Author: J. California Cooper
In one of the best-loved volumes of her work, J. California Cooper tells exuberant tales full of wonder at the mystery of life and the hardness of fate. Awed, bedeviled, bemused, all of Cooper's characters are borne up by the sheer power of life itself.
Author: Bell Hooks
Publisher: Jump At The Sun
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Her Mama calls her Girlpie-a sweet treat, homemade with love. And when Girlpie makes a mistake, the love of her mother and father lets her pick up the pieces and make everything right again. Shane W. Evan's resplendent artwork teems with "homemade love," one of the tender nicknames award-winning author bell hooks gives her young heroine. The simple, dynamic text paired with bold, energetic illustrations make this beautiful board book perfect for little hands.
A Southern Woman Leaves a Legacy
Author: Barbara Sims
Publisher: Barbour Pub Incorporated
Mama's life, told in 25 vignettes by her daughter, quickly unfolds as Mama creates exquisite handiwork, cooks Blue Ribbon recipes, and tends her flower and vegetable gardens. Includes many of Mama's delicious recipes, including Coconut Pie and Clam Gumbo.
Author: Deanna Buxton
Homemade With Love features delectably creative takes on your favorite meals in this collection of 140 recipes compiled from all over the United States, with a few from farther-flung places.
Simple Scratch Cooking from In Jennie's Kitchen
Author: Jennifer Perillo
Publisher: Running Press
With its delectable recipes and charming girl-next-door tone, Homemade With Love is sure to be a welcome addition to the kitchens of longtime readers of the blog, In Jennie's Kitchen. Jennifer Perillo has long written on the pleasures and importance of cooking from scratch, buying local, and eating at home. Jennie shares her love for her farmers' markets and local purveyors while dishing out a hearty dose of practical culinary know-how for the working parent—or any busy cook. Jennie has been writing online since 2006, and developing recipes for more than 15 years, even after the sudden death of her young husband, Mikey, in 2011. Gathering her family together around the table was her recipe for healing; though many things about her life have changed, her commitment to eating for nourishment—physical and spiritual—has not. A seasoned recipe developer and personal chef, Jennie has crafted shortcuts (like two homemade all-purpose baking mixes, used as a base for baked goods such as breads, muffins, and cupcakes) to make good eating just a little easier. Try recipes like Orange-Scented Waffles, Carrot Fennel Soup, Lentil Ricotta Meatballs, Drop Biscuit Chicken Pot Pie, Strawberry Blender Sherbet, and Lemon Buttermilk Doughnuts. Simple, soulful recipes for every meal of the day emphasize farm-fresh produce and whole foods. Jennie's distinctive voice is an evangelist for eating close to home, lingering around the table.
Cooking with Love
Author: Rachel Schultz
Cook up some love in your kitchen. Does the question “What’s for dinner?” fill you with dread? Is the thought of looking for something to cook every day overwhelming? Popular food blogger and Pinterest celebrity Rachel Schultz has you covered in Happily Homemade, with 100 tasty recipes even a beginner can serve with pride. Reinvigorating familiar dishes with interesting and unexpected flavor combinations, Rachel shares her go-to creations that always get rave reviews. Even with so much variety, Rachel’s approachable recipes include only ingredients you can find at your local grocery store. This gorgeous cookbook includes a photo of every recipe, plus essays and tips from Rachel (and her friends) on hospitality and making life easier in the kitchen. Happily Homemade is all about celebrating food and joyfully loving others through cooking. Let Rachel show you how easy it can be to bring warmth and delight to everyone at your table by serving something happily homemade.
Author: Elizabeth Ann Beaulieu
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Category: African American women in literature
101 Stories Celebrating Special Times with Family and Friends... and Recipes Too!
Author: Amy Newmark
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Food is an expression love – both the romantic kind of love and the comforting kind of love between family and friends. With its savory, sweet, and sometimes spicy stories, this book will stir up memories, sprinkle in laughs, and warm hearts of readers. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Food and Love will stir up those delectable feelings and memories that certain aromas and tastes always bring. Readers will relish in the succulent and tasty stories on how love and food together played a flavorful part in life, leaving them with a divine aftertaste and a pungent yearning to read more.
Childhood Treats With A Twist
Author: Kate Doran
Publisher: Hachette UK
"Close your eyes and think of your favourite childhood treat. Maybe it's a bowl of crumble, a slab of chocolate cake, a chewy fruit pastille or a melting ice cream. Imagine how it looks and smells, the taste and texture, then let those senses transport you - to Sunday dinners with family and birthday parties with friends or days at the seaside, the air hot and sticky and the sand between your toes. Homemade Memories is a collection of my favourite childhood recipes, packed with enough sugar-dusted memories to savour long after the last crumb has been cleared away." In this, her debut cookbook, Kate Doran brings to life the recipes and stories that have made her blog thelittleloaf.com so popular. From Peanut Butter Jammie Dodgers and Peach Melba Baked Alaska to Peppermint Marshmallows, Triple Chocolate Caterpillar Cake and Pear and Pecan Treacle Tart, this is the ultimate collection of 100 classic childhood treats reinvented with an irresistible homemade twist.
