Feasts for Friends

Here at Savoy we sometimes play a game: Pick up the nearest cookbook, turn to five pages, and whatever we turn to = our dinner party menu. We fantasize about delectable main courses, cozy desserts, glamorous appetizers; about odd combinations, ambitious spreads, and friendship celebrated with food. Well, we're coming up on the season of feasts! Here are a few our favorite cookbooks, the ones we return to time and again. 

Greenfeast: Autumn, Winter: [A Cookbook] Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984858733
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Published: Ten Speed Press - September 8th, 2020

110 vegetarian autumn and winter recipes that provide quick, easy, and filling plant-based suppers while paying homage to the seasons—from the beloved author of Tender.

Heirloom Kitchen: Heritage Recipes and Family Stories from the Tables of Immigrant Women Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062844224
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Published: Harper Design - April 23rd, 2019

A gorgeous, full-color illustrated cookbook and personal cultural history, filled with 100 mouthwatering recipes from around the world, that celebrates the culinary traditions of strong, empowering immigrant women and the remarkable diversity that is American food.

Born in Italy, Anna Francese Gass came to the United States as a young child and grew up eating her mothe

Cook, Eat, Repeat: Ingredients, Recipes, and Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063079540
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Published: Ecco - April 20th, 2021

“Food, for me, is a constant pleasure: I like to think greedily about it, reflect deeply on it, learn from it; it provides comfort, inspiration, meaning, and beauty…More than just a mantra, ‘cook, eat, repeat’ is the story of my life.” 

Cook, Eat, Repeat is a delicious and delightful combination of recipes intertwined wi

The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook: Recipes and Wisdom from an Obsessive Home Cook Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307595652
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Published: Knopf - October 30th, 2012

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • Celebrated food blogger and best-selling cookbook author Deb Perelman knows just the thing for a Tuesday night, or your most special occasion—from salads and slaws that make perfect side dishes (or a full meal) to savory tarts and galettes; from Mushroom Bourguignon to Chocolate Hazelnut Crepe.

The Forest Feast Mediterranean: Simple Vegetarian Recipes Inspired by My Travels Cover Image
ISBN: 9781419738128
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Published: Abrams - September 17th, 2019

Erin Gleeson, New York Times bestselling author, returns with a gorgeously illustrated cookbook that will transport you to the Mediterranean coast 

For years, Forest Feast readers have been transported to Erin Gleeson’s picturesque cabin in the woods through her stunning photography of magical gatherings and vibrant vegetarian cooking.

Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics: Fabulous Flavor from Simple Ingredients: A Cookbook Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400054350
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 28th, 2008

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The essential Ina Garten cookbook, focusing on the techniques behind her elegant food and easy entertaining style, and offering nearly a hundred brand-new recipes that will become trusted favorites

Together: Our Community Cookbook Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984824080
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Published: Clarkson Potter - September 25th, 2018

Winner of the U.K.'s André Simon Special Commendation Award

celebrates the power of cooking to connect us to one another.

In the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire in London, a group of local women gathered together to cook fresh food for their families and neighbors.