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The Salt Lick Cookbook: A Story of Land, Family, and Love
by Scott Roberts

In Texas and throughout the South, myriad barbecue joints claim the title of “best barbecue.” Many barbecue enthusiasts would nearly fight to the death to defend their favorite, and the Salt Lick is certainly a contender. But Salt Lick owner Scott Roberts doesn’t care about that. He’s more interested in the smiles on his customers’ faces as they leave the restaurant. With more than 600,000 customers served each year, he may be onto something.

 


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Memoir of the Sunday Brunch
by Julia Pandl
At age twelve, Julie was initiated into the rite of the Sunday brunch, a weekly madhouse at her father’s Milwaukee-based restaurant, where she and her eight older siblings before her did service in a situation of controlled chaos, learning the ropes of the family business and, more important, learning life lessons that would shape them for all the years to come. In her wry memoir, she looks back on those formative years, a time not just of growing up but, ultimately, of becoming a source of strength and support as the world her father knew began to change into a tougher, less welcoming place.


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Gluten-Free Baking for the Holidays: 60 Recipes for Traditional Festive Treats
by Jeanne Sauvage
The holidays are a time to celebrate and indulge in baked goods warm from the oven. Unfortunately for the gluten-sensitive, seasonal pleasures such as sugar cookies and mincemeat tarts have been off-limits. Not anymore! Jeanne Sauvage, author of the popular blog Art of Gluten-Free Baking, has perfected 60 gluten-free recipes with all the flavors of their wheat-filled counterparts. Also included are tips on how wheat-free ingredients work and Jeanne's own gluten-free flour mix. With favorites like apple pie, plum pudding, rugelach, bûche de Noël—even a gingerbread house—everyone can pull up a chair to the holiday table with comfort and joy.

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Comfort Me With Offal: Ruth Bourdain's Guide to Gastronomy
by Ruth Bourdain
Twitter sensation and culinary mash-up Ruth Bourdain, winner of the 2011 James Beard Foundation Award for Humor, is your personal guide on this culinary adventure, sharing a wealth of knowledge acquired through years in restaurant kitchens, experimentation with food porn, smoking tangerine zest, and an unfortunate incident involving a durian. Along the way, Comfort Me with Offal features vivid and fascinating personal stories from Ruth Bourdain’s extraordinary life in food, including appearances from many of the world’s most renowned chefs.
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The Country Cooking of Greece
by Diane Kochilas
The Country Cooking of Greece captures all the glory and diversity of Greek cuisine in one magnum opus from Greece's greatest culinary authority, Diane Kochilas. More than 250 recipes were drawn from every corner of Greece, from rustic tavernas, Kochilas' renowned cooking school, and the local artisans and village cooperatives that produce olive oil and handmade pasta. More than 150 color photographs and vivid sidebars bring to life Greece's unique and historical food culture. Seventeen chapters organized by ingredients such as lamb, herbs, artichokes, and cheese touch down all over Greece's dramatic geography of mountains, coastal lands, and fertile alluvial plains.
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Saltie: A Cookbook
by Caroline Fidanza & Anna Dunn
'Caroline Fidanza and crew have done something special at Saltie: taken a small mountain of finely-tuned, well-tested and well-loved recipes that would put any restaurant on the map - as they did when Ms. Fidanza ran Diner - and distilled out frip and finery. What she and her partners offer between these covers (and at Saltie) is a roster of dishes so much more generous, more delicious, and more intelligent than any other "sandwich cookbook" that it feels almost cheap to call it that. But that's what it is, and its modest, welcoming and inspiring approachability help it stand out in the chef's cookbook crowd. The stories are good reading, the kitchen wisdom is actually wise, and the recipes scream "COOK ME." ' - Peter Meehan, co-editor Lucky Peach magazine
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Simply Sensational Cookies
by Nancy Baggett
From bestselling cookbook author and award-winner Nancy Baggett comes Simply Sensational Cookies, a delicious collection of cookie recipes that covers both the classics that mom used to make and modern, innovative ideas for the adventurous baker. Whether you're a novice baker, an experienced cook, or a parent looking for new treats to try, this is the ideal cookbook for cookie-lovers, with more than 200 recipes ranging from fast and simple no-bake preparations to challenging projects for experienced bakers.
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How to Love Wine: A Memoir and Manifesto
by Eric Asimov

In How to Love Wine, Asimov examines why the American wine culture produces such feelings of anxiety and suggests how readers can overcome their fears and develop a sense of discovery and wonder as they explore the diversity and complexity of the world of wine. With warmth, candor, and intelligent authority, Asimov interweaves his professional knowledge and insights with engaging personal stories of his love affair with wine, a lifelong passion that began when he was a graduate student on a budget. In a direct, down-to-earth manner, Asimov discusses favorite vineyards, wine's singular personalities, the "tyranny of tasting notes"—those meaningless, overwritten wine descriptions that often pass for criticism today—and current wine issues.


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Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America
by Maricel E. Presilla
An inquisitive historian and a successful restaurateur, Maricel E. Presilla has spent more than thirty years visiting each country personally. She’s gathered more than 500 recipes for the full range of dishes, from the foundational adobos and sofritos to empanadas and tamales to ceviches and moles to sancocho and desserts such as flan and tres leches cake. Detailed equipment notes, drink and serving suggestions, and color photographs of finished dishes are also included. This is a one-of-a-kind cookbook to be savored and read as much for the writing and information as for its introduction to heretofore unrevealed recipes.
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Come In, We're Closed: An Invitation to Staff Meals at the World's Best Restaurants
by Christine Carroll, Jody Eddy and Ferran Adria
Peer behind the “closed” sign in the world’s greatest restaurants, and you may glimpse a packed table whose seats are elusive even to the most in-the-know diner: the daily staff meal. This insider’s look goes behind the scenes to share the one-of-a-kind dishes professional cooks feed each other.
Join authors Christine Carroll and Jody Eddy as they share these intimate staff meal traditions, including exclusive interviews and never-before-recorded recipes, from twenty-five iconic restaurants including: Ad Hoc in Napa, California; Mugaritz in San Sebastian, Spain; The Fat Duck in London, England; McCrady's in Charleston, South Carolina; Uchi in Austin, Texas; Michel et Sébastien Bras in Laguiole, France; wd~50 in New York City, New York, and many more.

Enjoy more than 100 creative and comforting dishes made to sate hunger and nourish spirits, like skirt steak stuffed

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The Liddabit Sweets Candy Cookbook: How to Make Truly Scrumptious Candy in Your Own Kitchen!
by Liz Gutman and Jen King
Chocolate Mint Meltaways. PB&J Cups. Chai Latte Lollipops. Cherry Cordials, Spicy Pralines, and the cult favorite, Beer and Pretzel Caramels. Plus candy bars—the Twist Bar, the Nutty Bar, the Coconut-Lime Bar, inspired by commercial favorites (Snickers, Twix) but taken to new heights of deliciousness. And the French-style sea salt caramels that Daniel Boulud claimed were better than those he’d tasted in France. Yes, you really can make these sublime treats at home thanks to Liz Gutman and Jen King.
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The Brown Betty Cookbook
by Linda Hinton Brown and Norrinda Brown Hayat
When three generations of African-American women decided to open a bakery in Philadelphia, they had no idea how quickly the accolades would come. With high praise from Rachael Ray magazine and other corners of the culinary world, the Brown Betty Dessert Boutique has found fame with their amazing poundcakes, cheesecakes, pies, and cookies, among other delectable treats.
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Real Snacks: Make Your Favorite Childhood Treats Without All the Junk
by Lara Ferroni
Imagine Twinkies, Doritos, and Cheez-Its without the artificial colors and preservatives, full of wonderful flavors and nutrients from whole grains and natural sugars, and easily made in your own kitchen. Lara Ferroni shows you how with this collection of 50 nostalgic childhood treats that satisfy your junk food cravings, but without all the junk. Gluten free and vegan options are included for every recipe.
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Kicking Cancer in the Kitchen: The Girlfriend's Cookbook and Guide to Using Real Food to Fight Cancer
by Annette Ramke and Kendall Scott
Kicking Cancer in the Kitchen is the bible for the woman who has been handed the cancer card—and for the one who never wants to get it. Authors Annette Ramke and Kendall Scott are cancer survivors, so they know exactly what it’s like to deal with “the Big C.” Here they share girlfriend-style, real-life knowledge and experience about the healing power of food, along with their stories of cancer ups and downs—with more than 100 recipes for fighting cancer and soothing symptoms of treatment. Whether someone is in the thick of “Cancer World” and wants to know what to expect, or for anyone who wants to do all they can to boost their health, Kicking Cancer in the Kitchen offers guidance on not only surviving, but thriving—before, during, and after cancer.
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200 Best Canned Fish and Seafood Recipes: For Tuna, Salmon, Shrimp, Crab, Clams, Oysters, Lobster and More
by Susan Sampson
Susan Sampson is an award-winning newspaper columnist and former food editor of The Toronto Star, the largest daily newspaper in Canada. Besides keeping on top of food news, she reviews cookbooks and tests and develops recipes.
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500 Best Quinoa Recipes: 100% Gluten-Free Super-Easy Superfood
by Camilla V. Saulsbury
By now you've probably heard and seen all the positive press about quinoa -- it's now firmly established in the superfoods hall of fame. Not only is quinoa high in protein (more than any other grain) but the protein it supplies is complete protein, which means it includes all the essential amino acids. It's also an excellent source of magnesium, folate, phosphorus, iron and fiber so it's an ideal ingredient for vegans, vegetarians and flexitarians. And because it's also gluten-free, it's a valuable ingredient for anyone affected by gluten intolerance.
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The Latin Road Home: Savoring the Foods of Ecuador, Spain, Cuba, Mexico and Peru
by Jose Garces
Beginning in Ecuador, ancestral home to his family and the foods nearest to his heart, Garces celebrates the traditional recipes of his childhood. The book makes its way through Spain, Cuba, Mexico, and Peru—extraordinary cuisines Garces has come to know, love, and master. He shares not only recipes, but colorful memories of local cultures and insights into their unique ingredients and techniques. The cookbook features over 100 recipes tailored to the home cook, accompanied by over 100 food and travel photographs that truly immerse the reader.
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The Dead Celebrity Cookbook Presents Christmas in Tinseltown: Celebrity Recipes and Hollywood Memories from Six Feet Under the Mistletoe
by Frank Decaro
Now you can put some gam in your holiday ham with The Dead Celebrity Christmas Cookbook. When it comes to holiday fun, the stars of Hollywood's Golden Age knew how to make merry – on stage, on screen, and especially on the dinner table. With The Dead Celebrity Christmas Cookbook – the follow-up to his international sensation The Dead Celebrity Cookbook – Frank DeCaro shows how to put the kitsch into your holiday kitchen as he salutes a quirky collection of celebrities who are gone, but fondly remembered every year at Christmastime.
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Fire in My Belly: Real Cooking
by Kevin Gillespie
This book taps into our national obsession with knowing where our food comes from. Kevin’s southern charm, passion, and funny stories guide readers through one-of-a-kind chapters, like "Foods You Thought You Hated," "When I Want to Eat Healthy," "My Version of Southern Food," "World Classics Revisited," and "Junk Food." Fire in My Belly shows cooks what to do with fresh farmers’ market foods while providing a backstage pass to the life of a rising culinary star.
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Food Lover's Guide to the World
by Lonely Planet Publications
The world is your oyster. Or hot dog. Or camembert. When we travel, it’s often love at first bite. Food Lover’s Guide to the World presents a lifetime of eating experiences that will lead you from one end of the globe to the other. Take your taste buds on a tour around the world and cook up you next great culinary adventure. Includes celebrity food-lover contributions, best places to find local dishes in cities great and small, cultural tips and how-to-eat etiquette, introductions by Mark Bittman and James Oseland, and more than 50 recipes to cook back home.
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Hubert Keller's Souvenirs: Stories and Recipes from My Life
by Hubert Keller and Penelope Wisner
Souvenirs is a memoir cookbook written by the multitalented Hubert Keller: chef, restaurateur, and Frenchman. Through personal stories and 120 recipes, the book explores his classical training and traces his development as a creative superstar chef. Keller apprentices in a Michelin three star–rated restaurant at the age of 16. He moves from his native Alsace, to southern France, and is inspired by the cuisine of the sun while working with the great French chefs of his time, Roger Vergé, Paul Bocuse, and Gaston Lenôtre. He learns to adapt to .challenging new environments in South America, and the United States, and charts his own path into the newest frontiers of the restaurant business. The book is organized by seminal themes in his life.
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The Curious World of Wine: Facts, Legends, and Lore About the Drink We Love So Much
by Richard Vine
The Curious World of Wine is a fascinating miscellany about the colorful characters, celebrated places, and quirky events surrounding wine-making. Recounting wine tales that are by turns amusing, surprising, and occasionally a bit naughty, wine expert Richard Vine reveals little-known facts.
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The Sunset Essential Western Cookbook: Fresh, Flavorful Recipes for Everyday Cooking
by Sunset Magazine
Cook your way through culinary treasures like San Francisco's Mission-style burrito and Southern California's fish taco, New Mexican chile verde and the Northwest's huckleberry cobbler - Western flavors that have a place on every table, anywhere.
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The Sweet Book of Candy Making: From the Simple to the Spectacular-How to Make Caramels, Fudge, Hard Candy, Fondant, Toffee, and More!
by Elizabeth LaBau
Create your own delicious, gorgeous, and professional-quality candies with The Sweet Book of Candy Making. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned candy maker, you will find mouthwatering recipes and expert tips to inspire you—and satisfy your sweet tooth.
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Frontera: Margaritas, Guacamoles, and Snacks
by Rick Bayless and Deann Groen Bayless
For years, fans have urged Rick Bayless to collect recipes for his prized margaritas, guacamoles, and snacks in one book. Now Rick shares 35 new and classic margaritas, including his version of the perfect margarita, the popular Topolo Margarita, and modern variations made with Mezcal. There’s a margarita for every budget, taste, and season, including the Quintessential Strawberry Margarita.
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Canal House Cooks Every Day
by Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer
From the award-winning authors of the beloved Canal House Cooking series comes Christopher Hirsheimer and Melissa Hamilton’s Canal House Cooks Every Day. This magnificent cookbook, inspired by Christopher and Melissa's popular daily blog Canal House Cooks Lunch, offers a year of seasonal recipes for the home cook.
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Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence: Dinner Made Simple
by Joanne Weir
Award-winning cooking teacher, author, chef, and TV personality Joanne Weir demystifies cooking techniques and makes 100 delicious, main-course recipes easy and approachable. Written as the companion cookbook to her new public television show, Joanne Weir’s Cooking Confidence, this book will be a go-to resource for every cook, for every day, as it inspires a “you can do it” spirit in the kitchen and a confident, uncomplicated response to your daily bread: “What’s for dinner tonight?”
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Open Range: Steaks, Chops, and More from Big Sky Country
by Jay Bentley and Patrick Dillon
The Mint Bar and Café in Belgrade, Montana inspired the book, but the recipes include much more than menu offerings. Far from dusty chuckwagon cuisine, Montana’s culinary influences are Cajun, Creole, French, and Italian. Standouts include Fried Meat Pies, Campfire Coffee Chili, Buttermilk-Fried Quail with Steen’s Syrup, Poacher’s Deer Leg, and more. The authors put their considerable knowledge of meat-eating to use: beginning with how the animal was raised through all the steps of choosing, prepping, marinating, cooking, and enjoying it. Follow the main course with basic potatoes and creamed spinach to stews,salsas, greens, and desserts: you’ll leave the table satisfied.
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The Picky Palate Cookbook
by Jenny Flake
In The Picky Palate Cookbook, Jenny showcases some all-time fan favorites from the blog along with nearly 100 exclusive new dishes—all beautifully photographed by the acclaimed Matt Armendariz. You'll love Jenny's easy and delicious approach to breakfasts like eggs benedict, hearty main dishes like shepherd's pie, tons of sides and appetizers, and—of course—famously tasty goodies like her ridiculously decadent Sweet Glazed Chocolate Banana Bread Doughnut Holes.
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Tacos, Tortas, and Tamales: Flavors from the griddles, pots, and street-side kitchens of Mexico
by Roberto Santibañez
Americans are having a love affair with the taco. What began as affection for the fast-food version—that hard yellow shell filled with ground beef and mysterious yellow cheese—has blossomed into an all-out obsession for the real thing, with upscale renditions and taco trucks popping up from coast to coast.
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Skirt Steak: Women Chefs on Standing the Heat and Staying in the Kitchen
by Charlotte Druckman
In this in-depth, behind-the-scenes tell-all about the lives of women chefs, journalist Charlotte Druckman walks the reader into the world behind the hot line. But this is a different perspective on the kitchen: one told through the voices of more than 70 of the best and brightest women cooking today, These are female chefs performing culinary and domestic high wire acts: juggling sharp knives, battering heat, bruising male egos, and working endless hours, often while raising small children and living from paycheck to paycheck. How they deal with pressures, the expectations, the successes and failures, makes for absorbing reading.
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Modern Sauces: More than 150 Recipes for Every Cook, Every Day
by Martha Holmberg
This is the book for cooks who want to take their cooking to a whole new level. Martha Holmberg was trained at La Varenne and is an award-winning food writer. Her look at this sometimes-intimidating genre—expressed in clear, short bites of information and through dozens of process photographs—delivers the skill of great sauce-making to every kind of cook, from beginners to those more accomplished who wish to expand their repertoire.
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The Daily Cookie: 365 Tempting Treats for the Sweetest Year of Your Life
by Anna Ginsberg
With The Daily Cookie, there's no need to wait for an occasion to bake a batch of cookies. Every day is cause to celebrate, whether it's Elvis's birthday (Peanut Browned Butter Banana-Bacon Cookies), Day of the Ninja (Chocolate "Ninjabread" Cookies), or Squirrel Appreciation Day (Caramel Nut Bars).
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My Key West Kitchen: Recipes and Stories
by Norman Van Aken and Justin Van Aken
My Key West Kitchen is chef Van Aken's love letter to Key West, where he first found the passion to cook, and where the unique cultural makeup of the island influenced his cuisine today—from the "little joints" of the island to the locals' home cooking—as well as recipes from Norman's past and present. The colorful stories behind the recipes make My Key West Kitchen essential reading both in and out of the kitchen.

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The Brazilian Kitchen: 100 Classic and Creative Recipes for the Home Cook
by Leticia Moreinos Schwartz
Brazilian cooking is an explosion of color and flavor. Leticia Moreinos Schwartz spent her childhood in Rio's paradise neighborhood Ipanema, and grew up eating feijoada, a dish of black beans and all kinds of meat cooked slowly inside, and drinking fresh coconut water on the beach. She became homesick for this culture when she moved to New York to attend culinary school and then work in some of the world's top restaurant kitchens. Cooking for herself, she went back to the brigadeiros and baba de moça of her childhood but found that her palate had changed. She began to reinterpret classic Brazilian dishes as a chef, making them a little lighter and less sweet for our health-conscious age and a lot easier to recreate at home.
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Come Home, It's Suppertime: Long Lost Lore of Cooking Traditions in 19th Century Kentucky
by William Gay
In this distinctive cookbook, the author recalls her childhood memories raising, preparing, and sharing food with family and neighbors during the years of the Great Depression in southwestern Kentucky. As the last of a generation that knew only organic gardens and slow-cooked food, the author tells of daily life and work set against great events that shaped her family's lives from the Lewis and Clark Expedition, army occupation during the Civil War, the devastating flood of 1937, and when school chums left to serve in World War II. Readers will delight in the rare family recipes passed mother to daughter: Yellow Jacket Soup from the author's Cherokee ancestors and old time favorites.
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Nick Malgieri's Bread: Over 60 Breads, Rolls and Cakes plus Delicious Recipes Using
by Nick Malgieri
More and more people are rediscovering baking bread from scratch at home. All you need is an expert book with failsafe tips to get you through your first experiments with yeast and "turning" the dough, and Nick Malgieri’s Bread provides you with just that. Working from the essential first building blocks of ingredients, equipment and techniques and taking you right through to the accomplished heights of slow-rise, two-step, and sourdough, this is a masterclass from a master baker. With additional recipes for showcasing your beautiful bread, like Sicilian Pasta with Breadcrumbs, Calzone, Empanadas and a Total Heaven Chocolate Almond Cake, this is the bread baking bible to turn to again and again.

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A Feast of Weeds: A Literary Guide to Foraging and Cooking Wild Edible Plants
by Luigi Ballerini
The primal experience of gathering is inscribed in every human's DNA, and this book invites us to look beyond the refrigerator and cupboard to the abundance of wild edible plants that can be found and harvested everywhere. Part reference guide, part cookbook, "A Feast of Weeds" encourages readers to forage diverse natural environments for food, even in our city parks and streets. Luigi Ballerini shows tremendous breadth and depth of knowledge in an opening literary and historical analysis that explains how we have come to eat and cultivate wild plants. Each chapter that follows is devoted to a single ingredient - greens such as nettles, fennel, mint, chicory, and dandelion; and fruits such as berries, pomegranate, and prickly pear. Ballerini's delightful commentary provides everything foragers need to know about recognizing, gathering, and cooking their harvest. Delicious and straightforward recipes from Southern Italy bring out the flavor and wholesomeness of each ingredient, highlighting the peasant roots of each dish.

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Heads in Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality
by Jacob Tomsky
Jacob Tomsky never intended to go into the hotel business. As a new college graduate, armed only with a philosophy degree and a singular lack of career direction, he became a valet parker for a large luxury hotel in New Orleans. Yet, rising fast through the ranks, he ended up working in “hospitality” for more than a decade, doing everything from supervising the housekeeping department to manning the front desk at an upscale Manhattan hotel. He’s checked you in, checked you out, separated your white panties from the white bed sheets, parked your car, tasted your room-service meals, cleaned your toilet, denied you a late checkout, given you a wake-up call, eaten M&Ms out of your minibar, laughed at your jokes, and taken your money. In Heads in Beds he pulls back the curtain to expose the crazy and compelling reality of a multi-billion-dollar industry we think we know.

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The Way We Cook (Saveur): Portraits of Home Cooks Around the World
by James Oseland
Visually captivating, this stunning book is a photo journal of home cooks in their kitchens. Through arresting scenic photography, personal stories, and authentic recipes, see how individuals in different places cherish and celebrate cooking and eating. Giftable, inspirational, and educational, this title, which takes a "Day in the Life of"-approach to everyday eating around the world, will appeal to home cooks, culinary experts, and armchair travelers alike, not to mention anyone who experiences the world through food first.

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Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2013
by Brett Atkinson, Sarah Baxter, Ryan Ver Berkmoes and Joe Bindloss
Special edition celebrating Lonely Planetýs 40th anniversary; Includes the hottest trends, destinations, journeys and experiences; Filled with lavish, full colour photographs; Our indispensable guide to the best destinations of the year

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Michael Symon's Carnivore: 120 Recipes for Meat Lovers
by Michael Symon
Michael gives home cooks just the right amount of key information on breeds, cuts, and techniques to help them at the meat counter and in the kitchen, and then lets loose with fantastic recipes for beef, pork, poultry, lamb, goat, and game. Favorites include Broiled Porterhouse with Garlic and Lemon, Ribs with Cleveland BBQ Sauce, Braised Chicken Thighs with Kale and Chiles, Lamb Moussaka, and Bacon-Wrapped Rabbit Legs. Recipes for sides that enhance the main event, like Apple and Celeriac Salad and Sicilian Cauliflower, round out the book.

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The Elements of Dessert
by Francisco Migoya

In this gorgeous and comprehensive new cookbook, Chef Migoya begins with the essential elements of contemporary desserts—like mousses, doughs, and ganaches—showing pastry chefs and students how to master those building blocks before molding and incorporating them into creative finished desserts. He then explores in detail pre-desserts, plated desserts, dessert buffets, passed desserts, cakes, and petits fours.


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The Sunset Essential Western Cookbook: Fresh, Flavorful Recipes for Everyday Cooking
by Sunset
Cook your way through culinary treasures like San Francisco's Mission-style burrito and Southern California's fish taco, New Mexican chile verde and the Northwest's huckleberry cobbler - Western flavors that have a place on every table, anywh
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From a Polish Country House Kitchen: 90 Recipes for the Ultimate Comfort Food
by Anne Applebaum, Danielle Crittenden
With more than 150 splendid photographs, headnotes that illuminate Poland's vibrant food culture, and more than 90 recipes for classic and contemporary Polish food, this unique and fascinating cookbook brings an ignored cuisine to light. Pulitzer Prize-winner Anne Applebaum has lived in Poland since before the fall of communism, and this cookbook—nourished by her engagement with the culture and food of her adopted country—offers a tantalizing look into the turbulent history of this beautiful region.
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Coming Home to Sicily: Seasonal Harvests and Cooking from Case Vecchie
by Fabrizia Lanza, Kate Winslow and Guy Ambrosino
And this delectable cookbook from owner Fabrizia Lanza is the definitive source of authentic seasonal Sicilian foods. Co-authored with former Gourmet magazine editor Kate Winslow, it tells Fabrizia's story of coming home to the family estate, Regaleali, to assist her aging mother with the cooking school that she founded in 1989.
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Beginnings: My Way To Start a Meal
by Chris Cosentino
Beginnings presents more than 60 recipes for Italian-style first courses. Organized by season, the book draws upon Chris’s years of experience cooking both at home and in restaurant kitchens. The seasonal, yet creative ingredient combinations found in each of the dishes exemplify the style of cooking Chris employs at his San Francisco restaurant, Incanto, and many of them make use of his love of Italian salumi from his artisan salumeria, Boccalone.
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Fifty Shades of Chicken: A Parody in a Cookbook
by F. L. Fowler
....And before long, from unbearably slow drizzling to trussing, Miss Chicken discovers the sheer thrill of becoming the main course. A parody in three acts—“The Novice Bird” (easy recipes for roasters), “Falling to Pieces” (parts perfect for weeknight meals), and “Advanced Techniques” (the climax of cooking)—Fifty Shades of Chicken is a cookbook of fifty irresistible, repertoire-boosting chicken dishes that will leave you hungry for more.
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Simply Ming in Your Kitchen: 80 Recipes to Watch, Learn, Cook & Enjoy
by Ming Tsai
Award-winning chef Ming Tsai’s new collection of over 80 delicious yet simple dishes comes with an exciting twist: Thanks to a unique QR code with each recipe, you can have Ming in your kitchen with you as you cook. Simply scan the accompanying QR code with your smart device and watch a video of Ming demonstrating the techniques and methods you’ll need to create each dish—the first two videos in each chapter are free. Then print or download the shopping list right to your phone.
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The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook
by Deb Perelman
Deb Perelman loves to cook. She isn’t a chef or a restaurant owner—she’s never even waitressed. Cooking in her tiny Manhattan kitchen was, at least at first, for special occasions—and, too often, an unnecessarily daunting venture. Deb found herself overwhelmed by the number of recipes available to her. Have you ever searched for the perfect birthday cake on Google? You’ll get more than three million results. Where do you start? What if you pick a recipe that’s downright bad?
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Where Chefs Eat: A Guide to Chefs' Favourite Restaurants
by Joe Warwick
From bargain noodle joints to high-end restaurants; late night haunts to all day breakfasts; neighborhood eateries to destination restaurants, Where Chefs Eat reveals over 2,000 personal recommendations by chefs of their top places to eat in all major cities around the world.
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Breakfast for Dinner: Recipes for Frittata Florentine, Huevos Rancheros, Sunny-Side-Up Burgers, and More!
by Lindsay Landis
Inside Breakfast for Dinner you’ll find more than 100 classic breakfast recipes made with a twist. Enjoy hearty dishes like Bacon Fried Rice, Breakfast Ravioli, Pizza over Easy, and Cornmeal Pancakes with Beer-Braised Short Ribs, plus such sweet treats as Sunrise Margaritas and Maple Bacon Cupcakes—to name just a few. This cookbook is a breakfast lover’s dream come true.
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The Mighty Gastropolis: Portland: A Journey Through the Center of America's New Food Revolution
by Karen Brooks
The author goes deep behind the scenes to explore the kitchens, personal lives, and mindsets of Portland's celebrated cooks to chronicle, with humor and panache, a people's army of maverick chefs, artisans, obsessives, farmers, food carters, and plucky pioneers who have created a risk-taking, no rules food town unlike any other: one that is exporting its culinary ethos, innovations, and sensibilities to America's gastronomic power zones in New York, LA, Chicago, and countless other cities that are coming under its spell.
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Charlotte Au Chocolat: Memories of a Restaurant Girlhood
by Charlotte Silver
Like Eloise growing up in the Plaza Hotel, Charlotte Silver grew up in her mother's restaurant. Located in Harvard Square, Upstairs at the Pudding was a confection of pink linen tablecloths and twinkling chandeliers, a decadent backdrop for childhood. Over dinners of foie gras and Dover sole, always served with a Shirley Temple, Charlotte kept company with a rotating cast of eccentric staff members. Her one constant was her glamorous, indomitable mother, nicknamed "Patton in Pumps," a wasp-waisted woman in cocktail dress and stilettos who shouldered the burden of raising a family and running a kitchen.
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Back of the House: The Secret Life of a Restaurant
by Scott Haas
Food writer and clinical psychologist Scott Haas wanted to know what went on inside the mind of a top chef—and what kind of emotional dynamics drove the fast-paced, intense interactions inside a great restaurant. To capture all the heat and hunger, he spent eighteen months immersed in the kitchen of James Beard Award-winner Tony Maws’ restaurant, Craigie on Main, in Boston. He became part of the family, experiencing the drama first-hand.
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How to Boil an Egg
by Rose Carrarini
How to Boil an Egg features nearly 40 specially-comissioned, full-page, original hand-drawn paintings of the finished dishes by award-winning botanical artist Fiona Strickland. The unique style and attention to detail that Rose Bakery prides itself on is captured in Strickland's illustrations -- which can take days to complete -- making the book as much a treat for the eye as for the taste buds.
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The Art of Clean Up: Life Made Neat and Tidy
by Ursus Wehrli
The modern world can get messy. Fortunately, Swiss artist Ursus Wehrli is a man of obsessive order, as he demonstrates with eye-catching surprise in The Art of Clean Up. Already a bestseller in Germany, this compulsive title has sold more than 100,000 copies in less than a year, and the fastidiously arranged images have garnered blog love from NPR, Brain Pickings, swissmiss, and more. Tapping into the desire for organization and the insanity of über-order, Wehrli humorously categorizes everyday objects and situations by color, size, and shape.
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Weeknight Gluten Free (Williams-Sonoma): Simple, healthy meals for every night of the week
by Kristine Kidd
A sequel to the best-selling Weeknight Fresh & Fast, this new, solution-oriented cookbook offers colorful, nutrient-rich recipes for the gluten-free household, presenting fresh, healthy dinner ideas for the busy work week. It’s a road map for cooking and eating healthfully anytime, no matter what the day brings.
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The Complete Guide to Naturally Gluten-Free Foods: Your Starter Manual to Going G-Free the Easy, No-Fuss Way-Includes 100 Simply Delicious Recipes!
by Olivia Dupin
Whether you live gluten-free due to a wheat intolerance or digestive disorder, or because you’re simply looking to eat healthier and lose weight, The Complete Guide to Naturally Gluten-Free Foods is your one-stop reference to going g-free naturally and effectively.
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Creole Gumbo and All That Jazz: A New Orleans Seafood Cookbook
by Howard Mitcham
"A delightful book with excellent recipes . . . " -Mimi Sheraton, New York Times "Hugely influential for me and my budding culinary peers of the time . . . both [Mitcham] and his books were fascinating depositories of recipes, recollections, history, folklore and illustrations, drawing on his abiding love for humble, working-class ethnic food of the area." -Anthony Bourdain "Creole Gumbo is more than a cookbook. It is a history book, a music lesson and a personality profile of great jazzmen." -Today
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Polish Classic Desserts
by Peter Zeranski and Laura Zeranski
Serving up Poland's sweetest traditions. Traditional home cooks and fashionable foodies alike should be sure to save room for Poland's sweet addition to our Classic Recipes Series! Taste your way through mazurkas, babas, pastries, and puddings-treats that all call upon a rich culinary history. The recipes range from simple almond tea cookies to ornate delicacies for High Holiday family meals.
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Scandinavian Classic Desserts
by Pat Sinclair
Scandinavian treats that will be sure to call for seconds. Indulge in a taste of Scandinavian culinary delights! In Pat Sinclair's scrumptious sequel, recipes vary from rich almond tortes and caramel flan to traditional favorites such as krumkake and pressed butter cookies. Fill your taste buds with mouthwatering dishes that will have even non-bakers getting creative in the kitchen. Accompanied by tempting photographs, this must-have cookbook contains forty-four recipes, along with history, musings, and stories.
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Clodagh's Kitchen Diaries: Delicious Recipes Throughout the Year
by Clodagh McKenna
Clodagh’s Kitchen Diaries takes you through a cooking year month by month. Packed with advice on what to eat when and tips for preserving the harvest, her inspirational recipes include dinner party menus for special occasions; monthly soup, salad, sandwich and vegetable specials from her restaurant; and cakes for all occasions. 
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Spanish Flavors: Stunning Dishes Inspired by the Regional Ingredients of Spain
by Jose Pizarro
Pizarro journeys across Spain, collecting his favorite regional ingredients to combine into stylish dishes that are easy to recreate at home. He celebrates the classic Spanish dishes, but also focuses on his twists on classics and modern interpretations, adding his flair and passion to every recipe. Pizarro is the ambassador of Spanish cooking, emphasizing that good-quality ingredients and simple combinations are key to enjoyable, fuss-free cooking.
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One-Pot Wonders
by Clifford A. Wright

From slow cooked stews to quick stir-fries to easy skillet dinners, the one-pot meal is a worldwide staple. Across continents and cultures, everyone appreciates the simplicity and fuss-free nature of a meal made in one vessel, whether it's a wok, a pot, or a casserole dish. In One-Pot Wonders, famed cookbook author and food authority Clifford A. Wright presents the world's favorite one-pot meals.


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Peaches: A Savor the SouthTM Cookbook (Savor the South Cookbooks)
by Kelly Alexander
Whether you swear by peaches from Georgia or from South Carolina, there's no doubt that the fruit is sacred to southerners. From the moment the first mouthwatering Elberta variety was grafted in the 1870s, the peach has been an icon of summertime and a powerful symbol of the South's bounty. Peaches showcases the sweet richness of this signature fruit. Native Atlantan and award-winning food writer Kelly Alexander explores the fruit's history, offers advice for selecting, storing, and cooking, and reflects on the place of peaches in southern identity.
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Tomatoes: A Savor the SouthTM Cookbook (Savor the South Cookbooks)
by Miriam Rubin
In Tomatoes, Miriam Rubin gives this staple of southern gardens the passionate portrait it deserves, exploring the tomato's rich history in southern culture and inspiring home cooks to fully enjoy these summer fruits in all their glorious variety. Rubin, a nationally known food writer and tomato connoisseur, provides fifty vibrant recipes as well as wisdom about how to choose tomatoes and which tomato is right for which dish.
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Jewish Traditional Cooking: Over 150 Nostalgic & Contemporary Recipes
by Ruth Joseph
For anyone fascinated by Jewish culinary culture, look no further. Learn how to master everything from Holishkes (individual stuffed cabbage leaves in a rich tomato sauce) to the Blintz (pancakes filled with sweetened cream cheese), and Kreplach, which is served at Purim and Yom Kippur. In addition to its host of classic dishes, the book also contains modern recipes and plenty of vegetarian options, such as Baba Ganoush, Hummus and Falafel, to satisfy everyone.
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I Love New York: Ingredients and Recipes
by Daniel Humm, Will Guidara and Francesco Tonelli
In I Love New York, Humm and Guidara present an in-depth look at the region’s centuries-old farming traditions along with nearly 150 recipes that highlight its outstanding ingredients—from apples, celery root, and foie gras to nettles, pork, scallops, and venison. Included among these dishes designed explicitly for the home cook are reinterpretations of New York classics, like Oyster Pan Roast, Manhattan Clam Chowder, and the Bloody Mary. Lushly illustrated with photographs of the area’s dramatic landscapes and the farmers who tend the land, this unique ode introduces the concept of New York regional cuisine as it celebrates the bounty of this exceptional state.
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Culinary Intelligence: The Art of Eating Healthy (and Really Well)
by Peter Kaminsky
As an award-winning food writer, Peter Kaminsky was well acquainted with the occupational hazard of life as a professional eater.  But when his health (and his waistline!) started to suffer, he began to re-think his approach to how and what he consumed. In Culinary Intelligence, his memoir and personal manifesto, Kaminsky explains his practical approach to losing weight: think more about food, rather than less. Here Kaminsky shows, with a hefty dose of humor, the way to better eating without sacrificing on pleasure.
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The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage: True Tales of Food, Family, and How We Learn to Eat
by Caroline M. Grant and Lisa Catherine Harper
Without mantras or manifestos, 29 writers serve up sharp, sweet, and candid memories; salty irreverence; and delicious original recipes.  Food is so much more than what we eat. The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage is an anthology of original essays about how we learn (and relearn) to eat, and how pivotal food is beyond the table.
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The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook: Stories and Recipes for Southerners and Would-be Southerners
by Matt Lee and Ted Lee
Here are recipes for classics like Fried Chicken, Crab Cakes, and Pecan Pie, as well as little-known preparations such as St. Cecilia Punch, Pickled Peaches, and Shrimp Burgers. Others bear the hallmark of the brothers' resourceful cooking style—simple, sophisticated dishes like Blackened Potato Salad, Saigon Hoppin' John, and Buttermilk-Sweet Potato Pie that usher southern cooking into the twenty-first century without losing sight of its roots. With helpful sourcing and substitution tips, this is a practical and personal guide that will have readers cooking southern tonight, wherever they live.
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Culinary Intelligence: The Art of Eating Healthy (and Really Well)
by Peter Kaminsky
As an award-winning food writer, Peter Kaminsky was well acquainted with the occupational hazard of life as a professional eater.  But when his health (and his waistline!) started to suffer, he began to re-think his approach to how and what he consumed. In Culinary Intelligence, his memoir and personal manifesto, Kaminsky explains his practical approach to losing weight: think more about food, rather than less. Here Kaminsky shows, with a hefty dose of humor, the way to better eating without sacrificing on pleasure.
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The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen
by Matt Lee and Ted Lee
Growing up in the heart of the historic downtown, in a warbler-yellow house on Charleston’s fabled “Rainbow Row,” brothers Matt and Ted knew how to cast for shrimp before they were in middle school, and could catch and pick crabs soon after. They learned to recognize the fruit trees that grew around town and knew to watch for the day in late March when the loquats on the tree on Chalmers Street ripened. Their new cookbook brings the vibrant food culture of this great Southern city to life, giving readers insider access to the best recipes and stories Charleston has to offer.
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Homemade with Love: Simple Scratch Cooking from In Jennie's Kitchen
by Jennifer Perillo
With its delectable recipes and charming girl-next-door tone, Homemade With Love is sure to be a welcome addition to the kitchens of longtime readers of the blog, In Jennie’s Kitchen. Jennifer Perillo has long written on the pleasures and importance of cooking from scratch, buying local, and eating at home. Jennie shares her love for her farmers’ markets and local purveyors while dishing out a hearty dose of practical culinary know-how for the working parent—or any busy cook.
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Homemade with Love: Simple Scratch Cooking from In Jennie's Kitchen
by Jennifer Perillo
With its delectable recipes and charming girl-next-door tone, Homemade With Love is sure to be a welcome addition to the kitchens of longtime readers of the blog, In Jennie’s Kitchen. Jennifer Perillo has long written on the pleasures and importance of cooking from scratch, buying local, and eating at home. Jennie shares her love for her farmers’ markets and local purveyors while dishing out a hearty dose of practical culinary know-how for the working parent—or any busy cook.
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Cooking with Flowers: Sweet and Savory Recipes with Rose Petals, Lilacs, Lavender, and Other Edible Flowers
by Miche Bacher and Miana Jun
Here are more than 100 recipes that will bring beautiful flower-filled dishes to your kitchen table! This easy-to-use cookbook is brimming with scrumptious botanical treats, from sweet violet cupcakes, pansy petal pancakes, daylily cheesecake, and rosemary flower margaritas to savory sunflower chickpea salad, chive blossom vinaigrette, herb flower pesto, and mango orchid sticky rice.
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The Juice: Vinous Veritas (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Jay McInerney
A generous new collection by the acclaimed novelist who, according to Salon, is also "the best wine writer in America."
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Cook it Raw
by Editors of Phaidon
Cook it Raw tells the story of an exciting collection of avant garde chefs who come together to create unique dining experiences that explore and question social, cultural and environmental issues. Held initially in Copenhagen to mark the 2009 climate change summit the first 'Raw' dinner challenged the chefs to examine the issue of sustainability. As the events have developed so too have the issues, themes and general philosophy of the group. Winter and the question of creativity (Collio-Italy), the Wilderness and culinary comradeship (Lapland) and tradition and the artisan (Iskikawa-Japan) have all been explored on the plate by the likes of Rene Redzepi, Albert Adria, Alex Atala, Daniel Patterson, Magnus Nilsson, Inaki Aizparte, Massimo Bottura and Claude Bosi.
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Full of Flavor: How to Create Like a Chef
by Maria Elia
Ever wondered how chefs seem to know instinctively how to put certain ingredients together? Renowned London chef Maria Elia is know for her flair for flavor, and now she gives us a rare insight into how a chef thinks and creates. This book is organized around 18 of her favorite ingredients and shows you how to adapt the over 100 recipes to suit your palate or the season. From a Vitello Tonnato Burger to Green Olive Gnocchi with Wilted Greens, Maria's recipes will give you confidence in the kitchen and get your creative juices flowing.
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Barbecue Crossroads: Notes and Recipes from a Southern Odyssey
by Robb Walsh
In stories, recipes, and photographs, James Beard Award–winning writer Robb Walsh and acclaimed documentary photographer O. Rufus Lovett take us on a barbecue odyssey from East Texas to the Carolinas and back. In Barbecue Crossroads, we meet the pitmasters who still use old-fashioned wood-fired pits, and we sample some of their succulent pork shoulders, whole hogs, savory beef, sausage, mutton, and even some barbecued baloney. Recipes for these and the side dishes, sauces, and desserts that come with them are painstakingly recorded and tested.
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The Adobo Road Cookbook: A Filipino Food Journey-From Food Blog, to Food Truck, and Beyond
by Marvin Gapultos
As a food blogger-turned-gourmet food trucker, Marvin interprets traditional Filipino flavors with equal parts kitchen savvy and street smarts--providing easy-to-follow, tried and true recipes that serve as a guide to the pleasures of Filipino cooking. The nearly 100 recipes in these pages pave a culinary road trip that transports home cooks to the roadside food stalls, bars and home kitchens of the Philippines, to the hungry streets of L.A., and even into the sage kitchen's of Marvin's own grandmother, mother and aunties.

