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Nigella Bites: From Family Meals to Elegant Dinners-Easy, Delectable Recipes for Any      Occasion
Nigella Bites
From Family Meals to Elegant Dinners-Easy, Delectable Recipes for Any Occasion
Hardcover      ISBN: 0786868694

With her charming style, delicious recipes, bestselling cookbooks, and popular cooking show, Nigella Lawson has become a household name--symbolizing all that is sumptuous and pleasurable about food. In Nigella Bites, Nigella shares her favorite recipes that are easy to make after a busy day at the office, perfect to linger over during a lazy weekend, or fun to make with kids on a rainy afternoon. All the recipes are delectable to read, dreamy to look at, and, of course, delicious to eat. Whether cooking Pasta E Fagioli or baking Orange Breakfast Muffins, Nigella knows just how to achieve maximum flavor with minimum effort.

The America's Test Kitchen Cookbook
The America's Test Kitchen Cookbook
Hardcover      ISBN: 093618454x

The recipes, cookware ratings, and food tastings that entertain American cooks each week on the public television series America's Test Kitchen are now available in a new cookbook. Included are more than 200 recipes and the surprising results of unbiased kitchen tests.

The Soul of a Chef: The Journey Toward Perfection
The Soul of a Chef
The Journey Toward Perfection
Paperback      ISBN: 0141001895

In his second in-depth foray into the world of professional cooking, Michael Ruhlman journeys into the heart of the profession. Observing the rigorous Certified Master Chef exam at the Culinary Institute of America, the most influential cooking school in the country, Ruhlman enters the lives and kitchens of rising star Michael Symon and renowned Thomas Keller of the French Laundry. This fascinating book will satisfy any reader's hunger for knowledge about cooking and food, the secrets of successful chefs, at what point cooking becomes an art form, and more. Like Ruhlman's The Making of a Chef, this is an instant classic in food writing-one of the fastest growing and most popular subjects today.

From Emeril's Kitchens: Favorite Recipes from Emeril's Restaurants
From Emeril's Kitchens
Favorite Recipes from Emeril's Restaurants
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 006018535x

What's the next best thing to eating at one of Emeril's restaurants? Making your favorite Emeril dishes at home And now you can with Emeril's new book, From Emeril's Kitchens.

Emeril Lagasse, America's favorite chef, has gathered 150 of the most popular, most requested recipes from six of his restaurants, and has included two dozen new personal favorites as well. If you are one of the many fans who have enjoyed a memorable meal at one of Emeril's restaurants or tuned into his television cooking shows, and want to share that extraordinary experience with friends and family, From Emeril's Kitchens is the book for you.

From Emeril's New Orleans, try your hand at the Home-Smoked Salmon Cheesecake or the Barbecued Shrimp with Rosemary Biscuits. NOLA in the French Quarter is known for the Cedar-Planked Fish with Citrus Horseradish Crust and Citrus Butter Sauce and the over-the-top dessert Chicory Coffee Cr me Br l es with Brown Sugar Shortbread Cookies. Entertain at weekend brunch as they do at Emeril's Delmonico and make the elegant Poached Eggs Erato or Souffl d Spinachand Brie Cr pes. Explore the tropics with dishes from Emeril's Orlando such as the Poached Grouper with Mango Salsa, Smashed Avocado, Coconut-CilantroRice Pilaf, Black Bean Sauce, and Tortilla Chips.

Looking for a true steak house experience? The Seared Beef Tournedos with Herb-Roasted Potatoes and Sauce au Poivre from Delmonico Steakhouse in Las Vegas are just the ticket. Seafood lovers can dig into Poached Oysters in Herbsaint Cream or the Spiny Lobster-Tomato Saffron Stew with Shaved Artichoke and Olive Salad from Emeril's New Orleans Fish House.

So, spread the food of love and kick up your kitchen another notch with From Emeril's Kitchens

Emeril Lagasse is donating a portion of his proceeds from the book to The Emeril Lagasse Foundation, a nonprofit organization established to support and encourage programs that create developmental and educational opportunities for children.

Chez Panisse Menu Cookbook
Chez Panisse Menu Cookbook
Paperback      ISBN: 0679758186
"Chez Panisse is an extraordinary dining experience. . . . It is Alice Waters's brilliant gastronomic mind, her flair for cooking, and her almost revolutionary concept of menu planning that make Chez Panisse so exciting."--James Beard

Justly famed for the originality of its ever-changing menu and the range and virtuosity of its chef and owner, Alice Waters, Chez Panisse is known throughout the world as one of America's greatest restaurants. Dinner there is always an adventure--a different five-course meal is offered every night, and the restaurant has seldom repeated a meal since its opening in 1971. Alice Waters is a brilliant pioneer of a wholly original cuisine, at once elegant and earthy, classical and experimental, joyous in its celebration of the very finest and freshest ingredients.

In this spectacular book, Alice Waters collects 120 of Chez Panisse's best menus, its most inspired transformations of classic French dishes. The Chez Panisse Menu Cookbook is filled with dishes redolent of the savory bouquet of teh garden, the appealing aromas and roasty flavors of food cooked over the charcoal grill, and the delicate sweetness of fish fresh from the sea. There are menus here for different seasons of the year, for picnics and outdoor barbecues and other great occasions. Handsomely designed and illustrated by David Lance Goines, this is an indispensable addition to the shelf of every great cook and cookbook readers.

