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Fresh Off the Boat
Fresh Off the Boat
Written by Eddie Huang, Read by Eddie Huang
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385363662
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Fresh Off the Boat
A Memoir
Written by Eddie Huang
Read by Eddie Huang


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $17.50

“Long before I met him, I was a fan of his writing, and his merciless wit. He’s bigger than food.”—Anthony Bourdain

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

Eddie Huang is the thirty-year-old proprietor of Baohaus—the hot East Village hangout where foodies, stoners, and students come... Read more >
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Dearie
Dearie
Written by Bob Spitz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307990839
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Dearie
The Remarkable Life of Julia Child
Written by Bob Spitz


Format: Trade Paperback, 1008 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $30.00

It’s rare for someone to emerge in America who can change our attitudes, our beliefs, and our very culture. It’s even rarer when that someone is a middle-aged, six-foot three-inch woman whose first exposure to an unsuspecting public is cooking an omelet on a hot plate on a local TV station. ... Read more >
Dearie
Dearie
Written by Bob Spitz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307961129
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Dearie
The Remarkable Life of Julia Child
Written by Bob Spitz


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

It’s rare for someone to emerge in America who can change our attitudes, our beliefs, and our very culture. It’s even rarer when that someone is a middle-aged, six-foot three-inch woman whose first exposure to an unsuspecting public is cooking an omelet on a hot plate on a local TV station. ... Read more >
Dearie
Dearie
Written by Bob Spitz, Read by Kimberly Farr
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780449012871
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Dearie
The Remarkable Life of Julia Child
Written by Bob Spitz
Read by Kimberly Farr


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $50.00

It’s rare for someone to emerge in America who can change our attitudes, our beliefs, and our very culture. It’s even rarer when that someone is a middle-aged, six-foot three-inch woman whose first exposure to an unsuspecting public is cooking an omelet on a hot plate on a local TV station. ... Read more >
Dearie
Dearie
Written by Bob Spitz, Read by Kimberly Farr
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449012888
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Dearie
The Remarkable Life of Julia Child
Written by Bob Spitz
Read by Kimberly Farr


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $30.00

It’s rare for someone to emerge in America who can change our attitudes, our beliefs, and our very culture. It’s even rarer when that someone is a middle-aged, six-foot three-inch woman whose first exposure to an unsuspecting public is cooking an omelet on a hot plate on a local TV station. ... Read more >
Yes, Chef
Yes, Chef
Written by Marcus Samuelsson and Veronica Chambers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780440338819
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Yes, Chef
A Memoir
Written by Marcus Samuelsson and Veronica Chambers


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2012
Price: $11.99

JAMES BEARD AWARD NOMINEE • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY VOGUE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“One of the great culinary stories of our time.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times
 
It begins with a simple ritual: Every Saturday afternoon, a boy who loves to cook walks to his grandmother’s...

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Yes, Chef
Yes, Chef
Written by Marcus Samuelsson, Read by Marcus Samuelsson
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780449008614
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Yes, Chef
A Memoir
Written by Marcus Samuelsson
Read by Marcus Samuelsson


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: June 26, 2012
Price: $40.00

JAMES BEARD AWARD NOMINEE • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY VOGUE • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“One of the great culinary stories of our time.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times
 
It begins with a simple ritual: Every Saturday afternoon, a boy who loves to cook walks to his grandmother’s house and...

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Yes, Chef
Yes, Chef
Written by Marcus Samuelsson, Read by Marcus Samuelsson
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449008621
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Yes, Chef
A Memoir
Written by Marcus Samuelsson
Read by Marcus Samuelsson


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: June 26, 2012
Price: $20.00

JAMES BEARD AWARD NOMINEE • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY VOGUE • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“One of the great culinary stories of our time.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times
 
It begins with a simple ritual: Every Saturday afternoon, a boy who loves to cook walks to his grandmother’s house and...

