November 4, 2016

3 Cookbooks On Our Radar (And Must-Try Recipes!)

‘Tis the season for spending time in the kitchen. As you start planning your holiday menus, we know you’re on the hunt for great recipes to please a crowd. We’re sharing three cookbooks, along with a sneak peek of recipes from each, that are sure to help make your holiday meals hit that magic note: inventive and familiar all at once.

Martha Stewart Vegetables

cropped-Martha-StewartThe ultimate guide to cooking vegetables in imaginative ways, Martha Stewart’s latest cookbook offers 150 recipes that will help you get greens on the table — and might even make them the first ones to go. From vegetarian dishes to leafy sides and showstopping mains, these plant-centric recipes give vegetables the attention they deserve.

Here are three recipes from the cookbook to try:

Spinach & Fontina Strata

Spinach and Fontina Strata

Rainbow Carrots & Chard

Rainbow Carrots and Chard

Tempura Green Beans

Tempura Green Beans

Small Victories

cropped-Small-VictoriesSmall Victories is brought to you by Julia Turshen, writer, go-to recipe developer and co-author of best-selling cookbooks such as Gwyneth Paltrow’s It’s All Good and Mario Batali’s Spain… A Culinary Road Trip. Offering over 400 recipes for honest, home-cooked meals, Julia’s book offers down-to-earth prose and an attainable approach to food that make it a must for experienced and amateur cooks alike.

Here are three recipes from the cookbook to try:

Everything Biscuits 

everything biscuits

Turkey & Ricotta Meatballs

turkey meatballs

Berry & Buttermilk Cobbler


How To Bake Everything

cropped-bittmann-cookbookAmerican food journalist and former New York Times author Mark Bittman’s latest cookbook is the ultimate baker’s resource. With over 2,000 recipes and variations for fresh-from-the-oven favorites to the trendiest treats, How To Bake Everything shares simple ways to satisfy your craving for homemade sweets.

Here is a recipe from the cookbook to try:

Pumpkin Pie

pumpkin pie

Author: Adena Leigh

1. Recipes and photographs reprinted from Martha Stewart’s Vegetables by the Editors of Martha Stewart Living. Copyright ©2016 by Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. Photographs by Ngoc Minh Ngo and Johnny Miller. Published by Clarkson Potter/Publishers, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC. 2. Excerpted from Small Victories by Julia Turshen foreword by Ina Garten. Copyright © Chronicle Books, 2016. Photographyby Gentl + Hyers. Published by Chronicle Books. All rights reserved. 3. Excerpted from How to Bake Everything by Mark Bittman. Copyright ©Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.