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In this appealing book, you will find more than 100 fabulous recipes to make in minutesâ from simple fruit or vegetable juices and... coolers to delicious smoothies and shakes. You will find all sorts of combinations in the Fruit Smoothies section. The Breakfast Shake with Dried Apricots is the perfect drink to start the day with. For a lighter drink, turn to Fruit Juices & Coolers. Youâ ll find everything from Apple Lemon Soda to a Summer Fruit Crush. Dairy Smoothies and Shakes are more substantial. For an indulgent treat, try a Lemon Cheesecake Shake, or, if youâ re watching your waistline, the Raspberry Yoghurt Shake tastes a lot more indulgent than it is. Most vegetables are better for you uncooked, as cooking destroys their vitamin content, so why not try one of the Vegetable Juices? The Wake Up and Go Juice is sure to give you a boost of energy. If you want to enjoy the benefits of fruit with the added enjoyment of a touch of alcohol, take your pick from the Fruit with a Kick section. Blueberry Gin and Passion Fruit Rum Punch are sure to impress guests. Easy Smoothies & Juices offers a quick and easy way to include fresh vegetables and fruit in your dietâ itâ s hard to believe that something as tasty as these drinks can be good for you. read more


.the most comprehensive grilling cookbook I have ever seen.I'll never need another grilling cookbook-Marshall MacFarleneThis newes...t addition to Surrey's 1,001 line of cookbooks is the definitive book on grilling everything from appetizers and side dishes, to lamb, beef, hamburgers, sausages, fish & shellfish, wild game, chicken, game birds, turkey, pork, and desserts. Also included are dozens of recipes for sauces, marinades, and rubs to use when cooking on a barbecue grill. Author Rick Browne is one of the country's best-known authorities on grilling. The creator and host of the PBS TV series "Barbecue America," he is the author of seven cookbooks, most dealing with barbecue and grilling. In this new collection, he's created an encyclopedic collection of recipes drawn from cuisines around the world. Browne begins with a brief, introductory primer on basic grilling techniques, but the real substance of this book is the dazzling array of recipes-all manner of meat and fish, plus numerous vegetarian options, from every corner of the globe, with a particular focus on North American and Asian traditions. Never before have this many great grilling recipes been collected between two covers. If you love to grill-or know someone else who does-this is a must-have resource. It's the only grilling recipe book you'll ever need. read more


Capitalizing on two important trends, Better Homes and Gardens Ultimate Quick and Healthy Cookbook is a treasure trove for busy fa...milies looking to get food on the table while making wholesome food choices. read more


The different cuisines of Asia are as varied and exciting as the vast continent itself. Four hundred recipes from China, Malaysia,... Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Japan and the Indian subcontinent have been collected together in this magnificent book. The recipes are divided into eleven easy-to-use chapters: Soups; Appetizers and Snacks; Fish and Shellfish; Meat; Poultry; Vegetables; Salads; Noodles; Rice; Desserts; and Sauces, Sambals and Accompaniments. Whether you want a full Chinese banquet or a speedy curry, a fragrant Thai salad or an elegant Japanese dinner party, this beautiful book is a must for every adventurous cook. read more


Es verdad You can cook Mexican food on a weeknight in under one hour. Using readily available ingredients and familiar techniques,... this easy-to-use cookbook makes Mexican cuisine doable for cooks at any skill level. Tacos, taquitos, flautas, burritos, and even classic Mexican desserts like Churros and cinnamon-scented Arroz con Leche (rice pudding) are just a taste of the more than 80 straightforward recipes. With dishes for every meal of the dayplus refreshing drinks such as agua frescas and potent margaritas-Quick & Easy Mexican Cooking adds spice to any kitchen. read more


More than100 straightforward recipes that can be cooked by anyone at any time are presented here bya legendary Italian chef. Selec...tions includeeveryday staples, creative uses of leftovers, fantastic tasty dishes and treats for children, and perfectreci read more


Dedicated to homemade wine making, this popular guide features dozens of the most delicious and easy to follow homemade wine recip...es, including grape, strawberry, raspberry, blackberry, and more. read more


