In The Food Lab, Kenji focuses on the science behind beloved American dishes, delving into the interactions between heat, energy, and molecules that create great food. Kenji shows that often, conventional methods don't work that well, and home cooks can achieve far better results using new—but simple—techniques.
Learning to cook is easy with The Haven's Kitchen Cooking School. In its nine chapters—each presenting an important lesson in the kitchen—both newbies and those wanting to brush up on their culinary skills will find something to love.
Updated to incorporate the latest tastes and cooking trends, a step-by-step guide to cooking includes more than two thousand contemporary recipes complemented by how-to information, tips on cooking techniques, and an expanded coverage of healthy foods.
The secret to cooking fast is cooking smart—choosing and preparing fresh ingredients efficiently. In How to Cook Everything Fast, Mark Bittman provides a game plan for becoming a better, more intuitive cook while you wake up your weekly meal routine with 2,000 main dishes and accompaniments that are simple to make, globally inspired, and bursting with flavor.
In the nearly ninety years since Irma S. Rombauer self-published the first three thousand copies of Joy of Cooking in 1931, it has become the kitchen bible, with more than 20 million copies in print. This new edition of Joy has been thoroughly revised and expanded by Irma's great-grandson John Becker and his wife, Megan Scott.
Larousse Gastronomique has been the foremost resource of culinary knowledge since its initial publication in 1938. Long revered for its encyclopedic entries on everything from cooking techniques, ingredients, and recipes to equipment, food histories, and culinary biographies, it is the one book every professional chef and avid home cook must have on his or her kitchen shelf.
Whether you've never picked up a knife or you're an accomplished chef, there are only four basic factors that determine how good your food will taste. Salt, Fat, Acid, and Heat are the four cardinal directions of cooking, and they will guide you as you choose which ingredients to use and how to cook them, and they will tell you why last minute adjustments will ensure that food tastes exactly as it should. This book will change the way you think about cooking and eating, and help you find your bearings in any kitchen, with any ingredients, while cooking any meal.
A one-of-a-kind, brilliant cookbook which has sold half a million copies. Julia blends classic techniques with free-style American cooking, emphasizing lightness, freshness and simpler preparations. More than 800 recipes and 600 color photographs.
Bake until Bubbly . . . the name says it all. Visions of creamy, tender casseroles with crusty, crunchy tops immediately come to mind and Clifford Wright's book delivers. You can find everything from breakfast casseroles to vegetarian options to desserts.
Dinner Illustrated is a modern approach to weeknight meals, with a revolutionary layout that makes it easy to open to any page and jump right into making one of our simple, globally inspired dinners. No advance prep required; just gather your ingredients, pick up your knife, and follow along with the step-by-step photos until dinner is on the table.
Think you'll never win at weeknight cooking? Think again. Your favorite ingredients are deliciously reimagined in Real Simple's latest cookbook that shows you how to spin 35 family staples into hundreds of hassle-free dishes.
Don't toss those leftovers or pitch your beet greens! Eat it up! Sherri Brooks Vinton helps you make the most out of the food you bring home. These 150 delicious recipes mine the treasure in your kitchen—the fronds from your carrots, leaves from your cauliflower, bones from Sunday's roast, even the last lick of jam in the jar are put to good, tasty use.
From hearty chili for Super Bowl Sunday to Syrupy Banana-Nut Overnight French Toast to sweeten up a Mother's Day brunch, these triple-tested dishes will be the star of any gathering. Advice on selecting a site, assigning dishes, and transporting your food makes it a cinch to throw a fabulous, affordable shindig!
Impatient Foodie bridges the gap between the ideals of the organic, slow food movement and the realities of a busy life. Loaded with shortcuts, pantry lists, and more than one hundred handy and delicious recipes for busy people, this vividly illustrated, easy-to-navigate cookbook shows how to get the most out of your meals in the least amount of time.
Mark Bittman's Kitchen Matrix is a collection of Bittman's Matrix pieces, the most popular feature of his "Eat" column for the New York Times Magazine. Each matrix presents one ingredient or technique served up 12 ways, showing how a simple alteration of a basic recipe can yield wildly different results.
