Just because a recipe calls for premade ingredients doesn't mean it can't create a beautiful dish, and just because a dish is beautiful doesn't mean it's hard to make. Is it cheating to start a meal with store-bought biscuit dough, rotisserie chicken, and a bag of frozen veggies? Does it matter when the results are delicious mini chicken pot pies? [...] In Halfway Homemade, Parrish Ritchie proves that in 30 minutes you can have a dinner -- or dessert -- on the table that everyone in the family will love. -- From back cover.
Venerated caterer Peter Callahan is credited with inventing the mini bites that are ubiquitous at high-end gatherings. But his events go far beyond that. In Passed and Plated, Peter compiles his 30 plus years of entertaining experience into one practical guide for serving visually stunning and palate-electrifying food in new ways. He invites us into his world of whimsy and wit, sharing brand-new signature hors d'oeuvres and expanding his repertoire for the first time to offer ideas for tablescapes, buffets, seated dinners, and bars. Peter brilliantly breaks down his high-end serving style with simplifications and shortcuts, enabling home cooks and those just starting out in the business to put on the coolest of parties. Along with stories about and amazing re-creations of actual events, the 100 original party tricks and recipes in this book will help the reader set the scene for a beautiful, conversation-filled gathering every time--
Healthy cooking reinvented by top chef Seamus Mullen, with over 125 Paleo-inspired recipes designed to revitalize your health every day--~Healthy cooking reinvented by top chef Seamus Mullen, with over 125 Paleo-inspired recipes designed to revitalize your health every day. In the high-end food world, healthy cooking has long been taboo. But as one of the only high-profile chefs today guided by the understanding that the food we eat has a deep impact on our health, Seamus Mullen has rewritten the old rule that healthy can't be delicious. Seamus's powerful transformation came out of his own health crisis--after a near-death experience brought on by autoimmune disease he'd struggled with for years, he radically changed the way he cooked, both at his restaurants and at home. As a result, the biomarkers of disease disappeared and the constant trips to the ER he experienced while he was sick have come to an end. But what Seamus has been surprised to discover is that this new way of eating--dishes starring real, whole foods such as vegetables and fruits, meats used as garnishes, whole grains, fermented foods, and no refined sugar or gluten--has not only controlled his disease but has also made his body feel younger, stronger, and more energized every day. It is his mission to share his brand of cooking with readers everywhere to inspire them to shift their diets and truly redefine what healthy eating can and should be. A powerful manifesto with Seamus's moving journey at its heart, Real Food Heals is packed with 125 easy-to-prepare, Paleo-inspired, and nourishing recipes packed with delicious whole food ingredients, including Kefir Scrambled Eggs with Grated Garlic; Nori Rolls with Olive Oil, Tuna, Avocado, and Sprouts; and Fig Almond Cacao Nib bars. Complete with a 21-day jump-start meal plan, this unique cookbook will help everyone prepare healthy, irresistible food with big flavors every day and put them on the path to total wellness--
'Can I just be Marissa, please? I want to be hilarious and sexy and smart and insanely knowledgeable about wine.' --Mindy Kaling A fresh, fun, and unpretentious guide to wine from Marissa A. Ross, official wine columnist for Bon Appetit. Does the thought of having to buy wine for a dinner party stress you out? Is your go-to strategy to pick the bottle with the coolest label? Are you tired of choosing pairings based on your wallet, instead of your palate? Fear not! Bon Appetitwine columnist and Wine. All The Time. blogger Marissa A. Ross is here to help. In this utterly accessible yet comprehensive guide to wine, Ross will walk you through the ins and outs of wine culture. Told in her signature comedic voice, with personal anecdotes woven in among its lessons, Wine. All the Time. will teach you to sip confidently, and make you laugh as you're doing it. In Wine. All The Time., you'll learn how to: Describe what you're drinking, and recognize your preferences; Find the best bottle for you budget and occasion; Read and understand what's written on a wine label; Make the perfect pairings between what you're drinking and what you're eating; Throw the best damn dinner party your guests will ever attend, and much more--
Takeout food every night is great...for leaving you broke, bloated and praying for a national healthcare plan to deal with your fat ass self. Eddie McNamara wants to show you how to stop being a takeout junkie or a Gordon Ramsay wannabe who spends years learning complex knife skills you don't need. He also wants to show you how to pump up the flavor without resorting to using meat because – really - who needs to eat more meat? As Eddie puts it, 'Any schmuck can put bacon on something to make it delicious.' He wanted to show people how easy it was to cook delicious meatless meals for themselves rather than gorging more fat and salt on a daily basis than you'd see in a bucket of KFC. He also wanted to show people that you don't have to be Warren Buffett to eat well. As he puts it 'Brokesters have cooked filling plant-based food since long before Mark Bittman moved to Berkeley in search of a perfectly ripe avocado.' --Amazon.com.
