When food photographer and stylist Erin Gleeson left New York City to live in a cabin in the woods of northern California, she started the blog The Forest Feast to document her vegetable-centric, seasonal approach to cooking. Her readers are drawn to her healthy recipes that anyone can make—dishes that are easy enough to prepare after a long day at work, yet impressive enough for a party—as well as to her visually stunning photography and watercolors. Erin handwrites each recipe over her photos to create diagram-like, step-by-step instructions that are vibrant, unique, and most important, easy to cook from.
Erin’s recipes have always been ideal for entertaining, but now in The Forest Feast Gatherings she offers detailed guidance on hosting casual, yet thoughtful, get-togethers from start to finish with recipes that serve 6 to 8. The book offers 100 new, innovative vegetarian recipes, along with some fan favorites from the blog, arranged in a series of artfully designed menus that are tailored around specific occasions and seasons—whether a summer dinner party, a laid-back brunch, a vegan and gluten-free gathering, or holiday cocktails. Sample recipes include:
Pomegranate PunchQuinoa Crunch SaladFloral Summer RollsVietnamese Lentil TacosKale-Hazelnut SaladPear-Thyme Galettes
Menus feature recipes for drinks, appetizers, entrees, side dishes, and desserts, accented by quick decorating ideas for flower arrangements, signage, and table settings.
Lushly illustrated with hundreds of watercolor drawings and photographs, The Forest Feast Gatherings is an inspiring reference for anyone who wants to share good food with good friends, simply, easily, and beautifully.
Also available from Erin Gleeson: The Forest Feast: Simple Vegetarian Recipes from My Cabin in the Woods and The Forest Feast for Kids.
Inside you’ll find:
* Complete, step-by-step instructions for four multistory buildings
* Dozens of inspiring ideas to use in your own models
* Mini builds for a recliner, old-time lamp post, traffic light, and more
* A gallery of the authors’ designs
For ages 10+
Feast your eyes on a secret! Between these covers is a long-lost chapter—and the original ending—from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and other delicious never-before-seen tidbits from Mr. Wonka's factory. Then slip into some tasty tales from Roald Dahl's life to discover more about the world's No. 1 storyteller. No Roald Dahl collection is complete without this splendiferous treat!
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Preparing & Seasoning Your Dutch Oven
Cleaning Your Dutch Oven
Buying a Dutch Oven
Buying an indoor Dutch oven
Buying an Outdoor Dutch oven
Tips on Cooking with Your Dutch Oven
Section Two: Recipes
Dijon Chicken Stew
One-Dish Chicken & Rice
Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili
Autumn Chicken Stew
Jamaican Curried Shrimp & Mango Soup
Braised Winter Vegetable Pasta
Leek, Potato & Spinach Stew
Indian-Spiced Eggplant & Cauliflower Stew
Peppery Pork Stew
Beef Stew Recipe
Vegetarian Black-Bean Chili
Pork Rib Ragu
Turkey and White-Bean Chili
Golden Lentil Stew
Manhattan Fish Chowder
Dutch oven All in One Breakfast
One Pan Breakfast
Dutch oven Pot Roast
Barbecue Sauce (Family Secret )
Heart Healthy Dutch oven Ribs
Chuck Wagon Brisket
Dutch oven Stew
Home Grown Stew
Swiss Chicken & Vegetables
Dutch Oven Teriyaki Chicken
Heart Healthy Chicken Cordon Bleu
Dutch Oven Chicken
Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Pork Loin Roast
Pork Chops and Potatoes
Barbecued Spare Ribs
Fresh Rainbow Trout
Dutch Oven Pizza
Easy Dutch oven Lasagna
Dutch oven Potatoes
Double Good Potatoes
Dutch Oven Potatoes & Cheese
Bob White Burritos
Cream Soda Biscuits
Dutch Oven Rolls
Pioneer Dutch Oven Cornbread
Pioneer Dutch Oven Bread
Dad’s Campout Bread
Norwegian Crisp Bread
Indian Fry Bread
Dutch oven Mixed Surprise
Chocolate Carmel Cake
Quick Cherry Cobbler
Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Apple Spice Cobbler
Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Chocolate Chip Cookies
After many years as a scoutmaster teaching boys to cook he decided to put his recipes together and find other peoples favorite family recipes from around the community and put them together into a cookbook that he could share. At first it was a fund raiser for scouts to go to camp and then it has just evolved over time as a great collection of family recipes that anyone with a Dutch oven can use to cook, over an open fire, with briquettes or just in your house oven. Simple easy recipes.
