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New Cookbooks (Fall 2021)

Whip up something new by reading these additions to the cookbook collection.

Sumac : recipes and stories from Syria by Anas Atassi

"EXPLORING THE CONNECTION OF FOOD AND CULTURE The Syrian kitchen, shaped by influences from neighboring countries, has deep historical roots and evolved to perfection over thousands of years. Sumac is filled with traditional and contemporary Syrian recipes that were inspired by personal stories. The gorgeous photography illustrates how beautiful this country was and still is, and family photographs add depth to the author's history. Each chapter is filled with the author's memories of family celebrationsand the country that inspired the book. He tells stories of traditional weekend breakfasts in his grandmother's garden and of the mezze his mother cooked for family gatherings. There are memories of the rich aromatic flavors of the Syrian kitchen where fragrant spices like the lemony and deep red sumac are prized ingredients. In the author's words: "With this book, I hope to build a bridge between Syrian culture and the rest of the world, with food the common denominator. But even more, I hope that Sumacwill present a positive image of my country, in spite of all the unfortunate events now taking place in Syria." Over eighty recipes, inspired by the author's family recipes and his travels. Beautifully photographed by Rania Kataf, who shot Humans of Damascus For anybody curious about a country so often in the news headlines but so difficult to visit as a tourist"--

Dada eats love to cook it : 100 plant-based recioes for everyone at your table by Samah Dada

"100+ indulgent meals and treats from the vegan- and keto-friendly rising star, all made with whole, unprocessed ingredients, including viral hits like brookie (brownie/cookie) pie and chocolate chip tahini cake"--

Vegetarian Chinese soul food : deliciously doable ways to cook greens, tofu, and other plant-based ingredients by Hsiao-Ching Chou

"75 recipes for enjoying this cuisine without meat. This book is structured with chapters for stir-fries, soups and braises, rice and noodles, dim sum, tofu and eggs, and sides"--

Black smoke : African Americans and the United States of barbecue by Adrian Miller

"Across America, the pure love and popularity of barbecue cookery has gone through the roof. Prepared in one regional style or another, in the South and beyond, barbecue is one of the nation's most distinctive culinary arts. And people aren't just eating it; they're also reading books and articles and watching TV shows about it. But why is it, asks Adrian Miller--admitted 'cuehead and longtime certified barbecue judge--that in today's barbecue culture African Americans don't get much love? In Black Smoke, Miller chronicles how Black barbecuers, pitmasters, and restauranteurs helped develop this cornerstone of American foodways and how they are coming into their own today"--

Ripe figs : recipes and stories from Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus by Yasmin (Cook) Khan

"The acclaimed author of Zaitoun returns with vibrant recipes and powerful stories from the islands that bridge the Mediterranean and the Middle East. For thousands of years, the eastern Mediterranean has stood as a meeting point between East and West, bringing cultures and cuisines through trade, commerce, and migration. Traveling by boat and land, Yasmin Khan traces the ingredients that have spread through the region from the time of Ottoman rule to the influence of recent refugee communities. At the kitchen table, she explores what borders, identity, and migration mean in an interconnected world, and her recipes unite around thickets of dill and bunches of oregano, zesty citrus and sweet dates, thick tahini and soothing cardamom. Khan includes healthy,seasonal, vegetable-focused recipes, such as hot yogurt soups, zucchini and feta fritters, pomegranate and sumac chicken, and candied pumpkin with tahini and date syrup. Fully accessible for the home cook, with stunning food and location photography, Ripe Figs is a dazzling collection of recipes and stories that celebrate an ever-diversifying region and imagine a world without borders"--

Five-ingredient dinners : 100+ fast, flavorful meals by author America's Test Kitchen (Firm)

The weekday vegetarians : 100 recipes and a real-life plan for eating less meat- a cookbook by Jenny Rosenstrach

