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New Arrivals - Cooking, homemaking, and family

Forget shopping at discount supermarkets, buying inferior products or cutting back on food. Nicola Graimes, the award-winning vegetarian author, has written a truly inventive and savvy book showing how adopting a vegetarian diet can significantly cut the cost of your shopping. With an emphasis on delicious global food, Veggienomics shows how to seek out the best-value vegetarian meals, focusing on in-season ingredients, foraging, growing your own, buying in bulk, and making full use of leftovers.

By the pool -- At the beach -- In the park -- On the patio -- At the block party -- At the game -- For happy hour.

Teeny Lamothe is a young woman on a mission?and the mission is pie. Charming, passionate, determined, Teeny traveled America to work with the country's best bakers and learn their techniques, tricks, and wisdom. Now she shares the fruits of her apprenticeship?the crumbs and crusts of her crusade?in Teeny?s Tour of Pie, a delectable journey into total pie immersion. Here are more than 55 pies, sweet and savory, plus a complete crust primer, and all of it seasoned throughout with Teeny?s humor and inspiration. Includes profiles of pie-makers, personal stories, and gorgeous full-color beauty shots and step-by-step photographs.

"George Bryant and Juli Bauer, two of the most insightful and well-respected Paleo powerhouses have united to bring a myriad of bold and delectable gluten & grain-free Paleo recipes straight from their kitchens to yours in their new cookbook The Paleo Kitchen. Together, George and Juli have masterfully created daring flavor combinations that will bring your Paleo experience to a whole new level. This beautiful cookbook offers full-color photos along with tips, tricks and anecdotes straight from the clever minds of these culinary mavericks"-- Amazon.com.

Teaches basic sewing skills and then moves on to explain more complex techniques, encouraging readers to take their skills to the next level with more involved projects. The easy to follow instructions and step-by-step photos and illustrations will ensure success for novices, as well as inspire confidence.

"This grilling cookbook begins with a history of grilling meat with archeological and historical evidence of cooked meat in the context of human culture. It helps readers choose the best meat for their meal, understand where the various cuts of meat come from, and learn how to best avoid the perils of the modern food system"--Page [4] of cover.

Traditional French cuisine is famous for ultra-rich, high-calorie dishes, which are off-limits to the figure conscious dieter. In this book, Dr. Jean-Michel Cohen, takes one hundred classic French dishes, from quiche lorraine to croque-monsieur, and serves them up in health-conscious recipes that taste as good as the originals, but at a fraction of the calorie count. Recipes organized in three sections according to the maximum number of calories the dishes contain.

"Following the bestselling The China Study Cookbook, LeAnne Campbell brings together top names in the plant-based community to share their favorite and most delicious recipes in The China Study All-Star Collection. Featuring your favorite chefs and cookbooks authors, The China Study All-Star Collection includes foods from Happy Herbivore chef Lindsay S. Nixon; Del Sroufe, author of the New York Times bestseller Forks Over Knives Cookbook; Laura Theodore, host of PBS' Jazzy Vegetarian; and pioneering researcher Dr. John McDougall, which all follow the nutrition standards set forth by The China Study. Even better, with delectable dishes such as Dreena Burton's Sneaky Chickpea Burgers, Heather Crosby's Peppermint Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream, Christy Morgan's Fiesta Quinoa Salad and Christina Ross's Daikon Mushroom Fettuccine, this collection of recipes has you covered for any occasion or craving. With an introduction from The China Study co-author Dr. T. Colin Campbell, The China Study All-Star Collection is the ultimate plant-based cookbook for healthful, savory eating"-- Provided by publisher.

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

Offers recipes for the backyard chef that include over eighty burger options made with beef, pork, lamb, seafood, and poultry, as well as ideas for sausages, brats, hot dogs, sides, and beverages.

Making a business out of ice cream sandwiches brought fun and adventure into the authors' lives. Their exotic flavors and architecturally inspired ice cream sandwiches are all-natural, organic and whimsical. Sweet, fun, delicious-- and now available in your own kitchen!

