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  1. Derek and Chad Sarno

    Do you want to work with Derek and Chad? Click here! Derek and Chad Sarno are brothers, chefs, and plant pushers. Their brand, Wicked Healthy, centers around the “Wicked Healthy Equation,” which states that you should “shoot for 80% healthy, 20% wicked, to be 100% sexy.” The duo urges their readers to drop their diet plans, […]

  2. Laura Bashar

    Do you want to work with Laura? Click here! Laura is half-Persian and half-American and was raised eating gourmet meals that her working mother prepared. She quickly learned that the family meal was where stories were shared, memories were made, and, of course, good food was enjoyed. Laura brought her culinary enthusiasm to her own family’s […]

  3. Michael Leviton

    Do you want to work with Michael? Click here! An eight-time James Beard Foundation Award nominee, recipient of awards from Food & Wine, Bon Appétit, Gourmet and Saveur, National Board Chair of the Chefs Collaborative and featured thought-leader in Boston magazine’s 2014 Power of Ideas issue, Michael Leviton is a chef dedicated to the simple and […]

  4. John Coletta

    Do you want to work with John? Click here! For centuries, the kitchen has been recognized in Italian culture as the center of both the heart and mind. This is a philosophy that still holds true today, as seen in the work of chef John Coletta. A first-generation Italian-American, Coletta was born in New York City one […]

  5. Ronni Lundy

    Do you want to work with Ronni? Click here! Ronni Lundy, the award-winning author of Victuals: An Appalachian Journey, with Recipes (Clarkson Potter, 2016), has been writing about the food, music and culture of the southern Appalachians and the American South for more than 30 years. In 2017, Victuals, received the coveted James Beard Award for […]

  6. Anne Willan

    Do you want to work with Anne? Click here! Anne Willan has had an extraordinary career in the culinary arts and is recognized as one of the world’s preeminent authorities on French cooking. She founded École de Cuisine La Varenne in Paris in 1975. Inducted into the James Beard Cookbook Hall of Fame for her “body […]




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Featured Titles

  • SOUTHERN SNACKS: 77 Recipes for Small Bites with Big

    This cookbook is dedicated to the truth that southerners are just as skilled and generous with the snack as they are with their bounteous, overflowing meals. In seventy-seven recipes that range from classic to contemporary, Perre Coleman Magness embraces the southern approach to snacking, including all the small bites you’ll […]

  • CATALAN FOOD: Culture and Flavors from the Mediterranean

    In proud, vibrant Catalonia, food is what brings people together—whether neighbors, family, or visitors. By the sea, over a glass of chilled vermouth and the din of happily shared, homemade Pica Pica (tapas) is where you’ll find the most authentic Catalonia. The region is known for its wildly diverse indigenous ingredients, from […]

  • GULF COAST OYSTERS: Classic & Modern Recipes of a Southern Renaissance

    The oyster against which all others should be measured.  From acclaimed chef Irv Miller, GULF COAST OYSTERS is a beautifully photographed and joyful exploration of the Gulf oyster culture. Replete with mouth-watering recipes that honor the many oyster classics of the Gulf foodways, GULF COAST OYSTERS also celebrates the renaissance of […]

  • MASTERING PIZZA: The Art and Practice of Handmade Pizza, Focaccia, and Calzone

    Pizza remains America’s favorite food, but one that many people hesitate to make at home. In MASTERING PIZZA, award-winning chef Marc Vetri tackles the topic with his trademark precision, making perfect pizza available to anyone. The recipes—gleaned from years spent researching recipes in Italy and perfecting them in America—have a variety […]

  • SEASONS AT THE FARM: Year-Round Celebrations at the Elliott Homestead

    If Shaye Elliot has one secret about creating a wonderful life for her family, it’s this: learn how to cultivate everyday magic not just during the holidays, but every season of the year. Life, for most people, is not a series of red carpet events or nights out on the […]

  • SMART MEAL PREP FOR BEGINNERS: Recipes and Weekly Plans for Healthy, Ready-to-Go Meals

    Smart meal prep means you never have to ask what’s for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. In SMART MEAL PREP FOR BEGINNERS, meal prep expert Toby Amidor makes it easier than ever to start (and stick with) meal prep, so that you have ready-to-go healthy meals every day of the week. […]

