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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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Ruhlman's How to Roast: Foolproof Techniques and Recipes for the Home Cook
Ruhlman's How to Roast
Foolproof Techniques and Recipes for the Home Cook
Hardcover      ISBN: 031625410x
In this first in a new series of books focusing on cooking methods, an award-winning cookbook author, food writer, and online culinary expert explores one of the most fundamental cooking techniques: roasting.

Humankind has been roasting for millennia. The term originally referred to cooking over an open fire, usually on some kind of spit, and has evolved to describe cooking of meat or vegetables or even fruit in an oven, a "dry heat" (and usually high-heat) method of making things irresistibly appetizing.

Michael Ruhlman has developed a reputation for providing lucid, no-nonsense cooking advice as sharp as a good chef's knife. "Of all our cooking terms," Ruhlman writes, "saut ed, grilled, poached, broiled -- I believe roasted is the most evocative adjective we can attach to our food, conjuring as it does ideas of deep rich flavors and delicious browning."

Ruhlman's How to Roast combines practical advice -- what tools you need, staple ingredients to have on hand, how to get the most out of your oven -- with 20 original and mouthwatering recipes, chosen to showcase a wide range of roasting methods and results, from "The Icon" (roast chicken), to Monkfish Roasted with Tomatoes and Basil, to Roasted Peaches with Mint Cr me Fraiche. Dozens of color photographs offer step-by-step illustration as well as finished-dish showpieces.
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.
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.
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.
Olympia Provisions: Cured Meats and Tales from an American Charcuterie [a Cookbook]
Olympia Provisions
Cured Meats and Tales from an American Charcuterie [a Cookbook]
Hardcover      ISBN: 1607747014
A rigorous exploration of what American charcuterie is today from Portland's top-notch meat company, featuring in-depth techniques for crafting cured meats, recipes from the company's two restaurants, and essays revealing the history and personalities behind the brand.

Portland's Olympia Provisions began as Oregon's first USDA-certified salumeria, but it has grown into a mini-empire, with two bustling restaurants and charcuterie shipping out daily to all fifty states. In his debut cookbook, salumist and co-owner Elias Cairo dives deep into his distinctly American charcuterie, offering step-by-step recipes for confits, p t s, sausages, salami, and more. But that is only the beginning. Writer Meredith Erickson takes you beyond cured meat, exploring how Cairo's proud Greek-American upbringing, Swiss cooking adventures, and intense love affair with the outdoors have all contributed to Olympia Provisions' singular--and delicious--point of view. With recipes from the restaurants, as well as extensive wine notes and nineteen frankfurter variations, Olympia Provisions redefines what American charcuterie can be.
Beef & Potatoes: 200 Recipes for the Perfect Steak and Chips, and So Much More
Beef & Potatoes
200 Recipes for the Perfect Steak and Chips, and So Much More
Hardcover      ISBN: 1743366299

Dinner. Sorted. Here are 200 recipes, classic and modern, for two of the world's favourite ingredients. In the Beef chapter there are luscious, hearty recipes such as rib-eye steak with garlic chips; Belgian beef and beer stew; and roast beef with bearnaise sauce. In the Potatoes chapter: how to make the ultimate chips; potato pancakes with spinach and mint; Dauphine potatoes; and potato puree with truffles. In the Beef and Potatoes chapter: classic cottage pie; beef and potato tagine with mint yoghurt; traditional beef wellington with duchess potatoes; and Mexican-style braised beef. With 200 recipes for everything from steak and chips to warming beef bourguignon, we've got your dinner options covered.

Charcuterie: The Craft of Salting, Smoking, and Curing
Charcuterie
The Craft of Salting, Smoking, and Curing
Hardcover      ISBN: 0393240053

Charcuterie exploded onto the scene in 2005 and encouraged an army of home cooks and professional chefs to start curing their own foods. This love song to animal fat and salt has blossomed into a bona fide culinary movement, throughout America and beyond, of curing meats and making sausage, p t s, and confits. Charcuterie: Revised and Updated will remain the ultimate and authoritative guide to that movement, spreading the revival of this ancient culinary craft.

Early in his career, food writer Michael Ruhlman had his first taste of duck confit. The experience "became a fascination that transformed into a quest" to understand the larger world of food preservation, called charcuterie, once a critical factor in human survival. He wondered why its methods and preparations, which used to keep communities alive and allowed for long-distance exploration, had been almost forgotten. Along the way he met Brian Polcyn, who had been surrounded with traditional and modern charcuterie since childhood. "My Polish grandma made kielbasa every Christmas and Easter," he told Ruhlman. At the time, Polcyn was teaching butchery at Schoolcraft College outside Detroit.

Ruhlman and Polcyn teamed up to share their passion for cured meats with a wider audience. The rest is culinary history. Charcuterie: Revised and Updated is organized into chapters on key practices: salt-cured meats like pancetta, dry-cured meats like salami and chorizo, forcemeats including p t s and terrines, and smoked meats and fish. Readers will find all the classic recipes: duck confit, sausages, prosciutto, bacon, p t de campagne, and knackwurst, among others. Ruhlman and Polcyn also expand on traditional mainstays, offering recipes for hot- and cold-smoked salmon; shrimp, lobster, and leek sausage; and grilled vegetable terrine. All these techniques make for a stunning addition to a contemporary menu.

Thoroughly instructive and fully illustrated, this updated edition includes seventy-five detailed line drawings that guide the reader through all the techniques. With new recipes and revised sections to reflect the best equipment available today, Charcuterie: Revised and Updated remains the undisputed authority on charcuterie.

Steaks, Chops, Roasts, and Ribs: A Best Recipe Classic
Steaks, Chops, Roasts, and Ribs
A Best Recipe Classic
Hardcover      ISBN: 0936184787

This cookbook presents over 300 tested recipes for all kinds of meat dishes and a shopping guide for selecting cuts of meat.

The Salmon Recipes: Stories of Our Endangered North Coast Cuisine
The Salmon Recipes
Stories of Our Endangered North Coast Cuisine
Paperback      ISBN: 0991709004

From time immemorial, wild salmon have nourished the people of the Pacific Northwest, forming an integral part of the region's distinctive heritage and culture. The Salmon Recipes invites you to a sumptuous, visual feast drawn from the culinary practices and rich experience of the people of the North Coast, woven into a stunning full-color photographic essay. Mouthwatering recipes showcasing both time-honored and modern artisanal food skills share the page with an eclectic tapestry of captivating voices featuring such luminaries as Susan Musgrave and Robert Davidson.

Ranging from rare, traditional salmon preparation techniques to avant-garde, subtly flavored seafood experiments, the recipes in this collection include:

  • Cedar Planked Salmon Topped with Dungeness Crab
  • Baked White Fish with Pine Nut, Parmesan, and Basil Pesto Crust
  • Steamed Salmon with Huckleberries
  • Pan Seared Honey Glazed Salmon with Browned Butter Lime Sauce.

Just as the salmon returns year after year to renew the North Coast and its people, you will return time and time again to sample the pages of this beautiful book with its unique insights into the area's culture, wildlife and rich ecosystems. Profits from The Salmon Recipes will go towards ensuring that British Columbia's coastal waters remain tanker-free.