Cooking a Home

A collection of the recipes and stories of Syrian refugees
Author: Pilar Puig Cortada
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1504936701
Category: Cooking
Page: 74
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Syrian refugees are currently struggling to resume their lives far away from home. But even when confronting harsh conditions like those of life in a refugee camp or while missing family members left behind, a dish of home-cooked stuffed zucchinis can immediately elicit feelings of warmth and comfort and transform a foreign place into a welcoming home. This book is a collection of the recipes and stories that were shared with me by Syrians seeking asylum in Jordan during my time there.

Malaysian Home Cooking: A Treasury of Authentic Malaysian Recipes

Author: Lee Sook Ching
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd
ISBN: 981456172X
Category: Cooking
Page: 177
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With more than 170 authentic Malaysian recipes, you can now savour some of the best Southeast Asian delights in your own home. This worthy companion of both novice and seasoned cooks has an extensive spread of Chinese, Malay and Indian recipes. Learn to whip up classic favourites from simple fare such as wonton mee, mee rebus and yong tau foo, to tempting delights like chicken rice, nasi lemak, curry and fried hokkien mee. Complete with comprehensive notes on cooking techniques and an illustrated glossary, this tantalising collection will be a delightful companion in your home kitchen. Lee Sook Ching was a home economics teacher. She received numerous requests from friends and ex-students to compile her recipes for publication, and Malaysian Home Cooking is the result of her years of experience as a teacher and home cook. Her recipes for delicious, healthy meals are timeless and popular across generations. To her, a happy family is one that sits together in the relaxed atmosphere of a home, enjoying one another’s company over a tasty home-cooked meal, which can still taste good without excessive use of oil, salt and flavour enhancers

Essential Tools, Tips & Techniques for the Home Cook

A Professional Chef Reveals the Secrets to Better Cooking
Author: Michelle Doll
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
ISBN: 1624145515
Category: Cooking
Page: 208
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Learn the Secrets to Great Cooking without Going to Cooking School Reaching your full culinary potential takes more than just starting with high-quality ingredients and following a solid recipe. You also need to learn proper technique, master essential kitchen tools and know the secrets to great cooking that all chefs learn in culinary school. Chef Michelle Doll shines new light on familiar tools such as rolling pins, sheet pans, skillets, Dutch ovens, blenders, mixers, pressure cookers and more in this comprehensive, readable and entertaining guide. Her exceptional recipes demonstrate these techniques in action. Learn why a tapered French rolling pin is the best tool for rolling out dough, and then use it to make the flakiest pastry for Prime Time Fruit Galette. Follow Michelle as she delves into what she calls the stovetop–sauté pan matrix and make Better Than Take-Out Teriyaki Chicken that will have you taking your favorite Chinese restaurant off of speed dial. You’ll also learn some surprising techniques for using your kitchen tools in new ways, making tender Grape Shallot Focaccia in a cast-iron skillet, Peanut Butter Jelly Quick Bread in a blender and Slow and Easy French Onion Soup in a Dutch oven (you won’t be tied to the stovetop stirring caramelized onions every five minutes—genius!). With the perfect blend of fresh kitchen science and delicious examples of that science in action, this book is a must-read for kitchen geeks and everyday home cooks alik

Look Who’s Cooking

The Rhetoric of American Home Cooking Traditions in the Twenty-First Century
Author: Jennifer Rachel Dutch
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 1496818768
Category: Cooking
Page: 192
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Home cooking is a multibillion-dollar industry that includes cookbooks, kitchen gadgets, high-end appliances, specialty ingredients, and more. Cooking-themed programming flourishes on television, inspiring a wide array of celebrity chef-branded goods even as self-described "foodies" seek authenticity by pickling, preserving, and canning foods in their own home kitchens. Despite this, claims that "no one has time to cook anymore" are common, lamenting the slow extinction of traditional American home cooking in the twenty-first century. In Look Who's Cooking: The Rhetoric of American Home Cooking Traditions in the Twenty-First Century, author Jennifer Rachel Dutch explores the death of home cooking, revealing how modern changes transformed cooking at home from an odious chore into a concept imbued with deep meanings associated with home, family, and community. Drawing on a wide array of texts--cookbooks, advertising, YouTube videos, and more--Dutch analyzes the many manifestations of traditional cooking in America today. She argues that what is missing from the discourse around home cooking is an understanding of skills and recipes as a form of folklore. Dutch's research reveals that home cooking is a powerful vessel that Americans fill with meaning because it represents both the continuity of the past and adaptability to the present. Home cooking is about much more than what is for dinner; it's about forging a connection to the past, displaying the self in the present, and leaving a lasting legacy for the future.

