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Treme: The Cookbook: In The Kitchen with the Stars of the Award-Winning HBO Series

by David Simon, Lolis Eric Elie & Nina Noble

Inspired by David Simon's award-winning HBO series Treme, this celebration of the culinary spirit of post-Katrina New Orleans features recipes and tributes from the characters, real and fictional, who highlight...


Culinary Tourism

by Lucy M. Long

Culinary Tourism is the first book to consider food as both a destination and a means for tourism. The book's contributors examine the many intersections of food, culture and tourism in public and commercial...


Hometown Appetites: The Story of Clementine Paddleford, the Forgotten Food Writer Who Chronicled HowAmerica Ate

by Kelly Alexander

A rollicking biography of a pioneering American woman and one of our greatest culinary figures

In Hometown Appetites, Kelly Alexander and Cynthia Harris come together to revive the legacy of the most important...


Salt: A World History

by Mark Kurlansky

From the Bestselling Author of Cod and The Basque History of the World

 

In his fifth work of nonfiction, Mark Kurlansky turns his attention to a common household item with a long and intriguing history:...


A History of Food in 100 Recipes

by William Sitwell

A riveting narrative history of food as seen through 100 recipes, from ancient Egyptian bread to modernist cuisine.

We all love to eat, and most people have a favorite ingredient or dish. But how many of us know...


Uncle Dave's Cow: And Other Whole Animals My Freezer Has Known

by Leslie Miller

* Demystifies and explains the process for acquiring local harvest, non-commercial sources of meat

* Written for urban dwellers who want to eat fresh, sustainable, and healthy meat -- like they do back on the...


Alice, Let's Eat: Further Adventures of a Happy Eater

by Calvin Trillin

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Calvin Trillin's Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin.

“Trillin is our funniest food writer. He writes with charm, freedom, and a rare respect for language.”

New...


Breakfast: A History

by Heather Arndt Anderson

From corn flakes to pancakes, Breakfast: A History explores this “most important meal of the day” as a social and gastronomic phenomenon. It explains how and why the meal emerged, what is eaten commonly...


How the Hot Dog Found Its Bun: Accidental Discoveries and Unexpected Inspirations That Shape What We Eat and Drink

by Josh Chetwynd & David Cole Wheeler

Sometimes it’s neither art nor science that serves as the origins of the everyday kitchen and food items that we take for granted today. Sometimes, as Josh Chetwynd shows us in How the Hot Dog Found Its Bun...


The Audacity of Hops: The History of America's Craft Beer Revolution

by Tom Acitelli

Charting the birth and growth of craft beer across the United States, Tom Acitelli offers an epic, story-driven account of one of the most inspiring and surprising American grassroots movements. In 1975, there...


The Literary Gourmet: Menus From Masterpieces

by Linda Wolfe

A unique cookbook for the avid reader, the award-winning Literary Gourmet has become an underground culinary classic. One of the first American works to anthologize dining scenes from literary masterpieces,...


The Tea Enthusiast's Handbook: A Guide to the World's Best Teas

by Mary Lou Heiss & Robert J. Heiss

AROUND THE WORLD IN A TEACUP

Did you know that tea is the most widely consumed beverage on the planet after water? Or that all of the world’s tea originates from only three varieties of a single plant? While...


Hay Fever: How Chasing a Dream on a Vermont Farm Changed My Life

by Angela Miller & Ralph Gardner Jr.

The compelling, funny story of a high-powered professional’s life-changing journey from Manhattan big cheese to Vermont goat cheesemaker

In the tradition of food memoirs like Under the Tuscan Sun and A Year...


Pepper: A History of the World's Most Influential Spice

by Marjorie Shaffer

Filled with anecdotes and fascinating information, "a spicy read indeed." (Mark Pendergrast, author of Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How it Transformed the World)

 

The perfect companion to Mark...


Hungry for Peace: How You Can Help End Poverty and War with Food Not Bombs

by Keith McHenry

The de facto how-to manual of the international Food Not Bombs movement, which provides free food to the homeless and hungry and has branches in countries on every continent except Antarctica, this book describes...


The Empire of Tea

by MacFarlane Alan & MacFarlane Iris

"[An] unfailingly informative history of tea... An absorbing read."-Kirkus

From Darjeeling to Lapsang Souchon, from India to Japan-a fresh, concise, world-encompassing exploration of the way tea has shaped...


The Little Book of Scones

by Liam D'arcy & Grace Hall

Cherry & Almond Hearts; Zingy Lemon with Mascarpone & Lemon Curd; Sun-dried Tomato & Jalapeno Swirls.

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Twisted Pistachio & Nutella Fancies; Monkey Butter Puddings; Good Morning Drop Scones with Bacon, Banana...


Fat-Back & Molasses

by Ivan Jesperson

Fat-back & Molasses is a collection of favourite old recipes from Newfoundland & Labrador. In addition to the homespun recipes, this book contains sketches and stories that also give a deep insight into the...


The Old Fashioned: An Essential Guide to the Original Whiskey Cocktail

by Albert W. A. Schmid & John Peter Laloganes

American tavern owners caused a sensation in the late eighteenth century when they mixed sugar, water, bitters, and whiskey and served the drink with rooster feather stirrers. The modern version of this "original...


Romancing the Stove: Celebrated Recipes and Delicious Fun for Every Kitchen Goddess

by Margie Lapanja & Andrew Smith

A lively and delectable tribute to the sensuous arts of cooking, loving, and living, Romancing the Stove is sure to stir the senses, and tickle the taste buds! Combining crowd-pleasing original recipes, mythology,...