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Get out of the kitchen and into your life- use a slow cooker to make your next dinner! Feeding your family satisfying, good-for-you dinners is important, but we all want to spend less time in the kitchen. A great solution to this dinner-time dilemma is a slow cooker. Slow cookers are so great! You can make a delicious dinner without a lot of fuss. Just prepare the ingredients, put them into the slow cooker, cover and that's it. Your meal cooks while you are doing all the other things you love-spending time with family and friends, enjoying the outdoors or just relaxing at home. Wow them with Betty Crocker's fantastic recipes for heartwarming dishes that are easy to prepare and taste great. You can rely on tried-and-true recipes and exciting new choices. It's no wonder more and more people are discovering the convenience, reliability and great taste of slow-cooked meals. So when it's your turn to answer the question "What's for dinner?" think of your slow cooker. Thanks to this slow-and-steady cooking method, it's a great way to prepare family-friendly dinners that make time work for you! Slow Cooker Classics Sloppy Joes Irish Stew Creamy Chicken Pot Pie Scrumptious Roasts Roast Pork with Fruit Mediterranean Pot Roast Brisket with Cranberry Gravy Savory Meatless Entr es Winter Vegetable Stew Cuban Black Beans and Rice Three-Grain Medley Poultry Crowd-Pleasers Rosemary Turkey and Potatoes Chicken Legs with Herbed Onion Sauce Spanish Chicken
A cookbook that provides cooking tips and techniques with variety of different recipes, for two people.
A cookbook that gives tips and techniques of how to do an outdoor cooking, such as barbeque.
BETTY GOES VEGAN is a comprehensive guide to creating delicious meals for today's vegan family. This must-have cookbook features recipes inspired by The Betty Crocker Cookbook, as well as hundreds of original, never-before-seen recipes sure to please even meat-eaters. It also offers insight into why Betty Crocker has been an icon in American cooking for so long-- and why she still represents a certain style of the modern super-woman nearly 100 years after we first met her. With new classics for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert, including omelets, stews, casseroles, and brownies, BETTY GOES VEGAN is the essential handbook every vegan family needs.
A homespun, authentic collection of Amish recipes collected over the years by Beverly Lewis. Many are from her grandmother and other family members as well as dear friends from the Amish world she writes about with such power and authenticity. Now she lovingly shares these with her millions of readers who have come to treasure her fictional insights into Amish life. The additional Amish sayings and line drawings make for an appealing gift.
It's a fact: Not all carbohydrates are bad for you. Unlike Atkins, South Beach, and other diets, Dr. Douglas Markham's breakthrough health plan is a more comprehensive, sustainable, and satisfying program for weight loss and total-body health. Dr. Doug's signature Total Health Plan features the More Balanced Approach to low-carb meal programs, along with his 30-minute "Fat Burning" Circuit Training Workout . This groundbreaking book will allow you to discover:the safest, most effective way to follow a low-carbohydrate lifestyle how the kind of food you eat affects your body, your energy level, and your quality of life why fat does not make you fat how healthful eating can replace the need for prescription drugs to treat high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and adult-onset diabetes. . . and much more. This empowering resource can help you to both lose pounds and maintain your weight; improve your eating habits; enhance your self-image; and lead a healthy, balanced life.
It's a fact: Not all carbohydrates are bad for you. Unlike Atkins, South Beach, and other diets, Dr. Douglas Markham's breakthrough health plan is a more comprehensive, sustainable, and satisfying program for weight loss and total-body health. Dr. Doug's signature Total Health Plan features the More Balanced Approach to low-carb meal programs, along with his 30-minute "Fat Burning" Circuit Training WorkoutTM. This groundbreaking book will allow you to discover: * the safest, most effective way to follow a low-carbohydrate lifestyle * how the kind of food you eat affects your body, your energy level, and your quality of life * why fat does not make you fat * how healthful eating can replace the need for prescription drugs to treat high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and adult-onset diabetes ...and much more. This empowering resource can help you to both lose pounds and maintain your weight; improve your eating habits; enhance your self-image; and lead a healthy, balanced life.
Beyond Delicious: The Ghost Whisperer's Cookbook includes more than 100 recipes given to her through communication with spirits of great cooks who have passed on. Arranged as 2-page spreads, each entry includes a recipe as well as the story of how the author came to learn it. Beyond Delicious, then, is part cookbook and part ghost story anthology. Together these elements create the most entertaining cookbook of the season.
