Recent generations of farmers have reinvented the family farm and its traditions, embracing organic practices and sustainability and, along with them, a bold new use of modern architecture. The New Farm profiles sixteen contemporary farms around the globe, accompanied by plans and colorful images that highlight the connections among family, food, design, terrain, and heritage.
The heyday of the national A-frame craze saw tens of thousands of these easy and affordable structures built as vacation homes, roadside restaurants, churches, and even pet stores. A-frame chronicles America's love affair with the A-frame, from postwar getaway to its recent revival among designers and DIYers. In a fascinating look at this architectural phenomenon, Chad Randl tells the story of the triangle house, from prehistoric Japan to its lifestyle-changing prime in the 1960s as a symbol of play, leisure, and outdoor living. Part architectural history and part cultural exploration, the book documents every aspect of A-frame living with cartoons, ads, high-style and do-it-yourself examples, family snapshots, and an appendix with a complete set of blueprints in case you want to build your own.
Packed with delicious recipes, natural remedies, gardening tips, crafts, and more, this indispensable lifestyle reference from the popular blogger makes earth-friendly living fun.
Whether you live in a city, suburb, or the country, this essential guide for the backyard homesteader will help you achieve a homespun life–from starting your own garden and pickling the food you grow to pressing wildflowers, baking sourdough loaves, quilting, raising chickens, and creating your own natural cleaning supplies. In these richly illustrated pages, sustainability-guru Kris Bordessa offers DIY lovers an indispensable home reference for sustainability in the 21st century, with tried-and-true advice, 50 enticing recipes, and step-by-step directions for creating easy, cost-efficient projects that will bring out your inner pioneer. Filled with 340 color photographs, this relatable, comprehensive book contains time honored-wisdom and modern know-how for getting back to basics in a beautiful, accessible package.
Come On In Guest Book
There’s nothing like a Southern welcome. Let this guest book serve as a keepsake of the folks who’ve walked through your door and the good times you’ve shared. With a foil-stamped cloth cover, ribbon marker, and memorable quotes about gracious living, this book is a wonderful gift for a nesting homeowner, newly married couple, or anyone who loves to host.
Making friends and family feel welcome in your home or at special events like weddings and birthdays just got a lot easier with this gorgeous, foil-embellished, 80-page guest book with a ribbon marker from the editors of Garden & Gun. Featuring inspiring quotes about home and ample space for writing down memories, Come On In allows you to cherish the memories you’ll make with those you love.
Walt Whitman's Guide to Manly Health and Training
A giftable, illustrated collection of quotes and pithy advice–equal parts self-help and grooming guide–by quintessential American poet and writer Walt Whitman.
In 1858, famed American author Walt Whitman penned a series of newspaper columns under a pseudonym on the subject of “manly health and training,” shortly before his landmark third edition of Leaves of Grass was published. Recently discovered for the first time in 150 years, the fascinating manifesto contains the renowned poet’s advice and musings on topics such as diet, exercise, grooming, alcohol, dancing, sports, and more. This short collection presents more than 75 of his best quips, quotes, and extracts on healthy living, all in Whitman’s signature lyrical prose style.
Vibrant and Pure
80 brilliantly colorful and healthful recipes from the creator of the viral Instagram account Vibrant and Pure, which proves that wellness can be fun, easy, and flavorful.
Adeline Waugh’s colorful Instagram feed is a testament to the fact that “healthy” doesn’t mean “boring.”Vibrant & Pureis a 360-degree food experience for all your senses, with recipes that are as nutritious and delicious as they are photogenic.
From trendy pressed juices and nutrient-packed smoothie bowls to filling mains likeSticky Sumac Salmon with Pomegranate Chimichurri, Coconut Bolognese with Zucchini Noodles, Pink Caesar Salad,andRoasted Cauliflower Tacos,these recipes encourage you to treat your body to more boosted nutrition with bright, tasty, whole foods. Once you learn how to eat holistically, you’ll be able to take off the training wheels and tailor Adeline’s tips and tricks to fit your lifestyle. Maybe you will create the next viral food sensation!
Tex-Mex is more than just a flavor-packed cookbook of tried and true recipes for comfort-food favorites like nachos, fajitas, and chili—it’s a way of life.
It was born in the 1940s when traditional Northern Mexican cuisine collided with the robust flavors of Texas ranchers’ kitchens. Now, chef and restaurateur Ford Fry presents the definitive book on the topic with craveable recipes that are heavy on flavor and light on fuss. Peppered throughout are jump-off-the-page photographs, helpful ingredient explainers, playful histories, and important cooking tips. These melty, crispy, hot-as-heck classics include Dirty Breakfast Tacos, Grilled Shrimp Diablo, Cheese Enchiladas Con Chili Gravy, Sopaipillas with Local Honey, and more salsas than you can imagine. Pour yourself a Classic Margarita on the Rocks—don’t forget to salt the rim—and get ready to satisfy the rumble in your stomach.
