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The Cook's Illustrated Complete Book of Poultry
The Cook's Illustrated Complete Book of Poultry
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 060960063x

Vast and authoritative, with 38 chapters containing nearly 500 recipes and 300 illustrations, The Cook's Illustrated Complete Book of Poultry offers readers the very best methods for preparing chicken, turkey, duck, goose, quail, squab, and pheasant.
Nowhere can you find the volume of testing and research that you do in "Cook's Illustrated." Forty turkeys roasted to find the best Thanksgiving bird. Duck prepared ten different ways to ensure the crispiest skin and moistest meat. Countless chickens basted and turned to determine that preheating the roasting pan is the secret to the tastiest one. No other cookbook has taken this approach to the subject, and no other book has broken such new ground in the kitchen.
Master recipes provide all the basics to prepare poultry in particular styles--from fried chicken to braised quail, sauteed turkey cutlets to roasted Cornish game hens.
The variations follow: an exhaustive listing that will yield fresh recipes for years to come. These include delights like Sauteed Chicken Cutlets with Marsala, Chicken and Herb Dumplings with Spring Vegetables, and Cincinnati-Style Turkey Chili. There are even recipes specially designed to make use of leftovers. For grill enthusiasts, sidebars cover such topics as finding the best charcoal and setting up the grill for indirect cooking. Recipes range from easy grilled chicken wings to a show-stopping grill-roasted whole turkey guaranteed to be the best you've ever tasted. Step-by-step illustrations guide the reader through every technique. Informative sidebars rate everything from roaster racks to canned chicken broth.
Enlightening, instructive, and invaluable, this is a book that any cook interestedin poultry--and in learning the best way to prepare any bird--can't afford to be without.

Sous Vide for Everybody: The Easy, Foolproof Cooking Technique That's Sweeping the World
Sous Vide for Everybody
The Easy, Foolproof Cooking Technique That's Sweeping the World
Paperback      ISBN: 1945256494
Sous Vide for Everybody is an approachable cookbook that demystifies sous vide cooking and demonstrates how it can make your life easier, while also giving you the tools to try exciting new dishes.

Originally from the French for under vacuum because it often involves sealing food in plastic, sous vide allows you to cook food gently in an automatic water bath to the perfect temperature. That may sound intimidating, but the technique has trickled down from experimental fine-dining restaurant kitchens to the home kitchen precisely because it's an easy, convenient, and hands-off way to cook. Sous vide not only makes traditional cooking easier and more foolproof, it often can help to make food taste better, taking away all the guesswork and giving you back some free time. In this cookbook, you will find recipes that teach you how to cook sous vide, starting with basics like the perfect steak or soft-cooked egg. You will also find recipes that expand your knowledge and creativity in the kitchen using sous vide, from a holiday-worthy chuck roast that tastes like a prime rib at a fraction of the cost to eggs Benedict to fruit-on-the-bottom yogurt cups.
Sausage: Over 100 Delicious Recipes for Sausages and Sausage Dishes
Sausage
Over 100 Delicious Recipes for Sausages and Sausage Dishes
Paperback      ISBN: 1599219859

Delicious sausages can be made easily and inexpensively in your own kitchen by following the recipes and advice found here. "Sausage" takes you through the steps of choosing the right equipment and preparing such meats as pork, venison, beef, chicken, and fish to create sausages of many flavors. A. D. Livingston offers recipes for country sausages, more exotic flavors from Thailand and even ancient Rome, as well as a full round of instruction for dried and cured sausages. There is also a section on making deli-style cold cuts. All country cooks, sportsmen in particular, will treasure this down-to-earth sausage cookbook. "It's been said that no one should look too closely into how sausages or laws are made. The legislative system may still be in unspeakable shape, but A. D. Livingston has rescued sausages for our contemplation and delectation. More great chow from an American master." --Christopher Camuto, author of "A Fly Fisherman's Blue Ridge," "Another Country," and "Hunting from Home"

Fifty Shades of Chicken: A Parody in a Cookbook
Fifty Shades of Chicken
A Parody in a Cookbook
Hardcover      ISBN: 0385345224
Dripping Thighs, Sticky Chicken Fingers, Vanilla Chicken, Chicken with a Lardon, Bacon-Bound Wings, Spatchcock Chicken, Learning-to-Truss-You Chicken, Holy Hell Wings, Mustard-Spanked Chicken, and more, more, more

Fifty chicken recipes, each more seductive than the last, in a book that makes every dinner a turn-on.