"You don't need to be a vegetarian to eat like one! With over 100 recipes, the New York Times bestselling author of Dinner: A Love Story and her family adopt a "weekday vegetarian" mentality. In her newest cookbook, creator of the beloved website Dinner:A Love Story and Cup of Jo columnist Jenny Rosenstrach writes about being a "weekday vegetarian," i.e. eating a vegetable-based diet during the week and saving meaty splurges for the weekend. One day, it hit Rosenstrach like a lightning bolt: She and herfamily needed to eat less meat--for their health and for the greater good of the environment. The Weekday Vegetarians shows readers how she got her family on board with meat-free meals. She uses "Hooks" that make any vegetarian dish irresistible--like spiced Crispy Chickpeas, Pizza Dough Croutons, and Sweet Chili Glaze; "Next-Level Sauces" like Vegan Caesar, Shakedown Pesto, and Yogurt-Harissa; and "Side Dishes That Make Everything Special" like Yogurt Flatbread. Organized by meal type, The Weekday Vegetarians offers one hundred recipes like Pizza Salad with White Beans in the Bowls & Salads chapter, Cauliflower Cutlets with Ranch Dressing in the chapter Skillet Mains, and Squash and Black Bean Tacos in the Tacos & Tortillas chapter, with excellent and practical tips, and food for thought written in her engaging, witty, and relatable voice. And who knows--maybe like Jenny's family, the more you practice being "weekday vegetarians," the more you will notice plant-based eating creeping into your weekends!"--

Simply Julia : 110 easy recipes for healthy comfort food by Julia Turshen

"From cookbook author Julia Turshen comes a new collection of simple yet inspired recipes, in her most personal and visually arresting book to date"--

Nadiya bakes : over 100 must-try recipes for breads, cakes, biscuits, pies, and more by Nadiya Hussain

"The host of the beloved Netflix series Time to Eat and Nadiya Bakes and winner of The Great British Baking Show returns to her true love, baking, with more than 100 delicious, Americanized recipes for sweet treats. When Nadiya Hussain, the UK's "nationaltreasure," began cooking, she headed straight to the oven--which, in her home, wasn't used for baking, but rather for storing frying pans! One day, her new husband asked her to bake him a cake and then... she was hooked! Baking soon became a part of herdaily life. In her newest cookbook, based on her Netflix show and BBC series Nadiya Bakes, Nadiya shares more than 100 simple and achievable recipes for cakes, cookies, breads, tarts, and puddings that will become staples in your home. From Raspberry Amaretti Biscuits and Key Lime Cupcakes to Cheat's Sourdough and Spiced Squash Strudel, Nadiya has created an ultimate baking resource for just about every baked good that will entice beginner bakers and experienced pastry makers alike"--

Dinner in French : my recipes by way of France by Melissa Clark

"The new French classics in 150 recipes that reflect a modern yet distinctly French recipe canon, from New York Times star food writer Melissa Clark. Just as Dorie Greenspan brought Julia Child's recipes into the late 20th century, so Melissa Clark bringsFrench cooking into the 21st century. Now, as one of the nation's favorite cookbook authors and food writers, Melissa updates classic French techniques and dishes to reflect how we cook, shop, and eat today"--

I cook in color : bright flavors from my kitchen and around the world by Asha Gomez

Expand your recipe collection with dishes that focus on cross-cultural flavors, rainbows of vegetables, gem-toned desserts, and spice-forward twists from the author of the critically acclaimed cookbook My Two Souths.

I heart soul food : 100 Southern comfort food favorites by Rosie (Food writer) Mayes

"This book contains more than 125 recipes, including soul food standards, classics with creative twists and even a few lightened up recipes"--

The complete America's Test Kitchen TV show cookbook, 2001-2021

Includes every recipe prepared during 21 seasons of the hit public television cooking show, from Chicken Schnitzel and Smashed Burgers to Yeasted Doughnuts along with a comprehensive shopping guide and equipment and ingredient ratings from aired testing and tasting segments.

The ultimate meal prep cookbook : one grocery list. a week of meals. no waste. by author America's Test Kitchen (Firm)

The experts from America's Test Kitchen offer a selection of varied, quick-prepare meal plans designed to save both time and money, outlining recommendations for pre-making vegetables and grains, organizing bulk pantry ingredients and effectively storingleftovers.

