam Smith and James Corden, to dispatch fad diets to the distant past whilst guiding them to a rejuvenated future. Now she can do the same for you.
Amelia Freer brings a fresh and unique voice to the field of holistic health. In this, her first book, she explains her 10 steps and provides over 25 enticing recipes to get you started on your path to optimum wellness.
Amelia guides you gently through her 10 steps: how to detox your store cupboards and restock with alternatives, how to understand the differences between good and bad fats, the dangers of hidden sugar in the food we eat and how to dump the wheat (one of the demons!) from your diet. Her ideas are all backed up by the latest findings in the field of nutrition and neuroscience.
Amelia includes a mouth watering selection of recipes, from delightful breakfast alternatives, such as Almond, Apricot and Rose Yogurt, light lunch ideas such as Crunchy Crab Salad and delicious mains such as Monkfish with a Broccoli and Ginger Mash. Wow your friends with the fiendish yet healthy sweet alternatives such as the Salted Caramels.
There’s something for everyone in this book and with Amelia guiding you on the path to better health, losing weight and looking great has never been easier.
ON A PLATE- presents a delicious range of flexible cake recipes, including icings, fillings, and decoration, that encourage creative cooking, and equip the user with a set of clever tips and techniques via a unique visual approach.
Easy Cake Recipes like these are perfect for pleasing picky eaters and the cooks who like a good, easy meal.
It's easy to prepare, budget-friendly and great-tasting, so we've put together a collection of our highest rated cake recipes.
Cake recipes in this book are tested and approved by generations of families and friends. Enjoy them with those who gather at your table.
* Chocolate Cappuccino Cheese Cake
* Amaretto Cake
* Strawberry Cake from Scratch
* Brownie Caramel Cheese Cake
* Italian Cream Cake
* Carrot Pineapple Cake
The Cake Decorating Business guide is a blueprint to building a successful home based business. Once you have a copy in your hands, you will know exactly what you need to do to hit the ground running!Minimize your start up costs and avoid mistakes by taking my detailed guide and following along with me as I take you through every step of the process. Save time and money by purchasing only the essentials and maximize your efforts so that they begin to make you money on day one - opening day!
The vegetable-centric follow-up to the beloved cookbook A Girl and Her Pig, by the winner of the 2014 James Beard award for Best Chef in New York
From the chef and author of the critically lauded A Girl and Her Pig comes a beautiful, fully illustrated cookbook that offers scrumptious seasonal recipes for her true love—vegetables. Although her name is practically synonymous with nose-to-tail cooking, April Bloomfield's heart belongs to the humble potato, to sweet corn and zucchini, to winter squash and Treviso, to sugar snap peas and ramps.
In recipes such as Whole Pot-Roasted Cauliflower with Tomatoes and Anchovies, Tagliatelle with Asparagus and Parmesan Fonduta, and Crushed Spring Peas with Mint, April demonstrates the keys to her unforgettable food: honest ingredients, attention to detail, and affection for the sensual pleasures of cooking and eating.
Lively and down-to-earth, A Girl and Her Greens features insightful sidebars and tips on April's techniques and charming narratives that reveal her sources of inspiration.
Attention, dudes: you no longer have an excuse to avoid the kitchen. Dan Churchill has written a cookbook for guys who have always wanted to cook, but don’t know where to start; boyfriends who are initimidated by a frying pan; and sons who have too long relied on their parents for meals. These mouth-watering recipes are easy to read and, most important, easy to replicate.
When Churchill was twelve, he put on an apron and agreed to take his turn cooking dinner for his family. Now in his twenties, Churchill draws on his self-taught experience in the kitchen, along with his extensive knowledge of nutrition, to create simple, delicious, and healthy meals. Divided into sections based on everyday scenarios and featuring forty-five recipes, DudeFood shares the secrets to cooking a repertoire of eggs, seafood, poultry, meats, vegetables, sandwiches, and even desserts. If it’s Sunday afternoon and you’re preparing for another long workweek: save time and money with Churchill’s slow roasted beef, a hearty meal you can enjoy that same evening, but also slice up for lunch tomorrow. If it’s early Wednesday morning, and you’re getting ready to hit the gym: mix the ingredients for a banana chocolate smoothie in your blender, which provides the right amount of protein you need to repair your muscles after lifting weights. If it’s Saturday night—date night—and you’re eager to impress, follow Churchill’s directions for baking a shortbread cookie topped with delicious chocolate ganache.
