Serving up an eclectic mix of foods, Atlanta boasts a host of talented chefs along with a devoted foodie community. With several James Beard Foundation Award semifinalists, Atlanta continues to pioneer the South from casual comfort to the finer foods. Whether you're headed to downtown or to the ethnic mecca that is Buford Highway, you'll find Atlanta's best chefs innovating and continuing to redefine the culinary food scene in the big Peach. With 100 recipes for thechefs innovating and continuing to redefine the culinary food scene in the big Peach. With 100 recipes for the home cook from Atlanta's most celebrated eateries and showcasing over 200 full-color photos featuring mouth-watering dishes, famous chefs, and lots of local flavor, Atlanta Chef's Table is the ultimate gift and keepsake cookbook for both tourists and residents alike.… read more
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Welcome to BigWorld. Cast-Iron Cooking For Dummies is for those cooks who may want to inject a little adventure and variety into t...heir cooking. If you've never even thought of using cast-iron cookware, or you have a few cast-iron pots lying around, you'll discover all you need to know about making great food using cast iron. Cast iron has much to offer modern-day cooks; it's easy to use, easy to care for, economical, versatile, and durable, and let's face it, it has a nostalgic appeal that no other cookware has. But more compelling than all those reasons is that it's a great cookware that makes great food. In fact, most cast-iron cooks will tell you that food cooked in cast iron tastes better than food cooked in anything else! So, whether you're a cooking novice or an experienced chef, you can find plenty of enjoyment from cooking with cast iron - and Cast-Iron Cooking For Dummies can show you the way.Tons of delicious recipes, from main and side dishes to desserts and international dishes.Top Ten lists on ways to make your cast-iron cookware last longer, the best dishes suited for cast iron, and tips for achieving success in cast-iron cooking.About The Author - Tracy Barr is an accomplished author. She has written books on Latin, Evolution, Adoption, Leonardo DaVinci, Yorkshire Terriers and more. She lives somewhere..Edited By - Tracy Barr.Binding - Paper.Pages - 360.Publisher - John Wiley And Sons.Year - 2003.ISBN - 9780764537141. Good quality, to bring you more intimate service. read more
America is experiencing a chocolate renaissance, and the epicenter is in the San Francisco Bay Area, where Ghirardelli has long be...en the standard-bearer for great chocolate. Domingo Ghirardelli first began making chocolate drinks for miners during the Gold Rush. In the more than 150 years since, the chocolatiers who have carried on the company's grand tradition have made Ghirardelli the leading premium manufacturer in the country. Growing consumer demand for higher-quality cacao and specialized chocolate products prompted the experts at Ghirardelli to revise this collection of classic cookies, bars, cakes, and drinks. The recipes range from simple sweets to show-stopping desserts, while a special section on hosting a chocolate party comes just in time for holiday baking and entertaining. A stylish revision of the classic cookbook from America's longest continually operating chocolate manufacturer. Includes more than 80 recipes, a primer on chocolate varieties and uses, and more than 25 full-color photographs. This perfect gift for chocolate lovers includes a new holiday recipe section with a guide to creating edible gifts like cocoa mixes and decadent fudge sauce. Previous edition sold more than 65,000 copies.ReviewsTrue chocoholics . . . will want to dip into The Ghirardelli Chocolate Cookbook, oozing with recipes for homemade hot fudge sauce, lava cake, chocolate waffles and the like.Parade read more
Vintage Cookbook in Blue & Green, S/12. Twelve midcentury-era books featuring vintage cookbooks in varied shades of blue and green.... Various authors and publishers: 1955 - 1973. Includes: Golden Gate Gourmet, The Shaker Cookbook, The Joy of Italian Cooking and others. Decorative blue and green cookbooks with lightly distressed overall wear are suitable for reading and kitchen inspired vintage book decor. Standing at the timeless intersection of vintage and vogue is Booth & Williams – proudly offering distinctive vintage and modern book decor! Shop our beautiful decorative books, including vintage coffee-table books, curated collections of old books and a large selection of modern book decor, including our best-selling Modern Books by the Foot and Book Walls! Standing at the timeless intersection of vintage and vogue is Booth & Williams - proudly offering distinctive vintage and modern book decor to homeowners and designers! Shop our beautiful decorative books, including vintage coffee-table books, curated collections of old books and a large selection of modern book decor, including our best-selling Vintage and Modern ColorPaks and Book Walls! read more
