Controversial Books for ltostevin

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.04 3.64 Weight Watchers New Complete Cookbook by Weight Watchers
1.029 4.22 The Whole Beast: Nose to Tail Eating by Fergus Henderson
1.027 3.17 Rachael Ray's 30-Minute Get Real Meals: Eat Healthy Without Going to Extremes by Rachael Ray
0.995 4.03 The Gallery of Regrettable Food by James Lileks
0.985 3.63 The Sopranos Family Cookbook: As Compiled by Artie Bucco by Allen Rucker
0.977 3.84 Like You: Hospitality under the Influence by Amy Sedaris
0.968 4.07 Tapas: The Little Dishes of Spain by Penelope Casas
0.954 4.1 Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams at Home by Jeni Britton Bauer
0.94 4.11 Dairy Hollow House Soup & Bread: A Country Inn Cookbook by Crescent Dragonwagon
0.936 3.28 What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories by Laura Shapiro
0.929 4.11 Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day: 100 New Recipes Featuring Whole Grains, Fruits, Vegetables, and Gluten-Free Ingredients by Jeff Hertzberg MD
0.918 4.09 The Silver Spoon by Phaidon Press
0.913 4.16 The Key to Chinese Cooking by Irene Kuo
0.91 4.16 The Fannie Farmer Cookbook by Marion Cunningham
0.908 3.61 The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry: Love, Laughter, and Tears in Paris at the World's Most Famous Cooking School by Kathleen Flinn
0.905 3.68 Japanese Cooking, the Traditions, Techniques, Ingredients and Recipes by Emi Kazuko
0.903 3.81 Simple Italian Food: Recipes from My Two Villages by Mario Batali
0.898 3.95 Sauces: Classical and Contemporary Sauce Making by James Peterson
0.896 4.22 Rose's Christmas Cookies by Rose Levy Beranbaum
0.895 3.92 Dinner: A Love Story: It All Begins at the Family Table by Jenny Rosenstrach
0.884 4.08 Hallelujah! The Welcome Table: A Lifetime of Memories with Recipes by Maya Angelou
0.883 3.94 The Silver Palate Cookbook by Julee Rosso
0.882 4.12 Vegetable Literacy: Cooking and Gardening with Twelve Families from the Edible Plant Kingdom, with over 300 Deliciously Simple Recipes by Deborah Madison
0.882 3.65 Mediterranean Street Food by Anissa Helou
0.86 3.98 The Complete Book of Small-Batch Preserving: Over 300 Recipes to Use Year-Round by Ellie Topp
0.859 4.09 Super Natural Every Day: Well-Loved Recipes from My Natural Foods Kitchen by Heidi Swanson
0.857 4.11 Modernist Cuisine at Home by Nathan Myhrvold
0.855 4.05 Moosewood Restaurant New Classics by Moosewood Collective
0.853 4.09 Mark Bittman's Kitchen Express: 404 inspired seasonal dishes you can make in 20 minutes or less by Mark Bittman
0.847 4.3 Barefoot Contessa Parties! Ideas and Recipes for Easy Parties That Are Really Fun by Ina Garten
0.846 4.12 The Zuni Cafe Cookbook: A Compendium of Recipes and Cooking Lessons from San Francisco's Beloved Restaurant by Judy Rodgers
0.842 4.03 The Moosewood Cookbook by Mollie Katzen
0.841 3.95 Jamie's Italy by Jamie Oliver
0.836 4.25 Ball Blue Book Guide to Preserving by Ball Corporation
0.834 3.98 New York Times Cookbook by Craig Claiborne
0.827 3.96 A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table by Molly Wizenberg
0.826 4.35 Joy of Cooking [1975] by Irma S. Rombauer
0.824 4.39 Sunday Suppers at Lucques: Seasonal Recipes from Market to Table by Suzanne Goin
0.82 4.1 The Book Lover's Cookbook: Recipes Inspired by Celebrated Works of Literature, and the Passages That Feature Them by Shaunda Kennedy Wenger
0.82 3.96 Rebar: Modern Food Cookbook by Audrey Alsterburg
0.816 4.04 The Little Paris Kitchen: 120 Simple but Classic French Recipes by Rachel Khoo
0.811 3.84 Bitters: A Spirited History of a Classic Cure-All, with Cocktails, Recipes, and Formulas by Brad Thomas Parsons
0.809 4.15 Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home by Julia Child
0.808 4.2 Betty Crocker's New Cookbook by Betty Crocker
0.797 4.17 Alton Brown: EveryDayCook by Alton Brown
0.797 4.27 Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen by Laurie Colwin
0.796 4.08 Complete Book of Home Preserving by Judi Kingry
0.787 4.34 Nigella Christmas by Nigella Lawson
0.785 3.88 Cherry Cake and Ginger Beer: A Golden Treasury of Classic Treats by Jane Brocket
0.784 4.45 Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking by Marcella Hazan
0.783 4.13 Feast: Food to Celebrate Life by Nigella Lawson
0.771 4.35 Plenty: Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London's Ottolenghi by Yotam Ottolenghi
0.749 4.3 The Cooking of Southwest France: Recipes from France's Magnificent Rustic Cuisine by Paula Wolfert
0.744 4.53 Mastering the Art of French Cooking [Volume 1] by Julia Child
0.738 4.25 James Beard's American Cookery by James Beard
0.735 3.76 The New New York Bartender's Guide (Essential Connoisseur) by Sally Ann Berk
0.718 4.4 Cross Creek Cookery by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
0.705 4.57 Around My French Table: More Than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan
0.702 4.26 The Back in the Day Bakery Cookbook by Cheryl Day
0.682 4.23 The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South by Michael W. Twitty
0.602 4.45 Charcuterie by Michael Ruhlman
0.581 4.39 Tartine: A Classic Revisited by Elisabeth M. Prueitt