December 10th

Eat, drink, and be merry! Gifts for gourmands, home mixologists, and chuckleheads.

“Do you think because you are virtuous, that there shall be no more cakes and ale?”
Twelfth Night: Act 2, Scene 3

Looking for Rare Square's pick? Find it below:

Jim Harrison’s The Raw and the Cooked: Adventures of a Roving Gourmand
Grove, 2001. Signed First Edition.
“[A] culinary combo plate of Hunter S. Thompson, Ernest Hemingway, Julian Schnabel, and Sam Peckinpah” —The New York Times Book Review

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Zingerman's Bakehouse Celebrate Every Day: A Year's Worth of Favorite Recipes for Festive Occasions, Big and Small By Amy Emberling, Lindsay-Jean Hard, Lee Vedder, Corynn Coscia, EE Berger (By (photographer)) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781797216577
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 3rd, 2023

This fun, spirited, and visually rich cookbook from the beloved Zingerman’s Bakehouse contains a full gamut of recipes to mark life events, seasonal holidays, and celebrations, from birthdays and weddings to tailgating, Passover, Mardi Gras, Pi Day, and more!

The first Zingerman’s Bakehouse cookbook was lauded by bakers of all levels for its carefully selected recipes

The Upstairs Delicatessen: On Eating, Reading, Reading About Eating, and Eating While Reading By Dwight Garner Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374603427
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 24th, 2023

Garner gathers a literary chorus to capture the joys of reading and eating in this comic, personal classic.

Reading and eating, like Krazy and Ignatz, Sturm und Drang, prosciutto and melon, Simon and Schuster, and radishes and butter, have always, for me, simply gone together. The book you’re holding is a product of these combined gluttonies.

The French Chef Cookbook By Julia Child Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593537473
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Published: Knopf - November 21st, 2023

A beautiful new edition of the beloved cookbook capturing the spirit of Julia Child's debut TV show, which made her a star and is now featured as the centerpiece of Max's Julia.

The French Chef Cookbook
is a comprehensive (Aïoli to Velouté, Bouillabaisse to Ratatouille) collection of more than 300 classic French recipes.


Snoop Dogg Presents Goon with the Spoon By Snoop Dogg, Earl "E-40" Stevens, Antonis Achilleos (By (photographer)) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781797213712
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Published: Chronicle Books - November 14th, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The follow-up to From Crook to Cook, this next-level cookbook is all about bringing together memorable meals for any occasion, with 65+ recipes from rappers Snoop Dogg and E-40.

Following the breakout success of his first cookbook, From Crook to Cook: Platinum Recipes from Tha Boss Dogg's Kitchen (more tha

Juke Joints, Jazz Clubs, and Juice: A Cocktail Recipe Book: Cocktails from Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks By Toni Tipton-Martin Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593233825
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Published: Clarkson Potter - November 14th, 2023

Discover the fascinating history of Black mixology and its enduring influence on American cocktail culture through 70 rediscovered, modernized, or celebrated recipes, by the James Beard Award–winning author of Jubilee.

Southern Cocktails: Storied Sips, Snacks, and Barkeep Tips By The Editors of Southern Living Cover Image
ISBN: 9781957317212
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Published: IPG Publishing & Licensing - May 9th, 2023

Southern Cocktails raises a glass to the South page after page in Southern Living’s homage to quenching craft cocktails and quintessential quaffs born of the crusty characters, storied places, and the historic watering holes of the country’s most spirited region.

From the Sazerac and Mint Julep to the Bushwacker and Yellowhammer, readers can mix up the

Every Cocktail Has a Twist: Master 25 Classic Drinks and Craft More Than 200 Variations By Carey Jones, John McCarthy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781682687291
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Published: Countryman Press - November 7th, 2023

An Epicurious Best Book of the Year 2023

"Authors Carey Jones and John McCarthy are a cocktail world power couple." -- Bon Appetit

Shake up your cocktail routine with this easy-to-follow guide from the critically acclaimed authors of Be Your Own Bartender.

A Booze & Vinyl Christmas: Merry Music-and-Drink Pairings to Celebrate the Season By André Darlington, Jason Varney (Photographs by) Cover Image
By André Darlington, Jason Varney (Photographs by)
ISBN: 9780762482856
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Published: Running Press Adult - October 3rd, 2023

Celebrate the holidays with this merry collection of beloved Christmas albums paired with mood-setting cocktails—a companion to the bestselling listening party guide, Booze & Vinyl.

Whether you're planning your finest Ugly Christmas Sweater Party or spending a quiet evening by the stocking-lined fireside at home, make the season bright with this guide to

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When I Was Your Age: Life Lessons, Funny Stories & Questionable Parenting Advice from a Professional Clown By Kenan Thompson Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063348066
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Published: Harper - December 5th, 2023


The History of Sketch Comedy: A Journey through the Art and Craft of Humor By Keegan-Michael Key, Elle Key Cover Image
ISBN: 9781797216836
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 3rd, 2023

"A boisterous debut … the authors are as funny as one would expect … this is a hoot.”Publishers Weekly
“Will entice fans of Key & Peele … a fun and funny primer on the art form.”Booklist

Authors Keegan-Michael Key and Elle Key build on the popularity of their 2022 W

Surely You Can't Be Serious: The True Story of Airplane! By David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250289315
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 3rd, 2023


Surely You Can't Be Serious is an in-depth and hysterical look at the making of 1980's comedy classic Airplane! by the legendary writers and directors of the hit film.

The Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Book By Jerry Seinfeld Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982112769
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 22nd, 2022

A celebration of and behind-the-scenes look at Jerry Seinfeld’s groundbreaking streaming series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.

In his streaming show, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Jerry Seinfeld has engaged with some of the funniest people in history in classic cars, coffee shops, and diners.

Punderdome: A Card Game for Pun Lovers By Jo Firestone, Fred Firestone Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101905654
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Published: Clarkson Potter - June 21st, 2016

From the daughter-father duo that created Brooklyn’s beloved live pun competition, this “punderful card game” (Mashable) is perfect for friends and families.
• One part game, one part conversation starter, you don't need to be a pun master to master Punderdome: the goal is to make bad jokes and have fun along the way.

The Great Caper Caper: Volume 5 (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast) By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney Cover Image
ISBN: 9781454943631
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Published: Union Square Kids - November 15th, 2022

In the fifth adventure of the Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast series, our delectable rhyming friends find their home covered in darkness and embark on a Las Veggies heist--perfect for fans of The Food Group series.

SKU: E3171F

Play with your food! Practice eating healthily with this cute wooden fruit set.

Includes one realistic play knife, two strawberries, one pear, one orange, one apple, with removable stalks and one slice of watermelon all of which can be sliced with the realistic play knife and one peelable banana.

Bluey and Bingo's Fancy Restaurant Cookbook: Yummy Recipes, for Real Life By Penguin Young Readers Licenses Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593659533
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Published: Penguin Young Readers Licenses - July 11th, 2023

A deliciously fun cookbook perfect for fans of the wildly successful animated series Bluey, as seen on Disney+