  • THE CONFIDENT COOK: Basic Recipes and How to Build on Them (Picador Cookstr Classics)

    Irena Chalmers shows readers that anyone who can understand a few basic home cooking tricks can be a star in the kitchen. THE CONFIDENT COOK demonstrates that there are in fact only four or five basic cooking methods and that with these methods you can vastly expand your recipe repertoire. […]

  • SOUL: A Chef’s Culinary Evolution in 150 Recipes

    James Beard Award-nominated Chef Todd Richards shares his personal culinary exploration of soul food. Black American chefs and cooks are often typecast as the experts of only one cuisine—soul food, but Todd Richards’ food is anything but stereotypical. Taste his Hot-Chicken-Style Country-Fried Lamb Steak or Blueberry-Sweet Tea-Brined Chicken Thighs as […]

  • TOTS!: 50 Tot-ally Awesome Recipes from Totchos to Sweet Po-tot-o Pie

    It’s a fact: Americans love tots, and last year consumed 3.5 billion of them. And not just at home. From fast-food joints to high-end restaurants, chefs are joining the tot trend, serving exotically spiced tots or fun mash-ups like Totchos, with tots replacing the corn chips in nachos. But now, […]

  • THE CAMP & CABIN COOKBOOK: 100 Recipes to Prepare Wherever You Go

    “In The Camp & Cabin Cookbook, Laura Bashar opened my eyes to the adventures and pleasures of cooking a world of wonderful dishes outdoors. Her gorgeous photographs and inviting recipes make me eager to enjoy campfire cooking and put our charcoal grill to use. And while I’m planning my outdoor culinary […]

  • THE WICKED HEALTHY COOKBOOK: Free. From. Animals.

    THE WICKED HEALTHY COOKBOOK takes badass plant-based cooking to a whole new level. The chefs have pioneered innovative cooking techniques such as pressing and searing mushrooms until they reach a rich and delicious meat-like consistency. Inside, you’ll find informative sidebars and must-have tips on everything from oil-free and gluten-free cooking […]

  • THE BOURBON COUNTRY COOKBOOK: New Southern Entertaining: 95 Recipes and More from a Modern Kentucky Kitchen

    Bourbon, the first uniquely American distilled spirit, is nearly synonymous with Kentucky, its birthplace. The state conjures images of lush bluegrass hills punctuated with white fences, rolling green pastures, cold bourbon cocktails sweating in the sun, and hundreds of well-dress racegoers urging their steeds of choice to the finish line—all […]

  • THE HANDMADE MAMA: Simple Crafts, Healthy Recipes, and Natural Bath + Body Products for Mama and Baby

    On this life-changing journey into mamahood, making your own healthy recipes, soothing skin care products, and everyday baby items allows you to choose what goes into and on your­–and your baby’s–body.  From Mary Helen Leonard, a natural lifestyle writer and the creator of the popular blog Mary Makes Good, THE […]

  • SECRETS OF THE SOUTHERN TABLE: A Food Lover’s Tour of the Global South

    From the rolling hills and hollows in Appalachia to the flat salt marshes of South Carolina to an urban farm in metro-Atlanta, the South has a strong tradition of good food and generous hospitality. The region is well known for fried chicken, grits, and biscuits (and there are irresistible recipes […]

  • THE EASY 5-INGREDIENT HEALTHY COOKBOOK: Simple Recipes to Make Healthy Eating Delicious

    From the trusted nutritionist behind the bestselling healthy cookbook on meal prep comes THE EASY 5-INGREDIENT HEALTHY COOKBOOK―your next course in healthy meals made super simple. Keeping balanced meals on the table can be tough when you’re busy. That’s why registered dietitian nutritionist and bestselling healthy cookbook author, Toby Amidor, […]

  • FAMILY TABLE: Farm Cooking from the Elliott Homestead

    “Shaye Elliott not only delivers a gorgeous cookbook filled with thoughtful flavor-forward recipes, but also one that deftly interweaves a very deep-rooted message of family, sustainable farming, and stewardship. She’s able to tackle all these subjects with grace and humor, leaving us with a book that’s as inspiring as it […]

  • GREEN ENOUGH: Eat Better, Live Cleaner, Be Happier (All Without Driving Your Family Crazy!)

