The Little Big Cookbook For Moms
  • Sweet Cravings
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    Savor all the sweet treats you crave—without gluten! In this enticing cookbook, Kyra Bussanich, the first gluten-free baker ever to win the Food Network's Cupcake Wars, shares 50 of her best recipes for decadent gluten-free delights. The founder of Portland's award-winning Kyra's Bake Shop, Kyra demonstrates her culinary creativity with easy-to-follow recipes for everything from down-home muffins, scones, dessert bars and cookies to over-the-top cakes, pies and (of course) cupcakes. The book also includes lots of Kyra's expert tips for successful gluten-free baking—and marks each recipes as easy, intermediate or advanced. Great for special occasions and everyday indulgence, recipe highlights include espresso scones, s'mores tartlets, mocha truffle fudge brownies, triple berry cobbler, vanilla chiffon cake with blackberry coulis, Boston cream pie cupcakes and Mexican chocolate baked Alaska.
  • Random House Doughnuts: Simple & Delicious Recipes
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    A chocolate-glazed doughnut and cup of coffee is a match made in heaven for many North Americans, but wait! Something new is happening in the doughnut world: boutique bakeries are popping up everywhere, and "designer doughnuts" are all the rage. The best news of all is that they're actually easy to make at home. And really, is there anything more scrumptious than a fresh doughnut? In Doughnuts, prepare to be tempted by more than fifty recipes, including Chai, Huckleberry Cheesecake, and Red Velvet. Of course, the cookbook is also full of traditional recipes for favorites like Old-Fashioned Sour Cream and Chocolate Raised doughnuts, as well as vegan and gluten-free recipes. The mouthwatering photography and tasty recipes will leave readers and home cooks drooling and dreaming about doughnuts. Book Details: Format: Paperback. Pages: 128.
  • Alfred A. Knopf Mastering the Art of French Cooking
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    This is the classic cookbook, in its entirety—all 524 recipes. "Anyone can cook in the French manner anywhere," wrote Mesdames Beck, Bertholle, and Child, "with the right instruction." And here is the book that, for more than forty years, has been teaching Americans how. Mastering the Art of French Cooking is for both seasoned cooks and beginners who love good food and long to reproduce at home the savory delights of the classic cuisine, from the historic Gallic masterpieces to the seemingly artless perfection of a dish of spring-green peas. Since there has never been a book as instructive and as workable as Mastering the Art of French Cooking, the techniques learned here can be applied to recipes in all other French cookbooks, making them infinitely more usable. In compiling the secrets of famous cordons bleus, the authors have produced a magnificent volume that is sure to find the place of honor in every kitchen in America. Bon appetit! Format: Hardcover. Pages: 684 pages.
  • Miette: Recipes from San Francisco’s Most Charming Pastry Shop
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    Renowned for beautiful cakes and whimsical confections, Miette Patisserie is among the most beloved of San Francisco’s culinary destinations. Miette’s pretty Parisian aesthetic enchants visitors with tables piled high with beribboned bags of gingersnaps, homemade marshmallows, fleur de sel caramels and rainbows of gumballs. This cookbook brings the enchantment home, sharing 100 secret formulas for favorite Miette treats from chef and owner Meg Ray. More than 75 gorgeous color photos capture the unique beauty of Miette desserts and shops. Scalloped edges on the book block enhance the preciousness of this fetching package. Just like the adorable cakes, cookies, éclairs and tarts for sale in Miette’s case, this book is irresistible! Publisher: Chronicle Books. Hardcover: 224 pages. Language: English. Dimensions: 8¾" x 8"
  • Cook Like a Rock Star: 125 Recipes, Lessons, and Culinary Secrets by Anne Burrell
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    Chef Burrell believes food is essential to happiness. While she is a professional by training and pedigree, the food she makes isn’t froufrou; it’s spirited and infused with the bold flavors and passion that are her signature. As she likes to say, her food includes a “sparkle factor.” As on TV, Anne’s debut cookbook is designed for home cooks from beginners to experts, giving them the confidence and support they need to be rock stars in their own kitchens and create food inspired by Anne’s life in restaurant kitchens. Recipes include: Truffled Deviled Eggs. Figs stuffed with Gorgonzola and Walnuts. Ricotta-Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms with Panzanella. Grilled Sea Scallops with a Watermelon Three-Way and Dandelion Greens. Killer Mac and Cheese with Bacon. Tagliolini with Salsa Cruda and Ricotta Salata. Rosemary and Lemon Roasted Chicken with Gravy. Dry Rubbed Bone-In Ribeye. Spice-Roasted Cauliflower and Jerusalem Artichokes. Lemon-Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry Compote. Ham, Mortadella, Fontina, and Pickled Pepper Relish Panino. Hazelnut Cake with Nutella Mousse. Each recipe is broken down into key parts to make the process of learning as simple as possible. It’s the way Anne herself does it, and the book includes approachable, easy-to-find ingredients; tips on skills and prepping techniques; and vibrant finished-food photographs. Includes signed bookplate by author and color photos. 256 pages.
