Cookbooks, Wine & Entertaining
Best of the Best: The Best Recipes from the 25 Best Cookbooks of the Year (Oct., $29.95) by Food & Wine magazine includes recipes from Mario Batali, Daniel Boulud, Wolfgang Puck and Alice Waters.
Claud Mann's Dinner & a Movie Cookbook (Sept., $21.95) by Claud Mann serves up 100 movie-inspired recipes, movie trivia and food facts from the TBS show Dinner & a Movie.
Home Baking: Sweet and Savory Traditions from Around the World (Dec., $40) by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid. The authors of Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet celebrate home baking with more than 200 recipes. 55,000 first printing. 15-city author tour.
The Book Lover's Cookbook (Oct., $21.95) by Shaundra Kennedy Wenger and Janet Kay Jensen offers recipes inspired by passages within celebrated works of literature. Advertising. Author publicity.
Madhur Jaffrey Indian Cooking—The Comprehensive Guide from the World's Best-Selling Indian Cook (Sept., $25) by Madhur Jaffrey. Completely revised, this volume contains more than 100 recipes plus new information on spices and seasonings, kitchen equipment and suggested menus.
Letters to a Young Chef (Sept., $22.50) by Daniel Boulud. The noted chef meditates on the delights and obsessions of making and experiencing great food. 75,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
The American Boulangerie (Sept., $35) by Pascal Rigo. A French baker shares 70 of his home-tailored recipes. $50,000 ad/promo.
BLACK DOG & LEVENTHAL
Steven Raichlen's Big Flavor Cookbook: 440 Irresistible and Healthy Recipes from Around the World (Oct., $19.95) by Steven Raichlen, photos by Ken Winoker and Greg Schneider, compiles recipes using healthy, low-fat ingredients and cooking techniques to create flavorful dishes.
Cooking from the Heart: 100 Great American Chefs Share Recipes They Cherish (Sept., $29.95) by Michael J. Rosen. Chefs recall recipes that warm their hearts; this volume benefits the antihunger organization Share Our Strength.
Our Latin Table: Celebrations, Recipes and Memories (Sept., $29.95) by Fernando Saralegui blends Latin culture and cuisine. Advertising.
Celebrating Our Equality: A Cookbook with Recipes and Remembrances from Howard University (Nov., $24.95) by Carolyn Q. Tillery combines recipes and history from one of the oldest African-American colleges in the U.S.
Are You Really Going to Eat That?: Reflections of a Culinary Thrill Seeker (Oct., $25) by Robb Walsh. The James Beard Award—winner takes a wild journey through the world of adventurous eating. Advertising. Author tour.
The King Arthur Flour Baker's Companion (Sept., $35) by King Arthur Flour bakers amasses hundreds of baked goods recipes plus chapters on ingredients and tools of the craft. 75,000 first printing. Good Cook Main selection. 24-city National Baking Class tour.
DOUGLAS & MCINTYRE
Simply Bishop's: Easy Seasonal Recipes (Sept., $30) by John Bishop and Dennis Green features recipes from Bishop's Restaurant in Vancouver; a selected Best of the Best 2003 title by Food & Wine magazine.
East of Paris: The New Cuisines of Austria and the Danube (Nov., $34.95) by David Bouley, Melissa Clark and Mario Lohninger features Austrian dishes, adapted and lightened while retaining their flavor. Advertising. Author publicity.
Fantastic Food with Splenda (Nov., $21.95) by Marlene Koch reveals the sugar substitute's versatility.
Great French Chefs (Sept., $40) by Jean-Louis André profiles 15 renowned chefs including Paul Bocuse, each sharing five signature recipes.
The Vineyard Kitchen: Menus Inspired by the Seasons (Sept., $32.50) by Maria Helm Sinskey. California chef, wine expert and cooking teacher Sinskey teaches how to make the most of seasonal ingredients. 25,000 first printing. Advertising. Author publicity.
Feast from the Mideast: 250 Sun-Drenched Dishes from the Lands of the Bible (Oct., $29.95) by Faye Levy features recipes from more than 10 countries including Israel, Turkey, Lebanon and Iran. 25,000 first printing. Author publicity.
The Cook's Canon: 101 Classic Recipes Everyone Should Know (Nov., $25.95) by Raymond Sokolov includes recipes and essays on the origins and significance of each dish. 35,000 first printing. Advertising. Author publicity.
