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Meatless in Cowtown

Laura Samuel Meyn
Authors:
Laura Samuel Meyn

Inside the test kitchens of Bon Appetit , Laura Samuel Meyn and Anthony Head repeatedly found themselves the lone vegetarians at a table of carnivores, but this never deterred them from eating the foods they loved, even after they both moved to meat-loving Texas. In Meatless in Cowtown they've corralled all the ass-kicking Texas flavor of their favourite dishes,minus the meat,for you to enjoy at home. Try Laura's recipes for Meatless in Cowtown Frito Pie, Enchiladas for a Crowd, and Apple-Pecan-Oatmeal Crisp, then let Anthony pair those dishes with the perfect wine or beer to see how delicious it is for vegetarians and carnivores alike to go Meatless in Cowtown . With full-colour photos throughout, this inspired recipe collection will help you compose vegetarian meals with Texas-sized flavors and everyday appeal.

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ManBQue

Jesse Valenciana, John Carruthers
Authors:
Jesse Valenciana, John Carruthers
Da Capo Lifelong Books

Skinny Smoothies

Elizabeth Johnson, Shell Harris
Authors:
Elizabeth Johnson, Shell Harris

Smoothies are not only delicious, convenient, and fun to drink,but they're also a great way to get your daily requirements of fruits and vegetables. However, not all are created equal when it comes to health-some smoothies from a popular chain weigh in at 500, 800, even 1,000 calories! Shell Harris and Elizabeth Johnson have tasted and tested hundreds. Skinny Smoothies features 101 original recipes for lighter drinks-low in fat and calories and high in nutritional value-ideal for anyone who wants to lose weight without feeling deprived. The book includes nutritional information and tips on foods and supplements to rid the body of harmful toxins. Try a Glowing Skin Smoothie or an Apricot Energy Punch, and get started on a delicious path to a healthier life.

Da Capo Lifelong Books

Best Food Writing 2012

Holly Hughes
Authors:
Holly Hughes
Running Press Adult

Ripe

Cheryl Sternman Rule, Paulette Phlipot
Authors:
Cheryl Sternman Rule, Paulette Phlipot
Da Capo Lifelong Books

The Compassionate Carnivore

Catherine Friend
Authors:
Catherine Friend
Da Capo Press

Ani's Raw Food Kitchen

Ani Phyo
Authors:
Ani Phyo
Running Press Adult

Still Smokin

Cookshack
Authors:
Cookshack

Here's another delectable compilation of original recipes from Cookshack, one of the biggest names in authentic pit-barbecue and natural wood-smoked foods. This comprehensive volume, featuring 180 recipes, offers such classics "Q" dishes as Cured Hickory-Smoked Baby Back Ribs, Jack Daniels Brisket, and Pork Tenderloin Deluxe, plus a panoply of savoury sauces, rubs, salsas, and salads. Still Smokin' also includes Mesquite-Smoked Goat Cheese Shrimp, savoury Smoked Mozzarella and Tomato Cheese Cake, Charred Vegetable Gratin, and many other innovative recipes. With temperature charts, a guide to flavorful woods, and useful tips for effective food smoking, this is an essential book for any aficionado of live-fire cooking.

Aleksandra Crapanzano

Aleksandra Crapanzano is the recipient of the James Beard Foundation M.F.K. Fisher Award for distinguished writing, and her work has appeared in several anthologies including Best Food Writing 2013. She writes a food column for the Wall Street Journal and frequently writes their lengthy "Mega Meal" page. She has written about food for the New York Times Magazine, Gourmet, Food & Wine, Saveur, and Travel & Leisure. Now in New York, Crapanzano spent much of her childhood living in London, and continues to visit many times a year.

Anne Keenan Higgins

Anne Keenan Higgins began her career as an art director for advertising agencies in Detroit after earning her degree from the Michigan School of Art & Design. Later starting her own illustration business, Anne developed a signature whimsical style and began licensing her artwork to the greeting card and giftware industries. She has illustrated over 100 book covers, is the illustrator of Starring Jules by Beth Ain, and Sophie Kinsella's Shopaholic series. Anne resides in Detroit, Michigan.

