Sep 26, 2016
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Food & Cooking

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Contemplations on the relationship between food, love and family in: COOK YOUR WAY TO LOVE & HARMONY

By Agus Ekanurdi and Frida Antony

5.0

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A first person memoir about the healing properties of home cooking and a strong family life, written from the perspective of a newly married man navigating his relationship and the heart-wrenching difficulties of aging parents.

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Nose, Legs, Body!: Know Wine Like the Back of Your Hand

By Len Napolitano

5.0

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NOSE, LEGS, BODY! is an accessible guide that provides more than the basics about wine for beginner wine enthusiasts. Author Len Napolitano serves up an easy-to-read guide that is both entertaining and enlightening.

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Crazy for Italian Food

By Joe Famularo

4.0

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In this assortment of stories, Famularo takes us back to the west side of Manhattan during the World War II era. The strength and traditions of his close-knit Italian family are evident in his recollection of growing up in the city.

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Little Chef Cooks: I Can Cook Too!

By L. T. de Geest

4.0

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A book aimed at the very youngest chefs. It is full of simple recipes that allow for a substantial amount of child participation, with an introduction containing tips for the adult helper.

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Viva la Cucina Italiana

By Joe Famularo

4.0

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From antipasto to dessert, this cookbook of Italian fare covers a wide range of regions and styles.

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Pines Picks: A Kid’s Guide to the Best Things to Eat and Drink In New York City

By David D. Pines

4.0

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David Pines is a top expert on dining opportunities in New York for children. His book is a well-written, authoritative guide for parents visiting New York with their kids, offering solid recommendations of the best family-friendly restaurants and fast-food joints in the Big Apple.

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Essential Nourishment

By Marika Blossfeldt

3.5

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Visually stunning and packed full of mouthwatering recipes, Essential Nourishment puts the emphasis on an appreciation for the sensual pleasures of natural foods with a sensible approach to nourishment.

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The International Raw Food Restaurant Directory

By Sam Crawley

4.0

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Raw food isn’t just about lettuce leaves, beetroot, and garlic. Nor is it just about juicing. In fact, raw food is a fast-growing culinary trend which many professional chefs are enthusiastically and creatively embracing.

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The Frugal Oenophile’s Lexicon of Wine Tasting Terms

By Richard Best

4.5

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A compendium of more than 650 terms and definitions specific to the language of wine.

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Delicious Flavors

By Victoria Amory

4.0

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Great entertaining ideas and personal anecdotes, together with a collection of recipes that are Mediterranean in spirit and American in practicality.

THE WHOLE TRUTH
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Whole Truth Eating and Recipe Guide

By Andrea Beaman

3.5

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Designed to give the reader a deeper understanding of food and its effect on long-term health and vitality.

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Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living

By Alisa Marie Fleming

4.0

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Includes over 200 dairy-free recipes, a comprehensive guide to dairy substitutes and more.

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The Braces Cookbook

By Pamela Waterman

3.5

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Fifty comfort-food recipes perfect for tender-teeth days, including stay-soft cookies, soothing drinks, and delicious dinners.

101 recipes
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101 Recipes for Microwave Mug Cakes

By Stacey J. Miller

4.0

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This cute little cookbook includes 101 recipes for Microwave Mug Cakes–from Apple Raisin to White Grapeberry.

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Cooking with All Things Trader Joes

By Deana Gunn, Wona Miniati

4.0

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With full-color photographs, wine suggestions and cooking tips sprinkled throughout, this collection is a must for any Trader Joe’s fan.

for every season
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For Every Season There is a Salad

By Linda Steidel

4.0

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From Summer to Autumn to Winter to Spring, For Every Season There is a Salad celebrates the distinct, savory quality of each season and offers dishes to excite, inspire and delight.

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Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking

By Dr. Nathan Myhrvold, Chris Young, Maxime Bilet

4.5

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Food porn in six gorgeous volumes.

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Camelot’s Kitchen

By Shoreh Pirnia

4.0

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In addition to recipes and secrets on making sensational salads, Camelot’s Kitchen offers 64 full-color pages of Camelot, an adorable bunny.

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Siren’s Feast, An Edible Odyssey

By Nancy Mehagian

4.0

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Set primarily against the backdrop of the turbulent Sixties and early Seventies, Siren’s Feast, An Edible Odyssey, is a memoir of a rebellious daughter who foregoes the safety and security of suburban American life and sets off on an adventure that leads her to some of the remote outposts of the world.

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The Frugal Oenophile’s Winegrape Primer

By Richard Best

4.0

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A pocket-sized primer that covers nearly 300 grapes and wine styles, including a short profile of the grape, its history, its sensory characteristics, plus food-matching suggestions.

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Empty Bottle Moments

By Clive Berkman

4.0

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World-class chef and restauranteur Clive Berkman shares recipes ranging from appetizers to desserts with an emphasis on creating a low stress dining experience.