Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Delights
Food is meant to be enjoyed, and Sophie Dahl would have it no other way. Growing up in a family of true food lovers, she began cooking at a young age and never looked back. Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Delights presents nearly one hundred of her tried-and-true recipes, organized around the four seasons and using the freshest ingredients available. Accented with her stories about how she came to know these foods and why she loves them, Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Delights provides a complete picture of what a meal should provide. From lemon-scented summer stews, to crisply burnished pies, to salads and soups for breezy lunches, to decadent desserts, Sophie Dahl cooks food that is indulgent, delicious, and wholesome.
Coffee and Cake
What better way to welcome friends and family than with a steaming cup of coffee and some delectable cake?In Coffee and Cake, acclaimed cookbook author Rick Rodgers presents dozens of recipe pairings for these classic and inseparable components. Rodgers starts with coffee, teaching the basics, from choosing the perfect beans to brewing a fabulous cup or pot. And he offers a selection of delicious international treats, both hot and iced, that can be whipped up at home—from Spiced Mocha and Thai Iced Coffee to a Coffee Frappe and even an Espresso Martini. Rodgers then provides an array of recipes for delicious cakes designed to be savored with coffee, whether it's for a special after-dinner dessert or a get-together with family, neighbors, or friends. Whip up a simple and rustic treat like Apple-Cranberry Ginger Loaf for a coffee klatsch. Indulge the young and the young at heart with Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Milk Chocolate Ganache. Here, too, are American-style cakes sure to bring back wonderful childhood memories, including Angel Food Cake with Coffee Cream, as well as Chocolate-Strawberry Sachertorte and more elaborate creations worthy of a European café.So make that next cup special—serve up a wonderful helping from Coffee and Cake.
In Simply Shellfish seafood expert and acclaimed cookbook author Leslie Pendleton offers up 125 recipes for shrimp, crab, scallops, clams, mussels, oysters, lobster, and squid. All the dishes are fresh, healthful, and a (sea) breeze to prepare.Shellfish is a near perfect food: packed with good-for-you protein, low in fat and calories, and exceeding quick and easy to prepare. Not to mention flavor—it's doesn't get much better than creamy clam chowder, tender crab cakes, or succulent lobster rolls. In Simply Shellfish Leslie Pendleton shares her best recipes for these favorites. There's Roasted Shrimp on Asparagus Skewers with Brie, Curried Coconut Scallops, Mussels Steamed in Carrot Ginger Broth, and BLLTs (bacon, lobster, lettuce, and tomato sandwiches). Unlike fish fillets or whole fish, shellfish requires minimal prep time and can be on the table in minutes. Leslie's recipes are at once sophisticated and approachable, with supermarket-friendly ingredients, easy instructions, and outstanding results.
Throughout history, waves of invaders have coveted the northeast corner of France: Attila the Hun in the fifth century, the English in the Hundred Years War, the Prussians in the nineteenth century. Yet this region – which historians say has suffered more battles and wars than any other place on earth – is also the birthplace of one thing the entire world equates with good times, friendship and celebration: champagne. Champagne is the story of the world's favourite wine. It tells how a sparkling beverage that became the toast of society during the Belle Epoque emerged after World War I as a global icon of fine taste and good living. The book celebrates the gutsy, larger–than–life characters whose proud determination nurtured and preserved the land and its grapes throughout centuries of conflict.
