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Louisiana Eats!

Louisiana Eats!

The People, the Food, and Their Stories

by Poppy Tooker and David G. Spielman

Hardcover, 136 pages, Pelican Pub Co Inc, $24.95, published August 23 2013 | purchase
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  • Louisiana Eats!
  • The People, the Food, and Their Stories
  • Poppy Tooker and David G. Spielman

Poppy Tooker collects an oral history of Louisiana's diverse food culture, bringing together recipes, portraits and stories from the people behind the dishes.

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The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook

The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook

by Jackie Collins

Hardcover, 162 pages, St Martins Pr, $27.99, published April 8 2014 | purchase
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  • Jackie Collins

The author of Hollywood Lives shares a collection of personal and celebrity-chef recipes inspired by one of her most favorite characters, including such options as Bourbon-Marinated Flank Steak, Veal Saffron Cream Pasta Sauce and Lucky's Killer Margaritas.

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Egg

Egg

A Culinary Exploration of the World's Most Versatile Ingredient

by Michael Ruhlman and Donna Turner Ruhlman

Hardcover, 235 pages, Little Brown & Co, $40, published April 8 2014 | purchase
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  • Egg
  • A Culinary Exploration of the World's Most Versatile Ingredient
  • Michael Ruhlman and Donna Turner Ruhlman

An award-winning author dedicates his latest work to the common egg, taking a tour of all the wonders this ordinary but powerful ingredient can help create, from poached and scrambled breakfasts, to brioche, Italian meringue, mayonnaise, custards, quiches and cakes. 50,000 first printing.

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Souffles

The French Cook: Souffles

by Greg Patent and Kelly Gorham

Hardcover, 128 pages, Gibbs Smith, $21.99, published March 1 2014 | purchase
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  • Greg Patent and Kelly Gorham
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Carla's Comfort Foods

Carla's Comfort Foods

Favorite Dishes from Around the World

by Genevieve Ko, Frances Janisch, Jennifer Barry and Carla Hall

Hardcover, 221 pages, Pocket Books, $29.99, published April 1 2014 | purchase
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  • Carla's Comfort Foods
  • Favorite Dishes from Around the World
  • Genevieve Ko, Frances Janisch, et al

The executive chef and co-host of The Chew presents 130 recipes that offer new variations on international and American South favorites, from Southern Chicken with Milk Gravy and West African Spicy-Sweet Stew to Irish Shepherd's Pie and Mexican Enchiladas.

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The Mom 100 Cookbook

The Mom 100 Cookbook

100 Recipes Every Mom Needs in Her Back Pocket

by Katie Workman and Todd Coleman

Paperback, 366 pages, Workman Pub Co, $16.95, published April 3 2012 | purchase
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  • The Mom 100 Cookbook
  • 100 Recipes Every Mom Needs in Her Back Pocket
  • Katie Workman and Todd Coleman

Contains several recipes designed to make life easier for mothers and choosy children.

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My Usual Table

My Usual Table

A Life in Restaurants

by Colman Andrews

Hardcover, 322 pages, HarperCollins, $25.99, published March 18 2014 | purchase
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  • My Usual Table
  • A Life in Restaurants
  • Colman Andrews

Combining his story of growing up during Hollywood's golden age with tales of pursuing great food around the world, the author reveals how he has watched the changing history and culture of food in America and Western Europe.

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Sous Chef

Sous Chef

24 Hours on the Line

by Michael Gibney

Hardcover, 214 pages, Random House Inc, $25, published March 25 2014 | purchase
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  • 24 Hours on the Line
  • Michael Gibney

An executive sous chef who has worked alongside cooks from some of the nation's leading restaurants documents an intense twenty-four-hour period that illuminates the allures and adversities of a professional culinary life.

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Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey

Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey

Recipes from My Three Favorite Food Groups (and Then Some)

by John Currence, John T. Edge and Angie Mosier

Hardcover, 259 pages, Andrews McMeel Pub, $40, published October 1 2013 | purchase
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  • Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey
  • Recipes from My Three Favorite Food Groups (and Then Some)
  • John Currence, John T. Edge, et al

Presents one hundred thirty Southern-style recipes, divided by ten different cooking techniques, and includes recipes for such dishes as pickled sweet potatoes, rabbit cacciatore, bourbon-braised pork cheeks, and cayenne-praline ice cream.

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The How Can It Be Gluten Free Cookbook

The How Can It Be Gluten Free Cookbook

Revolutionary Techniques. Groundbreaking Recipes.

by America's Test Kitchen

Paperback, 336 pages, Cooks Illustrated, $26.95, published March 1 2014 | purchase
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  • Revolutionary Techniques. Groundbreaking Recipes.
  • America's Test Kitchen

America's Test Kitchen reveals the secrets of making favorite foods without gluten.

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Sally's Baking Addiction

Sally's Baking Addiction

Irresistible Cookies, Cupcakes, & Desserts for Your Sweet-Tooth Fix

by Sally Mckenney

Hardcover, 162 pages, Motorbooks Intl, $25, published March 1 2014 | purchase
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  • Irresistible Cookies, Cupcakes, & Desserts for Your Sweet-Tooth Fix
  • Sally Mckenney
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Abraham Lincoln in the Kitchen

Abraham Lincoln in the Kitchen

A Culinary View of Lincoln's Life and Times

by Rae Katherine Eighmey

Hardcover, 270 pages, Random House Inc, $21.95, published February 4 2014 | purchase
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  • Abraham Lincoln in the Kitchen
  • A Culinary View of Lincoln's Life and Times
  • Rae Katherine Eighmey

A culinary portrait of the 16th president reveals his cooking prowess while describing 19th-century kitchen practices, sharing dozens of period recipes and engaging stories about how Lincoln prepared and served favorite foods to guests and during rallies.

