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Voracious Signed Edition
Voracious Signed Edition
by Cara Nicoletti
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Blogger, butcher, pastry chef, and voracious reader Cara Nicoletti explores the intersection of great books and great food. Cara Nicoletti has been an avid reader since childhood, and she is an equally enthusiastic eater and cook. Here she combines her... (read more)

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Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (Updated Edition)
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (Updated Edition)
by Anthony Bourdain
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"Hysterical.... Bourdain gleefully rips through the scenery to reveal private backstage horrors." New York Times Book... (read more)

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Sous Chef: 24 Hours on the Line
Sous Chef: 24 Hours on the Line
by Michael Gibney
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The back must slave to feed the belly.... In this urgent and unique book, chef Michael Gibney uses twenty-four hours to animate the intricate camaraderie and culinary choreography in an upscale New York restaurant kitchen. Here readers will find all the... (read more)

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An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace
An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace
by Tamar Adler
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In our current bustle, lunch has been outsourced to stand-up counters, reduced to take-out platters, wrapped and rolled and packaged. But it doesnandrsquo;t need to be so. Peter Miller makes lunch every day at his bookshop in Seattle. It may be only a... (read more)

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The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World's Most Glorious -- And Perplexing -- City
The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World's Most Glorious -- And Perplexing -- City
by David Lebovitz
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A New York food criticandrsquo;s foray through the iconic dishes that define the city, with a recipe for each Fried chicken in Harlem. Pizza in Coney Island. Venturing to out-of-the-way neighborhoods in search of great food has blossomed into a cultural... (read more)

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Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good: A Memoir with Recipes from an American Family
Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good: A Memoir with Recipes from an American Family
by Kathleen Flinn
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A delicious new memoir from the New York Times bestselling author of The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry A family history peppered with recipes, Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good offers a humorous and flavorful tale spanning three generations as... (read more)

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My Life in France
My Life in France
by Julia Child and Alex Prud'homme
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An inspiring look at the life and times of the culinary genius, Julia Child's My Life in France is a good-humored memoir of her influential and transformative early experiences in France with her then new husband, Paul. Julia's devotees, as well as those... (read more)

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A Bone to Pick: The Good and Bad News about Food, with Wisdom and Advice on Diets, Food Safety, GMOs, Farming, and More
A Bone to Pick: The Good and Bad News about Food, with Wisdom and Advice on Diets, Food Safety, GMOs, Farming, and More
by Mark Bittman
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Since his New York Times op-ed column debuted in 2011, Mark Bittman has emerged as one of our most impassioned and opinionated observers of the food landscape. The Times' only dedicated opinion columnist covering the food beat, Bittman routinely makes... (read more)

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Provence, 1970: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste
Provence, 1970: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste
by Luke Barr
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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... (read more)

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A Thousand Days in Tuscany: A Bittersweet Adventure
A Thousand Days in Tuscany: A Bittersweet Adventure
by Marlena De Blasi
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Relish: My Life in the Kitchen
Relish: My Life in the Kitchen
by Lucy Knisley
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Lucy Knisley loves food. The daughter of a chef and a gourmet, this talented young cartoonist comes by her obsession honestly. In her forthright, thoughtful, and funny memoir, Lucy traces key episodes in her life thus far, framed by what she was eating... (read more)

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Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook
Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook
by Anthony Bourdain
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In Medium Raw, Bourdain expounds on food topics far and wide, with the self-deprecating and biting honesty that fans have come to love. His description of an encounter with Food Network's Sandra Lee is both hilarious and deeply scary.... (read more)

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The Call of the Farm: An Unexpected Year of Getting Dirty, Home Cooking, and Finding Myself
The Call of the Farm: An Unexpected Year of Getting Dirty, Home Cooking, and Finding Myself
by Rochelle Bilow
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Rochelle Bilow, a classically trained cook and aspiring food writer, was nursing a broken heart and frustrated with her yet-to-take-off career when she set out to write a short profile of a small, sustainable CSA farm in central New York. At most, she... (read more)

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Summer Cooking (New York Review Books Classics)
Summer Cooking (New York Review Books Classics)
by Elizabeth David
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40 Years of Chez Panisse: The Power of Gathering
40 Years of Chez Panisse: The Power of Gathering
by Alice Waters
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Chez Panisse opened its doors in 1971. Founded by Alice Waters, the restaurant is rooted in her conviction that the best-tasting food is organic, locally grown, and harvested in ecologically sound ways by people who are taking care of the land for future... (read more)

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Steak: One Man's Search for the World's Tastiest Piece of Beef
Steak: One Man's Search for the World's Tastiest Piece of Beef
by Mark Schatzker
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STEAK. Nothing that humans have ever put into their mouths in the name of nourishment has been the subject of such devotion, such flights of gastronomic ecstasy, or such grave connoisseurship as this most adored of meats. Now Mark Schatzker, an award... (read more)

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The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels -- A Love Story
The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels -- A Love Story
by Ree Drummond
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That's when I saw him — the cowboy — across the smoky room. I'll never forget that night. It was like a romance novel, an old Broadway musical, and a John Wayne Western rolled into one. Out for a quick drink with friends, I wasn't looking to... (read more)

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The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen
The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen
by Jacques Pepin
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A wise and charming memoir from a man who quickly ascended the ranks of American cooks to become, according to Julia Child, "the best chef in America" and#160; With sparkling wit, occasional humility, and a delightfully curated selection of recipes... (read more)

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Blue Plate Special: An Autobiography of My Appetites
Blue Plate Special: An Autobiography of My Appetites
by Kate Christensen
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A delectable memoir about the transformative power of food, Blue Plate Special is a deeply personal narrative in which food becomes the vehicle for exploring a life. Here, novelist Kate Christensen tells her own story, from her unorthodox childhood in... (read more)

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Blood, Bones and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef
Blood, Bones and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef
by Gabrielle Hamilton
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Hamilton is the chef-owner of acclaimed NYC restaurant Prune. Her memoir is compelling, harrowing, beautifully written, and utterly charming, whether she's invoking memories of fields of fireflies or gritty kitchen realities. Anthony Bourdain loves this... (read more)

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