How to Bake Everything

How to Bake Everything Author Mark Bittman
ISBN-10 9780544798861
Year 2016-10-04
Pages 704
Language en
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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In the most comprehensive book of its kind, Mark Bittman offers the ultimate baker’s resource. Finally, here is the simplest way to bake everything, from American favorites (Crunchy Toffee Cookies, Baked Alaska) to of-the-moment updates (Gingerbread Whoopie Pies). It explores global baking, too: Nordic ruis, New Orleans beignets, Afghan snowshoe naan. The recipes satisfy every flavor craving thanks to more than 2,000 recipes and variations: a pound cake can incorporate polenta, yogurt, ricotta, citrus, hazelnuts, ginger, and more. New bakers will appreciate Bittman’s opinionated advice on essential equipment and ingredient substitutions, plus extensive technique illustrations. The pros will find their creativity unleashed with guidance on how to adapt recipes to become vegan, incorporate new grains, improvise tarts, or create customized icebox cakes using a mix-and-match chart. Demystified, deconstructed, and debunked—baking is simpler and more flexible than you ever imagined.

Real Simple Best Recipes Easy Delicious Meals

Real Simple Best Recipes  Easy  Delicious Meals Author Editors of Real Simple Magazine
ISBN-10 1603201025
Year 2009-10-27
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Oxmoor House
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You want to feed your family (and yourself!) well, but with your busy life, getting a healthy, satisfying meal on the table sometimes seems like Mission: Impossible. For 10 years, Real Simple has been finding ways to help you fulfill that mission while saving you time, stress, and money. Here, we've gathered up some of our best recipes to serve anytime, anywhere-from a weeknight supper to a dinner party. These include: ONE-POT MEALS that require just a single pan (and hardly any cleanup) 30-MINUTE MEALS to throw together at the end of a busy workday NO-COOK MEALS for when you just don't want to turn on the oven FREEZABLE MEALS to make ahead, for days when there's no time to cook KID-FRIENDLY MEALS that please both them and you FULL NUTRITIONAL INFO for every recipe, to make watching your numbers easier MENU SUGGESTIONS combining recipes for special occasions TRICKS OF THE TRADE to help you choose the freshest produce, pair pasta shapes with the best sauces, decipher the labels on chicken packages, and devein a shrimp

The Mac Cheese Cookbook

The Mac   Cheese Cookbook Author Allison Arevalo
ISBN-10 9781607744672
Year 2013-08-20
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Ten Speed Press
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A fun and playful cookbook featuring retro, decadent, and kid-friendly mac-and-cheese recipes from the popular Oakland restaurant Homeroom. Think Outside the Box! Macaroni and cheese is one of America’s favorite comfort foods, beloved by kids and adults alike. But there’s no need to rely on prefab mixes—all you need is a handful of kitchen staples, some tasty cheese, and a little insider advice courtesy of Homeroom restaurant. This perennially popular Oakland, California, eatery—with its entire menu devoted to mac and cheese—now shares its secrets for the best-ever mac recipes. These inventive dishes offer something for everyone: nostalgic homestyle recipes like Tuna Mac, international varieties like Sriracha Mac, decadent delights like Truffle Mac, and even the logic-defying Vegan Mac. You’ll also find recipes for quick veggie sides like Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and old-school desserts like frozen Peanut Butter Pie. With a basics section on perfecting mac sauce, choosing the best noodles, and customizing add-ins and toppings, plus an emphasis on quality ingredients and simple techniques, this fun, playful cookbook shows cheese-loving readers how to take this comfort-food staple to creative new heights.

Fresh Mexico

Fresh Mexico Author Marcela Valladolid
ISBN-10 9780307885531
Year 2010-10-13
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Clarkson Potter
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Growing up in Mexico, Marcela Valladolid rejoiced in the complex moles, dozens of different chiles, and homemade tortillas that graced her family’s dinner table. Going to school across the border in San Diego, and later to cooking school in Paris, she found plenty to love in the markets, quickly folding new ingredients into her repertoire. She also encountered some curious foods masquerading as authentic Mexican: cheddar cheese—stuffed quesadillas, tortilla chips drowning in still more cheese, and the ubiquitous everything-but-the-kitchen-sink overstuffed burritos. Where were the authentic, easy-to-prepare Mexican recipes she grew up with? The brightly flavored seafood ceviches bursting with freshness? The simple, slender burritos filled with nothing more than intensely flavorful braised meat and blistered chiles? The healthy salsas that come together in minutes but can transform a meal? In her vivacious, fresh voice, Marcela aims to invigorate America’s taste for real Mexican food–dishes that can be accomplished on any busy weeknight but that still express the authentic flavors of her native cuisine. Her food is much like her, Mexican but influenced by other cultures. You’ ll find recipes for Tilapia Ceviche; Butternut Squash—Chipotle Bisque; Roasted Pork Loin with Pineapple Glaze; Ancho-Chocolate Braised Short Ribs; and Fresh Guava Layer Cake. Inspired ideas, helpful cooking techniques, and ingredient substitutions make this the most accessible, appealing, and contemporary Mexican cookbook you’ll find today. In addition, fast recipes and dishes that are low in fat are called out with easy-to-find symbols. With more than a hundred delicious recipes and beautiful color photography throughout, Fresh Mexico introduces a new generation of Americans to the vibrant flavors of modern Mexico. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Get Cooking

