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Soul

by Rachel Jagareski

Todd Richards’s Soul: A Chef’s Culinary Evolution in 150 Recipes is a thoughtful introduction to African American food, though it is only the launching point for Richards’s inventive cooking repertoire. Chapters begin with base... Read More

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Wild Honey and Rye

by Rachel Jagareski

Ren Behan’s "Wild Honey and Rye" transforms the treasured foods of her Polish forbears into fresher, lighter recipes. While there are still hearty dishes in the mix, Behan’s emphasis is on adaptations of classic Polish fare to... Read More

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Bake from Scratch: Volume Two

by Rachel Jagareski

Baking is chemistry; baking is alchemy; baking is craft. Brian Hart Hoffman’s Bake from Scratch: Artisan Recipes for the Home Baker, Volume Two celebrates all of these aspects with more than 600 recipes from the sophomore year of Bake... Read More

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The Campout Cookbook

by Rachel Jagareski

The important message underpinning Marnie Hanel and Jen Stevenson’s otherwise playful "The Campout Cookbook" is tucked at the end: “On a small scale, we think the best thing you can do for the environment is to bring your friends... Read More

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The Fruit Forager's Companion

by Rachel Jagareski

A Culinary Institute of America degree armed Sara Bir with cooking expertise, but it’s her clever writing and inquisitive, experimental mind that make The Fruit Forager’s Companion so exciting. This hybrid cookbook/plant guide/DIY... Read More

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Southern from Scratch

by Rachel Jagareski

Drawing from her Appalachian roots and degrees in nutrition, Ashley English’s "Southern from Scratch" shows how to stock your kitchen with whole-food goodness, from sweet treats in the freezer to sparkling jars of home-canned pickles.... Read More

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