Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating with More Than 75 Recipes

Simon & Schuster #ad - From spinach and sweet potato salad with Warm Bacon Dressing to Breakfast Bread Pudding, the recipes in Food Matters are flavorful and sophisticated. Bittman offers a no-nonsense rundown on how government policy, big business marketing, and global economics influence what we choose to put on the table each evening.

. From the award-winning champion of culinary simplicity who gave us the bestselling How to Cook Everything and How to Cook Everything Vegetarian comes Food Matters, a plan for responsible eating that's as good for the planet as it is for your weight and your health. Think about it this way: in terms of energy consumption, serving a typical family-of-four steak dinner is the rough equivalent of driving around in an SUV for three hours while leaving all the lights on at home.

Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating with More Than 75 Recipes #ad - We are finally starting to acknowledge the threat carbon emissions pose to our ozone layer, but few people have focused on the extent to which our consumption of meat contributes to global warming. Unlike most things that are virtuous and healthful, Bittman's plan doesn't involve sacrifice. Flexible, and non-doctrinaire, simple, the plan is based on hard science but gives you plenty of leeway to tailor your food choices to your lifestyle, schedule, and level of commitment.

A month's worth of meal plans shows you how Bittman chooses to eat and offers proof of how satisfying a mindful and responsible diet can be. But the simple truth, as he points out, is that as long as you eat more vegetables and whole grains, the result will be better health for you and for the world in which we live.

Cheaper, and socially sound, healthier, Food Matters represents the future of American eating.


The Food Matters Cookbook: 500 Revolutionary Recipes for Better Living

Simon & Schuster #ad - In fact the majority of these recipes include fish, using them for their flavor, or dairy, eggs, poultry, texture, meat, and satisfying nature without depending on them for bulk. With a tone that is easygoing and non-doctrinaire, Bittman demonstrates the satisfaction and pleasure in mindful eating. The result is not just better health for you, but for the world we all share.

True to the fuss-free style that has made him famous, Bittman offers plenty of variations and substitutions that let you take advantage of foods that are in season—or those that just happen to be in the fridge. He indicates which recipes you can make ahead, those that are sure to become pantry staples, and which ones can be put together in a flash.

The Food Matters Cookbook: 500 Revolutionary Recipes for Better Living #ad - Bittman is a firm believer in snacking, but in the right way. Since his own health prompted him to change his diet, creative, fruits, and forward-thinking dishes based on vegetables, Bittman has perfected cooking tasty, and whole grains. Roasted pork shoulder with potatoes, Apples, and Onions and Linguine with Cherry Tomatoes and Clams are perfect examples.

Instead of packaged cookies or greasy chips, Bittman suggests Seasoned Popcorn with Grated Parmesan or Fruit and Cereal Bites. That allows for a whole chapter devoted to sweets, Brownie Cake, Apricot Polenta Cake, including Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies, and Coconut Tart with Chocolate Smear. Many sound downright decadent: pasta with asparagus, and Sausage; or Roasted Butternut Chowder with Apples and Bacon, Bacon, and Egg; Stuffed Pizza with Broccoli, White Beans, for example.

Meat and other animal products are often included—but no longer as the centerpiece.


Mark Bittman's Kitchen Express: 404 inspired seasonal dishes you can make in 20 minutes or less

Simon & Schuster #ad - In 404 express, bittman, author of the popular new york times column "The Minimalist" and the bestselling How to Cook Everything series, offers readers a new level of ease with recipes that that are no more than a paragraph long. Make the most of summer produce with scallop and peach ceviche or Apricot Cream Upside Down Pie, and try Salmon and Sweet Potato with Coconut Curry Sauce or Broiled Brussels Sprouts with Hazelnuts when the air starts to cool.

People who like to eat well without the fuss have always turned to Mark Bittman for his trademark pared-down elegance and contemporary style. The beautiful, menus for a variety of occasions, two color cookbook also includes Bittman's complete guide to stocking your pantry, and recipe lists that span the seasons.