"This book offers simple, delicious recipes that utilize foods that have a proven track record of enhancing health or offering pro...tection from diseases." It can be a challenge to discern which foods really do form a healthy diet, let alone how to prepare them into delicious dishes without too much time, fuss, and expense. "5 Easy Steps to Healthy Cooking" offers the solution. Vastly different from a diet book, this simplified, five-step approach to healthy eating is holistic and flexible. This is healthy cooking from a very different perspective: because it is first and foremost a cookbook, not a diet book, it begins and ends with enticing, easy-to-prepare recipes that make the five principles simple and doable. The five principles are: Choose Fresh, Whole Foods Eat Mostly Vegetable and Fruit-Based Foods Opt for Healthy Fats and Proteins Select Superfoods (Nutrient-Dense Foods) Eat More Whole Grains These recipes incorporate the five principles and will help you build your own perfect diet: Quinoa-Cashew Power Balls, Spicy, Crispy Roasted Chickpeas Tuna and Asparagus Frittata, Spicy Salsa Joes Soba with Shrimp, Lime and Cilantro Braised Baby Bok Choy, Thai Curry Pumpkin Soup Sweet Potato Bisque with West Indian Spices The actions and choices we make at the market, in our kitchens, and around the dining table can affect our health (for better or for worse) and are the most powerful steps we can take toward well-being. And remember no one food can make you healthy on its own - aim instead for a varied and balanced diet. The diversity of the recipes in this collection offers ways to enjoy a wide variety of nutritious foods throughout the day. read more


From the editors of America's favorite culinary magazine, "Easy Mexican" showcases 30 recipes for authentic classics, from guacamo...le and salsas to enchiladas and ceviche. Learn to prepare simple, traditional Mexican fare-and create dishes that yield deeply flavorful results using easy recipes and items you likely have on hand. "Easy Mexican" also includes guides to key ingredients like chiles and tortillas, Mexican wines and mescal, step-by-steps, and more, making it an indispensable guide you'll turn to time and again. Offering authentic, from-the-source recipes for Mexican classics, this title is a handy go-to guide for home cooks looking for inspiration with international cuisine in the home kitchen. This well-curated recipe collection features favorites like tortilla soup and Mexican corn on the cob, regional specialties such as shrimp pico de gallo from Oaxaca, and salsas featuring different flavor profiles. Each recipe includes a helpful cooking or pairing note. Also included are special features on working with chiles, making tortillas, and more. Lavish full-color photos throughout help bring this beloved cuisine to life. read more


Quick baking at its best. Baking doesn't have to be an occasional treat reserved for holidays and weekends. Cooking Light Everyday... Baking was created to show you how to make delicious and healthy quick breads, cookies, snack cakes, pies, cobblers, and more every day. Each recipe is oven-ready in 30 minutes or less-ideal for people like you who want to bake but need healthy options that don't require spending too much time in the kitchen. read more


This cookbook has over 60 quick & easy recipes plus nifty, thrifty meal-planning tips Serve up perfect cheesy pasta bake, grilled ...Parmesan potatoes, fluffy whole-wheat biscuits there's even magic fudge cake for dessert. Purse-friendly size make meal-planning on the go easy." read more


If you re craving fresh, nourishing food that will help you lose weight, get more energy, and revitalize your health, look no furt...her than The Vegetarian's Bible. These classic vegetarian dishes utilize seasonal ingredients that are great for both your he read more


One of the best ways to convey the message, a oeIa (TM)m thinking of you, a or a oeI care, a is to show up with delicious, homemad...e food. Forget about the same old boring pasta salad or tuna casserole when you need to bring dinner to exhausted new parents, care for a friend recovering from surgery, or contribute to a business breakfast. Sara Quessenberry and Suzanne Schlosberg offer 125 great new recipes inside "The Good Neighbor Cookbook." Uniquely divided by occasion rather than food category, chapters include: Get Well Soon, Bringing Home Baby, Welcome to the Neighborhood, Novel Ideas for Book Club, Block Parties, Barbeques and Family Get-Togethers, and Meet and Eat. In addition to flavorful and health-conscious recipes, "The Good Neighbor Cookbook" also includes tips for preparing food ahead of time or freezing dishes for later. With recipes such as Raspberry Rhubarb Crumble Pie; Smoky Corn Chowder; Sausage and Broccoli Rabe Lasagna; Potato Salad with Fennel, Lemon, and Herbs; Earl Grey and Orange Tea Cookies; Banana and Hazelnut Muffins; and Soy and Ginger Grilled Chicken Drumsticks, your friends, neighbors, and book club members will realize they have never had it so good. More than just a potluck cookbook, "The Good Neighbor Cookbook" is timely and relevant for today's "potluck economy." read more


