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Edible: A Celebration of Local Foods
Edible: A Celebration of Local Foods
by Tracey Ryder and Carol Topalian
Staff Pick
Much of Edible is almost a travelogue to U.S. sustainable staycations. U.S. and a bit of Canada: Hello, Granville Island, Vancouver! It's fun to read about your own area and dream of future visits away. In the meanwhile, Edible is packed with rustic and... (read more)

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The Hip Girl's Guide to the Kitchen: A Hit-The-Ground Running Approach to Stocking Up and Cooking Delicious, Nutritious, and Affordable Meals
The Hip Girl's Guide to the Kitchen: A Hit-The-Ground Running Approach to Stocking Up and Cooking Delicious, Nutritious, and Affordable Meals
by Kate Payne
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The author of The Hip Girls Guide to Homemaking shows you how to love your kitchen and learn to make creative, delicious food without breaking your budget.  Even if you only know how to use the microwave, you can become a confident cook with Kate... (read more)

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Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food
Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food
by Jeff Potter
Staff Pick
Cooking for Geeks is not only one of my favorite cookbooks of 2010, it may be one of my top five books of the year, period. It's that readable. I'd say that Jeff Potter is like Harold McGee or Alton Brown for the nerd herd, but, really, any DIY foodista... (read more)

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La Cuisine: Everyday French Home Cooking
La Cuisine: Everyday French Home Cooking
by Francoise Bernard
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La Cuisine is uncomplicated French cooking for real kitchens. Generations of French families have been raised on these homey recipes, collected here in a huge book wrapped with a sweet gingham dust-jacket. Bernard's take on home cooking will add some... (read more)

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The Art of Mexican Cooking: Traditional Mexican Cooking for Aficionados
The Art of Mexican Cooking: Traditional Mexican Cooking for Aficionados
by Diana Kennedy
Staff Pick
There is no advocate of Mexican cooking who is more informed than Diana Kennedy. Passionate home cooks will find this classic, now back in print, an essential reference for creating authentic Mexican food. From casual to festive, these reliable... (read more)

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The Accidental Connoisseur: An Irreverent Journey Through the Wine World
The Accidental Connoisseur: An Irreverent Journey Through the Wine World
by Lawrence Osborne
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Just a pleasurable romp through the wine industry, spotlit by the many illustrious people behind the scenes who own and run the wineries around the world.... (read more)

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The Improvisational Cook
The Improvisational Cook
by Sally Schneider
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What if a cookbook didn't stop at great recipes? What if it made you a better, more confident cook? The Improvisational Cook will show you how to make decadent Chocolate Wonders and a delicious Tuscan Island Shellfish Stew, sure, but Sally Schneider also... (read more)

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From Seed to Table: A Practical Guide to Eating and Growing Green
From Seed to Table: A Practical Guide to Eating and Growing Green
by Janette Haase
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Want to eat greener, but unsure how to start? From Seed to Table has it all: garden planning and maintenance, monthly suggestions, organic pest control, philosophical basics, and recipes for your harvest.... (read more)

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Vegan Brunch: Homestyle Recipes Worth Waking Up For -- From Asparagus Omelets to Pumpkin Pancakes
Vegan Brunch: Homestyle Recipes Worth Waking Up For -- From Asparagus Omelets to Pumpkin Pancakes
by Isa Chandra Moskowitz
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Vegan Brunch is the latest compendium of vegan delights from Isa Moskowitz, the friendliest cookbook writer in town! This innovative and inviting book has all the recipes, tips, and mouth-watering photos you need to serve up brunch with flavor and style.... (read more)

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Tom Fitzmorris's New Orleans Food: More Than 250 of the City's Best Recipes to Cook at Home
Tom Fitzmorris's New Orleans Food: More Than 250 of the City's Best Recipes to Cook at Home
by Tom Fitzmorris
Staff Pick
"Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans." Every brush with disaster that New Orleans endures reminds me of the great value of this fantastic city. The people, the music, and, oh my goodness, the food. Tom Fitzmorris has great heart for gulf... (read more)

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The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell
The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell
by Mark Kurlansky
Staff Pick
Mark Kurlansky is King of the microhistory. Much like his previous books  Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World and Salt: A World History, The Big Oyster goes way beyond the usual scope of food history, this time detailing the oyster's... (read more)

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The Essential Vegetarian Cookbook: Your Guide to the Best Foods on Earth: What to Eat, How to Prepare It
The Essential Vegetarian Cookbook: Your Guide to the Best Foods on Earth: What to Eat, How to Prepare It
by Diana Shaw
Staff Pick
This cookbook is so great, I own two copies! One for kitchen use and one that is for menu planning and reference. At the back of The Essential Vegetarian Cookbook, there is a guide to grains, legumes, and vegetables — how/when to buy, store, and... (read more)

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Italian Classics
Italian Classics
by Cook's Illustrated Magazine
Staff Pick
Italian Classics is a cookbook I'm thrilled to have in my kitchen. Not only are the recipes mouthwatering, they're also informative and well-researched. Cook's Illustrated's test kitchens have done considerable investigatory prep-work and their results... (read more)

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Nigella Christmas: Food Family Friends Festivities
Nigella Christmas: Food Family Friends Festivities
by Nigella Lawson
Staff Pick
Nigella Christmas borderlines on being a coffee table book. It's a bit oversized, rich in festive red and white, and kitschy all over. That is part of its charm — that, along with the toothsome Nigella. The recipes are holiday special and comforting as... (read more)

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The Ethical Gourmet
The Ethical Gourmet
by Jay Weinstein
Staff Pick
Like many, I want to eat well and yet have as little harmful impact on my environment as possible. Thanks to Weinstein I feel so much better informed about the choices I can make, and have had my eyes opened to factors I hadn't stopped to consider (the... (read more)

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The Instant Cook
The Instant Cook
by Donna Hay
Staff Pick
When you can finally drag yourself away from the glorious photographs and into the kitchen to start cooking, you will be richly rewarded by these delicious, elegant, and surprisingly simple recipes. Hay's style is clean and uncomplicated, and she offers... (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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Martha Stewart's Cupcakes: 175 Inspired Ideas for Everyone's Favorite Treat
Martha Stewart's Cupcakes: 175 Inspired Ideas for Everyone's Favorite Treat
by Martha Stewart Living Magazine
Staff Pick
Sometimes dainty and delicate, sometimes rich and gooey, the recipes in Martha Stewart's Cupcakes are full of mouth-watering mini delicacies that will tantalize your taste buds and keep your kitchen chock full of sugary goodness. With 175 great recipes... (read more)

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How to Cook Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Food
How to Cook Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Food
by Mark Bittman
Staff Pick
You must use the Bittman. Normally, I like lots of glossy photos and little banter in cookbooks, but How to Cook Everything is the exception. I've used it to cook a twenty-pound turkey, make sushi, and prepare all the strange vegetables that tempt me at... (read more)

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Palmento: A Sicilian Wine Odyssey (At Table)
Palmento: A Sicilian Wine Odyssey (At Table)
by Robert V. Camuto
Staff Pick
Palmento: A Sicilian Wine Odyssey is the chronicle of a year spent traveling the wine country of Sicily. Camuto has amazing recall and presents his tales with such clarity that you feel like you're noshing and imbibing along with him. But you'd better be... (read more)

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