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Around My French Table

Around My French Table

More Than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours

by Dorie Greenspan and Alan Richardson

Hardcover, 530 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $40, published October 8 2010 | purchase
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  • Around My French Table
  • More Than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours
  • Dorie Greenspan and Alan Richardson

In a book with more than 100 full-color photos, a James Beard Award winner offers personable recipes for French home cooking, including a simple roast chicken, a Basque potato tortilla, a glorious cheese-domed onion soup, a cheese and olive quick bread, a "top secret" chocolate mousse and many more. By the author of Baking: From My Home to Yours. 75,000 first printing.

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Easy Family Recipes from a Chinese-American Childhood

Easy Family Recipes from a Chinese-American Childhood

by Ken Hom

Hardcover, 319 pages, Random House Inc, $27.50, published September 1 1997 | purchase
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  • Easy Family Recipes from a Chinese-American Childhood
  • Ken Hom

The world-renowned culinary expert shares a collection of 150 delectable Chinese recipes adapted for the modern American table, including such dishes as Iceberg Lettuce-Egg Drop Soup, Barbecued Spareribs, and Moo Goo Gai Pan.

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Cooking with an Asian Accent

Cooking With An Asian Accent

Eastern Wisdom In A Western Kitchen

by Ying Chang Compestine

Hardcover, 249 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $29.99, published January 14 2014 | purchase
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  • Cooking With An Asian Accent
  • Eastern Wisdom In A Western Kitchen
  • Ying Chang Compestine

Ying Compestine offers recipes that fuse traditional Western and Far Eastern traditions, and a balanced approach to healthy, tasty and healing foods.

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Sunny's Kitchen

Sunny's Kitchen

Easy Food for Real Life

by Sunny Anderson

Paperback, 288 pages, Random House Inc, $22.50, published September 17 2013 | purchase
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  • Sunny's Kitchen
  • Easy Food for Real Life
  • Sunny Anderson

A debut cookbook by the popular host of Cooking for Real and Home Made in America with Sunny Anderson shares 125 simple recipes for classic American fare that build on store-bought shortcuts and affordable, easy-to-find ingredients, in a volume that includes stories from her childhood and years as an Air Force military reporter. Original.

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Monday Morning Cooking Club

Monday Morning Cooking Club

The Food, the Stories, the Sisterhood

by Merelyn Frank Chalmers, Natanya Eskin, Lauren Fink, Paula Horwitz, Jacqui Israel and Lisa Goldberg

Paperback, 271 pages, HarperCollins, $29.99, published September 17 2013 | purchase
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  • The Food, the Stories, the Sisterhood
  • Merelyn Frank Chalmers, Natanya Eskin, et al
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Anything That Moves

Anything That Moves

Renegade Chefs, Fearless Eaters, and the Making of a New American Food Culture

by Dana Goodyear

Hardcover, 336 pages, Penguin Group USA, $27.95, published November 14 2013 | purchase
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  • Anything That Moves
  • Renegade Chefs, Fearless Eaters, and the Making of a New American Food Culture
  • Dana Goodyear

A New Yorker staff writer presents a narrative assessment of the American food world's extremes that considers how new animals, animal parts and trend ingredients are reshaping what we eat. Anything That Moves shares behind-the-scenes revelations about an intricate network of scavengers, dealers and pitchmen who are introducing exotic elements into the culinary marketplace.

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The Casserole Queens Cookbook

The Casserole Queens Cookbook

Put Some Lovin' in Your Oven With 100 Easy One-Dish Recipes

by Crystal Cook and Sandy Pollock

Paperback, 208 pages, Random House Inc, $17.99, published August 23 2011 | purchase
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  • The Casserole Queens Cookbook
  • Put Some Lovin' in Your Oven With 100 Easy One-Dish Recipes
  • Crystal Cook and Sandy Pollock

The authors share their fresh, updated, from-scratch recipes for traditional dishes. They provide advice on scaling and freezing casseroles so that anyone can stock the freezer with go-to dinners.

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Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking

Mastering The Art Of Soviet Cooking

A Memoir of Food and Longing

by Anya Von Bremzen

Hardcover, 338 pages, Random House Inc, $26, published September 17 2013 | purchase
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  • Mastering The Art Of Soviet Cooking
  • A Memoir of Food and Longing
  • Anya Von Bremzen

A multigenerational memoir by a food writer captures the flavors of the mid-20th-century Soviet experience, tracing her upbringing by an anti-Soviet mother, her witness to the political events that led to the empire's collapse and the parallel food universes of her life that evinced both simple and sumptuous fare.

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Jerusalem

Jerusalem

A Cookbook

by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi

Hardcover, 288 pages, Ten Speed Press, $35, published October 16 2012 | purchase
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  • Jerusalem
  • A Cookbook
  • Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi

The London restaurateur and best-selling author of Plenty offers a tribute to the vibrant cuisine of Jerusalem that explores its cross-cultural influences and includes such options as Charred Baby Okra with Tomato and Preserved Lemon, Clementine and Almond Cake, and Braised Lamb Meatballs with Sour Cherries.NPR Bestseller

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365 Slow Cooker Suppers

365 Slow Cooker Suppers

by Stephanie O'Dea

Paperback, 336 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $24.99, published September 24 2013 | purchase
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  • 365 Slow Cooker Suppers
  • Stephanie O'Dea

Stephanie O'Dea presents more than 300 recipes for slow cooker meals, including Spanish chicken stew, beer-braised brisket, Thai glazed meatballs, black bean pie and loaded vegetable chili.

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