    What’s really in that cleaning spray? Those tortilla chips? That deodorant? Brace yourself- in GREEN ENOUGH, Mamavation blogger Leah Segedie uncovers the truth behind the food and household products that are filled with synthetic chemicals and toxins. From furniture to packaged food, Leah empowers you to detoxify your home, diet, […]

  • HEIRLOOM VEGETABLE GARDENING (updated)

    “This book is sure to be a modern classic and is one of the most important books on gardening in the current century.” —Jere Gettle, founder, Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds   HEIRLOOM VEGETABLE GARDENING has always been a book for gardeners and cooks interested in unique flavors, colors, and history […]

  • FOOD IS THE SOLUTION: What to Eat to Save the World–80+ Recipes for a Greener Planet and a Healthier You

    “The way we eat reflects how we are taking care of the planet. This book can guide us towards real change.” — Alice Waters In FOOD IS THE SOLUTION, Matthew Prescott, Senior Food Policy Director for the Humane Society and a leader in the environmental food movement, shows how our […]

  • RISOTTO AND BEYOND: 100 Authentic Italian Rice Recipes for Antipasti, Soups, Salads, Risotti, One-Dish Meals, and Desserts

    Rice is a staple of northern Italy and, because of this, a rich and varied rice-based cookery has developed in this region. From acclaimed Chicago chef John Coletta of Quartino Ristorante comes a recipe collection focusing on a relatively unexplored area of Italian cuisine—rice cookery.  In RISOTTO & BEYOND: 100 […]

  • HOT FOR FOOD VEGAN COMFORT CLASSICS: 101 Recipes to Feed Your Face

    A fun and irreverent take on vegan comfort food that’s saucy, sweet, sassy, and most definitely deep-fried, from YouTube sensation Lauren Toyota of Hot for Food. In this bold collection of more than 100 recipes, the world of comfort food and vegan cooking collide as Lauren Toyota shares her favorite […]

  • SERIOUSLY GOOD FREEZER MEALS: 150 Easy Recipes to Save Your Time, Money and Sanity

    Don’t freeze up when your family asks what’s for dinner — reach into the freezer instead. SERIOUSLY GOOD FREEZER MEALS provides home cooks with the tools they need to make delectable, healthy meals using fresh and flavorful ingredients, with information on shopping, cooking, freezing, thawing and everything in between. This unique […]

  • TOM FITZMORRIS’S NEW ORLEANS FOOD (Revised and Expanded Edition): More Than 250 of the City’s Best Recipes to Cook at Home

    Tom Fitzmorris is uniquely qualified to write about the food of New Orleans. Born in the Crescent City on Mardi Gras, he has been eating, celebrating, and writing about the city’s cuisine for more than 30 years. Now Fitzmorris is refreshing his bestselling cookbook NEW ORLEANS FOOD. The book features all of […]

  • THE SOUTHERN SYMPATHY COOKBOOK: Funeral Food with a Twist

    Comforting casseroles; jugs of sweet tea; creamy, cheesy potatoes—all these foods provide sympathy and sustenance for the bereaved. There are times when your instinct, your heart’s reaction, is to prepare food. To comfort a grieving family and remove at least one mundane worry from their day. To help out a […]

  • COCONUTS AND COLLARDS: Recipes and Stories from Puerto Rico to the Deep South

    When her family moved from Puerto Rico to Atlanta, Von Diaz traded plantains, roast pork, and Malta for grits, fried chicken, and sweet tea. Brimming with humor and nostalgia, COCONUTS AND COLLARDS is a recipe-packed memoir of growing up Latina in the Deep South. The stories center on the women […]

  • VEGAN COOKING IN YOUR AIR FRYER: 75 Incredible Comfort Food Recipes with Half the Calories

    VEGAN COOKING IN YOUR AIR FRYER provides plant-based dishes with all the decadence of fried food without the added calories. Using little to no oil, these recipes result in wholesome and delicious meals with less mess, but the perfect texture, every time. You will be amazed at how fast you […]

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