From the perfect scrambled egg for one to special-occasion brunch crowd-pleasers, wake up to 100+ breakfast and brunch recipes from a Cake Wars judge and celebrated pastry chef “Sure to help any cook crack into the incredible, edible egg.”—Michael Voltaggio, chef/restaurateur
Have you ever wished you could enjoy a delicious restaurant-quality breakfast or brunch at home with your loved ones? Sunny-Side Up will have you doing just that in no time. In her warm and encouraging voice, Waylynn Lucas demonstrates how a touch of finesse can elevate your dishes and make you more confident in the kitchen. Whether you’re looking for a decadent weekend brunch spread to impress guests or a healthy make-ahead breakfast to start your day off right, you can find just what you’re craving in chapters such as: • Egg obsessions and other savories: from Melt-in-Your-Mouth Scrambled Eggs and Chilaquiles to Chipotle-Maple Breakfast Sausage Sandwiches • Syrup required: Buttermilk Pancakes, Waffles, and Waylynn’s sweet and savory French Toast Sandwich combinations • Biscuits, muffins, breads, and more baked goods: Bacon-Cheddar Biscuits, Banana Mocha Chocolate Chip Muffins, Grapefruit-Pistachio Cakes, and Peach-Thyme Jam • Fancy pastries: Brioche Beignets, Sticky Buns, Apple-Almond Tart with Orange Essence • Yogurt, bars, breakfast pops, smoothies, and other healthy yums: Homemade Yogurt, Carrot-Coconut Pops, Beets Don’t Kill My Vibe Smoothie, Green Machine Juice • Boozy daytime adventures: Watermelon-Jalapeño Smash, Margarita Bar, Lemon Slushy for Adults Only, and Grapefruit-Mint Mimosas
With more than 100 photographs, Sunny-Side Up is perfect for home cooks who want to wake up to delectable and uplifting dishes fresh out of their own kitchens.
Simple Beautiful Food
Get inspired to make delicious food any day of the week with this playful and inventive cookbook featuring 100 recipes from the creator of Instagram’s “Fridge Foraging” series.
With more than a hundred ideas and a photo for every recipe, Simple Beautiful Food will have you making delicious dishes any day of the week. Author Amanda Frederickson shares enticing breakfast bites such as Sweet and Savory Yogurt Bowls, easy work lunches such as Salmon and Avocado Nori Wraps, and delicious dinners such as One-Pot Chicken with Orzo and Sun-Dried Tomatoes. She also provides “choose your own adventure” riffs where one ingredient is used in many different ways, giving you greater flexibility and confidence in the kitchen.
With a clever and bright design, Simple Beautiful Food allows you to whip up your (new) favorite recipes whenever cravings strike.
Roasting Pan Suppers
Eighty simple and delicious meals that can be cooked in a single roasting tray or pot in the oven.
Take a handful of fresh ingredients, spend five minutes or so preparing them, slam them in the oven, and get on with something else meanwhile. In hardly more time than it takes to cook a ready meal, you can have a home-cooked, nutritious feast. The recipes, which cover main courses, sides, desserts, and cakes, include ginger and turmeric chicken with potato and chickpea curry; oven-cooked rice with crab, peas, and lemon; lamb fillet with mojo verde and rice; mushrooms stuffed with pearl barley, spinach, and Parmesan; tomatoes and peppers baked with eggs; and lasagne of peas, greens, and ricotta. There are vegan and vegetarian meals and tips on how to make other recipes meat-free. Also included is a guide to creating your own original roasting-tray meals.
A cornucopia for road warriors and armchair epicures alike, Roadfood is a road map to some of the tastiest treasures in the United States.
First published in 1977, the originalRoadfoodbecame an instant classic. James Beard said, “This is a book that you should carry with you, no matter where you are going in these United States. It’s a treasure house of information.” The 40th anniversary edition ofRoadfoodincludes 1,000 of America’s best local eateries along highways and back roads, with nearly 200 new listings, as well as a brand new design.
Filled with enticing alternatives for chain-weary-travelers,Roadfoodprovides descriptions of and directions to (complete with regional maps) the best lobster shacks on the East Coast; the ultimate barbecue joints down South; the most indulgent steak houses in the Midwest; and dozens of top-notch diners, hotdog stands, ice-cream parlors, and uniquely regional finds in between. Each entry delves into the folkways of a restaurant’s locale as well as the dining experience itself, and each is written in the Sterns’ entertaining and colorful style.