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The Dinnertime Survival Cookbook: Delicious, Inspiring Meals for Busy Families
by Debra Ponzek
Have a fridge full of staples, a family of finicky mouths to feed, and only a few minutes to get something on the table? If this sounds all too familiar, chances are you’ll find dinner and more in this can-do approach to mealtime. The Busy Family’s Survival Cookbook is designed with the modern-day family in mind—too busy, with not nearly enough time to eat together—and makes delicious meals come together in a snap. With a focus on accessible recipes with only a few simple ingredients, this guide takes the humble pantry staple and transforms it in minutes into delicious restaurant-quality dishes.
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Vodka Distilled: The Modern Mixologist on Vodka and Vodka Cocktails
by Tony Abou-Ganim
On the heels of the success of The Modern Mixologist: Contemporary Classic Cocktails, Tony Abou-Ganim has written Vodka Distilled as a companion piece focusing entirely on this clear spirit. It is a comprehensive look at the vodka marketplace, geared toward those working in the profession as well as the giant audience of vodka drinkers. This one-of-a-kind resource establishs a new standard in defining and understanding the world's most consumed spirit.
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The Modern Mixologist: Contemporary Classic Cocktails
by Tony Abou-Ganim
Over the course of the past two decades, Tony Abou-Ganim has earned his reputation as one of the leaders in the craft cocktail movement. Through his work with food and hospitality legends like Mario Batali, Steve Wynn, and Harry Denton, Abou-Ganim has earned his reputation as "the Modern Mixologist," someone bringing the traditional art of mixology into the 21st century. Now, in The Modern Mixologist, Abou-Ganim has established the new standard in cocktail books.
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New York a la Cart: Recipes and Stories from the Big Apple's Best Food Trucks
by Siobhan Wallace and Alexandra Penfold
Divided into neighborhood sections (Uptown, Midtown, Downtown, the Boroughs, etc.) New York a la Cart will spotlight the best of the Big Apple's cart cuisine, profiling 50 vendors and including their most popular recipes. There are terrific "only in New York" stories here: the IBM exec who quit his six-figure job to flip Belgian waffles, the banquet hall chef who followed his dreams from Bangladesh to 46th Street, the second generation souvlaki masters carrying on their family traditions, among many others.
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The Passionate Vegetable
by Suzanne Landry
More than a cookbook, The Passionate Vegetable reveals the pure simplicity and bountiful flavor of fresh vegetables with recipes that are easy and delicious. These seasonal and flavorful recipes run the gamut from earthy to elegant all with simple techniques and everyday ingredients. Enjoy soups, hearty grain salads, meat entrees, beans, vegetable sides, fresh garden salads, desserts and more. You will find a simple guide to food nutrition; suggestions for healthy vegetarian meals, pantry makeovers, 145 tips and time-savers to make cooking fun again, discovering fresh herbs and spices and navigating the carbohydrate maze and so much more.
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From Mama's Table to Mine: Everybody's Favorite Comfort Foods at 350 Calories or Less
by Bobby Deen and Melissa Clark
Raised on his mother’s fried chicken and hoecakes, Bobby Deen ultimately found himself, as a young man, twenty-five pounds overweight. Unwilling to sacrifice any of his favorite foods, Bobby started tweaking the recipes he grew up on, replacing sour cream with nonfat yogurt, using lower-calorie versions of mayonnaise, cream cheese, and other high-calorie items. Even Paula herself sometimes couldn’t tell the difference between the lo-cal versions and her originals—since the flavor remained top-notch.
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Paris to Provence: Childhood Memories of Food & France
by Ethel Brennan and Sara Remington
Ethel and Sara beguile you with recipes and stories from their summer childhoods as they traveled with their respective families from Paris to Provence. In markets, cafés, truck stops, bakeries, bistros, and French family homes, the girls experienced their first taste of France, re-created here through recipes, stories, and photographs. Inspired by her memories of truck stop lunches sitting next to tables of grizzled truckers, Ethel gives us Steak au Poivre à la Sauce aux Morilles (pepper steak with morels). Sara’s whimsical game of using her asparagus as soldiers’ spears to guard her food from her sister is the source of her recipe for Les Soldats (soft-boiled eggs and fresh asparagus spears).
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200 Easy Mexican Recipes: Authentic Recipes From Burritos to Enchiladas
by Kelley Coffeen
Aromatic and flavorful, these Mexican dishes combine an alluring blend of flavors with a relatively simple and colorful presentation style, to guide the home chef in creating great Mexican meals for the whole family. And the recipes are really easy. Inspired by authentic dishes, these foolproof basic recipes bring the flavors of Mexico into the home kitchen. Made with ingredients easily found at local grocery stores, the recipes are quick to make, easy to serve, and affordable -- quite simply, a selection of some of the best Mexican dishes ever.
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Betty Crocker The Big Book of Cakes
by Betty Crocker
Get ready for a stellar lineup of the most delicious cakes ever! From everyday treats to spectacular showstoppers, here are 200 recipes for snack cakes, layer cakes, decorated children's party cakes, rolled cakes, upside-down cakes, coffee cakes, pudding cakes, cheesecakes, cupcakes, and cake pops, balls, and bites. The options are nearly endless and sure to inspire your next occasion!
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The Recipe Girl Cookbook
by Lori Lange
One of the world's most popular food blogs, RecipeGirl.com is the place to go for easy, family-friendly recipes. With hungry mouths to feed and little time to waste, busy moms and dads need simple options that don't involve a drive-thru, hard-to-find ingredients, or hours spent in the kitchen. The Recipe Girl Cookbook offers all that and more with recipes that use real and fresh ingredients. As a mom herself, author Lori Lange knows how valuable your time is. But she also knows that you won't sacrifice quality for quickness.
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Fabio's Italian Kitchen: A Traditional Food Affair with a Twist
by Fabio Viviani
When Fabio Viviani was growing up in a housing project in Florence, Italy, the center of his world was the kitchen, where his mother, grandmother, and especially his great-grandmother instilled in him a love for cooking and good food. Now he shares the best of Italian home cooking while telling the story of his hardscrabble childhood, his success as a chef in the United States, and the women in his family who inspired him. In more than 150 delicious recipes, Viviani takes us from his family home, where his great-grandmother taught him to make staples like Italian Apple Cake and Homemade Ricotta, to the kitchen of a local trattoria, where he honed his craft cooking restaurant favorites like Gnocchi and the Perfect Tiramisu, and then across Italy where he studied each region’s finest recipes, from Piedmont’s Braised Ossobuco to Emilia Romagna’s Perfect Meat Sauce.
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Twenty-Dollar, Twenty-Minute Meals*: *For Four People
by Caroline Wright
Twenty-Dollar, Twenty- Minute Meals is for millennials on a budget and young moms and dads who want to make the kind of food they eat in restaurants or read about on blogs—for anyone who likes to cook and entertain but doesn’t always have a lot of time (or money). It’s quick and easy with a modern twist: Steak with Herb Sauce and Buttered Radishes. Seared Salmon with Orange Rosemary Lentils. Merguez Burger with Cucumber Dressing. Sage Pork Chops with Grilled Peaches and Onion. Orzo Risotto with Pancetta and Radicchio. And, of course, there’s dessert.
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The Art of Blending
by Lior Lev Sercarz, Jaime Gottlieb, Thomas Schauer and Daniel Boulud
The Art of Blending Featuring recipes and cooking ideas inspired by La Boite's 41 spice blends. The Art of Blending looks into the mind and work of spice master Lior Lev Sercarz, who has created custom blends for some of the world's top culinary minds. Since launching La Boîte á Epice in 2006, he has released 41 of his blends to the public, which he sells in gourmet shops and in his Manhattan shop and art gallery- La Boîte. Sercarz's ?rst cookbook tells the stories behind these blends and offers recipes for each contributed by his clients, which include chefs Daniel Boulud, Eric Ripert, Michelle Bernstein and Paul Kahan; Parisian baker Apollonia Poilâne and Top Chef's Gail Simmons.
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Heather Christo's Generous Table: Easy & Elegant Recipes through the Seasons
by Heather Christo
Heather has spent a year chronicling the special occasions that season her family’s life—wedding showers, baby showers, holiday celebrations, family birthdays and many wonderful meals shared with people they love—everyday celebrations that many families observe, and which many readers would like to be better prepared for. This is where her experience as a working mom of young children and her expertise as a chef and entertaining expert come together. Generous Table is more than just a cookbook. It is easy to find vast collections of great recipes. But how do you turn them into great meals, great experiences? Especially parties, of any size, where there is always added pressure to be organized, for things to look beautiful, and, of course, for the food to be completely delicious!
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Wicked Good Burgers: Fearless Recipes and Uncompromising Techniques for the Ultimate Patty
by Andy Husbands, Chris Hart and Andrea Pyenson
The upstart Yankee team that revolutionized barbecue with their upset win at the Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational turns their talents to burgers. Wicked Good Burgers fearlessly incorporates new techniques, inspirations, and ingredients to take the burger to the next level—whether it’s the Meatloaf Burger on Pretzel Bread with Cabernet Mustard or the Island Creek Burger with Oysters and homemade cocktail sauce. You’ll learn the art and science of freshly grinding meats—from beef to lamb to goat—for the ultimate juicy burger as well as cooking methods such as smoking, grilling, griddling, and sous vide that impart distinctive flavor.
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Honey, Olives, Octopus: Adventures at the Greek Table
by Christopher Bakken
ombining the best of memoir, travel literature, and food writing, Christopher Bakken delves into one of the most underappreciated cuisines in Europe in this rollicking celebration of the Greek table. He explores the traditions and history behind eight elements of Greek cuisine--olives, bread, fish, cheese, beans, wine, meat, and honey--and journeys through the country searching for the best examples of each.
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Everyday Barbecue: At Home with America's Favorite Pitmaster
by Myron Mixon
As the winningest man in barbecue, a New York Times bestselling cookbook author, and a judge on the hit show BBQ Pitmasters on Discovery’s Destination America, Myron Mixon knows more about smoking meat than any man alive. And now he’s on a mission to prove to home cooks everywhere that they can make great barbecue any day of the week—in the comfort of their own backyard or kitchen, no matter their skill level. Across the country at competitions and in his Pride & Joy Bar-B-Que restaurants, Mixon has proven that no other pitmaster’s food can touch his when he’s behind a smoker.
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Bucket List Bars: Historic Saloons, Pubs, and Dives of America
by Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree
''The authors give the history, great descriptions and the most interesting nearby attractions(distractions) to visit, or not visit, after knocking back a few. With 40 famous bars to visit and each one of them unique in taste and style, everyone will find their new favorite haunt. People will enjoy reading this book because it maps out the most nostalgic classic joints still in existence in America. I too must add this to my bucket list and make the journey to find some of these fine establishments. I too will toast to the fearless defenders of these preserved historical gems!'' ---Louie Ryan, Proud proprietor of The Townhouse Saloon & Del Monte Speakeasy
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What's for Dinner?: Delicious Recipes for a Busy Life
by Curtis Stone
Celebrity chef Curtis Stone, host of Bravo’s hugely popular series Top Chef Masters, knows life can get a little crazy. But as a new dad, he also believes that sitting down to a home-cooked meal with family and friends is one of life’s greatest gifts. In his fifth cookbook, Curtis offers both novice cooks and seasoned chefs mouthwatering recipes and easy-to-make meals for every night of the week.
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Why You Like the Wines You Like: Changing the way the world thinks about wine. (The New Wine Fundamentals) (Volume 1)
by Tim Hanni MW and Bob Johnson
Master of Wine and Chef Tim Hanni MW was hailed as the Wine Antisnob by the Wall Street Journal for his work in understanding consumer wine preferences and revolutionary concepts for wine and food pairing. This introductory volume for The New Wine Fundamentals wine education program is based on two decades of research by the author and many research colleagues.
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How to Roast a Pig: From Oven-Roasted Tenderloin to Slow-Roasted Pulled Pork Shoulder to the Spit-Roasted Whole Hog
by Tom Rea
Find the perfect pig or cut of pork, determine the best roasting style to use, and get ready to roast a pig to perfection! This complete guide covers basic roasting techniques using a selection of the most common joints and cuts, from loin chops to Boston butt, so you can enjoy roast pig as an everyday meal. Then, it builds on those skills to move onto the joy of roasting a whole pig, spit-roast or Coja China style, for a truly unforgettable event. 
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Put 'em Up! Fruit: A Preserving Guide & Cookbook: Creative Ways to Put 'em Up, Tasty Ways to Use 'em Up
by Sherri Brooks Vinton
This creative collection has 80 inventive recipes for preserving 18 kinds of fruit, from apples, blackberries, blueberries, and cherries to cranberries, lemons, quince, plums, rhuburb, and tomatoes, but it also has 80 recipes for using your preserves (whether you've made jelly, jam, chutney, curd, liqueur, pickles, or salsa) in main dishes, side dishes, desserts, and cocktails. Make Quick Peach Jam and then use it to make mouthwatering Sweet and Sour Chicken, or make Grapefruit and Sultana Conserve and use it in Sauteed Greens with Grapefruit Dressing.
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Easy Indian Cooking
by Suneeta Vaswani
More than 150 recipes are easy for beginners to make while also appealing to experienced home cooks or to those already familiar with Indian cuisine. The authentic flavors flourish in these easy-to prepare recipes. The author's repertoire of exciting and inspired recipes includes classic recipes from North and South India and her personal favorites that have been adapted for North American kitchens.
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Cookies & Cream: Hundreds of Ways to Make the Perfect Ice Cream Sandwich
by Tessa Arias
Perfect for bakers and dessert lovers everywhere, ice cream sandwiches are delicious and fun to make. Although there are plenty of cookbooks about baking cookies and making ice cream, never before has there been a book that combines the two—until now! This tasty little cookbook includes more than 50 winning combinations like Strawberry Cheesecake, Red Velvet, Boston Cream Pie, and of course, Cookies and Cream. Also included are more than 200 for mixing and matching the cookies and ice cream for a new creation every time, information on assembling, equipment, and decorating, and delicious full-color photos throughout.
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The Ethical Butcher: How Thoughtful Eating Can Change Your World
by Berlin Reed
America is in the midst of a meat zeitgeist. Butchers have emerged as the rock stars of the culinary world, and cozy gastropubs serving up pork belly, lamb burgers, and sweetbreads rule the restaurant scene. In New York, the humble meatball enjoys entrée status from upscale Gramercy Tavern to newcomer The Meatball Shop. Across the country in San Francisco, savvy chefs flock to hip meat markets like The Fatted Calf. If butchers are our new rock stars, then Berlin Reed is their front man.
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EAT UP: The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture
by Lauren Mandel
Soaring prices and concerns about chemical-laden fruits and vegetables increasingly drive us to grow our own healthy food close to home. In cities, however, vanishing ground space and contaminated soils spur farmers, activists, and restaurateurs to look to the skyline for a solution. The hunger for local food has reached new heights, and rooftops can provide the space that cities need to bring fresh, organic produce to tables across North America.
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Hooch: Simplified Brewing, Winemaking, and Infusing at Home
by Scott Meyer
For anyone who has considered brewing a batch of beer or mead at home, or making a custom barrel of wine with local fruit, this thorough guide will clear a path to the bottle. It demystifies the process: from planting hops and fruits to pruning, harvesting, fermenting, flavoring, and bottling one-of-a-kind drinks from your own backyard. It serves as a starting point not only for wines and beers, but also hard ciders, meads, and infusions, and even touches on at-home distilling.
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Fabulicious!: On the Grill: Teresa's Smoking Hot Backyard Recipes
by Teresa Giudice and Heather Maclean
With three New York Times bestsellers and continued stardom on The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Teresa has more tasty recipes to share with her fans. This next cookbook features Teresa's signature easy, no-fuss Italian cooking—but this time with 70 recipes you can make on the grill.
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Techniques of Healthy Cooking
by The Culinary Institute of America
This updated new edition of Techniques of Healthy Cooking includes the latest dietary guidelines and healthy cooking techniques. It also covers a wide range of health- and environment-related topics of concern to today's diners, such as organic ingredients, local sourcing, farm-to-fork initiatives, and much more. All recipes here have been revised to include more whole ingredients, sustainable foods, and a wide range of substitution options.
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Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation
by Michael Pollan
In Cooked, Michael Pollan explores the previously uncharted territory of his own kitchen. Here, he discovers the enduring power of the four classical elements—fire, water, air, and earth—to transform the stuff of nature into delicious things to eat and drink. Apprenticing himself to a succession of culinary masters, Pollan learns how to grill with fire, cook with liquid, bake bread, and ferment everything from cheese to beer.
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Share: The Cookbook that Celebrates Our Common Humanity
by Women for Women International and Meryl Streep
The underlying message of Share is simple: for all our apparent diversity—as individuals, societies and nations—our actions, however small, can have an exponential, positive influence both on the world and the lives of others. Nothing more beautifully conveys our interdependence than the food we eat.
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The Perfectly Roasted Chicken: 20 New Ways to Roast Plus a Host of Salads, Soups, Pastas, and More
by Mindy Fox
The Perfectly Roasted Chicken takes this time-honored classic and reinvigorates it by showing just how much variety and enjoyment you can spin from a simple roast. Mindy Fox presents 20 new ways to roast a chicken, as well as 80 delicious ideas for sides and dishes to make with the surplus.
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Mediterranean Cooking (at Home with The Culinary Institute of America)
by Lynne Gigliotti and Culinary Institute of America

With so many people interested in healthier cooking, the popularity of Mediterranean cuisine—with its focus on light, fresh fare and less meat—is on the rise. This diverse collection of recipes spans the Mediterranean from Southern Europe to North Africa to the Middle East and all points between, offering a comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible guide to the entire region's food.  These recipes are simple enough for home cooks, while still representative of the flavors and cooking techniques that define the Mediterranean approach to cooking. In addition to delicious recipes, the book also includes thorough instruction on stocking a pantry and mastering typically Mediterranean techniques and equipment.


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Le Pain Quotidien Cookbook
by Alain Coumont and Jean-Pierre Gabriel
Le Pain Quotidien Cookbook presents over 100 recipes for simple, elegant and healthy fare - handmade bread, breakfast, tartines, soup, salads, sharing dishes and desserts. Le Pain Quotidien is best known for its organic bread and its signature tartines but it's also about sharing great food made with love at any time of the day.
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Eat Your Vegetables
by Arthur Potts Dawson
Eat Your Vegetables presents a mix of classics, basics, fast food and show-off dishes that make the most of what's in season. Whether you receive organic food box deliveries, go to farmer's markets or raid what's on special offer at the supermarket, you'll be able to eat more vegetables, every day.
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Salt Sugar Smoke: How to preserve fruit, vegetables, meat and fish
by Diana Henry
This comprehensive book takes a fresh look at preserving, offering all the basic information you need, but also featuring inspirational recipes from the store cupboards of the world. It covers everything from jams to cures, and shows you that you don't have to have lots of kit and produce to make delicious preserves - or wait forever before eating them. There are sections filled with expert advice on choosing ingredients and cooking every type of preserve, from marmalades to jellies to relishes to foods preserved in oil.
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Salt Block Cooking: 70 Recipes for Grilling, Chilling, Searing, and Serving on Himalayan Salt Blocks
by Mark Bitterman
A precious mineral mined from ancient hills deep in Asia has stormed the American cooking scene. With crystals of rose, garnet, and ice, Himalayan salt blocks offer a vessel for preparing food as stunningly visual as it is staggeringly tasty. Guided only by a hunger for flavor and an obsession with the awesome power of salt, award-winning author Mark Bitterman pioneers uncharted culinary terrain with Salt Block Cooking, which provides simple, modern recipes that illustrate salt block grilling, baking, serving, and more. 
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Leon Family & Friends
by Leon Family & Friends by Kay Plunkett-Hogge and John Vincent
Leon Family & Friends shows you how to make the most of the time available to feed your family and celebrates the power of food to bring people together. It's divided into three sections: Today, including great breakfasts and brunch ideas and post-school meals, Tomorrow, for those occasions where some planning is involved - weekend lunches, birthday parties, Christmas and picnics - and finally; Yesterday, a culinary celebration of family food memories.
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Cicchetti: Delicious Italian Food to Share
by Lindy Wildsmith and Valentina Sforza
Cicchetti is for those of you in love with Italy and Italian food. Many people find sitting around a table with friends and family to be one of the great joys in life. This book will help bring what wonderful Italian tradition home with regional recipes from all over Italy prepared in irresistible bite-sized portions.
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Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health
by Jo Robinson
Eating on the Wild Side is the first book to reveal the nutritional history of our fruits and vegetables. Starting with the wild plants that were central to our original diet, investigative journalist Jo Robinson describes how 400 generations of farmers have unwittingly squandered a host of essential fiber, protein, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. New research shows that these losses have made us more vulnerable to our most troubling conditions and diseases--obesity, diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic inflammation, and dementia.
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Cuisine Nicoise: Sun-kissed Cooking from the French Riviera
by Hillary Davis
From easy weeknight meals to more elaborate Sunday dinners, learn the recipes and cooking style from the "other" French cuisine---the one that forms the foundation of the Mediterranean diet and celebrates local, fresh and light. Cuisine Niçoise is designed with olive oil, rather than butter and cream; is light, rather than bathed in rich sauces. And it uses fresh, locally sourced produce.
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A History of Food in 100 Recipes
by Sitwell, William
We all love to eat, and most people have a favorite ingredient or dish. But how many of us know where our much-loved recipes come from, who invented them, and how they were originally cooked? In A HISTORY OF FOOD IN 100 RECIPES, culinary expert and BBC television personality William Sitwell explores the fascinating history of cuisine from the first cookbook to the first cupcake, from the invention of the sandwich to the rise of food television.
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Hampton Weekends: Easy Menus for Casual Entertaining All Year Round
by Ellen Wright
Beautiful entertaining is made easy in this wonderfully photographed full-color book, where anyone can spend the four seasons cooking and entertaining with Ellen Wright. Having spent many weekends and summers on the South Fork of Long Island, Wright shares a wealth of recipes and insights to make entertaining as simple, elegant, and delightful as possible.  Complete meals for every occasion are carefully planned for ease of preparation. In spring, under a crab apple tree, enjoy a buttery asparagus quiche. After a day at the beach, transform summer's road-stand tomatoes into the ultimate gazpacho. 
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The Soupmaker's Kitchen: How to Save Your Scraps, Prepare a Stock, and Craft the Perfect Pot of Soup
by Green, Aliza and Legato, Steve
The Soupmaker’s Kitchen is a complete guide to making soups, broths, potages, minestra, minestrone, bisques, and borscht. Learn how to set up your kitchen to use your ingredients most optimally—from saving vegetable scraps for stock to tips on freezing finished soups. Explore more than 100 soup recipes, plus variations on each one, from all over the world, and in every style of soup you might want to eat.
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On the Noodle Road: From Beijing to Rome, with Love and Pasta
by Lin-Liu, Jen
Feasting her way through an Italian honeymoon, Jen Lin-Liu was struck by culinary echoes of the delicacies she ate and cooked back in China, where she’d lived for more than a decade. Who really invented the noodle? she wondered, like many before her. But also: How had food and culture moved along the Silk Road, the ancient trade route linking Asia to Europe—and what could still be felt of those long-ago migrations? With her new husband’s blessing, she set out to discover the connections, both historical and personal, eating a path through western China and on into Central Asia, Iran, Turkey, and across the Mediterranean.
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Max McCalman's Wine and Cheese Pairing Swatchbook: 50 Pairings to Delight Your Palate
by Max McCalman
From the foremost master of cheese in the country, Max McCalman, comes a practical twist on wine and cheese pairings that includes detailed information about the history, production and unique flavor of fifty of the world’s finest cheeses, as well as the accompanying information about the best wine varietals and vintages to pair them with. 
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Charcuterie: The Craft of Salting, Smoking, and Curing (Revised and Updated)
by Ruhlman, Michael, Polcyn, Brian and Solovyev, Yevgenity
Charcuterie exploded onto the scene in 2005 and encouraged an army of home cooks and professional chefs to start curing their own foods. This love song to animal fat and salt has blossomed into a bona fide culinary movement, throughout America and beyond, of curing meats and making sausage, pâtés, and confits. Charcuterie: Revised and Updated will remain the ultimate and authoritative guide to that movement, spreading the revival of this ancient culinary craft.
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The Book of Schmaltz: Love Song to a Forgotten Fat
by Michael Ruhlman and Donna Turner Ruhlman
For culinary expert Michael Ruhlman, the ultimate goal in cooking is flavor, and for certain dishes nothing introduces it half as well as schmaltz. A staple ingredient in traditional Jewish cuisine, schmaltz (or rendered chicken fat), is at risk of disappearing from use due to modern dietary trends and misperceptions about this versatile and flavor-packed ingredient.
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Scheherazade's Feasts: Foods of the Medieval Arab World
by Habeeb Salloum, Leila Salloum Elias and Muna Salloum
"From the tenth to the thirteenth centuries, when Baghdad was the grandest city in the world and Moorish Spain was a beacon of civilization, all cookbooks were written in Arabic. The Salloums have done a wonderful job of bringing this age of splendor and luxury to life and rendering the party dishes of a thousand years ago in all their fragrant glory."—Charles Perry, translator of A Baghdad Cookery Book
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The Road to Burgundy: The Unlikely Story of an American Making Wine and a New Life in France
by Ray Walker
An intoxicating memoir of an American who discovers a passion for French wine, and gambles everything to chase a dream of owning a vineyard in Burgundy.
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Put an Egg on It: 70 Delicious Dishes That Deserve a Sunny Topping
by Lara Ferroni
Eggs are among the staples in most households around the world because they're nutritious, a great source of protein, readily available, and affordable. They also happen to be delicious! Put an Egg on It is a collection of 70 simple breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes that feature eggs. Featuring the basics on how to cook eggs, and including plenty of simple "comfort food" recipes, the book also features recipes from a variety of international cuisines incuding Mexican, Israeli, Greek, Spanish, Korean, Thai, Japanese and Italian.
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Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, One Plate at a Time
by Adrian Miller
In this insightful and eclectic history, Adrian Miller delves into the influences, ingredients, and innovations that make up the soul food tradition. Focusing each chapter on the culinary and social history of one dish--such as fried chicken, chitlins, yams, greens, and "red drinks"--Miller uncovers how it got on the soul food plate and what it means for African American culture and identity.
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Bake and Destroy: Good Food for Bad Vegans
by Natalie Slater
Natalie has been described as "Martha Stewart meets Iron Maiden," taking vegan cooking to places it has never been before. Influenced by slasher films, pro-wrestling, punk rock and heavy metal, her quirky-yet-delicious comfort foods are a refreshing take on vegan eating with award-winning flavors. Along the way, her off-color humor, irreverent rants and density of pop-culture references will make you laugh out loud.
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Pies and Tarts with Heart: Expert Pie-Building Techniques for 60+ Sweet and Savory Vegan Pies
by Dynise Balcavage
Take your plant-based pies to another level. In Pies and Tarts with Heart, popular blogger Dynise Balcavage shares her straight-forward wisdom about kitchen fundamentals and the most effective pie-making techniques. From Apple Pie to S’more Pie—and everything in between—these 60+ recipes will make you shine in your pastry pursuits, whether you are a beginner or a veteran pie maker.
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Latin American Street Food: The Best Flavors of Markets, Beaches, and Roadside Stands from Mexico to Argentina
by Sandra A. Gutierrez
From tamales to tacos, food on a stick to ceviches, and empanadas to desserts, Sandra A. Gutierrez's Latin American Street Food takes cooks on a tasting tour of the most popular and delicious culinary finds of twenty Latin American countries, including Mexico, Cuba, Peru, and Brazil, translating them into 150 easy recipes for the home kitchen. These exciting, delectable, and accessible foods are sure to satisfy everyone.
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Latin American Street Food: The Best Flavors of Markets, Beaches, and Roadside Stands from Mexico to Argentina
by Sandra A. Gutierrez
From tamales to tacos, food on a stick to ceviches, and empanadas to desserts, Sandra A. Gutierrez's Latin American Street Food takes cooks on a tasting tour of the most popular and delicious culinary finds of twenty Latin American countries, including Mexico, Cuba, Peru, and Brazil, translating them into 150 easy recipes for the home kitchen. These exciting, delectable, and accessible foods are sure to satisfy everyone.
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Flour, Too: Indispensable Recipes for the Cafe's Most Loved Sweets & Savories
by Joanne Chang
The ideal companion to Flour—Joanne Chang's beloved first cookbook—Flour, too includes the most-requested savory fare to have made her four cafés Boston's favorite stops for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Here are 100 gratifying recipes for easy at-home eating and entertaining from brunch treats to soups, pizzas, pasta, and, of course, Flour's famous cakes, tarts, and other sweet goodies. More than 50 glorious color photographs by Michael Harlan Turkell take the viewer inside the warm, cozy cafés; into the night pastry kitchen; and demonstrate the beauty of this delicious food.
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The Heart of the Plate: Vegetarian Recipes for a New Generation
by Mollie Katzen
“In Moosewood Cookbook, Mollie Katzen blazed a trail to more healthful eating and living.  In The Heart of the Plate, she illuminates a new world of nourishing and delicious plant-based food possibilities that will excite anyone looking for interesting and practical ways to enjoy organic, flavorful, good-for-you food.” 
-Andrew Weil, M.D., founder/director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, partner in True Food Kitchen, and author of the True Food cookbook

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Eating Italy: A Chef's Culinary Adventure
by Jeff Michaud and David Joachim
Before award-winning chef Jeff Michaud ever opened the doors of his acclaimed Philadelphia restaurants, he spent three years in northern Italy as a culinary apprentice to master butchers and chefs, immersing himself in the culture and cuisine of the old country. It is safe to say that he never anticipated the romance that would ensue. Eating Italy is a delicious, funny, and mesmerizing spin through the boot, teaching true heirloom techniques and telling Jeff ’s culinary and personal love story 
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The World Atlas of Win
by Jancis Robinson and Hugh Johnson
The seventh edition will confirm the status of The World Atlas of Wine as the most essential and authoritative wine reference work. Reflecting the changing nature of the wine scene, the Atlas details developments in climate, technique and fashion as well as new regulations made over the last six years. A new Australian map highlights the importance of cool-climate regions as global warming takes effect, for example,while dynamic regions such as coastal Croatia, South Africa's Swartland and Ningxia in China are covered for the first time. 
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Jamie Deen's Good Food: Cooking Up a Storm with Delicious, Family-Friendly Recipes
by Jamie Deen and John Kernick
Anyone with a family knows that settling down means stepping things up—changing the way you live and eat for the better. My first solo cookbook, Jamie Deen's Good Food, is truly reflective of my "grown up" life as a husband, father and cook—my personal style, tastes and values, which always includes sitting down together as a family over a home-cooked meal that everyone can enjoy. In this book I put my personal and professional skills to the test to create great family dishes that are fresh, seasonal, healthy, and appeal to adults and kids alike.
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Louisiana Eats!: The People, the Food, and Their Stories
by Poppy Tooker and David Spielman
On her popular radio show of this name, Poppy Tooker has captured some amazing oral histories about the food of Louisiana. This book brings those words to the page, including interviews with Chef Leah Chase, Randy Fertel of Ruth's Chris, the Roman Candyman, Creole kosher cook Mildred Cover, and more. Mouthwatering recipes and outstanding portraits by world-renowned photographer David Spielman beautifully garnish this delicious addition to Louisiana food literature.
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Gluten-Free Bread: More than 100 Artisan Loaves for a Healthier Life
by Brown, Ellen
With the adaptation of a gluten-free diet, simple meals of toast or PBJ are suddenly far out of reach. While larger grocery stores are beginning to stock gluten-free packaged breads, nothing replaces the comforting taste of home-baked bread hot from the oven. This book includes gluten-free baking techniques plus 60 all-purpose bread recipes for brioche, sandwich bread, multi-grain varieties, quick breads, and more.
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Inside the California Food Revolution: Thirty Years That Changed Our Culinary Consciousness
by Goldstein, Joyce and Brown, Dore
In this authoritative and immensely readable insider’s account, celebrated cookbook author and former chef Joyce Goldstein traces the development of California cuisine from its formative years in the 1970s to 2000, when farm-to-table, foraging, and fusion cooking had become part of the national vocabulary. Interviews with almost two hundred chefs, purveyors, artisans, winemakers, and food writers bring to life an approach to cooking grounded in passion, bold innovation, and a dedication to "flavor first." Goldstein explains how the counterculture movement in the West gave rise to a restaurant culture characterized by open kitchens, women in leadership positions, and a surprising number of chefs and artisanal food producers who lacked formal training. The new cuisine challenged the conventional kitchen hierarchy and French dominance in fine dining, leading to a more egalitarian and informal food scene.
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The American Craft Beer Cookbook: 155 Recipes from Your Favorite Brewpubs and Breweries
by Holl, John
The pleasure of going to the local pub or craft brewery for a pint and a delicious meal can now be recreated at home with John Holl's collection of 155 recipes that all taste amazingly great with beer. From pub grub and barbecue to appetizers, main dishes, side dishes, breakfast fare, and desserts, many of these dishes use beer as an ingredient, and all of them can be paired with your favorite brews.
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The 163 Best Paleo Slow Cooker Recipes: 100% Gluten-Free
by Judith Finlayson
Enjoy old standards and new classics with this very topical collection of slow cooker recipes. They've been refined to meet the needs of people who subscribe to the Paleo or Primal lifestyle. The Paleo diet is currently one of the most popular diets being followed today and has been embraced by nearly 1.5 million people in North America.
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Foodie Top 100 Restaurants Worldwide: Selected by the World's Top Food Critics and Glam Media's Foodie Editors
by Glam Media, Samir Arora, Gael Greene and Patricia Wells
Glam Media presents 100 of the world's best restaurants, selected by top food critics and foodie editors—including Samir Arora, the CEO of Glam Media; former New York Times food critic Patricia Wells; New York Magazine's Gael Greene; and Japan's first food critic, Masuhiro Yamamoto. Presenting the most reservation-worthy cuisine from four continents, Foodie Top 100 Restaurants Worldwide is for foodies who don't want anonymously compiled directories or crowd-sourced reviews. Detailed accounts of the most innovative menus, ambiance, and service, are accompanied by critics' tips, color photographs, and bonus lists of the top 100 restaurants in the USA, France, Europe, and Asia
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One Soufflé at a Time: A Memoir of Food and France
by Willan, Anne and Friedman, Amy
In One Soufflé at a Time, Willan tells her story and the story of the food-world greats—including Julia Child, James Beard, Simone Beck, Craig Claiborne, Richard Olney, and others—who changed how the world eats and who made cooking fun. She writes about how a sturdy English girl from Yorkshire made it not only to the stove, but to France, and how she overcame the exceptionally closed male world of French cuisine to found and run her school. Willan’s story is warm and rich, funny and fragrant with the smells of the country cooking of France. It’s also full of the creative culinary ferment of the 1970s—a decade when herbs came back to life and freshness took over, when the seeds of our modern day obsession with food and ingredients were sown.
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Feasting with Bompas & Parr: Powerful Recipes & Savage Tales of Food for Feasting
by Sam Bompas and Harry Parr
Easily the most provocative players on the global food scene, Bompas & Parr have created a new recipe book with a difference, focusing on how to create truly unusual and spectacular foodie events in your own home. They offer fascinating spreads on special feasts through history (including many of their own events) and outrageous but delicious recipes for food and drinks to make your own feast dramatic and a real talking point for all your guests. From Cheese Straws to Glitter Ham, Banana Flambé to Boudoir Biscuits, Chewing Gum to Alchemical Mountain Brew, the recipes showcase the best of Bompas & Parr's wild imaginations, accompanied by breathtaking photography. Includes dual measures.
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Duck, Duck, Goose: Recipes and Techniques for Cooking Ducks and Geese, both Wild and Domesticated
by Shaw, Hank
Duck is having a renaissance in American restaurants and kitchens as cooks discover that diverse breeds, species, and cuts of meat offer an exciting range of flavors and textures. Many cooks—and even hunters—have a fear of cooking fowl. Duck, Duck, Goose shows you how to cook duck and goose like a pro: perfectly crisp skin crackling with each bite, succulent confit, impeccable prosciutto, and more.
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The Southern Foodie: 100 Places to Eat in the South Before You Die (and the Recipes That Made Them Famous)
by Chamberlain, Chris
Thirteen states, 100 chefs, and 134 recipes later, one thing is clear: the food of the American South tells a story that spans the distance from New Orleans to Louisville, Little Rock to Charleston, Nashville to Dallas, and every city in between. The Southern Foodie explores a hearty swath of the South’s culinary culture, following its roots and exploring its evolution in the region’s best restaurants. Meet the people who are keeping the tradition alive and reinventing the flavors of the South. Swing on down to the Gulf Coast, and wade into a chef’s wonderland of fresh seafood and spicy heat.
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World Class Cakes: 250 Classic Recipes from Boston Cream Pie to Madeleines and Muffins
by Roger Pizey
Every country in the world has a cake that is truly a classic – one that has stood the test of time and continues to be passed down from generation to generation. World Class Cakes is a compilation of these timeless recipes, culled from mothers and grandmothers all the world over. Whether you want to make a moist sponge cake to accompany your afternoon tea or craft a show-stopping layer cake to dazzle at a party.
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Southern Italian Desserts: Rediscovering the Sweet Traditions of Calabria, Campania, Basilicata, Puglia, and Sicily
by Costantino, Rosetta
As a follow-up to her acclaimed My Calabria, Rosetta Costantino collects 75 favorite desserts from her Southern Italian homeland, including the regions of Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Puglia, and Sicily. These areas have a history of rich traditions and tasty, beautiful desserts, many of them tied to holidays and festivals. For example, in the Cosenza region of Calabria, Christmas means plates piled with grispelle (warm fritters drizzled with local honey) and pitta 'mpigliata (pastries filled with walnuts, raisins, and cinnamon). For the feast of Carnevale, Southern Italians celebrate with bugie("liars")--sweet fried dough dusted in powdered sugar, meant to tattle on those who sneak off with them by leaving a wispy trail of sugar.
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The Scarpetta Cookbook
by Conant, Scott
Scott Conant’s five Scarpetta restaurants all garner rave reviews, but many know Conant best from his regular appearances on Food Network shows like Chopped (as a frequent judge) and on Bravo’s Top Chef. He and his restaurants have been cited on such lists as Esquire’s "Best New Restaurants in America." The subject of this cookbook, Scarpetta, received a three-star review from the New York Times and there are locations in Miami, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Toronto, all opened in just the past few years. This gorgeous book includes 125 of the restaurant’s signature dishes.....
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Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2014
by Johnson, Hugh
The original and best, Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is the ultimate compact guide. Now in its 37th edition, it is the UK's number one wine book for wine-lovers and professionals. It is the key reference for enthusiasts, investors and collectors and this year's edition boasts up-to-date news on more than 6,000 wines, growers and regions, plus invaluable vintage information from experts around the world.
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Eat Your Vegetables: Bold Recipes for the Single Cook
by Yonan, Joe
An increasing number of Americans are turning to plant-based diets, both for their health and the economic benefits. And for many, they are the only one in their household who has made the change--making it the perfect time for this book of vegetarian, flexitarian, and vegan recipes specifically sized for single portions. In addition to 80 delectable and satisfying recipes, Eat Your Vegetables features essays on moving beyond mock meat and the evolution of vegetarian restaurants, as well as economical tips for shopping for, storing, and reusing ingredients.
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Mastering Fermentation: Recipes for Making and Cooking with Fermented Foods
by Karlin, Mary
Although fermentation has an ancient history, fermented foods are currently experiencing a renaissance: kombucha, kefir, sauerkraut, and other potent fermentables appeal not only for their health benefits, but also because they are fun, adventurous DIY projects for home cooks of every level. Mastering Fermentation is a beautifully illustrated and authoritative guide to the art and science of fermented foods, featuring more than seventy recipes that allow you to progress from simple fermented condiments like vinegars and mustards to more advanced techniques for using wild yeast starters, fermenting meats, and curing fish.
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Mastering Fermentation: Recipes for Making and Cooking with Fermented Foods
by Karlin, Mary
Although fermentation has an ancient history, fermented foods are currently experiencing a renaissance: kombucha, kefir, sauerkraut, and other potent fermentables appeal not only for their health benefits, but also because they are fun, adventurous DIY projects for home cooks of every level. Mastering Fermentation is a beautifully illustrated and authoritative guide to the art and science of fermented foods, featuring more than seventy recipes that allow you to progress from simple fermented condiments like vinegars and mustards to more advanced techniques for using wild yeast starters, fermenting meats, and curing fish.
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Vegetable Literacy: Cooking and Gardening with Twelve Families from the Edible Plant Kingdom, with over 300 Deliciously Simple Recipes
by Madison, Deborah
Destined to become the new standard reference for cooking vegetables, Vegetable Literacy, by revered chef Deborah Madison, shows cooks that vegetables within the same family, because of their shared characteristics, can be used interchangeably in cooking. For example, knowing that dill, chervil, cumin, parsley, coriander, anise, and caraway come from the umbellifer family makes it clear why they're such good matches for carrots, also an umbel. With stunning images from the team behind Canal House cookbooks and website, and 150 classic and exquisitely simple recipes, such as Savoy Cabbage on Rye Toast with GruyèreCheese; Carrots with Caraway Seed, Garlic, and Parsley; and Pan-fried Sunchokes with Walnut Sauce and Sunflower Sprouts; Madison brings this wealth of information together in dishes that highlight a world of complementary flavors.
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The Way We Ate: 100 Chefs Celebrate a Century at the American Table
by Fecks, Noah and Wagtouicz, Paul
The Way We Ate captures the twentieth century through the food we’ve shared and prepared. Noah Fecks and Paul Wagtouicz (creators of the hugely popular blog The Way We Ate) are your guides to a dazzling display of culinary impressionism: For each year from 1901 to 2000, they invite a well-known chef or food connoisseur to translate the essence or idea of a historical event into a beautifully realized dish or cocktail. The result is an eclectic array of modern takes and memorable classics, featuring original recipes conjured by culinary notables, including: Daniel Boulud, Jacques Pépin, Marc Forgione, José Andrés, Ruth Reichl, Marcus Samuelsson, Michael White, Andrew Carmellini, Anita Lo, Gael Greene, Michael Lomonaco, Melissa Clark, Justin Warner, Michael Laiskonis, Sara Jenkins, Shanna Pacifico, Jeremiah Tower, and Ashley Christensen
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Coi: Stories and Recipes
by Daniel Patterson
Daniel Patterson is the head chef/owner of Coi in San Francisco, one of America's most celebrated restaurants. Patterson mixes modern culinary techniques with local ingredients to create imaginative dishes that speak of place, memory, and emotion. His approach has earned him five James Beard nominations, two Michelin stars, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering a new kind of Californian cuisine. Now, in his new book Coi: Stories and Recipes, Patterson shares a personal account of the restaurant, its dishes, and his own unique philosophy on food and cooking.
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Coi: Stories and Recipes
by Daniel Patterson
Daniel Patterson is the head chef/owner of Coi in San Francisco, one of America's most celebrated restaurants. Patterson mixes modern culinary techniques with local ingredients to create imaginative dishes that speak of place, memory, and emotion. His approach has earned him five James Beard nominations, two Michelin stars, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering a new kind of Californian cuisine. Now, in his new book Coi: Stories and Recipes, Patterson shares a personal account of the restaurant, its dishes, and his own unique philosophy on food and cooking.
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Summerland: Recipes for Celebrating with Southern Hospitality
by Anne Quatrano
A cookbook that makes each month’s harvest a reason to celebrate, in the refined yet relaxed style of the South. For a cook as passionate as Anne Quatrano, food marks the passage of the year. Each month inspires her to think of new ways to use the season’s morsels. In this, her first and long-awaited cookbook, Quatrano draws on her twenty-eight years’ experience as a chef to pull together more than 100 of her best recipes and entertaining ideas.
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D.O.M.: Rediscovering Brazilian Ingredients
by Alex Atala
At D.O.M. in Sao Paulo, widely regarded as one of the world's best restaurants, you won't find the traditional staples of fine dining on the menu. For the past 15 years, acclaimed chef Alex Atala - a native of Brazil and the only chef named one of TIME magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2013 - has refused to import any ingredients traditionally found in the European kitchens where he once trained. Instead, Atala scours the lush bounty of the Amazon for indigenous produce and proteins, crafting a cuisine that is steeped in classical techniques yet distinctly and uniquely Brazilian.
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A Greedy Man in a Hungry World: How (almost) everything you thought you knew about food is wrong
by Rayner, Jay

The doctrine of local food is dead. Farmers’ markets are merely a lifestyle choice for the affluent middle classes. And ‘organic’ has become little more than a marketing label that is way past its sell by date. That may be a little hard to swallow for the ethically-aware food shopper but it doesn’t make it any less true. And now the UK’s most outspoken and entertaining food writer is ready to explain why.


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Winter Cocktails: Mulled Ciders, Hot Toddies, Punches, Pitchers, and Cocktail Party Snacks
by Sacasa, Maria Del Mar
When the days grow shorter and the air gets crisp, it’s time to gather with friends for hot drinks and winter cocktails that’ll put a rosy glow on your chilly cheeks. In Winter Cocktails, María del Mar Sacasa and Tara Striano share more than 50 recipes for cold-weather cocktails and mixed beverages, including mulled ciders, hot toddies, wine drinks, eggnogs, and punches; there are even chilled drinks made with a kick that’ll warm you right up. Whether you’re skiing at the lodge, camping on the mountain, or just curling up with a good book on a blustery night, Winter Cocktails is sure to make everything better.
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Provence, 1970: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste
by Barr, Luke
Provence, 1970 is about a singular historic moment. In the winter of that year, more or less coincidentally, the iconic culinary figures James Beard, M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, Richard Olney, Simone Beck, and Judith Jones found themselves together in the South of France. They cooked and ate, talked and argued, about the future of food in America, the meaning of taste, and the limits of snobbery. Without quite realizing it, they were shaping today’s tastes and culture, the way we eat now.
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Sauces & Shapes: Pasta the Italian Way
by Zanini de Vita, Oretta and Fant, Maureen B
Pasta is so universally popular in the United States that it can justifiably be called an American food. This book makes the case for keeping it Italian with recipes for sauces and soups as cooked in Italian homes today. There are authentic versions of such favorites as carbonara, bolognese, marinara, and Alfredo, as well as plenty of unusual but no less traditional sauces, based on roasts, ribs, rabbit, clams, eggplant, arugula, and mushrooms, to name but a few. Anyone who cooks or eats pasta needs this book. The straightforward recipes are easy enough for the inexperienced, but even professional chefs will grasp the elegance of their simplicity.
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The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays: 140 Step-by-Step Recipes for Simple, Scrumptious Celebrations
by Drummond, Ree
Ree shows you how to ring in your favorite holidays with inspired menus for breakfasts, brunches, lunches, dinners, parties, deliveries, and feasts, accompanied by fun instructions and hundreds of her signature step-by-step photos. Filled with creative and flavorful ideas for intimate dinners, group gatherings, and family meals,
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How to Feed a Family: The Sweet Potato Chronicles Cookbook
by Keogh, Laura and Marsh, Ceri
What could be more important to parents than a healthy, well-fed family? As two urban, working moms, Ceri Marsh and Laura Keogh learned quickly how challenging healthy meal-times can be. So they joined forces to create the Sweet Potato Chronicles, a website written for, and by, non-judgemental moms, packed full of nutritious recipes for families.
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Food & Wine Best New Chefs All-Star Cookbook: The Best 100 Recipes from Winners of FOOD & WINE's Best New Chef Award
by Edited by Dana Cowin (Editor-in-Chief) and Food & Wine
For the past 25 years, FOOD & WINE has recognized America's most talented and creative young chefs with its prestigious "Best New Chef Award." Celebrating the award's 25th anniversary, we are honouring the 25 Best New Chefs All-Stars--one from each year--including icons Thomas Keller, Tom Colicchio, Nancy Silverton, Michael Symon, Grant Achatz and David Chang. FOOD & WINE has collected their 100 fantastic signature dishes and adapted them into recipes that are easy to make for the home cook.
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Vegan Chocolate: Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy-Free Desserts
by Costigan, Fran
Author, baking instructor, and vegan powerhouse Fran Costigan has dedicated years to satisfying her sweet tooth while keeping it vegan. Through experimentation and long hours in the kitchen, she’s recreated some of her favorite chocolate desserts as better-for-you interpretations that pass the taste test: Bittersweet Chocolate Truffles (with a variety of flavor variations), a Brooklyn Blackout Layer Cake, a Sacher Torte, even chocolate Moon Pies! Her detailed instructions make for professional-quality outcomes every time: it’s like a personal baking class, right in your kitchen.
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Cooking from the Heart
by Besh, John
James Beard Award-winning chef John Besh shares the lessons he learned from his mentors through 140 accessible recipes and cooking lessons. Featuring lush photography, inspiring personal stories, and a rich expanse of culinary knowledge, Cooking from the Heart is the next best thing to having an apprenticeship with Chef Besh. Cooking from the Heart, Chef John Besh’s third cookbook, revisits the locations, lessons, and mentors that shaped his culinary journey. From Germany’s Black Forest to the mountains of Provence, each chapter highlights heartfelt memories and delicious recipes—the framework for his love of food.
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Modern Native Feasts: Healthy, Innovative, Sustainable Cuisine
by George, Andrew
Native American cuisine comes of age in this elegant, contemporary collection that reinterprets and updates traditional Native recipes with modern, healthy twists. Andrew George Jr. was head chef for aboriginal foods at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver; his imaginative menus reflect the diverse new culinary landscape while being mindful of an ages-old reverence for the land and sea.
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Southern Fried: More Than 150 recipes for Crab Cakes, Fried Chicken, Hush Puppies, and More
by Villas, James
Hush puppies, fried chicken, crab cakes—fried food is the soul of Southern cooking and has only grown in popularity in recent years. Like every one of James Villas’s cookbooks, this one is impeccably researched, with flawless recipes, history, and culture. It is filled with gorgeous color photos sure to tempt even health food fanatics, with crispy, crunchy delights in chapters featuring eggs and cheese, seafood, breads, and Southern staples like grits, rice, and potatoes.
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Southern My Way: Food & Family
by Gena Knox
Food & Family is nearly 250 pages of family friendly recipes primarily organized by mealtime (breakfast, lunch, and supper) as well as everyone's favorite food categories (starters, soups, salads, sides, and, of course, desserts). Throughout this visually striking cookbook, Knox offers easy-to-follow instructions, her favorite kitchen tricks, and time-saving cooking tips. Whatever the season, readers will savor Knox's take on classics like Cane Syrup Glazed Carrots, Grilled Ribeyes with Rosemary Mayonnaise, and Homemade Hot Chocolate, while also discovering new favorites, including: Asparagus and Sun-Dried Tomato Frittata Cups, Fresh Fig Flatbread, Broccoli Salad with Orange Yogurt Dressing, Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Pears, Doves in Red Wine, Rosemary-Garlic Grilled Venison Backstrap, Bourbon-Roasted Banana Parfaits.
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The Founding Farmers Cookbook
by Founding Farmers and Martell, Nevin
Nestled in the nation’s capital, Founding Farmers offers traditional homegrown fare made with fresh ingredients from family farms, ranches, and fisheries across the country. Now you can indulge in traditional American dishes such as Yankee Pot Roast, Southern Pan-Fried Chicken and Waffles, and 7-Cheese Mac & Cheese at home. Best of all, they’re easy to make using fresh ingredients that are grown right here in the United States and can be found at your local farmers’ market. In addition to 100 accessible farm-to-fork recipes, The Founding Farmers Cookbook takes you straight to the source of the foods you enjoy every day, with profiles of hardworking American purveyors from Virginia and Maryland, to North Dakota and Texas, and beyond.
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Cowgirl Creamery Cooks
by Smith, Peggy, Conley, Sue
Collecting the vast accumulated wisdom of two of the world's great cheesemakers, Cowgirl Creamery Cooks is one of those rare books that immediately asserts itself as an indispensible addition to the food lover's library. That's because Cowgirl Creamery Cooks is many things. It's an engrossing read that shares the story of the Cowgirls, but also of the rise of the organic food movement and creating an artisanal creamery.
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Hello, Wine: The Most Essential Things You Need to Know About Wine
by Melanie Wagner and Lucy Engelman
This breezy-to-read but super-informative guidebook is a stylish primer for any newcomer to the endlessly fascinating world of wine. Certified Sommelier Melanie Wagner's down-to-earth tone and comprehensive knowledge make learning about wine fun and approachable. Twelve chapters explore every aspect of wine—from how it is made to how to drink it—and provide helpful descriptions of grape varietals and recommendations that can be taken to the wine store. Featured alongside these many encouraging lessons and suggestions are 60 whimsical and informative color illustrations.
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Lonely Planet's Beautiful World
by Lonely Planet
Journey to the planet's most magnificent places with Lonely Planet's Beautiful World - a thought-provoking portrait of our world. This lavishly produced hardback will help you see the planet as you've never seen it before, renewing your relationship with the place we call home.
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From Scratch: Inside the Food Network
by Salkin, Allen
Big personalities, high drama—the extraordinary behind-the-scenes story of the Food Network, now about to celebrate its twentieth anniversary: the business, media, and cultural juggernaut that changed the way America thinks about food.
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Melt: 100 Amazing Adventures in Grilled Cheese
by Shane Sanford Kearns
Your favorite comfort food—grilled cheese—is going where no toasted sandwich has gone before. Gone are the boring days of white bread and yellow cheese. In their place are creativity and excess: griddled stacks dripping with hybrid cheeses, sandwiches oozing with surprising flavor combinations, and deep-fried desserts that reveal the standby's sweeter side.
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Melt: 100 Amazing Adventures in Grilled Cheese
by Shane Sanford Kearns
Your favorite comfort food—grilled cheese—is going where no toasted sandwich has gone before. Gone are the boring days of white bread and yellow cheese. In their place are creativity and excess: griddled stacks dripping with hybrid cheeses, sandwiches oozing with surprising flavor combinations, and deep-fried desserts that reveal the standby's sweeter side.
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Junior's Home Cooking: Over 100 Recipes for Classic Comfort Food
by Alan Rosen and Beth Allen
In Junior’s Home Cooking, Alan Rosen and Beth Allen bring Junior’s into home kitchens across the country, with recipes and stories that have been passed down through generations of the Rosen family. The family-friendly dishes have been scaled down and professionally tested so that every home cook can turn out a meal just like the made-from-scratch versions featured at Junior’s. In Junior’s signature style, all dishes are delicious, “bigger and better than ever,” and perfect for both family meal and holiday table.
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Junior's Home Cooking: Over 100 Recipes for Classic Comfort Food
by Alan Rosen and Beth Allen
In Junior’s Home Cooking, Alan Rosen and Beth Allen bring Junior’s into home kitchens across the country, with recipes and stories that have been passed down through generations of the Rosen family. The family-friendly dishes have been scaled down and professionally tested so that every home cook can turn out a meal just like the made-from-scratch versions featured at Junior’s. In Junior’s signature style, all dishes are delicious, “bigger and better than ever,” and perfect for both family meal and holiday table.
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The Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook: Recipes for the Best Pan in Your Kitchen
by Kramis, Sharon and Kramis Hearne, Julie
Learn how to season cast iron, clean cast iron, and cook 90 tantalizing recipes in your cast iron skillet. This cookbook aims to show modern cooks how this inexpensive cast iron tool is the best pan in their kitchen. Fusing new and traditional recipes and gathering farm-fresh produce and ingredients, the authors show cooks how to make delicious food in this versatile skillet.
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Great Homemade Soups: A Cook's Collection
by Paul Gayler
It is often said that a cook’s reputation hinges on the quality of his or her soup. Perhaps that is why many of us fight shy of making our own. With this book, Paul Gayler proves that making your own soup is easy and the results are nutritious and satisfying. Add to that the fact that soups are also an economical way to eat, whether you are using easy-to-source seasonal produce or expensive ingredients, which will go much further when made into a soup. Great Homemade Soups includes 100 recipes, ranging from the tried-and-tested classics to soups from faraway.
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Great Homemade Soups: A Cook's Collection
by Paul Gayler
It is often said that a cook’s reputation hinges on the quality of his or her soup. Perhaps that is why many of us fight shy of making our own. With this book, Paul Gayler proves that making your own soup is easy and the results are nutritious and satisfying. Add to that the fact that soups are also an economical way to eat, whether you are using easy-to-source seasonal produce or expensive ingredients, which will go much further when made into a soup. Great Homemade Soups includes 100 recipes, ranging from the tried-and-tested classics to soups from faraway.
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Cuisine and Empire: Cooking in World History
by Laudan, Rachel
Rachel Laudan tells the remarkable story of the rise and fall of the world’s great cuisines—from the mastery of grain cooking some twenty thousand years ago, to the present—in this superbly researched book. Probing beneath the apparent confusion of dozens of cuisines to reveal the underlying simplicity of the culinary family tree, she shows how periodic seismic shifts in “culinary philosophy”—beliefs about health, the economy, politics, society and the gods—prompted the construction of new cuisines, a handful of which, chosen as the cuisines of empires, came to dominate the globe.
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The Art of Simple Food II: Recipes, Flavor, and Inspiration from the New Kitchen Garden
by Waters, Alice
Alice Waters, the iconic food luminary, presents 200 new recipes that share her passion for the many delicious varieties of vegetables, fruits, and herbs that you can cultivate in your own kitchen garden or find at your local farmers’ market.
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Roberta's Cookbook
by Mirarchi, Carlo, Hoy, Brandon, Parachini, Chris and Wheelock, Katherine
When Roberta’s opened in 2008 in a concrete bunker in Bushwick, it was a pizzeria where you could stop in for dinner and stumble out hours later, happy. It’s still a down-the-rabbit-hole kind of place but has also become a destination for groundbreaking food, a wholly original dining experience, and a rooftop garden that marked the beginning of the urban farming movement in New York City. The forces behind Roberta’s—chef Carlo Mirarchi and co-owners Brandon Hoy and Chris Parachini—share recipes, photographs, and stories meant to capture the experience of Roberta’s for those who haven’t been, and to immortalize it for those who’ve been there since the beginning.
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The New Midwestern Table: 200 Heartland Recipes
by Thielen, Amy
Amy Thielen grew up in rural northern Minnesota, waiting in lines for potluck buffets amid loops of smoked sausages from her uncle’s meat market and in the company of women who could put up jelly without a recipe. She spent years cooking in some of New York City’s best restaurants, but it took moving home in 2008 for her to rediscover the wealth and diversity of the Midwestern table, and to witness its reinvention
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Old-School Comfort Food: The Way I Learned to Cook
by Guarnaschelli, Alex
Here are Alex’s secrets to great home cooking, where humble ingredients and familiar preparations combine with excellent technique and care to create memorable meals. Alex brings her recipes to life with reminiscences of everything from stealing tomatoes from her aunt’s garden and her first bite of her mother’s pâté to being one of the few women in the kitchen of a renowned Parisian restaurant and serving celebrity clientele in her own successful New York City establishments.
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Lidia's Commonsense Italian Cooking: 150 Delicious and Simple Recipes Anyone Can Master
by Bastianich, Lidia Matticchio and Manuali, Tanya Bastianich
In her beautifully illustrated new cookbook, Lidia Bastianich lays out a comprehensive curriculum of wise cooking tips--from the cutting board to the kitchen table. Channeling the instructive elements from her TV show, she teaches us that a good dose of common sense is the key ingredient to a stellar meal. As storyteller and chef, she draws on anecdotes to educate and illustrate. Recalling lessons learned from her mother, Erminia, and her grandmother Nonna Rosa,
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L.A. Son: My Life, My City, My Food
by Choi, Roy,
Abounding with both the food and the stories that gave rise to Choi's inspired cooking, L.A. Son takes us through the neighborhoods and streets most tourists never see, from the hidden casinos where gamblers slurp fragrant bowls of pho to Downtown's Jewelry District, where a ten-year-old Choi wolfed down Jewish deli classics between diamond deliveries; from the kitchen of his parents' Korean restaurant and his mother's pungent kimchi to the boulevards of East L.A. and the best taquerias in the country, to, at last, the curbside view from one of his emblematic Kogi taco trucks, where people from all walks of life line up for a revolutionary meal.
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Manresa: An Edible Reflection
by Kinch, David
Since opening Manresa in Los Gatos in 2002, Kinch has done more to create a sense of place through his food—specifically where the Santa Cruz Mountains meet the sea—than any other chef on the West Coast. The restaurant’s thought-provoking dishes and unconventional pairings draw on techniques both traditional and modern that combine with the heart of the Manresa experience: fruits and vegetables. Through a pioneering collaboration between farm and restaurant, nearby Love Apple Farms supplies nearly all of the restaurant’s exquisite produce. Manresa is an ode to the mountains, fields, and sea; it shares the philosophies and passions of a brilliant chef whose restaurant draws its inspiration globally, while always keeping a profound connection to the people, producers, and bounty of the land that surrounds it.
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Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey: Recipes from My Three Favorite Food Groups and Then Some
by Currence, John
Not just another successful Southern chef, James Beard Award-winner John Currence is THE ambassador for Oxford, Mississippi. In his first book, he shares his rugged and fancy style of cooking through 130 delicious recipes, colorful personal stories, music pairings, and beautiful photography. Chef John Currence would rather punch you in the mouth with his fantastic flavors than poke you in the eye with fancy presentation. In his first cookbook, Currence gives you 130 recipes organized by 10 different techniques, such as Boiling/Simmering, Slathering, Pickling/Canning, Roasting/Braising, Muddling/Stirring, Brining/Smoking, and Baking/Spinning, just to name a few. John's fun-loving personality rings true throughout the book with his personal stories and history, and his one-of-a-kind recipes for Pickled Sweet Potatoes, Whole Grain Guinness Mustard, Deep South "Ramen" with a Fried Poached Egg, Rabbit Cacciatore, Smoked Endive, Fire-Roasted Cauliflower, and Kitchen Sink Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches. Each recipe has a song pairing with it and the complete list can be downloaded at spotify.com.
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Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2014
by Lonely Planet
The best places to go and things to do all around the world right now! Drawing in the knowledge, passion and miles travelled by Lonely Planet’s staff, authors and online community, we present a year’s worth of travel inspiration to take you out of the ordinary and into some unforgettable experiences. Highlights Lonely Planet ranks the top 10 countires, regions and cities to visit in 2014.
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Easy Everyday Gluten-Free Cooking: Includes 250 Delicious Recipes
by Donna Washburn and Heather Butt
Let's face it: two of the worst things about adopting a gluten-free lifestyle is having to give up all your favorite foods and spending loads of extra time in the kitchen. But gluten-free foods don't have to be plain or unappetizing and you don't need to spend hours in the kitchen. All you need is a well-stocked gluten-free pantry and the sensational recipes found in Easy Everyday Gluten-Free Cooking.
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The Healing Herbs Cookbook
by Pat Crocker
There's growing scientific evidence for the medicinal value of herbs and this in turn is putting herbal remedies into mainstream consciousness. The recipes in this book are designed to give you many ways to present wholesome, healthy food into your everyday meals and which feature fresh herbs. Home cooks will discover how fresh herbs not only fill the flavor gap but provide many healing and holistic benefits and will learn to prepare food that contains vitality, is seasonal and indigenous to our environment.
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My Rio de Janiero: A Cookbook
by Leticia Moreinos Schwartz
Rio’s cuisine is known for its casual settings and reflects various aspects of Brazilian culture. Leticia Moreino Schwartz highlights approximately 90 of Rio’s best recipes, including unforgettable petiscos (finger food), Carioca (native) home cooking, Portuguese inspired foods, and contemporary urban dishes. Organized by neighborhood, recipes include Risole de Camarão com Catupiry (Shrimp and Catupiry Cheese Turnovers) from a botequim just steps from Leticia's family home in Leblon, Bicoito O Globo (Beach Yucca Crackers) from the beaches of Ipanema, Farfale with Salmon and Caipirinha Sauce made with fresh-caught salmon from the fish market in Buzios, Filet Oswaldo Aranha (Steak with Fried Garlic) from a restaurant near the Jardim Botanico, and Bolo de Chocolate,
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A Commonplace Book of Pie
by Lebo, Kate
In this debut collection, award-winning poet and baker Kate Lebo redefines everything we thought we knew about pie. An eclectic mix of prose poems, fantasy zodiac, and humor, A Commonplace Book of Pie explores the tension between the container and the contained while considering the real and imagined relationships between pie and those who love it.
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Lonely Planet The Food Book
by Will Gourlay, Luke Waterson, Helen Ranger and Robin Barton
A journey through the great cuisines of the world. Markets, street food, fine dining or raucous family feasts—whether you travel to eat, or you’re a foodie tied to your kitchen chair at home, you’ll find plenty in these pages to satisfy your list for new flavors, textures and aromas. Journey through countries with the richest and proudest culinary traditions. Explore each country’s essential produce, defining dishes, and culture of preparing, eating and celebrating with food. Discover the best fare to sample, and even the off recipe to try at home.
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Irish Pantry: Traditional Breads, Preserves, and Goodies to Feed the Ones You Love
by McMeel, Noel and Lynn Marie Hulsman
Chef and restaurateur Noel McMeel has spent a lifetime first learning in the kitchen, then working there himself. His recipes are generations old: passed from his grandmother to his mother, and to Noel and the next generation. They celebrate a culture of thrift and good eating, the original “eating local” and “whole foods” movements. Noel offers ways to pack the heat of summer into jars with recipes like Blackberry and Lime Jam and Orange Confit, and his Traditional Irish Christmas Cake might become a regular at your holiday table.
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To the Bone
by Liebrandt, Paul, Friedman, Andrew and Blumenthal, Heston
Despite the glamour attached to the profession today, a successful life in the kitchen is determined more by sacrifice than stardom, demanding a dedication bordering on obsession, all in pursuit of The Food. In this meditation on the culinary life that blends elements of memoir and cookbook, Paul Liebrandt shares the story of his own struggle to become a chef and define his personal style.

