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With Pillsbury refrigerated pie crust, it's easier than ever to bake delicious pies with that light and flaky golden-brown crust everyone loves. Pillsbury Easy as Pie serves up 140 mouthwatering pies of every type and stripe, from rustic treats to elegant creations, plus 80 beautiful full-color photos. You'll find comforting fruit and berry pies, creamy or chilled favorites, holiday pies and tarts and even savory pies, turnovers and quiches. There's also simple advice on pie basics like handling the crust correctly, creating fun edges and making lattice and other easy decorative crusts treatments. No matter what your level of experience, you'll find easy recipes for delectable pies, including Perfect Apple, Fresh Strawberry and Country Rhubarb pies; Banana Cream, Fluffy Key Lime and Coffee Ice Cream pies; Cranberry-Cheesecake Tart, Pumpkin Pie and Peppermint Truffle Pie; Classic Chicken Pot Pie, Leek Quiche and even empanadas!
Nothing beats home-baked treats hot out of the oven. Now Pillsbury gives you more than twenty super-easy recipes for every occasions--tempting cookies and bars, crowd-pleasing holiday favorites and delectable desserts. You'll even find fun recipes to bake with your kids. All of the recipes use refrigerated dough products to save you time and effort.
From America's most-trusted kitchens comes a collection of flavorful, quick and easy recipes for eating well. With many recipes requiring 30 minutes or less preparation time, and all tested and written to be successful every time, eating right has never been so easy. . . or tasted so great! * Appetizers * Salads * Soups, Stews and Chilies * Poultry * Beef, Pork and Lamb * Fish and Seafood * Meatless Entrees * Side Dishes * Breads * Desserts
A photo-filled collection of kid-friendly recipes that are delicious, nutritious, and ready in 30 minutes or less Between soccer practice, music lessons, school and work, it's tough to get tasty, healthy meals on the table. But help has arrived! Pillsbury Fast & Healthy Kids Meals provides over 100 delicious recipes that even finicky kids will love, like Berry-Topped Oatmeal Pancakes, Mac 'n Cheese with Broccoli, and Canadian Bacon and Pineapple Pizza. Following the General Mills guidelines for healthy eating, these recipes are low in fat and calories but high in both fiber and flavor. Features 110 healthy recipes for every meal of the day, including snacks and desserts Special features in each chapter reveal handy information like how to pack a healthy lunchbox and making a salad bar at home, while the introduction covers the basics of childhood nutrition Tips throughout the book provide additional information about the recipes, and the Doughboy shows how kids can help out in the kitchen Includes 60 full-page color photos in an easy-to-use lay-flat format With Pillsbury Fast & Healthy Kids Meals, parents will finally have an easy way to show kids that eating healthy can be fun and delicious.
The "Fast" in Pillsbury Fast Slow Cooker means that all 140 recipes can be prepared in 15 minutes or less (many of them 10 minutes or less). All that's left is to turn on the slow cooker and let dinner make itself! (Many other slow-cooker cookbooks contain recipes that can take a while to prepare, with added steps for browning ingredients and other techniques--not what you want to do before heading to work!)You may think of the slow cooker as a life-saver for busy weekday meals--and it is--but Pillsbury Fast Slow Cooker lets you put your slow cooker to work for other occasions, too. Make slow-cooker dips and appetizers for your next party and you'll have the whole day free to focus on other things. The savory, slow-cooked recipes here include roasts perfect for Sunday dinner, savory sandwiches and soups, vegetable side dishes, and plenty of one dish meals, you may never put your slow cooker back in the cabinet. Recipes include Caesar Artichoke Dip, Curry-Mustard-Glazed Meatballs, Hot and Spicy Riblets, Open-Faced Italian Brisket Sandwiches, Chicken Tortilla Soup, Chicken with Creamy Paprika Sauce, Teriyaki Pork Ribs for Two, Cheesy Winter Vegetables Casserole, and Vegetable-Rice Pilaf.
Pillsbury Halloween Fun mini book is full of tons of great and fun recipes for Halloween! Book also has a metric conversion guide and other tips for planning a party! This miniature book is perfect for getting ideas for parties and for just getting ready for Fall festivities. has recipes for drinks like "witches brew", "meatball eyes", to "crusty mummy fingers" (sweet potato fries). Mini book has about 22 different recipes! Great for Fall!
