Book List

March 2016:  Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg

 

 

October 2015: Yes, Chef: A Memoir by Marcus Samuelsson and Veronica Chambers (chosen by Amanda of Omar Niode Foundation).

November 2015: The Art of Simple Food by Alice Waters.

December 2015: Members may review any food book or cookbook.

Our Previous Book Choices:

2015

Lunch at the Shop: The Art and Practice of the Midday Meal by Peter Miller, chosen by Emily of Highly Social Media (September 2015). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley (August 2015). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Delicious: A Novel by Ruth Reichl, chosen by Amanda of Omar Niode Foundation and Pech of Pechluck’s Food Adventures (July 2015). A round-up of our reviews is available.

The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food by Dan Barber, chosen by Melissa of Melos bookshelf and Emily of Highly Social Media (June 2015). No reviews.

Food: A Love Story by Jim Gaffigan, chosen by Vicki of I’d Rather Be At The Beach, Stephanie of Kitchen Frolic, and Pech of Pechluck’s Food Adventures (May 2015). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Ratio: The Simple Codes Behind the Craft of Everyday Cooking by Michael Ruhlman (April 2015). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Any book by or about Elizabeth David (March 2015). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil by Tom Mueller (February 2015, chosen by Amanda of Omar Niode Foundation). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Food Gurus: 20 People Who Changed the Way we Eat and Think About Food by Stephen Vines (January 2015). A round-up of our reviews is available.

2014

Members reviewed a book of their choice in December 2014. A round-up of our reviews is available.

Born Round by Frank Bruni (November 2014, chosen by Pech of Pechluck’s Food Adventures). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Anything that Moves by Dana Goodyear (October 2014, chosen by Melissa of Melos Bookshelf). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Molecular Gastronomy by Herve This (September 2014, chosen by Morena of Peru Delights). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Thomas Jefferson’s Creme Brulee: How a Founding Father and His Slave James Hemings Introduced French Cuisine to America by Thomas J Craughwell (August 2014). A round-up of our reviews is available.

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender (July 2014, chosen by Vicki of I’d Rather Be at the Beach). A round-up of our reviews is available.

A Moveable Feast: Life Changing Food Adventures Around the World published by Lonely Planet (June 2014). A round-up of our reviews is available and we also created an index of the chapters.

A History of the World in 6 Glasses by Tom Standage (May 2014, chosen by Amanda of Omar Niode Foundation). A round-up of our reviews is available.

From Scratch: Inside the Food Network by Allen Salkin (April 2014, chosen by Pech of Pechluck’s Food Adventures). A round-up of our reviews is available.

The Mere Mortal’s Guide to Fine Dining: From Salad Forks to Sommeliers, How to Eat and Drink in Style Without Fear of Faux Pas by Colleen Rush (March 2014). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Below Stairs: The Classic Kitchen Maid’s Story that Inspired Upstairs, Downstairs and Downton Abbey by Margaret Powell (February 2014). A round-up of our reviews is available.

The Flavor Thesaurus: A Compendium of Pairings, Recipes and Ideas for the Creative Cook by Niki Segnit (January 2014). A round-up of our reviews is available.

2013

Members reviewed a cookbook of their choice in December 2013. A round-up of our reviews is available.

Best Food Writing 2013, edited by Holly Hughes (November 2013). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Apron Anxiety: My Messy Affairs In and Out of the Kitchen by Alyssa Shelasky (October 2013). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Plate to Pixel: Digital Food Photography and Styling by Helene Dujardin (September 2013). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation by Michael Pollan (August 2013). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Heartburn by Nora Ephron (July 2013). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Gulp: Adventures on the Alimetary Canal by Mary Roach (June 2013).

Any book from the Penguin Books Great Food series (May 2013). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Toast: The Story of a Boy’s Hunger by Nigel Slater (April 2013). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Spice: The History of Temptation by Jack Turner, chosen by Suzy of sudden lunch! (March 2013). A round-up of our reviews is available.

The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry: Love, Laughter and Tears at the World’s Most Famous Cooking School by Kathleen Flinn (February 2013). A round-up of our reviews is available.

My Berlin Kitchen by Luisa Weiss (January 2013). A round-up of our reviews is available.

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The Man Who Ate Everything by Jeffrey Steingarten (November 2012, chosen by Iris of Eating Clean in the Dirty City). A round-up of our reviews is available.

