New Arrivals · Cooking

January 18, 2020
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

From freezer to cooker : delicious whole-foods meals for the slow cooker, pressure cooker, and Instant Pot

January 17, 2020
Conner, Polly, author.
256 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes indexes.
Introduction -- About our recipes -- How to use our recipe icons -- Slow cooker basics -- Instant Pot basics -- Freezer cooking basics -- Equipment -- Breakfast -- Chicken & turkey -- Beef -- Pork -- Soups, chilis & stews -- Pastas, salads & more -- Recipe icon index -- "Fully cook and freeze" recipe instructions -- How to keep your food safe -- Cooking times charts for slow cooker & Instant Pot -- Recipe contributors.
Healthy, delicious meals have never been easier! The slow cooker, pressure cooker, and Instant Pot meet freezer cooking in this all-new, beautifully photographed, and rigorously tested cookbook.

Lateral cooking

January 15, 2020
Segnit, Niki, author.
New York, New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019.
609 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
A practical handbook, designed to help creative cooks develop their own recipes. It is based around a set of recipes which, once you're familiar with them, will prove almost infinitely adaptable, according to whatever is in your fridge, in season, on offer at the market, or you feel like making.

Women on food

January 15, 2020
400 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Women on Food unites the radical, diverging female voices of the food industry in this urgent, moving, and often humorous collection of essays, interviews, questionnaires, illustrations, quotes, and ephemera. Edited by Charlotte Druckman and featuring esteemed food journalists and thinkers, including Soleil Ho, Nigella Lawson, Diana Henry, Carla Hall, Samin Nosrat, Rachael Ray, and many others, this compilation illuminates the notable and varied women who make up the food world.

The celery juice book : and other plant-powered, cold-pressed, nutrition packed recipes

January 14, 2020
Petitto, Melissa, author.
New York : Chartwell Books, [2019]
160 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes index.
"Hydrating and full of valuable vitamins and minerals such as vitamin K, vitamin C, potassium, magnesium, calcium, vitamin B6, fiber, and a variety of other nutrients your body craves, celery should be a staple in everyone’s diet. Juicing, blending, and using celery juice and celery stocks in your day to day life can lead to weight loss, balanced blood sugar levels, reduced inflammation, and additional energy, and help strengthen your body against a variety of chronic illnesses."--Back cover.

Modern flexitarian : plant-inspired recipes you can flex to add fish, meat, or dairy

January 14, 2020
New York : DK, 2020.
255 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Transition to a plant-based diet without giving up fish, meat, and dairy completely. If you're concerned about your health and the environment but aren't quite ready to commit to a fully vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, a flexitarian diet will work for you. Modern Flexitarian features 100 healthy, adaptable veg-based recipes alongside quick twists and suggestions that give you the freedom to enjoy meat, fish, or dairy from time to time.

The art of escapism cooking : a survival story, with intensely good flavors

January 14, 2020
Lee, Mandy (Food blogger), author, photographer.
391 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Introduction -- First, pantry -- Tools -- Condiments, sauces, and pastes -- My days as a ma-jiang line cook -- For getting out of bed -- New York, New York -- For slurping -- Meet Richard -- For a crowd -- The breakup -- For snacking -- Shit I eat when I'm by myself -- The chimney -- For sweets -- The pups -- For pups.
"In this inventive and intensely personal cookbook, the blogger behind the award-winning reveals how she cooked her way out of an untenable living situation, with more than eighty delicious Asian-inspired dishes with influences from around the world. For Mandy Lee, moving from New York to Beijing for her husband's work wasn't an exotic adventure--it was an ordeal. Growing increasingly exasperated with China's stifling political climate, its infuriating bureaucracy, and its choking pollution, she began 'an unapologetically angry food blog,', to keep herself from going mad. Mandy cooked because it channeled her focus, helping her cope with the difficult circumstances of her new life. She filled her kitchen with warming spices and sticky sauces while she shared recipes and observations about life, food, and cooking in her blog posts. Born in Taiwan and raised in Vancouver, she came of age food-wise in New York City and now lives in Hong Kong; her food reflects the many places she's lived. This entertaining and unusual cookbook is the story of how 'escapism cooking'--using the kitchen as a refuge and ultimately creating delicious and satisfying meals--helped her crawl out of her expat limbo. Illustrated with her own gorgeous photography, The Art of Escapism Cooking provides that comforting feeling a good meal provides. Here are dozens of innovative and often Asian-influenced recipes, divided into categories by mood and occasion...Every dish is sublimely delicious and worth the time and attention required. Mandy also demystifies unfamiliar ingredients and where to find them, shares her favorite tools, and provides instructions for essential condiments for the pantry and fridge, such as Ramen Seasoning, Fried Chili Verde Sauce, Caramelized Onion Powder Paste, and her Ultimate Sichuan Chile Oil." -- Provided by publisher.