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Annie Bell's Baking Bible: Over 200 triple-tested recipes that you'll want to make again and again
by Annie Bell
In this comprehensive and beautifully illustrated book Annie Bell shares her passion for over 200 of our best-loved bakes. An internationally inspired collection of recipes, they are accessible to everyone from the baking beginner to the experienced cook, require no complicated equipment and include a ban on piping bags. Annie explains the techniques that produce perfect results every time, whether baking a chocolate cake, pound cake, cookies, muffins, brownies, tarts or meringues and provides helpful advice on the best mixers and essential cake pans that will help you along the way.

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Who Put the Beef in Wellington?: 50 culinary classics, who invented them, when and why
by James W. Winter
Ever wondered why some of our dishes have the names they do? Where does Caesar Salad comes from? Who was Benedict and what’s he got to do with combining poached eggs with ham and hollandaise sauce? In this fascinating journey into culinary history James Winter provides the answers to these questions and explores the origins of classic dishes from around the world. Who came up with them? When and what inspired chefs to combine certain ingredients? And why have they endured to become classics that we turn to again and again?
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Great Homemade Soups: A Cook's CollectionCooking for Crowds: 40th Anniversary Edition
by White, Merry E., Darra Goldstein and Edward Koren
When Cooking for Crowds was first published in 1974, home cooks in America were just waking up to the great foods the rest of the world was eating, from pesto and curries to Ukrainian pork and baklava. Now Merry White's indispensable classic is back in print for a new generation of readers to savor, and her international recipes are as crowd-pleasing as ever--whether you are hosting a large party numbering in the dozens, or a more intimate gathering of family and friends.
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The Artisan Food Entrepreneur (Where Woman Create Business)
by Jo Packham
Come along on an artisan food journey with thirty of the top “foodie” entrepreneurs in the industry. Chapter by chapter, you’ll be carried away with beautiful photography, delicious recipes, and inspiring stories from restaurant owners, farmers, beekeepers, bakers, and more. Get valuable advice for your own business along the way. This wonderful collection is sure to nourish your body and your soul with over thirty recipes that you will want to make again and again.
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Blessing the Hands That Feed Us: What Eating Closer to Home Can Teach Us About Food, Community, and Our Place on Earth
by Robin, Vicki
aking the locavore movement to heart, bestselling author and social innovator Vicki Robin pledged for one month to eat only food sourced within a 10-mile radius of her home on Whidbey Island in Puget Sound, Washington. Her sustainable diet not only brings to light society’s unhealthy dependency on mass-produced, prepackaged foods but also helps her reconnect with her body and her environment.
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Pittsburgh Chef's Table: Extraordinary Recipes from the Steel City
by Sarah Sudar, Julia Gongaware, Amanda McFadden and Laura Zorch
Pittsburgh was once a beleaguered steel town, but has transformed into a place that people are talking about—in only the best ways possible. The cuisine here is also evolving. Pittsburgh restaurant legends have laid a solid culinary foundation, encouraging a continuous stream of newbies to take risks applauded by stomachs everywhere! Creativity and sustainability are on the rise, but most importantly, the Pittsburgh food scene has remained unpretentious and relatable.
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The Complete Book of Juicing, Revised and Updated: Your Delicious Guide to Youthful Vitality
by Michael Murray

With fifty new recipes and new information on the benefits of juicing and juice cleanses, here is the completely revised and updated edition of this juicing category killer.

The first completely revised edition of this juicing classic, The Complete Book of Juicing is packed with new information on super fruits such as pomegranate and papaya, weight-loss and juice fasts, immune function, juicers, and more. With one hundred fruit and vegetable recipes and a fresh new package, this book is a user-friendly.


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Maximum Flavor: Recipes That Will Change the Way You Cook
by Kamozawa, Aki and Talbot, H. Alexander

Whether you’re interested in molecular gastronomy or just want a perfect chicken recipe for dinner tonight, the authors of Ideas in Food deliver reliable techniques and dishes—no hard-to-find ingredients or break-the-bank equipment required—for real home cooks. 


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The World's Best Asian Noodle Recipes: 125 Great Recipes from Top Chefs
by Ian Kittichai

Chock full of delicious, healthy recipes, The World’s Best Asian Noodle Recipes includes the best of the best Asian noodle recipes from notable chefs around the world. Alongside step-by-step instructions, beautiful photography illustrates exactly how the finished recipes should look. From soups and salads to main courses, snacks and desserts, there are both traditional recipes and inventive interpretations. Recipes are organized by type of type of ingredients--Seafood, Meats, Vegetables, Poultry and Combinations--and  include a wide range of different noodle selections.


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Good Stock: Life on a Low Simmer
by D'Amato, Sanford

Good Stock is the story of Sanford "Sandy" D'Amato's journey from young Italian kid who loved to cook to unknown culinary student with a passion for classical French cuisine to one of the most respected chefs and restaurateurs in the country. Featuring more than 80 recipes and full-color photography throughout, Good Stock weaves together memoir and cookbook in an beautiful and engaging package.


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Bold: A Cookbook of Big Flavors
by Susanna and Wise, Victoria

From the culinary team of Susanna Hoffman and Victoria Wise—who between them have authored or coauthored more than fifteen cookbooks including The Well-Filled Tortilla Cookbook and The Well-Filled Microwave Cookbook—Bold brings together the beloved American tradition of delicious, plate-filling meals with the lively global flavors that infuse our culture and cuisine.


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Gluten-Free 101: The Essential Beginner's Guide to Easy Gluten-Free Cooking
by Fenster, Carol

It can be upsetting and overwhelming to learn that you can’t eat gluten, or that you need to cook for someone who can’t. Gluten-Free 101 is the guide to help make the transition a simple and positive change. It explains how to select and work with the best g-free foods from a now extensive (and sometimes confusing) product shelf, how to continue eating healthfully, and how to master basic gluten-free cooking techniques, such as cooking g-free pasta and rolling g-free dough.


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Knickerbocker Glory: A Chef's Guide to Innovation in the Kitchen and Beyond
by Robinson, Matthew

Life is filled with wow moments; those moments when we see something new that really impresses us and gets our attention. These wow moments make our personal lives better and more interesting. The businesses that create these wow moments, or innovations, are typically more successful. But, what is the key to creating these innovations? How are innovations born? How can simple connections between various things be made so that something new is created? Are there steps to creating new innovations and wow moments? The answers to these questions are in this book. The Knickerbocker Glory: Tasty Innovation and Even Tastier Desserts is a book about learning to innovate using the culinary arts as inspiration.


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Slices of Life: A Food Writer Cooks through Many a Conundrum
by Eskin, Leah

Bad Haircut Kale Chips. Post-ER Roast Chicken. New Baby Risotto. Frantic Dinner-Party Calming Soup. These are some of the dishes that food writer Leah Eskin has turned out during her years of raising two children, enduring one dog, and tending her marriage. She's also nurtured her ten-year-old food column, "Home on the Range," providing a recipe and accompanying vignette in the Chicago Tribune every week.


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Cocktails for the Four Seasons
by Teri Lyn Fisher and Jenny Park

The dynamic duo behind the award-winning food blog Spoon Fork Bacon now bring their creative talent to the art of mixology! From original boutique beverages to vibrant classics with a twist, this eclectic collection features more than 50 irresistible cocktails, arranged by season, that are as exciting as they are easy to make. Who knew libations could be this much fun?


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The Complete Nose to Tail
by Henderson, Fergus

Adventurous palates as well as some of the most famous names in the food world—including Mario Batali, Anthony Bourdain, Jamie Oliver, and Daniel Boulud—flock to Fergus Henderson’s London restaurant, St. John, to indulge in his culinary artistry. A conscientious and resourceful chef who lives by the motto “Nose to Tail,” Henderson advocates using everything that is possibly edible of fowl, beast, and fish, creating dishes that fuse high sophistication with a strong tradition of rustic thriftiness.


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The New Southwest: Classic Flavors with a Modern Twist
by Meagan Micozzi

Now Micozzi has prepared a collection of all new recipes in her first cookbook. You'll find favorites like Navajo Fry Bread and Salsa Verde as well as imaginative offerings that showcase her quirky take on southwestern fare including Vegan Puffy Tacos with Cumin-Spiced Hummus, Pomegranate & Lime Chicken Thighs, and even Peanut Butter & Jelly Empanadas. Seasoned with humor and common sense throughout, this is the perfect cookbook for anyone who loves the flavors of the American southwest


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Fusion Food in the Vegan Kitchen: 125 Comfort Food Classics, Reinvented with an Ethnic Twist!
by Newman, Joni Marie

This innovative vegan cookbook combines the best of both worlds—comfort food + ethnic cuisine. The result is Fusion Food in the Vegan Kitchen, a delicious, experimental type of cooking popular in California and quickly taking the vegan world by storm. Its focus is not only on fresh, local ingredients, but also the amazing flavors found in different world cuisines. Think Korean pulled “pork” sandwiches, jalapeno mac ’n’ cheese, and Mexican hot chocolate cake. Traditional, with a twist!


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Taste of Tanzania: Modern Swahili Recipes for the West
by Miriam R. Kinunda

A Taste of Tanzania is an easy-to-use cookbook of simple, flavorful recipes written with a personal touch for people all over the world who are interested in experimenting with foods from other cultures. Each of these ethnic treasures calls for the freshest of ingredients, offering a healthy and flavorful option to your everyday diet.


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Cooking Light Global Kitchen: The World's Most Delicious Food Made Easy
by David Joachim

New York Times Bestselling author David Joachim, shares fascinating stories behind the world's most loved dishes as well as tips and techniques from 15 notable chefs and experts such as Rick Bayless, Marc Vetri, Michael Solomonov, Lidia Bastianich, Marcus Samuelsson, Jose Garces, Mark Bittman, and many more.


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Olives, Lemons & Za'atar: The Best Middle Eastern Home Cooking
by Rawia Bishara

Rawia, in Arabic, means storyteller. And that is what I am. I tell the stories of my life’s journey, culture, and family through my cooking. A delicious meal is the greatest companion to the memories we cherish most. I was born into a food-loving Palestinian-Arab family in Nazareth, a beautiful town in the southern Galilee. Though the words “organic,” “locavore,” and “sustainable” were unknown then, my parents’ approach qualified on all counts. My respect for the sources of food, how it is grown and prepared, originates in my early years at home. 
My grandmother had ceramic urns filled with fruity olive oil, pressed from the trees on her family’s land picked by my aunts and uncles.


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Cumin, Camels, and Caravans: A Spice Odyssey
by Gary Paul Nabhan

Gary Paul Nabhan takes the reader on a vivid and far-ranging journey across time and space in this fascinating look at the relationship between the spice trade and culinary imperialism. Drawing on his own family’s history as spice traders, as well as travel narratives, historical accounts, and an ethnobotanical exploration of spices and their uses, Nabhan describes the critically important roles that Semitic peoples and desert floras had in setting the stages for globalized spice trade.


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The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook
by Anthony, Michael

Restaurateur Danny Meyer’s intimate story of how Gramercy was born sets the stage for executive chef-partner Michael Anthony’s appealing approach to American cooking and recipes that highlight the bounty of the farmer’s market. With 200 sumptuous photographs and personal stories, The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook also gives an insider look into the things that make this establishment unique, from the artists who have shaped its décor and ambience, to the staff members who share what it is like to be a part of this close-knit restaurant family. Above all, food lovers will be inspired to make memorable meals and bring the warmth of Gramercy into their homes.


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The Taste of America
by Colman Andrews

The Taste of America is the first and only compendium of the best food made in the U.S.A. Here, award-winning food writer and passionate eater Colman Andrews presents 250 of the best regional products from coast to coast, including Humboldt Fog Cheese, Blue Point Oysters, Ruby Red Grapefruit, Whoopie Pies, Meyer Lemons, Kreuz's Sausage, Anson Mill Grits, and more. Divided into chapters according to food type - snacks, dairy, condiments, meat, baked goods, and desserts - this anthology of edible Americana reveals each product's unique history.


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The Taste of America
by Colman Andrews

The Taste of America is the first and only compendium of the best food made in the U.S.A. Here, award-winning food writer and passionate eater Colman Andrews presents 250 of the best regional products from coast to coast, including Humboldt Fog Cheese, Blue Point Oysters, Ruby Red Grapefruit, Whoopie Pies, Meyer Lemons, Kreuz's Sausage, Anson Mill Grits, and more. Divided into chapters according to food type - snacks, dairy, condiments, meat, baked goods, and desserts - this anthology of edible Americana reveals each product's unique history.


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The Flexitarian Table: Inspired, Flexible Meals for Vegetarians, Meat Lovers, and Everyone in Between
by Berley, Peter

Today, more people than ever before are choosing to eat sustainably, electing to have vegetarian meals much of the time but sometimes small amounts of fish, chicken, and, more rarely, red meat. They’re known as “flexitarians,” a combination of the words “flexible” and “vegetarian.”  The Flexitarian Table is full of exciting menus guaranteed to please them—and everyone else at the table—without stressing out the cook. Drawing from decades of experience as a personal chef and caterer, Peter Berley provides lots of “convertible” meals featuring vegetable and meat versions of the same dish that can be prepared simultaneously without extra trouble, like Crispy Pressed Tofu or Chicken with Garlic and Mint.


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René Redzepi: A Work in Progress
by René Redzepi

Now Rezepi has created a fascinating and innovative new three-book collection: A Work in Progress: Journal, Recipes and Snapshots. It includes a personal journal written by René himself over a full year in which he explores creativity, innovation, and the meaning and challenges of success; a beautiful cookbook with 100 brand new recipes from Noma; and a pocket book of candid Instagram-style snapshots taken by the restaurant staff behind the scenes and at its annual MAD Food Symposium. The cookbook is organized in a calendar year format with each month featuring an assortment of seasonal dishes, such as Icy Sloe Berries and Brown Cheese Ganache; Trash Cooking with Leeks; Oxtail and Blueberries; Fresh Tender Squid and Whitecurrent Broth; and Spicy and Sweet Cucumber and Pickled Elderflowers. The book also features an introduction from the Denmark-born Lars Ulrich of Metallica.
 


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Noma: Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine
by René Redzepi

Rene Redzepi has been widely credited with re-inventing Nordic cuisine. His Copenhagen restaurant, Noma, was recognized as the #1 best in the world by the San Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurant awards in April 2010 after receiving the 'Chef's Choice' award in 2009. Redzepi operates at the cutting edge of gourmet cuisine, combining an unrelenting creativity and a remarkable level of craftsmanship with an inimitable and innate knowledge of the produce of his Nordic terroir. At Noma, which Redzepi created from a derelict eighteenth-century warehouse in 2003 after previously working at both elBulli and The French Laundry, diners are served exquisite concoctions, such as 'Newly-Ploughed Potato Field' or 'The snowman from Jukkasjarvi', all painstakingly constructed to express their amazing array of Nordic ingredients. 


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Rawsome Vegan Baking: An Un-cookbook for Raw, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Beautiful and Sinfully Sweet Cookies, Cakes, Bars & Cupcakes
by von Euw, Emily

Emily Von Euw, creator of the popular blog This Rawsome Vegan Life, makes treats that are so phenomenal and so stunning they should be considered masterpieces. Oh yeah, and they’re raw, vegan AND gluten-free. So whether you’re a vegetarian, a raw vegan or even a meat-lover just looking for something healthy, new and delicious, this book has something for you.

Emily’s popular blog won the Vegan Woman’s 2013 Vegan Food Blog Award, was named one of the Top 50 Raw Food Blogs of 2012 and is nominated for "Favorite Blog" for the 2013 VegNews Veggie Awards. Every recipe is accompanied by a photograph so you can see each brilliant sweet before you eat.


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Back to Butter: A Traditional Foods Cookbook - Nourishing Recipes Inspired by Our Ancestors
by Chester, Molly and Sally Schrecengost

The traditional food movement focuses on real, whole foods—foods that our ancestors ate—and is quickly becoming the diet and lifestyle of choice for those looking to nourish themselves in the most sound and natural way possible.  Traditional foods are unprocessed, naturally raised, traditionally prepared, deeply nourishing, and decidedly unrefined. Authors Molly Chester and Sandy Schrecengost take you through the basics of a traditional diet with ease and understanding, offering a list to get your pantry started and why some of the natural foods that you may have though you should avoid (like butter, eggs, full-fat dairy, and meat) are actually healthy and essential.


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30 Years at Ballymaloe: A Celebration of the World-renowned Cooking School with over 100 New Recipes
by Darina Allen

When Ballymaloe’s doors opened to students in 1983 there were 15 courses available. Now there are over 100, reflected in the recipes collected here, including curing meat, making gluten-free meals and sushi as well as learning forgotten skills like producing butter and cheese and beekeeping. The book chronicles how the school has been at the forefront of cooking and food trends since its inception, from Darina’s championing of the Slow Food movement and her highlighting the importance of using local, seasonal and fresh produce to installing a wood-burning oven and expanding its gardens so students can learn the importance of eating less meat and more vegetables and preserving heirloom varieties of produce. A fascinating insight into Ballymaloe, this is also a history of food over the past thirty years—from a time when Darina couldn’t get anything other than pre-packaged, grated Parmesan cheese to one where a local producer makes his own mozzarella.


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Eat Well and Stay Slim: The Essential Cuisine Minceur
by Michel Guerard

As the inventor of gastronomic slimming cuisine and a driving force behind nouvelle cuisine, Michel Guérard was one of the first global Gallic celebrity chefs. Essential Cuisine Minceur distils forty years of wisdom into one extraordinary toolkit for eating well and staying slim. Over 140 exquisite recipes fuse the best traditional flavours with the global influences that are redefining French cuisine, all with astonishingly low calorie counts.


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Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces from the author of Food in Jars
by McClellan, Marisa

Marisa McClellan was an adult in a high-rise in Philadelphia when she rediscovered canning, and found herself under the preserving spell. She grew accustomed to working in large batches since most “vintage” recipes are written to feed a large family, or to use up a farm-size crop, but increasingly, found that smaller batches suited her life better. Working with a quart, a pound, a pint, or a bunch of produce, not a bushel, allows for dabbling in preserving without committing a whole shelf to storing a single type of jam.


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Slices of Life: A Food Writer Cooks through Many a Conundrum
by Eskin, Leah


Bad Haircut Kale Chips. Post-ER Roast Chicken. New Baby Risotto. Frantic Dinner-Party Calming Soup. These are some of the dishes that food writer Leah Eskin has turned out during her years of raising two children, enduring one dog, and tending her marriage. She's also nurtured her ten-year-old food column, "Home on the Range," providing a recipe and accompanying vignette in the Chicago Tribune every week. Slices of Life transforms those columns into a memoir that readers can savor in small or large bites. It's a compilation of more than 200 recipes, with a generous helping of the life stories


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Sally's Baking Addiction: Irresistible Cupcakes, Cookies, and Desserts for Your Sweet Tooth Fix
by McKenney, Sally

Named by Huffington Post as one of the “Top 10 Food Blogs to Watch” in 2013, Sally’s Baking Addiction has skyrocketed in popularity since its inception in late 2011. Baking addict and food blogger, Sally McKenney loves to bake. Her famous Salted Caramel Dark Chocolate Cookies won Nestle’s Dark Chocolate contest in 2013, and now, in her first cookbook, Sally shares her baking secrets with fans everywhere. Try her No-Bake Peanut Butter Banana Pie, her delectable Dark Chocolate Butterscotch Cupcakes, or her yummy Marshmallow Swirl S’mores Fudge. 


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Okra: A Savor the South® Cookbook
by Virginia Willis

Passionate okra lovers crave this bright green, heat-loving vegetable, whether fried, grilled, steamed, roasted, boiled, broiled, pickled, raw, whole, sliced, or julienned. With Okra, Virginia Willis provides "the key that unlocks the door of okra desire" to okra addicts and newcomers to the pod alike. Topping eight feet, with gorgeous butter-yellow flowers that ripen into the plant's signature seed-filled pods, okra has a long association with foodways in the American South. But as Willis shows, okra is also an important ingredient in cuisines across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Featuring gardening tips, a discussion of heirloom varieties, and expert cooking directions (including a list of "top ten slime-busting tips"), Okra brilliantly showcases fifty delectable recipes: twenty-six southern dishes, ranging from Southern-Style Fried Okra to Gulf Coast Seafood Gumbo, and twenty-four authentic global dishes, from Moroccan Lamb and Okra Tagine with Preserved Lemons to Cuban Pork with Yellow Rice, Okra, and Annatto Oil.
 


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Pickles and Preserves: A Savor the South® Cookbook
by Andrea Weigl

Andrea Weigl defines the year by her canning sessions. In the winter, she makes bright yellow Jerusalem Artichoke Relish from her backyard crop. In the spring, she conjures up sweet red Strawberry Preserves. In the summer, it's savory Yellow Squash Pickles and peaches, pickled, brandied, or as a thick butter. And in the fall, she folds her Fig Preserves into a cake famous on North Carolina's Outer Banks.
 


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Plenty: Vibrant Recipes from London's Ottolenghi
by Ottolenghi, Yotam

Yotam Ottolenghi is one of the most exciting new talents in the cooking world, with four fabulous, eponymous London restaurants and a weekly newspaper column that's read by foodies all over the world. Plenty is a must-have collection of 120 vegetarian recipes featuring exciting flavors and fresh combinations that will delight readers and eaters looking for a sparkling new take on vegetables.  Yotam's food inspiration comes from his Mediterranean background and his unapologetic love of ingredients. Not a vegetarian himself, his approach to vegetable dishes is wholly original and innovative, based on freshness and seasonality, and drawn from the diverse food cultures represented in London. A vibrant photo accompanies every recipe in this visually stunning book.


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Done.: A Cook's Guide to Knowing When Food Is Perfectly Cooked
by Peterson, James

"Is it ready yet?" In this infinitely handy kitchen guide, foremost cooking authority James Peterson gives at-aglance answers for more than 85 of the most vexing-to-cook foods, from sauces, vegetables, fish, and meats to sweets. Detailed descriptions of smell, sound, look, and texture provide a quick reference, while more than 500 color photographs clearly capture each key stage of doneness. With distilled explanations of the 10 basic cooking methods for context, Done. is the solution to thermometer dependence. It's an instant classic for cooks of all skill levels.


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Love, Bake, Nourish: Healthier cakes and desserts full of fruit and flavor
by Amber Rose

In an ocean of baking books this book is something new. It is an aspirational, yet very achievable, collection of recipes to guide you through baking in a more nourishing way. Food stylist Amber Rose found a lot of the baking recipes out there tend to have the same flavor combinations used over and over again with refined white flour and white sugar as a staple. The heroes of her recipes are the seasonal fruits and ancient flours (spelt, rye, buckwheat and nut flours) used as an alternative to so much refined sugar and gluten, to bring more depth of flavor and texture and to create a healthier baked good.


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Grill to Perfection: Two Champion Pit Masters' Recipes and Techniques for Unforgettable Backyard Grilling
by Husbands, Andy, Hart, Chris, Pyenson, Andrea and Raichlen, Steven

This book is for the adventurous backyard griller tired of the same old sauces and craving new flavors. Andy and Chris take influences from lesser-known but delicious styles in the US. They introduce key international dishes like sweet Korean barbecue; spicy Sichuan chicken sticks and Caribbean jerk ribs. This is an incredible collection of grilling recipes—perfection hot off the grill.


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Scoop Adventures: The Best Ice Cream of the 50 States: Make the Real Recipes from the Greatest Ice Cream Parlors in the Country
by Clendaniel, Lindsay

What if you could have the greatest ice cream flavors from any of the 50 states in your kitchen? With Scoop Adventures, you’ll have the recipes from the best shops in New York, Maryland, Illinois, Hawaii and everywhere in between. Lindsay Clendaniel, creator of Scoop Adventures, has found the best creameries from across the country and adapted their authentic recipes so you can make them in your own ice cream maker for your friends and family.


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Under Magnolia: A Southern Memoir
by Mayes, Frances

With her signature style and grace, Mayes explores the power of landscape, the idea of home, and the lasting force of a chaotic and loving family.  From her years as a spirited, secretive child, through her university studies—a period of exquisite freedom that imbued her with a profound appreciation of friendship and a love of travel—to her escape to a new life in California, Mayes exuberantly recreates the intense relationships of her past, recounting the bitter and sweet stories of her complicated family: her beautiful yet fragile mother, Frankye; her unpredictable father, Garbert; Daddy Jack, whose life Garbert saved; grandmother Mother Mayes; and the family maid, Frances’s confidant Willie Bell.
 


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Charcutería: The Soul of Spain
by Weiss, Jeffrey

Charcutería: The Soul of Spain is the first book to introduce authentic Spanish butchering and meat-curing techniques to the American market. Included are more than 100 traditional Spanish recipes, straightforward illustrations providing easy-to-follow steps for amateur and professional butchers, and gorgeous full-color photography of savory dishes, Iberian countrysides, and centuries-old Spanish cityscapes.
 


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Party Brazil Phrasebook 2014: Slang, Music, Fun and Futebol
by Alice Rose, Nati Vale

With this book in hand you can get off the sideline and join the local Brazilians as they party during World Cup 2014. Chock-full of up-to-date slang phrases, after-hours expressions and insider information on futebol, this book will have you cheering, dancing, drinking and celebrating with the die-hard fans of the beautiful game.


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New Southern Table: Classic Ingredients Revisited
by Brys Stephens

Immerse yourself in The New Southern Table, a celebration of food, culture, and quintessential Southern ingredients. Food writer, photographer, and fifth-generation Southerner, Brys Stephens, shares his love of travel and food and reinterprets classic Southern ingredients with recipes from diverse world traditions.  Often oversimplified as “y’all” cuisine, Southern food, at its heart and soul, has always been fueled by local ingredients and flavors. Okra, peaches, pecans, and collard greens are just a few of the beloved Southern ingredients found on farms—and dinner tables—all across the American South.


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Tupelo Honey Cafe: Spirited Recipes from Asheville's New South Kitchen
by Sims, Elizabeth and Sonoskus, Chef Brian

Experiencing the food at the award-winning Tupelo Honey Cafe is animportant part to understanding the heart of Asheville, NC. As an early pioneer in the farm-to-fork movement, chef Brian Sonoskus has been creating delicious dishes at the Tupelo Honey Cafe in downtown Asheville, North Carolina, since it first opened in 2000. And from then on, Tupelo's food has been consistently fresh, made from scratch, sassy, and scrumptious.
 


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Whisky: The Manual
by Dave Broom

This highly accessible and enjoyable guide is full of practical and fascinating information about how to enjoy whisky. All whisky styles are covered, including (just whisper it) blends. Along the way a good few myths are exploded, including the idea that whisky has to be taken neat.


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Meatless All Day: Recipes for Inspired Vegetarian Meals
by Dina Cheney

Move over bland, wimpy tofu and lackluster salads—Meatless All Day redefines meat-free meals as colorful and super-satisfying. Whether you’re a committed vegetarian or are trying to cut down on meat, the hearty, creative recipes in Meatless All Day will inspire you to cook in new ways. Here, you’ll discover Beet Wellington, Spaghetti with White Bean Balls, Quinoa-Polenta Cakes with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce and White Bean Puree, Roasted Root Vegetable and Goat Cheese Salad with Lemon-Tahini Vinaigrette, and Baklava Sticky Buns—fare that will make avowed carnivores jealous. One secret behind these dishes: high-impact ingredients (like miso, tomato paste, and mushrooms). 


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There’s nothing more satisfying than a doughnut. But no need to limit yourself to the bakery counter! With Homemade Doughnuts, Sublime Doughnuts chef Kamal Grant shows you how to make creative, delicious doughnuts in your home kitchen
by Kamal Grant

There’s nothing more satisfying than a doughnut. But no need to limit yourself to the bakery counter! With Homemade Doughnuts, Sublime Doughnuts chef Kamal Grant shows you how to make creative, delicious doughnuts in your home kitchen.


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Whole Beast Butchery: The Complete Visual Guide to Beef, Lamb, and Pork
by Farr, Ryan

DIY fever + quality meat mania = old-school butchery revival! Artisan cooks who are familiar with their farmers market are now buying small farm raised meat in butcher-sized portions. Dubbed a rock star butcher by the New York Times, San Francisco chef and self-taught meat expert Ryan Farr demystifies the butchery process with 500 step-by-step photographs, master recipes for key cuts, and a primer on tools, techniques, and meat handling. This visual manual is the first to teach by showing exactly what butchers know, whether cooks want to learn how to turn a primal into familiar and special cuts or to simply identify everything in the case at the market.


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Sausage Making: The Definitive Guide with Recipes
by Farr, Ryan

With the rise of the handcrafted food movement, food lovers are going crazy for the all-natural, uniquely flavored, handmade sausages they're finding in butcher cases everywhere. At San Francisco's 4505 Meats, butcher Ryan Farr takes the craft of sausage making to a whole new level with his fiery chorizo, maple-bacon breakfast links, smoky bratwurst, creamy boudin blanc, and best-ever all-natural hot dogs. Sausage Making is Farr's master course for all skill levels, featuring an overview of tools and ingredients, step-by-step sausage-making instructions, more than 175 full-color technique photos, and 50 recipes for his favorite classic and contemporary links. This comprehensive, all-in-one manual welcomes a new generation of meat lovers and DIY enthusiasts to one of the most satisfying and tasty culinary crafts.


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The Animal Farm Buttermilk Cookbook: Recipes and Reflections from a Small Vermont Dairy
by Diane St. Clair

The Animal Farm Buttermilk Cookbook: Recipes and Reflections from a Small Vermont Dairy offers 100 recipes, from sweet to savory, designed to showcase the best that buttermilk can contribute to food, all set in the context of what it is like to live and work on a small Vermont artisanal dairy.
 


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Smashing Plates: Greek Flavors Redefined
by Maria Elia

This is not a book for traditionalists, but adventurers ready to explore exciting new flavor combinations and discover what Greek cuisine has to offer. The 120 recipes are a product of a summer spent cooking and experimenting at her father’s tavern in the Troodos mountains of Cyprus. The villagers welcomed her into their homes, taught her new and old recipes, shared produce from their gardens and even tried to teach her Greek! She went shooting with her dad and gathered caper leaves for pickling.
 


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Down South: Bourbon, Pork, Gulf Shrimp & Second Helpings of Everything
by Link, Donald

Link rejoices in the slow-cooked pork barbecue of Memphis, fresh seafood all along the Gulf coast, peas and shell beans from the farmlands in Mississippi and Alabama, Kentucky single barrel bourbon, and other regional standouts in 110 recipes and 100 color photographs. Along the way, he introduces all sorts of characters and places, including pitmaster Nick Pihakis of Jim ‘N Nick’s BBQ, Louisiana goat farmer Bill Ryal, beloved Southern writer Julia Reed, a true Tupelo honey apiary in Florida, and a Texas lamb ranch with a llama named Fritz.


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Orwashers Artisan Bread: 100 Years of Techniques and Recipes
by Keith Cohen

In 2007, Keith Cohen purchased New York’s Orwasher’s Bakery, listed among the top ten bakeries in America. He launched a new line of Artisan Wine Breads in 2009 under the brand name Oven Artisans. Cohen created his new breads with a wine grape starter in collaboration with Channing Daughters Vineyard in Long Island. The technique used dates back to ancient Egypt, where bakers who were baking bread in the same facility as wine was being fermented discovering that the natural yeast in the air from the fermenting grapes would leaven the bread and give it special flavor. In 2010, Cohen premiered his beer bread—a chewy, dark-hued creation with a nutty, robust flavor that comes from the Otis Stout from Sixpoint Craft Ales that’s mixed into the dough.  Artisan Bread will feature the techniques used as well as the recipes for Orwasher’s most famous breads adapted specifically to facilitate home baking.


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Gale Gand's Lunch!
by Gale Gand

It’s time for a lunch revolution. Lunchtime doesn’t need to be about hurrying through an assortment of processed products. The midday meal is a fabulous opportunity to enjoy delicious ingredients and flavor-packed dishes and to slow down while you eat (even if just for a few moments). Acclaimed chef Gale Gand shows you how to make it happen—simply and easily, and for a fraction of the price of prepared salads and sandwiches


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Fruitful: Four Seasons of Fresh Fruit Recipes
by Nicholson, Brian and Huck, Sarah

 From sweet to savory, including fresh juices, every chapter is devoted to the produce of the moment: rhubarb, strawberries, apples, plums, apricots, peaches, quinces, pears, and more. This delectable cookbook showcases the bounty from New York’s favorite orchard, illustrated with gorgeous full-color photography throughout—but all of the fruit can be found wherever you live.


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My Irish Table: Recipes from the Homeland and Restaurant Eve
by Cathal Armstrong and David Hagedorn

With its moderate climate and amazing natural resources, Ireland is a modern-day Eden, boasting lush, bountiful produce, world-renowned dairy, plentiful seafood, and grass-fed meats. In My Irish Table, sustainable food movement leader and four-star chef Cathal Armstrong celebrates the food of his homeland and chronicles his culinary journey from Dublin to Washington DC, where he runs seven beloved and critically lauded restaurants.   Featuring 130 delicious recipes—from Kerrygold Butter-Poached Lobster with Parsnips to Irish Stew, Shepherd’s Pie, and Mam’s Apple Pie—My Irish Table draws on Armstrong’s Irish upbringing as well as his professional experience and French culinary training. In his hands, Irish food is comforting yet elegant, rustic yet skillful, and My Irish Table invites you into his kitchen to explore the vibrant traditions and rich culinary landscape of the Emerald Isle.


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Keep Your Brain Young: the Complete Guide to Physical and Emotional Health and Longevity
by Guy McKhann and Marilyn Albert

The ultimate user's guide to the brain...highly intelligent, straightforward, and important.
--Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D.
 


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Ms. American Pie: Buttery Good Pie Recipes and Bold Tales from the American Gothic House
by Beth M. Howard

Beth M. Howard knows about pie. She made pies at California’s Malibu Kitchen for celebrities including Barbra Streisand (lemon meringue), Dick Van Dyke (strawberry rhubarb), and Steven Spielberg (coconut cream) before moving back home to rural Iowa. She now lives in the famous American Gothic House (the backdrop for Grant Wood’s famous painting) and runs the hugely popular Pitchfork Pie Stand.


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Yucatán: Recipes from a Culinary Expedition
by David Sterling

The Yucatán Peninsula is home to one of the world's great regional cuisines. With a foundation of native Maya dishes made from fresh local ingredients, it shares much of the same pantry of ingredients and many culinary practices with the rest of Mexico. Yet, due to its isolated peninsular location, it was also in a unique position to absorb the foods and flavors of such far-flung regions as Spain and Portugal, France, Holland, Lebanon and the Levant, Cuba and the Caribbean, and Africa. In recent years, gourmet magazines and celebrity chefs have popularized certain Yucatecan dishes and ingredients, such as Sopa de lima and achiote, and global gastronomes have made the pilgrimage to Yucatán to tantalize their taste buds with smoky pit barbecues, citrus-based pickles, and fiery chiles


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Straight from the Earth: Irresistible Vegan Recipes for Everyone
by Myra Goodman, Marea Goodman and Sara Remington

As environmentally healthful and thoughtful eaters pile on the vegetables and fruits and push animal protein off their plates, the desire for more recipes showcasing fresh produce has gone sky high.  So, who better than the folks at Earthbound Farm to deliver those vegetable-centric recipes? From their humble beginnings as a 2 1/2-acre raspberry field, Earthbound now grows and distributes organic produce nationally. Co-founder Myra Goodman and her daughter Marea are skillful home cooks, and the proximity to their fields of fresh vegetables and fruits made it easy to develop creative—and definitely delicious—dishes that are not only heavy on the produce, they just happen to be vegan!
 


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Thailand: The Cookbook
by Jean-Pierre Gabriel

Author and photographer Jean–Pierre Gabriel traveled throughout Thailand for years to research the unique flavors and culinary history that make up the country’s food culture. Here, he presents an array of dishes ranging from street vendor snacks to home–cooked meals to restaurant tasting menus and everything in between.   Learn to recreate classics such as Massaman Curry and Green Papaya Salad using authentic methods, or discover a new favorite, such as a Dragon Fruit Frappe. Recipes include advice on essential techniques, while a glossary helps introduce home cooks to less familiar ingredients. Gabriel’s breathtaking images of the natural landscape, people, and food bring to life the history behind this storied cuisine.


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Eating with the Chefs
by Per-Anders Jorgensen

The award–winning food photographer and founder of the cult favorite Fool magazine invites you to pull up a chair and join the intimate family meals at some of the world’s finest restaurants, including Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Chez Panisse, Roberta’s, wd–50, Attica, Mugaritz, Maison Pic, Noma, Osteria Francescana, St. John, and The French Laundry.  Eating with the Chefs features 200 photographs by Pers–Anders Jorgensen and over 50 home cooking recipes from restaurants handpicked for their unique staff meal traditions. The book includes appetizers and main dishes, as well as desserts.


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Josey Baker Bread: Get Baking - Make Awesome Bread - Share the Loaves
by Baker, Josey

This is the first true entry-level bread-baking cookbook, from Josey Baker (that's his real name!), a former science teacher turned San Francisco baking sensation. Josey Baker Bread combines step-by-step lessons with more than 100 photographs, offering easy-to-follow guidance for aspiring bakers. Recipes start with the basic formula for making bread— requiring little more than flour, water, time, and a pan—and build in depth and detail as the user progresses to more complex loaves, including Josey's cult favorite Dark Mountain Rye. With chapters dedicated to pizza, pocketbreads, and treats, Josey's playful, encouraging tone makes for a fun read full of great advice for bakers of all levels.


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A Mouthful of Stars: A Constellation of Favorite Recipes from My World Travels
by Sunee, Kim

Bestselling author of Trail of Crumbs and former food editor Kim Sunée offers up her first cookbook; a curated and personal collection of Kim's interpretation of 80 cherished recipes and cooking discoveries from kitchens across the globe. Her culinary journey is complete with stories of adventure, poetry, as well as luscious photography of food and place.
 


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Juice It!: Energizing Blends for Today's Juicers
by Asbell, Robin

Juicing is cold off the press! Filled with 65 vibrant recipes for turning fresh fruits and vegetables into delicious and healthful juices, this refreshing cookbook offers essential guidance for utilizing the increasing number of juicers and high-performance blenders popping up in home kitchens. From perky blends such as Mango Green Tea Booster and Ginger Jolt to quiet soothers like Berry Melon and Grape Night's Sleep, these inspired beverages guarantee invigorating flavor combinations and prove the power of drinking your vitamins and loving it too.


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Juice It!: Energizing Blends for Today's Juicers
by Asbell, Robin

Juicing is cold off the press! Filled with 65 vibrant recipes for turning fresh fruits and vegetables into delicious and healthful juices, this refreshing cookbook offers essential guidance for utilizing the increasing number of juicers and high-performance blenders popping up in home kitchens. From perky blends such as Mango Green Tea Booster and Ginger Jolt to quiet soothers like Berry Melon and Grape Night's Sleep, these inspired beverages guarantee invigorating flavor combinations and prove the power of drinking your vitamins and loving it too.


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The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone
by Deborah Madison

Originally published in 1997, Deborah Madison’s Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone was both ahead of its time and an instant classic. It has endured as one of the world’s most popular vegetarian cookbooks, winning both a James Beard Foundation award and the IACP Julia Child Cookbook of the Year Award. Now, The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone picks up where that culinary legacy left off, with more than 1,600 classic and exquisitely simple recipes for home cooks, including a new introduction, more than 200 new recipes, and comprehensive, updated information on vegetarian and vegan ingredients. A treasure from a truly exceptional culinary voice,


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Sweet Mandarin: Classic & Contemporary Chinese Recipes with Gluten and Dairy-Free Variations
by Helen Tse and Lisa Tse

From basic advice on Chinese cuisine, including essential pieces of equipment such as a wok, cleaver and steamer to Chinese pantry ingredients and essentials, you’ll soon be creating healthy and nutritious meals. Broken down in to Soups, Stocks, & Starters; Poultry; Pork & Beef; Fish & Seafood; Noodles; Rice: Desserts & Cocktails, the 100 simple yet delicious recipes include Cantonese Won Ton Soup, Salt and Chile Squid, Hong Kong Beef Skewers with Satay Dip, favorites like Aromatic Crispy Duck and Chicken Chow Mein, Fortune Cookies and even exotic cocktails such as Sweet Chile Strawberry Daiquiri—and each includes Allergen and Dietary Information, tips on making the recipe gluten-free, and a QR code with a free video of the authors making the dish.


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Cooking Light Dinnertime Survival Guide: Feed Your Family. Save Your Sanity!
by Kuzemchak MS RD, Sally

Women are juggling more roles and more responsibilities than ever before. But somehow, some way, dinner's still got to get on the table. Cooking Light Dinnertime Survival Guide will help women navigate mealtime armed with strategies, tips, and recipes that are targeted to the specific issue they have with dinner-whether that's an insane schedule, a tight budget, or extra-finicky kids. This book highlights the Top 10 Challenges women face with getting a home-cooked meal on the table and offers empathy and encouragement in the form of doable steps to take and strategies to try, plus more than 150 recipes to make mealtime a breeze.