  • Ten Speed Press Into the Vietnamese Kitchen: Modern Flavors
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    When author Andrea Nguyen's family was airlifted out of Saigon in 1975, one of the few belongings that her mother hurriedly packed for the journey was her small orange notebook of recipes. Thirty years later, Nguyen has written her own intimate collection of recipes, INTO THE VIETNAMESE KITCHEN, an ambitious debut cookbook that chronicles the food traditions of her native country. Robustly flavored yet delicate, sophisticated yet simple, the recipes include steamy pho noodle soups infused with the aromas of fresh herbs and lime; rich clay-pot preparations of catfish, chicken, and pork; classic bánh mì sandwiches; and an array of Vietnamese charcuterie. Nguyen helps readers shop for essential ingredients, master core cooking techniques, and prepare and serve satisfying meals, whether for two on a weeknight or 12 on a weekend.Reviews. "Andrea Nguyen may be to Vietnamese food what Julia Child was to French fare and Barbara Tropp to Chinese cuisine."'Chicago Tribune"Best for: Anyone who wants to fall in love'truly, madly, deeply'with Vietnamese food."'San Jose Mercury News"[A] smart, soulful collection of Vietnamese recipes."'Saveur"A comprehensive take on a delicate yet dynamic cuisine."'Philadelphia Inquirer"No other author has presented such a detailed account of the culinary abilities of Vietnamese home cooks, and subjects like the role of pickled vegetables and the techniques of charcuterie have never been so clearly explained for a wide audience."'New York Times"Only now is Vietnamese food culture getting the attention it deserves, and a book of this beauty and seriousness will do much to explain the origins, traditions, and refinement of the country's cuisine."'John Mariani's Virtual Gourmet"Nguyen makes Vietnamese cuisine accessible with this extensive cookbook, which stretches from soup to charcuterie."'Houston Chronicle"An impressive, carefully researched, and thoroughly readable guide to Vietnamese food and culinary tradition."'Library Journal. Format: Hardcover. Pages: 352.
  • Rodale Books The Kimchi Chronicles: Korean Cooking for American
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    Long a favorite of in-the-know foodies, Korean cuisine is poised to become the next big food trend,with dishes like bibimbap and kimchi popping up on menus nationwide. In a new PBS series that willbegin airing in May 2011, Marja Vongerichten and three-star Michelin chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten will give viewers an insider's look at Korea as they travel the country and experience its authentic flavors and cultural traditions. As the show's companion cookbook, The Kimchi Chronicleswill include a recipe for every dish featured, explaining how they can be easily duplicated in an American kitchen. Chef Vongerichten will also offer original dishes with a lighter, modern flair, showing how the flavors of the Korean table can be readily integrated into any meal. For lovers of Korean food, those eager to experiment in search of an accessible introduction to thisintriguing cuisine, and readers who just want a little taste of culinary and cultural exploration outside the Western Hemisphere, The Kimchi Chronicles is sure to provide plenty of inspiration, information, and entertainment. Format: Hardcover. Pages: 272.
