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Book Index

Bobby Flay’s Mesa Grill Cookbook: Explosive Flavors from the Southwestern Kitchen

The Improvisational Cook

Crescent City Cooking: Unforgettable Recipes from Susan Spicer’s New Orleans

The Guide to the New American Kitchen

The New Book of Middle Eastern Food

Rick Bayless’s Mexican Kitchen: Capturing the Vibrant flavors of a World-Class Cuisine

The Gift of Southern Cooking: Recipes and Revelations from Two Great American Cooks

All About Braising: The Art of Uncomplicated Cooking

Baking: From My Home to Yours

Big Small Plates

The French Laundry Cookbook


Lidia’s Italy: 140 Simple and Delicious Recipes from the Ten Places in Italy Lidia Loves Most

Eat This Book: Cooking with Global Fresh Flavors

Cook with Jamie: My Guide to Making You a Better Cook

Sunday Suppers at Lucques: Seasonal Recipes from Market to Table

Moosewood Restaurant New Classics

Mastering the Art of French Cooking (2 Volume Set)

Morimoto: The New Art of Japanese Cooking

Charlie Trotter Cooks at Home

The Food of Thailand: A Journey for Food Lovers

Asian Flavors of Jean-Georges

Cowgirl Cuisine: Rustic Recipes and Cowgirl Adventures from a Texas Ranch

Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook

Paula Deen & Friends: Living It Up, Southern Style

Chez Panisse Cooking

Whole Grains Every Day, Every Way

The New Best Recipe: All-New Edition

The Bon Appetit Cookbook

Elizabeth Falkner’s Demolition Desserts: Recipes from Citizen Cake

Bobby Flay’s Boy Meets Grill: With More Than 125 Bold New Recipes


Marcella Says…: Italian Cooking Wisdom from the Legendary Teacher’s Master Classes, with 120 of Her Irresistible New Recipes

Desserts by the Yard: From Brooklyn to Beverly Hills: Recipes from the Sweetest Life Ever

The Zuni Cafe Cookbook: A Compendium of Recipes and Cooking Lessons from San Francisco’s Beloved Restaurant

The Splendid Table’s How to Eat Supper: Recipes, Stories, and Opinions from Public Radio’s Award-Winning Food Show

Baking at Home with The Culinary Institute of America

The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook



Jamie’s Dinners: The Essential Family Cookbook

Martin Yan’s Chinatown Cooking: 200 Traditional Recipes from 11 Chinatowns Around the World

Sparks in the Kitchen

A Platter of Figs and Other Recipes

The Gourmet Cookbook: More than 1000 recipes

The Perfect Scoop: Ice Creams, Sorbets, Granitas, and Sweet Accompaniments

Dolce Italiano: Desserts from the Babbo Kitchen

Jamie’s Italy

Curry Cuisine

Forking Fantastic!: Put the Party Back in Dinner Party

Anthony Bourdain’s

Gordon Ramsay’s Maze

Mario Batali Simple Italian Food: Recipes from My Two Villages

Ad Hoc at Home

How to Cook Everything, Completely Revised 10th Anniversary Edition: 2,000 Simple Recipes for Great Food

The Cake Bible

Luscious Creamy Desserts

Ready for Dessert: My Best Recipes

A Great American Cook: Recipes from the Home Kitchen of One of Our Most Influential Chefs

Starting with Ingredients

The Soup Bible: All the Soups You Will Ever Need in One Inspirational Collection

The New Portuguese Table: Exciting Flavors from Europe’s Western Coast

The South Beach Diet Cookbook

Michael Symon’s Live to Cook: Recipes and Techniques to Rock Your Kitchen

Harvest to Heat: Cooking with America’s Best Chefs, Farmers, and Artisans

My New Orleans: The Cookbook

Arabesque: A Taste of Morocco, Turkey, and Lebanon

Fiesta at Rick’s: Fabulous Food for Great Times with Friends

The Essential New York Times Cookbook: Classic Recipes for a New Century

Bobby Flay’s Throwdown!: More Than 100 Recipes from Food Network’s Ultimate Cooking Challenge

Heart of the Artichoke and Other Kitchen Journeys

Le Bernardin Cookbook: Four-Star Simplicity

Madhur Jaffrey Indian Cooking

Chewy Gooey Crispy Crunchy Melt-in-Your-Mouth Cookies

Super Natural Cooking: Five Delicious Ways to Incorporate Whole and Natural Foods into Your Cooking

Italian Grill

Bobby Flay’s Bar Americain Cookbook: Celebrate America’s Great Flavors

The Homesick Texan Cookbook

Eleven Madison Park: The Cookbook

Mourad: New Moroccan

Home Cooking with Jean-Georges: My Favorite Simple Recipes

A New Turn in the South: Southern Flavors Reinvented for Your Kitchen

Super Natural Every Day: Well-loved Recipes from My Natural Foods Kitchen


Around My French Table: More Than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours

5 thoughts on “Book Index

  1. I will admit that I’m a lurker. But I’m SO glad you’re back! 🙂

    I would love anything you would like to send me…keeping in mind that I’m in medical school and know next to nothing about cooking. 🙂 What do you recommend?

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