Canal House Cooks Every Day by Melissa Hamilton

Canal House Cooks Every Day

From the award-winning authors of the Canal House Cooking series, their first comprehensive collection of recipes by home cooks for home cooks. This magnificent compilation celebrates the everyday practice of simple cooking and the enjoyment of eating—two of the greatest pleasures in life.From the award-winning authors of the beloved Canal House Cooking series comes Christopher Hirsheimer and Melissa Hamilton’s Canal House Cooks Every Day ...

Details Canal House Cooks Every Day

TitleCanal House Cooks Every Day
Release DateOct 30th, 2012
PublisherAndrews McMeel Publishing
GenreFood and Drink, Cookbooks, Cooking, Food, Nonfiction

Reviews Canal House Cooks Every Day

  • Gwen
    The everyday practice of simple cooking and the enjoyment of eating are two of the greatest pleasures in life. (xxiii)I started reading this book on a very grey day for my soul, and this book brightened my world. It felt so timely, starting a book that begins the year in April, in April. Hirsheimer's photos are gorgeous and capture the food beautifully, and the narratives are so soothing. I've long loved the (not consistently updated) Canal House...
  • Nancy
    Creative yet sensible variations of seasonal classics.
  • Nikki
    This is one of the most gorgeous cookbooks I have ever seen. Unfortunately (and I will not let it be reflected in the review) the compendium is really of the last seven volumes of the authors subscription book/magazine effort. I have not done a one to one count of the recipes from the seven volumes but have recognized many.I don't really care, though I wanted to say it up front in case you wanted to do what I did which was read everything these t...
  • Laura
    This is a truly beautiful book. The recipes are incredible - this isn't how I currently cook, but it's how I would like to. While this is every day food, many of the dishes would take too long to prepare on a regular weekday. But this is truly good food.One additional thing that I love - they focus on local, seasonal ingredients. That's nothing new - but they're in NJ. I hate it when I read about focusing on seasonal ingredients by an author writ...
  • Jill
    Gorgeous. Thoroughly accessible to even the shyest of cooks in the most modestly equipped kitchen. Full of simply built recipes that inspire me to think more critically about the ingredients in my fridge and pantry.
  • Maureen
    About as beautiful and useful as cookbooks come. Simple, appealing recipes for every season that can be easily modified. Many of these recipes are so simple, I've already memorized them- but I'll return to this collection for new ideas and the gorgeous photography and commentary.
  • Carly
  • Maureen Flatley
    Just terrific and elegantly simple cook book filled w/ beautifully written narrative and recipes.
  • Sarah
    How have I gone so long without Canal House in my life? I finished reading my library copy last night and promptly bought a copy online. Must have. Simple perfection.