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Edible Wild Mushrooms of Illinois and Surrounding States

Edible Wild Mushrooms of Illinois and Surrounding States

Lavishly illustrated with nearly three hundred gorgeous full-color photos, this engaging guidebook carefully describes forty different edible species of wild mushrooms found around Illinois and surrounding states, including Iowa, Wisconsin, Missouri, Indiana, and Kentucky. With conversational and witty prose, the book provides extensive detail on each edible species, including photographs of potential look-alikes to help you safely identify and avoid poisonous species. Mushroom lovers from Chicago to Cairo will find their favorite local varieties, including morels, chanterelles, boletes, puffballs, and many others. Veteran mushroom hunters Joe McFarland and Gregory M. Mueller also impart their wisdom about the best times and places to find these hidden gems. Edible Wild Mushrooms of Illinois and Surrounding States also offers practical advice on preparing, storing, drying, and cooking with wild mushrooms, presenting more than two dozen tantalizing mushroom recipes from some of the best restaurants and chefs in Illinois, including one of Food & Wine magazine's top 10 new chefs of 2007. Recipes include classics like Beer Battered Morels, Parasol Mushroom Frittatas, and even the highly improbable (yet delectable) Morel Tiramisu for dessert. As the first new book about Illinois mushrooms in more than eighty years, this is the guide that mushroom hunters and cooks have been craving. Visit the book's companion website at www.illinoismushrooms.com.

Everybody's San Francisco Cookbook

Everybody's San Francisco Cookbook

An exciting celebration of San Francisco's vibrant ethnic cuisine, revealing the secrets of cooking the city's global dishes. Features the foods of Italy, India, China, Southeast Asia, Latin America, and much more. Demystifies ethnic cooking, featuring recipes, menus, a glossary of ingredients and where to find them in the Bay Area, making it easy to get started cooking the city's favorite foods.

Fine Cooking Soups & Stews: No-Fail Recipes for Every Season

Fine Cooking Soups & Stews: No-Fail Recipes for Every Season

Fine Cooking Soups & Stews: No-Fail Recipes for Every Season Soup as a meal is comfort at its best, regardless of the season. In fact, 4 in 10 consumers eat soup as a meal at home at least once a week. Helping to boost the soup as a meal concept is the availability of ethnic flavors, vegetarian and healthy options, and filling ingredients to make soups blackberries substantial. And with the busy mom looking for homemade meals to feed her family, soup is the perfect answer, since most recipes can be cooked and frozen and ready for any night of the week. The recipes in Fine Cooking Soups & Stews feature foolproof favorites and modern twists, from first-course soups with sophisticated flavors to can't-fail classics and non-meat options to hearty chilis and chowders. Home cooks will anche learn tips and secrets from the pros, as well as shortcuts and advice prepping for make-ahead options, so they can make soup any season and any night of the week.

Vegan Holiday Cooking from Candle Cafe

Vegan Holiday Cooking from Candle Cafe

This collection of vegan holiday recipes—the first of its kind from award-winning chefs—elevates plant-based fare to a new level. With fresh, inventive menus for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Eve, Lunar New Year, Super Bowl Sunday, Valentine's Day, Passover, Easter, Cinco de Mayo, and Independence Day, this cookbook blends favorite traditions with a modern sensibility. Tantalizing dishes include Sweet Potato Latkes with Almond Crème Fraîche for Passover; Porcini-Crusted Seitan with Glazed Cipollini Onions and Mushroom Gravy for Thanksgiving; and Red, White, and Blue Margaritas for the Fourth of July. Now home cooks can entertain in the spirit of New York’s premier vegan restaurants, Candle Cafe, Candle 79, and Candle Cafe West. With forewords by Alicia Silverstone and Laura and Woody Harrelson, plus sumptuous photography throughout, this festive cookbook invites vegans and omnivores alike to gather around the holiday table and enjoy. From the Hardcover edition.

Cooking the Whole Foods Way

Cooking the Whole Foods Way

The revised and updated edition of the popular, whole foods cookbook-with more than 80 new recipes...now 100% vegan! With a dash of fun, Christina Pirello introduces whole foods cooking, inviting health-conscious readers to cut out processed and chemically enhanced food, as well as dairy, sugar, and meat, and embrace fruit, whole grains, vegetables, and beans. From savory soups to innovative entrées and delectable desserts, here are more than 500 recipes and ideas for wholesome, gourmet eating. With tips on meal planning, a shopping guide, product resource list, and extensive glossary, Christina makes healthy eating a most delicious adventure.

