Savor: Entertaining with Charcuterie, Cheese, Spreads & More
A comprehensive guide to serving boards. The art and pleasure of beautifully composed charcuterie boards—demystified and made simple! Serving boards possess an uncanny ability to mirror the mood of a host and transform a room's ambiance as friends and family gather around them to both eat and enjoy time together. Savor lavishly details how to create memorable and delicious serving boards, no matter the season or the occasion. Expert advice and insights provide strategies and approaches for composing boards that balance flavor profiles and textures, using elegant and inventive recipes.
Inside You’ll Find: - Expert Advice and Recipes from Murray’s Cheese, Publican Market, The Cheese Store of Beverly Hills, Lady & Larder, Mike’s Hot Honey, Blake Hill Preserves, Esters Wine Shop & Bar, and Vermont Creamery - Practical & Delicious Guides on how to pair cheeses, meats, condiments, and an array of other ingredients that can be used on serving boards. Also included are suggested drink pairings. - Over 100 Recipesfor crackers and bread, preserves, pickles, flavored nuts, dips, spreads, some bigger bites, and even desserts
Melt, Stretch, & Sizzle: The Art of Cooking Cheese
Dozens of deliciously indulgent hot cheese dishes, tips on selecting the best cheeses for cooking, tasting notes, wine and beer pairings, producer recommendations, and more expert knowledge makeMelt, Stretch, & Sizzlea must-have for cheese lovers.
These easy yet decadent recipes will change the way you eat and cook with cheese. A workhorse of the kitchen, cheese adds depth, flavor, and texture to sauces, soups, sandwiches, dips and snacks, fondues, and every dish you truly love. Melt, Stretch, & Sizzledemystifies recipes for delicate baked ricotta with herbs, a perfectly puffed dutch baby with bacon, pecorino popovers fit for any holiday party, and Brazil's crave-inducing pao de quiejo. Alongside cheese, the humble potato becomes an elegant gratin, is doused in cheese curds and gravy for poutine, and melts into the ultimate aligot. The author also refreshes old favorites, such as studding traditional baked pasta with a whole burrata, and describes a host of creative grilled cheese combinations. The finishing epic raclette spread with multiple menus will inspire your next legendary dinner party. Keenan imparts useful expertise on the ways the different types of cheese age and melt, educating readers on the right ones to source for each application. Whether looking for all-new avenues of cheesy bliss or modern twists on well-loved dishes, cheese lovers will dive in headlong and never look back.
The New York Times Bestselling Book: A Year in Flowers
Brimming with gorgeous photography and practical design techniques, this new book by beloved flower farmer and floral designer Erin Benzakein illustrates beautiful seasonal bouquets that anyone can make and everyone will enjoy! Each seasonally-inspired chapter engages and encourages readers to observe the colors and textures of the natural world around them and incorporate locally-grown ingredients while creating centerpieces, posies, and other floral arrangements. In addition to helpful tips on flower care and design fundamentals, you’ll find a valuable visual library of Erin’s favorite structural foliage, focal flowers, and other bouquet ingredients. Whether you want to create something simple for your dinner table or a centerpiece celebrating one of life’s major milestones, you’ll find endless inspiration and resources in A Year in Flowers.
Living with Flowers: Blooms & Bouquets for the Home
Living with Flowers: Blooms & Bouquets for the Home is a book that will teach you the basics every budding florist should know. Let this guide show you how to create more than 25 of Rowan's favorite floral masterpieces for every occasion. Learn how to make a floral chandelier or hang a curtain of flowers, fashion a festival crown, or tie a simple bouquet. Rowan's love of everything bohemian, vintage, and natural, and her no-nonsense approach, makes this the perfect book for first-time flower-arrangers and anyone who wants to bring flowers into their home.
Hydrangeas: Beautiful Varieties for Home and Garden
A favorite indoor-outdoor flower adorns the summer in colorful bursts of petals.
Perhaps the most abundantly blooming plant, hydrangeas have captivated gardeners and cultivators alike with their old-fashioned charm and tantalizing colors. From late spring to early autumn, they burst from the ends of stems in natural bouquets of vibrant pink, stunning white, lavender, rose, and blue. With over 75 species and 600 named cultivars that range over the world, the variety makes them perfect for any occasion.
Georgianna Lane’s entrancing photography showcase the varieties of nature’s firework flower, such as the intensely colored Alpenglühen and the airy Lanarth White, while Naomi Slade imparts her gardening expertise for the fullest bloom of this rewarding flower. Readers will discover the wide array that hydrangeas have to offer, and why these bountiful blossoms are becoming increasingly popular as houseplants and gifts.
