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New Arrivals - Cooking, homemaking, and family

For internationally known chef Curtis Stone, cooking is a pleasurable journey, not just a destination. In this wonderful book featuring 130 of his favorite dishes, Curtis inspires us to turn meal preparation into a joy rather a chore through delicious recipes, mouthwatering photographs, and handy make-ahead tips. He also shares plenty of heartwarming, personal stories from time spent in his kitchen and around the table with family and friends, reminding us that good food and a good life are intrinsically intertwined.

The Vibrant Table is a feast for the senses. From small sides to savory meals and sweet indulgences, each nourishing recipe tells a story of a balanced and well-fed lifestyle, centered around the family table. Amaranth Pumpkin Porridge, Fingerling Potato Pizza, Squash Blossom Quiche, Roasted Plum Ice Cream, Swirled Acai Cheesecake?you will never run out of inspiration for enjoying whole foods at any meal. Anya Kassoff?s bustling kitchen is always vegetarian, mostly vegan, gluten-free, and sometimes raw?a place where desserts can serve as an energizing breakfast too! The 100+ recipes here include fresh interpretations of familiar classics and plenty of ideas for the curious cook. With guidance on sprouting, grinding your own flours, making nut milks, and even preparing raw chocolate, building a well-stocked pantry has never been easier. A chapter dedicated to cooking with kids is full of tips and recipes for raising adventurous eaters. Anya?s devotion to preparing fresh and seasonal ingredients with love is clear. The Vibrant Table is a delicious homage to lightness and elegance at home.

"Presents a detailed view of how home purchases take place across the U.S. in easy-to-understand terms. The new edition emphasizes that careful research is necessary before deciding what price and terms to include in an offer and warns of the changing requirements to secure financing"--Provided by publisher.

Aimée?s rural homesteader upbringing, years working as a professional chef, and everyday life as a busy mom led to the creation of the hugely popular blog Simple Bites. Raising three young children with husband Danny, Aimée traded her tongs and chef whites for a laptop and camera, married her two passions?mothering and cooking?and has since been creating recipes with an emphasis on whole foods for the family table, sharing stories and tips, and inspiring readers to make the family-food connection on the Simple Bites blog. Brown Eggs and Jam Jars is Aimée?s long-awaited cookbook inspired by her urban homesteading through the seasons and the joyous events they bring. Aimée shares more than one hundred recipes from melt-on-your-tongue maple butter tarts to tangy homemade yogurt that have a touch of nostalgia, feature natural ingredients, and boast plenty of love. Brown Eggs and Jam Jars will inspire you to connect your family and food right where you are in life -- from growing your own tomatoes to making a batch of homemade cookies. Enjoy your urban homestead.

The return of the true Paleo diet with 250 enticing recipes that prove following The Paleo Diet is as delicious, inventive, and inspiring as it is healthy.

"Dr. Hyman's bestselling The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet offered readers a step-by-step guide for losing weight and reversing disease. Now Dr. Hyman shares more than 150 delicious recipes that support the 10-Day Detox Diet, so you can continue on your path to good health. With easy-to-prepare, delicious recipes for every meal - including breakfast smoothies, lunches like Waldorf Salad with Smoked Paprika, and Grass-Fed Beef Bolognese for dinner -- you can achieve fast and sustained weight loss by activating your natural ability to burn fat, reducing insulin levels and inflammation, reprogramming your metabolism, shutting off your fat-storing genes, creating effortless appetite control, and soothing stress. Your health is a life-long journey. The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox diet cookbook helps make that journey both do-able and delicious"--Amazon.com.

Meet Katie: a girl who eats chocolate every day and sometimes even has cake for breakfast! When Katie's sugar habit went too far in college and left her lacking energy, she knew something needed to change. So she began developing her own naturally sweet recipes and posting them online. Soon, Katie's healthy dessert blog had become an Internet sensation, with over six million monthly visitors. Now, in her first cookbook, Katie shares over 80 never-before-seen recipes, such as Chocolate Obsession Cake, Peanut Butter Pudding Pops, and Ultimate Unbaked Brownies, that use only real ingredients, without any unnecessary fats, sugars, or empty calories. These desserts prove once and for all that health and happiness can go hand-in-hand-you can have your dessert and eat it, too!

The second in a new series of highly accessible and instructive single-subject books covering basic to advanced techniques that will make you a better cook. According to James Beard-award winning cookbook author Michael Ruhlman, "Braising is what cooking is truly about--transformation. You start with a tough, often inexpensive, cut of meat, and through your care and knowledge as a cook, you turn it into something tender and succulent and exquisite. That is true cooking, cooking that engages both mind and soul." Among the recipes featured in this second book in Ruhlmans's new "how-to" series are Moroccan Lamb Tagine, Classic Yankee Pot Roast, Mexican Pork and Posole Stew with Dried Chilis, Braised Fennel, and a Corned Beef and Cabbage Braise. As with the other books in this line, practical information about essential tools and staple pantry items will be outlined,along with straightforward and clearly presented advice and dozens of colorphotographs showcasing both finished dishes and step-by-step cooking techniques.

