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Author and expert baker Kim Laidlaw offers 365 mouthwatering recipes, one for every day of the year, in this attractive, practical volume. Each of the 12 chapters opens with a colorful monthly calendar that provides an at-a-glance view of t...he desserts included. From January to December, you?ll find sweet recipes that suit every occasion, from a casual weeknight supper or a summer backyard get-together to a birthday celebration or a holiday gathering, and that fit every schedule, from quick-and-easy sorbets and mix-and-bake cookies to elaborate cakes and latticed tarts. Each recipe is accompanied with a note offering baking tips, advice on substituting ingredients, ideas for garnishes, or other helpful hints. From homespun pies and fruit-laden cobblers to decadent cakes and creamy frozen desserts, these recipes feature classic favorites as well as contemporary delights. Lavish photographs and a colorful page design add visual appeal to the enticing collection. Hardcover, 304 pages. read more

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Explore the genius of legendary chef Ferran AdriÓ?and the culinary creativity that made elBulli one of the most famous restaurants... of all time. Essential for lovers of modern gastronomy, this collectible set offers a last chance to discover the secrets of the worlds most innovative kitchen, now closed forever. Signed by the author and beautifully presented in an elegant Perspex slipcase, the set includes seven volumes, one for each season that the Michelin three-star restaurant was open. Each volume begins with gorgeous photographs of every dish served at elBulli during a particular year, then follows with detailed recipes explaining how to make every component. Youll also find notes on hard-to-find ingredients, new techniques, finishing and presentation. The 700 recipes are divided by course, following the unique structure of the elBulli menu: cocktails, snacks, tapas, pre desserts, desserts and morphings. The final volume, Evolutionary Analysis, focuses on elBullis creative evolution, covering new culinary products, techniques and technologies on a year-to-year basis. Seven-volume set, signed by the author. Hardcover, 2720 pages total. read more

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This book proves that healthy cooking can be simple and delicious: Aim for bountiful and varied food, focus on plant-based ingredi...ents, and you?ll find that eating well is a pleasure to be savored. Packed with naturally nourishing recipes, each dish is crafted around vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and legumes, with the addition of lean protein, low-fat dairy, and nuts and seeds to round out the meal. For easy planning, the more than 80 recipes are organized by course and feature short ingredient lists and sensible prep times, making them achievable any day of the week. Lavishly photographed, the book also includes stunning visual galleries of key ingredients showcasing the vast array of whole foods readily available in local markets, with descriptions that reveal health benefits and suggest how to prepare them. Special features throughout the pages offer quick ideas for using highly nutritious super foods easy meals or snacks. Hardcover, 224 pages read more

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Little can match the pleasure of a meal made from fruits, vegetables or herbs grown in your own garden, or eggs and honey from han...d-raised chickens and bees. Whether you are an avid gardener with raised beds and a flock of chickens; grow a few herbs in pots on the kitchen windowsill; or purchase your seasonal ingredients from local farmers? markets, you?ll find fresh ideas for cooking and gardening inside these pages. With a focus on the ?greatest hits? of a classic edible plot?tomatoes, carrots, zucchini and berries, to name a few?author Jeanne Kelley guides you through the seasons of the garden and shows you how to plant and care for more than 40 types of herbs, vegetables and fruits. She also offers tips and advice on raising chickens and keeping bees in your own backyard. More than 100 recipes make use of this bounty, from fresh peach ice cream to shaved zucchini salad with almonds; tomato and thyme frittata to honey-drizzled baked feta with mint. Hardcover, 224 pages read more

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A comprehensive guide to the art and science of cooking, Modernist Cuisine at Home is destined to become a classic kitchen referen...ce. Authors Nathan Myhrvold and Maxime Bilet have collected in this 456-page volume all the essential information any home cook needs (and what you don?t need) to equip a modern kitchen, to master essential cooking techniques and to make stunning recipes. The lavishly illustrated book applies scientific innovations pioneered by The Cooking Lab to refine classic home dishes, from hamburgers and wings to macaroni and cheese. More than 400 new recipes and variations are included, most with step-by-step photos that make it easy to bring food of the highest quality to your own dinner table. The book includes a 230-page Kitchen Manual that reproduces the book?s recipes and reference tables in a spiral-bound, waterproof companion. Hardcover, 456 pages. read more