Naomi Sladeis a well-known journalist and photographer specializing in gardening, environment, and lifestyle. A biologist by training, naturalist by inclination, and with a lifelong love of plants, she contributes regularly to a range of British publications includingThe English GardenandHouse and Garden. She is the author of Dahlias.
Georgianna Laneis a floral, garden and travel photographer whose work has been featured inBBC Gardens Illustrated, Gardener’s World, Romantic HomesandVictoria. She is the photographer of the completeBeautiful Varieties for the Home and Gardenseries.
Beautiful Boards: 50 Amazing Snack Boards for Any Occasion
Beautiful Boards features 50 creative and delicious food boards that are inspiring and easy to recreate with easy-to-find foods, ranging from breakfast boards and dessert boards to any special occasion board you would ever need! Make mealtimes, special occasions, and holidays extra memorable with these 50 delicious, inspiring, family-friendly, and easy-to-recreate snack boards. Visually exciting and deliciously enticing, The BakerMama's snack boards move beyond classic cheese and charcuterie and are comprised of easy-to-find fresh and prepared foods, arranged in beautiful, artful, and whimsical ways. In this book, you will find boards for entertaining & special occasions, seasons & holidays, breakfast & brunch, meals, and desserts.
Impress your family and friends with artful masterpieces, including:
• After School Board • Date Night In Board • Birthday Dessert Board • Unicorn Board • Summer Board • Candy Cane Caprese Board • Pancake Board • Bloody Mary Board • Build-Your-Own Taco Board • Cobb Salad Board • Build-Your-Own Sundae Board
Beautiful Boards is an entertaining game changer that will have you spending less time in the kitchen and more time having fun!
Bacon is Peter Sherman’s North Star. In 2014, he opened BarBacon, a bacon-themed gastropub in New York City, to immediate critical and financial success, and he has become the go-to bacon guru for the world. Sherman has a nearly religious devotion to bacon, and in his tome,The Bacon Bible, he shares more than 200 recipes that show you how to incorporate bacon into nearly any meal you can imagine.
There are the classics, like BLTs, wedge salads, and mac and cheese, but the book really encourages you to cook with bacon in unexpected ways with recipes like Bacon Ramen, Chipotle Bacon Tacos, and Bacon Bourbon Oatmeal Pancakes. Peter also teaches you the basics, like how to cure simple bacon from scratch. He has a mad-scientist approach to bacon and is a firm believer that it should be a part of every meal. With this cookbook, you’ll never think of bacon the same way.
Vintage Roses: Beautiful Varieties for Home and Garden
Romantic blooms for novice, expert, or armchair rose gardeners. Who wouldn’t be romanced by names like Lovely Fairy, Desdemona, Elegantyne, Anne Boleyn, Leonardo da Vinci, and Blue for You? Vintage roses encompass both the true “old” roses and the best of the “modern” roses, developed to celebrate the classic, ageless, enduring beauty of the old varieties. The 60 specially selected specimens include those that have the best visual appearance and most fragrant perfume and are also easy to grow and produce beautiful flowers for cutting.
The perfect mix of engaging, inspirational commentary, and no-fuss gardening notes shows that roses can be grown and enjoyed by all―whether a novice, an expert or an armchair rose gardener.
Batch Cocktails: Make-Ahead Pitcher Drinks for Every Occasion
A hip, accessible guide to batch cocktail-making for entertaining, with 65 recipes that can be made hours—or weeks!—ahead of time so that hosts and hostesses have one less thing to worry about as the doorbell rings. As anyone who has hosted a dinner party knows, cocktail hour is the most fun part of the evening for guests—but the most stressful for whoever is in charge of keeping the drinks flowing. The solution, though, is simple: batch it! In this fun collection, Maggie Hoffman offers 65 delicious and creative cocktails that you don't have to stir or shake to order; rather, they are designed to stay fresh when made ahead and served out of a pitcher.
Recipes such as Tongue in Cheek (, Friendly Fires, Birds & Bees Punch, and even alcohol-free options are organized by flavor profile—herbal, boozy, bitter, fruity, and tart, and so on—to make choosing and whipping up a perfect pitcher of cocktails a total breeze.
Contemporary Cottages updates beach and mountain cottages with fresh, modern appointments, magical entryways, updated and repurposed rooms, open ceilings, custom floor plans, and unique lighting―all without disturbing the timeless charm and scale that defines a cottage. Molly Hyde English has authored two previous books on the subject:Camps and Cottages(2000, Gibbs-Smith) andVintage Cottages(2007, Gibbs-Smith). She owns Camps and Cottages, a leading source for curated home and lifestyle furnishings, has been covered by a number of national publications and maintains a website and Instagram following. The store is located in Laguna Beach, California. Ryan Garvin is a noted interior design photographer based in Southern California. His work regularly appears in a number of national print and web publications, ranging from Elle Decor to Traditional Home, and has a following on Instagram.
