Chefs Bittman, Boyle, Elliot, Ottolenghi, Ronnen, & Others | Cooking Reviews, September 15, 2015


Bittman’s unconventional cookbook can help proficient cooks develop ideas, MasterChef Elliot’s hearty, classic dishes, Ottolenghi’s latest will challenge readers, Solomonov writes candidly about personal struggles and professional breakthroughs.

Magazine Rack Readers’ Advisory: Summer Cooking | Wyatt’s World


For pie fans Back in the Day Bakery Made with Love; meat lovers Franklin Barbecue, gardeners The Good Cook’s Book of Tomatoes; ice cream fans Van Leeuwen Artisan; and Essential Pépin

Satisfy Hunger with Clean Eating, Yogurt Culture, Green + Grains | Cooking Reviews, February 15, 2015


An eye-opening Bar Tartine; Yogurt Culture belongs in most all collections; Vetri continues to please with exceptional Italian cuisine; clean eating and lifestyle tips; an accessible take on leafy, grainy dishes.

The Countdown Ends in Your Kitchen: Home Cooking | Wyatt’s World


From Bittman’s How To Cook Everything Fast and Cowin’s Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen to the playbook for Dinner, these cookbooks will teach you how to prepare a delicious meal.

Regional Foodways: Travel by Way of Skillet, Dutch Oven, or Oyster Knife | Wyatt’s World


Here are five titles that offer the twin pleasures of travel and food—and perhaps a gentle nudge to try something brand new this Thanksgiving (more than one book includes a recipe using pumpkins).

Cookbook Countdown: Baking | Wyatt’s World

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For those who want either to move beyond the pumpkin or pecan pie or simply learn to bake better before tackling a new version, these five books will both instruct and inspire.

Countdown to Thanksgiving: A Four-Week Tour of Cookbooks | Wyatt’s World

Baking Bible

Five key 2014 cookbooks about which every collection development librarian and readers’ advisor should know.

Meat, Smoke, and Fire: Five Books for the Grilling Season | Wyatt’s World

Fire and Smoke

Fieri’s fun, everybody-can-do-it guide, Ford’s smart & grand book for cooks with big dreams, champion pitmaster Lilly guides everyday cooks, Mylan’s chic guide to all things meat, and a gang of London chefs do BBQ, and much more.

Manners, Meals, and Mayhem | Books for Dudes

Summer on the Short Bus

This month’s BFD is a compendium of titles that defy overall categorization other than “man appeal.”

Cooking Reviews | February 15, 2014


Superior pastries, why families can resist takeout, spices for every beginner; ten reviews from the February 15 issue.