Carrie Byrd

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Basics with Babish: Recipes for Screwing Up, Trying Again, and Hitting It Out of the Park

Fans of the Babish Culinary Universe, a YouTube channel that currently boasts 10 million subscribers, will enjoy this latest addition, although it may not be basic enough for true beginners.

The Chutney Life: 100 Easy-To-Make Indian-Inspired Recipes

While aimed at fans of Patel’s blog, this is accessible to all readers and a good choice for home cooks wanting to dip their toes into Patel’s style of Indian American cooking.

Sewing for Children with African Wax Print Fabric

A fun introduction to African wax prints. Accessible for beginning sewists.

Maximalism: Bold, Bedazzled, Gold, and Tasseled Interiors

Readers will enjoy this look into eclectic and colorful maximalist style. A good addition to interior design collections that span a wide range of eras.

Punch-Needle Craft

A practical guide for getting started with punch-needling and a good choice for libraries looking to expand their crafting collection.

Every Season Is Soup Season: 85+ Souper-Adaptable Recipes To Batch, Share, Reinvent, and Enjoy

Libraries with extensive cookbook collections will still find something new here, and readers looking to make a change to lighter, more vegetable-forward fare will enjoy these recipes.

All Buttons Great and Small: A Compelling History of the Button, from the Stone Age to Today

Libraries in communities with historical ties to button-making or readers who are interested in manufacturing’s past may enjoy.

One-Pot Mediterranean: 70+ Simple Recipes for Healthy and Flavorful Weeknight Cooking

Readers and libraries with large cookbook collections will likely find this to be a good addition. The recipes are written clearly, and the techniques are accessible to beginners.

Find Yourself at Home: A Conscious Approach to Shaping Your Space and Your Life

While much of the design advice feels familiar, readers with an interest in feng shui will likely enjoy this book.

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