Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollections

Front Burner

L.A. Times Cookbook Hotlist

November 21, 2001

1. "The Cake Mix Doctor" by Anne Byrn (Workman, $14.95). How to turn a box cake into something special.

Last Week: 2

Weeks on List: 76

*

2. 'Prime Time Emeril' by Emeril Lagasse (William Morrow and Co., $30). You've seen him on TV, now here's the book.

Last Week: 6

Weeks on List: 3

*

3. "Back to the Table: The Reunion of Food and Family" by Art Smith (Hyperion, $29.95). Food for bonding from Oprah's personal chef.

Last Week: 1

Weeks on List: 3

*

4. "Lidia's Italian-American Kitchen" by Lidia Bastianich (Knopf, $35). Recipes from merged cultures, based on the companion TV show.

Last Week: 7

Weeks on List: 3

*

5. "The Naked Chef' by Jamie Oliver (Hyperion, $34.95). The first book from Britain's TV chef.

Last Week: --

Weeks on List: 20

*

6. 'The Naked Chef Takes Off' by Jamie Oliver (Hyperion, $34.95). Favorite recipes from the British kitchen hunk.

Last Week: --

Weeks on List: 3

*

7. "The Paris Cookbook" by Patricia Wells (HarperCollins, $30). Recipes from the city's famous restaurants.

Last Week: 3

Weeks on List: 2

*

8. "Moosewood Restaurant New Classics" by the Moosewood Collective (Clarkson Potter, $25.95). Tofu stroganoff and other meatless meals from the Ithaca, N.Y., restaurant.

Last Week: 2

Weeks on List: 4

*

9. "Fast Food Nation" by Eric Schlosser (Houghton Mifflin, $25). A condemnation of the national pastime.

Last Week: 5

Weeks on List: 38

*

10. "Barefoot Contessa Parties" by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter, $32.50). The chic takeout store is back.

Last Week: 10

Weeks on List: 30

*

Rankings are based on a Times poll of national and independent cookbook sellers.

Advertisement
Los Angeles Times Articles
|
|
|