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Southern Living Off the Eaten Path: Favorite Southern Dives and 150 Recipes that Made Them Famous (Southern Living (Paperback Oxmoor))Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Morgan Murphy
Publisher: Oxmoor House (2011, May 10th).
Take a tasty tour along the highways and unique back roads of the South with author Morgan Murphy as he uncovers the best eateries and unique recipes this region has to offer. Part cookbook, part delicious journey through the South, Southern Living Off the Eaten Path is a discovery guide for people who love Southern food. Readers will accompany former Southern Living travel and food editor Morgan Murphy as he winds his way through the South to discover the restaurants and watering holes that showcase the true flavor of the region. Full-color photography takes readers inside these community landmarks. Prized recipes are pried out of secretive restaurant cooks and vetted in the Southern Living Test Kitchens so they can be replicated at home when readers can't hit the road for their roadfood fix. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Christine Bailey
Publisher: Duncan Baird (2011, Jan 4th).
Fresh juices have remarkable powers: they enable a clean inner system, while promoting weight loss, boosting energy and immunity, and enhancing natural beauty. The Juice Diet offers more than 100 mouthwatering juice and smoothie recipes divided into three simple yet super-effective diet plans : Juice Blitz (quick weekend startup), Juice Week (one-week plan), and Juicing for Life (a month-long schedule). Additional chapters cover juicing for beauty, energy, and immunity, providing the perfect balance to bring out the body's true potential. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
The Complete Guide to Sausage Making: Mastering the Art of Homemade Bratwurst, Bologna, Pepperoni, Salami, and MoreAuthor/Actors/Director/etc.: Monte Burch
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing (2011, Mar 9th).
The complete guide on how to make and enjoy homemade sausages.Now, with The Complete Guide to Making Sausages, you can impress your family and friends by making all types of sausages in the comfort of your own kitchen. In an easy to follow manner, writer-outdoorsman Monte Burch explains how to make sausages using wild game and store-bought meats like pork, chicken, and beef. Learn to make all sorts of delicious variations, including bratwurst, bologna, pepperoni, salami, liver, and smoked sausages. With his advice, you can perfect and master the art of making sausage at home and be the envy of the neighborhood. 75 color illustrations moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Janet Wright
Publisher: Duncan Baird; 1 edition (2011, Jan 4th).
Good nutrition can enhance our memory and moods, counter the effects of aging, and ease common illnesses-and these 100 wonderfoods are the key to optimum health. Flip through the color-coded sections here to find lists of nutrients, at-a-glance symbols, and authoritative information on each food. Every profile features at least one recipe, from kick-start breakfasts and power lunches to delectable dinners and smart snacks, and there's an ailment directory for easy reference. With stunning photography throughout, this is a must-have book for every health-conscious family. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: James Villas
Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (2011, Oct 11th).
A world tour of beloved ground meat recipes from award-winning author James VillasGround meats are easily affordable and amazingly versatile—and common in almost every cuisine. Ground beef, pork, poultry, and seafood are staple ingredients across continents and cultures, but they've rarely been given the respect they deserve. With favorites like the classic American hamburger and steak tartare, croquettes and crab cakes, From the Ground Up collects 200 recipes that span the globe, all presented with the passion and style that make James Villas one of the world's most admired food writers. Here, he pays loving tribute to this underappreciated culinary wonder, letting it take its rightful seat at the head of the table. With delectable dishes from far and wide, this fantastic collection is stuffed with inspiration. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
The Complete Allergy-Free Comfort Foods Cookbook: Every Recipe Is Free of Gluten, Dairy, Soy, Nuts, and EggsAuthor/Actors/Director/etc.: Elizabeth Gordon
Publisher: Lyons Press (2012, Jan 24th).
The definitive reference for recipes free of gluten, dairy, soy, nuts, and eggs. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Jeni Britton Bauer
Publisher: Artisan (2011, Jun 15th).
“Ice cream perfection in a word: Jeni’s.” –Washington Post James Beard Award Winner: Best Baking and Dessert Book of 2011! At last, addictive flavors, and a breakthrough method for making creamy, scoopable ice cream at home, from the proprietor of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, whose artisanal scooperies in Ohio are nationally acclaimed. Now, with her debut cookbook, Jeni Britton Bauer is on a mission to help foodies create perfect ice creams, yogurts, and sorbets—ones that are every bit as perfect as hers—in their own kitchens. Frustrated by icy and crumbly homemade ice cream, Bauer invested in a $50 ice cream maker and proceeded to test and retest recipes until she devised a formula to make creamy, sturdy, lickable ice cream at home. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Fine Cooking Magazine
Publisher: Taunton Press (2011, Feb 22nd).
Today’s home cooks want to embrace the bounty of every season and cook with unusual ingredients — or use their tried-and-true options in creative ways. Featuring 100 ingredients and 300 recipes arranged by season, Cooking in Season, readers will enjoy both the thrill of discovering new flavors as well as learning different methods of preparing common fresh produce. Each ingredient is accompanied by a beautiful photograph and in-depth details on how to choose it at its peak and keep it fresh, as well as preserving ideas and surprisingly delicious pairings. Plus, each ingredient features multiple recipes from the editors and contributors of Fine Cooking and tested by the Fine Cooking test kitchen staff so home cooks will get sure-to-work, delicious results from their fresh bounty, whether grown at home or purchased at the farmer’s market or grocery. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
The Complete Guide to Drying Foods at Home: Everything You Need to Know about Preparing, Storing, and Consuming Dried Foods (Back to Basics)Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Terri Paajanen
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Group Inc. (2011, Oct 30th).
Food dehydration is not just for prunes and raisins any more; a recent U.S. study revealed that the dried and dehydrated food industry made more than $6 billion in revenue in 2009 alone. Thanks to advances in technology, dehydrating foods at home has become easier than ever, allowing you to lock in food s nutritional value while eliminating the water content that causes foods to grow bacteria and mold. Drying foods also gives you a source of raw, nutrient-rich food that is easily available and requires no additional preparation. The Complete Guide to Drying Foods at Home provides you with all the information necessary for drying fruits, vegetables, meats, herbs, grains, and even dairy products. This book will provide you with instructions on how to dry foods using a food dehydrator and will also offer you simpler alternatives for how to dehydrate foods using an oven, microwave, or even the sun. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability