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The Complete Guide to Healthy Drinks: Powerhouse Ingredients, Endless Combinations

This inclusive title is a good choice for librarians looking for one book on the subject. Its very scope allows it to be many things to many people.
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Best of Vegan: 100 Recipes That Celebrate Comfort, Culture, and Community

The popular blog comes to life in this upbeat and fun cookbook that will be a hit with nouveau vegans looking for satisfying fare.
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Simple Fancy: A Chef’s Big-Flavor Recipes for Easy Weeknight Cooking

Sure to please readers who know their way around the kitchen but feel their dishes are a bit mundane. Santos provides the inspiration to create simple yet high-end eats.

Eddie Muller’s Noir Bar: Cocktails Inspired by the World of Film Noir

An alluring and tasty drinking companion for lovers of film noir.
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Parsi: From Persia to Bombay: Recipes & Tales from the Ancient Culture

Recommended as an essential introduction to a distinctive foodway. The stunning visuals and delicious food, combined with rich history and stories, create a unique glimpse into Parsi culture.
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Giuseppe’s Italian Bakes: Over 60 Classic Cakes, Desserts and Savoury Bakes

Dell’Anno’s debut will appeal to more than just Bake Off fans, with plenty of enticing recipes for the home baker who wants a taste of Italy.

Fieldwork: A Forager’s Memoir

Regan’s latest work may very well surpass the critical success and praise of her debut in 2019. Her honesty is captivating, and her writing creates a tangible experience that is remarkable and unforgettable. This is a story many readers will not want to miss.
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Motherland: A Jamaican Cookbook

Readers will relish the research and detail Thompson put into her ode to her beloved Jamaica through its food and history.
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Salty: Lessons on Eating, Drinking, and Living from Revolutionary Women

Despite the moments of slightly rocky narration, this is a captivating glimpse into the lives of nine creative, world-changing women that will appeal to both foodies and feminists.
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Doctors and Distillers: The Remarkable Medicinal History of Beer, Wine, Spirits, and Cocktails

This quirky history is both entertaining and informative; an ideal recommendation for anyone who enjoyed Amy Stewart’s Drunken Botanist or Lydia Kang’s Quackery.
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Eat Up!

This empathetic and timely listen will inspire and inform. A celebration of food and humanity that will be welcomed by anyone wishing to embrace the notion that eating can be both pleasure and self-care.
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Allergic Intimacies: Food, Disability, Desire, and Risk

This book should be a part of academic research and college classrooms.

Bagels, Schmears, and a Nice Piece of Fish: A Whole Brunch of Recipes To Make at Home

An information-packed delight. This is a book to give as a housewarming gift, treasure in one’s kitchen where it will quickly become flour and lox stained, and to make sure is in every library collection.
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Vegan Africa: Plant-Based Recipes from Ethiopia to Senegal

Generously illustrated with stunning color photos, this wonderful blend of African vegan recipes is sure to entice.

What’s for Dessert: Simple Recipes for Dessert People

Saffitz continues to convert cooks to bakers and wow the experienced with her charm, fun recipes, and excellent instruction in a book that is sure to become a classic. A must-buy.
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Showstopping Cakes: Mastering the Art and Science of Baking

Featuring many elaborately decorated cakes meant to impress, this is best for ambitious bakers hoping to recreate some Bake Off magic at home.
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Bliss on Toast: 75 Simple Recipes

Low-carb diet devotees aside, most readers will find a wide range of yummy things to munch on in Leith’s bliss-inducing carbo-centric cookbook.
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The Pasta Queen: A Just Gorgeous Cookbook

This “just gorgeous” cookbook is truly that, and its assortment of recipes will please a variety of readers looking for bona fide Italian food for all occasions.
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Is This a Cookbook?: Adventures in the Kitchen

Perfect as an introduction to gastronomy, Blumenthal’s quirky and readable book will delight fans and create new ones.
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Southern Inspired: More Than 100 Delicious Dishes from My American Table to Yours

Recommended for libraries with sizeable cookbook collections or regional interest.
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The Complete Modern Pantry: 350+ Ways To Cook Well with What’s on Hand

Extremely practical and full of resources; bound to fly off library shelves.
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Le Cordon Bleu Bakery School: 80 Step-by-Step Recipes for Bread and Viennoiseries

