Category Archives: Culinary

New Global Wiley Press Room Launches!

October 2, 2009 – The new global Wiley Press Room has launched. To continue receiving the latest news from Wiley, please visit:

Looking for good eats near Book Expo America 2009?

Mike Colameco of WOR Radio shares his top walking distance picks from Book Expo America Top Picks Brgr (287 7th Ave. near 26th St.) – great burgers Coopers Tavern (35th St. and 8th Ave.) – in New Yorker Hotel Esca (402 @. 43rd St.) – great Italian seafood H.K. (523 9th Ave. at 39th St., […]

Get ready for summer with SKINNYTINIS: All the Fun for Half the Calories!

May 18, 2009 –Nearly everyone enjoys relaxing with the occasional cocktail—a mimosa during brunch, a glass of wine after a long day at the office, or a pre-dinner cocktail. But what most people don’t know is that the average mixed drink can quickly destroy a well-intentioned diet, with over 300 calories per serving! For readers […]

Wiley Books Win Prestigous James Beard Awards

May 5, 2009 — Wiley received two cookbook awards at the annual James Beard Awards ceremony, which were  held on Monday, May 4th in New York City. In the General category: HOW TO COOK EVERYTHING, 2e (978-0764578656) by Mark Bittman In the Spirits category: WINEWISE (978-0471770640) by Steven Kolpan, Michael Weiss, and Brian Smith Of […]

Slay the snack monster with 100-Calorie Snack Cookbook

May 5, 2009 —Are you trying to lose weight? Or simply hoping to not gain any? Are you “good” at meals, but not-so-good in between? Do you crave low-fat pretzels, only to eat half the bag, telling yourself after each one that it’s your last? Prolific cookbook writer Sally Sampson’s latest book, 100-CALORIE SNACK COOKBOOK […]

Just in time for summer picnics and barbecues! POTATO SALAD by Debbie Moose

May 5, 2009 — Where would a summer picnic, Fourth of July barbecue, or outdoor block party be without potato salad? In POTATO SALAD (Wiley Hardcover; $16.95; April 27, 2009) by Debbie Moose, readers can choose from a wide range of recipes for everyone’s favorite summertime side dish, from traditional home-style salads to exciting, upscale […]

EAT CHEAP BUT EAT WELL by Charles Mattocks will help home cooks save money in the kitchen

May 5, 2009 –“Many of us have to cut back but we don’t want to cut the quality of our food. Now, we can create all of the recipes we grew up with, but at a much lower price,” states Mattocks. In today’s economy, it can be difficult for home cooks to prepare a meal […]

Big Green Cookbook: Hundreds of Planet-Pleasing Recipes & Tips for a Luscious, Low-Carbon Lifestyle

“Big Green Cookbook shows you how deliciously easy it can be to reduce your carbon ‘food’ print. It’s the perfect tool for anyone who wants to eat well and treat the earth right.” —Ellie Krieger, host of Food Network’s “Healthy Appetite” and author of The Food You Crave May 5, 2009 –It’s time to go […]

SOAKED, SLATHERED, & SEASONED: A Simple Guide to Flavoring Food for the Grill

“Outdoor cooking is the best way to prepare food, bar none,” says grilling and barbecue expert Elizabeth Karmel. “Not only is it simple, but the food tastes great and it is a fun activity. It’s as close to a vacation as you can get without leaving your backyard!” May 5, 2009 — In an encore […]

NO MORE TAKEOUT! A Visual Do-It-Yourself Guide to Cooking

 May 5, 2009 — Even the best take-out food gets boring after a while—not to mention expensive. But how can a culinary neophyte develop the necessary kitchen skills to become an accomplished home cook? In NO MORE TAKEOUT!: A Visual Do-It-Yourself Guide to Cooking (Wiley Hardcover; $25; May 4, 2009) authors Stephen Hartigan and Jerry […]

BITE-SIZE DESSERTS — Finally, downsizing is a good thing…

  Praise for Carole Bloom and The Essential Baker: “…an essential purchase for baking collections.” – Library Journal “…the author, adopts an unusual approach in this exhaustive and tantalizing look at baking.” – Publishers Weekly, starred review May 5, 2009 — The best things come in small packages and no one knows this better than […]

BURGER BAR: Build Your Own Ultimate Burgers

Chef Hubert Keller is known for elevating the ordinary burger into an extraordinary culinary pleasure. As the owner and chef of the Burger Bar restaurants in Las Vegas and St. Louis, Keller serves the finest quality burgers to thousands of satisfied diners—from teenagers to top chefs. Now, the man who led the charge in America’s […]

PASTRY: Savory & Sweet — classic recipes made simple for every home cook!

Praise for Eggs: “Without fanfare, this book opens the door to all manner of sophisticated cooking and baking….” -New York Times, Dining In/Dining Out Section, June 7, 2006 “comprehensive…alluring…[and] beautifully photographed.” – New York Times, April 12, 2006 May 5, 2009 — For many home cooks, the idea of making pastry from scratch can be […]

Your Guide to Becoming a Grill Master – Grilling for Dummies, Second Edition!

Now updated — your guide to becoming an expert grill master! April 28, 2009 – Are you gearing up to grill? This hands-on guide explains how to purchase, use, and maintain everything from charcoal and gas grills to smokers and rotisseries for your grill. You get the latest on the different types of grills and […]

New Cookbooks for Spring and Summer from Wiley & Better Homes and Gardens

 Grillin’ and Chillin’ Fresh and Easy Meals Budget Meals: Save Big $$$ With Smart Ways to Shop and Efficient Ways to Cook    Better Homes and Gardens® Grillin’ and Chillin’ by Better Homes and Gardens (Wiley Paperback; $12.95; April 2009) Put on your apron and pull out the tongs-it’s time to fire up the grill! […]