The Bloody Mary: The Lore and Legend of a Cocktail Classic, with Recipes for Brunch and Beyond
Finalist for the 2018 International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Book Awards
The definitive guide for those devoted to the brunchtime classic, the Bloody Mary, with 50 recipes for making cocktails at home.
The Bloody Maryis one of the most universally-loved drinks. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, and beyond, there simply isn't a wrong time for a Bloody.
InThe Bloody Mary, author Brian Bartels--beverage director for the beloved West Village restaurants Jeffrey's Grocery, Joseph Leonard, Fedora, Perla, and Bar Sardine--delves into the fun history of this classic drink.(Did Hemingway create it, as legend suggests? Or was it an ornery Parisian bartender?)
More than 50 eclectic recipes, culled from top bartenders around the country, will have drinkers thinking outside the vodka box and taking garnishes to a whole new level.
Half Baked Harvest Super Simple: More Than 125 Recipes for Instant, Overnight, Meal-Prepped, and Easy Comfort Foods
A New York Times bestseller, there’s something for everyone in these 125 easy, show-stopping recipes: fewer ingredients, foolproof meal-prepping, effortless entertaining, and everything in between, including vegan and vegetarian options!
We all want to make and serve our loved ones beautiful food—but we shouldn’t have to work so hard to do it. With Half Baked Harvest Super Simple, Tieghan Gerard has solved that problem. On her blog and in her debut cookbook, Tieghan is beloved for her freshly sourced, comfort-food-forward recipes that taste even better than they look. Half Baked Harvest Super Simple takes what fans loved most about Half Baked Harvest Cookbook and distills it into quicker, more manageable dishes, including options for one-pot meals, night-before meal prep, and even some Instant Pot® or slow cooker recipes. Using the most important cooking basics, you’ll whip up everyday dishes like Cardamom Apple Fritters, Spinach and Artichoke Mac and Cheese, and Lobster Tacos to share with your family, or plan stress-free dinner parties with options like Slow Roasted Moroccan Salmon and Fresh Corn and Zucchini Summer Lasagna. Especially for home cooks who are pressed for time or just starting out, Half Baked Harvest Super Simple is your go-to for hassle-free meals that never sacrifice taste.
Half Baked Harvest Cookbook: Recipes from My Barn in the Mountains
Whether you need to get dinner on the table for your family tonight or are planning your next get-together with friends, Half Baked Harvest Cookbook has your new favorite recipe.
Tieghan Gerard grew up in the Colorado mountains as one of seven children. When her dad took too long to make dinner every night, she started doing the cooking—at age 15. Ever-determined to reign in the chaos of her big family, Tieghan found her place in the kitchen. She had a knack for creating unique dishes, which led her to launch her blog, Half Baked Harvest. Since then, millions of people have fallen in love with her fresh take on comfort food, stunning photography, and charming life in the mountains. While it might be a trek to get to Tieghan’s barn-turned-test kitchen, her creativity shines here: dress up that cheese board with a real honeycomb; decorate a standard salad with spicy, crispy sweet potato fries; serve stir fry over forbidden black rice; give French Onion Soup an Irish kick with Guinness and soda bread; bake a secret ingredient into your apple pie (hint: it’s molasses). And a striking photograph accompanies every recipe, making Half Baked Harvest Cookbook a feast your eyes, too.
Pancakes, Waffles, Crêpes & French Toast: Irresistible Recipes From the Griddle
There’s nothing like a stack of pancakes, dripping with maple syrup and topped with crisp, smoky bacon to start a lazy weekend. Or maybe your favorites are cinnamon waffles, hot off the griddle. These simple battered treats are so versatile and can be dressed up in any way you fancy, but here are some wonderful ideas to get you started! Pancakes includes the classic recipes, such as Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes, and also some fresh new ideas—pancakes studded with granola make a satisfying breakfast, as do Wake Me Up Coffee Pancakes. Recipes for French Crêpes include the traditional Crêpes Suzette with citrus and liqueur, along with chocolatey Nutella crêpes the kids will love. Waffles range from simple Lemon or Ginger, to the more elaborate Salted Caramel and Pecan Praline, while French Toast is delicious plain (the classic Pain Perdue) or stuffed with myriad fillings—try Pear and Chocolate or Strawberry and Mascarpone varieties. But pancakes and waffles don’t have to be served sweet—they make a fantastic base for some of your favorite Savory flavors: Smoked Salmon and Chive Pancakes, Ham and Cheese Crêpes, and Potato Waffles with Smoky BBQ beans all feature in this mouthwatering book.
