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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 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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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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Cookin' with Coolio: 5 Star Meals at a 1 Star Price
Cookin' with Coolio: 5 Star Meals at a 1 Star Price
by Coolio
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Let's face it: no one has the time to cook a decent meal. NO ONE. That's why Coolio has taken the best of his former cooking show and compiled this collection of quick, cheap, and delicious recipes. Your date will be impressed, and you'll spend under $20... (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
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"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
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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 Volumetrics Weight-Control Plan: Feel Full on Fewer Calories
The Volumetrics Weight-Control Plan: Feel Full on Fewer Calories
by Barbara Rolls
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When friends tell me to pick a book for them to read that I really like, this is the one I give most often. Brilliant, wacko, kooky, sharp short stories from one of my favorite writers.... (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
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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
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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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The Ethical Gourmet
The Ethical Gourmet
by Jay Weinstein
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Homesweet Homegrown: How to Grow, Make and Store Food, No Matter Where You Live
Homesweet Homegrown: How to Grow, Make and Store Food, No Matter Where You Live
by Robyn Jasko and Jennifer Biggs
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Just as a small plot of land can yield a bountiful harvest, this unassuming little book packs quite a punch. Jasko's friendly, informative, and unfussy instructions cover all the basics of growing, preparing, and preserving your own food, while Biggs's... (read more)

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Spork-Fed: Super Fun and Flavorful Vegan Recipes from the Sisters of Spork Foods
Spork-Fed: Super Fun and Flavorful Vegan Recipes from the Sisters of Spork Foods
by Jenny Engel
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Even if you're not vegan (or even vegetarian), this cookbook is bursting with unique recipes that will tantalize your taste buds and convert the most dyed-in-the-wool carnivore. If you're looking for healthy (and easy-to-make) recipes for everyday meals,... (read more)

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The Spice Merchant's Daughter: Recipes and Simple Spice Blends for the American Kitchen
The Spice Merchant's Daughter: Recipes and Simple Spice Blends for the American Kitchen
by Christina Arokiasamy
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Written in a clear, simple style, and peppered with personal anecdotes, The Spice Merchant's Daughter offers readers a friendly invitation to cook Southeast Asian food with confidence and pleasure. With her inspired and authentic recipes, Arokiasamy... (read more)

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The New Book of Middle Eastern Food
The New Book of Middle Eastern Food
by Claudia Roden
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This cookbook is a winner! I love Middle Eastern food and everything I have made from this book has been wonderful. I cooked a dinner entirely of Roden's dishes for friends, and they bought the book on their way home. Roden intersperses her recipes with... (read more)

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