Get Cooking Author Mollie Katzen
ISBN-10 9780061959479
Year 2009-10-13
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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Get Cooking is the first in a series of cookbooks geared toward beginners by Mollie Katzen, the author of the bestselling Moosewood Cookbook. Here are 125 foolproof , basic recipes for soups, homemade pasta, roast chicken, burgers, vegan specialities, chocolate chip cookies—and more—that anyone can enjoy making, no matter how inexperienced they are in the kitchen.

Weeknights with Giada

Weeknights with Giada Author Giada De Laurentiis
ISBN-10 9780307953223
Year 2012-03-27
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Clarkson Potter
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Giada De Laurentiis is one of America’s most-loved culinary stars, adored for her Food Network hit shows and her New York Times bestselling cookbooks alike, both of which feature her fresh, flavorful Italian recipes. For the first time, Giada tackles weeknight cooking, sharing her favorite tips and go-to dishes—all in her vibrant signature style—to get a delicious meal on the table in a flash. After a full day, Giada, like most parents, wants nothing more than to sit down for a home-cooked dinner with her husband, Todd, and their daughter, Jade. Weeknights with Giada rises to the challenge, delivering soups, sandwiches, pizzas, pastas, and meat and fish dishes that come together quickly as stand-alone main courses—most in half an hour or less: Rustic Vegetable and Polenta Soup, a hearty soul-warming one-pot dish, cooks in under twenty minutes; Lemony White Bean, Tuna, and Arugula Salad is a great meal that’s quickly assembled from pantry and fridge essentials; Spicy Linguini with Clams and Mussels is a fifteen-minute-or-less spectacular pasta; and you can’t beat Grilled Sirloin Steaks with Pepper and Caper Salsa, which are also ready in just fifteen minutes. From inventive breakfast-for-dinner dishes and meatless Monday vegetarian recipes—both weekly traditions in Giada’s house—to picnic sandwiches and hearty salad recipes for reinventing leftovers, Weeknights with Giada reveals every secret in her repertoire. Even the desserts are quick to mix and bake, should a craving—or a last-minute school bake sale—strike. Here is Giada at her most inventive—and at her most laid-back. Flavor, freshness, and fun take center stage while cooking times, pots dirtied, and stress are kept to a minimum. With gorgeous color photographs and intimate home snapshots of Giada and her family, Weeknights with Giada is a welcome handbook of fantastic recipes and surefire Monday-to-Friday strategies for every home cook. From the Hardcover edition.

The Easy Anti Inflammatory Diet

The Easy Anti Inflammatory Diet Author Karen Frazier
ISBN-10 1623159385
Year 2017-07-18
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Rockridge Press
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"In The Easy Anti Inflammatory Cookbook, Karen Frazier provides simple, speedy, tempting recipes that come together quickly and are easy to customize." --Lulu Cook, RDN, co-author of The Complete Anti Inflammatory Diet for Beginners Chronic inflammation has been linked to just about every health concern out there, and research indicates that certain foods are the root cause. But with the plethora of information available on the Internet, it can be difficult to know exactly which foods an anti inflammatory diet consists of--and moreover, how to easily incorporate it into your daily life. The Easy Anti Inflammatory Diet is the most complete, easy-to-use resource for fighting inflammation through diet and nutrition. This book presents a unique approach to the anti inflammatory diet that singles out the 15 most effective anti inflammatory foods and presents a collection of simple recipes that incorporate each one. 15 anti inflammatory foods create the basis for the recipes, maximizing the pain-relieving effects of each superfood. 95 easy, effective recipes take 30 minutes or less to cook, use 5 main ingredients or fewer, and include at least 1 top inflammation fighter, while excluding foods that contribute to inflammation. Expert guidance from one of the most trusted voices in restrictive diets, Karen Frazier, author of best-selling wellness cookbooks such as The Easy Acid Reflux Cookbook and The Hashimoto's Cookbook and Action Plan. With additional features like the easiest-to-use chart of anti inflammatory foods, and additional tips for saving time and money, The Easy Anti Inflammatory Diet is your all-in-one guide towards starting the anti inflammatory diet--and sticking with it.

