BN.com Gift Guide

Knack Low-Salt Cooking: A Step-by-Step Guide to Savory, Healthy Meals

Overview

Salt is the world’s most common seasoning. And yet it can mask the true taste of foods and contribute to serious medical conditions. But how can you cut your sodium intake without sentencing yourself to a tasteless existence? Enter Knack Low-Salt Cooking. Its step-by-step, visual format makes enjoying healthful—and flavorful—food every day easier than ever. It shows how you can add luster to your foods again by using such ingredients as herbs, spices, and lemon juice. All recipes are accompanied by full-color ...

See more details below
Paperback
$17.12
BN.com price
(Save 14%)$19.95 List Price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (23) from $1.99   
  • New (6) from $2.94   
  • Used (17) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

Salt is the world’s most common seasoning. And yet it can mask the true taste of foods and contribute to serious medical conditions. But how can you cut your sodium intake without sentencing yourself to a tasteless existence? Enter Knack Low-Salt Cooking. Its step-by-step, visual format makes enjoying healthful—and flavorful—food every day easier than ever. It shows how you can add luster to your foods again by using such ingredients as herbs, spices, and lemon juice. All recipes are accompanied by full-color photos and by a nutritional analysis, including sodium amounts. This book finally gives us hundreds of delicious reasons to just say “no” to salt. 350 full-color photos100 recipes & 250 variations Appetizers
• Breakfast
• Breads Chicken
• Beef
• Pork
• FishVegetarian
• Casseroles Ethnic Delights
• Beans
• SaladsPotato Recipes
• Soups Brown Bag Lunches
• Desserts

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599217840
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/6/2010
  • Series: Knack: Make It Easy Series
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,375,510
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Linda Larsen is the author of KNACK GRILLING BASICS; KNACK QUICK AND EASY COOKING; KNACK GRILLING BASICS; KNACK SLOW COOKING; KNACK CHICKEN CLASSICS; and KNACK LOW-SALT COOKING. A cookbook author and Home Economist who has created and tested recipes for major food companies like Pillsbury and Malt-O-Meal since 1987. She is the Guide for Busy Cooks at About.com (http://busycooks.about.com), providing cooking lessons, recipes, menu ideas, and information about food science and food safety. She was a member of the Bake-Off Staff at Pillsbury, Manager of Search in 1992, and Manager of Internet Recipe Search in 2000. She developed original recipes, conducted tolerance tests, presented recipes to taste panels, styled food for photography, and conducted trend research. At Malt-O-Meal, Linda developed quick and easy recipes and held cooking demonstrations for health food fairs. Linda has written articles for Woman’s Day magazine,and has been interviewed on several radio programs, including the Ask Heloise nationally syndicated show. In summer 2007 she was a panelist for About.com’s Under One Roof event, meeting editors from magazines and publishing houses. Linda holds a degree in Biology from St. Olaf College, and a degree with High Distinction in Food Science from the University of Minnesota. Jean Kostak, M.S., R.D., C.D.E., is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator. She is the program coordinator for the Diabetes Education Program at the University of Connecticut Health Center. She lives in Torrington, Connecticut. Jackie Alpers is the photographer of Knack Calorie-Counter Cookbook and Knack Mexican Cooking. She is a recipient of many international photography awards for her personal, editorial and commercial work. She has provided photography for major book publishers, Canyon Ranch, NBC/Universal, Epicurious.com, U.S. News and World Report, American Airlines and the White House. She is based in Tucson, Arizona. Visit her web site at jackiealpers.com.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Knack Low-Salt Cooking Introduction Chapter 1: Getting Started Salt and Your Health What is Low Salt? What Do We Consume? Salt’s Function in Food Low Sodium Food Potassium Chloride or Sea Salt? Chapter 2: Reading Labels Sodium Free Very Low and Low in Sodium Light in Sodium Reduced Sodium Unsalted Healthy Chapter 3: Adding Flavor Citrus Juices Herbs Spices Condiments Homemade Herb Blends Chiles Chapter 4: Appetizers Roasted Garlic Dip Caramelized Onion Spread Gingerbread Snack Mix Three Tomato Bruschetta Crisp Egg Rolls Mushroom Tartlets Chapter 5: Breakfast Apple Oatmeal Eggs Benedict Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins Fluffy Pancakes Brown Sugar Waffles Spicy Potato Strata Chapter 6: Breads Oatmeal Scones Banana Bread Cranberry Nut Bread French Bread Dinner Rolls Whole Wheat Bread Chapter 7: Chicken Grilled Cranberry Chicken Chicken Breasts Alfredo Slow Cooker Chicken Stew Baked Crisp Drumsticks Pasta Chicken Casserole Roast Lemon Chicken Chapter 8: Beef Grilled Hamburgers Meatballs in Tomato Sauce Swiss Steak Grilled Steak Beef Brisket Pot Roast Chapter 9: Pork Grilled Chops Glazed Tenderloin Stuffed Chops Lemon Pork Medallions BBQ Ribs Herbed Pork Roast Chapter 10: Fish Grilled Salmon Glazed Fish Fillets Stuffed Fillets Grilled Fish Kabobs Shrimp Scampi Salmon with Orange Sauce Chapter 11: Vegetarian Beans and Rice Pesto Fettuccine Tofu Stir-Fry Mac and Cheese Veggie Stuffed Shells Spinach Manicotti Chapter 12: Casseroles Updated Tuna Casserole Ziti and Chicken Casserole Turkey Tetrazzini Vegetable Enchiladas Chiles Rellenos Malaysian Noodles Chapter 13: Ethnic Delights Groundnut Stew Chicken Divan Souvlaki Kung Pao Chicken Shepherd’s Pie Shrimp Gumbo Chapter 14: Bean Recipes Classic Baked Beans Black Bean Chili Slow Cooker Beans Lentils and Rice Many Bean Stew BBQ Beans Chapter 15: Salads Spinach Salad Mixed Fruit Salad Broccoli Salad Caprese Salad Potato Salad Orange Gelatin Salad Chapter 16: Potato Recipes Hash Brown Potatoes Oven Fries Scalloped Potatoes Hasselback Potatoes Sweet Potato Casserole Baked Stuffed Potatoes Chapter 17: Soups Chicken Broth Lentil Soup Chicken Noodle Soup Pumpkin Soup Vegetable Barley Soup Caribbean Black Bean Soup Chapter 18: Brown Bag Lunches Chicken Cheese Pitas Tuna Salad Sandwiches Hoagie Sandwich Crisp Salmon Salad Grilled Veggie Sandwich Gyros Sandwiches Chapter 19: Desserts Chocolate Chunk Cookies Meringue Bar Cookies Ice Cream Pie Chocolate Trifle Lemon Meringue Pie Caramel Layer Cake Chapter 20: Resources

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)