"Urban Italian: Simple Recipes and True Stories from a Life in Food" by Chef Andrew Carmellini$40
Urban Italian is made up of the recipes that result when a great chef has to use the same resources as the rest of us. In these hundred recipes—covering four distinct courses, side dishes, and base recipes—Carmellini shows how to make stunning, soulful food with nothing more than the ingredients, techniques, and time available to the ordinary home cook. Bloomsbury, 2009. Hardcover.