Summer Reading About Food

Tasty Bites for the Beach, the Grill, or the Kitchen

Chronicle contributing Food writers Mick Vann, Wes Marshall, Claudia Alarcón, MM Pack, Melanie Haupt, Kate Thornberry, and Rachel Feit recommend books on subjects as diverse as the wines of Rioja and extra virgin olive oil, to the history of Fritos and making paletas. Being the dessert glutton that I am, I kept a treasure trove of new baking books for myself; my opinions about those are online at austinchronicle.com.

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cookbooks, olive oil, Fritos, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Rioja, Mom 100 Cookbook, Gardener and the Grill, How to Cook Everything

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