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The Crabby Cook Cookbook: Recipes and Rants

Introducing a very funny, slightly edgy, winning new kind of cookbook Jessica Harper―that Jessica Harper, star of Minority Report, Stardust Memories, Love and Death, Pennies from Heaven, and more―is a working mother of two who faces the same problems of every other woman who’s the designated home cook: How do you feed a family of picky eaters when you’re not crazy about being in the kitchen in the first place? A natural-born storytel...

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Mocktails, Punches, and Shrubs

What to drink when you're "not drinking"? Mix up refreshing mocktails with more than 80 unique, delicious non-alcoholic drink options for everyday and any occasion. Michelin-starred celebrity chef Vikas Khanna has created a dazzling collection of non-alcoholic drink recipes, from herbal infusions to new combinations of teas, from tantalizing elixirs, smoothies, and slushies to the trendy shrubs—or drinking vinegars—now taking over th...

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Kombucha, Kefir, and Beyond

Fermented foods have taken the world by storm, largely due to their health and real food benefits. They help improve digestion, enable us to better assimilate vitamins and minerals, and strengthen the immune system. Of all fermented foods, drinks are some of the most versatile—and tasty! Think kombucha, kefir, and real ginger ale. Many of these items you can buy in the store, but making them at home is simple, economical, and even be...

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The Whoopie Pie Book

Make way, cupcakes—it’s whoopie pie time! Everyone is falling in love with America’s classic sandwich treat—two soft cookies with a creamy filling. Now, baker extraordinaire Claire Ptak, a pastry alum of Berkeley’s famed Chez Panisse and proprietor of Violet, her own baking company, takes the humble whoopie pie to new heights. Here are 60 irresistible recipes—made with fresh, seasonal ingredients—that show home bakers how to make the...

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Meeting the Dietary Needs of Older Adults

Older adults are a growing demographic group in the United States, and a range of physical, social, financial, and cultural factors affect their nutritional status. Metabolic and physiologic changes that accompany normal aging modify the nutritional requirements of older adults. An examination of evidence is needed to better understand how nutritional status is associated with aging and risk of mortality or chronic disease among olde...

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Tasty Fall Cooking

A pot of vegetable soup simmering on the stovetop, sips of warm spiced cider and the aroma of a golden turkey roasting in the oven...autumn has arrived, and it’s glorious! The season is filled to the brim with delicious reasons to get together with family & friends. In Tasty Fall Cooking, you'll find scrumptious tried & true recipes to suit every occasion...shared by home cooks from across the country. A breakfast of Happy Ap...

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Food Heroes: Sixteen Culinary Artisans Preserving Tradition

In Food Heroes, Georgia Pellegrini introduces readers to the lively stories of artisanal food devotees such as New York mushroom forager Marion Burroughs, French fig collector Francis Honore, fish missionary Jon Rowley in Washington State, and Ugo Buzzio in New York City, one of the last makers of traditional dry-cured sausages in the United States. Filled with colorful anecdotes, photographs, and recipes, this book offers an accessi...

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New Art of Cookery

Winner of the Jane Grigson Trust Award 2017 and the Aragonese Academy of Gastronomy’s 2017 Prize for Research New Art of Cookery, Drawn from the School of Economic Experience, was an influential recipe book published in 1745 by Spanish friary cook Juan Altamiras. In it, he wrote up over 200 recipes for meat, poultry, game, salted and fresh fish, vegetables and sweet things in a chatty style aimed at readers who cooked on a modest bud...

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Best Food Writing 2011

Food writing has exploded in the past decade; nowhere else is it as easy and enjoyable to catch the trends, big stories, and upcoming stars than in the annual Best Food Writing collection. From molecular gastronomy to the omnivore's dilemma, from meat-free to wheat-free to everything goes, there's something for every foodie in this acclaimed series. Best Food Writing 2011 once more authoritatively and appealingly assembles the finest...