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Bring It!: Tried and True Recipes for Potlucks and Casual Entertaining
Bring It!: Tried and True Recipes for Potlucks and Casual Entertaining
By Rosen, Ali
2018-03 - Running Press Adult
9780762462728 Check Our Catalog

 

Bring It is the ultimate source for potluck, picnic, or dinner party-worthy dishes that combine simple prep with big taste

The word "potluck" may inspire memories of church dinners and mystery covered dishes. But today's potlucks are essentially outsourced dinner parties, which make gathering around a shared table a cinch. Inside Bring It , you will find dozens of …More
 

Lust for Leaf: Veggie Crowd-Pleasers to Fuel Your Picnics, Potlucks, and Ragers
Lust for Leaf: Veggie Crowd-Pleasers to Fuel Your Picnics, Potlucks, and Ragers
By Brown, Alex
Author George, Evan
2013-06 - Da Capo Lifelong Books
9780738216973 Check Our Catalog

 

Isa Moskowitz's Vegan With a Vengeance and Sarah Kramer's How It All Vegan showed the world that plant-based cookbooks don't have to be full of sanctimonious text and wilted sprouts recipes. But why should vegans have all the fun? Food-blogging duo Alex Brown and Evan George--better known as Hot Knives--have shown their 60,000 monthly readers that vegetarians are "cheeky and] …More
 

Are You There God? It's Me, Margarita: More Cocktails with a Literary Twist
Are You There God? It's Me, Margarita: More Cocktails with a Literary Twist
By Federle, Tim
Illustrator Mortimer, Lauren
2018-10 - Running Press Adult
9780762464159 Check Our Catalog

 

Literature, puns, and alcohol collide in this clever follow-up to Tequila Mockingbird, the world's bestselling cocktail recipes book.

Tim Federle's Tequila Mockingbird has become one of the world's bestselling cocktail books and resonated with bartenders and book clubs everywhere.

Now in this much anticipated follow-up, Are You There God? It's Me, Margarita…More
 

Vintage Parties: A Guide to Throwing Themed Events - From Gatsby Galas to Mad Men Martinis and Much More
Vintage Parties: A Guide to Throwing Themed Events - From Gatsby Galas to Mad Men Martinis and Much More
By Hansson, Linda
Author Lemming, Louise
Author Sundh, Emma
2014-05 - Skyhorse Publishing
9781626361355 Check Our Catalog

 

Invite your nearest and dearest for a celebration--vintage style Vintage bloggers Linda Hansson, Louise Lemming, and Emma Sundh reveal their secrets for throwing the best parties, festivities, and fetes with a nostalgic twist. With this beautiful reference for hosting themed get-togethers, you'll create the right old-time atmostphere, play classic games, serve treats and cuisine with yesterday's …More
 

Magnolia Table, Volume 2: A Collection of Recipes for Gathering
Magnolia Table, Volume 2: A Collection of Recipes for Gathering
By Gaines, Joanna
2020-04 - William Morrow & Company
9780062820181 Check Our Catalog

 

 

#1 New York Times Bestseller

Following the launch of her #1 New York Times bestselling cookbook, Magnolia Table, and seeing her family's own sacred dishes being served at other families' tables across the country, Joanna Gaines gained a deeper commitment to the value of food being shared. This insight inspired Joanna to get back in the kitchen …More
 

Porch Parties: Cocktail Recipes and Easy Ideas for Outdoor Entertaining
Porch Parties: Cocktail Recipes and Easy Ideas for Outdoor Entertaining
By Gee, Denise
Photographer Peacock, Robert M.
2010-04 - Chronicle Books (CA)
9780811865807 Check Our Catalog

 

With this charming guide to casual outdoor entertaining by Denise Gee, belle-of-the-ball author of Southern Cocktails, party and decorating ideas have never been more simple or inspiring. Gee and acclaimed photographer Bobby Peacock crisscrossed the U.S. photographing their favorite porches and dreaming up fresh, summery spins on classic Southern drinks, resulting in 50 recipes for everything from …More
 

Block Parties & Poker Nights: Recipes and Ideas for Getting and Staying Connected with Your Neighbors
Block Parties & Poker Nights: Recipes and Ideas for Getting and Staying Connected with Your Neighbors
By Allen, Peggy
Author Allen, Peg
2002-08 - Clarkson N Potter Publishers
9780609807880 Check Our Catalog

 

Across the country, folks are rediscovering potluck parties, progressive dinners, and other neighborhood gatherings as a way to forge bonds that endure long after the last dish is cleared away. From small, adults-only get-togethers to neighborhood extravaganzas, Block Parties and Poker Nights has dozens of creative ideas, for fun, fulfilling community events and the tried-and-true dishes that make …More
 

