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Mark Bittman

Bestselling author Mark Bittman anthologizes his popular Matrix series in a boldly graphic new cookbook that emphasizes creativity, improvisation, and simplicity as the keys to varied cooking.For years, Mark Bittman has shared his formulas, recipes, and kitchen improvisations in his popular New York Times Eat column, in which an ingredient or essential technique is presented in different variations in a bold matrix. Accompanied by striking photographs and brief, straightforward instructions, these thematic matrices show how simple changes in preparation and ingredient swaps in a master recipe can yield dishes that are each completely different from the original, and equally delicious. In Mark Bittman’s Kitchen Matrix, Mark’s matrices come together to create a collection of over 400 flexible recipes covering vegetables, fruits, meats and chicken, and even desserts.  Whether you're cooking up soup (creamy, brothy, earthy, or hearty), freezing ice pops (in fruity, savory, creamy, or

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Gjelina: Cooking from Venice, California

Gjelina is Los Angeles's most talked-about restaurant, lauded by critics from London to New York to San Francisco and beloved by stars, locals, and out-of-towners alike for its seductive simplicity and eclectic Cal-Med menu from talented chef Travis Lett. This standout cookbook features 125 of the rustic and utterly delicious salads, toasts, pizzas, vegetable and grain dishes, pastas, fish and meat mains, and desserts that have had fans clamoring for a table since the restaurant burst onto the scene. More than 150 color photographs from acclaimed photographer Michael Graydon and stylist Nikole Herriott, plus a tactile, artisanal package, evoke the vibe of Venice Beach and the Gjelina (the G's silent) aesthetic, and showcase the beautiful plated food of Lett's ingredient-based, vegetable-centric cooking. This is the cookbook for the way we want to cook and eat now.

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The Complete America

This newly revised edition of The Complete America’s Test Kitchen TV Show Cookbook features all 16 seasons (including 2016) of the hit TV show in a lively collection offering more than 1,100 foolproof recipes, dozens of tips and techniques, and our comprehensive shopping guide to test kitchen–approved ingredients and equipment. All your favorites are here—from Coq au Riesling and Tuscan-Style Beef Stew to Whole-Wheat Pancakes, Foolproof New York Cheesecake, and Cherry Clafouti. With this newly revised and updated edition, you’ll have 16 years of great cooking and expertise from America’s most-trusted test kitchen.

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Taste of Home Ultimate 9 X 13 Cookbook: 375 Recipes for your 13X9 Pan

Grab the most versatile baking dish in your kitchen and cook up a family favorite tonight! With Taste of Home Ultimate 9X13 Cookbook you’ll find 425 bubbling casseroles, savory entrees, quick-fix sides, luscious desserts and tasty party starters—all made in a 9 X13-inch pan. From one-dish meals perfect for hurried weeknights to potluck specialties that feed a crowd, you can do it all in the super-size pan you know and love. Let Ultimate 9X13 Cookbook show you how!It’s here! A no-fuss cookbook that takes advantage of everyone’s favorite kitchen tool—the 9X13-inch pan! Taste of Home Ultimate 9 X13 Cookbook makes it easy to serve all the scrumptious dishes families crave. Brimming with hundreds of clever recipes exclusively for the 9X13 pan, this valuable collection offers tried-and-true favorites as well as exciting new creations home cooks are sure to adore! This brand-new title leaves other cookbooks behind by offering more than 400 Taste of Home recipes—all shared by today

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The Paleo Cupboard Cookbook: Real Food, Real Flavor

In her new book The Paleo Cupboard Cookbook, acclaimed food blogger Amy Densmore presents an all-new and personalized approach to Paleo cooking--allowing you to tailor each dish to your unique tastes. Amy puts the focus on flavor, teaching you how to combine easy-to-find ingredients to re-create the flavors you love in your favorite dishes - without the grain, gluten, and dairy.Whether you are looking to lose weight, avoid food allergies, or simply want to achieve optimal health, The Paleo Cupboard Cookbook gives you easy ways to eat delicious food, feel great, and experiment with new flavors! With over 145 mouthwatering recipes and 4 weeks of complete meal plans and shopping lists, The Paleo Cupboard Cookbook shows firsthand that living a real-food lifestyle doesn't mean sacrificing variety or taste. Recipes Include:Lemon Poppy Seed WafflesPaleo TortillasBLT Scallops with Herb MayoCajun Shrimp and GritsBreakfast PizzaTomato Basil Soup with Crispy ShallotsHo

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Make Mead Like a Viking: Traditional Techniques for Brewing Natural, Wild-Fermented, Honey-Based Wines and Beers

