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Los Angeles Times List For Oct. 29, 2003

October 29, 2003

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



*--* 1 30-Minute Meals 2 by Rachael Ray (Lake Island Press, $14.95) The Food Network show continues, and so do the recipe collections.

2 The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook by Ina Garten (Crown, $35) Still going strong after five years.

3 Betty Crocker's Quick and Easy Cookbook by Betty Crocker editors (Betty Crocker, $26.95) Update of a 50-year-old cookbook offering recipes for 20- and 30-minute meals.

4 30-Minute Meals by Rachael Ray (Lake Island Press, $14.95) The original compilation of audience favorites.

5 The Everything Slow Cooker Cookbook by Margaret Kaeter (Adams Media Corp., $14.95) One of the Everything series of books.

6 500 Low-Carb Recipes by Dana Carpender (Fair Winds Press, $19.95) More than a year's worth for dieters.

7 Nancy Silverton's Sandwich Book by Nancy Silverton (Knopf, $24.95) Recipes from Thursday nights at Campanile.

8 Finding Chinese Food in L.A. by Carl Chu (Crossbridge, $19.95) Menus demystified, recommendations made by a local enthusiast.

9 A Passion for Desserts by Emily Luchetti (Chronicle, $35) The third book by executive pastry chef at Farallon (and former pastry chef at Stars) who offers desserts organized by season.

10 The Everything Low-Carb Cookbook by Patricia M. Butkus (Adams Media Corp., $14.95) Another in the Everything book series.


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