Top Secret Recipes: Creating Kitchen Clones of America's Favorite Brand-Name Foods


Todd Wilbur - 1993
    Big food manufacturers guard their recipes like the gold in Fort Knox, but Wilbur's dogged pursuit of taste-alike versions of his—and our—all-time favorites has paid off in this unique cookbook of 50 scrumptious treats. Whether you're a kid or just a kid at heart, you'll have a great time making the incredible clones of a Hostess® Twinkie®, McDonald's® Big Mac®, a Burger King® Whopper®, a Tastykake® Butterscotch Krimpet®, a Yoo Hoo® Chocolate Drink, and all the other famous foods. Helpful illustrations let you recreate them to perfection. And both taste and guilty pleasures are just like the real thing!

Everyday Barbecue: At Home with America's Favorite Pitmaster


Myron Mixon - 2013
    Don’t mess it up.”  As the winningest man in barbecue, a New York Times bestselling cookbook author, and a judge on the hit show BBQ Pitmasters on Discovery’s Destination America, Myron Mixon knows more about smoking meat than any man alive. And now he’s on a mission to prove to home cooks everywhere that they can make great barbecue any day of the week—in the comfort of their own backyard or kitchen, no matter their skill level. Across the country at competitions and in his Pride & Joy Bar-B-Que restaurants, Mixon has proven that no other pitmaster’s food can touch his when he’s behind a smoker. But he doesn’t need fancy equipment to do it: He can cook delicious barbecue with any grill, smoker, or oven, even on the busiest weeknight, and you’ll be able to, too, with the nearly 150 recipes in Everyday Barbecue. Armed with Mixon’s advice and tips, you’ll discover that barbecue isn’t just for the Fourth of July and Labor Day; it’s for any day you feel like cooking it. So fire up your grill and get ready to cook incredible barbecue favorites such as Ribs the Easy Way, Myron’s Dr Pepper Can Chicken, and The King Rib sandwich and adventurous backyard fare like Pork Belly Sliders and Barbecue-Fried Baby Backs, plus leftover inspirations, delectable deserts, and even some drunken recipes!In Everyday Barbecue, you will find some seriously finger-lickin’ good barbecue recipes, including:  • The Essentials: Turning any backyard grill into a smoker—Brisket the Easy Way, Ribs the Easy Way, The Only Barbecue Sauce You Need• Burgers and Sandwiches: Classic Hickory Smoked Barbecue Burger, The King Rib, Barbecue Pork Belly Sliders, Brisket Cheesesteaks, Barbecued Veggie Sandwiches• Smoked and Grilled: Perfect Grilled Rib Eyes, Whole Roasted Turkey with Bourbon Gravy, Myron’s Dr Pepper Can Chicken• Barbecue-Fried: Yes, first you smoke it, then you fry it—Baby Backs, Chicken Lollipops, Cap’n Crunch Chicken Tenders• Swimmers: Finger-Lickin’ Barbecue Shrimp-and-Cheese Grits, Smoky Catfish Tacos• Drunken Recipes: Bourbon Brown Sugar Chicken, Whiskey Grilled Shrimp• Barbecue Brunch: Pitmaster’s Smoked Eggs Benedict with Pulled Pork Cakes, Backyard Bacon• Plus, Salads and Sides, delectable Desserts, and Leftover inspirations! Baby Back Mac and Cheese, Tinga-Style Barbecue Tacos, Chocolate Cake on the Grill, and Grilled Skillet Apple Pie   Loaded with nearly 150 recipes and mouthwatering photographs throughout, Everyday Barbecue serves up barbecue’s greatest hits (and more) in a fast, efficient way that you’ve never seen before.Praise for Everyday Barbecue   “Mixon does an admirable job of showing grillers, smokers, and barbecuers how they can turn labor and time-intensive grilling and barbecue projects into weekday meals with a minimum of fuss in this to-the-point collection of 150 smoke-centered recipes. . . . It’s his ingenious use of leftovers that will make readers take notice as he offers suggestions for mountains of leftover brisket, pulled pork, or chicken. This approach—rather than a multitude of variations on ribs, pulled pork and a bevy of sauces—sets the book apart and make it a keeper.”—Publishers Weekly