  • Chronicle Books The Model Bakery Cookbook:Recipes from Napa Valley
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    This definitive baking guide is the much-anticipated cookbook from the Model Bakery, a mother-daughter-run baking destination with a huge local following that's been wowing the Wine Country for years. And this book of sensational artisan baked goods makes clear why there are lines out the door! Featuring 75 recipes and 60 photos, it's as luscious to look at as their most-requested breads, classic desserts, and fresh pastries—all arrayed here—are to eat. Pain au Levain, Sticky Buns, Peach Streusel Pie, Ginger Molasses Cookies, and many more glorious recipes make this a mouthwatering read and a reference gem for lovers of bread and pastry, cakes and cookies, and, of course, the Model Bakery! Book Details: Format: Hardcover. Pages: 208.
  • Running Press The City Tavern Cookbook
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    There is no other place in the United States where you can experience authentic early American culinary history. City Tavern was the social, political, and economic center of late 18th-century Philadelphia. Called the "most genteel" tavern in America by John Adams, it gained fame as the gathering place for members of the Continental Congresses and the Constitutional Convention, and for officials of the early Federal Government. With more than 300 tempting, simple-to-make recipes and full-color photography, City Tavern will help home chefs and history buffs alike recreate the same dishes enjoyed by George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin. Featuring traditional favorites such as West Indies pepperpot soup, roasted duckling with chutney, Martha Washington's recipe for chocolate mousse cake, and Thomas Jefferson's own recipe for sweet-potato biscuits, this book's recipes are sure to entice adults and children alike, while simultaneously providing them with a wealth of fascinating American and culinary history! More than just a cookbook, City Tavern is a treasury of American history. Format: Hardcover. Pages: 392 pages.
  • Avoca Compact Avoca Cookbook - Teatime
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    Recreate Avoca's famous cakes, biscuits and buns. Delicious healthy recipes. Recreate the food from the Avoca cafés & food halls. Packed with wonderful photography. Charming illustrations.
  • Chronicle Books Ice Sabers: Star Wars Cookbook
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    Create 30 sweet, chilled treats in this Star Wars-themed cooking kit, from Mos Icely to Qui-Gon Gingerbread Ice Cream Sandwiches to Frozen Hoth Chocolate. Or freeze up lightsaber-inspired ice pops using the 4 lightsaber ice pop molds included in the kit. With so many easy-to-make recipes for delightful treats, this galactic cookbook will appeal to any Jedi appetite. Book Details: Format: Paperback. Publication Date: 4/2/2013. Pages: 64. Reading Level: Age 4 and Up.
  • Clarkson Potter The Craft of the Cocktail: 500 Recipes
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    Cocktails are bigger than ever, and this is the first real cookbook for them, covering the entire breadth of this rich subject. The Craft of the Cocktail provides much more than merely the same old recipes: it delves into history, personalities, and anecdotes; it shows you how to set up a bar, master important techniques, and use tools correctly; and it delivers unique concoctions, many featuring Dale DeGroff's signature use of fresh juices, as well as all the classics. Debonair, a great raconteur, and an unparalleled authority, Dale DeGroff is the epitome of Perfect Bartender, universally acknowledged as the world's premier mixologist. From Entertainment Weeklyand USA Today to the Culinary Institute of America and the nation's best restaurants, whenever anybody wants information or training on the bar, they turn to Dale for recipes, for history, for anecdotes, for fun'for cocktail-party conversation as well as for cocktails. That's what The Craft of the Cocktail is'the full party, conversation and all. It begins with the history of spirits, how they're made (but without too much boring science), the development of the mixed drink, and the culture it created, all drawn from Dale's vast library of vintage cocktail books. Then on to stocking the essential bar, choosing the right tools and ingredients, mastering key techniques'hints worthy of a pro, the same information that Dale shares with the bartenders he trains in seminars and through his videos. And then the meat of the matter: 500 recipes, including everything from tried-and-true classics to of-the-moment originals. Throughout are rich stories, vintage recipes, fast facts, and other entertaining asides. Beautiful color photographs and a striking design round out the cookbook approach to this subject, highlighting the difference between an under-the-bar handbook and a stylish, full-blown treatment. The Craft of the Cocktail is that treatment, destined to become the bible of the bar. Format: Hardcover. Pages: 240.