To chileheads around the country, DeWitt is the high priest of hot stuff-James Beard Award winner Sam Gugino The latest addition t...o Agate Surrey's beloved 1,001 series of cookbooks is its hottest ever. 1,001 Best Hot and Spicy Recipes is, in the words of author Dave DeWitt-noted authority on hot peppers and spicy foods-"the largest and most comprehensive cookbook ever published on this subject." DeWitt should know-he's widely considered the country's principal authority on this topic. For the past three decades, DeWitt's devoted his life and career to chile peppers and fiery foods, and he publishes the huge Fiery Foods & Barbecue SuperSite (www. fiery-foods.com), which includes hundreds of articles and thousands of recipes. His personal library devoted to peppers and spicy cooking now resides in Special Collections at the New Mexico State University Library. This new book is composed of the very best dishes from DeWitt's collection of chile pepper-laden recipes from around the world that he collected on his travels, from colleagues, and by researching authentic, obscure, and out-of-print cookbooks from all over the world that he collected for his library. The book is loaded with a vast array of hot and spicy favorites, including a huge variety of soups, stews, chilis, and gumbos; a broad selection of barbecue dishes for the grill; and a lengthy list of meatless entrees and vegetable options. Included are not just hundreds of spicy main dishes from around the globe, but also a surprising array of zesty beverages, desserts, and breakfasts. In some chapters in this book, the recipes are grouped by type of recipe; in the others, they are organized in the order of chile peppers' spread around the globe: South and Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean, U.S.A, Europe, the Mediterranean and Middle East, Africa, the Indian subcontinent, and Asia and the Pacific. The books is truly the very best the world has to offer in terms of great spicy foods. read more


Get any celebration off to a perfect start with recipes for easy appetizers, fabulous finger foods and scrumptious salads, shown i...n over 325 photographs. This title offers an irresistible collection of ideas to start the meal, with over 325 appetizers from a wide range of cuisines. It contains tempting suggestions for every type of starter from finger foods, dips and elegant first courses to buffet party bites and snacks. It helps you tantalize your guests with intriguing tastes from all over the world, such as Crab Dim Sum with Chinese Chives, Vegetable Tempura, Taquitos with Beef, Shish Kebabs with Sumac, and Chicken Flautas. Every recipe has step-by-step instructions and a beautiful photograph of the finished dish to ensure perfect results every time. Complete nutritional notes allow you to plan a balanced, healthy menu. At buffets, light lunches or celebrations, serve a selection of miniature tartlets, croquettes, koftas, prawn balls, fish cakes, seafood rolls, fritters and dumplings. A variety of tasty morsels is always popular, and guaranteed to get your guests in the party mood. You will be spoilt for choice with this wealth of recipes for over 325 easy and elegant appetizers. There are pates, terrines and mousses, tarts and pastries, fritters and tempuras, poultry and meat bites, fish and shellfish nibbles, and delectable salad starters. Every mouth-watering recipe is photographed, and clear step-by-step instructions ensure successful results. A nutritional analysis accompanies each recipe, so you can plan a balanced meal. Including cook;s tips, advice about ingredients and suggestions for variations, this book has all you need to make any occasion go with a swing. read more


Whether you're a practicing vegan or a meat-eater looking to improve your health, The Easy Vegan offers dozens of recipes to reinv...igorate your every day meals. With more than 440 recipes, from appealing appetizers to delicious desserts, "The Easy Vegan" takes a healthy approach to some of the most common recipes, and adds some delicious new surprises from Vegan Shepherd's pie to Mac and "Cheese" to savory pies, cakes, dressings, chutneys and more. Vegan chef Janet Hudson shows how to use easy-to-find fresh ingredients, dairy and meat substitutes, and common pantry staples for each recipe. "The Easy Vegan" looks at nutritional concerns for both children and adults and shows how vegan cooking is low in cholesterol and fat, and high in important antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals to improve health. read more


The Ultimate Guide to the Daniel Fast is an inspiring resource for Christians who want to pursue a more intimate relationship with... God through the 21-day commitment to prayer and fasting known as the Daniel Fast. As you deny yourself certain foods-such as sugars, processed ingredients, and solid fats-you will not only embrace healthier eating habits, you'll also discover a greater awareness of God's presence. Author Kristen Feola explains the Daniel Fast in easy-to-understand language, provides 21 thought-provoking devotionals for each day of the fast, and shares more than 100 tasty, easy-to-make recipes that follow fasting guidelines. In a conversational style, Feola helps you structure the fast so you can spend less time thinking about what to eat and more time focusing on God. You will also discover that 'to fast' means 'to feast' on the only thing that truly nourishes?God's powerful Word. For more info, please visit www. ultimatedanielfast.com. read more


