The Crown of Thorns

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Publisher:Flatiron Books

ISBN:1250776694

Total Pages:224

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A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK A sweeping, masterful debut about a daughter's fateful choice, a mother motivated by her own past, and a family legacy that begins in Cuba before either of them were born In present-day Miami, Jeanette is battling addiction. Daughter of Carmen, a Cuban immigrant, she is determined to learn more about her family history from her reticent mother and makes the snap decision to take in the daughter of a neighbor detained by ICE. Carmen, still wrestling with the trauma of displacement, must process her difficult relationship with her own mother while trying to raise a wayward Jeanette. Steadfast in her quest for understanding, Jeanette travels to Cuba to see her grandmother and reckon with secrets from the past destined to erupt. From 19th-century cigar factories to present-day detention centers, from Cuba to Mexico, Gabriela Garcia's Of Women and Salt is a kaleidoscopic portrait of betrayals—personal and political, self-inflicted and those done by others—that have shaped the lives of these extraordinary women. A haunting meditation on the choices of mothers, the legacy of the memories they carry, and the tenacity of women who choose to tell their stories despite those who wish to silence them, this is more than a diaspora story; it is a story of America’s most tangled, honest, human roots.

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Poh Bakes 100 Greats

Author:Poh Ling Yeow

Publisher:Allen & Unwin

ISBN:1760639761

Total Pages:224

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'I love baking so much I've been known to park myself in front of the oven to watch a cake cook, like television.' Poh first fell in love with food by learning to bake as a nine year old - she remembers vividly her mum showing her the art of folding flour into her first sponge cake 'just like so' and the skill in lining a tin meticulously. Now, years after Poh's meteoric rise to fame through MasterChef, and hosting her own television shows, Poh's Kitchen and Poh & Co, she returns to her roots, with wooden spoon and mixing bowl in hand. Poh owns and runs Adelaide destination cafe and bakery Jamface, with her bestie, Sarah. She describes the Jamface baking philosophy as the love child between a Parisian patisserie and the Country Women's Association. Here, she shares recipes for 100 of her favourite baked delights. So take the afternoon off, fire up the oven, and join Poh in the meditative process of baking something truly great.

Love Real Food

Author:Kathryne Taylor

Publisher:Rodale Books

ISBN:1623367425

Total Pages:272

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Learn to eat well with more than 100 approachable and delicious meatless recipes designed for everyone—vegetarians, vegans, and meat-eaters alike—with substitutions to make meals special diet–friendly (gluten-free, dairy-free, and egg-free) whenever possible. The path to a healthy body and happy belly is paved with real food—fresh, wholesome, sustainable food—and it doesn’t need to be so difficult. No one knows this more than Kathryne Taylor of America’s most popular vegetarian food blog, Cookie + Kate. With brand-new, creative recipes, Taylor inspires you to step into the kitchen and cook wholesome plant-based meals, again and again. She’ll change your mind about kale and quinoa, and show you how to make the best granola you’ve ever tasted. You’ll find make-your-own instant oatmeal mix and fluffy, naturally sweetened, whole-grain blueberry muffins; hearty green salads and warming soups; pineapple pico de gallo; healthier homemade pizzas; and even a few favorites from the blog. Of course, Love Real Food wouldn’t be complete without plenty of stories starring Taylor’s veggie-obsessed, rescue dog sous-chef, Cookie! Taylor celebrates whole foods by encouraging you not just to “eat this,” but to eat like this. Take it from her readers: you’ll love how you feel.

My Bombay Kitchen

Author:Niloufer Ichaporia King

Publisher:Univ of California Press

ISBN:9780520933378

Total Pages:360

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Chef Samin Nosrat’s Top Ten Favorite Books for Vulture? Winner, 2008 James Beard Foundation Book Award in Asian Cooking The Persians of antiquity were renowned for their lavish cuisine and their never-ceasing fascination with the exotic. These traits still find expression in the cooking of India's rapidly dwindling Parsi population—descendants of Zoroastrians who fled Persia after the Sassanian empire fell to the invading Arabs. The first book published in the United States on Parsi food written by a Parsi, this beautiful volume includes 165 recipes and makes one of India's most remarkable regional cuisines accessible to Westerners. In an intimate narrative rich with personal experience, the author leads readers into a world of new ideas, tastes, ingredients, and techniques, with a range of easy and seductive menus that will reassure neophytes and challenge explorers.