Mark Bittman's Kitchen Express: 404 inspired seasonal dishes you can make in 20 minutes or less #ad - Welcome spring with shrimp with Asparagus, Dill or Spice Poached Eggs and Truffled Arugula Prosciutto Salad. The 404 seasonal recipes are sophisticated as they are simple: on a cold winter night, warm up with White Bean Stew served over crusty slices of oil-rubbed baguette.


The Elements of Cooking: Translating the Chef's Craft for Every Kitchen

Scribner #ad - With alphabetically ordered entries and eight beautifully written essays, and exploring the most important skill to have in the kitchen, making stock, Ruhlman outlines what it takes to cook well: understanding heat, making sauce, salting food, what a cook should read, cooking with eggs, using the right tools, finesse.

. In the elements of cooking, new york times bestselling author Michael Ruhlman deconstructs the essential knowledge of the kitchen to reveal what professional chefs know only after years of training and experience. The elements of cooking gives everyone the tools they need to go from being a good cook to a great one.


The Pollan Family Table: The Very Best Recipes and Kitchen Wisdom for Delicious Family Meals

Scribner #ad - For generations, the Pollans have used fresh, local ingredients to cook healthy, irresistible meals. Standouts like grand marnier citrus roasted chicken, Crispy Parmesan Zucchini Chips, and Key Lime Pie with Walnut Oatmeal Crust are easy to make yet sophisticated enough to dazzle family and friends. This stunning and practical cookbook gives readers the tools they need to implement the Pollan food philosophy in their everyday lives and to make great, nourishing, delectable meals that bring families back to the table.

A bookpage best cookbook of 2015 winner of the gourmand international cookbook award 2015, healthy, Best in the World, cooking techniques, Best First Cookbook A gorgeous, and pantry wisdom for delicious, fully illustrated collection of recipes, and harmonious family meals from the incredible Pollan family—with a foreword by Michael Pollan.

In the pollan family table, inspiring kitchens, dana, Corky, Lori, and Tracy Pollan invite you into their warm, sharing more than 100 of their family’s best recipes. This instant kitchen classic will help readers create incredible meals and cultivate traditions that improve health, well-being, and family happiness.

The Pollan Family Table: The Very Best Recipes and Kitchen Wisdom for Delicious Family Meals #ad - Michael pollan, whose bestselling books have changed our culture and the way we think about food, writes in his foreword about how the family meals he ate growing up shaped his worldview. With hundreds of exquisite color photographs, time-tested shortcuts, The Pollan Family Table includes the Pollan’s top cooking tips and techniques, advice for those just starting out and market and pantry lists that make shopping for and preparing dinner stress-free.


A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table

Simon & Schuster #ad - But the story wasn't over: one reader in particular, a curly-haired, found himself enchanted by the redhead in Seattle, food-loving composer from New York, and their email correspondence blossomed into a long-distance romance. So she went to paris, a city that held vivid memories of a childhood trip with her father, of early morning walks on the cobbled streets of the Latin Quarter and the taste of her first pain au chocolat.

But when she tried going back to her apartment in Seattle and returning to graduate school, she knew it wasn't possible to resume life as though nothing had happened. But it wasn't long before her writing and recipes developed an international following. At first, it wasn't clear where this epiphany might lead.

You won't be able to decide whether to curl up and sink into the story or to head straight to the market to fill your basket with ingredients for Cider-Glazed Salmon and Pistachio Cake with Honeyed Apricots. Every week, reading, devoted readers logged on to find out what Molly was cooking, and thinking, eating, and it seemed she had finally found her passion.

A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table #ad - From her mother's pound cake, a staple of summer picnics during her childhood in Oklahoma, to the eggs she cooked for her father during the weeks before his death, food and memories are intimately entwined. In a homemade life: stories and recipes from My Kitchen Table, Molly Wizenberg recounts a life with the kitchen at its center.

When molly wizenberg's father died of cancer, everyone told her to go easy on herself, to hold off on making any major decisions for a while. Like her long letters home describing the details of every meal and market, Molly's blog Orangette started out merely as a pleasant pastime.


