Bake from Scratch

Author: Brian Hart Hoffman
Publisher: Bake from Scratch
ISBN: 1940772591
Release Date: 2019-03-15
Genre: Cooking

Bake from Scratch is back with in a third volume and it's huge! The 400+ pages are packed with delicious recipes that are sure to bring out the baker in all of us! Featuring every baked good from the third year of Bake from Scratch magazine, this collection of recipes encompasses everything from the art of the Southern biscuit to a birthday cake blowout. Inside this hardcover volume you will find pages upon pages of quick breads and yeast breads, Bundt cakes and layer cakes, pastries, cookies, and more. With step-by-step technique tutorials and professional tips from our test kitchen, it's the home baker's ultimate resource and the essential guide to bringing artisan baking to your kitchen.

Bon Appetit Desserts

Author: Barbara Fairchild
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 9781449402006
Release Date: 2010-09-14
Genre: Cooking

For more than 50 years, Bon Appetit magazine has been seducing readers with to-die-for desserts. From quick homestyle cookies to unforgettable special-occasion finales such as spiced chocolate torte wrapped in chocolate ribbons, Bon Appetit showcases meticulously tested recipes that turn out perfectly--every time. Now, culled from Bon Appetit's extensive archives and including never-before-published recipes, Bon Appetit Desserts promises to be the comprehensive guide to all things sweet and wonderful. Authored by Bon Appetit editor-in-chief Barbara Fairchild, Bon Appetit Desserts features more than 600 recipes--from layer cakes to coffee cakes, tortes and cupcakes to pies, tarts, candies, puddings, souffles, ice cream, cookies, holiday desserts, and much, much more. Certain to inspire both experienced home cooks and those just starting out in the kitchen, each recipe is designed to ensure the dessert preparation process is as enjoyable as the finished result. Bon Appetit Desserts is destined to be the definitive, comprehensive, invaluable dessert resource. "This is a gorgeous book that makes me want to make everything--no, taste everything--inside! This is a must-have for every baker, cook, and sweet freak in your life." --Elizabeth Falkner, chef and owner of Citizen Cake and Orson "At last, a collection of Bon Appetit's most treasured dessert recipes, thoroughly tested as always, beautifully illustrated, and, of course, wonderfully delicious. You'll reach for this book each time sweets are on your menu, but you'll come back to it just as often for its myriad tips; great chapters on ingredients, equipment, and techniques; and the many detailed and easy-to-grasp how-tos. It's truly a one-stop book for all of us who love baking." --Dorie Greenspan, author of Baking: From My Home to Yours and Around My French Table "Bon Appetit Desserts is filled with exactly the kind of sweets I like to make: inviting, unpretentious, and easy to love, but also innovative enough to turn a few heads. And the best part is, Bon Appetit Desserts is not only about recipes. With chapters on ingredients, equipment, and techniques, plus a slew of tips from the Bon Appetit test kitchens, it's also a mini-education. Oh, in case you aren't sold yet, I have ten words for you: Banana Layer Cake with Caramel Cream and Sea Salt-Roasted Pecans." --Molly Wizenberg, author of A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table

Vegan for Everybody

Author: America's Test Kitchen (Firm)
Publisher: America's Test Kitchen
ISBN: 9781940352862
Release Date: 2017
Genre: COOKING

Veganism is going mainstream. The benefits of consuming fewer animal products appear frequently in the news, and public figures and celebrities have openly embraced the tenets of a vegan diet, bringing it further into the food consciences of baby boomers, millennials, and postmillennials alike. Whether exploring a vegan diet for health, environmental, or political reasons, more and more people are looking to get hearty, plant-based meals onto their table. But eating vegan can seem overwhelming- Will it be flavorful? Satisfying? Easy to make? And it's easy to rely on processed foods. America's Test Kitchen addresses head-on what intimidates people- finding great-tasting and filling vegan protein options, cooking without dairy, preparing different whole grains and vegetables, and even baking. With more than 200 vibrant, foolproof recipes including proper day-starters, "cheesy" pizza you'll actually want to eat, filling vegetable-and-grain bowls, new dinner favorites, appetizers, DIY staples, and the ultimate birthday cake, this cookbook has something satisfying for everyone--the committed vegan or simply those looking to freshen up their cooking.