Country Living Eating Outdoors: Sensational Recipes for Cookouts, Picnics, and Take-Along Food
Country Living Eating Outdoors: Sensational Recipes for Cookouts, Picnics, and Take-Along Food
By Country Living
2008-05 - Hearst Books
9781588166647 Check Our Catalog

 

On a warm evening, there's no greater pleasure than gathering around the backyard picnic table and enjoying a great meal with family and friends: pitchers of lemonade, a big bowl of potato salad, a platter piled high with freshly grilled burgers. Now, dining alfresco gets even better, thanks to" Country Living Cookouts." With ideas for appetizers, salads, entrees, drinks, desserts, and even …More
 

The Gardener & the Grill: The Bounty of the Garden Meets the Sizzle of the Grill
The Gardener & the Grill: The Bounty of the Garden Meets the Sizzle of the Grill
By Adler, Karen
Author Fertig, Judith
2012-04 - Running Press Adult
9780762441112 Check Our Catalog

 

From garden to grill to fork, nothing tastes better than freshly harvested vegetables grilled to perfection alongside savory meats and plump grilled fruits. This book is the grilling guide for gardeners, seasonal eaters, and "flexitarians" everywhere, and anyone enamored of the powers of the grill. Keep the grill hot long after summer's finished with Planked Butternut Squash with Sage and Brie; …More
 

Summer on a Plate: More Than 120 Delicious, No-Fuss Recipes for Memorable Meals from Loaves and Fishes
Summer on a Plate: More Than 120 Delicious, No-Fuss Recipes for Memorable Meals from Loaves and Fishes
By Pump, Anna
Author LeRoy, Gen
Photographer Richardson, Alan
2008-06 - Simon & Schuster
9781416542858 Check Our Catalog

 

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Pump, chef and owner of the Hamptons' celebrated specialty food store Loaves and Fishes, brings home cooks quick, simple yet elegant recipes that celebrate summer's bounty. 8 pages of full-color photographs. …More
 

Crave!: Stacked, Stuffed, Cheesy, Crunchy & Chocolaty Comfort Foods
Crave!: Stacked, Stuffed, Cheesy, Crunchy & Chocolaty Comfort Foods
By Cooking Light
2013-02 - Cooking Light
9780848737382 Check Our Catalog

 

Cooking Light Crave is a 336-page book stuffed with 150 recipes for the classic handheld and indulgent foods you love that you might think are nutritionally off limits: Cheesy pizzas, meaty burgers, and sandwiches piled high. This book will be driven visually by in-your-face food photography, with over 270 images. The four large chapters include Burgers; Pizzas; Sandwiches; and Sweets. A visual, …More
 

Red, White, and 'Que: Farm-Fresh Foods for the American Grill
Red, White, and 'Que: Farm-Fresh Foods for the American Grill
By Adler, Karen
Author Fertig, Judith
2017-05 - Running Press Adult
9780762461295 Check Our Catalog

 

For all-American flavors, look no further than your own backyard garden for meals that are grill and barbecue-friendly: all hail the red, white, and 'que

The authors of The Gardener and the Grill are back in the backyard with garden-fresh grilling like never before. Each recipe makes the most of seasonal American ingredients and flavors like bourbon, blackberries, country ham, …More
 

You're So Invited: Panic Less, Play More, and Get Your Party on
You're So Invited: Panic Less, Play More, and Get Your Party on
By Najafi, Cheryl
2012-05 - St. Martin's Press
9781250011992 Check Our Catalog

 

 

PANIC LESS, PLAY MORE, AND GET YOUR PARTY ON

From her rural Missouri beginnings decorating tables with cherry-tree branches to her current and much-anticipated dinners and parties that always include a "cherry on the top" surprise for her guests, Cheryl Najafi teaches others to break the rules of "proper" entertaining.

With her signature wit and creativity, Najafi inspires hosts to infuse …More
 

Guy on Fire: 130 Recipes for Adventures in Outdoor Cooking
Guy on Fire: 130 Recipes for Adventures in Outdoor Cooking
By Fieri, Guy
With Volkwein, Ann
2014-05 - William Morrow & Company
9780062244710 Check Our Catalog

 

Food Network superstar, celebrity chef, and #1 New York Times bestselling author Guy Fieri takes it outdoors with this smart, practical, four-color cookbook filled with dozens of recipes for meals, drinks, holidays, bashes, and more. …More
 

Martha Stewart's Grilling: 125+ Recipes for Gatherings Large and Small
Martha Stewart's Grilling: 125+ Recipes for Gatherings Large and Small
By Stewart, Martha
2019-03 - Clarkson Potter Publishers
9781524763374 Check Our Catalog

 

With more than 100 recipes from the trusted editors at Martha Stewart Living, this indispensable guide to grilling has everything you need to create delicious, inviting meals for everyday dinners and backyard feasts.

