Controversial Books for sofab

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

Standard Deviation Avaliação média Your Rating Título
1.266 3.15 The Higher Taste: A Guide to Gourmet Vegetarian Cooking and a Karma-Free Diet de A C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
1.26 3.5 Emeril's New New Orleans de Emeril Lagasse
1.15 3.89 Nancy Silverton's Breads from the La Brea Bakery: Recipes for the Connoisseur de Nancy Silverton
1.116 3.46 The River Cafe Cook Book de Rose Gray
1.113 3.37 Eat Right 4 Your Type de Peter J. D'Adamo
1.105 3.43 Cook Right 4 Your Type: The Practical Kitchen Companion to Eat Right 4 Your Type de Peter J. D'Adamo
1.091 3.75 Monet's Table: The Cooking Journals of Claude Monet de Claire Joyes
1.073 3.98 Roadfood de Jane Stern
1.054 3.9 Screen Doors and Sweet Tea: Recipes and Tales from a Southern Cook de Martha Hall Foose
1.051 4.22 Excuses Begone!: How to Change Lifelong, Self-Defeating Thinking Habits de Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
1.038 4.02 New York Cookbook: From Pelham Bay to Park Avenue, Firehouses to Four-Star Restaurants de Molly O'Neill
1.036 3.59 The Dean and DeLuca Cookbook de David Rosengarten
1.034 4.06 Professional Baking de Wayne Gisslen
1.029 4.22 The Whole Beast: Nose to Tail Eating de Fergus Henderson
1.02 3.72 A Platter of Figs and Other Recipes de David Tanis
1.018 3.68 Appetite for Life de Noël Riley Fitch
1.001 4.1 Seductions of Rice: A Cookbook de Jeffrey Alford
0.994 3.98 Honey from a Weed: Fasting and Feasting in Tuscany, Catalonia, the Cyclades, and Apulia de Patience Gray
0.986 4.34 Rose's Heavenly Cakes de Rose Levy Beranbaum
0.985 3.77 Passing for Thin: Losing Half My Weight and Finding My Self de Frances Kuffel
0.975 4 Home Baking: The Artful Mix of Flour and Traditions from Around the World de Jeffrey Alford
0.971 3.8 The Lady and Sons Savannah Country Cookbook de Paula H. Deen
0.967 3.9 Martha Stewart's Christmas de Martha Stewart
0.965 3.59 How to Read a French Fry: And Other Stories of Intriguing Kitchen Science de Russ Parsons
0.958 3.62 Toast de Nigel Slater
0.947 3.73 Salt: A World History de Mark Kurlansky
0.946 3.89 The Frugal Gourmet Cooks American de Jeff Smith
0.946 3.68 Chocolate: A Bittersweet Saga of Dark and Light de Mort Rosenblum
0.938 4.22 The Wine Bible de Karen MacNeil
0.935 4.24 Charleston Receipts de The Junior League of Charleston 1950
0.934 3.95 The New Basics Cookbook de Julee Rosso
0.932 4.22 The Pie and Pastry Bible de Rose Levy Beranbaum
0.93 4.02 Simple French Food de Richard Olney
0.927 3.85 Think Like a Chef de Tom Colicchio
0.924 3.56 Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World de Greg Critser
0.923 4.17 Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics: Fabulous Flavor from Simple Ingredients de Ina Garten
0.918 4.09 The Silver Spoon de Phaidon Press
0.915 4.02 How to Eat: The Pleasures and Principles of Good Food de Nigella Lawson
0.913 4.16 The Key to Chinese Cooking de Irene Kuo
0.91 4.16 The Fannie Farmer Cookbook de Marion Cunningham
0.909 4.02 Real Fast Food de Nigel Slater
0.908 4.15 Ad Hoc at Home de Thomas Keller
0.901 3.76 The Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook de Julee Rosso
0.898 3.95 Sauces: Classical and Contemporary Sauce Making de James Peterson
0.893 3.98 Sushi: Taste and Technique de Kimiko Barber
0.888 3.81 The Good Housekeeping Cook Book [Unknown Edition] de Dorothy B. Marsh
0.887 3.92 Sundays at Moosewood Restaurant: Ethnic and Regional Recipes from the Cooks at the Legendary Restaurant de Moosewood Collective
0.883 3.83 Zingerman's Guide to Good Eating: How to Choose the Best Bread, Cheeses, Olive Oil, Pasta, Chocolate, and Much More de Ari Weinzweig
0.88 3.93 Culinaria: European Specialties de Joachim Romer
0.873 3.62 The Perfectionist: Life and Death in Haute Cuisine de Rudolph Chelminski
0.872 4.41 Artisan Breads Every Day: Fast and Easy Recipes for World-Class Breads de Peter Reinhart
0.872 4.11 Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book de Better Homes and Gardens
0.871 3.53 The Frugal Gourmet Cooks with Wine de Jeff Smith
0.87 4.03 Barefoot in Paris: Easy French Food You Can Make at Home de Ina Garten
0.869 3.82 The Soul of a Chef: The Journey Toward Perfection de Michael Ruhlman
0.868 4.15 Barefoot Contessa Family Style: Easy Ideas and Recipes That Make Everyone Feel Like Family de Ina Garten
0.866 4.01 Local Flavors: Cooking and Eating from America's Farmers Markets de Deborah Madison
0.865 4.08 The French Laundry Cookbook de Thomas Keller
