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To the Bone
To the Bone
Written by Paul Liebrandt, Andrew Friedman and Heston Blumenthal
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ISBN: 9780770434175
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To the Bone

Written by Paul Liebrandt, Andrew Friedman and Heston Blumenthal


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $15.99

What defines a chef?

Despite the glamour attached to the profession today, a successful life in the kitchen is determined more by sacrifice than stardom, demanding a dedication bordering on obsession, all in pursuit of The Food. In this meditation on the culinary life that blends elements of memoir and cookbook, Paul... Read more >
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Japanese Soul Cooking
Japanese Soul Cooking
Written by Tadashi Ono and Harris Salat
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781607743521
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Japanese Soul Cooking
Ramen, Tonkatsu, Tempura, and More from the Streets and Kitchens of Tokyo and Beyond
Written by Tadashi Ono and Harris Salat


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $27.50

A collection of more than 100 recipes that introduces Japanese comfort food to American home cooks, exploring new ingredients, techniques, and the surprising origins of popular dishes like gyoza and tempura. 

Move over, sushi.

It’s time for gyoza, curry, tonkatsu, and furai. These icons of Japanese comfort food cooking are the dishes... Read more >
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Japanese Soul Cooking
Japanese Soul Cooking
Written by Tadashi Ono and Harris Salat
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Japanese Soul Cooking
Ramen, Tonkatsu, Tempura, and More from the Streets and Kitchens of Tokyo and Beyond
Written by Tadashi Ono and Harris Salat


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $14.99

A collection of more than 100 recipes that introduces Japanese comfort food to American home cooks, exploring new ingredients, techniques, and the surprising origins of popular dishes like gyoza and tempura. 

Move over, sushi.

It’s time for gyoza, curry, tonkatsu, and furai. These icons of Japanese comfort food cooking are the dishes you’ll find in every... Read more >
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The New California Wine
The New California Wine
Written by Jon Bonne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781607743002
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The New California Wine
A Guide to the Producers and Wines Behind a Revolution in Taste
Written by Jon Bonne


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $35.00

A comprehensive guide to the must-know wines and producers of California's "new generation," and the story of the iconoclastic young winemakers who have changed the face of California viniculture in recent years. 

The New California Wine is the untold story of the California wine industry: the young, innovative producers who are rewriting... Read more >
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The New California Wine
The New California Wine
Written by Jon Bonne
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ISBN: 9781607743019
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The New California Wine
A Guide to the Producers and Wines Behind a Revolution in Taste
Written by Jon Bonne


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $18.99

A comprehensive guide to the must-know wines and producers of California's "new generation," and the story of the iconoclastic young winemakers who have changed the face of California viniculture in recent years.
     The New California Wine is the untold story of the California wine industry: the young, innovative producers who are rewriting the... Read more >
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Notes from the Larder
Notes from the Larder
Written by Nigel Slater
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781607745433
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Notes from the Larder
A Kitchen Diary with Recipes
Written by Nigel Slater


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $40.00

Following on the success of Tender and Ripe, this companion to the bestselling Kitchen Diaries is a beautiful, inspiring chronicle of a year in food from beloved food writer Nigel Slater. 
   
Britain’s foremost food writer returns with his quietly passionate, idiosyncratic musings on a year in the kitchen, alongside more than 250 simple and seasonal... Read more >
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Notes from the Larder
Notes from the Larder
Written by Nigel Slater
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ISBN: 9781607745440
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Notes from the Larder
A Kitchen Diary with Recipes
Written by Nigel Slater


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $19.99

Following on the success of Tender and Ripe, this companion to the bestsellingKitchen Diaries is a beautiful, inspiring chronicle of a year in food from beloved food writer Nigel Slater.

In this companion to the bestselling Kitchen Diaries, Britain’s foremost food writer returns with quietly passionate, idiosyncratic musings on a year in the kitchen, alongside more... Read more >
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Book of Whole Meals
Book of Whole Meals
Written by Annemarie Colbin
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ISBN: 9780307833143
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Book of Whole Meals
A Seasonal Guide to Assembling Balanced Vegetarian Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinn ers
Written by Annemarie Colbin


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2013
Price: $11.99

"It is difficult to imagine a better course for practicing, would-be, or even part-time vegetarians," said The New York Times of Annemarie Colbin's cooking classes. And, in this book, the founder of the successful Natural Gourmet Cookery School in New York City offers a whole year's worth of her popular classes.

The... Read more >
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Blue Plate Special
Blue Plate Special
Written by Kate Christensen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385536271
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Blue Plate Special
An Autobiography of My Appetites
Written by Kate Christensen


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $11.99

From acclaimed novelist Kate Christensen, Blue Plate Special is a mouthwatering literary memoir about an unusual upbringing and the long, winding path to happiness.

