Tuesday, March 23, 2010

A Good Book and Some Good Food!

A Good Book! Good Food! Does it get any better?
Bev Wowak

As we come to the last month of our winter reading club, Get Cookin' with a Good Book!, here are some great cooking blogs and books to check out.

Cooking Blogs!

I love to visit the cooking blogs…yes there are hundreds of them but these are a few of my favorite. I have tried a recipe from just about every one of them! If you have a favorite cooking/food blog, feel free to share. Meanwhile, check one of these out and have fun.














(gluten free recipes)




I have visited each of these blogs and made at least one recipe from them. I highly recommend them!

Non-Fiction Books with Recipes

*American Pie: Slices of Life (and Pie) from America’s Back Roads
641.8652 Led Pascale Le Draoulec

*Heat: an amateur’s adventures as kitchen slave, line cook, pasta-maker, and apprentice to a Dante-quoting butcher in Tuscany
641.5945 Buf Bill Buford

hallelujah! The welcome table: a lifetime of memories with recipes
641.5973 Ang Maya Angelou

*Under the Tuscan Sun
Bella Tuscany
Bio May Frances Mayes

In Tuscany
945.5 May Frances Mayes

*Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
*Comfort Me with Apples: More Adventures at the Table
Bio Rei Ruth Reichl

Garlic and Sapphires
641.5092 Rei Ruth Reichl

Endless Feasts: Sixty Years of Writing from Gourmet
641.5 Rei Ruth Reichl

*I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti: a memoir
Bio Mel Guilia Melucci

*Mostly True: A Memoir of Family, Food, and Baseball
Bio One Molly O’Neill

Food to Die For: Secrets from Kay Scarpetta’s Kitchen
641.5 Cor Patricia Cornwell

Jan Karon’s Mitford Cookbook & Kitchen Reader
641.5 Kar Jan Karon

*Kitchen Confidential
Bio Bou Anthony Bourdain

*Book Club Cookbook: Recipes and Food for Thought from Your Book Club’s Favorite Cooks and Authors
641.5 Gel Judy Gelman & Vicki Levy Krupp

*A Year in Provence
944.9208 May Peter Mayle

Toujours Provence
944.9083 May Peter Mayle

*Animal, vegetable, miracle: A year of food life
641.0973 Kin Barbara Kingsolver

*Pioneer Woman Cooks: Recipes from an Accidental Country Girl
641.5976 Dru Ree Drummond

*Cultivating Delight: A Natural history of My Garden
508 Ack Diane Ackerman

Food Matters
613.2 Bit Mark Bittman

Cozy Up Mysteries with Recipes

Joanne Fluke
Hannah Swenson Mysteries

M.C Beaton
Agatha Raisin Mysteries

Diane Mott Davidon
*Goldy (Bear) Schulz Mysteries

G. A. McKevett
*Savannah Reid Mysteries

Philip R. Craig
Martha’s Vineyard Mysteries

Tamar Myers
Pennsylvania Dutch Mysteries

Virginia Rich/Nancy Pickard
Eugenia Potter Mysteries

Laura Childs
*Tea Shop Mysteries

Fiction Books with Recipes

*Like Water for Chocolate
Laura Esquivel

*Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle-Stop Cafe
Fannie Flagg

The Recipe Club
Andrea Israel, Nancy Garfinkel

*Garden Spells
Sarah Addision Allen

*Some Days There’s Pie
Catherine Landis

Recipes from the Dump
Abigail Stone

*Beach Music
Pat Conroy

Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands
Jorge Amado

Scarpetta’s Winter Table
Patricia Cornwell

*Ladies of Covington Send Their Love
*Gardens of Covington
Joan Medlicott

*World of Pies
Karen Stolz

She Flew the Coop
Michael Lee West

Book of Enchantments
Patricia Wrede

*Mark the ones I have read.

I hope you have been enjoying the book club...
Happy Reading!

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