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2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Cooking for Geeks cookbook

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We've hit you with a bunch of gadgets in our 2012 Holiday Gift Guide this year, but don't think we forgot about the readers out there. One of the books that we recommend this year is Cooking for Geeks. Written by Jeff Potter, the book not only includes great tasting recipes, but it focuses on the science of cooking, and includes a bunch of kitchen hacks to actually teach cooking instead of just recipes to follow. It's loaded with info, and is worthy of being gifted to your favorite geek this hoiday season. It's available in paperback, as well as on Kindle. You can get it now from Amazon for $20.23, which is a 42% discount.

Honorable Mention: What Einstien Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained

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2010 Holiday Gift Guide: Cooking for Geeks cookbook

cooking for geeks

We've hit you with a bunch of gadgets in our 2010 Holiday Gift Guide this year, but don't think we forgot about the readers out there. One of the books that we recommend this year is Cooking for Geeks. Written by Jeff Potter, the book not only includes great tasting recipes, but it focuses on the science of cooking, and includes a bunch of kitchen hacks to actually teach cooking instead of just recipes to follow. It's loaded with info, and is worthy of being gifted to your favorite geek this hoiday season. It's available in paperback, as well as on Kindle. You can get it now from Amazon for $20.71, which is a 41% discount.

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Celebrity Chef Jennifer Aniston

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Movies, Rumors,

Jennifer AnistonLook out, Rachael Ray—Jennifer Aniston plans to launch her own range of cookbooks.

The Bounty star - who is good friends with the British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver - is apparently keen to team up with him and create a tome containing her recipes. The 40-year-old actress - who first met Jamie when she flew him to Los Angeles to cook a surprise 40th birthday dinner party for her then-husband Brad Pitt - corresponds regularly with the TV cook and he has managed to convince her that she’s got what it takes to write cookbooks based on her talent and sense of style.

A source revealed, “Jennifer prides herself on planning dinner parties for friends - and has dozens of recipes she’s come up with on her own. They are always emailing each other. He sends her new recipes to try and she shares some of her favorite with him. Jen especially loves fish and chicken dishes and pasta.”

The Hollywood actress recently splashed out $100,000 to transform the kitchen of her Beverly Hills home.


Julie & Julia Sparks Cookbook Sales

Mastering the Art of French CookingFive years after her death, Julia Child is once again making news on film, television…and print.

Thanks to last weekend’s release of , the famed chef’s cookbook has received a boost in popularity. Mastering the Art of French Cooking, originally published in 1961, has now been at or near the top of both Amazon and Barnes and Nobles’ best-seller lists.

In the movie, ’ character, Julie Powell, attempts to create all of Mastering’s 524 recipes. Powell’s year-long journey became the basis for her own book, Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen. (That memoir - since retitled Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously - currently ranks #38 on Amazon.)

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Jessica Simpson a Wife of a Cowboy?

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Music, Sports,

Jessica Simpson and Tony RomoLooking to try some new recipes in 2009? Then the 2008 Cowboys Family Cookbook might be right up your alley.

For just $25, you can own suggestions submitted by “the Wives of the Dallas Cowboys”—and two from .

Despite the misleading title, the book’s organizer, Happy Hills Farm Academy/Home, says contributions were not limited to those who actually had a ring on their finger. “We just work with whomever they’re currently living with,” founder Ed Shipman told the NY Daily News. “There’s probably a third of the women that are in there that are considered significant others.”

If you’re interested in purchasing a copy of the book (proceeds help pay for the daily care of at-risk children), you can find more information here. Otherwise, you can simply check out what Tony Romo’s “significant other” shared after the jump.

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TasteBook coupon code: Save $10 on purchase

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Books, Shopping, Trends,

TasteBook

In case you haven’t heard of TasteBook, think of it as for recipes. Basically, you head on over to the site, and you are able to fill your own customized recipe book with a certain number of recipes. You can choose from over 20,000 of them, and you can mix and match them in any way you like. You can even design your own cover! We’ve seen people create themed books, like vegetarian, chicken recipes, soups, etc., while other just go crazy and throw in anything that looks appetizing to them. The end result is a beaufitul, hard-bound cookbook with recipes that can be removed and put back in.

If interested, head on over to the TasteBook website using this TasteBook coupon and you’ll get $10 off of a book. If you end up getting one, let us know what you chose, and what you think once you get it.

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