“To taste fully is to live fully.” For Kate Christensen, food and eating have always been powerful connectors to self and world—“a subterranean conduit to sensuality, memory, desire.&rdquo...

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Blue Plate Special
Blue Plate Special
Written by Kate Christensen, Read by Tavia Gilbert
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804149013
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Blue Plate Special
An Autobiography of My Appetites
Written by Kate Christensen
Read by Tavia Gilbert


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $20.00

From acclaimed novelist Kate Christensen, Blue Plate Special is a mouthwatering literary memoir about an unusual upbringing and the long, winding path to happiness.

“To taste fully is to live fully.” For Kate Christensen, food and eating have always been powerful connectors to self and world—“a subterranean conduit to sensuality, memory, desire.&rdquo...

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The Perfect Peach
The Perfect Peach
Written by David Mas Masumoto, Marcy Masumoto and Nikiko Masumoto, Foreword by Rick Bayless
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781607743279
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The Perfect Peach
Recipes and Stories from the Masumoto Family Farm
Written by David Mas Masumoto, Marcy Masumoto and Nikiko Masumoto
Foreword by Rick Bayless


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $22.00

A cookbook showcasing the luscious flavor of peaches in 50 sweet and savory dishes, drawing on the life stories and experiences of America's foremost peach farming family, the Masumotos of California's central valley.

Enjoy the luscious versatility of summer’s finest fruit with fifty sweet and savory dishes.
 
The Masumoto family’s amazing heirloom peaches—which...

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The Perfect Peach
The Perfect Peach
Written by David Mas Masumoto, Marcy Masumoto and Nikiko Masumoto, Foreword by Rick Bayless
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ISBN: 9781607743286
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The Perfect Peach
Recipes and Stories from the Masumoto Family Farm
Written by David Mas Masumoto, Marcy Masumoto and Nikiko Masumoto
Foreword by Rick Bayless


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $12.99

A cookbook showcasing the luscious flavor of peaches in 50 sweet and savory dishes, drawing on the life stories and experiences of America's foremost peach farming family, the Masumotos of California's central valley.

Enjoy the luscious versatility of summer’s finest fruit with fifty sweet and savory dishes.
 
The Masumoto family’s amazing... Read more >
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Eat the City
Eat the City
Written by Robin Shulman
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ISBN: 9780307719065
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Eat the City
A Tale of the Fishers, Foragers, Butchers, Farmers, Poultry Minders, Sugar Refiners, Cane Cutters, Beekeepers, Winemakers, and Brewers Who Built New York
Written by Robin Shulman


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $15.00

New York, the city of money, glass, and concrete, seems like no kind of place to produce food. Yet in this smart, funny, and beautifully written book, Robin Shulman places today's urban food production in the context of hundreds of years of history, tracing the changing ways we live and eat. As... Read more >
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Steal the Menu
Steal the Menu
Written by Raymond Sokolov
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ISBN: 9780307962478
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Steal the Menu
A Memoir of Forty Years in Food
Written by Raymond Sokolov


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $11.99

Four decades of memories from a gastronome who witnessed the food revolution from the (well-provisioned) trenches—a delicious tour through contemporary food history.

When Raymond Sokolov became food editor of The New York Times in 1971, he began a long, memorable career as restaurant critic, food historian, and author. Here he traces...

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The Secret Lives of Baked Goods
Sweet Stories & Recipes for America's Favorite Desserts
Written by Jessie Oleson Moore
Photographed by Clare Barboza


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $24.95

Have you ever wondered where the ideas for baking red velvet cupcakes, brownies, birthday cake, Girl Scout cookies, and other dessert recipes came from? Discover the history behind America's most popular and nostalgic desserts with popular CakeSpy blogger and self-proclaimed "dessert detective" Jessie Oleson Moore. Moore has put her sweet-sleuthing skills... Read more >
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The Secret Lives of Baked Goods
The Secret Lives of Baked Goods
Written by Jessie Oleson Moore, Photographed by Clare Barboza
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ISBN: 9781570618536
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The Secret Lives of Baked Goods
Sweet Stories & Recipes for America's Favorite Desserts
Written by Jessie Oleson Moore
Photographed by Clare Barboza


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $24.95

Have you ever wondered where the ideas for baking red velvet cupcakes, brownies, birthday cake, Girl Scout cookies, and other dessert recipes came from? Discover the history behind America's most popular and nostalgic desserts with popular CakeSpy blogger and self-proclaimed "dessert detective" Jessie Oleson Moore. Moore has put her sweet-sleuthing skills... Read more >
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The Juice
The Juice
Written by Jay McInerney
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ISBN: 9780307948052
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The Juice
Vinous Veritas
Written by Jay McInerney


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $15.95

A generous new collection by the acclaimed novelist who, according to Salon, is also "the best wine writer in America."

