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The Permaculture Book of Ferment and Human Nutrition
The Permaculture Book of Ferment and Human Nutrition
by Bill Mollison
Staff Pick
During the many years it was out of print, The Permaculture Book of Ferment and Human Nutrition garnered something of a cult following, while high demand and limited availability drove its price into the hundreds. Thanks to the good folks at Tagari... (read more)

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Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces from the Author of Food in Jars
Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces from the Author of Food in Jars
by Marisa McClellan
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Seasonal Canning in Small Bites 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”... (read more)

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Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year-Round
Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year-Round
by Marisa McClellan
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Popular food blogger Marisa McClellan takes you through all manner of food in jars, storing away the tastes of all seasons for later. Basics like jams and jellies are accompanied by pickles, chutneys, conserves, whole fruit, tomato sauces, salsas... (read more)

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A History of the World in 6 Glasses
A History of the World in 6 Glasses
by Tom Standage
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Like Nathaniel's Nutmeg: Or, the True and Incredible Adventure of the Spice Trader Who Changed the Course of History, Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time, and other enjoyable histories that... (read more)

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Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique
Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique
by Jeffrey Morgenthaler and Martha Holmberg
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Written by renowned bartender and cocktail blogger Jeffrey Morgenthaler, The Bar Book is the only technique-driven cocktail handbook out there. This indispensable guide breaks down bartending into essential techniques, and then applies them to building... (read more)

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Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
by Michael Moss
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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Atlantic • The Huffington Post • Men’s Journal • MSN (U.K.) • Kirkus Reviews • Publishers Weekly #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Every year, the average American eats thirty-three... (read more)

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Pok Pok: Food and Stories from the Streets, Homes, and Roadside Restaurants of Thailand
Pok Pok: Food and Stories from the Streets, Homes, and Roadside Restaurants of Thailand
by Andy Ricker and JJ Goode
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Having once lived in Thailand, discovering Andy Ricker's Portland restaurant was a revelation. Pok Pok is the only Thai restaurant I've been to here that truly tastes (and smells, sounds, and feels) like Thailand. Now, with this part cookbook, part food... (read more)

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Gluten Is My Bitch: Rants, Recipes, and Ridiculousness for the Gluten-Free
Gluten Is My Bitch: Rants, Recipes, and Ridiculousness for the Gluten-Free
by April Peveteaux
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Our bodies are complex, beautiful systems that can sometimes go rogue. Just when you thought you couldn't handle seeing one more person eat a cream-filled doughnut without you, April Peveteaux comes along and makes you laugh out loud at the absurdity of... (read more)

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The Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity, Based on the Wisdom of America's Most Imaginative Chefs
The Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity, Based on the Wisdom of America's Most Imaginative Chefs
by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg
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While not exactly a cookbook, Page and Dornenburg provide a thoroughly researched list of flavor "affinities" for thousands of ingredients. If you find yourself staring into a bare cupboard or fridge, flip this bad boy open for some inspiration and get... (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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Joy of Cooking: 75th Anniversary Edition
Joy of Cooking: 75th Anniversary Edition
by Irma S. Rombauer and Marion Rombauer Becker and Ethan Becker
Staff Pick
I come from a line of smart, independent women who swear by The Joy of Cooking — my mom and aunts received copies of it from their mom when they struck out on their own, and I got this 75th anniversary edition from them when I turned 18. It's a... (read more)

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The Kinfolk Table: Recipes for Small Gatherings
The Kinfolk Table: Recipes for Small Gatherings
by Nathan Williams
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This recipe collection from Portland-based Kinfolk magazine celebrates stylish young foodies who host perfectly imperfect gatherings. But even the most inept home cook will appreciate the sumptuous photography and thoughtful introductions to each... (read more)

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How to Cook Everything: The Basics: All You Need to Make Great Food
How to Cook Everything: The Basics: All You Need to Make Great Food
by Mark Bittman
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Full of straightforward, well-crafted recipes and amazingly beautiful step-by-step photos, this cookbook is a goldmine for chefs of all levels. Though it works well for even the most seasoned of culinary wizards, beginners will be especially delighted by... (read more)

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The New Basics Cookbook
The New Basics Cookbook
by Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins
Staff Pick
Rosso and Lukins's New Basics is a fantastic overall cooking resource. I'm a bit of a cookbook nut, yet, of all the volumes on my shelves, this is the one that I regularly return to for ideas, guidance on the fundamentals (measurements, roasting time... (read more)

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Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone
Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone
by Deborah Madison
Staff Pick
I run across many, many cookbooks, and more often than not take them home to try them out. This cookbook has quickly become one of my favorites. Every recipe — really, every one! — that I've tried so far has been excellent — not just... (read more)

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The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
by Michael Pollan
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True or false: One out of every four items for sale in the average American supermarket contains corn? (Think, think, think...) Believe it or not, it's true. If this unsettles you — or just plain doesn't make sense — pick up a copy of Michael Pollan... (read more)

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One-Hour Cheese: Ricotta, Mozzarella, Chevre, Paneer--Even Burrata. Fresh and Simple Cheeses You Can Make in an Hour or Less!
One-Hour Cheese: Ricotta, Mozzarella, Chevre, Paneer--Even Burrata. Fresh and Simple Cheeses You Can Make in an Hour or Less!
by Claudia Lucero
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It's a DIY cook's dream come true: It's pizza night, and you've made n not only the crust and sauce but the mozzarella, too. Or you're whipping up quesadillas for a snack, using your homemade Triple Pepper Hack. Or the dinner party's in high gear and out... (read more)

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Put 'em Up!: A Comprehensive Home Preserving Guide for the Creative Cook, from Drying and Freezing to Canning and Pickling
Put 'em Up!: A Comprehensive Home Preserving Guide for the Creative Cook, from Drying and Freezing to Canning and Pickling
by Sherri Brooks Vinton
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If your cool aunt taught you how to preserve and make jam, Put 'em Up! would be the chronicle of her lessons. Sherri Brooks Vinton knows preserving, and she peppers the recipes with tips learned only through experience. Canning can even be a party... (read more)

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Toro Bravo: Stories. Recipes. No Bull.
Toro Bravo: Stories. Recipes. No Bull.
by John Gorham and Liz Crain
Staff Pick
Gorham creates Spanish-style dishes with layered and complex flavors. Recipes are augmented with the personal history of their evolution in Gorham's kitchen, making Toro Bravo a bit like enjoying dining at the chef's table at this favorite Portland... (read more)

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Appetite for Reduction: 125 Fast and Filling Low-Fat Vegan Recipes
Appetite for Reduction: 125 Fast and Filling Low-Fat Vegan Recipes
by Isa Chandra Moskowitz
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Favorite (and now local!) vegan chef Isa Chandra Moskowitz, of Vegan with a Vengeance and Veganomicon fame, brings us an antidote to a season of indulgence: incredibly delicious vegan recipes, with a focus on low fat and high fiber to make them even... (read more)

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