Craft your own candy Christmas ornaments to hang on your tree, pipe chocolate spiderwebs for a scary Halloween touch, or whip up meringue kisses for your honey on Valentine's Day. Bruce even offers step-by-step instructions for creating your own homemade versions of classic favorites like peanut butter cups, gummy bears, and chewing gum.
If you have a sweet tooth or know someone who does, The Ultimate Candy Book -- filled with hundreds of year-round treats and gift-giving ideas -- is ultimately satisfying.
Kitty and Mark show how easy it is to make mouthwatering traditional and modern sweets, including English Butter Toffee, Leather Roll-ups, Fruit Lolly and Sherbet Dip, Popcorn and Peanut Butter Fudge, Gin and Tonic Truffles, Baked Pear Crisps, Salted Caramel Seashells and Black Forest Fudge.
This beautifully designed and fully photographed cookbook offers over 80 simple recipes – including all the recipes from the BBC series - from quick and easy sweets for kitchen novices to quirky delights and grown-up after-dinner treats.
With plenty of advice on techniques, ingredients and equipment, Sweets Made Simple will encourage everyone to join in the joy of making sweets and indulge in quality homemade confectionery.
Includes brand-new recipes and previously published classic recipes.
All of the recipes have been drawn from Mrs Beeton's original BOOK OF HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT meaning that we can all recreate a little bit of Victoriana in our own kitchens. Fully updated for the 21st-century kitchen and combined with sound, modern advice on how to source good food, plus detailed information on ingredients and equipment, this is the go-to mini book for any aspiring or experienced home cook.
A cream-filled chocolate cupcake for dessert. Caramel popcorn while watching a movie. An ice cream sandwich on a hot summer day. What could be better than indulging in your favorite guilty pleasures? Having the fun and satisfaction of making them yourself with all-natural ingredients so they taste more delicious than the brand-name originals. This book faithfully reproduces beloved snacks and nostalgic vending machine classics, like:
-Nacho Cheese Doritos(R)
-Sour Patch(TM) Kids
-Cinnamon Pop Tarts(R)
Wouldn't it be nice if junk food wasn't full of junk? This book answers that dilemma by serving up recipes for delicious, preservative-free treats made with the good, old-fashioned ingredients--flour, sugar and butter. With 70 scrumptiously salty and sweet recipes, plus mouth-watering full-color photos, this book shows you how you can have your childhood cake and eat it too. And don't forget to share your original creations. Whether it's for a kid's birthday party, a movie night with the family or a fun night with friends, the recipes in this book are fun for all occasions.
Peter Kaminsky and Marie Rama know just how to employ it. Peter is the author of both Pig Perfect—a paean to the noble swine—and, most recently, Culinary Intelligence, which argues that the healthiest way to eat is to eat less but really well. He and Marie know that adding irresistible bacon transforms an ordinary dish into an extraordinary one.
Bacon Nation is a bacon-lover’s dream, a collection of 125 smoky, savory, crispy, meaty, salty, and sweetly sensuous recipes that go right through the menu. Starters like Spiced Nuts with Bacon; Bacon and Butternut Squash Galette; Bacon, Pear, and Humboldt Fog Salad. Main courses featuring meats—Brawny Bacon Beef Bourguignon, Saltimbacon; poultry—Paella with Chicken and Bacon; fish—Flaky Cod Fillets with Bacon and Wine-Braised Fennel; and pasta, including an update of the classic Roman dish Bucatini all’Amatriciana. Even dessert: Rum Ice Cream with Candied Bacon Chips and Chocolate-Peanut-Bacon Toffee. Or, as Homer Simpson would say, Mmmm, bacon.
The days of buying popcorn in those expensive tins are over thanks to Party Popcorn, a book full of popcorn recipes that are incredibly fun and affordable to make at home. With 75 tasty recipes, Ashton Swank offers much more than just the familiar caramel and cheddar flavors. In the savory chapter, Swank includes creations like Pepperoni Pizza, Bacon Teriyaki, and Taco Lime. The sweet options range from Turtle Brownie to Gooey S’mores to Firecracker (which has candy Pop Rocks!). There’s also a chapter devoted to popcorn fun for kids and another just for the holidays. Such a wide variety of flavored popcorn means that there’s a batch perfect for any occasion. Even better, popcorn is naturally vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free, a great alternative to unhealthy processed snacks. This vibrant little volume is the definitive popcorn guide.
