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Forage, Harvest, Feast

by Rachel Jagareski

The renewed interest in foraging wild foods has inspired many new cookbooks, but none is as comprehensive as Marie Viljoen’s Forage, Harvest, Feast: A Wild-Inspired Cuisine. Viljoen is a writer and wild foods evangelist who packs... Read More

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Southern Snacks

by Rachel Jagareski

Perre Coleman Magness explains why decadent American Southern food is so darn delicious in "Southern Snacks", which acknowledges that sharing bountiful amounts of food is a natural part of the region’s culture—of tailgating, garden... Read More

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Crush

by Rachel Jagareski

John Briscoe’s Crush: The Triumph of California Wine is a lively introduction to California’s wine industry. Though blessed with a superb climate and geography for cultivating grapes, California winemakers endured centuries of... Read More

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50 Ways to Love Wine More

by Rachel Jagareski

If learning more about the finer points of wine is on your (ice) bucket list, Laughren’s book is a seductive resource to kick-start your resolution. Jim Laughren’s 50 Ways to Love Wine More: Adventures in Wine Appreciation is a fun... Read More

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Halal Food

by Susan Waggoner

With more and more halal food joining the American menu, questions about it abound. Halal Food: A History by Febe Armanios and Boğaç Ergene offers timely, comprehensive, and thoroughly researched information on all things halal. The... Read More

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In the Restaurant

by Meg Nola

Christoph Ribbat’s "In the Restaurant" serves up a fascinating buffet of fare and facts with its panoramic yet intimate look at the enduring concept of serving food to patrons. The book spans centuries and cuisines from the compiled... Read More

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