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Killing It: An Education
Killing It
An Education
Paperback      ISBN: 1101980095

Camas Davis was at an unhappy crossroads. A longtime magazine editor, she had left New York City to pursue a simpler life in her home state of Oregon, with the man she wanted to marry, and taken an appealing job at a Portland magazine. But neither job nor man delivered on her dreams, and in the span of a year, Camas was unemployed, on her own, with nothing to fall back on. Disillusioned by the decade she had spent as a lifestyle journalist, advising other people how to live their best lives, she had little idea how best to live her own life. She did know one thing: She no longer wanted to write about the genuine article, she wanted to be it.

So when a friend told her about Kate Hill, an American woman living in Gascony, France who ran a cooking school and took in strays in exchange for painting fences and making beds, it sounded like just what she needed. She discovered a forgotten credit card that had just enough credit on it to buy a plane ticket and took it as kismet. Upon her arrival, Kate introduced her to the Chapolard brothers, a family of Gascon pig farmers and butchers, who were willing to take Camas under their wing, inviting her to work alongside them in their slaughterhouse and cutting room. In the process, the Chapolards inducted her into their way of life, which prizes pleasure, compassion, community, and authenticity above all else, forcing Camas to question everything she'd believed about life, death, and dinner.

So begins Camas Davis's funny, heartfelt, searching memoir of her unexpected journey from knowing magazine editor to humble butcher. It's a story that takes her from an eye-opening stint in rural France where deep artisanal craft and whole-animal gastronomy thrive despite the rise of mass-scale agribusiness, back to a Portland in the throes of a food revolution, where Camas attempts--sometimes successfully, sometimes not--to translate much of this old-world craft and way of life into a new world setting. Along the way, Camas learns what it really means to pursue the real thing and dedicate your life to it.
A Grandfather's Lessons: In the Kitchen with Shorey
A Grandfather's Lessons
In the Kitchen with Shorey
Hardcover      ISBN: 0544824393
The grand master of cooking has a new apprentice in the kitchen: his granddaughter.

Jacques P pin is one of the nation's most famous cooking teachers, renowned for his knife skills. Ever since she was very young, his granddaughter, Shorey, has loved "helping" him in the kitchen. Now that she is twelve, Jacques gives his charismatic pupil a short course on preparing "food that is plain, but elegant, and more than anything, fun." In the process, he proves himself as inspiring to her as he is to the country's greatest chefs.

Curly hot dogs, spinach with croutons, sushi salmon cakes, skillet bread and homemade butter, raspberry cake: These recipes will become irresistible new classics for kids. Along the way, Jacques imparts lessons in kitchen etiquette, from how to set a table to how to fold a napkin properly--even how to load a dishwasher. And perhaps the most important lesson of all: that the best meals are the ones shared at home with family.
Shaya: An Odyssey of Food, My Journey Back to Israel: A Cookbook
Shaya: An Odyssey of Food, My Journey Back to Israel
A Cookbook
Hardcover      ISBN: 0451494164
An exciting debut cookbook that confirms the arrival of a new guru chef . . . A moving, deeply personal journey of survival and discovery that tells of the evolution of a cuisine and of the transformative power and magic of food and cooking. From the two-time James Beard Award-winning chef whose celebrated New Orleans restaurants have been hailed as the country's most innovative and best by Bon App tit, Food & Wine, Saveur, GQ, and Esquire.

- Alon's journey is as gripping and as seductive as his cooking . . . Lovely stories, terrific food.
--Yotam Ottolenghi, author of Jerusalem: A Cookbook
- Breathtaking. Bravo. --Joan Nathan, author of King Solomon's Table

Alon Shaya's is no ordinary cookbook. It is a memoir of a culinary sensibility that begins in Israel and wends its way from the U.S.A. (Philadelphia) to Italy (Milan and Bergamo), back to Israel (Jerusalem) and comes together in the American South, in the heart of New Orleans. It's a book that tells of how food saved the author's life and how, through a circuitous path of (cooking) twists and (life-affirming) turns the author's celebrated cuisine--food of his native Israel with a creole New Orleans kick came to be, along with his award-winning New Orleans restaurants: Shaya, Domenica, and Pizza Domenica, ranked by Esquire, Bon App tit, and others as the best new restaurants in the United States.
These are stories of place, of people, and of the food that connects them, a memoir of one man's culinary sensibility, with food as the continuum throughout his journey--guiding his personal and professional decisions, punctuating every memory, choice, every turning point in his life. Interspersed with glorious full-color photographs and illustrations that follow the course of all the flavors Shaya has tried, places he's traveled, things he's experienced, lessons he's learned--more than one hundred recipes--from Roasted Chicken with Harissa to Speckled Trout with Tahini and Pine Nuts; Crab Cakes with Preserved Lemon Aioli; Roasted Cast-Iron Ribeye; Marinated Soft Cheese with Herbs and Spices; Buttermilk Biscuits; and Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Whipped Feta.
Sous Vide: Better Home Cooking: A Cookbook
Sous Vide: Better Home Cooking
A Cookbook
Hardcover      ISBN: 1984822284
Just as Hugh Acheson brought a chef's mind to the slow cooker in The Chef and the Slow Cooker, so he brings a home cook's perspective to sous vide, with 90 recipes that demystify the technology for readers and unlock all of its potential.

