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"This class is a ten course tasting menu of the genres of food writing.You will leave the course with a better appreciation of food, wine, and food writing. "
- Rebecca Eder
 developmental psychologist
"A delicious overview of food writing and the many forms it takes."
- Susan Palsa
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Food Writing Resource List This list includes recommended books, periodicals, works, and web sites. You may wish to bookmark this page so you can easily return to it.

American Food Writing
Better Homes and Gardens New Cookbook
Gourmet Cookbook
Gourmet Today
Larousse Gastronomique
Professional Chef
Beard, James
Bertolli, Paul
Bittman, Mark. How to Cook Everything
Brillat-Savarin, Jean-Anthelme. The Physiology of Taste
Child, Julia
Clairborne, Craig. Southern Cooking
Corriher, Shirley. Cookwise
Cunningham, Marion. Fannie Farmer Cookbook
David, Elizabeth
Escoffier, Auguste. Escoffier
Glenn, Camille. Heritage of Southern Cooking
Herbst, Sharon Tyler. New Food Lover's Companion
Hodgman, Ann. Beat That!
Keller, Thomas. French Laundry Cookbook
Lewis, Edna. Taste of Country Cooking
McGee, Harold. On Food and Cooking
Parsons, Russ. How to Read a French Fry
Pepin, Jacques
Ripert, Eric. Le Bernardin Cookbook
Rombauer, Irma and Rombauer Becker, Marion. Joy of Cooking
Rosso, Julee and Lukins, Sheila. New Basics Cookbook
Slater, Nigel. The Kitchen Diaries
Thorne, John. Simple Cooking
Waters, Alice. Art of Simple Food
White, Marco Pierre. White Heat
Willard, Pat. America Eats!
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Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant
Choice Cuts
Eat, Memory
Remembrance of Things Paris
Secret Ingredients
Abu-Jaber, Diana. The Language of Baklava
Allende, Isabel. Aphrodite
Almond, Steve. Candyfreak
Bemelmans, Ludwig. Hotel Bemelmans
Bourdain, Anthony
Brecher, John and Gaiter, Dorothy J.. Love by the Glass
Buford, Bill. Heat
Child, Julia and Prud'homme, Alex. My Life in France
Colwin, Laurie. Home Cooking
Damrosch, Phoebe. Service Included
Epstein, Jacob. Eating
Fisher, M.F.K.
Foer, Jonathan Saffron. Eating Animals
Hamilton, Gabrielle. Blood, Bones and Butter
Haney, John. Fair Shares For All
Hesser, Amanda. Cooking for Mr. Latte
Jaffrey, Madhur. Climbing the Mango Trees
Jones, Judith. The Tenth Muse
Kingsolver, Barbara. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Liebling, A. J.. Between Meals
Mayes, Frances. Under the Tuscan Sun
Mayle, Peter. A Year in Provence
Narayan, Shoba. Monsoon Diary
Pepin, Jacques. The Apprentice
Powell, Julie. Julie and Julia
Rayner, Jay. The Man Who Ate the World
Reichl, Ruth
Richman, Alan. Fork It Over
Spitz, Bob. Saucier's Apprentice
Steingarten, Jeffrey. The Man Who Ate Everytyhing
Trillin, Calvin
Walsh, Robb. Sex, Death and Oysters
Wizenberg, Molly. A Homemade Life
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Noteworthy Nonfiction Books
Best Food Writing
Apple, R.W.. Far Flung and Well Fed
Berry, Wendell. Bringing It To the Table
Bittman, Mark. Food Matters
Corson, Trevor. The Zen of Fish
Edge, John T.
Gibbons, Euell. Stalking the Wild Asparagus
Kamp, David. The United States of Arugula
Kurlansky, Mark
Le Draoulec, Pascale. American Pie
Lee, Jennifer 8. Fortune Cookie Chronicles
McPhee, John
Nestle, Marian. What to Eat
Pendergrast, Mark. Uncommon Grounds
Perman, Stacy. In-N-Out Burger
Pollan, Michael
Ruhlman, Michael. Making of a Chef
Schlosser, Eric. Fast Food Nation
Schott, Ben. Schott's Food & Drink Miscellany
Spang, Rebecca. Invention of the Restaurant
Standage, Tom. History of the World in 6 Glasses
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Magazine/Website - General Interest
New York
New Yorker
Real Simple
Texas Monthly
Time Out
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Magazine/Website - Food
Art Culinaire
Art of Eating
Bon Appetit
Cook's Illustrated
Cooking Light
Diner Journal
Eating Well
Edible Manhattan
Fine Cooking
Food & Wine
Food Network Magazine
Good Housekeeping
La Cucina Italiano
Literary Bohemian
Lucky Peach
Martha Stewart
Serious Eats
Simple Cooking
Smitten Kitchen
Southern Living
Vegetarian Times
Wine Enthusiast
Wine Spectator
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Magazine/Website - Literary
Fourth Genre
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Magazine/Website - Travel
Budget Travel
Conde Nast Traveler
Go World Travel
Matador Network
National Geographic Traveler
Town & Country Travel
Travel + Leisure
World Hum
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Daily Telegraph
Los Angeles Times
New York Times
The Guardian
The Independent
The Times
Washington Post
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Lonely Planet Guide to Travel Writing
Telling True Stories
Writing Creative Nonfiction
Angelotti, Ellyn and Winburn, Jan. Secrets of Prize-Winning Journalism
Blundell, William. The Art and Craft of Feature Writing
Clark, Roy Peter. Help For Writers
Flaherty, Francis. Elements of Story
Gutkind, Lee. The Art of Creative Nonfiction
Jacob, Dianne. Will Write For Food
Lamott, Anne. Bird by Bird
McBride, Kelly and Rosenstiel, Tom. The New Ethics of Journalism
Ostman, Barbara Gibbs and Baker, Jane. Recipe Writers Handbook
Stewart, James B.. Follow the Story
Zinsser, William. Inventing the Truth
Zinsser, William. On Writing Well
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American Institute of Wine & Food
American Press Institute
American Society of Journalists and Authors
American Society of Magazine Editors
Association of Authors' Representatives
Association of Food Journalists
Council of Literary Magazines and Presses
International Association of Culinary Professionals
International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association
National Press Foundation
Society of Professional Journalists
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All Recipes
Cook's Thesaurus
Culinary Institute of America
Food Channel
Food Reference
French Culinary Institute
Local Harvest
Simply Recipes
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General Resources
Link List
Gotham Reading/Resources Lists
New York Times Navigator
Ref Desk
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Encyclopedia Britannica
First Chapters
Google Earth
Google Maps
Library of Congress
National Geographic Atlas
Poets & Writers Tools for Writers
US Copyright Office
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American Heritage Dictionary
Associated Press Stylebook
Chicago Manual of Style
Merriam-Webster Dictionary/Thesaurus (online)
Oxford English Dictionary (2 volume)
Oxford English Dictionary (20 volume)
Oxford English Dictionary (online)
Purdue Online Writing Lab
Roget's II Thesaurus (alphabetized)
Roget's International Thesaurus (categorized)
Bryson, Bill. Bryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors
Fogarty, Mignon. Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing
Strunk and White. Elements of Style
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