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Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany
Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany
by Bill Buford
Staff Pick
Much like Anthony Bourdain's sensational account of the culinary trenches of Amercian restaurant kitchens, Bill Buford's Heat gives readers an authentic look at his tenure as "kitchen slave" to celebrity chef Mario Batali. Including chapters on Batali's... (read more)

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How to Cook the Perfect Day
How to Cook the Perfect Day
by Nikki McClure
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Equal parts art book and recipe collection, this darling volume is everything you'd expect from the lovely Nikki McClure. Featuring her iconic paper-cut illustrations along with simple recipes, the artist's rendition of her "perfect food day" will... (read more)

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I Like You: Hospitality under the Influence
I Like You: Hospitality under the Influence
by Amy Sedaris
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A tongue-in-cheek pastiche of recipes and advice for host and guest alike, I Like You will embolden readers to take on any entertaining challenge, be it hosting children, a rich uncle, or a crew of lumberjacks.... (read more)

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Cooking in the Moment: A Year of Seasonal Recipes
Cooking in the Moment: A Year of Seasonal Recipes
by Andrea Reusing
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Cooking in the Moment is a vibrant seasonal recipe collection paired with lush photos and insightful commentary. James Beard Award nominee Andrea Reusing hit this one out of the park; it's a must have for every farmers market fanatic.... (read more)

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Baked Explorations: Classic American Desserts Reinvented
Baked Explorations: Classic American Desserts Reinvented
by Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito
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Not only is this book gorgeous, it's incredibly accessible. Baked, the beloved Brooklyn-based bakery, puts an original twist on treasured favorites — the desserts your grandma used to make, only better. Yeah, I said it. Your grandma can deal.... (read more)

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The Best Recipes in the World: More Than 1,000 International Dishes to Cook at Home
The Best Recipes in the World: More Than 1,000 International Dishes to Cook at Home
by Mark Bittman
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A must have for every home cook, Mark Bittman's fantastic anthology of world cuisine is a formidable collection of recipes on a broad range of cultures and cooking.... (read more)

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D.I.Y. Delicious: Recipes and Ideas for Simple Food from Scratch
D.I.Y. Delicious: Recipes and Ideas for Simple Food from Scratch
by Vanessa Barrington
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D.I.Y. Delicious offers ideas for cooking real food, without the jumping-on-the-bandwagon feeling you get from some slow-food cookbooks. This book is great for the cook who is still new to the kitchen, but is also a welcome guide for the seasoned cook... (read more)

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Edible Schoolyard: A Universal Idea
Edible Schoolyard: A Universal Idea
by Alice Waters
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Join bestselling author and Chez Panisse co-owner Alice Waters as she chronicles the transformation of a neglected urban schoolyard into a thriving organic garden and kitchen classroom, where students participate in all aspects of growing, harvesting... (read more)

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Mission Street Food: Recipes and Ideas from an Improbable Restaurant
Mission Street Food: Recipes and Ideas from an Improbable Restaurant
by Karen Leibowitz and Anthony Myint
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This first book from McSweeney's new cookbook imprint perfectly encapsulates the spirit of the both the publisher and the featured restaurant. Mission Street Food (the restaurant) is a shifting entity that's difficult to define — and this... (read more)

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How to Sew a Button: And Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew
How to Sew a Button: And Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew
by Erin Bried
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Entertaining and informative about so much more than buttons! SELF magazine writer Erin Bried has put together a darling volume, gleaning knowledge from 10 "grandmothers," that includes instruction on how to fillet a fish, darn a sock, make dandelion... (read more)

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Kill It and Grill It
Kill It and Grill It
by Ted Nugent and Shemane Nugent
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Initially I thought this was a joke title and grabbed the book because it was funny. I didn't know who Ted Nugent was (I know, I know... but I'm just not into the music scene) and wanted to show it to my husband (don't worry, he knows exactly who Ted is).... (read more)

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Is This Bottle Corked?: The Secret Life of Wine
Is This Bottle Corked?: The Secret Life of Wine
by Kathleen Burk and Michael Bywater
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This breezy factoid of a book is sopped in wine history, folklore, and anecdotes. Kathleen Burk, the Oxford-educated daughter of a California grape farmer, entertains with her quick wit and humor. She explores why Elizabeth David ever suggested serving... (read more)

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Shaken: 250 Classic Cocktails with a Twist
Shaken: 250 Classic Cocktails with a Twist
by Jane Lawson
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This dazzling edition is the perfect antidote to the grey February blahs one must slog through on the way to spring. Turn page after page of heady cocktails and eagerly anticipate balmy evenings and pitcher drinks on the porch. Brilliant photos of the... (read more)

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Weber's Art of the Grill: Recipes for Outdoor Living
Weber's Art of the Grill: Recipes for Outdoor Living
by Jamie Purviance
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Now that summer is on its way, Weber's Art of the Grill is a must for cooks who enjoy barbequing. The book is easy to follow; its recipes make the most of fresh ingredients. Photographs of the dishes are exceptional and make the recipes seem even more... (read more)

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The Paley's Place Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from the Pacific Northwest
The Paley's Place Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from the Pacific Northwest
by Vitaly Paley and Kimberly Paley and Robert Reynolds
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Infuse your cooking with the same enticing magic that Paley creates at his Portland restaurant. With delicious recipes and alluring photographs, this mouthwatering cookbook is the perfect addition to any cook's library.... (read more)

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Harvest to Heat: Cooking with America's Best Chefs, Farmers, and Artisans
Harvest to Heat: Cooking with America's Best Chefs, Farmers, and Artisans
by Darryl Estrine and Kelly Kochendorfer
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Harvest to Heat is a locavore cookbook featuring 100 never-before-published recipes from some of Portland's favorite restaurants: Higgins, Beast, Paley's Place, Le Pigeon, and more. It's a feast for the eyes, too, with gorgeous photos of artisanal foods.... (read more)

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Chocolate: A Bittersweet Saga of Dark and Light
Chocolate: A Bittersweet Saga of Dark and Light
by Mort Rosenblum
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"Nine of every ten persons say they love chocolate. The tenth lies." Starting with a quote from revered gourmand Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Rosenblum sets the tone for his in-depth study of a worldwide passion. Few things produce as visceral a response as... (read more)

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Stir: Mixing It Up in the Italian Tradition
Stir: Mixing It Up in the Italian Tradition
by Barbara Lynch
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This is my latest favorite cookbook. Besides good recipes, a good cookbook needs three things: great pictures, a story to tell, and it needs to teach you more about cooking than you already know. Stir has inspired me to make my own ricotta cheese (it's... (read more)

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Local Flavors: Cooking & Eating from America's Farmers' Markets
Local Flavors: Cooking & Eating from America's Farmers' Markets
by Deborah Madison
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Over the years, Deborah Madison has taught us that what is fresh is always better than what is being shipped in. She focuses on this edict in Local Flavors by offering up recipes which make use of seasonal farmers markets. Chapters are deftly arranged by... (read more)

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New Cook Book (15TH 10 Edition)
New Cook Book (15TH 10 Edition)
by Better Homes And Gardens
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I am not an experienced cook and I spent my 20s and 30s being a vegetarian, so this book is my absolute go-to book for basics and for cooking meat. I have owned my copy for 35 years. I rolled my eyes when my mother gave it to me and I cherish it now.... (read more)

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