|The Gift of Southern Cooking: Recipes and Revelations from Two Great American Cooks||
A great primer on classic Southern food. It's how my grandma cooked, which is good enough for me.
|The Southern Foodways Alliance Community Cookbook||
This is like having the Junior League ladies handing over their box of recipes to you.
|The Savoy Cocktail Book||
A perfect vegetarian cookbook. Recipes are grouped by ingredient so you can start with the veggie and find inspiration here.
|Super Natural Every Day: Well-Loved Recipes from My Natural Foods Kitchen||
This is one of my go-to books for weeknight dinners. Healthy, whole foods that are easy to make and great tasting.
|How to Cook Everything: 2,000 Simple Recipes for Great Food,10th Anniversary Edition||
A great reference to have in the kitchen.
|Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails : From the Alamagoozlum Cocktail to the Zombie||
My favorite cocktail book! Learn to make vintage cocktails like The Monkey Gland, The Corpse Reviver and The Leatherneck.
|The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals||
|A New Turn in the South: Southern Flavors Reinvented for Your Kitchen||
A mind-opening book on how your dinner got to your plate.
|The Drunken Botanist||
A great collection of modern Southern food, using farm fresh ingredients.
|Beach Bum Berry's Remixed: A Gallery of Tiki Drinks||
A fun book that combines a geeky love of botany with a love for a well-made cocktail.