12 Days of Cookbooks: Cooking For Geeks

Do you have a geek living under your roof? Do you know someone who has a geek living under their roof? Odds are that the answer is yes to one or both of these questions.

Guess what? Geeks like to eat too! Really they do. And, if you’re not cooking for them, that means they’re fending for themselves. This holiday season give the geek on your list a gift that will help with their general welfare and survival. The Cooking For Geeks cookbook.

Author/geek/cook Jeff Potter unravels some of the great mysteries of cooking science with his take on what a cookbook should be all about. It’s not just a bunch of recipes thrown together and bound into a book. It’s just what the tag-line suggests: Real Science, Great Hacks and Good Food.

Got a geek on your holiday list? Surprise them with a gift that doesn’t have a power cord or a Lithium-Ion battery. They will be happy that you have recognized their geekness and impressed that you care enough to buy a suitable gift.

Author: Jeff Potter
Publisher: O’Reilly Media
Pages: 432
August 2, 2010

Previous Days Cookbooks

Day 9 The Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook
Day 8 Joy of Cooking
Day 7 Not Your Mother’s Slow Cooker Cookbook

Day 6 The Frankies Spuntino Kitchen Companion and Cooking Manual
Day 5 New England Soup Factory Cookbook: More Than 100 Recipes from the Nation’s Best Purveyor of Fine Soup
Day 4 The Fannie Farmer Cookbook: Anniversary Edition
Day 3 The Starving Students’ Cookbook
Day 2 The America’s Test Kitchen Family Cookbook 3rd Edition
Day 1 The I Love Trader Joe’s Cookbook

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