The book is pure fun. If you’re a history buff, design nerd, or classic cocktail connoisseur, you’ll want Cocktails Across America by Diane Lapis and Anne Peck-Davis in your collection.
Over-the-top grilled cheese sandwiches are Eric Greenspan’s jam. In The Great Grilled Cheese Book, Eric shares grown-up recipes for grilled cheese lovers who aren’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and cook with abandon. These grilled cheese sandwiches move up to the adult table.
Susan Buckley led a fascinating life with the writer, photographer, and gourmand Peter Buckley. Her memoir, Eating with Peter, is a recounting of her experiences—chef by chef, dish by dish, restaurant by restaurant (some Michelin-star rated, some not)—from France, to Morocco, to the Caribbean, and back to New York.
Food52’s Any Night Grilling by Paula Disbrowe is filled with wonderful recipes and flavor combinations that will make you hungry and excited to whip up a fast grilled meal.