Our Just Desserts: Baking | Collection Development, September 1, 2016

Baked goods and pastries are favorites among chefs and consumers alike, and despite burgeoning online food resources, cookbooks continue to be top circulators. These new and classic sources will add sustenance to any collection.

Big, Bad Breakfast, Dorie’s Cookies, Purely Pumpkin | Cooking Reviews, August 1, 2016

An essential cookbook for those who love hosting hearty breakfasts and brunches; a timely pumpkin cookbook to get recipe ideas for fall holidays and gatherings; hundreds of cookie recipes from baking expert Dorie Greenspan, and plenty more cookbook reviews to satisfy every craving

Sugar, Fat, & Flavor | Nonfiction Previews, Dec. 2016, Pt. 2

Lohman, Sarah. Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine. S. & S. Dec. 2016. 288p. ISBN 9781476753959. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781476753980. COOKING As a historical gastronomist, Lohman has worked her way through cookbooks, manuscripts, and various economic, scientific, political, and religious tracts dating from the 1700s to understand what’s cooking in America. And despite […]

Live-Fire Grilling with “Meat on the Side,” plus Gluten-Free French Cuisine, & More | Cooking Reviews, May 15, 2016

Dinki presents flexible recipes that can be both meaty and meatless; Peltre’s family-friendly recipes prove gluten-free cooking doesn’t have to be stressful; for budget and environmentally conscious cooks, Vinton says, Eat It Up!

Cooking with Spices, Award-Winning Salmon Recipes, and Masters of French Cooking | Cooking Reviews, April 15, 2016

Cookbooks from celebrity chefs Floyd Cardoz, Chetna Makan, and Michel Roux, Jr., plus collections of salmon recipes, French cooking, baking, and more.

Nonfiction: Decadent Desserts That Won’t Pile on the Pounds | Xpress Reviews

Bakers and especially eaters will appreciate this collection of delicious treats that are visually appealing yet light on calories

Mediterranean Jewish Food, Irish Country Recipes, and Korean Cooking | Cooking Reviews, March 15, 2016

An exhaustive Jewish cookbook from three Mediterranean Jewish cultures, a compelling blend of delicious recipes from the Irish countryside, an approachable gateway to Korean cuisine, and other savory cookbooks to satisfy your palate

All the Food You Want To Eat | Cooking Reviews, February 15, 2016

An ­excellent and thorough treatment of pudding-like desserts; an essential addition for serious bread enthusiasts; Miller’s collection is unfussy, versatile, and filled with stories; an unconventional and laugh-out-loud funny delight

Sushi & Sashimi, Ramen, Pho, plus Simply Nigella and Middle Eastern Sweets | Cooking Reviews, January 1, 2016

A practical take on whole grain cooking; meatless healthy eating; an excellent starting point for sushi and sashimi lovers; Lawson’s winning selection of recipes for all occasions; Miller reframes cooking as a form of self-care

Four Books for Foodies | Nonfiction Previews, Jun. 2016, Pt. 4

Behr, Edward. The Food and Wine of France: Eating and Drinking from Champagne to Provence. Penguin Pr. Jun. 2016. 352p. ISBN 9781594204524. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780399564024. COOKING Most people think French food and wine are the world’s best, but what does best mean? Behr, an important food writer who founded the food magazine The Art […]