An Everlasting Meal by Tamar Adler (October 2012, chosen by Sarah of Simply Cooked). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Girl Hunter by Georgia Pellegrini (September 2012, chosen by Julie of Savvy Eats). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Food Critic by Ruth Reichl (August 2012, chosen by Marian of Spelt for Choice). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Blessed are the Cheesemakers by Sarah-Kate Lynch (July 2012, chosen by Victoria of Mommy Marginalia). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Smart Chefs Stay Slim: Lessons in Eating and Living from America’s Best Chefs by Allison Adato (June 2012, chosen by Aileen of 300 Threads). A round-up of our reviews is available.

The Art of Eating by MFK Fisher (May 2012, chosen by Carolyn of FoodNURD). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Dinner Roles: American Women and Culinary Culture by Sherrie A Inness (April 2012, chosen by Liz of enter with love into darkness). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Season to Taste: How I Lost My Sense of Smell and Found My Way by Molly Birnbaum (March 2012, chosen by Katherine Martinelli). A round-up of our reviews is available.

A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table by Molly Wizenberg (February 2012, chosen by Jules of Stone Soup). A round-up of our reviews is available.

The Soul of a Chef: The Journey Toward Perfection by Michael Ruhlman (January 2012, chosen by Lisa of Charleston Treasures). A round-up of our reviews is available.

2011

Eat Where You Live: How to Find and Enjoy Fantastic Local and Sustainable Food No Matter Where You Live by Lou Bendrick and/or Just Food: Where Locavores Get it Wrong and How We Can Truly Eat Responsibly by James E McWilliams (November 2011, chosen by Julie of Savvy Eats). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Spiced: A Pastry Chef’s True Stories of Trials by Fire, After-Hours Exploits, and What Really Goes on in the Kitchen by Dalia Jurgenson (October 2011, chosen by Libbi of Domestic Wandering). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen by Laurie Colwin (September 2011, chosen by Sarah of Simply Cooked). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant: Confessions of Cooking for One and Dining Alone, edited by Jenni Ferrari-Adler (August 2011, chosen by Anni of anjeme). A round-up of our reviews is available.

The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen (July 2011, chosen by Karen of Shortbread). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton (June 2011, chosen by Aileen of Pharma Foodie). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky (May 2011, chosen by Stacy of Little Blue Hen). A round-up of our reviews is available.

My Life from Scratch: A Sweet Journey of Starting Over, One Cake at a Time by Gesine Bullock-Prado (April 2011, chosen by Shelley of My Little Chickadees). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Medium Raw by Anthony Bourdain (March 2011, chosen by Aileen of Pharma Foodie). A round-up of our reviews is available.

The Language of Baklava by Diana Abu-Jaber (February 2011, chosen by Lisa of A Fork on the Road). A round-up of our reviews is available.

Will Write for Food by Dianne Jacob (January 2011, chosen by Sarah of Simply Cooked).

2010

Heat by Bill Buford (November 2010, chosen by Stacy of Little Blue Hen).

Shark’s Fin and Sichuan Pepper by Fuschia Dunlop (October 2010, chosen by Jessica of Are you Hungary?).

Hungry Monkey: A Food-Loving Father’s Quest to Raise an Adventurous Eater by Matthew Amster-Burton (September 2010, chosen by Meryl of My Bit of Earth).

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver (August 2010, chosen by Karen of Shortbread South).

In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan (July 2010, chosen by Margaret of Tea and Scones).

Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating by Mark Bittman (June 2010, chosen by Elizabeth of Spike Bakes).

Tender At The Bone: Growing Up At The Table by Ruth Reichl (May 2010, chosen by Jill of Jill’s Blog).

On The Line by Eric Ripert and Christine Muhlke (April 2010).

Eat, Memory: Great Writers at The Table edited by Amanda Hesser (March 2010).

It Ain’t All About The Cookin’ by Paula Deen (February 2010).

What We Eat When We Eat Alone by Deborah Madison & Patrick McFarlin (January 2010).

2009

The Warmest Room In The House: How The Kitchen Became The Heart of the 20th Century American Home by Steven Gdula (November 2009).

My Life In France by Julia Child (October 2009).

Julie & Julia–My Year of Cooking Dangerously by Julie Powell (September 2009).

The Sweet Life in Paris: Adventures in the World’s Most Glorious & Perplexing City by David Lebovitz (August 2009).

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10 thoughts on “Book List

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  5. perudelights

    Hi!! I would love to add:
    1.- Molecular Gastronomy, Exploring the Science of Flavor, by Hervé This.
    2.- The Omnivorous Dilemma, by Michael Pollan.
    3.- Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal, by Eric Schlosser

    Regards,

    Reply
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