The easy diabetes cookbook : simple, delicious recipes to help you balance your blood sugars by Mary Ellen Phipps

"With this collection of recipes from registered dietitian nutritionist and Milk & Honey Nutrition® founder Mary Ellen Phipps, you can still make the quick, easy, and tasty foods you love while balancing your blood sugars and managing your diabetes. Diagnosed with type I diabetes when she was five, Mary Ellen uses both her professional and personal experience to create meals that will bring the joy and ease of cooking back to your kitchen, while still following a blood sugar-friendly diet...

Summer! a cookbook : inspired recipes for lazy days and magical nights by Marnie Hanel

"No more soggy sandwiches, overdone grilled meats, or boring salads-Hello, Summer! will inspire delicious meals all Summer long for escapes to the beach, lake, or even the pool in the backyard. Whether for a Summer soiree or a simple meal to beat the heat, Hello, Summer! offers ingenious recipes for of-the-moment, seasonally focused, and fresh fare. Think grilled oysters with miso-scallion butter, smoked salmon tostadas, the perfect watermelon and cucumber salad, passion fruit pudding pops, and so much more. Written by IACP Award-winning authors Marnie Hanel and Jen Stevenson, the 75 recipes are accompanied by bonus tips on the do's and don'ts of outdoor eating and entertaining, including how to scout the best beach spot, keep the sand out of your sandwich, read the tides so a waterfront dinner doesn't turn into a deep-sea disaster, and even thwart pesky flies. Hello, Summer! provides menus for feeding a crowd and recipes that can be mixed and matched for every meal, some make-aheads to save precious vacation time and others to eat on the go, with plenty of tiki cocktail recipes to end the perfect Summer day"--

Hungry girl fast & easy : all natural recipes in 30 minutes or less by Lisa Lillien

"The next cookbook from the #1 New York Times bestselling author behind the Hungry Girl brand! Lisa Lillien is back with her fastest and easiest recipes ever -- each one is ready in 30 minutes or less! With full-color photos of every recipe, Hungry Girl Fast & Easy consists of quick and simple meals & snacks made with everyday ingredients. Get ready for... * sheet-pan recipes * one-pot recipes * stir-frys & skillet meals * salads & slaws * 10-minute power bowls * 5-minute smoothies * 2-ingredient cake mugs ... and so much more! And like all Hungry Girl recipes, the calories counts are small and the portions are large! Hungry Girl Fast & Easy is packed with delicious recipes that you'll make again and again"--

The New York Times cooking no-recipe recipes by Sam Sifton

A debut cookbook from the popular New York Times website and NYT Cooking mobile app provides one hundred vibrantly photographed "No Recipe Recipes" for weeknight meals, from smothered pork chops to fettucine with minted ricotta.

Everyday dinners by Jessica Merchant

"Jessica Merchant presents Everyday Dinners, a meal prep book for busy familes trying to get dinner cooked and on the table in 30 minutes. Along with plant-based, one pot, and slow cooker recipes, Jessica also includes weekly dinner plans, ideas, tips and tricks and even a 45 to 60 minutes meal prep game plan for the weekends to keep cooking easy and quick on busy weeknights"--

Tuesday nights Mediterranean by Christopher Kimball

"From Italy, Spain, adn Morocco to Tunisia, Israel, and Lebanon, the simple home cooking of the Mediterranean is bold, honest, and naturally healthy. These Tuesday Nights recipes are designed for any night of the week -- every meal is ready in 45 minutes or less." -- Back cover

Mary Berry cooks to perfection : step by step by Mary Berry

"Your favorite star from The Great British Baking Show, Mary Berry, is back! This inspiring recipe book is filled with dozens of delicious dishes with easy step-by-step instructions to make the perfect dish every time. Mary Berry Cooks to Perfection is filled with a broad range of new and foolproof recipes for everyday cooking as well as special occasions. With Mary's help, you will learn how to make each meal in the book extra special! Simply follow her tips and tricks in the kitchen to get the perfect results, every time. Just as she does!"--Amazon

