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Books for home cooks – cookbook picks

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As we approach the end of 2013 it becomes a time for retrospect “best of” and “trends” for the coming year. Over the period of the year I have written about cookbooks from time-to-time but haven’t gotten to a number that I really enjoyed or am looking forward to using.

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This list doesn’t contain any real baking books although a number of the books have baking recipes between their covers. If you are open to suggestion, here is a list of baking authors you should check out – you won’t go wrong with any of their books: Nick Malgieri, Dede Wilson, Nancy Baggett, Alice Medrich and Rose Levy Berenbaum.

My selection of books for cooks today is my look at the past year; featuring books with good back stories, no molecular, super intense fancy cooking and a look at a cookbook from the past. Check out my list for your cookbook shelves.

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