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Chicago's farmers market season is kicking off! Find recipes for all the fruits and veggies in your future.
These titles received a IACP Cookbook Award in 2016.
The following titles received a James Beard Award in 2016.
A foodie and book lover's dream? These books full of personal anecdotes, food descriptions and literary references.
Ashley recommends cookbooks she used to get out of her lunchbox rut.
Cooking for strangers can be difficult, and telling other strangers how to cook for even more strangers can be incredibly difficult. It tak… More
Want to keep enjoying your summer fruits and vegetables? Check out these titles for recipes and tips for putting up your haul.
Love kimchi? Or want to try it? Jade recommends cookbooks to introduce you to the ancient technique of fermentation.
2015 James Beard Foundation Cookbook of the Year
Do you like graphic novels and food? Here are some fun reads about life in the kitchen, opening a new restaurant and solving crimes by eating.
The new millennium has brought us many new and wondrous advances in civilization, not the least of which is a sugary explosion of luscious, veg… More
Anne recommends books to make your Valentine's Day lovely--and filled with desserts, crafts and decorations.
Shira recommends cookbooks that offer festive holiday fare for vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free diners.
Find recipes from around the world, modern twists on traditional favorites and dishes to suit dietary needs at Hanukkah and year-round.
Want your holiday shindig to be the talk of the town? Jason recommends books to make you the Martha Stewart of your block.
The season of ugly sweaters, holiday parties, gingerbread house building competitions and cookie exchanges is upon us. We can always use a..
Apple, pumpkin, sweet potato, pecan? Yes, please!
No matter your taste, these books will feed your flavorful obsession with recipes that range from hearty and simple to delectably decadent.
When it comes to Polish food, there is nothing that beats home cooking. Natalie recommends Polish cookbooks to help get you started.
Featuring dishes from Patagonia to Puebla to Ponce and everywhere in between, these cookbooks are sure to inspire.
A look at coffee's dark side
We couldn't let National Hot Dog Month pass without taking a look at Chicago's hot dog history.
Perhaps one of the best ways to celebrate the culture of another country is through its food. If you are looking for a book that will help gi… More
James Beard cookbook award winners
Let Taylor Street inspire you to check out some Italian cookbooks.
Now that the holidays are over and we're in the long stretch of frigid and snowy winter doldrums, I'm spending considerable time in the kitchen… More