There's nothing like the satisfaction of cooking over a live fire, whether a weeknight meal or outdoor entertaining. Martha Stewart's Grilling captures this spirit, …More
 

Food Truck Road Trip: A Cookbook
Food Truck Road Trip: A Cookbook
By Pham, Kim
Author Shen, Philip
Author Phillips, Terri
2014-11 - Page Street Publishing
9781624140808 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Authentic Food Recipes From the Best Food Trucks Across the Country

Kim, Phil and Terri traveled from state to state, visiting the best food trucks out there to get the incredible and authentic recipes that make their trucks some of the most popular in the country. This book includes delicious recipes for everything from sandwiches, soups and chilies to vegetarian dishes, classics with a …More
 

The Scout's Outdoor Cookbook
The Scout's Outdoor Cookbook
By Conners, Christine
Author Conners, Tim
2008-05 - Falcon Press Publishing
9780762740673 Check Our Catalog

 

On my honor, I will do my best . . .

to prepare great camp food. Campout cooking is about providing sustenance, teaching thoughtfulness and cooperation, and being grateful--not to mention healthy eating balanced by a little bit of indulgence.

This collection of recipes and tips from scouts and scout leaders representing nearly every state in the Union celebrates the best in …More
 

The Campout Cookbook: Inspired Recipes for Cooking Around the Fire and Under the Stars
The Campout Cookbook: Inspired Recipes for Cooking Around the Fire and Under the Stars
By Hanel, Marnie
Author Stevenson, Jen
2018-05 - Artisan Publishers
9781579657994 Check Our Catalog

 

"Spells out how to eat well when camping out."

--The Washington Post

"This is the rare book that considers campfire cookery as a gustatory pursuit."

--Sierra, the National Magazine of the Sierra Club

Forget freeze-dried astronaut meals and bags of stale, store-bought gorp. Finally, here's a cookbook that complements the magic of …More
 

Fresh from the Farmstand: Recipes to Make the Most of Everyone's Favorite Fruits & Veggies from Apples to Zucchini, and Other Fresh Picked Farme
Fresh from the Farmstand: Recipes to Make the Most of Everyone's Favorite Fruits & Veggies from Apples to Zucchini, and Other Fresh Picked Farme
By Gooseberry Patch
2012-01 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
9781612810348 Check Our Catalog

 

Mom always said, 'Eat your fruits and veggies'...and that's still good advice Fresh from the Farmstand is jam-packed with 240 tasty recipes using the freshest produce from your backyard garden or nearby farmers' market...why not eat local when it's this easy? We've hand-picked lots of flavorful ways to add more vegetables, fruit, whole grains and other healthy ingredients into everyday meals. …More
 

Katie Brown's Outdoor Entertaining: Taking the Party Outside
Katie Brown's Outdoor Entertaining: Taking the Party Outside
By Brown, Katie
Author Brown, Katie
2007-04 - Little Brown and Company
9780316113069 Check Our Catalog

 

A TV host and bestselling author exhibits her relaxed approach to entertaining in style, from a backyard barbecue to the perfect beach afternoon, from a colorful children's party to an herb garden retreat. Includes more than 110 easy recipes, craft projects, and garden ideas. …More
 

Simple Stunning Parties at Home: Recipes, Ideas, and Inspirations for Creative Entertaining
Simple Stunning Parties at Home: Recipes, Ideas, and Inspirations for Creative Entertaining
By Bussen, Karen
2009-05 - Stewart, Tabori, & Chang
9781584796749 Check Our Catalog

 

The author of the bestselling Simple Stunning wedding series now directs her expert's eye to a more intimate kind of festivity: the at-home party. Her credo, though, remains the same: Create menus featuring wonderful ingredients in no-fuss, crowd-pleasing preparations. …More
 

The Beach House Cookbook
The Beach House Cookbook
By Andrews, Mary Kay
2017-05 - St. Martin's Press
9781250130440 Check Our Catalog

 

 

The Beach House Cookbook is the perfect gift for creative chefs looking to expand their summer cuisine.

You don't have to own a beach house to enjoy Mary Kay Andrews' recipes. All you need is an appetite for delicious, casual dishes, cooked with the best fresh, local ingredients and presented with the breezy flair that make Mary Kay Andrews' novels a summertime favorite at the …More
 

The Southern Living Party Cookbook: A Modern Guide to Entertaining
The Southern Living Party Cookbook: A Modern Guide to Entertaining
By Heiskell, Elizabeth
2018-11 - Southern Living
9780848756659 Check Our Catalog

 

This new essential guide to entertaining is divided by occasion, offering a fresh lineup of menus and ideas from Oxford, Mississippi's go-to caterer for every celebratory scenario life serves up. In this update to the best-selling book of our mothers' and grandmothers' era, Elizabeth's tell-it-like-it-is voice provides a twist to the classic Southern advice that is a refresher for entertainers of …More
 

