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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

Barbara Kingsolver · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver returns with her first nonfiction narrative that will open your eyes in a hundred new ways to an old truth: You are what you eat."As the U.S. population made an unprecedented mad dash for the Sun Belt, one carload of us paddled against the tide,...
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Blood, bones, & butter : the inadvertent education of a reluctant chef

Gabrielle Hamilton · Random House
Format: Print book

The chef of New York's East Village Prune restaurant presents an account of her search for meaning and purpose in the central rural New Jersey home of her youth, marked by a first chicken kill, an international backpacking tour, and the opening of a first restaurant.
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Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good: A Memoir of Food and Love from an American Midwest Family

Kathleen Flinn · Viking
Format: Hardcover

A delicious memoir from the author of The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry  A family history with recipes, Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good offers a flavorful tale spanning three generations as Flinn returns to the mix of food and memoir readers loved in her New York Times best-seller...
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Cooking as Fast as I Can: A Chef's Story of Family, Food, and Forgiveness

Cat Cora · Scribner Book Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Remarkably candid, compulsively readable, renowned chef Cat Cora's no-holds-barred memoir on Southern life, Greek heritage, same sex marriage, and the meals that have shaped her memories.Before she became a celebrated chef, Cathy Cora was just a girl from Jackson, Mississippi, where...
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Day of Honey: A Memoir of Food, Love, and War

Annia Ciezadlo · Free Press; Reprint edition
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback

American Book Award WinnerWinner of Books for a Better Life Award (First Book)James Beard Foundation Award NomineeBNN Discover Awards, second place nonfiction IN THE FALL OF 2003, AS IRAQ DESCENDED INTO CIVIL WAR, Annia Ciezadlo spent her honeymoon in Baghdad. For the next six years, she lived...
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Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage

Molly Wizenberg · Simon & Schuster, Incorporated
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In this funny, frank, tender memoir and New York Times bestseller, the author of A Homemade Life and the blog Orangette recounts how opening a restaurant sparked the first crisis of her young marriage. When Molly Wizenberg married Brandon Pettit, he was a trained composer with a handful...
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Driving Hungry: A Memoir

Layne Mosler · Pantheon Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A delicious memoir that takes us from Buenos Aires to New York to Berlin as the author, driven by wanderlust and an unrelenting appetite, finds purpose, passion, and unexpected flavor. After putting her dream of opening her own restaurant on hold, Layne Mosler moves to Buenos Aires to write...
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Give a Girl a Knife: A Memoir

Amy Thielen · Clarkson Potter
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A beautifully written food memoir chronicling one woman's journey from her rural Midwestern hometown to the intoxicating world of New York City fine dining - and back again - in search of her culinary roots Before Amy Thielen frantically plated rings of truffled potatoes in some of New York...
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A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table

Molly Wizenberg · Simon & Schuster; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

When Molly Wizenbergs father died of cancer, everyone told her to go easy on herself, to hold off on making any major decisions for a while. But when she tried going back to her apartment in Seattle and returning to graduate school, she knew it wasnt possible to resume life as though nothing...
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Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously

Julie Powell · Little, Brown and Company; Reprint edition
Pages: 400
Format: Mass Market Paperback

Julie & Julia, the bestselling memoir that's "irresistible....A kind of Bridget Jones meets The French Chef" (Philadelphia Inquirer), is now a major motion picture. Julie Powell, nearing thirty and trapped in a dead-end secretarial job, resolves to reclaim her life by cooking...
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Life, on the Line: A Chef's Story of Chasing Greatness, Facing Death, and Redefining the Way We Eat

Grant Achatz · Gotham; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

"One of America's great chefs" (Vogue) shares how his drive to cook immaculate food won him international renown-and fueled his miraculous triumph over tongue cancer. In 2007, chef Grant Achatz seemingly had it made. He had been named one of the best new chefs in America by Food...
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Love, Loss, and What We Ate: A Memoir

Padma Lakshmi · Ecco
Pages: 325
Format: Print book

A vivid memoir of food and family, survival and triumph, Love, Loss, and What We Atetraces Padma Lakshmi s unlikely path from an immigrant childhood to a complicated life in front of the camera a tantalizing blend of Ruth Reichl s Tender at the Bone and Nora Ephron s HeartburnLong before...
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Lunch in Paris: A Love Story, with Recipes