NAMED ONE OF FALL'S BEST COOKBOOKS BY FOOD & WINE

Whether he's working with fire and a pan, your grandpa's slow cooker, or a cutting-edge sous vide setup, Hugh Acheson wants to make your cooking life easier, more fun, and more delicious. And while cooking sous vide--a method where food is sealed in plastic bags or glass jars, then cooked in a precise, temperature-controlled water bath--used to be for chefs in high-end restaurants, Hugh is here to help home cooks bring this rather friendly piece of technology into their kitchens.

The beauty of sous vide is its ease and consistency--it can cook a steak medium-rare, or a piece of fish to tender, just-doneness every single time . . . and hold it there until you're ready to eat, whether dinner is in ten minutes or eight hours away. But to unlock the method's creative secrets, Hugh shows you how to get the best sear on that steak after it comes out of the bath, demonstrates which dishes play best with extra-long, extra-slow cooking, and opens up the whole world of vegetables to a technology most known for cooking meat and fish.

Praise for Sous Vide

"High-end cooking comes to the home kitchen in this fun, clear approach to a gourmet technique. . . . Hugh] Acheson writes with such charm that he can make warm water interesting."--Publishers Weekly
Antoni in the Kitchen
Antoni in the Kitchen
Hardcover      ISBN: 1328631346
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
*One of Food & Wine's Essential New Cookbooks for Fall*
*One of Eater's Best Fall Cookbooks 2019*
*One of Amazon's Best Cookbooks for Fall 2020*

"Antoni has a love of food equal to my own. From his Johnny's Queso Blanco (you can never go wrong with melted cheese) to his Polish Hangover Soup (I'm sure this will come in very handy) and all of his desserts, I can't wait to explore the mind and creativity of this extremely hot chef."
--Chrissy Teigen

Antoni Porowski, the food and wine guru on Netflix's sensation Queer Eye, meets people where they live--literally. With appealing vulnerability, he shows cooks of all levels how to become more confident and casual in the kitchen. The verve and naturalness of his approach earned raves from Food & Wine and Bon App tit to GQ and the New York Times, which noted his dishes prove that "sometimes simple is anything but simplistic."

Some of the recipes in this book are weeknight healthyish meals, while others are perfect for off-the-cuff entertaining. Visual stunners, they're often composed of fewer than five ingredients. Whether Bastardized Easy Ramen; Malaysian Chili Shrimp; Roasted Carrots with Carrot-Top Pesto; or Salty Lemon Squares, all are visual stunners and can be carried off with panache, even by beginners.
New French Table: Classic and Contemporary Home Cooking
New French Table
Classic and Contemporary Home Cooking
Hardcover      ISBN: 1770859683

Simple recipes from the creative forces behind London's renowned La Gavroche restaurant.

It is the dream of many to enjoy fresh and flavorful French cuisine every day. Short of moving to France, New French Table is the answer. It is a beautiful collection of classic and modern dishes from the mother-daughter team of the Roux family, owners of the famous La Gavroche restaurant, the last bastion in London of classically rich French haute cuisine.

The recipes in New French Table are for dishes found on a family table in France as often as they are found on the menu of a fancy French restaurant. Both a cookbook and a beautiful photographic homage to French cuisine, New French Table features 113 recipes for fresh and delicious food to enjoy on any day for any event.

Some of the dishes are:

  • Bread -- Pan bagnat with sun-dried tomatoes and olives; French brioche with chocolate centers
  • Preserves, Pickles and Terrines -- Vinegar artichokes; Chicken liver p t
  • Soups -- Mushroom velout with roasted walnuts; White winter soup (celeriac and chestnuts)
  • Salads -- Fennel salad with fresh herbs and pine nuts; Fregola salad with chorizo and roasted peppers
  • Provincial Family Food -- Snails in parsley sauce; Rabbit with mustard sauce
  • Feeding a Crowd -- Spring lamb with garlic and mint dip; Red onion and fennel tart
  • Today's Trends -- Spelt risotto with sprouting broccoli and mushrooms; Lobster ravioli with parsley condiments
  • International Influences -- Warm Thai noodle salad with seared beef; Strawberry tiramisu
  • The Professional Kitchen -- Pan-seared pollock with avocado pur e and citrus dressing; Confit pork, roasted kale and kabocha pure
  • Classic Desserts -- Beignets aux pommes (apple fritters); Cherry clafoutis cake
  • New French Table is a home cook's peek into the Roux kitchen. It will undoubtedly attract avid cooks and aspiring chefs.

    Solo: A Modern Cookbook for a Party of One
    Solo
    A Modern Cookbook for a Party of One
    Hardcover      ISBN: 0451493605
    EATER'S COOKBOOK OF THE YEAR

    From the Michelin-starred chef and Iron Chef America and Top Chef Masters contestant--a hilarious, self-deprecating, gorgeous new cookbook--the ultimate guide to cooking for one. With four-color illustrations by Julia Rothman throughout.

