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New Arrivals - Cooking, homemaking, and family

"In The Home Brewer's Guide to Vintage Beer, beer historian Ron Pattinson describes with humor and a light heart the development of the major British styles -- porter, stout, IPA, and barley wine -- over the past two centuries. Detailed recipes sourced from original material are complemented by meticulous descriptions and explanations of historic ingredients and techniques"--P. [4] of cover.

A lifestyle and fashion authority outlines practical guidelines for looking good and feeling confident in any setting, sharing entries on everything from closet basics and accessorizing through daily grooming rituals and the fashion secrets of his celebrity friends.

Filled with gorgeous photos and step-by-step instructions, this unique and fun cookbook from the founder of the popular blog I Am Baker showcases recipes for dozens of imaginative cakes for every occasion - each with a special surprise inside.

Successful gluten free recipes require more than just new ingredients. The cooks at America's Test Kitchen tried thousands of recipes (most were pretty awful) to figure out the secrets to making favorite foods without gluten. This landmark book tells what works, and why, so you can successfully prepare lasagna, fried chicken, and fresh pasta in your kitchen. And, the cooks at America's Test Kitchen have reinvented the rules of baking to produce amazing cookies, cakes, breads, biscuits, and more

The guidelines were developed by the NKBA to reflect the current industry environment, future trends, consumer lifestyles, new research, new building codes, and current industry practices. Featuring 31 Guidelines for kitchens and 27 Guidelines for bathrooms, the book is meticulously illustrated in full color with plans, sections, and perspective views to show planning recommendations and code references and requirements, as well as Access Standards that consider the needs of a range of users. Additional features include: Newly revised planning guidelines for kitchens and bathrooms that reflect the 2012 International Residential Code® (IRC®) and the ICC A117.1-2009 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities Standards Metric conversion of measurements Handy spiral-bound format permits easy, quick reference in the field

An executive sous chef who has worked alongside cooks from some of the nation's leading restaurants documents an intense twenty-four-hour period that illuminates the allures and adversities of a professional culinary life

"Provides alternatives to a costly full-scale renovation by offering inexpensive design ideas and easy step-by-step projects that can help you achieve the bathroom of your dreams, even on a limited budget. You can then decide to make a number of the improvements all at once or space them out to accommodate your time and checkbook"--From publisher description.

"It began as a little blog highlighting the recipes and crafts of the Norwegian-born food and prop stylist Paul Lowe. Six years later, Sweet Paul is an online magazine followed by millions and a print quarterly sold nationwide in specialty stores. Praised by the New York Times as " a trove of seasonal delights," it is turning heads with its easy, elegant food and style-setting aesthetic. Divided into morning, brunch, noon, and night, with color palettes to match, Sweet Paul Eat and Make includes breakfast dishes like morning biscuits with cheddar, dill, and pumpkin seeds and brunches like smoked salmon hash with scallions, dill, and eggs. For lunch, there's a super-quick risotto with asparagus, and for dinner, maple-roasted chicken and a stunning Norwegian specialty, world's best cake. Rustically chic craft projects--paper flowers made out of coffee filters, a vegetable-dyed tablecloth, and a trivet from wooden clothespins--will captivate even those who are all thumbs"-- Provided by publisher.

"Raising a happy, healthy, well-adjusted daughter from babyhood to womanhood can be a challenge. Girls need to be strong, and in this book, author Steve Biddulph brings together the finest thinking from around the world on how to raise daughters who are self-assured, know they are loved, and can stand up for themselves and others. With gentle humor and proven wisdom backed by decades of experience as a family psychologist and father, Biddulph shows parents of girls how to navigate the obstacles of growing up in a world that seems bent on poisoning their confidence"--Page [4] of cover.

Outlines five expressions of love--quality time, words of affirmation, gifts, acts of service, and physical touch--and explains how to identify and communicate effectively in a child's "love language."

"In this third edition, Steve Biddulph looks at the most important issues in a boy's development from birth to manhood. With gentle humor and proven wisdom backed by decades as a family psychologist and father, he shows parents how to provide the firm, loving guidance that boys need. Updates include information on mitigating the dangerous effects of online pornography, male specific hearing problems, and teen driving on boys"--Page [4] of cover.

"Meatless All Day is a cookbook for anyone who loves good food that's good for them and wants to cook in accordance with vegetarian values. Vegetarians and carnivores alike will find new ways to prepare ingredients that they already know are necessary in a balanced diet. But more important, this cookbook will serve as inspiration for preparing different ingredients that approximate the savory, smoky, hearty qualities of meat and seafood. For vegetarians, vegans, and carnivores who are reducing their meat intake, the recipes in Meatless All Day will leave home cooks (and their family and friends) feeling satisfied. The book opens with 45 "power ingredients" that make vegetarian food satisfying, delicious, and healthful. Following are 80 recipes with headnotes that explain how the "power ingredients" lend dishes a meaty or fishy flavor, demarcate vegan recipes, offer tips for making many of the nonvegan recipes vegan, or provide ideas for rounding out entrees with side dishes and desserts"-- Provided by publisher.

A cookbook dedicated to almond and almond-based ingredients, which are often used in vegan, paleo, and gluten-free diets.

"Traditional and contemporary Italian recipes for vegetarian and nearly vegetarian dishes from the author of The Italian Slow Cooker Over the ages, resourceful Italian cooks have devised countless ways to prepare vegetables--all incredibly flavorful and simple. In this book, Italian cooking authority Michele Scicolone shares recipes that she gathered during years of traveling in Italy. Some, like Green Fettuccine with Spring Vegetable Ragu and Easter Swiss Chard and Cheese Pie, came from talented home cooks. Others, such as Stuffed Cremini Mushrooms, were passed down through her family. She encountered still others, including One-Pot "Dragged" Penne, in restaurants and adapted dishes like Romeo's Stuffed Eggplant from the cookbooks she collects. Many recipes display the Italian talent for making much out of little: Acquacotta, "Cooked Water," makes a sumptuous soup from bread, tomatoes, and cheese. In keeping with Italian tradition, some dishes contain small amounts of pancetta, anchovies, or chicken broth, but they are optional. Simple desserts--Rustic Fruit Focaccia, Plum Crostata--finish the collection"-- Provided by publisher.

Does your sewing machine come with lots of fancy stitches that you've never thought to try? This essential guide to machine and hand stitches will teach you how to use any and every stitch for professional-looking seams, hems, gathers, darts, and more. Unlock your full sewing potential with 57 machine stitches, 18 hand stitches, and tips to choose the correct needles, threads, and sewing machine accessories, complete with detailed step-by-step tutorials and illustrations.

"The best from each approach unites in Paleo Vegan to highlight the health-supporting, plant-based essentials that have made both diets enduringly popular. And vegans need not make any concessions!"--Page [4] of cover.

Presents evidence-based advice on raising children, enhancing a collection of the author's blog posts with statistics, charts, and summaries to discuss four themes--prevention, social-emotional support, immunizations, and work-life balance.

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