The links listed below are to a range of sites that have helpful or interesting information, including links to independent book stores specializing in books on food and cookbooks, conversion tools, cookbook reviews,  some of my favorite food blogs and websites, and more.


Independent Book Stores

Find one near you:


In Richmond, Virginia (my hometown):

Chop Suey Books

Fountain Bookstore

Food and cooking focused, new and/or used, rare, out-of-print books:

Kitchen Arts & Letters

Omnivore Books

The Cookbook Stall


Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks

Bonnie Slotnick Cookbooks

Janet Jarvits Cookbooks

Cookbooks Plus

Kitchen Witch Cookbooks



Tattered Cover Bookstore

Powell’s Books

Northshire Bookstore

Independent book stores offering online purchasing of new and/or used books:

Bear Pond Books

Powell’s Books

Tattered Cover Bookstore

Northshire Bookstore


Other Cookbook Purchasing Options

Online stores, new books:

Jessica’s Biscuit

Online stores, new and used books:


Online stores, used books:

Thrift Books

Swapping or borrowing books:

Paperback Swap


Find A Book in a Library



Cookbook reviews

Cookbooks We Love

Cooks with Books


Food blogs & websites


Leite’s Culinaria


Civil Eats

Chocolate & Zucchini

101 Cookbooks

Steamy Kitchen

Rasa Malaysia

Baking/Baking + Savory:

King Arthur Flour

In the Kitchen and on the Road with Dorie

David Lebovitz


Recipe collections or recipe/cookbook management

Eat Your Books



The Cookstr Blog


On blogging and food writing

Food Blog Alliance

Food Blog Forum

Will Write for Food


Cooking Resources

Ingredients, substitutions:

Cook’s Info

The Cook’s Thesaurus

Conversion Tools:

Home Cooking


Small Farm Advocacy, Outreach, and/or Education

VA: Virginia Association for Biological Farming

VT: Rural Vermont


Cheesemaking Supplies

Bob-White Systems Cheese Making Supply
South Royalton, VT

Caprine Supply
De Soto, KS

The Cheesemaker

Hoegger Supply Company
Fayetteville, CA

New England Cheesemaking Supply Company
Ashfield, MA


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