HARVARD COMMON PRESS
A Baker's Field Guide to Christmas Cookies (Sept., $14.95) by Dede Wilson collects more than 75 cookie recipes from around the world. 75,000 first printing.
Good Housekeeping Blend It (Sept., $14.95) by Susan Westmoreland and Good Housekeeping magazine editors uses the blender for beverages, soups, dips and sauces.
Town & Country Elegant Entertaining (Oct., $24.95) by Francine Maroukian guides readers on how to entertain with grace.
Polish Holiday Cookery and Customs (Oct., $24.95) by Robert Strybel offers more than 400 traditional recipes.
Aquavit and the New Scandinavian Cuisine (Oct., $45) by Marcus Samuelsson. The executive chef of New York City's Aquavit restaurant presents new interpretations of Scandinavian food from Gravlax with Mustard Sauce to Fois Gras Ganache. 50,000 first printing. Advertising. 7-city author tour.
The Secrets of Baking: Simple Techniques for Sophisticated Desserts (Nov., $40) by Sherry Yard is from the pastry chef at Wolfgang Puck's Spago Hollywood restaurant. Advertising. 9-city author tour.
Cooking with the Firehouse Chef (Oct., $24.95) by Keith Young collects recipes firefighter Young created for Ladder Company 156 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
A Cook's Tour of Italy: More Than 300 Authentic Recipes from the Regions of Italy (Nov., $25.95) by Joe Famularo. The two-time James Beard award winner explores the cuisines and histories of Italy's major regions.
Jamie's Kitchen (Sept., $39.95) by Jamie Oliver offers a culinary course for novices and pros, including techniques for poaching and boiling, braising and roasting and more. 125,000 first printing. Good Cook Book Club selection.
Flavor (Oct., $35) by Rocco Dispirito teaches how to combine ingredients to create bold flavor. 60,000 first printing. Good Cook Book Club selection.
The Jewish Kitchen: Recipes and Stories from Around the World (Sept., $29.95) by Clarissa Hyman. Family histories are revealed through recipes of nine diasporic Jewish families including Cubans, Australians, Indians and Moroccans, adapting local cuisines to their culture and dietary laws.
The Breakaway Japanese Kitchen: Inspired New Tastes (Oct., $27) by Eric Gower, photos by Fumihiko Watanabe, features recipes that reflect the fusion of Japanese and California cuisine.
It's All American Food: The Best Recipes for More Than 400 New American Classics (Oct., $24.95) by David Rosengarten includes American favorites such as Philly cheese-steak sandwiches, Maryland crab cakes, chicken pot pie and tuna melts.
Creating Chefs: Lessons from Culinary School (Oct., $24.95) by Carol W. Mayback. Those who have trained the world's famous chefs show how to prepare gourmet dishes.
MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Minnesota Eats Out: An Illustrated History (Sept., $34.95) by Kathryn Strand Koutsky and Linda Koutsky, with recipes by Eleanor Ostman, offers a tour of the state's eateries from 1850 to 1960. Advertising. Author tour.
From Emeril's Kitchens: Favorite Recipes from Emeril's Restaurants (Oct., $27.50) by Emeril Lagasse. If you can't get to Emeril's popular restaurants, create his signature dishes at home. Advertising.
Good Cook Book Club Main selection, BOMC, QPB, LG, BC and Crossings Book Club Alternate selection. 12-city author tour. 25-city television satellite tour. 25-city radio satellite tour.
Tom's Big Dinners: Big-Time Home Cooking for Family and Friends (Oct., $32.50) by Tom Douglas. Seattle's own restaurateur shares recipes and menus for easy home entertaining. Advertising. First serial to Coastal Living magazine. 12-city author tour.
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Flavors of India: Authentic Indian Recipes (Oct., $19.95) by Meena Pathak, the creative force behind Patak's, the popular brand of Indian food, contains more than 100 authentic, easy-to-prepare recipes.
The Bread Bible (Oct., $35) by Rose Levy Beranbaum. The author of The Cake Bible provides bread bakers with 150 foolproof recipes for both home cooks and professional bakers. Advertising. Good Cook Book Club Main selection. 7-city author tour.
NOVELLO FESTIVAL PRESS
Hungry for Home: Stories of Food from Across the Carolinas (Oct., $27.95) by Amy Rogers collects more than 200 recipes plus stories and food lore featuring Josephine Humphreys, Pat Conroy, songwriter James Taylor and others.
