Michael Chiarello's fans have watched him on Top Chef Masters, the Food Network, and PBS. He's an Emmy Award winner and award-winning author, with combined cookbook sales of over 400,000 copies. Chiarello returns to the kitchen with a cookbook inspired by the soulful Southern Italian-style menu at his new Napa Valley restaurant, Bottega. It's rich with more than 120 photographs that convey the Bottega experience and 100 amazing recipes for Southern Italian specialties, which, with signature Chiarello style, are designed for the home cook to have as much easy joy cooking as eating. Bottega is Michael Chiarello at his best.
Bake up a batch of festive winter treats! All of the traditional favorites--and some contemporary twists--are included in this handy deck of easy-to-follow recipes, from classic gingerbread and spiced Lebkuchen, to rich Snowflake Brownie Diamonds and delicate Norwegian Lace Cookies. Whether at home or with friends, The Christmas Cookie Deck will help you deck your halls with the sumptuous aromas and oven-baked warmth of the season.
With more than 310,000 Twitter followers, a heaping helping of controversy, and a rich supply of attitude and humor, Humphry Slocombe is not your average ice cream shop. Yet the ice cream is what matters, and they make it in dozens of glorious, unique, and delightful flavors. This tasty book collects 50 recipes for these idolized and iconoclastic flavors, as well as surprising sundae combinations and popular toppings such as marshmallow and crumbled curry cookie. More than 50 color photographs, dozens of graphics and drawings, and first-person essays and scenes from the shop present a delicious foray into this scoop of San Francisco's incredible food scene.
He's a Top Chef master, an Iron Chef, an Emmy Award-winning television host, a booked-solid restaurateur, and his cookbooks have sold half a million copies. And, at heart, Michael Chiarello is a master of cooking over fire. This passion and Michael's great gifts for sharing his cooking philosophy (described by Publisher's Weekly as "cooking is craft") and his recipes with such ease and enthusiasm infuse Live Fire, a book destined to fire up the cooking of anyone who takes pride in their grilling. Live Fire features many ways to cook with open flame and embers: the beloved backyard grill, of course, and also using a fire pit, spit, or rotisserie, and more. Here are 125 of Michael's surefire recipes for all courses and 100 sumptuous photographs. All this makes Live Fire a substantial volume o be pored over for years to come--and a grilling book unlike any other.
Renowned for beautiful cakes and whimsical confections, Miette Patisserie is among the most beloved of San Francisco's culinary destinations for locals and travelers. Miette's pretty Parisian aesthetic enchants visitors with tables piled high with beribboned bags of gingersnaps, homemade marshmallows, fleur de sel caramels, and rainbows of gumballs. This cookbook brings the enchantment home, sharing 100 secret formulas for favorite Miette treats from chef and owner Meg Ray. More than 75 gorgeous color photos capture the unique beauty of Miette desserts and shops. Scalloped edges on the book block enhance the preciousness of this fetching package. Just like the adorable cakes, cookies, clairs and tarts for sale in Miette's case, this book is irresistible!
A must-have for any weekend bartender or mixologist! This bundle of four great cocktail books spans the entire Mini Bar series and includes: Vodka, Whiskey, Rum, and Tequila. Each is filled with more than 50 traditional and original recipes that pack a punch. Find recipes for a Traditional Southern-Style Mint Julep, the Perfect Manhattan, a Fig Leaf Fizz, a sophisticated Martini, and even a Frozen Watermelon Daiquiri. Each title in this bundle describes the history and distinct characteristics of its particular alcohol.
Don't let the small size fool you--each volume in the Mini Bar series is filled with more than 50 traditional and original recipes that pack a punch. Gin aficionados will toast concoctions like the Tasmanian Twister. Each title in this series describes the history and distinct characteristics of its particular alcohol. Small enough to carry on a tropical vacation or stash next to the blender, these little cocktail books are a must-have for the weekend bartender.
Each volume in the Mini Bar series is filled with more than 50 traditional and original recipes that pack a punch. Rum lovers will break out the little umbrellas for Mittie's innovative Frozen Watermelon Daiquiri and Colada Nueva. Each title in this series describes the history and distinct characteristics of its particular alcohol. Small enough to carry on a tropical vacation or stash next to the blender, these little cocktail books are a must-have for the weekend bartender.
Don't let the small size fool you--each volume in the Mini Bar series is filled with more than 50 traditional and original recipes that pack a punch. Tequila tipplers will love the agave-alicious Papaya Margarita and Tequila Sunrise. Each title in this series describes the history and distinct characteristics of its particular alcohol. Small enough to carry on a tropical vacation or stash next to the blender, these little cocktail books are a must-have for the weekend bartender.
This definitive baking guide is the much-anticipated cookbook from the Model Bakery, a mother-daughter-run baking destination with a huge local following that's been wowing the Wine Country for years. And this book of sensational artisan baked goods makes clear why there are lines out the door! Featuring 75 recipes and 60 photos, it's as luscious to look at as their most-requested breads, classic desserts, and fresh pastries--all arrayed here--are to eat. Pain au Levain, Sticky Buns, Peach Streusel Pie, Ginger Molasses Cookies, and many more glorious recipes make this a mouthwatering read and a reference gem for lovers of bread and pastry, cakes and cookies, and, of course, the Model Bakery!
Even the pickiest of Gungans will eat their fruits and veggies when Bubble City Salad and Boss Nass Broccoli are on the menu. <P><P>With this exciting new sequel to the best-selling The Star Wars Cookbook: Wookiee Cookies and Other Galactic Recipes, Star Wars fans of all ages can cook up more out-of-this-world fun. From razor-toothed Opee's Sea Crunch (for fish fillets with a real bite) to Darth Double Dogs (doubling as a light saber you can eat!), this intergalactic Star Wars cookbook features healthy snacks, delicious dishes, sweet treats, and easy main courses no Rebel can resist. The ebook features hilarious photographs and recipes, and age is no issue when the Force is with you-adults as well as kids will have a great time with this book.
Yigit Pura is a sugar fiend . . . and a pastry dynamo! His striking desserts have sparked excitement and devotion throughout his career, from the top pastry kitchens of New York and San Francisco to the winner's podium on Top Chef: Just Desserts. His sugar showcase is Tout Sweet Patisserie, his pâtisserie and dessert laboratory on San Francisco's Union Square.Now, in Sweet Alchemy, Yigit shares his approach to pastry and his sweet formulas for the very first time. He demonstrates how fun and, in fact, simple it can be to combine straightforward basics into beautiful, multilayered desserts.Each ingredient-driven chapter (sugar, flour, dairy, fruit, and chocolate) contains new twists on traditional recipes, such as Butterscotch Sauce, Sweet Almond Tart Dough, and Baked Berry Meringue Kisses. These playful sweets can be served on their own or combined into irresistible mélanges such as the Negroni Creamsicle, a composition of Citrus & Vanilla Bean Scented Panna Cotta, Grapefruit-Campari Gelee, and Ruby Red Grapefruit Supremes, or the Sexy Chocolate Coupe, a chocolate extravaganza that marries Dark Chocolate Cremeux to Bittersweet Flourless Chocolate Cake.This book brims with innovative recipes and classic techniques that will elevate your pastry game and bring you into Yigit's world. You will be inspired to create your own sweet alchemy.
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