1977   Feedback: Cooking as Communication, R. Marek, N.Y.

1989   The Mediterranean Kitchen, William Morrow, N.Y.

1992Back to Square One, William Morrow, winner both Julia Child and James Beard Awards for Best General Cookbook

1992Beef, Fish, Williams Sonoma Kitchen Library, Time Life

1993Festive Occasions, with Chuck Williams, Williams SonomaJames Beard Award, Best Entertaining Book 1993

1994Mediterranean the Beautiful, Harper Collins

1995Casual Occasions, with Chuck Williams, Williams Sonoma

1996Taverna – Sunset Publications

1997Kitchen Conversations – William Morrow, N.Y.

1997    Mediterranean Cooking – Williams Sonoma/Time Life,

1998 Cucina Ebraica: Flavors of the Italian Jewish Kitchen, Chronicle

1998    Soup for Supper, Williams Sonoma Kitchen Library, Time Life

1999Food and Wine Pairing, Williams Sonoma Kitchen Library

2000Savoring Spain and Portugal– Williams Sonoma, Time Life

2000Sephardic Flavors: Jewish Cooking of the Mediterranean, Chronicle

2001   Enoteca: Recipes in the Italian Wine Bar Tradition, Chronicle Books

2002Saffron Shores: Jewish Cooking of the Southern Mediterranean

2003 Solo Suppers -Chronicle Books

2004Italian Slow and Savory – Chronicle Books – James Beard and IACP Award nominee 2004

2006Antipasti– Chronicle Books

2006recipes for Perfect Pairings by Evan Goldstein- UC Press

2008Mediterranean Fresh: A Compendium of One Plate Salad Meals and Mix and Match Dressings-  WW Norton NYC

2008Tagine Recipe Deck Chronicle Books

2008 Salumi – Book for Columbus Salame Company Chronicle Books

2009 Tapas: Sensational Small Plates from Spain Chronicle Books 

2013  Inside the California Food Revolution: Thirty Years that Changed our Culinary Consciousness– University of California Press

2016  The New Mediterranean Jewish Table: Old World Recipes for the Modern Home, University of California Press