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The Cancer Fighting Kitchen

The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen

Nourishing, Big-Flavor Recipes for Cancer Treatment and Recovery

by Mat Edelson and Rebecca Katz

Hardcover, 222 pages, Random House Inc, $32.50, published August 25 2009 | purchase
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  • The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen
  • Nourishing, Big-Flavor Recipes for Cancer Treatment and Recovery
  • Mat Edelson and Rebecca Katz

Provides dozens of recipes formulated for the specific nutritional and appetite needs of cancer patients, sharing step-by-step instructions for nutritionally preparing for chemotherapy, radiation, and a full range of treatment phases.

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Gran Cocina Latina

Gran Cocina Latina

The Food of Latin America

by Maricel E. Presilla

Hardcover, 901 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, $45, published October 1 2012 | purchase
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  • Gran Cocina Latina
  • The Food of Latin America
  • Maricel E. Presilla

The co-owner of two Latin restaurants in Hoboken, New Jersey, presents 500 recipes from the Latin world ranging from Mexico to Argentina and all the Spanish-speaking countries of the Caribbean including adobos, sofritos, empanadas, tamales, ceviches, moles and flan. 30,000 first printing.

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Dearie

Dearie

The Remarkable Life Of Julia Child

by Bob Spitz

Paperback, 557 pages, Random House Inc, $16, published April 23 2013 | purchase
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  • The Remarkable Life Of Julia Child
  • Bob Spitz

Julia Child was a genuine rebel: She took the pretensions that embellished French cuisine and fricasseed them to a fare-thee-well, paving the way for a new era of American food — not to mention blazing a new trail in television. Bob Spitz reveals the history behind the woman who taught America how to cook.NPR Bestseller

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The Inspired Vegan

The Inspired Vegan

Seasonal Ingredients, Creative Recipes, Mouthwatering Menus

by Bryant Terry

Paperback, 201 pages, Perseus Books Group, $19, published January 24 2012 | purchase
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  • The Inspired Vegan
  • Seasonal Ingredients, Creative Recipes, Mouthwatering Menus
  • Bryant Terry

Presents vegan recipes which incorporate seasonal ingredients, sharing cooking techniques and seasonal menus.

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Dirt Candy A Cookbook

Dirt Candy A Cookbook

Flavor-forward Food from the Upstart New York City Vegetarian Restaurant

by Amanda Cohen, Ryan Dunlavey and Grady Hendrix

Paperback, 224 pages, Clarkson Potter, $19.99, published August 21 2012 | purchase
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  • Dirt Candy A Cookbook
  • Flavor-forward Food from the Upstart New York City Vegetarian Restaurant
  • Amanda Cohen, Ryan Dunlavey, et al

Dirt Candy presents recipes for vegetarian appetizers, sauces, entrees and desserts that are featured at the author's New York City restaurant, including such dishes as sound-ground grits, cauliflower and waffles, and caramel popcorn pudding.

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Let's Bring Back

Let's Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition

A Compendium Of Impish, Romantic, Amusing, And Occasionally Appalling Potations From Bygone Eras

by Lesley M. M. Blume and Grady McFerrin

Hardcover, 207 pages, Chronicle Books, $18.95, published September 26 2012 | purchase
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  • Let's Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition
  • A Compendium Of Impish, Romantic, Amusing, And Occasionally Appalling Potations From Bygone Eras
  • Lesley M. M. Blume and Grady McFerrin

Culled from ancient times through the 1960s, these delectable vintage cocktails are by turns fizzy and silken, sweet and tart, lethal and prim. Some of them are absurd, several are sentimental, while others are outright scandalous.

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The Sprouted Kitchen

The Sprouted Kitchen

A Tastier Take On Whole Foods

by Sara Forte and Hugh Forte

Hardcover, 241 pages, Ten Speed Press, $25, published August 28 2012 | purchase
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  • The Sprouted Kitchen
  • A Tastier Take On Whole Foods
  • Sara Forte and Hugh Forte

The founder of the SproutedKitchen.com food blog showcases 100 original and favorite recipes that combine fresh produce, whole grains, unsaturated fats and natural sugar alternatives, from Buckwheat Crepes and Asian Pear and Tofu Tacos to Zucchini Snack Cookies.

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Modern Sauces

Modern Sauces

More Than 150 Recipes for Every Cook, Every Day

by Martha Holmberg

Hardcover, 256 pages, Chronicle Books, $35, published October 17 2012 | purchase
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  • Modern Sauces
  • More Than 150 Recipes for Every Cook, Every Day
  • Martha Holmberg

Martha Holmberg's look at this sometimes-intimidating genre — expressed in clear, short bites of information and through dozens of process photographs — delivers the skill of great sauce-making to every kind of cook, from beginners to those more accomplished who wish to expand their repertoire.