"Gand offers 150 recipes--including plenty of kid-friendly fare (tested and approved by Gand's own children)--along with tons of tips for packing foods to go or turning lunch into a celebration with friends and family. As Gand says, when it comes to entertaining, 'lunch is the new dinner.' Chapters on soups, pastas, salads, grains, fruits, and more, as well as desserts, drinks, dips, and snacks, provide countless combinations for memorable meals at home or on the go."--www.Amazon.com.

The star of the hit show Glee shares her experiences and insider tips on beauty, fashion, inner strength, and more in an illustrated book that's part memoir, part how-to, and part style guide.

Buying large, unbutchered pieces of meat from a local farm or butcher shop means knowing where and how your food was raised, and getting meat that is more reasonably priced. It means getting what you want, not just what a grocery store puts out for sale--and tailoring your cuts to what you want to cook, not the other way around. For the average cook ready to take on the challenge, The Meat Hook Meat Book is the perfect guide: equal parts cookbook and butchering handbook, it will open readers up to a whole new world--start by cutting up a chicken, and soon you'll be breaking down an entire pig, creating your own custom burger blends, and throwing a legendary barbecue (hint: it will include The Man Steak--the be-all and end-all of grilling one-upmanship--and a cooler full of ice-cold cheap beer). This first cookbook from meat maven Tom Mylan, co-owner of The Meat Hook, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is filled with more than 60 recipes and hundreds of photographs and clever illustrations to make the average cook a butchering enthusiast. With stories that capture the Meat Hook experience, even those who haven't shopped there will become fans.

Fruitful is a trip to the local orchard, overflowing with ripe, seasonal produce and it's not just desserts! From sweet to savory, including fresh juices, every chapter is devoted to the produce of the moment: rhubarb, strawberries, apples, plums, apricots, peaches, quinces, pears, and more. This delectable cookbook showcases the bounty from New Yorks favorite orchard, illustrated with gorgeous full-color photography throughoutbut all of the fruit can be found wherever you live.

"Renowned chef Dan Barber introduces a new kind of cuisine that represents the future of American dining in THE THIRD PLATE. Barber explores the evolution of American food from the "first plate," or industrially-produced, meat-heavy dishes, to the "second plate" of grass-fed meat and organic greens, and says that both of these approaches are ultimately neither sustainable nor healthy. Instead, Barber proposes Americans should move to the "third plate," a cuisine rooted in seasonal productivity, natural livestock rhythms, whole-grains, and small portions of free-range meat. Barber's book charts a bright path for eaters and chefs alike towards a healthy and sustainable future for American cuisine"-- Provided by publisher.

"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.

"Miller argues that the story is more complex and surprising than commonly thought. Four centuries in the making, and fusing European, Native American, and West African cuisines, soul food--in all its fried, pork-infused, and sugary glory--is but one aspect of African American culinary heritage. Miller discusses how soul food has become incorporated into American culture and explores its connections to identity politics, bad health raps, and healthier alternatives. This refreshing look at one of America's most celebrated, mythologized, and maligned cuisines is enriched by spirited sidebars, photographs, and 22 recipes"--From publisher description.

Presents recipes for breakfasts, soups, entrées, and desserts designed for one or two diners, including such dishes as Boston cream pie, beef stew for two, cheddar apple chowder, and pumpkin pancakes.

"Versatile and simple, a taco can be a street snack or part of an elegant restaurant dinner. Here, executive chef Ivy Stark gives readers an inventive, modern take on a centuries-old dish with dozens of recipes for tacos made with vegetables, seafood, chicken, and meat"--From publisher description.

In a cookbook filled with full-color photos, tips and advice, the Food Network star shares his favorite tips, techniques and recipes for outdoor cooking through the year along with recipes for delectable desserts, flavorful sauces and condiments and delicious drinks.

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