SPRING / SUMMER 2014 Books
Buvette
Buvette
The Pleasure of Good Food
April 2014 Hardcover
978-1-4555-2552-2
$30.00 / $33.00 Can.

The best of French Bistro cooking—simple yet sophisticated tastes—by the owner and chef of the celebrated New York restaurant.

BUVETTE will celebrate and capitalize on the trend of informal eating and simple entertaining, but with delicious flair. Jody Williams, owner of Buvette restaurant, shows the home cook how to create casual, polished meals without spending a lot of money or time. She has a certain aesthetic that is a combination of Italian and French bistro cooking in that she uses sophisticated taste combinations, but prepared in simple ways to make unforgettable dishes. A comfortable and interesting table will make your meals a pleasure and Williams offers suggestions for using varied plates (from your shelves or the flea market) and helps you think creatively about serving food, like scooping ice cream into a tea cup, or serving chocolate mousse in a silver tablespoon.

There will be recipes like Ricotta Fritters, Carrot Spoon Bread, Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Pecorino and Walnuts, Potato Chips with Rosemary Salt, Scallops with Caper Brown Butter, Ratatouille, Roasted Heirloom Apples Stuffed with Pork Sausage, Chocolate on a Spoon, and her special Tarte Tatin. There will be sections on Aperitifs and Cocktails and Coffees and Teas. Also included will be 25 sidebars that offer useful tips on everything from building a bar to removing wine stains. With gorgeous photography and surprisingly simple recipes, this will be the book cooks will turn to again and again.

The Gluten-Free Table
The Gluten-Free Table
The Lagasse Girls Share Their Favorite Meals
April 2014 Trade Paperback
978-14555-1687-2
$17 / $19 Can

Imagine growing up with a father known for his rich, Creole-style cooking who instilled you with a love and appreciation of food from the very start-- the centerpiece of every memory is food. Now image literally not being able to eat most of his dishes anymore.

This is what happened to Jessie and Jilly Lagasse. In 2001 and 2004 respectively, the girls were diagnosed with gluten allergies. They had to learn to adjust, which meant changing the way they ate, the way they cooked, learning to plan ahead, and paying attention to ingredients in new ways. For example, traditional New Orleans gumbo relies on roux-- a flour and fat base. After years of experimentation and searching, finally, Jessie and Jilly have figured out how to make this and so many other recipes gluten-free!

While there are many more gluten-free products on the market now than ever before, sometimes you just want a home-cooked meal. This cookbook provides a well-balanced base of recipes that can add flavor and enjoyment to the menus of even the pickiest or most demanding of gluten-free eaters. With appetizers, soups, salads, sides, entrees, and desserts, there is something for everyone in THE GLUTEN FREE TABLE. Based equal parts on family favorites, Southern classics, and Jessie and Jilly's own adventures, recipes include:

  • Sweet and Sticky Chicken Drumsticks
  • Hearty Ham and Butterbean Soup
  • Jalapeno and Cheddar Cornbread
  • Slow Cooked Rosemary Chicken with Apples
  • Sweet Maple Syrup Johnycakes
  • and many, many more!

The Lagasse girls will teach you that a Gluten-free diet is nothing to be scared of. With a little bit of inventiveness and perseverance, you can find joy and triumph in a gluten-free diet-- and you won't feel like you're missing a thing!

The Greek Yogurt Kitchen
The Greek Yogurt Kitchen
More Than 130 Delicious, Healthy Recipes for Every Meal of the Day
June 2014 Trade Paperback
978-1-4555-5120-0
$20 / $22 Can

Greek yogurt has quickly become America's favorite health food, its tangy, luscious taste going far beyond a typical breakfast or simple snack. Thanks to its health benefits, this power food has become a staple. Greek yogurt's protein quantity builds muscles and regulates metabolism and the probiotics help maintain a healthy digestive tract and boost the immune system. Greek yogurt is also an excellent source of calcium and very low in sodium-and it's lactose-intolerant friendly, too! Why wouldn't you want it in every meal?

Now, in THE GREEK YOGURT KITCHEN, nutrition expert Toby Amidor shows readers how to cut back on fat and calories without compromising flavor. She shares how to use this most versatile and healthful ingredient in unexpected ways, making even the most bad-for-you foods healthier, tastier, and more satisfying. Recipes include:

  • Lemon-Blueberry Stuffed French Toast
  • Herbed Goat Cheese and Red Pepper Crostini
  • Penne Bolognese
  • White Margarita Pizza
  • Spiced Chocolate Cupcakes
  • And more!

Greek yogurt has quickly become one of America's favorite foods, its tangy, luscious taste going far beyond a typical breakfast or simple snack. Thanks to its health benefits, this power food has become a staple. Greek yogurt's protein quantity builds muscles and regulates metabolism and the probiotics help maintain a healthy digestive tract and boost the immune system. Greek yogurt is also an excellent source of calcium and very low in sodium-and it's lactose-intolerant friendly, too! Because it is strained, resulting in very low water content, the ingredient is thick, creamy, and indulgent. Why wouldn't you want it in every meal?