A guide to growing and arranging magnificent blooms. In this inspiration-packed guide, celebrated farmer-florist Erin Benzakein reveals all the secrets you’ll need for cultivating your own gorgeous dahlias. These cutting-garden favorites are some of the most beloved flowers for arranging and come in a dazzling range of colors, sizes, and forms, offering enough variety for virtually every garden space and style. Inside, you’ll discover expert advice for growing, harvesting, and arranging these prolific bloomers, along with a primer on the astounding array of dahlia choices, a variety guide with lush photos and details for more than 350 of Benzakein’s favorites, grouped by color, and a collection of showstopping bouquets to inspire your own creations for elevating both every day and special occasions. Full of expert wisdom and overflowing with hundreds of breathtaking images, Discovering Dahlias is an essential resource and a must-have for anyone who loves flowers.
This gorgeously photographed volume celebrates the most influential floral designers today. In Full Floweris a compilation of a new wave in contemporary floral design, featuring artists who combine traditional techniques with an organic, free-form, “back-to-nature” style. The opposite of buttoned-up and manicured arrangements, this survey includes over twenty of the most celebrated and influential artists across the United States who are rewriting the rules of floral design. In Full Floweris the first overview of artists working in this aesthetic. Gorgeous photographs depict the artists’ process as well as final designs, captured both as still lifes and environments. In addition, the wanderlust-inducing gardens and inspired interiors exhibit both rustic and urban eco-chic—simple luxury living embodied by these artists that all homeowners will appreciate. With over 300 original color images and short writing on each artists’ inspirations and philosophies, this spectacularly inspiring floral survey will be treasured by lovers of beautiful flowers and interiors alike.
For this ode to summer living, noted designer and author Tricia Foley discusses how to create airy and relaxed homes, which capture the essence of the seaside. A Summer Placereflects the natural charm, understated beauty, and sophistication of the properties of notable tastemakers of Long Island's idyllic seaside community of Bellport-Brookhaven, where Foley resides. This beautifully photographed collection of homes offers inspirational ideas for making your home a personal sanctuary. Featured are modern residences by the sea designed around their water views, nineteenth-century shingle-style cottages that have been restored for today's living, and artist retreats filled with color, pattern, and unique style. Many of these houses, with their screened porches, handcrafted outbuildings, and summer gardens have ideas that translate to seaside living anywhere. Some are decorated with subtle hues of sky blue, white floorboards, and comfortable rustic or contemporary furnishings. The grounds vary from manicured lawns that roll down to the sea to wild landscapes of seagrass, and lovely pergolas dripping with wisteria to working cutting gardens. With sections on summer decorating style, casual outdoor entertaining, seasonal flowers, and weekend guest tips, this book shares several ways to enjoy summer living at home.
Brimming with top stylemakers' and designers' innovative floral design ideas to enliven the home,Living Floralwill resonate with those who appreciate the beauty and everyday luxury of flowers. For this inspirational, yet instructive, book Shaw presents portraits of top tastemakers at home who share their joy of flowers. From interior designers Charlotte Moss, Suzanne Rheinstein, and Bunny Williams, and event designer Tara Guerard to floral and garden experts Sybil Sylvester and P. Allen Smith and culinary consultant Alex Hitz, these luminaries impart their personal botanical point of view. They show how to incorporate flowers in home decor and present numerous ways to entertain with flair. Interior designers illustrate how eclectic furnishings work well with floral and botanical accents in fabric, wallpaper, artwork, and accessories to shape chic indoor spaces. We will learn how traditionalists and modernists put together an attractive table; for example, by mixing heirloom silver with simple white china and bright flowers arranged in everyday glass containers. This gorgeously photographed book concludes with a primer on such topics as extending the life of fresh-cut flowers and assembling a table runner of charming blooms. Living Floral is a must-have for flower and interior design enthusiasts, as well as home gardeners.
Brunch: The Complete Cookbookfeatures over 100 sweet and savory brunch recipes! The greatest benefit of brunch is that there is something for everyone, from kids to vegans, those with a sweet tooth and those who prefer something savory – The Brunch Book covers it all. From lighter fare that features the best of summer produce to stick-to-your ribs comfort food that hits the spot on a winter morning, you’ll never be at a loss for what to make for brunch. Host brunch with ease by following set menus that pair multiple recipes that create a sumptuous spread, or mix and match to really personalize the meal. Not only will people remember the food you make – eggs galore, savory oatmeal, cheesy casseroles, flavorful scones, and so much more – the wide range of alcoholic and nonalcoholic drink recipes will make family and friends feel like they’ve eaten at a restaurant, not at your kitchen table.