Dishing Up the Dirt

Dishing Up the Dirt Author Andrea Bemis
ISBN-10 9780062492241
Year 2017-03-14
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins
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Andrea Bemis, the creator of the popular farm-to-table blog Dishing Up the Dirt builds on her success with this beautiful, simple, seasonally driven cookbook, featuring more than 100 inventive and delicious whole-foods recipes and dozens of color photographs. For Andrea Bemis, who owns and runs a sixty-acre organic farm with her husband outside of Portland, Oregon, dinners are inspired by what is grown in the soil and picked by hand. In Dishing Up the Dirt, Andrea offers 100 authentic farm-to-table recipes, arranged by season, including: Spring: Lamb Lettuce Wraps with Mint-Yogurt Sauce, Grilled Garlic Scapes with Sea Salt, and Spring Gnocchi with Mushrooms and Parmesan Summer: Heirloom Tomato Pie with Almond Flour Crust, Grilled Peach, Hazelnut, and Balsamic Crostini, and Kohlrabi Fritters with Garlic-Cashew Herb Sauce Fall: Spiced Delicata Squash with Garlicky Collard Greens, Roasted Fennel and Beets with Wheat Berry Salad, and Butternut-Spice Breakfast Cookies Winter: Ginger Miso Sweet Potato Bisque, Roasted Carrots over Spiced Lentils with Yogurt, and Oat and Honey Cardamom Cookies Andrea’s recipes focus on using whole, locally-sourced foods—incorporating the philosophy of eating as close to the land as possible. While many recipes are naturally gluten-free, dairy-free, or vegetarian, many others include elemental ingredients like bread, cheese, eggs, meat, and sweeteners, which are incorporated in new and inventive ways. In short essays throughout the book, Andrea also presents an honest glimpse of life on Tumbleweed Farm—the real life of a farmer, not the shabby-chic fantasy often portrayed—offering fascinating and frequently entertaining details about where the food on our dinner tables comes from. With stunning food photography as well as intimate portraits of farm life, Dishing Up the Dirt allows anyone to be a seasonal foodie and an armchair farmer.

Good Simple

Good   Simple Author Jasmine Hemsley
ISBN-10 9781473529700
Year 2016-02-25
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Random House
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The bestselling second cookbook from Hemsley + Hemsley, including recipes from Jasmine and Melissa's Channel 4 series Eating Well with Hemsley + Hemsley. Good + Simple celebrates the pleasure of delicious food that is simple to make, a joy to share and just so happens to be good for you. Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley’s principles of healthy home cooking built around gut health, whole foods and affordable ingredients show how tasty and achievable eating well can be. The sisters have created 140 nutritious and exciting new recipes – reworked classics, prepare ahead dishes, fast suppers with leftovers for packed lunches, energising breakfasts and snacks, satisfying breads, desserts and bakes. Infused with Jasmine and Melissa’s love of cooking and eating, Good + Simple includes plenty of practical tips and down-to-earth advice to help you gain confidence in the kitchen, plan for the coming week and cook for you and your family with ease. Enjoy real food. Look and feel amazing every day.

