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Alice Waters


Alice Waters was born on April, 28, 1944, in Chatham, New Jersey. She graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1967 with a degree in French cultural studies before training at the International Montessori School in London. Her daughter, Fanny, was born in 1983.

Chez Panisse Restaurant opened in 1971, serving a single fixed-price menu that changed daily. The set menu format remains at the heart of Alice’s’ philosophy of serving the most delicious organic products only when they are in season. Over the course of three decades, Chez Panisse has developed a network of local farmers and ranchers whose...

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The Violet Bakery
Written by Claire Ptak
Foreword by Alice Waters

Hardcover | 224 pages | Ten Speed Press | Cooking - Baking; Cooking - Desserts; Cooking - Fruit
978-1-60774-671-3 (1-60774-671-9)

March 17, 2015 | $28.99

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The Violet Bakery
Written by Claire Ptak, Foreword by Alice Waters

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781607746713
Our Price: $28.99
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The Violet Bakery
Written by Claire Ptak
Foreword by Alice Waters

eBook | 224 pages | Ten Speed Press | Cooking - Baking; Cooking - Desserts; Cooking - Fruit
978-1-60774-672-0 (1-60774-672-7)

March 17, 2015 | $





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The Art of Simple Food II
Written by Alice Waters

eBook | 448 pages | Clarkson Potter | Cooking - American; Cooking - Seasonal; Cooking - Vegetables
978-0-7704-3347-5 (0-7704-3347-2)

October 29, 2013 | $20.99

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The Art of Simple Food II
Written by Alice Waters

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770433475
Our Price: $20.99


Alice Waters, the iconic food luminary, presents 200 new recipes that share her passion for the many delicious varieties of vegetables, fruits, and herbs that you can cultivate in your own kitchen garden or find at your local farmers’ market.
 
A beautiful vegetable-focused book, The Art of Simple Food...

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The Art of Simple Food II
Written by Alice Waters

Hardcover | 448 pages | Clarkson Potter | Cooking - American; Cooking - Seasonal; Cooking - Vegetables
978-0-307-71827-3 (0-307-71827-1)

October 29, 2013 | $39.95

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The Art of Simple Food II
Written by Alice Waters

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307718273
Our Price: $39.95
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Alice Waters, the iconic food luminary, presents 200 new recipes that share her passion for the many delicious varieties of vegetables, fruits, and herbs that you can cultivate in your own kitchen garden or find at your local farmers’ market.
 
A beautiful vegetable-focused book, The Art of Simple Food...

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From the Ground Up
Written by Jeanne Nolan
Foreword by Alice Waters

Hardcover | 304 pages | Spiegel & Grau | Social Science - Agriculture & Food; Gardening - Organic; Biography & Autobiography - Personal Memoirs
978-0-8129-9299-1 (0-8129-9299-7)

July 16, 2013 | $30.00

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From the Ground Up
Written by Jeanne Nolan, Foreword by Alice Waters

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812992991
Our Price: $30.00
   Quantity: 1 


An inspiring story for everyone who’s ever dreamed of growing the food they eat
 
When Jeanne Nolan, a teenager in search of a less materialistic, more authentic existence, left Chicago in 1987 to join a communal farm, she had no idea that her decades-long journey would lead her to the...

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From the Ground Up
Written by Jeanne Nolan
Foreword by Alice Waters

eBook | 304 pages | Spiegel & Grau | Social Science - Agriculture & Food; Gardening - Organic; Biography & Autobiography - Personal Memoirs
978-0-679-64447-7 (0-679-64447-4)

July 16, 2013 | $15.99

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From the Ground Up
Written by Jeanne Nolan, Foreword by Alice Waters

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679644477
Our Price: $15.99


An inspiring story for everyone who’s ever dreamed of growing the food they eat
 
When Jeanne Nolan, a teenager in search of a less materialistic, more authentic existence, left Chicago in 1987 to join a communal farm, she had no idea that her decades-long journey would lead her to the...

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The Cheese Board: Collective Works

eBook | 240 pages | Ten Speed Press | Cooking - American - California Style; Cooking - Bread; Cooking - Pastry
978-0-307-81538-5 (0-307-81538-2)

November 6, 2012 | $14.99

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The Cheese Board: Collective Works
Written by Cheese Board Collective Staff, Edited by Cheese Board Colletive, Foreword by Alice Waters

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307815385
Our Price: $14.99


The Cheese Board was there, a hole in the wall with a line out the door, before Chez Panisse was so much as a gleam in my eye. When the restaurant was conceived, I wanted it to be in North Berkeley so the Cheese Board would be nearby, because I knew...

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Chez Panisse Menu Cookbook
Written by Alice Waters

eBook | 336 pages | Random House | Cooking; Cooking - American - California Style; Cooking - Gourmet
978-0-345-52989-3 (0-345-52989-8)

November 2, 2011 | $21.99

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Chez Panisse Menu Cookbook
Written by Alice Waters

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345529893
Our Price: $21.99


This timeless addition to the Chez Panisse paperback cookbook library assembles 120 of the restaurant's best menus, including galas, festivals, and special occasion meals that have become such gustatory celebrations. A full range of menus is featured, from picnics to informal suppers. Line drawings.


