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This Month’s Best New Cookbooks: March 2013

Every month PBS Food highlights a handful or so cookbooks that will be released during the month. This month’s batch looked too good to not have them grace our bookshelves.

Check Out the Cookbooks on Our List

Russ and Daughters CookbookRuss & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House That Herring Built by Mark Russ Federman

Available: March 3rd, 2013

The former owner/proprietor of the beloved appetizing store on Manhattan’s Lower East Side tells the delightful, mouthwatering story of an immigrant family’s journey from a pushcart in 1907 to “New York’s most hallowed shrine to the miracle of caviar, smoked salmon, ethereal herring, and silken chopped liver” (The New York Times Magazine).

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New Jewish Table CookbookThe New Jewish Table: Modern Seasonal Recipes for Traditional Dishes by Todd Gray and Ellen Kassoff Gray

Available: March 3rd, 2013

The New Jewish Table explores the melding of two different cooking cultures, seasonal American and Eastern-European Jewish, sharing the mouth-watering recipes that result from this flavorful union from authors, chef Todd Gray and his wife Ellen Kassoff Gray.

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Braise CookbookBraise: A Journey Through International Cuisine by Daniel Boulud

Available: March 3rd, 2013

In Braise, superstar chef Daniel Boulud, with renowned food writer Melissa Clark, presents the definitive cookbook on the time-honored, sublimely flavorful cooking technique, bringing one-pot meals to a whole new level. Braising uses a “moist heat” method, where food and a small amount of liquid are placed in a closed container and cooked over a long period of time.

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Union Square Cafe CookbookUnion Square Cafe Cookbook: 160 Favorite Recipes from New York’s Acclaimed Restaurant by Danny Meyer and Michael Romano

Available: March 3rd, 2013

Winner of the James Beard Award for the Best Restaurant in America, the acclaimed Union Square Cafe serves some of the most imaginative, interesting, and tasty food in America. With this classic cookbook, winner of a Julia Child Cookbook Award, its devoted fans from down the block and across the globe can savor the restaurant’s marvelous dishes, trademark hospitality, and warm decor at home.

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Pati's Mexican TablePati’s Mexican Table: The Secrets of Real Mexican Home Cooking by Pati Jinich

Available: March 5th, 2013

The host of a highly popular PBS series, Pati’s Mexican Table, and a self-described “overloaded soccer mom with three kids and a powerful blender,” Pati Jinich has a mission. She’s out to prove that Mexican home cooking is quicker and far easier than most Americans think.

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