Books for Cooks 2010
Need help making that Black Friday shopping list? Here's a selection of great cookbook ideas with something to delight any foodie you know.
A fascinating look, in recipe form, at the last 150 years of cookingA near foolproof cookbook for the reluctant chefThis isn't a story about amusing misadventures of a hapless but lovable forager for forgotten recipesThe oversized graphic novel for the chemist chef in your lifeDoes the avid gardener in your life know how to care for Australian finger limes or Buddha's hand citrons?
These easy to follow recipes help you produce fun, nutritious, memorable mealsCookie lovers beware – you're in for a dare. Dare: Try out all of these cookie recipes.With Nick Malgieri's baking tips, you won't get stuck staring into a KitchenAid bowl and hoping what's there is even halfway rightFresh ingredients prepared simply can yield the most delicious and desirable dessert results
A guided tour of the many threads that weave the tapestry of French Jewish cookingThese recipes infuse a healing change with zest and funRest easy knowing that what a Thai vendor produces from a rickety cart on the side of a busy thoroughfare, you should be able to approximate in a modern kitchen
Let Me Tell You About Wine: A Beginner's Guide to Understanding and Enjoying Wine/Oldman's Brave New World of Wine: Pleasure, Value, and Adventure Beyond Wine's Usual SuspectsWriting a guide to wine is fraught with problems, but both of these books are highly recommended for their combination of accurate information, unstuffy knowledge, and delightful prose