0.865 3.95 How to Taste: A Guide to Enjoying Wine de Jancis Robinson
0.863 4.2 The Bread Bible de Rose Levy Beranbaum
0.861 4.07 The Italian Baker de Carol Field
0.857 4 The Best Recipes in the World de Mark Bittman
0.855 4.05 Moosewood Restaurant New Classics de Moosewood Collective
0.855 3.85 The Raw and the Cooked: Adventures of a Roving Gourmand de Jim Harrison
0.854 4.31 Joy of Cooking [1951-1974] de Irma S. Rombauer
0.853 4.32 La Technique: An Illustrated Guide to the Fundamental Techniques of Cooking de Jacques Pepin
0.852 3.9 Food in History de Reay Tannahill
0.851 3.85 The Enchanted Broccoli Forest and Other Timeless Delicacies de Mollie Katzen
0.849 3.74 The Reach of a Chef: Beyond the Kitchen de Michael Ruhlman
0.848 4.1 What to Drink with What You Eat: The Definitive Guide to Pairing Food with Wine, Beer, Spirits, Coffee, Tea - Even Water - Based on Expert Advice from America's Best Sommeliers de Andrew Dornenburg
0.847 4.35 Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone de Deborah Madison
0.846 4.12 The Zuni Cafe Cookbook: A Compendium of Recipes and Cooking Lessons from San Francisco's Beloved Restaurant de Judy Rodgers
0.843 4.22 The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook de Ina Garten
0.84 4.07 Couscous and Other Good Food from Morocco de Paula Wolfert
0.838 4.37 Lord Krishna's Cuisine: The Art of Indian Vegetarian Cooking de Yamuna Devi
0.838 3.95 Off to the Side: A Memoir de Jim Harrison
0.838 3.86 Essentials of Cooking de James Peterson
0.835 3.9 Martha Stewart's Hors d'Oeuvres Handbook de Martha Stewart
0.834 3.98 New York Times Cookbook de Craig Claiborne
0.834 4.39 The Taste of Country Cooking de Edna Lewis
0.834 3.71 The Tenth Muse: My Life in Food de Judith Jones
0.834 4.22 Hot Sour Salty Sweet: A Culinary Journey through Southeast Asia de Jeffrey Alford
0.832 4.14 Cheese Primer de Steven Jenkins
0.827 3.84 Vegetarian Planet de Didi Emmons
0.824 4.39 Sunday Suppers at Lucques: Seasonal Recipes from Market to Table de Suzanne Goin
0.824 3.76 Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating with More Than 75 Recipes de Mark Bittman
0.823 4.09 The Laurel's Kitchen Bread Book: A Guide to Whole-Grain Breadmaking de Laurel Robertson
0.817 4.22 Home Comforts: The Art and Science of Keeping House de Cheryl Mendelson
0.815 4.29 How to Cook Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Food de Mark Bittman
0.814 3.63 Sheila Lukins All Around the World Cookbook de Sheila Lukins
0.812 4.3 Classic Home Desserts: A Treasury of Heirloom and Contemporary Recipes from Around the World de Richard Sax
0.81 4.18 In The Sweet Kitchen: The Definitive Baker's Companion de Regan Daley
0.809 4.16 Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home de Julia Child
0.808 3.96 The Martha Rules: 10 Essentials for Achieving Success as You Start, Build, or Manage a Business de Martha Stewart
0.807 4.05 The I Hate to Cook Book: More Than 180 Quick and Easy Recipes de Peg Bracken
0.807 3.38 Top Chef The Cookbook de The Creators of Top Chef
0.803 4.23 Please to the Table: The Russian Cookbook de Anya von Bremzen
0.802 4.33 Jacques Pepin's Complete Techniques de Jacques Pépin
0.801 4.06 Crust and Crumb: Master Formulas for Serious Bread Bakers de Peter Reinhart
0.8 4.19 The Foods and Wines of Spain de Penelope Casas
0.8 4.36 The Art of Eating de M. F. K. Fisher
0.799 3.82 Alice Waters and Chez Panisse: The Romantic, Impractical, Often Eccentric, Ultimately Brilliant Making of a Food Revolution de Thomas McNamee
0.798 4 The Making of a Chef: Mastering Heat at the Culinary Institute de Michael Ruhlman
0.797 4.09 Classic Indian Vegetarian and Grain Cooking de Julie Sahni
0.796 4.08 Complete Book of Home Preserving de Judi Kingry
0.79 4.15 My Life in France de Julia Child
0.789 4.31 Chef Paul Prudhomme's Louisiana Kitchen de Paul Prudhomme
0.789 3.85 Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise de Ruth Reichl
0.788 3.69 And a Bottle of Rum: A History of the New World in Ten Cocktails de Wayne Curtis
0.785 4.41 The Bread Baker's Apprentice: Mastering the Art of Extraordinary Bread de Peter Reinhart
0.784 4.45 Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking de Marcella Hazan
0.782 4.24 An Invitation to Indian Cooking de Madhur Jaffrey
0.781 4.03 The Rituals of Dinner: The Origins, Evolution, Eccentricities, and Meaning of Table Manners de Margaret Visser
0.779 3.37 Crockery Cookery de Mable Hoffman
0.776 3.87 The Healthy Kitchen: Recipes for a Better Body, Life, and Spirit de Andrew Weil
0.773 3.48 Feet on the Street de Roy Blount Jr.