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Fried & True: More than 50 Recipes for America's Best Fried Chicken and Sides
by Lee Brian Schrager, Adeena Sussman and Whoopi Goldberg

Lee Schrager has left no stone unturned in his quest to find America’s best fried chicken. From four-star restaurants to roadside fry shacks, you’ll learn how to brine your bird, give it a buttermilk bath, batter or even double batter it, season with loads of spices, and fry it up to golden perfection.


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Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Desserts
by Jeni Britton Bauer

In Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream Desserts, ice creams deliciously melt into hot brown Bettys, berry cobblers, sweet empanadas, and corn fritters. Her one-of-a-kind cakes and cookies are not only served with ice cream, they get crumbled on top and incorporated into the ice cream base itself.  Sundae combinations dazzle with bold and inspired sauces, such as Whiskey Caramel and Honey Spiked with Chilies. And Jeni’s crunchy “gravels” (crumbly sundae toppings)—such as Salty Graham Gravel and Everything Bagel Gravel—are unlike toppings anyone has ever seen before.
 


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The Homemade Flour Cookbook: The Home Cook's Guide to Milling Nutritious Flours and Creating Delicious Recipes with Every Grain, Legume, Nut, and Seed from A-Z
by Erin Alderson

Have you heard? Milling at home can be less expensive and healthier than buying pre-ground flours! Much of the flour that is sold in grocery stores has been stripped of its nutrients and has extra ingredients and preservatives added to prolong shelf life. Not only that, but some flours, like almond, can run as high as $15 per bag! There has to be a better way.  There is with The Homemade Flour Cookbook. Erin Alderson will explore the different ways to grind flour including electric and non-electric grinders, food processors, blenders, and even coffee grinders, making it easy for any do-it-yourself homemaker to have fresh flour whenever needed.


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Caribbean Potluck: Modern Recipes from Our Family Kitchen
by Suzanne Rousseau and Michelle Rousseau

Throughout the centuries, the Caribbean’s warm and welcoming islands have embraced many cultures and races, adopting and adapting the traditions, cuisine and cultural norms of its new residents. As a result, Caribbean food has emerged as an intriguing fusion of different flavors and ingredients. Sister chefs Suzanne & Michelle Rousseau’s food offers a glimpse into this diversity of culture, race, and history that makes the islands of the Caribbean a fine place to savor beautiful landscapes, turquoise oceans, hot sunny days, warm sultry nights, urban cities, poverty, wealth, intoxicating music and fantastic food. Taking a walk down memory lane from Jamaica to Trinidad and back, the sisters explore how the flavors, tastes and food memories of their childhood influenced their unique cooking style, which combines tradition with modernity.


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Done.: A Cook's Guide to Knowing When Food Is Perfectly Cooked
by James Peterson

Done. answers the age-old question that stumps all cooks: "Is it ready yet?" In this infinitely handy kitchen guide, foremost cooking authority James Peterson gives at-aglance answers for more than 85 of the most vexing-to-cook foods, from sauces, vegetables, fish, and meats to sweets. Detailed descriptions of smell, sound, look, and texture provide a quick reference, while more than 500 color photographs clearly capture each key stage of doneness. With distilled explanations of the 10 basic cooking methods for context, Done. is the solution to thermometer dependence. It's an instant classic for cooks of all skill levels.


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The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food
by Dan Barber

The Third Plate is chef Dan Barber’s extraordinary vision for a new future of American eating. After more than a decade spent investigating farming communities around the world in pursuit of singular flavor, Barber finally concluded that—for the sake of our food, our health, and the future of the land—America’s cuisine required a radical transformation.

The revelations Barber shares in The Third Plate took root in his restaurant’s kitchen. But his process of discovery took him far afield—to alternative systems of food production and cooking that maximize sustainability, nutrition, and flavor. Barber explores the traditional farming practices of the Spanish dehesa, a uniquely vibrant landscape that has been fine-tuned to produce the famed jamón ibérico. Along the Atlantic coast, he investigates the future of seafood through a revolutionary aquaculture operation and an ancient tuna fishing tradition. In upstate New York, Barber learns from a flourishing mixed-crop farm whose innovative organic practices have revived the land and resurrected an industry. And in Washington State he works with cuttingedge seedsmen developing new varieties of grain in collaboration with local bakers, millers, and malters. Drawing on the wisdom and experience of chefs and farmers from around the world, Barber proposes a new definition for ethical and delicious eating destined to refashion Americans’ deepest beliefs about food.  Traditionally, Americans have dined on the “first plate,” a classic meal centered on meat with few vegetables. Thanks to the burgeoning farm-to-table movement, many people have begun eating from the “second plate,” the new ideal of organic, grass-fed meats and local vegetables. But neither model, Barber shows, supports the long-term productivity of the land. Instead, he calls for a “third plate,” a new pattern of eating rooted in cooking with and celebrating the whole farm—an integrated system of vegetable, grain, and livestock production.


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Moonshine: A Cultural History of America's Infamous Liquor
by Jaime Joyce

Hooch. White lightning. White whiskey. Mountain dew. Moonshine goes by many names. So what is it, really? Technically speaking, "moonshine" refers to untaxed liquor made in an unlicensed still. In the United States, it’s typically corn that’s used to make the clear, unaged beverage, and it’s the mountain people of the American South who are most closely associated with the image of making and selling backwoods booze at night—by the light of the moon—to avoid detection by law enforcement.

In this book, writer Jaime Joyce explores America’s centuries-old relationship with moonshine. From the country’s early adoption of Scottish and Irish home-distilling techniques and traditions to the Whiskey Rebellion of the late 1700s to a comparison of the moonshine industry pre- and post-Prohibition and a look at modern-day craft distilling, Joyce examines the historical context that gave rise to moonshining in America and explores its continued appeal. Even more fascinating than the popularity of the liquor itself is moonshine’s widespread effect on U.S. pop culture: moonshine runners were NASCAR’s first marquee drivers; white whiskey was the unspoken star of countless Hollywood film and television productions; and numerous songs inspired by making shine have come from such musicians as Dolly Parton, Steve Earle, Metallica, Ween, and others. While we can’t condone making your own illegal liquor, reading Moonshine will give you a new perspective on the profound implications that underground moonshine making has had on life in America.


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The Green City Market Cookbook: Great Recipes from Chicago's Award-Winning Farmers Market
by Green City Market and Rick Bayless

The Green City Market Cookbook is the first collection of recipes from the celebrity chefs, local farmers, loyal customers, and longtime vendors that make up the Green City Market community. Beautifully illustrated with full-color photography, the thoroughly tested recipes in this book represent a diversity of wonderful meals that can be created from the fresh, sustainable output of Midwestern family farms.  Chicago's leading chefs, including Rick Bayless, Stephanie Izard, Sarah Stegner, Paul Virant, Carrie Nahabedian, and many more, as well as other market regulars, have contributed recipes simple enough for the inexperienced cook but sufficiently enticing to satisfy the most discriminating gourmet. Organized by season, The Green City Market Cookbook provides eager readers with recipes that make use of fresh fruits and vegetables that come straight from the small regional farms that are the lifeblood of the farm-to-fork movement.


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Gastro Grilling: Fired-Up Recipes to Grill Great Everyday Meals
by Ted Reader

Gastro Grilling is for everyone who loves to fire up the grill any time of the year. Within these pages you’ll find simple-to-prepare recipes like Grilled Beef Tenderloin with Fire-Roasted Red Pepper and Goat’s Cheese, Grilled Half Chicken with Kick O’Honey BBQ Glaze, and Hot English Cheese Steak with Pale Ale and Stilton.  Chock-full of more than 135 tasty recipes, step-bystep instructions, and gorgeous photos throughout, Gastro Grilling is the ultimate BBQ book for anyone who likes their food to make their mouth water and their fingers sticky.


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Gastro Grilling: Fired-Up Recipes to Grill Great Everyday Meals
by Ted Reader

Gastro Grilling is for everyone who loves to fire up the grill any time of the year. Within these pages you’ll find simple-to-prepare recipes like Grilled Beef Tenderloin with Fire-Roasted Red Pepper and Goat’s Cheese, Grilled Half Chicken with Kick O’Honey BBQ Glaze, and Hot English Cheese Steak with Pale Ale and Stilton.  Chock-full of more than 135 tasty recipes, step-bystep instructions, and gorgeous photos throughout, Gastro Grilling is the ultimate BBQ book for anyone who likes their food to make their mouth water and their fingers sticky.


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Brassicas: Cooking the World's Healthiest Vegetables: Kale, Cauliflower, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts and More
by Laura B. Russell

For a long time, brassicas had a mixed reputation. While a small group of people staunchly adored them, most Americans were not as fond of the vegetables formerly known as "cruciferous" (who doesn't remember a plate of stinky boiled cabbage or President Bush's condemnation of broccoli?). But in recent years, a transformation has occurred. Kale has taken the world by storm and there's hardly a restaurant left that doesn't have cauliflower on the menu. The rising popularity of brassicas is not only due to their extraordinary health benefits and "superfood" status, but also the realization that they can taste delicious when properly prepared.


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Beerology: Everything You Need to Know to Enjoy Beer...Even More
by Mirella Amato

THERE IS a beer for every mood, food and occasion. And, with the growing number of beer festivals popping up worldwide, beer is finally getting the attention and appreciation it deserves. For the average beer lover, the overwhelming choices, brewing styles and traditions can be confusing to say the least. Enter beer specialist Mirella Amato - one of only seven Certified Master Cicerones (beer sommeliers) in the world. With an advanced brewing certificate behind her, readers will be in expert hands as they navigate the multifaceted world of beer, guided by Amato's refreshingly accessible style.


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Making Soda at Home: Mastering the Craft of Carbonation: Healthy Recipes You Can Make With or Without a Soda Machine
by Jeremy Butler

An icy cold, carbonated beverage is just the pick-me-up you need when the day really starts to wear you down. So, wouldn't it be even more rewarding and fulfilling if you could make your own from scratch? Crafting a great carbonated beverage is easy! This informative guide to making soda at home is perfect for anyone looking to create delicious artisan drinks with or without a soda machine. Jeremy Butler breaks down the science of carbonation so you can discover recipes that are easily adapted for each of the three methods for carbonation. He even shows you how to make a soda bar, complete with kegerator, in your own home! Offering resources like homebrew forums, shopping guides, and industrial suppliers, all the information you need to make your own soda is right here. Once you master the bubbles, it's time to add the syrups. Making Soda at Home offers over 35 natural and healthy recipes to flavor your fizz. It even provides insider tips on creating your own recipes. Try refreshing coconut-lime or peach sodas on a hot summer day. Tonics like root beer, sassafras, sarsaparilla and ginger ale are delicious with a bowl of popcorn and a movie. Brew expert clones of your favorite dews, peppers, pops, and colas with ease. There's even a recipe for butter beer! Perfect for any do-it-yourself foodie, Making Soda at Home will have you drinking natural homemade soda in no time.


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The Texas Food Bible: From Legendary Dishes to New Classics
by Dean Fearing

Dean Fearing will take readers through Texas culinary heritage, the classic preparations involved, and the expansion and fusion of the foods that have combined to develop an original Southwestern cuisine. A bit of regional history will take the reader from fry bread to Sweet Potato Spoonbread, from Truck Stop Enchiladas to Barbecue Shrimp Tacos. Simple taco and salsa recipes will be starred right beside the culinary treasures that make Dean's cooking internationally known. This comprehensive guide will include step-by-step methods and techniques for grilling, smoking, and braising in the Southwestern manner, in addition to recipes from other chefs who have contributed to the evolution of this regional cuisine, such as Robert del Grande and Stephen Pyles, and a look at local purveyors such as Paula Lambert's cheese. These recipes will be accompanied by more than 150 photographs of finished dishes and the cooking process along with a glossary of food terms.


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Spices & Seasons: Simple, Sustainable Indian Flavors
by Rinku Bhattacharya

Inspired by the bounty of local produce, mostly from her own backyard, Rinku set out to create recipes for busy, time-strapped home cooks who want to blend Indian flavors into nutritious family meals. Arranged in chapters from appetizers through desserts, the cookbook includes everything from small bites, soups, seafood, meat and poultry, and vegetables, to condiments, breads, and sweets. You'll find recipes for tempting fare like Mango and Goat Cheese Mini Crisps, Roasted Red Pepper Chutney, Crisped Okra with Dry Spice Rub, Smoky Roasted Eggplant and Tomato Puree, and Red Harvest Masala Cornish Hens, to name a few.

 


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The Glorious Vegetables of Italy
by Domenica Marchetti

This book is a tribute to Italy's many glorious vegetables, from the bright, orange-fleshed pumpkins of autumn to the tender green fava beans of early spring. Organized by course, this lavishly photographed cookbook lauds the latest dining trend—the vegetable's starring role at the center of the plate. Cooks of all skill levels will enjoy more than 100 recipes mixing tradition and innovation, ranging from the basics (Fresh Spinach Pasta Dough and Fresh Tomato Sauce) to the seasonal (Spring Risotto with Green and White Asparagus) to savory (Grilled Lamb Spiedini on a Bed of Caponata) and sweet (Pumpkin Gelato). This indispensable recipe collection will appeal to Italian cuisine lovers looking to celebrate vegetables in any meal, every day


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Proof: The Science of Booze
by Adam Rogers

Humans have been perfecting the science of alcohol production for ten thousand years, but modern scientists are only just beginning to distill the complex reactions behind the perfect buzz. In a spirited tour across continents and cultures, Adam Rogers puts our alcoholic history under the microscope, from our ancestors’ accidental discovery of fermented drinks to the cutting-edge laboratory research that proves why—or even if—people actually like the stuff.


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American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood
by Paul Greenberg

In American Catch, award-winning author Paul Greenberg takes the same skills that won him acclaim in Four Fish to uncover the tragic unraveling of the nation’s seafood supply—telling the surprising story of why Americans stopped eating from their own waters.
 


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Comfort Food Cookbook: 230 Recipes for Bringing Classic Good Food to the Table
by Editors of Grit magazine and Karen K. Will

The recipes in this cookbook are a guide to simple and delicious comfort food, from a centuries worth of cooking. Comfort Food Cookbook brings together recipes for traditional comfort food with nostalgia for the kitchen of another era. Cook your heart out with 200 recipes--home-style favorites for each meal--illustrated with full-color photos and pages full of old recipe cards and letters from cooks of years past. With guidance from the editors of the popular Grit magazine (who personally selected these recipes from the magazine's archives), your favorite meals, along with your mom's, and even her mom's, will live again. Bring the best of Grit's comfort food recipes into the modern, twenty-first-century kitchen. Comfort Food Cookbook offers 200 recipes, organized by dish (breakfasts, soups and stews, sandwiches, breads, casseroles, sides, main dishes, cookies and bars, desserts, and preserves), as well as guides to measuring, storing, and entertaining.


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Word of Mouth: What We Talk About When We Talk About Food (California Studies in Food and Culture)
by Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson

Today, more than ever, talking about food improves the eating of it. Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson argues that conversation can even trump consumption. Where many works look at the production, preparation, and consumption of food, Word of Mouth captures the language that explains culinary practices. Explanation is more than an elaboration here: how we talk about food says a great deal about the world around us and our place in it. 
 


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Word of Mouth: What We Talk About When We Talk About Food (California Studies in Food and Culture)
by Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson

Today, more than ever, talking about food improves the eating of it. Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson argues that conversation can even trump consumption. Where many works look at the production, preparation, and consumption of food, Word of Mouth captures the language that explains culinary practices. Explanation is more than an elaboration here: how we talk about food says a great deal about the world around us and our place in it. 
 


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Decadent Gluten-Free Vegan Baking: Delicious, Gluten-, Egg- and Dairy-Free Treats and Sweets
by Cara Reed

Cara Reed, creator of ForkandBeans.com, is sharing over 100 amazing and easy gluten-free, vegan recipes that are also unique from her blog. By using tasty and natural substitutions such as almond milk, soy butter, coconut oil and nut-based cream, your treats will be the star of the show with any crowd.  Creative and mouth-watering recipes include Churros with Chocolate Dipping Sauce, Pumpkin Cupcakes, German Chocolate Cake and Sweet Almond Braided Bread. So whether you’re gluten-free, vegan or just looking to try something a little more plant-based and a lot more delicious, this book has it all. 


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French Comfort Food
by Hillary Davis

In France, people take pride in preserving the recipes of their regional heritage and deeply rooted traditions. What has remained true over time is that the French have a determined hold on their beloved regional classic dishes, the ones they grew up with that their mothers and grandmothers and grandmothers before them made—French comfort food.


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In a Nutshell: Cooking and Baking with Nuts and Seeds
by Cara Tannenbaum and Andrea Tutunjian

The only cookbook of its kind, In a Nutshell is a complete guide to cooking and baking with nuts and seeds. After working for years as instructors at the Institute of Culinary Education, Cara Tannenbaum and Andrea Tutunjian deliver the essential cookbook for Mother Nature’s most versatile and nutritious ingredients. With more than 250 recipes exploring the culinary and cultural history of nuts and seeds in everything from Pumpkin Seed Guacamole to Hazelnut Roulade, In a Nutshell unites the smooth, crunchy, savory, and sweet.


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Pie School: Lessons in Fruit, Flour & Butter
by Kate Lebo

Unlock the secret to baking the perfect crust, and everything else is easy as pie. Seattle literary and culinary darling Kate Lebo shares her recipes for fifty perfect pies. Included are apple (of course), five ways with rhubarb, lemon chiffon, several blueberry pie variations, galettes, and more. Learn the tricks to making enviable baked goods and gluten-free crust while enjoying Kate Lebo's wonderfully humorous, thoughtful, and encouraging voice. In addition to recipes, Lebo invites readers to ruminate on the social history, the meaning, and the place of pie in the pantheon of favorite foods. When you have mastered the art, science and magic of creating the perfect pie in Pie School, everyone will want to be your friend.


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The Big, Bad Book of Botany: The World's Most Fascinating Flora
by Michael Largo

The Big, Bad Book of Botany introduces a world of wild, wonderful, and weird plants. Some are so rare, they were once more valuable than gold. Some found in ancient mythology hold magical abilities, including the power to turn a person to stone. Others have been used by assassins to kill kings, and sorcerers to revive the dead. Here, too, is vegetation with astonishing properties to cure and heal, many of which have long since been lost with the advent of modern medicine.


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The Everyday Fermentation Handbook: A Real-Life Guide to Fermenting Food--Without Losing Your Mind or Your Microbes
by http://hopgoodsfoodliner.com/?section=6

Get ready for a wild microbial transformation with the healthy and flavorful foods in The Everyday Fermentation Handbook! Going way beyond ordinary sauerkraut and kimchi, this book teaches you the ins and outs of fermentation with simple instructions for fermenting just about every kitchen staple. Complete with tasty recipes for turning fermented foods into meals, you'll relish the opportunity to fill each day with mouthwatering dishes


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National Geographic Kids Cookbook: A Year-Round Fun Food Adventure
by Barton Seaver

Join Barton Seaver—master chef and National Geographic Explorer—on a year-round culinary adventure as he explores what it takes to create the ultimate dish. Barton provides mouthwatering recipes, the ins and outs of healthy eating, awesome crafts and activities, and food-focused challenges, proving once and for all that cooking can be a blast. Follow along as he teaches you to plant a kitchen garden, host a dinner party for your friends, and pack the perfect school lunch. Other highlights include ways to play with your food, festive holiday meals, snow day snacks, and family cooking competitions. With fascinating sidebars, profiles on real people, and cool facts, the National Geographic Kids Cookbook will have you ruling the kitchen in no time! 


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The Foodie’s Beer Book: The Art of Pairing and Cooking with Beer for Any Occasion
by Brooke Fedora and Luther Fedora

Epic Beer Dinners is the ultimate celebration of beer and food pairings. A glass of beer alone can be a splendid thing, but when incorporated into your cooking and served alongside the dish, it can be a symphony of flavor. Chefs Brooke and Luther Fedora explain the many ways beer can enrich and enhance a dish or an entire meal by providing a wealth of recipes and suggested pairings. Begin by exploring beer varieties and their characteristics; helping you to learn the various flavor notes that are the foundation for cooking and pairings.
 


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The Hello Kitty Baking Book: Recipes for Cookies, Cupcakes, and More
by Michele Chen Chock

No one does sweet like Hello Kitty! Filled with simple recipes, beautiful yet playful photography, and Hello Kitty’s signature charm, The Hello Kitty Baking Book is a cookbook that’s yummy through and through. From Hello Kitty Cake Pops to Chococat Cake and Pretty Bow Pumpkin Pie, there’s something for everyone to make and enjoy. Featuring over two dozen easy-to-follow recipes, The Hello Kitty Baking Book is the perfect cookbook for anyone who loves Hello Kitty, desserts, or both!


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Sweet Potatoes: a Savor the South® cookbook
by April McGreger

In this paean to the brightly colored tuber, April McGreger tells the multifaceted history of a fundamental southern food, praising its rich and diverse savory-to-sweet flavor profile, botanical varieties, and shockingly high nutritional value. Along with instructions for selection and storage, McGreger shares the fifty best sweet potato recipes in the world. Embracing but going well beyond the classics--from Sweet Potato Pone and Candied Sweet Potatoes to Sweet Potato Chiles Rellenos and Sweet Potato-Ginger Cremes Caramels--McGreger's creations will delight and satisfy with their deliciousness and versatility.

McGreger relates a tale from a traveler in 1940s Mississippi who said he ate "sweet potatoes with wild turkeys and various other meats, had a potato pie for dessert and roasted potatoes offered to him as a side dish, drank sweet potato coffee and sweet potato home brew, had his horse fed on sweet potatoes and sweet potato vines, and when he retired he slept on a mattress stuffed with sweet potato vines and dreamed he was a sweet potato someone was digging up." The sweet potato is no less important to McGreger, the daughter and sister of Mississippi sweet potato farmers.


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Southern Holidays: a Savor the South® cookbook
by Debbie Moose

Debbie Moose's Southern Holidays is a cook's celebration of the richly diverse holiday traditions of today's South. Covering big traditional holidays such as Christmas and Mardi Gras, this must-have addition to the Savor the South® cookbook collection also branches out into regional and cultural holidays that honor newer southern traditions, including recipes from real cooks hailing from a range of ethnic traditions and histories.


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We Make Beer: Inside the Spirit and Artistry of America's Craft Brewers
by Sean Lewis

Sean Lewis was living in Boston when he first set foot inside the Blue Hills Brewery.  He was writing for BeerAdvocate magazine about America's craft brewers, and the then-fledgling Blue Hills was his first assignment.  Lewis was immediately struck by the spirit of the brewers he met there.  That visit would lead him first to an intensive study of beer-brewing, and later to a nation-spanning journey into the heart—and the art—of American beer making.  What Lewis found along the way was a group of like-minded craftsmen—creators who weren't afraid to speak their minds, who saw their competitors as cherished friends.  A group who takes sheer joy in their work, and who seeks the same kind of balance in their lives as they do in the barrels they brew.  He shared pints with pioneering upstarts like Paul and Kim Kavulak of Nebraska Brewing Company, and talked shop with craft beer stalwarts like Ken Grossman of Sierra Nevada and bombastic innovators like Greg Koch (the "Arrogant Bastard" behind Stone Brewing Co.). He found, in them and others, a community that put its soul into its work, who sees beer-making as an extension of themselves.


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We Make Beer: Inside the Spirit and Artistry of America's Craft Brewers
by Sean Lewis

Sean Lewis was living in Boston when he first set foot inside the Blue Hills Brewery.  He was writing for BeerAdvocate magazine about America's craft brewers, and the then-fledgling Blue Hills was his first assignment.  Lewis was immediately struck by the spirit of the brewers he met there.  That visit would lead him first to an intensive study of beer-brewing, and later to a nation-spanning journey into the heart—and the art—of American beer making.  What Lewis found along the way was a group of like-minded craftsmen—creators who weren't afraid to speak their minds, who saw their competitors as cherished friends.  A group who takes sheer joy in their work, and who seeks the same kind of balance in their lives as they do in the barrels they brew.  He shared pints with pioneering upstarts like Paul and Kim Kavulak of Nebraska Brewing Company, and talked shop with craft beer stalwarts like Ken Grossman of Sierra Nevada and bombastic innovators like Greg Koch (the "Arrogant Bastard" behind Stone Brewing Co.). He found, in them and others, a community that put its soul into its work, who sees beer-making as an extension of themselves.


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The New Charcuterie Cookbook: Exceptional Cured Meats to Make and Serve at Home
by Jamie Bissonnette

The New Charcuterie Cookbook features sausages, confits, salumi, pates and many other dishes for the home cook. With a wide variety of recipes, such as Banana Leaf-Wrapped Porchetta, Lebanese Lamb Sausages, Mexican Chorizo, Traditional Saucisson Sec and Simply Perfect Duck Prosciutto, you’ll have a whole chopping block full of fun and different flavors to try that are distinctively Jamie’s.  Packed with creative and delicious recipes, step-by-step photography and Jamie's insider knowledge and signature charm, this book is the only thing you'll need to make the best charcuterie at home.


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Too Many Chiefs Only One Indian
by Sat Bains, Heston Blumenthal (foreword) (2012)

The debut cookbbook from Sat bains, reveals the first insight into the food & philosophies of the 2 Michelin Star Chef, whose restaurant is located in Nottingham, far away from London's dynamic food scene.  There's a forword by Heston Blumenthal & contributions from 36 of the World's greatest Chefs.


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Too Many Chiefs Only One Indian
by Sat Bains, Heston Blumenthal (foreword) (2012)

The debut cookbbook from Sat bains, reveals the first insight into the food & philosophies of the 2 Michelin Star Chef, whose restaurant is located in Nottingham, far away from London's dynamic food scene.  There's a forword by Heston Blumenthal & contributions from 36 of the World's greatest Chefs.


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Beer: The Ultimate World Tour
by Bill Yenne

Join author Bill Yenne on a whirlwind tour of the crafty world of beer! After a quick stop to learn about the anatomy of beer, including ingredients, styles, and even museums, Beer: The Ultimate World Tour will take you to all the regions of the world and their famous brews. Inside, you will find maps, charts, illustrations, and photographs showcasing favorite brews of the areas! Featuring beer from regions like: Belgium, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Great Britain, Ireland, France, Netherlands, USA, Caribbean, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and even the Far East! So grab a pint and dive into a wonderful tour of one of the world's best beverages!


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Bitter: A Taste of the World's Most Dangerous Flavor, with Recipes
by Jennifer Mclagan

What do coffee, IPA beer, dark chocolate, and radicchio all have in common? They’re bitter. While some culinary cultures, such as in Italy and parts of Asia, have an inherent appreciation for bitter flavors (think Campari and Chinese bitter melon), little attention has been given to bitterness in North America: we’re much more likely to reach for salty or sweet. However, with a surge in the popularity of craft beers; dark chocolate; coffee; greens like arugula, dandelion, radicchio, and frisée; high-quality olive oil; and cocktails made with Campari and absinthe—all foods and drinks with elements of bitterness—bitter is finally getting its due. 
 


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Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine 2015 (Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book)
by Hugh Johnson

Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2015 is the essential reference book for everyone who buys wine - in shops, restaurants, or on the internet. Now in its 38th year of publication, it has no rival as the comprehensive up-to-the minute annual guide. Hugh Johnson provides clear succinct facts and commentary on the wines, growers and wine regions of the whole world. He reveals which vintages to buy, which to drink and which to cellar, which growers to look for and why.


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Pizza, A Slice of American History
by Liz Barrett

There is no doubt that pizza is one of the most popular foods in the United States, cherished by everyone from your average family guy to the Leader of the free world. Americans reportedly eat a combined 350 slices every second! Although pizza has its origins overseas, it has come into full (ahem) flour here in the States. Pizza: A Slice of American History tells the story of how this beloved food became the apple of our collective eye--or, perhaps more precisely, the pepperoni of our pie. Pizza journalist Liz Barrett explores how it is that pizza came to and conquered North America and how it evolved into different forms across the continent.


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Tin Fish Gourmet: Gourmet Seafood from Cupboard to Table
by Barbara-jo McIntosh

Discover how to transform everyday canned seafood into stylish, delicious dishes in this cookbook that features innovative recipes for not only tinned salmon and tuna but clams, oysters, shrimp, crabmeat, sardines, anchovies, mackerel, and more. Make sophisticated versions of traditional seafood dishes such as Creamy Garlic & Clam Chowder; New England Salmon Cakes; and Apple, Cheddar & Tuna Melt; and try out imaginative new recipes such as Oyster & Artichoke Stew, Sardine & Potato Pancakes, Clam & Fontina Pizza, and Shiitake Mushrooms Stuffed with Crabmeat.

This cookbook is perfect for students, those on a budget, or those with time constraints, but it's also a sea-worthy companion for any home cook with a pantry. Elevating canned seafood to new and delectable heights, Tin Fish Gourmet proves that there is life after tuna casserole.
 


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Tin Fish Gourmet: Gourmet Seafood from Cupboard to Table
by Barbara-jo McIntosh

Discover how to transform everyday canned seafood into stylish, delicious dishes in this cookbook that features innovative recipes for not only tinned salmon and tuna but clams, oysters, shrimp, crabmeat, sardines, anchovies, mackerel, and more. Make sophisticated versions of traditional seafood dishes such as Creamy Garlic & Clam Chowder; New England Salmon Cakes; and Apple, Cheddar & Tuna Melt; and try out imaginative new recipes such as Oyster & Artichoke Stew, Sardine & Potato Pancakes, Clam & Fontina Pizza, and Shiitake Mushrooms Stuffed with Crabmeat.

This cookbook is perfect for students, those on a budget, or those with time constraints, but it's also a sea-worthy companion for any home cook with a pantry. Elevating canned seafood to new and delectable heights, Tin Fish Gourmet proves that there is life after tuna casserole.
 


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Nick Malgieri's Pastry: Foolproof Recipes for the Home Cook
by Nick Malgieri

Over the years master baker Nick Malgieri has shared many pastry dough recipes, from ridiculously easy (mix with a fork and press into the pan) to quite elaborate (classic puff pastry, croissants, etc.). In this book, he gives you a range of all types of doughs, step-by-step photos (and videos on his website) about how to prepare them and also how to roll them, shape them, and bake them. If you have a bad case of “fear of pastry” or “fear of rolling” he can promise you that if you follow the simple instructions here you’ll be able to tackle any pastry project you like. Starting off as usual with a quick tutorial on ingredients and equipment, Nick then delves into sweet tarts and tartlets; sweet pies, cobblers and crisps; savory pies and tarts; strudels, puff pastries, including those with cream, and brioche.


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The Edible South: The Power of Food and the Making of an American Region
by Marcie Cohen Ferris

Ferris tells a richly illustrated story of southern food and the struggles of whites, blacks, Native Americans, and other people of the region to control the nourishment of their bodies and minds, livelihoods, lands, and citizenship. The experience of food serves as an evocative lens onto colonial settlements and antebellum plantations, New South cities and Civil Rights-era lunch counters, chronic hunger and agricultural reform, counterculture communes and iconic restaurants as Ferris reveals how food--as cuisine and as commodity--has expressed and shaped southern identity to the present day.


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The Edible South: The Power of Food and the Making of an American Region
by Marcie Cohen Ferris

Ferris tells a richly illustrated story of southern food and the struggles of whites, blacks, Native Americans, and other people of the region to control the nourishment of their bodies and minds, livelihoods, lands, and citizenship. The experience of food serves as an evocative lens onto colonial settlements and antebellum plantations, New South cities and Civil Rights-era lunch counters, chronic hunger and agricultural reform, counterculture communes and iconic restaurants as Ferris reveals how food--as cuisine and as commodity--has expressed and shaped southern identity to the present day.


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What to Bake & How to Bake It
by Jane Hornby

What to Bake and How to Bake It is destined to be the new favorite cookbook of novice bakers, while offering plenty of inspiration for more experienced home cooks. With ten photos per recipe, the steps are easy to follow for fifty go‐to desserts, including classic cookies, family‐friendly cakes, elegant pastries, and much more. From Salted Caramel Shortbread Bites to Malted Milk Chocolate Birthday Cake, Skinny Blueberry Muffins to One Crust Apple and Blackberry Pie, and Sticky Pear and Pecan Toffee Cake to Vanilla Fruit Scones, there is a homemade treat here for everyone.


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Massimo Bottura: Never Trust A Skinny Italian Chef
by Massimo Bottura

Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef is a tribute to Bottura’s twenty‐five year career and the evolution of Osteria Francescana, his three Michelin star restaurant based in Modena, Italy. Divided into four chapters, each one dealing with a different period, the book features 50 recipes and stories explaining Bottura’s inspirations (including the music and art that motivates him), ingredients, and techniques. Follow Bottura as he pries, pokes and questions the authority of tradition, and in result creates whimsical dishes with a wink such as Memory of a Mortadella Sandwich, Tortellini Walking on Broth, and Oops! I Dropped the Lemon Tart!.

Illustrated with specially commissioned color photography by contemporary artists Stefano Graziani and Carlo Benvenuto, and featuring a conversation between Bottura and artist Maurizio Cattelan, Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef will delight and inspire chefs, Italian food lovers, and fans of creative cuisine alike.


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The Spice and Herb Bible
by Ian Hemphill and Kate Hemphill

This expanded and completely revised new edition is the culmination of Ian Hemphill's lifelong experience in the spice industry. It is a fascinating and authoritative guide. Hemphill describes a wide range of global herbs and spices used in modern kitchens either alone or in wonderful blends. He completely demystifies the art of combining herbs and spices and home cooks can meet and enjoy a world of flavors previously found only at internationally inspired restaurants. He provides the "inside story" based on his extensive experience in this ancient and stimulating industry. The third edition features 6 new spice entries (for a total of 97), 102 new recipes, 33 new curry spice blends and 17 new spice blends. There is also a new and fascinating section, "Travels in the Spice Trade," that includes his personal anecdotes and travel stories.


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Cooking Light We [Heart] Cooking!: Totally Tasty Food for Kids
by Lilly and Audrey Andrews and The Editors of Cooking Light Magazine

Twelve-year-old Twin Chefs Lilly and Audrey are going to teach you and your kids how to make 85 taste bud-tingling recipes that are a blast to cook and eat! With an emphasis on creativity, tasty flavor combinations and ease in preparation, We {Heart} Cooking! is the perfect cookbook for kids and parents who want to prepare healthy food the whole family will love.
Designed to inspire all levels of cooking, this delightful cookbook includes teachable moments about food and cooking.


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The Southern Foodie's Guide to the Pig: A Culinary Tour of the South's Best Restaurants & the Recipes That Made Them Famous
by Chris Chamberlain

The Southern Foodie’s Guide to the Pig takes you on several journeys. An anatomic survey of the pig introduces readers to all the parts of this versatile animal and teaches procedures and recipes to prepare all sorts of wonderful dishes. A geographic tour of the Southern states will showcase restaurants in the region that have particular talents when it comes to pork. The chefs and pitmasters have shared some of their most sacred secrets, the actual recipes for the best pork, barbecue and bacon dishes that emerge from their kitchens. Finally, since man cannot live by pig alone (unfortunately), there is also a selection of recipes that are great accompaniments to the pork dishes contributed by the fifty Southern restaurants that are featured.


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Vegan Casseroles: Pasta Bakes, Gratins, Pot Pies, and More
by Julie Hasson

When it comes to traditional comfort food, most of the key ingredients are off-limits to health-conscious vegans. But giving up shepherd's pie, eggplant parm, and cheesy rice casserole was not an option for Julie Hasson, who took on the challenge to recreate flavors she loved, but without the cheese, eggs, butter, and cholesterol. The results are a mix of retro flavors, such as Nacho Cheesy Sauce and a lighter Cream of Mushroom Soup, and fresh, veggie-forward dishes like Mediterranean Stuffed Cabbage Rolls and Summer Corn Custard.


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Madeleines: Elegant French Tea Cakes to Bake and Share
by Barbara Feldman Morse

The petite shell-shaped cakes known as madeleines are versatile, pretty, and absolutely delicious. Made famous by Marcel Proust in his novel In Search of Lost Time, this classic French treat is now loved the world over. Beautifully illustrated and lovingly researched, Madeleines features recipes for an incredible variety of flavors and combinations, including such decadent desserts as Dark Chocolate Espresso Madeleines, savory appetizers like Pesto and Pine Nut Madeleines, and showstoppers like Cheesecake Madeleines with Lingonberry Preserves And making these adorable cakes has never been easier—author Barbara Feldman Morse has developed a unique quick-and-simple method for baking perfect madeleines again and again. Pour a cup of tea and enjoy this quick trip to France with Madeleines!


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The Vegetarian Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity with Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Legumes, Nuts, Seeds, and More, Based on the Wisdom of Leading American Chefs
by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg

Throughout time, people have chosen to adopt a vegetarian or vegan diet for a variety of reasons, from ethics to economy to personal and planetary well-being. Experts now suggest a new reason for doing so: maximizing flavor - which is too often masked by meat-based stocks or butter and cream. The Vegetarian Flavor Bible is an essential guide to culinary creativity, based on insights from dozens of leading American chefs, representing such acclaimed restaurants as Crossroads and M.A.K.E. in Los Angeles; Candle 79, Dirt Candy, and Kajitsu in New York City, Green Zebra in Chicago, Greens and Millennium in San Francisco, Natural Selection and Portobello in Portland, Plum Bistro in Seattle, and Vedge in Philadelphia.
 


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My Portugal: Recipes and Stories
by George Mendes

In My Portugal, George Mendes, chef and owner of Michelin-starred Aldea, introduces us to the world of Portuguese cuisine, offering 125 mouthwater­ing recipes that showcase the wide range of dishes that come from this coastal country. The collection balances Mendes’s popular restaurant recipes, such as his signature Duck Rice and Garlic Seared Shrimp, with his takes on classic Portuguese dishes, such as Salt, Cod, Potato, and Egg Casserole; Mozambique Shrimp and Okra with Piri Piri; Eggs Baked with Peas, Linguiça, and Bacon; Butter Cookies; and more. His stories illustrate the wealth of culinary resources in Portugal—fresh seafood, savory meats, and crisp vegetables. With delicious recipes and stunning photographs of the country,


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Seriously Delish: 150 Recipes for People Who Totally Love Food
by Jessica Merchant

Jessica Merchant, creator of the popular food blog How Sweet Eats, has now created her first cookbook, Seriously Delish. Her playfulness jumps off the page in her inventive and incredibly delicious recipes, such as Amaretto–Butternut Squash Soup with Cinnamon Toast Croutons, Mini Crab Cakes with Sweet Corn and Blueberry Salsa, and Fleur de Sel Caramel Bourbon Brownie Milk Shakes. Her sense of humor, which brings millions of visitors to her site, shows through in chapter titles like “Breakfast (. . . for Dinner?)” and “Salad, Soups, and Vegetable-like Things (Ugh, if We Must).” Merchant makes food that people get excited about, nothing run-of-the-mill or expected.


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The Cuban Table: A Celebration of Food, Flavors, and History
by Ana Sofia Pelaez

The Cuban Table is a comprehensive, contemporary overview of Cuban food, recipes and culture as recounted by serious home cooks and professional chefs, restaurateurs and food writers. Cuban-American food writer Ana Sofia Pelaez and award-winning photographer Ellen Silverman traveled through Cuba, Miami and New York to document and learn about traditional Cuban cooking from a wide range of authentic sources.


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Artisan Drinks: Delicious alcoholic and soft drinks to make at home
by Lindy Wildsmith

Re-discover artisanal techniques that were once second nature to past generations and learn to appreciate the pleasure of working within the seasons and collecting natural produce. Artisan Drinks guides you through the methodology of drinks, divided into different types of beverages that all take their basis from fresh natural ingredients that can be sourced locally. There is a huge pleasure in celebrating the outdoors, of becoming intimate with the seasons and the plants, fruits and flowers that grow around you.


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Naturally Healthy Mexican Cooking: Authentic Recipes for Dieters, Diabetics, and All Food Lovers
by Jim Peyton

Just about everyone loves Mexican food, but should you eat it if you want to manage your weight or diabetes? Yes, absolutely! There are literally hundreds of authentic Mexican dishes that are naturally healthy—moderate in calories, fat, and sugar—and completely delectable. In Naturally Healthy Mexican Cooking, Jim Peyton presents some two hundred recipes that have exceptional nutrition profiles, are easy to prepare, and, most important of all, taste delicious.


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Fermented Vegetables: Creative Recipes for Fermenting 64 Vegetables & Herbs in Krauts, Kimchis, Brined Pickles, Chutneys, Relishes & Pastes
by Kirsten K. Shockey and Christopher Shockey

Fermented foods are a delicious, healthy addition to any diet, including the Paleo diet. They're full of nutritious bacteria and probiotics that aid in digestion and boost the immune system. A classic preserving method, the laco-fermentation process yield nutrient-dense live foods packed with vitamins, minerals, enzymes -- and flavor! -- and is easy enough for complete beginners. This guide includes in-depth instruction for making kimchi, sauerkraut, and pickles and then offers more than 120 recipes, using the same basic methods, for fermenting 64 different vegetables and herbs. You'll discover how easy it is to make dozens of exciting dishes, including pickled Brussels sprouts, curried golden beets, carrot kraut, and pickled green coriander.


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Mug Cakes: 40 Speedy Cakes to Make in a Microwave
by Mima Sinclair

A delicious cake you make in a mug, in a microwave, in less than 10 minutes? Yes, it may sound crazy but it actually works and this latest baking craze is quickly catching on, spreading across blogs and Instagram and Pinterest with photographic proof of baking brilliance. Fancy giving it a try? Here is the definitive mug-cake cookbook that will guarantee you success every time with 40 fantastic, foolproof recipes. Covering everything from everyday classics (carrot, chocolate, vanilla), through more special occasion fare (birthday bonanza, red velvet valentine, black forest gateau) to treats and puds (choc fudge, knickerbocker glory), happy hour (pina colada, Irish cream) and of course not forgetting low-fat, dairy-free, gluten-free, sugar-free cakes to stop you from getting completely carried away...


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Dominique Ansel: The Secret Recipes
by Dominique Ansel

Dominique Ansel is the creator of the Cronut™, the croissant-doughnut hybrid that has taken the world by storm. But he’s no one-hit wonder. Classically trained in Paris, responsible for a four-star kitchen in New York, and now the proprietor of New York’s highest rated bakery, Ansel has become a modern-day Willy Wonka: the creator of wildly creative, extraordinarily delicious, and unbelievably popular desserts. Now, in his hotly anticipated debut cookbook, Ansel shares the secret to transforming the most humble ingredients into the most extraordinary, tempting, and satisfying pastries imaginable. Dominique Ansel: The Secret Recipes reveals the stories and recipes behind his most sought-after creations and teaches lovers of dessert everywhere how to make magic in their own kitchens.


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The Market Gardener: A Successful Grower's Handbook for Small-scale Organic Farming by Jean-Martin Fortier
by Jean-Martin Fortier

Les Jardins de la Grelinette is a micro-farm located in eastern Quebec, just north of the American border. Growing on just 1.5 acres, owners Jean-Martin and Maude-Helène feed more than two hundred families through their thriving CSA and seasonal market stands and supply their signature mesclun salad mix to dozens of local establishments. The secret of their success is the low-tech, high-yield production methods they’ve developed by focusing on growing better rather than growing bigger, making their operation more lucrative and viable in the process. The Market Gardener is a compendium of la Grelinette’s proven horticultural techniques and innovative growing methods.


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Indian for Everyone: The Home Cook's Guide to Traditional Favorites
by Anupy Singla

Indian for Everyone is the third book by Anupy Singla, by far her most stunning and comprehensive offering yet. Singla is America's favorite authority on Indian home cooking, and her expertise with delicious, healthful recipes has endeared her to fans the world over. This new book opens up the true simplicity and flavor of Indian food for anyone, regardless of dietary restrictions, expertise, or familiarity. Singla has chosen the cuisine's most popular dishes and, unlike other Indian cookbooks, embedded different preparation styles and ingredients into every recipe. Included are quick-and-easy adaptations for making a meal vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free, as well as alternatives for the slow cooker. Beginners appreciate the book's step-by-step instructions, while veterans find it useful as a reference point for their favorite dishes, including little-known instructions and standard cook times.


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Cooking Light Mad Delicious: The Science of Making Healthy Food Taste Amazing
by Keith Schroeder

Discover the delicious science behind healthy cooking! Too often, home cooks with good intentions sacrifice flavor and texture in an attempt to make their favorite recipes healthier. Mad Delicious shows readers how to maximize flavor and texture through 120 new recipes, witty and funny narrative, insight on the nature of ingredients, and a fresh, innovative perspective on the science of cooking with illustrated explanations. The results are mad delicious!
 


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The World Atlas of Whisky: New Edition
by Dave Broom

Award-winning author and whisky expert Dave Broom explores over 200 distilleries and examines over 400 expressions. Detailed descriptions of the Scottish distilleries can be found here, while Ireland, Japan, the USA, Canada and the rest of the world are given exhaustive coverage. There are tasting notes on single malts from Aberfeldy to Tormore, Yoichi (and coverage of the best of the blends). Six specially created 'Flavour Camp Charts' group whiskies by style, allow readers to identify new whiskies from around the world to try. This extrensively updated and extended edition features new material on burgeoning areas, including detailed coverage of many recently opened US craft distilleries, new distilleries in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and discussion of the growing whisky scene in Latin America. With over 200 beautiful colour photographs and 21 colour maps locating distilleries and whisky-related sites, this is a stylish celebration of the heritage, romance, craftsmanship and versatility of whisky.


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Jack Allen's Kitchen: Celebrating the Tastes of Texas
by Jack Gilmore

The focus at Jack Allen's Kitchen is on three things—Southern hospitality, quality local ingredients, and great value. As a longtime chef in Central Texas, Jack Gilmore knows a thing or two about relationships: treat your customers like family; foster relationships with your staff to help them grow; and create meaningful connections with local farmers. This commitment shines through in the soulful, Southern comfort food at Jack Allen's Kitchen. Take one bite of a Jack Allen's dish, and you can feel his love for fresh, local food. In Jack's first cookbook, you'll find recipes that feature the bounty of each season, engaging profiles of Central Texas farmers and purveyors, and an open invitation to pull up a chair at Jack Allen's Kitchen, relax, and have a good time.


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Texas on the Table: People, Places, and Recipes Celebrating the Flavors of the Lone Star State
by Terry Thompson-Anderson

With a bounty of locally grown meats and produce, artisanal cheeses, and a flourishing wine culture, it's a luscious time to be cooking in Texas. From restaurant chefs to home cooks, Texans are going to local dairies, orchards, farmers' markets, ranches, vineyards, and seafood sellers to buy the very freshest ingredients, whether we're cooking traditional favorites or the latest haute cuisine. We've discovered that Texas terroir—our rich variety of climates and soils, as well as our diverse ethnic cultures—creates a unique "taste of place" that gives Texas food a flavor all its own.


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Heritage
by Sean Brock

Sean Brock is the chef behind the game-changing restaurants Husk and McCrady’s, and his first book offers all of his inspired recipes. With a drive to preserve the heritage foods of the South, Brock cooks dishes that are ingredient-driven and reinterpret the flavors of his youth in Appalachia and his adopted hometown of Charleston. The recipes include all the comfort food (think food to eat at home) and high-end restaurant food (fancier dishes when there’s more time to cook) for which he has become so well-known. Brock’s interpretation of Southern favorites like Pickled Shrimp, Hoppin’ John, and Chocolate Alabama Stack Cake sit alongside recipes for Crispy Pig Ear Lettuce Wraps, Slow-Cooked Pork Shoulder with Tomato Gravy, and Baked Sea Island Red Peas. This is a very personal book, with headnotes that explain Brock’s background and give context to his food and essays in which he shares his admiration for the purveyors and ingredients he cherishes.


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Baking You Happy: Gluten-Free Recipes from Sweet Freedom Bakery (100% vegan)
by Allison Lubert

Food allergies and sensitivities are becoming ever more mainstream. As people become increasingly aware of how diet impacts their health and well-being, there is a growing need for cookbooks that address their concerns. Baking You Happy: Gluten-Free Recipes from Sweet Freedom Bakery contains over 50 recipes for delicious desserts and breakfast treats that are not only gluten-free, but are also 100% vegan (without animal products), and free of soy, peanuts, corn, refined sugars, and artificial ingredients.
 


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Farm, Fork, Food: A Year of Spectacular Recipes Inspired by Black Cat Farm
by Eric Skokan

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Farm, Fork, Food: A Year of Spectacular Recipes Inspired by Black Cat Farm
by Eric Skokan

The closer a taste is nature, the richer its flavor and the deeper its meaning. Knowing this and the power of a setting to create great food memories, Chef Eric and Jill Skokan created the 130-acre Black Cat Farm that supplies the bounty of their two popular restaurants Bramble & Hare and Black Cat Bistro, a booth at the Boulder farmers’ market, CSA families, and, of course, their old farmhouse, Bramble Hill.

On their farm, the Skokan family raises Highland cattle, Mulefoot pigs, heritage sheep, free-range chickens, heritage turkeys and Toulouse geese. During the day they care for the nearly 400 animals and 250 varieties of vegetables and fruits grown at the farm. In the afternoon Eric and his farm team traverse through the fields to harvest through the rows to stock the restaurants with just-picked produce at the height of its flavor to create his award-winning cuisine. And, every Saturday morning you can find Eric at the farmer’s market doling out cooking tips and vegetables alike.
 


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GQ Drinks
by Paul Henderson

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GQ Drinks
by Paul Henderson

The anticipated follow-up to GQ Eats, this ultimate drinks book features creations from bar legends such as Salvatore Calabrese as well as innovative mixes from new talent from the UK's best bars. As well as over 120 recipes for classic and cutting-edge cocktails, you will also find inside tips such as which are the best brands to use for the perfect G+T. A special section on hardware covers the glasses to use and the shakers that are worth spending money on.


