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The tools for a sustainable future continue to grow! In this book, Max and Eva Edleson offer a comprehensive guide for planning and building a practical, efficient and affordable wood-fired oven. The …
The tools for a sustainable future continue to grow! In this book, Max and Eva Edleson offer a comprehensive guide for planning and building a practical, efficient and affordable wood-fired oven. The barrel oven offers surprising convenience: It's hot and ready to bake in within 15-20 minutes, and maintaining it at a constant temperature is easy.
The barrel oven can be the seed for a small-scale baking enterprise or the heart of a community's wood-fired cuisine. All kinds of food can be baked in it, including bread, roasts, pizza, cookies, cakes, pies, casseroles and stews. Follow this step-by-step guide to transform local, low-cost materials and the sun's energy into good food.
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So what if filet mignon and foie gras are no longer on the menu? Diana Henry revives the lost art of home economics — making the most of what you have — combining it with today's desire for a sustainable table. She shows modern cooks that there is plenty of food for us to eat and enjoy without depleting our bank accounts and the planet's resources.
This cook's tour of recipes from around the globe is all about the great food you can make without spending a ton of money. With what's left from a simple Roast Chicken, make a fabulous Greek Chicken, Pumpkin, Feta & Filo Pie. Turn a bumper crop of tomatoes and basil into a satisfying Tomato & Pesto Tart. Thanks to a special section on less expensive cuts of meat, you'll soon be creating new family favorites from lamb shoulder, pork belly, skirt steak and the like.
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Who says vanilla isn't sexy? Harvested from the pods of beautiful and exotic orchids, vanilla is a delicious flavor …
Who says vanilla isn't sexy? Harvested from the pods of beautiful and exotic orchids, vanilla is a delicious flavor enjoyed by people all over the world. Pure Vanilla celebrates its unique taste with a stunning array of recipes, from cakes and cookies to custards and creams. Indulge in Glazed Vanilla Bean Doughnuts, Vanilla Cloud Cake, Vanilla Bean Meringue Kisses and Sea Salt Caramels. Cozy up with a bowl of Warm Vanilla Rice Pudding or a steaming mug of Malted White Hot Chocolate. Spread Golden Pear Vanilla Jam on your breakfast pastries or serve up a bowl of the world’s most popular ice cream flavor — all made from scratch.
With a complete history of vanilla from orchid to extract, Pure Vanilla provides the origins and tasting notes for all of today's varieties — plus 80 recipes and dozens of photographs. Also included are recipes for Homemade Vanilla Extract, Vanilla Sugar and Vanilla-Infused Liquors. So step aside, chocolate! It's time for Pure Vanilla.
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As folks like Michael Pollan and Joel Salatin have been preaching for years, commercial meat production isn't good f…
As folks like Michael Pollan and Joel Salatin have been preaching for years, commercial meat production isn't good for the animals, our bodies or the planet. Yet the organic, sustainably raised pork, beef and lamb one finds at supermarkets and specialty stores are often pricey, and the marketing labels can be beyond confusing. What if you just want to eat meat as healthfully and enjoyably as possible, all while sticking to a budget?
Uncle Dave's Cow: And Other Whole Animals My Freezer Has Known shows you how to find and evaluate local farmers, form a buying group, plan out cuts and quantities, store and preserve your purchases, and dish up an entire animal one part at a time. Author Leslie Miller, a busy Seattle mother who hails from a long lineage of Central Washington farmers, shows readers how to go whole hog (or cow, or goat, or lamb, for that matter) as she takes the reader along on her own educational journey – from the moment she locates and buys her first pig, all the way to her last forkful of tender pulled pork. Miller explores local farmers markets and 4-H fairs, talks to dedicated farmers and butchers, and explains how even her children connect to the cow in the freezer. By sharing her whole-food experiences, she allows readers to connect to the source of their food, while her 45 original recipes show how to cook mouthwatering meals from the abundance of whole animals.
Written with urban charm and a knife-sharp sense of humor, Uncle Dave's Cow is a friendly and accessible guide to sourcing and eating local meat for parents, foodies, and everyone who wants to learn how to be a well-prepared consumer and cook through to the bone.
