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Roughwood Book of Pickling

The Roughwood Book Of Pickling: Homestyle Recipes For Chutneys, Pickles, Relishes, Salsas And Vinegar Infusions

Universe, September 10, 2019

Heirloom Vegetable Gardening: A Master Gardener’s Guide to Planting, Seed Saving, and Cultural History, Voyageur Press; New Edition with new cover & price edition (March 20, 2018

Dutch Treats Cookbook Cover

Dutch Treats: Heirloom Recipes from Farmhouse Kitchens, St. Lynn’s Press, September 2016

As American As Shoofly Pie: The Foodlore and Fakelore of Pennsylvania Dutch Cuisine,

Culinary Ephemera: An Illustrated History, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010. Winner, IACP Cookbook Award, Culinary History

The Royal Garden of Pefkou: A Study of Fruit Consumption in
Medieval Nicosia, Nicosia, Cyprus: Moufflon Publications, 2006

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 2003
Solomon H. Katz, Editor in Chief, William Woys Weaver, Associate Editor and Art Editor. Winner of the Dartmouth Award

Food and Drink in Medieval Poland: Rediscovering a Cuisine of the Past
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999
Originally written in Polish in 1963 by Maria Dembinska; revised and adapted by William Woys Weaver

Heirloom Vegetable Gardening by William Woys Weaver

Heirloom Vegetable Gardening: A Master Gardener’s Guide to Planting
Seed Saving, and Cultural History, New York: Henry Holt, 1997; Second Edition: 1999. IACP Cookbook Awards (2 categories)


A Quaker Woman’s Cookbook: The Domestic Cookery of Elizabeth Ellicott Lea, Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Press, 1982. New Edition: Stackpole Books, 2004

Sauerkraut Yankees: Pennsylvania Dutch Foods & Foodways, Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983. New Edition: Stackpole Books, 2002

Seventy-Five Receipts from the Larder Invaded, Philadelphia: The Library Company of Philadelphia, 1986. Cookbook published in connection with an exhibition on Philadelphia cookery

Seventy-Five Receipts for Pastry, Cakes and Sweetmeats, San Francisco: Special Facsimile Publication/The American Institute of Wine and Food, 1986. Originally written by Eliza Leslie, William Woys Weaver, editor

America Eats: Forms of Edible Folk Art, New York: Harper & Row, 1989
Finalist IACP Cookbook Award

The Christmas Cook: Three Centuries of American Yuletide Sweets, New York: Harper/Collins, 1990, IACP Cookbook Award, Finalist James Beard Award

Sauer’s Herbal Cures: America’s First Book of Botanic Healing, New York/London: Routledge, 2001

Pennsylvania Dutch Country Cooking, New York: Abbeville Press, 1993

Country Scrapple: An American Tradition, Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2003

100 Vegetables and Where They Came From, New York: Algonquin Press, 2000; available in print-on-demand

Food and Drink in Medieval Cyprus, (two-volume history with recipes from period sources]

In Progress

A Social History of the Pretzel

Dinners at Roughwood
[The culinary story of Roughwood’s famous kitchen garden and former days as the historic Lamb Tavern]

A Culinary History of Philadelphia