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The Bread Exchange: Tales and Recipes from My Journey of Baking and Bartering
by Malin Elmlid

An ode to a life warmly lived, The Bread Exchange tells the story of one woman's hunger for greater meaning in her life and how it has been enriched by the sharing of her handmade bread. From her cozy kitchen in Berlin to a flat in London, from a deck in New York City to huddling around a tandoor in Kabul, the author shares discoveries, stories, and recipes from her inspiring travels. A busy fashion-industry professional with a bread-baking obsession, Malin Elmlid started offering her loaves to others in return for recipes, handmade goods, and, above all, special experiences that come from giving generously of yourself. Here is a book of tales and reflections, of wanderlust connections, and more than 50 recipes for Malin's naturally leavened breads and other delicious things collected on a journey honoring the staff and the stuff of life.


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Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Practical Pantry: Recipes and Techniques for Year-Round Preserving
by Cathy Barrow

In Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry, food preserving expert Cathy Barrow presents a beautiful collection of essential preserving techniques for turning the fleeting abundance of the farmers’ market into a well-stocked pantry full of canned fruits and vegetables, jams, stocks, soups, and more.  As Cathy writes in her introduction, “A walk through the weekend farmers’ market is a chance not only to shop for the week ahead but also to plan for the winter months.” From the strawberries and blueberries of late spring to the peaches, tomatoes, and butter beans of early fall, Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry shows you how to create a fresh, delectable, and lasting pantry—a grocery store in your own home.


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Death & Co: Modern Classic Cocktails, with More than 500 Recipes
by David Kaplan and Nick Fauchald

Destined to become a definitive reference on craft cocktails, Death & Co features more than 500 of the bar’s most innovative and sought-after cocktails. But more than just a collection of recipes, Death & Co is also a complete cocktail education, with information on the theory and philosophy of drink making, a complete guide to buying and using spirits, and step-by-step instructions for mastering key bartending techniques. Filled with beautiful, evocative photography; illustrative charts and infographics; and colorful essays about the characters who fill the bar each night; Death & Co—like its namesake bar—is bold, elegant, and setting the pace for mixologists around the world.


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Brooks Headley's Fancy Desserts: The Recipes of Del Posto’s James Beard Award–Winning Pastry Chef
by Brooks Headley

With 97 recipes and more than 100 photographs, Brooks Headley's Fancy Desserts has six chapters: "Fruit," "Vegetables," "Grains and Flours," "Chocolate," "Seeds and Nuts," and "Dairy." Recipes range from verjus melon candy to tofu chocolate creme brulée, fruit sorbet to eggplant and chocolate, showcasing Headley's unique perspective on ingredients and methodology. Guest contributors include philosopher-musician Ian Svenonius, essayist Sloane Crosley, and award-winning chefs Gabrielle Hamilton and David Kinch. Brooks Headley's Fancy Desserts is an essential, inventive addition to the shelf of both home cooks and professional chefs.


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Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen: Learning to Cook with 65 Great Chefs and Over 100 Delicious Recipes
by Dana Cowin

An uproarious, inspiring cookbook from the longtime editor-in-chief of Food & Wine magazine, in which the first lady of food spills the secret of her culinary ineptitude, while learning—finally—to cook, side-by-side with some of the greatest chefs working today, from David Chang to Alice Waters to Thomas Keller.

For years, Dana Cowin kept a dark secret: From meat to veggies, broiling to baking, breakfast to dinner, she ruined literally every kind of dish she attempted. Now, in this cookbook confessional, the vaunted “first lady of food” finally comes clean about her many meal mishaps. With the help of friends—all-star chefs, including April Bloomfield, Alex Guarnaschelli, and Tom Colicchio, among many others—Cowin takes on 100 recipes dear to her heart. Ideal dishes for the home cook, each recipe has a high “yum” factor, a few key ingredients, and a simple trick that makes them special. With every dish, she attains a critical new skill, learning invaluable lessons along the way from the hero chefs who help her discover exactly where she goes wrong.  Hilarious and heartwarming, encouraging and instructional, Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen showcases Cowin’s plentiful cooking mistakes, inspiring anyone who loves a good meal but fears its preparation. Featuring gorgeous full color photography, it is an intimate, hands-on cooking guide from a fellow foodie and amateur home chef, designed to help even the biggest kitchen phobics overcome their reluctance, with delicious results.


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A Boat, a Whale & a Walrus: Menus and Stories
by Renee Erickson and Jess Thomson

One of the country's most acclaimed chefs, Renee Erickson is a James-Beard nominated chef and the owner of several Seattle restaurants: The Whale Wins, Boat Street Café, The Walrus and the Carpenter, and Barnacle. This luscious cookbook is perfect for anyone who loves the fresh seasonal food of the Pacific Northwest. Defined by the bounty of the Puget Sound region, as well as by French cuisine, this cookbook is filled with seasonal, personal menus like Renee’s Fourth of July Crab Feast, Wild Foods Dinner, and a fall pickling party. Home cooks will cherish Erickson’s simple yet elegant recipes such as Roasted Chicken with Fried Capers and Preserved Lemons, Harissa-Rubbed Roasted Lamb, and Molasses Spice Cake. Renee Erickson's food, casual style, and appreciation of simple beauty is an inspiration to readers and eaters in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.


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Food Truck Road Trip--A Cookbook: More Than 100 Recipes Collected from the Best Street Food Vendors Coast to Coast
by Kim Pham and Philip Shen

Kim, Phil and Terri traveled from state to state, visiting the best food trucks out there to get the incredible and authentic recipes that make their trucks some of the most popular in the country. This book includes delicious recipes for everything from sandwiches, soups and chilies to vegetarian dishes, classics with a twist and desserts—all straight from the cooks themselves. With the country’s food truck favorites made accessible in your own kitchen, you’ll deliver incredible and unique food at home you’d have to travel across the country to try.


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Dabbous: The Cookbook
by Ollie Dabbous

Occupying an urban space in London's Fitzrovia, DABBOUS is the restaurant that has stunned critics and diners since it opened in 2012. Behind the sheet metal door, Ollie Dabbous creates light, modern dishes that are both sophisticated and delicate; jewel-like creations that are in stark contrast with the restaurant's industrial décor.  The book's Spring season includes 'Mixed alliums in a chilled pine infusion' and 'Braised halibut with pink purslane', whilst Summer features 'Ripe tomato in its own juice' and 'Elderflower sherbet'. In Autumn there is 'Barbecued Iberico pork, savoury acorn praline, radishes and crushed green apple', and Winter boasts 'Coddled egg, smoked butter and mushrooms', 'Mash and gravy' and 'Raw beef with cigar and rye'.
 


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Dry-Curing Pork: Make Your Own Salami, Pancetta, Coppa, Prosciutto, and More
by Hector Kent

Over the centuries, dry-cured pork has evolved as a food of the changing seasons. Its flavors are truly a taste of the landscape and climate, and they have served as a crucial, long-lasting food source for many cultures. Dry-cured pork is the ultimate slow food. It doesn’t need to be complicated but it’s important to have clear, step-by-step instructions. That’s where Hector Kent comes in. Kent, a science teacher by trade, has written the book he wished he’d had when he made his first prosciutto: One that brings together the critical components of curing in the simplest form possible, with photographs and illustrations to assure the reader of safe and delicious results. In addition to basic recipes, Kent offers readers interviews, advice, and recipes from several trend-setting dry-curing operations across the country.


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Ovenly: Sweet and Salty Recipes from New York's Most Creative Bakery
by Erin Patinkin and Agatha Kulaga

At Ovenly, our philosophy is to explore culinary traditions with an unexpected twist, while thoughtfully melding salty and sweet with a touch of spice. We are committed to crafting recipes that are complex, innovative and fun. Whether you are enjoying a cookie in our bakery or making one of our cake recipes at home, our goal is to provide you with joy through flavor.


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Ikaria: Lessons on Food, Life, and Longevity from the Greek Island Where People Forget to Die
by Diane Kochilas

Ikaria is mythical, beautiful, enigmatic—and, as we learned after reading the New York Times article about it, a place where residents live unaccountably long lives. Part cookbook, part travelogue, filled with gorgeous photography, stunning recipes, and interviews with locals, and packed with the often quirky secrets to a long life that Ikarians are spoon-fed at birth, Ikaria is award-winning author Diane Kochilas’s ethno-culinary paean to this magical island.


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Tasting Whiskey: An Insider's Guide to the Unique Pleasures of the World's Finest Spirits
by Lew Bryson

Whiskey lovers will devour this fresh and comprehensive guide to everything there is to know about the world's whiskeys, including Scotch and bourbon as well as Tennessee, Irish, Japanese, and Canadian whiskeys. You'll learn about the types of whiskey and the distilling traditions of the regions where they are made, how to serve and taste whiskeys to best appreciate and savor them, how to collect and age whiskey for great results, and much more. There are even recipes for cocktails and suggestions for food pairings. This is the guide no whiskey drinker will want to be without!


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Food & Wine: Chefs' Easy Weeknight Dinners: 100 Fast & Delicious Recipes from Star Chefs
by Editors of Food & Wine

What do chefs make for dinner when they're home? WEEKNIGHT CHEFS will answer that question, with 100 simple, smart, and delicious dinner ideas from twenty-five of America's favorite chefs, including Alex Guarnaschelli, Jonathan Waxman, and Andrew Zimmern.  From pasta and chicken to stews and casseroles, these amazing chefs transform easy meals with clever tricks, shortcuts and flavor-packed ingredients.  Each chapter is organized by main course and offers a variety of side dishes to compliment any meal.


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The Slanted Door: Modern Vietnamese Food
by Charles Phan

Award-winning chef and restaurateur Charles Phan opened The Slanted Door in San Francisco in 1995, inspired by the food of his native Vietnam. Since then, The Slanted Door has grown into a world-class dining destination, and its accessible, modern take on classic Vietnamese dishes is beloved by diners, chefs, and critics alike. The Slanted Door is a love letter to the restaurant, its people, and its food. Featuring stories in addition to its most iconic recipes, The Slanted Door both celebrates a culinary institution and allows home cooks to recreate its excellence. 


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by Gabrielle Hamilton

A self-trained cook turned James Beard Award–winning chef, Gabrielle Hamilton opened Prune on New York’s Lower East Side fifteen years ago to great acclaim and lines down the block, both of which continue today. A deeply personal and gracious restaurant, in both menu and philosophy, Prune uses the elements of home cooking and elevates them in unexpected ways. The result is delicious food that satisfies on many levels.  


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Ikaria: Lessons on Food, Life, and Longevity from the Greek Island Where People Forget to Die
by Diane Kochilas

Ikaria is mythical, beautiful, enigmatic—and, as we learned after reading the New York Times article about it, a place where residents live unaccountably long lives. Part cookbook, part travelogue, filled with gorgeous photography, stunning recipes, and interviews with locals, and packed with the often quirky secrets to a long life that Ikarians are spoon-fed at birth, Ikaria is award-winning author Diane Kochilas’s ethno-culinary paean to this magical island.


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Baking Chez Moi: Recipes from My Paris Home to Your Home Anywhere
by Dorie Greenspan

With her groundbreaking bestseller Around My French Table, Dorie Greenspan changed the way we view French food. Now, in Baking Chez Moi, she explores the fascinating world of French desserts, bringing together a charmingly uncomplicated mix of contemporary recipes, including original creations based on traditional and regional specialties, and drawing on seasonal ingredients, market visits, and her travels throughout the country. Like the surprisingly easy chocolate loaf cake speckled with cubes of dark chocolate that have been melted, salted, and frozen, which she adapted from a French chef’s recipe, or the boozy, slow-roasted pineapple, a five-ingredient cinch that she got from her hairdresser, these recipes show the French knack for elegant simplicity. In fact, many are so radically easy that they defy our preconceptions: crackle-topped cream puffs, which are all the rage in Paris; custardy apple squares from Normandy; and an unbaked confection of corn flakes, dried cherries, almonds, and coconut that nearly every French woman knows.


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Liquid Intelligence: The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail
by Dave Arnold

In Dave Arnold’s world, the shape of an ice cube, the sugars and acids in an apple, and the bubbles in a bottle of champagne are all ingredients to be measured, tested, and tweaked.

With Liquid Intelligence, the creative force at work in Booker & Dax, New York City’s high-tech bar, brings readers behind the counter and into the lab. There, Arnold and his collaborators investigate temperature, carbonation, sugar concentration, and acidity in search of ways to enhance classic cocktails and invent new ones that revolutionize your expectations about what a drink can look and taste like.


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Bar Tartine: Techniques & Recipes
by Nick Balla and Cortney Burns

Here's a cookbook destined to be talked-about this season, rich in techniques and recipes epitomizing the way we cook and eat now. Bar Tartine—co-founded by Tartine Bakery's Chad Robertson and Elisabeth Prueitt—is obsessed over by locals and visitors, critics and chefs. It is a restaurant that defies categorization, but not description: Everything is made in-house and layered into extraordinarily flavorful food. Helmed by Nick Balla and Cortney Burns, it draws on time-honored processes (such as fermentation, curing, pickling), and a core that runs through the cuisines of Central Europe, Japan, and Scandinavia to deliver a range of dishes from soups to salads, to shared plates and sweets. With more than 150 photographs, this highly anticipated cookbook is a true original


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The Einkorn Cookbook: Discover the World's Purest and Most Ancient Form of Wheat: Delicious Flavor - Nutrient-Rich - Easy to Digest - Non-Hybridized
by Shanna Mallon and Tim Mallon

"Shanna and Tim's recipes highlight the wonderful uses for einkorn through creative and approachable recipes. This book is great for anyone wanting to dive into using einkorn throughout all their meals!" - Erin Alderson, author of The Homemade Flour Cookbook


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An Unlikely Vineyard: The Education of a Farmer and Her Quest for Terroir
by Deirdre Heekin and Alice Feiring

An Unlikely Vineyard tells the evolutionary story of Deirdre Heekin’s farm from overgrown fields to a fertile, productive, and beautiful landscape that melds with its natural environment.  Is it possible to capture landscape in a bottle? To express its terroir, its essence of place—geology, geography, climate, and soil—as well as the skill of the winegrower?


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Flavor Flours: A New Way to Bake with Teff, Buckwheat, Sorghum, Other Whole & Ancient Grains, Nuts & Non-Wheat Flours
by Alice Medrich and Maya Klein

In this monumental new work, beloved dessert queen Alice Medrich applies her baking precision and impeccable palate to flavor flours—wheat-flour alternatives including rice flour, oat flour, corn flour, sorghum flour, teff, and more. The resulting (gluten-free!) recipes show that baking with alternate flours adds an extra dimension of flavor. Brownies made with rice flour taste even more chocolaty. Buckwheat adds complexity to a date and nut cake. Ricotta cheesecake gets bonus flavor from a chestnut flour crust; teff is used to make a chocolate layer cake that can replace any birthday cake with equally pleasing results. All of the nearly 125 recipes—including Double Oatmeal Cookies, Buckwheat Gingerbread, Chocolate Chestnut Soufflé Cake, and Blueberry Corn Flour Cobbler—take the flavors of our favorite desserts to the next level.
 


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The Newlywed Cookbook: Fresh Ideas and Modern Recipes for Cooking With and for Each Other
by Sara Copeland and Sara Remington

This cookbook is an indispensable reference for modern couples looking to spend quality time together in the kitchen. Inside are more than 130 recipes for both classic and contemporary cooking that are perfect for day-to-day deux and special occasions with family and friends. More than a collection of recipes, The Newlywed Cookbook is also a guide to domestic bliss. Author Sarah Copeland, a newlywed herself, knows that sourcing, cooking as well as sharing food together at the table makes for a happy couple! This beautiful and sophisticated contemporary cookbook is the new go-to for brides and grooms.


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The Newlywed Cookbook: Fresh Ideas and Modern Recipes for Cooking With and for Each Other
by Sara Copeland and Sara Remington

This cookbook is an indispensable reference for modern couples looking to spend quality time together in the kitchen. Inside are more than 130 recipes for both classic and contemporary cooking that are perfect for day-to-day deux and special occasions with family and friends. More than a collection of recipes, The Newlywed Cookbook is also a guide to domestic bliss. Author Sarah Copeland, a newlywed herself, knows that sourcing, cooking as well as sharing food together at the table makes for a happy couple! This beautiful and sophisticated contemporary cookbook is the new go-to for brides and grooms.


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Keep It Vegan: Over 100 Simple, Healthy & Delicious Dishes
by Aine Carlin

Aine Carlin’s Keep It Vegan demystifies veganism, with 100 flavorful, simple recipes that use standard supermarket ingredients, none of those hard-to-find, expensive substitutes. Broken down into Breakfast, Brunch & More, Midday Meals & Simple Suppers, Something Special, Sides & Sauces, and Sweet Treats, this plant-based cookbook makes cooking vegan an effortless reality without compromising taste. As an ex-voracious omnivore, and once a devout dairy consumer, Aine understands the limits of taste brought upon by the act of eating consciously; even so, she is a steadfast believer in the endless possibilities of flavors before meat and dairy.


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Keep It Vegan: Over 100 Simple, Healthy & Delicious Dishes
by Aine Carlin

Aine Carlin’s Keep It Vegan demystifies veganism, with 100 flavorful, simple recipes that use standard supermarket ingredients, none of those hard-to-find, expensive substitutes. Broken down into Breakfast, Brunch & More, Midday Meals & Simple Suppers, Something Special, Sides & Sauces, and Sweet Treats, this plant-based cookbook makes cooking vegan an effortless reality without compromising taste. As an ex-voracious omnivore, and once a devout dairy consumer, Aine understands the limits of taste brought upon by the act of eating consciously; even so, she is a steadfast believer in the endless possibilities of flavors before meat and dairy.


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Huckleberry: Stories, Secrets, and Recipes From Our Kitchen
by Zoe Nathan and Matt Armendariz

"Everything in generosity" is the motto of Zoe Nathan, the big-hearted baker behind Santa Monica's favorite neighborhood bakery and breakfast spot, Huckleberry Bakery & Café. This irresistible cookbook collects more than 115 recipes and more than 150 color photographs, including how-to sequences for mastering basics such as flaky dough and lining a cake pan. Huckleberry's recipes span from sweet (rustic cakes, muffins, and scones) to savory (hot cereals, biscuits, and quiche). True to the healthful spirit of Los Angeles, these recipes feature whole-grain flours, sesame and flax seeds, fresh fruits and vegetables, natural sugars, and gluten-free and vegan options—and they always lead with deliciousness.


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Puglia
by Tara Russell and Matt Stevens

Puglia offers more than 50 all‐new, authentic and easy‐to‐follow recipes from The Silver Spoon kitchen that showcase the full culinary range of one of Italy’s most distinctive regions. From simple antipasti (Fried Mussels) and classic pasta dishes (Orchiette with Turnip Tops), to delicious desserts (Chocolate with Figs), home cooks will be immersed in the food culture of one of most fascinating areas of Italy. Gorgeous specially commissioned photography of landscapes and regional products compliment the recipes and texts, which explore the province’s unique culture, key ingredients, producers and food markets.


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Mallmann on Fire
by Francis Mallmann and Peter Kaminsky

“Elemental, fundamental, and delicious” is how Anthony Bourdain describes the trailblazing live-fire cooking of Francis Mallmann. The New York Times called Mallmann’s first book, Seven Fires, “captivating” and “inspiring.” And now, in Mallmann on Fire, the passionate master of the Argentine grill takes us grilling in magical places—in winter’s snow, on mountaintops, on the beach, on the crowded streets of Manhattan, on a deserted island in Patagonia, in Paris, Brooklyn, Bolinas, Brazil—each locale inspiring new discoveries as revealed in 100 recipes for meals both intimate and outsized. We encounter legs of lamb and chicken hung from strings, coal-roasted delicata squash, roasted herbs, a parrillada of many fish, and all sorts of griddled and charred meats, vegetables, and fruits, plus rustic desserts cooked on the chapa and baked in wood-fired ovens. At every stop along the way there is something delicious to eat and a lesson to be learned about slowing down and enjoying the process, not just the result.


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Dabbous: The Cookbook
by Ollie Dabbous

This year's most anticipated cookbook, from London's most talked-about restaurant.  Occupying an urban space in London's Fitzrovia, DABBOUS is the restaurant that has stunned critics and diners since it opened in 2012. Behind the sheet metal door, Ollie Dabbous creates light, modern dishes that are both sophisticated and delicate; jewel-like creations that are in stark contrast with the restaurant's industrial décor.  The book's Spring season includes 'Mixed alliums in a chilled pine infusion' and 'Braised halibut with pink purslane', whilst Summer features 'Ripe tomato in its own juice' and 'Elderflower sherbet'. In Autumn there is 'Barbecued Iberico pork, savoury acorn praline, radishes and crushed green apple', and Winter boasts 'Coddled egg, smoked butter and mushrooms', 'Mash and gravy' and 'Raw beef with cigar and rye'.
 


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Mr. and Mrs. Sunday's Suppers: More than 100 Delicious, Homemade Recipes to Bring Your Family Together
by Lorraine Wallace

Lorraine Wallace, wife of Fox Sunday News anchor Chris Wallace, writes her third cookbook, following Mr. Sunday’s Soups and Mr. Sunday’s Saturday Night Chicken, both New York Times bestsellers. An expert on making meals for the family, Lorraine presents recipes that are sure to bring everyone together on any occasion, from weeknight meals to holidays to game day. This cookbook includes heartwarming favorites like Beef Stew with Winter Root Vegetables and Mom’s Chicken and Rice Casserole as well as reinvented classics like Lobster Pot Pie and Chicken Cordon Bleu Pinwheels. She also includes delicious vegetarian and gluten-free options. As her first hardcover, Mr. and Mrs. Sunday’s Suppers is a keepsake her fans and family will treasure.


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The New Passover Menu
by Paula Shoyer

Passover is a celebration of freedom—and Paula Shoyer's innovative Passover collection celebrates culinary freedom, while still honoring the holiday's dietary rules. Her dishes will set you free, combining all the nostalgic pleasure of family favorites with 65 contemporary creations sure to please a new generation of creative cooks. Covering both seder nights and all eight days of the holiday, Shoyer redefines Passover dining with an updated and global menu that includes Banana Charoset, Peruvian Roast Chicken with Salsa Verde, Moroccan Spiced Short Ribs, Sweet Potato Tzimmis, Eggplant Parmesan, and Frittata with Broccoli and Leeks. And don't forget the desserts (many gluten-free) that are Shoyer's speciality, including Triple Chocolate Biscotti, Opera Cake, and Pear Frangipane Tarts. To streamline your planning, there are eight full menus to use as is or to mix and match, along with suggestions for other meals. Passover has never been so easy or delicious!


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Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook: Eat Like You Give a F*ck
by Thug Kitchen

Thug Kitchen started their wildly popular web site to inspire people to eat some Goddamn vegetables and adopt a healthier lifestyle. Beloved by Gwyneth Paltrow (“This might be my favorite thing ever”) and named Saveur’s Best New Food blog of 2013—with half a million Facebook fans and counting—Thug Kitchen wants to show everyone how to take charge of their plates and cook up some real f*cking food.  Yeah, plenty of blogs and cookbooks preach about how to eat more kale, why ginger fights inflammation, and how to cook with microgreens and nettles. But they are dull or pretentious as hell—and most people can’t afford the hype.  Thug Kitchen lives in the real world. In their first cookbook, they’re throwing down more than 100 recipes for their best-loved meals, snacks, and sides for beginning cooks to home chefs. (Roasted Beer and Lime Cauliflower Tacos? Pumpkin Chili? Grilled Peach Salsa? Believe that sh*t.) Plus they’re going to arm you with all the info and techniques you need to shop on a budget and go and kick a bunch of ass on your own.

This book is an invitation to everyone who wants to do better to elevate their kitchen game. No more ketchup and pizza counting as vegetables. No more drive-thru lines. No more avoiding the produce corner of the supermarket. Sh*t is about to get real.


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Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook: Eat Like You Give a F*ck
by Thug Kitchen

Thug Kitchen started their wildly popular web site to inspire people to eat some Goddamn vegetables and adopt a healthier lifestyle. Beloved by Gwyneth Paltrow (“This might be my favorite thing ever”) and named Saveur’s Best New Food blog of 2013—with half a million Facebook fans and counting—Thug Kitchen wants to show everyone how to take charge of their plates and cook up some real f*cking food.  Yeah, plenty of blogs and cookbooks preach about how to eat more kale, why ginger fights inflammation, and how to cook with microgreens and nettles. But they are dull or pretentious as hell—and most people can’t afford the hype.  Thug Kitchen lives in the real world. In their first cookbook, they’re throwing down more than 100 recipes for their best-loved meals, snacks, and sides for beginning cooks to home chefs. (Roasted Beer and Lime Cauliflower Tacos? Pumpkin Chili? Grilled Peach Salsa? Believe that sh*t.) Plus they’re going to arm you with all the info and techniques you need to shop on a budget and go and kick a bunch of ass on your own.

This book is an invitation to everyone who wants to do better to elevate their kitchen game. No more ketchup and pizza counting as vegetables. No more drive-thru lines. No more avoiding the produce corner of the supermarket. Sh*t is about to get real.


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Plenty More: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking from London's Ottolenghi
by Yotam Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi is one of the world’s most beloved culinary talents. In this follow-up to his bestselling Plenty, he continues to explore the diverse realm of vegetarian food with a wholly original approach. Organized by cooking method, more than 150 dazzling recipes emphasize spices, seasonality, and bold flavors. From inspired salads to hearty main dishes and luscious desserts, Plenty More is a must-have for vegetarians and omnivores alike. This visually stunning collection will change the way you cook and eat vegetables.


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How to Cook Everything Fast: A Better Way to Cook Great Food
by Mark Bittman

How to Cook Everything Fast is a book of kitchen innovations. Time management— the essential principle of fast cooking— is woven into revolutionary recipes that do the thinking for you. You’ll learn how to take advantage of downtime to prepare vegetables while a soup simmers or toast croutons while whisking a dressing. Just cook as you read—and let the recipes guide you quickly and easily toward a delicious result.  Bittman overhauls hundreds of classics through clever (even unorthodox) use of equipment and techniques—encouraging what he calls “naturally fast cooking”—and the results are revelatory.  There are standouts like Cheddar Waffles with Bacon Maple Syrup (bold flavors in less time); Charred Brussels Sprout Salad with Walnuts and Gorgonzola (the food processor streamlines chopping); Spaghetti and Drop Meatballs with Tomato Sauce (no rolling or shaping); and Apple Crumble Under the Broiler (almost instant dessert gratification).
Throughout, Bittman’s commonsense advice and plentiful variations provide cooks with freedom and flexibility, with tips for squeezing in further shortcuts, streamlined kitchen notes, and illustrations to help you prep faster or cook without a recipe.
 


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The Art of Beef Cutting: A Meat Professional's Guide to Butchering and Merchandising
by Kari Underly

An ideal training tool that’s perfect for use in grocery stores, restaurants, foodservice companies, and culinary schools, as well as by serious home butchers, The Art of Beef Cutting provides clear, up-to-date information on the latest meat cuts and cutting techniques.  Written by Kari Underly, a leading expert in meat education, this comprehensive guide covers all the fundamentals of butchery and includes helpful full-color photos of every cut, information on international beef cuts and cooking styles, tips on merchandising and cutting for profit, and expert advice on the best beef-cutting tools.


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Where Chefs Eat: A Guide to Chefs' Favorite Restaurants (2015)
by Joe Warwick

This is the ultimate restaurant guide written by the real experts: more than 600 of the world’s best chefs, including recommendations from René Redzepi, David Chang, Jason Atherton, Shannon Bennett, Helena Rizzo, Massimo Bottura, Yotam Ottolenghi, Yoshihiro Narisawa and hundreds more. The book features more than 3,000 restaurants in more than 70 countries, including detailed city maps, reviews, reservation policies, key information and honest comments from the chefs themselves. Where Chefs Eat will once again be available as an App released to coincide with publication.


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Duck & Waffle: Recipes and stories
by Daniel Doherty

Duck & Waffle has been one of the most talked-about restaurant openings in UK in recent years. Located on the 40th floor of Heron Tower on Bishopsgate (so the best views in town) it's London's only upscale 24-hour restaurant, serving an average of 4,000 customers a week. 29-year old Daniel Doherty, winner of Tatler's Rising Star Chef award at the 2013 Restaurant Awards, is the executive chef and his cooking has turned the restaurant into an instant success.  Daniel's modern take on European cuisine showcases his culinary diversity, with an emphasis on local, rustic, seasonal and sustainable British ingredients. Signature dishes include Spicy Ox Cheek Doughnut with Apricot Jam, Roasted Essex Beetroot with Goat Curd, Honeycomb & Watercress and of course Duck & Waffle with Crispy Leg Confit, Fried Duck Egg & Maple Syrup.
 


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Bob's Red Mill Everyday Gluten-Free Cookbook: 281 Delicious Whole-Grain Recipes
by Camilla Saulsbury

Bob's Red Mill is the number one supplier of consumer whole grains in North America. Every day they go to great lengths to ensure the integrity of their products -- even building a separate gluten-free packaging division complete with specialized machinery to make sure that their products maintain their gluten-free purity.  The very best ingredients in the hands of the very best recipe developer is a winning combination. Camilla Saulsbury is an award-winning recipe developer and bestselling author who has created more than 281 recipes in this new book that showcase the health benefits of a gluten-free diet and result in immensely delicious, creative and satisfying dishes. These sublime recipes are proof positive that good taste and gluten-free options can be really tasty too:


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Noodle Kids: Around the World in 50 Fun, Healthy, Creative Recipes the Whole Family Can Cook Together
by Jonathon Sawyer

Oodles and oodles of noodles! Get your kids in the kitchen with Noodle Kids. Packed with recipes, tips, suggestions, and inspiration to introduce children to, and get them involved in, making noodles like Japanese ramen, Italian spaghetti, Southeast Asian stir-fries, and classic American mac and cheese. The recipes are simple and will take you on a journey around the world. The tips provided can help you choose the perfect topping and even help you set up your very own noodle bar dinner party! So go ahead, see where these worldly noodle recipes will take you!


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New German Cooking: Recipes for Classics Revisited
by Jeremy Nolen and Jessica Nolen

Bright flavors. Fresh and healthful. These are not words we typically associate with German cuisine. But this beautifully packaged cookbook is not quite traditional. Featuring 100 recipes for familiar food re-envisioned to reflect the way we eat now, German Cooking Now celebrates fresh vegetables, grains, herbs, and spices as obsessively as it does pork, pretzels, and beer. Chefs Jeremy and Jessica Nolen share recipes from their family table, inspired by their travels in Germany. Slow-braised meats, homemade pickles and preserves, hand-cut noodles, and vegetables every which way—the recipes in German Cooking Now are entirely true to their roots, yet utterly unique. More than 40 full-color photographs and creative recipes for every meal occasion will satisfy food lovers far and wide.


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Ciao Biscotti: Sweet and Savory Recipes for Celebrating Italy's Favorite Cookie
by Domenica Marchetti

Ciao Biscotti is a collection of 44 authentic biscotti from Italian cooking expert Domenica Marchetti. Studded with nuts, adorned with chocolate, or dotted with dried fruit, biscotti, Italy's unique twice-baked cookies have a crunchy, toasty, enduring appeal. Perfect for dunking into coffee, tea, or Vin Santo, they're easy to make; and transform a simple bowl of ice cream or sorbet into a special dessert. With savory ingredients swapped for the sweet ones, biscotti are a delicious accent to a cheese platter. Nibble on traditional flavors such as Hazelnut or Anise, coffeehouse neo-classics like Christmas Cranberry-Pistachio, tempting new versions such as Browned Butter and Toblerone, or savory ones, including Mountain Gorgonzola and Walnut, and taste the perfection of a classic cookie.


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Kids Cook French: Les enfants cuisinent a la francaise
by Claudine Pepin and Jacques Pepin

According to Jacques Pepin, "the moment for a child to be in the kitchen is from the moment they are born." Kids Cook French, written by his daughter Claudine Pepin, is a fun, interactive cookbook for kids that introduces them to the art and joy of cooking. It gets them interested in making their own meals and better eating habits, while also teaching them the importance of culture. Featuring classic, simple dishes inspired by French cuisine, each recipe is shown in both French and English and accompanied by charming illustrations. With an emphasis on fresh ingredients and hands-on preparation, dishes include traditional starters, main courses, and desserts. Your child's creativity will be sparked, as will your deeper connection with them--so, get them in that kitchen and start playing chef. Who knows - you might have the next great French cuisine Chef standing next to you!


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Secrets from the La Varenne Kitchen: 50 Essential Recipes Every Cook Needs to Know
by Anne Willan

In 1975, Anne Willan, a culinary icon who, along with Julia Child, Jacque Pepin, James Beard, and others, launched the modern culinary industry, founded École de Cuisine La Varenne in Paris and educated some of today’s most notable chefs – among them Steve Raichlen, Gale Gand, Virgina Willis, Martha Holmberg, and Alexandra Guarnaschelli. Upon enrolling at La Varenne, all students received a helpful and easy reference tool: La Varenne Basic Recipes. The booklet was based on chef Albert Jorant’s belief that “there are only fifty basic recipes in the culinary repertoire, and all other dishes can be made from them.” Edited by Anne Willan, La Varenne Basic Recipes was fifty-five staple bound pages with a card stock cover and it was a treasure-trove of essential recipes for any aspiring chef. The recipes included: • Stocks - 10 recipes: including Veal, Chicken, Fish and Glazes • Sauces - 17 recipes: from Brown to Béchamel to Hollandaise and Mayonnaise • Pastry and Cakes - 8 recipes including Pie, Sweet, Choux & Puff Pastry as well as Sponge Cake • Creams and Icings - 7 recipes including Butter Cream Frosting and Pastry Cream • Meringues - 3 recipes • Desserts and Cooking Sugar - 6 recipes including Ice Cream plus a Sugar Cooking Chart. Now, for the first time, the 50 essential recipes from the La Varenne curriculum are available to chefs, culinary students, and passionate cooking enthusiasts in Secrets of The La Varenne Kitchen. (It is important to note that this is not a book of finished dishes, though some recipes such as sherbet are complete in themselves. Rather it is a collection of the sauces, pastries and creams that go to make up a dish.) Above all, Secrets of the La Varenne Kitchen is a working tool, to fashion professional excellence. It is a practical book for practical cooks – both professional and home enthusiasts.


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Sicily
by Editors of Phaidon

A culinary journey through Sicily, featuring more than 50 simple and authentic recipes from the Silver Spoon kitchen


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A Good Food Day: Reboot Your Health with Food That Tastes Grea
by Marco Canora

Imagine a whole day in which every meal was full of healthy and delicious ingredients. After years of thoughtless eating that led to weight gain and poor health, chef Marco Canora knew he had to make every day a good food day—but he wasn’t willing to give up flavor for health. Instead of dieting, he decided to make simple, natural recipes fit for a food lover’s palate.
 


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Harvest: Field Notes from a Far-Flung Pursuit of Real Food
by Max Watman

After a harrowing experience with a pink-slime burger, acclaimed writer Max Watman resolves to stock his pantry with real food. Invigorated by memories of his childhood in rural Virginia with foodie parents, he hunts, fishes, gardens, bakes, makes cheese, raises livestock, butchers, preserves, and pickles. All does not go as planned: his backyard paradise is invaded by a defiant chicken-killing raccoon; his homemade Camembert tastes like chalk; and for one moment it seems as if he's lost a thousand-pound steer. With humor and infectious enthusiasm, Watman perseveres, detailing the pitfalls and triumphs of his do-it-yourself adventures without pretense. On his quest he learns that the value of the endeavor is in the attempt, and that living from scratch is not all-or-nothing. With a blend of down-home spirit and literary panache, Watman serves up a delectable taste of the farm life--minus the farm.


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Beer O’Clock: An Insider's Guide to History, Craft, and Culture
by Jane Peyton

Everything you need to know about the world’s most popular alcoholic drink—a joy-giving, convivial, nutritious, and delicious gift from nature and possibly the most diverse alcoholic libation with over one hundred different styles and thousands of brands. Written by the United Kingdom’s 2014 Beer Sommelier of the Year, Beer O'Clock not only delves into the rich history of beer production and drinking but contains practical advice and explanations of beer styles, which ones to drink and why, food-matching suggestions, and the not-to-be-missed best beers in the world. Author Jane Peyton also details the basics of making beer, the ingredients required, and explains just what it is that makes hops so special.
 


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Eating Rome: Living the Good Life in the Eternal City
by Elizabeth Helman Minchilli

Elizabeth Minchilli has been eating her way through Rome since she was 12 years old. Eating Rome, based on her popular blog Elizabeth Minchilli in Rome, is her homage to the city that feeds her, literally and figuratively. Her story is a personal, quirky and deliciously entertaining look at some of the city's monuments to food culture. Join her as she takes you on a stroll through her favorite open air markets; stop by the best gelato shops; order plates full of carbonara and? finish the day with a brilliant red Negroni. Coffee, pizza, artichokes and grappa are starting points for mouth-watering stories about this ancient city. Illustrated with Minchilli's beautiful full-color photos and enriched with her favorite recipes for Roman classics like vignarola, carciofi alla romana and carbonara, Eating Rome is the book that you want if you are planning your first trip to Rome or if you have been to Rome a dozen times.


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Soul Food Love: Healthy Recipes Inspired by One Hundred Years of Cooking in a Black Family
by Alice Randall and Caroline Randall Williams

In May 2012, bestselling author Alice Randall penned an op-ed in the New York Times titled “Black Women and Fat,” chronicling her quest to be “the last fat black woman” in her family. She turned to her daughter, Caroline Randall Williams, for help. Together they overhauled the way they cook and eat, translating recipes and traditions handed down by generations of black women into easy, affordable, and healthful—yet still indulgent—dishes, such as Peanut Chicken Stew, Red Bean and Brown Rice Creole Salad, Fiery Green Beans, and Sinless Sweet Potato Pie. Soul Food Love relates the authors’ fascinating family history.


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Catfish: a Savor the South cookbook
by by Angela Knipple and Paul Knipple

While many fish, from bream and crappie to bass, trout, and shad, are popular in the South, none of them has settled as thoroughly in southern culture as the humble, bewhiskered, bottom-dwelling catfish. For Memphis natives Paul and Angela Knipple, enjoying "that steamy sweet white meat encased in golden crisp cornmeal was just a part of our childhoods." 


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Gumbo: a Savor the South cookbook
by Dale Curry

Recalling childhood visits to her grandmother's house in New Orleans, where she would feast on shrimp and okra gumbo, Dale Curry offers fifty recipes--for gumbos, jambalayas, and those little something extras known as lagniappe--that will put Louisiana taste and hospitality on your table. "Gumbo" calls to mind the diverse culinary traditions of Louisiana that, like gumbo itself, are simmered from elements of the many cultures circulating in the state.


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Shrimp: a Savor the South cookbook
by Jay Pierce

Recalling boyhood shrimping expeditions with his father and summoning up the aromas and flavors of a southern shrimp boil or shrimp fry, chef Jay Pierce brings America's favorite shellfish to center stage with fifty recipes for southern classics, contemporary dishes, and international delicacies. Pierce's lively introduction focuses on the South's fishing and culinary connections with shrimp, which are abundant in the estuaries and bays that line southern shores.  Shrimp, he notes, are one of the last truly wild creatures that Americans consume in significant quantities. Pierce encourages today's cooks to support local shrimp fisheries in order to help ensure that future generations will continue to enjoy American-sourced shrimp in abundance, and he explains how to procure the freshest shrimp throughout the cycle of seasons. While shrimp is popular throughout the region for entertaining a backyard crowd, it is also a go-to ingredient for the special-occasion menu. Demystifying fancier dishes and offering everyday cooks step-by-step instructions for all stages of preparation, Pierce highlights just how deliciously versatile shrimp can be.


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Global Meatballs: Around the World in 100+ Boundary-Breaking Recipes, From Beef to Bean and All Delicious Things in Between
by Adeline Myers

It's easy to think of the meatball as three things: Italian, covered with red sauce and served with spaghetti. It's iconic. The reality, though, is that meatballs could be considered an international phenomenon, inspiring creative dishes around the globe! Swedes love their sweet and sour meatballs. French North Africans enjoy fragrant boulettes in their tagine. Chinese hot pots often feature fish balls. Vegans even have meat-less meatballs! The possibilities are endless. Global Meatballs highlights these possibilities by introducing traditional recipes and pairing them with lots of creative variants. You will be encouraged to experiment and learn the techniques you need to perfect your own meatball recipe! Whether interested in comfort cooking, ethnic cuisine, or simply meatballs, this book is sure to make you into a meatball expert!


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The Spiralized Kitchen: Transform Your Vegetables into Fresh and Surprising Meals
by Leslie Bilderback

Nearly everyone loves a heaping bowl of delicious pasta--but nearly everyone, too, feels at least a twinge of guilt about eating one. Whether you're eating paleo, low carb, gluten free, or just trying to curb those excess empty calories, carbohydrate-packed pasta can't be high on your healthy-eating list.  But what if you could eat that heaping bowl without experiencing the guilt? With a spiralizer, you can! A spiralizer is an inexpensive, simple-to-use tool that produces spiral cuts, shoestrings, and fruit and vegetable "noodles" for adding new texture to pasta dishes, stir-fries, soups, and salads. Craving a big plate of spaghetti but don't want to spend an hour at the gym? In a matter of minutes you can spiralize super-thin zucchini "zoodles" ready to cover with your favorite pasta sauce. And it doesn't begin and end with zucchini, either: a spiralizer can make quick work out of carrots, sweet potatoes, beets--even apples! The Spiralized Kitchen is perfect for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike.


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Meatless in Cowtown: A Vegetarian Guide to Food and Wine, Texas-Style
by Laura Samuel Meyn

Inside the test kitchens of Bon Appetit, Laura Samuel Meyn and Anthony Head repeatedly found themselves the lone vegetarians at a table of carnivores, but this never deterred them from eating the foods they loved, even after they both moved to meat-loving Texas. In Meatless in Cowtown they’ve corralled all the ass-kicking Texas flavor of their favorite dishes—minus the meat—for you to enjoy at home. Try Laura’s recipes for Meatless in Cowtown Frito Pie, Enchiladas for a Crowd, and Apple-Pecan-Oatmeal Crisp, then let Anthony pair those dishes with the perfect wine or beer to see how delicious it is for vegetarians and carnivores alike to go Meatless in Cowtown. With full-color photos throughout, this inspired recipe collection will help you compose vegetarian meals with Texas-sized flavors and everyday appeal. 


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Clodagh's Irish Kitchen: A Fresh Take on Traditional Flavors
by Clodagh McKenna

The food scene in Ireland is thriving, and Clodagh McKenna is at the forefront of it all. Clodagh presents today's Irish cooking at its best with Clodagh's Irish Kitchen, in which she takes the stereotypical Irish dishes Americans usually think of and revitalizes them to the current Irish palate. Dubbed as Ireland's answer to Martha Stewart by Forbes Magazine, Clodagh says, "In Ireland life revolves around the kitchen, whether it’s cups of tea and a piece of cake fresh from the range, a family supper, Sunday lunch, or our famed Irish breakfast – life happens over a simmering pot in Ireland. I have gathered all my family recipes from my earliest memories of baking cakes and breads with my mum and sisters on a Saturday to comforting suppers that I love to eat when I go home to my more sophisticated Irish menus I cooked for the Taoiseach of Ireland. We love to celebrate at home in Ireland, so I have gathered all my favorite Irish recipes and given them my twist to make them even more delicious and achievable just for you…"

 


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Mug Meals: Delicious Microwave Recipes
by Dina Cheney

The secret to fast and easy meals cooked from scratch is hiding in plain sight in your kitchen. The microwave oven is not just for reheating leftovers and making popcorn anymore.  With pantry ingredients, a mug and a microwave, you can create a meal in minutes that rivals those cooked in the oven or on the stovetop.  Mug MEALS! is the perfect solution for new cooks, busy families, singles, college students, teens, seniors or anyone who just wants a hot meal without all the cleanup.


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BBQ Bistro: Simple, Sophisticated French Recipes for Your Grill
by Karen Adler and Judith Fertig

BBQ Bistro will expand your barbecue repertoire and encourage you to play with different flavors and techniques, from adding a hint of smoke to cheese, to turning an eggplant into easily grillable paillards, or getting the perfect char on a steak. It also offers classic French sauces, sides, and small plates you can pair with any meal anytime of the year. With tips on grilling and preserving, BBQ Bistro is a must-have for any griller and will satisfy all of your barbeque desires, mais oui!


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Mastering Pasta: The Art and Practice of Handmade Pasta, Gnocchi, and Risotto
by Marc Vetri

Award-winning chef Marc Vetri wanted to write his first book about pasta. Instead, he wrote two other acclaimed cookbooks and continued researching pasta for ten more years. Now, the respected master of Italian cuisine finally shares his vast knowledge of pasta, gnocchi, and risotto in this inspiring, informative primer featuring expert tips and techniques, and more than
100 recipes.  Vetri’s personal stories of travel and culinary discovery in Italy appear alongside his easy-to-follow, detailed explanations of how to make and enjoy fresh handmade pasta. Whether you’re a home cook or a professional, you’ll learn how to make more than thirty different types of pasta dough, from versatile egg yolk dough, to extruded semolina dough, to a variety of flavored pastas—and form them into shapes both familiar and unique. In dishes ranging from classic to innovative, Vetri shares his coveted recipes for stuffed pastas, baked pastas, and pasta sauces. He also shows you how to make light-as-air gnocchi and the perfect dish of risotto. 
 


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Living the Farm Sanctuary Life: The Ultimate Guide to Eating Mindfully, Living Longer, and Feeling Better Every Day
by Gene Baur and Gene Stone

Gene Baur, the cofounder and president of Farm Sanctuary, the nation's leading farm animal protection organization, knows that the key to happiness lies in aligning your beliefs with your actions. In this definitive vegan and animal-friendly lifestyle guide, he and Gene Stone, author of Forks Over Knives, explore the deeply transformative experience of visiting the sanctuary and its profound effects on people's lives. The book covers the basic tenets of Farm Sanctuary life--such as eating in harmony with your values, connecting with nature wherever you are, and reducing stress--and offers readers simple ways to incorporate these principles into their lives.


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Pasta by Hand: A Collection of Italy's Regional Hand-Shaped Pasta
by Jenn Louis

Pasta is the ultimate comfort food, and making it by hand is a favorite project for weekend cooks. From rising culinary star and 2012 Food & Wine Best New Chef Jenn Louis, this book includes more than 65 recipes for hand-shaped traditional pastas and dumplings, along with deeply satisfying sauces to mix and match. Louis shares her recipes and expertise in hand-forming beloved shapes such as gnocchi, orecchiette, gnudi, and spatzli as well as dozens of other regional pasta specialties appearing for the first time in an English-language cookbook. With photos of finished dishes and step-by-step shaping sequences, this beautiful book is perfect for DIY cooks and lovers of Italian food.


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A Taste of Cowboy: Ranch Recipes and Tales from the Trail
by Kent Rollins and Shannon Rollins

Whether he’s beating Bobby Flay at chicken-fried steak on the Food Network, catering for a barbecue, bar mitzvah, or wedding, or cooking for cowboys in the middle of nowhere, Kent Rollins makes comfort food that satisfies. This gifted cook, TV contestant, and storyteller takes us into his frontier world with simple food anyone can do.
 


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Modern Jewish Cooking: Recipes & Customs for Today’s Kitchen
by Leah Koenig

From a leading voice of the new generation of young Jewish cooks who are reworking the food of their forebears, this take on the cuisine of the diaspora pays homage to tradition while reflecting the values of the modern-day food movement. Author Leah Koenig shares 175 recipes showcasing handmade, seasonal, vegetable-forward dishes. Classics of Jewish culinary culture—such as latkes, matzoh balls, challah, and hamantaschen—are updated with smart techniques and vibrant spices. Approachable recipes for everything from soups to sweets go beyond the traditional, incorporating regional influences from North Africa to Central Europe. Featuring holiday menus and rich photography, this collection is at once a guide to establishing traditions and a celebration of the way we eat now.


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Home: Recipes to Cook with Family and Friends
by Bryan Voltaggio

Top Chef Masters finalist Bryan Voltaggio's tribute to the American comfort food he enjoyed growing up, elevated with sophisticated and irresistible new recipes. Bryan Voltaggio brings an authentic love for seasonal, farm-to-table cooking and a playful and distinctive approach to classic dishes in his first solo cookbook. Many of the recipes celebrate his Middle-Atlantic roots in inventive ways, like Crab Waffle Benedict, Chicken Pot Pie Fritters, Sweet Potato and Chickpea Fries, and Spring Onion and Rhubarb Salad.  Voltaggio loves to cook for a crowd and a special occasion, and he has included his menus for the gatherings with family and friends that mean the most to him: weekend brunches, Sunday suppers, Thanksgiving dinner, the Christmas Eve Feast of Seven Fishes, and Super Bowl Sunday. With tips and strategies that will save time and result in unforgettable dishes, Voltaggio proves that the best meals are the ones cooked at home.


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The United States Of Craft Beer: A Guide to the Best Craft Breweries Across America
by Jess Lebow

Fifty fascinating states, 50 awesome breweries, and 50+ handcrafted beers--what more could you ask for? In The United States of Craft Beer, beer expert and homebrewer Jess Lebow invites you along on his state-by-state exploration of America's greatest breweries. From Jack's Abby Brewing in Massachusetts to the Maui Brewing Company in Hawaii, this guide teaches you everything you need to know about the people who make the nation's best-tasting beers and the innovative brewing methods that help create the perfect batch. Each intoxicating entry also highlights other popular beers that can be found throughout that state, so that you can sample every delicious sip the United States has to offer.


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Classic Recipes for Modern People
by Max Sussman and Eli Sussman

Chef brothers Max and Eli Sussman are back with their fourth cookbook, Classic Recipes for Modern People, featuring over 75 recipes that reimagine classic dishes from their childhood and yours, with a little humor baked in along the way.  Classics Recipes for Modern People is the definitive collection of classic recipes that have been reinvented, rejiggered, reordered, and re-created by Max and Eli Sussman. They believe that recipes should be ever expanding and evolving, a philosophy they practice in both their professional and home kitchens. That a dish “no matter how classic and iconic—has the ability to morph into something new and fantastic.”


