Recipes Books

Classic cooking, creative ideas, and deliciousness that fits your diet. You'll need to add a few more pages to your recipe book. And don't forget to save room for dessert!

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Mediterranean Lifestyle For Dummies

Published 10-26-2021

<p><b>Achieve optimal health and live longer with timeless advice from Mediterranean culture</b></p> <p>The Mediterranean lifestyle offers achievable and enjoyable opportunities for a longer, healthier, and happier life. By incorporating simple and fun habits into your daily life, you can enjoy these lasting benefits. In <i>Mediterranean Lifestyle For Dummies</i>, best-selling author, Mediterranean lifestyle ambassador, chef, and culinary expert Amy Riolo walks you through the basic lifestyle practices that have stood the test of time and will transform the way you eat, socialize, and experience life.</p> <p>You&rsquo;ll find practical ways to enjoy increased energy, better sleep, an improved attitude, and a revitalized social life. You&rsquo;ll learn to make a healthy, produce-based diet the centerpiece of a new approach to living that includes engaging with nature, making mealtimes sacred, and laughing at life every day.</p> <p>More than 30 delicious, simple, and authentic Mediterranean recipes from various countries in the region, this book shows you how to:</p> <ul> <li>Benefit from ancient wisdom which has enabled people to survive and thrive well into their 90s for millennia</li> <li>Adopt a food-friendly approach that makes cooking for yourself, friends, and family an opportunity for fun and memorable experiences</li> <li>Organize your pantry and kitchen around Mediterranean principles so making simple, healthy foods becomes second nature</li> <li>Make time for yourself, your family, and your friends by reconnecting with the outdoors, siestas, and communal meals</li> </ul> <p>The transformational opportunity found in this lifestyle guide is about more than improving your diet and losing a few pounds. It&rsquo;s about showing you how to find a happier and healthier you without resorting to fads, tricks, shortcuts, or diets that only last a few days. By revealing the often-overlooked cultural traditions and lifestyle components that have earned the Mediterranean Diet top ranking among the world&rsquo;s diets, this book will help you to achieve lasting and meaningful results, anytime and anywhere. &nbsp;<i>Mediterranean Lifestyle For Dummies</i> is for anyone who wants more flavor in their food, more wine in their glass, more friends at their table, and more life in their life.</p>

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Indian Cooking For Dummies

Published 08-31-2021

<p><b>Taste the real thing and discover the delights of home-cooked Indian food&nbsp;</b></p> <p>Indian food&mdash;delicious, diverse, and not as difficult to cook as you might think! In&nbsp;<i>Indian Cooking&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies,</i>&nbsp;you&rsquo;ll&nbsp;learn the fundamentals, plus over 100 make-at-home recipes for your Indian favorites. Even newbie cooks will have no trouble making these easy and&nbsp;delectable&nbsp;dishes right at home. With this book,&nbsp;you&rsquo;ve&nbsp;got a suite of recipes to suit every dietary need (vegetarians,&nbsp;rejoice!), spice tolerance, and skill level. When you crave&nbsp;a&nbsp;&nbsp;Bengaluru&nbsp;breakfast, Lucknow lunch, or Delhi dinner,&nbsp;<i>Indian Cooking For&nbsp; Dummies&nbsp;</i>is for you.&nbsp;</p> <p>Inside,&nbsp;you&rsquo;ll&nbsp;learn the&nbsp;steps&nbsp;and&nbsp;secrets&nbsp;used in&nbsp;all the regions of India, so you can&nbsp;create a perfect, balanced Indian meal&nbsp;in your kitchen.&nbsp;With&nbsp;pro&nbsp;suggestions and tips about key ingredients&nbsp;and&nbsp;dish&nbsp;pairings,&nbsp;you&rsquo;ll&nbsp;be eating healthy, hearty, flavorful food in no time.&nbsp;Imagine your own stay-at-home buffet of rice, Indian breads, curried meats, creamy&nbsp; lentils,&nbsp;aromatic&nbsp;vegetables, raitas,&nbsp;chutneys,&nbsp;relishes, and more. Hungry yet?&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Cook authentic Indian appetizers, snacks, main courses,&nbsp;desserts, drinks, and popular vegetarian dishes&nbsp;</li> <li>Discover regional Indian cuisine and the ingredients, techniques, and spices unique to each&nbsp;</li> <li>Eat healthily and cook from scratch, without spending too much time in the kitchen&nbsp;</li> <li>Enjoy expert advice on how to make a meal for one or feed a large family, Indian style</li> </ul> <p>For flavor, aroma, variety, and sheer pleasure, Indian food is tops&mdash;and you can make it yourself, with this friendly Dummies guide!&nbsp;</p> <br />

