The Get Em Girls Guide to the Perfect Get Together

Author: Shakara Bridgers
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416592512
Format: PDF, ePub
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For women with an appetite for life -- the Get 'Em Girls' new cookbook is filled with recipes that will make every occasion one to savor! Who is a Get 'Em Girl? She's a smart, savvy urban professional with a great job, loyal friends, and plenty of style. Still, the working world can really limit time with loved ones and the big city can get very lonely. But here's a well-known fact: Cooking for special ones is more meaningful (and cheaper) than dining out. The Get 'Em Girls' Guide to the Perfect Get-Together will inspire you to round up those special people and show them just how much they matter! Birthday, family reunion, picnic, baby shower, dinner party, holiday feast, or just poker night -- whatever the occasion -- The Get 'Em Girls' Guide to the Perfect Get-Together has you covered from tips on organizing to setting the mood for a party and more than 140 easy and delicious recipes, including: - Maple Pecan Crumble French Toast Casserole for a Sunday brunch to impress your new sweetheart's parents - Lump crab salad tea sandwiches to add a delicious touch to a baby shower - Spice-rubbed grilled tilapia for a fantastic family reunion -Beer-batter shrimp with spicy tartar sauce for a knockout fight night bash - A sinfully good "Cocoa Cure Chocolate Martini" for an in-house cocktail party And much more! With their trademark witty commentary and innate flair, the Get 'Em Girls dish the secrets to creating mouthwatering, unforgettable meals that don't require hours of planning, dicing, and fretting -- short on prep time but long on taste. This guide to entertaining is a can't-fail classic and a must-have in your kitchen!

The Get Em Girl s Guide to Unlocking the Power of Cuisine

Author: Shakara Bridgers
Publisher: Subira Pub
ISBN: 9780979183201
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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With sassy, city-girl wit, the self-proclaimed princesses of a new urban culinary lifestyle share a collection of over 120 of their favorite recipes that are sure to complement every stage of a growing romance.The Get Em Girls Guide to Unlocking the Power of Cuisine has the recipes that youll want to cook and eat but is about much more than the food; its about investing time in yourself and our relationship. Going after what you want in unconventional ways. Thinking outside the boxand going out and getting whats yours.

Paula Deen Friends

Author: Paula Deen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439103296
Format: PDF, ePub
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Sharing a delicious meal is everyone's favorite way of bringing together friends and loved ones. In her new cookbook, Paula Deen & Friends: Living It Up, Southern Style, Paula Deen -- author, restaurateur, and Food Network star -- turns to her friends to share their stories, ideas for entertaining Southern style, and, most important, more than 150 of the prized recipes they serve to their family and friends. With the trademark Southern charm that has made her beloved by fans everywhere, Paula's new book features delicious, down-home entertaining menus, with recipes that are guaranteed to be instant crowd-pleasers. Whether you're planning an intimate family dinner, hosting an elegant cocktail party, or feeding a hungry crowd for lunch, these mouthwatering meals are the perfect way to share any occasion with good friends -- and have fun doing it! From a tailgate picnic to a bridge supper, a christening to a camping trip, and a family dinner to an ice cream social, there are recipes to delight any gathering. Throw a down-home Birthday Bash with Beer-in-the-Rear Chicken, Bacon-Wrapped Grilled Corn on the Cob, and Buttermilk Pound Cake with Strawberries and Whipped Cream. Or host a casual Cookie Swap with friends and watch those Peanut Butter Brownie Cupcakes and Rolled Oatmeal Cookies disappear! An outdoor lunch wouldn't be complete without real Southern Fried Chicken and Buttermilk Corn Bread. And comfort foods like Quick Crab Stew, Shrimp and Wild Rice Casserole, and Black Bottom Pie are soul-satisfying dishes that warm the heart and soothe the spirit. There are also recipes for refreshing cocktails and beverages, from the Southern traditional favorites, like Plantation Iced Tea and Mint Juleps, to Lemonade and Hot Cranberry Cider. Entertaining Southern style is about much more than the food; it's about spending time with the people you care about. Paula and her friends are the experts when it comes to creating delightful meals that are easy to prepare, so you, too, can relax and enjoy the fun with your guests. Each chapter is filled with helpful tips and time-saving techniques, as well as the memorable cooking stories that inspired Paula and her friends to create these recipes. You'll be inspired to share memorable meals and occasions with family and friends, as Paula Deen & Friends invites you to live it up, Southern style.

