Get Cooking this Summer!

Are you looking for new recipes to try this summer? Check out these new and summer-themed cookbooks!

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Arabiyya by Reem Assil

Arabiyya celebrates the alluring aromas and flavors of Arab food and the welcoming spirit with which they are shared. Written from her point of view as an Arab in diaspora, Reem takes readers on a journey through her Palestinian and Syrian roots, showing how her heritage has inspired her recipes for flatbreads, dips, snacks, platters to share, and more. With a section specializing in breads of the Arab bakery, plus recipes for favorites such as Salatet Fattoush, Falafel Mahshi, Mujaddarra, and Hummus Bil Awarma, Arabiyya showcases the origins and evolution of Arab cuisine and opens up a whole new world of flavor.

 

 

 

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For the Love of Popsicles by Sarah Bond

With 75 healthy, vibrant recipes, this popsicle-pedia is all you need to survive the summer! Taking readers on a journey through the world of healthy popsicles, these approachable and inviting recipes highlight ease and simplicity with natural ingredients and uncomplicated preparations. Bright, colorful photos of every recipe and a minimalist, trendy design will entice readers to try out both the classic and modern pops, from Orange Creamsicles to Pineapple Upside Down! Unlike other popsicle books whose recipes are high in sugar, or use “shortcuts” like store bought ice cream, Sarah Bond keeps your health a top priority.

 

 

 

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How to Grill Vegetables by Steven Raichlen

America’s grilling guru offers a primer for how to grill vegetables – with lots of creative flavors and techniques – whether you’re eating main dishes that highlight vegetables, or you’re rounding out the barbecue menu with grilled garden-fresh sides. Not a vegetarian book, but vegetable-forward (and with vegetarian and vegan adaptations).

 

 

 

 

 

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Peak Season by Deirdre Buryk

Packed with 101 enticing and accessible recipes, Peak Season showcases how to make the most of seasonal Ontario produce when it’s freshest!

In Peak Season, Deirdre Buryk explores this simple idea and celebrates Ontario’s seasonal bounty as she guides you through each month of the year. While cooking your way through this beautiful collec­tion of 101 recipes, you’ll learn how to perfectly prepare fiddleheads in April, to then add to a Garlic Mushroom Fiddlehead Frittata; or peel what looks to be an intimidating, knobby celeriac on the coldest December evening, which will transform into a dish of Creamed Celeriac & Potatoes.

Deirdre gives you the chance to explore local ingredients with­out intimidation. After all, cooking with peak produce means sim­ple ingredients shine when effortlessly prepared. Dishes like Roasted Delicata Squash with Sage Salsa Verde and Strawberry Shortcake Scones taste better because they’re made with the freshest fruits and vegetables. The simplest recipe cooked with peak produce–think roasted radishes or garlic scape pesto–will excite your taste buds, turning something basic into something remarkable.

Peak Season upholds the importance of cooking with ethically raised meat, poultry, fish, and eggs with dishes like Apricot BBQ Sticky Ribs, Baking-Sheet Coq au Vin, and Crispy Salmon on Cantaloupe Ribbons & Salty Potato Crisps. Filled with stunning photography and charming illustrations, this book will inspire you to cook with fresh ingredients available right outside your door and leave you feeling confident that it will all work out deliciously.

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tawâw by Shane M. Chartrand

tawâw [pronounced ta-WOW]:Come in, you’re welcome, there’s room.

Acclaimed chef Shane M. Chartrand’s debut cookbook explores the reawakening of Indigenous cuisine and what it means to cook, eat, and share food in our homes and communities.

Born to Cree parents and raised by a Métis father and Mi’kmaw-Irish mother, Shane M. Chartrand has spent the past ten years learning about his history, visiting with other First Nations peoples, gathering and sharing knowledge and stories, and creating dishes that combine his interests and express his personality. The result is tawâw: Progressive Indigenous Cuisine , a book that traces Chartrand’s culinary journey from his childhood in Central Alberta, where he learned to raise livestock, hunt, and fish on his family’s acreage, to his current position as executive chef at the acclaimed SC Restaurant in the River Cree Resort &Casino in Enoch, Alberta, on Treaty 6 Territory.

Containing over seventy-five recipes — including Chartrand’s award-winning dish “War Paint” — along with personal stories, culinary influences, and interviews with family members, tawâw is part cookbook, part exploration of ingredients and techniques, and part chef’s personal journal.

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The Family Camp Cookbook by Emily Vikre

From quick snacks to meals you can savor around the campfire, The Family Camp Cookbook helps families plan, pack, and cook great food in the great outdoors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Weekend Camping Cookbook

Before you head out on your next camping trip, flip through these pages, pick what you’ll pack to eat, and discover the tasty convenience of make-ahead meals that the whole family will love! Featuring more than 100 camping recipes for grilled sandwiches, all-in-one dinners, savory sides, delicious s’mores, and so much more, Weekend Camping Cookbook is the ultimate guide to easily preparing and serving scrumptious meals in the great outdoors. From cast iron nachos and fire-roasted pickle wraps to carrot cake pancakes, baby stuffed peppers, and so much more, this complete camping cookbook features unique, out-of-the-box recipes that are easy to make and delicious to eat!

 

 

 

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Yawd by Adrian Forte

Yawd = comfort food that sticks to your ribs! Dive into this bold, flavor-filled cookbook packed with fresh Afro-Caribbean recipes to bring some island vibes to your home.

In his first cookbook, Top Chef Canada star Adrian Forte shares more than 100 inspiring and delicious recipes to get you fired up in the kitchen. Try new riffs on Caribbean classics like Coconut Fried Chicken, Spiced Steamed Fish, Rasta Pasta, and Pepper Shrimp Paella. Incorporate more African ancestral ingredients into your repertoire with Ackee & Saltfish Fritters or Okra Pilaf; and try the dishes Adrian has now made his signature like Oxtail Gnocchi or Jerk-Marinated Chicken Coq au Vin. As well as great recipes–including a chapter on soups and porridges and oodles of plant-based options–Yawd explores the key ingredients of Afro-Caribbean cuisine and gives multi-use recipes for essentials such as Jerk Dry Rub and Marinade or Pickled Scotch Bonnets.

In Yawd –with its vibrant photography shot on location in the sun-drenched Caribbean–you’ll find a blend of flavors and influences that create a stunning Afro-Caribbean cookbook sure to get your taste buds talking.

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