On a Stick

Author: Matt Armendariz
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 9781594746994
Release Date: 2013-12-17
Genre: Cooking

Why do the world’s most delicious foods taste even better served on a stick? Author and photographer Matt Armendariz answers the question with dozens of delightful recipes for party food, street-cart food, junk food, and more. From elegant hors d’oeuvres to humble everyday fare, it’s all here: • deep-fried mac 'n' cheese • s'mores • antipasti • bacon-wrapped shrimp • fudge puppies • fish and chips ...and more! Plus tricks for using sticks and skewers like cocktail picks, sugarcane, and fresh rosemary, ideas for entertaining, and quick and easy recipes for delicious homemade marinades, dips, and sauces. See for yourself why everything tastes better On a Stick!

Focus On Food Photography for Bloggers Focus On Series

Author: Matt Armendariz
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781136108853
Release Date: 2013-05-07
Genre: Photography

Sharing your kitchen concoctions on your personal food blog has never been as popular as it is right now, but if you've ever had trouble getting your tasty temptations to look like pretty plates on camera, you know how difficult it can be to take amazing pictures of food. Matt Armendariz, of Mattbites food blog fame, shares his experiences and best practices for creating wonderful food photos in Focus On Food Photography for Bloggers. Written specifically for you the blogger, Matt discusses the ins and outs of equipment, lighting, composition, propping, sparking your inspiration, and getting creative, all with what you have on hand at home! Learn how to avoid common pitfalls with foods that are notoriously camera shy, how to successfully snap your dinner at a restaurant as well as on your kitchen table, and how to style your food with what you have in your cupboards. He also includes advice on post-processing, posting, and protecting your prized images. As well as on his blog, Matt's photography has been featured in The Skinny Bitch Cookbook, on Martha Stewart, Paula Deen's Best Dishes, and Gordon Ramsay's Hell's Kitchen, along with numerous food magazines and newspapers. Let this seasoned blogger give your food photography the boost it needs to really make your readers salivate!

Rice Craft

Author: Sonoko Sakai
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452148755
Release Date: 2016-07-19
Genre: Cooking

There's not a lunch box, birthday party, or afternoon snack that isn't made more delicious and fun with onigiri! These bite-size balls of rice can be made with favorite and nutritious ingredients, and are easily shaped and decorated to make animals, flowers, and more. This book features more than 30 recipes for flavorful onigiri with a range of fillings as well as master recipes for cooking rice, plus extras to round out the meal: a miso soup to float the rice balls in, perfect soft eggs to wrap in rice, and pickled ginger to serve on the side. More than 20 color photographs inspire new creations and teach kids and adults alike to make these creative treats.

Huckleberry

Author: Zoe Nathan
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452132389
Release Date: 2014-09-09
Genre: Cooking

Everything in generosity is the motto of Zoe Nathan, the big-hearted baker behind Santa Monica's favorite neighborhood bakery and breakfast spot, Huckleberry Bakery & Café. This irresistible cookbook collects more than 115 recipes and more than 150 color photographs, including how-to sequences for mastering basics such as flaky dough and lining a cake pan. Huckleberry's recipes span from sweet (rustic cakes, muffins, and scones) to savory (hot cereals, biscuits, and quiche). True to the healthful spirit of Los Angeles, these recipes feature whole-grain flours, sesame and flax seeds, fresh fruits and vegetables, natural sugars, and gluten-free and vegan options—and they always lead with deliciousness. For bakers and all-day brunchers, Huckleberry will become the cookbook to reach for whenever the craving for big flavor strikes.

The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches

Author: Susan Russo
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 9781594747014
Release Date: 2013-12-03
Genre: Cooking

How do you keep a Dagwood from toppling over? What makes a Po’ Boy so crispy and crunchy? And who was the genius that invented the Fluffernutter? Discover these answers and more in The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches—a chunky little cookbook dedicated to everything between sliced bread. Author Susan Russo has searched the globe to catalog every sandwich imaginable, providing tried-and-true recipes, tips and tricks, and fascinating regional and historical trivia about the best snack of all time. Quick how-to instructions will ensure that every Panini is toasted to buttery perfection, every Sloppy Joe is deliciously sloppy, and every Dagwood is stacked to perfection! The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches is essential reading for sandwich connoisseurs everywhere.

