Now that the colder weather has arrived, it’s time to dust off the pots and pans and prepare your family a flavorful home cooked meal. With the bounty of seasonal fruits and vegetables available like apples, butternut squash, and kale, the possibilities are endless. All it takes is a little preparation, know-how, and creativity to whip up some mouth-watering dishes to satisfy your hungry kids. To help you with your fall culinary quest, here are six new cookbooks in stores now. Great Homemade Soups: A Cook’s Collection by Paul Gayler is a step-by-step manual for making satisfying homemade soups. Not only is preparing soup an easy way to sneak healthy vegetables onto the table, but also it’s an economical means to feed your family. This attractive hardcover book includes over 100 recipes using seasonal produce found at your local farmer’s market. It also includes recipes for exotic soups using expensive ingredients to test your culinary chops.
Baking by Hand: Make the Best Artisanal Breads and Pastries Better without a Mixer by Andy and Jackie King is your go-to guide for the baker in your house. Written by professionally-trained bakers as well as owners of A&J King Artisan Bakers, this husband and wife team demonstrates how to bake everything from sticky buns to ham and cheese croissants. The book also includes tips on how to maximize the kitchen workspace.
Melt: The Art of Macaroni and Cheese by Stephanie Stiavetti and Garrett McCord will be your go-to cookbook this season. Fall is synonymous with comfort food and macaroni and cheese heads the top of the list. In this new twist on an old favorite, these scrumptious recipes combine mouth-watering ingredients with hand-crafted artisan cheeses.With unexpected combinations like Beecher’s Flagship Cheddar with Avocado, Lime, and Shell Pasta, you’ll never go back to the boxed mac-and-cheese.
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No Girls Allowed: Cookbook for Menby Greg Ford is the ideal book for the reluctant dad who wants to learn to cook with no stress. With simple recipes using ingredients found in everyday kitchens, dad, mom, and even the kids can learn how to prepare a tasty meal in a short amount of time. With colorful illustrations and humorous commentary, this cookbook would make the perfect gift for a college grad or a newlywed.
Cooking Inspire by Estee Kafra is compilation of the best Jewish dishes from KosherScoop.com. With over 200 recipes divided into categories of inspiration such as Special Occasions, Roots, and For the Five Senses, even the novice cook will be inspired to cook delectable kosher meals. Contributors to the project include renowned Jewish food writers and chefs such as David Blum, Chaia Frishman, and Sharon Matten. As an added bonus, numerous recipes also include links to cooking videos on KosherScoop.com.
Cooking & Eating Wisdom for Better Health: How the Wisdom of Ancient Greece Can Lead to a Better Life by Maria Benardisis a nutritional and spiritual guide based on the Greek culture. By using quality ingredients with unconditional love in the kitchen, you can create mouth-watering meals with healing benefits. In addition to the bounty of recipes, this cookbook includes stories, myths, and historical background of the dishes making it truly a wholesome experience.
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