The Tailgating Cookbook

Author:Bob Sloan

Publisher:Chronicle Books

ISBN:1452133077

Total Pages:272

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The only thing that compares with America's obsession with sports is our passion for eating. No wonder tailgating is a national pastime. Whether it's football, baseball, NASCAR, or the kid's soccer gameone thing is certain: have parking lot, will cook. Hungry spectators need look no further than The Tailgating Cookbook for sizzling recipes guaranteed to please. Packed with burgers and brats, chili and stew, tasty kabobs, ideal side dishes, desserts, and drinks to go with them, anyone can turn their simple hot-dog-and-beer party into a gastronomical glutton-fest of tasty delights. With expert tips on equipment, prep-ahead, timing, food storage, tailgating etiquette (try not to play Ozzy's Crazy Train too loud), and scoring the perfect spot to hunker down, this part cookbook/part handbook will get the party started, whether it's just two guys chomping hoagies or a multigenerational group of fans with a setup worthy of a professional kitchen. Two, Four, Six, Eight, We Love to Tailgate!

Red, White, and 'Que

Author:Karen Adler,Judith Fertig

Publisher:Running Press

ISBN:0762461306

Total Pages:224

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This new title from the authors of The Gardener and the Grill is backyard grilling like never before, with an emphasis on the fruits and vegetables usually neglected in favor of steak or barbecued chicken. Each recipe makes the most of seasonal American ingredients and flavors like bourbon, bacon, blackberries, country ham, maple syrup, pomegranates, craft beer, pecans, and sweet onions. In the winter, you can make Ember-Roasted Brussels Sprouts basted with browned butter or Barbecuer's White Bean Cassoulet, and in the warmer months, Planked Chicken Breasts with Chile Lime Sofrito, Root Beer Ribs, and Grilled Banana Splits. And with inventive techniques such as ember roasting and flavored wood smoke, each recipe is perfect for date nights, family dinners, and tailgate parties. Celebrate the magic of flame-kissed food on the grill all year round, with vegetables straight from the American garden.

New York Off the Beaten Path®

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Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN:1493053582

Total Pages:256

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Whether you’re a visitor or a local looking for something different, New York Off the Beaten Path shows you the Empire State with new perspectives on timeless destinations and introduces you to those you never knew existed––from the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales. So if you’ve “been there, done that” one too many times, forget the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path.

New York Off the Beaten Path®

Author:Lillian Africano,Nina Africano,Bill Scheller,Kay Scheller

Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN:9780762752195

Total Pages:264

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Tired of the same old tourist traps? Take the road less traveled and uncover the hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales other guidebooks just don't offer. Off the Beaten Path® features the things you'd want to see—if only you knew about them! From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits, you'll say over and over again: “I didn't know that!” Discover a different side of the Empire State. Check out Wing’s Castle, the fabulously eccentric stone dwelling overlooking the Hudson Valley; prospect for “Herkimer diamonds” in Middleville; or stop in Elmira to see what Mark Twain called “the loveliest study you ever saw” (he should know—it was his). So if you've “been there, done that” one too many times, get off the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path.

Jacques Pépin Quick & Simple

Author:Jacques Pépin

Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN:0358352568

Total Pages:384

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250 of master chef Jacques Pépin's classic and timeless recipes for unexpectedly polished and satisfying meals with minimal prep and cleanup You don't need a kitchen brigade, decades-honed skills, or expensive ingredients to cook and eat like master chef Jacques Pépin. Just like the rest of us, he doesn't always have as much time or energy as he'd like to put together a satisfying meal. So, he came up with Jacques Pépin Quick & Simple, 250 recipes for surprisingly achievable, impressive fare. Covering homemade staples and every course, with tips for kitchen tools and equipment, pantry staples, and techniques to simplify and improve every dish you make, this foundational, classic collection is essential for every busy home cook who refuses to eat poorly. Dine on the Braised Short Ribs in Red Wine Sauce that Jacques is proud to serve, prepared in under an hour. Or, for healthier fare, Suprêmes of Chicken with Paprika comes together in under thirty minutes. Originally published as The Short-Cut Cook, this revised edition is a testament to Jacques' timeless food and advice, and now includes beautiful photographs.

Rhubarb Rhubarb

Author:Mary Jane Paterson,Jo Thompson

Publisher:Unbound Publishing

ISBN:1783528710

Total Pages:N.A

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‘Giggles, gardens and good grub – I love these girls and I love this book’ Davina McCall Rhubarb Rhubarb collects the witty, wide-ranging correspondence between Leiths-trained cook Mary Jane Paterson and award-winning gardener Jo Thompson. Two good friends who found themselves in a perfect world of cupcakes and centrepieces, they decided to demystify their own skills for one another: the results are sometimes self-deprecating, often funny, and always enlightening. Jo would find herself one day panicking about what to cook for Easter lunch: a couple of emails with Mary Jane and the fear subsided, and sure enough, a delicious meal appeared on the table. Meanwhile, Jo helped Mary Jane combat her irrational fear of planting bulbs by showing how straightforward the process can be. The book is full of sane, practical advice for the general reader: it provides uncomplicated, seasonal recipes that people can make in the midst of their busy lives, just as the gardening tips are interesting, quick and helpful for beginners. Mary Jane shares secrets and knowledge gathered over a lifetime of providing fabulous food for friends and family, while Jo’s expertise in beautiful planting enables the reader to have a go at simple schemes with delightful results.