A groundbreaking new diet for the overweight breast cancer patient or anyone at risk for the disease, featuring 150 high-nutrient recipes
[from front inside dust jacket flap] "Though it's an unseasonably chilly October in Timber Ridge, North Carolina, Eleanor Swift is warm and cozy in A Slice of Delight--her scrumptious pizzeria. But when snooty Judson Sizemore breezes into town to open an upper-crust pizza parlor nearby, Eleanor's biggest worry is that her beloved restaurant's days may be numbered ... until she hears Judson's days have come to a most gruesome end ... Since half the town saw Judson causing a ruckus in A Slice of Delight before he expired, Eleanor and her saucy sister, Maddie, are the prime suspects. The only way out is to prove their innocence. Soon, a little surreptitious sleuthing reveals that the dough behind Judson's impending pizzeria came from Timber Ridge's resident recluse: crusty oddball millionaire Nathan Sizemore. It turns out he's Judson's long-lost uncle ... and someone is after him, too. As Eleanor digs deeper, her suspect list grows longer than the local soccer team's pizza order--and life in the once quiet town heats up like Maddie's five-alarm Volcano pie. Could it be Judson's gold-digging sister? Or her secret boyfriend? Between working on the case, keeping her customers happy, and even finding time for an old flame, Eleanor's plate is full. But with an unhinged murderer closing in, she'll have to move very quickly--and very carefully--because the killer is already much closer than she thinks ..." Eleanor loves making pizza and solving mysteries with her sister Maddy's eager assistance. Though the work of operating a pizzeria in a small town is demanding, they spend many mornings and afternoon breaks boldly questioning their suspects, chatting about their love lives, speculating about their next step and wise cracking while avoiding the Police Chief who insists that detective work is not a game and should be left to the police. Read about their first investigation in #1 A Slice of Murder, #2 Pepperoni Pizza Can Be Murder, with their next case, #4 Rest in Pizza, on the way.
Recipes for popular Chinese-American dishes, how to work with woks and cleavers, the story of tea, how to order in a Chinese restaurant, and more.
Recipes for many Japanese dishes, also a glossary, an index, info on seasonings and flavorings, table settings, utensils, etiquette, how to serve a meal.
Numerous requests for another book led the author to create THE PLEASURES OF YOUR PROCESSOR, which is often referred to as "the processor Bible". Its practical design, delicious recipes and handy hints have quickly made it a Canadian best-seller.
Like many great adventures, the 100-mile diet began with a memorable feast. Stranded in their off-the-grid summer cottage in the Canadian wilderness with unexpected guests, Alisa Smith and J.B. MacKinnon turned to the land around them. They caught a trout, picked mushrooms, and mulled apples from an abandoned orchard with rose hips in wine. The meal was truly satisfying; every ingredient had a story, a direct line they could trace from the soil to their forks. The experience raised a question: Was it possible to eat this way in their everyday lives? Back in the city, they began to research the origins of the items that stocked the shelves of their local supermarket. They were shocked to discover that a typical ingredient in a North American meal travels roughly the distance between Boulder, Colorado, and New York City before it reaches the plate. Like so many people, Smith and MacKinnon were trying to live more lightly on the planet; meanwhile, their diet was producing greenhouse gases and smog at an unparalleled rate. So they decided on an experiment: For one year they would eat only food produced within 100 miles of their Vancouver home. It wouldn't be easy. Stepping outside the industrial food system, Smith and MacKinnon found themselves relying on World War II-era cookbooks and maverick farmers who refused to play by the rules of a global economy. What began as a struggle slowly transformed into one of the deepest pleasures of their lives. For the first time they felt connected to the people and the places that sustain them. For Smith and MacKinnon, the 100-mile diet became a journey whose destination was, simply, home. From the satisfaction of pulling their own crop of garlic out of the earth to pitched battles over canning tomatoes, Plenty is about eating locally and thinking globally. The authors' food-focused experiment questions globalization, monoculture, the oil economy, environmental collapse, and the tattering threads of community. Thought-provoking and inspiring, Plenty offers more than a way of eating. In the end, it's a new way of looking at the world.
The Cookie Jar's busiest time of the year also happens to be the most wonderful time...for Christmas cookies, Hannah's own special plum pudding - and romance! Holiday orders are high, and Hannah's slated to provide dessert at the Reverend Knudsen's upcoming nuptials. She's busy as can be and loving it. She also gets a kick out of 'Lunatic Larry Jaeger's Crazy Elf Christmas Tree Lot', a kitschy carnival taking place smack-dab in the middle of the village green. Larry thinks he's crazy like a fox with his wild business schemes, but this time, the entrepreneur may have bitten off more than he can chew. Rumour has it that Larry's in the red - an idea that takes a sinister turn when Hannah discovers the man himself dead as a doornail in his own office...It seems quite a few people would have liked to fill Larry's stocking with coal and then bash him with it - including his bitter ex-wife, his ex-partner's daughter, a woman he was wooing, and the Crazy Elf Tree lot's extremely exasperated investors...Now, with so many suspects to investigate and the twelve days of Christmas ticking away, Hannah's running out of time to nab a murderous Scrooge who doesn't want her to see the New Year.
