On Our Bookshelf


30 Minute Thai (vibrant photos, with fast Thai favorites)
30 Minute Thai Cooking
1080 Recipes (a deluge of colorful drawings and Spanish cuisine)
1080 Recipes
A Day at El Bulli (the genius of the Adria brothers and Ferran’s molecular gastronomy techniques)
A Day at El Bulli
At Home with Madhur Jaffrey, Simple, Delectable Dishes from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka (I received this lovely gift and I particularly love the book for Jaffrey’s thorough explanations)
At Home with Madhur Jaffrey: Simple, Delectable Dishes from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka
Baker’s Field Guide to Cupcakes
Baker's Field Guide to Cupcakes (Baker's FG)
The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook (Ina being Ina and offering good renditions of her favorites)
The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
Beers of the World (great origins and explanations of types of global beers)
Beers of the World
The Bonne Femme Cookbook: Simple, Splendid Food That French Women Cook Every Day
The Bonne Femme Cookbook: Simple, Splendid Food That French Women Cook Every Day (Non)
The Boozy Baker (who doesn’t want more booze in everything, creative ways to use spirits in baking? learned about this revelation from a dear friend who made irish car bomb cupcakes)
The Boozy Baker: 75 Recipes for Spirited Sweets
The Cook’s Illustrated Cookbook: 2,000 Recipes from 20 Years of America’s Most Trusted Cooking Magazine (a carefully curated best of Cook’s Illustrated magazine)
The Cook's Illustrated Cookbook: 2,000 Recipes from 20 Years of America's Most Trusted Cooking Magazine
Deceptively Delicious: Simple Secrets to Get Your Kids to Eat Good Food (I need to sneak vegetables into my own food and do so with the help of Jessica Seinfield)
Deceptively Delicious: Simple Secrets to Get Your Kids Eating Good Food
Delicious Bite Size (easy appetizers and amuse bouches for the home cook who wants to impress Photo: Google Books)
DELICIOUS BITE-SIZE [Book]
Easy Breakfast and Brunch (beautiful photos for a sophisticated host’s brunch) 
Easy Breakfast & Brunch: Simple Recipes for Morning Treats
Flour: Spectacular Recipes from Boston’s Flour Bakery + Cafe  (Joanne Chang’s layered recipes, which makes you appreciate ever morsel you have ever eaten at Flour)
Flour: Spectacular Recipes from Boston's Flour Bakery + Cafe
Gourmet Gifts: 100 Delicious Recipes for Every Occasion to Make Yourself and Wrap with Style
Gourmet Gifts: 100 Delicious Recipes for Every Occasion to Make Yourself and Wrap with Style
Herbivoracious (Michael Natkin’s blog comes to life with truly global and creative vegetarian dishes)
Herbivoracious: A Flavor Revolution with 150 Vibrant and Original Vegetarian Recipes

It’s All Good: Delicious, Easy Recipes That Will Make You Look Good and Feel Great (gluten-free, vegan, protein packed recipes with a stamp of approval from GP)

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I Love Macarons (step by step photographs and tidbits that make frustrated macaron makers push to reach success creating these delicate treats)
I Love Macarons
Jacques Pepin’s Complete Techniques (multi-step photos of French classics, demonstrated by the master himself) 
Jacques Pepin's Complete Techniques
James Beard American Cookery (adorable illustrations are peppered in a bible of American classics)
James Beard's American Cookery
James Beard Theory and Practice of Good Cooking (JB focusing on the methodology and techniques of cooking)
The Japanese Kitchen
The Japanese Kitchen (Non)
Mastering the Art of French Cooking (Julia at her finest, a must have)
Mastering the Art of French Cooking (2 Volume Set)
Morgan Freeman and Friends: Caribbean Cooking for a Cause (the likes of Alicia Keys, Ben Affleck offering their favorite Carribean recipes including mahi mahi or okra)
Morgan Freeman and Friends: Caribbean Cooking for a Cause
My Father’s Daughter: Delicious, Easy Recipes Celebrating Family & Togetherness (I really enjoy Gwyneth Paltrow’s light banter, touching family stories, quotes from her children and a nice mix of global, Cali-style and vegetarian recipes).
My Father's Daughter: Delicious, Easy Recipes Celebrating Family & Togetherness
Perfect Party Food: All the Recipes and Tips You’ll Ever Need for Stress-Free Entertaining from the Diva of Do-Ahead
Perfect Party Food: All the Recipes and Tips You'll Ever Need for Stress-Free Entertaining from the Diva of Do-Ahead
Pie (offers great trips, an encyclopedia-like vault of pie options)
Pie: 300 Tried-and-True Recipes for Delicious Homemade Pie
Ploughman’s Lunch and the Miser’s Feast: Authentic Pub Food, Restaurant Fare, and Home Cooking from Small Towns, Big Cities, and Country Villages Across the British Isles
Ploughman's Lunch and the Miser's Feast: Authentic Pub Food, Restaurant Fare, and Home Cooking from Small Towns, Big Cities, and Country Villages Across the British Isles (Non)
Salty Sweets: Delectable Desserts and Tempting Treats With A Sublime Kiss of Salt (expressing the yin and yang of salty and sweet, desserts with a clever balance)
Salty Sweets: Delectable Desserts and Tempting Treats with a Sublime Kiss of Salt
Simple Italian Sandwiches (recipes for pressed bread with warm fillings)
Simple Italian Sandwiches: Recipes from America's Favorite Panini Bar
The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook (everything Deb curates and makes are winners. Love her recipes and photographs too)

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The Twinkies Cookbook (recipes inspired by or uses one the best novelty treats ever)
The Twinkies Cookbook: An Inventive and Unexpected Recipe Collection from Hostess
Vegetarian Planet (Didi Emmons offers a great variety of vegetarian recipes)
Vegetarian Planet: 350 Big-Flavor Recipes for Out-Of-This-World Food Every Day (Non)
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