Ching's Everyday Easy Chinese
Enjoy fresh, simple, delicious, and satisfying Chinese food including many takeout classics without ever leaving home! With her trademark passion and deep appreciation for Chinese cooking, Cooking Channel star Ching-He Huang brings her charm and expertise to an eager audience with this outstanding cookbook. Ching fuses Chinese and Western cultures to create one hundred quick dishes full of natural ingredients and bursting with flavor. Ching Everyday Easy Chinese makes it simple for home cooks to prepare their favorite Chinese dishes faster, cheaper, and more healthfully than their local restaurant. Enjoy a diverse selection of favorite recipes for every occasion and taste, including: Traditional Hot and Sour Soup Five-Spice Salted Shrimp with Hot Cilantro Sauce Crispy Sweet Chili Beef Pancakes Kung Po Chicken Black Pepper Beef and Rainbow Vegetable Stir-Fry Singapore Noodles Egg and Asparagus Fried Rice Interspersed with entertaining personal stories and suggestions for exciting variations on classic recipes, Ching Everyday Easy Chinese takes readers on a culinary journey that delightfully blends ancient and modern, yin and yang, experimentation and intuition and ends with perfectly balanced and tantalizing fare that will inspire even the most stalwart takeout devotees.
Tea and Cookies
Treat your friends and family to a flavorful cup of tea and a plate of scrumptious cookies In Tea and Cookies, acclaimed cookbook author Rick Rodgers celebrates this time-honored combination of beverage and dessert, offering delicious hot and cold tea varieties as well as sweet things to nibble on between sips. Rodgers starts with tea, revealing its rich history and demystifying the process of preparing the perfect cup—from choosing the right tea leaves to the proper steeping times for every flavor. Here, too, are an array of recipes, from the indulgent Orange Spice Tea and Rooibos Hot Cocoa to the refreshing Mango Tea Slush and Peachy Iced Tea Cooler.Rodgers then provides dozens of recipes for whipping up the perfect accompaniments, including international delicacies like French madeleines and macarons and Scottish shortbread; elegant varieties such as Chocolate Sandwich Cookies with Earl Grey Ganache; and tearoom treats like Pistachio Meringues and Currant Cream Scones.Whether you are serving a large group of friends, preparing a quiet tea for two, or indulging in a personal treat, this book will guide you through the perfect pairings of tea and cookies.
Alice's Tea Cup
The delightful sisters and owners of Alice's Tea Cup share nearly one hundred recipes from their charming and wildly popular Manhattan restaurantsFor almost ten years, Alice's Tea Cup has been a destination in New York City for locals and tourists alike who crave a scrumptious afternoon tea without airs or pretension. Haley and Lauren Fox learned at an early age that tea was more than just a beverage—it was an event to be shared and protected—and they divulge their tea-making philosophy and dozens of delectable recipes in this beautiful cookbook.Embodying the mantra "tea turned on its ear," Alice's Tea Cup serves up unique twists to traditional Victorian tea fare, including:Savories—Lapsang Souchong Smoked Chicken Salad and Cucumber Watercress Sandwiches with Lemon Chive ButterBaked goods—Banana Nutella Cake and Mint Black Bottom CupcakesSweet treats—Alice'S'mores and Queen of TartsTea selections—from African Dew to Rooibos BourbonSpecialty drinks—Alice's Tea-jito and Ginger Mar-tea-niAnd of course Alice's world-famous tender, moist scones—including nineteen versions, from pumpkin to peanut butter and jelly to ham and cheeseHaley and Lauren also show you how to throw a personalized "Curiouser and Curiouser" tea party with household props and offer lots of other ways to celebrate with tea and festive food. From salads to scones, pancakes to cupcakes, afternoon tea to evening mar-tea-nis, this fabulous cookbook lets you enjoy Alice's mouthwatering recipes without leaving home.
The Southerner's Cookbook
From the editors of Garden & Gun, the award-winning magazine that celebrates the best of Southern culture, comes this comprehensive volume of recipes, traditions, tales, and techniques that will immerse you in the South's culinary past, present, and future. With more than 125 detailed and delicious recipes both classic and modern, this beautifully photographed cookbook covers every angle of home cooking, whether you're feeding your family or entertaining a crowd. From roasting a whole hog to throwing a Lowcountry boil, the secrets of light-as-a-feather biscuits to perfectly crispy fried chicken, the art of spicing a Bloody Mary to mixing a potent punch, The Southerner's Cookbook is much more than a collection of recipes—it is a true reflection of the South's culinary landscape.