Marinades: The Quick-Fix Way to Turn Everyday Food Into Exceptional Fare, with 400 Recipes
Marinades: The Quick-Fix Way to Turn Everyday Food Into Exceptional Fare, with 400 Recipes
By Vaserfirer, Lucy
2014-04 - Harvard Common Press
9781558328273 Check Our Catalog

 

 

The tremendous success of slow-cooker cookbooks is rooted in the demanding lifestyles of working families: You get dinner started before you go to work and have it ready shortly after you return. Slow-cooking is not the only way to cook fabulous food on a busy schedule. Lucy Vaserfirer's Marinades offers a delicious alternative. With the right marinade, you can dress up meats, chicken, fish, or …More
 

Bobby Flay's Barbecue Addiction
Bobby Flay's Barbecue Addiction
By Flay, Bobby
Author Banyas, Stephanie
Author Jackson, Sally
2013-04 - Clarkson Potter Publishers
9780307461391 Check Our Catalog

 

For the first time ever, celebrity chef-restaurateur and television personality Flay devotes his attention to barbecue with a tie-in cookbook to his Food Network show of the same name. …More
 

The Pokemon Cookbook: Easy & Fun Recipes
The Pokemon Cookbook: Easy & Fun Recipes
By Kudo, Maki
2016-12 - Viz Media
9781421589893 Check Our Catalog

 

Fun and easy recipes inspired by favorite Pok mon characters

Create delicious dishes that look like your favorite Pok mon characters--from desserts to pizza--with more than 35 fun, easy recipes. Make a Pok ball sushi roll, Pikachu ramen or mashed Meowth potatoes for your next party, weekend activity or powered-up lunch box.

Create delicious dishes--from desserts to pizza--that look like …More
 

Salad in a Jar: 68 Recipes for Salads and Dressings
Salad in a Jar: 68 Recipes for Salads and Dressings
By Helm Baxter, Anna
2017-01 - Ten Speed Press
9780399579370 Check Our Catalog

 

 

A collection of more than 60 illustrated recipes for simple-to-prepare salads, dressings, breakfasts, and snacks to take on the go.

The solution to the lunchtime salad rut, Salad in a Jar provides healthy, easy alternatives to dissatisfying or overpriced grab-and-go meals. These nutritionally balanced recipes are perfect for making ahead. Anna Helm Baxter …More
 

The Best Summer Drinks: 500 Incredible Cocktail and Appetizer Recipes
The Best Summer Drinks: 500 Incredible Cocktail and Appetizer Recipes
By Foley, Ray
2009-07 - Sourcebooks
9781402218439 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Perfect summer promo or cash-wrap title, from the ultimate authority on bartending, Bartender Magazine.

From Bartender Magazine, the number one publication for the bartending trade and the most respected name in bartending, comes The Best Summer Drinks, the perfect recipe guide for the hottest drink time of year.

Written by the ultimate authority on bartending, this book contains 500 …More
 

Gin: Shake, Muddle, Stir: Over 40 of the Best Cocktails for Serious Gin Lovers
Gin: Shake, Muddle, Stir: Over 40 of the Best Cocktails for Serious Gin Lovers
By Jones, Dan
2016-10 - Hardie Grant Books
9781784880521 Check Our Catalog

 

A gin manual for the home mixologist - a perfect gift or self purchase for anyone riding the gin trend

Gin is the spirit of the moment. With such a huge array of new premium and imported brands hitting the US market, a little guidance is surely required.

In GIN, Dan Jones introduces readers to the best gin makers on the planet, as well as some of the most exciting mixes that …More
 

Ice Pops!: 50 Delicious Fresh and Fabulous Icy Treats
Ice Pops!: 50 Delicious Fresh and Fabulous Icy Treats
By Roden, Cesar
Author Roden, Nadia
2015-05 - Sterling Publishing (NY)
9781454916260 Check Our Catalog

 

Meet the hottest ices in town: 50 artisanal ice pops, lovingly made with fresh fruit and bursting with spices, herbs, coffee, chocolate, and nuts Along with their unique recipes, authors Nadia and Cesar Roden--an aunt-and-nephew team--give fun techniques for working with molds, choosing sticks, creating stripes and swirls, suspending ingredients, and adding decorations. The lusciously lickable …More
 

The Ciao Bella Book of Gelato & Sorbetto: Bold, Fresh Flavors to Make at Home
The Ciao Bella Book of Gelato & Sorbetto: Bold, Fresh Flavors to Make at Home
By Pearce, F. W.
Author Zecchin, Danilo
2010-05 - Clarkson Potter Publishers
9780307464989 Check Our Catalog

 

From the premier gelato and sorbetto makers in the country comes a must-have guide to re-creating Ciao Bella's award-winning unique and classic flavors, as well as inventing hundreds of original combinations. …More