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101 CHAMPAGNE COCKTAILS
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By Kim Haasarud
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Kim Haasarud is the founder of Liquid Architecture (www.liquid–architecture.com), a beverage consulting firm that creates specialty cocktails for clients such as the Four Seasons Maui, Omni Hotels, and TGI Fridays. She conceives her signature cocktails much as an Alice Waters or a Wolfgang Puck would create a specialty dish, taking inspiration from market–fresh, high–quality ingredients. Kim′s liquid cuisine has stirred up a huge following, and her cocktails have appeared in publications ranging from the Wall Street Journal to the Wine Enthusiast to Cosmopolitan. Kim is also the author of 101 Martinis, 101 Margaritas, and 101 Sangrias and Pitcher Drinks. Alexandra Grablewski is a well–known food and beverage photographer whose work has appeared in Gourmet, Martha Stewart Living, Real Simple, Better Homes and Gardens, and Wine Spectator as well as in many cookbooks.
AuthorKim Haasarud BindingHardcover
30 MINUTE MEALS FOR DUMMIES
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By Bev Bennett
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Walking into a kitchen that s filled with cooking aromas is a delightful and comforting experience. Yet, between work, chores, family obligations, and a badly needed opportunity to unwind, you find it difficult to get dinner on the table within the time limits that life imposes on you. But cooking a great tasting meal isn t nearly as time–consuming as it s made out to be, and you don t have to be a chef to pull it off. If you forgot how enjoyable a home–cooked meal can be, 30–Minute Meals For Dummies is your best resource. If you can identify with any of these descriptions, this book is for you: Between your frantic day and the demands of your personal life, you re looking for ways to free up a few minutes. Cooking is one of the activities that gets shortchanged. Tired of spending your evenings in your car, you long for some semblance of dining–at–home pleasure, instead of inching around a parking lot, waiting for your chance to order dinner from a metal box. You′re not looking to prepare a five–course meal. You want self–contained meals that please, satisfy, and get the job done with minimal hassle. 30–Minute Meals For Dummies shows you how to make one–dish meals that include vegetables, starches, and the traditional meat. You′ll transform soup and salad side dishes into hearty main courses and turn your skillet into a one–dish dinner utensil. You often get everything a meal has to offer in one dish well, besides adding a scoop of ice cream to the top of your jambalaya for dessert. This book is structured around the equipment, ingredients, and recipe choices that fit your time frame. Each page is packed with my kitchen–tested suggestions for streamlining cooking. Even if you re an experienced cook, you can pick up useful hints. You get great recipes for classic meals, new dishes, and so much more in these chapters. You ll be pleased to know that you can fix nourishing and memorable dinners within your time frame. So ladies and gentleman, start your ovens!
AuthorBev Bennett BindingPaperback
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By Jonas
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We all know that eating healthier is easier said than done. New diets pop up every few months; the only problem is that the food choices are often too bland and there?s usually little variety in the dishes you can eat. 30 Secrets of the World?s Healthiest Cuisines is about to change all that. In a delicious departure from the nutrition–through–sacrifice school of cooking, this book celebrates the international and the flavorful with a healthy twist. You?ll find out how to use the most healthful nutritional principles and ingredients from the world?s major cuisines to create one fabulous, healthy global eating program. 30 Secrets of the World?s Healthiest Cuisines blends the latest nutrition research with information about the culinary histories and traditions of a number of major countries and regions around the world. By incorporating this culinary wisdom into your diet, you can reduce your chances of developing a number of major diet–related diseases such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis. You can also feel better, look better, and be happier. Packed with practical tips to increase the disease–fighting power of your diet, this book will: ? Reveal the healthy Mediterranean eating secrets that can help you lower your risk of heart disease ? Uncover the Chinese diet that has led to lower rates of cancer and diabetes in China ? Divulge the truth about how the French often enjoy rich sauces, triple–fat cheeses, red wine, duck–liver pate, and chocolate mousse and still stay thin and healthy ? Explain how Japanese dishes and drinks can potentially help you reduce your risk of cancer and heart disease ? Explore the wealth of vegetables and grains in the tasty foods of the west coast of Africa Along with the nutrition and health information featured in this book, a host of cooking professionals have contributed recipes to help you bring home the flavors and secrets of healthy eating from around the world. With 86 recipes and several meal plans to choose from, 30 Secrets of the World?s Healthiest Cuisines will make your diet a delicious and healthy one!
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AMERICAN BRASSERIE
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By Rick Tramonto,Gale Gand
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Rick Tramonto is Executive Chef and Gale Gand is Executive Pastry Chef at internationally acclaimed Tru restaurant in Chicago. They have won numerous James Beard Awards and published award-winning cookbooks both separately and together, including Butter Sugar Flour Eggs, Gale Gand’s Just a Bite, Amuse-Bouche, and Gale Gand’s Short and Sweet. Gand is also the host of Sweet Dreams, the daily baking show on the Food Network.
