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The ALC Store contains cookbooks and DVDs from our shows, plus classics from Julia Child and some favorites we highly recommend. When you choose to buy a book from our list, you will automatically be routed to Amazon.com and be given a 20% to 30% discount on most items.

Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home
Julia and Jacques
Cooking at Home
Best Seller!
The first book by Julia Child and Jacques Pépin. Over 150 detailed recipes for delicious home cooking. 300 color photos, techniques, ingredients and carefully spelled-out steps flanked by Julia and Jacques' personal approaches and comments.

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Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home DVD
Julia and Jacques
Cooking at Home DVD
Collector's Item!
All 22 episodes of the joyous, Emmy-winning public television series on four disks. All the insights, tips, wit and charm of the two masters of the kitchen.

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Lidia's Italian American Kitchen
Lidia's Italian-American Kitchen
Best Seller!
In addition to classic Italian-American favorites, Lidia offers "new" Italian regional dishes, such as Long Fusilli with Saffron, Mussels, and Zucchini. Useful sidebars, fully illustrated instruction, color photos, tips, and cooking insights. A valuable guide to a much-loved fare.

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Julia's Kitchen Wisdom DVD
Julia's Kitchen Wisdom DVD
A must for any fan of Julia Child. DVD of the complete public television special featuring rare clips from Julia's TV programs and interviews with Emeril Lagasse, Charlie Gibson, Jacques Pepin, Alice Waters, and many more.

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Favorite Recipes from Lidia's Italian-American Kitchen DVD
Favorite Recipes from Lidia's Italian-American Kitchen DVD
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Join Lidia as she cooks her favorite recipes from the public television series "Lidia's Italian-American Kitchen," complete with ten detailed recipes and easy-to-follow instructions.

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Lidia's Italian Table
Lidia's Italian Table
Gorgeous color photographs and nearly 200 of Lidia Bastianich's fabulous authentic Italian recipes. Hearty and heartwarming Italian fare. Text infused with Lidia's warm memories of her family and a lifetime of eating and cooking Italian style.

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Julia's Kitchen Wisdom
Julia's Kitchen Wisdom
This clever little volume was inspired by Julia Child's notebook, compiled from her own "trials, remedies, and errors." Julia has given us the answers to countless cooking questions over the past 40 years. But which book do you go to for which solution? Now you can find the answers immediately.

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Baking with Julia
Baking with Julia
The popular companion to A La Carte's hit PBS series. Over 200 recipes with full color photographs. Julia Child and America's best bakers guide us through contemporary and traditional baking. Endlessly tempting, lavishly illustrated, precisely detailed. Breads, cakes, cookies, pitas, pizzas, croissants, and more.

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America's Test Kitchen Live
America's Test Kitchen Live!
New for 2005!
America’s Test Kitchen Live! brings you every recipe, every equipment test, every tasting, every discovery – even every flop — from the new 2005 season. Join Christopher Kimball and the rest of the cast when they show you what works and what doesn’t as they test their way through America’s favorite recipes. You’ll also get an inside look at the workings of the Cook’s test kitchen in this beautifully photographed book.

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Martin Yan - Quick & Easy
Martin Yan - Quick & Easy
The companion volume to Martin Yan's new PBS series of the same name, this cookbook is the ideal introduction to Asian cooking. Wok-full of great tips and techniques, plus sources for easily locating unusual ingredients, here are more than 150 truly easy recipes that taste great and cook up fast -- all in under 30 minutes! No one is as well-known or well-loved for bringing Asian food into our home kitchens. With foolproof recipes conjured up fast, Martin Yan works his magic once again!

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Martin Yan's Chinatown Cooking
Martin Yan's
Chinatown Cooking
One of Newsweek's
Top Ten!
In his latest cookbook, Martin takes us on an unforgettable culinary journey through the gates of eleven Chinatowns around the world, from London to San Francisco to Yokohama. Along with two hundred recipes and stunning photography, discover Martin's tips for ordering in Chinese restaurants and dim sum parlors.

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Inside America's Test Kitchen
Inside America's Test Kitchen
Including all the recipes from the 2004 season, this book will also give readers a behind-the-scenes look at how recipes are tested, foods are taste-tested and cookware is put through its paces.

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Mastering the Art of French Cooking
Mastering the Art
of French Cooking
Volumes One and Two

The books that brought continental cuisine to American kitchens for the first time. Home cooking has never been the same. In two volumes, Julia explains the whys and the hows of French cuisine. Unchallenged clarity and usefulness.

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Michael Chiarello's Casual Cooking
Michael Chiarello's
Casual Cooking
The host of A La Carte's hit series Michael Chiarello's Napa, shares a collection of recipes on his favorite subject-and the favorite subject of home cooks everywhere-preparing meals for family and friends. These treasured recipes marry the rich traditions of his Italian culinary heritage with the casual style and fresh flavors of the Wine Country.

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Here in America's Test Kitchen
Here In America's Test Kitchen
Recipes, quick tips, equipment ratings, food tastings, and science experiments from our hit public television show featuring the editors and staff of Cook's Illustrated Magazine. The results taste as good as they look in the color photo. You get to learn along the way exactly why these recipes work so well. Ingredients, tools, technique, kitchen science, good humor, insatiable curiosity, bonhomie--this is the world of Here in America's Test Kitchen.

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Inside Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs
In Julia's Kitchen
with Master Chefs
Twenty-six top restaurant chefs, including Charlie Trotter, Daniel Boulud, Julian Serrano, and Carol Field, came to Julia Child's home to prepare their specialties. Julia presents them adding precise sidebar notes for the home cook.

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The Best Recipe
The Best Recipe
From Cook's Illustrated!
With The New Best Recipe, we invite you into America’s Test Kitchen where you will stand by our side as we try to develop the best macaroni and cheese, the best meatloaf, the best roast chicken, the best brownie, and nearly 1,000 more best recipes for all your favorite home-cooked foods. Behind this book is a deeply felt understanding of how frustrating it can be to spend time planning, shopping and cooking only to turn out dishes that are mediocre at best. With The New Best Recipe in hand, you will have access to a wealth of practical information that will not only make you a better cook but a more confident one as well. In fact, as long as you follow our instructions, we guarantee that these recipes will work the first and every time.

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The America's Test Kitchen Cookbook
The America's Test Kitchen Cookbook
200 recipes from the staff of Cook's Illustrated Magazine. Each includes a What We Wanted statement, explores various dish approaches, and tells What We Learned. Fully illustrated with photos and useful step-by-step drawings. A valuable kitchen resource that will help readers cook better.

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Jacques Pepin Fast Food My Way
Jacques Pépin Fast Food My Way
In Jacques Pépin Fast Food My Way, the man who taught millions of Americans how to cook shares the techniques he honed in the most famous kitchens of the world to show you how to create simple, special meals in minutes. In this companion volume to his new series on public television, Jacques shows you how to create great-tasting dishes, all special enough for company, yet easy enough for those weekday evenings when you have no time. With Jacques Pépin Fast Food My Way at your side, the best food is always the simplest.

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How to Cook Everything
How to Cook Everything
Best seller from Mark Bittman, one of our favorite cooking writers! Winner of numerous awards. Here are more than 900 pages containing over 1,500 recipes for simple and delicious approaches to "everything."

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Joy of Cooking
Joy Of Cooking
The all new Joy of Cooking. The most enduring and trusted cookbook of all time-- revised with thousands of great new recipes. For this edition, Ethan Becker, grandson of Irma Rombauer, called on top food professionals to produce a new Joy of Cooking that reflects the way we eat today. Roughly 3,000 recipes. A "must have" for every kitchen and every cook!

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