Weeknights, weekends. . .if you love to cook your way through books, Nigella Lawson’s At My Table is one that compels you to the stove—even during the dog days of summer.
No more buying mystery ingredients at the liquor store—hoping you like the restaurant-inspired cocktails you make at home. Maggie Hoffman’s The One-Bottle Cocktail re-imagines multi-spirit cocktails subbing in fresh supermarket ingredients and pantry staples that deliver the nuance and complexity of the cocktails skilled bartenders hang their hats on.
Rolando Beramendi’s new cookbook, Autentico, will make you slow down, cook purposefully, with good ingredients, for the ones you love. That’s what it’s all about, isn’t it?
We love books about one specific thing because they’re often so surprising. The Baking Soda Companion, by Suzy Scherr fits the bill. After flipping through this fun, practical book, you may find yourself asking, What can’t baking soda do?
Her nineth book, Giada’s Italy, by (of course) Giada De Laurentiis is a feast for the eyes and a cookbook Italian-food lovers are bound to cook from night after night—or over a leisurely weekend, as Giada tells us Italian families often do.