The Art of Wood Fired Cooking
Mugniani founded the first school dedicated to wood fired cooking, and shares in this book her methods for properly firing a pizza oven. Includes recipes for pizzas, breads, seafood, pastas and more. Colour photos. Softcover, 192 pp. $22.95.
The Pressure Cooker Cookbook
The history of the pressure cooker is fascinating and Laura Washburn makes it even more so with her charming stories and delicious recipes. The Pressure Cooker Cookbook has so much to offer and appeals to the busy worker and the curious cook alike. Do not fear the pressure cooker. Softcover, 125 pp.
The New Food Processor Bible
Revised updated 30th anniversary edition
Time flies! Hard to believe this classic book is now 30 years old, remember the original self published edition in the yellow binder that opened up to a book stand? Norene's vast experience in the food world shines with a clarity of information and classic contemporary recipes. Softcover (layflat binding), 352 pp. $29.95.
Bread Machine Easy
From Sara Lewis comes an excellent guide for the ambitious bread machine owner to transform everyday loaves into something fragrant and magical. Over 70 recipes mean you're guaranteed to find a winner amongst your peers. Say goodbye to churning out boring white bread from a bread machine and revel in your first batch of aromatic rosemary and olive foccacia. Softcover, 144 pp. $17.99.
The Slow Cooker Collection
Elizabeth Baird and the Canadian Living Test Kitchen
For those who swear by their slow cooker here are more recipes to keep the family fed; and those who still call it a crock pot time to get it out again. Whether it be weeknight meals or entertaining there's something for all occasions and in true Canadian Living fashion directions are easy to follow with minimal fuss. Softcover, 272 pp, $22.95.
Slow Cooker Comfort Food
Judith Finlayson brings crock pot devotees another great collection of slow cooker recipes, this time with a comfort food twist. There are meals like spicy lentil and wild rice soup with caramelized onions, beef paprikash, simple chicken curries, and vegetarian dishes such as mushroom chilli. For the sweet of tooth there are the likes of butterscotch pudding and apple brown betty. Some colour photos. Softcover, 384 pp. $25.95.
Williams-Sonoma Tools & Techniques
Foreword by Thomas Keller
It all boils down to what to buy and how to use it.The first section of this heavily illustrated book offers a guide to the best equipment as perceived by Williams-Sonoma. The second section shows how to deploy all that fine equipment to best advantage. Colour photos. Hardcover, 350 pp, $34.95.
Cooking Light Slow Cooker
Cooking Light magazine
Slow Cookers are all the rage now, perfect for getting meals on the table for
the family without spending hours preparing them. Those concerned about their
diet can now turn to this handy volume from Cooking Light magazine.
Soups, stews, and other classic slow cooker dishes are made lighter, along with
inventive ideas for side dishes and dessert too. Other titles in the series include
Weeknight and Soup. Colour photos. Hardcover, 144 pp. $19.95.
Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker Recipes for Two
Prolific food writer Beth Hensperger, who has previously written wonderful books on bread, here fills a need for slow cooker recipes designed for small machines. The book is filled with dishes that are a far cry from your average slow cooker soups and stews. With recipes like Saffron Risotto, Lamb Korma, and Jerked Chicken there are flavours here to suit all your modern tastebuds. Softcover, 244 pp. $15.95.
The Convection Oven Bible
Convection ovens, which have fans that force air to circulate and often have a thrid element along the back wall, have become increasingly popular as they can cook food slightly faster and more evenly than a regular oven. The main drawback is that few know just how to adapt their recipes. This book should help to eliminate that problem, with guidance on adapting your existing recipes and plenty of new ones to become familiar with how your new oven works. Colour photos. Softcover, 304 pp. $27.95.
175 Essential Slow Cooker
Still one of the most popular appliances in the kitchen, this latest offering
is a best of Finlayson’s previous books with over 60 new recipes. Binder,
320 pp. $29.95.