Making Dinner

How American Home Cooks Produce and Make Meaning Out of the Evening Meal
Author: Roblyn Rawlins,David Livert
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474252567
Category: Social Science
Page: 232
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With a vast selection of foods and thousands of recipes to choose from, how do home cooks in America decide what to cook – and what does their cooking mean to them? Answering this question, Making Dinner is an empirical study of home cooking in the United States. Drawing on a combination of research methods, which includes in-depth interviews with over 50 cooks and cooking journals documenting over 300 home-cooked dinners, Roblyn Rawlins and David Livert explore how American home cooks think and feel about themselves, food, and cooking. Their findings reveal distinct types of cook-the family-first cook, the traditional cook, and the keen cook -and demonstrate how personal identities, family relationships, ideologies of gender and parenthood, and structural constraints all influence what ends up on the plate. Rawlins and Livert reveal research that fills the data gap on practices of home cooking in everyday life. This is an important contribution to fields such as food studies, health and nutrition, sociology, social psychology, anthropology, gender studies, and American studies.

The Home Manual

Or, The Economical Cook and House-book: Hints on the Daily Duties of a Housekeeper ...
Author: Elizabeth Nicholson
Publisher: N.A
Category: Cooking
Page: 160
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Cooking the Roman Way

Authentic Recipes from the Home Cooks and Trattorias of Rome
Author: David Downie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062031090
Category: Cooking
Page: 336
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Rome is the most beloved city in Italy, if not the world. Rich in culture, art, and charm, the Eternal City is also home to some of the most delicious and accessible cooking in all of Italy. Influenced by both the earthy peasant fare of the surrounding hillsides and the fish from the nearby Mediterranean, Roman food makes the most of local ingredients and simple, age-old techniques. Yet while Italian cookbooks abound, no American book has focused on Romes unique and varied fare. In this beautifully illustrated cookbook, author David Downie and photographer Alison Harris offer a comprehensive collection of more than 125 Roman recipes, exploring the lively, uncomplicated food traditionally served in Roman homes and trattorie. From well-known dishes like Spaghetti Carbonara, to popular snack food like Pizza Bianca, to distinctive specialties like Roast Suckling Lamb, each recipe in Cooking the Roman Way is simple, authentic, and easy to make at home. With four-color photographs of landmarks, markets and food, stories about and profiles of food vendors, entertaining anecdotes, and a food lovers guide to the streets of the city, this book paints a vivid picture of Rome and the food that has sustained it for millennia.

Knack Indian Cooking

A Step-by-Step Guide to Authentic Dishes Made Easy
Author: Meenakshi Agarwal
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762762039
Category: Cooking
Page: 256
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A by-ingredient approach to Indian cooking, with chapters devoted to favorite dishes.

American Home Cooking

A Popular History
Author: Tim Miller
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442253460
Category: Cooking
Page: 210
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Tim Miller takes us on a fascinating tour of home cooking and eating in America – where it’s been and where it’s going – as well as a vivid accounting of our stubborn unwillingness to give it up all together in the face of easy, processed, and prepared meals.

Taste & Technique

Recipes to Elevate Your Home Cooking
Author: Naomi Pomeroy
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607749009
Category: Cooking
Page: 400
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James Beard Award-winning and self-made chef Naomi Pomeroy's debut cookbook, featuring nearly 140 lesson-driven recipes designed to improve the home cook's understanding of professional techniques and flavor combinations in order to produce simple, but show-stopping meals. Naomi Pomeroy knows that the best recipes are the ones that make you a better cook. A twenty-year veteran chef with four restaurants to her name, she learned her trade not in fancy culinary schools but by reading cookbooks. From Madeleine Kamman and Charlie Trotter to Alice Waters and Gray Kunz, Naomi cooked her way through the classics, studying French technique, learning how to shop for produce, and mastering balance, acidity, and seasoning. In Taste & Technique, Naomi shares her hard-won knowledge, passion, and experience along with nearly 140 recipes that outline the fundamentals of cooking. By paring back complex dishes to the building-block techniques used to create them, Naomi takes you through each recipe step by step, distilling detailed culinary information to reveal the simple methods chefs use to get professional results. Recipes for sauces, starters, salads, vegetables, and desserts can be mixed and matched with poultry, beef, lamb, seafood, and egg dishes to create show-stopping meals all year round. Practice braising and searing with a Milk-Braised Pork Shoulder, then pair it with Orange-Caraway Glazed Carrots in the springtime or Caramelized Delicata Squash in the winter. Prepare an impressive Herbed Leg of Lamb for a holiday gathering, and accompany it with Spring Pea Risotto or Blistered Cauliflower with Anchovy, Garlic, and Chile Flakes. With detailed sections on ingredients, equipment, and techniques, this inspiring, beautifully photographed guide demystifies the hows and whys of cooking and gives you the confidence and know-how to become a masterful cook.

Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies

Author: Meri Reffetto
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111880788X
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 408
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Get proven results from this safe, effective, and easy-to-follow diet The glycemic load is a ranking system for carbohydrate-rich food that measures the amount of carbohydrates in a serving. The glycemic index indicates how rapidly a carbohydrate is digested and released as glucose (sugar) into the bloodstream. Using the Glycemic Index is a proven method for calculating the way carbohydrates act in your body to help you lose weight, safely, quickly, and effectively. The second edition of The Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies presents this system in an easy-to-apply manner, giving you the tools and tips you need to shed unwanted pounds and improve your overall health. You'll not only discover how to apply the glycemic index to your existing diet plan, but you'll also get new and updated information on how to develop a healthy lifestyle. Recommends foods that boost metabolism, promote weight loss, and provide longer-lasting energy Features delicious GI recipes for glycemic-friendly cooking at home Includes exercises for maintaining glycemic index weight loss and promoting physical fitness Offers guidance on shopping for food as well as eating at restaurants and away from home Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies, 2nd Edition is for anyone looking for an easy-to-apply guide to making the switch to this healthy lifestyle.

A Private Chef Four Star Cooking in Your Home

Author: Joseph Ouellette
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 155395372X
Category: Cooking
Page: 249
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For most readers, this will be a "special occasion" cookbook. A Private Chef: Four Star Cooking In Your Home will make those special occasions what you always intended them to be. How many times have you planned a special dinner party, shopped for a couple of days for the ingredients, lovingly put together a beautiful menu, and carefully put it all together in the kitchen- only to feel, at the end of the night, that the food really didn't measure up to your dreams? More show than substance? Lovely-but at its heart, under the sauce and spice, just sort of plain? With this cookbook, that won't happen. If you're the sort of host or hostess who loves the planning, shopping, and cooking, who loves feeding others and watching delight spread to the depths of their souls, you need recipes and techniques as fine as your intentions. That's what you'll find here. I give you a manageable number of menus, for different kinds of occasions, and I tell you how to make them. You don't have to make any huge decisions-just master the meal. Just choose a menu and do what I say.


A Basic Repertoire
Author: Tony Polombo
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595378668
Category: Cooking
Page: 156
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Good cooking is more than just blindly following a recipe!Most people unsuccessfully try to learn how to cook from cookbooks that contain numerous recipes but offer precious little basic, underlying knowledge-especially for the less-experienced cook. Professional cooking textbooks address this need but can be overwhelming, since much of their subject matter is beyond the scope of the home cook.The purpose of Cooking-A Basic Repertoire is not only to supply recipes but also to use these recipes as a mini lesson to provide an understanding of underlying cooking principles and ingredients.In this ingenious cookbook, author Tony Polombo selects recipes based on their instructive value and ease of preparation without the need for expensive kitchen equipment. Each recipe has an introduction that focuses on key ingredients, then moves to a step-by-step, thorough explanation. Additional reading is also included for those who wish to learn more.Ideal for newlyweds or others starting out on their own, Cooking-A Basic Repertoire is perfect for those who appreciate good food and want a solid foundation of knowledge to be able to cook for themselves and for others!

