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The 43 Most Anticipated Cookbooks of Fall 2014

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Welcome to the Eater Fall Cookbook and Food Book Preview. Here you will find Fall releases (September 1 to December 31) that are about, written by, or could be useful to chefs/restaurants. Fall is always a tremendous season for cookbook releases, and while this year doesn't have the sheer numbers of last year, 2014 more than makes up for it in quality.

Long awaited first cookbooks from chefs like Sean Brock (Husk, Charleston), Gabrielle Hamilton (Prune, New York City), Dominique Ansel (Dominique Ansel Bakery, New York City), Thomas McNaughton (Flour + Water, San Francisco), Renee Erickson (The Walrus and the Carpenter, Seattle), Christopher Kostow (Restaurant at Meadowood, Napa Valley), Masimo Bottura (Osteria Francescana, Modena, Italy), and Christian Puglisi (Relae, Copenhagen, Denmark) dominate this season.

Also coming out are several highly anticipated follow-ups to popular titles. Photographer Jeff Scott is releasing the third volume of his Notes From a Kitchen series, which documents the creative process of famous chefs across the country. London chef Yotam Ottolenghi is releasing Plenty More, his first new book since Jerusalem became a monster best-seller in 2012.

San Francisco's Charles Phan has a cookbook of recipes from his restaurant the Slanted door, while Mario Batali has a new book out about American farmers and the chefs who love them. Three major booze books are on the list: New York City's Death & Co. has a cocktail opus on the way, Talia Baiocchi wrote book on sherry, and a book from mad scientist/bartender Dave Arnold (Booker & Dax, New York City) has a science-oriented cocktail book coming out.

It's also a big year for bakers: cookbook legend Rose Levy Beranbaum's Baking Bible comes out in November, while Huckleberry Bakery (Santa Monica), Dominique Ansel Bakery (New York City), Della Fattoria Bread (California), and Johnny Iuzzini all have titles on the way as well.

What's missing? Southern books. Beyond (the admittedly huge) Sean Brock release, there aren't many books coming out from chefs below the Mason-Dixon this year, a major departure from years past. (Albeit one we saw the beginnings of as early as last Fall.) Is this the end of the Southern cookbook boom? Stay tuned.

And now on to the Fall preview. If there's anything missing from the list, let us know in the comments.


East Coast


Meat: Everything You Need to Know

Pat LaFrieda and Carolynn Carreño
While meat man Pat LaFrieda may be most well-known outside of New York for his contributions to the burger revival of recent years, his first cookbook covers much more than just ground beef. (As, indeed, the title implies.) Seventy-five recipes cover "beef, pork, lamb, veal, and poultry," and are sourced from New York restaurateurs as well as the LaFrieda family. There are also step-by-step photographs explaining simple butchery procedures "like butterflying a veal chop or tying a crown roast."
Atria: September 2; Buy at Amazon


Sugar Rush: Master Tips, Techniques, and Recipes for Sweet Baking

Johnny Iuzzini and Wes Martin
Ex-Jean Georges pastry chef and motorocycle enthusiast Johnny Iuzzini's second cookbook focuses on fundamentals. There's a slight American-bent to the recipes as well: peanut butter pastry cream, salted caramels, pineapple-cornmeal upside-down cake, malted brownies, and more. A quick glance through a preview copy shows recipes for all skill levels.
Clarkson Potter: September 30; Buy at Amazon


The New England Kitchen: Fresh Takes on Seasonal Recipes

Jeremy Sewall and Erin Byers Murray
Boston chef Jeremy Sewall (Lineage, Eastern Standard, Island Creek Oyster Bar, Row 34) dives deep into the foods of New England for this, his first cookbook. Expect lots of seafood, profiles of fishermen, farmers, and craft brewers, and ideas for plating. Photography is by Michael Harlan Turkell, who shot recent books like The Meat Hook Meat Book, Joanne Chang's Flour, Too and Chris Cosentino's Beginnings.
Rizzoli: September 30; Buy at Amazon


America — Farm to Table: Simple, Delicious Recipes Celebrating Local Farmers

Mario Batali and Jim Webster
Mario Batali gets his farmer on in his latest cookbook, getting his chef friends (Matt Dillon, José Andrés, Paul Kahan, others) to introduce their favorite farmers and share a recipe that uses their ingredients. Farmer-driven cookbooks can be a tough sell at a national level: local, focused books can be incredibly useful to people who live in a specific area, but no one is going to be able to access local salmon and local ramps and local avocados and local oysters all in the same place, making some recipes inaccessible. Still, it could be a good read.
Grand Central Life & Style: October 7; Buy at Amazon


