No longer confined to the domain of the domestic, today craft is prized in almost every sphere of creative endeavor, whether architecture, food, fine art, or fashion. The Handmade Life serves as both inspiration and instruction manual.
Turn stuff around the house--magazines and shopping bags, candy wrappers and paint sample cards, wrapping paper, old maps, and paper towel tubes--into stunning jewelry, gifts, home decor, party favors, and much more.
A cookbook by local chef, Shelley Boris addresses seasonality, budget, and diverse diets and tastes. Built around meals Boris created for the Garrison Institute, a retreat center in New York's Hudson Valley, it contains thirty-six menus, with four to five delicious recipes in each, organized by month.
The award-winning author of An Everlasting Meal revives and improves classic recipes in a gorgeously illustrated cookbook. In Something Old, Something New she presents over 100 recipes she loves best. From Steak Diane to Peach Melba, Adler enlivens culinary classics with ample use of acid and herbs, simplified techniques, and contemporary ways of serving.