Vegetarian Heartland: Recipes for Life's Adventures Cover Image
ISBN: 9781452154701
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Published: Chronicle Books - June 20th, 2017

Vegetarian Heartland is a love letter to nature, plant-based cooking, and the Midwest. Dishes are seasonally inspired, clever, and approachable. I love the personality and purpose of this book. The gorgeous photographs and imaginative recipes in these pages will inspire the adventurous vegetarian in your life.--Amanda

Christopher Kimball's Milk Street: The New Home Cooking Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316437288
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Published: Little Brown and Company - September 12th, 2017

A name we trust from America’s Test Kitchen, Christopher Kimball expertly makes the art of cooking accessible to all. In this new venture, he brings global recipes to the at-home chef with clear directions and attainable ingredients. I’m ready for the Turkish Meatballs with Lime-Yogurt Sauce and a Chili-Pineapple Margarita! --Cynthia

The Juhu Beach Club Cookbook: Indian Spice, Oakland Soul Cover Image
ISBN: 9780762462452
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Published: Running Press Book Publishers - October 31st, 2017

Get to know Chef Preeti Mistry! Praised by the likes of Anthony Bourdain and nominated for the James Beard Award, she is making some of the most exciting and vibrant food in the Bay Area. This book is a gem, packed with delicious recipes and stories. --Leigh

Breaking Bread: A Baker's Journey Home in 75 Recipes Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062447920
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Published: Harper Wave - October 31st, 2017

Bakers, this one is for you! From the head baker at the incredible King Arthur Flour Company comes a gorgeous book that interweaves personal anecdotes and mouthwatering bread recipes. Yum! --Mya

Give a Girl a Knife: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307954909
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Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - May 16th, 2017

Equal halves cooking and back-to-nature memoir, Give a Girl A Knife is a warming look into the life of a young Minnesotan who became a skilled NYC chef before returning home to explore her roots. Whether familiar with Thielen as a Food Network personality or not (I am not), any foodie will love this memoir. --Cressida

Basics to Brilliance Cover Image
ISBN: 9781460751428
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Published: HarperCollins - September 19th, 2017

Donna Hay has created the perfect cookbook for the aspiring home chef. Her “basic” recipes are the secrets in a chef’s arsenal that make cooking effortless and delicious. Add beautiful photography and design, and this cookbook transcends to both art and inspiration. I literally want to make every recipe! --Amanda

Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307718280
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Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - September 5th, 2017

Coming to My Senses provides a behind-the-scenes peek at the birth of the farm-to-table movement, the food culture of the Bay Area, and the awakening of a great culinary creator. Alice Waters delivers a subtle, personal memoir about coming-of-age in Berkeley on a wave of social change. --Leigh

Sweet: Desserts from London's Ottolenghi Cover Image
ISBN: 9781607749141
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 3rd, 2017

I used to live just a short walk away from one of the legendary Ottolenghi eateries, so needless to say my sweet tooth and I became intimately familiar with their luscious confections over the years. No lie--their desserts are magical. A must-have for the bakers in your life. --Todd