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Inspired Bites Cookbook
The word "catering" often conjures images of bowties, pigs in blankets or gaudy silver chafing dishes. Seeking to break out of that mold, chef Bob Spiegel and designer TJ Girard joined forces to create Pinch Food Design, an innovative approach to...
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The Cookbook by London's BBQ Experts, Pitt Cue Co.
While grilling meat over an open flame might be humanity's first foray into cooking, it's a style in which we have stopped striving for perfection—that perfect balance of smoke and sweetness is all due to the flame, the cut of the meat and the grillmaster...
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Five Creative Cookbooks
Cookbooks (like their literary counterparts) tell a story; years of experience and wisdom are offered as the author guides readers through unusual pairings, a surprising use of a fresh herb, a favorite wine and more. Recipes stand as guidelines...
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The Golden Rules of Spices
There are few people as enthused by spices as Ethné and Philippe de Vienne. The couple has spent the last two decades traveling the world in search of spices to satisfy their exploratory palettes. And more than that, they wanted the inside scoop...
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Picture Cook
Today's standard format for cookbooks is a recipe for ultimate intimidation: a mathematical formula accompanied by beautiful, close-up photographs of the prepared meal taken on a DSLR camera. With such detailed requirements and high expectations...
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Rene Redzepi: "A Work in Progress"
Packaged together with a cheerful yellow band, the three volumes of Rene Redzepi's latest cookbook are almost sculptural, but it is what is inside that is most intriguing. Unlike more traditional food publications, "A Work in Progress" puts emphasis...
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Serious Barbecue by Adam Perry Lang
Originally published in 2009, Adam Perry Lang’s "Serious Barbecue" quickly became a coveted tome for fans of outdoor cooking. After numerous requests for copies of his BBQ how-to book, Lang has taken the reins and self-published a new printing...
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Chickpea Magazine
by Tara Lange Chickpea Magazine is a high quality, visually rich food magazine. Though similar in some ways to other magazines featuring food, Chickpea is set far apart by its dedication to a 100% vegan lifestyle. In 2011, after Cara Livermore...
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In the Kitchen with Alain Passard
Already smitten with the idea of an illustrated cookbook, after trying out Amanda Cohen's "Dirt Candy," we were thrilled to hear about the release an English language version of "In the Kitchen with Alain Passard." The comic book-style collection...
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Interview: Chef Edward Lee
by Stephen J. Pulvirent You might remember Chef Edward Lee from his stint on Top Chef Texas, but that's hardly the most interesting thing about him. The Brooklyn-born chef actually honed his skills in some tough New York kitchens before a road...
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Cook It Raw
Invited by consultant Alessandro Porcelli to explore sustainability through food for an event coinciding with the 2009 climate change summit in Copenhagen, the group of innovative chefs behind Cook it Raw—the ultra-exclusive organization that evolved...
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Holiday Recipes: Pumpkin Muffins
In anticipation of the various gatherings that occur around this time of year, we've pulled together five of our favorite cookbooks from recent months. Each day this week, CH will feature a different cookbook and a recipe, the sum of which will...
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Holiday Recipes: French Farmhouse Chicken
In anticipation of the various gatherings that occur around this time of year, we've pulled together five of our favorite cookbooks from recent months. Each day this week, CH is featuring a different cookbook and recipe, the sum of which will make...
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Holiday Recipes: Broccoli Carpaccio
In anticipation of the various gatherings that occur around this time of year, we've pulled together five of our favorite cookbooks from recent months. Each day this week, CH will feature a different cookbook and a recipe, the sum of which will make...
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Holiday Recipes: Winter Tabbouli
In anticipation of the various gatherings that occur around this time of year, we've pulled together five of our favorite cookbooks from recent months. Each day this week, CH will feature a different cookbook and a recipe, the sum of which will make...
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Holiday Recipes: Mustard Soft Pretzels
In anticipation of the various gatherings that occur this time of year, we've pulled together five of our favorite cookbooks from recent months. Each day this week, CH will feature a different cookbook and a recipe, the sum of which will make up...
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Kill the Recipe
Mark Gravel is a boss of beans, a leader of legumes, a pioneer of plant-based eating. His new book, "Kill the Recipe: A Cookbook & Visual Guidebook on the Basics of Radical Beanmaking & Plant-based Eating," introduces beans to at-home chefs while...
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Eat London 2
In the lead-up to the Olympic games in London this summer, a superlatively comprehensive guide to the best of the city's food has just landed. Eat London 2 revamps the original 2007 edition with a new and updated array, taking the reader through...
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A Girl and Her Pig
Having established both her talent and an unassuming sense of cool, April Bloomfield has chosen an appropriate cover shot for her new cookbook, "A Girl and Her Pig", which shows the chef nonchalantly posed with a very dead hog slung across her shoulders...
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The Preservation Kitchen
From Paul Virant, chef-owner of the Chicago area's Vie and Perennial Virant, comes a collection of recipes and techniques geared towards foods with a long shelf life. "The Preservation Kitchen" traces the Michelin-starred chef's mission to dish...
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Ripe
In follow-up to "Tender", his dedicated volume on vegetables, London-based food writer Nigel Slater turns to the fruit section of his garden in "Ripe". The beautifully photographed tome serves as a comprehensive primer on 23 types of fruit and...
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QOOQ
Scaling back the general capabilities of all-purpose tablets, the French-made QOOQ (pronounced "cook") delivers a highly specialized kitchen assistant. The recently upgraded model is about to hit the U.S., and, while it doesn't set out to revolutionize...
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The Art of Living According to Joe Beef
In so many ways, Joe Beef seems to fit with current restaurant trends. The team grows their own produce, sources their meat locally and buys from family vineyards, but Joe Beef is not new to the scene. If anything, it's old hat—a study in...
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Debbie Lee's Seoultown Kitchen
Korean ingredients are popping up in the most unlikely of places. A few years ago a kimchee slider would have been a curiosity, but now in cities across the country bibimbap-inspired breakfast dishes and Korean flavor in comfort foods are taking...
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