Friends, we hope you had a lovely weekend. Anne spent most of hers in the kitchen cooking (but sadly not baking) and realized *light bulb!* we need to share our latest and greatest cookbooks with you:
SIMPLY NIGELLA: Feel Good Food by Nigella Lawson
The bestselling author’s latest gorgeous cookbook contains 150 recipes to nourish oneself, friends, and family.
THUG KITCHEN PARTY GRUB by Thug Kitchen
The funny, foul-mouthed duo behind Thug Kitchen is back with 100 plant-based recipes to serve at parties to prove that “eating healthy doesn’t have to mean boring-a$$ food.”
THE BLUE BLOODS COOKBOOK: 120 Recipes That Will Bring Your Family to the Table by Bridget Moynahan & Wendy Howard Goldberg
“Arthur Avenue Spaghetti and Meatballs” and “Cheesecake with NYPD Blue Topping” are just a few of the Irish/Italian comfort food recipes that Blue Bloods star Bridget Moynahan shares in this cookbook based on the TV show.
FRANKIE AVALON’S ITALIAN FAMILY COOKBOOK: From Mom’s Kitchen to Mine and Yours by Frankie Avalon and Rick Rodgers
Entertainment legend Frankie Avalon has cooked his way from his mother’s kitchen in South Philadelphia to Hollywood and Las Vegas, and now he shares 80+ beloved Italian recipes from four generations of his family.
MUG MEALS: More Than 100 No-Fuss Ways to Make a Delicious Microwave Meal in Minutes by Leslie Bilderback
Whether it’s dinner on the go, a quick snack, or cooking for one, delicious single-serving meals are ready in minutes with just a mug and a microwave.
DIY VEGAN: More Than 100 Easy Recipes to Create an Awesome Plant-based Pantry by Nicole Axworthy and Lisa Pitman
Lisa and Nichole show readers how easy it is to make their own vegan pantry staples at home by using easy-to-find whole food ingredients that amp up flavors and nutrition.
SLOW COOKER DESSERTS by Kathy Moore and Roxanne Wyss
Not just for soup or pot roast anymore, slow cookers can make you cheesecakes, cakes, puddings, cobblers, fondues, and more!
BAKING WITH THE BRASS SISTERS by Marilynn and Sheila Brass
“We believe that there is nothing that tastes as good as something baked by someone who loves us, unless it is something we have baked and shared with someone we love.” So goes the Brass Sisters’s philosophy, along with 125+ recipes for classic cakes, pies, cookies, breads, desserts, and savories.
Even Booklist is in on the cookbook love—two Macmillan titles made their Top 10 Food Books list:
THE CUBAN TABLE: A Celebration of Food, Flavors, and History by Ana Sofia Pelaez and Ellen Silverman
Cuban food is rich in flavor and history, and this home-cooking-focused Cuban-cuisine primer doesn’t skimp on either. Each of the more than 100 recipes, from baked goods to soups to main dishes as well as desserts and cocktails, is preceded by an anecdote about its origins.
THE GLUTEN-FREE REVOLUTION: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know about Losing the Wheat by Jax Peters Lowell
In this chatty, funny, and practical guide for the growing legion of gluten-free eaters, the popular author of THE GLUTEN-FREE BIBLE returns with more advice on how to live without wheat.