Cookbook Corner - Fruit, Veggies & Salads

Cookbook Corner -  Fruit,  Veggies & Salads

Fruit, Vegetable and Salad Cookbooks

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Apple Cookbook
This cookbook features mouthwatering recipes for everyone's favorite fruit. It includes more than 150 simple and delicious recipes for Breakfasts, Appetizers & Starters, Salads, Side Dishes, Entrees and Desserts. Grated, sliced, or cubed, apple adds instant flavor without overwhelming other ingredients. First published in 1984, this edition of the Apple Cookbook has been completely revised and updated.

Luscious Lemon Desserts
Luscious Lemon Desserts features over 70 recipes, from the classics to new favorites. These recipes vary from the quick and easy to the most elaborate creations. It includes tips on buying, storing, and using this popular fruit.

The Lemon & Lime Cookbook
From margaritas to Hollandaise sauce, from Lemon Chicken to Key Lime Pie, this cookbook includes great recipes that use lemons and limes. and many new ones as well. Recipe categories Beverages, Juices & Cocktails; Snacks & Appetizers; Dips, Sauces, Salsas & Dressings; Breakfast Dishes; Soups; Salads; Pastas & Grain Dishes; Vegetable Dishes; Meat Dishes; Fowl Dishes; Fish & Seafood Dishes; Breads, Cakes, Cookies, Bars, Tarts & Pies; Other Desserts; Jams, Jellies & Preserves; Curds, Fillings, Decorations, Icings & Glazes. An introduction describes various cooking and other household uses for lemons and limes.

Absolutely Avocado
Avocados are not just for salads anymore! This cookbook features overs 50 recipes featuring the buttery smoothness of this fabulous fruit. Enjoy the flavors of Avocado Crab Puffs. Warm up on a cold night with Avocado and Almond Soup or impress your guests with zesty Guacamole with Attitude. Many great color photos add to the appeal. Every book in the Cook West Cookbook Series celebrates the tastes, colors, aromas, and ingredients that create the food of the American West.

The Berry Bible:
With 175 Recipes Using Cultivated and Wild, Fresh and Frozen Berries

The Berry Bible features recipes using cultivated, wild, fresh, and frozen berries... such as strawberries, blueberries and raspberries, plus kinds, like the cloudberry and manzanita. The recipes cover a wide range of easily to prepare dishes, such as Morning Glory Muffins with Blackberries and Pork Tenderloin Salad with Warm Strawberry Dressing. There's also recipes for smoothies, cocktails, condiments like chutney, and homemade berry liqueurs. The A to Z berry encyclopedia provides history, habitat, and classification information and offers picking, buying, storing, and cooking advice. Pages of colorful photos further aid in berry identification.

Coconut Lover's Cookbook
This book contains nearly 450 recipes with a mixture of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes to choose from. You'll find recipes for main dishes, side dishes, snacks, desserts, and beverages. There's recipes for dairy-free smoothies and blender drinks, soups and chowders, curries, stews, and casseroles. Every recipe contains coconut in one form or another. Recipes such as Coconut Battered Shrimp and Coconut Macaroons use shredded or flaked coconut. Others such as Chicken A La King and Strawberry Chiffon Pie use coconut milk or cream. in place of dairy. Salad dressing and mayonnaise recipes are based on coconut milk and oil.

Eggplant: More Than 75 Delicious Recipes
This book features over 75 recipes with eggplant as an ingredient.... from old favorites like Stuffed Eggplant, to dishes like Greek Moussaka and Eggplant. It also includes an introductory guide to selecting and preparing this extraordinary fruit.

Joy Of Cranberries: The Tangy Red Treat
If cranberries grace your table only once or twice a year, you're missing out! With more than 200 recipes for soups and sauces to creamy cheesecakes and crunches, you'll never go back to the jellied-in-a-can variety! This tangy, versatile berry will add zip and flavor to your meals and treats.

Peaches and Other Juicy Fruits: From Sweet to Savory, 150 Recipes for Peaches, Plums, Nectarines and Apricots
Peaches. Plums. Nectarines. Apricots.are one of the best things about summer and this cookbook offers stone fruit lovers 150 enticing ways to enjoy their sweet and tangy flavors. It features wonderful recipes for crisps, cobblers, pies, and tarts, ice creams and sherbets, frosty shakes and smoothies, sauces and salsas. The flavor of these fruits intensify when grilled, sautéed, or roasted. Plums are perfect with pork tenderloin. Nectarines are a natural with roasted chicken. Apricots are a perfect complement to turkey breast. There are also recipes for grilled salmon with nectarine and avocado and halibut with peaches. This wonderful cookbook also includes nutritional information and fascinating sidebars with stories from the history and folklore of stone fruits.

The Great Exotic Fruit Book:
A Handbook of Tropical and Subtropical Fruits, With Recipes

The recipes offered in this cookbook demonstrate the versatility of these sumptuous tropical fruits... from the pineapple to the rambutan or wax jambu. A number of fruits are featured along with an expanded text and information on availability .Full-color illustrations are included.

