Cooking & Entertaining

Vineyard to Table: Cooking with Kentucky Wine
Do you enjoy wine? Do you love to cook? Have you ever considered cooking with wine but were afraid to try it? This book features 69 original recipes, each incorporating a Kentucky wine, that will guide you as you take the plunge into choosing and cooking with a perfectly-paired regional wine.
Shar's Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Desserts
When she was diagnosed with celiac disease, author Sharrie McWhirter knew she would have to switch to a gluten-free, dairy-free diet. As she started looking at the commercially available gluten-free and dairy-free foods, Sharrie found very few that were appealing and decided to develop her own recipes. After much trial and error, she came up with 28 delicious dessert recipes that she shares in this book.
Musical Pairing: The Art of Harmonizing Music and Beverages With Your Meals
Every foodie is in search of the perfect bite. Chef and author Barbara Werner is wowing them by taking them on a journey through a new world of pairing music with food and beverages, using a simple mathematical formula. Musical pairing can teach you how to raise a good dish to greatness and a great dish to near perfection, landing happily at the perfect meal!
That's Entertaining! Cocktails and Appetizers
Popular media personality and Chief Entertaining Officer Tim Laird's hand-picked collection of some of his favorite cocktail recipes, coupled with delicious appetizers that are easy to prepare, but can make any host look like a pro. The book offers easy-to-follow guides for party planners, featuring over 100 show-stopping but simple-to-make recipes.
Jonathan's Bluegrass Table: Redefining Kentucky Cuisine
In his inaugural cookbook, the chef and owner of Lexington's acclaimed Jonathan at Gratz Park restaurant invites you into his kitchen and shares his secrets for preparing many of his sumptuous and award-winning dishes, which blend the traditional foods of the Bluegrass Region with modern world cuisine. Includes 147 recipes and over 100 photographs.
Passions of the Black Patch: Cooking and Quilting in Western Kentucky
Author Bobbie Smith Bryant's full-color hardcover volume offers a rich and colorful collection of over 200 family recipes, hand-crafted heirloom quilts, and delightful stories celebrating the unique traditions of her family, its farm, and the "Black Patch" region the Smiths have called home for many generations.
That's Entertaining! with Tim Laird
"Entertaining should never be intimidating," says Tim Laird, dubbed America's Chief Entertaining Officer. Here Tim has compiled over 300 full-color pages of his much-celebrated tips and tricks for hosting simple but show-stopping occasions of all kinds. Whether you're screening The Big Game, celebrating Valentine's Day or having Tapas Night, Tim offers tantalizing menus, creative cocktails, and all kinds of insightful advice from start to finish.
Derby Start to Finish Cookbook
In this charming and practical cookbook, Courier-Journal Food Editor Sarah Fritschner presents her ultimate guide to Derby foods, menus and entertaining. She shares professional advice and practical tips on how to host and feed a houseful of Derby guests from breakfast to dinner, many days in a row.
Sarah Fritschner's Holidays Cookbook
In this handy cookbook, Courier-Journal Food Editor Sarah Fritschner makes the holiday season easy with full menus and recipes for the busy fall celebrations of Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Also included are Fritschner's tips and tricks for busy hosts.
Chef Nancy's Kids' Club Cookbook
Chef Nancy Russman has worked in the kitchens of four-star restaurants and received national culinary and humanitarian awards, but her real passion has always been teaching children about healthy food. Here, she lays out easy recipes for fun snacks that teach young people how to prepare healthy foods for themselves — without using knives or stoves!
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