AuthorRick Tramonto,Gale Gand BindingPaperback
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By Mitchell Susan E
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Quantity food presentation made easy . . . and irresistible! When it comes to preparing and presenting food in quantity, having limited time or resources doesn t have to mean limiting the imagination if you know the secrets of Arranging Food Beautifully. This unique guide equips you with a stunning array of practical and effective techniques for presenting hot and cold food attractively on trays, buffets, and steam table lines. Expertly blending art and skill, it shares countless ideas on how to use color, composition, texture, props, and garnishes to enhance the presentation of items from every part of the menu. Whether you work in a catering, deli, institutional, hospitality, or other foodservice setting, you ll delight in these simple suggestions that take minutes and cost pennies. Clear step–by–step instructions, plus dozens of how–to illustrations and photographs make the job easy, and taste panel approved recipes show you exactly how to get started. From tasteful touches to bold thematic inspiration, you ll find a cornucopia of creative possibilities in Arranging Food Beautifully
AuthorMitchell Susan E BindingHardcover
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By Oser Marie
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"The very best in healthful vegetarian cooking." –John McDougall, M.D., internist, author, and lecturer "With her detailed knowledge of nutrition combined with unequaled expertise in the kitchen, Marie Oser has compiled a sensible guide for health that is also a treasury of delicious recipes." ––Neal Barnard, M.D., President, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine "For the sake of your palate, I highly recommend Marie Oser′s book." ––T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., Jacob Gould Schurman Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry, Cornell University "Oser knows her stuff . . . [She is] the vegan Martha Stewart." ––Gerald Etter, Food Editor, Philadelphia Inquirer Enjoy the health benefits of richly flavorful plant–based cuisine with 175 sure–to–satisfy recipes found in The Enlightened Kitchen, based on the newspaper column of the same name. In this, her fourth book, Marie Oser helps you discover how to convert traditional favorites normally high in saturated fat, calories, and cholesterol into healthy, wholesome, and satisfying meals. These enlightened dishes are absolutely delicious, having all of the flavor, texture, and eye appeal you expect from gourmet fare–but without the unhealthy baggage that often comes with traditional ingredients.   Enjoy dishes that are good–tasting and good for you! Making food choices that lead to optimal health and well–being has never been easier– or tastier.
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By Mehta Nick
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The saying "Have breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper" is completely true. Breakfast is your start of the day and as the name suggests it is necessary to "break" the "fast" that has been going on since dinner the previous night to fuel your body for the day. A good breakfast keeps you energetic and healthy as it provides the necessary nutrient boost and prevents bingeing on high calorie foods in latter part of the day. Healthy Breakfast, my latest addition to Total Health Series, comprises of 54 sumptuous breakfast ideas. All the recipes in this book are made with commonly available ingredients. Care has been taken to avoid high fat, processed and refined foods and use low calorie natural variants instead. Recipes have been compiled using combinations of fruits and vegetables with cereals and pulses and minimal use of fat. On days when you are on the go, try recipes from the section Breakfast in a Jiffy or Breakfast Using Left-overs. When you have the time to do that little bit extra to make your breakfast special, make a couple of things from the section Breakfast with Planning. Also included are sections on Healthy Drinks, Butter Substitutes and Salt Substitutes. Turn to this book to add more colour, flavour, nourishment and variety to the most important meal of the day and ensure good health for the day and ever. Not just for yourself but for your entire family.
AuthorMehta Nick BindingPaperback
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By Hill Tony
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IACP Cookbook Award Finalist Nobody knows herbs and spices like Tony Hill, owner of Seattle′s famed World Merchants Spice, Herb & Teahouse. Now, in this acclaimed book, Hill gives us a comprehensive guide to these essential flavorings based on his travels around the globe. Blending culinary history, the lore of the spice routes, and his own inimitable tasting notes, he profiles more than 125 herbs and spices, ranging from the familiar to the exotic. He gives practical information and advice, including how best to use nine popular chiles, what distinguishes true cinnamon from cassia cinnamon, and why it makes a difference where your bay leaf comes from—plus more than 75 delicious recipes for distinctively spiced dishes. To top it all off, Hill reveals the secret recipes for 85 of his signature herb and spice blends, including barbecue rubs, mulling spices, chili powders, chai mixes, and curry powders. Complete with 185 color photographs, The Spice Lover′s Guide to Herbs & Spices is an indispensable culinary reference that is both a pleasure to cook with and enjoyable to read. "Hill . . . is way ahead of cookbook authors who cling to parsley in a cilantro world. . . . This is the book for anyone who has been lucky enough to find grains of paradise or Aleppo pepper and wonders where to go from there." —Regina Schrambling, Los Angeles Times "Even those who never cook may find themselves often dipping into this intriguing read." —CeCe Sullivan, The Seattle Times
AuthorHill Tony BindingHardcover
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By Nita Mehta
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Mediterranean Diet Cookbook: Top Mediterranean Diet Recipes & Meal Plan To Eat Right & Drop Those Pounds Fast Now! ( 7 Bonus Tips For Mediterranean Cooking Success Included) recipe book will guide you to easy, quick, healthy, and delicious recipes for maintaining heart healthy living. The content of the food in these recipes are filled with rich and healthy ingredients from the Mediterranean region of yesteryear. This recipe book has been updated to reflect modern health food options, while maintaining the richness of the past. The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook is a healthy living diet incorporating monounsaturated fats, which yield a heart healthy balance of omega 3s and omega 6s.
