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Fresh from the Farmers' Market: Year-Round Recipes for the Pick of the Crop
Fresh from the Farmers' Market
Year-Round Recipes for the Pick of the Crop
Paperback      ISBN: 0811865908

Sporting a gorgeous new cover, Fresh From the Farmers' Market just got a little fresher. With more home cooks falling in love with the unbeatable flavor of farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, there has never been a better time to serve fruits and vegetables at mealtime. This wonderfully useful cookbook is a celebration of market bounty with luscious color photographs and more than 75 mouthwatering recipes. Each delicious soup, salad, entre, and dessert makes the most of the season's best. Janet Fletcher guides shoppers through the market, sharing tips on selection and storage as well as advice from the farmers themselves, so readers can turn peak-season produce into delicious eating, year-round.

Home-Made Pickles, Chutneys & Relishes: 65 Mouthwatering Preserves with Step-By-Step Recipes and More Than 230 Superb Photographs
Home-Made Pickles, Chutneys & Relishes
65 Mouthwatering Preserves with Step-By-Step Recipes and More Than 230 Superb Photographs
Paperback      ISBN: 1780192010

This tempting cookbook offers delicious ideas for tasty pickles, chutneys and relishes. Photographs illustrate the recipes, providing easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions for each.

Mr. Wilkinson's Vegetables: A Cookbook to Celebrate the Garden
Mr. Wilkinson's Vegetables
A Cookbook to Celebrate the Garden
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 157912934x
This lush, creative cookbook celebrates the flavor and versatility of vegetables by bringing them to the center of the table in more than 80 delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes.

Too many of us let vegetables play second fiddle in meals that center on protein or carbs. For chef Matt Wilkinson, vegetables come first. He builds his dishes around vegetables that are in season, when they taste the best, are most affordable, and most readily available.

The recipes in Mr. Wilkinson's Vegetables range from simple salads such as Brussels Sprout Leaves, Mozzarella, and Anchovies, or Roasted Cucumber, Quinoa, Freekah, and Herbs, to hearty dishes such as Soft Parmesan Polenta with Crab and Mussels, or Braised Eggplant, Tomato, and Meatballs. They also include satisfying snacks like Irene's Tzatziki, or Smoked Tomato and Goat's Curd Goug (c)s, as well as desserts, such as Carrot Cake with Grated Carrot, Preserved Lemon, Raisin, and Ginger Pickle, or Creamed Rice Pudding. While many of the 80 plus dishes will appeal to vegetarians, there are plenty that incorporate meat. In all of them, Mr. Wilkinson's vegetables are the stars.

With beautiful photography and vintage illustrations, the book is both timely and timeless.

Praise for Matt Wilkinson and Mr. Wilkinson's Vegetables

"Matt Wilkinson makes you look at vegetables differently This book. . . will leave you eager to prepare one of his many delicious recipes." -- Eric Ripert, chef of Le Bernardin

"I love how my fellow Aussie Matt Wilkinson gives homegrown, seasonal vegetables the spotlight in his dishes. Whether you're eating in his beautiful market-driven Melbourne cafe or lazily reading through his cookbook Mr. Wilkinson's Vegetables, you can taste the admiration he has for all Mother Nature has to offer." -- Curtis Stone, chef and host of Top Chef Masters and Around the World in 80 Plates

"Matt Wilkinson takes vegetables to a whole new level with his recipes that are simple, yet intricate at the same time. Vegetables have never been as tasty." -- David Chang, chef/founder of Momofuku

"This book is packed with inventive recipes, gardening advice, and snippets of fun vegetable lore, and it's one I'll revisit often." -- Lukas Volger, author of Vegetarian Entrees that Won't Leave You Hungry

"I woke up in Melbourne and was whisked away to a studio where there was a make-shift kitchen with a couple guys putting together a meal of the most wonderful vegetables I had ever seen. There was no restaurant, no name. And that is where I met Matt and that chance meal in a warehouse behind a back alley is where one of my most special food memories remain. And now you can all see what I saw that night and maybe cook your own chance meal by Mr. Wilkinson." -- Roy Choi, chef Kogi Taco, Food & Wine Best New Chef 2010

"This book hits home for me The way it's organized makes it so easy for people to celebrate each vegetable during its season and even inspires us to grow them with instructions on how-to " -- Ana Sortun, Oleana & Sofra bakery, Best Chef: Northeast 2005 James Beard Foundation
The Cheesemongers Kitchen: Celebrating Cheese in 90 Recipes
The Cheesemongers Kitchen
Celebrating Cheese in 90 Recipes
Hardcover      ISBN: 0811877663

Today s specialty cheese market is booming, and many once obscure cheese varieties are now widely available. The Cheesemonger s Kitchen collects 90 delightful recipes that move cheese into a meal s starring role. Culled from chef and cheesemonger Chester Hastings s 25 years of experience, these recipes take full advantage of the varied flavors of cheese in ways both traditional and innovative. A cheese book that focuses on recipes rather than acting as a buyers guide or primer, this substantive and personal exploration accompanied by 50 color photographs plus wine pairing tips from acclaimed sommelier Brian Kalliel is a comprehensive guide to the vast world of specialty cheeses.

