Cooking with Convection

Everything You Need to Know to Get the Most from Your Convection Oven

Cooking with Convection

Beatrice Ojakangas, an authority on convection cooking and author of more than two dozen previous cookbooks, explains how to use your convection oven to achieve perfect results in dramatically less time than with a conventional oven. If you own a convection oven, but don’t really know how to use it, this book is for you. Cooking with Convection supplies more than 150 great recipes for snacks and appetizers; pizza and foccacia; soups; roast beef, lamb, pork and poultry; savory pies and tarts; casseroles and pasta; vegetables; yeast breads and quick breads; cakes, cookies, pies, and pastries; and much, much more. Try Melted Onion Tart with Parmigiano-Reggiano, Mexican Vegetable Tortilla Soup, Tandoori Salmon with Cucumber Sauce, Asian Spiced Roast Whole Chicken, and Cocoa Cake with Easy Buttercream Frosting, among so many imaginative and easy dishes. You will learn: *How to cook a whole meal in your oven–from meat to side dishes to dessert–all at the same time *How to cook multiple batches of cookies, cakes, and pies on three or even four oven shelves *How to roast and bake in a third less time than in a conventional oven while achieving even better results *How to calculate the correct temperature and timing for convection cooking if you are using a standard recipe By circulating hot air around food, convection ovens cook and brown food much more quickly and at a lower temperature than conventional ovens, while retaining food’s natural juiciness and flavor. With this book you will be able to save significant amounts of time and effort while turning out delicious dishes for everyday meals and easy entertaining.

Kitchen Hints from Heloise

More Than 1,527 Time-saving, Money-saving, and Work-saving Hints for Cooking, Cleaning, Shopping, and Storing

Kitchen Hints from Heloise

Heloise shares the hints and tricks that have been passed down to her from her mother, the original Heloise, and adapted for today's fast-paced lifestyles. Her tested "kitcheneering" methods help readers shop economically, store foods efficiently, cook easily, and clean up effortlessly -- so they can spend more time with family and friends.

Convection Oven Cooking Made Simple

A Guide and Cookbook to Get the Most Out of Your Convection Oven

Convection Oven Cooking Made Simple

Even heat distribution for an extra-crispy crunch--the complete guide to convection ovens Convection ovens aren't just for professional kitchens--now you can enjoy everything you would from a restaurant right in your own home with this convection oven cookbook. From flaky pastries to perfectly juicy roasts, here's how to get the most out of your convection oven--no experience required. Whether you have a built-in or countertop model, with this convection oven cookbook you'll learn the science behind convection cooking and how these special ovens can make your favorite dishes even tastier. Then, combine your newfound knowledge of best practices with 101 creative, tasty recipes and see why everyone raves about the crispy, tender, and flavorful meals that convection ovens yield. Some of the features of this convection oven cookbook include: Tips and tricks--Make each recipe tasty and easy with helpful hacks designed to make convection cooking fast and delicious. Chart it out--Useful tables in this convection oven cookbook provide temperature and time adjustments so you can adapt any recipe you have for convection perfection. Steps for success--Learn how each setting works and what tools you'll need to succeed with this convection oven cookbook, then use step-by-step instructions to make your first convection meal stress-free and fun. Bake the most out of your convection oven with this easy and delicious beginner's cookbook.

The Complete Convection Oven Cookbook

More Than 75 Essential Recipes and Easy Cooking Techniques for Any Convection Oven

The Complete Convection Oven Cookbook

From juicy meats to flaky pastries, your convection oven is the perfect solution for cooking food evenly and fast. But figuring out how to use your oven and what recipes to make in it can be tricky. The Complete Convection Oven Cookbook teaches home chefs everything they need to know to master the art of convection cooking. With over 75 recipes, resources for all types of convection ovens, and menu-planning tips, this convection oven cookbook is your best reference for cooking with convection.

The Great Meat Cookbook

Everything You Need to Know to Buy and Cook Today's Meat

The Great Meat Cookbook

A guide to the modern world of meat places an emphasis on sustainable meat production and explains the misleading practices behind today's labels while providing over two hundred recipes.

The Art of French Pastry

A Cookbook

The Art of French Pastry

Winner of the 2014 James Beard Award for Best Cookbook, Dessert & Baking What does it take to perfect a flawless éclair? A delicate yet buttery croissant? To pipe dozens of macarons? The answer is: an intimate knowledge of the fundamentals of pastry. In The Art of French Pastry award-winning pastry chef Jacquy Pfeiffer, cofounder of the renowned French Pastry School in Chicago, gives you just that. By teaching you how to make everything from pâte à choux to pastry cream, Pfeiffer builds on the basics until you have an understanding of the science behind the ingredients used, how they interact with one another, and what your hands have to do to transform them into pastry. This yields glorious results! Expect to master these techniques and then indulge in exquisite recipes, such as: · brioche · napoléons / Mille-Feuilles · cream puffs · Alsatian cinnamon rolls / chinois · lemon cream tart with meringue teardrops · elephant ears / palmiers · black forest cake · beignets as well as some traditional Alsatian savory treats, including: · Pretzels · Kougelhof · Tarte Flambée · Warm Alsatian Meat Pie Pastry is all about precision, so Pfeiffer presents us with an amazing wealth of information—lists of necessary equipment, charts on how ingredients react in different environments, and the precise weight of ingredients in grams, with a look at their equivalent in U.S. units—which will help you in all aspects of your cooking. But in order to properly enjoy your “just desserts,” so to speak; you will also learn where these delicacies originated. Jacquy Pfeiffer comes from a long line of pastry chefs and has been making these recipes since he was a child working in his father’s bakery in Alsace. Sprinkled with funny, charming memories from a lifetime in pastry, this book will have you fully appreciating the hundreds of years of tradition that shaped these recipes into the classics that we know and love, and can now serve to our friends and families over and over again. The Art of French Pastry, full of gorgeous photography and Pfeiffer’s accompanying illustrations, is a master class in pastry from a master teacher.

How to Cook Italian

How to Cook Italian

From the bestselling author of "Every Night Italian" comes a new bible of Italian cooking--consistently America's favorite cuisine--for the way we cook today. of full-color photos. Illustrations throughout.

Cooking Basics For Dummies

Cooking Basics For Dummies

Get started cooking now with Cooking Basics For Dummies, 5th Edition! Are you looking to dig yourself out of microwave dinners and learn the ropes of home cooking? Cooking Basics For Dummies, 5th Edition takes the intimidation out of cooking and helps you start cultivating your culinary prowess in no time. From learning fundamental cooking techniques like dicing, chopping, and saut?ing to creating delicious, easy-to-follow recipes, you'll discover how to cook up crowd-pleasing meals the whole family will enjoy—all without breaking a sweat! Even if you've never cracked an egg, this friendly, practical guide gives you all the ingredients to become a superior home cook. In plain English, it explains step-by-step how to master popular cooking techniques, such as dicing vegetables, hard boiling an egg, making quick and delicious sauces, planning menus, stocking your pantry, and so much more. Packed with more than 150 easy-to-follow recipes for every meal of the day, from mouth-watering mains to sumptuous sides to delectable desserts Helps you master grilling, slow cooking, baking, roasting, pressure cooking, and more Includes tips on adapting meals to meet the latest dietary trends, such as low-sugar, low-sodium, low-fat, plant-based, and vegetarian diets Covers shopping at farmer's markets and buying organic foods Cooking Basics For Dummies, 5th edition is for every beginner cook or polished chef looking for a refresher on breathing new life into home-cooked meals.

Special-Needs Kids Go Pharm-Free

Nutrition-Focused Tools to Help Minimize Meds and Maximize Health and Well-Being

Special-Needs Kids Go Pharm-Free

Advice for parents interested in nutrition strategies for enhanced health and less dependence on medications for special-needs children. This expert and practical guide advises parents of special-needs children on how to maximize the impact of nutrition in order to lessen the need for pharmaceuticals. Informed by the latest research and the author's thriving nutrition-for-kids practice, it presents condition- specific information on how to harness the power of specific foods, ingredients, and nutritional supplements to help special needs kids enjoy improved health, growth, functional ability, and well being. Suitable for children with ADHD, asthma, allergies, chronic inflammatory conditions, autism, learning disabilities, mood concerns, sensory processing disorder, and other neurodevelopmental problems. A non-invasive and holistic approach that complements existing therapies, this book aims to help each child reach his or her full potential.

Cooking Healthy with a Microwave

A Healthy Exchanges Cookbook

Cooking Healthy with a Microwave

An all-new compilation of healthful and delicious dishes, specifically geared for microwave cooking, features more than 240 recipes ranging from Creole Pork Tenders and other main course meals, to tempting side dishes and luscious desserts, accompanied by tips on ingredients and complete nutritional breakdowns for each recipe. Original.