Party Appetizers

Author: Tori Ritchie
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452125163
Format: PDF, Docs
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With today's magazines singing the praises of graze-style eating as both healthy and fun, Party Appetizers offers the perfect way to treat guests. Entertaining aficionado Tori Ritchie serves up sensational recipes for fabulous finger foods to kick off any informal dinner or stylish celebration—or even be the main attraction at a holiday soiree. Variety truly is the spice of life when you're talking olives jazzed up with herbs and spices or savory party favorites like Merguez Meatballs with Yogurt Sauce or rich Fig and Gorgonzola Toasts with Caramelized Onions. And for guests who have to start with dessert, there are even a few bonbons such as Mocha Shortbread Buttons and Sugar and Spice Walnuts. Tips on smart shopping, artful presentation, and indispensable ingredients as well as a "make-ahead planner" get hosts prepared before the party for maximum socializing with guests. So let the festivities begin!

Fine Cooking Appetizers

Author: Editors of Fine Cooking
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1600853307
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In these collections the editors of Fine Cooking have gathered a tempting – and satisfying – range of recipes on favorite topics. Each listing below tells you which recipes are included in each downloadable collection. As always, clear instructions, full-color photos, plus tips and techniques help you get delicious results.

Small Bites

Author: Eliza Cross
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 1423647866
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Big flavors come in small bites. With Small Bites, novice and experienced hosts can prepare easy appetizers that will impress and delight any crowd. Choose from more than 60 savory recipes for finger foods, skewers and picks, and sandwiches and sliders; whether you’re hosting a sophisticated soiree or a game-day gathering, nibbles are a necessity. Recipes include: • Cheesy Tostaditas • Artichoke Sausage Pizzas • Steak Oscar Tartlets • Curried Coconut Chicken Bites • Sesame-Ginger Teriyaki Meatballs • Kobe Beef Sliders with Secret Sauce • Bacon-Wrapped Chevre‐Stuffed Apricots • …and more! Eliza Cross is an award-winning writer and the author of several books, including 101 Things to Do with Bacon and Pumpkin It Up! She develops recipes and styles cuisine for corporate and print media and blogs about food, gardening, and sustainable living at happysimpleliving.com. She lives with her family in Centennial, Colorado.

Meze

Author: Rosemary Barron
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9780811831482
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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As timeless as the azure waters of the Aegean, the little Greek dishes known as meze are perfect for today s way of eating. Author Rosemary Barron has compiled 65 of her favorite recipes- full of flavor and good health- from traditional small bowls of marinated olives and little cheeses to more substantial meat-filled pastries and grilled seafood. Meze gives advice on stocking the shelves with essential basics and offers helpful hints on preparing spectacular Mediterranean buffets or casual outdoor get-togethers without spending all day in the kitchen. Meze celebrates the art of slowing down, of savoring the simple, distinct flavors of Mediterranean ingredients, and of sharing the experience with friends and family.

Soup s On

Author: Leslie Jonath
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9780811852623
Format: PDF, Docs
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Seventy-five superlative recipes from some of the world's most respected chefs and cooking instructors features a host of creamy vegetable soups, seafood chowders, hearty classic stews, and more, from such notables as Jacques Pépin, Alice Waters, Charlie Trotter, Thomas Keller, and others. Original. 15,500 first printing.

Braises and Stews

Author: Tori Ritchie
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452125058
Format: PDF, Docs
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Remember those tantalizing smells coming from Grandma's kitchen as she made her treasured, slow-cooked meals? Braises and Stews, brings modern convenience and style to good old-fashioned comfort food. Organized by main ingredient, this handy cookbook dishes up the secrets for making such savory one-pot meals as Classic Pot Roast or Pub Short Ribs. Lighter fare like Coq au Vin prepared with white wine or a Roman-inspired Spring Stew of Favas, Artichokes, and Fresh Peas will appeal to those with smaller appetites. Why stew over dinner when there are so many tasty options to throw in the pot?

Asian Tapas

Author: Christophe Megel
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462905269
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"Christophe Megel's food is perfect for today. It is savory, tempting, and deliciously simple. His wide experience in Asia is reflected in each tasty morsel. Who can ask for more?"—Ken Hom, award-winning chef and author of Exploring China: A Culinary Adventure Using an abundance of the fresh, seasonal ingredients and a harmony of flavors, Anton Kilayko and executive chef Christophe Megel offer a collection of recipes in this Asian cookbook that will excite anyone yearning after new and delicious ways to approach the tastes of the East. Cultural lines blur as they explore the breadth of Asian cuisine to bring you dishes inspired by the cooks of Bali, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, and many more. The food is imaginative, approachable and can just as successfully be brought to life at a sophisticated dinner, a lazy lunch, or a cool party—or very simply as a tasty little snack. These Asian recipes of appetizers and finger foods, illustrated with the cutting-edge photography of Edmond Ho, are exquisitely presented to provide huge impact. Sure to ignite the creative spirit in those who love to cook, Asian Tapas will have you eager to get into the kitchen to chop, slice, mix and blend your way through its imaginative and enthralling recipes to recreate the flavors of the East. Tapas Recipes include: Tangy Crab Salad Sandwiches Aromatic Lamb Seekh Kebabs Wagyu Beef Salad Rolls Har Kow Shrimp Focaccia Buns Abalone Windmill Dumplings Grilled Chicken and Fish Tandoori Strips Crisp Starfruit and Asparagus Salad with Sweet Chinese Sausages Roast Duck Vegetable Rolls with Lemon Soy Dip Tropical Mango Sushi Sashimi Salad Rolls with Wasabi Dip Flaky Cashew Nut Puff Pastry Squares Spiced Sumatran Coffee (Cafe Brulot)