Eight Weeks to Optimum Health, Revised Edition

Author:Andrew Weil, M.D.

Publisher:Knopf

ISBN:0307266060

Total Pages:320

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One of America's most brilliant and respected doctors gives us his famous program for improving and maintaining health—already the program of choice for hundreds of thousands. Eight Weeks to Optimum Health focuses all of Andrew Weil's expertise in both conventional and alternative medicine on a practical week-by-week, step-by-step plan, covering diet, exercise, lifestyle, stress, and environment—all of the aspects of daily living that affect health and well-being. And he shows how his program can be tailored to the specific needs of pregnant women, senior citizens, overweight people, and those at risk for cancer, among others. Dr. Weil has added the most up-to-date findings on such vital subjects as cholesterol, antioxidants, trans fats, toxic residues in the food supply, soy products, and vitamins and supplements, together with a greatly enhanced source list for information and supplies. Preventive in the broadest sense, straightforward, and encouraging, Eight Weeks to Optimum Health has proved to be, and in this updated version will continue to be, an essential book.

The Everyday Ketogenic Kitchen

Author:Carolyn Ketchum

Publisher:Victory Belt Publishing

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Total Pages:384

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Step into the kitchen of renowned food blogger and low-carb guru Carolyn Ketchum as she shows you how to create mouthwatering keto dishes in her new cookbook, The Everyday Ketogenic Kitchen. She delivers a delectable array of recipes from easy family favorites to more gourmet, "date night" fare. Each recipe is made from fresh, accessible, whole-food ingredients and is free of grains, gluten, and sugar. From breakfast to dessert and everything in between, these recipes will inspire readers to get into the kitchen and enjoy cooking, every day. With more and more people turning to the ketogenic diet to regain health, lose weight, or simply feel their best, low-carb, high-fat diets have established their place in the mainstream and have become an everyday way of life. With the diet's rising popularity comes a greater demand for recipes that entice the palate, excite the senses, and deliver satisfaction without starvation. The Everyday Ketogenic Kitchen answers that demand and shows people how to go beyond eggs, meat, and cheese and love the way they eat! The Everyday Ketogenic Kitchen will enable readers to break free from the constraints of modern dieting and put them on a path to lifelong heath with a keto-adapted lifestyle. Ketchum teaches how to create keto-friendly recipes that taste just as good, if not better than, their unhealthy counterparts. Her recipes allow people to enjoy the taste, freedom, and sustainability of the keto way--without the restriction of typical fad diets. The Everyday Ketogenic Kitchen includes 150 step-by-step recipes with full-color photos, a simple guide to getting started, tips and tricks on mastering keto cooking and baking, shopping lists, and much more! Sample recipes include: • Cream Cheese Waffles • Red Wine Braised Short Ribs • Sautéed Green Beans with Crispy Prosciutto • Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheese Soup • Brown Butter Ice Cream • Easy Peanut Butter Cups For aspiring home cooks, kitchen warriors, and anyone else looking for new and delicious low-carb dishes, The Everyday Ketogenic Kitchen is a must-have!

San Francisco Chef's Table

Author:Carolyn Jung

Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN:1493007106

Total Pages:224

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Very few areas in the world offer more diversity than the San Francisco Bay Area, a place that is without a doubt, “foodie central.” One reason for the major influx of the finest chefs and their restaurants here is perhaps twofold. First, the resident foodies love to eat out, not to mention the 16 million tourists that also visit here with food at the top of their to-do list. The second reason is perhaps the fact that the Bay Area offers chefs an incomparable proximity to fresh, local, and organic ingredients with which to cook, which anyone who cooks can tell you make all of the difference in the end result. With recipes for the home cook from over 50 of the area's most celebrated eateries and showcasing over 200 full-color photos featuring mouth-watering dishes, famous chefs, and lots of local flavor, San Francisco Chef's Table is the ultimate gift and keepsake cookbook for both tourists and locals alike.

Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 2

Author:Julia Child

Publisher:Knopf

ISBN:0307958183

Total Pages:648

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The beloved sequel to the bestselling classic, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume II presents more fantastic step-by-step French recipes for home cooks. Working from the principle that “mastering any art is a continuing process,” Julia Child and Simone Beck gathered together a brilliant selection of new dishes to bring you to a yet higher level of culinary mastery. They have searched out more of the classic dishes and regional specialties of France, and adapted them so that Americans, working with American ingredients, in American kitchens, can achieve the incomparable flavors and aromas that bring up a rush of memories—of lunch at a country inn in Provence, of an evening at a great Paris restaurant, of the essential cooking of France. From French bread to salted goose, from peasant ragoûts to royal Napoleons, recipes are written with the same detail, exactness, and clarity that are the soul of Mastering the Art of French Cooking.