0.772 2.88 In the Kitchen with Rosie: Oprah's Favorite Recipes de Rosie Daley
0.768 3.65 New Recipes from Moosewood Restaurant de Moosewood Collective Staff
0.767 4.13 The New Moosewood Cookbook de Mollie Katzen
0.767 4.3 Joy of Cooking [1997] de Irma S. Rombauer
0.763 3.51 On Rue Tatin: Living and Cooking in a French Town de Susan Herrmann Loomis
0.762 4.35 The Ultimate Southern Living Cookbook de Julie Fisher Gunter
0.761 4.4 The Way to Cook de Julia Child
0.76 4.02 Joie de Vivre: Simple French Style for Everyday Living de Robert Arbor
0.758 4.16 English Food de Jane Grigson
0.758 4.21 The Gourmet Cookbook Volumes I and II de Ruth Reichl
0.754 4.08 How to Grill: The Complete Illustrated Book of Barbecue Techniques de Steven Raichlen
0.749 4.3 The Cooking of Southwest France: Recipes from France's Magnificent Rustic Cuisine de Paula Wolfert
0.748 4.37 All About Braising: The Art of Uncomplicated Cooking de Molly Stevens
0.745 3.78 The Sweet Life in Paris de David Lebovitz
0.741 4.32 How to Cook Everything: Vegetarian de Mark Bittman
0.74 4.32 The French Chef Cookbook de Julia Child
0.738 4.25 James Beard's American Cookery de James Beard
0.731 4.07 Professional Cooking de Wayne Gisslen
0.729 4.34 Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art de Shizuo Tsuji
0.723 4.32 The Complete Asian Cookbook de Charmaine Solomon
0.722 4.38 The New Making of a Cook: The Art, Techniques, And Science Of Good Cooking de Madeleine Kamman
0.713 4.05 Clementine in the Kitchen de Samuel Chamberlain
0.704 4.48 The Oxford Companion to Food de Alan Davidson
0.701 4.41 French Cheeses: The Visual Guide to More Than 350 Cheeses from Every Region of France de Kazuko Masui
0.696 4.44 Baking with Julia: Savor the Joys of Baking with America's Best Bakers de Dorie Greenspan
0.69 4.07 Patricia Wells at Home in Provence de Patricia Wells
0.688 3.85 Bistro Cooking de Patricia Wells
0.681 4.34 Bouchon de Thomas Keller
0.677 4.37 Authentic Mexican: Regional Cooking from the Heart of Mexico de Rick Bayless
0.676 3.93 Hidden Kitchens: Stories, Recipes, and More from NPR's The Kitchen Sisters de Nikki Silva
0.676 4.13 Rick Bayless's Mexican Kitchen: Capturing the Vibrant Flavors of a World-Class Cuisine de Rick Bayless
0.673 4.4 Appetite de Nigel Slater
0.667 4.37 The Professional Pastry Chef: Fundamentals of Baking and Pastry, 4th Edition de Bo Friberg
0.653 3.53 The Taste of Conquest: The Rise and Fall of the Three Great Cities of Spice de Michael Krondl
0.648 4.34 Elizabeth David Classics: Mediterranean Food, French Country Cooking, Summer Cooking de Elizabeth David
0.632 4.17 James Beard's Theory and Practice of Good Cooking de James Beard
0.62 4.11 The Village Baker: Classic Regional Breads from Europe and America de Joe Ortiz
0.618 4.25 Fat: An Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient, with Recipes de Jennifer McLagan
0.612 4.25 Marcella Cucina de Marcella Hazan
0.602 4.45 Charcuterie de Michael Ruhlman
0.581 4.38 Tartine: A Classic Revisited de Elisabeth M. Prueitt
0.566 4.52 Bittersweet: Recipes and Tales from a Life in Chocolate de Alice Medrich
0.55 4.35 The Essential Cuisines of Mexico: Revised and updated throughout, with more than 30 new recipes. de Diana Kennedy
0.452 4.5 The New Professional Chef (TM) de The Culinary Institute of America