New Release Books by Kim Laidlaw

Kim Laidlaw is the author of The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Official Cookbook & Entertaining Guide Gift Set (2021), Everyday Slow Cooking (Easy recipes for family dinners) (2020), Five Marys Ranch Raised Cookbook (2020), Dessert of the Day (2014) and other 4 books.

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The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Official Cookbook & Entertaining Guide Gift Set

release date: Nov 09, 2021
The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Official Cookbook & Entertaining Guide Gift Set
Let Jack, Sally, Oogie Boogie, and all the Halloween Town residents from Disney Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas inspire your next soiree with this deluxe gift set, featuring an exclusive apron! Brimming with scary good fun, this exclusive gift set has everything you need to plan the perfect party. The Cookbook is divided into two parts. Part one includes over fifty mouthwatering recipes for snacks, sides, starters, entrees, desserts, and drinks inspired by the movie. Part two includes detailed planning instructions for several complete The Nightmare Before Christmas–themed parties, such as creative crafts for DIY decorations, amusing activities, frightful favors, and more. Also included is a deluxe The Nightmare Before Christmas apron, featuring adjustable straps and a large front pocket. Bursting with vibrant photography and free downloadable templates for invitations, decorations, and other printable ephemera, this cookbook gift set will make every party frighteningly fun. OVER 50 RECIPES: Including Dr. Finkelstein Bite-Sized “Brain” Puff Pies, Snake and Spider Stew, Oogie Boogie Pasta Worms, Jack Skellington Apple Hand Pies, and Sally Patchwork Layer Cake, among many more EXCLUSIVE APRON: Also includes a high-quality apron with adjustable straps and a large front pocket, as well as an iconic image of Jack and Sally COMPLETE YOUR COLLECTION: This gift set joins Insight Editions’ bestselling line of The Nightmare Before Christmas products, which includes: The Nightmare Before Christmas Tarot Deck and Guidebook and The Nightmare Before Christmas: Advent Calendar and Pop-Up Book, as well as the upcoming The Nightmare Before Christmas: Official Advent Calendar.

Everyday Slow Cooking (Easy recipes for family dinners)

release date: Oct 27, 2020
Everyday Slow Cooking (Easy recipes for family dinners)
Satisfying, easy, and great for family dinners, this book contains 200+ modern slow-cooker recipes that bring the fresh flavors, ethnic influences, and seasonal ingredients to inspire today’s cooks. Classic recipes are refreshed with an amazing international pantry of seasonings, easy side dishes, and innovative garnishes in this amazing cookbook! Everyday Slow Cooking focuses on contemporary slow cooker favorites without forgetting some of the best slow cooker classics. A broad range of modern recipes take their cues from global influences, seasonal ingredients, and the richly layered, fresh flavors of today, while the classics continue to offer comfort, satisfaction, and make-ahead ease. Beautiful, full-color photography, easy-to-follow recipes, and a comprehensive introduction offer all the inspiration and explanation needed to turn out delicious slow cooker meals. With chapters dedicated to various meats, seafood, veggies, grains & legumes, deserts, and stocks/sides/sauces, this book is truly the last stop on your journey to slow-cooker perfection.

Five Marys Ranch Raised Cookbook

release date: Sep 08, 2020
Five Marys Ranch Raised Cookbook
Rustic Recipes and Ranch Life Meet Mary Heffernan. Rancher. Entrepreneur. Restaurateur. Wife. Mother. Together with her husband, Brian, they own Five Marys Farms and are raising their four daughters--all named Mary--while pasture-raising cattle, pigs, and heritage lambs. Their work ethic is as strong as their commitment to family, and Mary believes in nourishing meals shared together--in their cozy cabin in winter and around the outdoor camp kitchen in summer. In these 75 satisfying, homespun recipes you’ll find something for every meal and mood, including Mary’s favorite beef, pork, and lamb dishes, as well as the secret to her famous sidecars! Evocative photos capture the breathtaking beauty of the ranch, the carefree joy of the girls with their horses, the majestic Great Pyrenees who roam the land, and so much more. Get ready to fall in love with ranch life, hearty recipes, and the Five Marys. Some of Mary’s favorite recipes include: Homemade English Muffins Loaded Carne Asada Nachos Wood-Fired Porterhouse Steak with Mushroom- Shallot Sauce Chili-Rubbed Pork Chops with Charred-Corn Salsa Grilled Lamb Sliders with Tomato Chutney and Havarti Crispy Brussels Sprout Salad with Citrus-Maple Vinaigrette Cast-Iron Hasselback Potatoes Mary’s Lemon-Bourbon Sidecars Sweet Drop Biscuits with Grilled Peaches and Cream

Dessert of the Day

release date: May 01, 2014
Dessert of the Day
This is a recipe collection containing 365 recipes for delicious desserts.

Dessert of the Day (Williams-Sonoma)

release date: Oct 29, 2013
Dessert of the Day (Williams-Sonoma)
In this irresistible collection, you’ll find an enticing dessert for every day of the year. From simple to extraordinary, classic to contemporary, rustic to refined, discover 365 mouthwatering recipes that will feed any sweet tooth and inspire all home cooks. Williams-Sonoma Dessert of the Day brings together 365 mouthwatering recipes in this attractive, practical volume. Each of the 12 chapters opens with a colorful monthly calendar that provides an at-a-glance view of the desserts included. From January to December, you’ll find sweet recipes that suit every occasion, from a casual weeknight supper or a summer backyard get-together to a birthday celebration or a holiday gathering, and that fit every schedule, from simple sorbets to more elaborate cakes and tarts. Each recipe is accompanied with a note that might offer baking tips, advice on substituting ingredients, ideas for garnishes, or other helpful hints. Many of the recipes are illustrated with full-color photographs to guide you as you bake. From homespun pies and cobblers loaded with seasonal fruit to decadent chocolate-orange cupcakes and creamy hazelnut gelato, these recipes feature classic favorites as well as loads of contemporary delights. Lavish photographs and a colorful graphic design add visual appeal to the enticing collection and showcase seasonal dishes. So, go ahead and open this year-long celebration of desserts and start cooking. Selected recipes include: -Lemon Chiffon Gingersnap Pie -Sticky Rice with Mango & Coconut Cream -Lavender Shortbread -Brown Butter Pound Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote -Summer Berry Pie -Baked Stuffed Pears -Crunchy Toffee Triangles -Maple Panna Cotta with Candied Walnuts -Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Home Baked Comfort (Williams-Sonoma)

