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COOKBOOKS

So many tattered and well used cookbooks line the shelves of my library. While the wondrous convenience and efficiency of electronic media can’t be denied, I still love the feel of a book in my hands as my fingers flip through the pages. Most of these books are available in book and electronic formats.

Sweet: Desserts from London’s Ottolenghi

A New York Times best sellerA collection of over 110 recipes for sweets, baked goods, and confections from superstar chef Yotam Ottolenghi. 

The Magnolia Journal – 1 year subscription /4 issues

Magnolia Journal is a quarterly magazine by Chip and Joanna Gaines containing inspiration for life and home. Useful as a resource and a guide to living well, The Magnolia Journal contains stories, recipes, tips, and useful information you will refer back to again and again.

Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street: The New Home Cooking

Christopher Kimball, one of Epicurious‘ 100 Greatest Home Cooks of All Time, teaches a simple, bold, and healthy new way to cook.

Saveur: The New Classics Cookbook

From the editors of America’s favorite culinary magazine, Saveur: The New Classics Cookbook features more than 1000 well-curated recipes in an essential collection for home cooks.

The New Camp Cookbook: Gourmet Grub for Campers, Road Trippers, and Adventurers

There’s nothing quite like waking up in the woods and making breakfast in the open air, or gathering with friends around a fire after a long day of hiking.

The Moosewood Restaurant Table

The creators of America’s beloved natural foods restaurant, Moosewood, are back with The Moosewood Restaurant Table, their new book with over 250 brand new, never-before-published recipes.

Food52 A New Way to Dinner: A Playbook of Recipes and Strategies for the Week Ahead

A smart, inspiring cookbook showing how to plan, shop, and cook for dinners (and lunches and desserts) all through the week. The secret? Cooking ahead. 

Chelsea Market Cookbook: 100 Recipes from New York’s Premier Indoor Food Hall

The Chelsea Market Cookbook collects the most interesting and famous recipes from the market’s eclectic vendors and celebrity food personalities.

101 Asian Dishes You Need to Cook Before You Die: Discover a New World of Flavors in Authentic Recipes

Named one of the Top 10 Cookbooks of 2017 by the Los Angeles TimesAuthentic Asian Cooking Made Simple for Everyone.

State Bird Provisions: A Cookbook

The debut cookbook from one of the country’s most celebrated and pioneering restaurants, Michelin-starred State Bird Provisions in San Francisco.

The Art of Flavor: Practices and Principles for Creating Delicious Food

Two masters of composition – a chef and a perfumer – present a revolutionary new approach to creating delicious food.

Graze: Inspiration for Small Plates and Meandering Meals

Grazing is an enchanting way to eat. It means skipping from dish to dish, tasting different things without committing to a single one. It’s about creating multiple dishes that work together as a meal, that all share a theme, an aesthetic.

The Way to Cook

In her most creative and instructive cookbook, Julia Child distills a lifetime of cooking into 800 recipes emphasizing lightness, freshness, and simplicity. Chapters are structured around master recipes, followed by innumerable variations that are easily made once the basics are understood.

Zingerman’s Bakehouse

This is the must-have baking book for bakers of all skill levels. Since 1992, Michigan’s renowned artisanal bakery, Zingerman’s Bakehouse in Ann Arbor, has fed a fan base with their chewy brownies and gingersnaps, famous sour cream coffee cake, and fragrant loaves of Jewish rye, challah, and sourdough.

The Sullivan Street Bakery Cookbook

New from the bestselling author of My Bread: A clear, illustrated guide to making sourdough and the Italian-inspired café dishes from one of Manhattan’s best bakeries.

Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook

The long-awaited memoir from cultural icon and culinary standard bearer Alice Waters recalls the circuitous road and tumultuous times leading to the opening of what is arguably America’s most influential restaurant.

The Home Cook: Recipes to Know by Heart

The all-in-one cooking bible for a new generation with 300 recipes for everything from simple vinaigrettes and roast chicken to birthday cake and cocktails.

Meehan’s Bartender Manual

A stunningly packaged, definitive guide to bar-building from one of the world’s most acclaimed bartenders.

Vietnamese Cuisine from Elizabeth Street Cafe

French-inspired Vietnamese cooking from the cultural hub of Austin, Texas. “A Vietnamese cafe plus French bakery, Elizabeth Street Cafe combines the best of two worlds.” -goop

Kaukasis: A Culinary Journey through Georgia, Azerbaijan & Beyond

Award-winning cookbook author Olia Hercules takes a culinary trip through the Caucasus—the vibrant region that bridges Europe and Asia —and share the recipes, stories, and striking images of this rich region. 

 

Cheers to the Publican, Repast and Present: Recipes and Ramblings from an American Beer Hall

The highly anticipated narrative-rich cookbook by Chicago’s superstar chef, Paul Kahan, whose destination restaurant, The Publican, is known for its incredibly delicious pork- and seafood-centric, beer-friendly cooking. 

Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook: Eat Like You Give a F*ck

Thug Kitchen lives in the real world. Intheir first cookbook, they’re throwing down more than 100 recipes fortheir best-loved meals, snacks and sides for beginning cooks to homechefs. (Roasted Beer and Lime Cauliflower Tacos? Pumpkin Chili?

Love Real Food: More Than 100 Feel-Good Vegetarian Favorites to Delight the Senses and Nourish the Body

The path to a healthy body and happy belly is paved with real food―fresh, wholesome, sustainable food―and it doesn’t need to be so difficult. No one knows this more than Kathryne Taylor of America’s most popular vegetarian food blog, Cookie and Kate.

Vegan Cookbook for Beginners: The Essential Vegan Cookbook To Get Started

The Vegan Cookbook for Beginners was made for the everyday cook who wants to add delicious vegan meals into their diet and experience amazing health results.

Kitchen Confidential Updated Edition: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

A deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade from Chef Anthony Bourdain, laying out his more than a quarter-century of drugs, sex, and haute cuisine—now with all-new, never-before-published material.

Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South

The NEW YORK TIMES bestseller and winner of an astonishing four IACP AWARDS, including COOKBOOK OF THE YEAR and the JULIA CHILD FIRST BOOK AWARD.

Half Baked Harvest Cookbook: Recipes from My Barn in the Mountains

Whether you need to get dinner on the table for your family tonight or are planning your next get-together with friends, Half Baked Harvest Cookbook has your new favorite recipe.

Make It Ahead: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
For the first time, trusted and beloved cookbook author Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, answers the number one question she receives from cooks: Can I make it ahead?

Better Homes and Gardens: New Cook Book, 16th Edition

The fully updated and revised edition of the best-selling, tried-and-true resource for generations of cooks

L’Appart: The Delights and Disasters of Making My Paris Home

Bestselling author and world-renowned chef David Lebovitz continues to mine the rich subject of his evolving ex-Pat life in Paris, using his perplexing experiences in apartment renovation as a launching point for stories about French culture, food, and what it means to revamp one’s life. Includes dozens of new recipes.