Nov. 27-28 - All libraries will be closed for Thanksgiving.
New Arrivals - Cooking, homemaking, and family
Skip the sugary commercial drinks and make these and many more fresh, delicious beverages in your own kitchen. Whether you're looking for new ways to enjoy your garden's bounty or want to experiment with pure concoctions made from farmers' market finds, these recipes and techniques--including harvesting, canning, fermenting and pasteurizing--will introduce you to a whole new world of garden goodness.
"In a Nutshell presents a complete guide to enjoying Mother Nature's most nutritious gifts. Omnivores, vegetarians, vegans, and health-conscious eaters all will delight in the more than 250 easy-to-make recipes, from noonday salads and snacks to family dinners and desserts"--Provided by publisher.
If you have plentiful produce from your garden or your local farmers' market, you need to use it up, or better yet, put it up so you can enjoy it all winter! This guide is packed with easy-to-follow steps for all kinds of food preservation techniques, to help you make the most of your bounty.
"These are recipes that emphasize naturally gluten-free ingredients and ... will appeal not only to gluten intolerants and celiacs but also to anyone just looking for a great recipe."--Provided by publisher.
Presents seventy parenting tips based on scientific research, discussing the best ways to help infants sleep well, boosting a child's success in school, handling temper tantrums, and managing consequences and punishments.
"This is not your grandma's potluck... What you will find instead is an array of dishes in sync with the season. Each month offers up an appropriate menu...Hosted by a group of goodwill-wielding friends and strangers, the potluck's beneficiaries have one thing in common: a love of good food. The premise is simple: on the third Thursday of every month bring a seasonal fresh dish for sharing. The result is gloriously rich: new friends, fun, and good eats. Whether you're looking for instructions on assembling your own potluck (the first clue: no rules), or recipes for imaginative, honest dishes, whether it's for a group of six or thirty, the inspiration in this book will suit anyone who wants to celebrate good food and good neighbors"-- Provided by publisher.
Armed with a cast-iron skillet and the best ingredients he can find, meat-loving chef Rahm Fama serves up a fresh take on chuck wagon cuisine for flavorful meals you can enjoy no matter where you are. Inspired by his early years on a Southwest cattle ranch, he followed his carnivorous curiosity across the country, seeking the choicest cuts and best ways to cook them.
"A cookbook devoted to the beloved Vietnamese sandwich, with 50 recipes ranging from classic fillings to innovative modern combinations"-- Provided by publisher.
A guide to making juices at home explains the philosophy of juicing and detoxification, while also providing recipes for fruit and vegetable juices that promote weight loss.
A lushly illustrated and accessible guide to juicing and juice cleansing, featuring 75 recipes for making organic juices, milks, and other concoctions at home to provide the vital nutrients a healthy body needs to function at an optimal level.
Presents a collection of stories, drawings, drink recommendations, cooking tips, and recipes to make and enjoy between drinks.
Why bore everyone at the dinner table with the same old cheese and sauce combination when you can have pizzas like The BBQ Porkabella, Steak 'n' Eggs, Spinach and Bean Quesadilla or Chicken 'n' Waffles? With Revolutionary Pizza you'll be making tasty, one-of-a-kind pizzas that your friends and family will always remember. Dimo's Pizza developed a cult following due to its delicious pizzas, specialty toppings and crazy selection of 'zas, and this book takes all of that to the next level. With pies inspired by Chinese food, street vendors, dead celebrities, tasty salads, comic book characters, Southern desserts, late night food joints, Chicago staples and everything in-between, there's truly a pizza for every mood and every craving. If you want to make an over-the-top and unforgettable creation for your family and friends, Dimo has got you covered. You'll never look at another cheese slice the same again.--back cover
"Repleto de herramientas, secretos, consejos y atajos fundamentales, La Jefa de la Casa es la guia de cabecara para toda mujer que quiere manejar su hogar y familia con estilo y eficiencia. Hay dias que sientes que se te viene todo encima? Se te hace dificil ver la luz al final del tunel de ropa por lavar, comidas por cocinar, cuentas por pagar, fiestas por planear y familiares por cuidar? Claro! Este es el dia a dia de la mayoria de las mujeres del mundo de hoy. Lo mas dificil de todo es lograr balancear todos estos roles y no hundirte en el proceso. Para eso necesitas La Jefa de la Casa, un manual facil de usar para la mujer moderna con tiempo limitado y mil cosas por hacer. En este libro, la experta en estilo de vida, Claudia Caporal, comparte pasos y consejos faciles y divertidos para administrar tu hogar y tu familia que te brindaran control y te aliviaran la ansiedad. El libro esta divido en diversos roles universales que toda Jefa de Casa asume, como por ejemplo: La Jefa de Eventos, con consejos para planear, organizar y disfrutar de todo tipo de fiestas y reuniones familiares y con amigos; La Jefa de Limpieza, con secretos para mantener la casa impecable sin tener que estar arrodillada limpiando dia tras dia; La Jefa de Medicina, con pasos basicos para cuidar tu familia y estar preparada y tranquila en casos de emergencia. Todo se vuelve mas sencillo con los consejos de Claudia, quien, por experiencia propia, sabe como ayudarte para que te transformes en una jefa exitosa, efectiva y risueña. La Jefa de la Casa te brindara seguridad, control y mas tiempo para disfrutar de lo mas importante de todo: la familia y la vida"-- Provided by publisher.
A resource for today's parents of infants and young children with succinct answers to the most common questions. Features over 100 easy-to-digest entries of covering a wide range of day-to-day issues.
The Complete Low-FODMAP Diet (cowritten by Sue Shepherd, the diet?s developer and chief advocate) introduced this revolutionary treatment, which is rapidly becoming the first-line recommendation by doctors and dietitians worldwide. FODMAP is an acronym that stands for a group of difficult-to-digest carbohydrates found in foods such as wheat, milk, beans, soy, and some fruits, vegetables, nuts, and sweeteners. More than three quarters of adults with IBS who reduce their intake of these foods gain relief. Now, this follow-up cookbook brings you 150 simple, delicious, and brand-new recipes that are full of flavor but low in FODMAPs.
"Has you covered for every meal of the day-- and desserts too. You'll find ideas for breakfasts that will get you going, lunches that can be enjoyed at home or brown-bagged, robust dinners for the times you're really, really hungry, slow cooker meals with no fuss, snacks, and desserts to satisfy your cravings in no time"-- Provided by publisher.
Presents advice on the steps that can be taken to transition to a vegan eating plan, along with a collection of vegan recipes with options for breakfast, main meals, sides, and desserts.
"Full of mother-wisdom, reassurance, and support, Sweet Sleep is the first book on nights and naps for breastfeeding families. It is a comprehensive how-to guide for making sane and safe decisions on how and where your family sleeps, backed by the latest research in pediatric care"--Provided by publisher.
"More than 150 kitchen-tested recipes you can prepare on your schedule"--Cover.