Savory recipes like Coriander Steak with Blackberry Vinaigrette and Kumquat Couscous Salad with Fried Haloumi Cheese are presented alongside sweet treats like Passionfruit Chocolate Truffles and Plum Soup with Basil Ice Cream. Interspersed throughout Plum Gorgeous are beautiful, full-color photographs by Sara Remington and reminiscences from the year that Steele spent living in an orchard in Big Sur, along with fruit lore and select notes on handling and preserving fruit.
In an accessible but imaginative way, Plum Gorgeous beautifully reveals the many layers and flavor profiles of fruit while celebrating the memories inspired by each season's beauty and bounty.
Known as the Dean of American Cooking, James Beard set a standard of culinary excellence that's still a benchmark today. He was an early television presence who helped shape what America ate in restaurants and cooked at home, and was both an innovative recipe writer and a scholar of American foodways, preserving classic dishes from the past for his readers to cook in the present. Compiled from twelve of his classic books and freshened for a modern audience, The Essential James Beard will stand with definitive and lively cookbooks such as The New York Times Cookbook and The Joy of Cooking. It covers the best and most necessary recipes in every category:
- appetizers and hors d'oeuvres
- pastas and noodles
- fish and shellfish
- meat and game
- rice, potatoes and stuffings
- and more
ELIZA CROSS is an award-winning writer, and the author of several books, including 101 Things to do with Bacon. She develops recipes and styles cuisine for corporate and print media, and blogs about food, gardening,and sustainable living at happysimpleliving.com. She lives with her family in Centennial, Colorado.
From pear drops to humbugs, honeycomb confections to liquorice, coconut ice to sugar mice, Nozedar gives us the rich history of these classic sweets along with over 50 easy-to-follow recipes for how to make them at home.
Make your own Macaroon Bars. Have a go at homemade Humbugs. Create a giant Curly Wurly bar. Or rustle up some lovely Liquorice.
Iconoclast chef Zak Pelaccio has been hailed as a “mini Mario” (Batali) and “the next Jean-Georges” (Vongerichten). The ingenious culinary innovator behind the acclaimed Fatty Crab and Fatty ’Cue restaurants, Palaccio entreats food-lovers to Eat With Your Hands with this groundbreaking and gorgeous cookbook of Southeast-Asian inspired, French-Italian inflected cuisine. A gastronome’s delight, Eat With Your Hands celebrates the unique joys of getting your hands greasy in—and out—of the kitchen with more than 125 unique, extraordinarily savory recipes aimed at both the professional and the home cook alike. This is haute cuisine with a punk rock flair, presented with a refreshing irreverence that would do Anthony Bourdain proud.
Just off the success of Dessert for Two, author Christina Lane is back with a gorgeous full-color cookbook filled with delicious meals for every hour of the day. Her signature friendly voice invites readers to try everything from her Southern Sweet Tea Fried Chicken to a Holiday Ham, perfectly portioned for whomever is sitting around the table. Fancy celebration meals appear along with down-home comfort food, all accompanied by mouth-watering photography. Recipes include:Bruleed Toasty Oats Pimento Grilled Cheese with Fried Pickles Roasted Salmon Sheet Pan Supper Perfect Filet Mignons with Twice-Baked Potatoes Rummy Oatmeal Cookies
Comfort and Joy is an essential book for singles, couples, and small families.
Whether a seasoned chef, a barbecue-happy bachelor, or a loving husband, men are taking up the tongs and giving the salad spinner a whirl in increasing numbers. Among the signature recipes of esteemed chefs and kitchen wizards, there are favorite feel-good feasts of superstars, sports heroes, luminaries, grill gurus, starving artists, burger kings, and every man in between. Included in Food Men Love is Tom Cruise's favorite Linguini dish, quarterback John Elway's Hamburger Soup, star chef Mario Batali's Bucatini all 'amatriciana, basketball legend Michael Jordan's 23 Peekytoe Crab Sandwich, and former Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir's Peanut Satay Sauce. Dishes are organized by course in chapters including: Warming Up His Appetite; Playing with Fire: Seeking Thrills with the G-r-r-rill; Fowl Play; and How Sweet It Is: Treat Him to His Just Desserts.
Food Men Love provides the recipes for some all-time favorites that are sure to warm the heart of anyone.