For more than a decade, Jay McInerney's vinous essays have been praised by restaurateurs ("educational and delicious at the same time" —Mario Batali), by esteemed critics ("brilliant, witty, comical, and often shamelessly...

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The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage
The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage
Edited by Caroline M. Grant and Lisa Catherine Harper
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ISBN: 9781611800142
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The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage
True Tales of Food, Family, and How We Learn to Eat
Edited by Caroline M. Grant and Lisa Catherine Harper


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $16.95

Without mantras or manifestos, 29 writers serve up sharp, sweet, and candid memories; salty irreverence; and delicious original recipes.  Food is so much more than what we eat. The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage is an anthology of original essays about how we learn (and relearn) to eat, and how pivotal food... Read more >
White Bread
White Bread
Written by Aaron Bobrow-Strain
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ISBN: 9780807044780
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White Bread
A Social History of the Store-Bought Loaf
Written by Aaron Bobrow-Strain


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $17.00

How did white bread, once an icon of American progress, become “white trash”? In this lively history of bakers, dietary crusaders, and social reformers, Aaron Bobrow-Strain shows us that what we think about the humble, puffy loaf says a lot about who we are and what we want our society to... Read more >
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Cooking for Gracie
Cooking for Gracie
Written by Keith Dixon
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ISBN: 9780307591883
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Cooking for Gracie
The Making of a Parent from Scratch
Written by Keith Dixon


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $14.00

For years, Keith Dixon sustained himself through rough days by dreaming about lavish recipes he’d attempt when he got home—Thai curries, Indian raitas, Sichuan noodles. All that changed when his daughter, Gracie, was born. Keith and his wife adapted to life with a newborn as all parents do: walking around in...

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The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee
The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee
Written by James Freeman, Caitlin Freeman and Tara Duggan
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ISBN: 9781607741190
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The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee
Growing, Roasting, and Drinking, with Recipes
Written by James Freeman, Caitlin Freeman and Tara Duggan


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $12.99

One of the country's most celebrated roasters explains how to choose, brew, and enjoy the new breed of artisan coffees at home, along with 40 inventive recipes that incorporate coffee or taste good with a cup.

Coffee is experiencing a renaissance and Blue Bottle Coffee Company has quickly become one of America’s... Read more >
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The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee
The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee
Written by James Freeman, Caitlin Freeman and Tara Duggan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781607741183
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The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee
Growing, Roasting, and Drinking, with Recipes
Written by James Freeman, Caitlin Freeman and Tara Duggan


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $24.99

One of the country's most celebrated roasters explains how to choose, brew, and enjoy the new breed of artisan coffees at home, along with 40 inventive recipes that incorporate coffee or taste good with a cup.

Coffee is experiencing a renaissance and Blue Bottle Coffee Company has quickly become one of America’s... Read more >
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Choice Cuts
Choice Cuts
Written by Mark Kurlansky
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ISBN: 9780345458582
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Choice Cuts
A Savory Selection of Food Writing from Around the World and Throughout History
Written by Mark Kurlansky


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 18, 2012
Price: $9.99

“Every once in awhile a writer of particular skills takes a fresh, seemingly improbable idea and turns out a book of pure delight.” That’s how David McCullough described Mark Kurlansky’s Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World, a work that revealed how a meal can be as important... Read more >
Eat the City
Eat the City
Written by Robin Shulman
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ISBN: 9780307719058
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Eat the City
A Tale of the Fishers, Foragers, Butchers, Farmers, Poultry Minders, Sugar Refiners, Cane Cutters, Beekeepers, Winemakers, and Brewers Who Built New York
Written by Robin Shulman


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $26.00

New York is not a city for growing and manufacturing food. It’s a money and real estate city, with less naked earth and industry than high-rise glass and concrete.   Yet in this intimate, visceral, and beautifully written book, Robin Shulman introduces the people of New York City  - both past and... Read more >
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Eat the City
Eat the City
Written by Robin Shulman
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Eat the City
A Tale of the Fishers, Foragers, Butchers, Farmers, Poultry Minders, Sugar Refiners, Cane Cutters, Beekeepers, Winemakers, and Brewers Who Built New York
Written by Robin Shulman


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

New York is not a city for growing and manufacturing food. It’s a money and real estate city, with less naked earth and industry than high-rise glass and concrete.   Yet in this intimate, visceral, and beautifully written book, Robin Shulman introduces the people of New York City  - both past and... Read more >
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