In 2006, prominent businessman John Darch met with a man named Wicha Promyong. That meeting led to the establishment of an equal partnership business venture-a partnership that goes beyond fair trade and shows that capitalism can have a human side. Today the Doi Chaang Coffee Company's coffee can be found across the world.Mark Pendergrast takes the reader on a journey through time and place as he leads us through the history of the ancient, persecuted hill tribe, the Akha, from their very roots to their current status as makers of one of the world's top coffees. Along the way he explains the history of cash crops ranging from opium to coffee, the latter being the crop that has saved the Akha and restored a sense of pride in the Akha people. He tells the story of John Darch and Wicha Promyong and acknowledges their primary role in this story, but he also tells the story of the many people without whom this venture may never have succeeded. This is not a story about charity; it is the story about a real partnership based on a groundbreaking approach to international business practices.
Beyond Hummus and Falafel is the story of how food has come to play a central role in how Palestinian citizens of Israel negotiate life and a shared cultural identity within a tense political context. At the household level, Palestinian women govern food culture in the home, replicating tradition and acting as agents of change and modernization, carefully adopting and adapting mainstream Jewish culinary practices and technologies in the kitchen. Food is at the center of how Arab culture minorities define and shape the boundaries and substance of their identity within Israel.
Augmenting her previous studies with cutting edge dietary discoveries, a former nutritionist for the USDA's WIC program reveals such findings as margarine is not better than butter.
A cookbook and market guide from the nation's premier neighborhood grocery store, featuring expert advice on how to identify the top ingredients in any supermarket and 90 vibrant recipes that make optimal use of the goods. San Francisco's Bi-Rite Market has a following akin to a hot restaurant--its grocery goods and prepared foods have made it a destination for lovers of great food. In Eat Good Food, former chef turned market owner Sam Mogannam explains how to source and use the finest farm-fresh ingredients and artisanal food products, decipher labels and terms, and build a great pantry. More engaging than a field guide and more informative than a standard cookbook, and with primers on cooking techniques and anecdotes that will entertain, enlighten, and inspire, Eat Good Food will revolutionize the way home cooks shop and eat.
Italian-born Biba Caggiano takes readers under her wing with more than 200 recipes from Northern Italy-the center of great cooking. Simple-to-master recipes cover tortellini from scratch, authentic pasta sauces, savory meat dishes, luscious desserts and more. This new edition features everything from simple dishes for a family meal to more elaborate recipes for special occasions, including: <P> * Homemade Minestrome<P> * Tagliatelle Bolognese Style<P> * Shellfish Risotto<P> * Bruschetta with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil<P> * Roasted Leg of Lamb with Garlic and Rosemary
One of the world's most celebrated bakers in America shares his insider's secrets to making his delicious, artisanal bread that will have home bakers creating professional-quality products in no time--and inexpensively.Bien Cuit introduces a new approach to a proudly old-fashioned way of baking bread. In the oven of his Brooklyn bakery, Chef Zachary Golper creates loaves that are served in New York's top restaurants and sought by bread enthusiasts around the country. His secret: long, low-temperature fermentation, which allows the dough to develop deep, complex flavors. A thick mahogany-colored crust is his trademark--what the French call bien cuit, or "well baked." This signature style is the product of Golper's years as a journeyman baker, from his introduction to baking on an Oregon farm--where they made bread by candlelight at 1 a.m.--through top kitchens in America and Europe and, finally, into his own bakery in the heart of our country's modern artisanal food scene. Bien Cuit tells the story of Golper's ongoing quest to coax maximum flavor out of one of the world's oldest and simplest recipes. Readers and amateur bakers will reap the rewards of his curiosity and perfectionism in the form of fifty bread recipes that span the baking spectrum from rolls and quick breads to his famous 24-day sourdough starter. This book is an homage to tradition, but also to invention. Golper developed many new recipes for this book, including several "bread quests," in which he brilliantly revives some of New York City's most iconic breads (including Jewish rye, Sicilian lard bread, Kaiser rolls, and, of course, bagels). You will also find palate-pleasing and innovative "gastronomic breads" that showcase his chef's intuition and mastery of ingredients. Golper's defining technique comes at a time when American home cooks are returning to tradition-tested cooking methods and championing the DIY movement. Golper's methods are relatively simple and easy to master, with recipes that require no modern equipment to make at home: just a bowl, an oven, and time--the dough does most of the work.