  • Avoca Compact Avoca Cookbook - Salads
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    Recreate Avoca's famous salads. Delicious, healthy recipes. Recreate the food from the Avoca cafés & food halls. Packed with wonderful photography. Charming illustrations. Wonderful gift idea for any occasion.
  • Harper Collins The French Kitchen Cookbook: Paris & Provence
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    With The French Kitchen Cookbook, culinary legend Patricia Wells invites home cooks into her life in France, makingthe fresh and delicious recipes from her popular classes available to fans who dream of experiencing their own gastronomic adventure in the world's culinary capital. Beautifully designed and lavishly illustrated with stunning color photos, The French Kitchen Cookbook is a compilation and reflection on what she and her students have learned. Patricia Wells's meticulously written recipes express the basics'the rules that will help anyone become a better cook, while providing the deep satisfaction that comes from creating exquisite food from the freshest ingredients. Here are some of her best recipes for appetizers, desserts, and everything in between, dishes inspired by the vibrant Provencal countryside and the bustle of Parisian life, including Miniature Onion and Goat Cheese Tatins, Zucchini and Basil Veloute, Fricassee of Chicken with Fennel, Capers, Tomatoes and Sausage, and Apricot Lavender Honey Sorbet. Book Details: Format: Hardcover. Pages: 320.
  • Ecco! Molto Italiano: 327 Simple Recipes to Cook at Home
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    "The trick to cooking is that there is no trick." --Mario Batali. The only mandatory Italian cookbook for the home cook, Mario Batali's MOLTO ITALIANO is rich in local lore, with Batali's humorous and enthusiastic voice, familiar to those who have come to know him on his popular Food Network programs, larded through about 220 recipes of simple, healthy, seasonal Italian cooking for the American audience. Easy to use and simple to read, some of these recipes will be those "as seen" on TV in the eight years of "Molto Mario" programs on the Food Network, including those from "Mediterranean Mario," "Mario Eats Italy," and the all-new "Ciao America with Mario Batali." Batali's distinctive voice will provide a historical and cultural perspective with a humorous bent to demystify even the more elaborate dishes as well as showing ways to shorten or simplify everything from the purchasing of good ingredients to pre-production and countdown schedules of holiday meals. Informative head notes will include bits about the provenance of the recipes and the odd historical fact. Mario Batali's MOLTO ITALIANO will feature ten soups, thirty antipasti (many vegetarian or vegetable based), forty pasta dishes representing many of the twenty-one regions of Italy, twenty fish and shellfish dishes, twenty chicken dishes, twenty pork or lamb dishes and twenty side dishes, each of which can be served as a light meal. Add twenty desserts and a foundation of basic formation recipes and this book will be the only Italian cooking book needed in the home cook's library. Format: Hardcover. Pages: 528.
