Sweet Home: Over 100 Heritage Desserts and Ideas for Preserving Family Recipes

Rebecca Miller Ffrench

Food writer and stylist Rebecca Ffrench comes from a long line of dessert lovers. She fondly remembers the special bonding time her grandparents had over dessert. The smell of fresh baked brownies transports her back into her motherís kitchen where there was always some kind of foil-covered treat waiting on the counter. And, even today, she rarely lets the week go by without baking something for her family. Just as she remembers her motherís warm, chocolatey pudding cake more fondly than her Monday meatloaf.
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The World in a Skillet: A Food Lover's Tour of the New American South

Paul Knipple and Angela Knipple

Paul and Angela Knipple's culinary tour of the contemporary American South celebrates the flourishing of global food traditions "down home." Drawing on their firsthand interviews and reportage from Richmond to Mobile and enriched by a cornucopia of photographs and original recipes, the Knipples present engaging, poignant profiles of a host of first-generation immigrants from all over the world who are cooking their way through life as professional chefs, food entrepreneurs and restaurateurs, and home cooks.

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Lonely Planet The World's Best Street Food

Lonely Planet

The street is where you ll find the heart of a cuisine and its culture somewhere among the taco carts and noodle stalls, the scent of wood fires and the hubbub of fellow diners.  Bring the world 's greatest street foods to your home with this compendium of classic recipes!
100 authentic recipes with simple, clear instructions for perfect preparation

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Rice & Curry: Sri Lankan Home Cooking

S. H. Fernando Jr.

In Sri Lanka a meal is typically referred to as 'rice & curry'--and curries can vary from main dish offerings (meat, chicken, fish, or mutton) to an assortment of vegetable and even fruit curries. Indian, Malay, Arab, Portuguese, Dutch and British influences all left their mark on the cuisine, but indigenous Sinhalese dishes have remained popular in villages for centuries.

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Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit

Barry Estabrook

Estabrook traces the supermarket tomato from its birthplace in the deserts of Peru to the impoverished town of Immokalee, Florida, a.k.a. the tomato capital of the United States. He visits the laboratories of seedsmen trying to develop varieties that can withstand the rigors of agribusiness and still taste like a garden tomato, and then moves on to commercial growers who operate on tens of thousands of acres, and eventually to a hillside field in Pennsylvania, where he meets an obsessed farmer who produces delectable tomatoes for the nation's top restaurants.


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80 Recipes for Your Pressure Cooker

Richard Ehrlich

This beautifully photographed resource includes mouthwatering recipes for soups, starters, meat, poultry, vegetables, starch and desserts, such as Minted Pea Soup, Curried Lamb, Zucchini Salad with Cherry Tomatoes, Braised Spring Greens, Risotto with Lemon Shrimp, Dhal, Chocolate Cake and Poached Peaches.


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80 Recipes for Your Breadmaker

Richard Ehrlich

In 80 Recipes for Your Breadmaker, Richard Ehrlich's inspired recipes begin with the classics such as White, Rye and Sourdough. Next try your hand at flavored breads such as Basmati Rice Bread, Goat Cheese and Sun-dried Tomato Bread, Saffron and Paprika Bread, and Focaccia with Potatoes and Rosemary. Sweet breads round out the book, such as Maple and Ginger Cakebread and Chocolate Marmalade Marble Cake. As an extra bonus Richard also provides a chapter of unexpected recipes, ones you probably never thought your breadmaker was capable of making, including Meatloaf, Chicken Soup and Polenta!


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The BrokeAss Gourmet Cookbook

Gabi Moskowitz

BrokeAss Gourmet is the premier food and lifestyle blog for folks who want to live the high life on the cheap. The blog features recipes that are always under $20, along with great advice on inexpensive but delicious beers, wines, and cocktails, plus other topics relating to the BrokeAss Gourmet lifestyle. The site and its vivacious founder, Gabi Moskowitz, have garnered thousands of followers and received national publicity, including being featured on MSN Money and Time.com. Gabi has also contributed several videos to ďAppetites,Ē the number-one food app on iTunes.
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