The holidays are a time to celebrate and indulge in baked goods warm from the oven. Unfortunately for the gluten-sensitive, seasonal pleasures such as sugar cookies and mincemeat tarts have been off-l…
The holidays are a time to celebrate and indulge in baked goods warm from the oven. Unfortunately for the gluten-sensitive, seasonal pleasures such as sugar cookies and mincemeat tarts have been off-limits. Not anymore! Jeanne Sauvage, author of the popular blog Art of Gluten-Free Baking, has perfected 60 gluten-free recipes with all the flavors of their wheat-filled counterparts. Also included are tips on how wheat-free ingredients work and Sauvage's own gluten-free flour mix. With favorites like apple pie, plum pudding, rugelach, bûche de Noël—even a gingerbread house—everyone can pull up a chair to the holiday table with comfort and joy.
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There’s nothing better than a jar of homemade marmalade for the DIY-er with a yen for barely sweet spreads. When win…
There’s nothing better than a jar of homemade marmalade for the DIY-er with a yen for barely sweet spreads. When winter sets in, so does citrus season, opening up a world of possibilities for all kinds of sweet—and even savory—marmalades for spreading on toast and eating straight out of the jar. With half of its recipes devoted to marmalades of all stripes, the book also includes recipes that use marmalade.
With 50 recipes to choose from, try the Bitter Orange Marmalade with Rosewater and Almonds; Cherry Marmalade; Double Ginger Pear Marmalade; Red Onion Marmalade; and more. Recipes for buttermilk biscuits, brown soda bread, and rugelach all serve as excellent vehicles for the bittersweet preserves, and you can make a meal of it with Marmalade Roast Duck or Glazed Country Ham, among others.
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In The Ultimate Guide to Making Chili, Kate Rowinski shares her knowledge of this great dish and some of her favorit…
In The Ultimate Guide to Making Chili, Kate Rowinski shares her knowledge of this great dish and some of her favorite chili varieties. In a brief introduction to chili, Rowinski explores the origins of chili and different types of chilies, as well the fundamentals of creating a good “bowl of red.”
The focus of the Ultimate Guide, however, is chili recipes. From the tradition-rich Texas-style chili to vegan chili and chili tortilla soup, the wide variety of dishes offers something for everyone. Rowinski shares chili recipes featuring pork, turkey, chicken, beef and wild game, as well as a number of seafood and vegetarian varieties, along with some of the best side dishes a bowl of chili could wish for. With more than 75 recipes, this cookbook will have a dish for anyone who loves chili.
Now you can cleanse your system of toxins and reap the health benefits of a raw foodist’s expertise with minimal time and effort—and without breaking the bank! From Ulrika Davidsson, an advocate of gr…
Now you can cleanse your system of toxins and reap the health benefits of a raw foodist’s expertise with minimal time and effort—and without breaking the bank! From Ulrika Davidsson, an advocate of green living and healthy eating and one of Sweden’s best-selling cookbook authors, comes this tempting collection of raw dishes, many of them vegan, all of which can easily be prepared at home.
No diet on earth is more nourishing than a raw diet, and no other way of eating keeps you looking and feeling healthier your whole life long. As a working mother of two, Davidsson knows the value of time and the vital importance of eating well for increased energy levels. In addition to sharing some of the tastiest, quickest and healthiest recipes around, Davidsson details what and what not to eat and explains the nutritional science behind raw food and the detox diet so that you can live healthier and tailor your own diet to meet your nutritional needs.
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 val…
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.
"Farming is a world of its own," writes author and grass-based farmer Shannon Hayes, "tied more to the ebb and flow of nature than to the pulse of changing food trends." Take a passionate journey with…
"Farming is a world of its own," writes author and grass-based farmer Shannon Hayes, "tied more to the ebb and flow of nature than to the pulse of changing food trends." Take a passionate journey with The Grassfed Gourmet Cookbook through the lush, emerald-green fields of America's best pasture-based farms, where cattle, pigs, bison, goats, sheep, and poultry roam freely, eating what nature intended and acting on their natural instincts.
In The Grassfed Gourmet Cookbook, Hayes details her own journey from farmer to foodie and back to the farm again. She lays out, in simple terms, the nutritional, environmental, social, and animal-welfare benefits of grass-fed foods and offers simple strategies for finding and preparing grass-fed meats and dairy products, as well as foolproof techniques for getting the most out of your purchases.
Inside The Grassfed Gourmet Cookbook, you'll discover the unique flavors and distinct characteristics of foods that come from animals raised on pasture. You'll learn how meat and dairy products are meant to taste through a multitude of mouthwatering recipes, including Hayes' own and her favorites from other pasture-based farmers. Each recipe is carefully selected and tested, and geared toward home cooks who have a desire to eat healthy, home-cooked meals.
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