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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.

Tomatoes: A Country Garden Cookbook
Tomatoes
A Country Garden Cookbook
Hardcover      ISBN: 0002553430
Vegetables
Vegetables
Hardcover      ISBN: 0688146589

A collection of over 300 recipes using vegetables, with an encyclopaedic introduction covering topics such as vegetable varieties, uses, selection, preparation, and storage.

The Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons, and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution
The Art of Simple Food
Notes, Lessons, and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution
Hardcover      ISBN: 0307336794
An indispensable resource for home cooks from the woman who changed the way Americans think about food.

Perhaps more responsible than anyone for the revolution in the way we eat, cook, and think about food, Alice Waters has "single-handedly chang ed] the American palate" according to the New York Times. Her simple but inventive dishes focus on a passion for flavor and a reverence for locally produced, seasonal foods.

With an essential repertoire of timeless, approachable recipes chosen to enhance and showcase great ingredients, The Art of Simple Food is an indispensable resource for home cooks. Here you will find Alice's philosophy on everything from stocking your kitchen, to mastering fundamentals and preparing delicious, seasonal inspired meals all year long. Always true to her philosophy that a perfect meal is one that's balanced in texture, color, and flavor, Waters helps us embrace the seasons' bounty and make the best choices when selecting ingredients. Fill your market basket with pristine produce, healthful grains, and responsibly raised meat, poultry, and seafood, then embark on a voyage of culinary rediscovery that reminds us that the most gratifying dish is often the least complex.
Ovens of Brittany
Ovens of Brittany
Paperback      ISBN: 094249511x
Great Greens: Fresh, Flavorful, and Innovative Recipes
Great Greens
Fresh, Flavorful, and Innovative Recipes
Paperback      ISBN: 0811839079

All it takes is a visit to the local grocery to see the abundant repertoire of greens available today. Great Greens is an inspirational guide to selecting and cooking with fresh greens. Including plenty of delicious salads but traveling far beyond, it's packed with recipes for using these vitamin-packed and versatile veggies in soups, starters, sides, and main dishes. Temptations like Escarole and Lemon Risotto, and Beet and Mesclun Salad with Blood Oranges and Goat Cheese share the stage with updated classics like Shepherd's Pie with Three Greens and Iceberg Wedges with Blue Cheese Dressing. Great Greens lets cooks showcase the best produce available each season, such as Juniper-Brined Pork Chops Smothered with Braised Kale - perfect for a winter supper - or a summer treat like Skewered Lime and Ginger Prawns with Watercress, Mache, and Frise. Author Georgeanne Brennan includes plenty of her renowned culinary wisdom, plus a what's what guide to both classic and newly popular greens, from arugula to mache to cabbage. Lavish color photographs look good enough to eat, making Great Greens the handbook to the latest green revolution.

In Season: More Than 150 Fresh and Simple Recipes from New York Magazine Inspired by Farmers' Market Ingredients
In Season
More Than 150 Fresh and Simple Recipes from New York Magazine Inspired by Farmers' Market Ingredients
Hardcover      ISBN: 0399161104

Based on the popular column by "New York" Magazine food editors Rob Patronite and Robin Raisfeld, "In Season "collects more than 150 recipes from the country s finest chefs and restaurants, using fresh farmers market ingredients with essays and recipes by Mario Batali, David Chang, Michael Anthony, Anita Lo, Wylie Dufresne, April Bloomfield, Momofuku Noodle Bar, and more.

How popular has local and seasonal eating become? As chefs and home cooks have been discovering or rediscovering anticipating and celebrating ingredients at their seasonal peak is one of life s culinary pleasures. Farmers markets throughout the country have become mesmerizing places to browse, but what should you actually do with all those fiddlehead ferns, parsnips, and Satsuma mandarins? In this beautifully illustrated and user-friendly cookbook, editors Rob Patronite and Robin Raisfeld have collected fresh, unique recipes from celebrated chefs for a vast array of ingredients, all easily adapted to casual at-home cooking. With well-rounded offerings for plentiful meals and holiday menus, "In Season "is a perennial source of inspiration for experienced and novice cooks alike.