Thank God for giving me a vision and the determination to complete this volume. A heart with the capacity to love the way that He does is my desire. May this cookbook be an enlightenment to encourage and promote growth in your spiritual lives or to bring about a conviction for change; thats the decision that each individual must make for himself.
“This is an extraordinary collection, able to turn anyone who can roast a chicken or grill a lamb chop into a top chef. Nobody needs another recipe for meatloaf, but accompany your old standby with the likes of Smoked Gouda Grits and Red Grape and Bacon Salad (easy to throw together while the meatloaf is in the oven), and I guarantee your best friend’s other best friends will cringe with jealousy.”
––Andrew Schloss, author of Art of the Slow Cooker and Cooking Slow: Recipes for Slowing Down and Cooking More
“Oh, to be an entrée surrounded by Tara Mataraza Desmond’s flavorful, colorful, vibrant sides! In Choosing Sides, Tara offers a modern spin on the humble, oft-neglected accompaniment. Her Chorizo Chard; Blood Orange Wild Rice; and Persimmon, Pomegranate, and Pistachio Salad are but three examples for how to turn supporting players into shining culinary stars. Tara can fill my plate any day.”
––Cheryl Sternman Rule, author of Ripe: A Fresh, Colorful Approach to Fruits and Vegetables
With chapters from Friday Night Easy to fabulous Sunday lunches, this is the only cookbook you'll need when the weekend comes round.
Catherine Hill's unique cookbook is aimed at everyone who wants to cook at the weekend, whether you have a few friends over for a casual Friday night supper or are going away for a self-catering mini-break.
Choose from quick, clever recipes like Tomato and Tallegio Tart or Sticky Mango Chicken Salad when you get in late on a Friday night. With a bit more time, impress on a Saturday with Prawn and Chorizo Stew or Marmalade Glazed Barbecue Ribs. And for a Sunday lunch to round off the weekend choose from lots of slow-cook, low maintenance ideas like Moroccan Leg of Lamb with Chickpeas, or Horseradish and Sugar-crusted Beef with Watercress Pesto - perfect for heading home to after a Sunday walk or drink at the pub.
With a relaxed approach and packed full of delicious recipes, ingenious tips and advice, make your weekend cooking something to remember.
One medium-sized zucchini has as much potassium as an average banana, and more than a cup of fat-free milk.
Cucurbitacins, found in many types of squash, are powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatories. There is promising research, too, supporting their anticancer properties.
Canned pumpkin has more than 750% of the recommended daily value of Vitamin A in less than one cup, more than nearly any other natural food.
Pumpkin, butternut, acorn, pattypan, zucchini, kabocha, hubbard, spaghetti—the variety of squashes is only surpassed by the number of ways you can enjoy their taste and nutritional benefits. Forget the mushy side dish you may be accustomed to eating at holiday dinners. You can make delicious sundae toppings, pancakes, muffins, breads, soups, dips, risotto, burgers, casseroles—and an incredibly easy butternut “bacon” that you’ll want to eat every day.
Featuring more than 100 recipes from morning to night, The Everyday Squash Cook also includes tips on handling, cutting and storing squash and a handy visual guide to the most common varieties.
This incredible, never-before-assembled collection of recipes offers a rare and exciting glimpse into the private home kitchens of 75 culinary superstars as they prepare show-stopping meals for their own last-minute guests in an hour or less.
For example, Curtis Stone whips up delicious Charcoal-Grilled Rib Eye Steaks & Boccolini, while Stephanie Izard prepares a fabulous Stir-Fried Eggplant and Sesame Cucumber Salad. For her choice, Naomi Pomeroy makes a mouthwatering Pasta Amatriciana. These aren’t complicated, fussy recipes. They’re stress-free dishes the chefs fall back on to impress those closest to them—and ones you can easily duplicate in your own home kitchen.
With more than 180 personal recipes, secret tips, inside advice, beverage pairings, and music playlists—plus gorgeous full-color photos—you’re set up for success no matter the occasion. It’s only a matter of time before someone special drops by.
ROBERT DEL GRANDE
NYESHA J. ARRINGTON
STUART BRIOZA & NICOLE KRASINSKI
GREG DENTON & GABRIELLE QUIÑÓNEZ DENTON
TRACI DES JARDINS
JOSEPH “JJ” JOHNSON