Cooking, Food, Wine & Spirits

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“The story of Onwuachi’s climb up, with its attendant pitfalls, is masterful.”

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Rebecca Earle, a professor in history at the University of Warwick, intellectualizes the history of potatoes to portray the tuber’s entanglement with the emergence of modernity, the birth of the li

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“Let’s face it, it can be hard to choose to eat ‘healthy’ when so many options may seem more appealing, cheaper, and more convenient—but often also more harmful and wasteful.”

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"Ken Wells, a career professional journalist, set out to tell a personal story of all things culturally connected with gumbo."

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“Look, getting bullied in school and coming home crying in the rain and my mom making me a can of Campbell’s tomato soup with some oysterettes.

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“Ginny Kay McMeans shows us how to create recipes that dispel the myth that vegans don’t get enough protein.”

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Zaitoun: Recipes from the Palestinian Kitchen, a new book by former human rights worker Yasmin Khan, was published with rave reviews by the likes of the late Anthony Bourdain, chef Yotam O

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“The inspiring story of Tomlinson transforming his relationship with food may break your heart before it eventually lifts it.”

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“Moog’s warm and earnest style of writing is like sipping on a comforting spicy drink, very much like a Smoking Bishop or Spiced Earl Grey Tea.”

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“Home cooks who want a culinary challenge that is rich in history, folklore, and tradition will find it in the pages of Provisions.

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“The varied uses for an instant pot were always a surprise and, whether cooking meat or vegetables, every time the recipes we tried resulted in restaurant grade food, prepared in minutes.”

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"Bissonnette’s enthusiasm and creativity shine throughout Soup, a cookbook that will change the way you look inside your stockpot."

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“By the time you get to the end of this book, you will find yourself completely motivated to head down a path of new and exciting flavors, techniques and healthful cooking.”

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“For a little book, it is a veritable wealth of information. . . . A Sidecar Named Desire belongs with your booze!”

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“the best Middle Eastern cookbook in the last 20 years if not the best ever.

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In a crowded field of cookbook authors, there are only a handful who can be relied upon to consistently turn out simple, easy-to-follow, delicious recipes for everyday home cooks.

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“an intricate love letter to the joys of baking breads the way they were originally meant to taste.”

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Sometimes a cookbook author is an unofficial ambassador for good food and culture. With heartwarming stories and tantalizing recipes, Naz Deravian is our guide to all things Persian.

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“this is a fun and personal book if you want to experiment with Moroccan flavors and eat some delicious preparations accompanied by wonderful photos of the finished dishes.”

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It is easy to guess that the author of An Anarchy of Chilies, Caz Hildebrand, is also a book designer.

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“The book is sure to inspire home cooks to try a hand at baking their own bread and churning fresh butter or spend time drooling over the scrumptious photographs.”

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For most of us, time in the kitchen is either too short or too long. Then there is the question of timing: is the meat/fish overcooked or undercooked? Did the rice burn?

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Aromatic scents emanating from the family kitchen. Standing on a chair at the counter while Mother cooks. Hips touching while we patiently wait to taste the chocolate covered spoon.

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“This enchanting novel is not your typical fast food beach read. It is more of a seven-course feast, meant to be savored, word by word.”

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