Tastes of Summer

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Fire up the grill…

Fresh fish : a fearless guide to grilling, shucking, searing, poaching and roasting seafood / Jennifer Trainer Thompson.

Offers step-by-step instructions for essential cooking methods as well as 175 recipes for bringing out the best in seafood, offering complementary tips on such topics as making informed purchasing decisions, how to serve fish raw and how to clean freshly dug clams. (Atlas Pub.)

How to grill everything : simple recipes for great flame-cooked food / Mark Bittman.

A comprehensive grilling guide explains how to grill everything from the perfect steak to pizza, featuring recipes that cover every part of the meal, including appetizers, seafood, meat and poultry, vegetables, and desserts. (Baker & Taylor)

The total grilling manual : 264 essentials for cooking with fire.

An all-inclusive grilling reference shares information for beginner through veteran grill cooks on topics ranging from equipment and fuels to rubs and sauces, providing tips and anecdotes from experts as well as numerous recipes. (Atlas Pub.)

VBQ : the ultimate vegan barbeque cookbook : over 80 recipes, seared, skewered, smoking hot! / Nadine Horn and Jörg Mayer.

A collection of barbecue recipes from the popular vegan bloggers offers options ranging from peppered tofu steak and eggplant hot dogs to grilled avocados and Vietnamese pizza, along with an assortment of complementary sides and condiments. (Baker & Taylor)


…or have a cool salad…

Around the world in 120 salads : fresh, healthy, delicious / Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi.

Presents a collection of healthful salad recipes from around the world, including spiced green beans with tomatoes from Kuwait, hot spicy shrimp meet cool cucumber salad from Spain, and fish tacos with shredded cabbage from Mexico. (Baker & Taylor)

Food52 mighty salads : 60 new ways to turn salad into dinner and make-ahead lunches, too / Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs.

A collection of recipes for hearty salads features such options as charred brocolli and lentil salad, spring vegetable panzanella, grilled lobster salad with lemon-thyme butter, and curried chicken, grape and cheddar salad. (Baker & Taylor)

Saladish : a crunchier grainier, herbier, heartier, tastier way with vegetables / Ilene Rosen with Donna Gelb.

A collection of seasonally organized recipes for creative salads and vegetable dishes that blend a wide range of ingredients, flavors, and textures, features such options as Vietnamese-style tofu salad, roasted grapes, and Bosc pear and fennel slaw. (Baker & Taylor)



…then finish your meal off with a frozen treat.

No-churn ice cream : over 100 simply delicious no-machine frozen treats / Leslie Bilderback.

Offers techniques, easy recipes, and instructions for creating a variety of ice creams and other frozen desserts without the machine churning of traditional recipes.

The perfect scoop : 200 recipes for ice creams, sorbets, gelatos, granitas, and sweet accompaniments /  David Lebovitz.

This comprehensive collection of homemade ice creams, sorbets, gelatos, granitas, and accompaniments from New York Times best-selling cookbook author and blogger David Lebovitz emphasizes classic and sophisticated flavors alongside a bountiful helping of personality and proven technique. (Random House)

Vegan ’ala mode : more than 100 frozen treats made from almond, coconut, and other dairy-free milks / Hannah Kaminsky.

A guide to frozen vegan desserts features recipes for such treats as salt and pepper sunflower seed ice cream, juicy watermelon sorbet, and mini mocha bites. (Baker & Taylor)

Bon Appetit!