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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Weight Watchers
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin; Anv edition (2013, Apr 30th).
We’re having a celebration of food for cooks who love to eat well—and eat smart!Weight Watchers cookbooks are trusted by anyone who is excited about cooking delicious, healthy food. And with the more than 280 recipes in Weight Watchers 50th Anniversary Cookbook, healthy cooks (and anyone who aspires to be one!) everywhere now have the opportunity to sample a collection of many treasured favorites. These delicious dishes have been updated, featuring fresh ingredients, how-to tips, Weight Watchers lore, and nutritional info and PointsPlus® values for the newest program, Weight Watchers 360˚. Inside you’ll find…• Classics like Easy Homemade Macaroni and Cheese and Garden Vegetable Soup • Savory Italian fare such as Sausage Focaccia and Pizza Margherita• Healthy takes on hearty dishes such as Buffalo Chicken Wings and Biscuit-Topped Chicken Pot Pie• Bold-flavor favorites such as Asian Noodle Soup with Tofu and Shrimp; and Ham, Pepper and Onion Calzones• Hearty salads that make a meal, like Caesar, Chef, and Cobb• Retro faves such as Deviled Eggs and Fudgy Brownie Pudding CakeWeight Watchers 50th Anniversary Cookbook is a great resource, whether you’re in search of a quick-fix dinner for tonight or planning a week’s worth of menus. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Lisa Lillien
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin (2013, May 7th).
CALLING ALL DESSERT FANATICS: Get ready for an entire cookbook of decadent treats with under 200 calories each! Now, you can indulge and satisfy your sweet tooth with NONE of the guilt! Only Hungry Girl could create delicious guilt-free recipes like...Gooey German Chocolate Cake Mug (194 calories!)PB Cheesecake Chocolate Cupcakes (154 calories!)Strawberry Snowball Cupcakes (135 calories!)Roarin’ Red Velvet Cake Pops (93 calories!)Black Forest Brownies (141 calories!)Banana Cream Cutie Pies (108 calories!)Freezy Cookies ‘n Cream Whoopie Pie (164 calories!) Cuckoo for Cannoli Crunchers (108 calories!) Strawberry Shortcake Cream Fluff Cups (95 calories!) Berry-Good Tropical Trifle (188 calories!) Baked Caramel ‘n Coconut Apples (140 calories!) This is the first-ever ALL-DESSERT cookbook from Hungry Girl, and it's sure to please sweets-obsessed Hungry Girl fans everywhere! . moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Bill Jamison
Publisher: Harvard Common Press (2013, May 7th).
Anyone who has ever been to a Fourth of July party, a backyard barbeque, or any red-blooded carnivore will tell you that great grilling is truly a talent. While over 82 percent of U.S. households light up their grill each year, great grilling takes time, practice, creativity, trial and error – or it can be distilled down into one master volume of best grilling recipes written by two dynamos that Bon Appétit has dubbed "the king and queen of grilling." For the folks that want the top recipes and mastery attainable for even the home cook, Cheryl and Bill Jamison lay the groundwork and roll out only the "best of" in 100 Grilling Recipes You Can’t Live Without. This backyard essential delivers championship recipes with the Jamison’s signature lively wit that reinvigorates the endless utility of this popular cooking technique. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Handmade Hostess: 12 Imaginative Party Ideas for Unforgettable Entertaining 36 Sewing & Craft Projects 12 DessertsAuthor/Actors/Director/etc.: Kelly Lee-Creel
Publisher: C&T Publishing / Stash Books (2013, Mar 16th).
In this book, Kelly and Rebecca have captured the heart of social gatherings for special occasions—expressing your love for family and friends in the DIY spirit of decorating, baking, and sewing. Discover how easy it can be to plan and create stylishly themed parties for all ages without breaking the bank. Have fun stitching and crafting creative décor projects along with matching party favors for your guests…plus, each party theme comes with its own signature dessert recipe. Dozens of sewing and no-sew projects for all skill levels, ranging from chic and elegant to festive and whimsical. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Melissa Lanz
Publisher: William Morrow Cookbooks; Original edition (2013, Apr 2nd).
The Fresh 20, the popular budget-friendly meal-planning service founded by working mother Melissa Lanz, is now a cookbook, offering families an all-natural and easy approach to mealtimes.Using just 20 organic, non-processed ingredients per week, home cooks can create 5 wholesome, delicious meals in just minutes. A busy home cook herself, Lanz understands the “What’s for dinner?” conundrum and has developed a program that gives parents healthy cooking options.Inspiring and educational, The Fresh 20 is filled with gorgeous color photos, shopping lists that take advantage of seasonal fruits and vegetables, prep tips, and, of course, easy and delicious recipes — including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. . moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Bobby Flay
Publisher: Clarkson Potter (2013, Apr 30th).
