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Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone

Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone

by Deborah Madison This book has something new for me every time in pick it up. I also tend to fixate on certain vegetables and forget others. This book becomes like a vegetable compass for me keeping me on track. I remember when it first came out, the jacket, with it’s beautiful off-center photo, reminded  Continue Reading »

A Girl and Her Pig

A Girl and Her Pig

by April Bloomfield I love the distinctive style these recipes have and how easy this book is to cook from. It’s definitely food brought to life through her eyes… Love the vinaigrettes!

Sunday Suppers at Lucques

Sunday Suppers at Lucques

by Suzanne Goin This book makes me wish I grew up in California. The Meyer lemons, the olives, and the feeling of creating those weekend meals where you eat until there’s nothing left. I feel as if I am eating in Suzanne’s restaurant when I leaf through these pages. Dreamy.

The Zuni Cafe Cookbook

The Zuni Cafe Cookbook

by Judy Rodgers It feels funny to pick a book my mom edited as one of my favorites. I watched this go from a manuscript to the amazing book it is. ┬áThis is a story told through recipes. Rogers learned how to cook the old school way. Her description if the Troisgros kitchen was enough  Continue Reading »

The Gourmet Cooking School Cookbook

The Gourmet Cooking School Cookbook

by Dione Lucas I love the way this book is broken into menus. There are so many classic French recipes, and some truly creative ways to think about food and a progression of flavors in a meal. My mom cooked ┬áreligiously from this book when I was growing up and the results were always inspiring  Continue Reading »