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  • Weight Watchers One Pot Cookbook

    Weight Watchers One Pot Cookbook

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Weight Watchers
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Wiley; 1 edition (2011, Dec 20th).
    Pages:   384

    One pot and you're done—delicious recipes using everyday kitchen equipment With every day so busy, wouldn't you just love to throw everything in one pot and have dinner ready? With Weight Watchers® One Pot Cookbook, you'll find 300 super-tasty and healthy one-dish recipes that the whole family will love. These no-fuss recipes are more than just easy—they are healthy and nutritious, as they come from the culinary experts at Weight Watchers. You'll find over 300 delicious and comforting one-pot recipes that include casseroles, pastas, soups and stews, light stir-fries, and desserts—all accompanied by 100 beautiful, 4-color photographs. Organized by type of cooking vessel—everything from casserole dishes, skillets, woks, saucepans, slow cookers, pressure cookers, even specialty equipment such as fondue pots—this book lets you make the most of your kitchen tools while cooking delicious meals for the whole family. more

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  • Deliciously G-Free: Food So Flavorful They'll Never Believe It's Gluten-Free

    Deliciously G-Free: Food So Flavorful They'll Never Believe It's Gluten-Free

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Elisabeth Hasselbeck
    Format:   Laser printed]
    Publisher:   Ballantine Books (2012, Jan 3rd).
    Pages:   272

    From the author of The G-Free Diet and the co-host of ABC’s The View comes a vital book about scrumptiously satisfying gluten-free food—with easy-to-follow recipes, healthy tips, and full-color photographs throughout—for families managing celiac disease as well as anyone who is concerned about their intake of wheat and other grains.Growing up in a home where everyone came together at the dinner table, Elizabeth Hasselbeck savored the signature meatball, lasagna, and ziti dishes of her grandmother and great-grandmother, and the pierogies of her father’s heritage. But a decade ago, the Emmy Award–winning co-host of The View, New York Times bestselling author, and mother of three was diagnosed with celiac disease, and the family recipes she grew up suddenly became strictly off-limits. more

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  • Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil

    Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Tom Mueller
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   W. W. Norton & Company (2011, Dec 5th).
    Pages:   256

    The sacred history and profane present of a substance long seen as the essence of health and civilization.For millennia, fresh olive oil has been one of life's necessities-not just as food but also as medicine, a beauty aid, and a vital element of religious ritual. Today's researchers are continuing to confirm the remarkable, life-giving properties of true extra-virgin, and "extra-virgin Italian" has become the highest standard of quality. But what if this symbol of purity has become deeply corrupt? Starting with an explosive article in The New Yorker, Tom Mueller has become the world's expert on olive oil and olive oil fraud-a story of globalization, deception, and crime in the food industry from ancient times to the present, and a powerful indictment of today's lax protections against fake and even toxic food products in the United States. more

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  • Hypertension Cookbook For Dummies

    Hypertension Cookbook For Dummies

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Rosanne Rust
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   For Dummies; 1 edition (2011, Dec 20th).
    Pages:   384

    Beat hypertension with simple and delicious low-sodium recipesHypertension Cookbook For Dummies features 150 delicious and simple low sodium and low or non-fat recipes that avoid pre-packaged and processed food while remaining economical and easy to prepare. You'll get recipes for making delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, easy on-the-go, and kid friendly recipes to suit any lifestyle, complemented by a full-color, 8-page insert exhibiting many of the book's recipes.Twenty-five percent of American adults have pre-hypertension—blood pressure numbers that are higher than normal, but not yet in the high blood pressure range. The recipes presented in Hypertension Cookbook For Dummies are not only for those currently diagnosed with high blood pressure, but those who are at risk. more

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  • My Family Table: A Passionate Plea for Home Cooking

    My Family Table: A Passionate Plea for Home Cooking

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   John Besh
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Andrews McMeel Publishing (2011, Nov 1st).
    Pages:   272

    My Family Table is rooted in the American kitchen, reconnecting folks with 130 recipes for roasting, braising, frying, baking and all the other easy skills take-out readers have forgotten or never learned.Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2012: USA Winner, Best Easy Recipes Book2012 IACP Award Winner in the Children, Youth and Family category2012 James Beard Award Nominee"Of the recently published books by gourmet chefs on home cooking (e.g., Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Home Cooking with Jean-Georges and Rick Tramonto's Steak with Friends), James Beard Award-winning Louisiana chef John Besh's latest is easily the most beautiful. This stunning volume is filled with intimate photographs of the Besh family in the kitchen, at the table, and outdoors with friends. more

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  • Bean By Bean: A Cookbook: More than 175 Recipes for Fresh Beans, Dried Beans, Cool Beans, Hot Beans, Savory Beans, Even Sweet Beans!

    Bean By Bean: A Cookbook: More than 175 Recipes for Fresh Beans, Dried Beans, Cool Beans, Hot Beans, Savory Beans, Even Sweet Beans!

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Crescent Dragonwagon
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Workman Publishing Company (2012, Jan 15th).
    Pages:   400

    Has there ever been a more generous ingredient than the bean? Down-home, yet haute, soul-satisfyingly hearty, valued, versatile deeply delectable, healthful, and inexpensive to boot, there’s nothing a bean can’t do—and nothing that Crescent Dragonwagon can’t do with beans. From old friends like chickpeas and pintos to rediscovered heirloom beans like rattlesnake beans and teparies, from green beans and fresh shell beans to peanuts, lentils, and peas, Bean by Bean is the definitive cookbook on beans. It’s a 175-plus recipe cornucopia overflowing with information, kitchen wisdom, lore, anecdotes, and a zest for good food and good times.Consider the lentil, to take one example. Discover it first in a delicious slather, Lentil Tapenade. more

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