Whip up something wonderful in the kitchen using one of these cookbooks available at the library:
Author: Dominique DeVito
Publication Date: 2013-11-05
Between shopping, decorating, wrapping presents and entertaining, who has time to slave over the oven? This Christmas season you can dazzle your loved ones with a feast full of mouthwatering holiday dishes prepared with the slow cooker. Included are over 250 recipes from soups and stews to side dishes, desserts and even beverages. You’ll have every base covered to impress without the stress.
Author: Sara Kate Gillingham
Publication Date: 2014-10-07
· 50 essential how-to's, from preparing perfect grains to holding a chef’s knife like a pro
· 150 all-new and classic recipes from The Kitchn, including Breakfast Tacos, Everyday Granola, Slow Cooker Carnitas, One-Pot Coconut Chickpea Curry, and No-Bake Banana and Peanut Butter Caramel Icebox Cake
For Your Kitchen:
· A shopping list of essentials for your cabinets and drawers (knives, appliances, cookware, and tableware), with insider advice on what’s worth your money
· Solutions for common kitchen problems like limited storage space and quirky layouts
· A 5-minute-a-day plan for a clean kitchen
· Tips for no-pressure gatherings
· A look inside the kitchens of ten home cooks around the country, and how they enjoy their spaces
Author: Emily Ansara Baines
Publication Date: 2012-09-18
Bring Upstairs and Downstairs Fare to Your Table
Nibble on Sybil's Ginger Nut Biscuits during tea. Treat yourself to Ethel's Beloved Crepes Suzette. Feast on Mr. Bates' Chicken and Mushroom Pie with a room full of guests. With this collection of delicacies inspired by Emmy Award-winning series Downton Abbey, you'll feel as sophisticated and poised as the men and women of Downton when you prepare these upstairs and downstairs favorites. Each dish finds its roots within the kitchen of the grand estate, including:
•Mrs. Isobel Crawley's Smoked Salmon Tea Sandwiches
•Filet Mignon with Foie Gras and Truffle Sauce
•Walnut and Celery Salad with Pecorino
•Decadent Chocolate Almond Cake with Chocolate Sour Cream Icing
•Very Vanilla Rice Pudding
Author: Betty Crocker
Publication Date: 2013-03-26
Amazing cakes for every occasion—from all-time classics to contemporary favorites
Get ready for a stellar lineup of the most delicious cakes ever! From everyday treats to spectacular showstoppers, here are 200 recipes for snack cakes, layer cakes, decorated children's party cakes, rolled cakes, upside-down cakes, coffee cakes, pudding cakes, cheesecakes, cupcakes, and cake pops, balls, and bites. The options are nearly endless and sure to inspire your next occasion!
Author: Guy Fieri
Publication Date: 2014-05-06
In this rollicking cookbook, Guy Fieri shares his favorite tips, techniques, and recipes for outdoor cooking all through the year, whether you’re hosting a backyard barbeque, relaxing around the campfire, or tailgating on game day. Stuffed with original recipes, dozens of color photos, and loads of great tips, Guy On Fire is guaranteed to get your grill going with palate-pleasing appetizers, phenomenal main courses for meat, fish, poultry and vegetables, cool salads, and fabulous desserts.
Author: Lindsay S. Nixon
Publication Date: 2014-11-04
Bestselling vegan author Lindsay S. Nixon brings "healthy" and "holidays" together in her new book, Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings, filled with easy recipes that celebrate and define our favorite occasions throughout the year. From an elaborate, crowd-pleasing Thanksgiving, to a no-fuss, but dazzling New Year's Eve or cocktail party, to omnivore-approved potlucks such as Super Bowl Sunday, to summer fresh barbecues and picnics, and quick-fix casual dinner parties or lazy Sunday brunches with friends... Including more than 130 recipes, with new and old favorites, Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings guarantees you'll have healthy, festive, deliciously memorable meal, whatever you're celebrating!
Author: Leela Punyaratabandhu
Publication Date: 2014-05-13
Who can say no to a delicious plate of Pad Thai with Shrimp; a fresh, tangy Green Papaya Salad; golden Fried Spring Rolls; or a rich, savory Pork Toast with Cucumber Relish? Thai food is not only one of the most vibrant, wonderfully varied cuisines in the world, it also happens to be one of the tastiest, and a favorite among American eaters.
The good news is, with the right ingredients and a few basic tools and techniques, authentic Thai food is easily within reach of home cooks. Take it from Leela Punyaratabandhu, a Bangkok native and author of the popular Thai cooking blog She Simmers. In her much-anticipated debut cookbook, Leela shares her favorite recipes for classic Thai fare, including beloved family recipes, popular street food specialties, and iconic dishes from Thai restaurant menus around the world.