The Hip Girl's Guide to the Kitchen
The author of The Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking shows you how to love your kitchen and learn to make creative, delicious food without breaking your budget.You can become a confident cook—even if the drawer with the take-out menus is the only part of your kitchen you currently use! Kate Payne shows you how to master basic cooking techniques—boiling, baking, and sautéing—and simplifies the process of fancy ones, like jamming and preserving, dehydrating, braising, roasting, infusing, and pickling. With this straightforward and fun guide, you can stock up your kitchen with the ingredients, tools, and appliances you'll actually use. You'll also learn how to decode recipes and alter them to make them gluten-free, dairy-free, or vegan. The Hip Girl's Guide to the Kitchen includes advice and instructions on how to make both classic meals and foods that are typically bought, such as yogurt; ice cream; flavored salt; oil and vinegar infusions; kimchi; aioli; jam; granola; bread; and fruit leather—even liqueurs, iced teas, and vegetable juices. With fun line drawings, sidebars full of tips and tricks, and lists of resources, Kate Payne sets you up for success and shows you how to unlock your inner kitchen prowess.
The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime
There's no time like dinnertime!Oh, don't get me wrong. I adore breakfast. I love lunch! But dinnertime definitely tops them all. It's the time of day when we reunite with our sweeties, our kids, our friends, our parents . . . and catch up on the events of the day over something mouthwatering and delicious. Dinnertime anchors us, nourishes us, and reassures us. It's the greatest meal of the day!The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime is a beloved collection of all the scrumptious supper recipes that make their way through my kitchen in regular rotation, from main dish salads to satisfying soups to hearty casseroles to comfort food classics . . . and everything in between. I lay out all the different ways I tackle dinner in my house, from super-quick 16-Minute Meals to make-ahead Freezer Food to irresistible pastas and a bundle of brand-new favorites of my crew.You'll want to immediately dive into surefire hits like Tomato Soup with Parmesan Croutons, Buffalo Chicken Salad, Baked Ziti, and Shrimp Scampi. But just wait till you try the Cashew Chicken, French Dip Sandwiches, Chicken Marsala, and Beef Stroganoff. And don't even get me started on the Tomato Tart, Chicken with Mustard Cream Sauce, and Pan-Fried Pork Chops. You'll have a very tough time deciding on a favorite!To take away the guesswork, I made sure to include all the step-by-step recipe photos I love to share, and I packed as much deliciousness into each chapter as possible. My hope is that you will turn to this book regularly to solve your dinnertime dilemmas, and that you will use these recipes to feed your family time and time again. The more stains, smudges, and smears on the pages, the better!Enjoy dinnertime in your household, friends!
A Girl and Her Greens
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 YorkFrom 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.
A rollicking biography of bourbon whiskey that doubles as a rich and surprising history of America itselfFew products are so completely or intimately steeped in the American story as bourbon whiskey. As Dane Huckelbridge's masterfully crafted history reveals, the iconic amber spirit is the American experience, distilled, aged, and sealed in a bottle. Bourbon's essential ingredient, corn, is indigenous to the Americas and had been fermented by its native peoples for centuries. At Jamestown, the earliest colonists applied their old-world distilling know-how to produce the first corn-based whiskey. After winning the American Revolution, George Washington turned his attention to establishing one of the new nation's largest distilling operations at his estate, Mount Vernon, making him a Founding Father of both the United States and American whiskey. Whiskey-swilling Scots-Irish immigrants had perfected bourbon's recipe in the rugged oak forests of the Appalachian frontier by the early nineteenth century. Kentucky-born Abe Lincoln received a liquor license in 1833 before turning his attention to politics; during the Civil War, soldiers on both sides liberally imbibed before, during, and after battle. Then, in cowboy saloons and gambling halls of the late-nineteenth century, bourbon put the wild in Wild West. During the early twentieth century, Prohibition fa-mously sought to curtail America's drinking but instead expanded alcohol's reach as speakeasies run by gangsters and bootleggers welcomed women and made drinking more fashionable than ever. Bourbon-consumption reached record heights—both at home and abroad—as America came of age as a superpower after World War II and labels like Jack Daniel's and Jim Beam emerged as global brands on par with Coca-Cola. Just as bourbon fueled the novels of F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Faulkner, and Ernest Hemingway during the first half of the twentieth century, the 1960s and beyond saw rock-and-roll bands and country stars knocking back bottles of Old Grand-Dad and reclaiming bourbon's unruly reputation. Today the story has come full circle with a renewed appreciation of craft-distilled whiskey produced in small batches, much as it was 150 years ago.Bourbon has been at turns rebellious and traditional, liberating and destructive, regional and global; to know it is to understand the American story. Crack open Bourbon, and come along for the ride.