There is nothing better than being at the family cabin and cooking a great meal and being with family. Some of the family favorites are the Dutch oven lasagna or the stew. We hope you have as much enjoyment from cooking and sharing these recipes as we have had making this book and cooking these recipes in our family.
A proper cuppa tea and rock cakes in Hagrid's hut.
Cauldron cakes and pumpkin juice on the Hogwarts Express.
With this cookbook, dining a la Hogwarts is as easy as Banoffi Pie! With more than 150 easy-to-make recipes, tips, and techniques, you can indulge in spellbindingly delicious meals drawn straight from the pages of your favorite Potter stories, such as:
Treacle Tart--Harry's favorite dessertMolly's Meat Pies--Mrs. Weasley's classic dishKreacher's French Onion SoupPumpkin Pasties--a staple on the Hogwarts Express cart
With a dash of magic and a drop of creativity, you'll conjure up the entrees, desserts, snacks, and drinks you need to transform ordinary Muggle meals into magical culinary masterpieces, sure make even Mrs. Weasley proud!
From the White Witch's spellbinding Turkish Delight to the centaurs' mouthwatering oatcakes and the Dryads' favorite gooseberry fools, each recipe in The OFFICIAL Narnia Cookbook is a culinary tribute to the overwhelming influence The Chronicles of Narnia has had on generations of readers. With anecdotes by C. S. Lewis's stepson, Douglas Gresham, and illustrations by the original artist, Pauline Baynes, this is a delicious way to expand your journey into Narnia whether you are a fan of the books or like to cook and read about food.
Enjoy these treats with any or all of the seven books from The Chronicles of Narnia—The Magician's Nephew; The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; The Horse and His Boy; Prince Caspian; The Voyage of the Dawn Treader; The Silver Chair; and The Last Battle.
Perfect for scrapbooking, Snowflakes You Can Make is a crafter's dream, and no classroom should be without a copy. The book contains 64 full size patterns, instructions for folding, cutting and decorating your snowflakes, and a complete index.
After spending years showing people how to make paper snowflakes and copying hundreds of patterns for them, Cindy Higham decided to put her patterns in a book for everyone to enjoy. She lives in Utah with her family.
fun-to-munch hand-held snacks like Life Boats bright fruit-flavored drinks like Tickled Pink the always-popular things on toast like Leprechaun Tracks salads they will actually eat like Tiger Stripescozy small meals like Tomato Tornado and sweets like chocolatey Disappearing Dots, because everybody likes candy!Excerpt from the Intro:
Since the day you were born, someone has been making you food and serving you meals (that’s the life!). But wait a minute...what’s that on the end of your arm? Why, it’s a hand! And it turns out you need little more than your own two hands and a few ingredients to help yourself to healthy foods...and help the world, while you’re at it! Because from the tip of your nose to the tip of an iceberg, the food we eat affects our bodies, our environment, and even strangers on the other side of the planet. It's amazing but true.
“What’s for dinner?” seemed like a simple question—until journalist and supermarket detective Michael Pollan delved behind the scenes. From fast food and big organic to small farms and old-fashioned hunting and gathering, this young readers’ adaptation of Pollan’s famous food-chain exploration encourages kids to consider the personal and global health implications of their food choices.
