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New Arrivals - Cooking, homemaking, and family

"... a game-changing guide that will engage, challenge, and inspire anyone interested in the way we eat today"--From publisher description.

The editor-in-chief of "Gourmet" recounts her visits to some of the world's most acclaimed restaurants, both as herself and as an anonymous diner in disguise, to offer insight into the differences in her dining experiences.

Make and serve drinks like a pro. This latest edition of Bartending For Dummies features over 1,000 drink recipes in an A-Z format with clear, easy-to-follow instructions. This 5th Edition also provides over 40 new cocktails ideas for those who want to know how to serve cocktails professionally, for themselves, or for their guests. Detailed information on how to properly stock a bar with the latest and greatest glassware and tools Expanded coverage on making exotic frozen/blended specialties and specialty coffees Experimenting with the new flavor/buzz in Bourbons and Scotches: honey The latest flavored rums, gins, ryes, and of course vodkas (buttered, waffle, sherbet, and marshmallow flavored are just a few new editions) New coverage devoted to craft distillers Fun, new ways to garnish drinks (even flaming options), rim, and serve drinks like a master mixologist Tips on creating unique punches and even non-alcoholic drinks The latest tips and advice on curing hangovers and hiccups If you're interested in crafting traditional or modern cocktails, Bartending For Dummies has you covered.

"Eating enough fruits and vegetables and avoiding processed foods is still the toughest challenge for those at risk for high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke. In its newest cookbook, the American Heart Association encourages readers to get out of the middle of the grocery store and start shopping the perimeter with 250 recipes for packing more nutritious fare into their diets"-- Provided by publisher.

World champion pitmaster Chris Lilly combines the speed of grilling with the smoky flavors of low-and-slow barbecue for great meals any night of the week, no fancy equipment required. Start with recipes designed for grills and smokers and then move on to adapt your own indoor recipes to the outdoors.

"A born and bred Cajun who grew up eating his grandparents' homecooked food, Donald also learned to love "shooting rifles, hunting, fishing...drinking beer with the boys, [and] water skiing in snake-infested rivers." And as a good citizen of the South, he's done his due diligence traveling the region, tasting foods from all over, and falling for true down home flavors. "It's impossible for me to say which part of the South has the best food, because each place has it's own soul." And Link explores it all in DOWN SOUTH--from the slow-cooked pork barbecue of Memphis, to spicy gumbos of Louisiana, fresh seafood all along the Gulf, and shell beans from the farmlands in Mississippi and Alabama. In 110 recipes and 100 full-color photographs, he takes readers on a tour of the best of the area, introducing all sorts of characters and places along the way, including pitmaster Nick Pihakis of Jim & Nick's BBQ, Louisiana goat and pig farmer Bill Ryal, Tupelo honey maker Donald Smiley in Florida, beloved Southern writer Julia Reed, and a Texas lamb ranch with a llama named Fritz"-- Provided by publisher.

A practical guide on how to dress, butcher and cook upland birds and waterfowl, small furred game, small and large deer, wild boar and goat.

For kids and kids-at-heart, stories, activities, and hand-drawn characters appear throughout each chapter, offering games, helpful tips, and inspiration for creating new flavors. With mouthwatering photography and charming illustrations, Ample Hills Creamery is a definitive, cow-filled guide to making exceptionally delicious ice cream at home.

"Lose Weight Safely And Naturally With The Greek Yogurt Diet High in densely-packed protein, calcium, and other healthful nutrients, and low in carbohydrates and calories, Greek yogurt is the diet food of this generation. Greek yogurt packs twice the nutritional benefit of regular yogurt. The Greek Yogurt Diet lets you take full advantage of this powerful weight-loss food and shows you how to combine Greek yogurt with delicious, all-natural recipes...it's like having dessert with every meal and seeing a slimmer waistline in just a few weeks. The Greek Yogurt Diet is a healthful, scientifically proven high protein, low-carb approach that offers amazing results according to your lifestyle and your eating habits. The Greek Yogurt Diet also includes: Advice on how to get started, with all the help necessary to tailor your diet to your exact needs Comprehensive meal plans to help you integrate Greek yogurt into your daily life Simple ways to maximize your results with The Greek Yogurt Diet How to create your at-home toppings bar for fabulous Greek yogurt desserts, snacks, and smoothies Designed by a doctor to put all the amazing benefits of Greek yogurt in your hands, The Greek Yogurt Diet makes incorporating this amazing food into your diet as easy and convenient as Greek yogurt itself!"-- Provided by publisher.

Authentic, easy-to-prepare Texas beef and BBQ recipes from Baseball Hall of Famer and cattle rancher Nolan Ryan. Legendary pitcher Nolan Ryan grew up in Texas and early on developed a passion for cattle ranching that rivaled his interest in baseball. His first cookbook offers 75 recipes for sizzling T-bone and rib-eye steaks, mouthwatering burgers, slow-cooked barbecue ribs, and more. Working with chef Cristobal Vazquez, Nolan presents a fresh take on the Tex-Mex standards of his childhood. The book includes family recipes for Sunday roasts and brisket, savory side dishes, and a few favorite desserts as well, including Ruth Ryan's Special Occasion Carrot Cake. In the accompanying texts Nolan shares his love of the food of the Southwest and the lessons he's learned in a remarkable career in baseball and in cattle ranching.

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