Elizabeth Bard · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

In Paris for a weekend visit, Elizabeth Bard sat down to lunch with a handsome Frenchman--and never went home again. Was it love at first sight? Or was it the way her knife slid effortlessly through her pavé au poivre, the steak's pink juices puddling into the buttery pepper sauce? Lunch...
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Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing

Anya Von Bremzen · Crown; First Edition first Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

A James Beard Award-winning writer captures life under the Red socialist banner in this wildly inventive, tragicomic memoir of feasts, famines, and three generations        Born in 1963, in an era of bread shortages, Anya grew up in a communal Moscow apartment...
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My Berlin Kitchen: A Love Story

Luisa Weiss · Viking Adult; 1 edition
Format: Book

The Wednesday Chef cooks her heart out finds her way home and shares her recipes with usIt takes courage to turn your life upside down especially when everyone is telling you how lucky you are But sometimes what seems right can feel deeply wrong My Berlin Kitchen tells the story of how one thoroughly...
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My Life in France

Julia Child · Anchor
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

The bestselling story of Julia's years in France - and the basis for Julie & Julia, starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams - in her own words. Although she would later singlehandedly create a new approach to American cuisine with her cookbook Mastering the Art of French Cooking and her television...
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Picnic in Provence: A Memoir with Recipes

Elizabeth Bard · Little, Brown and Company; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling author of Lunch in Paris takes us on another delicious journey, this time to the heart of Provence. Ten years ago, New Yorker Elizabeth Bard followed a handsome Frenchman up a spiral staircase to a love nest in the heart of Paris. Now, with a baby on the way and the world's...
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Relish: My Life in the Kitchen

Lucy Knisley · First Second
Pages: 173
Format: Paperback

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERLucy Knisley loves food. The daughter of a chef and a gourmet, this talented young cartoonist comes by her obsession honestly. In her forthright, thoughtful, and funny memoir, Lucy traces key episodes in her life thus far, framed by what she was eating at the time...
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Slice Harvester: A Memoir in Pizza

Colin Atrophy Hagendorf · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

"Over the course of two years, a twenty-something punk rocker eats a cheese slice from every pizzeria in New York City, gets sober, falls in love, and starts a blog that captures headlines around the world--he is the Slice Harvester, and this is his story. Since its arrival on US shores...
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Sous Chef: 24 Hours on the Line

Michael Gibney · Random House Publishing Group
Pages: 214
Format: Book

NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY TIMEThe back must slave to feed the belly. . . . In this urgent and unique book, chef Michael Gibney uses twenty-four hours to animate the intricate camaraderie and culinary choreography in an upscale New York restaurant kitchen....
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Stir: My Broken Brain and the Meals That Brought Me Home

Jessica Fechtor · Plume
Pages: 274
Format: Print book

A national bestseller and winner of a 2015 Living Now Book Award, Stir is an exquisite memoir about how food connects us to ourselves, our lives, and each other. At 28, Jessica Fechtor was happily immersed in graduate school and her young marriage, and thinking about starting a family....
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Super Sushi Ramen Express: One Family's Journey Through the Belly of Japan

Michael Booth · Picador Usa
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Japan is arguably the preeminent food nation on earth, a Mecca for the world's greatest chefs, with more Michelin stars than any other country. The Japanese go to extraordinary lengths and expense to eat food that is marked both by its exquisite preparation and exotic content. Their creativity,...
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Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table

Ruth Reichl · Random House Trade Paperbacks
Pages: 289
Format: Paperback

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAt an early age, Ruth Reichl discovered that "food could be a way of making sense of the world. . . . If you watched people as they ate, you could find out who they were." Her deliciously crafted memoir, Tender at the Bone, is the story of a life determined,...
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Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way through Great Books

Cara Nicoletti · Little Brown and Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

AN IRRESISTIBLE LITERARY FEAST Stories and recipes inspired by the world's great books As a young bookworm reading in her grandfather's butcher shop, Cara Nicoletti saw how books and food bring people to life. Now a butcher, cook, and talented writer, she serves up stories and recipes inspired...
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Yes, Chef: A Memoir

Marcus Samuelsson · Books on Tape
Pages: 336
Format: eAudiobook

JAMES BEARD AWARD NOMINEE * NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY VOGUE * NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"One of the great culinary stories of our time." - Dwight Garner, The New York Times It begins with a simple ritual: Every Saturday afternoon, a boy who loves to cook...
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