A Man A Pan A Plan

Author: Paul Kita
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 1635650054
Format: PDF, ePub
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100 Simple Recipes. One Pan. Game On. Do you think that cooking is too hard or not worth the trouble? Do you see the supermarket as a place to pick up frozen meals instead of fresh, healthy ingredients? Have you given up control of your diet to whatever fast food fare is located within your delivery radius? If so, you’re missing out on the comfort, satisfaction, pride, wonder, and glory of cooking for yourself and the people you love—not to mention reaping the holistic benefit of eating home-cooked food as compared to, say, a microwaved TV dinner or grease-laden pizza. Enter Men’s Health’s A Man, A Pan, A Plan, a book full of practical advice and 100 straightforward recipes that involve tools you already own, ingredients you can easily source, and flavors that will blow your mind while shrinking your gut. From hearty breakfasts like Lemon-Blueberry-Banana Pancakes and party-starting sides like Buffalo Chicken Meatballs to twists on traditional mains like Four-Chile Pork Chops with Grilled Pineapple and unforgettable desserts like Blueberry Cobbler, this book will help you cut stress, prevent mess, and reduce your chances of culinary distress.

Family Celebrations with the Cake Boss

Author: Buddy Valastro
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451674376
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Make every gathering with your friends and famiglia extra special with these great new cookies, cupcakes, cakes, and other delicious, gorgeous desserts—and 100 other original recipes featuring the Cake Boss’s signature twist on favorite family foods! Buon Anno! Buon Compleanno! Buon Natale! Buon Appetito! A party just isn’t a party without something wonderful to eat and drink—and an incredible dessert at the center! Make every gathering with your friends and famiglia extra special with these 100 original recipes featuring the Cake Boss’s signature twists on favorite family foods. Cake Boss Buddy Valastro and his tight-knit, fun-loving family get together around food every day, so it’s no surprise they go all out on special occasions with dishes that are traditions in their own right, such as Pepperoni Pizza Puffs at the kids’ birthday bashes, Valastro Family Stuffing on Thanksgiving, and Marinated Seafood Salad every Christmas. From holidays to summer barbeques to bake-a-paloozas designed to brighten those nasty, bad-weather days when kids and grown-ups alike are cooped up inside, Buddy’s celebrations are always punctuated by a special cake, cupcake, or dessert that captures the essence of the occasion with an unforgettable visual and—of course—an incredible taste. Some desserts are seasonal and simple to make but are beautiful nonetheless, such as Italian Wheat Pie, Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie with its delightful autumnal border of pie-crust leaves, a Valentine’s Day Heart Cake frosted with chocolate mousse and decorated with chocolate shavings, and a Volcano Mousse Cake—individual desserts coated in melted chocolate—for Mother’s Day. Then there are the truly spectacular cakes with special effects like the grill-shaped cake for a Memorial Day—or any—cookout, complete with its own hot dogs and burgers (cleverly fashioned from fondant, grill marks and all); an Easter Basket Cake with its basket-weave sides and topping of actual jelly beans and chocolate candy; and the Christmas Gift Cake—a magnificent, gold fondant–“wrapped” gift. And underneath every creative decoration lies an absolutely delicious, tried-and-true basic recipe, the foundation to a great dessert, created by Buddy himself. Buddy also teaches you ways to customize decorations for the sports fans in your family with special cookies and cakes for birthdays and tailgate parties, and there are lots of desserts that kids will have fun making with you. Clear, step-by-step instructions, decorating tips, and gorgeous photography guide you through recipes perfect for all generations and every occasion—as if Buddy were by your side teaching you himself. These menus celebrate a delicious year in the life of the Valastro family, starting with New Year’s Day and running right through New Year’s Eve. Now you can mark the moments in your life with unforgettable desserts as well as Buddy’s family’s traditional dishes, which are sure to inspire good times for yours. Whether you’re cooking for six or sixty, Family Celebrations with the Cake Boss will make your next family gathering an event to remember.

