Foodie Books

These are the food related books I have read and enjoyed, a few fiction, most not.

Food and Cooking from a Historical Perspective:
Paradox of Plenty
Something from the Oven
Kitchen Literacy
Watching What We Eat
97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement

Novels, Etc:
Friendship Bread
Like Water for Chocolate
Home Cooking
More Home Cooking

Auntie Julia:
My Life in France - by Julia Child with the help of her nephew, Alex Prud'Homme.
Appetite for Life
Backstage with Julia
Julia Child: A Life
As Always, Julia
Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child

Other Autobiographies/Memoirs:
The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen
Tender at the Bone
Garlic and Sapphires
For You Mom, Finally
The Tenth Muse
The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry
Cooking for Mr. Latte
Cooking and Screaming
Clara's Kitchen - Clara tells us about Depression Era Cooking
A Tiger in the Kitchen

Other Biographies:
Alice Waters and Chez Panisse
Stand Facing the Stove - the story of "The Joy of Cooking".
Profiles from the Kitchen - What Great Cooks Have Taught Us about Ourselves and Our Food

Telling it Like it is:
Kitchen Confidential
The Making of a Chef

Blog Related:
A Homemade Life
The Art of Eating In
Julie and Julia - didn't love this book, but I did love the movie that this and "My Life in France" was based on.

General Food Writing:
Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant - essays on cooking and eating alone.
Eat, Memory

The Kitchen Counter Cooking School
American Wasteland - all about food waste and ideas on how to curtail it.
Culinary Intelligence: The Art of Eating Healthy (and Really Well)

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