The Latest in Cookbooks
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The Latest in Cookbooks

Love to cook and explore recipes, or are you looking to start? Save time and money by checking out cookbooks from the library! Here are some of the latest we have added to the collection.

Knife Drop: Creative Recipes Anyone Can Cook by Nick DiGiovanni Print

Home-cooked food doesn’t have to be over-the-top, fussy, or time-intensive to be absolutely amazing. In his debut cookbook, Nick DiGiovanni gives you the tools to become fearless in the kitchen and to create delicious meals.

Cook Color: a Rainbow of 100 Recipes by Maria Zizka Print

Author Maria Zizka introduces readers to ideas from color theory and cooking sciences, explaining how to master food styling and cooking techniques to enhance and preserve color, without any artificial additives.

Cook it Up: Bold Moves for Family Foods by Alex Guarnaschelli Print

Through seventy-five witty and informative recipes, Alex and Ava share a repertoire of dishes that define their modern family meals: bold flavored, comforting, satisfying, and always supremely delicious. Side by side, they cook their way through family favorites.

Start Here: Instructions for Becoming a Better Cook by Sohla El-Waylly Print

More than 200 recipes–and techniques–for cooking with creativity and confidence.

Jane’s Patisserie Celebrate!: Bake Every Day Special by Jane Dunn Print

Whether you’re looking for a fancy funfetti sponge cake for a birthday, a chunky Mini Egg Cookie for Easter, or a gooey S’more Muffin to add a little sparkle to your Sunday, this book has everything you need to treat yourself and celebrate every day.

Indulge: Delicious and Decadent Dishes to Enjoy and Share by Valerie Bertinelli Print

With this gorgeous cookbook, Valerie shares her secrets for indulging so you can start living your best, most fulfilling life too. Whether it’s splurging on fresh produce at the farmer’s market, cooking an extravagant steak dinner for one, or serving an ice cream sundae bar at a dinner party, this book is a reminder that indulging can take many shapes and forms.

One: Simple One-Pan Wonders by Jamie Oliver Print

Jamie Oliver is back to basics with over 120 simple, delicious, ONE pan recipes. In ONE, Jamie Oliver will guide you through over 120 recipes for tasty, fuss-free and satisfying dishes cooked in just one pan.

Salamati: Hamed’s Persian Kitchen: Recipes and Stories from Iran to the Other Side of the World by Hamed Allahyari Print

With every dip of warm flatbread into herbed dadami dip, every bite of braised lamb with dried lime and saffron rice, every sip of homemade sour cherry tea, Hamed shines a light on his past in his native Tehran and continues to build and optimistic future in his new home.

6 Spices 60 Dishes: Indian Recipes that are Simple, Fresh, and Big on Taste by Ruta Kahate Print

Using just six common spices–cayenne, coriander, cumin, turmeric, mustard seed, and asafetida–chef Ruta Kahate presents 60 delicious recipes that are easy to prepare but deliver rich, complex flavor. These dishes–including tons of nourishing veggies, raitas, grains, and dals–are fresh, healthy, and versatile enough to mix and match with your everyday cooking.

Nourishing Vegan Every Day: Simple, Plant-Based Recipes Filled with Color and Flavor by Amy Lanza Print

A collection of vibrant and delicious vegan recipes that strike the perfect balance between nourishing and practical for everyday eating.

Asada: the Art of Mexican-Style Grilling by Bricia Lopez Print

Oaxaca authors Bricia Lopez and Javier Cabral are back with the first major cookbook about how to create asada-Mexican-style grilled meat-at home.

Mayumu: Filipino American Desserts Remixed by Abi Balingit Print

Now, Abi shares these cult-favorite desserts with Mayumu (which means “sweet” in one of the 8 major languages in Philippines), an incredibly fresh baking book of 75 recipes for sweet treats, organized in chapters tied to where she discovered these flavors growing up as child of immigrants in a cultural melting pot, from the Philippines, to all around California, to her now home Brooklyn, NY.

Pulp: a Practical Guide to Cooking with Fruit by Abra Berens Print

Roasted fruit can enhance a pork chop or add tartness and fleshy heft to grains. Apricots can be tucked into the most delicious grilled cheese, their brilliant flavor and hue the irresistible stars of the sandwich. Infinitely delicious, endlessly adaptable fruit can center a meal.

You can find books about cooking, baking, grilling, smoking… and more, in the library’s online catalog. Browse the Libby app for digital versions as well, including digital magazines!

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