Presents 100 simple, yet elegant recipes for meals suited both to everyday suppers and annual feasts, including spicy chicken fajitas, Thai red beef curry with jasmine rice, shrimp linguine with chorizo and Cabernet tomato sauce, and chocolate mousse with raspberries.

"The shred diet cookbook / is a complete answer to the question Dr. Ian is asked most often: "Can I eat that on shred?" Dr. Ian knows his audience: what they want to know and how much they are willing to work in the kitchen. He's including nutritionally dense food to match up with the core tenets of meal spacing, meal replacement and snacking that have made the shred diets work so well for so many. In The shred diet cookbook / readers get: -- more ideas for snacks than they'll know what to do with -- over 75 all-new recipes for meal replacing smoothies and soups, including savory smoothies, warm smoothies, stews, and cold soups -- protein-rich dinners that are quick to make and satisfying to eat -- side-dishes -- carb recipes that really count: including breakfast, potatoes, and pastas -- some reader-sourced recipes, Southern specialties and recipes from Ian's family -- what to buy; how to work a supermarket; a spice and seasoning primer; alternates for frying, breading and saucing; and much more" -- Provided by publisher.

Bright flavors. Fresh and healthful. These are not words we typically associate with German cuisine. But this beautifully packaged cookbook is not quite traditional. Featuring 100 recipes for familiar food re-envisioned to reflect the way we eat now, German Cooking NowGerman Cooking Now are entirely true to their roots, yet utterly unique. More than 40 full-color photographs and creative recipes for every meal occasion will satisfy food lovers far and wide.

Witty and compassionate, this is a savvy adoptive parenting guide like no other, written by award-winning columnist and adoptive parent Sally Donovan.

Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies gives you everything you need to create healthy and diabetic-friendly meals. In this revised and updated edition, you'll discover how easy it is to manage diabetes through diet. With tons of new recipes--many of them vegetarian--and the latest information on diabetes testing, monitoring, and maintenance, this book will help guide you down a path to a healthier you. With an anticipated price tag close to $3.4 billion annually by the year 2020, diabetes is one of the costliest health hazards in the U.S. If you're one of the 25.8 million Americans suffering from diabetes, this hands-on, friendly guide arms you with the most up-to-date nutritional information and shows you how to start cooking--and eating--your way to better health.

"Certified health coach Dawna Stone's revolutionary 14-day plan will help you eat clean, lose weight, and revitalize your life. Restart your metabolism and achieve your weight loss goals with Stone's 100 recipes for satisfying meals made with real food. Whether you're trying to lose less than 20 pounds or you're struggling to lose more than 50 pounds, The Healthy You Diet will help you ditch your unhealthy eating habits and build a foundation of wholesome eating that will lead to permanant weight loss and better health"--Back cover.

Inside, you'll find straightforward, step-by-step instructions for 100 home-repair and improvement projects.

"When your grocery list is full of items labeled "low-fat," "sugar-free," and even "natural," it's easy to assume that you're making healthy choices. Yet even some of those seemingly wholesome offerings contain chemical preservatives, pesticides, and artificial flavors and coloring that negatively affect your health. In What The Fork Are You Eating?, a practical guide written by certified chef and nutritionist Stefanie Sacks, we learn exactly what the most offensive ingredients in our food are and how we can remove (or at least minimize) them in our diets. Sacks gives us an aisle-by-aisle rundown of how to shop for healthier items and create simple, nutritious, and delicious meals, including more than forty of her own recipes"-- Provided by publisher.

The science columnist for Babble.com and a Mommy and Me counselor, challenges the practices of popular sleep methods to outline mindfulness-based techniques for helping babies, young children, and their sleep-deprived caregivers to sleep in healthy ways.

"A collection of more than 120 recipes formulated to optimize brain health, boost memory, improve mood, sharpen the central nervous system, and more. Between digital overload, sleep deprivation, and the stress of modern life, most people's brains are constantly in flight-or-fight mode, with levels of cortisol and other hormones and neurotransmitters out of whack. Brain conditions ranging from childhood ADHD and adult depression to memory impairment are on the rise, and medications for brain conditions, if available, do only a mediocre job while generating a host of debilitating side effects. Fortunately, Rebecca Katz has harnessed the latest research on brain functioning to identify how the foods we consume can improve the brain's ability to control cognition, emotion, and physical function--all of which dictate memory, mood, and motion. These 120 recipes translate the very best of this science into the kitchen, incorporating nutrient-dense foods that best promote brain health and development from childhood through the golden years"--Provided by publisher.

This new cookbook continues the theme of transforming popular recipes into Paleo-friendly dishes.

Everyone loves pizza! From fluffy Sicilian pan pizza to classic Neapolitan margherita with authentic charred edges, and from Chicago deep-dish to cracker-thin, the pizza spectrum is wide and wonderful, with something to suit every mood and occasion. And with so many fabulous types of pie, why commit to just one style? The Pizza Bible is a complete master class in making delicious, perfect, pizzeria-style pizza at home, with more than seventy-five recipes covering every style you know and love, as well as those you?ve yet to fall in love with. Pizzaiolo and eleven-time world pizza champion Tony Gemignani shares all his insider secrets for making amazing pizza in home kitchens.

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