  • Clarkson Potter Michael Symon's Carnivore: Recipes for Meat Lovers
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    Celebrity chef, restaurateur, and meat lover Michael Symon'of Food Network's Iron Chef America and ABC's The Chew'shares his wealth of knowledge and more than 100 killer recipes for steaks, chops, wings, and lesser-known cuts. Fans across the country adore Michael Symon for his big, charismatic personality and his seriously delicious food. But there's one thing Michael is known for above all else: his unabashed love of meat. A devoted carnivore, Michael calls the cuisine at his six Midwestern restaurants "meat-centric." Now, inMichael Symon's Carnivore, he combines his passion and expertise in one stellar cookbook. Michael gives home cooks just the right amount of key information on breeds, cuts, and techniques to help them at the meat counter and in the kitchen, and then lets loose with fantastic recipes for beef, pork, poultry, lamb, goat, and game. Favorites include Broiled Porterhouse with Garlic and Lemon, Ribs with Cleveland BBQ Sauce, Braised Chicken Thighs with Kale and Chiles, Lamb Moussaka, and Bacon-Wrapped Rabbit Legs. Recipes for sides that enhance the main event, like Apple and Celeriac Salad and Sicilian Cauliflower, round out the book. Michael's enthusiasm and warmth permeate the text, and with 75 beautiful color photographs, Michael Symon's Carnivore is a rich and informative cookbook for every meat lover. Format: Hardcover. Pages: 256 pages.
  • Random House Rao's Cookbook: 100+ Years of Italian Home Cooking
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    Rao's, the hundred-year-old restaurant with a mere ten tables tucked in a corner of East Harlem in what was once a legendary Italian neighborhood, is one of the most sought-after restaurants in all of Manhattan. Its tables are booked months in advance by regulars who go to enjoy what The New York Times calls its "exquisitely simple Italian cooking" from traditional recipes,many as old as Rao's itself. You may not get a table at Rao's, but now with this book you can prepare the best Italian home-style food in theworld in your own kitchen. Here for the first time are recipes for all of Rao's fabulous classics--its famous marinara sauce, seafood salad, roasted peppers with pine nuts and raisins, baked clams, lemon chicken, chicken scarpariello, and on and on.The recipes are accompanied by photographs that re-create Rao's magic and testimonials from loyal Rao's fans--from Woody Allen to Beverly Sills. Here too is a brief history of the restaurant by Nicholas Pileggi and a Preface by Dick Schaap. Both will convince you that what you have in your hands is a national treasure, a piece of history, and a collection of the best Italian American recipes you will ever find. Format: Hardcover. Pages: 182.
  • Chronicle Books Roots: The Definitive Compendium w/ 225+ Recipes
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    From the author of more than 14 cookbooks comes this comprehensive guide and collection of recipes using root vegetables. Discover the fascinating history and lore of 29 major roots, their nutritional content, how to buy and store them, and much more, from the familiar (beets, carrots, potatoes) to the unfamiliar (jicama, salsify, malanga) to the practically unheard of (cassava, galangal, crosnes). The best part? More than 225 recipes--salads, soups, side dishes, main courses, drinks, and desserts--that bring out the earthy goodness of each and every one of these intriguing vegetables. From Andean tubers and burdock to yams and yuca, this essential culinary encyclopedia lets dedicated home cooks achieve a new level of taste and sophistication in their everyday cooking. Format: Hardcover. Pages: 432 pages.
  • Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Paula Deen's Cookbook for the Lunch-Box Set
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    Pool party, bake sale, lunch-box treat -- PAULA DEEN has a recipe for every. school occasion. From the bestselling team that brought you Paula Deen's My First Cookbook comes a cookbook for the busiest families. When the school and work days end, what better way to connect with your family than by cooking in the kitchen? And when the school bake sale calls for volunteers or you need ideas for your sleepover party, Paula Deen's Cookbook for the Lunch-Box Set has the simplest, most delicious recipes for the fun activities that happen all school year long. Book Details: Format: Paperback. Publication Date: 9/22/2009. Pages: 192. Reading Level: Age 7 and Up. Dimensions: 9.5in length x 7.67in width x 1.07in height. Weight: 24.8oz.
