Cooking & Food

With a wide range of cookbooks, restaurants, and foodies represented on our shelves, we have yet to find a cookbook memoir or quirky foodie tome too hot to handle. From the masters behind Camino to niche markets like vegan ice cream, we're actively looking to add to our blossoming list of the latest and greatest in the food world. 

 

A Wide Range

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A Wide Range

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Alanna Taylor-Tobin

Alternative Baker: Reinventing Dessert with Gluten-Free Grains and Flours

Page Street

“Alanna has rescued gluten-free baking from the pasty, gritty clutches of white rice flour!” ―Megan Scott and John Becker, bestselling authors of Joy of Cooking 

From peak-of-season fruit pies nestled in an irresistibly crunchy crust, to cookies that melt in your mouth, author, pastry chef, and founder of The Bojon Gourmet, Alanna Taylor-Tobin offers more than 100 wholesome treats utilizing easily accessible alternative grains and flours for every taste and baking level.

Russell Moore and Allison Hopelain

This Is Camino

Ten Speed Press

Locally beloved, nationally acclaimed Camino restaurant in Oakland, California, counts Mark Bittman, Yotam Ottolenghi, Sean Brock, Francis Malman, David Lebovitz, and Deborah Madison among its fans.  Now 100 of Chef Russell Moore’s fire-based recipes, as well as his ingredient-focused philosophy, are captured in a unique narrative cookbook co-written with Moore’s wife and Camino co-owner Allison Hopelain, and New York Times writer Chris Colin. Currently nominated for a Beard award.

Adrianna Adarme & Amber Day

A Cozy Cookbook: 40 Simple Recipes to Cook, Eat & Color

Rodale

Drawing inspiration from her beautiful blog A Cozy Kitchen,cookbook author and food blogger Adrianna Adarme has created an adult coloring cookbook with 40 happy, cozy, and tasty recipes accompanied by charming drawings by illustrator Amber Day, who encourages you to be creative with your color choices! Adrianna has been featured in Saveur, Self, and The Pioneer Woman among others. 

Virpi Mikkonen & Tuulia Talvio

N'ice Cream

Avery / Penguin

Saveur Award-winning Finnish author Virpi Mikkonen and Tuulia Talvio come together to prove that making your own ice cream can be easy and good for you at the same time in this gorgeous book of decadent, easy--and healthy!--vegan ice cream recipes.

Michelle McKenzie

Dandelion and Quince

Roost/Shambala

This illustrated cookbook celebrates the abundance of plants yet to be discovered by the everyday cook, by highlighting over 35 uncommon vegetables, fruits, and herbs with over 150 innovative recipes. The program director and an instructor at 18 Reasons, a cooking school and event venue in San Francisco, Michelle McKenzie provides guidance as she explores new ingredients and opens up fresh culinary adventures.

Chris Santella

Fifty Places to Drink Beer Before You Die

Abrams

In Fifty Places to Drink Beer Before You Die, the thirteenth book in the Fifty Places series, Chris Santella explores the best destinations to crack open a cold one, reflect on the day, and take in the scenery. The book features the world’s top locations for imbibing, from beautiful landscapes to beer festivals, breweries, classic drinking establishments, and brand-new, under-the-radar spots. Santella is a regular contributor to the New York Times, Washington Post, and Trout, and his work has appeared in The New Yorker, Travel + Leisure, and the Wall Street Journal.