October 2019 New Cookbook Review

October is the cookbook lover’s dream month. With hundreds of releases in a 31-day span, it is impossible to buy them all. For this new cookbook review, I have taken extra time to give you as much information as possible in the hopes that it will help you make your choices easier. I’m sure many will go on in our carts whether online or at your favorite bookstore and others will be added to our ever-growing wishlists.

Cookbooktober Giveaway: Leave a comment on this blog post about which title you are most looking forward to and on November 10th, I’ll randomly pick one winner worldwide for a cookbook surprise package.

A wealth of incredible baking books, restaurant related titles, celebrity chef offerings and more are available to add to our bookshelves. We have a number of giveaways set up and indicated below. Also, we have many promotions planned and coming in the next month so check the blog frequently.

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Pasta Grannies: The Secret’s of Italy’s Best Home Cooks by Vicky Bennison is a work of brilliance. This title is one of the crown jewels in a year of gems. If you have not subscribed to the Pasta Grannies YouTube channel, you will definitely want to do that. The videos there feature beautiful grandmothers doing what they do best – making homemade pasta with hands lined with experience, wisdom, and love. The grannies generously share their craft with those who long to learn, both on their channel and in this gorgeous book. I have adopted this cookbook as a member of the family, an heirloom to hand down to future generations. Enter our worldwide promotion to win a copy of this book and a 5.25 quart covered braiser from Ruffoni to celebrate its release. This book is being released in the US and UK.

Lateral Cooking: One Dish Leads to Another by Niki Segnit was released last autumn in the UK and now is being published in the US. This title is a companion to Niki’s best selling The Flavor Thesaurus. Niki strives to teach us the fundamentals of flavors so that we can be less dependent on recipes and become a more intuitive cook. Find out more in our giveaway open to US/UK. Events

Poilâne: The Secrets of the World-Famous Bread Bakery by Apollonia Poilâne is one of the books I am excited to hold in my hand. Poilâne is a must-visit bakery in Paris lauded by the likes of Ina Garten and Martha Stewart. For the first time ever, the bakery is sharing detailed instructions so that bakers everywhere can reproduce its unique “hug-sized” sourdough loaves at home, as well as the bakery’s other much-loved breads and pastries. A pop-up of Poilâne, the Parisian bakery, will occupy the front of Lafayette restaurant in NoHo in New York from October 29th through November 3rd. Events

Bread on the Table: A Top Texas Baker Shares His Favorite Recipes by David Norman, the owner of Austin’s Easy Tiger Bake Shop & Beer Garden, features recipes from the author’s time spent exploring bread traditions throughout Europe and North America. The book is divided into five chapters: French, Scandinavian, German, Italian, and ending with bread in Central Texas. Besides sharing countless photographs, recipes for each loaf begin each chapter and menu ideas for incorporating those loaves into everyday meals end each chapter. I will have more on this book in our upcoming promotion.

How to Cook Everything Completely Revised Twentieth Anniversary Edition: Simple Recipes for Great Food by Mark Bittman has been completely updated and now for the first time features color photos. Here you will find brand new features, recipes, and variations. Don’t forget we have a complete recipe index of ALL of Mark’s recipes.

South: Essential Recipes and New Explorations by Sean Brock is the long-awaited follow up to the chef’s 2014 debut cookbook, Heritage, a New Times bestseller and James Beard award winner. With recipes that range from Fried bologna with pickled peach mustard, Spring lamb with rhubarb butter, Peanut butter chess pie with a chocolate cornmeal crust, Grapefruit creme Anglaise, to Watermelon molasses, Brock has triumphantly proven that lightning does indeed strike twice. Events

365: A Year of Everyday Cooking and Baking by Meike Peters follows the success of Eat in My Kitchen, the author’s James Beard award-winning debut cookbook. Meike’s recipes and stunning photography fill this book that is organized monthly. Black forest pancakes, Potato tart with chevre and rosemary, and Spaghetti with pea pesto, roasted garlic, and fresh marjoram are just a few examples of the recipes here. Find out more in our promotion.

Cookie Class: 135 Irresistible Decorating Ideas for Any Occasion by Jenny Keller, owner of Jenny’s Cookies Bake Shop in Washington state, shares her no-fail, easy tried-and-true recipes for cookies and a basic buttercream icing that can be turned into a variety of different treats with just a few tweaks and adjustments. This title is the perfect hostess gift for the upcoming holiday season as well as a perfect stocking stuffer.

The New Orleans Kitchen: Classic Recipes and Modern Techniques for an Unrivaled Cuisine by Justin Devillier and Jamie Feldmar details the fundamentals of the city’s cuisine from proper roux-making to time-honored recipes such as Shrimp and grits. In this stunningly photographed title, the James Beard award-winning chef, Devillier, shares far more than the classics. Recipes designed to stretch the imagination include Crawfish pierogi, Hazelnut spaetzle with butternut squash and maple syrup, Cornbread financiers with sea salt ice cream and S’mores tarts.

Elegant Pie: Transform Your Favorite Pies into Works of Art by Karin Pfeiff-Boschek is the debut cookbook from one of Instagram’s pie stars. Karin resides in Germany where she spends her days creating pie masterpieces that not only look beautiful but are delicious as well. With Karin’s careful instruction, we too can create elegant pies.

Butcher and Beast: Mastering the Art of Meat by Angie Mar is the debut title from The Beatrice Inn chef, a New York City hotspot. The book is filled with many glamorous photos of the food and fashion icons which I feel takes away from the culinary content. Some readers may be put off if they flip through this title quickly. Don’t. Spend time reading the year-round recipes that range from Buttermilk fried chicken (summer) to Lavender aged beef (winter) to Spring lamb poutine (spring). Interesting twists include desserts such as a Bone marrow & bourbon crème brûlée (fall).

Mastering Spice: Recipes and Techniques to Transform Your Everyday Cooking by Lior Lev Sercarz and Genevieve Ko will show us how to master flavor in 250 inspiring recipes, each counting on spices to elevate this collection of every day and new favorites. I hope to tell you more once I receive this title.

Food52 Dynamite Chicken: 60 Never-Boring Recipes for Your Favorite Bird by Tyler Kord has me excited about chicken again! Find out more regarding this cookbook in our giveaway.

I Can Cook Vegan by Isa Chandra Moskowitz is a color-coded guide to vegan cookery like no other. Yellow framed pages designate pasta recipes for instance. Among the information shared here, Isa introduces us to yuba, tofu skin that provides layers of chewy, crispy delights that mimic the flakiness of chicken. Often I pass vegan titles onto friends but not this one. This one, I’m keeping.

Cooking for Good Times: Simple Recipes for Sharing by Paul Kahan and Rachel Holtzman is the second title from the owner of the Publican in Chicago and author of Cheers to the Publican. Here the chef tells it all: how to buy, butcher, and roast fish; how to make pizza dough; and all his best secrets for cooking at home. Approachable recipes include a Roasted chicken with crisped potatoes and a green sauce. With easy to follow recipes guaranteed to please friends and family, the author ends the book with Chapter 13 “Make a simple dessert” and features a recipe for an olive oil cake. For those of us who love dessert, we may turn to other October cookbooks for more inspiration in that department knowing that Kahan has everything else covered. Events

Calgary Eats: Signature Recipes from the City’s Best Restaurants and Bars by Gail Norton and Karen Ralph was released last month in Canada and is now being released in the US. Find out more about this beautiful book in our giveaway post.

