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A Capitol Bookworm

One half of the creative team behind Cookthink, a terrifically smart blog that focuses on basic ingredients, equipment and techniques, Brys Stephens is this week's Bookworm in the Pantry. After law school and a brief stint as a law clerk, Brys worked in sales and marketing for American Premium Beverage (a major wine distributor in the Southeast) and later in PR and viticultural management for Joseph Phelps Vineyards. A native of Alabama, he now blogs and cooks in Washington, DC.

UPDATE. Brys recommended:

  • Second Nature
  • A Moveable Feast
  • Salt
  • Adventures on the Wine Route
  • The Food of France (Waverly Root)

Browse through the eclectic library of previous Bookworm recommendations here.

We'll have a new Bookworm every Saturday, at least through mid-June.

*As almost every Bookworm has had a hard time limiting the list to five books, I invite any past Bookworm to share another reading list of five books. Please send your list to lydia AT ninecooks DOT com.

Want to be a Bookworm in the Pantry? Start here.

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I've seen Cookthink before but had completely forgotten about it, thanks for reminding me! I love their food photos, though I always get hungry when I look at them. :)

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