For our August Cook the Book (virtual) meet-up, we’re discussing our fave trends in cooking.
Cook the Book is our monthly foodie-literary meet up, and is next meeting on Tuesday, August 18 at 1 p.m. This month we’re talking all about food trends, and our favorite recipes and tips that go along with them.
Prepare a dish to share with others via Zoom and bring with your favorite recipes. Register online here.
What cooking trends have you tried? Pressure cooking? Slow cooker? Bread baking? Below are cookbooks we have in the library collection following these trends (and more), with links to check them out.
Instant Pot Cookbook for Beginners: 600 Easy and Delicious Instant Pot Recipes for Fast and Healthy Meals by Emilia Mitchell Request
How to Instant Pot: Mastering All the Functions of the One Pot that Will Change the Way You Cook by Daniel Shumski eBook
Mediterranean Instant Pot: Easy, Inspired Meals for Eating Well from American’s Test Kitchen eBook
Vegan Pressure Cooking: Delicious Beans, Grains and One-Pot Recipes Using a Traditional or Electric Pressure Cooker by JL Fields Request
This Old Gal’s Pressure Cooker Cookbook: Nearly 100 Easy and Delicious Recipes for Your Instant Pot and Pressure Cooker by Jill Selkowitz eBook
Keto Cooking With your Instant Pot: Recipes for Fast and Flavorful Ketogenic Meals by Karen S. Lee Request
Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook : 200 Low-Fuss, Good-For-You Recipes from American Heart Association Request
I Quit Sugar: Slow Cooker Cookbook: Easy, Nutritious Slow-Cooker Recipes for Busy Folk & Families by Sarah Wilson Request
The Mexican Slow Cooker: Recipes for Mole, Enchiladas, Carnitas, Chile Verde Pork, and More Favorites by Deborah Schneider Request
The Complete Slow Cooker: From Appetizers to Desserts – 400 Must-Have Recipes that Cook While you Play (or Work) from America’s Test Kitchen Request
手作面包 / Shou zuo mian bao = Bread: Baking by Hand or Bread Machine by 特耶, 艾瑞克 Request
The Hot Bread Kitchen Cookbook: Artisanal Baking from Around the World by Jessamyn Waldman Rodriguez Request
The Pink Whisk Guide to Bread Making: Brilliant Baking Step-by-Step by Ruth Clemens eBook
Gluten-Free Baking at Home: 102 Foolproof Recipes for Delicious Breads, Cakes, Cookies, and More by Jeffrey Larsen Request
Super Sourdough by James Morton Request
Canning and Preserving
Beyond Canning: New Techniques, Ingredients, and Flavors to Preserve, Pickle, and Ferment like Never Before by Autumn Giles Request
Canning Back to Basics: a Foolproof Guide to Canning Jams, Jellies, Pickles, and More from Ball Request
Not Your Mama’s Canning Book: Modern Canned Goods and What to Make with Them by Rebecca Lindamood Request
Canning for a New Generation: Bold, Fresh Flavors for the Modern Pantry by Liana Krissoff Request
Wisdom for Home Preservers: 500 Tips for Pickling, Canning, Curing, Smoking and More by Robin Ripley Request
Preserving Italy: Canning, Curing, Infusing, and Bottling Italian Flavors and Traditions by Domenica Marchetti Request
The Family Kitchen Garden by Karen Liebreich Request
The Kitchen Garden Month by Month by Alan Buckingham Request
The Kitchen Garden: Fresh Ideas for Luscious Vegetables, Herbs, Flowers, and Fruit by Norma Coney Request
Designing the New Kitchen Garden: an American Potager Handbook by Jennifer Bartley Request
Homegrown Harvest: a Season-by-Season Guide to a Sustainable Kitchen Garden Request
The Container Gardener’s Bible: a Step-by-Step Guide to Growing in all Kinds of Containers, Conditions, and Locations by Joanna Harrison Request
Healthy Air Fryer Cookbook: 100 Great Recipes with Fewer Calories and Less Fat by Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC eBook
Air Fry Everything! by Meredith Laurence Request
The Air Fryer Bible: More Than 200 Healthier Recipes for Your Favorite Foods by Susan LaBorde and Elizabeth Hickman eBook
The Complete Air Fryer Cookbook: Amazingly Easy Recipes to Fry, Bake, Grill, and Roast with Your Air Fryer by Linda Larsen Request
The “I Love My Air Fryer” Keto Diet Recipe Book From Veggie Frittata to Classic Mini Meatloaf, 175 Fat-Burning Keto Recipes by Sam Dillard eBook
Get more cooking and baking ideas with digital magazines!
Your Plano Public Library card gets you free access to dozens of digital magazines like Eating Well, Food & Wine, Martha Stewart Living, Clean Eating, Cook’s Illustrated and more. We have two apps for digital magazines: Flipster and RBdigital.
To read more about getting started with Flipster, see our blog post here.
To read more about getting started with RBdigital, see our blog post here.