This title aims to help cooks get the pastry just right. There are recipes for every type of pastry from shortcrust and choux to p...uff and strudel. Techniques such as kneading, shaping and trimming are also explained, with step-by-step photography. read more


Chicken is always a mealtime favorite because it's versatile, and easy and fast to prepare. Now home cooks will never run out of w...ays to serve this popular staple, thanks to this invaluable cookbook. It's filled with Good Housekeeping's most successful triple-tested chicken recipes, including Basil Chile Chicken Stir-Fry, Chicken Tostadas with Avocado Sauce, and Grilled Whole Chicken with Lemon and Garlic. Includes a step-by-step guide to roasting and carving a chicken, as well as other helpful how-tos. read more


An authentic collection of 70 exotic recipes, packed with colour and flavour, this title includes useful information, hints and ti...ps on Mexican ingredients, from chillies to chocolate, and tequila to tomatillos. read more


Like everyone else, people with type II diabetes don t have much time to cook, don t want to deal with "gourmet" recipes, and just... want to eat their favorite dishes. They want to pop something in the oven, under the broiler, or on the gas grill, and eat w read more


The recipes are great, the text is very honest, clear and earthy. This whole book just exudes "this is what works, it's not that c...omplicated, and this is how to do it." If you like Coffee Cakes, you need this book. If you don't yet, you are missing ou read more


Outstanding recipes from the owner/chef of Quartino, one of Chicago's finest restaurants. For hundreds of years, pasta dishes have... been the family favorites that home cooks rely on regularly. The purpose of this book is to provide key instructions, read more


This is the definitive book about chocolate and coffee, with a classic compilation of delicious recipes. Offering delicious, easy-...to-make recipes for total indulgence, from bakes to desserts, shown step by step in more than 1300 glorious photographs. It is a celebration of our twin love affairs with chocolate and coffee, with irresistible recipes for every occasion. This is the ultimate bible for all chocolate and coffee lovers. read more


FABULOUS FOOD MADE HEALTHIER Eliminating gluten and refined sugar from your diet doesn't mean hours in the kitchen or expensive, e...xotic ingredients. Follow these smart strategies and simple techniques to create tasty, allergy-friendly meals in no time. From hearty breakfasts to decadent desserts, Simply Sugar & Gluten-Free is chock-full of dishes as delicious as they are healthy. *Banana Walnut Belgian Waffles *Carrot and Jicama Slaw *Chewy Granola Bars *Crispy Prosciutto Deviled Eggs *Chicken Cacciatore *Deep Dish Lasagne *Double Chocolate Cherry Cookies *French Onion Soup *Light and Moist Cornbread *Oven-Baked Cumin Lime Tortilla Chips *Pear and Spinach Salad with Lemon Truffle Vinaigrette *Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos *Vanilla Bean Ice Cream *Veggie, Onion, and Prosciutto Pizza Whether you're going sugar-free and gluten-free because of an allergy or a desire to eat healthy, this book's nutritious, satisfying, home-cooked meals will minimize weight gain and maximize good health. read more


A collection of contest-caliber grilled and smoked rib recipes from a legendary barbecue champion, along with stories and lore fro...m barbecuea (TM)s foremost ambassador and historian. Hot on the heels of the best seller "America's Best BBQ" comes "America's Best Ribs," by legendary barbecue champion Chef Paul Kirk and the ambassador of barbecue, Ardie A. Davis, a/k/a Remus Powers, PhB. There are a lot of barbecue books on the market, but surprisingly few on ribs, even though they're a core part of the championship circuit and one of America's most beloved foods. In addition to 100 mouthwatering recipes for rock-your-world ribs and delicious sides and desserts to complement them, this more-than-a-cookbook also includes tips for competitive barbecuing, juicy stories and lore from backyards and competitions, and tons of full-color photographs that showcase America's barbecue scene at its best. Now everyone can make championship-caliber ribs at home-whether pork, beef, lamb, or even buffalo. This ultimate guide not only includes basics for beginners, but also features tips for building your own award-winning rubs, sauces, marinades, and brines. It's a must-have for the libraries of professional and amateur barbecuers-as well as an appetizing armchair read for people who may not tend to the pit but do love to eat 'cue. read more


