Wolfner :: Recommended Readings :: Adult Bibliographies :: Cooking

Cooking

November 2010

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The Anheuser-Busch Cookbook: Great Food, Great Beer; 185 Flavorful Recipes for Pairing Beer with Food.
Read by Gary Tipton. Reading time 9 hours 16 minutes.
In this cookbook for beer lovers, each recipe--for courses from appetizers to desserts--comes with a serving recommendation for a suitable beer such as lager, pilsner, ale, porter, or stout. Features grilling, roasting, and one-pot dishes. Includes some recipes listing beer as an ingredient. 2007. Download The Anheuser-Busch Cookbook: Great Food, Great Beer; 185 Flavorful Recipes for Pairing Beer with Food, DB67702.

Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics: Fabulous Flavor from Simple Ingredients by Ina Garten.
Read by Kerry Dukin. Reading time 5 hours 20 minutes.
Bestselling cookbook author and television personality offers accessible recipes that pair ingredients to unlock the flavor of food and provide a great-smelling house when guests arrive. Covers cocktail hour drinks and appetizers, soups, lunch and dinner entrees, vegetables, desserts, and breakfast fare. Also provides tips for easy entertaining. Bestseller. 2008. Download Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics: Fabulous Flavor from Simple Ingredients, DB68509.

The Best of Cooking with Three Ingredients by Ruthie Wornall.
Read by Carol Dines. Reading time 8 hours 25 minutes.
Recipes range from appetizers and beverages to soups, salads, vegetables, main dishes, breads, and desserts--each based on three economical ingredients and a short preparation time, although cooking and baking times vary. Includes holiday and special-occasion menus. 2002. Download The Best of Cooking with Three Ingredients, DB67815.

The Big Book of Diabetic Desserts: Decadent and Delicious Recipes Perfect for People with Diabetesby Jackie Mills.
Read by Kerry Dukin. Reading time 7 hours 55 minutes.
Dietitian offers suggestions for using the right types and amounts of sugar and fat to create a variety of satisfying desserts that stay within the carbohydrate and calorie targets of those living with diabetes. Includes recipes for cakes, cookies, pies, puddings, fruit dishes, frozen treats, and other sweet-tooth delicacies. 2007. Download The Big Book of Diabetic Desserts: Decadent and Delicious Recipes Perfect for People with Diabetes, DB68533.

ChefMD's Big Book of Culinary Medicine: A Food Lover's Road Map to Losing Weight, Preventing Disease, and Getting Really Healthy by John La Puma.
Read by Gary Tipton. Reading time 13 hours 48 minutes.
Physician La Puma and medical television producer Marx define and discuss bioavailability, antinutrients, and satiety and offer recipes using a kitchen medicine chest of fifty recommended ingredients. They provide an eight-week program for incorporating suggestions and list foods to consume and avoid for forty specific conditions. 2008. Download ChefMD's Big Book of Culinary Medicine: A Food Lover's Road Map to Losing Weight, Preventing Disease, and Getting Really Healthy, DB67894.

The Diabetic Chef's Year-Round Cookbook: A Fresh Approach to Using Ingredients by Chris Smith.
Read by Gary Tipton. Reading time 6 hours 15 minutes.
Executive chef at a top U.S. medical center offers a month-by-month cookbook for people with diabetes and other dietary concerns. Offers dozens of flavorful recipes, such as cantaloupe salsa, baked salmon, and pumpkin polenta, that utilize seasonal, market-fresh foods. Each selection includes nutritional information and diabetic exchanges. 2008. Download The Diabetic Chef's Year-Round Cookbook: A Fresh Approach to Using Seasonal Ingredients, DB69722.

Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy: The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating by Walter C. Willett.
Read by Gary Tipton. Reading time 17 hours 51 minutes.
Harvard Medical School professor challenges the USDA food pyramid while explaining his and other scientists' research on the long-term effects of diet on health. Whole grains, healthy oils, fruits, vegetables, good sources of protein, and a multivitamin are among his recommendations. Stresses weight control and exercise. Includes recipes. 2001. Download Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy: The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating, DB67688.

The Family Style Soul Food Diabetes Cookbook by Roniece A. Weaver.
Read by Kerry Dukin. Reading time 7 hours 25 minutes.
Guide to adapting soul food--cuisine originated by slaves in the South--for diabetics. Explains ways to improve the nutritional content of popular African American dishes and create heart-healthy substitutions. Provides recipes for favorites such as grits, crawfish etoufee, and bread pudding. Offers shopping tips and ideas for church-group meals. 2006. Download The Family Style Soul Food Diabetes Cookbook, DB67323.

Feeding the Healthy Vegetarian Family by Ken Haedrich.
Read by Gary Tipton. Reading time 12 hours 57 minutes.
Foodwriter and father of four offers recipes and advice for vegetarian families. Offers a wide variety of dishes that are quick to prepare and contain easy-to-find ingredients. The selections allow families to explore different styles of vegetarianism--including vegan and lacto-ovo diets. 1998. Download Feeding the Healthy Vegetarian Family, DB66856.

Four-Ingredient Recipes for Thirty-Minute Meals: One Hundred Menus with Recipes, Short-Cuts, Grocery Lists by Barbara C. Jones.
Read by Carol Dines. Reading time 10 hours 51 minutes.
Ideas for easy-to-prepare family meals. Each menu consists of four dishes made with four or fewer ingredients and includes a complete shopping list. Many groceries are precooked, packaged, frozen, or canned goods. Covers breakfast; soups and stews; chicken, beef, pork, and seafood dishes; grilled food; and sandwiches. 2004. Download Four-Ingredient Recipes for Thirty-Minute Meals: One Hundred Menus with Recipes, Short-Cuts, Grocery Lists, DB68365.

Georgia Cooking in an Oklahoma Kitchen: Recipes from My Family to Yours by Trisha Yearwood.
Read by Kerry Dukin. Reading time 5 hours 42 minutes.
Grammy Award-winning country and western singer Trisha Yearwood and her mother and sister compile their family's Georgia recipes. Trisha, who is married to fellow entertainer Garth Brooks and lives in Oklahoma, shares personal anecdotes along with ideas for the beginning cook. Includes simple steps and supermarket shortcuts. Bestseller. 2008.
Download Georgia Cooking in an Oklahoma Kitchen: Recipes from My Family to Yours, DB67657.

Hungry Girl: Recipes and Survival Strategies for Guilt-Free Eating in the Real World by Lisa Lillien.
Read by Madelyn Buzzard. Reading time 9 hours 38 minutes.
A cookbook that evolved from a daily e-mail service about guilt-free eating. The author describes her recipes as simple, fun, and easy meals made using packaged foods and shortcuts. Provides nutritional information and tips on foods to avoid. Includes guides for surviving parties, movies, restaurants, and convenience stores. Bestseller. 2008. Download Hungry Girl: Recipes and Survival Strategies for Guilt-Free Eating in the Real World, DB67081.

I-Can't-Chew Cookbook: Delicious Soft-Diet Recipes for People with Chewing, Swallowing, and Dry-Mouth Disorders by J. Randy Wilson.
Read by Gary Tipton. Reading time 9 hours 16 minutes.
Nutritionally balanced and simple-to-prepare recipes for individuals whose choice of foods is limited by their inability to chew. Includes ideas for beverages, soups, entrees, vegetables, and desserts that are easy to eat. 2003. Download I-Can't-Chew Cookbook: Delicious Soft-Diet Recipes for People with Chewing, Swallowing, and Dry-Mouth Disorders, DB63725.

The Kitchen Diva! The New African-American Kitchen by Angela Shelf Medearis.
Read by Kerry Dukin. Reading time 8 hours 24 minutes.
PBS cooking-show host presents recipes inspired by her African American culinary heritage, including offerings from West Africa, the Caribbean, Central America, and the American South. Features dishes such as fried green tomatoes, jerk pork, and hoecakes. Provides historical commentary and a section on meals for people with diabetes. 2008. Download The Kitchen Diva! The New African-American Kitchen, DB68563.

Mark Bittman's Kitchen Express: Four Hundred Four Inspired Seasonal Dishes You Can Make in Twenty Minutes or Less by Mark Bittman.
Read by Jake Williams. Reading time 9 hours 11 minutes.
With the goal of getting good food onto the table fast and having fun doing it, the author provides "precisely imprecise" recipes for dishes such as microwave honey eggplant, grilled steak with gorgonzola sauce, and crisp fennel gratin. Includes a substitution guide and advice on stocking a pantry. 2009. Download Mark Bittman's Kitchen Express: Four Hundred Four Inspired Seasonal Dishes You Can Make in Twenty Minutes or Less, DB69447.

Martha Stewart's Cookies: The Very Best Treats to Bake and to Share, Martha Stewart Living.
Read by Madelyn Buzzard. Reading time 11 hours 52 minutes.
Presents 175 cookie recipes with textures such as soft and chewy, crumbly and sandy, and chunky and nutty. Covers easy-to-make traditional drop cookies as well as fruit bars, meringues, icebox spirals, biscotti, and more. Includes ideas for packaging and information about tools and techniques. Bestseller. 2008. Download Martha Stewart's Cookies: The Very Best Treats to Bake and to Share, DB66148.

Moosewood Restaurant Simple Suppers: Fresh Ideas for the Weeknight Table, Moosewood Collective.
Read by Gary Tipton. Reading time 7 hours 56 minutes.
Dozens of recipes for meals that can be prepared quickly and require only a few nonperishable pantry items and high-quality fresh ingredients. Dishes include pasta, beans, tofu, salads, sandwiches, sauces, grains, and fish. Provides tips on substitutions and variations, cooking techniques, and advance meal preparation and suggestions for leftovers. 2005. Download Moosewood Restaurant Simple Suppers: Fresh Ideas for the Weeknight Table, DB66340.

New Recipes from Moosewood Restaurant, Moosewood Collective.
Read by Gary Tipton. Reading time 9 hours 25 minutes.
Seventeen members of the Moosewood Collective, a worker-owned-and-operated restaurant in Ithaca, New York, offer vegetarian recipes inspired by ethnic and international cuisine that use fresh, seasonal ingredients. Includes suggestions for chilled and hot soups, salads and dressings, sandwiches, sauces, fish, pasta, sides, breads, and desserts. 1987. Download New Recipes from Moosewood Restaurant, DB66626.

Olives and Oranges: Recipes and Flavor Secrets from Italy, Spain, Cyprus, and Beyond by Sara Jenkins.
Read by Kerry Dukin. Reading time 10 hours 6 minutes.
Mediterranean-inspired dishes that utilize basic flavor combinations to make the most of on-hand ingredients. Includes suggestions for salads, soups, pasta, risotto, polenta, meat and fish, sweets, and cordials. Provides general cooking times, tips on shopping and storing, and suggestions for altering recipes to suit one's needs. 2008. Download Olives and Oranges: Recipes and Flavor Secrets from Italy, Spain, Cyprus, and Beyond, DB68949.

The Pat Conroy Cookbook: Recipes of My Life by Pat Conroy.
Read by Roy Avers. Reading time 9 hours 41 minutes.
Anecdotes and recipes from the author of The Prince of Tides (RC 25248). Traces his passion for eating and cooking to his southern upbringing and his time in France and Italy. Reminiscing about favorite places, teachers, and meals, Conroy intermixes suggestions for dozens of dishes using high-quality, fresh ingredients. 2004. Download The Pat Conroy Cookbook: Recipes of My Life, DB67321.

The Silver Palate Cookbook by Julee Rosso.
Read by Kerry Dukin. Reading time 23 hours 11 minutes.
Features recipes made famous in the authors' New York City shop that emphasize fresh, seasonal ingredients for appetizers, soups, pasta dishes, main courses, vegetable sides, salads, breads, sweets, and brunches. Includes kitchen wisdom and tips, menus, information about domestic and imported provisions, and more. Cookbook's twenty-fifth anniversary edition. 2007. Download The Silver Palate Cookbook, DB67845.

The Six O'Clock Scramble: Quick, Healthy, and Delicious Dinner Recipes for Busy Families by Aviva Goldfarb.
Read by Carol Dines. Reading time 15 hours 38 minutes.
Fifty-two weeks' worth of weekday main dishes for dinner, organized by season. Provides nutritional information, a staples list, suggestions for side dishes, and possibilities for snacks and school lunches. Includes entrees such as orange and lemon flounder as well as vegetarian dishes such as cheese quesadillas with lime pesto. 2006. Download The Six O'Clock Scramble: Quick, Healthy, and Delicious Dinner Recipes for Busy Families, DB68390.

Southern Living: Forty Years of Our Best Recipes by Jane Elizabeth Lorberau.
Read by Kerry Dukin. Reading time 12 hours 1 minute.
Cookbook presents Southern Living's top recipes and test-kitchen secrets since 1966. Reviews four decades of the magazine's culinary history and includes over two hundred fifty recipes for everyday meals, one-dish wonders, party starters, grilled selections, light fare, holiday favorites, desserts, and, of course, southern classics. 2007. Download Southern Living: Forty Years of Our Best Recipes, DB67322.

Tapas: A Taste of Spain in America by Jose Andres.
Read by Frank Coffee. Reading time 6 hours 55 minutes.
Award-winning Spanish chef shares dozens of recipes for a traditional cuisine characterized by small portions that can serve either as appetizers or entrees. Dishes are organized by ingredients, such as olives, tomatoes, mushrooms, peppers, rice, cheese, eggs, seafood, chicken, and pork. Includes wine tips, serving suggestions, and modern variations. 2005. Download Tapas: A Taste of Spain in America, DB62462.

Yum-o! The Family Cookbook by Rachael Ray.
Read by Erin Jones. Reading time 5 hours 31 minutes.
Food Network host Ray suggests ways to make eating healthfully easier, more affordable, and fun for families. Offers recipes designed to encourage children to help prepare meals. Provides ideas for breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and dinners, including rollover suppers that make use of leftovers. 2008.Download Yum-o! The Family Cookbook, DB66865.