Bread bakers looking to up their game with pro level baking will appreciate having Le Cordon Bleu’s recipes and methods adapted for the home kitchen, although some additional effort in sourcing ingredients and converting temperatures from Celsius will be necessary for American bakers.
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The Woks of Life: Recipes To Know and Love from a Chinese American Family

Covering a huge range of dishes and then some, this cookbook will thrill fans of the blog and appeal to cooks of all skill levels, including those looking for a challenge.
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The Best American Food Writing 2022

Everyone who eats will find some entertainment here, but it’s a must-read for readers of food writing who will not want to miss any of the insights found in these selections.
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All About Cookies: A Milk Bar Baking Book

A good addition to any comprehensive baking collection (as both a guide and an enjoyable read).
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The Complete Language of Food: A Definitive & Illustrated History

This can work as a beautifully illustrated browse, but it will also serve well as a reference for reports and foodie patrons.
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My First Popsicle: An Anthology of Food and Feelings

Recommended for lovers of food and essays.

Tanya Holland’s California Soul: Recipes from a Culinary Journey West

Lovely food, resonant history, and high production values make Holland’s latest a can’t-miss book.

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Gateau: The Surprising Simplicity of French Cakes

Full of charming gouache illustrations and a wonderful friendly tone to the text. Public-library patrons will like this one.
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Cure: New Orleans Drinks and How To Mix ‘Em from the Award-Winning Bar

Who isn’t looking for a little bit of NOLA on their bar or their bookshelves? Bodenheimer delivers with this love letter to the Big Easy that is as much fun to read as it is to create from, bringing a bit of lagniappe to the mixology collection.
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Cooking from the Spirit: Easy, Delicious, and Joyful Plant-Based Inspirations

Brown’s many fans will welcome a chance to spend more time with her; vegans will be happy for new ideas. Will be a pleaser.
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Serendipity: A History of Accidental Culinary Discoveries

These short, casual interviews about serendipitous food discoveries mix fact and lore to provide an entertaining collection that food connoisseurs will enjoy. With no sources included beyond the experts being interviewed, this reads more like an oral history, lovingly preserved in book form.

Somebody Feed Phil, the Book: Untold Stories, Behind-the-Scenes Photos and Favorite Recipes

An irresistible hybrid cookbook/travel book, ideal for readers planning a trip or a meal.

Cocktails in Color: A Spirited Guide to the Art and Joy of Drinkmaking

This is a gem of a book: useful, lovely to page through, and instructive. It will be as welcome in the kitchen as on the nightstand, and readers will be delighted to find it on the shelf.
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Persiana Everyday: Easy Everyday Dishes

Ghayour delivers the flavor she is known for, in a simple weeknight-friendly package that will please fans and families.
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Ghetto Gastro Presents Black Power Kitchen

A wonderfully written and beautifully produced book. In keeping with Ghetto Gastro’s multidisciplinary approach, this volume will offer readers an engaging excursion into food history and culture, with a myriad of appealing recipes. Best for those interested in culinary and cultural histories.

Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Extra Good Things

Long-standing Ottolenghi fans will find plenty of new favorites, while the title also serves as an accessible introduction for newcomers to his style and methods. Highly recommended for library collections.
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Chetna’s Easy Baking: With a Twist of Spice

Anyone well versed in British terms and ingredients and equipped with traybake tins will find this another appealing offering from Makan.

Chinese-ish: Home Cooking, Not Quite Authentic, 100% Delicious

Kaul and Hu have written an excellent introduction to Chinese and Southeast Asian cuisine, recommended for intermediate to advanced cooks. Readers who just love reading cookbooks, even if they never step foot in the kitchen, won’t want to miss it either.
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Super Soul Food with Cousin Rosie: 100+ Modern Twists on Comfort Food Classics

This collection of fun and flavorful recipes will be a hit with patrons. Established fans of Mayes will clamor for the new recipes, while those just discovering her cooking will appreciate her modern yet practical twists on classics.
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(Serious) New Cook: Recipes, Tips, and Techniques

Sure to be a winner, with lovely pictures, clear and cheerful prose, and the promise of tasty food.
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Studio Ghibli Cookbook: Unofficial Recipes Inspired by Spirited Away, Ponyo, and More!

