Books Lara Shriftman Books by Lara Shriftman Lara Shriftman has written books about: Nonfiction Food & Wine Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Lara Shriftman Recipes: 'Fete Accompli' November 22, 2005 "Fete Accompli! isn't a new release this season," says food writer Heidi Swanson in her roundup of cookbooks to give and get this year. "But I'm including it because it has a lot of hip, fun and fast ideas and recipes for creative entertaining." 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.