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2015

Christmas with Southern Living 2015: The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Cooking & Decorating

For over 30 years, Christmas with Southern Living has been the most dependable and up-to-date guide to the holidays. Now, for 2015, Christmas with Southern Living is all new: Included are special Hollywood and television show-inspired menus and décor ideas, and more than 100 recipes especially created for holiday cooking, baking, entertaining, and gift giving. Also included are dozens of kitchen tips and entertaining ideas. A special gifts-from-the-kitchen section includes simple but fun recipes for shareable foods, along with packing and storage information. With over 200 all-new full-color photographs to inspire you, as well as holiday decorations for inside and outside, including tabletops, wreaths, trees, centerpieces, and mantles, Christmas with Southern Living 2015, has everything you need to make your holiday memorable and spectacular.
Price:$17.97

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Fodor

Fodor’s correspondents highlight the best of Northern California, including wine tasting, farm-to-table food, scenic coastlines, and stunning national parks. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it’s your first trip or your fifth. MUST-SEE ATTRACTIONS from San Francisco to Yosemite PERFECT HOTELS for every budget BEST RESTAURANTS to satisfy a range of tastes GORGEOUS FEATURES on Lake Tahoe and the Gold Rush VALUABLE TIPS on when to go and ways to save INSIDER PERSPECTIVE from local experts COLOR PHOTOS AND MAPS to inspire and guide your trip
Price:$15.40

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Buyer

The most authoritative guide to New Zealand wines, now in its 23rd year of publication Updated yearly with new tasting notes and vintage ratings, including the most current vintage, this is a "must-have" publication for the new initiate and the established wine-buff alike. This book will help the buyer to make informed choices about the best value and best quality New Zealand wines available. Divided by grape variety to help selection, this comprehensive guide includes vintage ratings, star ratings for quality, dryness/sweetness guide, retail price, and value-for-money ratings. Other features include Classic Wines—wines that consistently achieve an outstanding level of quality for at least three vintage—as well as sections on "Best Buys of the Year" and a vintage report.
Price:$28.59

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Best Food Writing 2015

Anthony Bourdain, John T. Edge, Jonathan Gold, Francis Lam, Ruth Reichl, Calvin Trillin, Alice Waters. These are just some of the celebrated writers and foodies whose work has appeared in Best Food Writing over the past fifteen years. Whether written by an established journalist or an up-and-coming blogger, the essays offered in each edition represent the cream of that year's crop in food writing. And 2015 promises to uphold the same high standards with a dynamic mix of writers offering provocative journalism, intriguing profiles, moving memoir, and more.
Price:$12.96

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Food & Wine: Wine Guide 2015

FOOD & WINE magazine has selected 500 of the most reliable wineries in the United States for the 17th edition of their indispensable annual guide, FOOD & WINE Wine Guide 2015. Written by the editors of FOOD & WINE, the guide includes recommended bottles from each of the star producers.In addition to hundreds of wineries and tasting notes, FOOD & WINE Wine Guide 2015 has important information and useful facts about all of the major wine regions in the U.S. Other highlights include:• Wine-and-Food Pairings: An easy to follow cheat sheet of dishes and their best wine match.• Recipes: Some of our favorite wine-friendly dishes from the Food & Wine Test Kitchen.• Strategies for Buying the Best Bottle: Shop smarter by knowing where and how to shop for wine no matter where you live or what your budget.
Price:$12.95

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Oz Clarke

All the wine information you need—right in your pocket! The 23rd edition of Oz Clarke's classic Pocket Wine Book has more information, recommendations, facts, passion, and opinion than any other comparable guide. Meticulously updated and designed for optimum browsing, it includes a country-by-country index to over 4,000 top wine producers and 7,000 wines, maps, illustrations of labels and bottles, and more. Detailed vintage charts, with information on which of the world's top wines are ready for drinking in 2015, can be found on the inside front and back covers.
Price:$10.98

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Southern Living 2015 Annual Recipes: Over 650 Recipes From 2015! (Southern Living Annual Recipes)

Published since 1979, Southern Living Annual Recipes provides every single recipe from a year's worth of Southern Living magazine in one complete volume. From family-style meals and easy-to-pull-together weekend brunches to everyday family-pleasing treats, this annual compilation presents the best of the South with dozens of menus and great tips from the renowned Southern Living test kitchen professionals. This essential volume also includes a special bonus section with holiday recipes and a Menu of Indexes that won't be found in the pages of the magazine. Whether you're an avid fan and subscriber of the magazine and just want all of the recipes in one place, or you wait until the end of each year so that you can have a thorough collection of the best that Southern Living has to offer, this edition of Southern Living Annual Recipes will become an essential go-to volume on your cookbook shelf.
Price:$23.34

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Food & Wine Cocktails 2015

A must-have handbook for any cocktail connoisseur, this compact volume is packed with over 150 recipes from today's rising star mixologists, along with a handy guide to America's best new bars.The editors of Food & Wine have the inside scoop on contemporary cocktail culture. In Food & Wine Cocktails 2015, they've featured over 150 sensational recipes, including: innovative drinks from 25 of the most exciting up-and-coming stars of the cocktail world, plus specially crafted mocktails inspired by them; party-friendly punches, stellar nightcaps, and over 40 simple and essential classics. These incredible creations use every type of spirit and come in an array of styles and flavors that will please any fan of fine drinking. More than just a recipe collection, this handy and highly giftable book serves as a comprehensive guide to modern mixology, featuring professional advice on stocking your home bar along with a curated list of the top 100 new cocktail haunts.
Price:$15.95

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Food & Wine Annual Cookbook 2015: An Entire Year of Recipes

A year of recipes from Food & Wine magazine, featuring 650+ dishes from the biggest names in the culinary world, along with genius tips, essential kitchen lessons, and creative wine pairings. The editors of Food & Wine present the latest volume of their popular Annual cookbook. This year, they've collectedmore than 650 recipes and perfected each one in the Food & Wine Test Kitchen. Home cooks will find tasty ideas for every occasion-from simple weeknight dinners and Sunday brunch to fabulous holiday meals and cocktail parties contributed by some of the biggest names in food, including Jacques Pépin, Alice Waters, David Chang, Dorie Greenspan, Marcus Samuelsson, and Giada De Laurentiis. Peppered throughout the book are accessible wine pairings, step-by-step photographs, and expert advice on everything from buying the best cookware to making your own garlic paste.
Price:$34.95

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