Preparing fresh, wholesome, sustainable vegetarian food doesn't need to be so difficult. Taylor offers approachable and outrageously delicious meatless recipes complete with substitutions to make meals special-diet friendly (gluten-free, dairy-free, and egg-free) whenever possible. If you're interested in learning to cook wholesome plant-based meals-- or if you're already a vegan-- you'll appreciate these tasteful recipes.
100 stunning yet simple recipes from the winner of The great British baking show--Cover.
Here is the ultimate resource for anyone looking to improve cardiac health and lose weight, offering 800 recipes--100 all new, 150 refreshed--that cut saturated fat and cholesterol. The American Heart Association's cornerstone cookbook has sold more than three million copies and it's now fully updated and expanded to reflect the association's latest guidelines as well as current tastes, with a fresh focus on quick and easy. This invaluable, one-stop-shopping resource -- including updated heart-health information, strategies and tips for meal planning, shopping, and cooking healthfully -- by the most recognized and respected name in heart health is certain to become a staple in American kitchens.
Whether you delight in the hunt for scapes, your favorite heirloom cipollini, the spice of raw garlic, or the sweetness of caramelized onions, you've come to the right place. This book is for us, the Allium lovers - those of us who can't imagine cooking dinner without our onions. (After all, if there's an onion in the house, we know we can make something good!) In these pages, we'll explore the wonderful versatility of the humble onion, coaxing out flavors familiar and unknown. From classics and family favorites to more obscure recipes, you'll find 130 onion-centric dishes.
From one-bowl devil's food layer cake to a flawless cherry pie that's crisp even on the very bottom, BraveTart is a celebration of classic American desserts. Whether down-home delights like blueberry muffins and glossy fudge brownies or supermarket mainstays such as Vanilla Wafers and chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream, your favorites are all here...--Amazon.com.
15 Minute Vegan features a hundred brand new vegan recipes that can be prepared in mere moments. Using ingredients that are available in supermarkets, the recipes are as easy as can be - from shopping to cooking to serving. The book starts with Katy's introduction to vegan cooking and cooking, with advice on the equipment you need to make your cooking go faster, plus essential storecupboard ingredients. In chapters covering Breakfast, Light Bites, Mains, Essentials and Sweet Stuff, Katy offers straightforward recipes and tips about preparation, freezing and storing. Whether you're already eating vegan or just want to try something new, nothing could be simpler and faster.
Upon learning that rice and bread were the culprits for her husband's Type 2 diabetes, Deepa Thomas deconstructed and reinvented her native Indian cuisine. Deepa made anew seventy slow carb recipes, incorporating time-saving Western cooking techniques, breaking-news research on gut health and weight loss, and Ayurvedic wisdoms ('When diet is right, medicine is of no need; and when diet is wrong, medicine is of no use.'). After six months of cooking and eating 'New Indian,' Deepa lost twenty pounds and freed her husband from a ten-year routine of insulin shots. Part cookbook and memoir, Deepa's Secrets introduces breakthrough slow carb and gut-healing recipes that are simple and nutrient-packed, without sacrificing its rich South Asian flavors. On a mission to demystify and make healthy an 'exotic' cuisine, Deepa shares shortcuts and techniques that will make 'New Indian' everyday fare --Back cover.
This cookbook provides a literal and visual feast of creative, generous cooking that's born in the traditions of the Midwest but transcends geographic boundaries.
It all began with a giant cheeseburger-shaped rice crispy treat, created on a whim and posted online. Since then, Misterkrisp, aka food artist Jessica Siskin, has become an Instagram sensation with her joy-inducing, pop-culture-inspired treats. Treat Yourself! is the perfect answer for any cook, crafty food lover, or creative parent looking to make crowd-pleasing and personalized treats for birthdays, holidays, school events, and virtually every other occasion. With no baking required, these playful, visually dazzling sweets are simple enough for anyone to whip up. Each of the 93 projects, arranged from Apple to Zebra, starts with a single base recipe. There are large, cake-sized treats to share and individual-sized treats perfect for bake sales and goody bags. Step-by-step instructions, vibrant illustrations, and downloadable templates ensure that anyone, with any level of skill, can turn out delicious, eye-catching creations: Lively designs for kids' parties--Robot, Dinosaur, Crown, Balloons. A Cheeseburger. A Statue of Liberty. A Dancing Lady Emoji. And a sweet centerpiece for your next Super Bowl bash: a Football Stadium filled with sprinkle spectators. It'll serve the neighborhood! Treats have never been so much fun or so doable--