Books by Deborah Jones
NPR stories about Deborah Jones
If you're the kind of person who's always believed that a book can teach you to do anything, this year's crop of cookbooks will prove you right. Cooks lacking confidence will find comfort in detailed instructions and comprehensive how-tos.
Barbara Lynch's recipe for Roasted Fennel and Green Beans from Stir: Mixing It Up in the Italian Tradition.
However you feed your soul, this season's crop of cookbooks, crafted by big-name chefs, food personalities, and just plain good cooks, is sure to please those on your holiday list who take pleasure in preparing good things to eat.