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.
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.
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.
Offers a guide to the art of entertaining, furnishing recipes, helpful advice, and offbeat tips on how to host parties with extraordinary flair, covering such topics as unique dishes to serve alcoholics and arts and crafts ideas.
Ranging from a Twelfth Night cake in January to a champagne dinner on New Year's Eve, a food lover's companion celebrates the pleasures of food in a volume that includes an entry for every day of the year and contains a host of culinary wisdom, recipes, history, food lore, and personal reminiscences. 35,000 first printing.
Presents nearly one hundred Western style recipes inspired by Montana living, including savory biscuits, smoked trout with horseradish sauce, Rocky Mountain potato salad, and wild rice pilaf.
Or, How to Survive the Southern Cocktail Hour Without a Box of French Onion Soup Mix, a Block of Processed Cheese, or a Cocktail
A humorous guide to entertaining Southern style by the author of Deep South Staples explains how to host large groups with ease and throw the liveliest holiday parties in town, with recipes for such special occasion dishes as Sweet Potato Nachos with Boursin, Pecan, and Roasted Red Pepper, and Bourbon Pecan Truffles.
Draws on the expertise of a James Beard Award-winning chef to provide a range of appetizing, time-saving, and health-maximizing recipes that can be enjoyed by both humans and their canine companions, in a volume that includes such options as Chow Bella Burgers, Teriyappi Stir-Fry, and Growly Good Granola. Original.
A talented master chef introduces his innovative approach to cookery in a series of step-by-step photographs that demonstrate a host of valuable hand skills that can be used in such tasty and unusual recipes as Shrimp "Einstein," Jackson Pollock Soup, Chicken Faux Gras, Figgy Piggy, and Happy Kid Pudding.
The popular chef and best-selling author of The Naked Chef turns his attention to the classic dishes from each region of Italy in a cookbook containing an array of more than 120 authentic Italian recipes, ranging from pasta to risotto and beyond, all organized as traditional trattoria menus. 175,000 first printing.
An innovative cookbook explains how to use a variety of whole grains to create flavorful, sweet, and savory breads, cakes, cookies, pastries, and other baked goods, featuring more than four hundred foolproof recipes to suit any taste.
Chronicles a year's worth of grocery shopping, food preparation, and entertaining as experienced by the award-winning author of Toast, in an account in which he likens food selection to an adventure and cooks a wide range of seasonal dishes.
Collects one hundred recipes learned by the author from her grandmother, outlining specific cooking techniques, from stir-frying and steaming to braising and stewing, and including anecdotes about the author and her grandmother.
The best-selling author of An Invitation to Indian Cooking offers a charming memoir of growing up in Delhi, India, detailing life in a large family marked by dinners in which forty or more members of her extended family would enjoy the savory dishes of the region, recalling her childhood through the window of the food she experienced. 40,000 first printing.