Chronicle Books Seriously Simple

The subtitle says it all. One of the biggest challenges for the good home cook is creating delicious, healthy meals using just a few ingredients and simple steps. And good cooks know that Diane Worthington is an expert at finding the one st...rong flavor component that will turn a ho-hum dish into something memorable-without spending the whole day in the kitchen. In Seriously Simple: Easy Recipes for Creative Cooks she does it again. Here are over 90 recipes for everything from Butternut Squash Soup with Chipotle Creme to Lemon-Lime Pound-cake that come together in a snap. Gorgeously photographed, Seriously Simple is full of practical tips for saving time without sparing the savor, such as advice on developing a busy cooks pantry, making one-pot meals, and creating sauces, rubs, and marinades that will spice up any dish in a flash. Guaranteed to cut down on the prep time, streamline techniques, and pump up the flavor, heres a new kitchen standby thats seriously fast, seriously delicious... Seriously Simple. read more

Chronicle Books

This cookbook is an indispensable reference for modern couples looking to spend quality time together in the kitchen. Inside are m...ore than 130 recipes for both classic and contemporary cooking that are perfect for day-to-day à deux and special occasions with family and friends. More than a collection of recipes, The Newlywed Cookbook is also a guide to domestic bliss. Author Sarah Copeland, a newlywed herself, knows that sourcing, cooking?as well as sharing food together at the table?makes for a happy couple! This beautiful and sophisticated contemporary cookbook is the new go-to for brides and grooms. read more

Chronicle Books

Here?s a new twist on an old favorite: pretzels warm from the oven. DIY bakers can make their own crunchy, chewy, savory, or sweet... artisan pretzels with this collection of 50 recipes that imagines every way to shape, fill, and top them. Here are the traditional versions as well as novel creations such as Philly cheesesteak pretzel pockets and fried pretzel with cinnamon sugar. More substantial dishes like wild mushroom and chestnut pretzel stuffing, and pretzel bread pudding with caramel sauce elevate the humble pretzel to dinner-table fare as this tantalizing cookbook takes a cherished everyday snack to the next level of culinary creativity. Recipes include: Jalapeño-Cheddar Pretzel Bites Pretzel Grilled Cheese with Tomato-Basil Jam Fried Pretzels with Cinnamon Sugar Honey Wheat Pretzel Twists Buttery Pretzel Crackers Caramel-Chocolate-Pecan Pretzel Wands read more

Chronicle Books

San Francisco is world-renowned for its chefs and restaurants, and the acclaimed food section of the San Francisco Chronicle is wi...dely acknowledged to be one of the best food sections in the country. Regular contributors include some of the finest chefs and food writers anywhere, among them Joyce Goldstein, Flo Braker, Alice Waters, Jeremiah Tower, Marlena Spieler, Janet Fletcher, and Georgeanne Brennan. Michael Bauer, the food editor of the Chronicle, has assembled here a definitive collection of recipes that represent the best of California cuisine?simple and stylish, with an appreciation for ethnic flavorings and a commitment to fresh ingredients. Including 325 recipes, for soups, salads, appetizers, meat and vegetable entrees, condiments and relishes, as well as desserts, this inspiring new cookbook is sure to take its place with The New York Times Cookbook as an indispensable and beloved classic. read more

Chronicle Books

Even the pickiest of Gungans will eat their fruits and veggies when Bubble City Salad and Boss Nass Broccoli are on the menu. 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. Featuring hilarious photographs and recipes and wipe-clean pages, The Star Wars Cookbook II even includes a shiny plastic stencil of Darth Maul to help decorate culinary creations. And age is no issue when the Force is with you-adults as well as kids will have a great time with this book. read more

