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Books for the Week of June 29 - July 5 

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  • Big Book of Backyard Cooking by Betty Rosbottom. Fresh air makes everything taste better, but these zesty recipes will make your outdoor meals sing!
  • National Geographic Kids Cookbook by Barton Seaver. Young cooks will travel around the world for tasty, easy to prepare treats.
  • 100 Days of Real Food by Lisa Leake. A family vows to forego processed foods for 100 days.  Can they do it?  Can YOU do it?Member holding a megaphone and sharing about Food & Cooking.”><li><a href=
  • Can’t Cook Book by Jessica Seinfeld. Does the whole idea of cooking make your head hurt?  Repair your relationship to the kitchen with this fun and friendly guide.
  • Working Class Foodies Cookbook by Rebecca Lando. Opportunities to build unique, flavorful menus don’t need to be expensive, with Lando’s down-to-earth approach.
  • A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Game of Thrones Cookbook by Chelsea Monroe Cassel and Sariann Lehrer. Okay, when these folks say they’re having a feast, they’re really having a FEAST…
  • Consider the Fork by Bee Wilson. Thoughtful and entertaining history of the implements we use to cook and eat.
  • Make It Ahead by Ina Garten. Busy families will be grateful and delighted with these time-saving treats.
  • Everything Kids’ Gross Cookbook by Colleen Sell and Melinda Frank. The recipe titles are gross, but the flavors are yummy, as young chefs learn about good kitchen habits while enjoying their parents’ grimaces. 
  • Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman. Award-winning blogger Perelman wants to bring greater pleasure to daily cooking, with these recipes that are simple and satisfying both to make and eat.
  • Party in a Cup by Julia Myall. Teenaged hostesses can use these quick and versatile recipes to liven up any social occasion, from slumber party to tea party.
  • Alone in the Kitchen With an Eggplant. A diverse array of writers talk about the pleasures of cooking and eating solo.  M. F. K. Fisher, Paula Wolfert, Nora Ephron and more share the secrets of their most intimate meals.