Satisfy Hunger with Clean Eating, Yogurt Culture, Green + Grains | Cooking Reviews, February 15, 2015

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An eye-opening Bar Tartine; Yogurt Culture belongs in most all collections; Vetri continues to please with exceptional Italian cuisine; clean eating and lifestyle tips; an accessible take on leafy, grainy dishes.

Master Chefs Paul Bocuse, Jacques Pépin, plus a Debut, Chinatown Faves, & Chocolate Confections | Cooking Reviews, July 2015

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Abood’s debut exudes charm and style; recommend Fertig’s latest to bakers who love unconventional recipes; the heart and soul of French chef Pépin; Woodier offers a bargain for knowledge-hungry apple lovers

Trends, Traditions, Tastes: Middle Eastern Cooking | Collection Development, July 2015

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Emphasizing recency and broad appeal, this list of materials will meet the practical needs of cooks and provide signposts for readers who’d like to contextualize their Middle Eastern cooking through additional study. The recommended DVDs highlight differences in how foods are prepared and eaten in the Middle East versus the United States and touch on heated debates regarding the origins of popular foods.

Local Eats, Icy Treats, Meatless Mains, & Barbeque Favorites | Cooking Reviews, June 15, 2015

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Foolproof classic fare for potlucks, picnics, tailgates, and other occasions; readers will undoubtedly emerge better cooks after trying López-Alt’s perfected recipes; an unlikely Meatless in Cowtown will satisfy vegetarians

Tastes of Hawaii, Thailand, Mexico, Classic American, Baking Naturally | Cooking Reviews, May 15, 2015

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Bayless’s easy Mexican dishes for busy home cooks, an excellent addition to Thai cooking collections, Brown’s guide to eating on a limited budget, Honey & Co. is representative of the hottest trends and has enough variety to be suitable for everyday use

Everyday Healthy Pasta, Homemade Ice Cream, Ancient Grains, Plus Recipes from New England and Italy | Cooking Reviews, April 15, 2015

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Bilderback brings homemade ice cream to specialty-appliance-free ­kitchens, Henry offers budget-friendly and flavorful chicken recipes, Speck prepares satisfying whole-grain meals, celebrity chef Voltaggio’s cookbook is one readers will use.

Real Korean, New German, Recipes for Every Day | Cooking Reviews, March 15, 2015

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Bloomfield’s latest is an excellent companion to its popular predecessor, a fresh look at outdoor entertaining, Korean cuisine gains a wider audience, the relationship between food and fiction, a refined and chic German cookbook.

Cookbooks from the Days, Food52’s Miglore, New Voice Siddiqi, & Others | Cooking Reviews, January 2015

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A charming follow-up from married business owners Cheryl and Griffith Day, vegetarians and flexitarians will find plenty to love in Forte’s latest, Miglore offers a treat for readers who enjoy casual gourmet food, Siddiqi gives a polished debut.

International Salads, Wild Mushrooms, Honey, Oatmeals, Jam & Marmalade | Cooking Reviews, December 2014

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Butcher’s latest is a great gift for salad lovers; soulful Southern foods that will have readers’ stomachs rumbling; notably inventive variations on marshmallows, nougat, and Turkish delight; a welcoming and unintimidating mushroom book.

Recipes from Ghayour, Prune, Huckleberry Bakery & Cafe, SAVEUR, & More | Cooking Reviews, November 15, 2014

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The Make-Ahead Cook is indispensable for busy families, a stunning collection of approachable Middle Eastern recipes, a great gift for anyone who loves New York, a timely cookie collection, a romantic take on the art of the handmade pie.