Great Food Without Fuss

Great Food Without Fuss Author Frances McCullough
ISBN-10 9781466882928
Year 2014-10-07
Pages 273
Language en
Publisher Henry Holt and Company
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Two seasoned food professionals--one a cookbook editor and the other a caterer--match wits here to solve the kitchen dilemme of the '90s: how to serve imaginative, lively food without spending hours fussing or compromising on soul-satisfying flavor. Their solution is just to look to the great cooks--from Julia Child to James Beard to Diana Kennedy--for the simple dishes that are hidden away in even the most complicated cookbooks. They've assembled a treasury of superb recipes that depend on perfectly balanced flavors. The range is broad, from favorite American classics like spoon bread, corn fritters, and the only really delicious oven-fried chicken to exotic new tastes like Moghul Lamb, Bangkok Chicken, and Pasta with Vodka. For each recipe the editors offer tips, variations, suggests, and down-to-earth commentaries about how to work with exciting new ingredients as well as giving their own tried-and-true favorite recipes, simple winners they've cooked for years to great applause. Altogether there are 119 master recipes with 81 variations and 34 Editors' Kitchen recipes, a true culinary gold mine. In their pursuit of the secrets of true flavor, Frances McCullough and Barbara Witt come up with some unusual approaches, rethinking some of our basic ideas about how to prepare roasted chicken and turkey (in a very hot oven), pasta (one method lets it sit in hot water off the flame), and baking potatoes (they're particularly wonderful baked to death). Here you'll find a lot of nitty-gritty information about entertaining, a refresher course on how to make a really good green salad, lists of canapes and tidbit desserts, a collection of quick breads, and microwave notes. In a warm, intimate, encouragingly frank style, McCullough and Witt constantly encourage cooks to improvise by offering a range of variations, to start them experimenting with foods and flavors to develop their own recipes. This is a unique, user-friendly book that works for beginners who are reasonably sophisticated eaters as well as for experienced cooks. It will become the contemporary cook's favorite sourcebook for distinctive food.

What s for Dinner

What s for Dinner Author Curtis Stone
ISBN-10 9780345542533
Year 2013-04-09
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Ballantine Books
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130 easy-to-make meals for every night of the week, from the host of FOX’s My Kitchen Rules Celebrity chef Curtis Stone knows life can get busy. But as a dad, he also believes that sitting down to a home-cooked meal with family and friends is one of life’s greatest gifts. In his fifth cookbook, he offers both novice cooks and seasoned chefs mouthwatering recipes that don’t rely on fancy, hard-to-find ingredients and special equipment. And he breaks them down into seven simple categories: • Motivating Mondays: Healthy meals that start the week off right—Fennel-Roasted Chicken and Winter Squash with Endive-Apple Salad; Grilled Shrimp and Rice Noodle Salad • Time-Saving Tuesdays: Quick and easy recipes for simple meals—Steak and Green Bean Stir-Fry with Ginger and Garlic; Grilled Pork Chops and Vegetable Gratin with Caper-Parsley Vinaigrette • One-Pot Wednesdays: Flavorful dishes with minimal cleanup—Chicken and Chorizo Paella; Rosemary Salt-Crusted Pork Loin with Roasted Shallots, Potatoes, Carrots, and Parsnips • Thrifty Thursdays: Yummy meals on a budget—Sliders with Red Onion Marmalade and Blue Cheese; Roasted Cauliflower, Broccoli, and Pasta Bake with Cheddar • Five-Ingredient Fridays: Fun, fast recipes to kick off the weekend—Grilled Harissa Lamb Rack with Summer Succotash; Seared Scallops and Peas with Bacon and Mint • Dinner Party Saturdays: Extraordinary dishes to share with friends and family—Asian Crab Cakes with Mango Chutney; Mushroom Ragout on Creamy Grits • Family Supper Sundays: Comforting, slow-simmering food for relaxing around the table—Southern Fried Chicken; Barbecued Spareribs with Apple-Bourbon Barbecue Sauce And don’t forget sweet treats such as Peach and Almond Cobbler and Olive Oil Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote. Loaded with enticing photos, What’s for Dinner? will inspire you and bring confidence to your kitchen and happiness to your table. Praise for What’s for Dinner? “Designed to help make meal time easy, fun and tasty despite everyone’s hectic schedules.”—People “Full of simple recipes for every busy night of the week.”—The Kansas City Star “Stone delivers simple recipes, many of which can be made (start to finish) in less than 40 minutes.”—The Atlanta Journal-Constitution “What could be better than having a new arsenal of Stone's recipes at your fingertips? . . . Charming for both his accent and kitchen knowledge, this man is as down to earth as they come.”—Milwaukee Journal Sentinel “Curtis Stone gets it. . . . Family favorites, fresh ingredients, and simple prep—all of which is on display on every page of his beautiful book.”—Jenny Rosenstrach, author of Dinner: A Love Story “A visionary and entrepreneur, he hopes to inspire individuals to ditch the drive-thru and start firing up their ovens at home. . . . A day-to-day guide packed with easy, mouthwatering recipes for every night of the week.”—Spry Living “The book features a ton of delicious recipes organized by a different theme for every day of the week.”—D Magazine

