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A Listmania! list by Pierce Salguero "Scholar of Asian Medicine" (Philadelphia)
 
Escoffier - Le Guide Culinaire: the First Complete Translation Into English: the Complete Guide to the Art of modern Cookery
1.  Escoffier - Le Guide Culinaire: the First Complete Translation Into English: the Complete Guide to the Art of modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier
Used & New from: $52.93
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Larousse Gastronomique: The World's Greatest Culinary Encyclopedia, Completely Revised and Updated
2.  Larousse Gastronomique: The World's Greatest Culinary Encyclopedia, Completely Revised and Updated by Librairie Larousse
$52.20   Used & New from: $47.00
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Professional Pastry Chef: Fundamentals of Baking and Pastry, 4th Edition
3.  The Professional Pastry Chef: Fundamentals of Baking and Pastry, 4th Edition by Bo Friberg
$43.11   Used & New from: $33.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (102 customer reviews)

The Advanced Professional Pastry Chef
4.  The Advanced Professional Pastry Chef by Bo Friberg
$43.09   Used & New from: $31.42
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

The Professional Chef
5.  The Professional Chef by Culinary Institute of America
Used & New from: $19.42
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (89 customer reviews)

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Lessons in Excellence from Charlie Trotter
6.  Lessons in Excellence from Charlie Trotter by Paul Clarke
$18.36   Used & New from: $5.72
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Fish & Shellfish: The Cook's Indispensable Companion
7.  Fish & Shellfish: The Cook's Indispensable Companion by James Peterson
$33.16   Used & New from: $6.47
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

Sauces: Classical and Contemporary Sauce Making
8.  Sauces: Classical and Contemporary Sauce Making by James Peterson
Used & New from: $6.82
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)

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Food Lover's Companion, The (Barron's Cooking Guide)
9.  Food Lover's Companion, The (Barron's Cooking Guide) by Sharon Tyler Herbst
Used & New from: $0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (110 customer reviews)

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The Cheese Lover's Companion: The Ultimate A-to-Z Cheese Guide with More Than 1,000 Listings for Cheeses and Cheese-Related Terms
10.  The Cheese Lover's Companion: The Ultimate A-to-Z Cheese Guide with More Than 1,000 Listings for Cheeses and Cheese-Related Terms by Ron Herbst
$14.38   Used & New from: $0.25
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

The Wine Lover's Companion
11.  The Wine Lover's Companion by Ron Herbst
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Art Culinaire
12.  Art Culinaire Magazine Subscription A C Editions
$68.00
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Saveur
13.  Saveur Magazine Subscription Bonnier Corporation
$16.00
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (127 customer reviews)

Cook's Illustrated
14.  Cook's Illustrated Magazine Subscription Boston Common Press
$24.95
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (223 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The French Laundry Cookbook
15.  The French Laundry Cookbook by Michael Ruhlman
$25.68   Used & New from: $19.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (204 customer reviews)

The Big Fat Duck Cookbook [BIG FAT DUCK CKBK]
16.  The Big Fat Duck Cookbook [BIG FAT DUCK CKBK] by Heston Blumenthal
Used & New from: $190.29
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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Kitchen Confidential Updated Edition: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (P.S.)
17.  Kitchen Confidential Updated Edition: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (P.S.) by Anthony Bourdain
$12.21   Used & New from: $1.00
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,636 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

The Devil in the Kitchen: Sex, Pain, Madness, and the Making of a Great Chef
18.  The Devil in the Kitchen: Sex, Pain, Madness, and the Making of a Great Chef by Marco Pierre White
Used & New from: $9.25
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (108 customer reviews)

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Pierce Salguero "Scholar of Asian Medicine" (Philadelphia)
Qualifications: My brother's an executive chef, and this is what he recommends
Last updated: 3/30/10
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