The Vegetable Butcher
by Cara Mangini
FOOD & DRINK
The skills of butchery meet the world of fresh produce in this essential, inspiring guide that demystifies the world of vegetables. In step-by-step photographs, “vegetable butcher” Cara Mangini shows how to break down a butternut squash, cut a cauliflower into steaks, peel a tomato properly, chiffonade kale, and find the meaty heart of an artichoke. Additionally, more than 150 original, simple recipes put vegetables front and center.
In his prime, Edward Bloom was an extraordinary man. He could outrun anybody. Animals loved him, people loved him, women loved him. He knew more jokes than any man alive. At least that’s what he told his son, William. But now Edward Bloom is dying, and William wants desperately to know the truth about his elusive father before it’s too late. So, using the few facts he knows, William re-creates Edward’s life in a series of legends and myths. The result is hilarious and wrenching, tender and outrageous.
Feeding the Fire
by Joe Carroll and Nick Fauchald
Joe Carroll makes stellar barbecue and grilled meats in Brooklyn, New York, at his acclaimed restaurants Fette Sau and St. Anselm. In Feeding the Fire, Carroll gives us his top 20 lessons and more than 75 recipes to make incredible fire-cooked foods at home, proving that you don’t need to have fancy equipment or long-held regional traditions to make succulent barbecue and grilled meats.
Eat Right for Your Sight
by Jennifer Trainer Thompson and Johanna M. Seddon
HEALTH & FITNESS
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of central vision loss in adults over the age of fifty. It can wreak havoc on the ability to see faces, read, drive, and move about safely. The latest research suggests that healthy lifestyle choices, including a diet rich in lutein, zeaxanthin, and other key nutrients, can delay the onset and progress of AMD. Eat Right for Your Sight provides a delicious way to add the best ingredients for eye health to every meal of the day.