JGV: A Life in 12 Recipes by Jean-Georges Vongerichten is an invitation into the kitchen with a master chef. Jean-Georges looks back on the successes and failures throughout his career. Embedded in this remarkable memoir are twelve recipes that have defined Jean-Georges’s career: an egg caviar still on his menu forty years after his mentor taught him the simple preparation; shrimp satay with a wine-oyster reduction from his landmark Lafayette restaurant; and a pea guacamole that had President Obama tweeting; and more.

Last Call: Bartenders on Their Final Drink and the Wisdom and Rituals of Closing Time by Brad Thomas Parsons, the James Beard Award-winning author of Bitters, comes this funny exploration of the question, what is the last thing you’d want to drink before you die? Last Call also shares bartender profiles, portraits, and 50 cocktail recipes.

The NoMad Cocktail Book by Leo Robitschek is an illustrated collection of nearly 300 cocktail recipes from the award-winning NoMad Bar, with locations in New York, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas. Originally published as a separate book packaged inside The NoMad Cookbook, this revised and stand-alone edition features 80 additional recipes, an expanded service manual explaining the art of drink-making according to the NoMad, and 30 new full-color cocktail illustrations.

The Joys of Baking: Recipes and Stories for a Sweet Life by Samantha Seneviratne is the third book from the author of Sugar & Spice (a favorite of mine). This book is delightful and filled with glorious flavor combinations and interesting new twists on desserts. Neopolitan ice-cream cake, Roasted plum cloud cake, Hidden heart biskvi cookies, and Pistachio praline puffs are recipes that show Samantha’s range.

Korean Soul Food: Authentic Dishes and Modern Twists by Judy Joo, author of Korean Food Made Simple, is filled with recipes that will appeal to Korean food aficionados and those new to this cuisine. Kimchi cheese pretzel bites, KFC wings, Kimchi lamb tamales, and Seafood pancakes are a few examples of what you will find here.

Tartine: Revised Edition: A Classic Revisited by Elisabeth Prueitt shares 68 all-new recipes and 55 updated favorites. I am a huge fan of Tartine titles and this stunning book filled with photographs makes my heart go aflutter. Russian Napoleon cake, Matcha crème brûlée tart, and Rocky road brownies are a few of the newcomers. And yes, the Tartine morning buns recipe is here! Even though the recipe can be found online it is nice to have the recipe tucked safely within this book’s pages.

Milk Street: The New Rules: Smart, Simple Recipes That Will Change the Way You Cook by Christopher Kimball redefines 75 new rules that appear in more than 200 recipes that will simplify your time in the kitchen with improved results. For example, rule 21 covers creating creaminess without adding cream to a recipe: grating corn kernels release their pulp and starches to create the base of a rich sauce for Campanelle pasta with sweet corn, tomatoes, and basil. Every cook, new or experienced, will benefit from this book. Events

Midwest Made: Big, Bold Baking from the Heartland by Shauna Sever rediscovers the simple pleasures of home baking in her Midwestern kitchen. This unique collection of more than 125 recipes includes refreshed favorites and new treats such as Rhubarb and Raspberry Swedish Flop, Danish Kringle, German Lebkuchen and Smoky Cheddar-Crusted Cornish Pasties. It is a gorgeous book and one each baker will appreciate. Events

Weeknight Baking: 75 Time-Saving Recipes to Make Any Night of the Week by Michelle Lopez, author of the blog, Hummingbird High, wants to make baking more approachable and not something saved for weekend marathon bakes. Michelle covers it all with variations on recipes, how to grind your own spices and so much more. There are so many baking books this month and all are worthy of our attention.

From the Oven: Simple Dishes That Look After Themselves by Diana Henry is a can’t-miss by the incomparable Ms. Henry. It was released last month in the UK and this month in the US. Find out more about this brilliant title and enter our giveaway to win a copy along with a piece of cookware from Netherton Foundry. This title is our main cooking selection for November in the EYB Cookbook Club.

Felidia: Recipes from My Flagship Restaurant by Lidia Bastianich is the beloved Italian chef’s first restaurant cookbook. This title was written with the restaurant’s executive chef Fortunato Nicotra and Lidia’s daughter Tanya and shares dishes from across the restaurant’s forty-year history. Along with gorgeous photos, recipes include the famous Eggplant flan with tomato coulis that reworks pasta alla Norma; Almond and chocolate tart and signature cocktails.

Half Baked Harvest Super Simple: More Than 125 Recipes for Instant, Overnight, Meal-Prepped, and Easy Comfort Foods by Tieghan Gerard follows up on the success of her first release, Half Baked Harvest Cookbook: Recipes from My Barn in the Mountains. Tieghan has chosen to simplify dishes with fewer ingredients, foolproof meal-prepping, effortless entertaining, and everything in between.

From Scratch: 10 Meals, 150 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over by Michael Ruhlman is one of those titles that you will keep in the kitchen to refer to time and again. I did a flip-through of this cookbook on Instagram if you would like to take a look inside. Undoubtedly this volume will become a classic. Events

Oaxaca: Home Cooking From the Heart of Mexico by Bricia Lopez and Javier Cabral is filled with beautiful photographs from the family behind Los Angeles’ Guelaguetza restaurant. From custard-filled sugar cones to the restaurant’s award-winning mole recipe, this title contains 140 authentic and approachable recipes. Events

Home Made in the Oven by Yvette van Boven, one of my all-time favorite authors, has another title that we all need. Yvette’s books are filled with homey recipes, gorgeous illustrations, and beautiful photographs. The Star anise crème brûlée and Peach scone pie are on my list to make right after her Dutch baby recipe which I made for a promotion featuring a 10-inch saute pan from M2B Art Metals. Find out more about this title and enter our giveaway.

Living Bread: Tradition and Innovation in Artisan Bread Making by Daniel Leader and Lauren Chattman is a masterpiece devoted to bread. From sourdough to recipes using the leftover starter, the pioneer from Bread Alone, who revolutionized American artisan bread baking, delivers 60 recipes inspired by bakers from around the world. Events

Nothing Fancy: The Art of Having People Over by Alison Roman helps us to nail dinner with permission to be imperfect. Roman teaches us that having people over is supposed to be fun, not stressful. This abundant collection of all-new recipes that are unfussy is for gatherings big and small, any day of the week. Events

Sous Vide: Better Home Cooking by Hugh Acheson tackles another piece of kitchen equipment for the home cook. Two years ago his The Chef and the Slow Cooker title delivered chef-quality recipes to busy cooks’ kitchens utilizing the beloved slow cooker. Now, Acheson brings recipes for a chef-driven gadget to those of us at home who don’t find sous viding second nature. With recipes from porchetta to Cornish hens, he teaches how to add a sauce, crisp up a crust and more to make our sous vide efforts successful.

Cake Portfolio: Process + Designs + Recipes by Amanda Faber is a detailed, personal look at making cakes. Amanda’s approach has developed over time and from her experiences on The Great American Baking Show, running a custom cake business, hosting Flour Hour, and instructing cake art classes. The process section has techniques for planning and decorating cakes. In the design section, there are 26 unique cake designs that include all the instructions needed to recreate them. The recipes are written by weight. There are 4 cake, 13 frostings, and 20 topping and filling recipes that can be used to make the cakes throughout the book, or readers can create their own original cake combinations.

Nathalie Dupree’s Favorite Recipes & Stories by Nathalie Dupree and Cynthia Graubart is a beautiful book filled with stories, recipes and a lifetime of friendships. Find out more about this book in our worldwide giveaway post.