The Yummy Mummy Kitchen
Deceptively Simple Dishes for a Deliciously Stylish LifeInspired by her British grandma ("the original Yummy Mummy" and still the epitome of chic at ninety-two years old), Marina Delio has found her groove as a modern Yummy Mummy: a loving and devoted mom who values fitness and health and maintains style and grace, even with small children at home. Offering busy moms easy, irresistible recipes for every meal of the day and every season of the year, The Yummy Mummy Kitchen shows how healthy meals with small touches like sparkling cranberries and flower garnishes can make us all feel a little more glamorous amid the chaos of raising a family.Focusing on quality, seasonal, local ingredients, Marina shares mostly meatless, produce-rich recipes that are sophisticated without being complicated. They're accompanied by life tips and timeless wisdom about the importance of establishing regular family dinners and traditions, teaching kids to respect and appreciate real food (she begs of you, do not hide pureed vegetables in their meals!), and engaging your children in the cooking process. Marina offers practical, time-saving hints for preparing make-ahead meals, stocking the freezer and the pantry for impromptu entertaining, and menu planning. She even shares the secrets behind fish that doesn't taste fishy, why every Yummy Mummy should keep a stash of chocolate in her nightstand, and where to find the most dazzling, classic red lipstick.From cozy family breakfasts to playroom tea parties, moms' nights to date nights, you'll soon experience the joy and tremendous satisfaction of creating beautiful homemade meals and lasting memories that will nourish and comfort everyone you cherish most.
Emeril's Kicked-Up Sandwiches
More than 100 simple, flavorful recipe s for the world's best sandwiches and the bread s and condiments that make them shine!From classic favorites to unique culinary creations, Emeril's Kicked-Up Sandwiches serves up recipes for every skill level and palate. Whether it's a savory breakfast wrap, an easy on-the-go lunch, or a satisfying supper, here are delicious possibilities catering to any meal: All Wrapped Up—Chopped Salad Wrap with Pan-Roasted Chicken, Roquefort, and Bacon; Falafel with Cucumber, Onion, and Tomato SaladBreakfast and Brunch—Emeril's Smoked Salmon Bagel with Mascarpone Spread; Breakfast Burrito with Chorizo, Black Beans, and Avocado CremaKicked-Up Classics—The Reuben; Fried Soft-Shelled Crab Sandwiches with a Lemon Caper Mayo; Emeril's Monte CristoLunchbox: Sandwiches That Travel!—Egg Salad Supreme; Roast Beef Sandwich with French Onion Dip and Crispy Shallots; Curried Chicken Salad on Pumpernickel Pressed and Grilled—Grilled Peanut Butter, Banana, and Honey; The Cuban; Spicy Eggplant with Mozzarella and BasilSweet Sandwiches—Ginger Ice Cream Sandwiches with Ginger Molasses Cookies; Red Velvet Whoopee PiesEmeril's Kicked-Up Sandwiches goes beyond generic tuna salad and turkey on whole wheat, introducing a range of international flavors, as well as combinations of hearty breads and versatile, flavorful condiments for any occasion—and even leaves room for dessert. With recipes that save time without sacrificing flavor, Emeril's latest cookbook is sure to delight sandwich lovers everywhere.