Home Cooking

A Writer in the Kitchen
Author: Laurie Colwin
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 024196296X
Category: Cooking
Page: 208
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Published for the first time in the UK, Laurie Colwin's much loved kitchen essays are perfect for fans of Nigella Lawson and Nigel Slater. Weaving together memories, recipes, and wild tales of years spent in the kitchen, Home Cooking is Laurie Colwin's manifesto on the joys of sharing food and entertaining. From the humble hot-plate of her one-room apartment to the crowded kitchens of bustling parties, Colwin regales us with tales of meals gone both magnificently well and disastrously wrong. Never before published in the UK, this is hilarious, personal and full of Colwin's hard-won expertise. Home Cooking will speak to the heart (and stomach) of any amateur cook, professional chef, or food lover. Praise for Laurie Colwin: 'Everything food writing should be: funny, profound, inspiring and unaffected' Nigella Lawson 'I have in my kitchen a book called Home Cooking. And, in between following the recipes for Extremely Easy Old-Fashioned Beef Stew or Estelle Colwin Snellenberg's Potato Pancakes, I would frequently sit down on a little stool in my kitchen and read through one of the essays in that book. I never read through Joy of Cooking, and I can read The Silver Palate Cookbook standing up, but I always sat down to read these' Anna Quindlen Laurie Colwin is the author of five novels - Happy All the Time, Family Happiness, Goodbye Without Leaving, A Big Storm Knocked It Over and Shine On, Bright and Dangerous Object - three collections of short stories - Passion and Affect, The Lone Pilgrim and Another Marvellous Thing - and two collections of essays, Home Cooking and More Home Cooking. Laurie Colwin died in 1992.

Out of the Abundance of the Heart the Mouth Speak

Author: Valerie Devone-Grimes
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1465365885
Category: Poetry
Page: 65
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While reading this book, you will get a better understanding of things that happen in real life. It will be a chance to look at situations from a different prospective. With that said, please sit back and prepare yourself to enjoy this wonderful book.

Southern Appalachian Farm Cooking

A Memoir of Food and Family
Author: Robert G. Netherland
Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press
ISBN: 1621902234
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 252
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Part cookbook and part memoir, Southern Appalachian Farm Cooking blends staples of farm-fresh, Appalachian cuisine with stories of life on a large farm in East Tennessee, where homemade biscuits and harvest vegetables were the fruits of hard work and meager earnings. Robert G. Netherland begins with the family farm: a sprawling sixty acres of fertile, rolling hills located in the small town of Surgoinsville, Tennessee, situated between bends in the Holston River. From there, Netherland guides the reader through threshing wheat, churning butter, sharecroppers and country doctors, hunting and hog killing, and all the while sharing updated versions of his family’s recipes for authentic farm-to-table food. From biscuits to cornbread, freshly shelled beans to red-ripe tomatoes, and savory meats to the sweetest cherry pies, Southern Appalachian Farm Cooking provides the home cook with recipes and historical asides to turn any trip to the farmer’s market into a delicious family affair. In sharing his experiences, Netherland reminds us of a time when prepackaged and plastic-wrapped food didn’t line our counters and fill our cabinets, but in its place were baskets of seasonal fruit, canned vegetables, fresh baked breads, and hot-from-the-oven cobblers. Southern Appalachian Farm Cooking is more than just a nostalgic memoir of farming and food, it’s also filled with healthy, simple, everyday eats for the modern cook.

Fresh Cooking

A Year of Recipes from the Garrison Institute Kitchen
Author: Shelley Boris
Publisher: Monkfish Book Publishing
ISBN: 1939681162
Category: Cooking
Page: 260
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Fresh Cooking is exactly what the home cook desires—a cookbook with range and flexibility that addresses seasonality, budget, and diverse diets and tastes. Built around meals Shelley Boris created for the Garrison Institute, a retreat center in New York's Hudson Valley, it contains thirty-six menus, with four to five delicious recipes in each, organized by month. Caroline Kasterine's beautiful photographs compliment the recipes. From the beginning of her career in the heydey of New York City's culinary scene with Dean & Deluca, Shelley Boris has maintained a love of fine, fresh ingredients and an intuitive grasp of their possibilities. This book draws on her passion and experience to create delectable meals on a budget without compromising flavor or diversity.

Stay Home, Stay Happy

10 Secrets to Loving At-Home Motherhood
Author: Rachel Campos-Duffy
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110113349X
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 256
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A warm, inspiring, and practical handbook for at-home moms, by a television celebrity and mother of five. National television personality and mother of five Rachel Campos-Duffy presents a new way of looking at stay at-home motherhood that will transform the way readers view their days, their family, and their home. With practical advice and candid, engaging stories from her own life and other moms who are making it all work, mothers will learn about: ? Embracing the choice to stay home with joy and confidence ? Taking care of yourself, guilt-free ? How rekindling your relationship with your husband benefits the whole family ? Reveling in the chance to explore new passions and creative outlets ? And the 10 things that no mom can live without!