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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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Food Rules: An Eater's Manual
Food Rules: An Eater's Manual
by Michael Pollan
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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... (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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300 Sandwiches: A Multilayered Love Story . . . with Recipes
300 Sandwiches: A Multilayered Love Story . . . with Recipes
by Stephanie Smith
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A Midwestern girl living in New York, Stephanie Smith is a New York Post Page Six reporter and writer whose blog, 300 Sandwiches, made her an Internet sensation. She is a self-described foodie with a love for chocolate, sushi, and pork buns. This is her... (read more)

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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
by Barbara Kingsolver and Camille Kingsolver and Steven L. Hopp
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After 25 years in the Arizona desert, in 2004, Kentucky-bred Barbara Kingsolver moved back to the Appalachians, to a Virginia farm just hours from her childhood home. Family called. "Returning," she explains in Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, "would allow my... (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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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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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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Kinfolk Volume 11
Kinfolk Volume 11
by Kinfolk Magazine
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THE HOME ISSUE The spring 2014 edition of Kinfolk explores the meaning of home, what it looks like, how different people arrange them and the qualities that the best ones share. Whether you live with your best friend, partner, strangers or a lazy hound... (read more)

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Year of the Cow Signed Edition
Year of the Cow Signed Edition
by Jared Stone
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"A high-octane, thinking-mans account of one guys quest to find meaning in life by cooking a grass-fed steer. The food descriptions and recipes could tempt even a vegan to order steak. Youll never look at feedlot meat the same way." &... (read more)

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The Art of Eating
The Art of Eating
by M. F. K. Fisher
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The Art of Eating "...only wise men know the art of eating." Brillat-Savarin "There is a communion of more than bodies when bread is broken and wine is drunk. And that is my answer when people ask me, Why do you write about hunger, and not wars or love?"... (read more)

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Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
by Ruth Reichl
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At an early age, Ruth Reichl discovered that "food could be a way of making sense of the world....If you watched people as they ate, you could find out who they were." Her deliciously crafted memoir, Tender at the Bone, is the story of a life determined,... (read more)

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The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food
The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food
by Dan Barber
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“Not since Michael Pollan has such a powerful storyteller emerged to reform American food.” —The Washington Post Todays optimistic farm-to-table food culture has a dark secret: the local food movement has failed to change how we eat. It... (read more)

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The Proof and the Pudding: What Mathematicians, Cooks, and You Have in Common
The Proof and the Pudding: What Mathematicians, Cooks, and You Have in Common
by Jim Henle
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"If you're a fan of Julia Child or Martin Gardner--who respectively proved that anyone can have fun preparing fancy food and doing real mathematics--you'll enjoy this playful yet passionate romp from Jim Henle. It's stuffed with tasty treats and... (read more)

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The Last Chinese Chef
The Last Chinese Chef
by Nicole Mones
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“Sassy, brash, acrobatic and colorful . . . I want to read it again and again.” —Time “Impressive . . . Soffers style is natural and assured.” —Meg Wolitzer, All Things Considered, NPR Lorca spends her life... (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 this meditation on cooking and eating, Tamar Adler weaves philosophy and instruction into approachable lessons on feeding ourselves well. An Everlasting Meal demonstrates the implicit frugality in cooking. In essays on forgotten skills such as boiling,... (read more)

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Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook. Anthony Bourdain
Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook. Anthony Bourdain
by Anthony Bourdain
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An instant New York Times bestseller and the follow-up to the mega-hit Kitchen Confidential In the ten years since Anthony Bourdain's classic Kitchen Confidential first alerted us to the idiosyncrasies and lurking perils of eating out, much has changed... (read more)

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A Cook's Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisines
A Cook's Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisines
by Anthony Bourdain
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The only thing "gonzo gastronome" and internationally bestselling author Anthony Bourdain loves as much as cooking is traveling. Inspired by the question, "What would be the perfect meal?," Tony sets out on a quest for his culinary holy grail, and in the... (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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My Life in France
My Life in France
by Julia Child and Alex Prud'homme
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In her own words, here is the captivating story of Julia Child's years in France, where she fell in love with French food and found "her true calling." From the moment the ship docked in Le Havre in the fall of 1948 and Julia watched the well-muscled... (read more)

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