    The life of a chef can be a lonely one, with odd hours and late-night meals. But as a result, Anita Lo believes that cooking and dining for one can, and should, be blissful and empowering. In Solo, she gives us a guide to self-love through the best means possible--delicious food--in 101 accessible, contemporary, and sophisticated recipes that serve one.

    Drawn from her childhood, her years spent cooking around the world, and her extensive travels, these are globally inspired dishes from Lo's own repertoire that cater to the home table. Think Steamed Seabass with Shiitakes; Smoky Eggplant and Scallion Frittata; Duck Bolognese; Chicken Pho; Slow Cooker Shortrib with Caramelized Endive; Broccoli Stem Slaw; Chicken Tagine with Couscous; and Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie--even a New England clambake for one. (Pssst Want to share? Don't worry, these recipes are easily multiplied )
    Dinner for Everyone: 100 Iconic Dishes Made 3 Ways--Easy, Vegan, or Perfect for Company: A Cookbook
    Dinner for Everyone: 100 Iconic Dishes Made 3 Ways--Easy, Vegan, or Perfect for Company
    A Cookbook
    Hardcover      ISBN: 0385344767
    The first major new work from the man who taught America How to Cook Everything is truly the one book a cook needs for a perfect dinner--easy, fancy, or meatless, as the occasion requires.

    NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY LIBRARY JOURNAL

    Mark Bittman is revered for his simple, straightforward, and flexible approach to everyday cooking. In Dinner for Everyone, he shares 100 essential main dishes, each with easy, vegan, and all-out recipes as the mood or occasion requires. These 300 all-new recipes, accompanied by more than 100 full-color photographs, form a diverse collection that includes quick meals for busy weeknights (hearty soups, tacos, and one-pot pastas), creative plant-based fare that will please both vegans and non-vegans alike (lemon polenta with mushroom ragu, pomegranate-glazed eggplant, or cauliflower tinga tacos), and impressive dishes perfect for entertaining (handmade noodles and even your Thanksgiving centerpiece). Whatever the experience level, craving, or time constraint, home cooks will find exactly what they need to prepare all their favorites with confidence and enthusiasm. Rooted in Mark's philosophy of using efficient cooking techniques, fresh ingredients, and basic equipment--and written in his signature to-the-point style--Dinner for Everyone is a one-stop, indispensable reference for life's ultimate question: What's for dinner?
    France Is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child
    France Is a Feast
    The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child
    Hardcover      ISBN: 0500519072

    Through intimate and compelling photographs taken by her husband Paul Child, a gifted photographer, France is a Feast documents how Julia Child first discovered French cooking and the French way of life. Paul and Julia moved to Paris in 1948 where he was cultural attaché for the US Information Service, and in this role he met Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, Brassai, and other leading lights of the photography world. As Julia recalled: "Paris was wonderfully walkable, and it was a natural subject for Paul."

    Their wanderings through the French capital and countryside, frequently photographed by Paul, would help lead to the classic Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and Julia's brilliant and celebrated career in books and on television. Though Paul was an accomplished photographer (his work is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art), his photographs remained out of the public eye until the publication of Julia's memoir, My Life in France, in which several of his images were included. Now, with more than 200 of Paul's photographs and personal stories recounted by his great-nephew Alex Prud'homme, France is a Feast not only captures this magical period in Paul and Julia's lives, but also brings to light Paul Child's own remarkable photographic achievement.

    Magnolia Table: A Collection of Recipes for Gathering
    Magnolia Table
    A Collection of Recipes for Gathering
    Hardcover      ISBN: 006282015x

    #1 New York Times Bestseller

    Magnolia Table is infused with Joanna Gaines' warmth and passion for all things family, prepared and served straight from the heart of her home, with recipes inspired by dozens of Gaines family favorites and classic comfort selections from the couple's new Waco restaurant, Magnolia Table.

    Jo believes there's no better way to celebrate family and friendship than through the art of togetherness, celebrating tradition, and sharing a great meal. Magnolia Table includes 125 classic recipes--from breakfast, lunch, and dinner to small plates, snacks, and desserts--presenting a modern selection of American classics and personal family favorites. Complemented by her love for her garden, these dishes also incorporate homegrown, seasonal produce at the peak of its flavor. Inside Magnolia Table, you'll find recipes the whole family will enjoy, such as:

    • Chicken Pot Pie
    • Chocolate Chip Cookies
    • Asparagus and Fontina Quiche
    • Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Bacon, Toasted Pecans, and Balsamic Reduction
    • Peach Caprese
    • Overnight French Toast
    • White Cheddar Bisque
    • Fried Chicken with Sticky Poppy Seed Jam
    • Lemon Pie
    • Mac and Cheese

    Full of personal stories and beautiful photos, Magnolia Table is an invitation to share a seat at the table with Joanna Gaines and her family.