Classic Recipes for Modern People

Chef brothers Max and Eli Sussman are back with their fourth cookbook, Classic Recipes for Modern People, featuring over 75 recipes that reimagine classic dishes from their childhood and yours, with a little humor baked in along the way.

Classics Recipes for Modern People is the definitive collection of classic recipes that have been reinvented, rejiggered, reordered, and re-created by Max and Eli Sussman. They believe that recipes should be ever expanding and evolving, a philosophy they practice in both their professional and home kitchens. That a dish “no matter how classic and iconic—has the ability to morph into something new and fantastic.”

Divided into eight sections like “Classics from Our Childhood,” TV Dinner Classics,” “Future Classics,” and “Breakfast Classics” readers will find reinvented dishes inspired by Max and Eli’s childhood in Detroit, the frozen food aisle, followers on social media, and more. Everything old is new again – tastier, bolder, and better. Welcome to the new classics.

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Tiny Food Party!: Bite-Size Recipes for Miniature Meals

Hors d’oeuvres have a reputation for requiring frou-frou ingredients that are difficult to identify—let alone locate in a grocery store. (When’s the last time you ate an amuse-bouche at home?) It’s about time for an appetizer cookbook that has fun with the concept of tasting an entire meal in one bite!

With Tiny Food Party!, Teri Lyn Fisher and Jenny Park share super quick and easy recipes for little bite-size munchies—delightfully miniature versions of all your favorite foods! Thinly slice shallots, batter and fry ’em, add with a creamy buttermilk ranch sauce, and you’ve got dainty Bite-Size Onion Rings. Use mini cupcake tins to bake up sweet Little Cheesecakes! Or fill small rectangles of pie dough with Nutella and marshmallow, bake until crispy, decorate with icing—and sprinkles, of course—and you’ve got irresistibly charming Mini Homemade Pop Tarts.

Tiny Food Party! includes Adorable Appetizers, Itty Bitty Entrees, Pint-Size Desserts, and Teeny-Tiny Cocktails that you can serve in shot glasses or tea cups. With full-color photographs of every single recipe plus tips and tricks for seriously downsizing your favorite recipes scattered throughout, this lighthearted little cookbook is lots of fun!

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Ronco FD1005WHGEN 5-Tray Electric Food Dehydrator

Save money and time by creating your own healthy or low carb snacks quickly and easily at home with the Ronco FD1005WHGEN 5-tray food dehydrator. It’s a snap to whip up a batch of beef or turkey jerky, banana, pineapple or apple snacks, dried vegetables or herbs, homemade yogurt – or so much more. The included instructional booklet tells you how.

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Ani’s Raw Food Essentials: Recipes and Techniques for Mastering the Art of Live Food

Want to go raw, but not sure how to start? Ani’s Raw Food Essentials offers easy transitional recipes–using the equipment you already have in your kitchen. Looking for innovative meals that are healthy and delicious? Ani offers everything from comfort classics like nachos and burgers to more gourmet dishes like risotto, angel hair pasta, and her you-won’t-believe-they’re-raw desserts. Ani’s Raw Food Essentials once again proves that you don’t have to sacrifice taste to reap the benefits of raw foods and a greener lifestyle.

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Practically Raw: Flexible Raw Recipes Anyone Can Make

There’s nothing crude about this raw cuisine. Now the vibrant, fresh flavor and abundant nutritional benefits of raw cuisine are available to anyone, any way you live!

Practically Raw’s revolutionary practicality and flexible approach let you enjoy Chef Amber’s delicious vegan dishes your own way, according to your budget and taste, every day or every once in a while, and as raw — or cooked — as you like.

Certified raw chef Amber Shea has designed these recipes to be made with ordinary equipment and ingredients, and with the flexibility of many substitutions, cooking options, and variations. Ideal for beginners as well as seasoned raw foodists, Practically Raw has something for everybody, whether you want to improve your health and longevity, cope with food sensitivities, or simply eat fresher, cleaner, and better!

