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L.A. Times Cookbook Hotlist

November 28, 2001

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

Last Week: 2

Weeks on List: 4

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

Last Week: 7

Weeks on List: 3

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3. "The New Joy of Cooking" by Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker and Ethan Becker (Scribner, $35). The updated version of the cooking classic.

Last Week: --

Weeks on List: 52

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

Last Week: 6

Weeks on List: 4

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

Last Week: 4

Weeks on List: 4

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6. "The Best Recipe" by the editors of Cook's Illustrated magazine (Boston Common Press, $29.95). Ultimate examples of favorite dishes.

Last Week: --

Weeks on List: 25

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

Last Week: 1

Weeks on List: 77

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

Last Week: 5

Weeks on List: 21

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9. "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: 3

Weeks on List: 4

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10. "How to be a Domestic Goddess: Baking and the Art of Comfort Cooking" by Nigella Lawson (Hyperion, $35). Cookies, cupcakes and pies to make you feel like one too.

Last Week: --

Weeks on List: 1

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

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