Queso (aka chile con queso) is a spicy, cheesy, comforting cult favorite that has long been a delicious addition to any party, barbecue, or family gathering. This appealing and accessible book features a mix of down-home standards and contemporary updates, from historical, regional, and Mexican quesos to vegan and dessert quesos, including Chile Verde Con Queso, Squash Blossom Queso Fundido, Fajita Queso, Cactus and Corn Queso Poblano, Frito Salad with Queso Dressing, Pulled Pork Queso Blanco, and Sausage Queso Biscuits. Whether you’re relaxing with friends, having a few people over to watch the football game, or entertaining a hungry crowd, queso is the perfect party food for good times.
The Outdoor Kitchen
Anyone can learn to cook outside over a fire with this dazzling guide to setting up an outdoor kitchen, featuring practical tips and 80 recipes from the award-winning chef of Hartwood in Tulum, Mexico.
Chef Eric Werner cooks nearly every dish served at Hartwood over wood fire, without gas or electricity, and when he’s not at the restaurant, he’s making delicious meals for his family, grilled in his own backyard outdoor kitchen. In this book, Werner shares the secrets to and recipes for simple, unrestricted, foolproof outdoor cooking in a way that reimagines the way you cook at home.
Whether you already have a grill or have never cooked outdoors before,The Outdoor Kitchenprovides all the tools and inspiration you need. Featuring step-by-step blueprints for constructing your own outdoor kitchen plus variations and modifications for store-bought grills, this handbook shows you how to build a high heat quickly and achieve a perfect sear.
The recipes range from grilled meats, fish, and vegetables to marinades, quick pickles, cocktails, and desserts, including: • Grilled Lamb Chops and Burnt Cherries • Rib Eye for One with Onion Jam • Salmon and Almond-Tarragon Salsa Verde • Grilled & Pickled Zucchini • Grilled Romaine with Smoked Fish Dressing • Burnt Strawberry Ice Cream
Whether you’re cooking for yourself or your family on a weeknight or entertaining guests on the weekend, all the recipes are straightforward, with just a few ingredients and simple methods, for dishes that emphasize fresh flavor and the magic of wood-fired cooking.
An unexpected weeknight meal with a neighbor or a weekend dinner party with fifteen of your closest friends—either way and everywhere in between, having people over is supposed to be fun, not stressful. This abundant collection of all-new recipes—heavy on the easy-to-execute vegetables and versatile grains, paying lots of close attention to crunchy, salty snacks, and with love for all the meats—is for gatherings big and small, any day of the week. Alison Roman will give you the food your people want (think DIY martini bar, platters of tomatoes, pots of coconut-braised chicken and chickpeas, pans of lemony turmeric tea cake) plus the tips, sass, and confidence to pull it all off. With Nothing Fancy, any night of the week is worth celebrating.
Guide to National Parks of the United States
National Geographic’s flagship, best-selling guide covers all 59 national parks in the U.S. for nature and outdoor lovers everywhere. Intensive on-the-ground research, 300 photos and 80 colorful maps complete the extraordinary package. Practical and comprehensive coverage includes engaging, individual park descriptions and brief history, travel planning tips, itineraries and directions, activities, park lodges and hotels, visitor center contact information, and camping information. Well-known national parks writers provide new insights into the parks and share favorite spots for viewing scenery, wildlife, sunsets, and more in this Centennial edition.
A Mother's Book of Blessings
Curated especially for mothers, this beautifully illustrated keepsake contains more than 100 blessings from around the world to celebrate life’s special moments and encourage reflection for the whole family.
With ageless wisdom for every occasion, this elegant little book is the perfect gift for mothers looking for a little dose of enlightenment. Illustrated with exquisite vintage art, it’s filled with time-honored proverbs, enriching parables, uplifting quotes, and inspiring poetry that encourage readers to contemplate and celebrate life’s milestones. These illuminating words and their invaluable lessons, drawn from cultures around the world, will resonate with families from all walks of life. Whether commemorating the birth of a new baby, celebrating a graduation, a birthday, a housewarming or a special holiday, this timeless treasury provides guidance and encouragement for everyone: an enduring keepsake readers will turn to again and again.
