Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies

Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies

Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies, Celebrate with Kim-Joy: Cute Cakes and Bakes to Make Every Occasion Joyful. Photography by Ellis Parrinder.

Celebrate with Kim-Joy: Cute Cakes and Bakes to Make Every Occasion Joyful i

Let Kim-Joy and her signature cuteness brighten your celebrations. From birthday cakes to year-round events, all occasions are covered!

The 60 sweet recipes are bursting with colour, imagination and fun and there’s something for everyone, no matter what their baking skills.

Big occasions include birthdays, Valentine’s Day, Halloween, Christmas, weddings; and there are plenty of other celebrations too—Graduation Day, New Year’s, new baby, Pride, Thanksgiving, Day of the Dead, Pancake Day and many more.

Vegan and gluten-free alternatives are provided so that no one needs to miss out!

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Roast Butternut Squash with Pancetta and Gruyère and Parmesan Cream

Roast Butternut Squash with Pancetta and Gruyère and Parmesan Cream

Roast Butternut Squash with Pancetta and Gruyère and Parmesan Cream, Weekend: Eating at Home: From long lazy lunches to fast family fixes. Photography by Chris Terry.

Weekend: Eating at Home: From long lazy lunches to fast family fixes

From casual Friday night dinner to brunch with friends, light lunches and garden feasts, picnics and barbecues, to more lavish dinner parties and the classic Sunday lunch, Matt has all bases covered.

The weekend is the chance to kick your shoes off and relax or, if you love a kitchen project, it’s time to spend preparing a special meal for yourself and loved ones to enjoy together.

Matt Tebbutt is used to spending his Saturdays cooking—as the host of BBC TV’s Saturday Kitchen, he’s never short of a fast meal idea or a meal for guests that will impress.

With 100 recipes and menu combinations, beautiful photography, and simple yet inspiring dishes, make the weekend special again with Weekend.

Weekend: Eating at Home: From long lazy lunches to fast family fixes is available at Amazon.com and Indigo.ca (more…)

Spiced Bogwings

Spiced Bogwings

Spiced Bogwings, excerpted from Star Wars-The Life Day Cookbook (copyright 2021 Disney/ Lucasfilm).

Star Wars: The Life Day Cookbook: Official Holiday Recipes From a Galaxy Far, Far AwayCelebrate every Wookiee’s favourite holiday—Life Day—with this collection of 50 recipes and crafts inspired by the galaxy’s holiday traditions!

In this follow-up to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge: The Official Black Spire Outpost Cookbook, the acclaimed chef Strono “Cookie” Tuggs returns to bring you authentic Life Day recipes from the Wookiee homeworld of Kashyyyk. Guaranteed to help you spread Life Day’s message of fellowship and love, this cookbook will be a scrumptious and festive mainstay in your kitchen!

• CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH STAR WARS: Whether your family is celebrating Life Day at the Tree of Life, or in the comfort of your home, this Life Day cookbook will be the most scrumptious and festive addition to your Star Wars library!

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Park Avenue Brownies

Park Avenue Brownies

Park Avenue Brownies, Baking with Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple by Dorie Greenspan. Photography by Mark Weinberg.

Baking with Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple by Dorie GreenspanFrom James Beard Award-winning and NYT best-selling author Dorie Greenspan, a baking book of more than 150 exciting recipes

Say “Dorie Greenspan” and think baking. The renowned author of thirteen cookbooks and winner of five James Beard and two IACP awards offers a collection that celebrates the sweet, the savoury, and the simple.

Every recipe is signature Dorie: easy—beginners can ace every technique in this book—and accessible, made with everyday ingredients. Are there surprises? Of course! You’ll find ingenious twists like Berry Biscuits. Footlong cheese sticks made with cream puff dough. Apple pie with browned butter spiced like warm mulled cider. A s’mores ice cream cake with velvety chocolate sauce, salty peanuts, and toasted marshmallows. It’s a book of simple yet sophisticated baking.