Quick Healthy Recipes

Quick Healthy Recipes

The author searched out quick healthy recipes, the tried and true favorites of her friends around the world. We’re busy, time is precious, and we value our health, but we don’t have hours to spend in the kitchen. The cookbook includes health information focusing on food and how to reduce stress, as well as recipes for every type of meal. Readers can save cooking time and do a good deed: All profits go to the Open Doors Literacy Project. Dr. Kimball is the editor or author of 12 other books. Here’s the Table of Contents: Appetizers page 3 Salads page 10 Veggies page 20 Soups page 24 Veggie Main Dishes page 28 Meat Main Dishes page 44 Fish Main Dishes page 50 Bread page 54 Deserts page 58 Drinks page 68 Other Quick Healthy Recipe Sources page 72 Health Tips page 73

Cooking for a Crowd

Cooking for a Crowd

A revised and expanded edition of the classic entertainment cooking guide provides a wealth of menus, do-ahead recommendations, and recipes for larger groups, providing in the latest volume a variety of customizable options for special and holiday occasions. Original.

The Wine-Lover's Holidays Cookbook

The Wine-Lover's Holidays Cookbook

A treasury of holiday cooking ideas, with 13 menus featuring recipes and wine selections. Includes Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah, New Year's, Easter, Passover, and the Fourth of July. Cuisine is drawn from various regions of the U.S. for holiday entertaining.

Seriously Simple Parties

Seriously Simple Parties

From the author of Seriously Simple comes another collection of enticing recipes and useful tips that will help make throwing a party just as much fun as attending one. Using straightforward ingredients, minimized prep time, and streamlined cooking techniques, hosts can serve festive meals with ease. Sample menus—organized seasonally for a variety of groups and occasions—and mix-and-match recipes for every course allow cooks of every skill level to make merry year-round. With great advice on everything from stocking a party pantry to setting an elegant table, plus vivid photos that will entice party planners into the kitchen, this book gives everyone a reason to celebrate.

The White House Cook Book

The White House Cook Book

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfectionssuch as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed worksworldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: ++++ The White House Cook Book: Cooking, Toilet And Household Recipes, Menus, Dinner-giving, Table Etiquette, Care Of The Sick, Health Suggestions, Facts Worth Knowing, Etc., Etc., The Whole Comprising A Comprehensive Cyclopedia Of Information For The Home Fanny Lemira Gillette, Hugo Ziemann Werner, 1894 Cookery, American

Saving Dinner

Saving Dinner

Certified nutritionist Leanne Ely has a simple philosophy: “Make it and they will come.” Dinner, that is. Take-out, opening a can, or microwave fare shouldn’t pass for a nice, healthy meal–and nothing can replace a family’s time together. Believe it or not, preparing dinner can be a stress-free endeavor. Even your time in the supermarket can be cut in half! Full of practical tips on simple, healthy meal planning, Saving Dinner is the ideal solution for today’s busy parents who would love to have their family sitting around the dinner table once again–sharing stories along with a nutritious meal. Efficiently divided by season, each section features six weeks of menus with delicious recipes, side dish suggestions, and an itemized grocery list that is organized by product (dairy, meat, produce) to make one-stop shopping a snap. Plus the book is packed with helpful hints and short cuts in the kitchen that make cooking easier and more fun. From Big Basil Burgers and Salmon Carbonara to Crockpot Chili and Spicy Apricot Chicken, Saving Dinner will have your family coming back to the table–and back again for seconds! Leanne Ely is considered the expert on family cooking and healthy eating. Between her popular “Heart of a Woman” radio show in Southern California and her weekly “Food for Thought” column on the ever-popular Flylady.net Web site, thousands of fans have already discovered Leanne’s secrets to easily prepared, well-balanced meals. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Italian Family Dining

Italian Family Dining

The author of the classic Italian Family Cooking teams up with his daughter to present an array of seasonal recipes, sharing stories that evince the family's Italian countryside heritage and explain how to prepare such dishes as Strawberry Flan, Grilled Duck Breast, and Mesclun Salad.