The VB6 Cookbook: More than 350 Recipes for Healthy Vegan Meals All Day and Delicious Flexitarian Dinners at Night

Clarkson Potter #ad - Whether you call it flexitarian, part-time veganism, control their weight, the plant-based, real-food approach to eating introduced in Bittman's New York Times bestselling book VB6 has helped countless people regain their good health, or vegetable-centric, and forge a smarter, more ethical relationship with food.

In the vb6 cookbook he makes this proposition more convenient than you could imagine. Following up on his bestselling diet plan, VB6, the incomparable Mark Bittman delivers a full cookbook of recipes designed to help you eat vegan every day before 6:00 p. M. And deliciously all of the time. Vb6 does away with the hard and fast rules, the calorie-counting, and the portion control of conventional diets; it's a regimen that is designed to be easy toa dopt and stick to for a lifetime.

The VB6 Cookbook: More than 350 Recipes for Healthy Vegan Meals All Day and Delicious Flexitarian Dinners at Night #ad - When bittman committed to a vegan before 6:00 pm diet, he quickly realized that everything about it became easier if he cooked his own meals at home. A chapter devoted entirely to "building blocks"--make-ahead components you mix and match--ensures that a flavorful and healthy meal is never more than a few minutes away.

Dinners are flexitarian,  focusing on vegetable-forward meals that are augmented by a range of animal products for fullest flavor, satisfaction, and nutrient density. If you've thought of trying a vegan diet but worry it's too monotonous or unfamiliar, or simply don't want to give up foods you love to eat, Bittman's vegan and flexitarian recipes will help you cook your way to a new, varied and quite simply better way of eating you can really commit to.


The Tucci Table: Cooking With Family and Friends

Gallery Books #ad - But well before these films, he was enjoying innovative homemade Italian meals throughout his childhood, when family and food were nearly inseparable and cooking was always a familial venture. Featuring family-friendly recipes and stunning photography, an all-new cookbook from New York Times bestselling author, beloved actor, and respected foodie Stanley Tucci.

Stanley tucci’s association with wonderful foods began for fans with the movie Big Night and resonated in his role as Julia Child’s husband in Julie & Julia. Buon apetito! Now, in a completely new, felicity blunt, family-focused cookbook, Tucci captivates food lovers’ imaginations with recipes from his traditional Italian roots as well as those of his British wife, tied together with a modern American ribbon.

The Tucci Table: Cooking With Family and Friends #ad - The time-tested recipes include pasta alla bottarga, mushroom-stuffed trout, pork chops with onions and mustard sauce, barbeque chicken wings, and much, much more! Nothing will make you happier to spend time with family than the aroma of a hearty Italian dish sizzling on the stovetop. Featuring 100 luscious new full-color photographs, The Tucci Table captures the true joys of family cooking.


Carla's Comfort Foods: Favorite Dishes from Around the World

Atria Books #ad - Full of carla’s entertaining stories, the book shows how seasoning can transform any simple recipe. Join carla for a delicious journey! We all need an aromatic bowl of chicken soup from time to time; with carla’s Comfort Foods, make it fragrant with lime, thyme, curry, and turmeric; for a Caribbean treat, cumin, you can perk it up Italian-style with fresh basil and oregano; or have a taste of India with cilantro, and cayenne pepper.

Spinning standbys into distinctive new recipes, she combines the beloved flavors of home with the most delectable, enticing spices and tastes of international cuisine. Carla starts with your essential recipe for perfect all-american burgers; from there, lime, and cilantro; or take your burgers to Morocco with gutsy spices, and fragrant spices; or give them a Vietnamese twist with pickled veggies, chiles, scallions, ginger, you can choose to do them up Persian-style with Cucumber Yogurt Sauce, and feta cheese.

Featuring 130 recipes with new variations on soulful favorites, this cookbook covers the culinary globe on an ingenious, delicious mission: to capture the international flavors of comfort. For carla hall, co-host of abc’s The Chew, food is a wonderful way to forge connections with and between people. From nashville to naples to Nigeria, nothing gathers friends and family around the table like the flavors of home.

In recipes that reflect her own vivacious personality, pea, carla takes you from southern Chicken with Milk Gravy to West African Spicy- Sweet Chicken Stew; from German Double-Mustard Potato Salad to Moroccan Spice-Rubbed Beef Roast to Indian Chile, and Coconut Chutney; and from Southern Peach Cobbler to Greek Baklava.

