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Acclaimed cookbook author Fuchsia Dunlop (Every Grain of Rice) continues to garner praise, this time for her beautiful new cookbook, Land of Fish and Rice. “Long considered an authority on Chinese cuisine, Dunlop focuses on Jiangnan food, which she spent 10 years studying, in her latest. This particular region is known for its balanced, health-oriented dishes, evident in exquisite vegetable recipes like slivered radish buns and spicy Chinese cabbage.” —Tasting Table

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Land of Fish and Rice: Recipes from the Culinary Heart of China Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780393254389
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 18th, 2016

“It’s been years since Anthony Bourdain left the kitchen and started traveling the world in search of the best food and the stories it tells. With Appetites, Bourdain brings us to his home, where he has put his encyclopedic knowledge of world cuisines and his first-hand experience as a chef and cook to work for him as an entertainer and host. The self-described ‘psychotic, anally retentive, bad-tempered Ina Garten’ offers readers recipes and guidance to smartly and efficiently cook at home.” —Eater

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Appetites: A Cookbook Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062409959
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Published: Ecco Press - October 25th, 2016

I know my way around the kitchen and really love to cook, but one thing I’m not good at, food-wise, is planning ahead. (Which is why I find myself running to Shopper’s Corner nearly every day after work.) I have high hopes that this new book from the founders of the powerhouse culinary website Food52 will turn things around for me. Packed with planning, shopping, and cooking tips, plus more than 100 recipes (including flexible base dishes that can be made ahead of time), A New Way to Dinner should be a great resource for any busy (or unorganized) (or both, ahem) home cook.   —S.B.

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Food52 a New Way to Dinner: A Playbook of Recipes and Strategies for the Week Ahead Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399578007
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 18th, 2016

Dorie Greenspan writes outstanding cookbooks. Her recipes are spot on and she is a terrific writer and teacher. All of my copies of her books (most notably Baking: From My Home to Yours) are dog-eared and stained. Published just in time for the holiday baking season, Dorie’s Cookies is full of great recipes for all kinds of cookies, from brownies and bars to rolled and drop cookies. I made the Peanut Butter and Fudge Brownies for a Bookshop party and have never received so many compliments. Don’t miss our book talk and signing with Dorie Greenspan on Friday, November 11th, at 7:00 p.m. Sample recipes from Dorie’s Cookies at this event!                                                  —S.B.

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Dorie's Cookies Cover Image
By Dorie Greenspan, Davide Luciano (Photographer)
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ISBN: 9780547614847
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Published: Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 25th, 2016

One of the most delightful parts about watching Ina Garten’s show, The Barefoot Contessa, is catching a glimpse of the relationship she has with her husband of 46 years. (Do they ever look at each other without a twinkle in their eyes?) In her new cookbook, Ina shares 85 never-before-published recipes that she makes at home for Jeffrey. What a treat to not only have a new collection of Barefoot Contessa recipes (the cake on the cover is excellent), but to get a personal look at the beloved cook’s life and love.                          —S.B.

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Cooking for Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307464897
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Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - October 25th, 2016

I wanted to eat at Marcus Samuelsson’s Harlem restaurant, Red Rooster, ever since it opened in 2010, and happily got my chance earlier this year. It was so worth the wait. Everything we had—from the cocktails to the cornbread, fried chicken to fresh donuts—was so fantastic that we agreed it was one of the best meals we’d ever eaten. Samuelsson is sharing Red Rooster’s recipes in this fantastic new cookbook, which not only captures the food but the spirit of the restaurant and the history, vibrancy, and culture of Harlem. Highly recommended.         —S.B.

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The Red Rooster Cookbook: The Story of Food and Hustle in Harlem Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544639775
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Published: Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 18th, 2016

I’m a sucker for delicious cocktails with ridiculous names, and this one definitely has both in spades. The cocktails themselves are all delicious, with a good mix of simple recipes, like the You’ve Got Ale and some a bit more fancy like the Some Spike it Hot. There’s also recipes for food (Silence of the Lamb Burgers, yum!), as well as a super helpful index. Enjoy!  —Jax

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Gone with the Gin: Cocktails with a Hollywood Twist Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780762458608
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Published: Running Press Adult - October 27th, 2015

One of my favorite bits on Bob’s Burgers is the pun-tastic Burger of the Day. A fan of puns (and burgers) it kills me every time. Clearly, I’m not alone, because Cole Boden made every Burger of the Day on his blog, and with the help of writer Lauren Bouchard, collected the best, tastiest, puniest of them all in this awesome cookbook. It’s awesome. —Flannery
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The Bob's Burgers Burger Book: Real Recipes for Joke Burgers Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780789331144
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Published: Universe Publishing(NY) - March 22nd, 2016

I picked this up, expecting to satisfy my desire for awesome food writing from a unique restaurant in my favorite city. What I got instead was a heartbreakingly honest autobiography of one of this country’s most identifiable chefs, exploring the tangle of ambition and identity through food and cooking. It also offers recipes from the (in)famous, now successfully bicoastal, Mission Chinese Food. —Jocelyn
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The Mission Chinese Food Cookbook Cover Image
$34.99
ISBN: 9780062243416
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Published: Anthony Bourdain/Ecco - November 10th, 2015

Egan’s book on American food culture is absolutely hilarious! Easy to read and full of fun facts, Devoured provides an in-depth history of popular American foods and cuisines. Exploring everything from dieting trends to the most popular foods consumed during the Super Bowl to the inner monologue we struggle with while looking at a box of doughnuts in the breakroom at work, Devoured will leave readers informed and laughing out loud!  —Ashley

 

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Devoured: From Chicken Wings to Kale Smoothies--How What We Eat Defines Who We Are Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062390981
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Published: William Morrow & Company - May 3rd, 2016

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