The Atlas of American Artisan Cheese
The Atlas of American Artisan Cheese
Paperback      ISBN: 1933392347

The Atlas of American Artisan Cheese is the first reference book of its kind and a must-have for every foodie's library. Jeffrey P. Roberts lavishes loving attention on the growing local food and farmstead movement in what is fast becoming a national trend. This fully illustrated atlas of contemporary artisan cheeses and cheese makers will not only be a mainstay in any cookery and cuisine library--guiding consumers, retailers, restaurateurs, and food professionals to the full breadth and unparalleled quality of American artisan foods--it will be the source of many a fabulous food adventure.

Organized by region and state, The Atlas of American Artisan Cheese highlights more than 350 of the best small-scale cheese makers in the United States today. It provides the most complete overview of what's to be had nationwide--shippable, attainable, delectable. Each entry describes a cheesemaker; its cheese; whether from cow, sheep, or goat milk; availability; location; and even details on cheese-making processes.

The Atlas captures America's local genius for artisan cheese: a capacity for adaptation, experimentation, and innovation, while following old-world artisanship. It is destined to become a classic resource and reference.

Rosalind Creasy's Recipes From The Garden: 200 Exciting Recipes from the Author of the Complete Book of Edible Landscaping
Rosalind Creasy's Recipes From The Garden
200 Exciting Recipes from the Author of the Complete Book of Edible Landscaping
Hardcover      ISBN: 0804837686

Readers can celebrate the incredible falvours of garden-fresh vegetables, fruits and herbs with this collection of recipes from the pioneer of the 'edible landscaping' movement. There are nearly 200 modern and traditional recipes from around the world, perfect for the gardener, the vegetarian and the meat-eater alike.

Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza
Flour Water Salt Yeast
The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 160774273x
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - From Portland's most acclaimed and beloved baker comes this must-have baking guide, featuring recipes for world-class breads and pizzas and a variety of schedules suited for the home baker.

There are few things more satisfying than biting into a freshly made, crispy-on-the-outside, soft-and-supple-on-the-inside slice of perfectly baked bread. For Portland-based baker Ken Forkish, well-made bread is more than just a pleasure--it is a passion that has led him to create some of the best and most critically lauded breads and pizzas in the country.

In Flour Water Salt Yeast, Forkish translates his obsessively honed craft into scores of recipes for rustic boules and Neapolitan-style pizzas, all suited for the home baker. Forkish developed and tested all of the recipes in his home oven, and his impeccable formulas and clear instructions result in top-quality artisan breads and pizzas that stand up against those sold in the best bakeries anywhere.

Whether you're a total beginner or a serious baker, Flour Water Salt Yeast has a recipe that suits your skill level and time constraints: Start with a straight dough and have fresh bread ready by supper time, or explore pre-ferments with a bread that uses biga or poolish. If you're ready to take your baking to the next level, follow Forkish's step-by-step guide to making a levain starter with only flour and water, and be amazed by the delicious complexity of your naturally leavened bread. Pizza lovers can experiment with a variety of doughs and sauces to create the perfect pie using either a pizza stone or a cast-iron skillet.

Flour Water Salt Yeast is more than just a collection of recipes for amazing bread and pizza--it offers a complete baking education, with a thorough yet accessible explanation of the tools and techniques that set artisan bread apart. Featuring a tutorial on baker's percentages, advice for manipulating ingredients ratios to create custom doughs, tips for adapting bread baking schedules to fit your day-to-day life, and an entire chapter that demystifies the levain-making process, Flour Water Salt Yeast is an indispensable resource for bakers who want to make their daily bread exceptional bread.
Kale: The Complete Guide to the World's Most Powerful Superfood
Kale
The Complete Guide to the World's Most Powerful Superfood
Paperback      ISBN: 1454906251

Kale is the veggie everyone's gone mad for--from farmers and foodies to celebrity chefs For those eager to get in on this healthy, tasty trend, here is a fun-to-read, one-stop resource for all things kale, including more than 75 recipes to entice, satisfy, and boost your well-being. The dishes include meltingly tender stews, flash-saut ed side dishes, salads and slaws, sandwiches, smoothies, and even muffins and chips. Stephanie Pedersen, a holistic health counselor and experienced health writer, provides dozens of tips for making kale delicious and desirable to even the most finicky eater. You'll even learn how to start your own kale garden and turn over a new leaf for a healthier life.

Ripe: The Search for the Perfect Tomato
Ripe
The Search for the Perfect Tomato
Hardcover      ISBN: 1582434263

Describes the history of tomatoes, their importance to cultures around the world, the plight of migrant laborers, and the journey of a typical tomato from field to table.



Fast, Fresh, & Green: More Than 90 Delicious Recipes for Veggie Lovers
Fast, Fresh, & Green
More Than 90 Delicious Recipes for Veggie Lovers
Paperback      ISBN: 0811865665

This new bible for all things vegetable from Fine Cooking's Vegetable Queen is ideal for the millions of eaters who want to get the recommended five to nine servings of fruits and greens into their daily diet. Susie Middleton shares her love of healthful, delicious veggies with a guide to shopping for and cooking delectable meatless meals, including such delights as Spinach with Shallots and Parmigiano and Roasted Eggplant, Bell Pepper, and Fresh Basil Salad. More than 100 recipes for appetizers, snacks, entrees, and side dishes, many of them vegan, make Fast, Fresh & Green an excellent resource for vegetarians and omnivores.