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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.

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Vanessa Barrington


Vanessa Barrington is an Oakland, California, based writer, chef, and cooking teacher. She's the co-author with Steve Sando of Heirloom Beans. Publications include: Curve Magazine, The Oakland Tribune and The Contra Costa Times, EcoSalon. She was San Francisco Food Editor for Apartment Therapy's The Kitchen. Blog: Vanessa Barrington: in the kitchen, at the market and sometimes far afield While the chef at The Jimtown Store in Healdsburg California, she collaborated on The Jimtown Store Cookbook (Harper Collins, 2002). She consulted on, developed, and tested recipes for Fish Forever, by Paul Johnson (Wiley, 2007). Vanessa worked with a group of neighbors to found The Noe Valley Farmers Market, one of the few all-volunteer, unaffiliated Farmers Markets in the Bay Area. She is a member of IACP, ASJA, Slow Food, and The San Francisco Professional Food Society.