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que: An American Roadhouse


John Stage - 2001
    In DINOSAUR BAR-B-QUE: AN AMERICAN ROADHOUSE you'll find the secrets to their succulent pit-smoked specialties in recipes you can fire up in your own backyard. Join Spiceman John Stage on a journey into the world of low and slow barbecue and fast and furious grillin'. Along the way, you'll soak up the Dino vibe as John shows you how to rev up traditional barbecue sauce to create such dishes as World Famous Dinosaur Ribs, Black & Blue Pan-Seared Beef Tenderloins, or Drunken Spicy Shameless Shrimp with Brazen Cocktail Sauce.• Full-color photography struts the eclectic decor of this honky-tonk rib joint (world's best bathroom graffiti and tattoo art included), and brings you up close and personal with some of its most colorful denizens.Awards2002 National Barbecue Association Award WinnerReviews“There's good eatin' here. . .we're making the Sweet Potato-Crusted Mahi-Mahi tonight.” —Tulsa World“Top 25 Editor's Choice Picks for 2001” —Amazon.com“One last look at summer grilling cookbooks . . . John Stage's DINOSAUR BAR-B-QUE: AN AMERICAN ROADHOUSE captures the slow-cooked-barbecue smell that hits you two blocks away from his 'genuine honky–tonk rib joint' in Syracuse, New York. . . . No matter the season, this cookbook (with more than 100 recipes) will quickly become a dog-eared, sauce-stained favorite.” —Amazon.com“I come from a place where barbecue is not food; it is a way of life. It is a philosophy of human nature. I have rarely had any as good as this.” —President Clinton on Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (September 1, 2000)“Though I learned to cook under the watchful eyes of several grandmothers in the apartment building where I lived in Rome, Italy, I now can smoke a mean pork butt thanks to John Stage.” —Nancy Radke“Without a doubt, DINOSAUR BAR-B-QUE will quickly become a dog-eared favorite on your kitchen bookshelf.” —Amazon.com“So, what made this book take off faster than a Hog flying down Interstate 5? Get your copy and find out why everyone is snapping up this unique instruction manual.” —Santa Cruz Sentinel“Real barbecue recipes for serious eaters.” —Food Network“Handsome yet funky . . . it's also a fun read.” —Buffalo News“Awesome!”—Arlington Advocate“It looks like some folks are having a darn good time there.” —Charleston Post & Courier“[A] kicky book with attitude . . . the jived up flavors and combinations in this book are barbecue heaven!” —Scott Fine's Great Grilling Recipes (formerly On The Grill)

Ebelskivers: Filled Pancakes and Other Mouthwatering Miniatures


Kevin Crafts - 2011
    The Ebelskiver pans are sold at Amazon, Walmart, Target and Sur La Table.  In the last year this book has sold 75,000 copies at WS stores exclusively.Ebelskivers offers 40 mouthwatering recipes for the Danish-style pancakes, ranging from traditional to whimsical and everything in between. This book includes everything you need to know to make and fill these treats, plus step-by-step photographs and recipes for sauces, toppings, and glazes. Originally from Denmark, ebelskivers (pronounced “able-skeevers”) are snacks or desserts traditionally served during holidays and at celebrations. Today, cooks offer these puffy, sphere-shaped pancakes with a wide range of sweet and savory toppings and fillings, varying them in countless creative ways. Making ebelskivers requires little more than ingredients you probably already have on hand—milk, eggs, flour—and a special seven-welled pan that forms the pancakes’ unique shape. Everything you need to know about making these treats is here: from mixing the batter; to cooking and filling the pancakes; to tips for creating perfect ebelskivers every time. Filled with luscious photographs and more than forty tempting recipes, this book will provide endless inspiration for any occasion. Served any time of day, these delicious recipes will change the way you look at pancakes forever!

Chocolate from the Cake Mix Doctor


Anne Byrn - 2001
    It's a marriage made in baker's heaven-150 all-new, all-easy recipes for cakes, starring the ingredient that surpasses all other flavors, including vanilla, by a 3-to-1 margin, and that Americans consume to the tune of 2.8 billion pounds a year. Starting with versatile supermarket cake mixes and adding just the right extras-including melted semisweet chocolate bars, chocolate chips, or cocoa powder, plus fresh eggs or a bit of buttermilk, dried coconut, mashed bananas, or instant coffee powder-a baker at any level of experience can turn out dark, rich, moist, delicious chocolate layer cakes, time and again. Not to mention sheet cakes, pound cakes, cupcakes and muffins, cheesecakes, cookies, brownies, and bars. Rounding out the book are 38 all-new homemade frostings and fillings, and a full-color insert showing every cake in the book.