Derrydale Cookbook of Fish and Game by L. P. De Gouy. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1937. Two-volume set (Vols. I & II). Limited ...Edition #1192/1250. 638 pages. Hardcover. Rare collectible pair. read more
Not long ago, Philadelphia's culinary identity could be described in one word: Cheesesteak. But today you're as likely to hear foo...d lovers discussing Iron Chef Jose Garces, restaurant mogul Stephen Starr, Marc "Is this the Best Italian Restaurant in America?" Vetri, and the gelato genius of Capogiro. You'll find them crowding into Honey's Sit 'n' Eat for a Jewish-Southern brunch, lining up for bespoke cocktails at Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co., and planning a year in advance for dinner at Talula's Table. And these Philly food devotees are always hungry for more. One thing hasn't changed since the city's cheesesteak days, when friendly rivalries between vendors earned the humble sandwich its place atop Philly foodie lore. The personalities--the talented, memorable chefs in the city's kitchens--are the driving force behind the city's current restaurant revolution. Philadelphia Chef's Table captures this vibrant moment in Philadelphia's dining scene through recipes from and conversations with more than fifty of the city's most influential and well-known chefs. read more
Austin is an oasis of creativity in Texas. Food ranges from mom-and-pop eateries and eclectic food trailers to high-end, chef-driv...en restaurants, and all of them have received a warm welcome from the community. East Austin is home to taquerias and barbecue joints, while north Austin claims some of the city's best Vietnamese and Korean cuisine. Austin Chef's Table is the first cookbook to gather Austin's best chefs and restaurants under one cover. Including a signature "at home" recipe from more than fifty iconic dining establishments, the book is a celebration of the city's creative food scene. Full-color photos throughout capture Austin's eclectic eateries and highlight fabulous dishes and famous chefs. read more
"Houston is the dining out capital of Texas, with a food scene that reflects the city itself--talented, entrepreneurial, diverse, ...and quite modern. Barbeque and Tex-Mex are certainly present, but do not define the dining experience. Modern American cuisine brought into focus by Mark Cox of Mark's American Cuisine and fine-dining Italian style served by award-winning Tony's both set the stage for a dining experience independent of Texas' reputation for big steaks and enchiladas. And numerous establishments court the palate for Thai, Indian, Caribbean, Brazilian, and Turkish foods. Houston Chef's Table is the first cookbook to gather Houston's best chefs and restaurants under one cover. Including a signature "at home" recipe from seventy iconic dining establishments, the book is a celebration of the city's diverse cultural influences. Full-color photos throughout highlight fabulous dishes, famous chefs, and Houston landmarks"-- read more
Signature recipes from greater Charleston’s top restaurants In recent years, Charleston, which hosts more than four million visit...ors annually, has matured into a world-class culinary destination. Now, The Charleston Chef’s Table allows locals and visitors alike to take a bit of the city’s incomparable flavor home, with profiles of more than sixty of the city’s best restaurants and a signature recipe from each. From roadside dives to upscale eateries, Southern to Chinese, Holly Herrick leaves no stone unturned as she winnows Charleston’s 1,500 restaurants down to her top picks. From fried chicken to sautéed duck livers, The Charleston Chef’s Table delivers all the goods that make Charleston such an exciting place to visit, live, and dine. Complementing the text are full-color photographs, as well as sidebars that highlight this Southern gem’s 300-year history. read more
It’s become less of a trend to talk about how trendy the Brooklyn dining scene is, and just an accepted fact that from Crown Heigh...ts to Mill Basin, Prospect Heights to Bensonhurst, Brooklyn is home to some of the best and most varied and most destination-worthy restaurants, not just in New York City, but throughout the entire country. More than just a collection of recipes, Brooklyn Chef’s Table uncovers a Brooklyn expressed through that glorious medium, food. By reading the stories of the members of Brooklyn’s restaurant community, the ones that grew up here and never left, or that came from other countries in search of a dream, or merely migrated across the bridge in order to better articulate their craft, you’ll discover Brooklyn as it was, Brooklyn as it is, and Brooklyn as it will be, far into the foreseeable future. With recipes for the home cook from 60 of the borough's most celebrated eateries and showcasing over 200 full-color photos featuring mouth-watering dishes, famous chefs, and lots of local flavor, *Brooklyn Chef's Table *is the ultimate gift and keepsake cookbook for both tourists and New Yorkers. read more
