Books by Ellen Silverman
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Francine Segan, author of Dolci: Italy's Sweets, discovered the unusual treat while traveling in Tuscany.
Unlike the friendly but fictional food faces of Betty Crocker, Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben, Chef Boyardee — that jovial, mustachioed Italian chef — is real. His great-niece, Anna Boiardi, shares family recipes and stories in her new book, Delicious Memories.
Gwyneth Paltrow cooks and tells family stories; a sumptuous illustrated biography of Diana Vreeland now in paperback; a comprehensive Latin American poetry anthology; an expose of working at the mall.
Gwyneth Paltrow doesn't have to cook — she is one of the most famous actresses in the world, she has two children with Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin, and she runs the successful lifestyle site GOOP.com. But cook she does, and she shares her secrets in My Father's Daughter.
Karen DeMasco and Mindy Fox's recipe for Gingerbread Cupcakes with Candied Ginger from The Craft of Baking: Cakes, Cookies, and Other Sweets with Ideas for Inventing Your Own.
Karen DeMasco and Mindy Fox's recipe for Crisp Honey Grahams from The Craft of Baking
From kitschy miniatures to priceless gem-studded figurines, charm bracelets reveal a lot about the people who wear them. In her new book, Charmed Bracelets, jewelry designer Tracey Zabar explores the enduring appeal of the jingly adornment. Zabar talks with NPR's Jacki Lyden.