A collection of articles from the Chicago Tribune column of the same name, Prep School is the ultimate tool on learning how to become a better cook and offers an array of helpful cooking techniques and advice for beginner and gourmet chefs alike.
One of the first mainstream cookbooks written for those who follow halal dietary restrictions. Includes more than 100 recipes from around the globe, emphasizing all-natural and healthy ingredients. Provides simple substitutes for making dishes halal-friendly and valuable resources for finding special ingredients.
A collection of thought-provoking direct quotes from Jack Ma on topics related to business, entrepreneurship, his company, Alibaba and life.
Ron Faiola, filmmaker and author of the hugely popular Wisconsin Supper Clubs, returns to Wisconsin's beloved world of supper clubs with profiles of 50 more family-owned establishments.
Recipes, family stories, and history from one of the oldest working cider mills and orchards in New York State: The Fly Creek Cider Mill and Orchard. Easy-to-make, home cook-friendly apple- and cider-based dishes from a beloved family destination in upstate New York.
The newest, most updated book on Prince available today: an in-depth look at the music that continues to delight fans and influence artists around the world. Author Matt Thorne draws on years of research and dozens of interviews with intimate associates of Prince, all in examining every phase of his almost forty-year career.
An inspiring story of entrepreneurial spirit and redemption, featuring business woman Joan Barnes. The book follows her journey from founding and leading Gymboree to the brink of its prosperous IPO, to the personal crisis that forced her to step down as CEO, to her successful second act as the founder of an innovative yoga business.
Internationally recognized urbanist Joel Kotkin challenges the conventional urban-planning wisdom that favors high-density, "pack-and-stack" strategies. Instead, Kotkin advocates for "smart suburbs" that take advantage of new technologies, family-friendly policies, and sustainable planning to build dynamic small cities, redeveloped neighborhoods, and a human-scale urban environment.
Freshwater Road is the story of Celeste Tyree's journey into adulthood via the political and social upheavals of the civil rights movement. She confronts not only the political realities of race and poverty, but also truths about herself and her family.
A redesigned and reformatted version of the definitive favorite, 1,001 Best Grilling Recipes is a virtual encyclopedia of grilling, featuring great recipes from around the globe.
A collection of sweet dessert recipes for breakfast and brunch, along with added savory dishes. Complete with all the charm of the author's down-South-meets-Midwest sensibilities and entertaining anecdotes from the grandmothers, aunts, cousins, and women in Patty Pinner's life.
Author Tom Salonek, founder and CEO of the award-winning tech firm Intertech, shares his secrets to business success in the form of 100 concise, nuts-and-bolts lessons for achieving the ideal work-life balance for maximum success.
Following on his critically acclaimed 2012 documentary Phunny Business, Raymond Lambert delivers an uproarious and insightful memoir on the heralded Chicago comedy club, All Jokes Aside, which helped launch the careers of Jamie Foxx, Mo'Nique, Chris Rock, Steve Harvey, Dave Chappelle, and many more of today's household names in entertainment.
Celebrates the 35th anniversary of Eli's Cheesecake, the iconic dessert from Eli Schulman's landmark Chicago restaurant—Eli's The Place for Steak. With 50 recipes and entertaining anecdotes of celebrity favorites and historical events marked by Eli's signature dish, this is the go-to guide for cheesecake.
Beautiful debut cookbook from Jocelyn Delk Adams, nationally adored food blogger and a fresh new voice in home baking. Grandbaby Cakes offers 50 vintage cakes with modern twists, tracing the roots of her family's recipes with charming anecdotes and delicious results. A book perfect for passing from generation to generation.