Lavash: The Bread That Launched 1,000 Meals, and Other Recipes From Armenia by Kate Leahy and Ara Zada is a bible to the soft, thin unleavened flatbread. Everything one needs to know to make this global bread including recipes to accompany lavash are shared. The photographs are impressive from the bread itself to the people making it and those shown gathering together in celebration. Events

The Art of Escapism Cooking: A Survival Story, with Intensely Good Flavors by Mandy Lee is the long-anticipated debut cookbook from the spectacular blogger behind Lady and Pups. I knew this book was going to be amazing but I had no idea that it would be mind-blowing. As soon as I opened the package it arrived in, I had to do a flip-through on Instagram which will give you some idea of its brilliance. Recipes for a showstopping dessert called Pandora’s box, Mochi challah bread stuffed with prosciutto and dates, Crispy whole-fried sandstorm chicken, Nutella focaccia di recco and Cruffins with salted yolk custard are just a few of the standouts.

Ama: A Modern Tex-Mex Kitchen by Josef Centeno and Betty Hallock, the authors of Bäco: Vivid Recipes from the Heart of Los Angeles, are back with a second offering. This time the recipes are reflective of those served at Chef Centeno’s latest restaurant Amá•cita. Chile shrimp fajitas, Bar Amá chicken wings with hot sauce glaze, and Tex-leches chocolate-coconut cake are a few dishes from this fresh and exciting book.

Alpine Cooking: Recipes and Stories from Europe’s Grand Mountaintops by Meredith Erickson is part travel guide and part cookbook but 100% gorgeous. Need a recipe for Huckleberry dumplings, Salzburger Nockerl (a stunning soufflé) or a Tyrolean cake on a spit – it is here along with many soups, roasts and so much more.

Dinner at the Club: 100 Years of Stories and Recipes from South Philly’s Palizzi Social Club by Joseph Baldino and Adam Erace is filled with photographs and recipes from the members-only South Philly hot spot where “if the neon is on, we’re open”. Palizzi Social Club is 100 years old, but it was after chef Joey Baldino took over from his late uncle Ernie that business really exploded. The photos of the interior of the club harken back to the golden age of rat packers and the stories clue us into what it feels like to be a member. With recipes such as Parmigiano crespelle en brodo and an entire chapter devoted to the feast of the seven fishes, this book is gold. There are a number of restaurants that have me longing to head to Philly and now I have another one to add to my list.

Skillet Love: From Steak to Cake, 160 Recipes in One Cast Iron Pan by Anne Byrn shares 160 curated recipes that can be made in one simple 12-inch cast-iron skillet. These are dishes everyone can enjoy, from appetizers and breads to brunch favorites and one-pot suppers. Anne is known for her baking recipes and here she shares recipes for Georgia Burnt Caramel Cake, Brown Sugar Skillet Blondies, pies and other delicious treats.

Rustic French Cooking Made Easy: Authentic, Regional Flavors from Provence, Brittany, Alsace and Beyond by Audrey Le Goff is a beautiful title filled with approachable recipes such as One-pot French onion soup, Cassoulet, and a selection of glorious cakes and cookies.

Hello, Cookie Dough: 100+ Delicious Confections to Eat, Bake, & Share by Kristen Tomlan shares the secrets to making easy, safe doughs at home as well as recipe pro-tips and tricks that will make each dough, cookie, bar or cupcake the must-try dessert at your next party, bake sale, book club, family holiday. This is a fun, tasty cookbook.

Maangchi’s Big Book of Korean Cooking: From Everyday Meals to Celebration Cuisine by Emily “Maangchi” Kim contains the favorite dishes Maangchi has perfected over the years, from Korean barbecue and fried chicken to bulgogi and bibimbap. It explores topics not covered in other Korean cookbooks, from the vegan fare of Buddhist mountain temples to the inventive snacks of street vendors to the healthful, beautiful lunch boxes Korean mothers make for their kids. Maangchi has updated and improved the traditional dishes, without losing their authenticity. Events

Let it Snow: 24 Recipes for Festive Sweet Treats by Agnes Prus is being published in the US this month and in AU/UK in November. This makes a perfect little stocking stuffer for the holidays or a gift for the baker in your life.

Le Corbuffet: Edible Art and Design Classics by Esther Choi shares a playful collection of recipes that are sure to spark conversation over the dinner table. Featuring Choi’s own spectacular photography, these sixty recipes riff off famous artists or architects. For more information on this visually stunning title, see Darcie’s post.

Delish Insane Sweets: Bake Yourself a Little Crazy: 100+ Cookies, Bars, Bites, and Treats by Joanna Saltz is crammed with surprising ideas for treats that are both fun and easy. The wildly popular brand’s second cookbook features 100 recipes: new classics and reader favorites that have been shared hundreds of thousands of times.

The Saltwater Table: Recipes from the Coastal South by Whitney Otawka offers a modern perspective on southern flavors with a strong emphasis on vegetables and fresh ingredients. This title contains 125 approachable and flavorful recipes with gorgeous photography. Measurements are given in weight and volume and I particularly love the layout of the recipes. Ingredients are set out in all caps but the spacing is so that it makes it very clear to read. Mary’s double chocolate cake, Grilled coconut chicken, and Fried pork chops with bay laurel gravy are all bookmarked to make. Events

Seeking the South: Finding Inspired Regional Cuisines by Rob Newton is another title this month that celebrates southern cooking. Newton’s view of the south is one I can certainly get behind. Pan-fried chicken wings with sour chili dipping sauce, Kalbi-style grilled beef with summer vegetable pancakes, and Curry chicken with sweet potatoes paint a clear picture of the melting pot of cultures that have contributed to this popular cuisine.

Martha Stewart’s Cookie Perfection: 100+ Recipes to Take Your Sweet Treats to the Next Level by Martha Stewart Living guarantees that we will have the perfect recipe for all our cookie baking. Martha has chapters devoted to perfecting sugar cookies, biscotti, macarons and more complete with full-page photographs. There are brilliantly weaved Brown-butter honey cookies that are sure to wow and a Russian pastry cookie called Goose feet. Martha ends the book with a large chapter devoted to celebration cookies complete with a page of templates for the gingerbread cookies.

MUNCHIES Guide to Dinner: How to Feed Yourself and Your Friends by the editors of MUNCHIES shares recipes that range from burgers and tacos to Grilled Caesar salad and Congee with chicken and scallions. This is a book that will appeal to the hip crowd that wants to impress their friends and family.

American Food: A Not-So-Serious History by Rachel Wharton is a clever and whimsical illustrated history of 26 iconic American foods, from ambrosia to zucchini bread.

The Ultimate Instant Pot Healthy Cookbook: 150 Deliciously Simple Recipes for Your Electric Pressure Cooker by Coco Morante shares recipes for easy healthy recipes for your Instant Pot. With vegan, vegetarian, and international favorites, this book has it all.

Saltbox Seafood Joint Cookbook by Ricky Moore shares sixty recipes that celebrate the chef’s coastal culinary heritage. In this cookbook, Moore tells the story of how he started his wildly popular Saltbox Seafood Joint restaurants and food truck in Durham, North Carolina and instructs us all how to create the dishes that put him on the map. Events

Mixtape Potluck Cookbook by Questlove delivers a hip retro vibe with recipes from friends and celebrities alike. Arrival snacks to a chapter on vegan friends make this title an all-inclusive go-to for your next potluck.

Women on Food: Charlotte Druckman and 115 Writers, Chefs, Critics, Television Stars, and Eaters by Charlotte Druckman contains 115 essays including conversations with Carla Hall, Priya Krishna, Diana Henry, Rachael Ray and more. Sprinkled with photographs and illustrations, it is a must-read.