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40 Years of Chez Panisse: The Power of Gathering
Written by Alice Waters
Afterword by Michael Pollan
Foreword by Calvin Trillin

Hardcover | 304 pages | Clarkson Potter | Cooking; Cooking - American - California Style; Cooking - Natural Foods
978-0-307-71826-6 (0-307-71826-3)

August 23, 2011 | $62.00

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40 Years of Chez Panisse: The Power of Gathering
Written by Alice Waters, Afterword by Michael Pollan, Foreword by Calvin Trillin

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307718266
Our Price: $62.00
   Quantity: 1 


Chez Panisse opened its doors in 1971. Founded by Alice Waters, the restaurant is rooted in her conviction that the best-tasting food is organic, locally grown, and harvested in ecologically sound ways by people who are taking care of the land for future generations.  The quest for such ingredients has always...


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Chez Panisse Pasta, Pizza, Calzone
Written by Alice Waters

eBook | 224 pages | Random House | Cooking - Pizza; Cooking
978-0-307-78668-5 (0-307-78668-4)

March 30, 2011 | $18.99

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Chez Panisse Pasta, Pizza, Calzone
Written by Alice Waters

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307786685
Our Price: $18.99


This classic cookbook brings together 87 recipes for pasta sauces and 36 pizza and calzone recipes, as well as tasty pasta doughs, such as buckwheat, red pepper and saffron. Featuring beautiful line drawings throughout, the book is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate.


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The Art of Simple Food
Written by Alice Waters

eBook | pages | Clarkson Potter | Cooking - Seasonal; Cooking - Vegetables; Cooking - Natural Foods
978-0-307-88558-6 (0-307-88558-5)

October 20, 2010 | $20.99

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The Art of Simple Food
Written by Alice Waters

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307885586
Our Price: $20.99


Perhaps more responsible than anyone for the revolution in the way we eat, cook, and think about food, Alice Waters has “single-handedly chang[ed] the American palate” according to the New York Times. Her simple but inventive dishes focus on a passion for flavor and a reverence for locally produced, seasonal foods.

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In the Green Kitchen
Written by Alice Waters

eBook | 160 pages | Clarkson Potter | Cooking - Culinary Arts & Techniques; Cooking - Seasonal; Cooking - American
978-0-307-88557-9 (0-307-88557-7)

October 20, 2010 | $17.99

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In the Green Kitchen
Written by Alice Waters

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307885579
Our Price: $17.99


Alice Waters has been a champion of the sustainable, local cooking movement for decades.  To Alice, good food is a right, not a privilege.  In the Green Kitchen presents her essential cooking techniques to be learned by heart plus more than 50 recipes—for delicious fresh, local, and seasonal meals—from Alice and...

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In the Green Kitchen
Written by Alice Waters

Hardcover | 160 pages | Clarkson Potter | Cooking - Culinary Arts & Techniques; Cooking - Seasonal; Cooking - American
978-0-307-33680-4 (0-307-33680-8)

April 6, 2010 | $34.00

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In the Green Kitchen
Written by Alice Waters

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307336804
Our Price: $34.00
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Alice Waters has been a champion of the sustainable, local cooking movement for decades.  To Alice, good food is a right, not a privilege.  In the Green Kitchen presents her essential cooking techniques to be learned by heart plus more than 50 recipes—for delicious fresh, local, and seasonal meals—from Alice and...

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The Art of Simple Food
Written by Alice Waters

Hardcover | 416 pages | Clarkson Potter | Cooking - Seasonal; Cooking - Vegetables; Cooking - Natural Foods
978-0-307-33679-8 (0-307-33679-4)

October 2, 2007 | $44.00

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The Art of Simple Food
Written by Alice Waters

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307336798
Our Price: $44.00
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Perhaps more responsible than anyone for the revolution in the way we eat, cook, and think about food, Alice Waters has “single-handedly chang[ed] the American palate” according to the New York Times. Her simple but inventive dishes focus on a passion for flavor and a reverence for locally produced, seasonal foods.

With...

Also available as an eBook.

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The Cheese Board: Collective Works

Trade Paperback | 240 pages | Ten Speed Press | Cooking - American - California Style; Cooking - Bread; Cooking - Pastry
978-1-58008-419-2 (1-58008-419-2)

September 12, 2003 | $26.99

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The Cheese Board: Collective Works
Written by Cheese Board Collective Staff, Edited by Cheese Board Colletive, Foreword by Alice Waters

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580084192
Our Price: $26.99
   Quantity: 1 


The Cheese Board was there, a hole in the wall with a line out the door, before Chez Panisse was so much as a gleam in my eye. When the restaurant was conceived, I wanted it to be in North Berkeley so the Cheese Board would be nearby, because I knew...

Also available as an eBook.

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