What's more appealing than a hearty meal prepared using just one cooking vessel? Yet too often, results are mushy and bland. To rethink one-pan cooking, America's Test Kitchen reimagined classics, streamlined techniques, and honed in on high-flavor ingredients.
The Weeknight Dinner Cookbook isn't just for people who want everyday quick & easy recipes; it's for those who want to take cooking from scratch to the next flavour level. The 100 recipes in this cookbook fit the bill—they are simple, quick to cook or prep and out-of-this-world delicious.
The food director at Bon Appetit, Music creates intuitive recipes inspired by the meals she makes at home for her family and friends and the joy she takes in feeding them. Here, too, is her guide to the six essential cooking methods that will show you how to make everything without over-complicating anything—and every recipe includes suggestions for swaps and substitutions, so you'll never feel stuck or stymied
Rekindle the romance at home with a weekly date night, one on one, over an absolutely delicious meal for two. Packed with tantalizing and delicious recipes, Date Night In is a must-have cookbook for any couple who wants to spice things up with special seasonal meals at home around a table for two.
Offers healthy, simple, and affordable recipes for everyday meals, including such dishes as all-day breakfast tacos, curry chicken salad, beef chili ramen, loaded shrimp nachos, Mediterranean toast, easy fried rice, and bacon-wrapped dates.
From the legendary editor of some of the world's greatest cooks—including Julia Child and James Beard—a passionate and practical book about the joys of cooking for one. Here, in convincing fashion, Judith Jones demonstrates that cooking for yourself presents unparalleled possibilities for both pleasure and experimentation.
Joe Yonan brings together more than 100 inventive, easy-to-make, and globally inspired recipes celebrating solo eating. Dishes like Mushroom and Green Garlic Frittata, Catfish Tacos with Chipotle Slaw, and Smoked Trout, Potato, and Fennel Pizza will add excitement to any repertoire and forever dispel the notion that single life means starving, settling for take-out, or facing a fridge full of monotonous leftovers.
Offering up more than 300 hassle-free dishes, this cookbook will not only satisfy your hunger but your meager bank account, too! Whether you need a morning-after greasy breakfast, a cram-session snack, or date-night entree, here you'll find ideas for everything you crave.
Rising food costs, and a fixed income could lead to disaster, but Jennifer Maughan successfully navigates the world of grocery shopping by pinching those pennies for all they're worth. She shows how anyone can creatively survive the onslaught of higher grocery bills and still eat tasty, healthy meals.
As a college grad during the recent great recession, Beth Moncel found herself, like so many others, broke. Unwilling to sacrifice eating healthy and well—and armed with a degree in nutritional science—Beth began tracking her costs with obsessive precision, and soon cut her grocery bill in half. Beth's eagerly awaited cookbook proves cutting back on cost does not mean cutting back on taste.
Save time, money, and stress while serving up healthy delicious food your whole family will love. Kati Neville and Lindsay Tkacsik show you how to buy groceries in bulk, prepare easy dishes, package them in meal-sized bags, and then stock the freezer with ready-to-defrost-and-serve homemade meals.
Kitchen skill, not budget, is the key to great food. If you're living on a tight budget, Brown shows you how to maximize every ingredient and gives you tips on economical cooking methods; shopping and kitchen equipments; and much more.
In over 200 recipes, Jessica offers a delicious alternative to fast food, takeout pizza, or over-processed foods from the supermarket with nourishing, from-scratch meals that don't break the bank or take hours to cook.
Love eating well but hate paying a lot? Amy McCoy's cookbook, Poor Girl Gourmet (based on her popular blog of the same name), features decadent and delectable recipes for foodies with limited budgets, but sophisticated tastes.
Dana Gunders dispels the illusion that addressing food-waste issues requires tons of your time and money. By showing how to shop smarter, portion more accurately, and simply use a refrigerator properly, Gunders gives the simple tools to produce less waste and eat more consciously.