Jamie Oliver s Christmas Cookbook

Author: Jamie Oliver
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781250146267
Release Date: 2017-10-10
Genre: Cooking

Jamie Oliver's Christmas Cookbook is packed with all the classics you need for the big day and beyond, as well as loads of delicious recipes for edible gifts, party food, and new ways to love those leftovers. It's everything you need for the best Christmas ever. Inside you'll find all the classics as well as tasty alternatives, including: salmon pate, apple and squash soup; roast turkey, goose and venison; nut roast and baked squash; best roasties, baked mash, parsnips, glazed carrots, four ways to do sprouts; gravies and cranberry sauce, meat and vegetarian stuffings; turkey risotto; Christmas trifles, pavlova; chocolate logs, Christmas cake, mince pies, gingerbread, baked camembert, smoked salmon bilinis, hot buttered rum and many, many more delicious recipes. "I've got all the bases covered with everything you need for the big day and any feasting meals over the festive period, as well as party fare, edible gifts, teatime treats, cocktails, and of course, exciting ways to embrace and celebrate those leftovers. You'll also find all the deeply important technical info you need, such as cooking charts, and wherever possible, I've designed the recipes to be cooked at the same oven temperature, so you can be efficient with time and oven space, and it'll be super-easy for you to mix and match the different elements and build your own perfect Christmas meal. I haven't held back. This book is the greatest hits, all wrapped up in one Christmas parcel, and I hope you have fun looking through, picking your recipes, and building your own plan." ~ Jamie Oliver

The New Midwestern Table

Author: Amy Thielen
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 9780307954879
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Cooking

Applies the author's professional expertise as gleaned from work under such chefs as David Bouley and Shea Gallante to classic Midwestern dishes from her childhood, demonstrating how to best enjoy simple heritage fare that is plentiful, affordable and seasonal.

This Old Man

Author: Roger Angell
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 9781101971390
Release Date: 2016-10-18
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Roger Angell, the acclaimed New Yorker writer and editor, steps up with a selection of writings that celebrate a view from the tenth decade of an engaged, vibrant life. Whether it's a Fourth of July in rural Maine, the opening game of the 2015 World Series, editorial exchanges with John Updike, a letter to a son, or his award-winning essay on aging, "This Old Man," what links the pieces is Angell's unique perceptions and humor, his utter absence of self-pity, and his appreciation of friends and colleagues encountered over a fruitful career unlike any other.

Ronald Reagan Quotes and Quips

Author: Wellfleet Press
Publisher: Wellfleet
ISBN: 9781577151098
Release Date: 2015-10-06
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

A nice trivia gift book of President Ronald Reagan's greatest quotes, anecdotes, stories, and wisdom.

Adventures in Starry Kitchen

Author: Nguyen Tran
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062438553
Release Date: 2017-06-06
Genre: Cooking

The behind-the-scenes story of America’s most famous underground restaurant, featuring more than eighty-eight deceptively simple and unbelievably delicious pan-Asian recipes and dozens of luscious full color photos. In 2008, as the American economy cratered, newly unemployed Nguyen Tran and his newly unemployed wife-to-be, Thi, opened an off-the-grid eatery in their small Los Angeles studio apartment. Word of their fabulous food quickly spread, turning their culinary "speakeasy," Starry Kitchen, into an underground sensation—and the #1 Asian fusion restaurant in L.A. on Yelp. Threatened by the city’s health inspector, Nguyen and Thi transformed Starry Kitchen into an acclaimed and wildly popular pop-up restaurant in a downtown sushi joint. But their success was only beginning. As their clientele exploded, thanks to raves in the Los Angeles Times, Nguyen and Thi moved to a bigger space of their own in Chinatown, where they helped make the neighborhood the epicenter of L.A.’s burgeoning food scene. Adventures in Starry Kitchen chronicles Starry Kitchen’s DIY evolution—"this beautiful accident gone right"—the mayhem, mishaps, misdemeanors, milestones, and amazing meals that have contributed to (and nearly derailed) its success. As they tell their story, the Trans share more than eighty-eight easy-to-follow pan-Asian recipes—mouthwatering and flavorful comfort cuisine, including Claypot Striped Bass, Buttermilk Beer Beignets, Singaporean Chili Crab, Double-Fried Chicken Wings and, of course, Starry Kitchen's trademark Crispy Tofu Balls. Whether you’re cooking for two, four, or sixty, Adventures in Starry Kitchen demonstrates you don’t have to be a desperately hip (or even trained) chef to master sensational modern food that will amaze and delight.

