We took the new “Smitten Kitchen” cookbook for a test drive. Here’s what happened.

Deb Perelman stops by the store tomorrow at 7 p.m. to chat about her newest cookbook, Smitten Kitchen Every Day. No one is more excited about that fact than BookPeople's own Meike Alana! Below, the event staffer recounts her experience making Perelman's Bake Sale Winning-est Gooey Oat Bars. We're salivating!  I was hugely excited when I … Continue reading We took the new “Smitten Kitchen” cookbook for a test drive. Here’s what happened.

From Tea Cakes to Tamales: Third-Generation Texas Recipes

Join us and journalist-turned culinary historian Nola McKey on a Texas journey as she explores the state's foodways through heirloom recipes. She will be in our store Sunday, June 26 at 3PM to share with us From Tea Cakes to Tamales: Third-Generation Texas Recipes as well as some snacks found in the book! In this collection, there … Continue reading From Tea Cakes to Tamales: Third-Generation Texas Recipes

Christy’s Favorite Book of 2014: THE HIP GIRL’S GUIDE TO THE KITCHEN

Every year, our marketing department works with our booksellers and book buyers to put together our Winter Catalog, a collection of our favorite books of 2014 along with recommendations for holiday gifts. Booksellers submit competing essays about their favorite books and the winners are featured in the full-color, glossy pages of the catalog. Tons of brainstorming goes into … Continue reading Christy’s Favorite Book of 2014: THE HIP GIRL’S GUIDE TO THE KITCHEN

BookPeople Feast – Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pretzel Layer Cake

This month our booksellers have cooked up a seven course feast to highlight the many new cookbooks hitting our shelves in time for the holidays. Today is the final installment in our chronicle of our ambitious culinary undertakings. From cocktails to side dishes to dessert, we've investiged a wide variety of new cookbooks, all of which will have added … Continue reading BookPeople Feast – Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pretzel Layer Cake

BookPeople Feast: Farroto with Acorn Squash and Red Russian Kale

This month our booksellers are cooking up a seven course feast to highlight the many new cookbooks hitting our shelves in time for the holidays. Join us as we chronicle our ambitious culinary undertakings here on the BookPeople blog. From cocktails to side dishes to dessert, we’ll share our adventures investigating a wide variety of new cookbooks, all … Continue reading BookPeople Feast: Farroto with Acorn Squash and Red Russian Kale

BookPeople Feast: Sicilian Tomato Sauce

This month our booksellers are cooking up a seven course feast to highlight the many new cookbooks hitting our shelves in time for the holidays. Join us as we chronicle our ambitious culinary undertakings here on the BookPeople blog. From cocktails to side dishes to dessert, we’ll share our adventures investigating a wide variety of new cookbooks, all … Continue reading BookPeople Feast: Sicilian Tomato Sauce

BookPeople Feast: Old Ikarian Tomato-Acorn Soup

This month our booksellers are cooking up a seven course feast to highlight the many new cookbooks hitting our shelves in time for the holidays. Join us as we chronicle our ambitious culinary undertakings here on the BookPeople blog. From cocktails to side dishes to dessert, we’ll share our adventures investigating a wide variety of new cookbooks, all … Continue reading BookPeople Feast: Old Ikarian Tomato-Acorn Soup

BookPeople Feast: Tomato & Pomegranate Salad

This month our booksellers are cooking up a seven course feast to highlight the many new cookbooks hitting our shelves in time for the holidays. Join us as we chronicle our ambitious culinary undertakings here on the BookPeople blog. From cocktails to side dishes to dessert, we’ll share our adventures investigating a wide variety of new cookbooks, all … Continue reading BookPeople Feast: Tomato & Pomegranate Salad