Meat and Fish
Ruhlman's How to Roast
Foolproof Techniques and Recipes for the Home Cook
Hardcover ISBN: 031625410x
Combining practical advice with 20 original and flavorful recipes, which are accompanied by step-by-step illustrations, an award-winning cookbook author, food writer and online culinary expert explores roasting, one of the most fundamental cooking techniques. 35,000 first printing.
Cured Meats and Tales from an American Charcuterie
Hardcover ISBN: 1607747014
A classic yet irreverent cookbook-slash-scrapbook featuring techniques, recipes, and essays about the history and personalities behind Portland's top-notch meat company and its American charcuterie. Olympia Provisions is one of the driving forces behind the rise of Portland's food scene, and has been garnering praise--and patrons--from across the country. What began as Portland's first USDA-certified salumeria has grown into a mini-empire, encompassing two restaurants and a robustly expanding mail order business. In Olympia Provisions, the owners dive deep into their proudly American charcuterie, offering step-by-step recipes for confits, pâtés, sausages, salumi, frankfurters, and more. The book also goes beyond recipes for cured meat, featuring an unexpected but inspiring story of the authors' travels in the Alps (and their discovery of that region's unique charcuterie), essays about the perfect wine lunch, and non-charcuterie recipes from Olympia Provisions' two restaurants.
Low & Slow
The Art and Technique of Braising, BBQ, and Slow Roasting
Hardcover ISBN: 1118105915
Low & Slow is the book for anyone who’s ready to go beyond grilling and master the craft of traditional barbecue. And not just barbecue, but braising and slow roasting, too—together the three pillars of low and slow cooking. With Low & Slow, you’ll learn to apply the magic of low heat and long cooking times to transform tough cuts of meat into juicy, flavorful finished dishes. The pros at The Culinary Institute of America have packed all their expertise, along with mouthwatering color photographs, into a compact volume that’s sure to become your go-to handbook for all things slow cooking. Low & Slow explains what you need to know to make the most of every cut of meat, any time of year, whether you’re braising a pot of short ribs, barbecuing beef brisket in the backyard, or slow roasting lamb in the oven. Plus, with chapters on homemade rubs and sauces and enough sides to accompany every meal, if you’re passionate about cooking meat, this may be the only cookbook you ever need.
The Complete Meat Cookbook
A Juicy and Authoritative Guide to Selecting, Seasoning, and Cooking Today's Beef, Pork, Lamb, and Veal
Hardcover ISBN: 061813512x
Demystifies the meat-buying process, meat cuts, and seasoning techniques, and includes more than two hundred recipes
125 Irresistible Recipes
Paperback ISBN: 0761165827
Everything tastes better with bacon. One of those flavor-packed, umami-rich, secret-weapon ingredients, it has the power to elevate just about any dish, from soups to souffle´s, braises to bread pudding. Peter Kaminsky and Marie Rama know just how to employ it. Peter is the author of both Pig Perfect—a paean to the noble swine—and, most recently, Culinary Intelligence, which argues that the healthiest way to eat is to eat less but really well. He and Marie know that adding irresistible bacon transforms an ordinary dish into an extraordinary one. Bacon Nation is a bacon-lover’s dream, a collection of 125 smoky, savory, crispy, meaty, salty, and sweetly sensuous recipes that go right through the menu. Starters like Spiced Nuts with Bacon; Bacon and Butternut Squash Galette; Bacon, Pear, and Humboldt Fog Salad. Main courses featuring meats—Brawny Bacon Beef Bourguignon, Saltimbacon; poultry—Paella with Chicken and Bacon; fish—Flaky Cod Fillets with Bacon and Wine-Braised Fennel; and pasta, including an update of the classic Roman dish Bucatini all’Amatriciana. Even dessert: Rum Ice Cream with Candied Bacon Chips and Chocolate-Peanut-Bacon Toffee. Or, as Homer Simpson would say, Mmmm, bacon.
Chicken & Other Birds
From the Perfect Roast Chicken to Asian-style Duck Breasts
Hardcover ISBN: 1909342505
Chicken and other types of poultry are versatile, readily available, reasonably priced, and packed full of protein, essential nutrients and vitamins. They are also the number one choice for anyone who is watching their fat and calorie intake but doesn't want to give up meat. This book brings together over 100 main course dishes that employ the whole range of cooking techniques, and that use the ubiquitous chicken as well as all the less well known birds such as turkey, goose, duck, guinea fowl, poussin, pigeon and quail. In addition, Chicken and Other Birds offers a visual tour of the birds, showing their relative sizes and discussing the differences between them, plus a buying guide â?? what to look for and how much to allow per person â?? followed by tips on storing and handling uncooked poultry, and step-by-step photos and instructions for preparing a bird before cooking (trussing, French trimming, stuffing and jointing), and for carving or jointing a whole cooked bird. The final chapter, 'Perfect Sides and Complements' is a round-up of flavoured butters, marinades, rubs and bastes, stuffings and sauces, chutneys and relishes and, last but not least, the perfect gravy. This beautifully illustrated and comprehensive book is sure to become the classic poultry cookbook that no cook can afford to be without.
