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 Diet Cookbook For Dummies

Published 10-04-2022

Discover the world’s healthiest and tastiest diet Ready to transform the way you’ve been preparing dinner? Then it’s time to dive into the Mediterranean Diet Cookbook For Dummies! You’ll learn to bring home the flavors of Italy, Greece, Spain, Morocco, Lebanon, and southern France, as you discover the cuisine that’s been shown to reduce the risk of heart attack, diabetes, and cognitive decline while delivering extraordinary, authentic flavors. Unlike many of the quick fix and fad diets on the market today, Mediterranean cooking styles contribute to long-term, healthy lifestyles by focusing on fruits and vegetables, legumes, whole grains, olive oils, and moderate amounts of protein and animal fats. And you’ll learn how to combine and prepare these ingredients into delicious recipes, while tapping into the mindful eating habits of the Mediterranean. In this book you’ll explore: Over one hundred and fifty tasty recipes you can cook for any meal of the day Brand-new updates regarding time-saving multi-cooker directions, the latest on the on-going supportive wellness research around the Mediterranean diet, and how to effectively plan and prep over a month of quick & easy Mediterranean meals Mindful eating and living approaches to savor and enjoy the foods and lifestyle of the MediterraneanMediterranean Diet Cookbook For Dummies is the perfect hands-on guide for anyone looking for an introduction to the Mediterranean cuisine, as well as those already familiar with the diet but need some fresh recipe ideas.

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Italian Recipes For Dummies

Published 04-19-2022

Your roadmap to cooking like an Italian your very own home For those of us not lucky enough to have our very own Italian grandmother or have attended culinary school in Italy, Italian Recipes For Dummies is stepping in to fill the gap. Award-winning chef and author Amy Riolo delivers a step-by-step guide to creating authentic Italian dishes, starting from the basics and progressing to more advanced techniques and recipes. You'll discover how to shop for, plan, and cook authentic Italian meals properly. You'll also find guidance on how to incorporate the cultural, nutritional, and historical influences that shape classic Italian cuisine. This book includes: Individual chapters on staples of the Italian pantry: wine, cheese, and olive oil More than 150 authentic Italian recipes with step-by-step instructions Access to a Facebook Page hosted by the author that provides extended resources and up-to-date information on mastering Italian cooking The perfect book for amateur chefs, Italy aficionados, homemakers, and anyone else looking for culinary inspiration, Italian Recipes For Dummies is also an indispensable guide for people seeking healthier ways of shopping, cooking, and eating without giving up amazing flavors and rich foods.

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Mediterranean Lifestyle For Dummies

Published 10-26-2021

Achieve optimal health and live longer with timeless advice from Mediterranean culture 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 Mediterranean Lifestyle For Dummies, 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. You’ll find practical ways to enjoy increased energy, better sleep, an improved attitude, and a revitalized social life. You’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. More than 30 delicious, simple, and authentic Mediterranean recipes from various countries in the region, this book shows you how to: Benefit from ancient wisdom which has enabled people to survive and thrive well into their 90s for millennia Adopt a food-friendly approach that makes cooking for yourself, friends, and family an opportunity for fun and memorable experiences Organize your pantry and kitchen around Mediterranean principles so making simple, healthy foods becomes second nature Make time for yourself, your family, and your friends by reconnecting with the outdoors, siestas, and communal meals The transformational opportunity found in this lifestyle guide is about more than improving your diet and losing a few pounds. It’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’s diets, this book will help you to achieve lasting and meaningful results, anytime and anywhere.  Mediterranean Lifestyle For Dummies 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.

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Indian Cooking For Dummies

Published 08-31-2021

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

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BBQ For Dummies

Published 04-13-2021

The complete year-round guide to BBQ and smoking! 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.  Written by America’s Pit Master and award-winning restaurant owner Carey Bringle of Peg Leg Porker, 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.  Choose the right wood and get the best smoker or grill Get recipes for marinades, rubs, injections, and sauces Cook up hog, ribs, brisket, and chicken, and more Work with certain cuts of meat If you’re looking for a new guide to classic barbeque and more, look no further.