Carla's Comfort Foods: Favorite Dishes from Around the World #ad - Now you can hug your friends and family with Carla’s incredibly flavorful takes on creamy soups and noodles, pies, fragrant stews and dumplings, and mouthwatering pastries, and tarts. A comprehensive spice and flavor guide lets you chart your own course in the kitchen by turning your favorite go-to dish into a culinary trip around the world.


VB6: Eat Vegan Before 6:00 to Lose Weight and Restore Your Health . . . for Good

Clarkson Potter #ad - Beyond that, calorie counting, his plan involved no gimmicks, scales, or point systems. Best of all, they proved to be lasting and sustainable over the long haul. So neither choice was appealing. Bittman lost 35 pounds and saw all of his blood numbers move in the right direction. Using extensive scientific evidence to support his plan, the acclaimed cookbook author and food policy columnist shows why his VB6 approach succeeds when so many other regimens not only fail, but can actually lead to unwanted weight gain.

. If you’re one of the millions who have thought of trying a vegan diet but fear it’s too monotonous or unfamiliar,  VB6 will introduce a flexible way of eating that you can really live with for life. Six years ago, an overweight, pre-diabetic Mark Bittman faced a medical directive: adopt a vegan diet or go on medication.

VB6: Eat Vegan Before 6:00 to Lose Weight and Restore Your Health . . . for Good #ad - He then provides all the necessary tools for making the switch to a flexitarian diet: lists for stocking the pantry, pointers for making cooking on a daily basis both convenient and enjoyable, strategies for eating away from home in a variety of situations, and a complete 28-day eating plan showing VB6 in action.

He was no fan of a lifelong regimen of pills, but as a food writer he lived—and worked—to eat. Finally, lunches, bittman provides more than 60 recipes for vegan breakfasts, and snacks, as well as non-vegan dinners that embrace the spirit of a vegetable- and grain-forward diet. And there were no so-called forbidden foods—he ate mostly home-cooked meals that were as varied and satisfying as they were delicious.

He called this plan vegan before 6:00 VB6 for short, and the results were swift and impressive.


The Breath of a Wok: Unlocking the Spirit of Chinese Wok Cooking Throug

Simon & Schuster #ad - Written with the intimacy of a memoir and the immediacy of a travelogue, this recipe-rich volume is a celebration of cultural and culinary delights. Award-winning author Grace Young celebrates and demystifies the art of wok cooking for the Western home cook. When grace young was a child, her father instilled in her a lasting appreciation of wok hay, the highly prized but elusive taste that food achieves when properly stir-fried in a wok.

Young's elegant prose and richardson's extraordinary photographs create a unique and unforgettable picture of artisan wok makers in mainland China, street markets in Hong Kong, uncles, and a "wok-a-thon" in which Young's family of aunties, and cousins cooks together in a lively exchange of recipes and stories.

With its emphasis on cooking with all the senses, The Breath of a Wok brings the techniques and flavors of old-world wok cooking into today's kitchen, enabling anyone to stir-fry with wok hay. Additionally, there are menus for family-style meals and for Chinese New Year festivities, and a source guide to purchasing ingredients, woks, an illustrated glossary, and accessories.

. The 125 recipes are a testament to the versatility of the wok, smoked, three teacup chicken, with stir-fried, poached, and deep-fried dishes that include not only the classics of wok cooking, steamed, but also unusual dishes like Sizzling Pepper and Salt Shrimp, like Kung Pao Chicken and Moo Shoo Pork, boiled, pan-fried, braised, and Scallion and Ginger Lo Mein.

The Breath of a Wok: Unlocking the Spirit of Chinese Wok Cooking Throug #ad - Iacp award-winner young details the fundamentals of selecting, and caring for a wok, seasoning, as well as the range of the wok's uses; this surprisingly inexpensive utensil serves as the ultimate multipurpose kitchen tool. Their instructions, gathered in this richly designed and illustrated volume, and recipes, stories, offer not only expert lessons in the art of wok cooking, but also capture a beautiful and timeless way of life.