My Portugal: Recipes and Stories

George Mendes and Genevieve Ko
New York chef George Mendes (Aldea) travels through Portugal and his family's history to discover the cuisine of this small yet gastronomically rich nation. Expect recipes from Mendes' restaurant as well as traditional fare. The book's photography — done by longtime Gourmet alum Romulo Yanes — evokes a simpler, more elegant cookbook style from decades past. Check out a preview here.
Stewart, Tabori & Chang: October 7; Buy at Amazon


Harold Dieterle's Kitchen Notebook: Hundreds of Recipes, Tips, and Techniques for Cooking Like a Chef at Home

Harold Dieterle and Andrew Friedman
New York City chef Harold Dieterle (Perilla, Kin Shop, The Marrow) teams up with cookbook author Andrew Friedman to take a look inside Dieterle's kitchen notebook, full of dish ideas and bits of recipes. The book considers individual dish components (fresh ricotta, wild chives, huckleberries, spaetzle) and then offers several ways for home cooks to use each.
Grand Central Life & Style: October 14; Buy at Amazon


How To Eataly: A Guide to Buying, Cooking, and Eating Italian Food

It was inevitable that one day there would be a cookbook explaining how to use the ingredients one can buy at Mario Batali/Lidia Bastianich's megaemporium of all things Italian, Eataly. The book seems to contain a lot of shopping advice: the publisher's language mentions "how to assemble an antipasto platter," "what to look for in the market," and "simple ideas for what to do with staples, from olive oil to mozzarella," but expect recipes as well.
Rizzoli: October 14; Buy at Amazon



Sean Brock
This year shows a marked slowdown in the Southern cookbooks boom of recent years; could it be that no one wanted to compete with Sean Brock? Arguably the most eagerly anticipated Southern cookbook in years, Brock's book runs the gamut from the home-cooked recipes of his childhood to the upscale foods of his restaurants. If you were hoping for a dedicated Husk cookbook, you're out of luck — but that doesn't mean it's not a possibility for the future.
Artisan: October 21; Buy at Amazon


Dominique Ansel: The Secret Recipes

Dominique Ansel
Cronut king Dominique Ansel's first book will reveal the so-called "secret" recipes of his New York patisserie, including, yes, the recipe for his famous doughnut/croissant hybrid. (It's not the same as the one they sell in the store; it's been adjusted for home cooks.) But you're not just here for the Cronuts: expect all manner of pastry recipes from the James Beard Award winner.
Simon & Schuster: October 28; Buy at Amazon



Gabrielle Hamilton
Here it is: the cookbook from beloved New York restaurant Prune, which chef/memoirist Gabrielle Hamilton has been working on for several years. Containing a whopping 250 recipes, the book is designed as a "replica of the restaurant's kitchen binders"; accordingly, recipes have "been tried, tasted, and tested dozens if not hundreds of times." This could be the cookbook of the year; get excited. (PS: Team Brunch, the book promises to reveal the secrets for all ten of Prune's famous bloody marys.)
Random House: November 4; Buy at Amazon