  • Simon & Schuster Fix-It & Forget-It: 1400 Slow Cooker Recipes
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    New York Times bestselling author, Phyllis Good, has gathered the biggest collection of tantalizing, best-ever slow-cooker recipes into one great book. With 1,400 recipes collected from some of America's best home cooks. Finally, all in one handsome volume, the best 1400 slow-cooker recipes! New York Times bestselling author Phyllis Pellman Good has gathered the biggest collection of tantalizing, best ever slow-cooker recipes into one great book. The recipes in this amazing treasure are all' Collected from some of America's best home cooks. Tested in real-life settings. Carefully selected from thousands of recipes. Eight small "galleries" of full-color photos of delectable slow-cooker dishes from the collection add sparkle throughout the cookbook. Phyllis Pellman Good's cookbooks have sold nearly 10 million copies. Her five beloved Fix-It and Forget-It cookbooks have themselves sold more than 8.8 million copies! Three of her cookbooks have been New York Times bestsellers. This is the perfect BIG COOKBOOK! Easy to understand, easy to use. Absolutely manageable for those who lack confidence in the kitchen. Convenient for those who are short on time. Will bring a "make-it-again" request from all who are lucky enough to enjoy these tasty dishes. Fix-It and Forget-It BIG COOKBOOK, with its 1400 best slow-cooker recipes, is another winner! Book Details: Format: Hardcover. Pages: 284.
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  • Hyperion Boy Meets Grill
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    As the star of the popular Food Network programs Boy Meets Grill, BBQ with Bobby Flay, and Iron Chef America, Bobby Flay helped turn the art of backyard barbecuing into more than a favorite summer pastime; he elevated it to the level of a national obsession. Bobby Flay's Boy Meets Grill is the book Bobby Flay was born to write. In these pages, he gets busy in his own backyard, cooking up a fresh batch of 125 bold new no-nonsense and easy-to-follow recipes for grilling mouthwatering meat, fish, and poultry dishes, along with fantastic one-of-a-kind beverages and surefire desserts. Guaranteed to please a crowd, it's the perfect comprehensive cookbook for any grill lover, from the novice to the experienced chef. Don't worry about complicated equipment, either; these 125 quick recipes are perfect for both gas and charcoal grills, and Bobby Flay's simple foods and fiery southwestern sauces will make your menu more exciting, versatile--and delicious. Informative and fun to read, Bobby Flay's Boy Meets Grill is a must-have for anyone who wants to fire up a grill this summer--or any season! Format: Hardcover. Pages: 288.
  • Clarkson Potter Barefoot Contessa Family Style
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    Ina Garten, who shared her gift for casual entertaining in the bestselling Barefoot Contessa Cookbook and Barefoot Contessa Parties!, is back with her most enticing recipes yet'a collection of her favorite dishes for everyday cooking. In Barefoot Contessa Family Style, Ina explains that sharing our lives and tables with those we love is too essential to be saved just for special occasions'and it's easy to do if you know how to cook irresistible meals with a minimum of fuss. For Ina, the best way to make guests feel at home is to serve them food that's as unpretentious as it is delicious. So in her new book, she's collected the recipes that please her friends and family most'dishes like East Hampton Clam Chowder, Parmesan Roasted Asparagus, and Linguine with Shrimp Scampi. It's the kind of fresh, accessible food that's meant to be passed around the table in big bowls or platters and enjoyed with warm conversation and laughter. In Ina's hands tried-and-true dishes are even more delicious than you remember them: Her arugula salad is bright with the flavors of lemon and Parmesan, the Oven-Fried Chicken is crispy without excess fat, and her Deep-Dish Apple Pie has the perfect balance of fruit and spice. Barefoot Contessa Family Style also includes enticing recipes that are memorable and distinctive, like Lobster Cobb Salad, Tequila Lime Chicken, and Saffron Risotto with Butternut Squash. With vivid photographs of Ina cooking and serving food in her beautiful Hamptons home, as well as menu suggestions, practical wisdom on what to do when disaster strikes in the kitchen, and tips on creating an inviting ambience with music, Barefoot Contessa Family Style is the must-have guide to the joy of everyday entertaining. Format: Hardcover. Pages: 240 pages.