In a smart, compelling format with updated facts, plenty of photos, graphs, and visuals, as well as a new afterword and backmatter, The Omnivore’s Dilemma serves up a bold message to the generation that needs it most: It’s time to take charge of our national eating habits—and it starts with you.
Suggested for ages 6 and under.
For more kids products and free downloads, visit our website at http://www.icharacter.org
Now, Andrew is sharing his most hilarious culinary experiences--as well as fun facts about culture, geography, art, and history, to name a few--with readers of all ages. Don't like broccoli? Well, what if you were served up a plate of brains, instead? From alligator meat to wildebeest, this digest of Andrew's most memorable weird, wild, and wonderful foods will fascinate and delight eaters of all ages, intrepid and...not so much.
From perfect sleepover snacks to delicious dinners and picnic salads for summertime fun, girls will love cooking up these mouth-watering ideas with their best-friends.
The easy-to-follow, step-by-step recipes make cooking together fun and easy. With over 45 recipes from cupcakes to smoothies, they'll never run out of things to do.
Cell phone case
Daisy chain bracelet
Blooming beaded bracelet
Sports fan keychain
Rocker cuff bracelet
And many more!
The meals are prepared ahead of time using healthy and budget friendly ingredients, stored in the freezer until needed and then placed in the oven just before dinner. Recipes from this eBook prove to be more delicious, healthy and cheaper than going out to catch a bite from the drive thru on the way to rehearsal or before practice.
All you have to do is combine the ingredients in your favorite mug and microwave it – the cooking process takes less than two minutes!
In this book you will find a variety of mug cake flavors from classics like chocolate and vanilla to delectable combinations like chocolate chip, dark chocolate red wine and even carrot cake!
Transform simple balls and coils of modeling clay into an awesome alligator, laughing lizard, magic trinket box, and other sculptures, signs, and ornaments! These full-color illustrations and clear directions explain basic techniques as well as every step of the crafting process for 24 projects, including a happy heart, snazzy snail, dancing polar bear, and other treasures.
Each project is graded according to level of difficulty and includes a list of materials consisting of colored clay and ordinary household items. The step-by-step instructions feature numerals corresponding to color photos that provide easy-to-follow examples. Crafters of all ages will adore these fun-filled projects and their products, which make charming keepsakes and unique gifts.
The incredible splendors of some of the worlds' most recognized architectural feats are brought to life within the pages of Origami Architecture. With this paper craft book, some card stock paper, and a hobby knife, anyone can build spectacular re-creation's of the most famous buildings in the world.
Based on the extraordinary models of world-renowned papercrafter, and origami artist Yee, whose own remarkable origami recreations of these very same models sell for thousands of dollars, these paper replicas are nearly as impressive as the original buildings. Yee provides detailed instructions on how to cut and assemble these architectural landmarks from around the world. Yee even engineered half of these designs so they could be assembled without having to use glue. The origami projects have a range of difficulty levels, from the relatively easy (Arc d'Triomphe) to the impressively sophisticated and intricate (The Tower Bridge). Once the structure is attached to the base not only will does it look amazing, but it can be folded up and taken anywhere.
This origami book includes: Over 900 photographs Full-color instructional assembly diagrams Brief histories of each building Downloadable CD content
We ate them on the way to the moon and served them to the king of England. We name a Hot Dog? Eating Champ! Garnished with hilarious illustrations and amazing ?foodie? facts, this kid-friendly, globespanning history of our favorite fast-food meal offers unique insight into America?s multicultural heritage. From a hobo?s franks-and-beans to astronaut food, there?s more to the wiener?and what?s for dinner?than you think.
Did you know there is a lot of science behind making candy? How about that “Red Hots” candies get their heat from a chemical called capsaicin—the same molecule that gives peppers their kick? And when you crunch on Wintergreen Lifesavers, they spark because you are making light with friction similar to the electricity in lightning: You might say you are making a miniature lightning storm in your mouth! Learn about these cool chemical reactions and much more as you become a Science of Fun Stuff Expert on candy!
