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  • Sourdough Culture

    A History of Bread Making from Ancient to Modern Bakers

    by Eric Pallant ...
    “A culinary mystery story leavened with Pallant’s passion, charm, and devotion to the ageless allure of the risen loaf.” —Aaron Bobrow-Strain, author of White BreadSourdough Culture presents the history and rudimentary science of sourdough bread baking from its discovery more than six thousand years ago to its still-recent displacement by the innovation of dough-mixing machines and fast-acting ... Read more

    $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Milk Street: Cookish

    Throw It Together: Big Flavors. Simple Techniques. 200 Ways to Reinvent Dinner.

    Throw together fast, flavorful meals in no time with just a handful of ingredients with 200 highly cookable, delicious, and incredibly simple recipes from the James Beard Award-winning team at Milk Street.In Cookish, Christopher Kimball and his team of cooks and editors harness the most powerful cooking principles from around the world to create 200 of the simplest, most delicious recipes ever ... Read more

    $16.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Bruno's Cookbook

    Recipes and Traditions from a French Country Kitchen

    From the author of the internationally best-selling "Bruno, Chief of Police" series, comes a sumptuous French cookbook that immerses readers in the delectable countryside cuisine of Bruno’s beloved Périgord region, featuring favorite meals from Roasted Tomato Tapenade and Tarragon Chicken to A Most Indulgent Chocolate Cake.Bruno Courrèges, the protagonist of Martin Walker’s internationally ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • The Historic Kentucky Kitchen

    Traditional Recipes for Today's Cook

    Over 100 old-time recipes “authentic enough that one can easily cook like grandma (or her ma). A must for every kitchen and a nostalgic delight” (Louisville Courier-Journal).Kitchens aren’t just a place to prepare food—they’re cornerstones of the home and family. Just as memories are passed down through stories shared around the stove, recipes preserve traditions and customs for future generations ... Read more

    $2.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Praisesong for the Kitchen Ghosts

    Stories and Recipes from Five Generations of Black Country Cooks

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A lyrical culinary journey that explores the hidden legacy of Black Appalachians, through powerful storytelling alongside nearly forty comforting recipes, from the former poet laureate of Kentucky.“With Praisesong for the Kitchen Ghosts, Crystal Wilkinson cements herself as one of the most dynamic book makers in our generation and a literary giant. Utter genius tastes like ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • The Vintage Baker

    More Than 50 Recipes from Butterscotch Pecan Curls to Sour Cream Jumbles

    One of the Washington Post’s Best Cookbooks of the Year: “Just reading it puts me in a very happy place.” —Nigella LawsonDesigned with fetching retro patterns and illustrations alongside luscious photography, this cookbook features blue-ribbon recipes inspired by baking pamphlets from the 1920s to the 1960s, rendered with irresistible charm for modern tastes. Here are more than fifty cookies, pies ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $2.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Raw Dog

    The Naked Truth About Hot Dogs

    by Jamie Loftus ...
    A NEW YORK TIMES AND INDIE BESTSELLER!Part travelogue, part culinary history, all capitalist critique—comedian Jamie Loftus's debut, Raw Dog, will take you on a cross-country road trip in the summer of 2021, and reveal what the creation, culture, and class influence of hot dogs says about America now.A Best Book of the Year from NPR and Vulture. Featured in: NPR Weekend Edition • Bon ... ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Bread, Wine, Chocolate

    The Slow Loss of Foods We Love

    by Simran Sethi ...
    Award-winning journalist Simran Sethi explores the history and cultural importance of our most beloved tastes, paying homage to the ingredients that give us daily pleasure, while providing a thoughtful wake-up call to the homogenization that is threatening the diversity of our food supply.Food is one of the greatest pleasures of human life. Our response to sweet, salty, bitter, or sour is deeply ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The British Table

    A New Look at the Traditional Cooking of England, Scotland, and Wales

    From a James Beard Award–winning author, a fresh take on traditional recipes from England, Scotland and Wales.The British Table: A New Look at the Traditional Cooking of England, Scotland, and Wales celebrates the best of British cuisine old and new. Drawing on a vast number of sources, both historical and modern, the book includes more than 150 recipes, from traditional regional specialties to ... Read more

    $23.99 USD $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • High on the Hog

    A Culinary Journey from Africa to America

    New York Times bestsellerFrom the Winner of the James Beard Lifetime Achievement AwardNow a Netflix Original SeriesT****he grande dame of African American cookbooks and winner of the James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award stakes her claim as a culinary historian with a narrative history of African American cuisine.Acclaimed cookbook author Jessica B. ... ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Making of a Chef

    Mastering Heat at the Culinary Institute of America

    "Well reported and heartfelt, Ruhlman communicates the passion that draws the acolyte to this precise and frantic profession."—The New York Times Book ReviewJust over a decade ago, journalist Michael Ruhlman donned a chef's jacket and houndstooth-check pants to join the students at the Culinary Institute of America, the country's oldest and most influential cooking school. But The Making of a Chef ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Catching Fire

    How Cooking Made Us Human

    The groundbreaking theory of how fire and food drove the evolution of modern humansEver since Darwin and The Descent of Man, the evolution and world-wide dispersal of humans has been attributed to our intelligence and adaptability. But in Catching Fire, renowned primatologist Richard Wrangham presents a startling alternative: our evolutionary success is the result of cooking. In a groundbreaking ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Champagne