Joy of Kosher
I was "the bride who knew nothing" . . .And now I love sharing the joy of kosher cooking with people like me: Busy parents who want to make real food for real families in a snap, and people who want to entertain without slaving in the kitchen, knowing their dishes will always elicit oohs and aahs. Our Sabbath and holiday meals are warm, fun, and flowing with food, family, and tons of guests. Do the math: two weekly Shabbos meals + 26 holiday banquets = 130 feasts per year, not to mention feeding my hungry family every other day of the week. That plus a full-time job should qualify me as some kind of expert in fast, fresh family dinners!Here in Joy of Kosher I share more than 100 of my absolute best recipes and give each a creative twist: Dress It Up—add some bling for your party table—or Dress It Down and lure your picky eaters to meals they'll beg for again and again. That's more than 200 recipes!A few of my faves:Crystal Clear Chicken Soup with Julienned Vegetables and Angel Hair (Dress It Down: Chicken Noodle Alphabet Soup) Garlic Honey Brisket (Dress It Down: Honey Brisket Pita Pockets) Miso-Glazed Salmon (Dress It Up: Avocado-Stuffed Miso-Glazed Salmon) Butternut Squash Mac 'n' Cheese (Dress It Down: Mac 'n' Cheese Muffin Cups) Gooey Chocolate Cherry Cake (Dress It Up: Red Wine Chocolate Cherry Heart Cake)And talk about challah! I give you ten yummy variations, including Sun-Dried Tomato, Garlic, and Herb Braided Challah; Blueberry Apple Challah Rolls; Sea-Salted Soft Challah Pretzel Rolls; and Gooey Pecan Challah Sticky Buns. All that, plus gorgeous photos, wine pairings, time-savers, and my guide to sane, no-jitters holiday menus. I hope you love this book as much as I loved writing it for you!
Twenty-seven extraordinary chefs tell the personal stories behind their culinary triumphs.Over the past decade, our culture's interest in the world's great chefs has grown phenomenally. Once known to only the most dedicated gourmets, these supremely talented men and women have become high-profile stars with restaurants as their stages—masterful artists working in the medium that binds us all: food!A wonderful companion volume to The French Culinary Institute's hit public television series, Chef's Story takes us into the private world of more than two dozen maestros of the kitchen—twenty-seven remarkable individuals who share their memories, their beliefs, and their passion for quality to reveal what helped them all become modern culinary legends.
They come fresh or dry, in yellow or purple, from California and Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries. They are in restaurants, supermarkets, fruit stands, backyards, and inside some very famous cookies. What are theyThey're figs -- one of America's favorite fruits.From Mission and Kadota figs to Adriatic and Calimyrna varieties, award-winning cookbook author Marie Simmons leaves no fig or fig leaf unturned in this extraordinary book about this most extraordinary fruit: Fig Heaven.Figs are harvested in late summer and early fall, but, fortunately for us, they are easily dried and packaged, so they're available all year long. Packed with vitamins and antioxidants, plump, fragrant figs are guilt-free indulgences that can be enjoyed in countless ways.Fig Heaven is an inviting, comprehensive cookbook offering 70 recipes for both fresh and dried figs. They range from appetizers, salads, and sandwiches to entrées and desserts.On the savory side, you'll find Open-Faced Dried Fig and Melted Blue Cheese Sandwiches; Fettuccine with Fresh Figs, Lemon, and Rosemary; and Lamb Pilaf with Artichokes and Dried Figs. If your sweet tooth needs some real satisfaction, there's a Fresh Fig and Peach Crumble, Dried Fig and Walnut Biscotti, and Molten Chocolate Roasted Figs with Vanilla Custard Sauce.