The secret ingredient cookbook : 125 family-friendly recipes with surprisingly tasty twists by Kelly Senyei

"125 family-friendly recipes based on the author's popular Just a Taste food site, with each recipe featuring a totally unexpected ingredient"--

Cook, eat, repeat : ingredients, recipes, and stories by Nigella Lawson

"Cook, Eat, Repeat is a delicious and delightful combination of recipes intertwined with narrative essays about food, all written in Nigella Lawson’s engaging and insightful prose. Whether asking 'what is a recipe?' or declaring death to the 'guilty pleasure,' Nigella brings her wisdom about food and life to the fore while sharing new recipes that readers will want to return to again and again. Within these chapters are more than a hundred new recipes for all seasons and tastes from Burnt Onion and Eggplant Dip to Chicken with Garlic Cream Sauce; from Beef Cheeks with Port and Chestnuts to Ginger and Beetroot Yogurt Sauce. Those with a sweet tooth will delight in desserts including Rhubarb and Custard Trifle; Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake; and Cherry and Almond Crumble. 'The recipes I write come from my life, my home,' says Nigella, and in Cook, Eat, Repeat she reveals the rhythms and rituals of her kitchen through recipes that make the most of her favorite ingredients, with inspiration for family dinners, vegan feasts, and solo suppers, as well as new ideas for cooking during the holidays."--publisher's website

Rodney Scott's world of BBQ : every day is a good day by Rodney Scott

"Rodney Scott was born with barbecue in his blood. He cooked his first whole hog, a specialty of South Carolina barbecue, when he was just eleven years old. At the time, he was cooking at Scott’s Bar-B-Q, his family’s barbecue spot in Hemingway, South Carolina. Now, four decades later, he owns one of the country’s most awarded and talked-about barbecue joints, Rodney Scott’s Whole Hog BBQ in Charleston. In this cookbook, co-written by award-winning writer Lolis Eric Elie, Rodney spills what makes his pit-smoked turkey, barbecued spare ribs, smoked chicken wings, hush puppies, Ella’s Banana Puddin’, and award-winning whole hog so special. Moreover, his recipes make it possible to achieve these special flavors yourself, whether you’re a barbecue pro or a novice. From the ins and outs of building your own pit to poignant essays on South Carolinian foodways and traditions, this stunningly photographed cookbook is the ultimate barbecue reference. It is also a powerful work of storytelling. In this modern American success story, Rodney details how he made his way from the small town where he worked for his father in the tobacco fields and in the smokehouse, to the sacrifices he made to grow his family’s business, and the tough decisions he made to venture out on his own in Charleston."--publisher's website

Katie Chin's global family cookbook : internationally-inspired recipes your friends and family will love! by Katie Chin

"Professional chef, TV personality and working mom of three kids, Katie Chin shows you how easy it is to prepare new and exciting meals from many cultures. Discover comfort food from around the world, and add some international flair to your dinner table. In addition to providing simple recipes for every meal and occasion, Katie includes sidebars explaining how her recipes can be adapted for vegetarians, vegans and those with food allergies--and how to add fresh new flavors to kids' lunches. From meatless Mondays to taco Tuesdays, the recipes in this book include something for everyone! Bring the unforgettable flavors of the world to your table through 170 recipes including: Seven Global Go-To Sauces -- Mexican Chimichurri Chicken Burgers -- Thai Curry Meatball Subs -- Cuban Fish Tacos with Citrus Mango Slaw -- Easy Pad Thai Noodles -- Chicken Tikka Masala Pizza -- Crispy Korean Chicken Sliders -- And so much more!" -- Goodreads.com

Teatime at Grosvenor Square : an unofficial cookbook for fans of Bridgerton : 75 sinfully delectable recipes by Dahlia Clearwater

"Delightful food and drink recipes inspired by Netflix's hit show Bridgerton and Julia Quinn's bestselling novels. Finger sandwiches, pastries, roasts, desserts, cocktails, and more!"--

Come on over : 110 fantastic recipes for the busiest house on the block by Jeff Mauro