"A lovely book, wonderfully inventive, and the food is very pure."--Richard Olney
The Healthy Kitchen: Recipes for a Better Body, Life, and Spirit
The Healthy Kitchen
Recipes for a Better Body, Life, and Spirit
Paperback      ISBN: 0375710310

Two of America's most popular authorities on healthy eating and cooking join forces in this inspiring, easy-to-use cookbook. This is not a diet book. It is a lively guide to healthy cooking, day-by-day, packed with essential information and, above all, filled with enticing food.

Andrew Weil, M.D.--author of the best-selling Eating Well for Optimum Health--brings to this perfect collaboration a comprehensive philosophy of nutrition grounded in science. Rosie Daley--acclaimed for her best-seller, In the Kitchen with Rosie--brings to it her innovative and highly flavorful spa cuisine.

The recipes are eclectic, drawing from the healthy and delicious cooking of the Middle East, the Mediterranean, and Asia, among other cuisines. For starters, you might try Grilled Satay or a Miso P t ; for soup, often a meal in itself, a hearty Mixed-Bean Minestrone Stew or a Roasted Winter Squash and Apple Soup with Cilantro Walnut Pesto; a special entr e could be the Savory Roasted Cornish Hens with Roasted Garlic or Baked Spicy Tofu with Bean Thread Noodles, Corn, and Mango; for a simple supper, Turkey Burgers or Portobello Burgers; and for the occasional indulgence, a dessert of Almond Fruit Tart or Peach and Blueberry Cobbler.

Andy and Rosie do not always agree. When Rosie calls for chicken, Andy offers a tofu alternative; she likes the flavor of coconut milk, whereas he prefers ground nut milk; when she makes a pastry with butter, he suggests using Spectrum Spread. There are no hard-and-fast rules.

Lifelong health begins in the kitchen, so this is a lifestyle book as well as a cookbook. In it you will learn from Dr. Weil:

- how to make use of nutritional information in everyday cooking
- what is organic . . . and how to buy organic foods
- the importance of reading labels and what to look for
- sensible advice about eggs, milk, cheese, salt, spicy foods, wine, coffee
- the facts about sugar and artificial sweeteners

. . . and from Rosie:

- how to get kids involved--from skinning almonds to layering lasagna
- ways to have fun in the kitchen--creating scallion firecrackers and radish rosettes
- low-fat and nondairy alternatives for those with special concerns
- smart menu planning--letting the seasons be your guide

. . . and lots more.

This revolutionary book will change forever the way you cook for yourself and your family.

With 58 photographs in full color.
Cold-Weather Cooking
Cold-Weather Cooking
Paperback      ISBN: 0894807528

Whether your winter blows with snow and rain or is just a sunbelt state of mind, a trove of delicious, soul-warming fare awaits in COLD WEATHER COOKING, from the author of The Nantucket Open-House Cookbook with over 214,000 copies in print.

Guided by a sense that winter is the season for seasonings-from ginger, garlic, and rosemary in Mixed Winter Squash Provencal to the cilantro and walnut crust on a dazzling Roast Rack of Lamb-this gifted cook and author provides dishes that are even gutsier than her summertime favorites. She pays special attention to the late harvest, helps cooks make the most of fall fruits and vegetables, offers chapters on winter grilling and cooking over the hearth.

More than 300 recipes range from bracing drinks for the first sign of autumn to glorious spring dishes for an Easter celebration. Warm Tomato Pie. Wild Rice, Mushroom, and Oyster Bisque. Pasta with Gorgonzola and Spinach. Plus Scallops in Sweet and Hot Lime Sauce, Deviled Beef Ribs, Broccoli with Toasted Hazelnuts and Pancetta, Sweet Potato Pancakes, Pumpkin Bread Pudding, Chestnut Mousse Cake, and Christmas Truffle Tart. Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club's HomeStyle Books. 112,000 copies in print.

Are You Hungry Dear?: Life, Laughs, and Lasagna
Are You Hungry Dear?
Life, Laughs, and Lasagna
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0312312261

Roberts takes her signature line from Everybody Loves Raymond and makes it her own in a book that pairs hilarious stories from her fascinating life with delicious recipes from her kitchen. 16-page photo insert.

The New Moosewood Cookbook
The New Moosewood Cookbook
Paperback      ISBN: 1580081304

Since the original publication of the MOOSEWOOD COOKBOOK in 1977, author Mollie Katzen has been leading the revolution in American eating habits. MOOSEWOOD was listed by the New York Times as one of the top ten best-selling cookbooks of all time, and no wonder. With her sophisticated, easy-to-prepare vegetarian recipes, charming drawings, and hand lettering, Mollie introduced millions to a more healthful, natural way of cooking. This new edition--a companion volume to her latest TV series--preserves the major revisions and additions that Mollie made in 1992, accented with new recipes from Mollie's current repertoire and 16 pages of beautiful full-color food photography. You've seen MOOSEWOOD before, but you've never seen it quite like this

Hot Pasta
Hot Pasta
Paperback      ISBN: 0898158575

Accented by full-color photos and drawings, Hugh Carpenter and Teri Sandison's Hot Pasta offers tips on how to make your own from scratch (it's not as hard as you'd imagine ) and how to identify all of the different pasta shapes.

It also includes fifty easy pasta recipes from the authors of the bestselling Hot cookbook series. Dishes featured:

- California Lo Mein
- Mediterranean Pasta with Seared Tuna
- Pan-fried Pasta with Clams
- Pasta with Olives
- Southwest Lamb Lasagna
- Thai Primavera with Coconut Chiles and Limes
- Tomatoes and Artichokes