The Healthy Slow Cooker
Cookbook meets nutrition manual in a collection of sophisticated ready-when-you-are
recipes that include bistro fish soup, Moroccan-style chicken with prunes and
quinoa and chestnut soup. There is a nutritional analysis with each recipe; both
Canadian and American diabetic exchanges are in appendices at the back of the
book. Colour photos. Softcover, 288 pp, $27.95.
125 Best Rotisserie Oven Recipes
Countertop convection ovens are so last year. Now those with sufficient counter
space have moved on to the "virtually foolproof" rotisserie oven. Why
stop with basic roast chicken when you can try butterflied leg of lamb with anchovy
olive stuffing, ribs in adobo and roast beets? Tips and ingredients glossary.
Colour photos. Softcover, 189 pp, $19.95.
How to Make Love and Dinner at the Same Time
Rebecca Field Jager
Who’d have thought a crockpot could spice up your love life? Look
beyond the double entendres for great tips and some seriously delicious
recipes with few ingredients and minimal effort. If we can have caramelized
red onion dip do we even need a love life? No photos. Paper, 246 pp,
Alton Brown's Gear For Your
The popular host of Good Eats and James Beard Foundation award-winning
author brings us his latest offering – a well-constructed guide to essential
kitchen gear. Instead of listing the expensive, cutting edge tools most favour,
Brown provides with a selection of tools he actually uses, with explanations
of why and how he uses them (often in a very MacGyver-like fashion). Hardcover,
The Best Family Slow Cooker Recipes
Slow cookers are again all the rage and for a good reason – what better
way to feed you family hearty meals in a hurry? The author has included more
than 125 recipes to tempt even the pickiest palate. Softcover, 192pp., $19.95.
Good Housekeeping's Blend It!
Edited by Good Housekeeping Magazine
A much-needed book with over 150 fantastic recipes for juices and smoothies, soups
and pancake batters. Finally, inspiration for a dusty appliance in the corner of
your kitchen. Hardcover, $22.95, 184 pp.
The New Toaster Oven Cookbook
This energy-efficient, space-saving, quick-cooking wonder can really dazzle a hardened
chef's heart! Start small and start cooking! Not to miss: Oven-Roasted Beef (page
105) and Seafood Lasagna (page
131). Softcover. $19.95.
150 Best Slow
Who would have thought one could make cheesecake in your slow cooker?
Finlayson has selected a fine mix of old favourites and newer internationally-inspired
dishes. Colour photos. $27.95. Recipe: Savory
Cheddar Cheese Soup.
Slow Cooker Recipes
Turn it on in the morning and it will be redy when you get home. Slow cookers are
making a comeback as a solution to the"what's for dinner" conundrum. Lots
of chili, chicken and tuna based meals that children may actually eat. Colour photos.
$19.95. Recipe: Anthony's Awesome
Chili Con Carne.
Canada's Best Bread Machine Baking Recipes
Donna Washburn & Heather Butt
Bread, bagels, sticky buns. Take your machine to the limit. Recipes for 1.5 and 2
pound machines. Colour illustrations. $19.95. Recipe: Sun-Dried
Tomato Basil Bagels.
More of Canada's
Best Bread Machine Baking Recipes
Donna Washburn and Heather Butt
With a renewed interest in bread machines, it is helpful to have a handy, easy-to-read
book like this with carefully tested and tasty recipes. Best picks: Red
Onion Focaccia and Carrot Bran Bread. 191 pages. $19.95.
Everything old is new again; so it is with pressure cookers. The
new pressure cookers are fast, sleek and safe. In no time at all
you can prepare osso buco (18 min.) , chicken gumbo (9 min.) or risotto,
without stirring (6 min.). And with all the time you save, you can
write that novel, start a love affair or clean the garage. Hardcover,
Canadian Bread Machine Baking
Bread machine baking from start to finish. The recipes in this book have been tested
with Canadian flour and measurements. You can bake beautiful traditional loaves,
buns, even Danish pastry. The results are fabulous each and every time. $22.95.
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