Late Summer Reading
Here in mid-August, summer is beginning its slow descent into autumn, but there is still time to visit the beach or maybe a mountain cabin with a lake view–and get in some late summer reading.
No matter where you find yourself to wring out the last days of summer fun, you’re going to want something to read. The fact that you are here on HandPicked Nation might mean you are interested in books on food.
We’ve compiled this list (in no particular order) to help you choose some tasty late summer reading while soaking in some late summer fun.
Buvette: The Pleasure of Good Food by Jody Williams
Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage by Molly Wizenberg
Taming the Feast: Ben Ford’s Field Guide to Adventurous Cooking by Ben Ford and Carolynn Carreño
The Real Food Cookbook: Traditional Dishes for Modern Cooks by Nina Planck
The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food by Dan Barber
The Meat Hook Meat Book: Buy, Butcher, and Cook Your Way to Better Meat by Tom Mylan
Chop Chop: A Novel by Simon Wroe
Best Food Writing 2013 edited by Holly Hughes
Sous Chef: 24 Hours on the Line by Michael Gibney
Well, there’s fourteen books, totally worthy of some late summer reading. We know there are many more food books out there that deserved to be pored over. Why not put your suggestions in the comments section?
Happy what’s-left-of-the-summer and happy reading.
Give us your suggestions for some delicious late summer reading.
Photo credit: Staci Strauss
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