Now, in THE GREEK YOGURT KITCHEN, nutrition expert Toby Amidor shows readers how to cut back on fat and calories without compromising flavor. She shares how to use this most versatile and healthful ingredient in unexpected ways, making even the most bad-for-you foods healthier, tastier, and more satisfying. Recipes include:

  • Smoked Salmon Torte
  • Lemon-Blueberry Stuffed French Toast
  • Whole Grain Banana-Chocolate Chip Pancakes
  • Herbed Goat Cheese and Pepper Crostini
  • Chilled Herb-Tomato Soup
  • Penne Bolognese
  • White Margarita Pizza
  • Dulche de Leche Bowl
  • Spiced Chocolate Cupcakes
  • And more.
The Overnight Diet
The Overnight Diet
The Proven Plan for Fast, Permanent Weight Loss
May 2014 Trade Paperback
978-1-4555-1693-3
$16 / $18 Can

THE OVERNIGHT DIET is the world's first medically proven diet to produce instant, lasting results. You will lose up to 2 pounds the first night, 9 pounds the first week, and continue your weight loss. Now Caroline Apovian MD., leading expert and authority on nutrition and weight management, brings you the diet that has helped thousands of her patients lose weight- and keep it off. Dr. Apovian's specially formulated 1-Day Power Up jump-starts your fat burning and weight-loss overnight, then the 6-Day Fuel Up keeps your body in fat-burning mode while offering you a bounty of tasty food options, including hamburgers, peanut butter, even chocolate! No food is off limits. Plus all-you-can-eat fruits and vegetables. The Overnight Diet achieves lightning-fast weight loss, burns fat not muscle, reduces water retention and bloating, staves off hunger pangs, and prevents plateaus. This is the ultimate blueprint to slim down, and lose the weight you want, whether its 5 pounds or 50 pounds!

THE OVERNIGHT DIET developed by a renowned medical doctor has been proven safe and effective. It is the only weight-loss program that:

  • Is formulated for rapid weight loss that you'll keep off once and for all
  • Revs up your metabolism to burn more fat faster
  • Let's you eat your favorite foods-and still lose pounds and inches
  • Turns off the genes that caused your weight gain
  • Lets you exercise less while burning more fat
  • Boosts your levels of HGH, the body's natural flab fighter
  • Reduces your risk of diseases like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer
The Texas Food Bible
The Texas Food Bible
From Legendary Dishes to New Classics
April 2014 Hardcover
978-1-4555-7430-8
$30 / $33 Can

Everyone loves Texas food and now, Dean Fearing, arguably the best chef in Texas, shares the top traditional and modern dishes from the Lone Star State.

THE TEXAS FOOD BIBLE will be a timeless, authentic resource for the home cook-a collection of the traditional and the contemporary recipes from Texas. Dean Fearing will take readers through Texas culinary heritage, the classic preparations involved, and the expansion and fusion of the foods that have combined to develop an original Southwestern cuisine. A bit of regional history will take the reader from fry bread to Sweet Potato Spoonbread, from Truck Stop Enchiladas to Barbecue Shrimp Tacos. Simple taco and salsa recipes will be starred right beside the culinary treasures that make Dean's cooking internationally known. This comprehensive guide will include step-by-step methods and techniques for grilling, smoking, and braising in the Southwestern manner, in addition to recipes from other chefs who have contributed to the evolution of this regional cuisine, such as Robert del Grande and Stephen Pyles, and a look at local purveyors such as Paula Lambert's cheese. These recipes will be accompanied by more than 150 photographs of finished dishes and the cooking process along with a glossary of food terms. THE TEXAS FOOD BIBLE is the ultimate cookbook for foodies and simple home cooks alike.

The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook
The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook
Over 300 Delicious Whole Foods Recipes, Including Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, and Egg-Free Dishes
April 2014 Hardcover
978-1-4555-8189-4
$26 / $29 Can

Food is powerful medicine and whole foods, or foods in their natural unrefined forms, offer us vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that prevent diseases and create a state of balance and health within us. Nutritionist Tom Malterre and Chef Alissa Segersten understand that food can be both healing and delicious and in THE WHOLE LIFE NUTRITION COOKBOOK they provide information on the importance of living a whole foods lifestyle, and how to transition into one. Readers will learn to prepare foods that promote optimal health, prevent disease, and energize the body. With over 300 delicious, nourishing recipes, readers will discover amazing, new ways to cook whole grains, fish, poultry, meat and veggies. THE WHOLE LIFE NUTRITION COOKBOOK includes:

  • Evidence-based information on whole foods
  • Gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, and soy-free recipes
  • A complete guide to stocking your whole foods pantry
  • The whole story on the current diet trends and how to adapt them to best serve your individual needs
  • The real story behind toxicity in food and avoiding PCBs GMOs and non-organics
  • Recipes that any vegan, vegetarian, carnivore or omnivore will love
  • Whether serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks or desserts, readers will enjoy their food while healing their immune system, decreasing the inflammation that causes disease, balancing hormones and promoting better overall health.

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