Friday, July 26, 2013

Summer: Time to Grill and Barbecue

There’s a new backyard survival guide, Grill This Not That!, by Zinczenko and Goulding that is dedicated “To all the men and women who have ever set fire to something intentionally or not”. If cooking outside over charcoal or in a cast iron skillet over a fire is part of your summer, the library offers some recent books to inspire anyone. Call the Library at 230-4028 and we’ll hold the title for you.

Bobby Flay’s Burgers, Fries & Steaks TX749.5 .B43 F53 2009
In his 9th cookbook, Bobby offers more than 25 recipes for burgers made of beef, turkey, salmon or tuna plus assorted side dishes. A chapter on condiments and seasonings along with assorted milkshakes completes the volume.

Camp Cooking in the Wild TX823 .S375 2012
Three Canadian canoeing and wilderness travel guides have compiled a collection of meals that are delicious, varied and easy to prepare. If you are organizing a canoe trip for 3-4 days, this volume will outline essential cooking equipment, give you tips on selecting a cooking site in the wilderness and show techniques to prepare fresh fish.

Grill This Not That!: the Backyard Survival Guide TX840 .B3 Z57 2012
Everything, from pizza to dessert can be done on the grill, according to this cookbook/recipe and gear guide written by the writers of the Eat This Not That titles. Try low-calorie versions of Ruby Tuesday’s Rib-Eye or Applebee’s Sizzling Steak Fajitas and other look-alike recipes for restaurant favorites. The authors claim that their low-calorie meals will let you lose weight over the summer

The Lodge Cast Iron Cookbook TX840 .S55 L63 2012
Cast iron devotees will recognize the Lodge name as the first maker of American cast iron cookware and delight in the variety of recipes within this cookbook. If you love cornbread, try Vidalia Cornbread or Amish Chicken Cornbread Bake, prize winning recipes from the National Cornbread Cook-off.  New Hampshire’s own Mary Ann Esposito and other cookbook authors, chefs and Lodge descendants contributed recipes for breakfast, lunch and supper dishes to this collection.