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Cookery Bookery

Cookery Bookery

I like food. Shock.

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Porter Square Books
25 White Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02140
(617) 491-2220

Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138-3820
(617) 661-1515

Brookline Booksmith
279 Harvard Street
Brookline, Massachusetts 02446
(617) 566-6660

"There would be no ‘conceptual’ or ‘intellectual’ food, just the salty, sweet, starchy, brothy, crispy things that one craves when one is actually hungry."
Published by: Random House
Edition: Hardcover (ISBN #9781400068722)

"Each section or recipe is introduced with a note on its relevant cultural history or the particular technique it uses, revealing how competing French and Italian cultural influences have shaped contemporary American cuisine."
Published by: University of California Press
Edition: Hardcover (ISBN #9780520270299)

"From the woman behind Rasa Malaysia."
Published by: Tuttle Publishing
Edition: Hardcover (ISBN #9780804841474)

"Momofuku cookbook suffered from just one criticism among reviewers and fans: where were Christina Tosi’s fantastic desserts? The compost cookie; the crack pie; the cereal milk ice cream; the easy layer cakes?"
Published by: Clarkson Potter Publishers
Edition: Hardcover (ISBN #9780307720498)

"Rock out with Mario Batali's Spaghetti with Sweet 100 Tomatoes or Michael Symon's Octopus Salad with Black-Eyed Peas. Comes with the CD, of course."
Published by: Black Balloon Publishing
Edition: Hardcover (ISBN #9781936787005)

"This visual manual is the first to teach by showing exactly what butchers know, whether cooks want to learn how to turn a primal into familiar and special cuts or to simply identify everything in the case at the market."
Published by: Chronicle Books (CA)
Edition: Hardcover (ISBN #9781452100593)

"Sam Mogannam of Bi-Rite guides you through the grocery store one department at a time, and explains how to identify incredible ingredients, decipher labels and terms, build a great pantry, and reconnect with the people and places that feed us."
Published by: Ten Speed Press
Edition: Hardcover (ISBN #9781580083034)

"I'm curious to at least get a peek inside - one review mentioned Filipino, Venezuelan, and Portuguese recipes, so it seems to be a "round-the-world" cookbook of the potentially suspicious type. But book, cover, judging; review first."
Published by: Conran Octopus
Edition: Hardcover (ISBN #9781840915778)

"I miss non-Hershey-adulterated Scharffen Berger."
Published by: Hyperion
Edition: Hardcover (ISBN #9781401302382)

"Dorie Greenspan is our modern goddess of baking, yet I don't actually own any of her books. Must rectify this."
50) Baking
Published by: Houghton Mifflin
Edition: Hardcover (ISBN #9780618443369)

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