Call it rereading by eating: this book will please Studio Ghibli buffs. It might not circulate from the stacks, but put it alongside the films or on a page-to-screen display, and fans will delight in finding it.
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Mamacita: Recipes Celebrating Life as a Mexican Immigrant in America

With a solid variety of nostalgic Mexican staples, Pons offers an accessible introduction to traditional Mexican dishes that are sure to please. Most of the recipes are less than a page in length with easy-to-follow instructions and generally easy-to-find ingredients. A great choice for cookbook collections.
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Spanish at Home: Feasts & Sharing Plates from Iberian Kitchens

All libraries should have a range of Iberian cookbooks on the shelf, and Warren’s will be useful for multiple reasons, be it planning a fiesta or themed party featuring food from this part of Spain, or learning more about the region’s foodways.
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First Generation: Recipes from My Taiwanese-American Home

Easy-to-follow recipes and the nostalgic stories behind them are sure to please enthusiastic cooks.
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Small Batch Bakes: Baking Cakes, Cookies, Bars and Buns for One to Six People

A welcome and scrummy (as one beloved British telly baking judge would say) addition to any home-baker’s cookbook collection.
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Go-To Dinners: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook

Another pleaser from Garten; sure to be in demand.
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Sundays with Sophie: Flay Family Recipes for Any Day of the Week

The Flays have slayed it with a casual family cookbook that covers the basics for beginners, but it is full of surprises for veteran home chefs.
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BUDMO! Recipes from a Ukrainian Kitchen

This timely cookbook is strongly recommended and provides a balance of the cultural history of Ukraine and Eastern Europe with the warmth and love found in Voloshyna’s delicious recipes.

Home Is Where the Eggs Are

If patrons are not already a fan of Yeh’s cheerful culinary brand of pun-enriched and sprinkle-championing cooking, this charming paean to joys of farmhouse food and the bucolic life will win them over.
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Soup Broth Bread: 120 Vibrant and Heartwarming Recipes

Allen has tapped into the hearts of many with the practicality of her latest book combining recipes for stellar meals. This will find many fans this fall and for seasons to come.
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Very Good Salads: Middle-Eastern Salads and Plates for Sharing

This effervescent collection of salads and vegetable dishes offers plenty of inspiration for family dinners and casual entertaining. Expect reader interest.
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Everyday Cake: 45 Simple Recipes for Layer, Bundt, Loaf, and Sheet Cakes

Library patrons will love this cookbook for its “just right” size and content.

Nadiya’s Everyday Baking: From Weeknight Dinners to Celebration Cakes, Let Your Oven Do the Work

Hussain puts her own spin on baking in this collection of appetizing recipes that showcases her infectious joy for food and penchant for playing with flavors.
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Prep And Rally: An Hour of Prep, a Week of Delicious Meals

Look for this to become a perennial favorite for any cook looking to simplify meal planning and prep with delish results.
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Five Marys Family Style: Recipes and Traditions from the Ranch

Tell patrons to pack their bags and load their wagons. They’ll be raring to move to a ranch after reading this charmer.
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Enebla: Recipes from an Ethiopian Kitchen

An approachable and personal compendium, that, while slightly dated in design, is recommended for public libraries with strong food-focused communities.

The Vegan Chinese Kitchen: Recipes and Modern Stories from a Thousand-Year-Old Tradition

Rich visuals, history, stories, and recipes make this the go-to cookbook for vegan Chinese cooking and will likely become a favorite for all levels of cooks and vegetarians.
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Northern Soul: Southern-Inspired Home Cooking from a Northern Kitchen

Sutherland proves that the diaspora of soul food to the Midwest has only added to the comfort, flavor, and love it represents. Readers looking for delicious recipes and inspiration in the kitchen will want to dig in.
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Down and Out in Paradise: The Life of Anthony Bourdain

Leerhsen’s page-turner provides a well-rounded portrait of Bourdain, acknowledging his many faults as well as his empathy, work ethic, and creativity.
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Chocolate: A Cultural Encycolpedia

This well-researched work provides a useful discussion of the historical, cultural, and commercial aspects of chocolate.
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The Red Truck Bakery Farmhouse Cookbook: Sweet and Savory Comfort Food from America’s Favorite Rural Bakery