The Cook's Illustrated Complete Book of Poultry
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 060960063x
Featuring nearly five hundred recipes and three hundred illustrations, a comprehensive poultry cookbook introduces the best methods for preparing chicken, turkey, duck, goose, quail, squab, and pheasant, accompanied by a wealth of tips on cooking equipment, techniques, and ingredients. 15,000 first printing.
A Meat-Smoking Manifesto
Hardcover ISBN: 1607747200
A complete meat- and brisket-cooking education from the country's most celebrated pitmaster and owner of the wildly popular Austin restaurant Franklin Barbecue--winner of Texas Monthly's coveted Best Barbecue Joint in Texas award. When Aaron Franklin and his wife, Stacy, opened up a small barbecue trailer on the side of an Austin, Texas, interstate in 2009, they had no idea what they’d gotten themselves into. Today, Franklin Barbecue has grown into the most popular, critically lauded, and obsessed-over barbecue joint in the country (if not the world)—and Franklin is the winner of every major barbecue award there is. In this much-anticipated debut, Franklin and coauthor Jordan Mackay unlock the secrets behind truly great barbecue, and share years’ worth of hard-won knowledge.Franklin Barbecue is a definitive resource for the backyard pitmaster, with chapters dedicated to building or customizing your own smoker; finding and curing the right wood; creating and tending perfect fires; sourcing top-quality meat; and of course, cooking mind-blowing, ridiculously delicious barbecue, better than you ever thought possible.
Curing & Smoking
Made at Home
Paperback ISBN: 1770850775
A new series for living the good life! Made At Home This exciting series comes from the father-and-son team Dick and James Strawbridge, who live "the good life" on their small acreage. In Made At Home they share the knowledge and experience gained over years of producing an abundance of good things to eat and drink: organic fruits and vegetables eaten, juiced, fermented and preserved; pigs smoked for ham, sausages, salamis and bacon; a mixed flock of birds used for eggs and eating; and bees for honey, to name a few. It's an enviable lifestyle driven by a desire to eat well every day. It is also a lifestyle that does not require a lot of space. Made At Home contains numerous adaptations to urban and suburban life. Plants are grown in small lots and pots, chickens are kept in backyard pens, and meat items, such as sausages, are smoked in the backyard. Proof positive that anyone can live the good life. Of all the Made At Home titles, perhaps this one speaks loudest to the popularity of home-grown foods. The smoked bacon, salamis and heady cheeses we love are prime candidates for handcrafted taste. Curing and Smoking demonstrates how simple it is to use the magic of smoke to create wonderfully aromatic foods with distinctive flavors. The book follows the curing and smoking processes beginning to end, from creating a purpose-made pantry to storage. Topics include drying, curing, hot smoking, cold smoking, indoor smoking, drying and wrapping, and vacuum packing. Foods are not limited to meats and cheeses, but include fruits and vegetables, fish, ciders, seafood. Even eggs can be smoked or cured. Original and delicious recipes offer up such delights as jams and jellies, hot-smoked oysters, and fresh tomato salsa. Curing and Smoking is ideal for adventurous cooks, modern pioneers, and all food crafters.
Recipes from the Sea
Hardcover ISBN: 0714863874
Fish: Recipes from the Sea features over 200 authentic Italian home cooking recipes for preparing fish and seafood, carefully collected from the Silver Spoon kitchen. From traditional seafood groups to simple grilled fish with herbs, the recipes in Fish are simple and authentic, explained with clear step-by-step instructions and vivid colour photography. The chapters in Fish are divided by fish variety and include White, Oily, Flat, Freshwater Fish, and Seafood. The cookbook offers tips on how to take an Italian approach to cooking with seafood including how to choose, prepare, and cook local, sustainle fish and produce, as well as offering ideas for substituting varieties. Fish also contains an illustrated guide on how to recognize different categories of fish, how to choose fresh fish, and even describes marine life, and mannerisms for the different varieties. Fish contains delicious, authentic home recipes for all food occasions.