The American diet is changing for the better as more and more Americans are opting to go vegetarian at least a few times a week. M...eatless Mondays, a nonprofit initiative launched in association with Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in 2003 to reduce meat consumption to improve personal health and the health of the planet, has attracted a growing fan base. It has garnered the support of dozens of universities and restaurants, entire cities (San Francisco, CA, and Ghent, Belgium), and celebrities, including Mario Batali, Al Gore, and Gwyneth Paltrow. EatingWell Fast & Flavorful Meatless Meals reports on the latest science, which shows that eliminating meat even a few times a week can have a host of health benefits, including improved blood pressure, decreased risk of heart disease, lowered cholesterol, and better weight control. Just replacing meat with starchy refined carbs, cream, and cheese may be eating vegetarian but it s not eating healthfully. EatingWell shows you how to plan a well-balanced vegetarian diet full of whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and lean sources of protein like tofu, beans, and eggs. Plus you ll find out why eating less meat is lighter on the environment and your budget. This cookbook solves the problem of how to make a healthy vegetarian meal everyone in the family from steak-lovers to dieters will love. For nearly 20 years, every issue of EatingWell Magazine, whose motto is Where Good Taste Meets Good Health, has featured healthy, satisfying, meatless meals, such as Zesty Wheat Berry Black Bean Chili, Mediterranean Baked Penne, and Tomato-Corn Pie. The best of those recipes can now be found in one place: EatingWell Fast & Flavorful Meatless Meals. This cookbook dishes up 150 recipes for soups and stews, salads, sandwiches, pasta, and pizza. ere are special tarts, gratins, and other impressive dishes for entertaining and plenty of delicious appetizers, wonderful side dishes, and divine desserts to round out all your menus. And like read more


"Enjoy the allure of the best of the Crescent City's art and cuisine." New Orleans' distinctive cuisine derives from a world of in...fluences-French, Spanish, Italian, African, Native American, Cajun, and a hint of Cuban-but its local ingredients pro read more


With her charming style, delicious recipes, bestselling cookbooks, and popular cooking show, Nigella Lawson has become a household... name-symbolizing all that is sumptuous and pleasurable about food. In Nigella Bites, Nigella shares her favorite recipes that are easy to make after a busy day at the office, perfect to linger over during a lazy weekend, or fun to make with kids on a rainy afternoon. All the recipes are delectable to read, dreamy to look at, and, of course, delicious to eat. Whether cooking Pasta E Fagioli or baking Orange Breakfast Muffins, Nigella knows just how to achieve maximum flavor with minimum effort. read more


Experience the rich, full flavors of authentic Italian cuisineâ made healthy! The secret to truly authentic Italian cooking lies i...n the careful selection of the very best ingredients, combining them together to create rich, flavorful dishes that both nourish and satisfy. Italian cuisine teaches the importance of understanding each ingredient, and includes some of the most varied and impactful recipes in the world. Promoting simple cooking techniques that anyone can practice, all while concentrating on unique flavors and appealing textures, is what has given Italian cuisine its reputation for filling, healthful food. Whether youâ re looking for simple, classic dishes such as Pasta Fagioli and Shrimp Fra Diavolo, or are looking to try some more unique Italian recipes, Cooking Well: Healthy Italian has something for everyone. Each recipe has been designed to incorporate healthy and convenient cooking methods and ingredients, making it easier than ever to bring nutritious, authentic Italian cooking into your home. Cooking Well: Healthy Italian also includes: â ¢ An overview of the proper usage for authentic Italian ingredientsâ such as olive oil, tomatoes, garlic, and fine Italian cheesesâ as well as their nutritional benefits â ¢ Healthy alternatives to traditional Italian recipes, including low-oil preparations and delicious vegetarian options to suit any diet â ¢ Step-by-step instructions and helpful tips on Italian cooking techniques and ingredients for beginner chefs and those new to Italian cooking â ¢ A guide to preparing homegrown ingredients and homemade stocks to bring out the full fl avor of Italian cooking Cooking Well: Healthy Italian contains over 100 traditional and popularized recipes including Shrimp Scampi, Quadrettini Casserole, Polenta Parmesan, Chicken Saltimocca, Simple Pasta Pesto, Goat Cheese, Bruschetta, Ricotta Cheesecake Parfaits and many more! read more