Packed with helpful tips and shortcuts, as well as beautiful photographs, this book will turn any dude into a cook.
Très Green, Très Clean, Très Chic: Eat (and Live!) the New French Way with Plant-Based, Gluten-Free Recipes for Every Season
No one does food and lifestyle like the French! That’s why the French approach to clean, green eating adds a dash of flair—or a drizzle of decadence—to even the humblest of fruits, veggies, and legumes. In this cheerful, charming cookbook, Rebecca Leffler shows you how they do it. She introduces her “best friend foods” like sweet potatoes and chia, whirlwinds through an entire rainbow of juices and smoothies, and keeps the focus on fitness, food, and fun in equal measures.
Globally inspired, but with lots of French accents, all 150 plant-based recipes are free of gluten, soy, and refined sugar. Rebecca organizes them the natural way: by season.
Feed your body what it needs during . . .
Spring: Beet Rawvioli with Faux-mage, White Asparagus Velouté, Le “Chic” Cake
Summer: Salade Niçoise, Cabinet Curry, “Split”-Second Banana Ice Cream
Fall: Sobeautiful Soba Salad, Beauty Bourguignon, Pancrêpes, Apple Tarte Tatin
Winter: Totally Wild Stuffed Squash, Amaranth Caviar, Happy Hazelnut Quinoa Bowl.
Plus, enjoy Rebecca’s mood-boosting tips year round: natural beauty treatments, illustrated yoga poses, and positive playlists to sing along with as you peel, mince, and stir.
Having to choose between pleasure and health is so last season. It’s time to say non to unhealthy foods and oui to color, flavor, variety, and smiles!
How we want to eat is changing. More and more people cook without meat several nights a week and are constantly seeking to push the boundaries of their own vegetarian repertoire. At the same time, people want food that is a little lighter, healthier, and easier on our wallets, and that relies less on dairy and gluten. Based on how Anna likes to eat day to day--from a blueberry and amaranth porridge, to a quick autumn root panzanella, to a pistachio and squash galette--A Modern Way to Eat is a cookbook for how we want to eat now.
Field Guide to Herbs and Spices: How to Identify, Select, and Use Virtually Every Seasoning on the Market
Learn to discern the differences between the varieties of basil, the various colors of sesame seeds, the diverse types of sugar and salt, and even how to identify spice pastes like zhoug, harissa, and achiote. Each entry features a basic history of the herb or spice (saffron used to be worth more than gold!), its season (if applicable), selection and preparation tips, a recipe featuring the seasoning, and some suggested flavor pairings. Complete with more than one hundred recipes, Field Guide to Herbs & Spices is a must-have resource for every home cook.
Meals will never be the same again!
Tara O'Brady was one of the earliest food bloggers to enter the scene, and now, nearly ten years after she first started Seven Spoons, she has become one of the most highly regarded and unique voices in the culinary arena. In her debut cookbook, Seven Spoons, O'Brady shares stories and recipes from her Canadian home--fresh, ingredient-driven food that is easy to make yet refined. Recipes like Roasted Carrots with Dukkah and Harissa Mayonnaise, Braised Beef Short Ribs with Gremolata, and Plum Macaroon Cake are wholesome, hearty, and showcase the myriad culinary influences at work in O'Brady's kitchen. Her evocative writing and gorgeously simple, elegant photography has earned her accolades from Saveur magazine, the Daily Mail, and more. Impeccable food photography and a lavish package round out this beautiful, personal collection.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with complex carbohydrates—no white flour here!We need to eat more whole grains. A diet centered on white flour and refined carbohydrates isn't good for our bodies or our waistlines. Beyond whole wheat are the healthiest "ancient" grains, including teff, buckwheat, and quinoa. These grains are free of gluten and additives, but can they--and flours such as 100 percent whole wheat, barley, and spelt--be used to make delicious desserts?
The answer is a resounding YES, thanks to The Sweet Side of Ancient Grains. With recipes made from both ancient grains and more familiar 100 percent whole grains, Erin Dooner has created a must-have cookbook for anyone who wants to eat healthy but is "blessed" with a sweet tooth. Don't have access to certain ancient grains? All but a handful of the recipes can be made with traditional or white whole wheat flours! Unlike previous efforts at whole-grain dessert baking, this book relies on 100 percent whole and ancient grains and incorporates natural sugars wherever possible--all without compromising on results.
