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“Cooking is at once child's play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love.”

― Craig Claiborne

Still looking for great holiday gift ideas? Here are our recommendations from our Cookbooks, Cocktails, and Food Writing shelves. You can find a complete list of our Holiday Picks on our website.

NOTE: If you need a title that we don't have in stock by Christmas, please order no later than Tuesday, December 12th.

Tin to Table:

Fancy, Snacky Recipes for Tin-thusiasts and


by Anna Hezel

from Chronicle Books

Still We Rise:

A Love Letter to the Southern Biscuit with Over 70 Sweet and Savory Recipes

by Erika Council

from Clarkson Potter

More Than Cake:

100 Baking Recipes Built for Pleasure

and Community

by Natasha Pickowicz

from Artisan

The Everlasting

Meal Cookbook:

Leftovers A-Z

by Tamar Adler

illustrated by Caitlin Winner 

from Scribner


The Radically Casual Art of Cooking for Others

by Amy Thielen

from W. W. Norton

& Company

Ed Mitchell's Barbeque

by Ed Mitchell, 

Ryan Mitchell, & Zella Palmer

from Ecco

Savor the South Cookbooks

in paperback

from UNC Press

Ever-Green Vietnamese: Super-Fresh Recipes, Starring Plants from Land and Sea

by Andrea Nguyen

photographs by Aubrie Pick

from Ten Speed Press

Latinísimo: Home Recipes from the Twenty-One Countries of Latin America

by Sandra A. Gutierrez

from Ten Speed Press

More Is More:

Get Loose in the Kitchen

by Molly Baz

from Clarkson Potter


The Faith and Food Journey of an

African American Jew

by Michael W. Twitty

from Amistad

The Lost Supper: Searching for the Future of Food in the Flavors of the Past

by Taras Grescoe

from Greystone Books

The Encyclopedia

of Cocktails

by Robert Simonson

from Ten Speed Press

The Book of

Cocktail Ratios:

The Surprising Simplicity of Classic Cocktails

by Michael Ruhlman

illustrated by Marcella Kriebel

from Scribner

Juke Joints, Jazz Clubs, and Juice:

A Cocktail Recipe Book

Cocktails from Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks

by Toni Tipton-Martin

from Clarkson Potter

If you want to give your friends and family love from The Regulator, but aren't sure what to get them, we have TWO different types of gift certificates to suit people's shopping preferences. One is digital, for use online only at regulatorbookshop.com. The other is the old-fashioned paper kind, for use in-person at the shop.

Order the Online Only Gift Certificate or In-store Only Gift Certificate on our website.

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