Amaze your friends with all you’ve learned in this engaging, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read! A special section at the back of the book includes Common Core–vetted extras on subjects like social studies and math, and there’s even a fun quiz so readers can test themselves to see what they’ve learned! Learning science has never been so much fun!
The book is packed with facts on nutrition as well as a menu planner, so that children can plan healthy meals the whole family will enjoy. A simple-to-use picture glossary shows children the best way to peel, chop, slice, and dice their way to fabulous food.
Clay charms are taking the world by storm, and there’s no sign of slowing down for these bite-sized bits of fun! From Helga Jiang, creator of megahit clay charm instructional videos, these projects are handpicked for the best in clay-making fun. Easy to make and fun to wear, these addictive ideas will have you kneading, twisting, and shaping for hours on end. Learn how to create all sorts of charms, including:
And sixteen more!
And much more! Whether it’s micro-food or sweet animals, you’ll have plenty of projects to keep you busy. Deck your cell phone out with a cute skunk charm, or give a clay rainbow cake to your best friend—there’s a clay charm for every occasion! And with the simple instructions and pictures, there’s no way you won’t be able to master these charms. Helga will make you a clay charm whiz in no time!
Examples of projects include:
- Crystal Bubbles
- Dancing Rabbits
- Building Beans
- Magnetic Rubbing
- Stencil Leaves
- Magic Cabbage
- Marble Sculpture
- Paint Pendulum
- Ice Structures
- Bottle Optics
- Erupting Colors
1993 Benjamin Franklin Gold Award, Education/Teaching/Academic
1993 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award, Interior Design
1993 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award, Book Cover
1993 Washington Press Communicator Award, First Place Winner, Non-Fiction Book
Art activities include:
- Arm Dancing
- Chalk Stencil
- Fabric Transfer
- Bead Clay
- Puff-It Paints
- Sawdust Modeling
- Wire Sculpture
- Sprinkle Dots
- Nail Collage
- String Thing
- Color Spin
- Puppet Treasure Box
- Scribble Cookies
Some of the content included in the book:
Chocolate Caramel Turtles, Chocolate Fruit Fudge Squares, Chocolate Raisins, Nut Clusters, Cherry Fruit Jellies, Ginger Jellies, Pineapple Fruit Jellies, Rainbow Fruit Jellies, Cherry Gummi Bears, Sour Gummi Worms, Boiled Strawberry Lollipops, Chocolate Fudge Lollipops, Chocolate Orange Lollipops, Cherry Lollipops, Date Lollipops, Honey Vanilla Lollipops, Peanut Butter And Sesame Seed Lollipops, Popcorn Lollipops, S’Mores Lollipops, Chocolate Marshmallow Lollipops, Coconut Marshmallows, Marshmallow Squares, Honeycomb, Pineapple Sherbet and more.
Try these easy to make recipes, even a novice in the kitchen can make these candy recipes!!!
In her newest book, Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots, she presents 12 spirited, easy-to-implement ideas for theme gardens that parents and kids can grow together. Illustrated throughout by the author's own lyrical watercolors, each garden includes a plan, the planting recipe -- seeds, seedlings, and growing instructions spelled out step-by-step -- and activities. There's the Pizza Patch , a giant-size wheel garden planted in "slices" of tomatoes, zucchini, oregano, and basil. A Flowery Maze to get lost in. A Moon Garden of night-blooming flowers, including a moonflower tent. And Mother Nature's Medicine Chest.
Discovery Walks teach kids how the gardens work, and a chapter on gardening basics includes a child-friendly 10-Minute Plan for planting and maintenance, plus a list of the top 20 plants guaranteed to make gardeners out of kids.
Along the way, you’ll learn how to:
*Create special effects like explosions and flying minifigures
*Convey action and emotion with your minifigure actors
*Design sets for animation — make three buildings look like an entire city!
*Light, frame, and capture consistent photos
*Add detail and scope to your films by building in different scales
*Build camera dollies and rigs out of LEGO bricks
*Choose cameras, software, and other essential animation tools
Dive into the world of animation and discover a whole new way to play!