"A personality-filled cookbook for family and friendly gatherings from celebrity chef Jeff Mauro, co-host of The Kitchen on Food Network"--

Everyone's table : global recipes for modern health by Gregory Gourdet

"When award-winning, trendsetting chef Gregory Gourdet got sober, he took stock of his life and his pantry, concentrating his energy on getting himself healthy by cooking food that was both full of nutrients and full of flavor. Now, he shares these extraordinary dishes with everyone. Everyone’s Table features 200 mouth-watering, decadently flavorful recipes carefully designed to focus on superfoods—ingredients with the highest nutrient-density, the best fats, and the most minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants—that will delight and inspire home cooks. Gourdet’s dishes are inspired by his deep affection for global ingredients and techniques--from his Haitian upbringing to his French culinary education, from his deep affection for the cuisines of Asia as well as those of North and West Africa. His unique culinary odyssey informs this one-of-a-kind cookbook, which features dynamic vegetable-forward dishes and savory meaty stews, umami-packed sauces and easy ferments, and endless clever ways to make both year-round and seasonal ingredients shine. Destined to be an everyday kitchen essential, featuring 180 sumptuous color photographs, Everyone’s Table will change forever the way we think about, approach, and enjoy healthy eating." -- Amazon

Jew-ish : reinvented recipes from a modern mensch by Jake Cohen

"100 updated classic and all-new Jewish-style recipes from a bright new star in the food community"--

The Pepper Thai cookbook : family recipes from everyone's favorite Thai mom by Pepper (Vilailuck) Teigen

"Whether she’s frying up a batch of her crispy-garlicky wings for John’s football Sundays or making Chrissy her favorite afternoon snack—instant ramen noodles with ground pork, cabbage, scallions, and cilantro—Pepper Teigen loves feeding her famously fabulous family. Through these eighty recipes, Pepper teaches you how to make all her hits. You’ll find playful twists on Thai classics, such as Fried Chicken Larb, which is all crunch with lots of lime, chile, and fish sauce, and Pad Thai Brussels Sprouts, which bring the fun tastes and textures of pad thai to a healthy sheet of pan-roasted vegetables. And there are the traditional dishes Pepper grew up with, like khao tod crispy rice salad and tom zapp hot and sour soup. Pepper shares stories about her life, too, such as how she used to sell sweet-savory kanom krok coconut-and-corn pancakes to commuters when she was ten years old in Thailand (now she makes them with her granddaughter, Luna, as a treat) and how, once she moved to the United States, she would cobble together tastes of home with ingredients she could find in her new homeland, like turning shredded cabbage and carrots into a mock-papaya salad. Influenced by Thailand, California, and everywhere in between, Pepper’s mouthwatering recipes and sharp sense of humor will satisfy anyone craving a taste of something sensational, whether that’s a peek into America’s most-talked- about family’s kitchen or a rich and spicy spoonful of Massaman Beef Curry."--inside cover

It's always freezer season : how to freeze like a chef with 100 make-ahead recipes by Ashley Christensen

"A make-ahead freezer cookbook with 100 recipes from a James Beard Award-winning chef"--

The Margaret Palca Bakes cookbook : 80 cakes, cookies, muffins, and more from a famous Brooklyn baker by Margaret Palca

Currently located on Columbia Street in Brooklyn, Margaret Palca Bakes has been supplying baked goods to the New York City community for more than thirty years. In this beautiful and lavishly illustrated cookbook, The Margaret Palca Bakes Cookbook, Margaret Palca shares practical baking tips and step-by-step techniques to make eighty of her bakerys most popular recipes. Butter, eggs, and sugar (she accepts no substitutes) help make her delicious recipes foolproof. Recipes include Margaret's famous rugelach, blueberry muffins, incredible carrot cake, and much more!

