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Krista Krista said: " "Eat seasonally. Eat sustainably. Eat locally." is her mantra. The recipes here are so simple, but Alice Waters' suggestions on modifying your kitchen to use seasonal EVERYTHING are incomparable. "

 
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The Food Lover's Companion by Sharon Tyler Herbst
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Dear Food Lovers' Companion,

I can't live without you.

Most Affectionately,
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Collected Works by Flannery O'Connor
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By far my favorite short story writer. Coming from a staunch Christian background, O'Connor creates these brilliant characters, juxtaposing the blind-faithed with the blind hearted. Forget identifying the protagonist and the antagonist, there's good ...more
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A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
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Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
Me Talk Pretty One Day
by David Sedaris
recommended for: those who like laughter, those who can hear Sedaris' little voice in their heads
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Jesus Shaves! Jesus Shaves! By god if you haven't read this story, save yourself some time to stand in the bookstore and read it.
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Heat by Bill Buford
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I actually haven't completed this one. Every chapter alternates between Bill Buford's kitchen adventures, which are really entertaining anecdotes, and Mario Batali's career bio.

I found myself skipping the Batali chapters to get to Buford's bits. Sinc
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Simple Italian Sandwiches by Jennifer Denton
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Not much of recipe book (it is sandwiches, after all), but the pics are mouth-watering and the ingredient combinations are incredible and authentic.
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The Encyclopedia of Cajun & Creole Cuisine by John D. Folse
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This one is AMAZING. Although the gumbo won't be yo mama's (nothing will ever be).
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The Silver Spoon by Clelia D'Onofrio
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Supposedly Italy's culinary bible, regional organization of the recipes with a cross-referencing index of main ingredients would have made this one indispensable. Perhaps that is the fault of the publisher. I still prefer Culinaria Italia.
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The New Wine Lover's Companion by Ron Herbst
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I gave this book four stars not because it is lesser-than, but because, although a fantastic reference, Sotheby's Wine Encyclopedia is everything you'll ever need.

Again, this one's great, but at the very least, novice wine knowledge is necessary in
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The Sotheby's Wine Encyclopedia by Tom Stevenson
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Again, another textbook that should've been used in culinary school. This photo-illustrated (DK Publishing rocks!) encyclopedia on all things oenophile contains every AVA, DOC, DOCG, DO, VQA and everything in between.
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