Cooking, Food & Wine
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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Tyler Capps
Publisher: Perigee Trade (2013, Oct 1st).
This is not your grandma’s cookbook. Cooking should be as much fun as reading a comic book. Recipes should be cheap and easy. And the food has to taste good. That’s where Cooking Comically comes in. Tyler Capps, the creator of recipes like 2 a.m. Chili that took the Internet by storm, offers up simple, tasty meals in a unique illustrated style that will engage all your senses. These dishes are as scrumptious to eat as they are easy to make. This collection includes all-time favorites and original recipes from Cooking Comically, including Sexy Pancakes, Bolognese for Days, Mash-Tatoes, Pulled Pork (aka Operation Man-Kitchen), and Damn Dirty Ape Bread. Perfect for those who can barely boil water but are tired of ramen and fast food. Stop slaving. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Marja Vongerichten
Publisher: Rodale Books (2011, Aug 2nd).
Long a favorite of in-the-know foodies, Korean cuisine is poised to become the next big food trend,with dishes like bibimbap and kimchi popping up on menus nationwide. In a new PBS series that willbegin airing in May 2011, Marja Vongerichten and three-star Michelin chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten will give viewers an insider’s look at Korea as they travel the country and experience its authentic flavors and cultural traditions. As the show’s companion cookbook, The Kimchi Chronicles will include a recipe for every dish featured, explaining how they can be easily duplicated in an American kitchen. Chef Vongerichten will also offer original dishes with a lighter, modern flair, showing how the flavors of the Korean table can be readily integrated into any meal. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Annabel Karmel
Publisher: Atria Books (2011, Aug 9th).
Who doesn’t love pasta? For most kids—and their parents—pasta is the best food in the world. It’s tasty and nutritious, it’s easy, quick, and economical to cook—and, even better, it comes in lots of fun shapes! Here is Annabel’s ultimate collection of one hundred pasta dishes, with a section for babies (it’s a good way to introduce texture) and toddlers (it’s great for fussy eaters), plus a huge variety of quick and easy recipes that older children will enjoy and that will become family favorites! Filled with color photos, simple instructions, and clear notes on cooking and preparation times, plus symbols throughout to show which recipes are suitable for babies and younger children, and which recipes are suitable for freezing, this is the ultimate pasta cookbook for families everywhere. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Lou Pappas
Publisher: Weldon Owen (2011, Oct 18th).
Thanksgiving explores over 50 of your favorite holiday recipes, offering both traditional and contemporary dishes. With helpful tips for organizing the meal, working with turkey, and creating an inspired menu, this volume will ease the stress, making way for a wonderful Thanksgiving.Whether you prepare and host Thanksgiving dinner every year or you are new to the experience, the task can be a daunting one. Finding the perfect turkey, timing the oven use just right, and estimating how much food and drink you need are just some of the tips and techniques that can be found in the pages of Thanksgiving. Each chapter explores a different part of the Thanksgiving feast. Classic Roast Turkey, Pan Gravy, Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes, and Apple & Cranberry Stuffing can fill your table with traditional dishes, while Curried Butternut Squash Soup, Hickory-Smoked Turkey, and Gingersnap Pumpkin Pie are fresh approaches to familiar favorites. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: DK Publishing
Publisher: DK ADULT (2011, Aug 15th).
Whether you use an electric slow cooker or a more traditional oven or stovetop, slow cooking is a wonderful way to prepare wholesome, home-cooked food with the greatest of ease. Celebrating slow cooking in all its forms, The Slow Cook Book includes 200 recipes ranging from typical slow-cook dishes-hearty, warming stews and pot roasts-to more surprising fare such as cakes. Showing two methods of slow cooking for each recipe — one using an electric crock pot and the other using a combination of traditional pots, pans, stovetop, and oven — The Slow Cook Book demonstrates step-by-step techniques and provides everything you need to become a slow-cook expert. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Judith Choate
Publisher: Red Rock Press (2011, Sep 16th).
The Best Little Book... is a retitled, updated and expanded version of the 1987 classic, Gourmet Preserves which sold over 100,000 copies. It's offered at the original price of $15.95! Includes rules for various preserving methods + 120 EASY recipes for jams, jellies, marmalades, pickles, chutneys, syrups and sauces, culled from a lifetime of experience. NEW are tips on: Local or organic ingredients, Low-sugar or no-sugar spreads, Handcrafting gift jars. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: James Peterson
Publisher: Ten Speed Press (2011, Aug 9th).
Hundreds of recipes designed to get exceptional meals on the table in under an hour With Kitchen Simple, James Peterson, one of America’s most celebrated cookbook authors and renowned cooking instructors, delivers a definitive resource for the busy home cook. Elevating routine, weekday fare into exciting culinary creations, Peterson proves unequivocally that great food need not be complicated or time-consuming to prepare. More than 200 recipes, such as Summer Steak Salad, Mexican-Style Gazpacho, White Bean Bruschetta, Red Cabbage with Bacon and Apples, and Ricotta Ravioli, are thoughtfully streamlined to require no more than thirty minutes of active prep time with delivery to the table in under an hour. For leisurely meals and celebratory occasions, there are also dozens of luxe dishes, like Red Wine Pot Roast, Eggplant Parmigiano, Duck Confit, and Profiteroles with Chocolate Sauce. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Pearl P. Barrett
Publisher: Welby Street Press (2012, Sep 1st).
Trim Healthy Mama No More Fads! A Common Sense Guide To Satisfy Your Cravings And Energize Your Life. By Pearl Barrett & Serene Allison. For Women Of All Ages And Stages! Over 250 Recipes, Proven Ways to Lose Weight, How to Balance your Hormones, How to Re-fire your Metabolism, Make your Skin Glow, Ignite Marriage Intimacy, Simple but Effective Exercise Plan. (for Pregnant Mothers too!) Answers for Postmenopausal Women. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability