Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Snackin' and the Super Bowl

Perfect Partners
If you are planning a party for the... big... day... we offer a few quick book lists; titles sure to help you add a little "yum" to the festivities. Pick and choose from these and many other titles available at the library.

Pizza Party!
You can always order out but can also do it yourself.
My Pizza : the Easy No-knead Way to Make Spectacular Pizza at Home by Jim Lahey with Rick Flaste
Pizza : Grill it, Bake it, Love it! by Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough
Pizza on the Grill : 100 Feisty Fire-roasted Recipes for Pizza & More by Elizabeth Karmel and Bob Blumer

Image courtesy of eatright.org
Are You Ready for Some Popcorn?
Perhaps you missed National Popcorn Day on January 19th? There's still time to celebrate this odd holiday on February 3rd:
Popcorn Treats : Delicious Recipes for Savoury Snacks & Sweet Treats by Hannah Miles
Let's Cook with Popcorn! : Delicious & Fun Popcorn Dishes Kids Can Make by Nancy Tuminelly
101 Things to Do with Popcorn by Christina Dymock

Planning Ahead : Slow Cooking
Go with a theme : Mexican, Mediterranean, or French or pick and choose from:
150 Best Slow Cooker Recipes by Judith Finlayson
The 150 Healthiest Slow Cooker Recipes on Earth by Jonny Bowden and Jeannette Bessinger
The Everything Vegan Slow Cooker by Amy Snyder
Slow Cooker Revolution : One Test Kitchen, 30 Slow Cookers, 200 Amazing Recipes by the editors at America's Test Kitchen

A Sandwich By Any Other Name
Supply the ingredients and play make-your-own "sammich" with your guests.
Emeril's Kicked-up Sandwiches : Stacked with Flavor by Emeril Lagasse
Vegan Sandwiches Save the Day! : Revolutionary New Takes on Everyone's Favorite Anytime Meal by Celine Steen and Tamasin Noyes
200 Best Panini Recipes by Tiffany Collins
American Sandwich : Great Eats from All 50 States by Becky Mercuri
Panini by Melanie Barnard

Mix and Match on the Tasty Front
Snackin' around the big TV; have a happy football day!
Small Bites : Tapas, Sushi, Mezze, Antipasta, and Other Finger Foods by Jennifer Joyce
Salsas of the World by Mark Miller with Robert Quintana
Wings : More Than 50 High-flying Recipes for America's Favorite Snack by Debbie Moose
Gourmet Game Night : Bite-sized, Mess-free Eating for Board-game Parties, Bridge Clubs, Poker Nights, Book Groups, and More by Cynthia Nims

A Football Cookbook : Simple Recipes for Kids by Sarah L. Schuette
Gluten-free Vegan Comfort food : 125 Simple and Satisfying Recipes, From "Mac and Cheese" to Chocolate Cupcakes by Susan O'Brien
America's Best Ribs : Tips and Recipes for Easy, Lip-smacking, Pull-off-the-bone, Pass-the-sauce, Championship-quality BBQ Ribs at Home... by Ardie A. Davis and Paul Kirk

Surf's Up : A Food-Friendly Feud
Peruse menu ideas for Baltimore or San Francisco fans from the foodies at Epicurious. If you're neutral, you can always tip your chef's hat to New Orleans.