Small Bites Big Flavor

Author: Eric Levine
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493001965
Format: PDF
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This imaginative cookbook is written for the home chef who wants to expand their repertoire in creating fun and unconventional dishes whether the gathering is for two, twenty, or two hundred. Through recipes bursting with personality, award-winning Chef Eric LeVine offers truly innovative takes on tried and true favorites, such as a twisted mini chicken pot pie, an amazing mouthful of flavor. The smallest of bites showcase three main ingredients used in three different preparations, such as mushroom, ginger, and chicken used three ways. Also included are recipes for delectable mid-sized, larger, and sweet bites--even some signature cocktails! Throughout, this engaging chef includes notes to encourage the home cook to enhance and change up their meals using these recipes as a base. All the 100-plus recipes, from Artichokes Stuffed with Pork and Ricotta to Brown Sugar Bacon Cupcakes, are accompanied by stunning photographs. You'll learn how much fun food can be to prepare, present, share, and of course to eat!

CarbSmart Low Carb Gluten Free Holiday Entertaining

Author: Tracey Rollison
Publisher: CarbSmart, Inc.
ISBN: 0970493185
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Impress guests and still be able to indulge yourself with the CarbSmart Low-Carb & Gluten-Free Holiday Entertaining cookbook! If you’ve spent too many holidays slaving over sugar-laden desserts that you couldn’t even eat just to impress your guests, listen up: there’s no need to make food you can’t consume any longer when you’ve got CarbSmart Low-Carb & Gluten-Free Holiday Entertaining on your side. Learn how to create gorgeous dishes that will wow even the pickiest crowd that you can eat as well! After all, there’s nothing worse than being forced to nibble on a boring celery stick from the vegetable tray because there’s nothing else you can eat. Now you too can indulge in delicious appetizers, cocktails and desserts–that just happen to be low-carb and gluten-free. Now you can have your holiday and eat it too—and throw a party your guests will be talking about for years to come—all at the same time. CarbSmart Low-Carb & Gluten-Free Holiday Entertaining makes treating your guests to a delicious and healthy gathering easier than ever. From breakfasts and brunches to luncheons, dinners and cocktail parties, there are recipes and entertaining tips for every type of holiday occasion, from Thanksgiving to Valentine’s Day. What You’ll Get CarbSmart Low-Carb & Gluten Free Holiday Entertaining provides you with 90 mouth-watering recipes, hundreds of cooking and party tips and ideas, an extensive overview of ingredient usage and substitutions, a handy guide with information on where to purchase specialty ingredients you may not be able to find in stores, a table of sweetener equivalents, a vocabulary glossary for beginners and more. The book is ideal for both seasoned and novice cooks, so no matter your culinary experience, you’ll find an easy-to-use collection of recipes and tips that just about anyone can follow. Types of Recipes Included: • Breakfast • Appetizers / Hors d’Oeuvres • Breads & Crackers • Main Dishes • Soups/Stews • Salads • Side Dishes • Cocktails / Drinks / Beverages • Desserts A Sampling of Included Recipes • Wild Blueberry Belgian Waffles • Crab Frittata • Shrimp Dill Dip • Bleu Cheese Bacon Bites • Bacon-Wrapped Fig Jalapeno Peppers • Swiss Pecan Crisps • Roasted Herb-Brined Turkey and Gravy • Flank Steak Pinwheels • Garlic-Stuffed Rib Roast with Coffee Rub • Slow Cooker Lamb Stew • Creamy Butternut Squash and Roasted Garlic Soup • Lemon Beet Salad • Vegetable Latkes • Eggplant Involtini with Pesto Filling • Parsnip, Roasted Garlic and Three Cheese Gratin • Toasty Chai-ppucino • Low-Carb Hot Cocoa • Pearberry Sparklers • Pecan Latte Gateau • Chocolate Raspberry Mouse • and much, much more! Get a Leg Up This Holiday Season Start your holiday season off right. Order CarbSmart Low-Carb & Gluten-Free Holiday Entertaining and you’ll have all the tools you need to host successful holiday gatherings with recipes so delicious you’ll barely believe they’re healthy! Praise for CarbSmart Low-Carb & Gluten-Free Holiday Entertaining “I love the recipes in this book! Whether you are the casual, backyard, card table and folding chairs type of entertainer or the tablecloth, fine china, and champagne type of person, you’ll find a plethora