Chef Amber’s creative, satisfying recipes include:

  • Almond Butter Sesame Noodles
  • Vegetable Korma Masala
  • Fiesta Taco Roll-Ups
  • Primavera Pesto Pizza
  • Maple-Pecan Kale Chips
  • Cherry Mash Smoothies
  • Parisian Street Crepes
  • Warm Apple-Walnut Cobbler
This beautiful new full-color edition (previously published by Vegan Heritage Press) includes a pantry guide, menus, money-saving and make-ahead tips, and nutrition information.

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The China Study Cookbook: Over 120 Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes

The China Study, with 850,000 copies sold, has been hailed as one of the most important health and nutrition books ever published. It revealed that the traditional Western diet has led to our modern health crisis and the widespread growth of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Based on the most comprehensive nutrition study ever conducted, the book reveals that a plant-based diet leads to optimal health with the power to halt or reverse many diseases.

The China Study Cookbook takes these scientific findings and puts them to action. Written by LeAnne Campbell, daughter of The China Study author T. Colin Campbell, PhD, and mother of two hungry teenagers, The China Study Cookbook features delicious, easily prepared plant-based recipes with no added fat and minimal sugar and salt that promote optimal health.

From her Breakfast Home-Fry Hash and Fabulous Sweet Potato Enchiladas to No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars and Cheese(less) Cake, all of LeAnne’s recipes follow three important principles:

1. Optimal nutrition is based on eating food rather than nutrient supplements
2. The closer that foods are to their native states—prepared with minimal cooking, salting, and processing—the greater the long-term health benefits of eating them
3. It is best to choose locally and organically grown produce whenever possible

Filled with helpful tips on substitutions, keeping foods nutrient-rich, and transitioning to a plant-based diet, The China Study Cookbook shows how to transform individual health and the health of the entire family.

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The Recipe Writer’s Handbook, Revised and Updated

Praise for The Recipe Writer’s Handbook
Revised and Expanded

“Barbara Ostmann and Jane Baker are experienced food editors who know their stuff. To achieve success, a recipe must be written with impeccable accuracy and unambiguous clarity. The Recipe Writer’s Handbook achieves both objectives in full measure.”-Irena Chalmers, author and professional food writing lecturer at The Culinary Institute of America

“The First Edition of The Recipe Writer’s Handbook was a terrific resource, and this revised edition is downright indispensable. It is full of answers to questions about recipe style and substance. Ostmann and Baker have cooked up a delicious addition to any serious food writer’s desk.”-Mitchell Davis, Director of Publications, The James Beard Foundation

“Writing recipes is a tricky business, and anyone who wants to do so successfully should have this book. The tables, glossaries, and charts alone are worth the price, not to

mention the authors’ generous helpings of good, sound advice.”-John Willoughby, coauthor, Thrill of the Grill and How to Cook Meat

“The Recipe Writer’s Handbook is indispensable in the range and depth of information it offers both the novice and seasoned culinary writer. It contains everything you need to know-all beautifully organized and presented in a handy, easy-to-use format. Ostmann and Baker are masters of their trade!”-Paula Lambert, President of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, founder of the Mozzarella Company, and author of The Cheese Lover’s Cookbook and Guide

First Edition Nominated for Best Food Book, 1999 World Media Food Awards

This guidebook is one of few aimed at its select audience (professional food writers), but you don’t have to be a pro to appreciate it. It’s also a great resource for all of those self-publishing cookbook authors out there. Authors Barbara Gibbs Ostmann and Jane L. Baker, both experienced newspaper foodies, culled information from a fistful of sources (Williams Sonoma and Food & Wine among them) to create their guide. The results should be a relief both to food writers and to the cooks who rely on their recipes. The Recipe Writer’s Handbook addresses recipe-writing style, spellings of common (and not so common) ingredients, definitions of cooking terminology, and nutritional analysis. It stresses, above all else, accuracy, consistency, and clarity; it admonishes the recipe developer to assume nothing about what the readers know (apparently, one editor was asked by a reader how far to drop drop cookies; another got a call from a woman who wanted to know whether her new oven was preheated). Most interesting is the final section, in which food professionals wax philosophical on what makes a good recipe good.

