Le Creuset for the holidays; assistants to the celebrity chefs making it big, EYBD Previews, recipes and more

Le Creuset is always bringing new and exciting colors and designs to their product line. Recently, they bought the colors Thyme and Chiffon Pink to the party. Just when I thought I was safe from temptation, they announced two holiday Dutch ovens in their Noël Collection: the 12 Days of Christmas Round Dutch Oven and the Holiday Tree Round Dutch… read more

Cookbook & food related events in Australia, Canada & New Zealand, EYBD Previews, recipes, and more

This week I updated our calendar and have added three more categories for our Australian, Canadian and New Zealand Members. In addition to our bookstores in these countries, I have added a general listing that contains cookbook signings, cookbook clubs and talks, classes and more. Australian Cookbook and Food Related Events Canadian Cookbook and Food Related EventsNew Zealand Cookbook and Food… read more

CAPTCHA, Prime Day, James Beard entry period open, 1,700 EYBD Previews and more

This week we have added CAPTCHA in order to sign-in to our site. A CAPTCHA is a type of challenge–response test used in computing to determine whether the user is human in order to deter bot attacks and spam. Please see Jane's blog post with more information about this measure. October 10-11th is Amazon Prime Day again! If you do… read more

2024 cookbooks, recipes, EYBD Previews and more

I finally completed the 2024 Cookbook Preview this week. There will be many changes and additions so be sure to check back frequently. All new titles will always be on the top of the month/country. Next week will be the monthly newsletter so I will keep this short. I wish to point out new author tours below: Hillary Dixler Canavan… read more

NOON by Meike Peters, recipes, EYBD Previews and more

This week saw the publication of several great cookbooks including Meike Peters' Noon: Simple Recipes for Scrumptious Midday Meals and More. Meike has a few events scheduled to celebrate her latest title. It has been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day but that was before Meike tackled lunch. In Noon, you will find 115 scrumptious… read more

Bake it Better cookbook preview, author events, recipes, EYBD Previews, and More

The beginning of cookbook season has snuck up on us, once again. Cookbooktober (August through November) is the most wonderful and busiest time of the year. This week, I would like to point out a few authors who will be on tour this autumn and give you a quick preview of a new baking book that you must know about.… read more

A preview of Amy Thielen’s Company, EYBD Previews, Recipes and More

Company: The Radically Casual Art of Cooking for Others gets an award for causing me the most anxiety. It was first to be released in the fall/autumn of 2022, then it was moved to the Spring of 2023 and finally given an August 29th, 2023 date of release. Amy Thielen has become a friend since her TV show and first… read more

White Lily wants your recipes, author events, EYBD Previews, recipes, and more

In 2021, The White Lily Cookbook was published featuring over 70 of the most loved recipes from the White Lily Test Kitchen. This cookbook explored biscuit history and time-honored techniques, woven together with striking photography. Now White Lily is looking for your favorite recipes for their next title. Submit your recipes here. There are a few author events that have… read more

Cookie tins from Diaspora, recipes, EYBD Previews and more

A few months back our friends at Diaspora Co. had a special event in New York featuring a gorgeous tin filled with tempting cookies. Those tins sold out quickly. This week you can preorder one of these tins for delivery in March 2024 by clicking here. (The preorder for this holiday season has sold out). Not only is the hand-painted… read more

A spoonful of vinegar, recipes, EYBD Previews and more

This week while cruising through my recommended articles - thank you Google - I came across one entitled The Unexpected Condiment That Adds Color and Flavor to Chocolate Cake. "Just a tablespoon in the batter can transform a dense, heavy dessert into something lighter, fluffier, and even more delectable. Vinegar not only affects the texture of a cake, but its… read more

This week: Author events, recipes, EYBD Previews and more.

More in person events are being planned around the world and I have updated our calendar this week. We've added four new author tours: Tracey Medeiros for The Vermont Farm Table Cookbook; Hetty McKinnon for the US release of Tenderheart; Cynthia Graubart for Zucchini Love (note event this Saturday) and Meike Peters for Noon: Simple Recipes for Scrumptious Midday Meals… read more

This week: EYB links up with ckbk; recipes; EYBD Previews and more

It's been a busy and exciting week at Eat Your Books. This week we announced that we have connected the EYB database to ckbk’s library of digital cookbooks. ckbk is a cookbook subscription site where you can access the full content of more than 700 great cookbooks, the majority of which are indexed here on EYB (and more will be indexed every… read more

This week: Too many cookbooks, recipes, EYBD Previews and more

Is there such a thing as too many cookbooks? And is too many cookbooks a good thing or a bad thing? Even before I began working with Eat Your Books seven years ago, I had a cookbook addiction. I love everything about them. The covers, the recipes, the photographs, the history, the culture of other cuisines - everything. Who needs… read more