    The Essential Guide to the Wines, Producers, and Terroirs of the Iconic Region

    by Peter Liem ...
    Winner of the 2018 James Beard Foundation Cookbook Award in "Reference, History, Scholarship"Winner of the 2017 André Simon Drink Book AwardWinner of the 2018 International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Cookbook Award for "Wine, Beer & Spirits"From Peter Liem, the lauded expert behind the top-rated online resource, comes this groundbreaking guide to the modern ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Tasting History

    Explore the Past through 4,000 Years of Recipes (A Cookbook)

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERBegin your very own food journey through the centuries and around the world with the first cookbook from the beloved YouTube channel Tasting History with Max Miller.What began as a passion project when Max Miller was furloughed during Covid-19 has become a viral YouTube sensation. The Tasting History with Max Miller channel has thrilled food enthusiasts and history buffs ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • McIlhenny's Gold

    How a Louisiana Family Built the Tabasco Empire

    In this fascinating history, Jeffrey Rothfeder tells how, from a simple idea—the outgrowth of a handful of peppers planted on an isolated island on the Gulf of Mexico—a secretive family business emerged that would produce one of the best-known products in the world.A delectable and satisfying read for both Tabasco fans and business buffs, McIlhenny's Gold is the untold story of the continuing ... Read more

    $7.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Mi Cocina

    Recipes and Rapture from My Kitchen in Mexico: A Cookbook

    **NEW YORK TIMES AND LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER • JAMES BEARD AWARD WINNER • IACP AWARD WINNER • A highly personal love letter to the beauty and bounty of México in more than 100 transportive recipes, from the beloved food writer and host of the Babish Culinary Universe show Pruébalo on YouTube and Food52’s Sweet Heat“This intimate look at a country’s cuisine has as much spice as it does soul.” ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • The Wild Vine

    A Forgotten Grape and the Untold Story of American Wine

    by Todd Kliman ...
    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 Norton, a grape used to make a Missouri wine that claimed a prestigious gold medal at an ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Call of the Farm: An Unexpected Year of Getting Dirty, Home Cooking, and Finding Myself

    Honest, self-aware, and wonderfully tender, The Call of the Farm is for anyone who has daydreamed about a simpler life—or fallen too deeply in love.Rochelle Bilow, a classically trained cook and aspiring food writer, was nursing a broken heart and frustrated with her yet-to-take-off career when she set out to write a short profile of a small, sustainable CSA farm in central New York. At most, she ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Cook's Own Book, and Housekeeper's Register

    Series series American Antiquarian Cookbook Collection
    Published in Boston in 1833, the Cook’s Own Book, and Housekeeper’s Register is believed to be the first alphabetically-arranged culinary encyclopedia. The book was one of the most popular cookbooks of the 19th century and had at least a dozen different printings before 1865.It started the alphabetical listing with Aberdeen Crulla and Alamode Beef and ended with Yeast, Potato and Zests. Besides ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Eat Joy

    Stories & Comfort Food from 31 Celebrated Writers

    by Anthony Doerr ...
    Named a Best Cookbook of the Year by Martha Stewart Living"Magnificent illustrations add spirit to recipes and heartfelt narratives. Plan to buy two copies—one for you and one for your best foodie friend." —Taste of HomeThis collection of intimate, illustrated essays by some of America’s most well–regarded literary writers explores how comfort food can help us cope with dark times—be it the loss ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Eat This Poem

    A Literary Feast of Recipes Inspired by Poetry

    A literary cookbook thatcelebrates food and poetry, two of life's essential ingredients.In the same way that salt seasons ingredients to bring out their flavors, poetry seasons our lives; when celebrated together, our everyday moments and meals are richer and more meaningful. The twenty-five inspiring poems in this book—from such poets as Marge Piercy, Louise Glück, Mark Strand, Mary Oliver, Billy ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Crying in H Mart

    A Memoir

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the indie rock sensation known as Japanese Breakfast, an unforgettable memoir about family, food, grief, love, and growing up Korean American—“in losing her mother and cooking to bring her back to life, Zauner became herself” (NPR). • CELEBRATING OVER ONE YEAR ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LISTIn this exquisite story of family, food, grief, and endurance, ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • You and I Eat the Same

    On the Countless Ways Food and Cooking Connect Us to One Another (MAD Dispatches, Volume 1)

    by Chris Ying ...
    Series series Dispatches
    Winner, 2019 IACP Award for Best Book of the Year in Food MattersNamed one of the Best Food Books of the Year by The New Yorker, Smithsonian, The Boston Globe, The Guardian, and moreMAD Dispatches: Furthering Our Ideas About FoodGood food is the common ground shared by all of us, and immigration is fundamental to good food. In nineteen thoughtful and engaging essays and stories, <... ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Kitchen Confidential

    Anthony Bourdain, host of Parts Unknown, reveals "twenty-five years of sex, drugs, bad behavior and haute cuisine" in his breakout New York Times bestseller Kitchen Confidential.Bourdain spares no one's appetite when he told all about what happens behind the kitchen door. Bourdain uses the same "take-no-prisoners" attitude in his deliciously funny and shockingly delectable book, sure to delight ... Read more

    $17.99 USD