Taste of Home Best Loved Recipes

Author: Taste of Home
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781617650963
Release Date: 2012-07-17
Genre: Cooking

Real recipes from real home cooks—they’re what make Taste of Home one of America’s most popular—and most trusted—names in home cooking. Over the years, we’ve featured tens of thousands of recipes in our magazines and websites. But what makes this book so special is that it features not just great recipes. Not just award-winning recipes. These are our best-loved recipes: The ones that conjure up heavenly aromas, that bring you back to Sunday dinner tables, summer picnics and holiday parties, that call vividly to mind the special cooks who made them. The ones that make you close your eyes, smile and say, “Mmmmm!” They’re all here—cook-off winners and bake-sale favorites, must-have comfort foods and secret family recipes, regional specialties packed with flavor and style. This collection contains 1,485 of the most requested, most beloved dishes, all submitted by Taste of Home readers. Recipes for all occasions are included from Blueberry Cheesecake Flapjacks to Caramel Apple Bread Pudding, mouthwatering main dishes from Creamy Seafood-Stuffed Shells to Chicken with Rosemary Butter Sauce, and delicious dessert recipes from Magnolia Dream Cheesecake to Chocolate Ganache Tarts. Here’s what else is included: · Top 100 favorites recipes · Prep/Cook Times · Recipe comments from our web community · Everyday ingredients · Easy-to-follow directions · How-to photos · Cooking tips · 26 chapters · 20 photo sections with 400 full-color photos The most cherished magazine features are included: Mom Made it Best, Our Favorite Contributor’s Meals, Mealtime Express, Cooking for One or Two, Grand-Prize Winners and Potluck Picks. Besides special features, the remaining chapters cover everything from appetizers and beverages to entrees and sides and breads and desserts. Recipe Chapter Titles Appetizers Beef Beverages Breads Breakfast & Brunch Cakes Candies Celebrations & Holidays Condiments & Sauces Cookies & Bars Cooking for One or Two Desserts Grand-Prize Winners Mealtime Express Mom Made it Best Our Favorite Contributors’ Meal Pasta, Grains & Rice Pies & Tarts Pork & Lamb Potluck Picks Poultry Salads Sandwiches & Pizza Seafood Sides Soups

Black Heels to Tractor Wheels

Author: Ree Drummond
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 9781459628281
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Large print books

For city - girl, Ree, a small town in Oklahoma was only supposed to be a quick detour on her way to a new life in Chicago. Then a chance encounter with a devastatingly handsome and masculine cowboy changed everything ... A charming, bright and funny memoir for anyone who's ever despaired of finding old - fashioned, lasting love.That's when I saw him - the cowboy - across the smoky room. She was a city girl with a penchant for sushi bars, good restaurants and fine wines. Her idea of a good time was to go clubbing with friends in her ubiquitous black heels. He was pure country. Strong and sure and raised on a ranch, his cowboy boots bore the hallmarks of hard work. His idea of a good time was a quiet steak and beer with his brother after a satisfying day's yakka. Home from LA for a quick break before moving to Chicago, Ree Drummond was out with friends one night when she spied a tall, handsome cowboy across the room. The attraction between them was immediate and they found themselves talking into the night. Life intervened for a while, but they were destined to meet again. And so began an unlikely romance between two very different people, one who thrived on the excitment and variety of city life, the other with a deep love of the land his family had been farming for generations. Would their growing passion for each other be enough to overcome the obstacles between them? Black Heels to Tractor Wheelsisn't just a love story; it's a universal tale of passion, romance, and the sort of all - encompassing love that sweeps us off our feet.

Love and Ruin

Author: Paula McLain
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9781101967409
Release Date: 2018-05-01
Genre: Fiction

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The bestselling author of The Paris Wife brings to life the story of Martha Gellhorn—a fiercely independent, ambitious woman ahead of her time, who would become one of the greatest war correspondents of the twentieth century. In 1937, twenty-eight-year-old Martha Gellhorn travels alone to Madrid to report on the atrocities of the Spanish Civil War and becomes drawn to the stories of ordinary people caught in the devastating conflict. It’s her chance to prove herself a worthy journalist in a field dominated by men. There she also finds herself unexpectedly—and unwillingly—falling in love with Hemingway, a man on his way to becoming a legend. On the eve of War World War II, and set against the turbulent backdrops of Madrid and Cuba, Martha and Ernest’s relationship and their professional careers ignite. But when Ernest publishes the biggest literary success of his career, For Whom the Bell Tolls, they are no longer equals, and Martha must forge a path as her own woman and writer. Heralded by Ann Patchett as “the new star of historical fiction,” Paula McLain brings Gellhorn’s story richly to life and captures her as a heroine for the ages: a woman who will risk absolutely everything to find her own voice. Praise for Love and Ruin “In this heart-tugging follow-up [to The Paris Wife], we meet Martha Gellhorn, a correspondent during the Spanish Civil War, who was the third—and perhaps most intriguing—of [Hemingway's] wives. The title says it all.”—People “Propulsive . . . highly engaging . . . McLain does an excellent job portraying a woman with dreams who isn’t afraid to make them real. . . . Her work around the world . . . is presented in meticulous, hair-raising passages. . . . The book is fueled by her questing spirit, which asks, Why must a woman decide between being a war correspondent and a wife in her husband’s bed?”—The New York Times Book Review “[The] scenes of professional rivalry and seesawing imbalance are some of McLain’s best. . . . McLain’s legions of fans will relish the inspiration of a gutsy woman who discovers she doesn’t need a man at her side, after all.”—The Boston Globe

