Good Eating’s Cocktail Recipes presents original recipes and innovative twists on classic cocktails from the Chicago Tribune’s award-winning food and drink writers, as well as from highly respected local bartenders. Included are tips on setting up a home bar, choosing the freshest ingredients, and creating the perfect mixed drink for yourself, family, and friends. Good Eating's Cocktail Recipes is a highly useful and easily searchable guide—pull it up on your Smartphone or keep it on a nearby tablet. Conveniently organized by base liquor, this book allows readers to explore their favorite spirits more extensively and to try exotic drinks through proven recipes. Whether cocktail aficionados favor vodka, rum, gin, tequila, brandy, or whiskey, or are intrigued by Campari, sherry, and absinthe, this book has it all. Emphasizing simplicity, this book offers a variety of drinks featuring two-or-three ingredients, such as Sidecars and Manhattans. But for the more adventurous sort, unique gourmet creations like the Orange Jazz (combining citrus-infused vodka with Jasmine tea) will satisfy any craving for craft cocktails. Good Eating's Cocktail Recipes is a fun, easygoing, and modern take on mixology, helping thirsty readers find easy yet creative approaches to fresh, artisanal drinks for any occasion.
Deck the table with dozens of Christmas treats from appetizers to eggnog! Good Eating’s Christmas Recipes is a quick and easy guide to preparing successful holiday dinners. This collection features the best Christmas Eve and Christmas Day recipes from the pages of the Chicago Tribune, from the traditional to the innovative. Full-color photography captures these dishes in mouthwatering detail. Featuring unique and creative entrees, appetizers, side dishes, and desserts, this book is perfect for anyone trying to expand their Christmas repertoire or seeking inspiration for the perfect holiday meal. Simple holiday treats and savory favorites are sure to make your table merry. Try: Potato Pierogi • Crustless Asaparagus Quiche • Cranberry-Kissed Sweet Potatoes • Curried Red Cabbage with Chestnuts • Reilly Christmas Brisket • Obama Family Chili • Walnut Horns • Butter Cookies • Classic Egg Nog • and much more
Perfect for home cooks looking to entertain, Good Eating's Party Snacks and Appetizers is a collection of recipes both sophisticated and fun, all of which have been hand-picked from 25 years of award-winning Chicago Tribune food writing. Easy to prepare and elegant in presentation, these snacks, appetizers, desserts, and cocktails are terrific for any occasion, including book clubs, dinner parties, summer soirees, and more. Born from the Chicago Tribune’s own test kitchen, the recipes feature friendly introductions and conversational tips from experienced food editors. All the recipes are easy to find and logically organized under the following categories: dips and spreads, snacks, appetizers and small plates, savory tarts and pizzas, salads, breads, scones and muffins, cookies and bars, desserts, nonalcoholic drinks, and cocktails. Good Eating's Party Snacks and Appetizers is a go-to resource every home cook should have on the shelf, at the ready to add variety to any party or gathering. With quick and unique recipes like "Artichoke and Pesto Pizza" to "Apricot and Yogurt Parfait with Salted Pistachio Brittle," your guests will never want to leave.
Bob Greene’s bestselling Get with the Program! showed hundreds of thousands of people how to make a habit of healthy living and fitness. Now, in The Get with the Program! Guide to Good Eating, Greene presents a blueprint for a lifetime of healthful eating, with detailed, easy-to-follow guidelines and 85 delicious recipes. Greene knows that you're not going to stick to an eating plan if you're bored or feeling deprived, so he's developed a program based on balance, moderation, flexibility, and variety. After you make the commitment to Get with the Program!, you'll discover the keys to boosting your metabolism. Next, you'll take the four steps to healthy eating, making one change at a time: eating a nutritious breakfast, setting an eating cut-off time, redistributing your calories, and making healthful food choices. Greene shows you how to determine the perfect way to eat for your unique needs, how to stock a healthy kitchen, how to dine out enjoyably, and how to “cheat” without guilt. Finally, there are eighty-five easy-to-prepare recipes that are as full of flavor as they are good for you. Try a Peaches and “Cream” Fresh Fruit Smoothie or some Buttermilk Blueberry Pancakes for breakfast. Salmon Burgers or Tomatoes Stuffed with Couscous, Cucumber, and Mint make a satisfying lunch, and how about Spinach Penne with Spicy Roasted Pepper Sauce or Baked Lemon Herb Halibut for dinner? Hungry for more? Satisfying soups, tasty side dishes (including luscious Mashed Potatoes), and tempting desserts, like airy Pavlova with Raspberry Sauce or Chocolate Almond Angel Food Cake, make healthful eating a pleasure. The Get with the Program! Guide to Good Eating is an effective and enjoyable approach to good health, good eating, and weight loss that you can trust.
