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This Month’s Best New Cookbooks: November 2012

Every month PBS Food highlights five food and cookbooks that will be released during the month. We also discovered some other cookbooks that looked too good to not have them grace our bookshelves this month.

Check Out the Cookbooks and Others on Our List

Frontera CookbookFrontera: Margaritas, Guacamoles, and Snacks by Rick Bayless

Available: November 13, 2012

A brand-new collection from America’s leading authority on Mexican cooking. For years, fans have urged Rick Bayless to collect recipes for his prized margaritas, guacamoles, and snacks in one book. Now Rick shares 35 new and classic margaritas, including his version of the perfect margarita, the popular Topolo Margarita, and more.

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Jacques Pepin New Complete Techniques CookbookJacques Pépin New Complete Techniques by Jacques Pépin

Available: November 13, 2012

Jacques Pépin is universally hailed by professional chefs and home cooks as the grand master of cooking skills and methods. Now, his classic seminal work, Jacques Pépin’s Complete Techniques, is completely revised and updated with more than 1,000 color photographs and 30% new techniques.

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Secrets of the Best Chefs CookbookSecrets of the Best Chefs: Recipes, Techniques, and Tricks from America’s Greatest Cooks by Adam Roberts

Available: November 13, 2012

Some people say you can only learn to cook by doing. So Adam Roberts, creator of the award-winning blog The Amateur Gourmet, set out to cook in 50 of America’s best kitchens to figure out how any average Joe or Jane can cook like a seasoned pro.

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Fifty Shades of Chicken CookbookFifty Shades of Chicken: A Parody in a Cookbook by FL Fowler

Available: November 13, 2012

With memorable tips and revealing photographs, Fifty Shades of Chicken will have you dominating dinner in a cookbook version parody of the popular novel, “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

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Mystic CookbookThe Mystic Cookbook: The Secret Alchemy of Food by Denise Linn and Meadow Linn

Available: November 26, 2012

Provocative and insightful, this eclectic, inspiring, and beautiful book will open your eyes to the remarkable link between nourishment and spiritual awakening.

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