Our Lady of Alice Bhatti

Author: Mohammed Hanif
Publisher: Bond Street Books
ISBN: 9780385677288
Release Date: 2012-05-29
Genre: Fiction

From the author of the universally acclaimed debut novel A Case of Exploding Mangoes: a subversive, often shockingly funny new novel set in steaming Karachi, about second chances, thwarted ambitions, and love in the most unlikely places. The patients of the Sacred Heart Hospital for All Ailments need a miracle, and Alice Bhatti may be just what they're looking for. She's the new junior nurse, but that's the only thing ordinary about her. Her father is a part-time healer in the French Colony, Karachi's Christian slum--and it seems she has inherited his part-time gift. With a bit of begrudging but inspired improvisation, Alice brings succour to the patients lining the hospital's corridors. Yet, a Christian in an Islamic world, she is ensnared in the red tape of hospital bureaucracy, trapped by the caste system, and torn between her duty to her patients, her father, and her husband--an apprentice to the nefarious "Gentlemen's Squad" of the police, and about to plunge them both into a situation so dangerous that perhaps not even a miracle can save them. But, of course, Alice Bhatti is no ordinary nurse...

Miss Masala

Author: Mallika Basu
Publisher: Collins
ISBN: 0007306121
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Cooking

Delish recipes, hilarious anecdotes, and clever tips for juggling your masalas with your mascaras—how any hapless kitchen honey can become a fashionista foodie and cook gorgeous Indian food So much more than just a cookbook, this beautiful, handbag-sized journal fuses irresistible Indian recipes with Mallika's quirky and hilarious tales, and will make Indian cooking an effortless part of anyone's goddess lifestyle. No-nonsense kitchen advice demystifies all those glorious, exotic ingredients and spices, and shows just how easy and rewarding it is to cook Indian cuisine at home. Alongside easy instructions for making aromatic Kerala Chicken or the best Seekh Kebabs, Mallika gives handy hints on how to cook a jalfrezi and still head to the bar an hour later without reeking of eau de curry. Fabulous recipes include Kosha Mangsho (lamb sautéed in yogurt and roasted cumin), Murgh Makhani (velvety butter chicken), Tandoori Macchli (monkfish in tandoori spices), Peshawari Naan (naan stuffed with nuts and raisins), Bhapa doi (saffron and cardamom cheesecake), and Vodka Chilli Cocktails. This is real Indian cooking for busy city living. Includes dual measures.

Love Etc

Author: Bel Kaufman
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 9781453256053
Release Date: 2012-09-18
Genre: Fiction

In the wake of a difficult divorce, a woman seeks solace by transforming her life—and her heartbreak—into fiction Jessica is divorced, but on the verge of a great romance. Isabel—the lead character in the novel that Jessica is writing—is married, but on the verge of a terrible divorce. While grappling with heartache, the two women, author and creation, plunge into the unpredictable currents of love, hate, despair, and recovery. Told through diary entries, letters, and Jessica’s notes documenting her painful progress toward coping with her past, Love, Etc. is a powerful, unforgettable, and totally human novel about the heart’s power to heal. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Bel Kaufman including photos from the author’s personal collection.

Lady Rogue

Author: Theresa Romain
Publisher: Zebra
ISBN: 9781420145441
Release Date: 2018-04-24
Genre: Fiction

HER SECRET SCANDAL As far as London’s high society knows, Lady Isabel Morrow is above reproach. But the truth is rarely so simple. Though the young widow’s passionate fling with dashing Bow Street Runner Callum Jenks ended amicably months ago, she now needs his expertise. It seems Isabel’s late husband, a respected art dealer, was peddling forgeries. If those misdeeds are revealed, the marriage prospects of his younger cousin— now Isabel’s ward—will be ruined. For the second time, Isabel has upended Callum’s well-ordered world. He’s resolved to help her secretly replace the forgeries with the real masterpieces, as a . . . friend. A proper sort of friend doesn’t burn with desire, of course, or steal kisses on twilight errands. Or draw a willing lady into one passionate encounter after another. Isabel’s scheme is testing Callum’s heart as well as his loyalties. But with pleasure so intoxicating, the real crime would be to resist . . . “Richly rewarding.” —Booklist, Starred Review on Fortune Favors the Wicked