The man who got America fired up about grilling now extends his serious outdoor skills to low and slow barbecue and the intoxicating flavors of wood smoke. You’ve always known the best grilling recipes come from chef-restaurateur and Food Network star Bobby Flay. Now, just as on his Emmy award-winning show of the same name, Bobby turns his attention to true barbecue in Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Addiction. With this book you get the best of both worlds and can decide whether to barbecue Tuscan Rosemary Smoked Whole Chickens or quickly grill some Pimiento Cheese-Bacon Burgers, depending upon your craving. Here is everything you need for a great backyard bash: pitchers of cold drinks, such as Sparkling Bourbon Lemonade, and platters of starters to share, like Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Cilantro-Mint Chutney, and inventive sides, including New Potato-Corn Chowder Salad. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
An Apple A Day: 365 Recipes with Creative Crafts, Fun Facts, and 12 Recipes from Celebrity Chefs Inside!Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Karen Berman
Publisher: Race Point Publishing; First edition (2013, Mar 21st).
Taking something classic and giving it a new twist, An Apple a Day is a fresh, daily cookbook, filled to the brim with 365 apple recipes carefully selected to reflect the holidays, seasons, and months of the year (Pumpkin-Apple Soup in October; Grilled Turkey Burger with Apple-Chipotle Sauce in July), as well as current culinary trends and decorating projects. Different from other apple cookbooks on the market, this extensive collection of recipes will go far beyond the tried and true apple dishes, to include novel recipes for savory meals such as Risotto with Apples and Crêpes, salads such as Thai-Style Pork Belly with Apples; cocktails such as Frozen Apple Daiquiri—and so much more. Nor will traditional favorites be neglected; the book will offer multiple ways to make applesauce, baked apples, pies, tarts, muffins, crisps, pastries and cookies. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Michael Pollan
Publisher: Penguin Press HC, The (2013, Apr 23rd).
"Because of the power of his prose and his reasoning, Cooked may prove to be just as influential as Pollan’s seminal book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma " -- The Washington Post In Cooked, Michael Pollan explores the previously uncharted territory of his own kitchen. Here, he discovers the enduring power of the four classical elementsfire, water, air, and earthto transform the stuff of nature into delicious things to eat and drink. Apprenticing himself to a succession of culinary masters, Pollan learns how to grill with fire, cook with liquid, bake bread, and ferment everything from cheese to beer. In the course of his journey, he discovers that the cook occupies a special place in the world, standing squarely between nature and culture. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Put 'em Up! Fruit: A Preserving Guide & Cookbook: Creative Ways to Put 'em Up, Tasty Ways to Use 'em UpAuthor/Actors/Director/etc.: Sherri Brooks Vinton
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC (2013, Apr 10th).
A preserving guide and cookbook all in one! This creative collection has 80 inventive recipes for preserving 18 kinds of fruit, from apples, blackberries, blueberries, and cherries to cranberries, lemons, quince, plums, rhuburb, and tomatoes, but it also has 80 recipes for using your preserves (whether you've made jelly, jam, chutney, curd, liqueur, pickles, or salsa) in main dishes, side dishes, desserts, and cocktails. Make Quick Peach Jam and then use it to make mouthwatering Sweet and Sour Chicken, or make Grapefruit and Sultana Conserve and use it in Sauteed Greens with Grapefruit Dressing. The flavors are fresh and contemporary, and the instructions are thorough and easy to follow. Putting up the harvest has never been so delicious! . moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
The Yummy Mummy Kitchen: 100 Effortless and Irresistible Recipes to Nourish Your Family with Style and GraceAuthor/Actors/Director/etc.: Marina Delio
Publisher: HarperOne (2013, Apr 2nd).
With The Yummy Mummy Kitchen: 100 Effortless and Irresistible Recipes to Nourish Your Family with Style and Grace, Marina Delio provides a collection of easy-to-make, wholesome, and mostly meatless recipes, as well as inspirational advice from her grandmother, the original “Yummy Mummy.”Delio, founder of the popular blog Yummy Mummy Kitchen, demonstrates that it is possible for women to put deceptively simple and delicious dishes on the table for their families, while holding on to their own style and grace, even in the most unglamorous of times.This gorgeous cookbook, with gorgeous color photographs, recipes for every meal of the day, and lifestyle tips, proves that meal preparation can be easy and stress-free. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability