Beirut to Boston: A Cookbook

Comfort Food Inspired by a Rags-to-Restaurants Story
Author: Jay Hajj
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
ISBN: 1624143563
Category: Cooking
Page: 192
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Delicious Comfort Food Dishes Inspired by an Immigrant’s Story of Success Today, Mike’s City Diner is the destination for foodies from all over the world, but it didn’t always used to be this way. Jay Hajj was born in Beirut and came to Boston to flee the violence of the Lebanese Civil War. Packed with mouth-watering recipes and inspiring stories of perseverance and success, this cookbook highlights the turning points in Jay’s career and the food that defines them. Spanning decades of his life, Beirut to Boston includes the Southern-style breakfast that stole Bill Clinton’s heart, Guy Fieri’s favorite Thanksgiving sandwich, Ming Tsai’s special hummus recipe and the pâté of wartime reinvented. Combining his old-world techniques for traditional Lebanese dishes with his approach to modern American dishes, Jay showcases comfort food with unique and enticing flavors. Every page starts with an incredible story of struggle and triumph, and ends with what Jay Hajj is known best for: one-of-a-kind American food inspired by his Lebanese upbringing.

Taste of Beirut

175+ Delicious Lebanese Recipes from Classics to Contemporary to Mezzes and More
Author: Joumana Accad
Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 0757317707
Category: Cooking
Page: 320
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Joumana Accad, creator of the blog TasteOfBeirut.com, is a native Lebanese, a trained pastry chef, and professional caterer. In her debut cookbook, the The Taste of Beirut, she shares her heritage through exquisite food and anecdotes, teaching anyone from newbies to foodies how to master traditional Lebanese cuisine. With over 150 recipes inspired by her Teta (grandmother) in their family's kitchen, Accad captures the fabulous flavors of the Middle East and makes them completely accessible to home cooks. Each recipe features step-by-step instructions, Accad's warm teaching style, and breathtaking color photographs that will make mouths water

The Fannie Farmer Cookbook


Author: Marion Cunningham
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: 0679450815
Category: Cooking
Page: 874
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Features nearly two thousand recipes and includes chapters dealing with microwave, outdoor, and vegetarian cooking

Jasmine and Fire

A Bittersweet Year in Beirut
Author: Salma Abdelnour
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 030788595X
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 336
View: 1968

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As Beirut exploded with the bombs and violence of a ruthless civil war in the ’80s, a nine-year-old Salma Abdelnour and her family fled Lebanon to start a new life in the States. Ever since then—even as she built a thriving career as a food and travel writer in New York City—Salma has had a hunch that Beirut was still her home. She kept dreaming of moving back—and finally decided to do it. But could she resume her life in Beirut, so many years after her family moved away? Could she, or anyone for that matter, ever really go home again? Jasmine and Fire is Salma’s poignant and humorous journey of trying to resettle in Beirut and fumbling through the new realities of life in one of the world’s most complex, legendary, ever-vibrant, ever-troubled cities. What’s more, in a year of roiling changes around the Middle East and the rise of the Arab Spring, Salma found herself in the midst of the turmoil. As she comes to grips with all the changes in her life—a love left behind in New York and new relationships blossoming in Beirut—Salma takes comfort in some of Lebanon’s enduring traditions, particularly its extraordinary food culture. Through the sights, sounds, and flavors of a city full of beauty, tragedy, despair, and hope, Salma slowly begins to reconnect with the place she’s longed for her entire life. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Canton Flair

Recipes Design, Traditions and Culture Made in China
Author: Nicolas A. Vienne,Donia Belhacene
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780692521182
Category:
Page: 226
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The Boston Homegrown Cookbook

Local Food, Local Restaurants, Local Recipes
Author: Leigh Belanger
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760339082
Category: Cooking
Page: 160
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Collects recipes from 28 chefs and restaurants in the Boston area who prefer locally grown, sustainable foods.

Mediterranean Street Food

Stories, Soups, Snacks, Sandwiches, Barbecues, Sweets, and More from Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East
Author: Anissa Helou
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060891513
Category: Cooking
Page: 304
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Who can resist a chickpea fritter in Nice, a kebab in Athens, an aniseed cookie in Tuscany, hummus in Tel Aviv, stuffed zucchini in Genoa, or a potato omelet in Spain? Cold or hot, sweet or savory, street food is everyone's temptation. Anissa Helou loves street food. When she travels, she stops at every tea cart, sandwich stand, and candy stall to trade stories with local vendors and learn the recipes that tempt the crowds. Join her on a fascinating adventure around the Mediterranean, where eating on the street is a way of life. Learn the secret ingredients to the perfect Stuffed Mussels sold on the streets of Istanbul. Come along to a Berber woman's Moroccan Bread stall in Marrakech. Buy a sweet, sticky Semolina Cake from a cart in Cairo. From simple salads to fragrant barbecues to irresistible dips and drinks, each dish can be enjoyed on its own, or two or three may be combined to make a meal. With lively black-and-white photographs from Anissa's travels and more than eighty-five fast, flexible, flavorful recipes, Mediterranean Street Food offers home cooks the chance to experience the tastes of distant lands without leaving the kitchen.

Palestine on a Plate

Memories from my mother’s kitchen
Author: Joudie Kalla
Publisher: Jacqui Small LLP
ISBN: 1911127047
Category: Cooking
Page: 240
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There has been a huge surge of interest in Middle Eastern food in recent years but very few cookery books that focus on the food of Palestine. While many countries in the Middle East have dishes in common, each country has its own interpretation and style. Palestine on a Plate showcases the wide-ranging, vibrant and truly delicious dishes of this country and introduces the reader to traditional Palestinian methods, cooking styles and flavours. Furthermore it presents recipes from the Palestinian home, rather than those traditionally found in restaurants and in most books. Whereas many contemporary Middle Eastern cookery books offer a modern interpretation of ancient recipes, which dilute their authenticity, the recipes in this cookbook are the real deal. This practical cookery book will feature colourful, gorgeous photography evoking the vibrancy and romance of the country.

The Wet and the Dry

A Drinker's Journey
Author: Lawrence Osborne
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0770436897
Category: Travel
Page: 240
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Selected as a Top Ten Book of the Year by Dwight Garner, New York Times A “fearlessly honest account” (Financial Times) of man’s love of drink, and an insightful meditation on the meaning of alcohol consumption across cultures worldwide Drinking alcohol: a beloved tradition, a dangerous addiction, even “a sickness of the soul” (as once described by a group of young Muslim men in Bali). In his wide-ranging travels, Lawrence Osborne—a veritable connoisseur himself—has witnessed opposing views of alcohol across cultures worldwide, compelling him to wonder: is drinking alcohol a sign of civilization and sanity, or the very reverse? Where do societies fall on the spectrum between indulgence and restraint? An immersing, controversial, and often irreverent travel narrative, The Wet and the Dry offers provocative, sometimes unsettling insights into the deeply embedded conflicts between East and West, and the surprising influence of drinking on the contemporary world today. Now with an excerpt from Lawrence Osborne's latest novel, The Ballad of a Small Player.

The New Sugar & Spice

A Recipe for Bolder Baking
Author: Samantha Seneviratne
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607747472
Category: Cooking
Page: 240
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2016 James Beard Award nominee Raise your desserts to a whole new level of flavor with The New Sugar & Spice, a collection of more than eighty unique, unexpected, and uniformly delicious recipes for spice-centric sweets. Veteran baker Samantha Seneviratne’s recipes will open your eyes to a world of baking possibilities: Her spicy, pepper-flecked Chile-Chocolate Truffles prove that heat and sweet really do go hand-in-hand, and a fresh batch of aromatic, cinnamon-laced Maple Sticky Buns will have the whole family racing into the kitchen. Discover new recipes from around the globe, such as Sri Lankan Love Cake or Swedish-inspired Saffron Currant Braid. Or, give your classic standbys a bold upgrade, such as making Raspberry Shortcakes with zingy Double Ginger Biscuits. Filled with fascinating histories, origin stories, and innovative uses for the world’s most enticing spices—including vanilla, cinnamon, peppercorns, and cardamom —The New Sugar & Spice guarantees that dessert will be the most talked-about part of your meal. From the Hardcover edition.

Runner's World Meals on the Run

150 Energy-Packed Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less
Author: Joanna Sayago Golub
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 162336583X
Category: Cooking
Page: 288
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Runners need to eat well for their performance, and what they eat can have a direct influence on how they run--but they don't always have the time to put together a complex or labor-intensive recipe to support their nutritional needs. Runner's World Meals on the Run provides quick, nutritious recipes for those runners who need to prepare a meal in 30 minutes or less. This cookbook contains 150 recipes with 75 beautiful photos that will maximize a runner's performance and enhance nutritional benefits. Suggested recipe combinations create specific training- or dietary-based meal plans to enhance your marathon training or gluten-free lifestyle. Meals on the Run provides time-efficient recipes for delicious meals you will be proud to put in your body.

What Can Your Grandma Do?


Author: Anne Sawan
Publisher: Clavis
ISBN: 9781605373324
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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Next week there’s a talent show for grandparents at school. Some grandmas are excellent cooks, one grandpa is a painter, others are very good dancers. But Jeremy’s grandma doesn’t have any special talent. Or does she? A cheerful story about grandparents, talents and basketball. For grandmas, grandpas and their proud grandchildren.

The Secretary: A Journey with Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the Heart of American Power


Author: Kim Ghattas
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 080509833X
Category: Political Science
Page: 368
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The first inside account to be published about Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of state, anchored by Ghattas's own perspective and her quest to understand America's place in the world In November 2008, Hillary Clinton agreed to work for her former rival. As President Barack Obama's secretary of state, she set out to repair America's image around the world—and her own. For the following four years, BBC foreign correspondent Kim Ghattas had unparalleled access to Clinton and her entourage, and she weaves a fast-paced, gripping account of life on the road with Clinton in The Secretary. With the perspective of one who is both an insider and an outsider, Ghattas draws on extensive interviews with Clinton, administration officials, and players in Washington as well as overseas, to paint an intimate and candid portrait of one of the most powerful global politicians. Filled with fresh insights, The Secretary provides a captivating analysis of Clinton's brand of diplomacy and the Obama administration's efforts to redefine American power in the twenty-first century. Populated with a cast of real-life characters, The Secretary tells the story of Clinton's transformation from popular but polarizing politician to America's envoy to the world in compelling detail and with all the tension of high stakes diplomacy. From her evolving relationship with President Obama to the drama of WikiLeaks and the turmoil of the Arab Spring, we see Clinton cheerfully boarding her plane at 3 a.m. after no sleep, reading the riot act to the Chinese, and going through her diplomatic checklist before signing on to war in Libya—all the while trying to restore American leadership in a rapidly changing world. Viewed through Ghattas's vantage point as a half-Dutch, half-Lebanese citizen who grew up in the crossfire of the Lebanese civil war, The Secretary is also the author's own journey as she seeks to answer the questions that haunted her childhood. How powerful is America really? And, if it is in decline, who or what will replace it and what will it mean for America and the world?

Appetites

A Cookbook
Author: Anthony Bourdain,Laurie Woolever
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062409964
Category: Cooking
Page: 304
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Anthony Bourdain is a man of many appetites. And for many years, first as a chef, later as a world-traveling chronicler of food and culture on his CNN series Parts Unknown, he has made a profession of understanding the appetites of others. These days, however, if he’s cooking, it’s for family and friends. Appetites, his first cookbook in more than ten years, boils down forty-plus years of professional cooking and globe-trotting to a tight repertoire of personal favorites—dishes that everyone should (at least in Mr. Bourdain’s opinion) know how to cook. Once the supposed "bad boy" of cooking, Mr. Bourdain has, in recent years, become the father of a little girl—a role he has embraced with enthusiasm. After years of traveling more than 200 days a year, he now enjoys entertaining at home. Years of prep lists and the hyper-organization necessary for a restaurant kitchen, however, have caused him, in his words, to have "morphed into a psychotic, anally retentive, bad-tempered Ina Garten." The result is a home-cooking, home-entertaining cookbook like no other, with personal favorites from his own kitchen and from his travels, translated into an effective battle plan that will help you terrify your guests with your breathtaking efficiency.

Food Truck Road Trip--A Cookbook

More Than 100 Recipes Collected from the Best Street Food Vendors Coast to Coast
Author: Kim Pham,Philip Shen,Terri Phillips
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
ISBN: 1624140874
Category: Cooking
Page: 240
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Authentic Food Recipes From the Best Food Trucks Across the Country Kim, Phil and Terri traveled from state to state, visiting the best food trucks out there to get the incredible and authentic recipes that make their trucks some of the most popular in the country. This book includes delicious recipes for everything from sandwiches, soups and chilies to vegetarian dishes, classics with a twist and desserts—all straight from the cooks themselves. With the country's food truck favorites made accessible in your own kitchen, you'll deliver incredible and unique food at home you'd have to travel across the country to try. Outstanding dishes include Prosciutto and Grape Pizza from The Urban Oven in Los Angeles, Maker's Mark Fried Chicken from Big D's Grub Truck in New York, Santa Fe Black Bean Burgers from Mix'd Up Food Truck in Atlanta and Pad Thai Tacos from The Peached Tortilla in Austin. To get these recipes, the authors found and traveled to the most vibrant food truck cultures across the country, including: Southern and Northern California; New York City; Portland, Oregon; New Orleans; Raleigh, Durham and Charlotte, North Carolina; Atlanta; Minneapolis; Austin; Washington, D.C and Philadelphia. This cookbook includes all the recipes of your wandering road trip dreams.

Freedom Trail: Boston

A Guided Tour through History
Author: Anna Mantzaris
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762765518
Category: Travel
Page: 96
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Residents and visitors alike can journey back in time as they follow Boston's 2 1⁄2-mile Freedom Trail past twenty-six historic landmarks that embody pivotal events in the formation of America—including the site of the Boston Massacre and the Bunker Hill Monument. Timeline Books These one-of-a-kind guides allow readers to move through time as never before, bringing them face to face with the people and events behind some of America's most important historical landmarks and locations. No other guidebooks draw so much on the first-hand accounts of those involved in the historic events that transpired in the areas covered—making readers feel as if they are experiencing living history. Each book features: * Two popout® maps—a historical map showing the area as it once was; and a modern map marking every stop on the tour and place mentioned in the text. * Additional color maps and up to 40-60 photos, both historical and modern * An introduction by an expert that sets the area in historical context * A timeline showing key historical events * A detailed walking tour of the present-day site, interspersed with first-hand accounts interspersed in the text or included as sidebars * Concise and colorful biographies of key historical figures * Where to stay and eat, and places to visit nearby

The Paleo Kids Cookbook

Transition Your Family to Delicious Grain- and Gluten-free Food for a Lifetime of Healthy Eating
Author: Jennifer Robins
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
ISBN: 1624142982
Category: Cooking
Page: 240
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100 Awesome Paleo Recipes to Help Your Kids Eat Well Today and Every Day Transform your family’s diet for good with whole-food recipes that appeal to kids’ tastes and your nutrition and health goals. Bestselling Paleo cookbook author Jennifer Robins committed to taking her three kids on this journey to a better diet and a better life, and they made it! She knows firsthand that while it may be challenging, the transition is unquestionably worth it. As she transitioned her family’s diet, she learned tricks and techniques that will get you over the tough hurdles. Some of her strategies you’ll learn about are making healthy ingredients kid friendly with creative and tasty recipes, getting the kids involved in the cooking adventure and being consistent. Invite your kids to join you in the kitchen and have fun making recipes they’ll love that are grain-, dairy- and gluten-free, such as: -French Toast Sticks -Pale-O’s Cereal -Chicken Nuggets -Pizza Pockets -Animal Crackers -Sweet Potato Bacon Tots -Soft Pretzels -Double Chocolate Layer Cake The Paleo Kids Cookbook is packed with everything you need to give your kids the best gift you can—a lifetime of healthy eating habits and great food.

Real Food, Real Simple

80 Delicious Paleo-Friendly, Gluten-Free Recipes in 5 Steps or Less
Author: Taylor Riggs
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
ISBN: 1624143512
Category: Cooking
Page: 192
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Satisfying and Nutritious Meals without the Hassle Real Food, Real Simple makes preparing whole, nutrient-dense foods as easy as one, two, three, four, five with delicious recipes that are gluten-free, Paleo-friendly and exceptionally healthy. Taylor Riggs, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and founder of Simply Taylor, shares 80 incredible recipes that encompass her healthy lifestyle manifesto in five steps or less. Her recipes showcase complex and intriguing flavors but are surprisingly easy to make. They include: • Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps • Balsamic Date and Prosciutto Pizza with Goat Cheese and Arugula • Rich Chocolate Ramekin Cakes • Coconut Crêpes Two Ways • Hawaiian Beef Burgers with Pineapple and Avocado • Game Day Bison and Sweet Potato Chili With Mornings Over Easy, Effortless Entrées and everything in between, you’ll have delicious and creative dishes to fuel your body and entice your taste buds with little-to-no effort.

The Battle of Beirut

Why Israel Invaded Lebanon
Author: Michael Jansen
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780862321437
Category: Beirut (Lebanon)
Page: 142
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Stuffed: The Ultimate Comfort Food Cookbook

Taking Your Favorite Foods and Stuffing Them to Make New, Different and Delicious Meals
Author: Dan Whalen
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1624140114
Category: Cooking
Page: 208
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The creator of the popular food blog, "The Food in my Beard," provides a variety of creative "extreme stuffed" recipes, from Pepperoni Stuffed Brazilian Cheese Balls to Cuban Sandwich Empanadas. Original.