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The Modern Kosher Kitchen: More than 125 Inspired Recipes for a New Generation of Kosher Cooks
by Ronnie Fein

This isn't your traditional kosher cookbook. Whether you're new to the kitchen, or new to keeping kosher, you'll love the array of creative and interesting recipes found in The Modern Kosher Kitchen. This modern cookbook includes recipes for preparing a family meal, hors d’oeuvres, vegetarian entrees, budget-friendly dishes, and new takes on holiday favorites for Passover and Hannukah. Don't worry about needing the talent or equipment of a professional chef. Ronnie Fein's recipes are creative and interesting, but never intimidating for home chefs. Throughout the pages of this cookbook, Ronnie also provides suggestions on what to serve with her dishes; how to change the dish from dairy to parve to meat (and vice versa); or how to change the recipe to suit a different need. You'll learn valuable tips on recipe shortcuts, information on unusual or new ingredients, and receive advice on product usage. Recreate your favorite family dishes and learn some new tricks with the help of The Modern Kosher Kitchen.


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Bake Happy: 100 Playful Desserts with Rainbow Layers, Hidden Fillings, Billowy Frostings, and more
by Judith Fertig

Colorful, flavorful home-baked treats just say “happy,” and Bake Happy is all about adding a bit of joy back into your kitchen. A sweet baking book that will bring a smile to the dessert table, Bake Happy includes 100 recipes for cheerful cupcakes and cookies, bars and brownies, tarts and turnovers, and delicious cakes that are speckled, marbled, and striped.  This cookbook can be used year-round and will satisfy your sweet tooth and your soul. Whether you’re in the mood for creamy chocolate, colorful cake layers, tasty cake batter, or special occasion desserts, you’ll find recipes for Citrus Glazed Sunset Cake, Rustic Cherry Pudding, Secret Filling Devil’s Food Cupcakes, and more. There are also various options for color and flavor combinations, and 30+ full-color photos throughout.


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The World's Best Brunches: Where to Find Them and How to Make Them
by Lonely Planet

The World's Best Brunches, where to find them and how to make them. A term originally coined for Saturday night carousers who couldn't wake up for breakfast, brunch has evolved into a sunny, social meal beloved the world over. And so...here is The World's Best Brunches, a collection of midmorning meals accompanied by the origin of each dish, the best place to sample a bite, and an easy-to-prepare recipe for cooking it at home.


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Saveur: The New Classics Cookbook: More than 1,000 of the world's best recipes for today's kitchen
by The Editors of Saveur Magazine

From the editors of America’s favorite culinary magazine, Saveur: The New Classics Cookbook features more than 1000 well-curated global recipes in an essential collection for home cooks everywhere. This masterful selection celebrates the brand’s authority, heritage, and depth of worldwide culinary knowledge in what will become an indispensable and treasured guide for everyone who relishes authentic cooking and SAVEUR’s standard of excellence


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Pig Tales: An Omnivore’s Quest for Sustainable Meat
by Barry Estabrook

Barry Estabrook, author of the New York Times bestseller Tomatoland and a writer of “great skill and compassion” (Eric Schlosser), now explores the dark side of the American pork industry. Drawing on his personal experiences raising pigs as well as his sharp investigative instincts, Estabrook covers the range of the human-porcine experience. He embarks on nocturnal feral pig hunts in Texas. He visits farmers who raise animals in vast confinement barns for Smithfield and Tyson, two of the country’s biggest pork producers. And he describes the threat of infectious disease and the possible contamination of our food supply. Through these stories shines Estabrook’s abiding love for these remarkable creatures. Pigs are social, self-aware, and playful, not to mention smart enough to master the typical house dog commands of “sit, stay, come” twice as fast as your average pooch. With the cognitive abilities of at least three-year-olds, they can even learn to operate a modified computer. Unfortunately for the pigs, they’re also delicious to eat.


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Summer Cocktails: Margaritas, Mint Juleps, Punches, Party Snacks, and More
by Maria del Mar Sacasa

Whether you’re lounging by the pool, cooking over a grill, or relaxing in the hammock, you need a great drink. And with Summer Cocktails, MarТa del Mar Sacasa and Tara Striano will help you discover your favorite fair-weather friends, from Peachy Keen Punch to Ginger-Lemongrass Piña Colada. Summer Cocktails features more than 100 seasonal recipes for punches and pitchers, frosty drinks, classics and throwbacks, and more. Craft your beverages from the bottom up with underpinnings straight from your summer garden, including Strawberry-Rosemary Shrub, Rhubarb Syrup, or Tomatillo and Coriander Tequila. Plus, round out the perfect party with savory snacks to match your cool drinks. Cheers!


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Restaurant Rants
by Ned Sokoloff

Specialty Group was created in 1986 as a result of Ned's vision and his ability to identify the need for a company specifically designed to help aspiring and current bar and restaurant operators. Since opening Specialty Group, Ned has had dozens of articles published in local and national publications. This book is a sampling of those articles published over the past 25 years. His one-of-a-kind spin on the do's and don'ts of restaurant and bar operations is unique, interesting, informative and entertaining.


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The Great Cook: Essential Techniques and Inspired Flavors to Make Every Dish Better
by Editors of Cooking Light Magazine and James Briscione

Learn how to cook more than 100 classic, all-time favorite dishes-and learn how to cook them perfectly. This cooking course in a book will show you how to confidently turn out a pie with a flaky, tender crust, make homemade pasta, and master a wow-the-crowd Coq Au Vin.
Chef and culinary instructor James Briscione guides readers through 36 in-depth, recipe-oriented lessons: Roast chicken. Seafood. Layer Cakes. Each lesson is detailed with instructive photos of every step, and variation recipes will help build on newly acquired skills. Briscione also shares essential tips from professional kitchens that home cooks can use to make each dish even better. It's like getting a private, personal lesson from a culinary expert in the comfort of your own home. More than 500 stunning color photographs and 105 essential, easy-to-follow recipes makes this an invaluable kitchen companion for anyone who loves to cook-or wants to learn how.


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The Cabot Creamery Cookbook: Simple, Wholesome Dishes from America's Best Dairy Farms
by Margarita Martinez

Featuring 150 original recipes sourced from the Cabot Creamery! When it comes to milk, cheese, butter and yogurt, the Cabot Creamery, home of 'the world's best cheddar' and other award-winning dairy products, is recognized across the country as the best in its class. The Cabot Creamery Cookbook is an honest-to-goodness collection of recipes and stories from real dairy farmers, who have always understood that good food begins with great ingredients. This rich collection of 150 irresistible and easy-to-follow recipes, ranging from appetizers to desserts and everything in between, will tickle the palates of home cooks everywhere. Recipes include healthy, down-home favorites such as Buffalo Chicken and Pepper Grilled Cheese, Cheddar Cream Biscuits, Whole Grain Quiche, Roasted Vegetable Lasagna, Baked Black Bean and Sweet Potato Flautas, and Apple, Golden Raisin and Ginger Clafouti, just to name a few. This unique cookbook also showcases the 1,200 farm families who are the heart and soul of Cabot's success and their stories will be featured throughout the book alongside family recipes. From a fourth-generation dairy farmer working the family's 163-year-old Maine farm; to the Couture family, who also produce maple syrup at their farm in Westfield, Vermont; to the family-run educational center at Dutch Hollow Farm in New York, which welcomes students, scout troops, and 4-H groups, the book shares stories of these families, along with gorgeous photos of the scenic countryside. More than a recipe book, The Cabot Creamery Cookbook tells the story of how premium quality and local ownership have been the key to a decades-long, award-winning cooperative, and is a must-have for anyone who loves delicious, farm-fresh food.


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Root to Leaf: A Southern Chef Cooks Through the Seasons
by Steven Satterfield

The chef of the award-winning Atlanta restaurant Miller Union, Steven Satterfield—dubbed the “Vegetable Shaman” by the New York Times’ Sam Sifton—has enchanted diners with his extraordinary vegetable dishes, capturing the essence of his vegetables through a simple, elegant cooking style. Like his contemporaries April Bloomfield and Fergus Henderson who use the whole animal from nose to tail in their dishes, Satterfield believes in making the most out of the entire plant. As executive chef of Miller Union, Satterfield embodies an authentic approach to farmstead-inspired cooking, where braising, pickling, preserving and canning are often incorporated into everyday cuisine. His trademark is simple food, and in his creative hands he continually updates the region’s legendary dishes—easy yet sublime fare that can be made in the home kitchen.  Root to Leaf is not a vegetarian cookbook, it’s a cookbook that celebrates vegetables.


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Grill Nation: 200 Surefire Recipes, Tips, and Techniques to Grill Like a Pro
by David Guas

JoinGrill Nationand become the ultimate grill master with "American Grilled"host David Guas. This will your the one-stop resource for all things grilled and barbecued, guaranteed. This all-inclusive book begins with the basics and builds up to the more complicated recipes covering every technique on the grill. Pit-proven tips and easy, step-by-step techniques for year-round smoking, grilling and barbecuing will have you grilling like an expert. Featuring 200 recipes for barbecued meats-such as beef, pork, chicken, fish, and game-plus sides, salads, and desserts-there's something for everyone to enjoy. Whether a novice outdoor cook or an aspiring grill master, David will guide you through foolproof recipes that will have you wishing summer lasted all year long.


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Imbibe! Updated and Revised Edition: From Absinthe Cocktail to Whiskey Smash, a Salute in Stories and Drinks to "Professor" Jerry Thomas, Pioneer of the American Bar
by David Wondrich

Cocktail writer and historian David Wondrich presents the colorful, little-known history of classic American drinks--and the ultimate mixologist's guide--in this engaging homage to Jerry Thomas, father of the American bar.  Wondrich reveals never-before-published details and stories about this larger-than-life nineteenth-century figure, along with definitive recipes for more than 100 punches, cocktails, sours, fizzes, toddies, slings, and other essential drinks, along with detailed historical and mixological notes.  The first edition, published in 2007, won a James Beard Award. Now updated with newly discovered recipes and historical information, this new edition includes the origins of the first American drink, the Mint Julep (which Wondrich places before the American Revolution), and those of the Cocktail itself. It also provides more detail about 19th century spirits, many new and colorful anecdotes and details about Thomas's life, and a number of particularly notable, delicious, and influential cocktails not covered in the original edition, rounding out the picture of pre-Prohibition tippling.
 


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Kyotofu: Uniquely Delicious Japanese Desserts
by Nicole Bermensolo

Japanese ingredients have long been known for their distinctive tastes and healthy qualities. From the tang of yuzu to the bite of matcha to creaminess of soy, they present a wide range of delicious flavors. In Kyotofu, award-winning baker, Nicole Bermensolo, presents 75 classic American sweets, like cheesecake, brownies, and muffins, combined with Japanese ingredients to create one-of-a-kind desserts. Try recipes like Green Tea White Chocolate Cupcakes, Black Sesame Caramel Mousse, Kinako Waffles, and Nashi Pear Crumble.  Perfect for beginners to Japanese cooking, Kyotofu is divided by Japanese ingredient, includes a glossary of foreign terms, and suggests where to buy less familiar products. Plus, for those who want a healthier dessert, all the recipes can be made completely gluten-free thanks to Nicole’s cup-for-cup flour recipe.


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Baking with Less Sugar: Recipes for Desserts Using Natural Sweeteners and Little-to-No White Sugar
by Joanne Chang

Trust Joanne Chang—beloved author of the bestselling Flour and a Harvard math major to boot—to come up with this winning formula: Minus the sugar equals plus the flavor. The 60-plus recipes here are an eye-opener for anyone who loves to bake and wants to cut back on the sugar. Joanne warmly shares her secrets for playing up delicious ingredients and using natural sweeteners, such as honey, maple syrup, and fruit juice. In addition to entirely new go-to recipes, she's also revisited classics from Flour and her lines-out-the-door bakeries to use minimal refined sugar. More than 35 mouthwatering photographs beautifully illustrate these revolutionary recipes, making this a must-have book for bakers of all skill levels.


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Empanadas: The Hand-Held Pies of Latin America
by Sandra Gutierrez

Found from New York to Los Angeles, from Mexico to Brazil and into the Latin Caribbean, empanadas are the most widely eaten hand-held pies in the world. They can be filled with a marvelous array of ingredients featuring simple, vibrant flavors and can make a perfect snack, everyday meal, decadent dessert, or great party fare. Empanadas offers a collection of the most delicious recipes and essential tips on creating the perfect mini pie for any occasion, from Argentinian cheesy spinach empanadas, crispy Mexican chorizo and potato pies with tomatillo salsa, and flaky Brazilian shrimp and tomato empanadas to Costa Rican empanaditas stuffed with gooey pineapple jam. With an introduction on the history of empanadas, a lesson on dough types and folding techniques, 60 succulent recipes, and mouthwatering color photographs throughout, Empanadas is a beautiful, practical, and definitive guide to making, serving, and enjoying everyone’s favorite hand-held pie.


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The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor
by Mark Schatzker

In The Dorito Effect, Mark Schatzker shows us how our approach to the nation’s number one public health crisis has gotten it wrong. The epidemics of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes are not tied to the overabundance of fat or carbs or any other specific nutrient. Instead, we have been led astray by the growing divide between flavor—the tastes we crave—and the underlying nutrition.

Since the late 1940s, we have been slowly leeching flavor out of the food we grow. Those perfectly round, red tomatoes that grace our supermarket aisles today are mostly water, and the big breasted chickens on our dinner plates grow three times faster than they used to, leaving them dry and tasteless. Simultaneously, we have taken great leaps forward in technology, allowing us to produce in the lab the very flavors that are being lost on the farm. Thanks to this largely invisible epidemic, seemingly healthy food is becoming more like junk food: highly craveable but nutritionally empty. We have unknowingly interfered with an ancient chemical language—flavor—that evolved to guide our nutrition, not destroy it.  With in-depth historical and scientific research, The Dorito Effect casts the food crisis in a fascinating new light, weaving an enthralling tale of how we got to this point and where we are headed. We’ve been telling ourselves that our addiction to flavor is the problem, but it is actually the solution. We are on the cusp of a new revolution in agriculture that will allow us to eat healthier and live longer by enjoying flavor the way nature intended.


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The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor
by Mark Schatzker

In The Dorito Effect, Mark Schatzker shows us how our approach to the nation’s number one public health crisis has gotten it wrong. The epidemics of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes are not tied to the overabundance of fat or carbs or any other specific nutrient. Instead, we have been led astray by the growing divide between flavor—the tastes we crave—and the underlying nutrition.

Since the late 1940s, we have been slowly leeching flavor out of the food we grow. Those perfectly round, red tomatoes that grace our supermarket aisles today are mostly water, and the big breasted chickens on our dinner plates grow three times faster than they used to, leaving them dry and tasteless. Simultaneously, we have taken great leaps forward in technology, allowing us to produce in the lab the very flavors that are being lost on the farm. Thanks to this largely invisible epidemic, seemingly healthy food is becoming more like junk food: highly craveable but nutritionally empty. We have unknowingly interfered with an ancient chemical language—flavor—that evolved to guide our nutrition, not destroy it.  With in-depth historical and scientific research, The Dorito Effect casts the food crisis in a fascinating new light, weaving an enthralling tale of how we got to this point and where we are headed. We’ve been telling ourselves that our addiction to flavor is the problem, but it is actually the solution. We are on the cusp of a new revolution in agriculture that will allow us to eat healthier and live longer by enjoying flavor the way nature intended.


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Rose Water and Orange Blossoms: Fresh & Classic Recipes from my Lebanese Kitchen
by Maureen Abood

Pomegranates and pistachios. Floral waters and cinnamon. Bulgur wheat, lentils, and succulent lamb. These lush flavors of Maureen Abood's childhood, growing up as a Lebanese-American in Michigan, inspired Maureen to launch her award-winning blog, Rose Water & Orange Blossoms. Here she revisits the recipes she was reared on, exploring her heritage through its most-beloved foods and chronicling her riffs on traditional cuisine. Her colorful culinary guides, from grandparents to parents, cousins, and aunts, come alive in her stories like the heady aromas of the dishes passed from their hands to hers.  Taking an ingredient-focused approach that makes the most of every season’s bounty, Maureen presents more than 100 irresistible recipes that will delight readers with their evocative flavors: Spiced Lamb Kofta Burgers, Avocado Tabbouleh in Little Gems, and Pomegranate Rose Sorbet. Weaved throughout are the stories of Maureen’s Lebanese-American upbringing, the path that led her to culinary school and to launch her blog, and life in Harbor Springs, her lakeside Michigan town.


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Honey & Co.: The Cookbook
by Itamar Srulovich and Sarit Packer

After falling in love through their shared passion for food, Itamar Srulovich and Sarit Packer launched Honey & Co., one of London's hottest new restaurants, in 2012. Since opening the doors, they have created exquisite dishes, delectable menus, and an atmosphere that's as warm, inviting, and exotic as the food they serve.  Recipes include spreads and dips, exquisitely balanced salads, one-pan dishes, simple fragrant soups, rich Persian entrees, the tagines of North Africa, the Sofritos of Jerusalem, and the herb-infused stews of Iran. HONEY & CO. brings the flavors of the Middle East to life in a wholly accessible way, certain to entice and satisfy in equal measure.


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The Ultimate Mediterranean Diet Cookbook: Harness the Power of the World's Healthiest Diet to Live Better, Longer
by Amy Riolo

Using the Mediterranean Pyramid as a guide, cuisine expert Amy Riolo gets to the core of the Mediterranean lifestyle, and explains what is eaten, when to eat it, and why. Each recipe in The Ultimate Mediterranean Diet Cookbook contains a cultural tip from the Mediterranean region. Fun historical facts, legend, and lore, as well as nutritional information accompany each recipe.  The Ultimate Mediterranean Diet Cookbook features recipes from all countries in the region to include perennial favorites, little known treasures, and recent discoveries.  Get ready to enjoy a healthy lifestyle that includes enticing, satisfying, recipes- great for family dinners and entertaining, for any and all occasions, to be appreciated by any palate.


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The Craft Cocktail Party: Delicious Drinks for Every Occasion
by Julie Reiner

Julie Reiner, the co-owner of The Clover Club in Brooklyn and The Flatiron Lounge in Manhattan, has written a book that provides inspiration for the rest of us, not only the cocktail geeks. She wants to balance the needs of the everyday drinker with those of the passionate mixologist.  Recipes are organized around seasonality and occasion, with different events and themes appropriate to the specific time of the year. Each section will include a mixture of holiday-inspired drinks, classic cocktails, and innovative new drinks, all along with fun cocktail lore. Tricks, tips, and techniques--such as batching and infusions, tools of the trade, notes on spirit types, and easy substitutions to utilize what you already have on hand--will round out the amazing amount of information in Reiner's book.


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The Craft Cocktail Party: Delicious Drinks for Every Occasion
by Julie Reiner

Julie Reiner, the co-owner of The Clover Club in Brooklyn and The Flatiron Lounge in Manhattan, has written a book that provides inspiration for the rest of us, not only the cocktail geeks. She wants to balance the needs of the everyday drinker with those of the passionate mixologist.  Recipes are organized around seasonality and occasion, with different events and themes appropriate to the specific time of the year. Each section will include a mixture of holiday-inspired drinks, classic cocktails, and innovative new drinks, all along with fun cocktail lore. Tricks, tips, and techniques--such as batching and infusions, tools of the trade, notes on spirit types, and easy substitutions to utilize what you already have on hand--will round out the amazing amount of information in Reiner's book.


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The Craft Cocktail Party: Delicious Drinks for Every Occasion
by Julie Reiner

Julie Reiner, the co-owner of The Clover Club in Brooklyn and The Flatiron Lounge in Manhattan, has written a book that provides inspiration for the rest of us, not only the cocktail geeks. She wants to balance the needs of the everyday drinker with those of the passionate mixologist.  Recipes are organized around seasonality and occasion, with different events and themes appropriate to the specific time of the year. Each section will include a mixture of holiday-inspired drinks, classic cocktails, and innovative new drinks, all along with fun cocktail lore. Tricks, tips, and techniques--such as batching and infusions, tools of the trade, notes on spirit types, and easy substitutions to utilize what you already have on hand--will round out the amazing amount of information in Reiner's book.


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Benu
by Corey Lee and Thomas Keller

The first book on San Francisco’s three‐Michelin starred restaurant Benu and its chef Corey Lee, hailed by David Chang as one of the best chefs on earth.  Since striking out on his own from Thomas Keller’s acclaimed French Laundry in 2010, Corey Lee has crafted a unique, James Beard Award‐winning cuisine that seamlessly blends his South Korean heritage with his upbringing in the United States.Benu provides a gorgeously illustrated presentation of the running order of one of Lee’s 33‐course tasting menus, providing access to all the drama and pace of Benu’s kitchen and dining room. Forewords by Thomas Keller and David Chang are accompanied by additional short prose and photo essays by Lee, detailing the cultural influences, inspirations, and motivations behind his East‐meets‐West approach.


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Feeding the Fire: Recipes and Strategies for Better Barbecue and Grilling
by Joe Carroll and Nick Fauchald

Joe Carroll makes stellar barbecue and grilled meats in Brooklyn, New York, at his acclaimed restaurants Fette Sau and St. Anselm. In Feeding the Fire, Carroll gives us his top 20 lessons and more than 75 recipes to make incredible fire-cooked foods at home, proving that you don’t need to have fancy equipment or long-held regional traditions to make succulent barbecue and grilled meats. Feeding the Fire teaches the hows and whys of live-fire cooking: how to create low and slow fires, how to properly grill chicken (leave it on the bone), why American whiskey blends so nicely with barbecued meats (both are flavored with charred wood), and how to make the best sides to serve with meat (keep it simple). Recipes nested within each lesson include Pulled Pork Shoulder, Beef Short Ribs, Bourbon-Brined Center-Cut Pork Chops, Grilled Clams with Garlic Butter, and Charred Long Beans. Anyone can follow these simple and straightforward lessons to become an expert.


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Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage
by Molly Wizenberg

When Molly Wizenberg married Brandon Pettit, he was a trained composer with a handful of offbeat interests: espresso machines, wooden boats, violin-building, and ice cream–making. So when Brandon decided to open a pizza restaurant, Molly was supportive—not because she wanted him to do it, but because the idea was so far-fetched that she didn’t think he would. Before she knew it, he’d signed a lease on a space. The restaurant, Delancey, was going to be a reality, and all of Molly’s assumptions about her marriage were about to change.
 


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You Deserve a Drink: Boozy Misadventures and Tales of Debauchery
by Mamrie Hart

Mamrie Hart is a drinking star with a Youtube problem. As host of the bawdy cult-hit, “You Deserve a Drink,” Hart has been entertaining viewers with her signature concoction of tasty libations and raunchy puns since 2011. Finally, Hart has compiled her best drinking stories—and worst hangovers—into one hilarious volume. From the spring break where she and her girlfriends avoided tan lines by staying at an all-male gay nudist resort, to the bachelorette party where she accidentally hired a sixty year old meth head to teach the group pole dancing, to the time she lit herself on fire during a Flaming Lips concert, Hart accompanies each story with an original cocktail recipe, ensuring that You Deserve a Drink is as useful as it is entertaining.


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The Picnic: Recipes and Inspiration from Basket to Blanket
by Marnie Hanel and Andrea Slonecker

A picnic is a great escape from our day-to-day and a chance to turn a meal into something more festive and memorable. The Picnic shares everything you need to plan an effortless outdoor get-together: no-fail recipes, helpful checklists, and expert advice. With variations on everyone’s favorite deviled eggs, 99 uses for a Mason jar (think cocktail shaker, firefly catcher, or cookie jar), rules for scoring lawn games, and refreshing drinks to mix up in crowd-friendly batches, let The Picnic take the stress out of your next party and leave only the fun.


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The Barbecue Lover's Big Book of BBQ Sauces: 225 Extraordinary Sauces, Rubs, Marinades, Mops, Bastes, Pastes, and Salsas, for Smoke-Cooking or Grilling
by Cheryl Alters Jamison and Bill Jamison

Bill and Cheryl Jamison, the “king and queen of grilling and smoking” (Bon Appetit), are back with a book that gets right to the heart of what makes outdoor cooking work: a great sauce.  Twenty-five years of travel to the barbecue citadels of the U.S. and world, plus countless hours perfecting their craft as they wrote award-winning books on outdoor cooking, have yielded up a book that gives any ol’ backyard cook the means to create championship-style BBQ with ease.  The Barbecue Lover's Big Book of BBQ Sauces is the first and only barbecue sauce book that caters to how outdoor chefs really cook. The book features 225 recipes, along with 4-color photography, for barbecue sauces, marinades, mops, pastes, dry rubs and more, along with detailed instructions on using a recipe for smoking, grilling, or both.  Seventy of the recipes are for smoke-cooked ‘Q’; 55 are for grilling; and the remaining 100 are for either one—with specific directions on how to fine-tune the recipe for one or the other method.


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The Beetlebung Farm Cookbook: A Year of Cooking on Martha's Vineyard
by Chris Fischer

Chris Fischer is a chef, farmer, and writer whose roots on the island run twelve generations deep. His cooking combines practical, rural ingenuity with skill acquired in the world's leading kitchens. The result is singular and exciting.  Beetlebung Farm, his grandparents' five-acre parcel in the town of Chilmark, is both Fischer's inspiration and the source for the fine raw materials he showcases. These recipes express the unique understanding of ingredients that comes from a life spent hauling in lobster pots, cultivating vegetables, tracking game in the woods, and butchering his own meat.


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The Dessert Bible: The Best of American Home Cooking
by Christopher Kimball

Cook's Illustrated founder and editor Chris Kimball presents the best and easiest way to make more than 300 of America's favorite desserts. This essential cookbook is now available in an affordable softcover edition. Kimball reviews equipment from mixers to rolling pins and discusses which are the best ingredients--types of flour, sugar, baking chocolate, and more. He explains basic techniques like beating and folding in egg whites, working with pie dough, and folding flour into batters. The recipes include layer cakes, pies, tarts, cookies, brownies, puddings, mousses, ice cream, sorbets, fruit desserts, sauces, and frostings. In addition, Kimball offers a section on favorite restaurant desserts from around the country that can be made at home.


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Food52 Genius Recipes: 100 Recipes That Will Change the Way You Cook
by Kristen Miglore and Amanda Hesser

Genius recipes surprise us and make us rethink the way we cook. They might involve an unexpectedly simple technique, debunk a kitchen myth, or apply a familiar ingredient in a new way. They’re handed down by luminaries of the food world and become their legacies. And, once we’ve folded them into our repertoires, they make us feel pretty genius too. In this collection are 100 of the smartest and most remarkable ones.  There isn’t yet a single cookbook where you can find Marcella Hazan’s Tomato Sauce with Onion and Butter, Jim Lahey’s No-Knead Bread, and Nigella Lawson’s Dense Chocolate Loaf Cake—plus dozens more of the most talked about, just-crazy-enough-to-work recipes of our time. Until now. 
These are what Food52 Executive Editor Kristen Miglore calls genius recipes. Passed down from the cookbook authors, chefs, and bloggers who made them legendary, these foolproof recipes rethink cooking tropes, solve problems, get us talking, and make cooking more fun


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Eat Mexico: Recipes from Mexico City's Streets, Markets & Fondas
by Lesley Téllez

Eat Mexico is a culinary love letter to one of the biggest cities in the world—a chaotic, vibrant place where residents eat from sidewalk grills and stands, and markets and casual restaurants serve up fresh, hot food daily. In this book, journalist Lesley Téllez—who also runs her own food tour company in Mexico City—takes you through the city's most classic dishes, offering recipes from her favorite haunts on the streets, in city markets, and in small, homestyle fondas.
 


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The Art of Making Gelato: 50 Flavors to Make at Home
by Morgan Morano

Gelato is churned more slowly and frozen at a slightly warmer temperature than ice cream. The slow churning incorporates less air, so the gelato is denser. The higher freezing temperature means that the gelato stays silkier and softer. Dairy-free and egg-free, sorbets are made from whole fruit and a simple syrup. They're extremely flavorful and churned like ice cream to give them a soft texture.

Join Chef and Gelato aficionado Morgan Morano as she shares 50 recipes for gelato and sorbetto. Enjoy traditional chocolate, sweet milk and strawberry, to Torta della Mimosa, Bombolone, Biscoff, and Acero - even Avocado gelato!


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Pure Pork Awesomeness: Totally Cookable Recipes from Around the World
by Kevin Gillespie and David Joachim

Highly respected Atlanta chef and season six Top Chef Fan Favorite Kevin Gillespie shares his unbounded passion for pork in 100 unique recipes with global flavors. Everything you need to know about selecting, cooking, and enoying pork is included within."Li  ke Bubba Gump and his shrimp, I have a million ways to cook pork because I love it so much. If I had only one animal to eat forevermore, I would eat pigs. You could have a pork chop one day, pulled pork another, and cured bacon the next day, and they’d all taste completely different. You can't do that with chicken. Chicken tastes like chicken no matter what part of the animal you eat. And I love beef and lamb, but they don't have the amazing versatility of pork. Pork can be the star of the show or a background flavor. But no matter where it shows up, pork is always welcome on my table."


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Feeding the Fire: Recipes and Strategies for Better Barbecue and Grilling
by Joe Carroll and Nick Fauchald

Joe Carroll makes stellar barbecue and grilled meats in Brooklyn, New York, at his acclaimed restaurants Fette Sau and St. Anselm. In Feeding the Fire, Carroll gives us his top 20 lessons and more than 75 recipes to make incredible fire-cooked foods at home, proving that you don’t need to have fancy equipment or long-held regional traditions to make succulent barbecue and grilled meats. Feeding the Fire teaches the hows and whys of live-fire cooking: how to create low and slow fires, how to properly grill chicken (leave it on the bone), why American whiskey blends so nicely with barbecued meats (both are flavored with charred wood), and how to make the best sides to serve with meat (keep it simple). Recipes nested within each lesson include Pulled Pork Shoulder, Beef Short Ribs, Bourbon-Brined Center-Cut Pork Chops, Grilled Clams with Garlic Butter, and Charred Long Beans. Anyone can follow these simple and straightforward lessons to become an expert.


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Vegan Everyday: 500 Delicious Recipes
by Douglas McNish

These tempting dishes are bold, innovative, fresh, easy and above all delicious. They reflect this chef's expertise and complex palate, yet each recipe is both easy and good. Both vegans and non-vegans will find them absolutely delicious. The recipes are vast and varied and use the ingredients typically found in a vegan's kitchen or pantry. Douglas McNish starts with "Vegan Basics" featuring 20 recipes for dishes most popular in vegan cuisine like Whipped Non-Dairy Butter, Mayonnaise, Curry Paste, Vegetable Stock and pie crust.


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Mi Comida Latina: Vibrant, Fresh, Simple, Authentic
by Marcella Kriebel

A stunning, hand-lettered and fully cookbook featuring more than 100 authentic recipes collected from home kitchens across Latin America.  Discovered as a successful self-published Kickstarter project, Mi Comida Latina captures the warmth and depth of culinary traditions in Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Puerto Rico. Artist/author Marcella Kriebel’s vivid, charming watercolors accompany more than 100 recipes including arepas, tamales, ceviches, fish tacos, salsas, flan, spicy micheladas and icy watermelon paletas, plus traditional kitchen tools, techniques and practical tips for choosing and preparing mango, cactus, yucca, coconut and other produce. Every page is a joyous work of art.


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The Dairy Good Cookbook: Everyday Comfort Food from America's Dairy Farm Families
by Lisa Kingsley

The Dairy Good Cookbook is a celebration of the world of the 47,000 dairy farm families and their contributions to American life. The 115 recipes showcase the taste of dairy in many forms, from cheese to yogurt, milk, and butter. The book gives a unique perspective through recipes and photographs of a day in the life of dairy farms, cows, and the farmers who bring us our dairy.  Dairy farming is one of the hardest types of farming there is, and these farmers take a tremendous sense of pride in their work. Ninety-five percent of the 49,000 dairy farms in America are family owned, and many families have continued to own their farms for generations. Milk is in their blood. The Dairy Good Cookbook showcases the lives of these hard-working farmers across the country. This book celebrates not only the love that people have for dairy foods, but it also pays tribute to the dairy farmers—and even the cows that make all this great cuisine possible.
 


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Method of Procedure: The Guide and Techniques for Excellent Cuisine
by Thomas Gosney

Method of Procedure is a dynamic and innovative new age cookbook with a different twist by celebrity chef Thomas Gosney. His career experiences from Aaa Five Diamond Chef, Shaquille O'Neal's private chef throughout his championship career, private chef for high end clients with vast nutritional needs. Multiple nationwide television appearances, Food Network with Bobby Flay, Hard Copy, Mtv, and The Life with Shaquille O'Neal, just to name a few. Throughout his career, people are always contacting him for recipes and advice on cooking. As he analyzed the problems they were having, he realized most of the issues were in the “method of procedure”. The step-by-step process in preparing the recipe. They needed more detail in the cooking process. Thomas began writing down his favorite recipes that his family and friends asked him to make, perfecting them time and time again. Then he began to describe in full detail how a chef would approach preparing them. Carefully thinking each and every aspect of the recipes. He added his personal notes at the top. Helpful hints and tips that only a chef can share.


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Astonishing Apples
by Joan Donatelle

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Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way through Great Books
by Cara Nicoletti

As a young bookworm reading in her grandfather's butcher shop, Cara Nicoletti saw how books and food bring people to life. Now a butcher, cook, and talented writer, she serves up stories and recipes inspired by beloved books and the food that gives their characters depth and personality. From the breakfast sausage in Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House in the Big Woods to chocolate cupcakes with peppermint buttercream from Jonathan Franzen's The Corrections, these books and the tasty treats in them put her on the road to happiness.


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Mastering Homebrew: The Complete Guide to Brewing Delicious Beer
by Randy Mosher

From internationally recognized beer-brewing authority Randy Mosher comes the ultimate guide to the craft, for beginners and advanced brewers alike. Featuring plainspeaking, fun-to-read instructions, more than 150 colorful graphics and illustrations of process and technique, and 30 master recipes for classic and popular brews, this handbook covers everything from choosing ingredients and equipment to mashing, bottling, tasting, and serving. With much-lauded expertise, Mosher simplifies the complexities—at once inspiring and teaching today's burgeoning new league of home brewers.


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Mug It!: Easy & Delicious Meals for One
by Pam McElroy

Dinner for one can be a lonely, tasteless prospect. But when dinner (or lunch, breakfast, or a snack, for that matter) is made in a mug, it suddenly becomes a whole lot more fun. From blueberry muffins and quiches to mac ‘n cheese and chocolate peanut butter cake, Mug It contains simple, delicious, recipes for every taste and craving. Easy-to-follow recipes and four-color photographs make Mug It the perfect cookbook for nearly anyone who has a mug, a microwave, and an appetite.


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Senegal: Modern Senegalese Recipes from the Source to the Bowl
by Pierre Thiam

Senegal will transport you deep into the country’s rich, multifaceted cuisine. You’ll feel the sun at your back and the cool breeze off the Atlantic, hear the sizzle of freshly caught fish hitting the grill, and bask in the tropical palm forests of Casamance. Inspired by the depth of Senegalese cooking and the many people he’s met on his culinary journey, these recipes are Pierre Thiam’s own creative, modern takes on the traditional. Learn to cook the vibrant, diverse food of Senegal, such as soulful stews full of meat falling off the bone; healthy ancient grains and dark leafy greens with superfood properties; fresh seafood grilled over open flame, served with salsas singing of bright citrus and fiery peppers; and lots of fresh vegetables and salads bursting with West African flavors.  Pierre’s first book, Yolele!, introduced Senegalese food to the world, and now Senegal takes a deeper dive, showcasing the ingredients and techniques elemental to Senegalese cooking, the food producers at the heart of its survival, and the unique cultural and historical context it exists in. You’ll meet local farmers, fishermen, humble food producers, and home cooks each with stories to tell and recipes to share and savor. You won’t just be learning to make a few dishes, you’ll learn about the Senegalese people, the stories of their past, and importantly, the issues they face today and tomorrow. This is the food of Senegal, from the source to the bowl.


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Pawpaw: In Search of America's Forgotten Fruit
by Andrew Moore

The largest edible fruit native to the United States tastes like a cross between a banana and a mango. It grows wild in twenty-six states, gracing Eastern forests each fall with sweet-smelling, tropical-flavored abundance. Historically, it fed and sustained Native Americans and European explorers, presidents, and enslaved African Americans, inspiring folk songs, poetry, and scores of place names from Georgia to Illinois. Its trees are an organic grower’s dream, requiring no pesticides or herbicides to thrive, and containing compounds that are among the most potent anticancer agents yet discovered.


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The Heal Your Gut Cookbook: Nutrient-Dense Recipes for Intestinal Health Using the GAPS Diet
by Hilary Boynton

With more than two hundred straightforward, nutrient-dense, and appealing recipes, The Heal Your Gut Cookbook was created by GAPS Diet experts Hilary Boynton and Mary G. Brackett to help heal your gut and to manage the illnesses that stem from it.  Developed by pioneering British MD Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride, who provides the book’s Foreword, Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAPS) refers to disorders, including ADD/ADHD, autism, addictions, depression, and obsessive-compulsive disorder, stemming from or exacerbated by leaky gut and dysbiosis. GAPS also refers to chronic gut-related physical conditions, including celiac disease, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes type one, and Crohn’s disease, as well as asthma, eczema, allergies, thyroid disorders, and more. An evolution of the Specific Carbohydrate Diet, the GAPS Diet will appeal to followers of the Paleo Diet, who are still struggling for optimum health, as well as anyone interested in the health benefits of fermentation or the Weston A. Price approach to nutrition.


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The Seasonal Jewish Kitchen: A Fresh Take on Tradition
by Amelia Saltsman

Here, at last, is a fresh, new way to think about Jewish food. In The Seasonal Jewish Kitchen, Amelia Saltsman takes us far beyond deli meats and kugel to a world of diverse flavors ideal for modern meals. Inspired by the farm-to-table movement, her 150 recipes offer a refreshingly different take on traditional and contemporary Jewish cooking.  Amelia traces the delicious thread of Jewish cuisine from its ancient roots to today’s focus on seasonality and sustainability. Guided by the Jewish lunar calendar, she divides the book into six micro-seasons that highlight the deep connection of Jewish traditions to the year’s natural cycles. Amelia draws on her own rich food history to bring you a warmly personal cookbook filled with soul-satisfying spins on beloved classics and bold new dishes. From her Iraqi grandmother’s kitchri—red lentils melted into rice with garlic slow-cooked to sweetness—to four-ingredient Golden Borscht with Buttermilk and Fresh Ginger and vibrant Blood Orange and Olive Oil Polenta Upside-Down Cake, Amelia’s game-changing approach is sure to win over a new generation of cooks. You’ll find naturally vegan dishes, Middle Eastern fare, and new ways to use Old-World ingredients—buckwheat, home-cured herring, and gribenes—in fresh, modern meals.
 


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Bourbon Curious: A Simple Tasting Guide for the Savvy Drinker
by Fred Minnick

In Bourbon Curious: A Simple Tasting Guide for the Savvy Drinker, award-winning whiskey writer and Wall Street Journal-best-selling author Fred Minnick debunks bourbon myths, provides distillery production methods (such as recipes and barrel-entry proofs!) and creates an easy-to-read interactive tasting journey that helps you select bourbons based on flavor preferences and bourbon styles. Using the same tasting principles he offers in his Kentucky Derby Museum classes and as a judge at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, Minnick's Bourbon Curious cuts to the chase, dismissing brand marketing and judging what's inside the bottle.


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From the Source - Italy: Italy's Most Authentic Recipes From the People That Know Them Best
by Lonely Planet - Sarah Berrell and Susan Wright

From Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide publisher, From the Source is a groundbreaking cookbook series that introduces food lovers and travel enthusiasts to the world's most authentic local dishes by transporting them into the kitchens where they were perfected. Each country-specific edition features sumptuous original photography, up to 70 classic recipes, and inside stories and tips from the world's best local cooks, from street-food vendors to Michelin-starred chef patrons.  With From the Source Italy, you'll tour through Northeast Italy's earthy and elegant hot broth-based soups and warming polenta and risotti, Northwest Italy's preserved cods and cakes of forest-harvested truffles and hazelnuts, Central Italy's dark gamey stews and fresh porcini mushroom pastas, and Southern Italy's citrus-scented fish grills and herby salads.


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From the Source - Thailand: Thailand's Most Authentic Recipes From the People That Know Them Best
by Lonely Planet - Austin Bush and Mark Wiens

From Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide publisher, From the Source is a groundbreaking cookbook series that introduces food lovers and travel enthusiasts to the world's most authentic local dishes by transporting them into the kitchens where they were perfected. Each country-specific edition features sumptuous original photography, up to 70 classic recipes, and inside stories and tips from the world's best local cooks, from street-food vendors to Michelin-starred chef patrons.  With From the Source Thailand, you'll tour through Central Thailand's sophisticated, cosmopolitan cuisine layered with Chinese and Muslim influences, Northern Thailand's mild, seasonal dishes with ancient roots, Northeastern Thailand's full-flavoured, rustic cooking that doesn't skimp on spice, and Southern Thailand's spicy offerings, with an emphasis on seafood, chillies and salt.


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Kitchens of the Great Midwest: A Novel
by J. Ryan Stradal

When Lars Thorvald’s wife, Cynthia, falls in love with wine—and a dashing sommelier—he’s left to raise their baby, Eva, on his own. He’s determined to pass on his love of food to his daughter—starting with puréed pork shoulder. As Eva grows, she finds her solace and salvation in the flavors of her native Minnesota. From Scandinavian lutefisk to hydroponic chocolate habaneros, each ingredient represents one part of Eva’s journey as she becomes the star chef behind a legendary and secretive pop-up supper club, culminating in an opulent and emotional feast that’s a testament to her spirit and resilience.  Each chapter in J. Ryan Stradal’s startlingly original debut tells the story of a single dish and character, at once capturing the zeitgeist of the Midwest, the rise of foodie culture, and delving into the ways food creates community and a sense of identity. By turns quirky, hilarious, and vividly sensory, Kitchens of the Great Midwest is an unexpected mother-daughter story about the bittersweet nature of life—its missed opportunities and its joyful surprises. It marks the entry of a brilliant new talent.


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Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2016
by Hugh Johnson

Hugh Johnson provides clear succinct facts and commentary on the wines, growers and wine regions of the whole world. He reveals which vintages to buy, which to drink and which to cellar, which growers to look for and why. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book gives clear information on grape varieties, local specialties and how to match food with wines that will bring out the best in both.


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Vanilla Table: The essence of exquisite cooking from the world's best chefs
by Natasha MacAller

Vanilla Table is a culinary celebration of all things vanilla. With its fragrant and captivating scent, it can be creatively used in an endless array of delicious dishes. From sweet to savoury, the more than 100 recipes-including 32 dishes carefully curated from 33 internationally acclaimed chefs worldwide- show how to make the most of this magical ingredient. For instance, this cookbook demonstrates the delights of vanilla and trout pairing; how just a vanilla pinch deliciously wakes up a pork chop; and of course, countless ways to make desserts sparkle.  Natasha MacAller also provides tips, tricks, and expert knowledge to make you a vanilla connoisseur, too. With advice ranging from how to recognize the best product, to proper storing, Vanilla Table will encourage you to use this incredible ingredient in ways never imagined.


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Herb: Mastering the Art of Cooking with Cannabis
by The Stoner's Cookbook and Melissa Parks

Herb: Mastering the Art of Cooking with Cannabis offers over 200 pages of gorgeously illustrated recipes that elevate the art and science of cooking with cannabis. Chefs Melissa Parks and Laurie Wolf have developed recipes that specifically complement and downplay the taste of the herb so that each appetizer, entrée, and dessert will be enjoyed to the fullest. No special culinary equipment is needed; home cooks can simply prepare an “extraction”―an infusion of cannabis into a medium such as oil or butter―then proceed as normal with the recipe.
 


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Sunday Dinner: a Savor the South® cookbook
by Bridgette A. Lacy

Bridgette A. Lacy offers an ode to a meal that, notably in the Sabbath-minding South, is more than a meal. Sunday dinner, Lacy observes, is "a state of mind. It is about taking the time to be with the people who matter to you." Describing her own childhood Sunday dinners, in which her beloved, culinary-minded grandfather played an indelible role, Lacy explores and celebrates the rhythms of Sunday food traditions. But Lacy knows that, today, many who grew up eating Sunday dinner surrounded by kin now dine alone in front of the television. Her Sunday Dinner provides remedy and delicious inspiration any day of the week.


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The Backyard Homestead Book of Kitchen Know-How: Field-to-Table Cooking Skills
by Andrea Chesman

Growing vegetables and raising livestock is only the beginning of a successful homestead -- that fresh food goes to waste unless you can properly prepare, cook, and preserve it. Andrea Chesman shows you how to bridge the gap between field and table, covering everything from curing meats and making sausage to canning fruits and vegetables, milling flour, working with sourdough, baking no-knead breads, making braises and stews that can be adapted to different cuts of meat, rendering lard and tallow, pickling, making butter and cheese, making yogurt, blanching vegetables for the freezer, making jams and jellies, drying produce, and much more. You’ll learn all the techniques you need to get the most from homegrown foods, along with dozens of simple and delicious recipes, most of which can be adapted to use whatever you have available.


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The Lebanese Cookbook: Delicious and Authentic Recipes from a Top Lebanese Chef
by Hussien Dekmak

The popularity of Yotam Ottolenghi's Jerusalem has celebrated Middle Eastern cuisine to new heights—now it is time for America to ride the wave to Lebanese cuisine with Hussein Dekmak's The Lebanese Cookbook. Hussein welcomes you with open arms to his country's food and traditions with over 100 delicious, authentic recipes to cook at home. With its emphasis on fresh ingredients and aromatic spices, Lebanese food offers a healthy abundance of vegetables, olive oil, garlic, fish, lamb, chicken and grains. The cookbook caters for all tastes and appetites with chapters on Soups, Salads, Hot and Cold Starters, Main Dishes, Barbecues, and Sweets and Drinks. The recipes are very straightforward and use basic ingredients—from an Eggplant and Tomato Moussaka to Artichoke Hearts with Lamb to Lebanese Chile Fish. You will not be disappointed with the depth of flavors and alluring aromas in this beautifully photographed cookbook. Don't be surprised when you find yourself dreaming of the mountains of Lebanon off the village of Bayesour, where Hussein had once collected tea leaves with his mother as a young boy. Fall in love with the traditional lentil soup or his mom's version of it and reap the secrets of a small village's medicinal concoctions. Hussein is happy to share the food that has nourished himself and his family for generations!
 


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Sea and Smoke: Flavors from the Untamed Pacific Northwest
by Blaine Wetzel and Joe Ray

Sea and Smoke is a travelogue chronicling the plucky ambition of a young chef determined to create a world class dining destination in an unlikely place. A native of the Pacific Northwest, two-time James Beard–winning chef Blaine Wetzel saw Lummi Island, with fewer than 1,000 residents, as the perfect vehicle for his brand of hyperlocalism: a culinary celebration of what is good and nearby and flavorful. Now, a reservation at The Willows Inn is one of the most sought-after in the world.  The smokehouse, the fishermen, and the farmer yield the ingredients for unforgettable meals at The Willows, reflecting the foggy, sea-salty coast that surrounds the island. The tale of the restaurant’s rise to the top is told by award-winning journalist Joe Ray, who immersed himself in life on Lummi Island for a year, documenting how it all comes together to make The Willows Inn one of the world’s great destination restaurants.


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Magpie: Sweets and Savories from Philadelphia's Favorite Pie Boutique
by Holly Ricciardi

Magpie Artisan Pie Boutique is a jewel in Philadelphia's food-town crown. Since 2012, the pocket-size shop has been turning out flaky crusts and luscious fillings. Now this book serves up Magpie's seasonal menu for home bakers everywhere: the fruity, creamy, and nutty pies; hand pies, pot pies, and quiches; and even pie shakes and pie “fries,” all fine-tuned to exacting standards and with lots of step-by-step instruction for that all-important crust. Baker-owner Holly Ricciardi’s upbringing deep in the Central Pennsylvania countryside provided the basis for Magpie's perfect synthesis of classic favorites and new twists—alongside down-home favorites like Sweet Crumb Pie and Shoofly Pie you'll find Holly's bourbon-infused update of her great-grandmother’s special butterscotch pie as well as the ingenious (and instant-sellout) Cookie Dough Hand Pies.


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Crabs and Oysters: a Savor the South® cookbook
by William B. Smith

Crabs and oysters take center stage as Chef Bill Smith conveys his passion for preparing these sumptuous shellfish long associated with southern coastlines. Smith's sensibilities as a North Carolinian born and raised down east are vibrantly on display as he recalls the joy of growing up catching crabs and shucking oysters. Smith traveled the coastline, visited with crab fishermen and oyster farmers, and dove deep into a library's worth of regional cookbooks and collections of heirloom recipes from seaside communities, notably in North Carolina and Louisiana. His collection of fifty recipes, organized by courses, ranges from simple, everyday preparations to elaborate ones suitable for fancy parties. From Crabmeat Cobbler, Roasted Oysters, and Hard-Crab Stew with White Cornmeal Dumplings, to Crabmeat Ravigotte and Oyster Shortcake, cooks will find a succulent recipe for every occasion. The book includes seasonal selection information and detailed cleaning and preparation instructions for hard- and soft-shell crabs and oysters.


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Maple: 100 Sweet and Savory Recipes Featuring Pure Maple Syrup
by Katie Webster

Maple syrup is much more than a perfect topping for pancakes—it’s a simple and seasonal way to add welcome sweetness to every meal. From fast and nutritious entrees like Maple Tahini Chicken and Broccoli to more sophisticated fare like Maple Cider Brined Pork, these easy recipes will change your relationship with this familiar flavor. And since maple syrup is paleo and vegan friendly (and naturally gluten free), almost anyone can enjoy such treats as Maple Bourbon Pumpkin Pie and Maple Pear Ginger Sorbet. Serve up the sweet taste of maple whenever you want it, with 100 no-fail recipes, plus tips on storage, substitution, and DIY syrupmaking. Get the most out of your maple!