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The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook

The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook

by Deb Perelman

Hardcover, 321 pages, Knopf, $35, published October 30 2012 | purchase
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  • The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook
  • Deb Perelman

The award-winning blogger for Smitten Kitchen presents a long-awaited first cookbook of 100 new and favorite recipes — from Mushroom Bourguignon and Pancetta to Buttered Popcorn Cookies and Chocolate Hazelnut Layer Cake — in a volume that features adapted options for busy home cooks.NPR Bestseller

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The Science of Good Cooking

The Science Of Good Cooking

Master 50 Simple Concepts To Enjoy A Lifetime Of Success In The Kitchen

by Cook's Illustrated Magazine

Hardcover, 504 pages, Cooks Illustrated, $40, published October 1 2012 | purchase
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  • The Science Of Good Cooking
  • Master 50 Simple Concepts To Enjoy A Lifetime Of Success In The Kitchen
  • Cook's Illustrated Magazine

Chris Kimball and his team at Cook's Illustrated use simple science to explain their recipes and why they work.

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Susan Feniger's Street Food

Susan Feniger's Street Food

Irresistibly Crispy, Creamy, Crunchy, Spicy, Sticky, Sweet Recipes

by Susan Feniger, Kajsa Alger, Liz Lachman and Jennifer May

Hardcover, 224 pages, Clarkson Potter, $27.50, published July 17 2012 | purchase
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  • Susan Feniger's Street Food
  • Irresistibly Crispy, Creamy, Crunchy, Spicy, Sticky, Sweet Recipes
  • Susan Feniger, Kajsa Alger, et al

The host of Too Hot Tamales shares 83 of her favorite recipes culled during visits to eateries throughout the world, offering insights into delectable spice and ingredient combinations in such dishes as Artichokes with Lemon Za'atar Dipping Sauce, Saigon Chicken Salad and Thai Drunken Shrimp with Rice Noodles.

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Hiroko's American Kitchen

Hiroko's American Kitchen

Cooking With Japanese Flavors

by Hiroko Shimbo and Frances Janisch

Paperback, 215 pages, Andrews McMeel Publishing, $24.99, published October 30 2012 | purchase
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  • Cooking With Japanese Flavors
  • Hiroko Shimbo and Frances Janisch
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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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Canal House Cooks Every Day

Canal House Cooks Every Day

by Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer

Hardcover, 359 pages, Andrews McMeel Publishing, $45, published October 30 2012 | purchase
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  • Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer
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The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook

The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook

Sweetness In Seattle

by Tom Douglas

Hardcover, 389 pages, William Morrow Cookbooks, $35, published October 23 2012 | purchase
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  • The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook
  • Sweetness In Seattle
  • Tom Douglas

Accompanied by tips, techniques, equipment advice, photos and stories, the owner of the Seattle bakery shares the secrets of his success through recipes for breakfasts, pastries, tarts, pies, cakes, cookies, puddings and ice creams.

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Simply Sensational Cookies

Simply Sensational Cookies

Bright Fresh Flavors, Natural Colors & Easy, Streamlined Techniques

by Nancy Baggett

Hardcover, 352 pages, Wiley, $29.99, published October 16 2012 | purchase
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  • Simply Sensational Cookies
  • Bright Fresh Flavors, Natural Colors & Easy, Streamlined Techniques
  • Nancy Baggett

Featuring more than 200 recipes and full-color photos, this delectable cookbook for cookie-lovers covers the classics and provides modern ideas for the adventurous baker that will satisfy any sweet tooth.

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Inventing Wine

Inventing Wine

A New History Of One Of The World's Most Ancient Pleasures

by Paul Lukacs

Hardcover, 350 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, $28.95, published December 3 2012 | purchase
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  • Inventing Wine
  • A New History Of One Of The World's Most Ancient Pleasures
  • Paul Lukacs

Inventing Wine describes the 8,000 year history of wine, chronicling the changes that have taken place in preparation and taste as the ancient world gave way to the scientific, industrial, social and ideological revolutions of modern times.

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Hungry Ear

The Hungry Ear

Poems of Food & Drink

by Kevin Young

Hardcover, 319 pages, Bloomsbury USA, $25, published October 16 2012 | purchase
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  • The Hungry Ear
  • Poems of Food & Drink
  • Kevin Young

The National Book Award finalist author of Jelly Roll presents an evocative collection of food poetry that meditates on the role of food in everyday life, identity and culture and includes pieces by such writers as Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Frost and Allen Ginsberg.

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

How To Cook It Well

by Sam Sifton and Sarah C. Rutherford

Hardcover, 133 pages, Random House Inc, $18, published October 23 2012 | purchase
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  • How To Cook It Well
  • Sam Sifton and Sarah C. Rutherford

A former New York Times restaurant critic and Thanksgiving Help Line contact presents an accessible and authoritative guide to cooking and surviving a stylish Thanksgiving dinner, drawing on his extensive experiences to counsel home cooks on everything from different ways to prepare a turkey and selecting accompanying wines to managing difficult relatives and timing side dishes.

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Mac & Cheese

Mac & Cheese

80 Classic & Creative Versions of the Ultimate Comfort Food

by Ellen Brown and Steve Legato

Paperback, 192 pages, Perseus Books Group, $20, published September 11 2012 | purchase
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  • Mac & Cheese
  • 80 Classic & Creative Versions of the Ultimate Comfort Food
  • Ellen Brown and Steve Legato

Presents eighty variations on macaroni and cheese adapted from restaurants across the country, featuring such options as truffled mac and cheese, Chesapeake crab mac and cheese, and macaroni with pecan caramel mascarpone.

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