The tastes of childhood have always been a touchstone for Thomas Keller, and in this dazzling amalgam of American and French baked goods, you'll find recipes for the beloved TKOs and Oh Ohs (Keller's takes on Oreos and Hostess's Ho Hos) and all the French classics he fell in love with as a young chef apprenticing in Paris: the baguettes, the macarons, the mille-feuilles, the tartes aux fruits.

Bouchon Bakery by Thomas Keller,Sebastien Rouxel. I'm a terrible baker and terribly excited to read Thomas Keller's newest book!

Book : The beautiful edible garden

A lovely gardening book that would make a great holiday or hostess gift: The Beautiful Edible Garden by Leslie Bennett and Stefani Bittner

Young House Love: 243 Ways to Paint, Craft, Update & Show Your Home Some Love

Young House Love: 243 Ways to Paint, Craft, Update, Organize, and Show Your Home Some Love by Sherry Petersik

Jamie Durie’s new book, Edible Garden Design published by Penguin is out next week!


The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook, Deb Perelman. Usually cookbooks don't make the "books I read" list, but this one is full of well-written (and really funny) prose. The photos are gorgeous and these recipes haven't let me down yet.