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Guittard Chocolate Cookbook: Decadent Recipes from San Francisco's Premium Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Company
by Amy Guittard

Chocophiles are discovering what professional bakers such as Alice Medrich and David Lebovitz have known all along: Guittard, San Francisco's oldest continuously family-owned chocolate company, makes some of the best premium chocolate available. With 50 tempting photographs and 60 simple recipes for every kind of indulgence, Amy Guittard presents tried-and-true favorite recipes from five generations of Guittards, ranging from start-your-day-right Chocolate Cherry Scones to fudgey Mocha Cookies and deep, dark Chocolate Caramel Pecan Bundt Cake. Leave it to the people who really know chocolate to make a collection of recipes that are sure to make every chocolate lover long for one bite more.


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Cooking Like a Master Chef: 100 Recipes to Make the Everyday Extraordinary
by Graham Elliot

Graham Elliot wants everyone to cook. To push up their sleeves and get some good food on the table. It’s Graham’s simple philosophy that, while there is no right or wrong when it comes to creativity in the kitchen, you will benefit from knowing some time-honored methods that enable you to serve tasty meals to your family day after day, week after week. So, to teach you his methods and infuse some fun into the process, he’s written Cooking Like a Master Chef, an easygoing, accessible guide for the home cook to create delicious, beautiful food for every occasion.
 


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The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads the Menu
by Dan Jurafsky

In The Language of Food, Stanford University professor and MacArthur Fellow Dan Jurafsky peels away the mysteries from the foods we think we know. Thirteen chapters evoke the joy and discovery of reading a menu dotted with the sharp-eyed annotations of a linguist. Jurafsky points out the subtle meanings hidden in filler words like "rich" and "crispy," zeroes in on the metaphors and storytelling tropes we rely on in restaurant reviews, and charts a microuniverse of marketing language on the back of a bag of potato chips.  The fascinating journey through The Language of Food uncovers a global atlas of culinary influences. With Jurafsky's insight, words like ketchup, macaron, and even salad become living fossils that contain the patterns of early global exploration that predate our modern fusion-filled world. From ancient recipes preserved in Sumerian song lyrics to colonial shipping routes that first connected East and West, Jurafsky paints a vibrant portrait of how our foods developed. A surprising history of culinary exchange―a sharing of ideas and culture as much as ingredients and flavors―lies just beneath the surface of our daily snacks, soups, and suppers.


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Jacques Pépin Heart & Soul in the Kitchen
by Jacques Pépin

Jacques Pépin Heart & Soul in the Kitchen is an intimate look at the celebrity chef and the food he cooks at home with family and friends—200 recipes in all. There are the simple dinners Jacques prepares for his wife, like the world’s best burgers (the secret is ground brisket). There are elegant dinners for small gatherings, with tantalizing starters like Camembert cheese with a pistachio crust and desserts like little foolproof chocolate soufflés. And there are the dishes for backyard parties, including grilled chicken tenderloin in an Argentinean chimichurri sauce. Spiced with reminiscences and stories, this book reveals the unorthodox philosophy of the man who taught millions how to cook, revealing his frank views on molecular gastronomy, the locovore movement, Julia Child and James Beard, on how to raise a child who will eat almost anything, and much, much more.  For both longtime fans of Jacques and those who are discovering him for the first time, this is a must-have cookbook.


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The United States of Pizza: America's Favorite Pizzas, From Thin Crust to Deep Dish, Sourdough to Gluten-Free
by Craig Priebe

Recipes for homegrown pies from all regions of the country. Chef Craig Priebe has scoured the countryside, stopping in promising pizzerias to discover the tastiest pies. Smoked ham and cheddar? Roasted cauliflower and salsa verde? These toppings would be blasphemous in Naples, but in America anything goes—anything that tastes delicious, that is. His findings are collected here—stellar examples representing every style of pizza. What makes this collection of prize recipes especially fun is that each one has its own personality reflecting its local influences.


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Preserving the Japanese Way: Traditions of Salting, Fermenting, and Pickling for the Modern Kitchen
by Nancy Singleton Hachisu

Preserving the Japanese Way: Traditions of Salting, Fermenting, and Pickling for the Modern Kitchen offers a clear road map for preserving fruits, vegetables, and fish through a nonscientific, farm- or fisherman-centric approach. An essential backdrop to the 125 recipes outlined in this book are the producers and the artisanal products used to make these salted and fermented foods. The more than 350 arresting photos of the barrel maker, fish sauce producer, artisanal vinegar company, 200 hundred-year-old sake producer, and traditional morning pickle markets with local grandmas still selling their wares document an authentic view of the inner circle of Japanese life.


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Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking
by Michael Solomonov

Zahav showcases the melting-pot cooking of Israel, especially the influences of the Middle East, North Africa, the Mediterranean, and Eastern Europe. Solomonov's food includes little dishes called mezze, such as the restaurant's insanely popular fried cauliflower; a hummus so ethereal that it put Zahav on the culinary map; and a pink lentil soup with lamb meatballs that one critic called "Jerusalem in a bowl."  It also includes a majestic dome of Persian wedding rice and a whole roasted lamb shoulder with pomegranate and chickpeas that's a celebration in itself. All Solomonov's dishes are brilliantly adapted to local and seasonal ingredients.


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Laura in the Kitchen: Favorite Italian-American Recipes Made Easy
by Laura Vitale

In her debut cookbook, Laura focuses on simple recipes that anyone can achieve—whether they have just a little time to spend in the kitchen or want to create an impressive feast. Here are 110 all-new recipes for quick-fix suppers, such as Tortellini with Pink Parmesan Sauce and One- Pan Chicken with Potatoes, Wine, and Olives; leisurely entrées, including Spinach and Artichoke-Stuffed Shells and Pot Roast alla Pizzaiola; and 10 fan favorites, like Cheesy Garlic Bread and No-Bake Nutella Cheesecake. Laura tests her recipes dozens of times to perfect them so the results are always spectacular. With clear instructions and more than 100 color photographs, Laura in the Kitchen is the perfect guide for anyone looking to get comfortable at the stove and have fun cooking.


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Gone with the Gin: Cocktails with a Hollywood Twist
by Tim Federle

We know your type. You love the smell of napalm in the morning, you see dead people, and you’re the king (or queen!) of the world. No matter your cinematic stripe, there’s a beverage (or ten) tailor-made just for you.  A perfect gift for film buffs and a terrific twist on movie nights, Gone with the Gin is the ultimate cocktail book for die-hard silver screen aficionados who prefer to be shaken, not stirred. Included within are 50 delicious—paired with winking commentary on history’s most quotable films—plus an all-star lineup of drinking games, movie-themed munchies, and illustrations throughout.  So go ahead, make my drink.


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The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Whiskey Know-It-All: Know Your Booze Before You Choose
by Richard Betts

In this witty kid-style book on an adult topic, Richard Betts boils down his know-how into twenty pages, cooling our “brown-sweat” anxieties and dividing whiskey into three simple categories: Grain, Wood, and Place. While most whiskey tomes are about as fun as a chemistry lesson, Betts makes the learning slide down easy, reassuring us that this exalted spirit is just distilled beer and, through a nasal romp, helping us figure out which kinds we love best. Humorous illustrations and scratch-and-sniff scents (vanilla, sandalwood, grass, and more) help would-be connoisseurs learn their personal preferences. Language label and Map to Your Desires included.


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The Dairy Good Cookbook: Everyday Comfort Food from America's Dairy Farm Families
by Lisa Kingsley

The book is divided into six sections organized by a day in the life of a dairy farmer, beginning with Sunrise and ending at Sundown, along with other special days in the year (including holidays and family get-togethers). Each chapter highlights one of six different types of dairy cows and includes profiles of both large and small dairy producers. Nothing soothes the soul quite like a warm bit of Macaroni & Cheese, Apple Cheddar Pizza, Apricot Dijon Pork Chops, or a taste of Dairyman’s Chocolate Cake. The 115 recipes include dishes from the archives of Dairy Management, Inc. as well as family favorites from farmers themselves. Tips on cooking with dairy are included along with family-friendly recipes and myriad photographs of the food and farms.
 


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The Homemade Kitchen: Recipes for Cooking with Pleasure
by Alana Chernila

Written as much for the reader as the cook, The Homemade Kitchen covers a globe’s worth of flavors and includes new staples (what Alana is known for) such as chèvre, tofu, kefir, kimchi, preserved lemons, along with recipes and ideas for using them. Here, too, are dishes you’ll be inspired to try and that you will make again and again until they become your own family recipes, such as Broccoli Raab with Cheddar Polenta, a flavor-forward lunch for one; Roasted Red Pepper Corn Chowder, “late summer in a bowl”; Stuffed Winter Squash, rich with leeks, chorizo, apples, and grains; Braised Lamb Shanks that are tucked into the oven in the late afternoon and not touched again until dinner; Corn and Nectarine Salad showered with torn basil; perfect share-fare Sesame Noodles; Asparagus Carbonara, the easiest weeknight dinner ever; and sweet and savory treats such as Popovers, Cinnamon Swirl Bread, Summer Trifle made with homemade pound cake and whatever berries are ripest, and Rhubarb Snacking Cake.
 


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Lidia's Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Great Italian Cook
by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali

From the Emmy-winning host of Lidia’s Kitchen, best-selling author, and beloved ambassador for Italian culinary traditions in America comes the ultimate master class: a beautifully produced definitive guide to Italian cooking, coauthored with her daughter, Tanya—covering everything from ingredients to techniques to tools, plus more than 400 delectable recipes.
Teaching has always been Lidia’s passion, and in this magnificent book she gives us the full benefit of that passion and of her deep, comprehensive understanding of what it takes to create delicious Italian meals. With this book, readers will learn all the techniques needed to master Italian cooking.


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by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali

From the Emmy-winning host of Lidia’s Kitchen, best-selling author, and beloved ambassador for Italian culinary traditions in America comes the ultimate master class: a beautifully produced definitive guide to Italian cooking, coauthored with her daughter, Tanya—covering everything from ingredients to techniques to tools, plus more than 400 delectable recipes.
Teaching has always been Lidia’s passion, and in this magnificent book she gives us the full benefit of that passion and of her deep, comprehensive understanding of what it takes to create delicious Italian meals. With this book, readers will learn all the techniques needed to master Italian cooking.


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Tacos: Recipes and Provocations
by Alex Stupak

TACOS is a deep dive into the art and craft of one of Mexico's greatest culinary exports. We start by making fresh tortillas from corn and flour, and variations that look to innovative grains and flavor infusions. Next we master salsas, from simple chopped condiments to complex moles that simmer for hours and have flavor for days.  Finally we explore fillings, both traditional and modern--from a pineapple-topped pork al pastor to pastrami with mustard seeds. But TACOS is more than a collection of beautiful things to cook. Wrapped up within it is an argument: Through these recipes, essays, and sumptuous photographs by Evan Sung, the 3-Michelin-star veteran makes the case that Mexican food should be as esteemed as the highest French cooking.


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Atelier Crenn: Metamorphosis of Taste
by Dominique Crenn
Atelier Crenn is the debut cookbook of Dominique Crenn, the first female chef in America to be awarded two Michelin stars—and arguably the greatest female chef in the country. This gorgeous book traces Crenn’s rise from her childhood in France to her unprecedented success with her own restaurant, Atelier Crenn, in San Francisco. Crenn’s food is centered around organic, sustainable ingredients with an unusual, inventive, and always stunning presentation. To put it simply, Crenn’s dishes are works of art. Her recipes reflect her poetic nature with evocative names like “A Walk in the Forest,” “Birth,” and “The Sea.” Even the dishes that sound familiar, like Fish and Chips, or Broccoli and Beef Tartare, challenge the expected with their surprising components and her signature creative plating. This impressive and beautiful cookbook by a chef who is often the only woman to be mentioned in the same breath with other culinary giants is bound to captivate the food world.
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Cooking Like a Master Chef: 100 Recipes to Make the Everyday Extraordinary
by Graham Elliot and Gordon Ramsay

Graham Elliot wants everyone to cook. To push up their sleeves and get some good food on the table. It’s Graham’s simple philosophy that, while there is no right or wrong when it comes to creativity in the kitchen, you will benefit from knowing some time-honored methods that enable you to serve tasty meals to your family day after day, week after week. So, to teach you his methods and infuse some fun into the process, he’s written Cooking Like a Master Chef, an easygoing, accessible guide for the home cook to create delicious, beautiful food for every occasion.
 


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Mark Bittman's Kitchen Matrix: More Than 700 Simple Recipes and Techniques to Mix and Match for Endless Possibilities
by Mark Bittman

For years, Mark Bittman has shared his formulas, recipes, and kitchen improvisations in his popular New York Times Eat column, in which an ingredient or essential technique is presented in different variations in a bold matrix. Accompanied by striking photographs and brief, straightforward instructions, these thematic matrices show how simple changes in preparation and ingredient swaps in a master recipe can yield dishes that are each completely different from the original, and equally delicious. In Mark Bittman’s Kitchen Matrix, Mark’s matrices come together to create a collection of over 400 flexible recipes covering vegetables, fruits, meats and chicken, and even desserts.  Whether you're cooking up soup (creamy, brothy, earthy, or hearty), freezing ice pops (in fruity, savory, creamy, or boozy varieties), or preparing asparagus (steamed, roasted, stir-fried, or grilled), following Mark’s approach to culinary improvisation will deliver stand-out results.


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City Harvest: 100 Recipes from Great New York Restaurants
by Florence Fabricant and Eric Ripert

New York City’s hottest chefs present the ultimate gift that gives back—an exclusive collection of 100 delicious new recipes benefiting City Harvest, the renowned food-rescue organization that feeds over 1.4 million hungry New Yorkers every year. New York City is a restaurant town with a heart as big as its appetite. For its first-ever cookbook, City Harvest and a who’s who of New York’s top chefs and restaurateurs, including Dominique Ansel, Tom Colicchio, Daniel Humm, Anita Lo, François Payard, Marcus Samuelsson, Ivy Stark, and Jean-Georges Vongerichten, collect 100 recipes from their world-famous menus, from stylish small plates to sophisticated entrées and decadent desserts to share with friends and family.


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The Chickpea Flour Cookbook: Healthy Gluten-Free and Grain-Free Recipes to Power Every Meal of the Day
by Camilla V. Saulsbury

Say hello to the gluten-free flour of your dreams. Exceptionally high in protein, fiber, and iron, and gluten-free, grain-free, and low-glycemic, chickpea flour is the total package. The Chickpea Flour Cookbook is your go-to resource for using this tremendously versatile and nutritious pantry staple. Chickpea flour―also known as garbanzo bean flour, besan, and gram flour―is simply dried chickpeas ground into a fine flour ready to be incorporated into any number of savory and sweet recipes. Used for centuries in Mediterranean, Indian, and Southeast Asian cooking, chickpea flour is no passing fad. It’s all-natural and incredibly easy to use, no gums or starches necessary. Nut-free and soy-free to boot, chickpea flour is a high fiber carbohydrate that doesn’t spike blood sugar levels. Its numerous health benefits make it ideal for a wide range of special diets. Better yet, chickpea flour is affordable―a fraction of the cost of other pricey grain-free flours out there.


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Beans and Field Peas: a Savor the South® cookbook
by Sandra A. Gutierrez

Robust and delicious, beans and field peas have graced the tables of southerners for generations, making daily appearances on vegetable plates, sideboards, and lunch counters throughout the region. Indeed, all over the world, people rich, poor, or in between rely on legumes, the comforting "culinary equalizer," as Sandra A. Gutierrez succinctly puts it. Her collection of fifty-one recipes shines a fresh light on this sustaining and infinitely varied staple of ordinary life, featuring classic southern, contemporary, and international dishes. Gutierrez, who delights with culinary history, cultural nuance, and entertaining stories, observes that what has long been a way of life for so many is now trendy.


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Fermented: A Beginner's Guide to Making Your Own Sourdough, Yogurt, Sauerkraut, Kefir, Kimchi and More
by Charlotte Pike

Incorporate fermented foods into everyday eating with delicious recipes that are easily achievable at home. This gorgeous, fully photographed cookbook includes chapters covering fruit and vegetables, milk, pulses, baking and drinks that will introduce you to unique new flavors as well as traditional fermented vegetables such as German Sauerkraut and Korean Kimchi. Use fermented ingredients in dishes such as Kraut-slaw, Bacon and Potato Soup, Kimchi and Pork Salad and Smoky Grilled Tempeh. Learn how to make sweet and savory yogurts such as Coconut Yogurt or Cardamom and Rose Yogurt Cream to go with your perfected Sourdough Chocolate Cake. Create essential pickles, sauces and chutneys with fermentation that will have endless uses, fully stock any kitchen cupboard or make an excellent homemade gift.


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Baklava to Tarte Tatin: A World Tour in 110 Dessert Recipes
by Bernard Laurance

Bernard Laurance’s passion for food has sent him around the globe in pursuit of authentic dessert recipes from the world’s great culinary traditions. Sample a Portuguese pastéis de nata, indulge in a creamy slice of New York cheesecake, taste a Japanese mochi, or try an Italian hazelnut-almond-chocolate baci di dama. French food blogging sensation Bernard Laurance takes the reader on an international culinary tour via 110 expertly tested recipes for authentic world desserts. A self-described recipe decoder, Bernard is passionate about unlocking and sharing the secrets behind the world’s favorite desserts. The dishes are organized by geographic region, and Bernard introduces each dessert, offering context about its origins or a personal anecdote relaying his quest for the quintessential recipe. His easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions—that he has tested and retested until he achieved perfection—are accompanied by lavish photographs; together they offer achievable inspiration for successful dessert-making at home.


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Besh Big Easy: 101 Home Cooked New Orleans Recipes
by John Besh

In this, his fourth book, the award-winning chef John Besh takes another deep dive into the charm and authenticity of the cuisine of his hometown, New Orleans.
Besh Big Easy: 101 Home-Cooked New Orleans Recipes, is a fresh and delightful new look at his signature food. Besh Big Easy will feature all new recipes, published in a refreshing new flexibound format and accessible to cooks everywhere. Much has changed since Besh wrote his bestselling My New Orleans in 2009. His restaurant empire has grown from two to nine acclaimed eateries, from the highly praised Restaurant August to the just opened farm-to-table taqueria, Johnny Sanchez. John's television career has blossomed as well. He’s become known to millions as host of two national public television cooking shows based on his books and of Hungry Investors on Spike TV. Besh Big Easy is dedicated to accessibility.


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Lost Recipes of Prohibition: Notes from a Bootlegger's Manual
by Matthew Rowley

Nearly everyone has heard of bathtub gin, but how many people know what it really was―or how to make it? During the height of the Prohibition, one anonymous physician compiled more than 200 recipes for “compounding” spirits, hiding the manuscript from authorities. By adding extracts, essences, and oils to plain old sugar moonshine, bootleggers would simulate the taste of gin, whiskey, cordials, rums, absinthes…booze that was otherwise impossible to procure. The potential profits were staggering.  This document fell into the hands of author Matthew Rowley, who became fascinated with the process of compounding and the historical events that lead to this mysterious and lucrative manuscript. In addition to annotating the actual pages of the book, Rowley provides a historical background, and gives his readers an overview of the process, updating some of the recipes for modern distillers, bartenders, and cocktail enthusiasts.


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Enchiladas: Aztec to Tex-Mex
by Cappy Lawton and Chris Waters Dunn

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The Free Range Cook
by Annabel Langbein

Annabel Langbein is on a mission to get people into the kitchen with fun, no-stress recipes. Her down-to-earth approach to cooking is both practical and inspiring. Starting with the freshest seasonal ingredients, she shows how easy it is to cook sensational food in a simple, natural way. This book takes you on a journey through the food process from sourcing and growing produce to creating your own mouthwatering menus - all against a backdrop of stunning New Zealand landscapes and the natural lifestyle Annabel enjoys at her lakeside cabin. This is a very appealing, pared-back approach to food that celebrates a spirit of resoucefulness and the ability to enjoy whatever is in season at its very best.


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Nourish: Mind, Body & Soul
by Amber Rose and Sadie Frost

Nourish is an inspiring compendium by three women, three friends, covering good eating, well-being and fitness and exercise. Each woman presents her own area of expertise, bringing you a holistic guide to caring for your mind, body and soul.  In her Super-Food section, Amber Rose offers a delicious array of breakfasts, soups and salads, mains and desserts and treats. All of her recipes use seasonal ingredients rich in vitamins, antioxidants and immune boosters, and bolster good health as well as exciting the palate. Try her Quinoa with a Rainbow of Jewels or Baked Pollock with Ginger, Tomatoes and Pine Nuts. Have fun with FrozenYogurt and Blackberry Swirl Pops or indulge with pretty Baked Figs and Strawberries with Honey, Vanilla & Toasted Almonds. Revitalise with Super Red Berry & Kefir Smoothie, or relax with Mint & Orange Blossom Tea.


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The Whole Grain Promise: More Than 100 Recipes to Jumpstart a Healthier Diet
by Robin Asbell

From quinoa to bulgar and millet to kasha, whole grains add a hearty, healthy, and flavorful boost to any meal. In The Whole Grain Promise, Robin Asbell shares quick and easy whole grain recipes that will entice the pickiest eater and appeal to the whole family. Whether you want to improve your health or try something new for dinner, whole grains are the perfect place to start.  Beginning with the basics, Robin takes you through the major types of grains, their health benefits, and how best to cook them. From there, she offers more than 100 mouthwatering recipes that will encourage everyone to embrace the whole grain diet. With everything from Grain-Crust Spinach Cauliflower Quiche to Fudgy Brownie Cupcakes, The Whole Grain Promise will tempt your family with food that's not only healthy, but delicious!


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The Mad Feast: An Ecstatic Tour Through America's Food
by Matthew Gavin Frank

Following his critically acclaimed Preparing the Ghost, renowned essayist Matthew Gavin Frank takes on America’s food. In a surprising style reminiscent of Maggie Nelson or Mark Doty, Frank examines a quintessential dish in each state, interweaving the culinary with personal and cultural associations of each region. From key lime pie (Florida) to elk stew (Montana), The Mad Feast commemorates the unexpected origins of the familiar. Brazenly dissecting the myriad intersections between history and food, Frank, in this gorgeously designed volume, considers politics, sexuality, violence, grief, and pleasure:


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Eating Words: A Norton Anthology of Food Writing
by Sandra M. Gilbert and Roger J. Porter

Edited by influential literary critic Sandra M. Gilbert and award-winning restaurant critic and professor of English Roger Porter, Eating Words gathers food writing of literary distinction and vast historical sweep into one groundbreaking volume. Beginning with the taboos of the Old Testament and the tastes of ancient Rome, and including travel essays, polemics, memoirs, and poems, the book is divided into sections such as “Food Writing Through History,” “At the Family Hearth,” “Hunger Games: The Delight and Dread of Eating,” “Kitchen Practices,” and “Food Politics.”  Selections from writings by Julia Child, Anthony Bourdain, Bill Buford, Michael Pollan, Molly O’Neill, Calvin Trillin, and Adam Gopnik, along with works by authors not usually associated with gastronomy―Maxine Hong Kingston, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Hemingway, Chekhov, and David Foster Wallace―enliven and enrich this comprehensive anthology. “We are living in the golden age of food writing,” proclaims Ruth Reichl in her preface to this savory banquet of literature, a must-have for any food lover. Eating Words shows how right she is.


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The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science
by J. Kenji López-Alt

Ever wondered how to pan-fry a steak with a charred crust and an interior that's perfectly medium-rare from edge to edge when you cut into it? How to make homemade mac 'n' cheese that is as satisfyingly gooey and velvety-smooth as the blue box stuff, but far tastier? How to roast a succulent, moist turkey (forget about brining!)―and use a foolproof method that works every time?  As Serious Eats's culinary nerd-in-residence, J. Kenji López-Alt has pondered all these questions and more. In The Food Lab, Kenji focuses on the science behind beloved American dishes, delving into the interactions between heat, energy, and molecules that create great food. Kenji shows that often, conventional methods don’t work that well, and home cooks can achieve far better results using new―but simple―techniques. In hundreds of easy-to-make recipes with over 1,000 full-color images, you will find out how to make foolproof Hollandaise sauce in just two minutes, how to transform one simple tomato sauce into a half dozen dishes, how to make the crispiest, creamiest potato casserole ever conceived, and much more.


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The Southerner's Cookbook: Recipes, Wisdom, and Stories
by David DiBenedetto & Editors of Garden and Gun

From Garden & Gun—the magazine that features the best of Southern cooking, dining, cocktails, and customs—comes an heirloom-quality guide to the traditions and innovations that define today’s Southern food culture, with more than 100 recipes and 4-color photography throughout.  From well-loved classics like biscuits and fried chicken to uniquely regional dishes such as sonker (Piedmont, North Carolina’s take on cobbler) or Minorcan chowder (Florida’s version of clam chowder), each recipe in The Southerner’s Cookbook tells a story about Southern food and its origins. With contributions from some of the South’s finest chefs, a glossary of cooking terms, and essays from many of the magazine’s most beloved writers, The Southerner’s Cookbook is much more than simply a collection of recipes: it is a true reflection of the South’s culinary past, present, and future.


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Olympia Provisions: Cured Meats and Tales from an American Charcuterie
by Elias Cairo

Portland’s Olympia Provisions began as Oregon’s first USDA-certified salumeria, but it has grown into a mini-empire, with two bustling restaurants and charcuterie shipping out daily to all fifty states. In his debut cookbook, salumist and co-owner Elias Cairo dives deep into his distinctly American charcuterie, offering step-by-step recipes for confits, pâtés, sausages, salami, and more. But that is only the beginning. Writer Meredith Erickson takes you beyond cured meat, exploring how Cairo’s proud Greek-American upbringing, Swiss cooking adventures, and intense love affair with the outdoors have all contributed to Olympia Provisions’ singular—and delicious—point of view. With recipes from the restaurants, as well as extensive wine notes and nineteen frankfurter variations, Olympia Provisions redefines what American charcuterie can be.


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Foster's Market Favorites: 25th Anniversary Collection
by Sara Foster

Sara Foster's love of Southern fare began in her Granny Foster's Tennessee kitchen. There, the combination of down-home comfort, fresh-from-the-farm ingredients, and dedicated preparation hooked her for life. Now, in FOSTER'S MARKET FAVORITES: 25TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION, Sara Foster serves up more than 150 recipes, sharing with readers the dishes that have kept diners coming back to the beloved Durham, NC eatery that she opened in 1990. In FOSTER'S MARKET FAVORITES, the award-winning cookbook author and restaurateur continues the tradition of soulful yet simple, seasonally inspired cooking, where tradition meets modern. These fresh, satisfying creations are casual enough for everyday family meals, but special enough to serve friends and guests. Some of Sara's mouth-watering recipes include: Pimiento Cheese Puffs, Pecan Sweet Potato Sticky Buns, Chicken and Black-Eyed Pea Soup, Pickle-Brined Fried Chicken with Sriracha Honey, Chile-Braised Pork Shoulder with Taco Fixings, Heirloom and Shell Bean Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette, Dark Chocolate Buttermilk Bread Pudding with Bourbon Hard Sauce, and Brown Sugar Apple Crisp with Crumb Topping


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Southern Soups & Stews: More Than 75 Recipes from Burgoo and Gumbo to Etouffée and Fricassee
by Nancie McDermott

Home cooks throughout the American South treasure time-honored recipes for hearty soups and satisfying stews savored year after year. Often passed down through the generations, the dishes detailed in this book are cherished and shared at family gatherings, holiday feasts, and community suppers throughout the seasons. These recipes serve up soups and stews seasoned with history—from Nathalie Dupree's Lowcountry Okra and Shrimp Gumbo to Summer Squash Soup with Black Pepper and Thyme, to Collard Greens with Pot Likker and Dumplings—offering us a glimpse of how people farmed, cooked, and continue to celebrate life over time.


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Beer Bites: Tasty Recipes and Perfect Pairings for Brew Lovers
by Christian DeBenedetti and Andrea Slonecker

As beer lovers well know, there has never been a better time to be a beer drinker. But all that beer begs for the right food to go with it! This collection serves up 65 globe-roaming and simple recipes from appetizers to snacks and main courses that go beyond typical pub grub with recommendations of beer styles and widely available must-try brews for each dish. Beer Bites is ideal for the growing cadre of craft beer lovers eager to explore the basics and nuances of beer and food pairings, whether they are hosting tasting nights or just enjoying one good brew at a time.


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Hot Chicken Cookbook: The Fiery History & Red-Hot Recipes of Nashville's Beloved Bird
by Timothy Charles Davis

Nashville-style Hot Chicken is the Music City’s claim to culinary fame. Entrenched in the city’s history, but also fresh enough to contribute to Nashville’s exploding national popularity as a creative urban scene, Hot Chicken is an addiction and a sweet, spicy salvation to those who've had it. In The Hot Chicken Cookbook, Timothy Davis, a chef, writer, and Nashville resident, traces the dish’s origins back to the late 1930’s at Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack, a story of love gone wrong, and follows the trail to its white-hot buzz of today. For more perspective on devotion, he visits the Nashville Hot Chicken Festival and talks chicken with The Chew's Carla Hall, Food Network personality Andrew Zimmern, Yo La Tengo’s Ira Kaplan, writer of “Return to Hot Chicken”, Joe Kwan of the Avett Brothers, and other culinary luminaries like Edward Lee, Linton Hopkins, Sarah Gavigan, Steven Satterfield, and Hugh Acheson.


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Sweet Middle East: Classic Recipes, from Baklava to Fig Ice Cream
by Anissa Helou

The seductive flavors of the Middle East have won over food lovers around the world, but the sweets of the region have remained largely unknown to Western palates—until now. Sweet Middle East, by doyenne of Middle Eastern cooking Anissa Helou, presents 70 classic desserts fragrant with spices, honey, dates, and nuts, and steeped in tradition. One bite of Anissa's authentic cookies, cakes, custards, puddings, and more reveals why these enchanting desserts deserve to be shared beyond their native lands.


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Sea Salt Sweet: The Art of Using Salts for the Ultimate Dessert Experience
by Heather Baird

If you've ever dipped pretzels in melted chocolate or sprinkled salt over a juicy melon slice, then you’ve discovered the magic alchemy in mixing saltiness with sweetness. The recipes in Sea Salt Sweet take it up a notch, combining these two great tastes in ways you’ve never imagined. Award-winning blogger and master baker Heather Baird teaches you how to use fine artisan salts — from Maldon Sea Salt and Red Hawaiian Salt, to Himalayan Black and French Grey Salt — to make mouthwatering desserts for any occasion. From sure-to-please classics like Chocolate Chunk Kettle Chip Cookies and Lemon Pie with Soda Cracker Crust, to more exotic choices like Black Sesame Cupcakes with Matcha Buttercream or Smoke & Stout Chocolate Torte, Sea Salt Sweet offers delectable “must-try” treats for the salty-sweet lover.


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Contraband Cocktails: How America Drank When It Wasn't Supposed To
by Paul Dickson

Americans weren’t supposed to drink at all during Prohibition, but that’s not how things worked out: just as Congress amended the Constitution to make their countrymen dry (while a bootlegger known as The Man in the Green Hat helped keep wet bars well-stocked on Capitol Hill), “cocktail culture” as we know it was born. The Bloody Mary, sleek chrome cocktail shakers, hip flasks and streamlined bar carts, craft mixology, and hundreds of other essentials of modern drinking life owe their origins to the dark days and boozy nights of the Dry Years. Rich with history, political intrigue, and cultural curiosities, in Contraband Cocktails Paul Dickson pours us an intoxicating narrative of how Americans drank during Prohibition.


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The Wine Bible
by Karen MacNeil

Like a lively course from an expert teacher, The Wine Bible grounds the reader deeply in the fundamentals while layering on informative asides, tips, amusing anecdotes, definitions, glossaries, photos (all new for this edition), maps, labels, and recommended bottles. Karen MacNeil’s information comes directly through primary research; for this second edition she has tasted more than 10,000 wines and visited dozens of wine regions around the world. New to the book are wines of China, Japan, Mexico, and Slovenia. And through it all the reader becomes ever more informed—and, because of the author’s unique voice, always entertained: “In great years Pétrus is ravishing, elegant, and rich—Ingrid Bergman in red satin.” Or, describing a Riesling: “A laser beam. A sheet of ice. A great crackling bolt of lightning.”


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Pittsburgh: A Renaissance City
by Michael P. Gadomski

Discover Pittsburgh today through 163 stunning photographs showcasing its sports venues, museums, businesses, universities, and cultural landmarks, all of which prompted The Economist magazine to name Pittsburgh “the most livable city in the United States.” Once regarded as part of the industrial rust belt whose glory belonged to another century, Pittsburgh today is renowned for its economic emphasis on education, research, health care, professional services, and advanced technology industries. The area is also a thriving cultural mecca. See popular landmarks, such as Heinz Hall Plaza, Allegheny County Courthouse, and Carnegie Mellon University, and visit Point State Park, Fort Pitt Museum, the original Primanti Bros. restaurant, and much more. Complete with detailed captions, this book celebrates Pittsburgh’s heritage, beauty, and diversity and is a must-have for tourists, history buffs, architects, and anyone who wants to see why it is a city for the twenty-first century


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Arzak Secrets
by Juan Mari Arzak

Juan Mari Arzak is the owner and chef of Arzak restaurant in San Sebastian, Spain, and was one of the first Spanish chefs to be awarded 3 Michelin stars. The restaurant is now rated 8th best in the world, and Juan’s daughter Elena, who cooks with him, was voted best female chef in the world in 2012. They both studied with the great chefs of their day – Juan in France with Paul Bocuse and the Troisgros brothers; Elena with Alain Ducasse, Ferran Adrìa and Pierre Gagnaire. ‘What we eat, how we eat, is in our culture,’ says Elena, ‘our signature cuisine is Basque. Our taste is from here. We were born here. We cook unconsciously with this identity.’ Thus Arzak is considered to be one of the most influential masters of the New Basque cuisine, which has continued to have a major influence on international cuisine, particularly on such world renowned chefs as Ferran Adrià, who took the techniques pioneered by Arzak to new heights.
 


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Nothing Fancy: Recipes and Recollections of Soul-Satisfying Food
by Diana Kennedy

This acclaimed cookbook—now expanded with new and revised recipes, additional commentary, photos, and reminiscences—reveals Kennedy's passion for simpler, soul-satisfying food, from the favorite dishes of her British childhood (including a technique for making clotted cream that actually works) to rare recipes from Ukraine, Norway, France, and other outposts. In her inimitable style, Kennedy discusses her addictions—everything from good butter, cream, and lard to cold-smoked salmon, Seville orange marmalade, black truffle shavings, escamoles (ant eggs), and proper croissants—as well as her bêtes noires—kosher salt, nonfat dairy products, cassia "cinnamon," botoxed turkeys, and nonstick pans and baking sprays, among them. And look out for the ire she unleashes on "cookbookese," genetically modified foods, plastic, and unecological kitchen practices! The culminating work of an illustrious career, Nothing Fancy is an irreplaceable opportunity to spend time in the kitchen with Diana Kennedy, listening to the stories she has collected and making the food she has loved over a long lifetime of cooking.


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This Is Camino
by Russell Moore and Allison Hopelain

Russ and Allison first opened the doors to Camino restaurant in Oakland, California, just as recession forced would-be diners home. Faced with a walk-in refrigerator full of uneaten food and an idling staff, they got industrious—canning, preserving, brining. This efficiency borne out of necessity soon became the driver of innovation for Camino’s cooking and the marker of a truly waste-free kitchen. But Camino is not all prudence and grandmotherly frugality. There’s the smoldering fire at the heart of the restaurant, which likely has a whole lamb leg dangling from a string, turning as it roasts perfectly, its fat seasoning a pot of fresh garbanzo beans underneath. Or, eggplants grilling for a smoky and complex ratatouille. Or, fresh fig leaves browning over the hot embers for a surprising and unforgettable grilled fig leaf ice cream. The pared down approach to ingredients at Camino opens up a world of layered flavors and ingenuity—sophisticated but direct, revelatory and, in its own way, revolutionary. This Is Camino is an extension of the brilliance of the restaurant, full of deep knowledge, good humor, and delicious food.


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The Tabasco Cookbook: Recipes with America's Favorite Pepper Sauce
by Paul McIlhenny and Barbara Hunter

Whether you ask for it by name at restaurants or are one of the legions of people who travel with your own bottle, you know there's no substitute for giving eggs, oysters, and Bloody Marys a kick.  But Tabasco Pepper Sauce is a versatile ingredient for other foods, too. This revised and updated edition of The Tabasco Cookbook includes 20 new recipes for enjoying southern-style classics and American down-home favorites. From perfect fried chicken to a pan of peppery gingerbread, here are 80 recipes and color photography to test your fiery food limits—and keep you coming back for more.  With a foreword by renowned New Orleans chef John Besh and beautiful color photographs of the food and Avery Island, Tabasco Pepper Sauce’s birthplace, The Tabasco Cookbook will spice up any cook’s repertoire from breakfast to dessert.


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Top 10 London (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
by DK Publishing

This newly updated pocket travel guide for London will lead you straight to the best attractions the city has to offer, whether you want to see Big Ben from the top of the London Eye, visit the National Gallery, take a stroll through one of the many beautiful parks, or have an authentic pub experience.


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Top 10 Paris (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
by DK Publishing

This newly updated pocket travel guide for Paris will lead you straight to the best attractions the city has to offer, from the architectural masterpieces of the Eiffel Tower and Cathédrale Notre-Dame to the small-town atmospheres of Montmartre and the Latin Quarter.


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.Top 10 Iceland (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
by DK Publishing

Whether you are looking for spa getaways, stunning glaciers and geysers, the bewitching Northern Lights or the vibrancy of Reykjavik, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Iceland is the perfect pocket-size companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists — from the Top 10 nightlife hotspots to the Top 10 volcanoes, waterfalls, and hiking trails. And to save you time and money, there is even a list of budget tips and the Top 10 things to avoid.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Iceland is packed with color illustrations and photographs, providing the insider knowledge you need on a trip to this sensational country and includes a free pull-out map


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Top 10 Barcelona (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
by Annelise Sorensen and Ryan Chandler

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Barcelona will lead you straight to the very best this city has to offer. Whatever information you are looking for, rely on dozens of Top 10 lists — from the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights to the Top 10 modernist buildings, walks and itineraries, museums, and festivals to the Top 10 best restaurants, bars and nightspots, shopping and places to stay. There's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid.


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Top 10 New York City (EYEWITNESS TOP 10 TRAVEL GUIDE)
by Eleanor Berman

This fully updated, pocket-size guide covers Manhattan by neighborhood and includes an additional section on the four outer boroughs (Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island). Each is packed with restaurant reviews and recommendations for hotels, bars, and places to shop. A pull-out city map and subway map make getting around easy.


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Top 10 Amsterdam (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
by Pip Farquharson

Whether you're on the hunt for the best of Amsterdam's famous cafes, restaurants, and bars, or you're looking for unique and interesting shops and markets, our Top 10 Travel Guide has insider tips to make your trip a success. Enjoy touring elegant canal houses and see the greatest Dutch artists at must-see museums and galleries, take a walking tour of the finest canals, or seek out the best venues for music, dance, and theater. Our travel guide has the best hotels for every budget, plus fun places to visit for solitary travel or for trips with children and families.


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Top 10 Rome (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
by Reid Bramblett and Jeffrey Kennedy

The fully updated, pocket-size guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations for hotels, bars and places to shop. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists, from the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights to the Top 10 museums, activities for children, and events and festivals. There's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid. Plus, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Rome includes a pull-out street map with public transportation information, useful phone numbers, and 60 great ideas on how to spend a day in Rome.


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Top 10 London (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
by DK Publishing

This newly updated pocket travel guide for London will lead you straight to the best attractions the city has to offer, whether you want to see Big Ben from the top of the London Eye, visit the National Gallery, take a stroll through one of the many beautiful parks, or have an authentic pub experience.


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Top 10 Prague (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
by Theodore Schwinke and Beth Potter

Embrace the artistry and history of Prague by walking through the Jewish Quarter, visiting monuments from the communist era, learning about great Czech writers and composers, and exploring the haunted sites in this medieval city. Find the best restaurants and cafes with our Top 10 Travel Guide, including insider tips like how to get the best hotel for any budget, where to find the liveliest bars and clubs, which are the can't-miss museums and galleries, and what fun activities Prague has to offer children.


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Top 10 Hong Kong (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
by Liam Fitzpatrick and Jason Gagliardi

Make the most of your trip to Hong Kong with our Top 10 Travel Guide, your guide to insider tips that will make your visit a success. Enjoy Hong Kong's amazing skyline and modernist architecture during the day, then move on to lively bars and clubs when the sun goes down. From captivating museums and galleries to the best walking tours and beautiful spots that will take your breath away, our Top 10 Travel Guide will connect you with the best activities for every budget, plus hotels and restaurants that will complete your Hong Kong visit.


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Top 10 Sydney (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
by Steve Womersley and Rachel Neustein

Make the most of your trip to Sydney with our Top 10 Travel Guide, packed with insider trips, the best hotels for every budget, and the most fun places to travel or to take children in the city. From must-see museums and galleries to the greatest beaches and pools, you'll find it all in our guide. Take scenic excursions to see architecture, check out venues for music, dance, and theater, and visit Sydney's sporting venues. Packed with culture and activities, our guide to Sydney will make your trip extraordinary and unforgettable.


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Top 10 Vienna (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
by Michael Leidig and Irene Zoech

Packed with culture and activities for travelers to enjoy, our Top 10 Travel Guide to Vienna is a must-pack resource for discovering the best of Vienna. From the best venues to concerts to information on historic palaces and gardens, we've included ideas for experiencing Vienna for every budget. Try local delicacies like Viennese cakes at the city's best restaurants and bakeries, or explore the Vienna's bars and clubs to experience the city's nightlife.


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Top 10 Vienna (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
by Michael Leidig and Irene Zoech

Packed with culture and activities for travelers to enjoy, our Top 10 Travel Guide to Vienna is a must-pack resource for discovering the best of Vienna. From the best venues to concerts to information on historic palaces and gardens, we've included ideas for experiencing Vienna for every budget. Try local delicacies like Viennese cakes at the city's best restaurants and bakeries, or explore the Vienna's bars and clubs to experience the city's nightlife.


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Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook: A Guide to Eating Well and Saving Money By Wasting Less Food
by Dana Gunders

Despite a growing awareness of food waste, many well-intentioned home cooks lack the tools to change their habits. This handbook—packed with engaging checklists, simple recipes, practical strategies, and educational infographics—is the ultimate tool for reducing food waste. From a scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council come these everyday techniques that call for minimal adjustments of habit, from shopping, portioning, and using a refrigerator properly to simple preservation methods including freezing, pickling, and cellaring. At once a good read and a go-to reference, this handy guide is chock-full of helpful facts and tips, including 20 "use-it-up" recipes and a substantial directory of common foods.


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From India: Food, Family & Tradition
by Kumar Mahadevan and Suba Mahadevan

"Vannakkam" is a Tamil saying meaning "welcome," and that's just what this beautiful cookbook does—it welcomes you to a finer level of Indian cuisine. Kumar Mahadevan, the talented chef behind Australia's iconic restaurants Abhi's and Aki's, weaves over 100 recipes with the unique tale of his family's journey from India to Australia. A spicy blend of contemporary food and authentic cooking, From India covers seafood dishes such as rava methi machi, vegetarian sides such as gutti venkai koora, and a full lineup of traditional curries, organized according to the tastes: salty, bitter, sour, spicy, and sweet. This flavorful trip, with roots in Ayurvedic principles, will take you from the regional fare of India to the streets of Australia without ever leaving your own kitchen.


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Donabe: Classic and Modern Japanese Clay Pot Cooking
by Naoko Takei Moore and Kyle Connaughton

Japanese clay pot (donabe) cooking has been refined over centuries into a versatile and simple method for preparing both dramatic and comforting one-pot meals. In Donabe, Tokyo native and cooking school instructor Naoko Takei Moore and chef Kyle Connaughton offer inspiring Japanese home-style recipes such as Sizzling Tofu and Mushrooms in Miso Sauce and Dashi-Rich Shabu-Shabu, as well as California-inspired dishes including Steam-Fried Black Cod with Crisp Potatoes, Leeks, and Walnut-Nori Pesto or Smoked Duck Breast with Creamy Wasabi–Green Onion Dipping Sauce. All are rich in flavor, simple to prepare, and perfect for a communal dining experience with family and friends. Donabe also features recipes from luminary chefs such as David Kinch, Namae Shinobu, and Cortney Burns and Nick Balla, all of whom use donabe in their own kitchens. Collectible, beautiful, and functional, donabe can easily be an essential part of your cooking repetory.


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The Anti-Inflammation Cookbook: The Delicious Way to Reduce Inflammation and Stay Healthy
by Amanda Haas and Bradly Jacobs

Recent research reveals that inflammation has a negative impact on general wellness and can worsen many common health conditions, including migraines, diabetes, heart disease, weight gain, arthritis, and gastrointestinal disorders. The good news? Eating certain foods and avoiding others can be a highly effective way to diminish and manage inflammation. In The Anti-Inflammation Cookbook, professional cook and inflammation sufferer Amanda Haas joins forces with Dr. Bradly Jacobs to explain which foods are beneficial and why and to share 65 delicious, simple inflammation-busting recipes. Sometimes good food can be the best medicine.


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Crossroads: Extraordinary Recipes from the Restaurant That Is Reinventing Vegan Cuisine
by Tal Ronnen (Author), Scot Jones (Contributor), Serafina Magnussen (Contributor)

Reinventing plant-based eating is what Tal Ronnen is all about. At his Los Angeles restaurant, Crossroads, the menu is vegan, but there are no soybeans or bland seitan to be found. He and his executive chef, Scot Jones, turn seasonal vegetables, beans, nuts, and grains into sophisticated Mediterranean fare—think warm bowls of tomato-sauced pappardelle, plates of spicy carrot salad, and crunchy flatbreads piled high with roasted vegetables. In Crossroads, Ronnen teaches readers to make his recipes and proves that the flavors we crave are easily replicated in dishes made without animal products. With accessible, unfussy recipes, Crossroads takes plant-based eating firmly out of the realm of hippie health food and into a cuisine that fits perfectly with today’s modern palate. The recipes are photographed in sumptuous detail, and with more than 100 of them for weeknight dinners, snacks and appetizers, special occasion meals, desserts, and more, this book is an indispensable resource for healthy, mindful eaters everywhere


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Barbecue: a Savor the South® cookbook
by John Shelton Reed

John Shelton Reed's Barbecue celebrates a southern culinary tradition forged in coals and smoke. Since colonial times southerners have held barbecues to mark homecomings, reunions, and political campaigns; today barbecue signifies celebration as much as ever. In a lively and amusing style, Reed traces the history of southern barbecue from its roots in the sixteenth-century Caribbean, showing how this technique of cooking meat established itself in the coastal South and spread inland from there. He discusses how choices of meat, sauce, and cooking methods came to vary from one place to another, reflecting local environments, farming practices, and history.
 


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American Foodie: Taste, Art, and the Cultural Revolution
by Dwight Furrow

You don’t have to be a fan of sophisticated food to enjoy this often entertaining illuminating lecture on America’s current taste revolution. Furrow, a professor of philosophy at San Diego Mesa College, digs up the roots of Yankee cuisine, blaming the Puritans—for whom pleasure was restricted by dogma, and all cooking was dictated by the seasons of planting and reaping—for the dullness of most traditional American food. He declares that food is far more than fuel and nutrition: meals accompany all social life, and food can be so compelling that well-off foodies travel just to savor local cuisines. There’s style and substance in Furrow’s theories of cooking and composition on the plate. He casts a wide net to include middle-class consumers with a yen for organics, celebrity chefs, amateur food bloggers, Julia Child, TV dinners, specialty bistros, food trucks, and family-run farms. In chapters about reading a meal, the beauty of a tuna casserole, and the future of taste, Furrow argues that the foodie craze is in revolt against ‘a life that has become bureaucratic and digitized.’ In the end, Furrow makes a case for the taste revolution in a text. (Publishers Weekly)


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Greens: a Savor the South® cookbook
by Thomas Head

Greens--collard, turnip, mustard, and more--are a defining staple of southern food culture. Seemingly always a part of the southern plate, these cruciferous vegetables have been crucial in the nourishing of generations of southerners. Having already been celebrated in operatic terms--composer Price Walden's "Leaves of Green" includes this lyrical note: "From age to age the South has hollered / The praises of the toothsome collard--greens now get their leafy culinary due in Thomas Head's Savor the South® cookbook.  Head provides a fascinating culinary and natural history of greens in the South, as well as an overview of the many varieties of edible greens that are popular in the region. Including practical information about cultivation, selection, and preparation, Head also shows how greens are embraced around the world for their taste and healthfulness. The fifty-three recipes run from classic southern "potlikker" styles to new southern and global favorites. From Basic Southern Greens to Turnip Green Tarts to Greens Punjabi-Style, cooks will find plenty of inspiration to go green.

 


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Churrasco: Grilling the Brazilian Way
by Evandro Caregnato

Join Chef Evandro Caregnato on a culinary journey to discover the authentic Gaucho way of living and their rustic traditional style of grilling meats called Churrasco. A native gaucho who grew up in Rio Grande do Sul, the birthplace of churrasco, Chef Caregnato has been the culinary director for the award-winning churrascaria Texas de Brazil since 1997. In Churrasco: Grilling the Brazilian Way, Caregnato shares stories of how the gauchos from southern Brazil prepare and cook meats over open fire, as well as over 70 savory recipes from his hometown and Texas de Brazil’s restaurants that have never been released before.  Featuring 216 pages of recipes, stories and over 100 mouth-watering photographs, Churrasco: Grilling the Brazilian Way teaches how to master the art of churrasco like a South American cowboy and shows why so many people are falling in love with picanha, chimichurri and caipirinhas!