My Lost Poets

Author:Philip Levine

Publisher:Knopf

ISBN:045149329X

Total Pages:224

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Essays, speeches, and journal entries from one of our most admired and best-loved poets that illuminate how he came to understand himself as a poet, the events and people that he wrote about, and the older poets who influenced him. In prose both as superbly rendered as his poetry and as down-to-earth and easy as speaking, Levine reveals the things that made him the poet he became. In the title essay, originally the final speech of his poet laureate year, he recounts how as a boy he composed little speeches walking in the night woods near his house and how he later realized these were his first poems. He wittily takes on the poets he studied with in the Iowa Writing Program: John Berryman, who was his great teacher and lifelong friend, and Robert Lowell, who was neither. His deepest influences--jazz, Spain, the working people of Detroit--are reflected in many of the pieces. There are essays on Spanish poets he admires, William Carlos Williams, Wordsworth, Keats, and others. A wonderful, moving collection of writings that add to our knowledge and appreciation of Philip Levine--both the man and the poet.

The All-American Cowboy Cookbook

Author:Ken Beck,Jim Clark

Publisher:Thomas Nelson

ISBN:1418574732

Total Pages:256

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Real cowboys can ride, shoot, rope . . . and cook! Whether they are riding the range under a blazing Texas sun or a cool Montana moon, or working on a hollywood sound stage, cowboys and cowgirls can work up a hearty appetite. The All-American Cowboy Cookbook is filled to the brim with favorite recipes from the country's most famous western stars?from the Silver Screen and television to rodeo heroes and cooks on real working ranches, as well as recipes from some of the best cowboy balladeers ever to lasso a microphone. Inside you will find a variety of cowboy fare?from John Wayne's favorite grits recipe to James Arness's Gunsmokin' Chili and Clint Eastwood's Spaghetti Western. Here too are chicken and dumplings from Roy Rogers, chilies rellenos from James Garner, and cherished family recipes from Annie Oakley star Gail Davis. There's much more including a breakfast delight from Gregory Peck, Walter Brennan's clam showder, and Gene Autry's delicious peanut butter pie. Singers George Strait, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, and Michael Martin Murphey are among those who have shared their mouth-watering recipes. And your taste buds will giddyup for recipes from Brooks & Dunn, Patsy Montana, Randolph Scott, the Sons of the Pioneers and a corral full of more than 150 other cowboy stars. Loaded with nearly 200 classic photographs and saddlebags full of Old West memories and fun trivia teasers, The All-American Cowboy Cookbook is sure to cause a stampede to the dinner table when you holler, "Come and git it!"

Bloom

Author:Kenneth Oppel

Publisher:HarperCollins

ISBN:1443450332

Total Pages:320

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The first book in bestselling author Kenneth Oppel’s explosive new trilogy It was just rain. But after the downpour, odd black plants begin to shoot up. Suddenly— They. Are. Everywhere. They take over fields and twine around houses. They bloom and throw off toxic pollen—and feed. Strangely, three Salt Spring Island teens seem immune. Anaya, Petra and Seth. What’s their connection? What’s their secret? A week ago, they wouldn’t have thought they had one. But they’d better figure it out fast—the invasion has already begun.

Cassell's household guide

Author:Cassell Ltd.

Publisher:Рипол Классик

ISBN:5871686079

Total Pages:N.A

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Being a complete encyclopaedia of domestic and social economy and forming a guide to every department of practical life

Allergy-Free and Easy Cooking

Author:Cybele Pascal

Publisher:Ten Speed Press

ISBN:1607742926

Total Pages:176

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A collection of 75 completely allergen-free recipes ready in 30 minutes or less, perfect for food allergic kids and busy professionals who need to get meals on the table swiftly. With her acclaimed cookbooks and loyal following, Cybele Pascal has been pioneering allergy-friendly cooking for more than a decade. As the mother of two kids with food allergies, Pascal knows the value of weeknight-friendly allergy-free recipes that can be prepped and on the table in half an hour without sacrificing flavor or texture. Through adept ingredient substitutions and easy-to-follow techniques, Pascal excels at providing enticing recipes that steer clear of the top eight allergens and appeal to home cooks who need to avoid dairy, eggs, wheat, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, and sesame. Pascal’s allergy-friendly versions of favorites like Creamy Mac ‘n’ “Cheese,” Buffalo Wings with Ranch Dressing, Chicken Mole Soft Tacos, Gnocchi, Deep Dish Pizza with Italian Sausage, and Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry have all the appeal of the originals, and are perfect for food allergic kids and busy professionals. Allergy-Free and Easy Cooking is a delightful solution that will help you get flavorful, safe meals on the table swiftly.