In the midst of recent growth and downtown development, Baltimore is breaking away from its culinary stereotypes and emerging as c...ity that is attracting some extraordinary restaurants and talented chefs. While embracing the local food movement, the city read more
Celebrating Seattle's best restaurants and eateries with recipes and photographs Hot chefs are setting the Seattle restaurant scen...e ablaze. With innovative ideas and culinary surprises, the city's most heralded restaurants and eateries continue adding spark to an already sizzling food scene. From James Beard winners Holly Smith and Maria Hines to Chris Mills, who competed on the original Japanese Iron Chef in Tokyo, and restaurants like Volterra, which Rachael Ray named one of her "favorite restaurants in the world," the Emerald City is filled with celebrity chefs, heralded restaurants, and Food Network star eateries that serve up delicious cuisine to locals and tourists. Seattle Chef's Table is the first cookbook to gather Seattle's best chefs and restaurants under one cover. Profiling signature "at home" recipes from almost fifty legendary dining establishments, the book is also a celebration of the growing sustainable food movement in the Pacific Northwest. With full-color photos throughout highlighting fabulous dishes, famous chefs, and Seattle landmarks, it is the ideal ode to the city's coveted food culture and atmosphere. read more
Once considered a city simply of steakhouses and deep-dish pizza joints, Chicago has morphed into a vibrant and rich collection of... second-generation, energetic chefs seeking to forge strong relationships with local producers and the diners they look to inspire. Master Chef Rick Bayless, Stephanie Izard of Girl & the Goat, Tony Mantuano of Spiaggia, and Paul Kahan with his slew of award-winning restaurants are just a few of the top chefs making headlines not only in Chicago’s food pubs but also nationwide. Chicago Chef’s Table is the first cookbook to gather Chicago’s best chefs and restaurants under one cover. Profiling signature “at home” recipes from over fifty legendary dining establishments, the book is a celebration of the farm-to-table way of life and modern Midwestern cuisine. Full-color photos throughout highlight fabulous dishes, famous chefs, and Chicago landmarks. read more
"The Twin Cities boast a culinary scene that features locally-grown foods showcased in both local specialties and a variety of int...ernational traditions. The cities' chefs, several of which have been nominated for the James Beard Award, take the freshest ingredients from the season picked right from the local orchards or farms to create inspired dishes the lure diners downtown. With recipes for the home cook from over 50 of the two city's most celebrated eateries and showcasing over 100 full-color photosfeaturing mouth-watering dishes, famous chefs, and lots of local flavor, Twin Cities Chef's Table is the ultimate gift and keepsake cookbook for both tourists and locals alike"-- read more
In Washington, DC, political rivals disagree on just about everything, but there is widespread bi-partisan support for the city's ...restaurant scene. The nation's capital and neighboring suburbs boast premier restaurants and inspired chefs who bring even the most hardened adversaries, to the table. Now, everyone, inside and outside the beltway, can savor a taste of the best Washington has to offer. With tantalizing recipes from more than 50 of the capital's most celebrated chefs and 100 beautiful full-color photographs, Washington, DC Chef's Table is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. read more
Very few areas in the world offer more diversity than the San Francisco Bay Area, a place that is without a doubt, “foodie central....” One reason for the major influx of the finest chefs and their restaurants here is perhaps twofold. First, the resident foodies love to eat out, not to mention the 16 million tourists that also visit here with food at the top of their to-do list. The second reason is perhaps the fact that the Bay Area offers chefs an incomparable proximity to fresh, local, and organic ingredients with which to cook, which anyone who cooks can tell you make all of the difference in the end result. With recipes for the home cook from over 50 of the area's most celebrated eateries and showcasing over 200 full-color photos featuring mouth-watering dishes, famous chefs, and lots of local flavor, *San Francisco Chef's Table *is the ultimate gift and keepsake cookbook for both tourists and locals alike. read more
Celebrating Santa Barbara's best restaurants and eateries with recipes and photograph, Santa Barbara Chef's Table profiles signatu...re “at home” recipes from 40 legendary dining establishments. A keepsake cookbook for tourists and locals alike, the book is a celebration of Santa Barbara's farm-to-table way of life. read more