A definitive guide to the world's best brews (in 1982). Info on brewing techniques and ingredients, and advice on taste, texture and body.
Spearheaded by Harvey Washington Wiley, the Pure Food and Drugs Act of 1906 launched the federal regulation of food and drugs in the United States. Wiley is often lauded as a champion of public interest for bringing about a law that required healthful ingredients and honest labeling. Clayton Coppin and Jack High demonstrate, however, that Wiley was in fact surreptitiously allied with business firms that would benefit from regulation and moreover, that the law would help him build his government agency, the Federal Bureau of Chemistry. Coppin and High discuss such issues as Wiley's efforts to assign the law's enforcement to his own bureau. They go on to expose the selectivity of Wiley's enforcement of the law, in which he manipulated commercial competition in order to reward firms that supported him and penalize those that opposed him. By examining the history of the law's movement, the authors show that, rather than acting in the public interest, Wiley used the Pure Food and Drugs Act to further his own power and success. Finally, they analyze government regulation itself as the outcome of two distinct competitive processes, one that takes place in the market, the other in the polity. The book will interest scholars concerned with government regulation, including those in economics, political science, history, and business. Clayton Coppin is a management consultant and historian, Koch Industries, Wichita. Jack High is Professor of Economics, George Mason University.
"What's for dinner?" has always been a complicated question. The locavore movement has politicized food and challenged us to rethink the answer in new and radical ways. These days, questions about where our food comes from have moved beyond 100-mile-dieters into the mainstream. Celebrity chefs Jamie Oliver and Alice Waters, alternative food gurus such as Michael Pollan, and numerous other popular and academic commentators have all talked about the importance of understanding the sources and transformation of food on a human scale. In The Politics of the Pantry, Michael Mikulak interrogates these narratives - what he calls "storied food" - in food culture. As with any story, however, it is important to ask: who is telling it? Who is the audience? What assumptions are being made? Mikulak examines competing narratives of food, pleasure, sustainability, and value that have emerged from the growing sustainable food movement as well as food's past and present relationship to environmentalism in order to understand the potential and the limits of food politics. He also considers whether or not sustainable food practices can address questions about health, environmental sustainability, and local economic development, while at the same time articulating an ethical globalization. An innovative blend of academic analysis, poetic celebration, and autobiography, The Politics of the Pantry provides anyone interested in the future of food and the emergence of a green economy with a better understanding of how what we eat is transforming the world.
More than just the beloved base ingredient of so many of our favorite dishes, the tomato has generated both profound riches and controversy in its farming, processing, exchange, and consumption. It is a crop infused with national pride and passion for those who grow it, and a symbol of Old World nostalgia for those who claim its history and legacy. Over time, the tomato has embodied a range of values and meanings. From its domestication in Central America, it has traveled back and forth across the Atlantic, powering a story of aspiration and growth, agriculture and industry, class and identity, and global transition. In this entertaining and organic history, David Gentilcore recounts the surprising rise of the tomato from its New World origin to its Old World significance. From its inauspicious introduction into Renaissance Europe, the tomato came to dominate Italian cuisine and the food industry over the course of three centuries. Gentilcore explores why elite and peasant cultures took so long to assimilate the tomato into Italian cooking and how it eventually triumphed. He traces the tomato's appearance in medical and agricultural treatises, travel narratives, family recipe books, kitchen accounts, and Italian art, literature, and film. He focuses on Italy's fascination with the tomato, painting a larger portrait of changing trends and habits that began with botanical practices in the sixteenth century and attitudes toward vegetables in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and concluded with the emergence of factory production in the nineteenth. Gentilcore continues with the transformation of the tomato into a national symbol during the years of Italian immigration and Fascism and examines the planetary success of the "Italian" tomato today, detailing its production, representation, and consumption.
