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2013 Foodies Read Challenge

If you are new to a food/reading challenge, you may be wondering – what is a “food book”? A food book is a book which is centered around food and/or drinks. That could be a cookbook, a food biography or memoir, a non-fiction book focused around a specific food, wine, chef or restaurant. Also allowed is a fictional story in which food plays a major role.

Here’s how the challenge works:
Decide how many food books you want to read in 2013. Pick one of the reading levels below. Remember, this is a challenge, so try pushing yourself.

Levels:
Short-Order Cook: 1 to 3 books
Pastry Chef: 4 to 8 books
Sous-Chef: 9 to 13 books
Chef de Cuisine: 14 to 18
Cordon-Bleu Chef: More than 19

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I love cookbooks, but have read less than usual so I will choose a realistic level.

Pastry Chef



1. Baked Alaska - Josi Kilpack
2. Around the World Cookbook - Abigail Johnson Dodge
3. The Kitchen Garden Cookbook
4. Cougar Football Cookbook - Holly Mendenhall


CHALLENGED COMPLETED AUGUST 15

5. Rocky Road - Josi S. Kilpack
6. The Romney Family Table Cookbook - Ann Romney
7. Pies Sweet and Savory
8. The Slow Cooker Cookbook
9. Meet Me At The Cupcake Cafe - Jenny Colgan
10. Susan Mallery's Fool's Gold Cookbook


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