release date: Feb 07, 2012
Home Baked Comfort (Williams-Sonoma)
This delicious new baking book from Williams-Sonoma has over 100 decadent, down-home, comfort food recipes, highlighting America’s most revered bakeries and bloggers with recipes from each. Stunning photography and a gorgeous design bring it all to life. In addition to the crave-worthy recipes, author Kim Laidlaw shares tips on becoming a better baker, offers insight on choosing the best kitchen tools, and reveals all you need to know about ingredients––ultimately showing how fun and easy baking can be. Discover just how fun it is to transform the simplest ingredients—flour, sugar, eggs, butter—into irresistible baked goods. With over 100 recipes, starring family favorites and mouthwatering creations from seasoned bakers and popular bloggers, this enticing book will become your go-to source for luscious treats. You'll find recipes for gooey s’mores, brownies, and cherry "toaster tarts" that will take you back to childhood; modern twists on classic comforts such as flaky rhubarb turnovers and heirloom tomato and goat cheese tart; and classic favorites like maple pumpkin pie and chocolate crinkle cookies. So turn on your oven, pull out your mixing bowl, and spread the joy of baking! Features more than 100 recipes, including caramel whoopie pies, sour cherry “toaster” tarts, deep dark chocolate cupcakes stuffed with marshmallow cream and glazed with ganache, gooey s’mores brownies, brown butter pound cake with fresh fig compote, flaky rhubarb turnovers, crème brulee with caramelized blood oranges, maple pumpkin pie, brown-sugar banana bread, and chocolate crinkle cookies. Featured bakeries: Baked (Brooklyn, NY) Floriole Café & Bakery (Chicago, IL) Flour Bakery + Café (Boston, MA) Huckleberry Café & Bakery (Santa Monica, CA) Pearl Bakery (Portland, OR) Salty Tart Bakery (Minneapolis, MN) Sugar Mama’s Bakeshop (Austin, TX) Tartine Bakery (San Francisco, CA) Featured blogs: Bakerella Cannelle Et Vanille La Tartine Gourmande Smitten Kitchen Table of Contents: Why Bake? Ten Tips for Becoming a Better Baker (and Enjoying It) Top Baking Tools I Cannot Live Without All About Ingredients Amazing Baking Facts You Might Not Know Breakfast Breads Cookies & Bars Cakes & Cupcakes Pies & Tarts Custards & Soufflés Basic Recipes Tips & Tricks Index Sample recipes: Bite-size Bacon and Cheese Scones Lemon-Blueberry Drizzle Bread Whoopie Pies with Salted Dulce de Leche Cherry Potpies Savory Goat Cheese Soufflés

Home Baked Comfort (Williams-Sonoma) (revised)

release date: Oct 14, 2014
Home Baked Comfort (Williams-Sonoma) (revised)
A collection of decadent, crave-worthy baked goods featuring beloved classics and new flavor pairings. Includes favorite recipes from top bakeries and bloggers from across the country. In this book you’ll discover just how fun it is to transform the simplest ingredients—flour, sugar, eggs, butter—into irresistible baked foods. With over 100 recipes, starring family favorites and tempting creations from seasoned bakers and popular baking bloggers, this enticing book will become your go-to source for the baked treats you crave. Whether you are new to baking or a pro, or lean toward sweet or savory, there’s something inside for everyone. Sample recipes include: -Bite-size bacon and cheese scones -Lemon-blueberry drizzle bread -Whoopie pies -Cherry pot pies -Savory goat cheese soufflés

Baby and Toddler On the Go Cookbook

release date: Apr 30, 2013
Baby and Toddler On the Go Cookbook
Whether you are at home, in the park, on an airplane, or anywhere in between, feeding your child wholesome meals is deliciously possible, even on a busy schedule. Feeding your baby or toddler a healthy homemade meal while you are on the go may seem like a daunting task, but with the easy-to-prepare recipes and guidance found in this cookbook, you can make it happen without a lot of time spent in the kitchen. Life is busy, especially with a little one in tow, and it doesn’t leave much time to plan, prep ingredients, and prepare wholesome meals that are easy to take along, whether you are traveling by car or plane, heading to daycare or the park, or simply running errands. The more than 75 wholesome, yummy recipes found here, plus loads of tips and tricks for planning, prepping, cooking, packaging, and feeding, will set you up for any situation. Baby & Toddler On the Go takes you through each stage of eating, from introducing purees at 4 to 6 months, to bite-sized mini meals packed with nutritious ingredients by 12 months, to sandwiches and finger foods appropriate for toddlers 18 months to 3 years and beyond. Plus, nearly all of the recipes found here can be made in advance and stored in the freezer, meaning that you can have a array of different meals at your fingertips, anytime. So, no matter where you are, it’s possible to feed your child tasty meals and snacks that are sure to elicit a smile. Selected recipes include: -steamed veggies puree -spinach and cheese frittata bites -pesto and mozzarella sammies -mini pita pockets -fruit and vanilla yogurt dip -savory mini corn muffins
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