Books: by Subject: Cooking

Buffalo Cooks With Janice Okun

No one has had a better handle on local kitchen customs than Janice Okun, who served as food editor at The Buffalo News for over 40 years and remains the paper's principal restaurant reviewer. Okun serves up each of the book's more than 100 unique recipes with colorful, anecdotal side dishes. $14.95

Chicken Wing Wisdom
Western New York Stories of Family, Life and Food Shared Around the Table. Author Christina M. Abt has penned a collection of stories about 14 Western New York women and their wisdom as it relates to food and nourishment. Learn life and kitchen secrets from 14 amazing women, including the creator of Buffalo's Original Chicken Wings, the originator of the Subway low-fat brownie, the Broadway Market's Butter Lamb Lady, a food research and development scientist and a certified nutritional counselor. $13.95