Reading Lists: Food

This award is given by the James Beard Foundation 'to renowned culinary professionals who have made a significant and unique contribution to the American food and beverage industry.' Catch up on some of the books written by 2014's inductees.

Featuring a wide range of advice and recipes worth returning to time and again, these cookbooks won't disappoint. Whether you're boiling a pot of water or perfecting your beef bourguignon, take a look and bon appetit!

Portland has the best restaurants and the best cookbooks that go with those fine dining establishments! If you'd like to cook like the pros, check out one of these.