Spice up a night out (or in) with hundreds of classics and 100% new drinking games and bar bets. Big Bad-Ass Book of Bar Tricks and Drinking Games is a handy, illustrated guide to 100 bar bets involving flying bottle caps, disappearing coins, animated cocktail napkins, and much more. Following the bar bets are 100 drinking games that keep the party going, with intriguing names such as Flip 'n' Strip, Snake Eyes, Shipwreck, and Death by Doubles. Easy-to-follow instructions--complete with illustrations--guarantee readers will be prepared to impress while having a great time.
Spice up a night out (or in) with hundreds of classics and 100% new drinking games and bar bets. Big Bad-Ass Book of Bar Tricks and Drinking Gamesis a handy, illustrated guide to 100 bar bets involving flying bottle caps, disappearing coins, animated cocktail napkins, and much more. Following the bar bets are 100 drinking games that keep the party going, with intriguing names such as Flip 'n' Strip, Snake Eyes, Shipwreck, and Death by Doubles. Easy-to-follow instructions-complete with illustrations-guarantee readers will be prepared to impress while having a great time.
This comprehensive collection of cocktail recipes will be an essential resource for both professional bartenders and the average party host. Want to serve up perfect martinis at your next social gathering? Cosmos for the classy ladies? Sex on the Beach for those who want to sound risqué? A Shirley Temple for the thirteen-year-olds counting down the days to twenty-one? Big Bad-Ass Book of Cocktails is the complete guide to these classic drinks as well as trendy concoctions featured at bars and nightclubs. What exactly is in a Long Island Iced Tea? By reputation alone, this drink can be intimidating to produce on your own. Big Bad-Ass Book of Cocktails breaks down the mystery behind this intoxicating "tea" and all of your favorite drinks. In an easy-to-follow format and featuring a fun four-color design, this is perfect for beginners and will become that trusted and tattered handbook behind the bar for professionals.
Everyone is always looking for new and interesting recipes for appetizers, and in this book you'll find hundreds of dips, nuts, nibbles, salsas, spreads, soups, dumplings, tarts, wraps, and so much more! From ultra-simple hors d'oeuvres like rosemary olives and marinated cubes of feta cheese to hearty sweet and spicy lamb meatballs and finger-friendly over-fried chicken lollipops to enough beef loin with horseradish aioli and ham and gruyère strudel to serve a large crowd, this will easily become everyone's essential cookbook when planning a party--big or small. The authors give plenty of menu suggestions making it easy to match the food with the event, whether it's a small spring fling, outdoor picnic, or Super Bowl party. A handy Find It Fast index organizes recipes in helpful categories like low-fat, vegetarian, or super-fast-to-prepare. Thirst-quenching drink recipes round out this ultimate guide to perfect party food.
Food just tastes better under an open sky. In this handbook to the alfresco life, one of our best-known cooking teachers shows how to please friends, neighbors, and family with hundreds of delicious dishes suitable for enjoying the great outdoors--whether it's a rooftop garden or a sprawling lawn. With classic fare such as fried chicken and potato salad, grilled favorites like juicy burgers, barbecued ribs, and sweet summer corn, plus fabulous new creations like Lamb Chops with Roquefort, Figs, and Rosemary and Chocolate Toffee Brownie Cake, eating and entertaining outdoors has never been easier. Rosbottom includes her favorite marinades and sauces, appetizers to keep the crowds at bay, deliciously fresh salads and starters, summery desserts, and much more, not to mention great tips for making sure grilled meats are done to perfection. Covering everything from fine dining under the stars to Sunday picnics by the lake, this latest addition to the big-selling Big Book series is the perfect guide to taking it outside.