The host of FOX’s My Kitchen Rules shares 130 recipes that bring back the pleasure of cooking and the wonder of connection into your home. For internationally known chef Curtis Stone, cooking is a pleasurable journey, not just a destination. In this wonderful book featuring his favorite dishes, Curtis inspires us to turn meal preparation into a joy rather a chore through delicious recipes, mouthwatering photographs, and handy make-ahead tips. He also shares plenty of heartwarming, personal stories from time spent in his kitchen and around the table with family and friends, reminding us that good food and a good life are intrinsically intertwined. His go-to recipes include: • Light meals: Roasted Beet and Quinoa Salad with Goat Cheese, Fennel, and Pecans; Weeknight Navy Bean and Ham Soup; Pork Burger with Spicy Ginger Pickles • Scene-stealing dinners: Porcini-Braised Beef with Horseradish Mascarpone, Herb-Crusted Rack of Lamb with Fennel, Potato and Zucchini Enchiladas with Habanero Salsa • Family-style sides: Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Chorizo, Butternut Squash with Sage and Brown Butter, Cheddar-and-Corn Cream Biscuits • Sweet treats: Cherry-Amaretto Lattice Pie, Rum Pound Cake with Lime Glaze, Chilled Yellow Watermelon Soup with Summer Berries • Favorite breakfasts: Crêpes with Homemade Ricotta and Maple-Kumquat Syrup, Smoked Salmon Omelet with Goat Cheese and Beet Relish, Maple Bran Madeleines • Satisfying snacks: Popcorn with Bacon and Parmesan, Bruschetta with Spring Pea Pesto and Burrata, Chocolate-Hazelnut Milkshake, and many more Praise for Curtis Stone “Curtis Stone loves to cook. Unlike so many chefs, cooking’s not a job to him. It’s a joy. And you feel that every time he slips behind a stove.”—Ruth Reichl
If you want to eat healthy without sacrificing flavor but are so busy that you often find yourself resorting to take-out or packaged convenience foods, this book is for you! Chef Jason Roberts shows how eating a rainbow of fruits and vegetables and other nutritious foods can fuel our bodies and minds—and still excite our palates!
When cooking with wine there is a complex interaction of flavors that enhance the end product and culinary achievement requires use of the finest ingredients, including selecting the perfect wine. Author Patricia Ballard, who conducted years of research to find the perfect wine for each recipe, guides readers in the techniques of cooking with wine and most importantly, which wine will give optimum results.
A cookbook and market guide from the nation’s premier neighborhood grocery store, featuring expert advice on how to identify the top ingredients in any supermarket and 90 vibrant recipes that make optimal use of the goods. San Francisco’s Bi-Rite Market has a following akin to a hot restaurant—its grocery goods and prepared foods have made it a destination for lovers of great food. In Eat Good Food, former chef turned market owner Sam Mogannam explains how to source and use the finest farm-fresh ingredients and artisanal food products, decipher labels and terms, and build a great pantry. Eat Good Food gives you a new way to look at food, not only the ingredients you buy but also how to prepare them. Featuring ninety recipes for the dishes that have made Bi-Rite Market’s in-house kitchen a destination for food lovers, combined with Sam’s favorite recipes, you’ll discover exactly how to get the best flavor from each ingredient. Dishes such as Summer Corn and Tomato Salad, Spicy String Beans with Sesame Seeds, Roasted Beet Salad with Pickled Onions and Feta, Ginger-Lemongrass Chicken Skewers with Spicy Peanut Dipping Sauce, Apricot-Ginger Scones, and Chocolate Pots de Crème will delight throughout the year. No matter where you live or shop, Sam provides new insight on ingredients familiar as well unique, including: • Why spinach from open bins is better than prepackaged greens • What the material used to wrap cheese can tell you about the quality of the cheese itself • How to tell where an olive oil is really from—and why it matters • What “never ever” programs are, and why you should look for them when buying meat More engaging than a field guide and more informative than a standard cookbook, and with primers on cooking techniques and anecdotes that will entertain, enlighten, and inspire, Eat Good Food will revolutionize the way home cooks shop and eat.