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The TBR List: December 6

This week's TBR List is brought to you by my rekindled obsession with honey nut cream cheese.

- 26 essential novels for foodies.

- Small kitchen porn.

- How to experience Chicago this holiday season without being a tourist.

- Three PAPER/PLATES picks won Goodreads Choice Awards. Do you blame me for feeling validated?

- Even though this nougat recipe from will probably make my arm fall off, I'm determined to try it.

- $7 milk is coming, guys. Cue the freaking out.

- Bon Appetit staffers share their favorite food products of 2013.

- Up to 25% of the top 100 Kindle books comes from an indie publisher.

- This is a giant Christmas tree made of macarons.

Joseph Kanon's "Istanbul Passage" & Vegetarian Turkish Red Lentil Soup

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