"I want you to see this. Then you'll know everything. It's a cookbook," he says and opens to some recipes, with color photos. "I want to prepare you, very much." This isn't just about getting me hot till my juices run clear, and then a little rest. There's pulling, jerking, stuffing, trussing. Fifty preparations. He promises we'll start out slow, with wine and a good oiling . . . Holy crap. "I will control everything that happens here," he says. "You can leave anytime, but as long as you stay, you're my ingredient." I'll be transformed from a raw, organic bird into something--what? Something delicious.

So begins the adventures of Miss Chicken, a young free-range, from raw innocence to golden brown ecstasy, in this spoof-in-a-cookbook that simmers in the afterglow of E.L. James's sensational Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy. Like Anastasia Steele, Miss Chicken finds herself at the mercy of a dominating man, in this case, a wealthy, sexy, and very hungry chef.

And before long, from unbearably slow drizzling to trussing, Miss Chicken discovers the sheer thrill of becoming the main course. A parody in three acts--"The Novice Bird" (easy recipes for roasters), "Falling to Pieces" (parts perfect for weeknight meals), and "Advanced Techniques" (the climax of cooking)--Fifty Shades of Chicken is a cookbook of fifty irresistible, repertoire-boosting chicken dishes that will leave you hungry for more.

With memorable tips and revealing photographs, Fifty Shades of Chicken will have you dominating dinner.
In a Nutshell: Cooking and Baking with Nuts and Seeds
In a Nutshell
Cooking and Baking with Nuts and Seeds
Hardcover      ISBN: 0393065588

In a Nutshell is organized to reflect the way we eat meals today, with chapters like Nibbles, Dip It, Noodles and Nuts, and Family Style. Omnivores, vegetarians, and vegans alike will delight in dishes both simple and complex, from Almond-Crusted Mac-and-Cheese to Pistachio Biryiani. Culinary cheerleaders for the powerful team of sixteen nuts and seeds featured in the book, Tannenbaum and Tutunjian prove that nuts are so much more than a happy-hour snack.

The Connoisseur's Guide to Fish & Seafood
The Connoisseur's Guide to Fish & Seafood
Hardcover      ISBN: 1402770510

The sea is a treasure chest filed with the planet's most delicious, nutritious, and healthful foods. For those eager to make the most of this bounty, this "Connoisseur's Guide" not only provides essential advice on how to buy and store seafood, it offers easy-to-follow cooking techniques and delectable recipes, from simple soups, pates, and mousses to light lunches, easy family suppers, and sophisticated party fare. And these sumptuous dishes can be enjoyed guiltlessly, since the author has thoughtfully supplied a comprehensive guide to the world's sustainable fish and seafood.



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The Burgermat Show
The Burgermat Show
Paperback      ISBN: 1907704698

In June 2011 London burger blogger Burgerac teamed up with twenty-four artists and a chef. The result was the very first Burgermat Show, an art show where the artwork was displayed on tables (as paper placemats) rather than walls. This book includes all of the artwork plus a killer burger recipe for you to host your very own Burgermat Show

  • Twenty-four different designs by amazing artists, illustrators, and designers
  • Forty-eight placemats in total (two of each design)
  • Easy to tear out leaves
  • Fantastic burger recipe by top London chef Fred Smith with how-to illustrations
  • Introduction by Gavin Lucas, senior writer, Creative Review
  • All you need to create your own pop-up burger art event
  • Companion iPhone app and blog have big following

When he's not blogging about burgers or updating his iPhone app Burgerapp (which has been riding high in the App Store's Food & Drink category charts since its launch in April), London-based Burgerac writes for a leading communication arts journal and blog and has authored several books about design and popular culture.