Week in a Day


Rachael Ray - 2013
    Enjoy your evenings around the dinner table with your friends and family. Sound too good to be true? Not if you plan your Week in a Day. Rachael Ray’s Week in a Day, the companion book to her hit cooking show of the same name, offers more than two hundred recipes that will help you prepare five nights’ worth of meals in a single day. The woman who taught America how to make a meal in 30 minutes is sharing more of her practical and easy tips that will have you eating well for days to come! Each week features its own theme, including From a Taco to Morocco, A Chicken in Every Pot, and Stew on This, allowing your taste buds to travel around the world with dishes such as Chicken and Chorizo Spanish Enchiladas, Argentine Chili with Chimichurri, and Zinfully Delicious Short Ribs. In addition, Rachael shows you how to fit all the groceries you need for three fabulous meals into a single bag with her special section, 1 Grocery Bag, 3 Meals. And you can enjoy bonus content and extra recipes for side dishes by scanning the QR codes displayed throughout. When the weekend rolls around, this book has everything you need to get ready for your Week in a Day. Come Monday night, you’ll be glad you did!

Circle of Friends Cookbook: Dips & Spreads


Gooseberry Patch - 2011
    Dips and spreads for every occasion! Try Robert’s Corn Dip, Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball, Vickie’s Favorite Guacamole and Undefeated Bacon Cheese Dip!

Dessert FourPlay: Sweet Quartets from a Four-Star Pastry Chef


Johnny Iuzzini - 2008
    Now imagine the same fruit distilled and carbonated for a refreshing soda, slow-roasted for a reinvented strawberry shortcake, made into a creamy strawberry ice cream and a chewy strawberry leather, and combined with coconut cream and crisp chocolate pastry. Alone, each dessert is a taste of paradise, but together this “fourplay,” or tasting, created by Johnny Iuzzini, superstar pastry chef of the celebrated four-star restaurant Jean Georges in New York, is a sophisticated explosion of a familiar flavor that begins with the taste of strawberry rich on your tongue and ends with an effervescent tingle in your nose. Far from the conventional slice of cake at the end of a meal, Johnny’s seasonal creations—four mini desserts in a quartet of complementary flavors and textures—are a culinary adventure. In Dessert FourPlay, he shares his secrets and inspirations, delivering standout recipes for incredible desserts that can be served alone or combined into his signature fourplay groupings, creating the perfect sweet finale for any meal.With the home cook in mind, Johnny offers tips on simplifying professional recipes and provides basic recipes for transcendent cakes, cookies, tuiles, ice creams, sorbets, granités, and more. These building blocks can be used to create magnificent multifaceted desserts, or they can be perfect desserts by themselves. Some recipes have surprising versatility: the shiny smooth chocolate glaze Johnny uses to ice cakes doubles as the ultimate hot fudge sauce; a lemony madeleine batter becomes a layer in a cake.Iuzzini pairs cool with hot, crispy with creamy, sweet with spicy, and the expected—chocolate, strawberries, and cinnamon—with the unexpected—chiles, beets, and chocolatey puffs. The result: desserts that refresh, inspire, and satisfy beyond expectations. Dessert FourPlay invigorates all the senses and inspires home cooks to create innovative desserts of their own.

Semi-Homemade: Cooking Made Light


Sandra Lee - 2006
    For less than the cost of a dinner out, this new cookbook from Food Network star and best-selling author Sandra Lee will inspire you to re-think the way you cook. Her unique Semi-Homemade(r) cooking formula combines 70 percent ready-made and 30 percent fresh ingredients for fast, delicious results. Learn how to make the most of heart-healthy foods and smart ingredients like lean turkey, salmon, whole grain couscous, vitamin-packed sweet potatoes, and other "power foods." Includes more than 140 quick, easy and healthful recipes, plus gorgeous color photos of every recipe.

Dinner Illustrated: 175 Meals Ready in 1 Hour or Less


America's Test Kitchen - 2018
    

Baking at Home with The Culinary Institute of America


Culinary Institute of America - 2004
    Now, in this companion to Cooking at Home with The Culinary Institute of America, the CIA draws on its extensive expertise and experience to give home bakers an outstanding course in the essentials of baking, along with a wealth of irresistible recipes. It outlines all the basic information on equipment, ingredients, and methods necessary to create top-quality cakes, pastries, breads, frozen desserts, and more. Readers learn the techniques step by step, with detailed instructions and photographs that clearly explain what to do and how to do it.Ideal for developing skills and building a repertoire, the book's 200 recipes - all specially created by the CIA - are delicious, attractive, and easy to make, from Cream Scones and Streusel-Topped Blueberry Muffins to Flourless Chocolate Souffle Cake and Warm Lemon Pudding Cakes.Complete with 250 beautiful full-color photographs of procedures and finished dishes, Baking at Home with The Culinary Institute of America is a comprehensive resource that will enable home cooks to master the art of baking in their own kitchens.