San Diego is a vivacious and active food community whose eating habits are unpretentious yet familiar, conspicuous yet simple. Fa...mous for supporting a health-conscious lifestyle, with an abundant supply of fresh and organic products at their fingertips, the attitude of the chefs and diners alike is friendly and laid-back. From kitchen celebrities and James Beard recognized chefs, to those who simply just love to cook, priding themselves on being eco-conscious, using only sustainable meats and seafood, the restaurants in San Diego are quickly becoming enchanting places, suitable for even the most discerning of palates. The colorful California modern cuisine will tempt your taste buds with fusions of imaginative textures and flavors. With recipes for the home cook from over 60 of the city's most celebrated restaurants and showcasing around full-color photos featuring mouth-watering dishes, famous chefs, and lots of local flavor, San Diego Chef's Table is the ultimate gift and keepsake cookbook. read more
Fairfield County stakes a claim to some of Connecticut’s most diverse terrain, an enviable proximity to New York City, and a disce...rning community of food lovers driving the demand for a vibrant dining scene. The Gold Coast boasts some of the country’s toniest neighborhoods, such as Greenwich and Southport, as well as the state’s largest cities, including the historic port city of Norwalk, the corporate-minded Stamford, and the diverse Bridgeport. Fine dining, dense downtown dining districts, and neighborhood bodegas are equally at home along this dense and diverse corridor. Along Fairfield County’s suburban center are such towns as Ridgefield, New Canaan, and Westport, whose historic Main Streets and cultural landmarks draw a family-oriented population. As a result, reclaimed taverns, farmers’ markets, and upscale dining districts scattered with family-friendly options abound. At the landlocked northern fringes, quiet enclaves such as Easton, Wilton, and Newtown have large swaths of protected and undeveloped land, as well as bountiful farmland and a handful of farm-to-table restaurants.With recipes for the home cook from over fifty of the area’s most celebrated restaurants and showcasing over 200 full-color photos featuring mouth-watering dishes, famous chefs, and lots of local flavor, Fairfield County Chef’s Table is the ultimate gift and keepsake cookbook for both tourists and locals. read more
Centered on the world’s premier winemaking region and renowned culinary destination, Wine Country Chef’s Table offers an intimate ...look at a region that thousands of travelers often just “taste.” It is a regional cookbook and travelogue, offering gems of recipes along with restaurant, winery, and farm stories to both locals and visitors alike. The book features great chefs, farmers, and food artisans from the distinct parts of the California wine country—spanning both the Napa and Sonoma valleys. read more
Thousands of years before Hendrik Hudson sailed his Half Moon up to modern day Albany in 1609, the glaciers that once blanketed th...e Hudson Valley retreated to the Arctic. What the ice left in its wake was a soil so rich that, in global satellite images taken today, the trench of its path still shows up as a jet black streak. Lured by this soil’s fertility came the family farmers of the Hudson Valley, who, over time, learned to glean the finest products that the land could provide.Today the Hudson Valley is an area rich in history and art, antiques and architecture, charming towns, and farms that produce bountiful local produce. America’s history comes alive here as does its beauty. Naturally, Hudson Valley restaurants boast outstanding chefs with a deep and growing commitment to supporting local agriculture. Hudson Valley farmers and artisans fill out the menus with sustainable raised produce, meats, poultry, eggs, cheese, wine and other fine foods. It’s creative cuisine at its bestWith over 80 recipes for the home cook from the state’s most celebrated eateries and showcasing full-color photos featuring mouth-watering dishes, famous chefs, and lots of local flavor, Hudson Valley Chef’s Table is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. The delicious dishes featured here are personal histories––stories of people and place. Each recipe, chef profile, and photo tells its part of the story and magic of the Hudson Valley. read more
Portland, Oregon Chef’s Table celebrates the food and culture of what the New York Times calls the city’s “Golden Age” of dining a...nd drinking. The city’s food scene—largely a celebration of the farm-to-table movement—has grown and evolved tremendously in the last five years, with an abundance of local farms, fisheries, and small beef, lamb, and pork producers providing the city’s iconic restaurants with a wide array of locally-grown deliciousness. Portland, Oregon Chef’s Table is the first cookbook to gather Portland’s top chefs and restaurants under one cover. With over seventy recipes for the home cook from more than sixty of the city’s most celebrated restaurants and showcasing stunning full-color photos from award-winning photographer Bruce Wolf, featuring mouth-watering dishes, famous chefs, and lots of local flavor, Portland, Oregon Chef’s Table is the ultimate gift and keepsake cookbook for both the tourist and the Portland local. read more
