Perfect Holiday Gift under $30 for Food & Garden Lovers Dreaming of Homegrown Recipes
Brimming with good-food stories and easy to make recipes, The Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown Cookbook tops the holiday list for the cook, food lover and everyone who lives a food and garden lifestyle.
Having trouble finding that foodie in your life an extra special gift this holiday season? Heed the advice of reviewer Stacy Dermont, Dan’s Papers: The Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown Cookbook has “many a fascinating story told in this book and I suggest that you go right ahead and buy a copy for every foodie on your gift list. Locals will love it. As will native Long Islanders who now live “away.” People who visit our shores will also “eat it up.”
The Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown Cookbook is the gift for everyone who lives a food and garden lifestyle. The book is filled with nearly 30 curated food stories, delicious recipes and sumptuous photos.
Gift givers can create a lasting memory every time the book is opened.
The Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown Cookbook captures the authentic, homegrown ingredients that are the hallmarks of the Island’s food culture — captivating all who celebrate the continued, passionate interest in food, cooking, and artisanal ingredients, as well as a burgeoning interest in cultivating a Hampton’s lifestyle.
Pair the book with some local, artisanal ingredients from the book’s food artisans and the gift package is s value-added holiday gift.
Featured chef, Keith Luce, for example, sells packaged flavored local sea salts in the The Jedediah Hawkins Inn. The flavors include lemon ginger, duck wing and sun-dried tomato and balsamic vinegar, as well as plain salts.
Or choose from a cooking class or world-class cooking utensils and tools found in the cornucopia of Chef Anna Pump’s Loaves & Fishes. Or select from “the stylish, stemless Danish glasses – and most items found sopratavolo (on your table) at Chef Kevin Penner’s 1770 House and Cittanuova.
Create a culinary Passport: Include a gift certificate for any one of the featured restaurants – or for all the Homegrown restaurants – many have lodging too, including The North Fork Table & Inn, The American Hotel, The Living Room at The Maidstone Inn and the Cuvee Bistro & Bar, Greenporter Hotel Or enjoy the fun, open-mic nights at Foody’s in Water Mill, dining on homegrown pizza made with local honey, tomatoes, and grilled in a cherry wood-infused oven.
The good-food stories of the area’s best chefs and the artisanal growers who inspire them will resonate for years to come. And so will the homegrown recipes.
“Get the best ingredients and do as little as possible to them” is a tip from many of the Hamptons & Long Island chefs featured in the book.
The Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown Cookbook takes the reader on a private, intimate tour of outstanding chefs of the Long Island area and their gardens.
Each profile reflects the chef’s personal style, cultural background, desire for healthy, just-picked ingredients, and gardening philosophy.
Order the book The Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown Cookbook at Amazon, B&N & local Independent Book Stores:
The book is available as eBook Nook at B&N.
At the same time, contact the author via Facebook to secure an autographed copy.
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With the Holiday season in full swing, Amazon.com has announced that they will be offering special promotions on a number of their products on Monday, December 10, 2012, also known as Green Monday.
Similar to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Green Monday is one of the biggest online shopping days of the year. In fact, on Green Monday in 2011, internet sales reached a total of $1.13 billion in the United States and are expected to exceed that in 2012. This day takes place on the second Monday in December, or the Monday in December with at least ten days before Christmas, in order to provide adequate shipping time beforehand.
Amazon reported that its tablet series was the most gifted item for 2012. While sales information has not been released, this tablet has been in demand for consumers that are purchasing electronic based gifts for the holidays.
The price point for the HD edition starts at $199. This price is expected by some analysts to dip back down to $159 for last minute Christmas shoppers making the push to own this Kindle. The high resolution display is one of the first of its kind in both 7-inch and 8.9-inch versions.
One of the features that has drawn many new buyers into owning the tablet series by Kindle is the addition of faster Wi-Fi. While some competitors offer basic connections, the new speed has increased by 40 percent in the HD series by Amazon. Combined with a Prime subscription, users now have the ability to download much faster and access streaming content using the increased Wi-Fi connection speed.
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