David Sax

David Sax is a writer and reporter who specializes in business and culture. His work appears regularly in Bloomberg Businessweek, the New Yorker's Currency blog, and other publications. He is the author of Save the Deli, which won a James Beard Award for Writing and Literature, and The Tastemakers. He lives in Toronto.

Ellen Brown

Ellen Brown is a versatile and respected author and recipe developer. She gained national limelight more than thirty years ago as the founding food editor of USA Today, and is the author of more than 35 cookbooks. Running Press titles include Scoop, Mac & Cheese, Soup of the Day, and Donut Nation. For the last six years she has written a popular weekly column for The Providence Journal, and profiles of her have appeared in The Washington Post, Coastal Living, and The Miami Herald.

Holly Hughes

Holly Hughes, former executive editor of Fodor's travel publications, is the author of Frommer's 500 Places for Food and Wine Lovers. She lives with her family in New York City.

Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Isa Chandra Moskowitz is the best-selling author of the hit books Isa Does It, Vegan with a Vengeance, and many other titles. Her website, Post Punk Kitchen, is beloved by millions. Isa has been cooking up a vegan storm for over two decades and has been named favorite cookbook author in VegNews for seven years running. She was raised and currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Marlene Koch

Marlene Koch is the award-winning author of numerous cookbooks including Eat What You Love and the New York Times bestseller, Eat More of What You Love. A regular guest on QVC, Marlene is a registered dietitian and culinary expert known for her extraordinary ability to deliver good health, with great taste! Marlene and her recipes have been featured in Cooking Light, Woman's World, Men's Fitness, and Diabetes Health magazines, as well as on Today and the Food Network. At home you'll find Marlene cooking and baking for her big food-loving family.

Nicole Hunn

Nicole Hunn is the author of the Gluten-Free on a Shoestring series and blog, which has been featured in the New York Times and MSN Money. Her work has appeared in Better Homes and Gardens, Parents magazine, Parade magazine, and Epicurious.com. She lives in Westchester County, New York. www.glutenfreeonashoestring.com

Paul Peacock

Author Paul Peacock has written over 30 books on gardening, self sufficiency, curing meats, making cheese and sausages, keeping bees and poultry. He writes for the Daily Mirror as Mr Digwell, the cartoon gardener - the longest running gardening newspaper column in the world. He has been a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4's Gardener's Question Time and appeared on numerous television shows. He runs the www.citycottage.co.uk website dedicated to the simple idea that the best food you will ever eat is cooked at home.Pauls passion for fish was kickstarted by a plate of fritto misto de mare, which remains his favourite dish (recipe in the book) and queenies cooked in cream topped with cheddar( recipe also in this book)!He believes the best fish in the world come from UK waters, that's why everyone buys it, far and wide, and, as Paul points out in this book, it is a tragedy the British hardly eat any of it.This book is hopefully a tiny step on the way to changing that.

Running Press

Running Press, Running Press Kids, and Running Press Miniature Editions publish books that inspire, entertain and delight readers with innovative formats and irresistible packages for humor, pop culture, activity, cooking and self-help titles. The long-running miniature editions program features original bestsellers like Grow Your Own Mini Bonsai and top licenses like Harry Potter.

Terry Hope Romero

Terry Hope Romero is the author of several bestselling and award-winning cookbooks. In 2011, she was named Favorite Cookbook Author by VegNews. She lives, cooks, and eats in Queens, NYC.

Trish Deseine

Trish Deseine is originally from Ireland and has been living in France for 25 years. Since being approached by Hachette to write her first cookbook, Petits Plats entre Amis, in 2000, her unabashed love of eating and cooking, with a penchant for chocolate, has made her one of France and Ireland's best loved food writers. She has published over 15 books in English and French which have won many awards, sold hundreds of thousands of copies and been translated into many languages, and presented three RTE TV cookery series which have broadcast by BBC Lifestyle worldwide. Trish has written for ELLE France, Image Ireland, Le Fooding, Wallpaper, The Guardian and The Observer Food Monthly and contributes regularly to The Irish Times. In 2010 she was named one of French Vogue's 50 Women of the decade.