Goodbye Sugar – Hello Weight Loss, Great Skin, More Energy and Improved Mood: How You Can Beat Cravings and Emotional Eating
Are you ready to:
Banish sugar and carb cravings?Manage your weight for life?Look and feel years younger? Regain energy, vitality and mental clarity? Reduce your risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases? If so, Goodbye Sugar is the book for you!
Goodbye Sugar is nutritionist Elsa Jones’ revolutionary programme for sugar addicts that contains the missing ingredient lacking in other diet plans: it works by targeting not only your physical dependency on sugar but your emotional dependency too – the part of you that ‘needs’ a sweet treat when you’re feeling tired, stressed, bored, lonely or simply because it’s the weekend.
We all know a diet too high in sugar wreaks havoc on our waistlines and our well-being, from dull skin and accelerated ageing to a heightened risk of developing diabetes and heart disease, inflammation in the body, supressed immunity, feelings of anxiety and stress and even an increase in cancer-causing hormones. Yet many of us feel powerless when it comes to our cravings for sweet treats.
Goodbye Sugar will provide you with all the tools you need to make lasting changes. There’s a healthy eating plan specifically designed to reset your taste buds, balance out your blood sugar and curb your sweet cravings, while exercises and techniques based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) will teach you how to come to break bad habits, beat cravings, maintain motivation and, ultimately, have a healthy and controlled relationship with all types of food – especially the sugary kind!
It’s time to say Goodbye Sugar. For good.
‘Following Elsa’s programme has changed my life; I don’t crave sugar or get energy slumps anymore and I’m slimmer than I’ve ever been.’
First examining the etymology of the word and examining just what makes a dumpling a dumpling, Gallani moves on to recount the many ways we have come to love this simple comfort, sometimes even offering up monuments and poetry in its honor. Including traditional recipes for readers to make at home, she shows us what makes the dumpling special in so many ways. A great resource for food and history enthusiasts alike, Dumplings reveals unique insights into this widely consumed and celebrated food.
Nowak traces the truffle’s journey from the kitchens of East Asia to those of Europe and the Americas. Balancing cultural, historical, and scientific perspectives, he offers a thorough and complete portrait of this many-sided mushroom. By comparing the truffle’s history in the Old World with its growing prominence in the New World, he tells a larger story of the growth and dynamism of modern Western cuisine and food cultures. Featuring many instructive and surprising illustrations, and numerous recipes both historical and contemporary, this unique and fascinating book is a must-read for chefs, food historians, and anyone ever drawn by the truffle’s mysterious, rich, and savory allure.
As Smith demonstrates, sugar’s past is chockfull of determined adventurers: relentless sugar barons and plantation owners who worked alongside plant breeders, food processors, distributors, and politicians to build a business based on our cravings. Exploring both the sugarcane and sugar beet industries, he tells story after story of those who have made fortunes and those who have met demise all because of sugar’s simple but profound hold on our palettes. Delightful and surprisingly action-packed, this book offers a layered and definitive tale of sugar and the many people who have been caught in its spell—from barons to slaves, from chefs to the countless among us born with that insatiable devil, the sweet tooth.
The Ultimate Book of BBQ builds on the expertise of Southern Living magazine to create the definitive barbecue and outdoor grilling guide. The book features more than 200 of the highest-rated Southern Living recipes for barbecued meats and sides, plus pit-proven tips, techniques, and secrets for year-round smoking, grilling and barbecuing. With full color, step-by-step photos and mouthwatering recipes, this book includes everything the home cook needs to achieve first-rate backyard barbecue. Proven cooking techniques and equipment, expert advice from award-winning pitmasters, and a Rainy Day BBQ chapter with stovetop, oven, and slow-cooker options make this Southern Living's most definitive book on barbecue.
Nestled in the heart of midtown New York is a little shop with a big story. An all-natural bake shop that specializes in Southern baked goods, Donna Bell’s is owned by Pauley Perrette, the actress who plays Abby Sciuto on CBS’s NCIS, and her two best friends, Darren Greenblatt and Matthew Sandusky. It was named in honor of Pauley’s late mother, who is the beloved inspiration for everything they bake.
