Chowgirls Killer Party Food

Author: Heidi Andermack
Publisher: arsenal pulp press
ISBN: 1551526468
Size: 56.41 MB
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With an eye for style and appreciation for seasonal ingredients, the proprietors of Chowgirls Killer Catering, one of the Midwest's leading catering companies, share their inspired ideas for delicious appetizers, small plates, and cocktails that are perfect for home entertaining. Amy Lynn Brown and Heidi Andermack were early adopters of the local, organic, sustainable, and seasonal approach to cooking; their ethos is clearly reflected in this cookbook, which offers fun, elegant, and yet easy-to-prepare recipes arranged by season that will be the hit of your next social gathering. For your party to welcome spring, impress your guests with Spring Pea Toasts with Gouda, Mint-Crusted Lamb Chops, and Wasabi Crab Cakes. For that backyard summer fest, try Flank Steak Skewers with Chimichurri, Sweet Corn Risotto with Grilled Shrimp, and Gazpacho Jars. On that chilly fall gathering, offer the Grilled Sirloin with Farro Tomato Salad, Bacon-Pecan Tartlets, and Roasted Fall Vegetables with Saffron Aioli. And for that festive winter blow-out, make the Italian Beef Sliders, Crab & Green Chile Gratin, and Artichoke Tapenade. Then to wash it all down, make sure there's plenty of Mint Julep Sweet Tea, White Sangria, and Strawberry Basil Daiquiris! Andermack and Brown's shared passion for cooking and entertaining shines throughout this beautiful and inspiring cookbook. Their "righteous bites" will impress your guests with dazzling, organic, locally sourced recipes that show you care. Party on! Michigan-born Heidi Andermack and Kentucky-born Amy Lynn Brown co-founded Chowgirls Killer Catering in 2004. They both live in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with their respective families.

True Food

Author: Andrew Weil
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316215465
Size: 23.43 MB
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The #1 bestseller that presents seasonal, sustainable, and delicious recipes from Dr. Andrew Weil's popular True Food Kitchen restaurants. When Andrew Weil and Sam Fox opened True Food Kitchen, they did so with a two-fold mission: every dish served must not only be delicious but must also promote the diner's well-being. TRUE FOOD supports this mission with freshly imagined recipes that are both inviting and easy to make. Showcasing fresh, high-quality ingredients and simple preparations with robust, satisfying flavors, the book includes more than 125 original recipes from Dr. Weil and chef Michael Stebner, including Spring Salad with Aged Provolone, Curried Cauliflower Soup, Corn-Ricotta Ravioli, Spicy Shrimp and Asian Noodles, Bison Umami Burgers, Chocolate Icebox Tart, and Pomegranate Martini. Peppered throughout are essays on topics ranging from farmer's markets to proper proportions to the benefits of an anti-inflammatory diet. TRUE FOOD offers home cooks of all levels the chance to transform meals into satisfying, wholesome fare.

Tiny Food Party

Author: Teri Lyn Fisher
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 1594746931
Size: 15.35 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Hors d'oeuvres have a reputation for requiring frou-frou ingredients that are difficult to identify—let alone locate in a grocery store. (When's the last time you ate an amuse-bouche at home?) It's about time for an appetizer cookbook that has fun with the concept of tasting an entire meal in one bite! With Tiny Food Party!, Teri Lyn Fisher and Jenny Park share super quick and easy recipes for little bite-size munchies—delightfully miniature versions of all your favorite foods! Thinly slice shallots, batter and fry 'em, add with a creamy buttermilk ranch sauce, and you've got dainty Bite-Size Onion Rings. Use mini cupcake tins to bake up sweet Little Cheesecakes! Or fill small rectangles of pie dough with Nutella and marshmallow, bake until crispy, decorate with icing—and sprinkles, of course—and you've got irresistibly charming Mini Homemade Pop Tarts. Tiny Food Party! includes Adorable Appetizers, Itty Bitty Entrees, Pint-Size Desserts, and Teeny-Tiny Cocktails that you can serve in shot glasses or tea cups. With full-color photographs of every single recipe plus tips and tricks for seriously downsizing your favorite recipes scattered throughout, this lighthearted little cookbook is lots of fun!