The barbecue! bible

January 14, 2020
Raichlen, Steven.
New York : Workman Pub., ©2008.
xvii, 556 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Grilling basics: answers to frequently asked questions -- Thirst quenchers -- Warm-ups -- Blazing salads -- Grilled bread -- What's your beef? -- High on hog -- A little lamb -- Ground meat, burgers and sausages -- Bird meets grill -- Water meets fire: fish on the grill -- Hot shells: lobster, shrimp, scallops, and clams -- Vegetarian grill -- Vegetables: greens meet grill -- Rice, beans, and beyond -- Sidekicks: pickles, relishes, salsas, and slaws -- Sauces -- Rub it in -- Fire and ice: desserts.
This book has been completely updated. A 500-recipe celebration of sizzle and smoke. It's got everything how to grill internationally, the appropriate drinks to accompany grilled food, appetizers, and revered American traditions such as Elizabeth Karmel's North Carolina-Style Pulled Pork and the great American hamburger. Raichlen also includes a host of non-grilled salads and vegetables to serve as worthy foils to the intense flavors of food hot from the fire.

The book of eating : adventures in professional gluttony

January 14, 2020
Platt, Adam (food writer), author.
xi, 258 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
"As the son of a diplomat growing up in places like Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Japan, Adam Platt didn't have the chance to become a picky eater. Living, traveling, and eating in some of the most far-flung locations around the world, he developed an eclectic palate and a nuanced understanding of cultures and cuisines that led to some revelations which would prove important in his future career as a food critic. In Tokyo, for instance--"a kind of paradise for nose-to-tail cooking"--he learned that "if you're interested in telling a story, a hair-raisingly bad meal is much better than a good one." From dim sum in Hong Kong to giant platters of Peking duck in Beijing, fresh-baked croissants in Paris and pierogi on the snowy streets of Moscow, Platt takes us around the world, re-tracing the steps of a unique, and lifelong, culinary education. Providing a glimpse into a life that has intertwined food and travel in exciting and unexpected ways, The Book of Eating is a delightful and sumptuous trip that is also the culinary coming-of-age of a voracious eater and his eventual ascension to become, as he puts it, "a professional glutton."--Amazon.

The food of Sichuan

January 14, 2020
Dunlop, Fuchsia, author.
New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, 2019.
495 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
The story of Sichuanese cuisine -- The Sichuanese kitchen -- The Sichuanese larder -- The Sichuanese table -- Cold dishes -- Meat -- Poultry & eggs -- Fish & seafood -- Tofu -- Vegetables -- Soups -- Rice -- Noodles -- Small eats -- Hotpot -- Preserved foods -- Sweet dishes -- Seasonings & stocks -- The 23 flavors of Sichuan -- The 56 cooking methods of Sichuan.
An essential update of Fuchsia Dunlop's landmark book on Sichuan cuisine, with 200 recipes and stunning photographs. Almost twenty years after the publication of Land of Plenty, considered by many to be one of the greatest cookbooks of all time, Fuchsia Dunlop revisits the region where her own culinary journey began, adding more than 70 new recipes to the original repertoire and accompanying them with mouthwatering descriptions of the dazzling flavors and textures of Sichuanese cooking. Food of Sichuan shows home cooks how to re-create classics such as Mapo Tofu, Twice-Cooked Pork and Gong Bao Chicken, or a traditional spread of cold dishes, including Bang Bang Chicken, Numbing-and-Hot Dried Beef, Spiced Cucumber Salad and Green Beans in Ginger Sauce. With gorgeous food and travel photography and enhanced by a culinary and cultural history of the region, The Food of Sichuan is a captivating insight into one of the world's greatest cuisines. --

