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Best Cookbooks for Men

Recommendations from 9 articles, Richard Coles, Austan Goolsbee, Laura R Walker.
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Eat Like a Man
The Only Cookbook a Man Will Ever Need (Cookbook for Men, Meat Eater Cookbooks, Grilling Cookbooks)
Ryan D'Agostino - 2011-05-25 (first published in 2010)
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So long, dude food. Most men who love food have a roasting pan and a decent spice rack, but they're still looking for that one book that has all the real food they love to eat and wish they could cook. Esquire food editor Ryan D'Agostino is here to change that with his unapologetically male-centric Eat Like a Mana choice collection of 75 recipes an...
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How to Cook Everything
Simple Recipes for Great Food
Mark Bittman - 2019-10-01 (first published in 1998)
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The ultimate kitchen companion, completely updated and better than ever, now for the first time featuring color photos   For twenty years, Mark Bittman’s How to Cook Everything has been the definitive guide to simple home cooking. This new edition has been completely revised for today’s cooks while retaining Bittman’s trademark minimalist style—eas...
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Laura R Walker
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The Dude Diet
Clean(ish) Food for People Who Like to Eat Dirty (Dude Diet, 1)
Serena Wolf - 2016-10-25
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From chef and creator of the popular food blog, 125 outrageously delicious yet deceptively healthy recipes for dudes (and the people who love them), accompanied by beautiful full-color photography.Dudes. So well intentioned when it comes to healthy eating, even as they fail epically in execution—inhaling a "salad" topped with fri...
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Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey
Recipes from My Three Favorite Food Groups and Then Some
John Currence - 2013-10-01
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Not just another successful Southern chef, James Beard Award-winner John Currence is THE ambassador for Oxford, Mississippi. In his first book, he shares his rugged and fancy style of cooking through 130 delicious recipes, colorful personal stories, music pairings, and beautiful photography.Chef John Currence would rather punch you in the mouth wit...
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A Man, A Pan, A Plan
100 Delicious & Nutritious One-Pan Recipes You Can Make Right Now!
Paul Kita - 2017-10-24
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100 Simple Recipes. One Pan. Game On. Do you think that cooking is too hard or not worth the trouble? Do you see the supermarket as a place to pick up frozen meals instead of fresh, healthy ingredients? Have you given up control of your diet to whatever fast food fare is located within your delivery radius?If so, you're missing out on the comfort, ...
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Man Meets Stove
A cookbook for men who've never cooked anything without a microwave.
Jim Madden, Thomas Jacques - 2012-05-02
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Do you know a male between the ages of 18 and 35 that is desperately in need of NOT being single? Man Meets Stove is a comedy cookbook for men who've never cooked anything without a microwave. We wrote the Man Meets Stove cookbook as we had observed that the men-desperately-in-need-of-cooking-help market was vastly under served. The number of colle...
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The Truck Food Cookbook
150 Recipes and Ramblings from America's Best Restaurants on Wheels
John T. Edge - 2012-05-08
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It’s the best of street food: bold, delicious, surprising, over-the-top goodness to eat on the run. And the best part is now you can make it at home. Obsessively researched by food authority John T. Edge, The Truck Food Cookbook delivers 150 recipes from America’s best restaurants on wheels, from L.A. and New York to the truck food scenes in Portla...
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The Whole Beast
Nose to Tail Eating
Fergus Henderson - 2004-03-01 (first published in 1999)
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The Whole Beast: Nose to Tail Eating is a certified "foodie" classic. In it, Fergus Henderson -- whose London restaurant, St. John, is a world-renowned destination for people who love to eat "on the wild side" -- presents the recipes that have marked him out as one of the most innovative, yet traditional, chefs. Here are recipes that hark back to a...
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Richard Coles
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Joy of Cooking
2019 Edition Fully Revised and Updated
Irma S. Rombauer - 2019-11-12 (first published in 1931)
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In the nearly ninety years since Irma S. Rombauer self-published the first three thousand copies of Joy of Cooking in 1931, it has become the kitchen bible, with more than 20 million copies in print. This new edition of Joy has been thoroughly revised and expanded by Irma’s great-grandson John Becker and his wife, Megan Scott.John and Megan develop...
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Alton Brown
Alton Brown - 2016-09-27
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My name is Alton Brown, and I wrote this book. It’s my first in a few years because I’ve been a little busy with TV stuff and interwebs stuff and live stage show stuff. Sure, I’ve been cooking, but it’s been mostly to feed myself and people in my immediate vicinity—which is really what a cook is supposed to do, right? Well, one day I was sitting ar...
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The Food Lab
J. Kenji López-Alt - 2015-09-21
The Hungover Cookbook by Milton Crawford
Cook's Illustrated Guide to Grilling & Barbecue by Cook's Illustrated Magazine Editors
The Shredded Chef by Michael Matthews
The Sriracha Cookbook by Randy Clemens
Men's Health Cookbook by Adina Steiman, Paul Kita, Editors of Men's Health Magazi
Man Made Meals by Steven Raichlen
The American Craft Beer Cookbook by John Holl
Fit Fuel by Robert Irvine, Matt Tuthill
Bacon Nation by Peter Kaminsky, Marie Rama
Thug Kitchen by Thug Kitchen
Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day by Jeff Hertzberg