The Mind-Body Makeover Project : A 12-Week Plan for Transforming Your Body and Your Life
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The Mind-Body Makeover Project

Assists in identifying personal obstacles to weight loss, offers a plan for achieving and maintaining a healthy body and attitude, and shares seven personal stories of those who have successfully used the program.

ph10 pâtisserie
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PH10: Patisserie von Pierre Hermé

PH 10, la manifeste du " Picasso de la pâtisserie ", du " Dior des desserts ". PH 10, la référence mondiale de la pâtisserie contemporaine. 10 chapitres, 600 pages, 300 recettes, 200 photographies : toutes les collections et les créations de Pierre Hermé sont dévoilées dans cet ouvrage pour la première fois. Entremets et tartes, chocolat, gâteaux de voyages et viennoiseries, desserts à l'assiette, tartes individuelles et petits gâtea...

The Asian Grandmothers Cookbook: Home Cooking from Asian American Kitchens
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The Asian Grandmothers Cookbook

Encompassing Chinese, Japanese, Indonesian, Vietnamese and Indian grandmothers, The Asian Grandmothers Cookbook: Home Cooking from Asian Kitchens by Patricia Tanumihardja (Sasquatch, Oct.) features 130 recipes the author culled from Asian grandmas. The author, a food writer who unfortunately never knew her grandmothers, was nonetheless drawn to writing about Asian grandmothers' recipes, finding that grandmas tend to be keepers of the...

New German Cooking: Recipes for Classics Revisited
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New German Cooking: Recipes for Classics Revisited

" This inspiring read includes a mouthwatering combination of the familiar (Bavarian pretzels, beer cheese soup, bratwurst, and apple strudel) with modern riffs such as green asparagus and aged-gouda dip; roasted parsnip salad with hazelnuts and blue cheese; and a simple chicken braised in riesling with onion, leeks, garlic, and green grapes. Those who have the culinary wherewithal to attempt cold-smoked venison carpaccio with pickle...

The Friendsgiving Handbook
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The Friendsgiving Handbook

"With this honest, smart, and encouraging guide, anyone can-and should!-host Friendsgiving. In 10 years of hosting, Emily Stephenson has seen it all, road testing the strategies and whittling down the best recipes for the happiest holiday of the year with your chosen family."—Kristen Miglore, author of Food52's Genius Recipes and Genius Desserts

In Winter's Kitchen: Growing Roots and Breaking Bread In the Northern Heartland
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In Winter's Kitchen: Growing Roots and Breaking Bread In the Northern Heartland

The explosive growth of the local food movement is hardly news: Michael Pollan's books sell millions and the spread of farm-to-table restaurants is practically viral. But calls for a “food revolution" come most often from a region where the temperature rarely varies more than a few degrees. In the national conversation about developing a sustainable and equitable food tradition, the huge portion of our population who live where the s...

Going Veggie: The Simple 30-Day Guide to Becoming a Healthy Vegetarian
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Going Veggie: The Simple 30-Day Guide to Becoming a Healthy Vegetarian

Yum! I bought this book because I'm a big fan of Trudy's blog, and it did NOT disappoint. I have no plans of becoming a full time vegetarian (I love bacon too much for that) but my New Year's resolution is to eat a lot more vegetables. This book is great for that. I've tried to become a vegetarian before and just ended up eating lots of cheese and bread, so it was really helpful to learn tips about what foods are the most nutrient de...

The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook: 101 Asian Recipes Simple Enough for Tonight's Dinner
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The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook

If you've never heard of Jaden Hair or cooked any of her online recipes, let me just tell you right here and now that her cookbook will not disappoint you. Full of amazing and beautiful full color photos for each recipe, you can decide what you want to make for dinner this week simply by feasting with your eyes. For years, I used this beef broccoli recipe I'd found online and when I tried Jaden's beef broccoli recipe, my husband simp...

Fig Heaven: 70 Recipes for the World's Most Luscious Fruit
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Fig Heaven: 70 Recipes for the World's Most Luscious Fruit

Most Americans recognize figs only from the thick, sweet, gummy filling of mass-produced cookies. But anyone who has relished the honeyed interior of a perfectly ripe fresh fig understands why the ancients so prized this fruit. Nowadays green and black fresh figs appear seasonally in supermarkets. Simmons recognizes that the prime time for fresh figs is brief, so her book includes recipes for both fresh and dried varieties in her com...