The slow cooker is an easy way of preparing meals and offers the best of both worlds-delicious, healthy meals with minimal effort.... The Slow Cooker Cookbook was designed for busy people who don't want to sacrifice great-tasting, nutritious meals: Experienc read more


'The Lebanese Kitchen' draws on the author's Lebanese heritage, her intimate knowledge of one of the world's great cuisines, her t...raining as a nutritionist, and her time as a mother, to present readers with a selection of delicious recipes. read more


Claire Robinson, the hot new Food Network star of "5 Ingredient Fix "and" Food Network Challenge, " helps people get dinner on the... table with little fuss and a few great ingredients. The quest for simple, affordable, and fresh, mouthwatering food is over. 5 INGREDIENT FIX helps put delicious and sophisticated meals on the table in a snap. With people struggling to simplify, streamline, and budget, the Food Network's Claire Robinson is here to help. Cooking doesn't have to be complicated to be impressive; simplifying the process with fewer ingredients saves time, frustration, and ultimately, money. From breakfast treats like Brioche French Toast with Strawberries and Cream to no-fuss meals like Grown-up Grilled Cheese and Iceberg Wedges with Buttermilk Dressing to a romantic dinner of Grilled Scallops with Saffron Aioli and Green Goddess Rice, "all" of Robinson's recipes have five or fewer ingredients. A quick trip to the supermarket for one bag of groceries, and a delicious, restaurant-quality meal can be on the table in no time. read more


EatingWell 500-Calorie Dinners takes the guesswork out of healthy cooking by providing delicious, easy recipes and menus for dinne...rs that come in at about 500 calories, an amount experts say will help most people lose weight without feeling deprived. Once you try the meals in this book you'll be amazed at how well you can eat for 500 calories. One night you'll have a steak sandwich with grilled peppers and a garlicky aioli served along with roasted red potatoes and a green salad with a tangy vinaigrette, the next night braised chicken in a paprika-spiked sauce over egg noodles with snap peas tossed with a creamy tarragon dressing. Want a glass of wine with dinner or a dessert to end the evening? We've included those in our menus too. Try pork chops with an orange and fennel salad along with a side of quinoa and a dish of strawberry frozen yogurt. And this book will help you to do more than just trim your waistline-it will help you to improve your heart health and reduce your risk for diabetes too. It provides solid advice from EatingWell Magazine's nutrition experts on what foods should be included in any healthful diet, how to figure out how many calories you need, how to determine appropriate serving sizes and estimate calories (without carting around a kitchen scale everywhere you go) and how to lose weight while still feeling satisfied. In this book, you'll also find: 140 delicious recipes that use simple techniques and easy-to-find ingredients Quick dinners: over 100 of the recipes are ready in less than 45 minutes and many take less than 30 minutes Secrets of successful weight loss from renowned weight-loss researcher Dr. Jean Harvey-Berino, chair of the University of Vermont's Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, author of the James Beard Award-winning cookbook The EatingWell Diet How to eat all day and still lose weight, including what a 1,500-calorie day looks like and easy ideas for breakfast, lunch and snacks Diet tips to maximize flavor and satisf read more


"Raw Basics" provides easy beginning steps to add more fresh, vibrant living foods to your diet. This book answers the question "H...ow do I get embark on a raw-foods diet?" by offering relevant real-time solutions to integrate more living foods into your eating plan, as well as simple guidelines that will become your road map for success in the transition. Everyone, regardless of background, can use "Raw Basics" and the tools inside to begin making delicious raw meals and feel the health benefits of the living-foods lifestyle. Within these pages, you'll find five simple ways to get started, a number of everyday recipes, kid-friendly selections from chef Jenny Ross's own family favorites, menus for entertaining, and easy transition dishes. read more


As a former model turned chef, Candice Kumai knows that nothing is sexier than rocking a gorgeous body "and "enjoying your food. N...ow, she shows you how to dig in, ditch imitation products for the real thing, and make smart swaps to cut calories without sacrificing flavor. By packing each meal with "Foods with Benefits," Candice ensures that every enticing bite provides the key nutrients your body craves to stay healthy and look amazing. From decadent French toast and creamy butternut squash mac 'n' cheese to guilt-free burgers and crispy sweet potato fries, she proves that you can have your cake-Dark Chocolate-Orange Cake, to be exact-and eat it, too Sharing essential tips and tricks every sexy chef should know, Candice's smart, fun advice and more than 100 irresistible recipes make "Cook Yourself Sexy "the ultimate guide to your hottest, healthiest self ever. read more