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Country Cooking from a Redneck Kitchen
by Francine Bryson and Ann Volkwein

Few people know that national pie champion Francine Bryson got her start on the cooking contest circuit at age sixteen with a savory stuffed pork loin—that won first place. In Country Cooking from a Redneck Kitchen, Francine invites you into her home to share recipes for everything that graces her Southern table: chicken dinners, savory pies, Sunday suppers to serve the preacher, make-and-take casseroles, dips and other redneck whatnots, backyard barbecue favorites—and, of course, three chapters devoted to her celebrated baked goods, including her most-requested holiday sweets. Feeding people is what Francine loves to do, and here are simple instructions for 125 dishes with 60 color photographs to help you to bring her Southern charm to your table.


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Country Cooking from a Redneck Kitchen
by Francine Bryson and Ann Volkwein

Few people know that national pie champion Francine Bryson got her start on the cooking contest circuit at age sixteen with a savory stuffed pork loin—that won first place. In Country Cooking from a Redneck Kitchen, Francine invites you into her home to share recipes for everything that graces her Southern table: chicken dinners, savory pies, Sunday suppers to serve the preacher, make-and-take casseroles, dips and other redneck whatnots, backyard barbecue favorites—and, of course, three chapters devoted to her celebrated baked goods, including her most-requested holiday sweets. Feeding people is what Francine loves to do, and here are simple instructions for 125 dishes with 60 color photographs to help you to bring her Southern charm to your table.


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Off-Centered Leadership: The Dogfish Head Guide to Motivation, Collaboration and Smart Growth
by Sam Calagione

Find out what happens when companies stop competing and start collaborating. Off-Centered Leadership considers an innovative approach to business by exploring what happens when companies stop competing and start collaborating both externally in the marketplace and internally in building a culture of communication, trust and alignment. Brimming with lessons on entrepreneurship and culture from the founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, one of the fastest growing independent brewery in the country,members of his leadership team and external mentors from the worlds of business and art, this game-changing text turns competition on its head by showcasing how competing organizations can work together and with other local businesses to reach a common goal.


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The Field to Table Cookbook: Gardening, Foraging, Fishing, & Hunting
by Susan L. Ebert and Jesse Griffiths

The complete guide to growing, procuring, and preparing local and seasonal foods for the home cook. The Field to Table Cookbook brings 175 family-pleasing, nutritious, and accessible recipes to home cooks who want to increase their familiarity with procuring and cooking clean, organic meat, fish, fruits, and vegetables. Susan L. Ebert’s seasonal tips and recipes for game, fish, wild foods, and garden produce translate well to different regions and climes. Ebert—an experienced hunter, angler, forager, and gardener—pairs her straightforward recipes with more than one hundred illustrative photos of procuring food in the field and presenting it on the table, along with tips on dressing, deboning, preparing, drying, curing, and preserving nature’s bounty. Field notes about wild game, fish, foraged foods, and home garden favorites complete the experience. This book is a wonderful resource: as a thorough seasonal guide to cooking with game, foraged food, and organic vegetables (for nonhunters and hunters alike); as a cookbook for hunters; and as a guide for home cooks who prepare fish and game for their family.


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Hartwood: Bright, Wild Flavors from the Edge of the Yucatán
by Eric Werner and Mya Henry

The best things happen when people pursue their dreams. Consider the story of Eric Werner and Mya Henry, an intrepid young couple who gave up their restaurant jobs in New York City to start anew in the one-road town of Tulum, Mexico. Here they built Hartwood, one of the most exciting and inspiring restaurants in the world. Mya Henry took on the role of general manager, seeing to the overall operations and tending to the guests, while Eric Werner went to work magic in the kitchen.   The food served at Hartwood is “addictive,” says Noma chef René Redzepi, adding, “It’s the reason people line up for hours every single day to eat there, even though their vacation time is precious.”   Werner’s passion for dazzling flavors and natural ingredients is expertly translated into recipes anyone can cook at home. Every dish has a balance of sweet and spicy, fresh and dried, oil and acid, without relying heavily on wheat and dairy. The flavoring elements are simple—honeys, salts, fresh and dried herbs, fresh and dried chiles, onions, garlic—but by using the same ingredients in different forms, Werner layers flavors to bring forth maximum deliciousness. The recipes are beautifully photographed and interspersed with inspiring, gorgeously illustrated essays about this setting and story, making Hartwood an exhilarating experience from beginning to end.


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Tasting Rome: Fresh Flavors and Forgotten Recipes from an Ancient City
by Katie Parla and Kristina Gill

Even 150 years after unification, Italy is still a divided nation where individual regions are defined by their local cuisine-- mirrors of their culture, history, and geography. But the cucina romana is the country’s greatest standout. In Tasting Rome, journalist Katie Parla and photographer Kristina Gill capture Rome's unique character and truly evolved food culture-- a culimation of two thousand years of history. 
 


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The Jersey Shore Cookbook: Fresh Summer Flavors from the Boardwalk and Beyond
by Deborah Smith

Whether you’re relaxing in your shore house or counting the days until your next beachside vacation, you can always eat your way down the shore when The Jersey Shore Cookbook is in reach. These timeless, delicious recipes represent the best edibles from the Garden State, drawn from 50 iconic and well-loved shore town restaurants, bakeries, and markets. Gorgeous full-color photography spotlights fresh local ingredients—clams, corn, blueberries, tomatoes, and more—along with profiles of the eateries and farmstands they come from. Add some atmospheric shots of the Jersey Shore and you’ve got the perfect roadmap for the best beach trip ever, even if you travel no farther than your very own dinner table.


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Koreatown: A Cookbook
by Deuki Hong and Matt Rodbard

 It's spicy, it's fermenty, it's sweet and savory and loaded with umami: Korean cuisine is poised to break out in the U.S., but until now, Korean cookbooks have been focused on taking readers to an idealized Korean fantasyland. Koreatown, though, is all about what's real and happening right here: the foods of Korean American communities all over our country, from L.A. to New York City, from Atlanta to Chicago. We follow Rodbard and Hong through those communities with stories and recipes for everything from beloved Korean barbecue favorites like bulgogi and kalbi to the lesser-known but deeply satisfying stews, soups, noodles, salads, drinks, and the many kimchis of the Korean American table


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Naturally Sweet Food in Jars: 100 Preserves Made with Coconut, Maple, Honey, and More
by Marisa McClellan

After years of addressing questions reducing sugar, substituting sugar, and leaving it out altogether, accomplished canner and author Marisa McClellan began to rejigger her recipes, helping her home canners enjoy the flavors of the season without the refined sugars. The result is Naturally Sweet Food in Jars, preserving in the tenor of today’s health-conscious audience. . The inventive spreads, dips, pickles, and whole fruits in McClellan’s third preserving book use only unrefined sweeteners like maple sugar and syrup, coconut sugar, dates, agave, honey, and dried fruits and juices—and less of them. The book is organized by sweeteners, and includes recipes like Sriracha-style Hot Sauce (using honey), Date Pancake Syrup (with maple), Cantaloupe Basil Jam and Marinated Multicolored Peppers (both sweetened with agave), and Fennel and Parsley Relish (sweetened with fruit juice). Her trademark flavor combinations, seasonal awareness, and manageable small batches are here, too, for her longtime readers and a whole new audience, and are just as sweet.


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Icy, Creamy, Healthy, Sweet: 75 Recipes for Dairy-Free Ice Cream, Fruit-Forward Ice Pops, Frozen Yogurt, Granitas, Slushies, Shakes, and More
by Christine Chitnis

When the days turn hot, or when you're looking for that perfectly refreshing and light dessert or snack, ice pops are a natural, as are slushies, granitas, frozen yogurt, ice cream, shakes, floats, and more. In Icy, Creamy, Healthy, Sweet author Christine Chitnis has you covered. With 75 recipes for a full range of frozen sweets, you'll find healthy treats that use fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs, that are free of refined sugars, and that include vegan and dairy-free options. The results are flavorful, unique, refreshing, and healthy—making the whole experience a little sweeter.


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Cooking, Blokes & Artichokes: A Modern Man's Kitchen Handbook
by Brendan Collins

Are you looking for tasty, no bullshit food? You've come to the right place. Cooking, Blokes & Artichokes is for every bloke searching for inspiration and a solid guide to good cooking. Brendan's 100 straightforward recipes can help any modern man broaden his kitchen skills―from making proper vinaigrette to the foolproof technique for braising meat. Brendan covers everything, from super simple side dishes, such as Roasted Winter Vegetables and Burrata Salad, to game day nibbles such as Spiced Lamb Shanks, Homemade Pita Breads, and Spiced Yogurt Dip, and ending with desserts; the book wouldn't be complete without his famous Sticky Toffee Pudding.
 


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Brooklyn Bar Bites: Great Dishes and Cocktails from New York's Food Mecca
by Barbara Scott-Goodman

This lively cookbook celebrates Brooklyn’s happening bar culture—from the mixologists who craft classic and original cocktails to the talented chefs who create delicious dishes made with fresh-from-the-market ingredients to accompany the drinks. Brooklyn Bar Bites covers the offerings of the current crop of popular neighborhood bars, cocktail lounges, and restaurants. A variety of classic and inventive cocktails from Brooklyn’s best bartenders—from a Classic Old Fashioned to a Kimchi Bloody Mary—are showcased. The accompanying dishes range from simple bar snacks, sandwiches, and crostini to small plates. Recipes include Grilled Scallop Ceviche, Ricotta Crostini, and Southern-Style Crispy Pimento Cheese. This entertaining cookbook is also filled with anecdotes about the eateries and their locales. Among the bars featured are the Long Island Bar, a once-gritty riverfront joint that is now an elegant cocktail lounge; Clover Club, with its old-world speakeasy vibe; and Williamsburg’s chic Maison Premiere, known for its oyster bar happy hour and absinthe cocktail menu. With stunning food and location photography, Brooklyn Bar Bites is the perfect companion for food lovers and a must for home mixologists.


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Mexican Today: New and Rediscovered Recipes for Contemporary Kitchens
by Pati Jinich

On her PBS TV series, now in its fifth season, as well as in frequent appearances on shows like The Chew, Pati Jinich, a busy mother of three, has shown a flair for making Mexican cooking irresistibly accessible. In Mexican Today, she shares easy, generous dishes, both traditional ones and her own new spins. Some are regional recipes she has recovered from the past and updated, like Miners’ Enchiladas with fresh vegetables and cheese or Drunken Rice with Chicken and Chorizo, a specialty of the Yucatán. “Sweaty” Tacos with ripe tomatoes and cheese are so convenient they’re sold on Mexican streets by bicyclists. Her grandmother’s Cornflake Cookies feel just as contemporary now as they did then. 


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The New Mediterranean Jewish Table: Old World Recipes for the Modern Home
by Joyce Goldstein

For thousands of years, the people of the Jewish Diaspora have carried their culinary traditions and kosher laws throughout the world. In the United States, this has resulted primarily in an Ashkenazi table of matzo ball soup and knishes, brisket and gefilte fish. But Joyce Goldstein is now expanding that menu with this comprehensive collection of over four hundred recipes from the kitchens of three Mediterranean Jewish cultures: the Sephardic, the Maghrebi, and the Mizrahi.  The New Mediterranean Jewish Table is an authoritative guide to Jewish home cooking from North Africa, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Spain, Portugal, and the Middle East. It is a treasury filled with vibrant, seasonal recipes—both classic and updated—that embrace fresh fruits and vegetables; grains and legumes; small portions of meat, poultry, and fish; and a healthy mix of herbs and spices. It is also the story of how Jewish cooks successfully brought the local ingredients, techniques, and traditions of their new homelands into their kitchens. With this varied and appealing selection of Mediterranean Jewish recipes, Joyce Goldstein promises to inspire new generations of Jewish and non-Jewish home cooks alike with dishes for everyday meals and holiday celebrations.


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Floyd Cardoz: Flavorwalla: Big Flavor. Bold Spices. A New Way to Cook the Foods You Love
by Floyd Cardoz

At his many successful restaurants, including New York City’s famed Tabla, Floyd Cardoz built a name for himself by bringing extraordinary flavors to everyday foods and using spice to turn a dish into something distinct and memorable. In Floyd Cardoz: Flavorwalla, readers will learn how Cardoz amplifies the flavors in more than 100 recipes. The simple addition of mustard seed and lemon makes grilled asparagus a revelation; slow-cooking salmon with fennel and coriander takes it to another level. But this husband and dad has the same challenges we do when cooking for our families, for guests, and for special occasions. Here he presents the recipes he cooks at home, where even the humblest of ingredients—such as eggs, steak, and vegetables—benefit from his nuanced use of spice and simple yet impeccable techniques, making this book an indispensable resource for getting weeknight dinners on the table or for cooking a holiday meal. The standout recipes include Grilled Lamb Shanks with Salsa Verde; Shrimp with Spicy Tomato Sauce; Coconut Basmati Pilaf; Roasted Cauliflower with Candied Ginger, Pine Nuts, and Raisins; and Cardoz’s Tamarind Margaritas, of course.


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The Vatican Cookbook: Presented by the Pontifical Swiss Guard
by Pontifical Swiss Guard

A marvelous cookbook and so much more. The Vatican Cookbook features superb photographs that take us behind the scenes to secret and special places of Vatican City. Walk the hallowed halls of St. Peter's Basilica, the Vatican Museums, and the Sistine Chapel. Enjoy the stories and legends of the Swiss Guard handed down since the days of Michelangelo. For all who love to cook and share meals with family and friends, and for all who are fascinated by the wonders and the grandeur of the Vatican, the Swiss Guard is pleased to offer you ... The Vatican Cookbook.


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Cooking with the Muse: A Sumptuous Gathering of Seasonal Recipes, Culinary Poetry, and Literary Fare
by Myra Kornfeld and Stephen Massimilla

Cooking with the Muse offers 150 nutritious international recipes with a plenitude of imaginative poetry about food and ingredients, along with enlightening literary essays, playful culinary and historical notes, and 200 beautiful full-color photographs. Here's a feast of words and images, with easy-to-follow steps for preparing individual dishes and whole meals.


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Craft Spirits
by Eric Grossman

The first book to combine reference and practical how-to information from the most pioneering distillers around the world, and the first global catalog with photographs of every important craft spirit.

Small-batch artisan spirits have arrived in a big way, with micro-distillery start-ups hitting record levels around the world and hand-crafted spirits crowding the top shelf. From vodka to rum to moonshine and more, Craft Spirits is your guide to which spirits to try and which pioneering distillers to watch. Craft Spirits will bring out your inner mixologist with cocktail recipes for each spirit it features, and will inspire you to shake or stir your own unique signature cocktail. Tasting notes, step-by-step advice, and profiles of the key micro-distilleries in every category make this book a must-have for enthusiasts.


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Aperitivo: The Cocktail Culture of Italy
by Marisa Huff

Kick off the evening as the Italians do, with these recipes for drinks and small dishes from the best bars and restaurants of Venice, Milan, Turin, and beyond. Aperitivo takes the reader on a spirited ride through this cocktail culture, covering variations on all the classics including the Negroni, the Bellini, and the spritz and stopping at the chicest bars that have elevated this ritual to an art form. Many of the drinks are structured around vermouths and other botanical-infused liqueurs, which offer a new world of complex flavors. They yield enticingly simple cocktails that refresh—without stunning the palate (thanks to a lighter alcohol content)


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The Everyday Meat Guide: A Neighborhood Butcher's Advice Book
by Ray Venezia

When Rachael Ray wants to tell her 2.6 million viewers how to shop wisely at the meat counter, she invites veteran butcher Ray Venezia on her show. This handbook condenses Venezia's expert advice from 25 years behind the butcher block, giving every weeknight shopper and grill enthusiast the need-to-know information on meat grades, best values, and common cuts for poultry, pork, lamb, veal, and beef. The Everyday Meat Guide includes easy-to-follow illustrations and instructions for the questions butchers are most often asked, plus a handy photo gallery for quick identification at the market. This refreshingly simplified, confidence-instilling take on the most intimidating part of grocery shopping makes navigating the meat counter truly easy.


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The New Milks: 100-Plus Dairy-Free Recipes for Making and Cooking with Soy, Nut, Seed, Grain, and Coconut Milks
by Dina Cheney

Got (non-dairy) milk? Whether you’re paleo, vegan, lactose intolerant, kosher, or just plain adventurous in the kitchen, your non-dairy options now encompass far more than soy, coconut, and almond milks. Consider grain milks, such as oat and amaranth; nut milks, such as cashew and hazelnut; and seed milks, such as sunflower and hemp. Which ones bake the best biscuits? Complement your coffee? Make your mashed potatoes as creamy as mom’s? The New Milks has the answers.
 


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Summer Berries & Autumn Fruits: 120 Sensational Sweet & Savoury Recipes
by Annie Rigg

Sweet cherries, juicy oranges, succulent strawberries, tongue-tingling limes - everyone has a favourite fruit, though too often many of us just eat it as it comes, or stick to classics such as apple crumble. In this inspiring collection of seasonal recipes, Annie Rigg offers 120 original, exciting and tempting ways to enjoy the orchard's bounty. Whether introducing a splash of colour to your plate or providing the perfect tangy countertaste to a rich cheese, she demonstrates how fruit can be at the centre of your dining experience. Chapters cover Citrus, Berries & Soft Fruit, Stone Fruit, Tropical Fruit and Orchard Fruits, and the recipes include such delicious dishes as Bulgar Wheat Salad with Cherries and Feta, Mango & Chilli Hot Sauce, Fromage Frais Panna Cotta with Blood Orange Jelly and Pistachio and Coconut & Lime Cake, as well as all manner of pastries, creams, dressings and syrups.


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Flavors from the French Mediterranean
by Gérald Passedat

A Michelin three-star French chef divulges how to make eighty classic Mediterranean recipes at home. Overlooking the sparkling Mediterranean Sea, chef Gérald Passédat draws inspiration from the abundance of local seafood, sun-ripened vegetables, fragrant herbs, and sumptuous wines. Photographs of his beautifully prepared recipes are complemented by the spectacular land- and seascapes of the south of France—rolling vineyards, olive groves, shady terraces, bustling summer markets, and medieval towns aglow in the warm golden light of afternoon sun.The Mediterranean diet is the world’s healthiest delicious cuisine, and chef Passédat shares eighty of his classic, generous, and easy-to-prepare recipes that celebrate fresh produce and an overall healthy lifestyle. Appetizers include Provençal-style stuffed vegetables, homemade tabbouleh, pizzas and pissaladières, squid marinades, and delicious fresh salads. Main courses range from gnocchi, herbed meatballs, roasted duck, and spelt risotto to the region’s famous bouillabaisse fish stew. Desserts include fruit and verbena soup, roasted figs, or a bright lemon tart. Chef Passédat earned the famed Michelin guide’s highest honor, a three-star rating, in 2008—one of only twenty-seven chefs in France and 117 in the world to enjoy such a distinction. Here, he divulges his tips and tricks garnered over nearly four decades in the kitchen along with suggested wine pairings for each dish.


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Cooking with Loula: Greek Recipes from My Family to Yours
by Alexandra Stratou

In Cooking with Loula, Alexandra Stratou invites readers into her Greek family’s kitchen, revealing their annual traditions and bringing their recipes to life—with touching remembrances of Kyria Loula (Kyria means “Mrs.” in Greek), the woman who cooked for three generations of Stratou’s family and who taught her that the secret ingredient in any beloved dish is the spirit the cook brings with her to the kitchen.  Many classic dishes are represented here, such as pastitsio and dolmades, as well as inventive, unconventional creations such as a green salad with avocado, apple, and Dijon mustard and a spinach gnocchi in which feta cheese appears alongside Gorgonzola. The nearly 100 recipes are all hearty and unfussy, and organized the way real home cooks think, with chapters for simple, healthful weekday dishes; more languorous Sunday meals; and traditional holiday fare. With hundreds of mouthwatering photographs and whimsical illustrations, this book is truly a gem.

      


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Sirocco: Fabulous Flavors from the Middle East
by Sabrina Ghayour

Journey to the Middle East and Mediterranean with alluring recipes from Sabrina Ghayour, dubbed “the golden girl of Persian Cookery” by The Observer, in the highly anticipated follow-up to her bestselling debut cookbook, Persiana. Sirocco highlights the use of simple pantry staples and striking flavor combinations to transform everyday dishes. From eye-catching salads to indulgent sweets, each of Ghayour’s recipes is a vibrant addition to the modern home cook’s table.


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Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling
by Meathead Goldwyn

With the help of physicist and food scientist Dr. Greg Blonder of Boston University, he explains why dry brining is better than wet brining; how marinades really work; why rubs shouldn't have salt in them; how heat and temperature differ; the importance of digital thermometers; why searing doesn't seal in juices; how salt penetrates but spices don't; when charcoal beats gas and when gas beats charcoal; how to calibrate and tune a grill or smoker; how to keep fish from sticking; cooking with logs; the strengths and weaknesses of the new pellet cookers; tricks for rotisserie cooking; why cooking whole animals is a bad idea; which grill grates are best; and why beer-can chicken is a waste of good beer and nowhere close to the best way to cook a bird.  He shatters the myths that stand in the way of perfection.


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The Magic of Broths: 60 Great Recipes for Healing Broths and Stock and How to Make Them
by Nick Sandler

Nick Sandler will guide you through bone broths with creative recipes that are both good for you and deliciously tasty. Broth will be split into 6 sections covering Stocks, Brunch and Lunch, Packed Lunch and Picnics, Family Food, Hearty Weekend Broths and Entertaining and Shabu Shabu. Broths are great for everyday eating, both at home and on the move, and Nick makes these nutritionally beneficial recipes accessible for the home cook.


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For the Love of Wine: My Odyssey through the World's Most Ancient Wine Culture
by Alice Feiring

In 2011 when Alice Feiring first arrived in Georgia, she felt as if she’d emerged from the magic wardrobe into a world filled with mythical characters making exotic and delicious wine with the low-tech methods of centuries past. She was smitten, and she wasn’t alone. This country on the Black Sea has an unusual effect on people; the most passionate rip off their clothes and drink wines out of horns while the cold-hearted well up with tears and make emotional toasts. Visiting winemakers fall under Georgia’s spell and bring home qvevris (clay fermentation vessels) while rethinking their own techniques.  But, as in any good fairy tale, Feiring sensed that danger rode shotgun with the magic. With acclaim and growing international interest come threats in the guise of new wine consultants aimed at making wines more commercial. So Feiring fought back in the only way she knew how: by celebrating Georgia and the men and women who make the wines she loves most, those made naturally with organic viticulture, minimal intervention, and no additives.
 


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The Love and Lemons Cookbook: An Apple-to-Zucchini Celebration of Impromptu Cooking
by Jeanine Donofrio

Organized by ingredient, The Love & Lemons Cookbook teaches readers how to make beautiful food with what’s on hand, whether it’s a bunch of rainbow-colored heirloom carrots from the farmers market or a four-pound cauliflower that just shows up in a CSA box. The book also features resources to show readers how to stock their pantry, gluten-free and vegan options for many of the recipes, as well as ideas on mixing and matching ingredients, so that readers always have something new to try.  Stunningly designed and efficiently organized, The Love & Lemons Cookbook is a resource that you will use again and again.


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Devoured: From Chicken Wings to Kale Smoothies--How What We Eat Defines Who We Are
by Sophie Egan

Food writer and Culinary Institute of America program director Sophie Egan takes readers on an eye-opening journey through the American food psyche, examining the connections between the values that define our national character—work, freedom, and progress—and our eating habits, the good and the bad. Egan explores why these values make for such an unstable, and often unhealthy, food culture and, paradoxically, why they also make America’s cuisine so great.  Egan raises a host of intriguing questions: Why does McDonald’s have 107 items on its menu? Why are breakfast sandwiches, protein bars, and gluten-free anything so popular? Will bland, soulless meal replacements like Soylent revolutionize our definition of a meal? The search for answers takes her across the culinary landscape, from the prioritization of convenience over health to the unintended consequences of “perks” like free meals for employees; from the American obsession with “having it our way” to the surge of Starbucks, Chipotle, and other chains individualizing the eating experience; from high culture—artisan and organic and what exactly “natural” means—to low culture—the sale of 100 million Taco Bell Doritos Locos Tacos in ten weeks. She also looks at how America’s cuisine—like the nation itself—has been shaped by diverse influences from across the globe.


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The Kitchen Shelf: Take a few pantry essentials, add two ingredients and make everyday eating extraordinary
by Rosie Reynolds and Eve O'Sullivan

The Kitchen Shelf is packed with recipes and information on how to have a perfectly stocked "kitchen shelf" so when you head home after a long day, all you need to do is pick up a couple of ingredients and you can be sure you have everything required to make a delicious meal. It is an excellent way to build up your repertoire in the kitchen and pick up on the bargains of the day in the shop or market. There are 30 shelf essentials of which there are 10 "key" essentials: A can of chickpeas, a bag of rice, a can of tomatoes, a bag of flour, a jar of peanut butter, a box of eggs, a bag of pasta, a can of coconut milk, a bar of chocolate, and a bottle of milk. With handy tips and simple techniques, the home cook will feel confident to swap ingredients and create new dishes to share with friends. Ultimately, it is a staple book for the kitchen: reliable recipes, no-fuss shopping and fantastic photographs of the finished dishes.


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The Ethical Meat Handbook: Complete Home Butchery, Charcuterie and Cooking for the Conscious Omnivore
by Meredith Leigh

Nutrition, environmental impact, ethics, sustainability—it seems like there's no end to the factors we must consider when we think about our food. At the center of the dietary storm is animal-based agriculture. Was your beef factory-farmed or pasture-raised? Did your chicken free range, or was it raised in a battery cage? Have you, in short, met your meat?  Most efforts to unravel the complexities of the production and consumption of animal protein tend to pit meat eaters and vegetarians against each other. The Ethical Meat Handbook seeks a middle ground, arguing that by assuming full responsibility for the food on our fork, and more importantly, the route by which it gets there, animals can be an optimal source of food, fiber, and environmental management


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Eat Drink Shine: Inspiration from Our Kitchen: Gluten-free and Paleo-friendly Recipes by the Blissful Sisters
by Jessica, Jill & Jennifer Emich

Triplets Jennifer, Jessica, and Jill Emich live in Boulder, Colorado and run the popular Shine restaurant. Their debut cookbook reflects their eating philosophy that food is the centerpiece of our lives, used in times of celebration and healing, bringing together family and friends. They have made food their life passion and feature 100% gluten-free, paleo-inspired, and whole foods based recipes in their cookbook.


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Legends of Texas Barbecue Cookbook: Recipes and Recollections from the Pitmasters, Revised and Updated with 32 New Recipes
by Robb Walsh and Jeffrey W. Savell

Texas barbecue is hotter than ever! Alongside the veteran Texas pitmasters that made tender smoked brisket, juicy sausage links and succulent beef ribs famous; a new generation of young pitmasters have created a modern style of Texas barbecue that is being imitated across the nation. You'll find the classic methods and the latest techniques all together in this new updated edition—along with cutting edge smokers, pits, tools and accessories, and some innovative new recipes—like Trimmed Brisket, Cook-off Ribs, and luscious double-decker BBQ Sandwiches.


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32 Yolks: From My Mother's Table to Working the Line
by Eric Ripert

In an industry where celebrity chefs are known as much for their salty talk and quick tempers as their food, Eric Ripert stands out. The winner of four James Beard Awards, co-owner and chef of a world-renowned restaurant, and recipient of countless Michelin stars, Ripert embodies elegance and culinary perfection. But before the accolades, before he even knew how to make a proper hollandaise sauce, Eric Ripert was a lonely young boy in the south of France whose life was falling apart.  Ripert’s parents divorced when he was six, separating him from the father he idolized and replacing him with a cold, bullying stepfather who insisted that Ripert be sent away to boarding school. A few years later, Ripert’s father died on a hiking trip. Through these tough times, the one thing that gave Ripert comfort was food. Told that boys had no place in the kitchen, Ripert would instead watch from the doorway as his mother rolled couscous by hand or his grandmother pressed out the buttery dough for the treat he loved above all others, tarte aux pommes. When an eccentric local chef took him under his wing, an eleven-year-old Ripert realized that food was more than just an escape: It was his calling. That passion would carry him through the drudgery of culinary school and into the high-pressure world of Paris’s most elite restaurants, where Ripert discovered that learning to cook was the easy part—surviving the line was the battle.


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Minimalist Baker's Everyday Cooking: 101 Entirely Plant-based, Mostly Gluten-Free, Easy and Delicious Recipes
by Dana Shultz

Dana Shultz founded the Minimalist Baker blog in 2012 to share her passion for simple cooking and quickly gained a devoted worldwide following. Now, in this long-awaited debut cookbook, Dana shares 101 vibrant, simple recipes that are entirely plant-based, mostly gluten-free, and 100% delicious. Packed with gorgeous photography, this practical but inspiring cookbook includes:

   • Recipes that each require 10 ingredients or less, can be made in one bowl, or require 30 minutes or less to prepare.
   • Delicious options for hearty entrées, easy sides, nourishing breakfasts, and decadent desserts—all on the table in a snap
   • Essential plant-based pantry and equipment tips
   • Easy-to-follow, step-by-step recipes with standard and metric ingredient measurements

 


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Dorie's Cookies
by Dorie Greenspan

Over the course of her baking career, Dorie Greenspan has created more than 300 cookie recipes. Yet she has never written a book about them—until now. To merit her “three purple stars of approval,” every cookie had to be so special that it begged to be made again and again. Cookies for every taste and occasion are here. There are company treats like Portofignos, with chocolate dough and port-soaked figs, and lunch-box Blueberry Buttermilk Pie Bars. They Might Be Breakfast Cookies are packed with goodies—raisins, dried apples, dried cranberries, and oats— while Almond Crackle Cookies have just three ingredients. There are dozens of choices for the Christmas cookie swaps, including Little Rascals (German jam sandwich cookies with walnuts), Italian Saucissons (chocolate log cookies studded with dried fruit), and Snowy-Topped Brownie Drops. And who but America’s favorite baker could devise a cookie as intriguing as Pink-Peppercorn Thumbprints or as popular as the World Peace Cookie, with its 59 million Internet fans? 


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Pure Delicious: More Than 150 Delectable Allergen-Free Recipes Without Gluten, Dairy, Eggs, Soy, Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Shellfish, or Cane Sugar
by Heather Christo

As a chef, former caterer, and much-loved food blogger, Heather Christo’s life revolves around food, so when she and her daughters were diagnosed with severe food allergies, she thought her life—and career—were over. With ingredients like gluten, dairy, nuts, and even cane sugar and black pepper permanently off the menu, Heather had to teach herself to cook all over again. Much to her surprise, however, she discovered that taking control of her family’s diet and wellness led to a new sense of empowerment, bringing her family closer together than ever before while permanently banishing the ill health that had been their “normal” for years.


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Smokin' Hot in the South: New Grilling Recipes from the Winningest Woman in Barbecue
by Melissa Cookston

With the grill and smoker as her go-to tools, chef Melissa Cookston—named "One of the most influential pitmasters in America" by Fox News, and one of the "25 Super Women in Business" by the Memphis Business Journal in 2015—shares her all-new, modern interpretations of traditional Southern ingredients and recipes. Melissa explains how the culinary traditions of the South—long a bastion of slow-simmered vegetables and deep-fried everything—have expanded in the last decade to embrace Southwestern flavors, Asian spices, and the French palate.The nine chapters venture beyond the competition and barbecue principles of her first book and focus on instilling flavor with fire, using fresh herbs, and diversifying seasoning components in recipes that reflect the New South. She fire-roasts homegrown green tomatoes for a spicy take on a traditional pizza sauce and uses a barbecue smoker to add Southern nuance to porchetta. Also includes recipes for Butterbean Pate, Asian Pork Tenderloin with Watermelon Rind Pickles and Minted Watermelon Salad, Deep South Burgers with Pimento Cheese and Fried Green Tomatoes, Bacon-Wrapped Scallops with Blood Orange-Jalapeno Glaze, Mini Sage Biscuits with Homemade Sage Butter, and Caramelized Fig Clafoutis. She also covers the tools, techniques, and ingredients needed to be successful grillling or smoking at home. This book will not leave you hungry!


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This Calls for a Drink!: The Best Wines and Beers to Pair with Every Situation
by Diane McMartin


 Any decent wine book can tell you what to drink with a grilled steak. But what’s the best wine to pair with a blind date? For watching the Oscars? For a big birthday? Written by Diane McMartin, this inspired drinking guide matches wines and beers to the significant—and not so significant—events in life.  Binge-watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer? Try a Riesling, refreshing but with depth. Dumped a jerk? Celebrate with a sparkling rosé. Here are hundreds of unexpected recommendations delivered in a voice that is fresh, hip, full of attitude, and as solidly informative as it is entertaining


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Finding the Flavors We Lost: From Bread to Bourbon, How Artisans Reclaimed American Food
by Patric Kuh

The multiple-James Beard Award–winning restaurant critic for Los Angeles Magazine delivers an arresting exploration of our cultural demand for “artisanal” foods in a world dominated by corporate agribusiness.  We hear the word “artisanal” all the time—attached to cheese, chocolate, coffee, even fast-food chain sandwiches—but what does it actually mean? We take “farm to table” and “handcrafted food” for granted now but how did we get here? In Finding the Flavors We Lost, acclaimed food writer Patric Kuh profiles major figures in the so-called “artisanal” food movement who brought exceptional taste back to food and inspired chefs and restaurateurs to redefine and rethink the way we eat.  Kuh begins by narrating the entertaining stories of countercultural “radicals” who taught themselves the forgotten crafts of bread, cheese, and beer-making in reaction to the ever-present marketing of bland, mass-produced food, and how these people became the inspiration for today’s crop of young chefs and artisans


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The Troll Cookbook: A Taste of Something Different: Simple Foods Any Troll Can Make
by Clint Marsh and Karima Cammell

Food dominates today's popular culture, and often with a heavy hand. A quick spin through the television listings reveals a veritable army of celebrity chefs who, when not barking top-down instruction to home cooks, duke it out in fierce competition with each other. But when the confectioner's sugar settles, all the glamor and bombast can leave us hungry for real substance. Blowhard chefs may tempt our taste buds, but they rarely find a way to our hearts.
The Troll Cookbook is here to turn the tables, using the wisdom of another breed of larger-than-life cook. Trolls are folkloric creatures found in many lands, and in these pages they offer us enchanting and personal ways to savor good food every day. Far from mere fantasy, the world of the trolls is really just a few steps from our own. It's a place where ancient nourishing practices live on, and where time-honored simplicity makes cooking understandable, delicious, and fun.
 


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Heirloom Harvest: Modern Daguerreotypes of Historic Garden Treasures
by Amy Goldman & Jerry Spagnoli

On two hundred acres in the Hudson Valley, Amy Goldman grows heirloom fruits and vegetables--an orchard full of apples, pears, and peaches; plots of squash, melons, cabbages, peppers, tomatoes, eggplants, and beets. The president of the New York Botanical Garden has called her "perhaps the world's premier vegetable gardener." It's her life's work, and she's not only focused on the pleasures of cultivating the land and feeding her family--she's also interested in preserving our agricultural heritage, beautiful and unique heirlooms that truly are organic treasures.


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The Basque Book: A Love Letter in Recipes from the Kitchen of Txikito
by Alexandra Raij and Eder Montero

Chefs Alexandra Raij and Eder Montero are masters of this art form, and their New York City restaurant Txikito is renowned for its revelatory preparations of simple ingredients. In this much-anticipated and deeply personal debut, Raij and Montero share more than one hundred recipes from Txikito—all inspired  by the home cooking traditions of the Basque Country—that will change the way you cook.

Dishes like Salt Cod in Pil Pil sauce have fewer than five ingredients yet will astonish you with their deeply layered textures and elegant flavors. By following Raij’s careful but encouraging instructions, you can even master Squid in Its Own Ink—a rite of passage for Basque home cooks, and another dish that will amaze you with its richness and complexity.
 


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Samarkand: Recipes & Stories from Central Asia & The Caucasus
by Caroline Eden and Eleanor Ford

Over hundreds of years, various ethnic groups have passed through this city, sharing and influencing each other's cuisine and leaving their culinary stamp. Samarkand is a love letter to Central Asia and the Caucasus, containing travel essays, beautiful photography and recipes that are little known in the West that have been expertly adapted for the home cook. There is an introduction to the region (explaining the ethnic groups – Uzbeks, Tajiks, Russian, Turkis, Koryo-Saram, Jewish, Caucasus, Afghan) with a useful pantry of essential ingredients, followed by an array of delicious dishes. These include Lamb Kebabs with Cinnamon, Cloves & Hot Hummus, Pumpkin Stuffed with Jeweled Rice, Pomegranate & Vodka Sorbet and the all-important breads of the region – non, flatbreads and pides.


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Famous Nathan: A Family Saga of Coney Island, the American Dream, and the Search for the Perfect Hot Dog
by Lloyd Handwerker and Gil Reavill

Before the gut-busting eating contests and franchise stores across the country, there was a single man, Nathan Handwerker. An Eastern European Jewish immigrant who left the small provincial world he knew for a fresh start in America, Nathan arrived at Ellis Island speaking not a word of English, unable to read or write, and with twenty-five dollars hidden in his shoes. He had a simple goal: work hard and carve out a piece of the American dream. But history had bigger plans for Nathan.

Beginning in 1916, with just five feet of counter space on Coney Island’s Surf Avenue, Nathan sells his frankfurters for five cents. As New York booms, bringing trains and patrons to the seashore, so too does Nathan’s humble frankfurter stand. Soon Nathan’s Famous takes over the whole block, and Nathan gathers around him a dedicated core of workers (many who stay for decades) who help launch the hot dog as an American food staple.


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Bourbon: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of an American Whiskey
by Fred Minnick & Sean Brock

Bourbon is not just alcohol -- this amber-colored drink is deeply ingrained in American culture and tangled in American history. From the early days of raw corn liquor to the myriad distilleries that have proliferated around the country today, bourbon has come to symbolize America. In Bourbon: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of an American Whiskey, award-winning whiskey author Fred Minnick traces bourbon's entire history, from the 1700s with Irish, Scottish, and French settlers setting up stills and making distilled spirits in the New World through today's booming resurgence.


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The City Baker's Guide to Country Living
by Louise Miller

When Olivia Rawlings—pastry chef extraordinaire for an exclusive Boston dinner club—sets not just her flambéed dessert but the entire building alight, she escapes to the most comforting place she can think of—the idyllic town of Guthrie, Vermont, home of Bag Balm, the country’s longest-running contra dance, and her best friend Hannah. But the getaway turns into something more lasting when Margaret Hurley, the cantankerous, sweater-set-wearing owner of the Sugar Maple Inn, offers Livvy a job. Broke and knowing that her days at the club are numbered, Livvy accepts.


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Scratch: Home Cooking for Everyone Made Simple, Fun, and Totally Delicious
by Maria Rodale

Maria Rodale was raised on real food. She doesn’t think of eating homemade, from scratch meals as part of a trend or movement; it has always been her life. Raised in a family of farmers, bakers, chefs, gardeners, and publishers, Maria is used to growing, cooking, reading and writing about, and eating organic, delicious food. And now, for the first time ever, she’s sharing her tried-and-true family recipes.

Scratch is full of comfort food recipes that aren’t focused on any one healthy trend, but are instead innately healthy, because Maria inspires you to return to your kitchen and cook with real, organic food. Recipes like Pasta Fagiole, Maria’s Fried Chicken, and Lamb & Barley Soup will be crowd pleasers for sure, but Maria throws in some unique-to-the-family recipes that are going to delight as well, such as her Pennsylvania Dutch Dandelion Salad with Bacon Dressing, Ardie’s Pasties, and Homemade Hoppin’ John (a black-eyed pea stew made with smoked turkey or ham).


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Learn to Cook 25 Southern Classics 3 Ways: Traditional, Contemporary, International
by Jennifer Brulé

Jennifer Brule is on a mission, southern style, to teach people to cook. Her method: master twenty-five classic southern dishes, and then--using similar ingredients or cooking techniques or both--make two variations, one contemporary and one inspired by international tastes. Brule's line-up of beloved southern dishes is irresistible in itself, but she aims to inspire enthusiasm and confidence to expand deliciously from there. The beauty of her approach is that it reflects how people really do learn to cook, resourcefully, creatively, and joyfully. Savor the Classic Chicken and Dumplings and next find yourself cooking Vegetarian Mushroom Stew with Sweet Potato Dumplings before whipping up Hungarian Chicken Paprikash with Dumplings. 


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Les Petits Sweets: Two-Bite Desserts from the French Patisserie
by Kathryn Gordon

The French way is the petite treat: two delicious bites—just a taste—of a madeleine, sablé, petit four, nougat, caramel, or other dessert that packs a sweet punch. With the tiny desserts featured in Les Petits Sweets, you can taste more than one, or have a dessert-tasting party to try them all. And try them you must: with flavors like Earl Grey, lavender, cassis, cardamom, apple-yuzu, and more, it will be impossible to choose just one. Classic French techniques explain each recipe from start to finish. Go ahead, have dessert first.


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The Peace, Love & Potato Salad Cookbook
by Zack Brown

What happens when you appeal to Kickstarter to fund your first attempt at making a bowl of potato salad? Well, if you’re Zack Brown, you end up raising $55,492, a story that goes viral, a charity-minded “PotatoStock” Festival, and, eventually, a potato salad cookbook for the masses. The Peace, Love & Potato Salad Cookbook is the result of one man’s attempt at making potato with the help of the world. Featuring 24 delicious and wide-ranging potato salad recipes, this fun and engaging cookbook is the result of the generous support of the backers who elevated Zack Brown’s crowdfunding appeal from a simple, good-humored joke to philanthropic levels covered by Good Morning America, The Today Show, CNN, and the Huffington Post


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A Colander, Cake Stand, and My Grandfather's Iron Skillet: Today's Top Chefs on the Stories and Recipes Behind Their Most Treasured Kitchen Tools
by Erin Murray

In every cook’s kitchen, there is a treasured tool: a workhorse utensil, go-to gadget, or a family heirloom with its own background story and the lofty standing of being a cook’s most-prized possession.

These beloved items say as much about the cook as their style of cooking. They tell stories about a cook’s past and about the moments that led them to where they are today. For some, it might be a spoon inherited from a grandmother’s silver set, which they use to taste every sauce. Or it could be a spaetzle maker picked up during a stage in Germany that’s been used during every job since. Whether it’s a colander, cake stand, or a grandfather’s iron skillet, every chef has a piece in their arsenal that gives a glimpse into their cooking history, their philosophy, and their technique. In the enlightening kitchen compilation A Colander, Cake Stand, and My Grandfather’s Iron Skillet, author Erin Byers Murray collects stories from 37 top chefs about their favorite kitchen utensil. The stories, told in the chef’s own words, include the tale of how they came to acquire it, the details that it so essential, and insight into why―and when―they rely on it


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Inspiralize Everything: An Apples-to-Zucchini Encyclopedia of Spiralizing
by Ali Maffucci

Since Ali Maffucci first launched Inspiralized, home cooks have been able to turn their favorite high-carb, high-calorie dishes into clean meals that fit into any diet, from paleo to vegan to gluten-free to raw. The creator of the wildly popular blog and the author of the runaway bestselling cookbook spiralizing, Ali is indisputably the authority on the topic. Now, with this ultimate guide, she’s making it easier than ever for you to spiralize every meal.
 


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Lick Your Plate: A Lip-Smackin' Book for Every Home Cook
by Julie Albert and Lisa Gnat

Got a full plate? Really, who doesn't? Lick Your Plate is here to help by rescuing you from cooking conundrums and mealtime mayhem. With 160 original, doable and delicious recipes, you'll never again be vexed by the age-old question, "What's for dinner?" From your best friends in the kitchen, sisters you can count on for laughs and support every step (and stir) of the way, Julie and Lisa dish up quick and easy-to-follow recipes designed for the home cook. With attention given to seasonal ingredients, serving up hearty-yet healthy fare, time restraints and cooking for a crowd, Lick Your Plate is an indispensable cooking resource.


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Rise and Shine: Better Breakfasts for Busy Mornings
by Katie Sullivan Morford


Rise and Shine is the answer for every parent who has struggled to get breakfast on the table and to get their child to actually eat it. With 75 breakfast recipes that are entry-level-easy, with at least half requiring no more than five minutes of hands-on prep time, every delicious recipe is an exercise in good nutrition and good taste. Written by a nutritionist with three children, this book arms parents with tips, recipes, and inspiration for making a nourishing breakfast doable and delicious. Rise and Shine is made for busy families and busy mornings, so when breakfast isn't the priority, you can still eat something to start your day off right.


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Master Plants Cookbook: The 33 Most Healing Superfoods for Optimum Health
by Margarita Restrepo

Food isn't just food, it can be medicine! A whole food, plant-based diet can help prevent and even reverse chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease, while also promoting a healthy weight. Far from being a fad, knowing the health benefits of certain foods have become "must-have" information for many households--but the big question is: "How do I make it delicious?" The Master Plants Cookbook, complied by the founder and editor of Naked Food magazine, features the 33 essential superfoods that can help readers achieve that optimum health. Even better, it also offers more than 100 mouthwatering and easy recipes that are detoxifying, anti-allergen, immune-boosting, and promote weight loss. From avocados and beets to sweet potatoes and spinach, The Master Plants Cookbook will inspire readers to try these health-promoting, radiant super foods--and spark a new love for real, organic cuisine that pack a powerful healing punch.


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The Adventures of Fat Rice: Recipes from the Chicago Restaurant Inspired by Macau
by Abraham Conlon, Hugh Amano and Adrienne Lo

An hour’s ferry ride from Hong Kong, on the banks of the Pearl River in China, lies Macau—a modern, cosmopolitan city with an unexpected history. For centuries, Macau was one of the world’s greatest trading ports: a Portuguese outpost and crossroads along the spice route, where travelers from Europe, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and mainland China traded resources, culture, and food.The Adventures of Fat Rice is the story of how two Chicago chefs discovered and fell in love with this fascinating and, at least until now, unheralded cuisine. With dishes like Minchi (a classic Macanese meat hash), Po Kok Gai (a Portuguese-influenced chicken curry with chouriço and olives), and Arroz Gordo (if paella and fried rice had a baby), now you, too, can bring the eclectic and wonderfully unique—yet enticingly familiar—flavors of Macau into your own kitchen.


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SymmetryBreakfast: 100 Recipes for the Loving Cook
by Michael Zee

Alongside 90 internationally inspired recipes, gorgeous photography shot entirely on an iPhone, and lessons in the art of food-styling, this unconventional cookbook explores what breakfast is and what it means to people around the world. Surprising with the foreign and delighting with the familiar, it offers ideas for perfectly plated assembly breakfasts to more complex dishes for seasoned cooks, and all recipes with great stories behind them.
 


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Quinoa, Flakes, Flour & Seeds
by Rena Patten

Quinoa is a grain, but not just any grain. It is considered to be almost a complete food. It is very high in protein, full of vitamins, gluten and wheat free, cholesterol-free and usually organic. And it is simply delicious.

In the kitchen, quinoa, flakes, flour and seeds have a huge range of uses and lend themselves beautifully to so many dishes. When cooked, they have a very delicate texture and can be used in lovely in soups and sweets, and makes wonderful salads, pasta, breads and delicious vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals.

This exciting new collection of recipes is a must-have addition to every health conscious cook’s repertoire.


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Secrets of the Sommeliers: How to Think and Drink Like the World's Top Wine Professionals
by Rajat Parr,
Rajat Parr’s profound knowledge of wines, deep relationships with producers, and renowned tasting abilities have made him a legend in the business. As wine director for the Mina Group, Parr presides over the lists at some of the country’s top restaurants. In Secrets of the Sommeliers, Parr and journalist Jordan Mackay present a fascinating portrait of the world’s top wine professionals and their trade. The authors interviewed the elite of the sommelier community, and their colleagues’ insights, recommendations, and entertaining stories are woven throughout, along with Parr’s own takes on his profession and favorite winemakers and wines. Along the way, the authors give an immersion course in tasting and serving wine; share strategies for securing hard-to-find bottles at a good price and identifying value sweetspots among the many regions; and teach readers how to make inspired food pairings.

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Ethan Stowell's New Italian Kitchen: Bold Cooking from Seattle's Anchovies & Olives, How to Cook A Wolf, Staple & Fancy Mercantile, and Tavolàta
by Ethan Stowell and Leslie Miller
Welcome to Ethan Stowell’s New Italian Kitchen--not so much a place as a philosophy. Here food isn’t formal or fussy, just focused, with recipes that honor Italian tradition while celebrating the best ingredients the Pacific Northwest has to offer. We’re talking about a generous bowl of steaming handmade pasta--served with two forks for you and a friend. Or perhaps an impeccably fresh crudo, crunchy cucumber and tangy radish accenting impossibly sweet spot prawns. Next up are the jewel tones of a beet salad with lush, homemade ricotta, or maybe a tangle of white beans and clams spiked with Goat Horn pepper--finished off with a whole roasted fish that begs to be sucked off the bones. Oh, some cheese, a gooseberry compote complementing your Robiola, or the bittersweet surprise of Campari sorbet.
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Heston's Fantastical Feasts
by Heston Blumenthal

In this imaginatively illustrated book, each chapter charts the realization of a feast, with its challenges and ideas, culminating with the final recipes. The book consists of a Willy Wonka Feast, a Fairy Tale Feast, an Edwardian Feast, a Gothic Feast, a '70s Feast, and—of course—a Feast of the Future. Delving deep into the world of each dish, Blumenthal creates poison apples, transforms pumpkins into carriages, and builds Edwardian gingerbread houses with sugar windows. Scouring Italy for rare mushrooms and Switzerland for wild boar, he records the journeys and inspiration behind each meal, laying it all out in grandly illustrated detail. Witness his delectable riffs on Dr. Seuss's Green Eggs and Ham and Roald Dahl's Lickable Wallpaper, and even try the recipe if you dare.


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