Sometimes even cooks can't stand the heat and need to get out of the kitchen. Luckily this month we're featuring books whose recipes don't require long stints by the stove and are perfectly suited to be digested al fresco. When steamy city days get you down, re-create New York City's favorite icy treats at home with the easy-to-follow recipes featured in PEOPLE'S POPS. If you're going on a hike or planning a picnic, make sure you pack FORAGED FLAVOR--a how-to guide to foraging for the most delicious plants with recipes to prepare them. And for those who prefer to read about cooking, we highly recommend YES, CHEF--Marcus Samuelsson's remarkable memoir about his journey from orphan in Ethiopia to childhood in Sweden to the pinnacle of the New York culinary world.
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YES, CHEF Written by Marcus Samuelsson Category: Biography & Autobiography - Personal Memoirs $27.00 http://information.randomhouse.com/HS?a=ENX7CkR1RUUm8SA9MOB5lGXnGHxKXd2yTvcStGb5lw8W0bBhOG5mpqVsje_HheFjplM6
From Marcus Samuelsson, winner of "Top Chef: Masters" and the James Beard Award-winning chef of Red Rooster in New York City, comes an inspiring memoir of passion and perseverance.
"I've read a lot of chefs' books, but never anything like this one....I couldn't put this book down."--Ruth Reichl, author of TENDER AT THE BONE
CULINARY INTELLIGENCE Written by Peter Kaminsky Category: Cooking - Health $24.95 http://information.randomhouse.com/HS?a=ENX7CkR1RUUm8SA9MOB5lGXnGHxKXd2yT_cStGb5lw8W0bBhOG5mpqVsje_HheFjplM7
Former restaurant critic Peter Kaminsky, who has written cookbooks with four-star chefs like Daniel Boulud, shares how anyone can learn to eat food that is absolutely delicious and without risking a permanently creeping waistline.
"Peter Kaminsky's book shows that eating better definitely doesn't mean compromising on fantastic ingredients and delicious meals. It's a great guide to how to make the most of your food."--Jamie Oliver
FORAGED FLAVOR Written by Tama Matsuoka Wong with Eddy Leroux; Foreword by Daniel Boulud; Photographs by Thomas Schauer Category: Cooking - Natural Foods $25.00 http://information.randomhouse.com/HS?a=ENX7CkR1RUUm8SA9MOB5lGXnGHxKXd2yTPcStGb5lw8W0bBhOG5mpqVsje_HheFjplM4
Tama Matsuoka Wong, the forager for Daniel, the flagship restaurant of renowned chef Daniel Boulud, and Eddy Leroux, its chef de cuisine, explain how to forage for wild food and discover delicious edible plants growing everywhere and how best to prepare them to highlight their unique flavors.
THE SKINNY RULES Written by Bob Harper with Greg Critser Category: Health & Fitness - Diets $26.00 http://information.randomhouse.com/HS?a=ENX7CkR1RUUm8SA9MOB5lGXnGHxKXd2yTfcStGb5lw8W0bBhOG5mpqVsje_HheFjplM5
Bob Harper, superstar trainer and co-host of "The Biggest Loser," distills his vast knowledge of nutrition, weight-loss strategy, and human nature down to twenty simple, nonnegotiable principles. THE SKINNY RULES will help you step away from a reliance on processed foods and the need for so much sweet and salt and step into a newly thin lifestyle.
PEOPLE'S POPS Written by Nathalie Jordi, David Carrell, and Joel Horowitz Category: Cooking - Desserts $16.99 http://information.randomhouse.com/HS?a=ENX7CkR1RUUm8SA9MOB5lGXnGHxKXd2yQvcStGb5lw8W0bBhOG5mpqVsje_HheFjplM-
Just in time for summer comes this flavor-packed collection of 65 recipes from the trio behind the premier pops stand in the country, People's Pops.
"Power to the People's Pop! These ice pops are my favorite food on a stick."--Rachael Ray
BON APPETIT! THE DELICIOUS LIFE OF JULIA CHILD Written by Jessie Hartland; illustrated by Jessie Hartland Category: Juvenile Nonfiction - Biography & Autobiography - Women $17.99 http://information.randomhouse.com/HS?a=ENX7CkR1RUUm8SA9MOB5lGXnGHxKXd2yQ_cStGb5lw8W0bBhOG5mpqVsje_HheFjplM_
This charming picture-book biography follows Julia Child from her childhood in Pasadena, California, to her life as a spy in WWII, to the cooking classes she took in Paris, to the publication of MASTERING THE ART OF FRENCH COOKING, to the funny moments of being a chef on TV.
"Readers young and old will devour this fête pour les yeux."--Publishers Weekly ==========================================
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