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Beer-Braised Beef Short Ribs

Beer-Braised Beef Short Ribs

Beer-Braised Beef Short Ribs, excerpted from Lidia’s a Pot, a Pan, and a Bowl by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali. Copyright © 2021 Tutti a Tavola, LLC. Photography by Armando Rafael. Published by Appetite by Random House®, a division of Penguin Random House Canada Limited. Reproduced by arrangement with the Publisher. All rights reserved.

Lidia's a Pot, a Pan, and a Bowl: Simple Recipes for Perfect Meals Lidia Bastianich—”doyenne of Italian cooking” (Chicago Times)—makes Italian cooking easy for everyone with this new, beautifully designed, easy-to-use cookbook. Here are more than 100 homey, simple-to-prepare recipes that require fewer steps and fewer ingredients (not to mention fewer dirty pots and pans!), without sacrificing any of their flavour.

These are just a few of the delectable dishes that fill this essential book of recipes:

 Spinach, Bread, and Ricotta Frittata
 One-Pan Chicken and Eggplant Parmigiana
 Roasted Squash and Carrot Salad with Chickpeas and Almonds
 Penne with Cauliflower and Green Olive Pesto
 Balsamic Chicken Stir-Fry
 Skillet Lasagna
 Braised Calamari with Olives and Peppers
 Beer-Braised Beef Short Ribs
 Apple Cranberry Crumble

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Sweet Potato Shakshuka with Sriracha butter and pickled onions

Sweet Potato Shakshuka with Sriracha butter and pickled onions

Sweet Potato Shakshuka with Sriracha butter and pickled onions, excerpted from Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Shelf Love by Yotam Ottolenghi and Noor Murad. Copyright © 2021 Yotam Ottolenghi and Noor Murad. Photography by Elena Heatherwick. Published by Appetite by Random House®, a division of Penguin Random House Canada Limited. Reproduced by arrangement with the Publisher. All rights reserved.

Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Shelf Love RECIPES TO UNLOCK THE SECRETS OF YOUR PANTRY, FRIDGE, AND FREEZER: A COOKBOOK By NOOR MURAD and YOTAM OTTOLENGHI

Led by Yotam Ottolenghi and Noor Murad, the revered team of chefs at the Ottolenghi Test Kitchen gives everyday home cooks the accessible yet innovative Middle Eastern-inspired recipes they need to put dinner on the table with less stress and less fuss. With fit-for-real-life chapters like “The Freezer Is Your Friend,” “That One Shelf in the Back of Your Pantry,” and “Who Does the Dishes?” (a.k.a. One-Pot Meals), Shelf Love teaches readers how to flex with fewer ingredients, get creative with their pantry staples, and add playful twists to familiar classics.

All the signature Ottolenghi touches fans love are here–big flavours, veggie-forward appeal, diverse influences–but are distilled to maximize ease and creative versatility. These dishes pack all the punch and edge you expect from Ottolenghi, using what you’ve got to hand–that last can of chickpeas or bag of frozen peas–without extra trips to the grocery store. Humble ingredients and crowd-pleasing recipes abound, including All-the-Herbs Dumplings with Caramelized Onions, Mac and Cheese with Za’atar Pesto, Cacio e Pepe Chickpeas, and Crispy Spaghetti and Chicken.

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Very Friendly Miniature Ghost Cakes

Very Friendly Miniature Ghost Cakes

Very Friendly Miniature Ghost Cakes, Cute Bakes: Adorable Kawaii-Inspired Cakes & Treats by Juliet Sear. Photography by Jacqui Melville.

Cute Bakes: Adorable Kawaii-Inspired Cakes & Treats by Juliet Sear

Cute Bakes is a baking and decorating book containing over 30 cute Kawaii-inspired cakes, cookies, cupcakes, donuts, cake pops and more.

Each design is super quick, super cute and super easy to make. Try an avocado cookie, a unicorn cake, adorable kitten donuts, bunny rabbit macaroons and more. These seriously sweet treats not only look amazing, they taste delicious.

Juliet shows easy step-by-step instructions on how to ice and decorate your creations to perfection, making them the perfect gift or party treat. From larger cakes to small cookies and cupcakes, there’s something to suit every occasion.

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One­-Pan Chicken Dinner

One­-Pan Chicken Dinner

One­-Pan Chicken Dinner, Bare Minimum Dinners: Recipes and Strategies for Doing Less in the Kitchen by Jenna Helwig. Photography by Linda Xiao.

Bare Minimum DinnersGetting a home-cooked meal on the table every day is an admirable goal, but it shouldn’t get in the way of your life! In Bare Minimum Dinners, Jenna Helwig—food director at Real Simple magazine—shares delicious, easy recipes so you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying your meal…or doing whatever else you want!

Chapters include: Bare Minimum Time (30 minutes or less); Bare Minimum Ingredients (7 ingredients or less, including salt and olive oil); Bare Minimum Hands-On Time (slow-cooker and Instant Pot meals); Bare Minimum Clean-Up (one-pot/sheet pan/skillet meals); and Bare Minimum Sides (super-simple vegetables, salads, and grains so you can feel good about serving healthy, well-rounded dinners).

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Chocolate Chunk Halvah Cookies

Chocolate Chunk Halvah Cookies

Chocolate Chunk Halvah Cookies, Flavors of the Sun: The Sahadi’s Guide to Understanding, Buying, and Using Middle Eastern Ingredients by Christine Sahadi Whelan. Photography by Kristin Teig.

Flavors of the Sun: The Sahadi’s Guide to Understanding, Buying, and Using Middle Eastern Ingredients

Sumac. Urfa pepper. Halvah. Pomegranate molasses. Preserved lemons. The seasonings, staples, and spice blends used throughout the Middle East offer deliciously simple ways to transform food—once you know how to use them.

In FLAVORS OF THE SUN, the people behind the iconic Brooklyn market Sahadi’s showcase the versatility of these ingredients in over 120 everyday dishes, including starters, salads, soups, family-friendly meals, and desserts.

With sections devoted to recipes boasting Bright, Savory, Spiced, Nutty, and Sweet accents, it offers inspiration, techniques, and intensely flavorful ways to use everything from Aleppo pepper to za’atar with confidence.

Throughout, “no-recipe recipes” help build up your flavor intuition so you can effortlessly incorporate any of the featured spices, condiments, and preserves into your daily repertoire.

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Creamy Vegetable Korma

Creamy Vegetable Korma

Creamy Vegetable Korma, The Curry Guy Bible: Recreate Over 200 Indian Restaurant and Takeaway Classics at Home by Dan Toombs. Photography by Kris Kirkham.

The Curry Guy Bible: Recreate Over 200 Indian Restaurant and Takeaway Classics at Home

The Curry Guy Bible brings together 200 of Dan Toombs’ classic dishes, developed over more than two decades of eating his way around Indian restaurants, takeouts and food stalls.

Fans of The Curry Guy love his recipes because they *really* work. For the first time, Dan offers 150 of his most popular recipes in one place, everything from Chicken Tikka Masala to Lamb Rogan Josh, Saag Paneer to Vegetable Samosas, Tandoori King Prawns to Shawarma Kebabs. Plus there are 50 brand-new, mouthwatering recipes that you won’t find anywhere else.

Here are all the starters, sides, curries, grills, breads, chutneys and rice dishes you will ever need, including some exciting new veggie options. With a guide to essential ingredients and simple cooking tips throughout, The Curry Guy Bible is the only curry cookbook you will ever need.

The Curry Guy Bible: Recreate Over 200 Indian Restaurant and Takeaway Classics at Home is available at Amazon.com and Indigo.ca (more…)