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Old Man Drinks: Recipes, Advice, and Barstool Wisdom
Old Man Drinks: Recipes, Advice, and Barstool Wisdom
by Robert Schnakenberg
Staff Pick
At first I liked Old Man Drinks for the geezer aphorisms. Then I noticed the drinks. These are workingman drinks of yesteryear and today — drinks you can order in any bar in any neighborhood in America without getting the stink eye from the bartender... (read more)

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Comfort Me with Apples: More Adventures at the Table
Comfort Me with Apples: More Adventures at the Table
by Ruth Reichl
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In 1978, when Comfort Me with Apples opens, the young woman we met in Tender at the Bone is living in a Berkeley commune with her husband, soon to find herself at the center of a revolution in the American food industry. She's hardly settled into her... (read more)

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Sarabeth's Bakery: From My Hands to Yours
Sarabeth's Bakery: From My Hands to Yours
by Sarabeth Levine
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A sure bet in a trip to New York City is a visit to one of Sarabeth's bakeries. For those of us enjoying "staycations," we now have Sarabeth's Bakery: From My Hands to Yours to bring a little fine baking to our meals. No longer do I have to dream of... (read more)

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Waiter Rant: Thanks for the Tip -- Confessions of a Cynical Waiter
Waiter Rant: Thanks for the Tip -- Confessions of a Cynical Waiter
by The Waiter
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Waiter Rant is a delightful look at restaurant life from the other side of the tablecloth. The Waiter will enlighten and instruct you while sometimes grossing you out. Comparisons to Kitchen Confidential can’t be avoided, and Waiter Rant is a welcome... (read more)

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Born Round: The Secret History of a Full-Time Eater
Born Round: The Secret History of a Full-Time Eater
by Frank Bruni
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A funny, brutally honest memoir from New York Times restaurant critic Frank Bruni about his complicated relationship with food. Truly original and compulsively readable.... (read more)

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The El Paso Chile Company Margarita Cookbook
The El Paso Chile Company Margarita Cookbook
by W Park Kerr
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Frozen watermelon Margaritas. Last summer I scooped out and froze many bags of watermelon so that my friends and I could enjoy this chilled treat all winter. Good thing summer is back on its way; I'm out of watermelon and ready to stock up again. Aside... (read more)

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Party Vegan: Fabulous, Fun Food for Every Occasion
Party Vegan: Fabulous, Fun Food for Every Occasion
by Robin Robertson
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Hors d'oeuvres can make or break a party, and Party Vegan lives up to its claim of "fabulous, fun food" with recipes for delicious appetizers. Other than the cover, there are no pictures, but the snacks are mostly simple to make and easy to imagine. Hey,... (read more)

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The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook
The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook
by Rachel Saunders
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Can't get to the Bay area to get your Blue Chair fix? Make your own Blue Chair jam with this beautiful, beautiful cookbook. The recipes run the gamut, from basic to gently nuanced to deliciously spirited. And yummy! And beautiful. Did I mention beautiful?... (read more)

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Cake Wrecks: When Professional Cakes Go Hilariously Wrong
Cake Wrecks: When Professional Cakes Go Hilariously Wrong
by Jen Yates
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In this day and age, any book that can make me laugh out loud earns top o' the list. Some of the pictures in this book are hilarious in themselves, but Yates adds captions with humor ranging from subtle to over-the-top. Keep Cake Wrecks handy for when... (read more)

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Local Flavors: Cooking and Eating from America's Farmers' Markets
Local Flavors: Cooking and 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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Moonshine!: Recipes * Tall Tales * Drinking Songs * Historical Stuff * Knee-Slappers * How to Make It * How to Drink It * Pleasin'
Moonshine!: Recipes * Tall Tales * Drinking Songs * Historical Stuff * Knee-Slappers * How to Make It * How to Drink It * Pleasin'
by Matthew B Rowley
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Wanna make hooch? Equipped with this book, you can definitely get your moonshining craft started right. Rowley presents the basics of distillation in a concise, fun-to-read manner. Plus, Moonshine! includes a fantastic bibliography for further firewater... (read more)

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The Wine Trials 2010: The World's Bestselling Guide to Inexpensive Wines, with the 150 Winning Wines Under $15 from the Latest Vintages
The Wine Trials 2010: The World's Bestselling Guide to Inexpensive Wines, with the 150 Winning Wines Under $15 from the Latest Vintages
by Robin Goldstein and Alexis Herschkowitsch
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It's no secret among my friends that I like cheap wine. But I like good cheap wine. Both the 2009 and the 2010 editions of Wine Trials have featured some wines that I have tried and found tasty. This makes me excited to try more of their suggested... (read more)

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Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook: 100 Great Recipes, Photographs, and Voices
Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook: 100 Great Recipes, Photographs, and Voices
by Foodista Inc
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I love a book of tried and proven recipes, and with a collection of favorite foods from well-known bloggers, you know you're going to find some treasures. Each recipe has an introduction that matters — a sure sign of a well-written recipe — and gives... (read more)

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Betty Goes Vegan
Betty Goes Vegan
by Annie Shannon and Dan Shannon
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If I could only consult one cookbook, it would have to be Betty Goes Vegan by Dan and Annie Shannon! It has every kind of recipe you could possibly need, whether it be a fancy dish to impress your dinner guests or just some simple, delicious comfort food... (read more)

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Life's Too Short to Fold Fitted Sheets
Life's Too Short to Fold Fitted Sheets
by Lisa Quinn
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I am neither a mom nor an author nor an Emmy Award-winning TV host... nonetheless, I feel like Lisa Quinn and I have a lot in common. We are both recovering perfectionist control freaks, looking for ways to clean, decorate, and entertain like Martha... (read more)

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The United States of Arugula: How We Became a Gourmet Nation
The United States of Arugula: How We Became a Gourmet Nation
by David Kamp
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I was recently in a chain grocery store in a very small town in Louisiana, and was surprised to find fresh, organic tofu on their shelves. (Not much of it, but still.) David Kamp knows how it got there. In The United States of Arugula, Kamp examines how... (read more)

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Knives at Dawn: America's Quest for Culinary Glory at the Legendary Bocuse D'Or Competition
Knives at Dawn: America's Quest for Culinary Glory at the Legendary Bocuse D'Or Competition
by Andrew Friedman
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These behind-the-scenes reports offer a look at the real-life Top Chef, in which culinary teams fight to triumph over other competing nations. I love televised cooking contests, and Knives at Dawn packs in what is lost on the shows: the chefs' thoughts... (read more)

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My Pizza: The Easy No-Knead Way to Make Spectacular Pizza at Home
My Pizza: The Easy No-Knead Way to Make Spectacular Pizza at Home
by Jim Lahey and Rick Flaste
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I am a pizza fanatic and thought I knew everything there was to know about making amazing pies at home. Jim Lahey took my pizza making to the next level. The book is worth it just for the simple oven technique he offers that helps make the most of your... (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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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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