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Apron Anxiety
Apron Anxiety
Written by Alyssa Shelasky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307952141
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Apron Anxiety
My Messy Affairs In and Out of the Kitchen
Written by Alyssa Shelasky


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $14.00

“Hot sex, looking good, scoring journalistic triumphs . . . nothing made Alyssa love herself enough until she learned to cook. There's a racy plot and a surprising moral in this intimate and delicious book.”
--Gael Greene, creator of Insatiable-Critic.com and author of Insatiable: Tales from a Life of Delicious Excess

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Apron Anxiety
Apron Anxiety
Written by Alyssa Shelasky
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307952158
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Apron Anxiety
My Messy Affairs In and Out of the Kitchen
Written by Alyssa Shelasky


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $9.99

“Hot sex, looking good, scoring journalistic triumphs . . . nothing made Alyssa love herself enough until she learned to cook. There's a racy plot and a surprising moral in this intimate and delicious book.”
--Gael Greene, creator of Insatiable-Critic.com and author of Insatiable: Tales from a Life of Delicious Excess

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Balzac's Omelette
A Delicious Tour of French Food and Culture with Honore'de Balzac
Written by Anka Muhlstein


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $19.95

“Tell me where you eat, what you eat, and at what time you eat, and I will tell you who you are. ”This is the motto of Anka Muhlstein’s erudite and witty book about the ways food and the art of the table feature in Honoré de Balzac’s The Human Comedy... Read more >
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Love by the Glass
Love by the Glass
Written by Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588361516
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Love by the Glass
Tasting Notes from a Marriage
Written by Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 2, 2011
Price: $13.99

“I am deeply inspired by this heartwarming story of how two people found love and—even better—a way to get paid for drinking wine.” —Dave Barry

Internationally renowned journalists Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher present a captivating memoir about falling in love with each other and with wine.

She grew up... Read more >
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Balzac's Omelette
Balzac's Omelette
Written by Anka Muhlstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590514733
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Balzac's Omelette
A Delicious Tour of French Food and Culture with Honore'de Balzac
Written by Anka Muhlstein


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $19.95

"Tell me where you eat, what you eat, and at what time you eat, and I will tell you who you are." This is the motto of Anka Muhlstein’s erudite and witty book about the ways food and the art of the table feature in Honoré de Balzac’s The Human Comedy... Read more >
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Beaten, Seared, and Sauced
Beaten, Seared, and Sauced
Written by Jonathan Dixon
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307953346
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Beaten, Seared, and Sauced
On Becoming a Chef at the Culinary Institute of America
Written by Jonathan Dixon


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $12.99

Millions of people fantasize about leaving their old lives behind, enrolling in cooking school, and training to become a chef. But for those who make the decision, the difference between the dream and reality can be gigantic—especially at the top cooking school in the country. For the first time in the... Read more >
The Wild Vine
The Wild Vine
Written by Todd Kliman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307409379
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The Wild Vine
A Forgotten Grape and the Untold Story of American Wine
Written by Todd Kliman


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $15.00

A rich romp through untold American history featuring fabulous characters, The Wild Vine is the tale of a little-known American grape that rocked the fine-wine world of the nineteenth century and is poised to do so again today.


Author Todd Kliman sets out on an epic quest to unravel the mystery behind... Read more >
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How to Eat a Small Country
How to Eat a Small Country
Written by Amy Finley
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307952431
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How to Eat a Small Country
A Family's Pursuit of Happiness, One Meal at a Time
Written by Amy Finley


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 29, 2011
Price: $9.99

"How to Eat a Small Country shares a few key traits with Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love in particular an infectiously likeable narrator and mouthwatering descriptions of European food. But Finley’s memoir is less precious, more honest, and ultimately more rewarding." -- Boston Globe

A professionally trained cook turned stay-at-home mom, Amy Finley decided... Read more >
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The Wild Vine
The Wild Vine
Written by Todd Kliman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307591302
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The Wild Vine
A Forgotten Grape and the Untold Story of American Wine
Written by Todd Kliman


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $11.99

A rich romp through untold American history featuring fabulous characters, The Wild Vine is the tale of a little-known American grape that rocked the fine-wine world of the nineteenth century and is poised to do so again today.


Author Todd Kliman sets out on an epic quest to unravel the mystery behind... Read more >
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