The Perfect Pumpkin: Growing/Cooking/Carving
This cookbook features more than 30 tasty recipes including pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin soup, pumpkin dinner rolls, pumpkin pie, and much more! It includes information for growing and harvesting more than 95 varieties of pumpkins, plus craft and carving projects from jack-oí-lanterns to soaps, creams, and decorations.

Life's Little Zucchini Cookbook: 101 Zucchini Recipes
This collection of recipes will amaze and delight zucchini fans! It features well-written, easy to prepare recipes such as Stuffed Zucchini, Zucchini Bread and Fried Zucchini, Tuna & Zucchini Melts, Zucchini Lasagna, Zucchini Fudge Cake... even a Zucchini & Banana Pudding. It also provides practical tips for use plus directions for baking, sauteing and stewing.

The Heirloom Tomato Cookbook
This beautifully photographed book is a cornucopia for the tomato lover. It features 50 recipes such as Gazpacho with Cucumber Salsa Verde, Cheese and Pesto Fondue with Tomato-Foccacia Skewers, and Grilled Sea Bass with Lemon-Oregano, Tomato Relish. There's also a great photographic glossary of the top 25 heirloom varieties along with detailed cultivation information, and an invaluable sourcelist of seeds and plants to entice those who want to grow tomatoes too. It also offers advice on choosing and storing tomatoes and a brief history.

World Famous Vidalia Sweet Onion Cookbook: And Onions Nationwide
The world famous Vidalia onion is renowned for its mild but sweet taste when cooked. They are versatile vegetables that improve the flavor of any dish. This cookbook features a collection of delicious recipes , ... all using the world famous Vidalia Sweet Onion. This distinctive spiral bound cookbook is a unique gift item that comes packaged in an authentic burlap bag.

The Garlic Lovers' Cookbook
On the first weekend in July, fun and feasting take over the bustling community of Gilroy, California, as garlic lovers gather for the Gilroy Garlic Festival. The centerpiece of all this activity is the Great Garlic Cook-Off, where amateur cooks and professional chefs from around the country compete. This is the second volume of the festival’s recipes... packed with prizewinning recipes that prove the endless possibilities garlic.

The Juicing Bible
The Juicing Bible is a new and comprehensive source of information for anyone who wants to explore the health benefits of juicing. It's a fully illustrated reference documenting the nutritive values and healing properties of over 100 fruits, vegetables and herbs. There's also a special section that addresses 60 common health conditions, with prescriptive advice for using specific juices, as well as beneficial dietary and lifestyle changes. It has over 150 recipes, including flavorful juices, smoothies, tonics, bitters, coffee substitutes and healing teas. With helpful sidebars, health tips and preparation techniques throughout, this cookbbok is packed with information. It's an essential guide for anyone who wants to explore all the nutritional benefits that natural foods can provide.

Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook
With more than 250 recipes, this collection makes it easier than ever to live vegan. It features menus and color photos of dishes that will please every palate. All the recipes have been thoroughly kitchen-tested to ensure user-friendliness and amazing results. It includes meals for all occasions, soy-free, gluten-free, and low-fat options, plus quick recipes that make dinner a snap

Melissa's Great Book of Produce: Everything You Need to Know about Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
Organized alphabetically for easy reference, this guide gives you the answers. It tells you how to select, eat, cook and store all kinds of produce. It covers over 100 fruits and vegetables with 200 color photos and 100 recipes.

The Vegetable Dishes I Can't Live Without
Mollie Katzen presents just under 100 delicious vegetable side dishes in this cookbook. It includes recipes for everything from appetizers, to quick and easy snacks for the kids, to tasty and healthy side dishes. It offers countless ways to infuse more vegetables into your diet whether you're vegetarian or meat-eater.

12 Best Foods Cookbook: Over 200 Recipes Featuring The 12 Healthiest Foods
For optimum protection against heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and other chronic diseases, we need an abundance of micronutrients. How to make sure we get enough of these vital micronutrients-and how to prepare them easily and deliciously is what the 12 Best Foods Cookbook is all about. After identifying the 12 foods containing the most potent micronutrient... -broccoli, black beans, tomatoes, salmon, soy, sweet potatoes, oats, onions, blueberries, walnuts, spinach, and chocolate, the author provides over 200 fabulous recipes featuring these ingredients.

Vegetable Harvest: Vegetables at the Center of the Plate
The recipes in Vegetable Harvest include everything from appetizers, soups, and salads, to meats, poultry, and pasta. From arugula to zucchini, author Patricia Wells offers a wealth of dishes that incorporate vegetables, herbs, nuts, legumes, and fruits fresh from the garden. And her recipes aren't limited to summer's bounty—there are plenty for fall squash and winter potatoes, too. While Patricia's wonderful dishes sound sinful, they are, in fact, quite healthful, low in fat and calories. Nutritional information is given for each recipe.

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