Rachael Ray 50: Memories and Meals from a Sweet and Savory Life: A Cookbook by Rachael Ray shares 125 recipes with 25 essays. Ray’s recipes have always been successful but here the celebrity chef shines. I am impressed with the collection of recipes such as Gougeres with mortadella mousse, Stone fruit galette with nutty pâte brisée, and Baked ricotta with roasted grapes. Events

Where I Come From: Life Lessons from a Latino Chef by Aarón Sánchez delves into his formative years with remarkable candor, revealing how he fell in love with cooking and started a career in the fast-paced culinary world. Sánchez shares the invaluable lessons he learned from his upbringing and his training both inside and outside the kitchen and offers an intimate look into the chaotic and untraditional life of a professional chef and television personality. This memoir is Sánchez’s account of growing up as a fatherless Latino kid who was raised by a talented woman who was a successful chef and restaurateur in her own right and details how his talent and passion guided him to the top of his profession.

The Food of Sichuan by Fuchsia Dunlop is a new and updated edition of the author’s Land of Plenty with 200 recipes and stunning photographs. Almost twenty years after the publication of Land of Plenty, Fuchsia revisits the region where her own culinary journey began, adding more than 70 new recipes to the original repertoire and accompanying them with mouthwatering descriptions of the dazzling flavors and textures of Sichuanese cooking. Events

Sourdough on the Rise: How to Confidently Make Whole Grain Sourdough Breads at Home by Cynthia Lair is for the average home baker and teaches us to bake beautiful loaves of whole-grain sourdough bread using a regular oven and a few other inexpensive kitchen tools. Along with the bread recipes, there is an assortment of jam, chutney, salad and other accompaniments.

The Pioneer Woman Cooks: The New Frontier 112 Fantastic Favorites for Everyday Eating by Ree Drummond is the latest from the Food Network celebrity and popular blogger. With hundreds of step-by-step photos, Ree’s books are ideal for the novice cook. This title shares some healthier and lighter options than prior titles. Events

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Fraiche Food, Full Hearts: A Collection of Recipes for Every Day and Casual Celebrations by Jillian Harris and Tori Wesszer is a gorgeous book filled with approachable recipes. Find out more in our giveaway post.

Gather: A Dirty Apron Cookbook by David Robertson is the anticipated follow-up to the bestselling Dirty Apron Cookbook. Robertson’s latest book celebrates the simple pleasure that is cooking food and features an enticing collection of 80 delicious recipes, designed to be shared.

Duchess at Home: Sweet & Savoury Recipes from My Home to Yours by Giselle Courteau shares the food the author loves to make the most for her family at home. Every recipe is quadruple tested and completely achievable for home cooks. We can even make and assemble a croquembouche with Giselle’s careful step-by-step instructions, process photos, and templates! This title is as impressive as her first cookbook Duchess Bake Shop: French-Inspired Recipes from Our Bakery to Your Home.

Houston Cooks: Recipes from the City’s Favorite Restaurants and Chefs by Francine Spiering is an exciting collection of eighty signature dishes from forty of Houston’s leading restaurants. Designed with the home cook in mind, this exciting anthology celebrates a vibrant culinary scene. Find out more about this title in our giveaway promotion.

Burdock & Co: Poetic Recipes Inspired by Ocean, Land & Air by Andrea Carlson is a visually stunning cookbook of unexpected recipes inspired by the ever-changing West Coast landscape, from Vancouver’s award-winning restaurant, Burdock & Co. Arctic sourdough, Sour cherry and rose honey caramel ice cream sandwich, and Black trumpet risotto with sour bran bubble are a sampling of the dishes contained in this title.

Rocky Mountain Cooking: Recipes to Bring Canada’s Backcountry Home by Katie Mitzel, backcountry lodge chef, shares 85 delicious recipes she has prepared in lodges and huts over her twenty-year career. The beautiful photography will have you longing for the great outdoors. Recipes include Mountain pork medallions with hinterland mushrooms, Pan-seared beef tenderloin with peppercorn gravy and Seafood pasta with coconut milk and green curry. Salads, dressings, breads, and even desserts are also shared.

The Buddhist Chef: 100 Simple, Feel-Good Vegan Recipes by Jean-Philippe Cyr shares simple, yet delicious vegan recipes that are good for the planet, and for you. Recipes include Eggplant green curry, Moroccan-style tofu, and Cauliflower steak.


Indian in 7: Delicious Indian Recipes in 7 Ingredients or Fewer by Monisha Bharadwaj is packed full of dishes that you can effortlessly pull together any night of the week. With 80 irresistible recipes, chapters are divided into sections such as fresh, comfort, fast, hearty, one-pot, vegan, and sweet. This title is being released in the US as well.

Marcus Everyday: Easy Family Food for Every Kind of Day by Marcus Wareing is filled with the delicious, go-to recipes that the Michelin-starred chef cooks at home. From nourishing family favourites, to mid-week suppers and holiday feasts, these mouth-watering dishes can be enjoyed every day of the week.

Fire and Spice: Fragrant Recipes From the Silk Road and Beyond by John Gregory-Smith reprints 200 recipes from Mighty Spice and Mighty Spice Express. The author’s books never disappoint and this release is a great opportunity to climb aboard the spice train.

Gino’s Italian Express: Quick & Easy Recipes from Turin to Tuscany by Gino D’Acampo is a celebration of the delicious and authentic local foods Gino discovered on his train travels across beautiful Italy. Packed with 80 brand-new recipes made with minimal effort are shared in Gino’s signature easy-to-follow style and perfect for both weeknight suppers and dinner parties alike.

Original Flava: Caribbean Recipes from Home by Craig and Shaun McAnuff is all about meals that are vibrant, lively, exciting, and full of the influences from different cultures that make the Caribbean island of Jamaica so wonderful.

Gifts from the Modern Larder: 100 Irresistible Healthy Edible Gifts to Make by Rachel de Thample will be published in the US as Gifts from the Modern Pantry in December. This title shares recipes for homemade preserves that are good for you, from smoked and spiced pickles with gut-friendly attributes or energizing drinks such as oak-aged blackberry kombucha to healing gourmet treats such as homemade miso or wild garlic oil. Organized in chapters focusing around infusing, fermenting, pickling and drying, Rachel’s recipes use everyday ingredients in ingenious ways to create treats for any occasion.

Afternoon Tea at the Cutter & Squidge Bakery: All-Natural Recipes for Dream Cakes, Biskies, Savouries and More by Emily and Annabel Lui is a delightful book filled with desserts perfect for tea or any time. Sweets that include recipes for Miso caramel madeleines, Raspberry ripple cake, and Apple pie mousse with shortbread bows are mingled in with savoury bites such as Creamy leek and potato pies, Mini sweetcorn pancakes, and Spring onion and sesame pancakes.

Signature Dishes That Matter by Pat Nourse, Susan Jung, Christine Muhlke, Howie Kahn and Andea Petrini is a global celebration of the iconic restaurant dishes that defined the course of culinary history over the past 300 years. Darcie wrote about this title in a post last month and we will have a promotion up for this gorgeous book soon. Please remember that Eat Your Book members receive 30% off Phaidon titles when using the link provided.

Scandi Bites: 50 Recipes for Sweet Treats, Party Food and Other Little Scandinavian Snacks by Trine Hahnemann is the perfect gift for anyone who wants to bring a little Nordic charm into their kitchen. With over 60 sweet and savory recipes for all sorts of bite-size snacks, treats, finger food, bakes, and pastries, it will provide plenty of inspiration for every occasion throughout the year. This title will make a great stocking stuffer or hostess gift.

Gordon Ramsay’s Quick and Delicious: 100 Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less by Gordon Ramsay delivers 100 tried and tested recipes that you’ll find yourself using time and again. All the recipes take 30 minutes or less and use readily available ingredients that are transformed into something special with the celebrity chef’s expertise.