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BBQ For Dummies

Published 04-13-2021

<p><b>The complete year-round guide to BBQ and smoking!</b></p> <p>The BBQing and smoking industry is heating up! No longer reserved for warm weather occasions or backyard gatherings, firing up the grill or smoker is becoming ever-more popular in everyday American cooking.&nbsp;</p> <p>Written by America&rsquo;s Pit Master and award-winning restaurant owner Carey Bringle of <i>Peg Leg Porker</i>, one of the most famous BBQ spots in Nashville, this book features more than 50 recipes and provides tried-and-true advice on BBQing and smoking all types of meat, seafood, chicken, pork, and veggies.&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Choose the right wood and get the best smoker or grill</li> <li>Get recipes for marinades, rubs, injections, and sauces</li> <li>Cook up hog, ribs, brisket, and chicken, and more</li> <li>Work with certain cuts of meat</li> </ul> <p>If you&rsquo;re looking for a new guide to classic barbeque and more, look no further.</p>

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Bread Making For Dummies

Published 11-10-2020

<p><b>Craving fresh-baked bread?</b></p> <p>The 2020 pandemic has highlighted our love of bread, especially when it was nowhere to be found! Bread making took center stage for many of us stuck at home and craving comfort&nbsp;food. Fresh baked bread definitely soothes the soul. As it should, bread baking has been a tradition for thousands of years and across all continents. <i>Bread Making For Dummies</i> explores the science behind the art of bread making and our cultural connection to wild and commercial yeasts. Break out your kitchen scale and favorite wholesome grains and join us on the journey, from classic German Pretzels (Brezeln) to warm Salted Pecan Rolls to Rustic Sourdough.&nbsp;</p> <p>Popular culinary author and dietician Wendy Jo Peterson has your foolproof loaf, flatbread, and roll needs covered. If you want to <i>really</i> start from scratch and culture your own yeast&mdash;no problem! She&rsquo;ll also let you in on the secrets of the fashionable no-knead and sourdough recipes that have been drawing chefs&rsquo; kisses of discerning delight from bread-aficionados for the past decade.</p> <ul> <li>Discover the tools and ingredients needed in bread making</li> <li>Grow your own sourdough starter</li> <li>Form savory or sweet loaves</li> <li>Stuff breads for a complete meal</li> <li>Boost the nutritional quality of breads with wholesome ingredients, like nuts, seeds, and old-world grains</li> </ul> <p>Whether you&rsquo;re a nervous newbie or a seasoned, floury-aproned baker, <i>Bread Making For Dummies</i> is the beginning of a delicious, doughy adventure&mdash;so get your butter knife ready and discover just how easy and extra-tasty home bread-making can be!</p>