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Bread Making For Dummies

Published 11-10-2020

Craving fresh-baked bread? 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 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. Bread Making For Dummies 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.  Popular culinary author and dietician Wendy Jo Peterson has your foolproof loaf, flatbread, and roll needs covered. If you want to really start from scratch and culture your own yeast—no problem! She’ll also let you in on the secrets of the fashionable no-knead and sourdough recipes that have been drawing chefs’ kisses of discerning delight from bread-aficionados for the past decade. Discover the tools and ingredients needed in bread making Grow your own sourdough starter Form savory or sweet loaves Stuff breads for a complete meal Boost the nutritional quality of breads with wholesome ingredients, like nuts, seeds, and old-world grains Whether you’re a nervous newbie or a seasoned, floury-aproned baker, Bread Making For Dummies is the beginning of a delicious, doughy adventure—so get your butter knife ready and discover just how easy and extra-tasty home bread-making can be!

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Charcuterie For Dummies

Published 07-21-2020

The world of charcuterie is at your fingertips Even if you’ve never cooked a slab of bacon in your life, you can prepare sausage and cured meats at home! In Charcuterie for Dummies, you’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. Salami, bacon, prosciutto, and good-old-fashioned sausage are all on the menu with Charcuterie for Dummies. 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! Get started curing meats at home with the highest quality raw ingredients, equipment, and recipes Make everything from sausage and bacon to prosciutto, salami, and more Learn how to pair your homemade meats with jams, nuts, cheeses, and pickles for epic charcuterie boards Take your new hobby to the next level with more advanced recipes and beverage pairings Whether you’re a total beginner or coming in with some previous knowledge, Charcuterie for Dummies will unleash your culinary creativity!

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Air Fryer Cookbook For Dummies

Published 05-19-2020

Prepare your favorite comfort foods the healthy way Chocolate chip muffins? Crispy bacon? Steak tacos? But . . . should you? Of course you should—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’re looking to eat healthier, lose weight, or impress your friends, Air Fryer Cookbook For Dummies fills you in on everything you need to make air frying a regular part of your routine. In addition to 150 mouth-watering recipes from popular nutrition and diet experts Wendy Jo Peterson and Elizabeth Shaw, you’ll find a thorough exploration of the benefits of air frying, the most suitable foods, and how to cook for a specialized diet—from Keto to vegan. And to top things off, our authors share the secrets of the perfect seasoning or sauce to accompany any dish.  Know how your air fryer actually works Cook safely and efficiently Prep your dishes for perfectly air fried results Plan your meals  From breakfast to supper—with a few sweet treats and party snacks on the side—Air Fryer Cookbook For Dummies shows you how to turn hot air into those mouth-watering “fried” foods you love the most.

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Keto Desserts For Dummies

Published 04-28-2020

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

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Instant Pot Cookbook For Dummies

Published 04-07-2020

Over 100 Quick and Easy Recipes   Wondering how get the most out of your Instant Pot or your favorite multi-cooker? This one-of a kind guide will 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 smelling!) like new, plus what will happen step-by-step through the cooking process. You will also get over 100 tasty, family-friendly recipes for making delicious mains, appetizers, sides, breakfasts, and desserts—in a flash.  Inside, you’ll get the lowdown on getting to know your pot and all its features. Discover all that you and your Instant Pot can achieve, from cooking fluffy rice, beans from scratch, and creating roasts, soups, vegetarian, Mediterranean, Keto, and Indian dishes, to making homemade yogurt, baby food, and decadent desserts. Prep, set it, and go Compatable with Instant Potmodels and brands like Ninja All-in-One Multi-Cooker Get hours back in your day Save time without losing flavor Baby-friendly recipes 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 of a slow cooker—without feeling guilty about not spending a lot of time in your kitchen.

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