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Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis believes in cooking for health as well as for pleasure, and she shares her recipe for wellness ...in this personally signed copy of Feel Good Food. Along with daily menus of her favorite ?feel-good meals,? De Laurentiis offers personal lifestyle tips on everything from yoga and skincare to applying makeup. Her recipes are focused on whole grains, fresh produce and protein, including dozens of vegan or vegetarian ideas, plus nutrient-rich superfoods like kale and quinoa. Start the day right with a breakfast of Chia Seed Pudding or a Strawberry-Mint Omelet, lunch on Shrimp and Avocado Salad, and savor an evening meal of Salmon Hand Rolls or California Turkey Chili. Clear, step-by-step instructions make it simple to successfully try new techniques and ingredients, while full-color photographs make healthy living look irresistible. Autographed hardcover, 256 pages. Limited quantities available. read more

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Fresh, vibrant salads are the ultimate expression of the changing seasons. This calendar-style cookbook presents an enticing colle...ction of 365 salad recipes, one for every day of the year. From January to December, youll find a salad that will satisfy any craving and suit any menu, from light lunch or starter salads to protein-rich main-dish salads, to slaws and potato salads perfect for picnics and side dishes. Recipes by Georgeanne Brennan cover the full spectrum of salads, including green and vegetable salads, bean and grain salads, meat and poultry salads, seafood salads, egg salads, pasta and noodle salads, and fruit salads. Notes accompanying each recipe offer ideas for ingredient variations, garnishes and other helpful tips. Full-color photos enhance many of the recipes, and calendars at the beginning of each chapter provide an at-a-glance view of the best dishes and ingredients for that month, offering inspiration for shopping at farmers markets. Hardcover, 303 pages. read more

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The first and only of its kind, Sandor Katz?s The Art of Fermentation will undoubtedly remain a classic in food literature. Its pa...ges are filled with essential wisdom for cooks, homesteaders, farmers, foragers, food lovers and anyone else who wants to deepen their appreciation for this ancient form of preservation. With illustrations and comprehensive resources, Katz presents fermentation in a way that is simple enough to guide the novice through the process of making sauerkraut or yogurt, yet detailed enough to broaden the understanding of even the most experienced practitioner. Hardcover; 528 pages. read more

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A perfect shower or wedding gift, this cookbook covers everything a young couple needs to know about setting up a kitchen and emba...rking on a life of cooking together. It will continue to serve as an invaluable reference with 150 recipes that run the gamut from quick, everyday meals to festive menus for entertaining. A helpful recipe key indicates the level of difficulty, prep and cook times, and the number of servings for each dish. The books gorgeous photography and entertaining, conversational text provide reassuring guidance throughout. Also included is basic information on cooking techniques, key ingredients, meal planning and stocking a kitchen, along with party planning tips and a wine pairing primer. Hardcover, 272 pages. read more

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A trip to your local farmers? market offers fresh inspiration for healthy, delicious dining. Bringing home the signature flavors o...f each season, our comprehensive cookbook offers 245 recipes designed to help you make the most of fresh produce. Each fruit and vegetable is accompanied by vibrant color photographs that make it easy to identify at the market, along with three simple recipes showcasing the natural flavors of the starring ingredient. The book also provides detailed information on selection, storage and preparation for all types of produce. Recipe highlights include an English pea and ricotta tart; roasted pumpkin soup with sage cream; baby arugula salad with berries and Gorgonzola; pork medallions with roasted figs; and strawberry rhubarb pie. Hardcover, 272 pages. read more

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A food lover?s guide to vegetable gardening, this book shows how to grow popular edible plants and then use them in 50 favorite di...shes. Author Willi Galloway, a master gardener, proves that homegrown food tastes better and is far more versatile than produce you buy in the store. The first chapter covers gardening fundamentals for any type of organic cultivation. Subsequent chapters offer specific growing advice and tempting recipes for herbs, greens, legumes, squash, cruciferous vegetables, roots and tubers, fruits and more. Filled with beautiful photographs and peppered with engaging advice, this book shows you how easy it is to start your own seasonal, local and organic movement in your own backyard. Paperback, 304 pages. read more

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