The food commentator for NPR's "Weekend Edition Sunday" journeys into the heartland of America to discuss those foods that we eat for holidays, family gatherings, comfort, and other occasions, with essays on great regional specialties and more than seventy recipes for such classic foods as popovers, Southwestern chili, shepherd's pie, Irish raisin soda bread, and chicken la king. 20,000 first printing.
Providing a fun-filled guide to cooking and socializing the Southern white trash way, the West Virginia-born chef introduces a collection of treasured family recipes, entertaining ideas, home remedies, and crafts and decorating tips for all occasions, with such dishes as Ovie Cecil's Custard Goo, Clean Livin' Baptist Punch, and Lou Lou's Fried Squirrel. Original.
Traces the story of a Los Angeles native who spent time in jail for dealing drugs and discovered his aptitude for cooking while working in a federal prison kitchen, a talent that led to an executive chef position at an upscale restaurant.
Offers more than three hundred of the author's favorite recipes, including split-level pudding, gingered carrot cookies, and fold-over pear torte, and provides baking tips and a glossary.
A chocoholics compendium of more than sixty tempting recipes from chocolatiers from around the world features such concoctions as Lavender-Pistachio Hot Chocolate, Maple-Whiskey Hot Chocolate Toddy, Nutella Hot Chocolate, and many others, along with listings of ingredient resources and a history of liquid chocolate. Original.
A volume based on the popular NPR radio series explores how communities come together through food, combining popular stories from the show with new interviews, photographs, and recipes from a wide array of atypical kitchens.
A culinary, rock-and-roll odyssey around the world, written by the lead singer of the popular group Franz Ferdinand, describes a variety of gastronomic encounters, from a donut-shop in a Polish-speaking section of Brooklyn, to bull's testicles in Buenos Aires, to an almost-vegetarian buffet in Singapore. Original. 35,000 first printing.
A holiday guide for mixed-faith families who celebrate both Christmas and Hanukkah presents an entertaining guide to the hybrid holiday of Chrismukkah, exploring a wide range of seasonal events, history, traditions, and lore, while offering tips on decorating, tchotchkes, menorah options, games, recipes, and party do's and don'ts.
An original guide to cocktails and the literary life brings together classic cocktail recipes, literary history, and entertaining anecdotes about famous American literati, with excerpts from each writer's work alongside a drink recipe, biographical sketch, and stories about life, literature, and drinking.
Guides readers step by step through the process of creating the perfect Thanksgiving dinner, New Year's Eve celebration, child's birthday party, and other special occasions, featuring handy checklists, game plans, advice, and easy-to-follow ideas.
A volume of easy-to-follow recipes is complemented by a wealth of styling ideas for entertaining family and friends, in a lavishly photographed culinary resource that features options that place an emphasis on modern flavors and fashionable presentation. By the author of The Instant Cook.