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Clarkson Potter is the cooking and lifestyle imprint of Crown, a Random House group.



Featured Books from Clarkson Potter

40 Years of Chez Panisse

The Power of Gathering

Adventures of an Italian Food Lover

With Recipes from 254 of My Very Best Friends

Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics

Fabulous Flavor from Simple Ingredients

Barefoot Contessa Family Style

Easy Ideas and Recipes That Make Everyone Feel Like Family

Barefoot Contessa Foolproof

Recipes You Can Trust

Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?

Fabulous Recipes & Easy Tips

Barefoot Contessa in Paris

Easy French Food You Can Make at Home

Barefoot Contessa Parties!

Ideas and Recipes for Easy Parties That Are Really Fun

Beaten, Seared, and Sauced

On Becoming a Chef at the Culinary Institute of America

Every Grain of Rice

A Taste of Our Chinese Childhood in America

Giada’s Kitchen

New Italian Favorites

How to Cook Without a Book

Recipes and Techniques Every Cook Should Know by Heart

Kitchen Sense

More Than 600 Recipes to Make You a Great Home Cook

Larousse Gastronomique

The World’s Greatest Culinary Encyclopedia

Madhur Jaffrey’s World Vegetarian

More Than 650 Meatless Recipes from Around the Globe

Martha Stewart’s Cookies

The Very Best Treats to Bake and to Share

Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites

Flavorful Recipes for Healthful Meals


Easy Italian-Inspired Recipes

Outstanding in the Field

A Farm to Table Cookbook

Small Bites, Big Nights

Seductive Little Plates for Intimate Occasions and Lavish Parties

The American Century Cookbook

The Most Popular Recipes of the 20th Century

The Art of Simple Food

Notes, Lessons, and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution

The Conscious Kitchen

The New Way to Buy and Cook Food — to Protect the Earth, Improve Your Health, and Eat Deliciously

The Family Kitchen

Easy and Delicious Recipes for Parents and Kids to Make and Enjoy Together

The Lee Bros. Simple Fresh Southern

Knockout Dishes with Down-Home Flavor

The New Portuguese Table

Exciting Flavors from Europe’s Western Coast

The Splendid Table’s How to Eat Supper

Recipes, Stories, and Opinions from Public Radio’s Award-Winning Food Show

The Splendid Table’s How to Eat Weekends

New Recipes, Stories, and Opinions from Public Radio’s Award-Winning Food Show


Eat Vegan Before 6:00 to Lose Weight and Restore Your Health . . . for Good


Recipes and Techniques for Putting Up Small Batches of Seasonal Foods

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Dinner Guest

The gamification of cooking

Earning points

Most of the time with cooking and eating, the rules are clear.

Graze: Bites from the Site
First Person

The secret sharer

A father’s legacy

The Culinate Interview

Mollie Katzen

The vegetarian-cooking pioneer


Down South

Barbecue, tamales, cocktails, and more

Local Flavors

A winter romesco sauce

Good on everything

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