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The Lobster Roll: And Other Pleasures of Summer by the Beach
The Lobster Roll
And Other Pleasures of Summer by the Beach
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 1400045843

Presents a collection of recipes from the Long Island restaurant known as Lunch for appetizers, soups, sandwiches, main dishes, vegetables, salads, drinks, and desserts.

Southern Living 1999 Annual Recipes
Southern Living 1999 Annual Recipes
Hardcover      ISBN: 0848719042

Delicious food and gracious entertaining with Southern style -- that's Southern Living magazine's recipe for success. And nowhere is this tradition more evident than in the pages of Southern Living 1999 Annual Recipes, the twenty-first volume in the collector's series. Every recipe from the 1999 editions of Southern Living is at your fingertips in one complete volume, all indexed and easy to find.

The County Fair Cookbook: Yankee Johnnycakes, Tater Pigs, Shoofly Pie, & 200 More Recipes from America's Best Country Cooks
The County Fair Cookbook
Yankee Johnnycakes, Tater Pigs, Shoofly Pie, & 200 More Recipes from America's Best Country Cooks
Hardcover      ISBN: 0786860146

The authors of the popular Brooklyn Cookbook offer a collection of delicious recipes for down-home cooking from across the fifty states, including some celebrity recipes, along with information on county fairs and how to find them.

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives: An All-American Road Trip...with Recipes!
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
An All-American Road Trip...with Recipes!
Paperback      ISBN: 0061724882

Food Network star Guy Fieri takes you on a tour of America's most colorful diners, drive-ins, and dives in this tie-in to his enormously popular television show, complete with recipes, photos, and memorabilia.

Packed with Guy's iconic personality, Diners, Drive-ins and Dives follows his hot-rod trips around the country, mapping out the best places most of us have never heard of. From digging in at legendary burger joint the Squeeze Inn in Sacramento, California, baking Peanut Pie from Virginia Diner in Wakefield, Virginia, or kicking back with Pete's Rubbed and Almost Fried Turkey Sandwich from Panini Pete's in Fairhope, Alabama, Guy showcases the amazing personalities, fascinating stories, and outrageously good food offered by these American treasures.

Chez Panisse Cafe Cookbook
Chez Panisse Cafe Cookbook
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0060175834

We hung the walls with old French movie posters advertising the films of Marcel Pagnol, films that had already provided us with both a name and an ideal: to create a community of friends, lovers, and relatives that span generations and is in tune with the seasons, the land, and human appetites.

So writes Alice Waters of the opening of Berkeley's Chez Panisse Caf on April Fool's Day, 1980. Located above the more formal Chez Panisse Restaurant, the Caf is a bustling neighborhood bistro where guests needn't reserve far in advance and can choose from the ever-changing la carte menu. It's the place where Alice Waters's inventive chefs cook in a more impromptu and earthy vein, drawing on the healthful, low-tech traditions of the cuisines of such Mediterranean regions as Catalonia, Campania, and Provence, while improvising and experimenting with the best products of Chez Panisse's own regional network of small farms and producers.

In the Chez Panisse Caf Cookbook, the follow-up to the award-winning Chez Panisse Vegetables, Alice Waters and her team of talented cooks offer more than 140 of the caf 's best-recipes--some that have been on the menu since the day caf opened and others freshly reinvented with the honesty and ingenuity that have made Chez Panisse so famous. In addition to irresistible recipes, the Chez Panisse Caf Cookbook is filled with chapter-opening essays on the relationships Alice has cultivated with the farmers, foragers and purveyors--most of them within an hour's drive of Berkeley--who make it possible for Chez Panisse to boast that nearly all food is locally grown, certifiably organic, and sustainably grown and harvested.

Alice encourages her chefs and cookbook readers alike to decide what to cook only after visiting the farmer's market or produce stand. Then we can all fully appreciate the advantages of eating according to season--fresh spring lamb in late March, ripe tomato salads in late summer, Comice pear crisps in autumn.

This book begins with a chapter of inspired vegetable recipes, from a vivid salad of avocados and beets to elegant Morel Mushroom Toasts to straightforward side dishes of Spicy Broccoli Raab and Garlicky Kale. The Chapter on eggs and cheese includes two of the caf 's most famous dishes, a garden lettuce salad with baked goat cheese and the Crostata di Perrella, the caf 's version of a calzone. Later chapters focus on fish and shellfish, beef, pork, lamb, and poultry, each offering its share of delightful dishes. You'll find recipes for curing your own pancetta, for simple grills and succulent braises, and for the definitive simple roast chicken--as well as sumptuous truffed chicken breasts. Finally the pastry cooks of Chez Panisse serve forth a chapter of uncomplicated sweets, including Apricot Bread Pudding, Chocolate Almond Cookies, and Wood Oven-baked Figs with Raspberries.