The Hip Girl s Guide to the Kitchen

Author: Kate Payne
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006225541X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The author of The Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking shows you how to love your kitchen and learn to make creative, delicious food without breaking your budget. You can become a confident cook—even if the drawer with the take-out menus is the only part of your kitchen you currently use! Kate Payne shows you how to master basic cooking techniques—boiling, baking, and sautéing—and simplifies the process of fancy ones, like jamming and preserving, dehydrating, braising, roasting, infusing, and pickling. With this straightforward and fun guide, you can stock up your kitchen with the ingredients, tools, and appliances you'll actually use. You'll also learn how to decode recipes and alter them to make them gluten-free, dairy-free, or vegan. The Hip Girl's Guide to the Kitchen includes advice and instructions on how to make both classic meals and foods that are typically bought, such as yogurt; ice cream; flavored salt; oil and vinegar infusions; kimchi; aioli; jam; granola; bread; and fruit leather—even liqueurs, iced teas, and vegetable juices. With fun line drawings, sidebars full of tips and tricks, and lists of resources, Kate Payne sets you up for success and shows you how to unlock your inner kitchen prowess.

Good and Cheap

Author: Leanne Brown
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761184171
Format: PDF
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A perfect and irresistible idea: A cookbook filled with delicious, healthful recipes created for everyone on a tight budget. While studying food policy as a master’s candidate at NYU, Leanne Brown asked a simple yet critical question: How well can a person eat on the $4 a day given by SNAP, the U.S. government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program informally known as food stamps? The answer is surprisingly well: Broiled Tilapia with Lime, Spicy Pulled Pork, Green Chile and Cheddar Quesadillas, Vegetable Jambalaya, Beet and Chickpea Salad—even desserts like Coconut Chocolate Cookies and Peach Coffee Cake. In addition to creating nutritious recipes that maximize every ingredient and use economical cooking methods, Ms. Brown gives tips on shopping; on creating pantry basics; on mastering certain staples—pizza dough, flour tortillas—and saucy extras that make everything taste better, like spice oil and tzatziki; and how to make fundamentally smart, healthful food choices. The idea for Good and Cheap is already proving itself. The author launched a Kickstarter campaign to self-publish and fund the buy one/give one model. Hundreds of thousands of viewers watched her video and donated $145,000, and national media are paying attention. Even high-profile chefs and food writers have taken note—like Mark Bittman, who retweeted the link to the campaign; Francis Lam, who called it “Terrific!”; and Michael Pollan, who cited it as a “cool kickstarter.” In the same way that TOMS turned inexpensive, stylish shoes into a larger do-good movement, Good and Cheap is poised to become a cookbook that every food lover with a conscience will embrace.

The Daily Bean

Author: Suzanne Caciola White
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1596987979
Format: PDF, ePub
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Bring the healthy bounty of the bean to all corners of your table with these easy recipes for luscious chocolate tortes, fresh salads, flavorful pastas, satisfying soups and stews, moist coffee cakes, even brownies—all making the most of the bean.

Put em Up Fruit

Author: Sherri Brooks Vinton
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603428925
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This creative cookbook will inspire you to not only preserve summer’s fruit harvest, but use your homemade jams, jellies, and conserves in a host of sweet and savory dishes. Whip up a batch of peach jam and marinate shrimp kabobs in it overnight, or suspend grapefruit in lavender honey for an enticing custard topping. The flavors are fresh and contemporary and the instructions are thorough and easy to follow. Putting up — and serving up — the harvest has never been so delicious.