Food and cooking books from Bored Feet Press
Alison Gardner and Merry Winslow
Alison Gardner and Merry Winslow have created the most comprehensive collection of wild mushroom recipes ever assembled. Full of ideas that you can also apply to store-bought mushrooms, this book will stimulate your imagination and guide your creativity.
Mia Andler and Kevin Feinstein
This book gives practical advice for gathering edible wild plants in the Bay Area and most of coastal Northern California. You will learn where to find each of the region's most readily available plants along with clear instructions for harvesting them responsibly.
Kirk Lombard; Illustrations by Leighton Kelly
Combining an amazing in-depth knowledge with a quirky wit, Kirk Lombard shares a weath of information about seaweed harvesting, clam digging, fishing, and more. He goes on to provide recipes to make the most of the sea's bounty.
Quick Reference Publishing
A Guide to 34 common edible varieties from sweet to heat, and 10 ornamentals. Each pepper has a color photo, and the edibles list the Scoville Heat Index rating. Plus harvest info, flavor notes, distinguishing features, and culinary uses.
Kathleen Rose Smith
Celebrating Native California food gathering and preparation, K. R. Smith reveals the practices handed down through her Bodega Miwuk and Pomo ancestors, and shares how these traditions have evolved into the ways her family still enjoys wild foods.
Kathy and Lee Hayward
This guidebook provides detailed information about each of the 80 brewpubs in Colorado. The authors review more than 500 craft beers and ales, and choose their favorites at each pub.
Jack Burton and Ken Stanton
This insider’s guide to the famous, much visited center of the California Wine Country highlights the best that Napa Valley has to offer.
The author takes readers on rambles through the gorgeous rolling hills and twisting valleys of Sonoma County's famed wine country, exploring the back roads and finding the best wineries for tastings and picnics, or finding that classic unforgettable spot.
Gregory M. Levin, translated by Margaret Hopstein
A Man who fell in love with pomegranates and risked his life to protect their biodiversity tells his adventurous story in Pomegranate Roads. Ignoring threats, the scientist trekked across Central Asia and the Trans-Caucasus to collect 1,117 varieties of the fruit.
An eclectic collection of 101 things to do in this great corner of a great city. Includes restaurants, cafes, delis, bars, coffee houses, dancing, arts, crafts, outdoor activities, shopping, and much more.
Writings Collected by Marylu Downing, Faith Morgan, & Ellen Galford
Women writers and poets celebrate small pleasures and life’s secrets over a steaming cup of tea.
Edited by Marjorie Young and Vince Viverito
With the emphasis on wild fungi, this book includes 61 diverse recipes for species both exotic and mundane.
Margaret Acton Smith and Barbara J. Braasch