Here are my top ten favorites from a fantastic crop of cookbooks in 2010:

•    One Big Table by Molly O’Neil.  Simon and Schuster $50.

•    Tartine Bread by Chad Robertson.  Chronicle Books $40.

•    In the Green Kitchen, Techniques to Learn by Heart by Alice Watters.  Clarkson Potter $28.

•    Sweet Magic:  Easy Recipes for Delectable Desserts by Michel Richard.  The Ecco Press $27.50.

•    The Gourmet Cookie Book,  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt $18.50.

•    Chewy, Gooey, Crispy, Crunchy, Melt-in-Your-Mouth Cookies, by Alice Medrich.  Artisan $25.95.

•    Heart of the Artichoke and Other Kitchen Journeys by David Tanis.  Artisan $35.

•    Street Food of India:  The 50 Greatest Indian Snacks – Complete with Recipes, I. B. Tauris $28.

•    The Essential New York Times Cookbook:  Classic Recipes for a New Century by Amanda Hesser,   W.W. Norton $40.

•    Around My French Table:  More than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours, by Dorie Greenspan.  Houghton Mifflin

Let me know what you think of these choices.  And if you have any favorites I haven’t mentioned, I’d love to hear about them!