More than 200 Healthy Homemade Snacks You and Your Kids Will Love
Author: Laura Fuentes
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
If you're a parent or a caregiver, you know that kids are hungry all the time. And while you want to give them the best, snack time can be a true test. How do you avoid the convenient-but-unhealthy storebought treats and instead provide something that not only tastes good, but is good for them them too? With The Best Homemade Kids' Snacks on the Planet, you'll find more than 200+ great ideas for solving the snack conundrum. Recipes and ideas you can whip up in minutes, without fuss in the kitchen, or fuss from your kid! So whether you're packing snacks for your purse, the school bag, the sports bag, or the can't-make-it-until-dinner whining hour, you'll find quick and healthy ideas everyone in your family will love.
How to Collect, Record, and Tell the Life Story of Someone You Love
Author: Tom Zoellner
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
How well do you really know the older people in your family? And how will you make sure their stories will be preserved for generations to come? Homemade Biography is a fun and practical guide to recording a relative's story so it will never be forgotten. New York Times bestselling author Tom Zoellner, who wrote his own grandmother's biography, draws on years of interviewing and writing experience to provide: - More than 300 questions designed to provoke vivid responses Case studies of successful family biographies - A revolutionary technique for writing with grace and energy - Ways of finding a connective theme buried in a jumble of facts - Strategies for dealing with sensitive topics - Professional methods of editing for quality and accuracy - Tips for making your relative's story a part of the permanent historical record Most of us think about bringing a tape recorder or a notebook to a visit with an older relative, but few actually do it. This clear-eyed manual gives you all the expertise you'll need to finish what could be one of the most fulfilling conversations you'll ever have.
Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Author: Molly Wizenberg
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Biography & Autobiography
A creator of the award-winning Orangette blog presents a memoir about the life lessons she learned in the kitchens of her youth, in a recipe-complemented account that describes experiences of loss and love while enjoying her father's French toast, her husband's pickles and her chocolate wedding cakes. Reprint.
Make Lunches Your Kids Will Love with More Than 200 Deliciously Nutritious Meal Ideas
Author: Laura Fuentes
Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)
DIVThe 150+ complete lunchbox recipes in this book are adorable and inspiring, and just as much a joy to make as they are to eat! /div
Author: Gooseberry Patch
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
The taste of homemade in just minutes! Over 200 recipes using ready-made ingredients like biscuit baking mix, canned soups and refrigerated dough. You'll love recipes like wake-up fruit salad, Italian egg rolls, cheese-stuffed meatloaf and mandarin orange cake. Almost Homemade cookbook has clever tips and handy party planning tips too.
How to Set Up and Market a Food Business from Your Home Kitchen
Author: John D. Ivanko,Lisa Kivirist
Publisher: New Society Publishers
Category: Business & Economics
The authoritative guide for launching a successful home-based food enterprise, from idea and recipe to final product.
Delicious Homemade Pie Recipes Your Family Will Love
Author: Barb Asselin
Do you love the idea of a homemade pie, but think they are too hard to make?Do you have the best of intentions to cook great meals with a delicious dessert, but the time just gets away from you? Are you intimidated by the idea of baking pies because you think…• Pie crusts are too hard to make• Your pie crusts are never flaky• Your pie filling never sets properly• Pies take too much time to bakeThen, this book is for you. Inside are delicious, easy and quick, no-fail pie recipes your family and friends will love. Not only that, I will walk you through step-by-step how to make perfectly flaky pie crust that never fails. You will be able to make beautiful homemade pies for dessert, or to store in your freezer for an impromptu dinner party – no one will believe you had the time to bake a pie while you worked all day! Ready? Let's get started…
Author: Kirstie Allsopp
Publisher: Hachette UK
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
'This book is packed with achievable ways to transform your house into a home that reflects you and the things you value, plus lots of gorgeous craft projects to try yourself. Welcome to my world.' Kirstie Allsopp Be inspired to create a home that reflects you and the things that you love with the help of Kirstie's Homemade Home. Nothing compares with the pleasure and satisfaction of making something yourself and Kirstie shows just how easy it can be. Drawing on the advice and enthusiasm of a host of craft experts, Kirstie shows how to personalise your home and create your own gifts with simple and practical step-by-step projects. From stencilling wallpaper and sewing your own cushions and quilts, to making candles and soap and icing a cake, Kirstie's Homemade Home includes everything you need to get to get you started. Packed with advice on how to find a style that reflects you as well as Kirstie's own little black book of shops and websites that have helped her to transform her own home, Kirstie's Homemade Home is for everyone who loves car boot sales and antiques and values the art of the homemade.
Author: Ron Silver,Jen Bervin
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
"One of my fondest childhood memories is of my aunt's pies cooling on the window sill, while father sat with his deputy . . . wait . . . that might be Opie Taylor. If you love pie, and I can only assume you do, Bubby's pies are the best. I'm eating one right now." --Jon Stewart "I almost ate the book! If my bubby made pies like this, I'd weigh 400 pounds." --Billy Crystal "If a pie cooling in a country breeze is your idea of baking nirvana, with its golden crust and juicy filling beckoning, then the delightful recipes in Bubby's Homemade Pies will guide you toward that goal and, perhaps, initiate the appearance of 'Pie of the Month' at your house. Now wouldn't that be a sweet and welcoming sight?" --Lisa Yockelson, award-winning author of Baking by Flavor and ChocolateChocolate "My dad always says, 'Save your fork, there's pie!'" --Kate Douglass, owner of The Spotted Pig