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Charcuterie For Dummies

Published 07-21-2020

<p><b>The world of charcuterie is at your fingertips</b></p> <p>Even if you&rsquo;ve never cooked a slab of bacon in your life, you can prepare sausage and cured meats at home! In <i>Charcuterie for Dummies</i>, you&rsquo;ll learn everything you could possibly need to get started, from choosing the right gear and finding quality raw ingredients, all the way through taking your parties to the next level with epic charcuterie boards.</p> <p>Salami, bacon, prosciutto, and good-old-fashioned sausage are all on the menu with <i>Charcuterie for Dummies</i>. Author and meat master Mark LaFay will help you keep things safe and sanitary, equip you with some seriously awesome recipes, and teach you a thing or two about which beers and wines to serve up with your meat. Choose a chapter and get started!</p> <ul> <li>Get started curing meats at home with the highest quality raw ingredients, equipment, and recipes</li> <li>Make everything from sausage and bacon to prosciutto, salami, and more</li> <li>Learn how to pair your homemade meats with jams, nuts, cheeses, and pickles for epic charcuterie boards</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Take your new hobby to the next level with more advanced recipes and beverage pairings</li> </ul> <p>Whether you&rsquo;re a total beginner or coming in with some previous knowledge, <i>Charcuterie for Dummies</i> will unleash your culinary creativity!</p>

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Air Fryer Cookbook For Dummies

Published 05-19-2020

<p><b>Prepare your favorite comfort foods the healthy way</b></p> <p>Chocolate chip muffins? Crispy bacon? Steak tacos? But . . . should you? <i>Of course</i> you should&mdash;especially when your air fryer makes it possible to put deliciously crispy food on your plate with a minimum of fuss, mess, and up to 80% fewer calories! Whether you&rsquo;re looking to eat healthier, lose weight, or impress your friends, <i>Air Fryer Cookbook For Dummies</i> fills you in on everything you need to make air frying a regular part of your routine.</p> <p>In addition to 150 mouth-watering recipes from popular nutrition and diet experts Wendy Jo Peterson and Elizabeth Shaw, you&rsquo;ll find a thorough exploration of the benefits of air frying, the most suitable foods, and how to cook for a specialized diet&mdash;from Keto to vegan. And to top things off, our authors share the secrets of the perfect seasoning or sauce to accompany any dish.&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Know how your air fryer actually works</li> <li>Cook safely and efficiently</li> <li>Prep your dishes for perfectly air fried results</li> <li>Plan your meals&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>From breakfast to supper&mdash;with a few sweet treats and party snacks on the side&mdash;<i>Air Fryer Cookbook For Dummies </i>shows you how to turn hot air into those mouth-watering &ldquo;fried&rdquo; foods you love the most.</p>

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Keto Desserts For Dummies

Published 04-28-2020

<p><b>From the bestselling authors of <i>Keto Diet&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i></b></p> <p><i>Keto Desserts for Dummies</i>&nbsp;debunks the rumor&nbsp;that you need&nbsp;to give up your favorite sweet treats when you go keto.&nbsp;Rami and Vicky Abrams provide in-depth details&nbsp;on how to maintain the popular low-carb, low-sugar diet while&nbsp;still&nbsp;enjoying delicious desserts and treats.&nbsp;</p> <p>Created by the founders of the wildly popular Tasteaholics.com,&nbsp;along with the Total Keto Diet App, <i>Keto&nbsp;Desserts&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i> explains&nbsp;how to swap out&nbsp;standard baking&nbsp;ingredients, including sugar, flour, and milk,&nbsp;for keto-friendly ones. You&rsquo;ll maintain the&nbsp;flavor of your favorite desserts while making them compatible with the&nbsp;keto&nbsp;diet.</p> <p>This handy guide&nbsp;shows&nbsp;you how to:</p> <ul> <li>Make delicious desserts while sticking to the keto regimen</li> <li>Choose keto-friendly versions of your favorite desserts so you don't ruin your daily macros</li> <li>Incorporate keto-approved desserts into your overall keto meal plans</li> </ul> <i>Keto Desserts&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>&nbsp;includes&nbsp;more than 150&nbsp;easy-to-follow and&nbsp;tasty&nbsp;recipes sure to make your taste buds light up. All the recipes are designed to be&nbsp;simple&nbsp;and easy to follow,&nbsp;ensuring that anyone can make them, even&nbsp;people new to the keto program.

