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This Month’s Best New Cookbooks: June 2013

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Every month PBS Food highlights a handful of cookbooks that will be released during the month. This month’s batch looked too good to not have them grace our bookshelves including the first cookbook from one YouTube star in particular.

Check Out the Cookbooks on Our List

Working Class Foodies CookbookThe Working Class Foodies Cookbook: Real Food, For Real People, Real Cheap by Rebecca Lando

Available: June 4th, 2013

A YouTube celebrity and food blogger’s budget friendly cookbook shows how real people can have real food, real cheap. Rebecca Lando was sick of survival eating. The sight of boxed mac ‘n’ cheese and ramen noodles curdled her appetite, but her meager paycheck severely limited her options.

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Flour Too CookbookFlour, too by Joanne Chang

Available: June 4th, 2013

The ideal companion to Flour–Joanne Chang’s beloved first cookbook–Flour, too includes the most-requested savory fare to have made her four cafés Boston’s favorite stops for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Here are 100 gratifying recipes for easy at-home eating and entertaining from brunch treats to soups, pizzas, pasta, and, of course, Flour’s famous cakes, tarts, and other sweet goodies.

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Mediterranean Cooking CookbookMediterranean Cooking by The Culinary Institute of America

Available: June 11th, 2013

The perfect cookbook for anyone who loves Mediterranean cuisine. With so many people interested in healthier cooking, the popularity of Mediterranean cuisine–with its focus on light, fresh fare and less meat–is on the rise.

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Perfect Peach CookbookThe Perfect Peach: Recipes and Stories from the Masumoto Family Farm by Marcy, Nikiko, and David Mas Masumoto

Available: June 11th, 2013

A cookbook showcasing the luscious flavor of peaches in 50 sweet and savory dishes, drawing on the experiences of America’s foremost peach farming family, the Masumotos of California. Enjoy the versatility of summer’s finest fruit.

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Paleo Cooking CookbookPaleo Cooking from Elana’s Pantry: Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Recipes by Elana Amsterdam

Available: June 18th, 2013

A family-friendly collection of simple paleo recipes that emphasize protein and produce, from breakfasts to entrees to treats, from the popular gluten-free blogger of Elana’s Pantry. Whether you are looking to eliminate gluten, dairy, grains, or processed foods from your diet, Paleo cooking provides food allergy relief and better all-around health.

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