The Book of St. John: Over 100 Brand New Recipes from London’s Iconic Restaurant by Fergus Henderson and Trevor Gulliver invites us in to celebrate 25 years of unforgettable, innovative food. Established in 1994, St. John has become renowned for its simplicity, its respect for quality ingredients and for being a pioneer in zero waste cooking – they strive to use every part of an ingredient, from leftover stale bread for puddings, bones for broths and stocks, to typically unused parts of the animal (such as the tongue) being made the hero of a dish. This book captures it all.

Greenfeast: Autumn, Winter by Nigel Slater is for those who want easy recipes for eating more vegetable dishes throughout the week. There are also suggestions for changing up each recipe. This title is the companion to Greenfeast: Spring, Summer, and shares 110 recipes to nourish us through autumn and winter.

Leaf: Lettuce, Greens, Herbs, Weeds: 120 Recipes that Celebrate Varied, Versatile Leaves by Catherine Phipps is not just about salads. It is an impressive collection of recipes. Find out more in our giveaway post.

Hangover Helper: Delicious Cures from Around the World by Lauren Shockey is a playful cookbook filled with tried and true recipes to cure your hangover, collected from culinary traditions from around the world. Each of the over 50 recipes will include a rating system that will indicate how easy it will be to prepare when hungover.

The Consolation of Food: Stories About Life and Death, Seasoned with Recipes by Valentine Warner is a collection of stories with recipes to read and make in troubled times – “comfort” food in the truest sense of the word. This book is unlike any other food memoir.

Aran: Recipes and Stories from a Bakery in the Heart of Scotland by Flora Shedden is a beautiful cookbook from an artisan bakery in the heart of Scotland with the same name. In it, the Great British Bake Off star shares her simple, modern recipes and a window onto a picturesque life below the highlands, with stunning location photography and stories about the people and the place that inspire her creations. I have this title on order because I loved Flora’s first title, Gatherings: Recipes for Feasts Great and Small

Other titles of interest:


Baltic: New and Old Recipes from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania by Simon Bajada perfectly orchestrates a unique and exciting view of Baltic cuisine. I have a fondness for eastern European cookbooks as my mother’s family came from that region. Spiced honey cake with brown butter icing, Rye and carrot pies and Curd pancakes with sour cream and blackcurrant jam are a sampling of recipes that caught my eye. The local photography and that of the dishes are spectacular and take you from a colorful market place, lush green hillside or a cold snow-kissed forest.

Copenhagen Cult Recipes by Susie Theodorou and Christine Rudoloph takes us on a journey to the heart of Copenhagen’s culinary traditions, to find out why the Danes embrace their food heritage so passionately, and why their way of life continues to be adopted enthusiastically around the world. This cuisine centres around ‘hygge’, the cozy atmosphere for which the Danes are famed – shared tables, outside eating, simple local produce, eaten in company.

Sweet & Savour: Snack, Share & Celebrate with PHILADELPHIA® shares 64 new recipes for cream cheese deliciousness.

Islas: Food of the Spanish Islands by Emma Warren is the first comprehensive cookbook to capture and celebrate the cuisine of Spain’s Mediterranean islands Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza, and Formentera. Alongside authentic recipes are beautiful spreads on local ingredients, cooking secrets, and dishes that have rarely been shared outside this part of the Mediterranean.

Just Desserts: Discover the Art of Baking and the Magical World of Charlotte Ree showcases 30 of the Instagram sensation’s most popular and delicious cake, biscuit, slice and dessert recipes in one outrageously gorgeous little package. Featuring essentials such as chocolate brownies, shortbread caramel slice, and chocolate-chip cookies through to show stoppers, such as layered berry pavlova and chocolate ganache & blackberry bundt, it is the ideal gift for the baker and sweet-lover in your life.

More: More Recipes with More Veg for More Joy by Matt Preston is a book of delicious recipes, starring vegetables, with more of everything: more flavour, more texture, more colour. The title shares over 100 recipes that celebrate the pleasure that food can give you. All the recipes are vegetarian or vegan – but if you decide you’d like to add a little bacon or a slab of fish, no one is going to judge – they’ve even included a separate cooking guide for meaty add-ons.

Just George: Recipes, Stories and a Whole Lot of Love by George Calombaris is the ultimate book for delicious home cooking and impressive entertaining. This title is full of the Australian top chef’s very best recipes, stories and a whole lot of love. I have all of the author’s titles and have to order this one!

New Zealand

Vegful by Nadia Lim was created for vegetarians, vegans and omnivores alike. Whatever way we choose to eat, there is no doubt that eating more vegetables would do all of us good. So instead of a vegetarian cookbook, we’d more accurately describe this as a vegetable cookbook. One with over 100 deliciously satisfying recipes to celebrate beautiful, colourful, bountiful vegetables arranged in seven mouthwatering chapters. Events

Two Raw Sisters: Changing Perceptions of Plant-Based Food by Rosa & Margo Flanagan will inspire you to freshen up your food choices and give your health a boost.

Whole Again: A Fresh Collection of Wholesome Recipes by Bronwyn Kan follows on from the success of Whole: Recipes for Simple Wholefood Eating, and is for those in search of new inspiration to continue on their wholefoods journey. From plant-based bowls for one to warm, wholesome family meals to share and plenty of delectable raw treats too – it’s all about embracing cooking with ingredients from the modern pantry.


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  • Indio32  on  October 26, 2019

    Wow…. what an absolutely epic post!

  • averythingcooks  on  October 26, 2019

    My husband recently asked if had my “cookbook Christmas wish list” ready …….and now I do – thank you 🙂

  • didipaterno  on  October 26, 2019

    I am excited to get my hands on Maangchi, Food of Sichuan and the Pasta Grannies! Love books that help preserve traditional foodways and pass it on

  • EmilyR  on  October 26, 2019

    Thank you for this. I have bought several of these and already have plenty to add to my ever growing wish list. Cookie Class and Cake Portfolio look fun!

  • Mel153  on  October 26, 2019

    I would love to own Whole Again.

  • Kristjudy  on  October 26, 2019

    Excellent review!
    Looking forward to 365, everyday cooking.

  • Tinala523  on  October 26, 2019

    Pasta Grannies! Like having my late MILby my side.

  • Lmocooks  on  October 26, 2019

    Oh my goodness, they looks so good! 365 and the new Milk Street sounds great.

  • Foodycat  on  October 26, 2019

    So many amazing ones! The Book of St John looks particularly interesting – Fergus Henderson has been so influential in the UK.

  • sweetchefgirl  on  October 26, 2019

    WOW such an amazing list. I’m excited for Midwest baking and Poilane 😍

  • monique.potel  on  October 26, 2019

    Mastering spice it’s definitely my favorite even though so many are tempting
    You now deserve two strawberries on the top

  • Trentinla  on  October 26, 2019

    Looking forward to ama! Bäco was so good!

  • KarenDel  on  October 26, 2019

    I Can Cook Vegan by Isa Chandra Moskowitz is my pick

  • JRumi  on  October 26, 2019

    I’m looking forward to 365: A year of Everyday Cooking and Baking

  • matag  on  October 26, 2019

    Wow… overwhelming! Very excited about
    Saltbox Seafood Joint Cookbook

  • hosigaj31  on  October 26, 2019

    From Scratch by Michael Ruhlman. Just finished listening to Making of a Chef and Soul of Chef and now I’m inspired to cook better.

  • HelenB  on  October 26, 2019

    If I had to choose just one, I would say Leaf.