Cape Cod, Massachusetts is, roughly, a 70-mile peninsula divided into 15 towns. It is one of the furthermost points of land in the... eastern US, with its hooked arm jutting out 40 miles into the Atlantic Ocean. Some of the towns date back to the 1600s, and each has its own unique personality, history, and gastronomic adventure. Over the past several years, Cape Cod’s culinary landscape has evolved. Yes, there are still the delicious fried clams, fresh broiled or grilled fish, and lobster rolls that have always been favorites, but many of today’s chefs are reinventing these traditional foods with a slightly different twist. The huge resurgence and interest in organic and local farming in many parts of our country has also reached the Cape, and chefs here are connecting with farmers and growers and using many of their products. Today’s Cape presents a thriving and unique culinary landscape and Cape Cod Chef’s Table gives readers, locals, and visitors a new perspective on this culinary scene. With recipes for the home cook from the Cape’s celebrated eateries and purveyors along with beautiful full-color photos, Cape Cod Chef's Table is the ultimate gift and keepsake cookbook. read more
Immerse Yourself in the Eclectic and Growing Food Scene of Charleston!From roadside dives to upscale eateries, Southern to Chinese..., Holly Herrick leaves no stone unturned as she winnows Charleston’s restaurants down to her top picks. From fried chicken to shrimp and grits, The New Charleston Chef's Table delivers all the goods that make this Southern gem of a city such an exciting place to visit, live, and dine. And now you can recreate your favorite dishes at home! Come celebrate the tastes of Charleston read more
Though the West was won years and years ago, the pioneer spirit lives on in Salt Lake City (SLC). The local food scene is ripe wit...h opportunity and alive with food entrepreneurs filled with ideas that many thought would never take off in Salt Lake City?let alone fly. Salt Lake City may be known for a world-renowned choir and the Transcontinental Railroad's Golden Spike, but it's a modern, vibrant city that has held on to its pioneer spirit. And nowhere is that force stronger than in the local food scene, ripe with opportunity and ingenuity. The foodie community embraces collaboration and generosity, so local restaurants, bars, and suppliers--pardon the pun--feed on each other to reach greater heights. Entrepreneurs are serving everything from bone marrow to tumbleweed, while foraging for mushrooms and new ideas to elevate SLC and its culture. With 76 recipes for the home cook from the area's most celebrated eateries and showcasing over 200 full-color photos featuring mouth-watering dishes, famous chefs, and lots of local flavor, Salt Lake City Chef's Table is the ultimate gift and keepsake cookbook for both tourists and residents alike. read more
In this savory collection of personal stories, 22 international master chefs share their motivations, influences, and the pivotal ...role Japanese food culture has played in their cuisine, restaurants, and professional development. Through each individual story, readers will discover the rich legacy of Japan’s culinary traditions and gain insights into the tools and ingredients used in Japanese cuisine. This book is unique in its approach of explaining how the Japanese food culture has changed culinary education, as well as the new standards that have been set for Western cuisine, professional kitchens, and the modern dining experience. The participating chefs include: Elizabeth Andoh, Michael Anthony, David Bouley, Wylie Dufresne, Ben Flatt, Eddy Leroux, Nobu Matsuhisa , David Myers, Nils Norén, Ben Pollinger, Eric Ripert, Toni Robertson, Michael Romano, Marcus Samuelsson, Suvir Saran, Yosuke Suga, Noriyuki Sugie, Toshio Suzuki, Shinichiro Takagi, James Wierzelewski, Barry Wine, and Lee Anne Wong. read more
How this book come about?The adventure of this book began many years ago. Driven by the curiosity of my scientific training I bega...n to take notes of everything I read and experience about food. As always, the road was hard, I heard different opinions and often with not much of an explanation. One of the fantasies that fascinated me, as a child, has always been an image having lunch with a character of my choice. Who would you choose? Julius Caesar, Leonardo da Vinci, Napoleon? Surely, we would be talking about their lives, battles, and discoveries. Instead, I’d like to imagine a more down to earth meeting, that is, a meal that turns into a journey with someone who can explain everything about food, some kind of chemist-chef.’ read more