Half the sugar, all the love : a family cookbook 100 easy, low-sugar recipes for every meal of the day

January 9, 2020
Lee, Jennifer Tyler, author.
216 pages : illustrations (color) ; 26 cm
"Less sugar in every meal"--back cover.
Introduction -- Breakfasts. Busy morning breakfasts ; Lazy weekend breakfasts ; Muffins and breads -- Snacks -- Lunches and salads. Lunch box favorites ; Salads -- Dinners. Chicken ; Pork and beef ; Fish and seafood ; Pasta and pizza -- Desserts. Cookies and bars ; Pies and crisps ; Cakes and cupcakes ; Puddings and frozen treats -- Beverages -- Basics and condiments. Big batch sauces ; Condiments and dressings ; Toppings and doughs.
Would you feed your child a candy bar for breakfast? Of course not. And yet today our children routinely consume three times the recommended daily allowance of added sugar, which puts them at an unprecedented risk for type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, excess weight, and even nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Half the Sugar, All the Love is here to help, with 100 doctor-approved recipes that cut the sugar (by half or more!) without sacrificing the flavors our families love. The recipes rely on using fruits and vegetables to sweeten food naturally without adding sugar or sugar substitutes. It's an eye-opening education, a program of healthy eating, and a cookbook chock-full of easy, delicious recipes all in one. Pass the breakfast bars!

The defined dish : healthy and wholesome weeknight recipes

January 9, 2020
Snodgrass, Alex, author.
xi, 291 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Mom-bo Ialiano -- Tacos y mas -- Better than takeout -- Satisfying salads -- Soups for the soul -- Taste of the Mediterranean -- Curried and spiced -- Date night dinners -- Southern charms -- Cleaned-up kid food -- Back to basics.
"Gluten-free, dairy-free, and grain-free recipes that sound and look way too delicious to be healthy from The Defined Dish blog, fully endorsed by Whole30"-- Provided by publisher.

The Mediterranean method : your complete plan to harness the power of the healthiest diet on the planet--lose weight, prevent heart disease, and more!

January 9, 2020
Masley, Steven, author.
238 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Introduction -- A whole-foods diet for the whole planet -- How to eat: a new Mediterranean diet -- The Mediterranean method for weight loss -- The Mediterranean method for heart health -- The Mediterranean method for a better brain -- The Mediterranean method for a healthy gut -- The Mediterranean method for longevity -- Bringing the Mediterranean diet home -- Mediterranean method recipes.
A fresh approach to the Mediterranean diet that focuses on low-glycemic foods that benefit the heart, brain, gut, and microbiome. The Mediterranean diet is associated with a long list of amazing health benefits and improved longevity. As the science shows, following this diet can reduce your risk for heart disease, dementia and memory loss, and cancer, among other chronic health conditions. It can also be used as a weight loss program, and has been shown to be as effective for weight loss as low-carb, low-fat, and Paleo diets. Additionally, there are multiple gastrointestinal benefits from eating Mediterranean foods. Best of all, Mediterranean food is delicious!

Mediterranean Instant Pot : easy, inspired meals for eating well.

January 7, 2020
ix, 182 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Bringing together the #1 diet and the #1 most popular kitchen appliance, this Instant Pot-authorized cookbook makes it more convenient than ever to cook the Mediterranean way, incorporating more vegetables, grains, beans, and seafood into your diet, and exploring the healthful, authentic flavors of cuisines ranging from Turkish to North African in everyday one-pot meals.-- Amazon.