Popcorn may be America's favorite snack food. Preserved cobs of popcorn thousands of years old have been found in Peru, Mexico, and the American Southwest. Memories are made of popcorn balls at Halloween and stringing popcorn to decorate the Christmas tree. Today, sitting through a movie without a bag of crunchy kernels is almost unthinkable. Popcorn is the ideal snack. Eaten without oil or butter, it's a skinny 27 calories per cup. Since it's a whole grain with a high fiber content, it has a well-deserved recommendation from both the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute. Even the American Dental Association lists it as a wholesome snack! (Now, don't you feel virtuous?) But most of all, popcorn is fun to eat. Combined with some spices and herbs, it rivals the most expensive off-the-shelf snack but costs just pennies to make. Make it spicy for a sophisticated treat, or sweet to satisfy the kid in you. In Popcorn, award-winning author Frances Towner Giedt starts with the basics of how to make terrific popcorn, then shows you how to dress it up. Whether your taste runs to sweet or spicy, low-fat or fruity, you'll find more than 50 recipes here to excite, delight, and satisfy your urge for popcorn snacking
Pork chops are in! And no one knows more about them than Ray Lampe. They are lean, easy to cook, and the perfect protein choice for everyday meals. These 60 mouthwatering recipes celebrate this beloved cut in all its glory, capturing the splendor and range of chops with all their porky goodness in new and inspiring dishes, from Balsamic and Vanilla-Glazed Pork Chops to Spicy Pork Chop Lettuce Wraps. With as many recipe choices as there are cooking styles--batter and fry, marinate and grill, simmer and braise--this cookbook is a vital addition to any kitchen where meat's what's for dinner.
A world beyond petroleum needn't be a scary proposition - it can be something to relish. As we move from a global culture addicted to cheap, abundant petroleum to a culture of compelled conservation, The Post-Petroleum Survival Guide and Cookbook provides useful, practical advice for preparing your family and community to make the transition.
Potatoes Not Prozac: A Natural Seven-Step Dietary Plan to Control Your Cravings and Lose Weight, Recognize How Foods Affect the Way You Feel, and Stabilize the Level of Sugar in Your Bloodby Kathleen Desmaisons
Dr. DesMaisons believes that depression is often caused by sugar sensitivity. In this book, she offers tools to help the overeater make a determination and correct the imbalances if they are found.
Potlucks are the friendliest of gatherings. As guests take part in the festivities, sharing their contributions--a dish of pasta, a bottle of wine, a bunch of wildflowers--they share a bit of themselves. Author Tamara Weiss knows this well. A self-described "organizer, assembler, and table setter," she has all the qualities of the consummate host, as well as years of experience attending and planning potlucks.
Poulet is more than just a cookbook dedicated to chicken: it is an ode to this worldwide favorite. More than 50 thoughtful recipes cover the globe to breathe new life into the well-loved chicken supper. Five chapters are organized by flavor profile American, Bistro, Latin, East and South Asian, and North African/Mediterranean to bring to the table wherever you live. Each recipe is organized into a set matching a main course of chicken with a complementary grain, salad, vegetable, or bread. Author Cree LeFavour's sophistication and humor, coupled with wine, cocktail, and beer suggestions, spark a new appreciation of a time-honored favorite.
Preserving Food without Freezing or Canning: Traditional Techniques Using Salt, Oil, Sugar, Alcohol, Vinegar, Drying, Cold Storage, and Lactic Fermentationby Diane Côté Claude Aubert
Typical books about preserving garden produce nearly always assume that modern "kitchen gardeners" will boil or freeze their vegetables and fruits. Yet here is a book that goes back to the future, celebrating traditional but little-known French techniques for storing and preserving edibles in ways that maximize flavor and nutrition. Translated into English, and with a new foreword by Deborah Madison, this book deliberately ignores freezing and high-temperature canning in favor of methods that are superior because they are less costly and more energy-efficient. As Eliot Coleman says in his foreword to the first edition, "Food preservation techniques can be divided into two categories: the modern scientific methods that remove the life from food, and the natural 'poetic' methods that maintain or enhance the life in food. The poetic techniques produce... foods that have been celebrated for centuries and are considered gourmet delights today." Preserving Food without Freezing or Canning offers more than 250 easy and enjoyable recipes featuring locally grown and minimally refined ingredients. It is an essential guide for those who seek healthy food for a healthy world.
In this sequel to her classic Pretend Soup--considered by many to be the gold standard of children's cookbooks--award-winning author/illustrator Mollie Katzen works her magic with 20 new, child-tested recipes including such delicacies as Counting Soup, Chewy Energy Circles, and Polka Dot Rice. Each recipe offers the child chef the opportunity to count, measure, mix, assemble, and most important, have fun. Designed as do-together projects--with the child as chef and the adult as assistant--these kitchen adventures will give children confidence in their cooking skills and inspire a life-long healthy relationship with food. With Salad People and a little time in the kitchen, budding chefs will cheer: "I like it because I made it myself!"
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