Good Bite Weeknight Meals

Author: Good Bite
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118110324
Release Date: 2011-10-13
Genre: Cooking

Easy everyday recipes from America's favorite food bloggers One of the country's fastest growing cooking websites, Good Bite has a simple mission—to bring together the Internet's best food bloggers and give them a platform to showcase their favorite everyday recipes in short, entertaining videos. Now, Good Bite Weeknight Meals compiles 120 recipes for quick and delicious family dinners from the site's most popular contributors: Andrea’s Recipes – Andrea Meyers Weelicious – Catherine McCord Southern Plate – Christy Jordan White on Rice Couple – Diane Cu and Todd Porter Simply Recipes – Elise Bauer Steamy Kitchen – Jaden Hair Picky Palate – Jenny Flake Dinner with Julie – Julie Van Rosendaal Kath Eats – Kath Younger Our Best Bites – Kate Jones and Sara Wells Laura’s Best Recipes – Laura Levy Recipe Girl – Lori Lange No Recipes – Marc Matsumoto Coconut & Lime – Rachel Rappaport Gluten-Free Girl – Shauna James Ahern and Daniel Ahern Matt Bites – Matt Armendariz With mouthwatering full-color photographs from Matt Armendariz of Matt Bites and fully taste-tested recipes for any and every night, Good Bite Weeknight Meals offers inspiration and cooking wisdom to turn any dinner into a special occasion. One of the most popular food and cooking blogs on the Internet, Good Bite receives between 2 and 3 million visitors each month Includes contributions from the voices behind such popular blogs as Gluten-Free Girl, Picky Palate, Steamy Kitchen, and Simply Recipes Features 120 easy and delicious recipes

What s Gaby Cooking

Author: Gaby Dalkin
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 9781683352204
Release Date: 2018-04-17
Genre: Cooking

In What’s Gaby Cooking Everyday California, Gaby Dalkin shares more than 125 of her favorite simple and fresh recipes and offers a glimpse into what it’s like to “go coastal.” It’s about always having something tasty to eat, thanks to handy and delicious pantry staples (avocado oil! quinoa! limes! dark chocolate!), as well as an arsenal of easy and healthy recipes, like Chimichurri Cauliflower Rice Bowl with Grilled Fish, Taco Skillet Bake, and Street Corn Pizza. The book covers all the staples—avocado toast, grain bowls, greens, carbs, healthy mains, cocktails, and more. For Gaby, California is not so much a place but a state of mind, and this cookbook proves that no matter where you live, you can still apply the same philosophy. All it takes is finding the freshest produce you can, stocking up on some versatile pantry staples, and keeping flavors and techniques simple. After that, the only thing left to do is kick back, pour yourself a California Girl Margarita, and listen for those ocean waves.

Good Bite Weeknight Meals

Author: Good Bite
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544186620
Release Date: 2011-10-18
Genre: Cooking

Easy everyday recipes from America's favorite food bloggers One of the country's fastest growing cooking websites, Good Bite has a simple mission—to bring together the Internet's best food bloggers and give them a platform to showcase their favorite everyday recipes in short, entertaining videos. Now, Good Bite Weeknight Meals compiles 120 recipes for quick and delicious family dinners from the site's most popular contributors: Andrea’s Recipes – Andrea Meyers Weelicious – Catherine McCord Southern Plate – Christy Jordan White on Rice Couple – Diane Cu and Todd Porter Simply Recipes – Elise Bauer Steamy Kitchen – Jaden Hair Picky Palate – Jenny Flake Dinner with Julie – Julie Van Rosendaal Kath Eats – Kath Younger Our Best Bites – Kate Jones and Sara Wells Laura’s Best Recipes – Laura Levy Recipe Girl – Lori Lange No Recipes – Marc Matsumoto Coconut & Lime – Rachel Rappaport Gluten-Free Girl – Shauna James Ahern and Daniel Ahern Matt Bites – Matt Armendariz With mouthwatering full-color photographs from Matt Armendariz of Matt Bites and fully taste-tested recipes for any and every night, Good Bite Weeknight Meals offers inspiration and cooking wisdom to turn any dinner into a special occasion. One of the most popular food and cooking blogs on the Internet, Good Bite receives between 2 and 3 million visitors each month Includes contributions from the voices behind such popular blogs as Gluten-Free Girl, Picky Palate, Steamy Kitchen, and Simply Recipes Features 120 easy and delicious recipes

Creative Inc

Author: Joy Deangdeelert Cho
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 0811879844
Release Date: 2010-07-01
Genre: Business & Economics

As the hipster classic Craft, Inc. did for crafters, this book will teach all types of creatives illustrators, photographers, graphic designers, animators, and more how to build a successful business doing what they love. Freelancing pros Meg Mateo Ilasco and Joy Deangdeelert Cho explain everything from creating a standout portfolio to navigating the legal issues of starting a business. Accessible, spunky, and packed with practical advice, Creative, Inc. is an essential for anyone ready to strike out on their own.