This week: Warm toast with real butter, EYBD previews, recipes and more

We all have hard days and during those trying times we look for comfort. Comfort can come in many forms - a call to a friend, a good book/cookbook, a favorite show, but most times comfort comes in the form of food. My favorite comfort food comes with a story. Ann was in her late 60s and lived next door… read more

This week: Shortcuts to dinner, featured recipes, EYBD Previews and more

March and April are extremely busy months for cookbook publishing only second to Cookbooktober - September through November. Add the hectic days to a chronic health issue and there are days that I just do not want to cook. I, myself, would be thrilled with a baked potato and a good show on television but my husband and 18 year… read more

This week: The Book Depository closing; Kitchen Lingo Culinary Books; recipes and previews

The Book Depository has announced that they will be closing down the site with the last day to place orders being 26th April 2023. They will continue to deliver your purchases and provide support for any order issues until 23 June 2023. While we encourage our Members to frequent local booksellers whenever possible, The Book Depository was a great resource -… read more

This week: RecipeTin Eats blog index, Spring Baking Extravaganza, events, recipes, previews and more.

Everyone at EYB is in full cookbook mode. March and April are particularly busy as are the months of September through November. Authors are traveling promoting their books and I want to point out the following events which have been added since last week: Susan Gravely – Italy on a PlateEd Mitchell – Ed Mitchell’s BBQBrian Hart Hoffman - Bake… read more

This week: Food Season at British Library, events, recipes and EYBD Previews

The first major push of cookbook releases begins this month and with that we have authors going on tour: In the US: Alison Roman – Sweet Enough Andrea Nguyen – Ever-Green Vietnamese Jocelyn Delk Adams – Everyday GrandAbra Beren – PulpGesine Bullock-Prado – My Vermont TableOmnivore Books – San Francisco CABook Larder – SeattleBooks are Magic – Brooklyn NYArchestratus Books… read more

This week: New cookbooks; EYBD Previews, recipes and more

We have a fairly long roundup of articles, recently indexed books and more so I will try to keep this opening brief. I have been updating the 2023 Preview listing and it seems never-ending. Today, I will point out some exciting new titles added just this week. Covers that are already available appear in the collage below. Now & Then:… read more

This week: Recipes Lost and Found; EYBD Previews and more

Recently, I came across a new-to-me show on Magnolia Network (Discovery Plus*), called Recipes Lost and Found. Classically trained chef and food anthropologist Casey Corn helps people to rediscover their lost family recipes, diving into each family's history and culture to reveal the magic/secrets behind the dish and bring their memories back to the table. The first episode I watched… read more

This week: Butter cake and ooey gooey butter cake recipes; EYBD Previews; recently indexed titles

Let's talk about cake, my favorite four letter word. Last week, we shared the big pastry promo and wrote about the pastry magician that is Cédric Grolet. I am inspired by my many pastry volumes and frequently like to take on a project. However, truth be told, my favorite cakes are much simplier. Lazy Dog Butter Cake A chain of… read more

The last two weeks: Previews of 2023 books; large pastry promotion; recipes and more

As I have mentioned in previous roundups, the 2023 Cookbook Preview Listing is being continually updated (so many books!). Every week or thereabouts, I will highlight a few upcoming books so you may update your Wishlist. Here are this week’s books: A Table Full of Love: Recipes to Comfort, Seduce, Celebrate & Everything Else In Between by Skye McAlpine is the latest offering… read more

This week: More 2023 book news; EYBD Previews; recipes and more

As I mentioned last week, the 2023 Cookbook Preview Listing is being continually updated. Every week or thereabouts, I will highlight a few upcoming books so you may update your Wishlist. Here are this week's books: Taste Kitchen: Asia: Six Flavours to Suit Every Taste by Philli Armitage-Mattin was published in the UK in September of 2022 and will be released this month… read more

This week: 2023 books so far, recipes, EYBD Previews and giveaways

The 2023 Cookbook Preview Listing is already filled with exciting books and it isn't even complete! Every other week I will highlight a few upcoming books. Update your wishlist and buy new bookshelves because there are some special books coming. Dark Rye & Honeycake by Regula Ysewijn will be published February 14th. The acclaimed food writer turns her attention to her native Belgium… read more

The last few weeks: Ottolenghi site is indexed; helpful hints; recipes; previews and more

Happy 2023! We hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and that 2023 is a healthy and delicious year for us all. I have been working on adding more 2023 books to our Library and keeping our 2023 Cookbook Preview Listing updated during the holiday break. As wonderful as the last few years have been in terms of cookbook releases,… read more
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