A Slice of Life: A Collection of the Best and the Tastiest Modern Food Writing (Nov., $26.95), edited with intro. by Bonnie Marranca. Julia Child, Roland Barthes, Wole Soyinka, Betty Fussell and others explore links among food, life and language.
The Spirit of Christmas: All-Time Favorite Gifts from the Kitchen (Sept., $29.95) by Oxmoor House editors. More than 200 recipes cover sweets, snacks, spreads and more. Ad/promo.
Williams-Sonoma Essentials of Baking (Oct., $34.95) by Cathy Burgett et al. This second volume in the Essentials series is a baking bible. 55,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.
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The Savoy Cookbook (Sept., $35) by Anton Edelmann welcomes readers into London's exclusive Savoy Hotel with 100 classic and contemporary recipes. $50,000 ad/promo. 5-city author tour.
My Tuscany: Recipes, Cuisine, Landscape (Oct., $35) by Lorenza de' Medici is a tour of this celebrated region with recipes, recollections and photographs.
Cocktails (Sept., $15.95) by James Butler and Vicki Liley. More than 100 recipes cover drinks from the traditional to the exotic; includes the essentials of a well-stocked bar.
Vietnamese Home Cooking: Quick, Easy, Delicious Recipes to Make at Home (Nov., $19.95) by Robert Carmack shows how to create unique Vietnamese dishes.
Green Mangoes and Lemon Grass: Southeast Asia's Best Recipes from Bangkok to Bali (Dec., $35) by Wendy Hutton explores this region's rich and varied cuisine.
Moosewood Restaurant Celebrates: Festive Meals for Holidays and Special Occasions (Sept., $40) by the Moosewood Collective provides holiday menus with meatless dishes. Ad/promo. One Spirit Book Club selection.
The Martha Stewart Living Christmas Cookbook (Sept., $37.50) by Martha Stewart includes preparation advice, serving instructions and step-by-step photographs. Ad/promo.
The Balthazar Cookbook (Oct., $37.50) by Keith McNally, Riad Nasr and Lee Hanson brings classic French brasserie dishes from the New York City restaurant to the home table. Ad/promo. Good Cook Book Club selection. Author publicity.
Craft: Notes and Recipes from a Restaurant Kitchen (Oct., $37.50) by Tom Colicchio with Catherine Young and Lori Silverbush looks at the life and dishes of Colicchio's New York City restaurant. Ad/promo. Good Cook Book Club selection. Author tour.
Simply Ming (Nov., $32.50) by Ming Tsai with Arthur Boehm. The star chef introduces a time- and step-saving approach to East-West cooking. Good Cook Book Club selection. 6-city author tour.
The Wellness Kitchen (Sept., $34.95) by J. Swartzberg and S. Margen. Recipes are inspired by Wellness Foods A to Z. 25,000 first printing. REGANBOOKS
The Feast of the Five Senses (Oct., $34.95) by Ludovic Lefebvre with Martin Booe. Award-winning chef Lefebvre presents recipes that teach the skill and joy of cooking with the senses. 30,000 first printing.
New York Restaurant Cookbook: Recipes from the Dining Capital of the World (Nov., $29.95) by Florence Fabricant allows a peek inside 100 of New York City's most acclaimed restaurants including Gramercy Tavern, Nobu and Babbo. 25,000 first printing. Advertising.
Covered in Honey (Sept., $19.95) by Mani Niall looks at honey varieties with more than 125 recipes.
The Metropolitan Bakery Cookbook (Oct., $29.95) by James Barrett and Wendy Smith Born reveals secrets of this Philadelphia bakery through more than 100 recipes.
The Palm Restaurant Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from the Classic American Steakhouse (Oct., $29.95) by Brigit Légère Binns shows how to re-create the Italian-American dishes served at the Palm. 65,000 first printing. Author tour.
The White Barn Inn Cookbook: Four Seasons at the Celebrated American Inn (Nov., $35) by Laurence Bongiorno with Susan Sully celebrates seasonal New England fare. 35,000 first printing. Author tour.
RUTLEDGE HILL PRESS
Carbone's Cookbook (Sept., $19.99) by Jane and Michael Stern features dishes from Carbone's Italian restaurant in Hartford, Conn., the sixth to be chosen by the Sterns for fine regional cuisine.