It all started in 1993, when Pauley met Darren in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen, just blocks away from where the shop is currently located. The two became inseparable friends and Pauley’s Southern mom would welcome Darren to their home with mouthwatering treats. Darren loved this food and soon left his successful career in fashion to open a food truck that sold Southern desserts at the Jersey Shore. Eventually he wanted to expand and turned to Pauley and their friend Matthew—who worked in the Los Angeles food industry—for help. Soon Matthew was on his way to New York to open Donna Bell’s Bake Shop with Pauley and Darren.
With recipes for favorites like buttermilk biscuits, chocolate chip-almond scones, and peach streusel muffins; personal photographs from Pauley, Darren, Matthew, and Donna Bell herself; this is the story how one fantastic bake shop brings warmth and happiness—one treat at a time—to the urban jungle that is New York City.
Japanese ingredients have long been known for their distinctive tastes and healthy qualities. From the tang of yuzu to the bite of matcha to creaminess of soy, they present a wide range of delicious flavors. In Kyotofu, award-winning baker, Nicole Bermensolo, presents 75 classic American sweets, like cheesecake, brownies, and muffins, combined with Japanese ingredients to create one-of-a-kind desserts. Try recipes like Green Tea White Chocolate Cupcakes, Black Sesame Caramel Mousse, Kinako Waffles, and Nashi Pear Crumble.
Perfect for beginners to Japanese cooking, Kyotofu is divided by Japanese ingredient, includes a glossary of foreign terms, and suggests where to buy less familiar products. Plus, for those who want a healthier dessert, all the recipes can be made completely gluten-free thanks to Nicole’s cup-for-cup flour recipe.
Americans have fallen in love with yogurt, thanks to its creamy texture, tangy flavor, and health-promoting probiotic cultures. In Yogurt, a fresh and modern full-color cookbook, author Janet Fletcher demonstrates the versatility of this dairy superstar in more than fifty recipes for appetizers, salads, soups, beverages, and desserts. From roasted tomato bruschetta with yogurt cheese to meatballs in a warm yogurt sauce to a golden yogurt cake, these recipes showcase yogurt in dishes both rustic and sophisticated. Drawing inspiration from the culinary traditions of Greece, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, Iran, India, and beyond, this useful handbook includes a guide to purchasing yogurt (all of the recipes work with quality store-bought brands), advice on choosing a yogurt maker, and easy methods for making yogurt, Greek yogurt, and yogurt cheese at home.
From the Hardcover edition.
Great restaurant service is a gracious art that’s been studied, practiced and polished by Jeff Benjamin, two-time James Beard Award nominee and managing partner of Philadelphia’s acclaimed Vetri family of restaurants. Sagacious and observant, he beckons us behind the scenes for an insider’s look at reserving a table, what your server thinks of you, what it takes to get ejected from a fine restaurant and a host of other revelations.
From black rice to red quinoa to golden Kamut berries, ancient grains are showing up on restaurant menus and store shelves in abundance. Yet in home kitchens, many fear that whole grains are too difficult and time-consuming to prepare. In Simply Ancient Grains, Maria makes cooking with these fascinating and nourishing staples easy and accessible with sumptuous recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. Her family-friendly dishes are Mediterranean-inspired and delicious, such as Spicy Honey and Habanero Shrimp with Cherry Couscous; Farro Salad with Roasted Eggplant, Caramelized Onion, and Pine Nuts; and Red Rice Shakshuka with Feta Cheese. Maria’s tips and simplified approach take whole grain cooking to the next level by amplifying the flavor and enduring beauty of these nutritious grains.
From the Hardcover edition.
Salsas and Moles: Fresh and Authentic Recipes for Pico de Gallo, Mole Poblano, Chimichurri, Guacamole, and More
America has a new favorite condiment: salsa
And with good reason—a great salsa makes a big impression with just a little bite. In Salsas and Moles, award-winning chef Deborah Schneider explores a wide variety of favorites, from classic table salsas to mole and enchilada sauces, plus chunky salsas and snacks. While some people think salsa is all about heat, Schneider teases out fresh flavors from chiles, fruits, and herbs, creating authentic recipes that showcase the unique flavors of Mexico.
With serving suggestions for each salsa, and recipes for popular sauces such as Salsa Verde, Enchilada Sauce, and Mango-Habanero Salsa, any salsa lover will be able to find their perfect match.
From the Hardcover edition.