Also Coming This Fall

· Di Palo's Guide to the Essential Foods of Italy: 100 Years of Wisdom and Stories from Behind the Counter
by Lou Di Palo and Rachel Wharton. Ballantine: September 9; Buy at Amazon
· The Fat Radish Kitchen Diaries
by Ben Towill, Phil Winser, Nick Wilber, and Julia Turshen. Rizzoli: September 23; Buy at Amazon
· Ovenly: Sweet and Salty Recipes from New York's Most Creative Bakery
by Erin Patinkin and Agatha Kulaga. Harlequin: September 30; Buy at Amazon
· Good Catch: Recipes and Stories Celebrating the Best of Florida's Waters
by Pam Brandon, Katie Farmand, and Heather McPherson. University Press of Florida: September 30; Buy at Amazon
· School of Fish
by Ben Pollinger. Gallery Books: September 30; Buy at Amazon
· New York Cult Recipes
by Marc Grossman. Sterling Epicure: October 7; Buy at Amazon
· Baked Occasions: Desserts for Leisure Activities, Holidays, and Informal Celebrations
by Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito. Stewart, Tabori & Chang: October 7; Buy at Amazon
· My Perfect Pantry: 150 Easy Recipes from 50 Essential Ingredients
by Geoffrey Zakarian. Clarkson Potter: October 7; Buy at Amazon
· Adventures in Comfort Food: Incredible, Delicious and New Recipes from a Unique, Small-Town Restaurant
by Kerry Altiero and Katherine Gaudet. Page Street Publishing: October 7; Buy at Amazon
· Cocina Tropical: The Classic & Contemporary Flavors of Puerto Rico
by Jose Santaella. Rizzoli: October 14; Buy at Amazon
· Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home
by Marcus Samuelsson. Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: October 21; Buy at Amazon
· At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen: Celebrating the Art of Eating Well
by Amy Chaplin. Roost Books: October 21; Buy at Amazon
· Beef Club: From Classic Steaks to High-Brow Burgers and Experimental Cocktails
by Olivier Bon, Pierre-Charles Cros, and Romée de Goriainoff. Hardie Grant: October 21; Buy at Amazon
· Cooking Light Mad Delicious: The Science of Making Healthy Food Taste Amazing
by Keith Schroeder. Oxmoor House: October 21; Buy at Amazon
· Carmine's Celebrates: Classic Italian Recipes for Everyday Feasts
by Glenn Rolnick. St. Martin's Press: November 4; Buy at Amazon
· New German Cooking: Recipes for Classics Revisited
by Jeremy Nolan and Jessica Nolan. Chronicle: December 9; Buy at Amazon
· A Good Food Day: Reboot Your Health with Food That Tastes Great
by Marco Canora and Tammy Walker. Clarkson Potter: December 30; Buy at Amazon


West Coast


Huckleberry: Stories, Secrets, and Recipes From Our Kitchen

Zoe Nathan
Here comes a stunner of a cookbook from Zoe Nathan of Santa Monica's Huckleberry Bakery & Cafe. The book explains basics in step-by-step photographs and includes recipes from the bakery, both sweet and savory. This being an LA bakery, there are also options for "whole-grain flours, sesame and flax seeds, fresh fruits and vegetables, natural sugars, and gluten-free and vegan options."
Chronicle: September 9; Buy at Amazon


Flour and Water: Pasta

Thomas McNaughton
The publisher calls San Francisco chef/four time Beard nominee Thomas McNaughton's book a "complete primer on the craft of pasta making," and at a glance, it appears to deliver. The book contains detailed instructions on different pasta shapes and what to do with them, as well as some general pasta philosophy. Its 75 recipes are arranged by season and while they're sourced from McNaughton's popular Italian restaurant, supposedly they're accessible for "home cooks of every skill level."
Ten Speed: September 30; Buy at Amazon


A Boat, a Whale & a Walrus: Menus and Stories

Renee Erickson and Jess Thomson
Seattle chef Renee Erickson (The Whale Wins, Boat Street Café, The Walrus and the Carpenter, Barnacle) offers a book of seasonal menus (attention other cookbook authors: more menus, please) that showcase the ingredients of the Pacific Northwest. The book is very pretty and evokes the feeling of an Elizabeth David book, while still being down-to-earth enough you might actually use it on a regular basis.
Sasquatch: September 30; Buy at Amazon


The Slanted Door: Modern Vietnamese Food

Charles Phan
The follow-up to Charles Phan's excellent Vietnamese Cooking at Home (check out that book here), The Slanted Door focuses on the food of his restaurant of the same name, including an extensive cocktail section. The book tracks the evolution of the Slanted Door across nearly 20 years.
Ten Speed: October 7; Buy at Amazon


A New Napa Cuisine

Christopher Kostow
A New Napa Cuisine follows Restaurant at Meadowood chef Christopher Kostow on his journey to develop a cuisine that is deeply connected to the ingredients of California's Napa Valley, from his beginnings all the way to earning the restaurant three Michelin stars. According to the publisher, the book includes "thoughtful essays, curated recipes and stunning photography."
Ten Speed: October 14; Buy at Amazon


The Pizza Bible: The World's Favorite Pizza Styles

Tony Gemignani
San Francisco pizzaiolo Tony Gemignani explores all types of pizza here, from "Neapolitan, Roman, and Chicago, as well as renowned pizza sub-specialties like St. Louis and Californian." The publisher claims it's the first guide to all major pizza styles.
Ten Speed: October 21; Buy at Amazon


