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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Cigars (Complete Idiot's Guides)

Tad Gage

For millions of men and women, it’s the ultimate pleasure … From private parties to hip bars to posh gentlemen’s clubs, cigar smoking has become an eight billion dollar global pastime. But, like wine, a fine cigar requires dedicated study... (read more)

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Wine Tasting (Teach Yourself)

Beverley Blanning

For complete amateurs and enthusiasts alike, this guide covers storing, buying, and ordering in restaurants as well as serving at dinners and parties Helping wine drinkers to discover what wines they enjoy, this guide will enable them to feel... (read more)

Table Setting
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Dishes: 623 Colorful, Wonderful Dinner Plates

Shax Riegler

Dishes is the dish obsessive's dream come true--a definitive guide to the colorful, wonderful dinner plate, with hundreds of patterns organized thematically and annotated with historical details and charming anecdotes that span centuries and continents... (read more)

Quotes and Trivia
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Schott`S Food and Drink Miscellany

Ben Schott

The author of last year's Christmas bestseller, "Schott's Original Miscellany", returns with this complete reference for all things culinary. Expect the familiar mix of trivial, bizarre and pointless facts, and, as a result, the same widespread appeal to... (read more)

Historical Food and Cooking
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The Sushi Economy: Globalization and the Making of a Modern Delicacy

Sash Issenberg

Now in paperback, the highly acclaimed exploration of sushi’s surprising history, global business, and international allure One generation ago, sushi’s narrow reach ensured that sports fishermen who caught tuna in most of parts of the world sold the... (read more)

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  2. Dishing Up Oregon: 145 Recipes That... Used Trade Paper $13.95
  3. Salt: A World History
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  4. The Art of Fermentation: An In-Depth...
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  5. As Always, Julia: The Letters of...
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  6. The Drunken Botanist
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  7. The Flavor Bible: The Essential... New Hardcover $38.00
  8. Wild Fermentation: The Flavor,...
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  9. Proof: The Science of Booze New Hardcover $26.00
  10. Make Some Beer: Small-Batch Recipes... Used Trade Paper $14.50
  11. The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural...
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  12. A History of Food in 100 Recipes.... Sale Hardcover $14.98
  13. Bitters: A Spirited History of a... New Hardcover $24.99
  14. Cod: A Biography of the Fish That...
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  15. Ratio: The Simple Codes behind the...
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  16. A History of the World in 6 Glasses
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  17. The Wine Bible Used Trade Paper $10.95
  18. A Cook's Initiation Into the... Sale Trade Paper $16.98
  19. On Food and Cooking: The Science and...
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  20. Ruhlman's Twenty
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  21. Homemade Liqueurs and Infused... New Trade Paper $18.95
  22. Cod Used Trade Paper $8.50
  23. The Basque History of the World: The...
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  24. How Carrots Won the Trojan War:... Used Trade Paper $6.50

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