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Instant Pot Cookbook For Dummies

Published 04-07-2020

<p>Over 100 Quick and Easy Recipes&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Wondering how get the most out of your&nbsp;Instant&nbsp;Pot or your favorite multi-cooker? This one-of a kind&nbsp;guide&nbsp;will&nbsp;walk you through what you need to know to start cooking with your Instant Pot today. It covers what you can cook to setting functions to keeping your pot looking (and&nbsp;smelling!) like new, plus what will happen step-by-step through the cooking process. You&nbsp;will&nbsp;also get over 100 tasty, family-friendly recipes for&nbsp;making&nbsp;delicious mains, appetizers, sides, breakfasts, and desserts&mdash;in a flash.&nbsp;</p> <p>Inside, you&rsquo;ll&nbsp;get the lowdown on&nbsp;getting to know your pot and&nbsp;all&nbsp;its features. Discover all that you and&nbsp;your Instant Pot can achieve, from cooking fluffy rice, beans from scratch,&nbsp;and creating&nbsp;roasts, soups, vegetarian, Mediterranean, Keto, and&nbsp;Indian&nbsp;dishes, to making homemade yogurt, baby food, and decadent desserts.</p> <ul> <li>Prep, set it, and go</li> <li>Compatable with Instant Potmodels and brands like Ninja All-in-One Multi-Cooker</li> <li>Get hours back in your day</li> <li>Save time without losing flavor</li> <li>Baby-friendly recipes</li> </ul> <p>Includes recipes to suit the entire family, including baby-friendly, keto, gluten free and vegan options created by two dietitians! Now you can serve up home-cooked meals in a fraction of the time&nbsp;of a&nbsp;slow cooker&mdash;without feeling guilty about not spending a lot of time in your kitchen.</p>

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Chinese Character Writing For Dummies

Published 07-23-2019

<p><b>Learn to write 100 characters in Chinese</b></p> <p>Billions of people worldwide speak Chinese&mdash;and now you can learn to write 100 characters in the world&rsquo;s most-spoken language! Whether you&rsquo;re taking a course, looking to get ahead at work, or just want to up the ante when you&rsquo;re communicating with Chinese-speaking family and friends, <i>Chinese Character Writing For Dummies</i> gets you up to speed fast.</p> <p>This workbook will guide your first steps in learning Chinese characters. It contains 100 basic characters, including 44 simple characters (pictograms and symbols) and 56 composite characters (ideograms and ideo-phonograms). It helps you little by little to familiarize yourself with the pieces of the puzzle most frequently used, as well as some basic Chinese writing rules.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Offers online bonus content that includes instructional videos, downloadable flashcards, and printable writing pages</li> <li>Shows you how to write 100 Chinese characters</li> <li>Provides instruction for beginners, students, and lifelong learners</li> <li>Gives you helpful tips on how to memorize characters</li> </ul> Speaking Chinese will take you far&mdash;and learning to write some of the most common characters will only take you farther! Find out how <i>Chinese Character Writing For Dummies</i> can help you today!

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Chinese For Dummies

Published 09-19-2018

<p><b>The fun way to learn to speak Chinese</b></p> <p>With more than 1.2 billion speakers across the globe &mdash; and with nearly 3 million in the U.S. alone &mdash; Mandarin Chinese claims the top spot as the world&rsquo;s most common language. If you want to learn this language to get ahead at school or work, or to make your travel to China easier, this is the handy reference you&rsquo;ll want by your side.</p> <p><i>Chinese For Dummies </i>teaches basic grammar, as well as the necessary vocabulary to make introductions and greetings, use proper etiquette, make small talk, make transportation arrangements, order food and beverages, ask directions, deal with money, shop, access recreation, and handle an emergency.</p> <ul> <li>Concentrates on Mandarin Chinese and features new and revised content</li> <li>Includes major updates to all the necessary foundational information needed to speak Chinese</li> <li>Covers grammar, verb conjugations, and pronunciations</li> <li>Offers a refreshed mini-dictionary complete with even more vocabulary</li> <li>Find free conversational audio tracks online</li> </ul> <p>As the Chinese economy continues to grow, the importance of Chinese as a trade language will also increase. If you&rsquo;re a student or business professional who has a basic understanding of the language, you&rsquo;ll be poised to surpass your peers when it comes to dealing with international markets.&nbsp;So get started today!</p>

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