Best Recipes from American Country Inns and Bed and Breakfasts (Nov., $24.99) by Kitty Maynard and Lucian Maynard collects more than 1,500 recipes from 340 establishments throughout the U.S.
RYLAND PETERS & SMALL
Cooking with Kids (Sept., $19.95) by Linda Collister teaches kids the fundamentals of good cooking.
The New York Times Jewish Cookbook: More Than 750 Traditional and Contemporary Recipes from Around the World Including America, Europe, the Middle East and Mediterranean (Sept., $35), edited by Linda Amster, is an authoritative Jewish cookbook.
Tom Valenti's Soups, Stews, and One-Pot Meals: 125 Home Recipes from the Chef-Owner of New York City's Ouest (Oct., $30) by Tom Valenti and Andrews Friedman includes more than 125 recipes for satisfying meals.
Al Roker's Hassle-Free Holiday Cookbook: 125 Recipes for Family Celebrations All Year Round (Nov., $27.95) by Al Roker is a guide to keeping holidays and gatherings stress-free, simple and fun.
One Fish, Two Fish, Crawfish, Bluefish: The Smithsonian Sustainable Seafood Cookbook (Oct., $35) by Carole C. Baldwin and Julie H. Mounts. Top chefs present ecologically sound seafood recipes.
Country Scrapple: An American Tradition (Sept., $19.95) by William Woys Weaver explores scrapple's European origins and provides cooking techniques and recipes.
Windows on the World Complete Wine Course 2004 Edition, A Lively Guide (Sept., $24.95) by Kevin Zraly. Wine expert Zraly shares knowledge acquired over the past 30 years, answers questions and offers recommendations.
The Well-Decorated Cake (Sept., $24.95) by Toba Garrett. Master cake designer Garrett offers her artistic vision and professional know-how; includes templates, cake, icing and sauce recipes with photos.
STEWART, TABORI & CHANG
Alton Brown's Gear for Your Kitchen (Sept., $27.50) by Alton Brown gives practical advice on the tools that work and don't work in the kitchen plus recipes with which to use them.
America Entertains: A Year of Imaginative Parties (Oct., $35) by David Tutera. A party planner creates blueprints for 16 themed events, one for each month plus four fetes that celebrate America's regions and traditions.
Cooking 1-2-3: 500 Fabulous Three-Ingredient Recipes (Oct., $37.50) by Rozanne Gold contains Gold's best recipes from the series plus 150 new ones.
Recipes from Historic Texas (Oct., $24.95) by Linda and Steve Bauer takes a tour of restaurants in unusual historic settings and includes recipes from each.
TEN SPEED PRESS
Sweets: A Collection of Soul Food Desserts and Memories (Sept., $24.95) by Patty Pinner provides desserts from a smalltown African-American family's soul kitchen.
American Pie: My Search for the Perfect Pizza (Nov., $24.95) by Peter Reinhart. The author of Bread Baker's Apprentice canvases great pizzas and pizzerias of Italy and America.
UNIV. PRESS OF MISSISSIPPI
The New Great American Writers Cookbook (Nov., $25), edited by Dean Faulkner Wells' gathers 150 authors to present their best recipes in a literary cook-off.
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The Great Book of French Cuisine: Revised Edition (Sept., $35) by Henri-Paul Pellaprat, edited by Jeremiah Tower. Recipes originate from L'Art Culinaire Moderne.
Cookoff: Recipe Fever in America (Oct., $24.95) by Amy Sutherland gives a guided tour of the more than 1,000 American cooking competitions and their cast of colorful characters. 5-city author tour.
America's Best Chefs Cook with Jeremiah Tower (Oct., $29.99) by Jeremiah Tower, who teams up with 14 of the best American chefs in this companion book to the PBS-TV program.
Cooking at Home with the Culinary Institute of America (Oct., $40) by the Culinary Institute of America is an illustrated volume of home-cooking lessons and recipes.
The Slow Mediterranean Kitchen: Recipes for the Passionate Cook (Oct., $34.95) by Paula Wolfert captures the art of unhurried cooking with 150 recipes.
Betty Crocker 4-Ingredient Dinners (Sept., $22.95) by Betty Crocker editors collects easy-to-prepare family-friendly recipes with just four ingredients.