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Beautifully designed and filled with Rupp's elegantly enticing photos, this book-based on Bramley's "Eat Feed" podcast on Slate-features an excellent and timely premise: cooking seasonally and locally during the cold months of the year. Bramley points out that "in summer hordes of cooks and noncooks alike flock to their local farmers' markets.... But after these markets... disappear for winter... eager eaters displace their enthusiasm for the seasonal with excuses about ease." Intriguing, comforting recipes such as Chicken Breasts with Pumpkin Seed Filling and Butternut Sauce and Beet Fries with Blue Cheese Sauce could inspire readers as intended. The book is divided by menus rather than meals, and finding an appropriate recipe in such menus as "guy fawkes" and "highlands hogmanay" can be a challenge. There are many gems to be found, however, like Chocolate Beef Stew with Butternut Squash and Amaranth, or Honey-Ginger Carrot and Parsnip Latkes with Crème Fraiche, among many delicious fall and winter dishes-and it's a lovely-looking addition to a collection. (Oct.)Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.