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By Larousse David Paul
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Garde manger––the art of preparing, presenting, and decorating cold food for buffets and banquets––is one of the most demanding, artistic, and exciting specialties in the culinary arena. Luscious cold soups, amazing hors d′oeuvres, sumptuous salads, tantalizing timbales, and savory pastries are only a few of the garde manger′s creations, which also include dazzling centerpieces, interesting table arrangements, and a host of other details that turn an ordinary meal into an extraordinary event. Drawing on more than two decades of experience, David Paul Larousse has put together a fascinating and practical guide to this imaginative culinary craft. His collection of 600 spectacular recipes spans the globe, gleaning the tastiest and most visually tempting treats from all over the world. Larousse provides historical background to many of his garde manger selections, which range from classic delicacies found only on exclusive buffets, to the latest cuisine moderne innovations. Creative artistry is essential to great garde manger work, with food and table ornamentation as important as the food itself. The chapter on centerpieces provides detailed instructions for creating exquisite ice sculptures, captivating still–life arrangements, alluring tallow and salt dough piece montees, and many more decorative masterpieces. Thirty–two full–page color photographs set the standard for elegance in finished presentation. Innovative and experienced garde manger chefs are in growing demand as buffets and banquets become increasingly popular. The garde manger deparment, which also reapplies food items prepared for other dishes, reduces waste while maintaining a level of culinary excellence. The Professional Garde Manger is a uniquely comprehensive book that explores this fascinating, inventive, and important aspect of the culinary world. It provides cooking professionals with the background needed to build their repertoire, develop their style, and keep this exciting culinary craft alive and well. A comprehensive collection of techniques and recipes for one of the most creative culinary crafts––buffet preparation and cold food presentation Preparing, constructing, and presenting elegant buffets and banquet tables require an expansive recipe repertoire, a flair for culinary artistry, and a large dollop of creativity. In this comprehensive guide to the world of the garde manger chef, David Paul Larousse shares his experience in producing dazzling and palate–pleasing arrays of food. Among the delectable collection of 600 recipes is a wealth of classical garde manger dishes as well as the latest in cuisine moderne, from Pate de Foie Gras en Brioche and Consomme Madrilene to California Apples and Chilled Cream of Lettuce Soup. International recipes bring a wide variety of tastes into the mixing bowl, creating innumerable possibilities for sumptuous spreads. Food and table decoration is as much a part of garde manger work as are the recipes. Larousse provides numerous ideas for perfect canapes, breathtaking salads, magnificent ice sculptures, exquisite still–life arrangements, stunning tallow and salt dough piece montees, and much more. Full–page color photographs showcase ways of combining foods to delight and surprise even the most jaded guests.   This unique collection and guide, a must–have addition to any culinary library, will expand the repertoires of even seasoned chefs and spark the imaginations of professional cooks, caterers, and culinary students.
AuthorLarousse David Paul BindingHardcover
PUDGY POOCH PICKY POOCH
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By Cheryl S. Smith
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Good nutrition is a key factor in maintaining a dog's health. Here are facts every dog owner needs to know: Why different canine life stages and life styles call for different diets; buying and storing dog food; how to maintain the correct balance of protein, fat, fiber, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals; what dog food packages do and don't tell you; and much more.
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By Peterson James
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Praise for the fully revised and updated Splendid Soups "Jim Peterson?s Splendid Soups is a comprehensive and mouthwatering atlas of the world of soup. It not only covers soups of all nationalities and every garnish, but provides a handy list of sources for every hard–to–find ingredient and kitchen tool, too. More importantly though, through his gargantuan world tour Jim empowers home cooks to strike out on their own and invent new soups. It just makes me want to get into the kitchen and start cooking!" — SARA MOULTON, Host, The Food Network?s Cooking Live ; Executive Chef, Gourmet magazine; Food Editor, Good Morning America "We love James Peterson. Splendid Soups is a bountiful source of enticing ideas!" — the moosewood collective Authors of the Moosewood Restaurant Cookbooks
AuthorPeterson James BindingHardcover
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