The Meat Book: 130 Classic Recipes from Around the World
The Meat Book
130 Classic Recipes from Around the World
Paperback      ISBN: 1743791011

The Meat Book is the ultimate cookbook for the carnivore in all of us; packed full of delicious meat-based recipes for people who love unfussy, easy food that's fresh, seasonal and tastes great. In his follow-up book to The BBQ Companion, Ben presents 150 brand-new international recipes for his favorite meat dishes from around the world. Chapters are broken down according to type of meat, from beef, pork, poultry and lamb to chapters on cold cuts and stocks, sauces and brines. Try the Osso Bucco with gremolata, the Cuban style cheeseburger, mascarpone and proscuitto stuffed spatchcock or red braised Japanese pork hock, or perhaps one of his more unique creations such as the fruit stuffed meatballs or maple brined drumsticks. Barbecue lovers are once again well looked after, but there's more here for people who like to experiment with other cooking methods. Perfect for a couple, a family and a crowd, The Meat Book will take you on a flavorful journey around the world, one hearty meal at a time.

Carne: Meat Recipes from the Kitchen of the American Academy in Rome
Carne
Meat Recipes from the Kitchen of the American Academy in Rome
Hardcover      ISBN: 1936941120
Carne is the fifth in the series of cookbooks documenting the renowned farm-to-table meals served by the Rome Sustainable Food Project, founded by Alice Waters, at the American Academy in Rome. Following volumes on biscotti, vegetables, pastas, and soups, this cookbook focuses on Executive Chef Christopher Behr's favorite subject, meat: beef, lamb, pork, rabbit, and poultry.

Chef Behr also offers more than a dozen recipes for side dishes, or contorni, that he serves alongside meat entr es: salads (including Radicchio Salad with Green Apple Balsamic Vinaigrette with Walnuts and Grilled Cucumber Salad with Yogurt), bean dishes, Sweet and Sour Squash, Pickled Green Tomatoes with Garlic, Hot Pepper and Mint (a dish that sold out within hours when he offered it at BKLYN Larder), and his legendary roasted potatoes that are crisp and golden on the outside with the
creamy consistency of mashed potatoes on the inside.

The Italian food of the Jersey shore is near and dear to Chef Behr's heart, and when he's homesick he cooks those iconic dishes, from meat loaf to short ribs, although his versions reflect his experiences in California, New York, and Rome--they're lighter than the classic version but nonetheless deliver all their robust satisfaction.
The Jewelled Kitchen: A Stunning Collection of Lebanese, Moroccan, and Persian Recipes
The Jewelled Kitchen
A Stunning Collection of Lebanese, Moroccan, and Persian Recipes
Paperback      ISBN: 1848992890
Kehdy's cookbook is an inspired collection of classics and innovative dishes from a part of the world which, at the moment, is enjoying its overdue place in the sun. Her contribution and original, thoughtful and delicious. Go get it --Yottam Ottolenghi Bethany Kehdy is renowned for the contemporary Middle Eastern and North African recipes that she publishes on her blog (dirtykitchensecrets.com). A Lebanese-American born in Houston, Texas and brought up in Lebanon, she spent countless hours learning to cook with her perfectionist teta (grandmother), her vivacious dad and her spirited aunts. Her recipes are a harmonious balance of classic and contemporary, as she draws upon her childhood roots while adding her own personal twist to these iconic recipes.

The cuisines from the Middle East and North Africa share many diverse influences and gorgeous key ingredients and spices, such as pomegranates, figs, pine nuts, saffron and sumac. Passionate about food and her heritage, this former Miss Lebanon showcases the sheer brilliance of the dishes of the Levant. Try a fragrant Fish Tagine with Preserved Lemons from the Moroccan chapter; fiery Lamb Shanks with Butterbeans and Tomatoes from the Lebanese; or delicately spiced Chicken, Walnuts and Pomegranate Stew from the Persian. All the cuisines of the regions are covered, including Egyptian, Palestinian, Syrian, Turkish, Iraqi and Jordanian, and all the recipes are easy to make. You'll find yourself drawn into a whole new world and a whole new way of cooking.