As the holidays approach, enjoy festive and delicious recipes from the country s finest chefs and restaurants such as: "Zak Pelaccio s Oyster Omelette" "Francois Payard s Brown Butter Roasted Pears" "Balthazar Bakery s Ginger Citrus Tea" "Jonathan Waxman s Pan-Roasted Cauliflower with Anchovy" "Frankies Sputino s Orechiette with Horseradish and Parmesan" "Kurt Gutenbrunner s Roast Christmas Goose" "Bobby Flay s Hoppin John Risotto"

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Fruit-Sweet and Sugar-Free: Prize-Winning Pies, Cakes, Pastries, Muffins, and Breads from the Ranch Kitchen Bakery
Fruit-Sweet and Sugar-Free
Prize-Winning Pies, Cakes, Pastries, Muffins, and Breads from the Ranch Kitchen Bakery
Paperback      ISBN: 0892814497

A professional pastry chef for twenty years, Janice Feuer has translated delicious, traditional American and French bakery and sweet favorites into healthier, sugar-free alternatives while maintaining the excellent taste, lightness, texture, and appearance one would expect in fine baked goods.
Everyday favorites to celebration specialties are included, from the classic American Beauty Apple Pie, Cranapplenut Muffins, and Cinnamon Swirl Raisin Bread to the rich, tempting Black Forest Torte, Stawberry Custard Cake, and Raspberry Cream Roll.

The author provides over 150 recipes for pies, cakes, muffins, breads, and pastries, sweetened only with natural, nationally-available fruit sweetener and prepared using unbleached whole wheat or rice flour and fresh fruits, berries, and nuts.

Many of the recipes have nondairy options and are low in cholesterol.

Clear directions explain the tips and techniques of professional chefs to guide both the novice and the serious cook to successful results guaranteed to please both the sweet-tooth and healthy conscience in us all
The Sweet Potato Lover's Cookbook: More Than 100 Ways to Enjoy One of the World's Healthiest Foods
The Sweet Potato Lover's Cookbook
More Than 100 Ways to Enjoy One of the World's Healthiest Foods
Paperback      ISBN: 1402239114

Endless Mealtime Possibilities and Spectacular Flavors

As every sweet potato lover knows, it's more than just a holiday side dish-it's one of the world's healthiest and most flavorful foods In this unique collection bursting with over one hundred recipes, you'll find easy-to-make dishes that highlight the natural and delicious flavors of this versatile vegetable.

Enjoy sweet potatoes year-round with recipes for appetizers, soups, main courses, side dishes, and even breakfasts and desserts

Tempt your taste buds with:

  • Orange Butter Sweet Potato Waffles
  • Andouille Sausage and Sweet Potato Soup
  • Sweet Potato Dumplings
  • Spiced Sweet Potato Chips
  • Candied Sweet Potatoes
  • Easy Caramel Sweet Potato Pie
  • And more

Start cooking today and you'll discover why so many people are in love with The Sweet Potato Lover's Cookbook.

Quick Pickles: Easy Recipes With Big Flavor
Quick Pickles
Easy Recipes With Big Flavor
Paperback      ISBN: 0811830152

Forget those mason jars and double-boilers Pickling can be quick and easy if you know the tricks. From the team behind the wildly popular Thrill of the Grill comes Quick Pickles: Easy Recipes with Big Flavor. Offering both classic and contemporary pickles, these simple recipes can be completed with minimum fuss. Great, healthy snacks-think of them as the salsa of the new millennium-they'll keep for several weeks in the refrigerator (although, once tasted, they are impossible to resist). How about some Old-Fashioned Bread & Butter Pickles, the newly popular Korean kimchee, or something more unusual like Mango Pickles with Scorched Mustard Seeds? With handy tips on keeping pickles crunchy, choosing and using containers, and suggestions for serving with meals, there's more than a peck of pickles in this tangy collection.