Gorgeously designed and illustrated throughout with colored block prints by David Lance Goines, who has eaten at the caf since the day it opened, Chez Panisse Caf Cookbook is destined to become an indispensable classic. Fans of Alice Waters's restaurant and caf will be thrilled to discover the recipes that keep them coming back for more. Loyal readers of her earlier cookbooks will delight in this latest collection of time-tested, deceptively simple recipes. And anyone who loves pure, vibrant, delicious fare made from the finest ingredients will be honored to add these new recipes to his or her repertoire.



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.

The Minnesota Ethnic Food Book
The Minnesota Ethnic Food Book
Paperback      ISBN: 0873511980

"Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are." This oft-quoted maxim from celebrated gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, succinctly describes the connection between foodways and identity.

First published in 1986 and now back in print, The Minnesota Ethnic Food Book explores the rich landscape of food and cultural heritage by describing the traditional foods and foodways of many of the state's ethnic groups. Well-researched and thoughtfully written essays describe the meals and customs that help families maintain ties to their past and sustain a rich sense of ethnic heritage in their day-to-day lives.

More than 150 authentic recipes, collected from home cooks across the state, impart the ethnic flavors of Minnesota. Included are recipes for everyday tables--such as Swedish meatballs, Creole chicken, and Hmong stir-fried chicken and vegetables--as well as foods for special occasions--including Greek artichoke pilaf, German sauerbraten, and Danish custard cream layer cake. The result is a carefully researched, warm, and fascinating book that is all about people, foods, and enduring values.

Southern Living 2009 Annual Recipes
Southern Living 2009 Annual Recipes
Hardcover      ISBN: 0848732855

From quick-and-easy dinners to holiday entertaining, this comprehensive cookbook has it all. With more than 800 recipes from the culinary experts at Southern Living, this edition is a must-have for all cooks. Full-color photos throughout.

Route 66 Cookbook: Comfort Food from the Mother Road
Route 66 Cookbook
Comfort Food from the Mother Road
Hardcover      ISBN: 1571780955

Successful road guides exist, but only Marian Clark's The Route 66 Cookbook provides a culinary guide to what Steinbeck dubbed "The Mother Road." Featuring more than 250 delicious recipes from places like the U Drop Inn, the Covered Wagon Trading Post, the Pig Hip, and the Bungalow Inn, this cookbook recreates old 66, with stories from the waitresses and cooks who poured the coffee and baked the pies.

Rachael Ray's Big Orange Book: The Ultimate Collection of All-New 30-Minute Meals, Vegetarian Meals, Meals for One, Kosher Meals, Holiday Menus, and Much More!
Rachael Ray's Big Orange Book
The Ultimate Collection of All-New 30-Minute Meals, Vegetarian Meals, Meals for One, Kosher Meals, Holiday Menus, and Much More!
Paperback      ISBN: 0307383199

In the 10 years since she served up her first 30-minute meal--and thousands of delectable dinners later-- Rachael Ray has learned just about all there is to know about getting a great tasting meal on the table in a hurry, whether it is one of her patented 30-minute miracles or something just a tad more involved for a special gathering. Rachael's Big Orange Book is the ultimate resource for busy cooks. Need kitchen inspiration? It's all here and it's all new--and bigger than ever
Just one for dinner tonight? Forget the cold cereal. Rach has a chapter of recipes that make dining on your own a thoroughly civilized occasion, with great meals that won't leave you with a fridge full of leftovers. Vegetarians on the guest list? No problem Choose from dozens of meat-free meals that are every bit as satisfying as your tried-and-true standards and savory enough to please the carnivores in your crowd. Observing a Kosher menu? Check out the selection of menus just for Kosher cooks, all ready in less than, you guessed it, 30 minutes. There's even a mother lode of burger recipes for fans of the bun--so many options you could make a different burger every day for a full month
In addition to her latest 30-minute creations, Rachael has put together an array of menus and recipes for easy entertaining, from quick snacks to serve for game night and easy hors d'oeuvres, to soup-to-nuts menus for her favorite holidays and special occasions. Whip up a pasta buffet for a special mom on Mother's Day, please a crowd with a super-simple Oscar party menu, and give thanks for not one but four fantastic menus that keep holiday stress to a minimum by getting you out of the kitchen in record time.
Best of all, these recipes have all the huge flavors you've come to expect from Rachael, with something to please every taste--and every food budget. You'll even find the treasured family recipes that Rachael and her husband, John, have enjoyed for years; see if they don't become beloved family traditions in your home as well. Whether this is your first introduction to cooking the 30-minute way or you are a long-time convert, you'll find irresistible new recipes here to make the most of every second you spend in the kitchen.