The holidays are here, which means the stores are flooded with a dizzying array of cooking tools, cookbooks and fancy ingredients meant to tempt home cooks. What's the discerning shopper to do? We decided to talk to some of our favorite professional chefs — the people who spend serious time in their kitchens — to find out what can't-live-without-it cooking tools and ingredients are on their holiday wish lists this year.
Today chef Suzanne Goin, author of the beloved Sunday Suppers at Lucques and the new A.O.C. Cookbook, shares a peek at her holiday wish list, which includes five of her favorite cookbooks from 2013.