Because it comes from the only website powered by America's favorite cooking magazines, "MyRecipes Easy Meal Maker" includes dishe...s for every desire: indulgent comfort food from Southern Living; satisfyingly light dishes from Health and Cooking Light; cutting-edge and garden-fresh cooking from Sunset; terrific seafood and breezy beach eats from Coastal Living; uncomplicated recipes from Real Simple; and easy, budget-friendly dishes from All You. The book's easy setup - main dishes up front, sides in the back, plus a bonus section of doable desserts - makes meal-planning easy. No matter what page you open to, you're on your way to a delicious meal. Each recipe appears with: A full-color photographColor-coded labels that highlight the recipe's key strength: quick and easy, good for you, worthwhile splurge. Make-it-a-meal suggestions (from elsewhere in the book - or easy add-ons from the grocery store) to make it a meal. Example: Pair Maple-Chipotle Pork Chops and Cheesy Grits from "Southern Living" with Baby Spinach Salad with Candied Hazelnuts from "Cooking Light" (or a bagged salad from the market), and Apple Pumpkin Galette from "Sunset ("or a pie from the bakery). In addition, you get our exclusive, interactive Scan It/Cook It technology which lets you scan hundreds of photos to get shopping lists sent right to your smartphone read more


Heather Christo, the younger generation s entertaining doyenne, relates to the challenges facing her busy readers, women who may j...uggle marriage, family, careers and budgets, but who still wish to host beautiful, unique get-togethers for the people closest to them. Heather has spent a year chronicling the special occasions that season her family s life wedding showers, baby showers, holiday celebrations, family birthdays and many wonderful meals shared with people they love everyday celebrations that many families observe, and which many readers would like to be better prepared for. This is where her experience as a working mom of young children and her expertise as a chef and entertaining expert come together. Generous Table is more than just a cookbook. It is easy to find vast collections of great recipes. But how do you turn them into great meals, great experiences? Especially parties, of any size, where there is always added pressure to be organized, for things to look beautiful, and, of course, for the food to be completely delicious Generous Table is a kind of how-to kit for people who want to be able to throw any type of party in their own home. Containing lists, instructions, menu options, and tons of photographs, it eliminates stress and confusion and removes the intimidation factor of presenting beautiful meals. Heather has taken all of the guesswork out of entertaining by offering ideas for table settings, flowers, and a menu complete with tried-and-loved recipes. Generous Table is split up into four sections corresponding to the seasons. Each section features five sample menus for a variety of fetes from the most casual to the most elaborate, including Early Spring Dinner, Game Night, Southern Housewarming, and Snow Day Lunch, along with special events like showers, anniversaries, and birthdays. Every recipe, from Cheddar and Chive Scones with Red-onion Jam to BBQ Grilled Wild King Salmon with Apricot-mustard Glaze and Grilled Stone Fruit to Rustic Pear read more


The exotic cooking of Thailand and Asia made easy, with a guide to ingredients and over 300 step-by-step recipes. It is a wonderfu...l collection of authentic Thai and Asian recipes, with over 300 step-by-step recipes shown in more than 1400 photographs. . I read more


This compendium of quick and easy Asian recipes is chock-full of healthy and flavorful variations on new and traditional foods. Ea...ch of the over 250 recipes included take no longer than 30 minutes to cook-the same amount of time it takes to make rice With chapters organized by country or region, and opening with a brief history and description of the food, "30 Minute Asian Recipes" provides an accessible and enjoyable glimpse into the mysteries of Asian cuisine. read more


With this charming guide to casual outdoor entertaining by Denise Gee, belle-of-the-ball author of Southern Cocktails, party and d...ecorating ideas have never been more simple or inspiring. Gee and acclaimed photographer Bobby Peacock crisscrossed the U.S. photographing their favorite porches and dreaming up fresh, summery spins on classic Southern drinks, resulting in 50 recipes for everything from punches to cocktailsincluding several nonalcoholic sippers and 10 uncomplicated snacks. Grab a bottle, whip up some Tipsy Tea or Prosecco Martinis, and take the party outside read more