Omaha Picks: Read It & Eat
Annotation:Green Award winning cookbook author/chef/Italian tour guide shares the secrets, tools, tricks and ingredients. Part I is Basics, Part II is recipes for artisan pasta with step-by-step illustrations and photos.
Annotation:Blogger shares 100 recipes organized in eighteen categories…Sunday Mornings to Family Game Night to create delicious food and memory celebrations. Think quick and easy, down-to-earth; delightful essays and photographs.
Annotation:Seasonally organized field guide/cookbook for discovering and harvesting wild food. Sustainable guide from go (green) to stop (red) harvesting these out-of-the-ordinary flavors for 71 plants with photographs and 52 illustrations. 88 chef’s recipes for the finds
Annotation:100 recipes to “boost health and promote weight loss”. Feel and look good…good protein rules. Focus on real unprocessed food and smart carbs from this Australian caterer.
Annotation:Get in touch with your inner chef and sommelier. Be experimental with seasonal menus and pairings…eats and drinks. 119 “gustatory epiphanes”.
Annotation:From blog to book! From artist/painter to artful baker…equipment, supplies, foolproof recipes with variations, serving suggestions, embellishing ideas, detailed instructions, “things to keep in mind” and fabulous photographs…release your inner artist!
Annotation:Award-winning baker extraordinaire/cookbook author invents and re-crafts over 100 “spur-of-the-moment”, simpler desserts with variations. Good to know information, detailed instructions, photos to drool over and lickety-split cakes, too.
Annotation:Savor Persian culinary heritage…the detailed headnotes are of the author’s family, memories and history with lush photographs. Recipe titles are in Farsi and English…from Ajeel (Persian Trail Mix) to Zeytoon Parvardeh (Sweet & Salty Marinated Olives in Pomegranate Molasses and Crushed Walnuts).
Annotation:Born of a tight budget and mission to kick packaged food habits, the author shares 101 recipes for everyday kitchen staples organized by eleven grocery aisles and celebrates handmade food. Share the family kitchen through descriptions, beautiful photographs, advice and tips.
Annotation:86 recipes in a photograph illustrated format showing ingredient and step-by-step techniques with variations in seven chapters. Unique cookbook style for seafood cooks.
Annotation:BBQ Champ/superstar/restaurateur roughs up (scruffing), cooks directly on hot coals (clinching) and Spackles…his “upper cut that jolts the senses”. Go from old time to his next BBQ chapter as an active griller with detailed techniques, “hot potato” methods, sizzling photographs, meat, fish, fowl, co-stars and more.
Annotation:75 recipes for the “ever-evolving art form” of feeding children from infancy to adolescence from twenty award-winning chefs with tips and stories. From the first bite and introduction to food read food thoughts and eating suggestions to develop your kids “culinary repertoire”.
Annotation:From these avid fantasy bloggers and endorsed by the author, George R. R. Martin, from his five book series/saga and from the HBO series “Game of Thrones” are the foods of the quasi-medieval world, 100 recipes of the Seven Kingdoms, the fare of Westeros. Watch out for dragons!
Annotation:Enjoy 70 low-fat, quick Italian recipes with nutritional information from Amazing Antipasti to Mixed Berry Zabaglione.
Annotation:Knauer shares his reverence for ingredients, his family’s 18th century Pennsylvania farm and the process of savoring every moment in the kitchen. Navigate the sharp turns down the road to the farm house and share his history/memories/descriptions of what to do with abundance in sixteen chapters following the seasons with over 150 recipes. Bucolic photographs.
Annotation:This award winning author shares 125 fired-up animal-free recipes from Asian Infusion to Island Zombie. Get out there and grill!
Annotation:This London chef/restaurateur shares recipes for simple food and show-off dishes. From “What’s Best When” the recipes are arranged in five vegetable groups. Detailed instructions and great photographs.
Annotation:Over 130 recipes from down-home cooking to elegant entertaining for building a couple’s life together created by this blogger, food expert, TV personality with her stories, headnotes and essays. Barefoot morning breakfast to camping. Lovely photographs.
Annotation:Discover 110 Asian comfort food recipes for diabetic-friendly meals with nutritional data. Go for a healthy lifestyle in eight chapters from Asian Pantry to Sweets.
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Omahan, Lois Friedman, previews recently published cookbooks for newspapers and does cookbook presentations at the Canyon Ranch in Tucson. Head for the stacks in the 641-642 section of the Omaha Public Library for some delicious reading!