The new keto-friendly South Beach diet : rev your metabolism and improve your health with the latest science of weight loss

January 7, 2020
Agatston, Arthur, author.
Carlsbad, California : Hay House, Inc., 2019.
xv, 315 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"The original South Beach Diet defined the cutting edge of healthy weight loss. Now the creator of the classic plan combines his signature diet with the latest, most cutting-edge advances in healthy eating that are the basis for the ketogenic diet. With a new emphasis on good carbs, healthy fats, and quality proteins, The New Keto-Friendly South Beach Diet takes the powerful fundamentals of the original South Beach Diet and adds the fat-burning principles of keto. Dr. Arthur Agatston cuts through the confusion around keto and low carb diets and gives readers a step-by-step 28-day eating plan that increases satisfaction, decreases appetite, and makes it easy to lose weight and keep it off. He also explains why strict ketosis is not necessary to achieve results; the effectiveness of intermittent fasting; and the relationship between yo-yo-dieting and sugar addiction. This plan offers the benefits of keto and low carb without the pitfalls. As this new book reveals, you can boost your metabolism and put your body safely into fat-burning mode with a diet that's more flexible and more sustainable than traditional keto. And that's not all: in addition to long-term weight loss, the South Beach Keto-Friendly plan can boost mental sharpness, reduce inflammation and pain, increase your energy, and improve diabetes and heart health. Includes around 100 recipes, full-color photos, and an easy-to-follow 28-day meal plan"-- Provided by publisher.

The Little Women cookbook : tempting recipes from the March sisters and their friends and family

January 7, 2020
Moranville, Winifred, author.
112 pages : color illustrations, color portraits ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Hannah's breakfasts -- Gatherings with family and friends -- March family dinners and suppers -- Sweet treats, desserts, and drinks.
"Experience the exciting and heartwarming world of the March sisters and Little Women right in your own kitchen. Here at last is the first cookbook to celebrate the scrumptious and comforting foods that play a prominent role in Louisa May Alcott's classic novel Little Women. If your family includes a Little Women fan, or if you yourself are one, with this book you can keep the magic and wonder of the beloved tale alive for years to come. Do you wonder what makes the characters so excited to make -- and eat! -- sweets and desserts like the exotically named Blancmange or the mysterious Bonbons with Mottoes, along with favorites like Apple Turnovers, Plum Pudding, and Gingerbread Cake? Find out for yourself with over 50 easy-to-make recipes for these delectable treats and more, all updated for the modern kitchen. From Hannah's Pounded Potatoes to Amy's Picnic Lemonade, from the charming Chocolate Drop Cookies that Professor Bhaer always offers to Meg's twins to hearty dinners that Hannah and Marmee encourage the March sisters to learn to make, you'll find an abundance of delicious teatime drinks and snacks, plus breakfasts, brunches, lunches, suppers, and desserts. Featuring full-color photos, evocative illustrations, fun and uplifting quotes from the novel, and anecdotes about Louisa May Alcott, this is a book that any Little Women fan will love to have"-- Provided by publisher.

Fancy af cocktails

January 3, 2020
Madix, Ariana, author.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019.
207 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"Drink recipes from a couple of professional drinkers."--Cover.
"Trashy and classy cocktails by the beloved Vanderpump Rules couple"-- Provided by publisher.

The mixology of astrology : cosmic cocktail recipes for every sign

January 2, 2020
Faragher, Aliza Kelly, author.
New York : Adams Media, [2018]
223 pages ; 20 cm
Includes index.
"Demystify both the stars and the drink menu with these simple guidelines. Try a French 75 for balanced Libra, suggest something adventurous for carefree Sagittarius, or stick to a classic with an Old Fashioned for Capricorn. When your friends wonder how you always know their perfect drink, you can just tell them it was written in the stars..." -- From

Creative cookie decorating : buttercream frosting designs and tips for every occasion

December 31, 2019
Hutchinson, Emily, author.
New York, New York : Good Books, [2019]
xv, 256 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"500 step-by-step instructions"--Cover.
"Emily Hutchinson, of The Hutch Oven, has spent years mastering the art of buttercream-frosted sugar cookies--and now she's ready to share her secrets for creating her picture-perfect (and delicious) sweets. In Creative Cookie Decorating, Emily will take you through the four seasons with a series of cookies for each, all while sharing her story--how she struggled after her young daughter's death and later triumphed in the kitchen, turning pain into purpose. Relatable, passionate, and honest, Emily presents a collection of recipes and tips that will make you fall in love with her style and technique as well as the process of frosting traditional cut-out cookies that people will rave about for years to come"

Easy baking from scratch

December 31, 2019
Gray, Eileen.
Emeryville, California : Rockridge Press, 2018.
238 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.