of original recipes to fit your needs. This cookbook is proof positive that one doesn’t have to partake in the holiday junkfest to indulge in decadent, festive real food dishes. Misty and Tracey have pulled together a fine collection of recipes that anybody will enjoy. The biggest surprise is that one is getting much more than just a cookbook. From a discussion of good fats/bad fats, to a comprehensive sweetener conversion chart, to nutritional advice about types of food, to maintaining a well-stocked kitchen, this book is saturated with useful information.” —Tiffany Rangel, www.Deliciously-Thin.com “I made the mistake of reviewing this book without eating breakfast. Just the table of contents is making me ravenous! Bleu Cheese Bacon Bites? Cauliflower, Sausage and Gruyère Soup? Mixed Baby Greens with Strawberry Champagne Vinaigrette? Sautéed Chicken with Olives, Capers, and Roasted Lemons? Are you kidding me?! Incredible! Tracey and Misty have come up with a dazzling variety of recipes just in time for the holiday party season. If you want to serve your guests dishes that will cement your reputation as a brilliant hostess while staying on track nutritionally, you need this book. You need it badly. CarbSmart Low-Carb & Gluten-Free Holiday Entertaining offers considerably more than scrumptious, imaginative recipes. It’s a clear and comprehensive guide to low carbohydrate, Paleo, and primal eating, offering useful information about fats, proteins, dairy, and more. It’s also the perfect primer if you’re new to this way of eating. I guarantee wherever you are in your dietary lifestyle, you will find this book a big help. But the food! Dear heaven, the food! Excuse me, gotta go eat now.” —Dana Carpender, Author, Fat Fast Cookbook and 500 Low-Carb Recipes “With almost 100 recipes, CarbSmart Low-Carb & Gluten-Free Holiday Entertaining by Tracey Rollison & Misty Humphrey, is a kitchen essential for when you need to entertain guests and you want to serve delicious dishes that are low carb and gluten free. The recipes are easy to prepare without relying the usual processed foods. Original and tantalizing recipes like Pepperoni Chip Dippers and Swiss Pecan Crisps jumped right off the page. These are both creative gluten free alternatives to crackers. This book is perfect for people who have struggled with balancing the desire to provide guests with scrumptious dishes and yet maintain the healthy goal of celebrating the holidays without added sugar or gluten.” — Dianne Rishikof, MS, RDN, LDN, DianneRishikof.com “Not only is this great cookbook bursting with page after page of mouthwateringly scrumptious low carb and gluten free recipes, it also contains a host of super useful information about the low carb lifestyle and enlightening first hand accounts of how the authors turned their lives around by changing their diet. This collection of delicious recipes will really open your eyes to a whole world of ideas for entertaining without the carbs and will leave your guests begging you for your kitchen secrets. So all that is left for me to say is... roll on winter!” —Ade Rowswell, My Big Fat Low Carb Life on Facebook

Salz Fett S ure Hitze

Author: Samin Nosrat
Publisher: Antje Kunstmann
ISBN: 3956142829
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Samin Nosrat verdichtet ihre reiche Erfahrung als Köchin und Kochlehrerin zu einem so einfachen wie revolutionären Ansatz. Es geht dabei um die vier zentralen Grundlagen guten Kochens: Salz, Fett, Säure und Hitze. Salz – das die Aromen vertieft. Fett – das sie trägt und attraktive Konsistenzen ermöglicht. Säure – die alle Aromen ausbalanciert. Und Hitze – die die Konsistenz eines Gerichts letztendlich bestimmt. Wer mit diesen vier Elementen souverän umgeht, kann exzellent kochen, ohne sich an Rezepte klammern zu müssen. Voller profundem Wissen, aber mit leichter Hand und gewinnendem Ton führt Nosrat in alle theoretischen und praktischen Aspekte guten Kochens ein, vermittelt Grundlagen und Küchenchemie und verrät jede Menge inspirierender Tipps und Tricks. In über 100 unkomplizierten Rezepten wird das Wissen vertieft und erprobt: frische Salate, perfekt gewürzte Saucen, intensiv schmeckende Gemüsegerichte, die besten Pastas, 13 Huhn-Varianten, zartes Fleisch, köstliche Kuchen und Desserts. Samin Nosrats Rezepte ermuntern zum Ausprobieren und zum Improvisieren. Angereichert mit appetitanregenden Illustrationen und informativen Grafiken ist dieses Buch ein unverzichtbarer Küchenkompass, der Anfänger genauso glücklich macht wie geübte Köche.