Now & Again: Go-To Recipes, Inspired Menus + Endless Ideas for Reinventing Leftovers


Julia Turshen - 2018
    A Goodreads Choice Nominee for Best Cookbooks 2018!In Now & Again, the follow-up to what Real Simple called "an inspiring addition to any kitchen bookshelf," more than 125 delicious and doable recipes and 20 creative menu ideas help cooks of any skill level to gather friends and family around the table to share a meal (or many!) together.This cookbook comes to life with Julia Turshen's funny and encouraging voice and is brimming with good stuff, including: • can't-get-enough-of-it recipes • inspiring menus for social gatherings, holidays and more • helpful timelines for flawlessly throwing a party • oh-so-helpful "It's Me Again" recipes, which show how to use leftovers in new and delicious ways • tips on how to be smartly thrifty with food choicesNow & Again will change the way we gather, eat, and think about leftovers, and, like the name suggests, you'll find yourself reaching for its pages time and time again.

Tyler Florence: Stirring the Pot


Tyler Florence - 2008
    - A hands-on guide to help readers fall in love with their kitchen again.- Inspiration for home cooks to reach that "light bulb moment."- Opens with a hardworking front of book: "The Anatomy of a Knife," "Pots and Pans You Can't Live Without," "Good, Better, Best" (Tyler rates the latest gadgets and kitchen equipment).- Tyler shares how to navigate the aisles of a grocery store like a pro so readers can create the "Ultimate" pantry.- More than 100 must-master recipes.- Loaded with photos, including one of every recipe.

Instant Pot Cookbook: The Quick And Easy Pressure Cooker Guide For Smart People - Healthy, Easy, And Delicious Instant Pot Recipes


Madison Rose - 2016
     Instant Pot Cookbook: The Quick And Easy Pressure Cooker Guide For Smart People – Healthy, Easy, And Delicious Instant Pot Recipes teaches you how to use this revolutionary kitchen tool. You’ll also discover a wealth of Delicious, Easy, and Healthy Instant Pot Recipes for every meal of the day! The Instant Pot is faster than other cooking methods because it uses both pressure and heat to cook your food. It can cut your cooking times in half – or more! This insulated pressure cooker uses very little water and energy to cook your food. It can save you up to 70% on energy costs. Not only does the Instant Pot save you money, it also helps you slim down. You’ll get more nutrients from your pressure-cooked meals because the Instant Pot steams food quickly and evenly. Your food will even retain more of its beautiful, natural color! Here’s a preview of what you’ll get from this book: The History of Instant Pot Instant Pot Parts and Design What to Look for When Buying an Instant Pot The Differences in Pressure Cooking How to Clean Your Instant Pot Tasty Breakfast Recipes Hearty Lunch Recipes Delightful Dinner Recipes Healthy Instant Pot Snack Recipes Read this book for FREE on Kindle Unlimited - Download Now! Get ready to enjoy amazing pressure-cooked breakfasts like Breakfast Quinoa, Egg Muffins, and Quick Hard-Boiled Eggs. Your lunches can include Cilantro Lime Rice, Collard Greens, and Pot Roast. For dinner, you can look forward to Asian Pepper Steak, Ratatouille Vegetable Stew, and Pressure Cooker Spaghetti! Don’t wait – Get your copy of Instant Pot Cookbook: The Quick And Easy Pressure Cooker Guide For Smart People – Healthy, Easy, And Delicious Instant Pot Recipes Today!

Bob Warden's Slow Food Fast


Bob Warden - 2009
    With this smart cookbook, readers learn Bob's secret to making rich, creamy Vanilla Bean Cheesecake in just 25 minutes. He's even got a recipe for Most Excellent Macaroni and Cheese that tastes just like it was oven baked — but takes only six minutes in the pressure cooker! In all, this cookbook contains 117 time-saving ways for readers to treat loved ones to the goodness of home-cooked food and still have time to sit down and enjoy it with them. Enhanced with over 50 full-page color photos, Smyth sewn binding, and plenty of tips from Bob, this cookbook is a must-have for pressure cooker novices and pros alike.