Cooking & Entertaining
It's estimated that one million North Americans make their own wine. Relatively inexpensive to make (a homemade bottle costs from $2 to $4), a bottle with your own label (and grapes) is a fantasy even someone with modest aspirations can fulfill. Author Tim Patterson, an award-winning home winemaker, shows how it's possible for anyone to create a great wine. In ... Read More
This friendly, hands-on guide walks you through each step in the brewing process at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced ... Read More
Hypertension Cookbook For Dummies features 150 delicious and simple low sodium and low or non-fat recipes that avoid pre-packaged and processed food while remaining economical and easy to prepare. You'll get recipes for making delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, easy on-the-go, and kid friendly recipes to suit any lifestyle, complemented by a full-color, 8-page insert exhibiting many of ... Read More
Do you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? You're not alone; it is estimated that about 35 million Americans experience the symptoms of IBS. IBS Cookbook For Dummies provides those affected by IBS with easy-to-follow, easy-to-understand recipes to create meals using foods and methods that decrease the risk of experiencing the discomfort of symptoms associated with the disorder ... Read More
?Lidia Bastianich, host of PBS?s Lidia?s Italian Table
?I have yet to encounter more knowledgeable guides to...Italian wine.?
?Piero Antinori, President, Antinori Wines
?Bravo to Ed and Mary! This book shows their love for Italy, the Italian producers, and the great marriage of local foods with local wines. Here is a great book that presents the information without intimidation.?
?Piero ... Read More
Losing weight and being healthy is often on our minds, but not everyone has the time to spend several hours a week at the gym. The beauty of dieting and cleansing with juices and smoothies is that you can take them anywhere, and they only take minutes to prepare.
Juicing can be done from one to three days to cleanse the body of unwanted toxins and lose weight, while smoothies provide a longer-term ... Read More
Now you really can eat to your heart's content with this easy cookbook and guide. From breakfasts to dinners, from super starters to "legal" desserts, you'll find a mouthwatering assortment of tasty and satisfying low-cholesterol recipes you -- and your family and friends -- will love. With advice on choosing the right foods, low-cholesterol cooking techniques, and more, this book helps make heart-healthy ... Read More
For decades, doctors and nutritional experts have observed and confirmed that Mediterranean countries have much lower occurrences of hypertension, cardiovascular disease, obesity, cancer, and diabetes in their citizens than northern European countries and the United States. The Mediterranean Diet For Dummies features expert advice on transitioning to this healthful lifestyle by providing ... Read More
The Mediterranean diet is a widely respected and highly acclaimed diet based on the food and lifestyles common to the people of Greece, Cyprus, Southern France, Spain, and coastal Italy. In addition to being a healthy, extremely effective way of losing weight, the Mediterranean diet is considered an effective means of avoiding or reversing many health problems, such as cardiovascular issues, ... Read More
But cooking a great tasting meal isn’t nearly as time-consuming as it’s made out to be, and you don’t have to be a chef to pull it off. If you forgot how enjoyable ... Read More
Knowing the best wine to serve with food can be a real challenge, and can make or break a meal. Pairing Food and Wine For Dummies helps you understand the principles behind matching wine and food. From European to Asian, fine dining to burgers and barbeque, you'll learn strategies for knowing just what wine to choose with anything you're having for dinner. ... Read More
The Paleo movement is one of the hottest diet and healthy-eating approaches, as people discover an appealing and sustainable alternative to the restrictive diets that lead to burnout and failed weight loss efforts. This modern-day take on an ancient diet—which excludes dairy, processed foods, and refined sugar—has helped thousands of people lose weight and keep it off. Now, ... Read More
Pregnancy Cooking & Nutrition For Dummies helps moms-to-be eat tasty meals while maintaining nutritional balance. Going beyond most books on the shelf, you'll get not only 100 recipes and tips on how to supercharge family favorites (by making them even more healthy and nutritionally balanced) but also answers to such questions as: what is healthy weight gain; what meals ... Read More
In today's "hurry-up" society, pressure cooking is an attractive means of preparing consistent, convenient everyday meals. Increasing health concerns coupled with a continuously rising cost of living have made pressure cooking more popular as a way to save money and eat healthier at home. This revised edition of Pressure Cookers For Dummies includes all new recipes and refreshed content. ... Read More
Wine enthusiasts and novices, raise your glasses! From one of the leading wine educators in print comes “Selecting a Wine for Dummies” for your iPhone and iPod touch! If you’re a connoisseur, “Selecting a Wine For Dummies” will get you up to speed on the latest in wines and show you how to take your hobby to the next level. If you’re new to the world of wine, it will clue you in on what you’ve been missing and show you how to get started. ... Read More
Vegetarianism is growing rapidly, and young adults?including college students?are leading the charge as more and more of them discover the many benefits to adopting a vegetarian lifestyle. However, there are limited resources for budget-conscious students to keep a vegetarian diet.
Student's Vegetarian Cookbook For Dummies offers the growing population of vegetarian students with instruction and recipes for fast ... Read More
Stuffed with tips and tricks - you'll roll, press, and mold sushi like a pro!
From rolling sushi properly to presenting it with pizzazz, this book has everything you need to know to impress your friends with homemade maki-sushi (rolls) and nigiri-sushi (individual pieces). You'll find over 55 recipes from Tuna Sushi Rice Balls to Rainbow Rolls, plus handy techniques to demystify the art of sushi making - and make it ... Read More
Veganism is a lifestyle abstaining from the consumption of meat, poultry, dairy products, eggs, and all foods originating from animals. The perfect companion to Living Vegan For Dummies, Vegan Cooking For Dummies provides vegans, and those thinking about becoming vegan, with more than 100 healthy and hearty vegan recipes. ... Read More
Weight Loss Surgery Cookbook For Dummies is a book about food and maintenance: what foods to buy, how to prepare them, and how to enjoy a nutritious post-surgery diet. It helps you solidify new eating habits and enjoy some new recipes, as well as better understand nutrition and your food intake so that you can maintain your weight long after surgery. ... Read More
Ever wonder why the Irish spell it “whiskey” and the Scottish ... Read More