Mom's Five Second Memory Journal
Whether you’re a mom with only five seconds to spare—or a mom with an attention span of five seconds—this journal is for you! Mom’s Five-Second Memory Journalincludes playful, breezy, and sometimes eccentric prompts to jot down thoughts on your life as a wife, a professional, and—of course—a mother to those wild and crazy kids! The journal is portable enough to carry in your bag, yet substantial enough to become a keepsake. And best of all, since the journal isn’t chronological, you won’t feel guilty if you don’t fill it out for a week (or a month or three)!
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Activity Journal
An official Mister Rogers guided journal that helps families connect with their community, featuring playful prompts that encourage everyone to be the best neighbor they can be!
From everyone’s favorite television host, Mister Rogers, comes a journal to help you and your family discover your community. The prompts listed in this illustrated journal will inspire you to venture out into your neighborhood with your parents and share kindness, all while developing essential writing, problem-solving, and people skills.
•Some prompts are for writing:What does it mean to be a good neighbor? •Some ask you to doodle:Draw a little sketch of your street. Put in the places that are most important to you. •Some questions are for getting to know people:Interview a neighbor about their childhood. •Some questions ask for action:Pick a day to clean up your neighborhood. See if you can get other neighbors to join you.
Just start filling in this journal, and soon you’ll be making every day a beautiful day in the neighborhood.
Malibu Farm Cookbook
From the beloved restaurant, a cookbook featuring more than 100 recipes that celebrates fresh produce, meals for sharing, and the beauty of coastal California.
Situated at the end of the pier, Malibu Farm is beloved for its spectacular Pacific Ocean views, the freshly sourced ingredients on its ever-changing menu, and its warm vibe. Chef-owner Helene Henderson opened the space after the once-intimate dinners she hosted on the grounds of her home grew too large.
Now, inMalibu Farm Cookbook, she invites you honor the shoreline and mountains of Southern California with dishes like Ricotta and Pea Frittata, Butterfly Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish, Seared Fava Beans, and Grilled Chocolate Cake with Caramel Sauce. Helene captures the spirit of her own farm with recipes using the morning’s fresh eggs, the catch of the day, the luscious vegetables that grow all around, honey harvested steps from where it’s enjoyed, and olive oil straight from her grove. Punctuated with luscious, vibrant photography,Malibu FarmCookbookis a stunning sensory experience that transports you right to the edge of the Pacific.
Your pregnancy story is a special one. Document your most precious moments from this season of life in this elegant keepsake journal and memory book.
Growing You is a place to celebrate and chronicle your pregnancy journey, reflecting on the growth, anticipation, and memories that you want to hold onto as a mother. This heirloom-quality book, created by the author of the popular baby book As You Grow, is designed with a timeless look and archival paper so that you can one day pass it along to your child.
Growing Youincludes: • Space to journal your feelings and experiences about pregnancy and your birth story • A section to document your prenatal appointments and growth • Writing prompts to record precious milestones such as baby showers and prepping your nursery • Pages to document your baby’s birth day • Pocket folder for sonogram photos, letters from loved ones, and other mementos • And more!
Special Features: • Chic, gender-neutral design • Elegant linen cover • Acid-free and archival paper • Generous trim size offers ample space for photos • Lay-flat design created by a beautiful gold spiral binding allows you to easily write in the book
Forest School Activity Cards
This is the only activity card deck presenting Forest School activities. A handy quick & easy reference for 48 games, crafts and skill-building activities, it will encourage kids to get involved in choosing activities and help adults in structuring play.
This is the first-ever Forest School-themed activity card deck. Beautifully designed and packed with ideas, this handy reference tool created for families, forest school leaders, kids teachers, and anyone else who wants to try forest school, offers 48 games, crafts and skill-building activities to inspire outdoor fun and build a lasting relationship with nature. It complements Jane Worroll & Peter Houghton’s previous books (Play the Forest School Way and A Year of Forest School), containing activities from those books in a simplified, pocket-sized format.
The deck is divided into four suits; Team Games, Survival Skills, Forest Crafts and Connecting to Nature. From building dens and gathering wild food to making bark masks and playing Hungry Birds, the deck will help you enjoy a magical day, full all the wonder nature can offer. The accompanying booklet explains how to use the deck so that all can feel inspired and motivated to head outside.
Feast by Firelight
Feast by Firelight offers solution-oriented recipes that make cooking outdoors feel effortless and downright fun and it shows how to utilize clever cooking methods, prep food at home, and pack smart. The book includes recipes for camp cooking as well as detailed menus, shopping and equipment lists, and tips showing how to prepare before you leave. Featuring 70 accessible recipes, it is the first of its kind in the outdoor-cooking niche to pair useful information with evocative photography of finished dishes and useful illustrations (such as how to pack a cooler and how to build a fire), setting a new standard for camping cookbooks.