Nov. 26 & 27 - All libraries will be closed for Thanksgiving.
New Arrivals - Cooking, homemaking, and family
Whether you are just starting to explore the Paleo lifestyle or have long mastered the art of following its guidelines, this book will inspire you with: More than 150 grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free recipes explained by a real person, in a real kitchen, using nothing but real, unprocessed food ; Flavorful, quick, and easy everyday dishes that will please the entire family without requiring hours in the kitchen ; Easy recipes to help you stay away from junk-filled store-bought condiments, such as salad dressings, BBQ sauce, mayonnaise, and spice mixes ; An entire section dedicated to homemade nut butters, complete with useful tips and a troubleshooting guide ; Totally refined sugar-free desserts and indulgences that use nothing but natural sugars such as maple syrup, honey, and dried fruit ; Several useful guides to help you stock your kitchen with Paleo-approved ingredients and indispensable kitchen tools.
Amanda Freitag is a master at knocking out fabulous meals in her restaurant kitchen and on the set of Food Network's Chopped and Iron Chef America. But until recently, she was totally intimidated to cook at home in her tiny apartment kitchen, relating to the fears of many home cooks. She realized she wasn't alone! She set out to help other home cooks and created a list of restaurant-quality recipes that shine in the home kitchen. The Chef Next Door teaches home cooks a wide range of confidence-instilling skills, tricks, and tips that Amanda has picked up working in professional kitchens and cooking competitively on television.
"Would you like to have more happiness and balance in your life? The solution is as simple as modifying your food choices so that they are in sync with your unique constitution. This easy-to-follow, holistic approach to cooking follows the time-honored principles of ayurveda and adapts them for use in today's fast-paced world"--Back cover.
Sherry and John Petersik are the married duo who chronicled their home improvement adventures on the hit DIY blog Young House Love, which spawned a New York Times bestselling book of the same name, as well as product lines sold by Target, Home Depot, and more. Their new book, Lovable Livable Home, is packed with thoughtful advice, doable DIY projects, and inspired spaces to help you create a home filled with beauty and meaning that works for everyone under your roof.
"Whether you want to lose weight, get a clearer complexion, have more energy, or just generally feel good, The Green Cleanse Bible will show you how eating "green" can help you make healthy life changes. This indispensable collection has it all--more than 100 recipes for smoothies and healthy meals, facts about foods that help detoxify your body, and eating programs geared toward your goals. With this book, there's no reason not to meet your daily quota of fruits, vegetables, and leafy greens--these fun, simple smoothie recipes are as delicious as they are nutritious"--Publisher's description.
"Parenting expert Kim John Payne, M.Ed., flips the script on children's challenging or defiant behavior and lays out an elegantly simple plan to support parents in establishing loving, age-sensitive boundaries that help children feel safe and settled"-- Provided by publisher.
The award-winning author of Ancient Grains for Modern Meals, Maria Speck makes cooking with ancient grains faster, more intuitive, and easier than ever before in this collection of recipes, most of which are gluten-free.
My Kitchen Year follows the change of seasons and Reichl?s emotions as she slowly heals through the simple pleasures of cooking. While working 24/7, Reichl would ?throw quick meals together? for her family and friends. Now she has the time to rediscover what cooking meant to her. Imagine kale, leaves dark and inviting, sautéed with chiles and garlic; summer peaches baked into a simple cobbler; fresh oysters chilling in a box of snow; plump chickens and earthy mushrooms, fricasseed with cream. Over the course of this challenging year, each dish Reichl prepares becomes a kind of stepping stone to finding joy again in ordinary things.
Diane Mott Davidson is the author of seventeen bestselling mysteries featuring caterer/sleuth Goldy Schulz, a woman who ?took the lemon that life had given her and made not just lemonade but Lemon Chicken, Lemon Bars, Lemon Cookies and Lemon Meringue Pie.? Each Goldy novel includes recipes for scrumptious dishes from the adored character?s kitchen. Now these treasured recipes and some brand-new dishes are collected together in one volume for the first time.
"Want to create an organized, productive, and beautiful kitchen and home? Popular Seattle blogger, Erica Strauss (Northwest Edible Life) shows us how in this modern homekeeping handbook for thrifty DIYers who care about sustainability. A fresh take on modern homemaking, this is a practical (and sometimes sassy) guide to maximizing your time, effort, and energy in the kitchen and beyond. With a focus on less consumerism, it will teach you how to organize your kitchen and home to make the best use of your time. For those yearning to live a more ecologically minded, grounded lifestyle, this book is full of practical, no-nonsense advice, fabulous recipes, and time- and money-saving techniques"-- Provided by publisher.
Collects over one hundred and twenty-five dessert recipes that omit grains, gluten, and refined sugars for those following the Paleo lifestyle, including brownies, cakes, muffins, cookies, and frozen treats.