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A History of Food in 100 Recipes

A riveting narrative history of food as seen through 100 recipes, from ancient Egyptian bread to modernist cuisine.
We all love to eat, and most people have a favorite ingredient or dish. But how many of us know where our much-loved recipes come from, who invented them, and how they were originally cooked? In A HISTORY OF FOOD IN 100 RECIPES, culinary expert and BBC television personality William Sitwell explores the fascinating history of cuisine from the first cookbook to the first cupcake, from the invention of the sandwich to the rise of food television. A book you can read straight through and also use in the kitchen, A HISTORY OF FOOD IN 100 RECIPES is a perfect gift for any food lover who has ever wondered about the origins of the methods and recipes we now take for granted.

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Vietnamese Food with Helen’s Recipes

This cookbook features authentic Vietnamese home cooking recipes with step-by-step photo instructions and links to video demonstrations on Youtube. The recipes have been tested by thousands of viewers of Helen’s Recipes Channel on Youtube with excellent results. See testers’ food photos here: http://iconosquare.com/tag/helenrecipes . Watch this book launch video to find out WHY this cookbook is a MUST-BUY: http://youtu.be/K2oBE4k_Kvk . E-book version is available at: http://danangcuisine.com/cookbook/

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The Nourished Kitchen: Farm-to-Table Recipes for the Traditional Foods Lifestyle Featuring Bone Broths, Fermented Vegetables, Grass-Fed Meats, Wholesome Fats, Raw Dairy, and Kombuchas

A cookbook from the author of the popular website Nourished Kitchen, featuring over 160 recipes based on the “traditional foods” philosophy of eating, which emphasizes whole grains, dairy, red meat, organ meats, and fermented foods.  

     The traditional foods movement is a fad-free approach to cooking and eating that emphasizes nutrient-dense, real food, and values quality, environment, and community over the convenience of processed, additive-laden products that are the norm on grocery store shelves. 
     Based on the research of Weston A. Price, who studied the diets of indigenous peoples to understand the relationship between nutrition and health, a traditional foods diet avoids processed ingredients, but allows meat, animal fat, and grains. It embraces cultured dairy, such as kefir and yogurt, that contain beneficial bacteria; fermented foods, such as sauerkraut and kombucha, that are rich in probiotics; and organ meats that are packed with vitamins and minerals. It also celebrates locally grown foods. By choosing ingredients from nearby sources, you create a stronger connection to your food, and have a better understanding what you’re eating and how it was produced. 
     In The Nourished Kitchen, Jennifer McGruther guides you through her traditional foods kitchen and offers more than 160 recipes inspired by  the seasons, land, and waters around her. In the morning, fuel up with Eggs Poached in Fiery Tomato Sauce. On a hot summer day, Cucumber Salad with Dill and Kefir is a cooling side dish, and on a chilly fall evening, Barley in Broth with Bacon and Kale offers comfort and warmth. Old-Fashioned Meat Loaf with Gravy makes a hearty family meal, while Chicken in Riesling with Peas can be the centerpiece of an elegant supper. Satisfy your sweet tooth with Maple-Roasted Pears, and quench your thirst with naturally fermented Vanilla Mint Soda. With the benefit of Jennifer’s experience, you can craft a loaf of Whole Wheat and Spelt Sourdough Bread and stock your kitchen with Spiced Sour Pickles with Garlic.
     The Nourished Kitchen not only teaches how to prepare wholesome, nourishing foods, but also encourages a mindful approach cooking and a celebration of old-world culinary traditions that have sustained healthy people for millennia. Whether you’re already a practitioner of the traditional foods lifestyle or simply trying to incorporate more natural, highly nutritious foods into your routine, you will find plenty to savor in The Nourished Kitchen.

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