Cookbooks

The how not to die cookbook : 100+ recipes to help prevent and reverse disease book cover

The how not to die cookbook : 100+ recipes to help prevent and reverse disease

Michael Greger

641.56366 /Greger
Cookbooks

Dr. Michael Greger's first book, "How Not to Die," presented the scientific evidence behind the only diet that can prevent and reverse many of the causes of premature death and disability. Now, Dr. Greger puts that science into action with this cookbook. From Superfood Breakfast Bites to Spaghetti Squash Puttanesca to Two-Berry Pie with Pecan-Sunflower Crust, every recipe offers a delectable, easy-to-prepare, plant-based dish to help anyone eat their way to better health.

Melody's picture

I stumbled across this book on the new shelf and love how delicious the plant-based recipes look. The recipe creator involved also happens to be behind one of my other favorite cookbooks--Vegan on the Cheap. Can't wait to get cooking! -Melody

Alchemy of herbs : transform everyday ingredients into foods and remedies that heal book cover

Alchemy of herbs : transform everyday ingredients into foods and remedies that heal

Rosalee de la Foret

615.321 /Foret
Health, Cookbooks

Heidi K's picture

This book came out in 2017 and is beautiful! Lots of interesting herb profiles and lovely pictures. -Heidi K

The pot and how to use it : the mystery and romance of the rice cooker book cover

The pot and how to use it : the mystery and romance of the rice cooker

Roger Ebert

641.589 /Ebert
Cookbooks

"In The Pot and How to Use It, Roger Ebert--Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic, admitted 'competent cook,' and longtime electric rice cooker enthusiast--gives readers a charming, practical guide to this handy and often overlooked kitchen appliance"--Cover, p. 4.

Shawna's picture

I have only used my rice cooker for making rice and sometimes steaming veggies. I am inspired to explore other options! -Shawna

Food52 ice cream and friends : 60 recipes & riffs for sorbets, sandwiches, no-churn ice creams and more book cover

Food52 ice cream and friends : 60 recipes & riffs for sorbets, sandwiches, no-churn ice creams and more

Amanda Hesser

641.862 /Food
Cookbooks

A collection of recipes, riffs, toppings, and serving ideas for ice creams of all styles features such options as coffee frozen custard, cinnamon roll ice cream, grilled watermelon cremolada, cherry snow cones, and basil-shiso gelato.

Shawna's picture

I look for any excuse to make ice cream! Guests visiting? Lets make ice cream! Celebrating? Let's make ice cream! It's Wednesday? Let's make ice cream! -Shawna

Inspiralized : turn vegetables into healthy, creative, satisfying meals book cover

Inspiralized : turn vegetables into healthy, creative, satisfying meals

Ali Maffucci

641.65 /Maffucci
Cookbooks

"At long last, the definitive cookbook for recipes to make using the spiralizer.The spiralizer is a countertop tool that turns vegetables and fruits into noodles. It has completely revolutionized the way we think about our favorite high-carb, high-calorie dishes, helping us make them paleo, gluten-free, low-fat, clean, healthful, and guiltless. Zucchini noodles are popping up everywhere, but Ali Maffucci and Inspiralized.com are taking them further, showing readers the many different items they can spiralize, and how many remarkable and varied dishes they can make. From Jicama Shoestring Fries to Sweet Potato Fried Rice to Zucchini Linguine with Garlic Clam Sauce to Blueberry and Pear Noodle Popsicles, readers will rejoice at the versatility and creativity this cookbook brings to the hottest gadget in their kitchens"--

Shawna's picture

With Spring around the corner, I am ready for fresh food from the garden! Spiralized Zucchini is a favorite in our house. -Shawna

The all new Ball book of canning and preserving : over 350 of the best canned, jammed, pickled, and preserved recipes. book cover

The all new Ball book of canning and preserving : over 350 of the best canned, jammed, pickled, and preserved recipes.

641.4 /All
Cookbooks

Learn to preserve your favorite foods! This comprehensive guide aims to make canning easy for newbies, but includes surprising flavor twists and advanced techniques for those who already know the perks of preserving. The Ball name has been an authority in home food preservation since 1884, and this work puts a fresh new focus on flavor on the stovetop as well as inside the jar.

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I am new to canning, and my mom recommended referring to "the big Ball book." This updated version has great looking and (most importantly) safe tips for canning at home. -Shawna

Diners, drive-ins, dives : an All-American road trip-- with recipes! book cover

Diners, drive-ins, dives : an All-American road trip-- with recipes!

Guy Fieri

917.3764 /Fieri
Cookbooks, Travel

Kara's picture

I really enjoy Guy Fieri's television show. I think it would be fun to take a road trip and visit the restaurants he features on his show. I think I'd have to mix it up with a lot of exercise and moderation, though. The food looks yummy but I'm not sure how healthy it is! -Kara

Smoking meat : the essential guide to real barbecue book cover

Smoking meat : the essential guide to real barbecue

Jeff Phillips

641.61 /Phillips
Cookbooks

Shawna's picture

As a vegetarian it may seem odd, but I love to smoke meat for friends and family. I have also experimented with smoking cheese, nuts, and corn! -Shawna

The beginner's guide to making and using dried foods : preserve fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, and meat with a dehydrator, a kitchen oven, or the sun book cover

The beginner's guide to making and using dried foods : preserve fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, and meat with a dehydrator, a kitchen oven, or the sun

Teresa Marrone

641.44 /Marrone
Cookbooks

Covers the basic techniques, all the way through storing and rehydrating your dried foods. From apples to watermelon, asparagus to zucchini, basil to beef, you'll find solid instructions that will ensure great results every time. Marrone also includes recipes for using your dried foods in a wide range of delicious dishes, from pies and cookies to stews and casseroles as well as instructions for drying fresh pasta and making vegetable snack chips and baby-food purees.

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I love using my dehydrator for fruits, vegetables, and even jerky. The hardest part is smelling the food while waiting for it to finish! -Shawna

The artisan bread machine : 250 recipes for breads, rolls, flatbreads and pizzas book cover

The artisan bread machine : 250 recipes for breads, rolls, flatbreads and pizzas

Judith M Fertig

641.815 /Fertig
Cookbooks

Shawna's picture

I love to make dough in a bread machine and then roll it out for cinnamon rolls to bake in the oven. -Shawna