With such past triumphs as "Hot Links and Country Flavor", "Real Beer and Good Eats" and "The Complete Meat Cookbook" Bruce Aidells has established himself as a god-like carnivore among mere mortals. His taste buds know no bounds, his thirst for the next best recipe absolutely unquenchable. "I am a restless cook and adventurous eater," he says in the beginning of Bruce Aidells's Complete Book of Pork, perhaps his greatest cookbook yet.
Nothing distinguishes an event like champagne or sparkling wine, especially when it is blended into an elegant cocktail. A.J. Rathbun's Champagne Cocktails presents 50 creative ways to incorporate these bubbly beverages into a range of delicious drinks.
Selected from the more than 10,000 dessert recipes fine-tuned in the Southern Living test kitchens over the past 40 years, Classic Southern Desserts is the ultimate treasury of best-ever recipes, foolproof baking advice, step-by-step techniques, and gorgeous visuals to turn even the kitchen novice into the best baker in town.
Julie Powell thought cooking her way through Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking was the craziest thing she'd ever do--until she embarked on the voyage recounted in her new memoir, CLEAVING. Her marriage challenged by an insane, irresistible love affair, Julie decides to leave town and immerse herself in a new obsession: butchery.
"Lee Svitak Dean, whose 'Taste' section--which includes an annual roundup of Minnesota's 50 best food finds from artisanal butter to hot dishes--makes out-of-towners, like us, hungry too." --Saveur
February 2008 Award-winning writer and national food authority Lee Svitak Dean provides 32 seasonal menus and over 150 recipes for just about any party or occasion in this, her first book. Guided by the ingredients and distinct seasons of the Midwest, these menus take the guesswork and anxiety out of party hosting with game plans for all cooks.
A collection of over 150 original recipes designed to follow the seasons. Whether you are a home gardener, a farmers market regular or a member of a community supported agriculture program, this cookbook will serve as a seasonal guide to using the foods available in your region. Each recipe includes useful 'Harvest Hints' that explain how to find, purchase, prepare and preserve fresh and seasonal ingredients.
"Tender, wry, passionate, truthful. To read Hesser's prose is to hunger for more." —Nigella Lawson
Life in the city, love, and unforgettable meals—can a food writer find happiness with a man who has an empty refrigerator? Amanda Hesser's irresistible book is the tale of a romance where food is the source of discovery, discord, and delight—a story of universal desires: good food, great company, and a mate.
Knowing how to cook has challenged lots of men. Women, too. What most people learn is a specific recipe: how to make this pasta sauce, or that loaf of bread. What about learning how to cook in general? And not just the 'how' but the 'how come?' That requires a technique book.