Learn how to get the recommended daily amount of fruits and vegetables-- in a glass! Crocker shows you simple ways to incorporate them into juices and smoothies that will help you lose weight, detoxify, and feeling your best in no time.
"A tantalizing collection of over 200 recipes tailor-made for the ultimate cooking tool: a cast iron skillet"-- Amazon.
"Based on Zero Belly Diet, the revolutionary bestselling weight-loss plan from ABC News nutrition and wellness correspondent David Zinczenko, creator of Eat This, Not That!, Zero Belly Cookbook is a groundbreaking collection of recipes that will teach anyone how to cook beautifully, lose weight fast, and get healthier in just minutes a day. SEE THE DELICIOUS DIFFERENCE IN JUST FOURTEEN DAYS! Strip away up to 16 pounds in two weeks with the weight-loss power of gourmet superfoods. Ever since the arrival of Zero Belly Diet--with its proven formula to rev up metabolism, melt away fat, and turn "off" the genes that cause weight gain--fans have been clamoring for more scrumptious, waist-slimming recipes to add to their weekly menus. David Zinczenko answers the call in Zero Belly Cookbook--a collection of more than 150 quick, simple, restaurant-quality meals that will change how you eat, feel, and live. Breakfast: Set your metabolism racing with the all-day fat-burning protein power of Spinach and Onion Strata and the superfood-packed Apple Pie Muffins. Lunch: Quell hunger with low-calorie, belly-flattening takes on such indulgent favorites as Turkey Meatball Heroes with Onion and Peppers Dinner: Celebrate easy, automatic weight loss in gourmet style with fast, simple meals you can make in minutes--including Green Tea Poached Salmon with Bok Choy or Steak Frites with Arugula Chimichurri and Asparagus."--Provided by publisher.
"A "beer lover's guide, including more than 100 types to know, arranged style by style"--Jacket.
"The #1 bestselling pioneer of "fratire" and a leading evolutionary psychologist team up to create the dating book for guys Whether they conducted their research in life or in the lab, experts Tucker Max and Dr. Geoffrey Miller have spent the last 20+ years learning what women really want from their men, why they want it, and how men can deliver those qualities. The short answer: become the best version of yourself possible, then show it off. It sounds simple, but it's not. If it were, Tinder would just be the stuff you use to start a fire. Becoming your best self requires honesty, self-awareness, hard work and a little help. Through their website and podcasts, Max and Miller have already helped over one million guys take their first steps toward Miss Right. They have collected all of their findings in Mate, an evidence-driven, seriously funny playbook that will teach you to become a more sexually attractive and romantically successful man, the right way: - No "seduction techniques" - No moralizing - No bullshit Just honest, straightforward talk about the most ethical, effective way to pursue the win-win relationships you want with the women who are best for you. Much of what they've discovered will surprise you, some of it will not, but all of it is important and often misunderstood. So listen up, and stop being stupid!" -- provided by publisher.
"Clean Eating with a Dirty Mind was inspired by Barajas' conviction that healthy eating doesn't have to equate to self-deprivation and guilty pleasures shouldn't have to be riddled with remorse. Complete with a perfect combination of over 150 sweet and savory recipes, Clean Eating with a Dirty Mind breaks the mold (and all the rules) - with the core principle- just because your food is healthy doesn't mean it has to taste that way. Through years of experimentation and honing her skills, this self-proclaimed "dessertavore" delivers nothing short of excellence with mix of recipes sure to satisfy the most discriminating sweet tooth--all gluten, grain free and guilt free--and you got it--Paleo friendly! Whether you're gluten-free, Paleo, love awesome food or simply want to "Bake the World a better place"--Clean Eating with a Dirty Mind will surpass all expectation and cater to your every indulgence--leaving you with a whole lot less to confess and a whole lot more to enjoy!"--Amazon.com.
"no-holds-barred memoir on Southern life, Greek heritage, same-sex marriage and the meals that have shaped her memories.
"Why eat crap food when you don't have to? Better yet, why eat health food that doesn't taste good? There's no need to do that again with Juli Bauer's Paleo Cookbook. New York Times bestselling author of The Paleo Kitchen and creator of the popular website PaleOMG, Juli is a well-known paleo cook who creates meals that are sure to please the whole family. Absolutely no one will complain when you serve them delicious dishes like Breakfast Tacos, Pistachio-Crusted Lamb Chops, Moo Shu Pork, Shredded Beef Tostadas, and Layered Flourless Chocolate Cake"--Provided from publisher.
Counsels parents of school-aged children on how to overcome tendencies toward overprotectiveness to allow children to develop independence.
Collects more than eighty unique dessert recipes using exotic spices, including chile-chocolate truffles, cinnamon toast bread pudding, Indonesian spiced layer cake, crêpe cake with pistachio cream, and fig and fennel seed biscotti.