  • LottevanAlfen  on  October 26, 2019

    Poilane, korean soul food and from the oven to the table are 3 books i would looove to have.. but to be honest: every book on the list could end up in my kitchen someday 😃

  • Maefleur  on  October 26, 2019

    Ohh.. so hard to decide. If I’m held to one, Pasta Grannies. Great post, lots of helpful info.

  • bellaluna221  on  October 26, 2019

    Oooh it’s the best time of the year! I’m eyeing both The New Orleans Kitchen, and Pasta Grannies

  • MirandaAK  on  October 26, 2019

    The Poilâne book looks like a must-have, and Food52’s chicken book promises to offer some dinner relief.

  • ChefTamiMitchell  on  October 26, 2019

    So many good ones! Looking forward to getting my hands on the new Alison Roman book.

  • Shelley.b  on  October 26, 2019

    I would love the saltwater table: recipes from the coastal south by whitney otawka. I own all the baking books that have been released already

  • LizyB  on  October 26, 2019

    Pasta Grannies!

  • goodfruit  on  October 26, 2019

    From Scratch, I’m a fan of all things Ruhlman.

  • luximimi  on  October 26, 2019

    From the Oven to the Table would be my top choice!

  • d.oconnor  on  October 26, 2019

    If I have to choose just one, it would be Pasta Grannies. So many wonderful choices!

  • slcrose  on  October 26, 2019

    Food52 Dynamite Chicken sound like a great way to explore more ideas for great dinners

  • Amdona  on  October 26, 2019

    Would love to get Midwest Made: Big, Bold Baking from the Heartland

  • inflytur  on  October 26, 2019

    You are right! There are so many books I want to try.
    I think “Weeknight Baking” has the potential to really change the way I cook.

  • Laura1  on  October 26, 2019

    I can’t wait for Isa Chandra’s new one: I Can Cook Vegan. I’ve been cooking my way through Isa Does It and have been LOVING every recipe.

  • mcrimmins  on  October 26, 2019

    Bread on the Table: A Top Texas Baker Shares His Favorite Recipes. Every year I say I’m going to bake bread when it snows. Last year–no snow–this year they say snow. We’ll see.

  • marsmomma  on  October 26, 2019

    I’m looking forward to getting my hands on Oaxaca: Home Cooking From the Heart of Mexico and Last Call, oh and Sean Brock South. I loved his last book!

  • catmommy9  on  October 26, 2019

    I want the new Milk Street book.

  • southerncooker  on  October 26, 2019

    There are several on my wish list but I have to say Judy Joo’s Korean Soul Food is probably at top of that list.

  • lpatterson412  on  October 26, 2019

    The art of Escapism Cooking looks fantastic to me, but also so many of the other titles! Looking forward to getting my hands on a few of these books!

  • BridgetL  on  October 26, 2019

    Great post! Pasta is the one vice I will never give up so Pasta Grannies it is!!

  • vglong29  on  October 26, 2019

    Too hard to pick, so I’ll fall back on baking: Midwest Made: Big, Bold Baking from the Heartland by Shauna Sever

  • eliza  on  October 26, 2019

    Great post Jenny! I can’t really choose one book but the Greenfeast book by Nigel slater sounds great. (The sourdough book also looks good! And the Diana Henry book….). Thanks for all the details.

  • calguire  on  October 26, 2019

    Hard to choose, but I would say The Art of Escapism Cooking!

  • Leafry62  on  October 26, 2019

    Pasta Grannies. Love that their traditions are being kept alive and we who get this book can continue to pass down their recipes. Xxx

  • apattin  on  October 26, 2019

    I’m overwhelmed. Just too many tempting books. I’d choose Milk Street because it promises to teach me trucs I can use

  • tfox  on  October 26, 2019

    I think maybe Food52 Dynamite Chicken (since I’ve already ordered Alison Roman’s new book)!

  • dboldin  on  October 26, 2019

    Super excited about Poilane and Bread on the Table.

  • ToPieFor  on  October 26, 2019

    What fantastic reviews of the October releases. I’m most looking forward to Poilâne!

  • heidimia  on  October 26, 2019

    A cookbook lovers favorite month! I am looking forward to The Joys of Baking: Recipes and Stories for a Sweet Life and Nothing Fancy.

  • cactustree  on  October 26, 2019

    So many great choices, but Living Bread is most intriguing!

  • fujirw  on  October 26, 2019

    Seeking The South sounds like an interesting book!

  • lean1  on  October 26, 2019

    This was a very hard choice, so many titles but Mastering Spice is my choice!

  • Aminata95  on  October 26, 2019

    Oh, so many to choose from! Milk Street The New Rules!

  • thetinkhams  on  October 26, 2019

    Wow – lots of good choices! Mastering Spice has caught my eye most!

  • elysek  on  October 26, 2019

    So many great titles! I’m particularly looking forward to 365: A Year of Everyday Cooking and Baking.

  • jezpurr  on  October 26, 2019

    There are lots of titles I am looking forward to Rachel Ray 50, Gordon Ramsay Quick and Delicious, delish Insane Sweets, The NoMad Cocktail Book, Martha Stewart’s Cookie Perfection, The Pioneer Woman Cooks: The New Frontier 112 Fantastic Favorites for Everyday Eating, How to Cocktail: Recipes and Techniques for Building the Best Drinks by America’s Test Kitchen Editors, Lateral Cooking, Cookies & Cocktails: Drink, Dunk & Devour by Katherine Cobbs, and more!!!^_^

  • kaivulagi  on  October 26, 2019

    I’m really looking forward to The Art of Escapism Cooking: A Survival Story, with Intensely Good Flavors by Mandy Lee. I love her blog Lady and Pups.

  • JoanneJ  on  October 26, 2019

    Homemade in the Oven is on my wish list! So many of these titles look wonderful as well! Years of cooking fun to be had.

  • mkcorban  on  October 26, 2019

    So many great choices! Nothing Fancy looks great

  • jennycooks1971  on  October 27, 2019

    Nothing Fancy is my choice! I’d say Diana Henry’s but I already bought it 😀

  • LONONsAPRON  on  October 27, 2019

    Exciting to see so many new titles! I find the title Poilâne especially enticing and will seriously consider adding it to my cookbook repertoire. Thank you for reviewing these books and for your insightful comments.

  • sosayi  on  October 27, 2019

    Most excited about Lateral Cooking, by Niki Signit. I have, and love, her first book and can’t wait for more of the same.

  • Lem9579  on  October 27, 2019

    Most looking forward to Fire and Spice by John Gregory Smith. I have all his books except his first one, Mighty Spice. This way I can get some of the recipes that were included in it since it is out of print.

  • jinni  on  October 27, 2019

    Lavash! The Food of Sichuan! I’ve been waiting for months!

  • dan031082  on  October 27, 2019

    Lateral cooking

  • monasli  on  October 27, 2019

    Amazing review!!!! I want every book but I really want Lavash, Dynamite Chicken, Women on Food… Saltwater Table, Maangchi…

    Wait you said to pick one?! Haha. Ok, Lavash.

  • rchesser  on  October 27, 2019

    So many books, so little time! It might be surprising to some who read the comments but I am a closet butcher wannabe. I really enjoy breaking down a huge slab of meat and would someday love to breakdown ( butcher ) a whole cow! I am most looking forward to Butcher + Beast by Angie Mar.

  • oreganoca  on  October 27, 2019

    Looking forward to Milk Street: the New Rules!

  • averythingcooks  on  October 27, 2019

    So I just realized I missed the whole “world wide giveaway” thingie so I add to my previous post “Alison Roman’s “Nothing Famcy” !