If you're a home cook faced with the challenge of feeding both staunch vegetarians and passionate meat lovers in a single meal, you're well on your way to becoming a flexitarian. The simple, flavorful recipes in The Flexitarian Table show how to prepare vegetarian and meat versions of one dish at the same time without going to any extra trouble.
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.
Eat smarter on campus on a student's budget--the easy, modern vegan cookbook. The College Vegan Cookbook makes it easy for you to ace your diet--even in the dorms--with simple, healthy, and fresh vegan dishes.
A definitive, one-stop vegetarian cookbook showcases more than two thousand different recipes and variations for simple meatless meals, including salads, soups, eggs and dairy, vegetables and fruit, pasta, grains, legumes, tofu and other meat substitutes.
Liv B's Vegan on a Budget is filled with 112 simple recipes from breakfast to dessert that share Olivia's passion for inspired and effortless vegan food. With a focus on balance between health and comfort and sweet and savory, you'll find tons of tasty recipes with beautiful full-color photos.
The founder of No Meat Athlete presents 125 plant-based recipes intended to create and sustain energy, including homemade sports drinks, desserts, and breakfasts, and provides gluten-free, soy-free, and oil-free options.
The Dairy-Free & Gluten-Free Kitchen offers more than 150 flavor-packed recipes created especially for those who must avoid dairy and gluten in their diets-proving that you no longer have to abandon the foods you love, even when you do have to give up the dairy and gluten that doesn't love you.
Gluten-free food doesn't have to be complicated--or require a long list of ingredients. Simply Gluten Free's 5-Ingredient Cookbook arms you with everything you need to create more than 175 delectable dishes using just a handful of components.
A collection of recipes for healthy, low-carbohydrate versions of favorite dishes from the popular food blogger, including such options as lemon ricotta pancakes, chicken Cordon Bleu pizza, lasagna zucchini roll-ups, and Asian chicken salad.
The popular paleo diet involves eating more leafy greens, fruits, meats, and fish, while eschewing processed foods and dairy. Sounds healthy, right? And strict! Popular blogger Irena Macri follows the diet 80 percent of the time, allowing room for the occasional dessert or drink. The result? She looks and feels great, but not deprived.
Devour the basics of the popular paleo diet, including quick, delicious, and inexpensive recipes like, Egg Muffins, Oversized Meatballs, Roasted Chicken, Coconut Pumpkin Cookies, Paleo on a Budget is about creating a set of dietary guidelines that fit your body—and your wallet.
This cornerstone guide from the American Dietetic Association, written by nationally recognized food and nutrition expert and registered dietitian Roberta Duyff, covers the basics on nutrition, managing weight, and healthy eating. It also provides easy steps and how-tos for selecting, preparing, and storing foods safely to get the most nutrition and flavor for your dollar, and more.
A chef and food blogger with a significant other who has less than healthy eating habits provides 125 nutrient-rich and delicious recipes crafted from her boyfriend's favorite foods, but altered for healthier eating, for all the "dudes" out there with similar dietary problems.
Eating healthy doesn't have to mean sacrificing the delicious, decadent food you crave. Koch shows you how to slash the sugar, fat, and calories-- while enjoying satisfying portions and great taste! Whether eating on-the-go, cooking for your family, or creating a special occasion meal, you'll find healthy eating tips and guilt-free goodness in this book!
With an ambitious sweep over two hundred years, Paul Freedman's lavishly illustrated history shows that there actually is an American cuisine. For centuries, skeptical foreigners--and even millions of Americans--have believed there was no such thing as American cuisine.
Written with the home cook in mind, Charmaine's recipes are straightforward, simple to follow and work every time. Recipe and chapter introductions give valuable information about how local dishes are prepared and served.
Cook healthy and delicious dishes with this friendly and easy-to-follow Indian cookbook. Entice with Spice shows Indian food enthusiasts how to prepare delicious meals at home without spending hours in the kitchen.