This new selection from an award-winning bakery is recommended for all public libraries.
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The Gracias Madre Cookbook: Bright, Plant-Based Recipes from Our Mexi-Cali Kitchen

What this cookbook does best is offer a fresh and bright Cali-style vegan spin on Mexican recipes such as watermelon gazpacho, Coconut Madre Tacos, and tiramisu con mezcal, elevating taste and appeal.
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Simple Pasta: Pasta Made Easy; Life Made Better

Recommended for its versatility, humor and general deliciousness, this title won’t disappoint pasta lovers looking to learn the craft of Italian cooking or just perk up weeknight meals.
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Koshersoul: The Faith and Food Journey of an African American Jew

Twitty wishes to start a conversation where people celebrate their differences and embrace commonalities. By drawing on personal narratives, his own and others’, and exploring different cultures, Twitty’s book offers important insight into the journeys of Black Jews.
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I Am from Here: Stories and Recipes from a Southern Chef

Recommended for all who like delicious comfort food, bold flavors, and classics with a distinctive twist.
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Boards and Spreads: Shareable, Simple Arrangements for Every Meal

Whether hosting a dinner party or a sleepover, readers will find fun recipes and eye-pleasing, and crowd-pleasing, solutions for all their entertaining needs.
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Forever Beirut: Recipes and Stories from the Heart of Lebanon

Recommended for cookbook readers, armchair travelers, and those looking to learn more about Lebanese cuisine.
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Good & Sweet: A New Way To Bake with Naturally Sweet Ingredients

With a growing interest in reducing refined sugar intake, this checks the boxes for bakers ready to make the change.
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BAKE: My Best Ever Recipes for the Classics

Break out the Hollywood handshake because this book is filled with bakes that will become part of readers’ regular rotations.
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Spice Kitchen: Healthy Latin and Caribbean Cuisine

Fox’s fans will love her inaugural effort, and so will library patrons looking to cook with natural ingredients that provide big flavors.
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Can You Make That Gluten-Free?

Recommended for libraries with a high demand for gluten-free cookbooks, especially those looking for an entry point into the kitchen.

The Cuban Sandwich: A History in Layers

The authors note that their research was limited by pandemic travel restrictions and the dearth of written sources available in the United States. That said, this is an excellent, approachable resource on Cuban history told through the complexities of a beloved food item. Highly recommended for foodies and history buffs.
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Plant-Based India: Nourishing Recipes Rooted in Tradition

Whether readers are looking to introduce plant-based cooking or Indian cuisine into their life, this cookbook will not disappoint with its sensible and alluring design, its practical recipes, and Shukla’s personal touch.
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Salads Are More Than Leaves

When summer arrives, this bright, fresh offering will be the first book readers pull from the shelves, but its versatility and big flavors will mean it stays in rotation all year.
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What Your Food Ate: How To Heal Our Land and Reclaim Our Health

This fascinating look at how soil health affects the health of plants, livestock, and people will appeal to those interested in regenerative agriculture, the welfare of livestock, soil science, and more.
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Make This Tonight: Recipes To Get Dinner on the Table

The book is attractive and will have a huge built-in fan base, but (even for libraries with unlimited cookbook budgets) it’s safe to give this one a pass unless demand warrants.
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The Outdoor Table: Recipes for Living and Eating Well

Dust off the outdoor cushions and crank up the umbrella. Readers now have the tools to host a great outdoor get-together that will impress..
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Berber&Q on Vegetables: Recipes for Barbecuing, Grilling, Roasting, Smoking, Pickling and Slow-Cooking

Accomplished vegetarian cooks will love the introduction of cultivated flavors and techniques, while other readers will enjoy experimenting with new ways to cook favorite veggies.

Eat Up!: Food, Appetite, and Eating What You Want

A colorful, thoughtful collection that reads like memoir-meets–food science, perfect for foodies and anyone looking to examine their relationship with food and celebrate the joy of eating.

The Coffee Book

In-depth and accessible, this volume will fascinate coffee lovers wanting to learn more about the popular beverage, as well as those interested in learning about coffee varieties, brewing techniques, and recipes.
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Starbucks

A well-written book featuring fascinating tidbits, this work goes beyond the basics to appeal to business students and faculty, Starbucks fans, business managers, and entrepreneurs looking for successful insights or strategies.