Food between friends by Jesse Tyler Ferguson

"Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson and chef Julie Tanous love to cook together. They love it so much that they founded a blog, and now put all their favorite recipes into a cookbook for you to dig into with the people you love. In Food Between Friends, they cook up delightful food, spiced with fun stories pulled right from their platonic marriage. Drawing inspiration from the regional foods of the South and Southwest they grew up with, Jesse and Julie put smart twists on childhood favorites, such as Hatch Green Chile Mac and Cheese, Grilled Chicken with Alabama White BBQ Sauce, and Little Grits Soufflés. So come join Jesse and Julie in the kitchen. This book feels just like cooking with a friend--because that's exactly what it is." --inside cover

Instant cooking : a fast, easy, and delicious way to feed your family

"The Six Sisters continue their ongoing series of cookbooks with recipes and tips for using an electronic multicooker"--

Eat better, feel better : my recipes for wellness and healing, inside and out by Giada De Laurentiis

The star of "Everyday Italian" outlines a three-week wellness program designed to bolster nutrition and reduce inflammation, sharing one hundred new recipes, including more than two dozen dairy-, sugar- and gluten-free recipes, and a twenty-one-day menu plan

Baked to perfection : delicious gluten-free recipes with a pinch of science by Katarina Cermelj

From proper crusty bread, pillowy soft cinnamon rolls and glorious layered cakes to fudgy brownies, incredibly flaky rough puff pastry and delicate patisserie--everything that once seemed impossible to make gluten-free can now be baked by you. Baked to Perfection begins with a thorough look at the gluten-free baking basics: how different gluten-free flours behave, which store-bought blends work best, and how to mix your own to suit your needs. Covering cakes, brownies, cookies, pastry and bread in turn, Katarina shares the best techniques for the recipes in that chapter, and each recipe is accompanied by expert tips, useful scientific explanations and occasional step-by-step photography to help you achieve gluten-free perfection

The complete salad cookbook : a fresh guide to 200+ vibrant dishes using greens, vegetables, grains, proteins, and more

"Discover your inner salad genie with this creative cookbook. Over 230 recipes, ingredient information, and tips, make this the only cookbook you'll ever need to make innovative, stunning, and satisfying salads. What does salad have the potential to be? An exciting mix of color, crunch, and flavor: Peaches over silken burrata; oil spiced with curry leaves on crunchy carrots flavored with lime and cilantro; Southwest Beef Salad with Cornbread Croutons. Explore the creative possibilities of salads, learn how to build and layer unique flavor combinations and embrace ingredients from barley, octopus, and miso to radiccchio, pattypan squash, and pears. These ATK dishes will be the star of the table. Our recipes feature salads like Pea Green Salad with Warm Apricot-Pistachio Vinaigrette and Tomato Salad with Steak Tips as well as Crispy Eggplant Salad, and riffs on classics: Caesar salad with grilled romaine or pasta salad with One-Pot Pasta Salad with Chicken (and tomatoes, olives, pepperoncini, green beans, arugula, feta). Sidebars highlight surprising salad ingredients such as couscous, purslane, curry powder, and radicchio. You'll also acquire ideas and inspiration to assemble your own salads in The Architecture of a Green Salad, with great tips on mixing and matching ingredients, flavors, and textures. The Salad Bar chapter equips you with an assortment of dressings, toppings, infused oils, and spice blends like za'atar. This is the cookbook you pull out when you want inspiration for dinner and a feast for the eyes." --

Taste of home 5 ingredient healthy : simply delicious dishes for today's cooks

Taste of Home 5-Ingredient Healthy Cookbook--Eating right has never been easier than with this all-new book from Taste of Home. Tall on flavor, short on prep work, 5-Ingredient Healthy Cookbook offers hundreds of satisfying main dishes, desserts, snacks and more. 300+ recipes that cut fat, sugar, calories and carbs quickly, easily and deliciously while keeping recipes to 5 ingredients!

Cooking Whole30 : over 150 delicious recipes for the Whole30 and beyond by Melissa Urban

"Previously published as Whole30 Cookbook, this bestseller is now in paperback for the first time, complete with 10 exclusive new recipes and a new introduction from Melissa Urban The groundbreaking Whole30 program has helped millions of people transform their lives by bringing them better sleep, more energy, fewer cravings, and a healthy relationship with food, built on a foundation of healthy habits that last a lifetime."--ONIX annotation
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