Pam Brandon, Katie Farmand, and Heather McPherson travelled thousands of miles, tasting some of the freshest ingredients along the way. They found world-famous chefs who eagerly share their enthusiasm for fresh, seasonal ingredients. And they sought out the best recipes to highlight those flavors. The result is a cookbook like no other; a delicious celebration of Florida food and cooking that'll lead you from the kitchen to the farmers' market and home again.
This illuminating book, produced in association with the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, celebrates the amazing diversity of the original foods of North, Central, and South America.
Presents a guide to Italian cuisine that enables home cooks to create Mediterranean flavors with available ingredients, in a volume that features such options as fusilli with zucchini pesto and braised beef short ribs with potatoes.
The Immigrant Cookbook: Recipes that Make America Great offers a culinary celebration of the many ethnic groups that have contributed to America's vibrant food culture. This beautifully photographed cookbook features appetizers, entrees, and desserts—some familiar favorites, some likely to be new encounters—by renowned chefs from Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and Europe.
With more than 100 recipes, from classics such as Sweet Potato Biscuits, Seafood Gumbo, Buttermilk Fried Chicken, and Pecan Pie with Bourbon to lesser-known but even more decadent dishes like Bourbon & Apple Hot Toddies, Spoon Bread, and Baked Ham Glazed with Champagne, Jubilee presents techniques, ingredients, and dishes that show the roots of African American cooking--deeply beautiful, culturally diverse, fit for celebration.
Jennifer Brule is on a mission, southern style, to teach people to cook. Her method: master twenty-five classic southern dishes, and then—using similar ingredients or cooking techniques or both—make two variations, one contemporary and one inspired by international tastes. Featuring step-by-step instructions designed to teach basic cooking techniques, Brule shows cooks how to whisk, chop, slice, simmer, saute, fry, bake, and roast their way to seventy-five wonderfully tasty dishes.
Beatrice Ojakangas brings to life the cuisines and customs of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Denmark, countries that share borders and bounty. Ojakangas offers us true Scandinavian home cooking that features the best of what is in season.
Spain is a country rich in history, culture and diversity, with influences from all over the world. This collection takes you through the culinary history of Spain with a photographic catalogue of all the classic Spanish ingredients, from fantastic cheeses and hams to olive oils and shellfish.
Learn the fundamentals well, and you can bake perfect cakes, cookies, tarts, breads, and pastries each and every time. That's the premise of Baking, revered cooking teacher James Peterson's master course in baking fundamentals. In more than 350 recipes and auxiliary techniques—most accompanied by illuminating step-by-step photographs—Peterson lays the foundation for lifelong baking success.
Legendary baker Rose Levy Beranbaum is back with her most extensive "bible" yet. With all-new recipes for the best cakes, pies, tarts, cookies, candies, pastries, breads, and more, this magnum opus draws from Rose's passion and expertise in every category of baking.
In Flying Apron's Gluten-Free and Vegan Baking Book, Katzinger shares the delicious secrets of her sweet and savory recipes. In more than 80 recipes, Katzinger offers satisfying treats, whether you're transitioning to a vegan or gluten-free diet, or simply wanting to indulge a sweet tooth using healthier ingredients.
In the most comprehensive book of its kind, Mark Bittman offers the ultimate baker's resource. Finally, here is the simplest way to bake everything, from American favorites (Crunchy Toffee Cookies, Baked Alaska) to of-the-moment updates (Gingerbread Whoopie Pies).
The first gluten-free baking book from legendary bread maker and James Beard Award-winning author Peter Reinhart, with 80 world-class recipes suitable for wheat sensitive, diabetic, and low-carb/low-sugar dieters.
America's Test Kitchen aggregates many years of cookie baking knowledge, breaking down key steps and recipe techniques in this cookbook that features recipes for any cookie you can dream up—from favorite cookie jar classics to new and unique cookies, brownies, bars, and candies.
A charming collection of updated recipes for both classic and forgotten cakes, from a timeless yellow birthday cake with chocolate buttercream frosting, to the Christmas standard, Bûche de Noël, written by a master baker.