The Picky Palate Cookbook

Author: Jenny Flake
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544188464
Release Date: 2012-08-06
Genre: Cooking

The first cookbook from Jenny Flake, the mom-blogger behind Picky Palate On-the-go moms like Jenny Flake know how tough it is to keep family meals interesting day-in and day-out, so she did something about it. On her blog, Picky Palate, she serves up fun, super-tasty family meals that will please even the pickiest little eaters. Now, she offers the same fast and delicious crowd-pleasing recipes in The Picky Palate Cookbook. One of the world's most popular food blogs, Picky Palate is the place to go for busy parents who need family recipe solutions in a flash. Here, you'll find all-time favorites from the blog along with nearly 100 exclusive new dishes accompanied by enticing full-color photographs. Includes 128 total recipes, both favorites from the blog and brand-new from Jenny's kitchen Offers perfectly easy and delicious dishes for stay-at-home parents, newlyweds, and novice home cooks Features beautiful full-color photography from acclaimed blogger and photographer Matt Armendariz Whether you're already a big fan of the blog or you're just desperate for ways to keep your own picky palates satisfied, this is the perfect solution for dull family meals.

Melt The Art of Macaroni and Cheese

Author: Stephanie Stiavetti
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316255868
Release Date: 2013-10-22
Genre: Cooking

A cookbook that reinvents the American classic, macaroni and cheese, with gourmet ingredients, handcrafted artisan cheeses, and unique flavor combinations. MELT: THE ART OF MACARONI AND CHEESE is the first book to marry the American standard, macaroni and cheese, with handcrafted artisan cheeses and a wide array of pastas, producing dishes that are both classic and chic. Home cooks of all levels will be encouraged to incorporate fresh, simple ingredients into the everyday comfort food they know and love. Featuring such unexpected and delicious combinations as Beecher's Flagship Cheddar with Avocado, Lime, and Shell Pasta; Drunken Goat, Fennel, Edamame, Mint, and Rotini; and Pumpkin Stuffed with Fontina, Italian Sausage, and Macaroni, MELT takes mac and cheese out of the box and elevates it to a level that will delight even the most sophisticated palates. With gorgeous color photography throughout, MELT is a compendium of inventive recipes that will add a fresh twist to the family dinner or play a starring role at your next dinner party.

Absolutely Avocados

Author: Gaby Dalkin
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544177338
Release Date: 2013-04-23
Genre: Cooking

An incredible collection of recipes just for avocado lovers If you love avocados, but don't know what to do with them other than serve them with tortilla chips, this is the perfect cookbook for you. With its buttery texture and subtle flavor, the avocado pairs well with meat and seafood, makes a great topping for burgers and salads, and adds a wonderful creaminess to dips, sauces, and even desserts. Absolutely Avocados presents delightfully delicious new ways to use avocados in breakfasts, lunches, salads, snacks, and plenty of the ways you haven't even imagined. But this is more than just a book of avocado recipes; it's also the first cookbook from renowned blogger Gaby Dalkin. Displaying her fresh and simple cooking style—a mix of California casual with a healthy dose of Southwestern flair—Gaby's recipes are ideal for anyone who loves avocados or just scrumptious meals. Features 75 to-die-for recipes like Crab and Avocado Quesadilla and Avocado and Tuna Ceviche The first book by popular food blogger and avocado expert Gaby Dalkin Illustrated with gorgeous full-color photographs from acclaimed food photographer Matt Armendariz Includes an introductory section that describes common varieties of avocado and includes foolproof advice on cutting, storing, and picking ripe avocados at the market If you love avocados and fresh, delicious meals, this is the ideal cookbook for you. Absolutely Avocados serves up a wide range of recipes that get the most of out of this popular but under-used food.

Food for Life

Author: Laila Ali
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781250131102
Release Date: 2018-01-23
Genre: Cooking

Four-time undefeated boxing world champion, cooking personality, and passionate health advocate, Laila Ali’s Food For Life features over 100 sassy recipes that will help you “swap it out.” In Laila’s kitchen, nutrition is King, but flavor is Queen! In her debut cookbook, Laila shows you how to make knockout meals in ways that work with your busy and demanding life, so you can eat healthy, delicious food without feeling hungry! Food for Life shares more than 100 of Laila's favorite recipes. Whether you’re new to cooking, busy feeding a family, or ready to eat healthier, Food for Life will be your guidebook! In Food for Life, you’ll find real-life recipes to bring simple, healthy, hearty, and satisfying food to the table, such as: - Stovetop Ratatouille - Oven-“Fried” Chicken - West Coast Southern Greens - The Greatest of All Time Burger (her father's favorite) - Heavenly Lemon Yogurt Cake

The Big Book of Kombucha

Author: Hannah Crum
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781612124339
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Cooking

The Kombucha Book includes everything enthusiastic kombucha lovers want to know: the health benefits, history, homebrewing, and cooking with kombucha. The homebrewing section, the real meat of the book, includes a detailed look at the brewing process, from setting up a friendly environment for fermentation to a close appraisal of Continuous Brewing versus Batch Brewing. This section also presents 100 ingredients and 300 combinations for flavoring kombucha.