Persian Cookbook

Persian Cookbook Author Shadi Hasanzadenemati
ISBN-10 1623157633
Year 2016-06-30
Pages
Language en
Publisher Rockridge Press
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From the kitchens of Persian families to your dining table, with The Enchantingly Easy Persian Cookbook you ll enjoy easy-to-follow recipes that achieve the vibrant flavors of authentic Persian cuisine. Yogurt, eggplant, lamb kebabs, saffron rice if you have ever dined in a Persian restaurant then you know how rich, tantalizing, and satisfying Persian cuisine is. Yet many assume that making favorites, like Pomegranate and Walnut Stew or Saffron Syrup Cake, is too difficult to do at home. Shadi HasanzadeNemati grew up in the kitchen of her Persian mother and can still remember being mesmerized by the sweet aromas of saffron and cinnamon. Inspired by her family s heirloom recipes, Shadi has created a collection of simple, straightforward takes on authentic Persian favorites that are accessible enough for beginners, yet still fun for more seasoned cooks. The Enchantingly Easy Persian Cookbook brings the savory comforts and mystical essence of Persian home cooking to your dining table. The step-by-step instructions in this Persian cookbook make it easier than ever to create classic Persian mainstays in your own home. In this uniquely simple Persian cookbook, you ll find: 100 recipes specifically designed to make Persian cooking fun and stress-free for beginners A handy how-to guide for preparing basic Persian ingredients such as de-seeding pomegranates, making saffron-water, drying limes, and storing fresh herbs Practical grocery shopping recommendations for Persian pantry staples like cardamom and sumac, plus useful photos for identifying unique ingredients such as ghee and clotted cream Helpful labels that indicate each recipe s level of difficulty, plus worth the wait labels for dishes that require more time Tried-and-true tips and tricks to make Persian cooking easier and more successful Memory sidebars that accompany especially treasured recipes, describing Shadi s most cherished recollection connected to that dish With the ease and simplicity of The Enchantingly Easy Persian Cookbook you ll have more fun (and less stress) as you find the magic in new Persian fare, and rediscover the enchantment of recipes you already love. "

Lidia s Commonsense Italian Cooking

Lidia s Commonsense Italian Cooking Author Lidia Matticchio Bastianich
ISBN-10 9780385349451
Year 2013-10-15
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Knopf
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In her beautifully illustrated new cookbook, Lidia Bastianich lays out a comprehensive curriculum of wise cooking tips--from the cutting board to the kitchen table. Channeling the instructive elements from her TV show, she teaches us that a good dose of common sense is the key ingredient to a stellar meal. As storyteller and chef, she draws on anecdotes to educate and illustrate. Recalling lessons learned from her mother, Erminia, and her grandmother Nonna Rosa, Lidia pays homage to the kitchen sages who inspired her. Whether it's Citrus Roasted Veal, or Rustic Ricotta Tart, each recipe is a tangible feast. We learn to look at ingredients as both geographic and cultural indicators. In Campania, the region where mozzarella is king, we discover it best eaten three hours after preparation. In Genova we are taught that while focaccia had its basil origins in the Ligurain culinary tradition, the herbs and flavorings will change from region to region; as home chefs, we can experiment with rosemary or oregano or olives or onions! When it's time for dessert, Lidia draws on the scared customs of nuns in Italian monasteries and convents and reveals the secret to rice pudding with a blessing. Lidia's Commonsense Guide to Italian Cooking is a collection of 150 delectable recipes, told with commonsense cooking wisdom, that teaches us how create simple, seasonal Italian dishes with grace, confidence and love. From the Hardcover edition.

Dinner Made Simple

Dinner Made Simple Author The Editors of Real Simple Magazine
ISBN-10 0848746899
Year 2016-04-19
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Oxmoor House
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Get out of your recipe rut with Real Simple's A-to-Z guide to 350 easy and delicious home cooking ideas featuring 35 of your favorite ingredients. Organized from avocados to zucchini, Dinner Made Simple is filled with smart, quick recipes-many taking 30 minutes or less to make-that will show home cooks how 35 readily available ingredients can be spun into 350 meals fit for any day of the week. Why rely on the same spaghetti and marinara when you can discover new ways to upgrade a box of pasta with savory bacon and escarole or transform it onto a spicy kimchi noodle soup? Take a versatile ingredient like ground turkey and elevate it with surprising and mouthwatering new combo ideas or try zucchini on pizza, in gazpacho, or a sandwich. With 10 new ideas for every ingredient, a photo for every recipe, and a wealth of simple cooking tips throughout, Dinner Made Simple will inspire readers to get creative in the kitchen and answer that nightly "What should I make for dinner?" question. Plus, helpful sections on buying and storing ingredients, desserts, measurements, and a complete nutritional index make this cookbook an incredible value and indispensable kitchen resource.