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Flavors from the Garden: Heirloom Vegetable Recipes from Roughwood, Rizzoli International (In Production, September 2021)


The Roughwood Book of Pickling, Rizzoli International (2019)


Heirloom Vegetable Gardening: A Master Gardener’s Guide to Planting, Seed Saving, and Cultural History, Voyageur Press; New Edition with New Material and Photography (2018)


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


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

University of Pennsylvania Press (2013)


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


The Royal Garden of Pefkou: A Study of Fruit Consumption in

Medieval Nicosia: Moufflon Publications (Nicosia, Cyprus 2006)


Country Scrapple: An American Tradition, Stackpole Books (2003)


Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, Charles Scribners Sons (2003)

Solomon H. Katz, Editor in Chief, William Woys Weaver, Associate Editor and Art Editor. Winner of the Dartmouth Award


Sauer’s Herbal Cures: America’s First Book of Botanic Healing, Routledge (2001)


100 Vegetables and Where They Came From, Algonquin Press (2000); available in print-on-demand


Food and Drink in Medieval Poland: Rediscovering a Cuisine of the Past,

University of Pennsylvania Press (1999)

Originally published in Polish in 1963 by Maria Dembinska; revised and adapted by William Woys Weaver


Heirloom Vegetable Gardening: A Master Gardener’s Guide to Planting

Seed Saving, and Cultural History, Henry Holt (1997); Second Edition: 1999. IACP Cookbook Awards (2 categories)


Pennsylvania Dutch Country Cooking, Abbeville Press (1993)

IACP Cookbook Award, Finalist James Beard Award


The Christmas Cook: Three Centuries of American Yuletide Sweets, Harper/Collins (1990)


America Eats: Forms of Edible Folk Art, Harper & Row (1989)

Finalist IACP Cookbook Award


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


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


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


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


                                           In Progress


A Social History of the Pretzel

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

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

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