Wednesday, August 15, 2018

CookBook Fun with RobertRose Books


175 Best Multifunction Electric Pressure Cooker Recipes

Delicious meals in a fraction of the time that stovetop or roasting methods take.

With their many function features (some have as many as 7), electric pressure cookers help make delicious and healthy foods that are not only easy and quick to prepare, but use much less energy. Clean up is minimal, too.

Bestselling small appliance cookbook author Marilyn Haugen uses her expertise to create rewarding recipes for this ingenious small appliance. There are recipes for every meal of the day. In a hurry? Done. Low and slow? Got it. The perfect stew or roast? No problem. Entertaining? How about Coq au Vin with Creamy Mashed Potatoes?

Haugen has created super time-friendly recipes for those frantic mornings like Sausage, Hash Browns and Pepper Casserole or Quinoa, Millet and Almond Bowls. And even on the busiest of work weeks, Beef Barbacoa Tacos with Chiles can be on the table in no time flat. Butternut Squash, Quinoa and Pomegranate Casserole made the night before can just be reheated.

These inviting recipes are sure to become family favorites that will be requested time and time again. The home chef can impress family and friends with the wide variety of satisfying dishes effortlessly created in an electric pressure cooker.


100 Classic Gluten-Free Comfort Food Recipes

An all-new collection of comfort food classics made gluten-free.

Washburn and Butt published their first gluten-free cookbook nearly 20 years ago and at the time, they were at the forefront in promoting and advocating a gluten-free lifestyle. This brand-new collection of gluten-free recipes evokes that wonderful feeling of comfort foods -- soul-satisfying foods that simply taste better and are completely gluten-free.

These recipes include those from childhood as well as modern interpretations of what spells comfort food today without the gluten. Oven Fried Chicken, Scalloped Potatoes or Chicken Pot Pie still tastes good. In fact, no one would ever guess that this stupendous Spaghetti and Meatballs or Tuna Noodle Casserole was gluten-free.

Since soup is certainly one of the things that first springs to mind, Donna and Heather have created sumptuous, soothing gluten-free versions of classic standbys like New England Clam Chowder and Chicken Noodle Soup that warms a cold winter evening.

These wonderful recipes can been enjoyed by anyone - whether on a gluten-free lifestyle or not. Several mouth watering chapters are dedicated to baked goods like muffins, biscuits, cookies, cakes and pies. There's nothing like pulling freshly baked Shortbread Cookies or Apple Crumble Pie fresh from the oven, and these recipes are perfect for that.

Tasty and innovative ideas for everything from hearty entrees and sides to satisfying family meals and mouth-watering desserts are all here.


Nutritional Healing with Chinese Medicine: + 175 Recipes for Optimal Health

East meets West in the kitchen with the nourishing treasures of Chinese Medicine.

Food can be the most powerful medicine. This outstanding book introduces and teaches how to apply the ancient wisdom and traditions of the healing that comes through food according to Chinese medicine. This is a new way of thinking about what foods are needed to achieve balance and ultimately improve health.

Goldsmith provides a keen and comprehensive understanding behind the basic principles of Chinese medicine so they can be easily applied to day-to-day lives. She takes these same concepts, expands on them for the food to eat in order to maximize the benefits of Chinese dietary therapy.

Eating well is essential to good health and Chinese medicine believes that food truly is medicine. In an easy-to-understand and straightforward manner, Ellen explains how and which combination of foods and flavors act upon the body to move qi (energy) and how they act on the body to warm or cool. Many of the modern day chronic health problems caused by lifestyle, genetics and stress can be helped by distinctive and long lasting changes in the way we eat.

175 enticing recipes organized by season put the theory of Chinese medicine into practice. There are meals that are appropriate for each season from breakfast to dinner, including beverages and desserts. All the recipes are super straightforward, easy to assemble and easily adapted to meet your needs, desires and tastes.


Beautiful Bundts: 100 Recipes for Delicious Cakes and More

The appeal of bundt-style cakes is stronger than ever.

The distinctive ring shape of a Bundt pan is more popular than ever, with many next-generation bakers discovering their unique and iconic shape for the first time. Julie Hession has created 100 delicious and versatile recipes for every occasion featuring the retro classics enjoyed as a child, to modern pull apart Bundts like Monkey Bread which have exploded in popularity.

The recipes are simple and easy to make, and the results are spectacular. There's sweet to savory including vegan and gluten-free options so absolutely everyone can enjoy her sumptuous cakes. Full color throughout will show just how spectacular a slice of Bundt cake can be. There are also loads of helpful advice, tips and techniques to get started, from key ingredients and how to glaze and ice a cake, to step-by-step photos on how to effortlessly make a gorgeous layered and swirled Bundt.

The recipes begin with basic Bundts like Best Ever Chocolate Bundt, Lemon-Lover's Bundt Cake and Gluten-Free Banana Chocolate Chunk Bundt which are anything but basic in taste and texture. Fabulous breakfast and brunch Bundts like Spiced Cranberry Orange Pecan Bundt or Caprese Strata Brunch Bundt will please all. For the holidays a Gingerbread-Pear or Cinnamon-Raisin Challah Bundt, and Mini Chai-Spiced Bundts with Vanilla Glaze are really special.

The pull apart Bundts or Monkey Breads are a baker's dream, from Maple Bacon Monkey Bread and Orange Pecan Sticky Bun(dt)s to Savory Cheese and Herb Monkey Bread. Day or night, the home-made goodness of a Bundt cake makes the home baker a pro.

I received complimentary copies.

Cassandra's Reviews- As a whole the books are wonderful to look at and learn from.  I am so excited to try a few of the recipies with my family.  There are so many ideas to choose from and great photos to help you decide.  I would recommend these books to anyone who loves to read and learn new recipes as well as added facts along the way. 





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