Books Paula Wolfert Books by Paula Wolfert Paula Wolfert has written books about: Nonfiction Food & Wine Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Paula Wolfert Opinion Best Books Of 2011 2011's Best Cookbooks: Revenge Of The Kitchen Nerds November 22, 2011 Culinary scholars and serious home cooks share their hard-won wisdom in 11 new cookbooks. They've spent years toiling in the kitchen, and now these experts are here to help you perfect your roast, indulge your sweet tooth or feed your 12-year-old. Hear T. Susan Chang Talk About Her Picks With NPR's Audie Cornish Listen Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/142598710/142564008" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Books Recipes: 'The Cooking of Southwest France' November 22, 2005 "Aside from the fact that this volume is widely considered the definitive work on the cuisine of this region, it also happens to be a book full of recipes perfect for this time of year," writes Heidi Swanson in her roundup of seasonal cookbooks. Cookbooks to Give and Get November 21, 2005 Whether it's a gift your looking for, a recipe for a holiday gathering, or a delicious title to read by the fire, this list has something for you. Food blogger and cookbook author Heidi Swanson has pulled together her favorite titles this year, and her favorite recipes from those books.