  • Lodge "Cast Iron Cooking for Dummies" Cookbook
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    Learn the secrets of cast iron cooking. The reference book for the rest of us! This 328 page book is packed with cooking tips, tricks and 150 tempting recipes on everything from fried chicken to pan-seared filets of beer. Cornbread to fajitas and jambalaya to pineapple upside-down cake. Discover how to cook with cast iron indoors and outdoors and become a cast iron chef in no time! 328 pages. Features: Learn secrets of cast iron cooking. 150 recipes. Tips and tricks for cast iron cooking.
  • Ten Speed Press Ripe: A Cook in the Orchard
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    Britain's foremost food writer Nigel Slater returns to the garden in this sequel to Tender, his acclaimed and beloved volume on vegetables. With a focus on fruit, Ripe is equal parts cookbook, primer on produce and gardening, and affectionate ode to the inspiration behind the book--Slater's forty-foot backyard garden in London. Intimate, delicate prose is interwoven with recipes in this lavishly photographed cookbook. Slater offers more than 300 delectable dishes--both sweet and savory--such as Apricot and Pistachio Crumble, Baked Rhubarb with Blueberries, and Crisp Pork Belly with Sweet Peach Salsa. With a personal, almost confessional approach to his appetites and gustatory experiences, Slater has crafted a masterful book that will gently guide you from the garden to the kitchen, and back again. Format: Hardcover. Pages: 600.
  • St. Martin's Press Ciao Italia Family Classics: 200+ Recipes
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    A beautifully conceived cookbook representing the best of Italian cooking brought to us by the trusted host of the longest-running television cooking show in America. On Ciao Italia, which has been airing on PBS for more than twenty years, Mary Ann Esposito has taught millions of fans how to cook delicious, authentic Italian dishes. In her previous books, she has shown us how to make a quick meal with just five ingredients, helped us get dinner on the table in just thirty minutes, and encouraged us to slow down and take it easy in the kitchen while re-creating the rich aromas of Italy. Now Mary Ann returns to her family's humble beginnings to bring us a treasure trove of more than 200 time-honored recipes. They represent traditional, everyday foods that she regards as culinary royalty'always admired, respected, and passed down through generations. Even better, they are easy to make and guaranteed to please. Georgeously designed with appetizing full-color photographs of recipes and homespun essays about Italian cooking and family traditions throughout, Ciao Italia Family Classics will have fans old and new pulling it off the shelf again and again. Format: Hardcover. Pages: 464 pages.
  • Ballantine Books The Meatball Shop Cookbook
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    The Meatball Shop has quickly grown into a New York City dining destination. Food lovers from around the city and beyond are heading down to Manhattan's Lower East Side for a taste of this breakout comfort food phenomenon. In this fun and satisfying cookbook, chef Daniel Holzman and general manager Michael "Meatball Mike" Chernow open up their vault of secrets and share nearly 100 recipes—from such tried-and-true favorites as traditional Bolognese Meatballs and Mediterranean Lamb Balls to more adventurous creations like their spicy Mini-Buffalo Chicken Balls and Jambalaya Balls. Accompanying the more than twenty meatball variations are recipes for close to a dozen delectable sauces, offering endless options to mix and match: from Spicy Meat to Parmesan Cream to Mango Raisin Chutney. And what would a meatball meal be without succulent sides and simple salads to round out the menu: Creamy Polenta, Honey Roasted Carrots, and Marinated Grilled Eggplant, just to name a few. You'll also find helpful tips on everything from choosing the best cuts of meat to creating the perfect breadcrumbs to building the ultimate hero sandwich. There may not be a Meatball Shop near you—yet—but there's a meatball for everyone (and lots more) in this crowd-pleasing cookbook that will have them lining up outside your kitchen. Format: Hardcover. Pages: 176 pages.
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