In this charmingly written, beautifully photographed and illustrated cookbook, the chef of Alice Waters's Chez Panisse offers basic techniques and essential recipes that will transform anyone into a confident home cookWhen Cal Peternell, the chef at Berkeley's legendary Chez Panisse, was helping his oldest son pack his things for college and beyond, he naturally set him up with the gear for a new kitchen: a nice skillet, a decent knife, a cutting board, and a colander. He also started writing. Just twelve recipes at first—reminders of foods they'd cooked together and enough to put together some good meals—but what started as a cookbooklet from a father for his sons has become, luckily for the rest of us, Twelve Recipes: a baker's dozen chapters on how to cook and eat well.Standards—toast, eggs, beans—are renewed with simple elegance and wit. More advanced and adventurous dishes are made accessible. Variations are allowed for and encouraged, rules are well explained and unenforced. Twelve Recipes is a cookbook that will get you into the kitchen and get your friends around the table; an essential and versatile book of recipes, and a book to read with pleasure in and out of the kitchen.
Megan Kimble was a twenty-six-year-old living in a small apartment without even a garden plot to her name. But she knew that she cared about where her food came from, how it was made, and what it did to her body—so she decided to go an entire year without eating processed foods. Unprocessed is the narrative of Megan's extraordinary year, in which she milled wheat, extracted salt from the sea, milked a goat, slaughtered a sheep, and more—all while she was a busy, broke city-dweller.What makes a food processedThe answer to that question went far beyond cutting out snacks and sodas, and led to a fascinating journey through America's food system, past and present. Megan learned how wheat became white, how fresh produce was globalized, and how animals were industrialized. But she also discovered that in daily life—conjuring meals while balancing a job, social life, and even dating—our edible futures are inextricably tied to gender and economy, politics and money, work and play.Backed by extensive research and wide-ranging interviews, and including tips on how to ditch processed food and transition to a real-food lifestyle, Unprocessed offers provocative insights not only on the process of food but also the processes that shape our habits, communities, and day-to-day lives.
Los Angeles: A patchwork megalopolis defined by its unlikely cultural collisions; the city that raised and shaped Roy Choi, the boundary-breaking chef who decided to leave behind fine dining to feed the city he loved—and, with the creation of the Korean taco, reinvented street food along the way.Abounding with both the food and the stories that gave rise to Choi's inspired cooking, L.A. Son takes us through the neighborhoods and streets most tourists never see, from the hidden casinos where gamblers slurp fragrant bowls of pho to Downtown's Jewelry District, where a ten-year-old Choi wolfed down Jewish deli classics between diamond deliveries; from the kitchen of his parents' Korean restaurant and his mother's pungent kimchi to the boulevards of East L.A. and the best taquerias in the country, to, at last, the curbside view from one of his emblematic Kogi taco trucks, where people from all walks of life line up for a revolutionary meal.Filled with over 85 inspired recipes that meld the overlapping traditions and flavors of L.A.—including Korean fried chicken, tempura potato pancakes, homemade chorizo, and Kimchi and Pork Belly Stuffed Pupusas—L.A. Son embodies the sense of invention, resourcefulness, and hybrid attitude of the city from which it takes its name, as it tells the transporting, unlikely story of how a Korean American kid went from lowriding in the streets of L.A. to becoming an acclaimed chef.
Feel the LOVE* *Live. Organic. Vegan. Experience.Organic Avenue founder Denise Mari went from peddling her fresh juices out of her Lower East Side, Manhattan, apartment to opening a booming business that became famous for its fabulous cleanses. Her delicious, sustainable, and compassionate food is a favorite of stars like Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Aniston. Now, in this stunning book, Denise shares Organic Avenue's never-before-published recipes, including adaptable juice-cleanse programs: LOVE* Easy for beginners, LOVE* Fast for those who have cleansed before, and LOVE* Deep for "experts." All cleanses can lead to bright eyes, glowing skin, weight loss, improved stamina, positive thinking, inner calmness, and mental clarity. Enjoy the juices and elixirs, and inventive soups, smoothies, salads, entrees, snacks, and desserts—made with pure, nutrient-rich, organic, and raw ingredients—that have transformed Organic Avenue into one of today's hottest brands. Feel good and live well with DIY access to the recipes and philosophy for clean living.