A complete guide to using the best ingredients and minimal equipment to create fun and flavorful brews Ancient societies brewed flavorful and healing meads, ales, and wines for millennia using only intuition, storytelling, and knowledge passed down through generations?no fancy, expensive equipment or degrees in chemistry needed. In Make Mead Like a Viking, homesteader, fermentation enthusiast, and self-described “Appalachian Yeti Viking” Jereme Zimmerman summons the bryggjemann of the ancient Norse to demonstrate how homebrewing mead?arguably the world’s oldest fermented alcoholic beverage?can be not only uncomplicated but fun. Armed with wild-yeast-bearing totem sticks, readers will learn techniques for brewing sweet, semi-sweet, and dry meads, melomels (fruit meads), metheglins (spiced meads), Ethiopian t’ej, flower and herbal meads, braggots, honey beers, country wines, and even Viking grog, opening the Mead Hall doors to further experimentation in fermentation and flavor.

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A Natural History of Wine

An excellent bottle of wine can be the spark that inspires a brainstorming session. Such was the case for Ian Tattersall and Rob DeSalle, scientists who frequently collaborate on book and museum exhibition projects. When the conversation turned to wine one evening, it almost inevitably led the two—one a palaeoanthropologist, the other a molecular biologist—to begin exploring the many intersections between science and wine. This book presents their fascinating, freewheeling answers to the question “What can science tell us about wine?” And vice versa.   Conversational and accessible to everyone, this colorfully illustrated book embraces almost every imaginable area of the sciences, from microbiology and ecology (for an understanding of what creates this complex beverage) to physiology and neurobiology (for insight into the effects of wine on the mind and body). The authors draw on physics, chemistry, biochemistry, evolution, and climatology, and they expand the discussion to in

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Simply Nigella: Feel Good Food

"Part of the balance of life lies in understanding that different days require different ways of eating . . ."Whatever the occasion, food-in the making and the eating-should always be pleasurable. Simply Nigella taps into the rhythms of our cooking lives with recipes that are uncomplicated and relaxed yet always satisfying.From quick and calm workday dinners (Miso Salmon; Cauliflower & Cashew Nut Curry) to stress-free ideas when feeding a crowd (Chicken Traybake with Bitter Orange & Fennel) to the instant joy of bowlfood for cozy nights on the sofa (Thai Noodles with Cinnamon and Shrimp), here is food guaranteed to make everyone feel good.Whether you need to create some breathing space at the end of a long week (Asian-Flavored Short Ribs), indulge in a sweet treat (Lemon Pavlova; Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pots), or wake up to a strength-giving breakfast (Toasty Olive Oil Granola), Nigella's new cookbook is filled with recipes destined to become firm favorites.Simply Nigella is the pe

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Christmas with Southern Living 2015: The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Cooking & Decorating

For over 30 years, Christmas with Southern Living has been the most dependable and up-to-date guide to the holidays. Now, for 2015, Christmas with Southern Living is all new: Included are special Hollywood and television show-inspired menus and décor ideas, and more than 100 recipes especially created for holiday cooking, baking, entertaining, and gift giving. Also included are dozens of kitchen tips and entertaining ideas. A special gifts-from-the-kitchen section includes simple but fun recipes for shareable foods, along with packing and storage information. With over 200 all-new full-color photographs to inspire you, as well as holiday decorations for inside and outside, including tabletops, wreaths, trees, centerpieces, and mantles, Christmas with Southern Living 2015, has everything you need to make your holiday memorable and spectacular.

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Atelier Crenn: Metamorphosis of Taste

The debut cookbook from the first female chef in America to earn two Michelin stars Atelier Crenn is the debut cookbook of Dominique Crenn, the first female chef in America to be awarded two Michelin stars—and arguably the greatest female chef in the country. This gorgeous book traces Crenn’s rise from her childhood in France to her unprecedented success with her own restaurant, Atelier Crenn, in San Francisco. Crenn’s food is centered around organic, sustainable ingredients with an unusual, inventive, and always stunning presentation. To put it simply, Crenn’s dishes are works of art. Her recipes reflect her poetic nature with evocative names like “A Walk in the Forest,” “Birth,” and “The Sea.” Even the dishes that sound familiar, like Fish and Chips, or Broccoli and Beef Tartare, challenge the expected with their surprising components and her signature creative plating. This impressive and beautiful cookbook by a chef who is often the only woman to be mentioned in

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Wine Quote Of The Day

I’ve always wanted to improve on the idea of living well, In moderation, wine is good for you – mentally, physically, and spiritually.

— Robert Mondavi

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