Cheryl Day’s Treasury of Southern Baking

A comprehensive, well-executed volume, perfect for bakers of all levels.
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The Complete Autumn and Winter Cookbook: 550+ Recipes for Warming Dinners, Holiday Roasts, Seasonal Desserts, Breads, Food Gifts, and More

A thorough guide to all foods warm and cozy, whether readers are planning a festive holiday meal, dinner for two, or a gift swap. A veritable bible of seasonal meal options for weeknight dinners and festival gatherings, and an excellent source of inspiration for menu planning and seasonal shopping.
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Big Boards for Families: Healthy, Wholesome Charcuterie Boards and Food Spread Recipes That Bring Everyone Around the Table

With classic charcuterie boards and spreads inspired by dishes around the world, Coughlin provides a broad range of options for group gatherings and other festivities. These boards will see readers through the holidays and beyond.

Small Plates: Over 150 Ideas for Bites and Nibbles

This little book presents a simple concept but packs a punch in terms of the variety of recipes and flavors it includes (Latin American, Indian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Asian, and the list goes on).
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Vegan Holiday Cookbook: Festive Plant-Based Meals and Desserts for the Thanksgiving and Christmas Table

While the recipes are intended for holiday menus, this is a source of plant-based inspiration for the whole year.

Sweet Talk Cookies: Creative Designs for Birthdays, Holidays, and Every Day

This collection is one of the most thorough introductions to cookie decorating in print, with detailed instructions and visuals that can only be beat by a video tutorial.
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Holiday Cocktails: Over 100 Simple Cocktails To Celebrate the Season

If readers are looking to serve Christmas in a glass, this book will have the perfect cocktail. Cool spritzes, hot toddies, coffee drinks, punches, and a solid selection of standards make this title worth consulting when stocking the holiday bar.

Everyday Entertaining: 110+ Recipes for Going All Out When You’re Staying In

Perfect for home cooks who live on their own and are ready to entertain. This book has a little of everything and is an excellent starting point to plan a small gathering, seek inspiration for a holiday menu, or enjoy a cozy night in.

Mooncakes and Milk Bread: Sweet and Savory Recipes Inspired by Chinese Bakeries

Cho offers an authoritative and delectable treasure trove of recipes for Chinese bakery treats, which generally get little attention in American cookbooks. Highly recommended for all home bakers and anyone who enjoys Chinese food.
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Celebrate with Kim-Joy: Cute Cakes and Bakes To Make Every Occasion Joyful

Kim-Joy’s latest collection of whimsical, brightly colored treats is her most charming and accessible yet, sure to appeal to enthusiastic home bakers and devotees of her signature aesthetic.
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Taste: My Life Through Food

A no-brainer for fans of Tucci or those interested in food memoirs; this heartfelt account will also appeal to anyone interested in Italian home cooking.
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Burnt Toast and Other Disasters: A Book of Heroic Hacks, Fabulous Fixes, and Secret Sauces

Fun, easy-to-make recipes for the “burnt out” home cook.
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The Weekday Vegetarians: 100 Recipes and a Real-Life Plan for Eating Less Meat

Rosenstrach knows how to craft an excellent cookbook: recipes are beautifully photographed; instructions are clear; and options for ingredients allow for flexibility. This already best-selling volume will draw in Rosenstrach’s existing fans and find new ones.
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Lemon, Love & Olive Oil

This is an interesting resource full of unique dishes. Home cooks who want to add some Greek flair to their cooking and libraries looking to complement other Greek cookbooks in their collection will find plenty of inspiration.
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Plant and Planet: Sustainable and Delicious Vegetarian Cooking for Real People

More about general sustainable eating than it is about specific recipes. A practical work focused on ways to eliminate waste, and shop and cook responsibly while still eating delicious food.
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Cookies: The New Classics

Szewczyk’s latest cookbook will have broad appeal for those who want to move beyond the same basic cookie recipes.

The Cookie Bible

A worthy addition to the Beranbaum baking oeuvre and a sure-fire hit for bakers of all abilities who love a well-done classic cookie.
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Ready, Set, Cook: How To Make Good Food with What’s on Hand (No Fancy Skills, Fancy Equipment, or Fancy Budget Required)

While the book lacks instructions for measurement conversion, Perry’s approachable guidance and beautiful photographs offer enough basic info to be of interest to beginner cooks.
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