Make your own dried fruits, herbs, vegetables – even beef jerky and fruit roll-ups! Waring Pro makes it easy with a big 5-tiered, 620-watt Professional Dehydrator. An adjustable thermostat includes Fan Only, Low, Medium and High settings for more options, and a top-venting system efficiently draws moisture up and out for excellent results. Make snacks or preserve naturally nutritious homegrown foods to use in recipes all year long. Dried foods are expensive, and fresher is always better!
Alice Waters, the iconic food luminary, presents 200 new recipes that share her passion for the many delicious varieties of vegetables, fruits, and herbs that you can cultivate in your own kitchen garden or find at your local farmers’ market.
A beautiful vegetable-focused book, The Art of Simple Food II showcases flavor as inspiration and embodies Alice’s vision for eating what grows in the earth all year long. She shares her understanding of the whole plant, demystifying the process of growing and cooking your own food, and reveals the vital links between taste, cooking, gardening, and taking care of the land. Along the way, she inspires you to feed yourself deliciously through the seasons. From Rocket Salad with Babcock Peaches and Basil to Moroccan Asparagus and Spring Vegetable Ragout to Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic, Alice shares recipes that celebrate the ingredients she loves: tender leaf lettuces, fresh green beans, stone fruits in the height of summer, and so much more. Advice for growing your own fruits and vegetables abounds in the book—whether you are planting a garden in your backyard or on your front porch or fire escape. It is gleaned from her close relationships with local, sustainable farmers.
John T. Edge shares the recipes, special tips, and techniques. And what a menu-board: Tamarind-Glazed Fried Chicken Drummettes. Kalbi Beef Sliders. Porchetta. The lily-gilding Grilled Cheese Cheeseburger. A whole chapter’s worth of tacos—Mexican, Korean, Chinese fusion. Plus sweets, from Sweet Potato Cupcakes to an easy-to-make Cheater Soft-Serve Ice Cream. Hundreds of full-color photographs capture the lively street food gestalt and its hip and funky aesthetic, making this both an insider’s cookbook and a document of the hottest trend in American food.
For internationally known chef Curtis Stone, cooking is a pleasurable journey, not just a destination. In this wonderful book featuring 130 of his favorite dishes, Curtis inspires us to turn meal preparation into a joy rather a chore through delicious recipes, mouthwatering photographs, and handy make-ahead tips. He also shares plenty of heartwarming, personal stories from time spent in his kitchen and around the table with family and friends, reminding us that good food and a good life are intrinsically intertwined. His go-to recipes include:
• Light meals: Roasted Beet and Quinoa Salad with Goat Cheese, Fennel, and Pecans; Weeknight Navy Bean and Ham Soup; Pork Burger with Spicy Ginger Pickles
• Scene-stealing dinners: Porcini-Braised Beef with Horseradish Mascarpone, Herb-Crusted Rack of Lamb with Fennel, Potato and Zucchini Enchiladas with Habanero Salsa
• Family-style sides: Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Chorizo, Butternut Squash with Sage and Brown Butter, Cheddar-and-Corn Cream Biscuits
• Sweet treats: Cherry-Amaretto Lattice Pie, Rum Pound Cake with Lime Glaze, Chilled Yellow Watermelon Soup with Summer Berries
• Favorite breakfasts: Crêpes with Homemade Ricotta and Maple-Kumquat Syrup, Smoked Salmon Omelet with Goat Cheese and Beet Relish, Maple Bran Madeleines
• Satisfying snacks: Popcorn with Bacon and Parmesan, Bruschetta with Spring Pea Pesto and Burrata, Chocolate-Hazelnut Milkshake, and many more
Good Food, Good Life brings back the pleasure of cooking and the wonder of connection into your home.
Praise for Curtis Stone
“Curtis Stone loves to cook. Unlike so many chefs, cooking’s not a job to him. It’s a joy. And you feel that every time he slips behind a stove.”—Ruth Reichl
Organic, seasonal, farm-to-table food has become a huge movement–and conscious eating doesn’t stop with the family pet. With the increase in contamination scares of manufactured pet foods and the inclusion of preservatives, grains, and fillers with low-nutrient value, many pet owners are looking for solutions to the issue of what to give their pets. The Healthy Homemade Pet Food Cookbook teaches you how to tailor your pet’s diet to their specific nutritional needs for better health and behavior. This book includes 75 recipes that you can make at home, nutritional information for every stage of your pet’s life from puppy or kitten to adulthood, meal plans, healthy snacks and treats, and suggestions for supplementing store bought food with homemade ingredients. The switch from store bought to homemade pet food doesn’t have to be hard or expensive. The Healthy Homemade Pet Food Cookbook makes switching your pet over to a homemade diet comfortable, safe, and inexpensive.
Lunch is Ready on Your Schedule
Desktop dining is looking up! The Crock-Pot Lunch Crock Food Warmer is a lunch tote and food warmer in one that warms while you work for delicious on-the-go meals that are ready when and where you are. Food can now be as warm, comforting and flavorful as home cooking with this handy appliance that heats low and slow to transform leftovers, soups, oatmeal and any number of favorites into amazing meals away from home.
Features and Benefits
Superior portability features include an outer lid, cool-touch exterior, easy-carry handle and cord storage. Its 20-ounce capacity is perfect for a personal, portion-sized meal. Cleaning is simple with the removable, dishwasher-safe food storage container and lid. For added convenience, leave the warming base at your destination and use the removable food container with lid to transport food to and from your home. The Lunch Crock is also great for use in a dorm room, to warm party dips at any gathering and to re-heat small meals at home.
Three Steps to a Delicious Lunch
With its travel-friendly design, the convenient and easy to use Lunch Crock allows you to take a variety of food on-the-go for a tasty lunch. Simply fill the Lunch Crock, take it with you when you head off to work and plug it in to warm your meal on your schedule.
From the creators of the New York Times bestseller Paleo Slow Cooker comes a collection of slow cooker recipes that offer affordable, convenient meals without artificial additives or processed foods. Eat only the most delicious, nourishing ingredients and follow simple, fix-and-forget meal preparations with The Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook.
- 150 healthy twists on slow cooker classics like Cheese Fondue, Texas-Style Pulled Pork, and Sage and Pumpkin Mac ‘n’ Cheese
- “Fix-and-forget” recipes that require less than 15 minutes of prep time and no interruptions in the cooking process
- Helpful tips and tricks for cooking with fresh, whole food ingredients, including delicate herbs and seafood
- Nutritional information to help you keep track of calories, fat, protein, carbs, sugar, and sodium
- Recipe tips that highlight ingredients that pack a nutritional punch, like coconut oil, kale, and more
The Food52 Cookbook was named one of the Best Cookbooks of 2011. Now Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, the pioneers of the online community cookbook return with a second helping of delicious, seasonal recipes from the country’s most inventive home cooks.
Since ancient times, humans have understood the powerful link between natural foods and good health. While the foods of our ancestors helped the body heal and thrive, the chemically altered, nutritiously void food of today does more harm to our bodies than we ever thought possible.