The Blue Zones kitchen : 100 recipes to live to 100

December 30, 2019
Buettner, Dan, author.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2019]
303 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Sardinia -- Okinawa -- Nicoya -- Ikaria -- Loma Linda -- How to cook beans -- Metric conversions.
Building on decades of research, longevity expert Dan Buettner has gathered 100 recipes inspired by the Blue Zones, home to the healthiest and happiest communities in the world. Each dish--for example, Sardinian Herbed Lentil Minestrone; Costa Rican Hearts of Palm Ceviche; Cornmeal Waffles from Loma Linda, California; and Okinawan Sweet Potatoes--uses ingredients and cooking methods proven to increase longevity, wellness, and mental health. Complemented by mouthwatering photography, the recipes also include lifestyle tips (including the best times to eat dinner and proper portion sizes), all gleaned from countries as far away as Japan and as near as Blue Zones project cities in Texas. Innovative, easy to follow, and delicious, these healthy living recipes make the Blue Zones lifestyle even more attainable, thereby improving your health, extending your life, and filling your kitchen with happiness.

Keto diet cookbook : 125 delicious recipes to lose weight, balance hormones, boost brain health, and reverse disease

December 30, 2019
Axe, Josh, author.
New York : Little, Brown Spark, 2019.
294 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Discovering the Keto Diet -- Practical Keto Living -- Keto Diet Recipes.
"...offers up more than 125 mouth-watering keto recipes to lose weight, fight inflammation, and optimize your body's function, no matter your lifestyle or budget." -- back cover.

Let's make ramen! : a comic book cookbook

December 27, 2019
Amano, Hugh, author.
California : Ten peed Press, [2019]
vi, 183 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
A comic book cookbook with accessible ramen recipes for the home cook, including simple weeknight bowls, weekend project stocks, homemade noodles, and an array of delicious accompaniments, with insights and tips from notable ramen luminaries.

Pasta grannies : the secrets of Italy's best home cooks

December 23, 2019
Bennison, Vicky, author.
London : Hardie Grant Books, 2019.
255, 14 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes 14 page booklet affixed between pages 24-25. Profiles nine of the home cooks.
Making pasta by hand -- How to make egg pasta dough -- How to make durum wheat dough -- Frequently asked questions -- Nuts and herbs -- Vegetables -- Pulses -- Potato and gnocchi -- Seafood -- Meat -- Pasta in brodo -- Ravioli and tortelli.
Inspired by the hugely popular YouTube channel of the same name, Pasta Grannies is a wonderful collection of time-perfected Italian recipes from the people who have spent a lifetime cooking for love, not a living: Italian grandmothers. Featuring easy and accessible recipes from all over Italy, you will be transported into the very heart of the Italian home to learn how to make great-tasting Italian food. Pasta styles range from pici - a type of hand-rolled spaghetti that is simple to make - to lumachelle della duchessa - tiny, ridged, cinnamon-scented tubes that take patience and dexterity. More than just a compendium of dishes, Pasta Grannies tells the extraordinary stories of these ordinary women and shows you that with the right know how, truly authentic Italian cooking is simple, beautiful and entirely achievable.

Instant loss : eat real, lose weight

December 23, 2019
Williams, Brittany, 1989- author.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019.
xiii, 322 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
"How I lost 125 pounds--includes 100+ recipes"--cover.
"Incredibly easy Instant Pot and air fryer recipes from the best-selling author of Instant Loss"-- Provided by publisher.

The obesity code cookbook : recipes to help you manage insulin, lose weight, and improve your health

December 23, 2019
Fung, Jason, author.
215 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Companion cookbook to the author's The obesity code.
Everything you believe about how to lose weight is wrong. Weight gain and obesity are driven by hormones--in everyone--and only by understanding the effects of insulin and insulin resistance can we achieve lasting weight loss. In this highly readable and provocative book, Dr. Jason Fung sets out an original, robust theory of obesity that provides startling insights into proper nutrition. In addition to his five basic steps, a set of lifelong habits that will improve your health and control your insulin levels, Dr. Fung explains how to use intermittent fasting to break the cycle of insulin resistance and reach a healthy weight--for good. -- provided by publisher.

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