Bacon has long been one of the most popular and prominent components of American table fare. "Bacon and eggs" just rolls off your tongue long before the waitress at your local diner can get your cup of coffee set before you. The BLT celebrates all that's right with one of the summer's simplest sandwiches. And burgers? Well, why have a cheeseburger when you can have a bacon cheeseburger?Building on those red-white-and-blue foundations, author Jennifer L.S. Pearsall has taken all the savory, smoky-sweet goodness that is bacon and elevated its status. Working this succulent cured meat into dishes ranging from comfort to extraordinary, basic to complex, and across the spectrum of breakfast, lunch, appetizers, dinners, and desserts--yes, desserts!--Pearsall has taken the uses of bacon to new heights. As she puts it, "I can't think of anything bacon doesn't work with." There's just something about it that seems to complement every other food it comes in contact with and across the range of sensations we normally associate with taste--salty, sweet, sour, and bitter. But, during Pearsall's time in the kitchen putting together this book, she found that bacon also qualifies as umami, that fifth taste sensation that, roughly translated, simply means "good flavor." Sure, bacon can be a dominant feature in something like a well-topped burger, a place where you really want to taste the bacon as a whole. But dice it fine and work it into a dessert crust, a bread dough, pulled pork, anything, and now you've got a dish that just has something. Something more than it did without this wonderful meat!
The latest in the best-selling Big Book series, The Big Book of Breakfast starts the day right with over 280 recipes for every kind of breakfast food imaginable. It's classic Maryana Vollstedt: every delicious dish is so easy to make you can hit the snooze button again and again. From classic blue-plate specials of Corned Beef Hash and Eggs to an innovative brunch of Spicy Orange Pancakes, here are frittatas and omelets, quiches and stratas, casseroles and skillet entrees, sandwiches and wraps, French toast and pancakes, waffles and cereals, meats and potatoes, breads and fruits plus a bevy of beverages and the basic how-to. Breakfast--it's not just for breakfast anymore.
Bubbling cheese, golden bread crumbs, tender vegetables, and succulent meats - what's not to like about casseroles? Comfort food just doesn't get any cozier, or more convenient. Now, thanks to Maryana Vollstedt, busy cooks don't have to call up Mom in order to make delicious one-dish meals for family and friends. The Big Book of Casseroles boasts over 250 recipes (including low-fat and vegetarian dishes), plus handy planning, freezing, and storage tips. For hot-from-the-oven dinners equally at home in the dining room or on the kitchen table, cooks need look no further than The Big Book of Casseroles, because serious comfort food never goes out of style.
Whether it's roasted, fried, grilled, broiled, braised, sautéed, or baked, chicken is always delicious. Maryana Vollstedt has created a new addition to Chronicle's best-selling Big Book series with this glorious homage to everyone's favorite fowl. The tremendous variety of ideas ranges from creative recipes like Pomegranate-Molasses Chicken Drummettes and Chipotle Cheddar Chicken Corn Chowder to comforting favorites like Chicken Marsala and Old-Fashioned Fried Chicken. Every recipe is simple to follow with lots of helpful tips on identifying parts of the chicken, cutting up and storing it, and safe preparation techniques. With more than 275 recipes inspired from cuisines around the world, this big book serves up everything there is to know about chicken.
What nine-to-fiver, busy mom or stay-at-home dad isn't looking for the Big Easy? Enter the next title in the best-selling Big Book series, a guaranteed hit for anyone whose duty it is to put a nutritious meal on the table as quickly as possible. With more than 270 recipes at the ready, cooking dinner will be a pleasure, any and every night of the week. Each chapter offers a full range of choices, from soups and salads to hearty entrees and side dishes to stir-fries and grilled favorites. And a selection of simple desserts makes an already sweet deal even sweeter. For easy recipes and big taste, look no further than The Big Book of Easy Suppers.
Hundreds of delicious, gluten-free recipes for every occasion! The Big Book of Gluten-Free Recipes is the perfect guide for creating family-friendly gluten-free meals. It includes detailed instructions as well as a variety of easy-to-make dishes that are not only bursting with flavor, but also missing those key ingredients that you really don't want to use--wheat, barley, and rye. Featuring more than 500 mouthwatering gluten-free recipes, you will find something to satisfy everyone, including: Pull-apart cinnamon raisin biscuits Sicilian eggplant rolls Sausage and shrimp jambalaya Lamb with garlic, lemon, and rosemary Blueberry-peach cobbler Maple pumpkin spice lattes With so many simple, gluten-free dishes in one volume, you'll never have to look anywhere else for wholesome meals that your entire family will love!
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