Hungry Girl Happy Hour

Author: Lisa Lillien
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781429934596
Size: 60.30 MB
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Amazingly delicious guilt-free recipes for any fun-filled cocktail party! Margaritas and cosmos and mudslides, oh my! Blended drinks, mixed drinks, fruity drinks . . . any and every cocktail you desire is here in Hungry Girl Happy Hour, and they've all got HG's guilt-free guarantee! Also included are recipes for Hungry Girl's delicious, decadent, party-pleasing finger foods and appetizers. Indulge in: Cocoa-nut Banana Rum-ble Frenzy (188 calories) Hungry, Hungry Hurricane (132 calories) Blendy Bananas Foster (227 calories) Red Hot Cinnamon Shots (98 calories) Spiked Strawberry Shake (204 calories) Black Forest Jell-O Shot Desserts (49 calories) Plus: Buff Chick Hot Wing Dip (68 calories) De-Pudged Pigs in a Blanket (134 calories) Bacon-Bundled BBQ Shrimp (116 calories) . . . And much more!

Winter Cocktails

Author: Maria del Mar Sacasa
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 1594746648
Size: 78.12 MB
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When the days grow longer and the air gets crisp, it’s time to gather with friends for drinks that’ll put a rosy glow on your cheeks. In Winter Cocktails, María del Mar Sacasa and Tara Striano share more than 100 seasonal recipes for cold-weather cocktails, like Hot Buttered Rum, English Christmas Punch, Pumpkin-Bourbon Eggnog, Irish Coffee, Coquito, Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate, the Old-Fashioned (and the New-Fangled!), Mama’s Remedy, and the Kentucky Baby. Detailed, in-depth chapters cover hot toddies, mulled wines, and mulled ciders; spiked hot chocolates, eggnogs, coffees, and teas; punches and pitchers for serving a crowd; and chilled winter cocktails that have a magical warming effect. Foolproof recipes for infused liquors, simple syrups, and from-scratch ingredients like Fresh Tomato Juice and Homemade Sour Mix make it easy to craft drinks from the bottom up. Plus, you’ll find ideas for elegant cocktail party bites that make pairing drinks and snacks a snap. Party prep is a breeze thanks to guides to pantry and fridge basics, the well-stocked bar, must-have tools, serveware, and glassware, plus tips for sourcing local and hard-to-find ingredients. Beautiful and instructive step-by-step photos explain essential techniques like muddling, prepping garnishes, making ice molds, and opening champagne. Whether you’re throwing a party, lounging at a ski lodge, camping on a mountain, or just curling up with a good book on a blustery night, Winter Cocktails is sure to make the season bright.

The Dinner Party Cookbook

Author: Jenni Fleetwood
Publisher: Southwater
ISBN: 9781780193878
Size: 46.40 MB
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The ultimate resource of main course recipes for dinner parties, special occasions and entertaining, shown with over 800 step-by-step photographs.

Rich Food Poor Food

Author: Jayson Calton, PhD
Publisher: Primal Nutrition Incorporated
ISBN: 9780984755172
Size: 24.12 MB
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Profiling over 350 brand name products, offers guidance on making nutrient-rich food purchases and avoiding foods with chemical additives and other harmful ingredients, in a work organized by grocery store section.

Peter Callahan S Passed And Plated

Author: Peter Callahan
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 0553459716
Size: 57.21 MB
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"Venerated caterer Peter Callahan is credited with inventing the mini bites that are ubiquitous at high-end gatherings. But his events go far beyond that. In Passed and Plated, Peter compiles his 30 plus years of entertaining experience into one practical guide for serving visually stunning and palate-electrifying food in new ways. He invites us into his world of whimsy and wit, sharing brand-new signature hors d'oeuvres and expanding his repertoire for the first time to offer ideas for tablescapes, buffets, seated dinners, and bars. Peter brilliantly breaks down his high-end serving style with simplifications and shortcuts, enabling home cooks and those just starting out in the business to put on the coolest of parties. Along with stories about and amazing re-creations of actual events, the 100 original party tricks and recipes in this book will help the reader set the scene for a beautiful, conversation-filled gathering every time"--

Collector S Encyclopedia Of Cookie Jars

Author: Fred Roerig
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780891455639
Size: 25.85 MB
Format: PDF
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A comprehensive encyclopedia of cookie jars offers a retrospective of this popular pottery form with thousands of plates depicting a wide variety of jars

Plain Pottery Traditions Of The Eastern Mediterranean And Near East

Author: Claudia Glatz
Publisher: Left Coast Press
ISBN: 1629580902
Size: 40.57 MB
Format: PDF
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This volume reevaluates the role and social significance of plain pottery traditions in a range of early complex societies of the Near East and Eastern Mediterranean from both historically specific perspectives and from a comparative point of view.