  • lkgrover  on  October 27, 2019

    Lavash because I find Armenian culture fascinating. Also Fire islands; her previous book is excellent.

  • JulieQC  on  October 27, 2019

    Wow! So many great choices…

  • TrishaCP  on  October 27, 2019

    Obviously looking forward to Diana Henry, but Aran sounds amazing too. Thanks for this post!

  • annmartina  on  October 27, 2019

    I could hardly wait for South to arrive. Follow Sean on Instagram for bonus baby Leo videos

  • GiovannaR  on  October 28, 2019

    I would like to have so many of them,…but there are 3 I am particularly drawn to: Lavash, Dynamite chicken and pasta grannies. As an Italian I very rarely buy pasta books but I love the concept behind this one and therefore very unlike me I would go for Pasta grannies.

  • Shelmar  on  October 28, 2019

    Signature Dishes that Matter is what I am most looking forward to this fall.

  • tarae1204  on  October 28, 2019

    This is a truly overwhelming list of amazing titles, many of which I can’t wait to browse and cook from. The one I’ve been most excited about is Ama, mainly because I’ve been craving those flavors. But it’s exciting to see so many classics being revised and re-issued, as well as new volumes from well respected authors.

  • lgroom  on  October 29, 2019

    I like food essays so I am looking forward to Women on Food.

  • ravensfan  on  October 29, 2019

    I am most looking forward to Milk Street: The New Rules: Smart, Simple Recipes That Will Change the Way You Cook. Love Christopher Kimball!

  • ggottesman26  on  October 30, 2019

    I am dying for Ama! I’ve been to Amacita and the food is incredible and the chef is a lovely! I would love to make some of the recipes🌮

  • micheleK  on  October 30, 2019

    So tempting! I’ve already bought Tartine (again!), so my first choice is 365: a year of Everyday cooking and baking.

  • nahali  on  October 30, 2019

    I pre-ordered South and was not disappointed. There are 20 others that I want to get my hands on, and first on that list is Home Made in the Oven.

  • ccav  on  October 30, 2019

    There are way too many on my “want” list here….but perhaps I will go with Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s “I Can Cook Vegan”

  • Italgal  on  November 2, 2019

    Pasta Grannies is at the top of my list!!

  • dusksunset  on  November 2, 2019

    Wow! That is an impressive list. But if I must pick only one, it is How to Cook Everything Completely Revised Twentieth Anniversary Edition: Simple Recipes for Great Food by Mark Bittman. This is an encyclopedic tome, a book that could be the only cookbook you take to that infamous desert island.

  • percussion03  on  November 2, 2019

    SO many to choose from, but I feel like I need “Sourdough on the Rise.”

  • caitmcg  on  November 2, 2019

    Oaxaca. I’d love to cook from the approachable-sounding recipes.

  • jweissmn  on  November 3, 2019

    The one I want but can’t quite justify buying is Lavash.

  • bradyvickers  on  November 3, 2019

    Awesome post! I’m most excited for the Poilane bakery book.

  • veronicafrance  on  November 5, 2019

    Wow, pretty hard to choose! I love Diana Henry’s combination of simplicity and passion, so I’d have to go for From the Oven. But the Pasta Grannies sound brilliant too.

  • Beckyleach  on  November 5, 2019

    Although I’d have to Level Up considerably in my bread baking skills in order to make use of this book, I’m a Francophile and can’t miss Poilane.

  • Bolerorkm  on  November 5, 2019

    Midwest Made – very excited to read thru

  • DanieleK  on  November 5, 2019

    What an amazing list! So many look interesting, and it’s difficult to choose just one, but I am interested in Half Baked Harvest’s new, less fussy book.

  • ndyson  on  November 5, 2019

    let it snow…..I can never have enough holiday cookie recipes!! And that Sourdough on the Rise, well, I am just speechless.

  • camtncook  on  November 5, 2019

    Pasta Grannies sounds really interesting so that’s my choice.

  • Mmaciel  on  November 5, 2019

    I am very much looking forward to Nothing Fancy

  • whitbysi  on  November 5, 2019

    Tartine: Revised Edition: A Classic Revisited !! But I am also excited for Allison Roman’s new book. (oh and a few more!)

  • Barbara14  on  November 5, 2019

    Absolutely amazing list – thank you very much! It’s very difficult to choose just one but I think the GBBO: The Big Book of Amazing Cakes is the one I would most look forward to. the others that tickled my interest are: Alpine Cooking, The Baltic – I know very little about their cuisine, Fire & Spice sounds fascinating, Martha Stewart’s Cookie Perfection and Living Bread, and the Pasta Grannies sounds awesome. xx 🙂

  • debakken  on  November 5, 2019

    Born and raised in the Midwest and still live there. I’m looking forward to Shauna Sever’s “Midwest Made.”

  • laffersk  on  November 5, 2019

    Gifts from the Modern Larder: 100 Irresistible Healthy Edible Gifts to Make

    and I want this book!! Ugg so many I want so little time.

  • Afg623  on  November 5, 2019

    Pasta Grannies and Butcher and the Beast

  • lmalter  on  November 5, 2019

    Looking forward to Cooking for Good Times: Simple Recipes for Sharing!

  • keight  on  November 5, 2019

    Dinner at the Club! Sounds like an amazing read! And what an experience, too!

  • SheilaS  on  November 5, 2019

    Wow! I’m very much looking forward to Oaxaca: Home Cooking From the Heart of Mexico.
    Already ordered Ama and Pasta Grannies!

  • bhasenstab  on  November 5, 2019

    Hard to winnow this down to an acceptable number, but I would focus on From Scratch, as another fan of Ruhlman’s books, generally. (Table of contents looks good, too!) I can already vouch for Mark Bittman’s updated HTCE20. (That was an automatic buy for me.)

  • BookWorm53  on  November 5, 2019

    I have Home Made Christmas and Home Made Winter. I would love Home Made in the Oven. For three reasons: I love, love her books. We’ve moved to a house with open kitchen; the oven is my new best friend in efforts to keep kitchen looking a mess for ding guests. And lastly, because there’s nothing like a meal out of the oven when the Canadian forests have given up the last of their leaves!

  • jenlhawes  on  November 5, 2019

    So many great titles, but most excited about Tartine Revisited (and the morning buns recipe)!

  • sandiemidd  on  November 5, 2019

    Title I’m most looking forward to is Saltbox Seafood Joint Cookbook

  • BatshevaR  on  November 5, 2019

    Would be an absolute dream to win!!

  • sandiemidd  on  November 5, 2019

    Aran: Recipes and Stories from a Bakery in the Heart of Scotland sounds amazing, can’t wait to see it.

  • dboldin  on  November 5, 2019

    I’m looking forward to the re-release of Claudia Fleming’s Last Course and Ferrandi Chocolate. Also on my list are Moorish by Ben Tish (released this fall in the US) and David Norman’s Bread on the Table.

  • jcamp2020  on  November 5, 2019

    The Pioneer Woman Cooks: The New Frontier 112 Fantastic Favorites for Everyday Eating by Ree Drummond for my teen granddaugher and Gordon Ramsay’s Quick and Delicious: 100 Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less for me.

  • twinreader  on  November 5, 2019

    The Buddhist Chef looks interesting. I love all the choices!

  • DJM  on  November 5, 2019

    Milk Strret is the cookbook I would use the most.
    Poilane would be one to read and treasure

  • davisesq212  on  November 5, 2019

    I would love either South, Seeking the South or Oaxaca. I am sure I will buy all three by the end of the year!

  • smartie101  on  November 5, 2019

    Nathalie Dupree’s Favorite Recipes & Stories – Southern food has the best background stories and Nathalie Dupree is just supreme.

