Welcome to Eat Your Books!

If you are new here, you may want to learn a little more about how this site works. Eat Your Books has indexed recipes from leading cookbooks and magazines as well recipes from the best food websites and blogs.

Become a member and you can create your own personal ‘Bookshelf’. Imagine having a single searchable index of all your recipes – both digital and print!

Melanie Barnard


Melanie Barnard and Brooke Dojny write the monthly column "30-Minute Main Courses" for Bon Appetit magazine. They have co-authored more than eight cookbooks together including the James Beard Award-winning AMA Family Cookbook and continue to contribute articles to Food & Wine, Gourmet, Chocolatier, Cook's Illustrated, Family Circle, Yankee, and Eating Well magazines, both singly and as a team. They live with their families in Connecticut. Photographer: Maren Caruso is a San Francisco-based photographer specializing in food. Her work has appeared in Mix it Up!, the New Complete Coffee Book (both from Chronicle Books), and in a variety of magazines including Gourmet, Wine and Spirits, and Food Arts.