Chronicle Books

Internationally known as one of the most magnificent farmers' markets in the world, the San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market ...has inspired this gorgeous illustrated market companion. The perfect guide and cookbookno matter where you liveeach page celebrates the abundant seasonal produce grown by local organic and specialty-crop farmers along with more than 100 fresh, remarkably easy-to-assemble recipes. Organized by season, the book details the availability of products at the market and offers advice on choosing, storing, preparing, and freezing items. A foreword by Alice Waters, the history of the market, and vivid color photos throughout bring this farm fresh market guide to life. read more

Chronicle Books

People the world over come to California's wine country for a taste of the good life. They find it in abundance at Napa Valley's c...elebrated Tra Vigne restaurant (the name is Italian for "among the vines"), where an enchanting vineyard setting and chef Michael Chiarello's robust Italian dishes make for an unforgettable dining experience. Now, Chiarello takes readers behind the scenes at the restaurant, sharing recipes and reminiscences inspired by his years at Tra Vigne and the good Italian cooking of his family. The Tra Vigne Cookbook celebrates the natural beauty and abundance of the Napa Valley with a passionate gastronomic journey through the changing seasons. In addition to seasonal delights like roasted asparagus, lemon-braised artichokes, and pumpkin polenta, home cooks will discover the secrets for Tra Vigne classics such as herb gnocchi with braised lamb shanks and wild mushrooms, crunchy fritto misto with tomato vinegar, rich and crumbly Italian holiday cookies, and a decadent chocolate tiramis. With lush photographs and a strikingly contemporary design, The Tra Vigne Cookbook is a must-have cookbook this fall. read more

Chronicle Books

A glass of wine can be delicious, but when it is paired with the right dish, it can resonate in a magnificent way. This gorgeous c...ookbook lets any cook plan a meal in perfect concert with a favorite or special wine. Mystified by the art of choosing a wine to go with your meal, or vice versa? Is white wine with fish the only rule you know? The Wine Lovers Cookbook is a unique guide for the wine lover and cook who considers wine an essential part of a meal and wants to understand the dynamic interplay between wine and food. Author Sid Goldstein describes in detail the flavor profiles of 13 popular varietals, such as Merlot and Chardonnay, and explains which ingredients balance each wine, giving the reader a professionals foundation for planning meals with each kind of wine. Best of all, he offers 100 recipes, from appetizers to desserts, specifically created to complement a particular varietal. The Wine Lovers Cookbook is a truly essential reference, an irresistibly beautiful cookbook, and an inspiration for all who want to make the most of an excellent glass of wine. read more

Chronicle Books

Salpicón! is the beloved Chicago restaurant renowned for its upscale Mexican menu. Its unique culinary approach fuses classic Euro...pean dishes with traditional Mexican seasonings and flavors that result in such wonderful dishes as salmon tartare cured with tequila. This elegant cookbook includes recipes for every course and provides wine pairing suggestions for each dish. With stunning photographs throughout featuring the food and the restaurant itself, The Salpicón! Cookbook is both a lovely keepsake and a fascinating introduction to high-end Mexican cuisine. read more

Chronicle Books

This classic cookbook from Food Network star Michael Chiarello is at last available in paperback. It's vintage Chiarello: blending... simple yet sophisticated recipes from Napa Valley's famed Tra Vigne restaurant with the grace of Wine Country living and the warmth of his Italian heritage. More than 80 rustic recipes are enhanced by personal stories, detailed descriptions of how to choose ingredients for seasonal perfection and deliciousness, and Chiarello's personal philosophy of life as it relates to cooking?and feeding?those you love. read more

Chronicle Books

Every year, tens of thousands of hungry twentysomethings graduate college and rent their first apartment. They love food and want ...to learn how to cook. The First Real Kitchen Cookbook is the just-graduated's go-to guide, explaining in a friendly, encouraging voice everything that can be done on a tiny four-burner stove with minimal equipment and utensils. Fellow twentysomethings Megan Carle and Jill Carle teach new cooks how to stock a pantry on the cheap, buy meat, roast a chicken, cook vegetables, and bake cakes from scratchall the basics and more! read more

View wishlist Set Sale Alert Continue shopping
View Sale Alerts Continue shopping