  • CarolDawson  on  November 5, 2019

    Diana Henry’s From the Oven to the Table is very tempting.

  • Amdona  on  November 5, 2019

    I would love Sourdough on the Rise: How to Confidently Make Whole Grain Sourdough Breads at Home

  • amyz218  on  November 5, 2019

    I can’t wait to get my oven mitts on Poilâne!

  • love2chow  on  November 5, 2019

    Wow! So hard to choose. I am most looking forward to Milk Street: The New Rules: Smart, Simple Recipes That Will Change the Way You Cook by Christopher Kimball. While I am partial to Fuchsia Dunlop and am curious what has changed from her older title, I already have 3 of her books, so I am most intrigued with the Kimball title.

  • kimboston206  on  November 5, 2019

    Lots of good ones, but my top pick is Nothing Fancy. I loved Dining In, and I’m looking forward to spending more time cooking with Alison Roman in her new one.

  • kokokodio  on  November 5, 2019

    The Art of Escapism Cooking – Mandy Lee

  • gardenboss118  on  November 5, 2019

    If I’m to pick just one … then it’s The Art of Escapism Cooking. But a dozen titles at least are going on my wishlist!

  • gourmet.jo  on  November 5, 2019

    Wow love them all. I would especially love to explore Pasta Grannies! Thanks for the reviews.

  • LeePicard  on  November 5, 2019

    Yowza! What a list. The hole in my cookbook library would be filled by Mastering Spice: Recipes and Techniques to Transform Your Everyday Cooking. This will be fun for cooking and learning but so many great choices! Truly something for everyone.

  • hillsboroks  on  November 5, 2019

    Where to start? There are so many to choose from but I am very interested in Scandi Bites!

  • cowlady  on  November 5, 2019

    I am most looking forward to the cookbook, Curry & Kimchi: Flavor Secrets for Creating 70 Asian-Inspired Recipes at Home by Unmi Abkin and Roger Taylor

  • orchidlady01  on  November 5, 2019

    There are so many good ones to choose from! I look forward to Gino’s Italian Express: “Quick & Easy Recipes from Turin to Tuscany” by Gino D’Acampo.

  • Lkitchings  on  November 5, 2019

    Leaf: Lettuce, Greens, Herbs, Weeds: 120 Recipes that Celebrate Varied, Versatile Leaves

  • eileen2015  on  November 5, 2019

    Fantastic assortment of interesting books. I would love the sous vide cookbook. Looks like some great ideas

  • stevenpeters  on  November 5, 2019

    Looking forward to many of these. But can’t wait for 365: A Year of Everyday Cooking and Baking.

  • bdmltm  on  November 5, 2019

    There are so many great cookbooks! Nathalie Dupree, Half Baked Harvest, Pasta Grannies… I want them all.

  • Mariarosa  on  November 5, 2019

    I’m looking forward to the Milk Street New Rules cookbook.

  • ebs  on  November 5, 2019

    Tartine: Revised Edition: A Classic Revisited is on my Christmas list!

  • Elena Rose  on  November 5, 2019

    From the oven to the table by diana Henry. The recipes look delicious

  • demomcook  on  November 5, 2019

    What a list! Off to Amazon to shop. Thank you.

  • LeMinou  on  November 6, 2019

    The Dude Diet Dinnertime sounds fun. Thanks!

  • monica1962  on  November 6, 2019

    I’m curious about Milk Street: The New Rules

  • Laracat  on  November 6, 2019

    I’m excited to see Baltic by Simon Bajada, since I’m spending some time in the region.

  • clkandel  on  November 6, 2019

    Bread on the Table: A Top Texas Baker Shares His Favorite Recipes by David Norman – just looking at the preview makes me want to start a loaf right now.

  • kgrainger  on  November 6, 2019

    So many good ones but, looking forward to cooking from Milk Street and From the Oven to the Table.

  • operationivy12  on  November 6, 2019

    I’m looking forward for the Art of Escapism Cooking by Mandy Lee. I’ve been following her blog for many years!

  • Pizzacat13  on  November 7, 2019

    So tough to pick- but if I had to maybe a toss up between Food 52 chicken and Calgary Eats, also Tartine-I can’t choose – aaaargh!

  • Curlyfatkins  on  November 7, 2019

    I love the sound of quite a few but the one I’d like to try is Rustic French Cooking Made Easy: Authentic, Regional Flavors from Provence, Brittany, Alsace and Beyond

  • verorenee  on  November 8, 2019

    Alpine cooking

  • mzgourmand  on  November 8, 2019

    Pasta Grannies! as per article’s advice went & watched their youtube channel & was utterly transfixed. Went down the rabbit hole & then watched Jaques Pepin make two different kinds of omelets in five minutes & THEN watched Gordon Ramsey make broccolli soup! I never thought I’d like Ramsey or his soup but I think I’m making that recipe and I bet it’s even in his book Quick & Delicious that’s reviewed here. So.many.cookbooks.to.desire.and.devour. Thank you!

  • ndschmidt  on  November 8, 2019

    So many great books, and I’ve already bought several of them. Of the ones I haven’t already gotten or preordered, I’m most looking forward to Brad Parson’s Last Call and Hugh Acheson’s Sous Vide for the home cook.

  • dan031082  on  November 8, 2019

    How to Cook Everything by Mark Bittman

  • thecharlah  on  November 8, 2019

    I’ve been anticipating The Food of Sichuan by Fuchsia Dunlop the most…the previous edition is probably my favorite cookbook of all time.

  • gden  on  November 8, 2019

    I am most looking forward to I Can Cook Vegan – I have all Isa Chandra Moskovitz’s other books

  • lene  on  November 8, 2019

    I’m realt looking forward to Poilâne: The Secrets of the World-Famous Bread Bakery by Apollonia Poilâne.
    Ever since Discovering their Bread 40 years ago I’ve wanted to learn to bake it myself.

  • mkthomson  on  November 8, 2019

    Pioneer Woman

  • Ericalgr  on  November 9, 2019

    Pasta grannies

  • SandyTu  on  November 9, 2019

    It’s very difficult to choose just one, but I love chicken so Food52 Dynamite Chicken is definitely on my wish list.

  • Joyceeong  on  November 9, 2019

    I’m most looking forward to Maangchi’s Big Book of Korean Cooking.

  • BMeyer  on  November 9, 2019

    How to Cook Everything by Bittman

  • mattiwilson  on  November 9, 2019

    Oaxaca Looks amazing but most excited about lateral cooking. Such an awesome concept for those of us looking to turn our hoard of cookbooks into our own inventions

  • dduvall  on  November 9, 2019

    Definitely Pasta Grannies would be the very, very top of my list. I love their series on YouTube and have been eagerly awaiting their book. All of the dishes on YouTube look so simple to make and so delicious. Love to listen to all the beautiful women, explaining how to make their dishes!

  • hungryinhouston  on  November 10, 2019

    Wow, so many great books! Looking forward to The Food of Sichuan. I love Fuschia!

  • Natalie97  on  November 10, 2019

    Oh my! If I have to choose, I’d say The Pioneer Woman Cooks because I’ve heard a lot about her and I would love to try her recipes!

  • AdamG1760  on  November 11, 2019

    Pasta Grannies is the one I NEED

  • Neslihan  on  December 3, 2019

    So many amazing ones, but first ‘Pasta Grannies’

  • fathorsemama  on  December 13, 2019

    Dang! These are so beautiful and the cookbook looks amazing!

  • littleliv  on  January 6, 2020

    I would love to win any of the books to add to my collection

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