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Tender Vittles


Tender Vittles
Gere Branch, November 5, 2007
Scott C.

Scott C., from the Reference Department downtown, gave a Culinary Book Talk, focusing on cookbooks, books about chefs and books about the world of food and the food industry. The following titles were all on the hand-out that attendees received, although not all of these titles were actually covered during his talk:

Salt: A World History
by Mark Kurlansky [333.856 Kur]

Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World
by Mark Kurlansky [333.956 Kur]

Candyfreak: A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America
by Steve Almond [338.474 Alm]

The Big Oyster: History on the Half-Shell
by Mark Kurlansky [594.4 Kur]

Diggin’ In and Piggin’ Out: The Truth About Men and Food
by Roger Welsch [641 Wel]

The Man Who Ate Everything: and Other Gastronomic Feats, Disputes and Pleasurable Pursuits
by Jeffrey Steingarten [641.013 Ste]

California Wine Country
by Peter Fish [641.22 Fis]

The Oxford Companion to Food
by Allan Davidson [641.3 qDav]

Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen
by Julie Powell [641.3 Pow]

Fast Food Nation
by Eric Schlosser [641.3 Sch]

I’m Just Here for the Food
by Alton Brown [641.5 Bro]

I’m Just Here for More Food
by Alton Brown [641.5 Bro]

The Gallery of Regrettable Food
by James Lileks [641.5 Lil]

Sheila Lukin’s USA Cookbook
by Sheila Lukin [641.5 Luk]

Cheap. Fast. Good!
by Beverly Mills and Alicia Ross [641.5 Mil]

Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disquise
by Ruth Reichl [641.5 Rei]

The Joy of Cooking – 75th Anniversary Edition
by Irma Rombauer [641.5 Rom 2006]

Two for the Road: Our Love Affair With American Food
by Jane and Michael Stern [641.5 Ste]

The Dinner Doctor
by Anne Byrn [641.55 Byr]

30 Minute Meals 2
by Rachel Ray [641.55 Ray 2003]

Weed ‘Em and Reap
by Roger Welsch [641.563 Wel]

Thanksgiving 101
by Rick Rodgers [641.568 Rod]

The New Professional Chef
by Culinary Institute of America [641.57 qCul 1996]

Sublime Smoke
by Cheryl Alters Jamison [641.578 Jam]

The Kansas City Barbecue Society Cookbook…It’s Not Just for Breakfast Anymore!
by Kansas City Barbecue Society [641.578 Kan]

Beer-Can Chicken: and 74 Other Offbeat Recipes for the Grill
by Steven Raichlen [641.578 Rai]

How to Grill
by Steven Raichlen [641.578 Rai]

The Hot Sauce Bible
by Dave DeWitt and Chuck Evans [641.635 qDew]

Jane Butel’s Hotter Than Hell
by Jane Butel [641.657 But]

Fix-It and Forget-It Cookbook: Feasting With Your Slow Cooker
by David J. Ranck and Phyllis Pellman Good [641.7 Ran]

Baking: From My Home to Yours
by Dorie Greenspan [641.71 qGre]

50 Chowders
by Jasper White [641.813 Whi]

The Magic of Jell-O
by Sterling Publishing Co. [641.86 qJel]

The All-American Cookie Book
by Nancy Baggett [641.865 Bag]

Baking and Pastry: Mastering the Art and Craft
by Culinary Institute of America [641.865 qCul]

Big, Soft, Chewy Cookies
by Jill Van Cleave [641.865 Van]

Alton Brown’s Gear for Your Kitchen
by Alton Brown [683.82 Bro]

My Life in France
by Julia Child with Alex Prud’homme [B C4349]