An African American model, restaurateur, television host, and entrepreneur presents her first ever comprehensive cookbook, filled with two hundred recipes—from cajun to creole to soul food and beyond—and tales from a unique career.
The award-winning author of How to Be a Domestic Goddess and Nigella Bites shares favorite warm-weather recipes including Barbecued Sea Bass, Happiness Soup, and Strawberry Meringue Layer Cake. 125,000 first printing.
The author recounts how she escaped the doldrums of an unpromising career by mastering every recipe in Julia Child's 1961 classic, "Mastering the Art of French Cooking," a year-long endeavor that transformed her life.
The author of The Elements of Cooking demonstrates how to master western cooking fundamentals through an understanding of ingredient ratios, in a guide that introduces twenty-six basic recipes broken down into ratio-style measurements as well as a variety of accessible variations that enable more flavorful or creative taste combinations.
An analysis of the untraditional fast-food hamburger chain traces the history of the Snyder family, the company's refusal to franchise or sell, and the ways in which the chain endeavors to preserve car culture and traditional business values.
Offers insight into how to prepare specific confections using organic ingredients, instructions on how to apply elaborate decorating techniques, and recipes for sixty organic desserts.
Author of the internationally famous blog, Orangette, Molly Wizenberg recounts a life with the kitchen at its center. From her mother's pound cake, a staple of summer picnics during her childhood in Oklahoma, to the eggs she cooked for her father during the weeks before his death, food and memories are intimately entwined.
A Portrait of American Food--Before the National Highway System, Before Chain Restaurants, and Before Frozen Food, when the Nation's Food was Seasonal, Regional, and Traditional--from the Lost WPA Files
Uses long-forgotten WPA files archived in the Library of Congress to paint a detailed picture of Depression Era Americans through the food that they ate and the local traditions and customs they observed when preparing meals.