Over 4 million in print! Designed by leading experts, books in the Complete Book series help children in grades preschool-6 build a solid foundation in key subject areas for learning success. Complete Books are the most thorough and comprehensive learning guides available, offering high-interest lessons to encourage learning and full-color illustrations to spark interest. Each book also features challenging concepts and activities to motivate independent study, a fun page of stickers, and a complete answer key to measure performance and guide instruction.
You’ll get a hands-on introduction to fundamental mechanical concepts like torque, friction, and traction, as well as basic engineering principles like weight distribution, efficiency, and power transmission—all with the help of Technic pieces. You’ll even learn how Sariel builds his amazing tanks, trucks, and cars to scale.
Learn how to:
*Build sturdy connections that can withstand serious stress
*Re-create specialized LEGO pieces, like casings and u-joints, and build custom, complex Schmidt and Oldham couplings
*Create your own differentials, suspensions, transmissions, and steering systems
*Pick the right motor for the job and transform it to suit your needs
*Combine studfull and studless building styles for a stunning look
*Build remote-controlled vehicles, lighting systems, motorized compressors, and pneumatic engines
This beautifully illustrated, full-color book will inspire you with ideas for building amazing machines like tanks with suspended treads, supercars, cranes, bulldozers, and much more. What better way to learn engineering principles than to experience them hands-on with LEGO Technic?
New in this edition: 13 new building instructions, 13 updated chapters, and 4 brand-new chapters!
This book is not only recommended for Harry Potter themed occasions but is also useful for your daily main thoroughfare.
• A learn-to-sew book created especially for girls like you
• You can make awesome things to use, wear, and give like pom-pom earrings, bags, t-shirts, softies, and much more
• 30 projects to make yourself or with your friends
You can transform a batch of colorful polymer clay into a fantasy world right out of your imagination. You'll find basic techniques for sculpting 10 easy shapes that can be used to create dozens of different creatures, plus details for faces, eyes, noses, ears, mouths, hands, paws and feet.
You'll learn how to shape 30 detailed and colorful fantasy characters in all, including: Dragons and sea serpents Goblins and fairies Pigs and rabbits Birds and horses Ghosts, snakes, teddy bears and more! Bring your imagination to life today!
The recipes in the book take the homegrown fruits, vegetables, and herbs and use a variety of cooking methods and store-bought ingredients to transform them into truly homemade meals. All the “crops” can be grown in pots, so young chefs don’t even need a large garden to enjoy Grow It, Cook It.
The possibilities are endless! Thinking beyond the box, kids can make a puppet stage, sports car, propeller airplane, robot, tin man costume, moon suit, giant dragon, miniature golf game, musical box band, and much more. It all adds up to enjoying a fun day in an earth-friendly way—a creative, environmental lesson that kids will love!
Help your students learn the answers to these and other questions!
Written for educators, homeschoolers, parents--and kids!--this fully illustrated book provides a fun mix of projects, discussion materials, instructions, and subjects for deeper investigation around the basics of homemade flying objects. With the projects in this book, you can spend more time learning and experimenting, and less time planning and preparing.
Complete with download links to PDF templates that expand your teaching, this is your one-stop manual for learning about, interacting with, and being curious about airflow, gravity, torque, power, ballistics, pressure, and force.
In Make: Planes, Gliders, and Paper Rockets, you'll make and experiment with:Paper catapult helicopter--add an LED light for night launches!Pull-string stick helicopterRubber band airplaneSimple sled kite25-cent quick-build kiteAir rockets with a parachute or a gliderFoam air rocketRocket standsBounce rocketLow- and high-pressure rocket launchers
Girls, boys, and adults of both genders will appreciate these engaging projects, which require only common tools and inexpensive supplies. Whether used as a manual or simply read for the pleasure of a look back at the good old days, this book promises hours of enjoyment.