75 Years of Joy
The latest and 75th anniversary edition of the Joy of Cooking (Scribner, $30)?is an indisputable reference for the kitchen. Whatever you are looking for, more than likely, you’ll find it in Joy. Like how to dress game, how to do a tequila shot and how to can. Excellent sections on fruits and vegetables, grains, wine and more were edited by such food experts as Shirley Corriher, author of Cookwise. You’ll find classic American dishes as well as new recipes for a total of 4500 recipes in more than 1000 pages. Three generations of authors from the Rombauer-Becker families have edited the book, making it an American classic.
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Take a Seat at The Kitchen Table
Aptly titled The Kitchen Table (Bright Sky Press, $29.95), Brennan’s of Houston’s newest cookbook gives readers a taste of just that, the experience of dining amidst the hustle
and bustle of a busy restaurant kitchen. Authored by Chef Randy Evans the book illustrates what makes the restaurant unique Texas-Creole cuisine utilizing fresh local and regional ingredients and of course unsurpassed warmth and service that is so characteristic of Brennan’s. Chapters include soup, salad and dessert, but also charcuterie, cheese and pantry sections with tips and staple recipes like Remoulade Sauce. The book is peppered with snapshots of customers in the Kitchen Diaries and Open Kitchen sections. Experience Brennan’s at home with recipes like Duck Confit Bistro Salad, Wild Texas Shrimp with ?Biscuits and Gravy? and Brennan?s Peanut Butter Cup. To purchase the book visit www.brennanshouston.com.