Bar Tartine: Techniques and Recipes

Nick Balla and Cortney Burns
Chef team Nick Balla and Cortney Burns are the duo behind San Francisco's Bar Tartine, and the authors of the cookbook of the same name. The book explores the restaurant's influences ranging from "Central Europe, Japan, and Scandinavia" and explores techniques including "fermentation, curing, pickling."
Chronicle: November 11; Buy at Amazon

Also Coming This Fall

· Tacolicious: Festive Recipes for Tacos, Snacks, Cocktails, and More
by Sara Deseran, Joe Hargrave, Antelmo Faria, and Mike Barrow. Ten Speed: September 2; Buy at Amazon
· Brown Sugar Kitchen: New-Style, Down-Home Recipes from Sweet West Oakland
by Tanya Holland. Chronicle: September 9; Buy at Amazon
· French Roots: Two Cooks, Two Countries, and the Beautiful Food along the Way
by Jean-Pierre Moullé and Denise Lurton Moullé. Ten Speed: September 16; Buy at Amazon
· Farm, Fork, Food: A Chef Celebrates Home-Grown Produce
by Eric Skokan. Kyle Books: September 25; Buy at Amazon
· World Spice at Home: New Flavors for 75 Favorite Dishes
by Amanda Bevill and Julie Kramis Hearne. Sasquatch: September 30; Buy at Amazon
· Della Fattoria Bread: 63 Foolproof Recipes for Yeasted, Enriched & Naturally Leavened Breads
by Kathleen Weber. Artisan: October 7; Buy at Amazon
· Das Cookbook: German Cooking . . . California Style
by Hans Rockenwagner. Prospect Park Books: October 14; Buy at Amazon
· Twelve Recipes
by Cal Peternell. William Morrow Cookbooks: October 21; Buy at Amazon


Central US / Nationwide


Notes From A Kitchen: Volume Three (Part One)

Jeff Scott
Photographer Jeff Scott continues his Notes From A Kitchen series with Volume Three (Part One). The volume includes photography (as well as the titular notebook notes) of the creative process of a whole new batch of chefs, including David Chang, Dominique Crenn, Joshua Skenes, John and Karen Shields, and many more. Check out a preview here, and a video of Chang's contribution here.
Tatroux: September; Pre-Order


Jack Allen's Kitchen: Celebrating the Tastes of Texas

Jack Gilmore and Jessica Dupuy
Jack Gilmore serves up all manner of Texan cuisine at the various locations of his Central Texas family restaurant Jack Allen's Kitchen, from tacos to chicken-fried steak to margaritas of all shapes and sizes. Here, he explores the dishes he serves in his restaurants, including profiles of the local farmers and purveyors who produce the ingredients.
UT Press: October 15; Buy at Amazon

Also Coming This Fall

· The Southern Foodie's Guide to the Pig: A Culinary Tour of the South's Best Restaurants & the Recipes That Made Them Famous
by Chris Chamberlain. Thomas Nelson: September 9; Buy at Amazon
· The Edible South: The Power of Food and the Making of an American Region
by Marcie Cohen Ferris. University of North Carolina Press: September 22; Buy at Amazon
· Food Truck Road Trip--A Cookbook: More Than 100 Recipes Collected from the Best Street Food Vendors Coast to Coast
by Kim Pham, Philip Shen, and Terri Phillips. Page Street Publishing: November 4; Buy at Amazon




Perfection In Imperfection

Janice Wong
Janice Wong worked with some of the most prestigious chefs in the world (Pierre Herme, Elena Arzak, Grant Achatz) before settling in Singapore to open her 2am:dessertbar. Her cookbook is divided into four sections — Origins of Taste, Colours of Taste, Textures of Taste, and Memories of Taste — and explores "seemingly disparate sources of inspiration and the creations that stem from them." Wong was named Asia's Top Pastry Chef by the World's 50 Best in 2013.
Gatehouse Publishing: September 1; Buy at Amazon


North: The New Nordic Cuisine of Iceland

Gunnar Karl Gíslason and Jody Eddy
Reykjavík chef Gunnar Karl Gíslason (Restaurant Dill) makes his cookbook debut here, teaming up with food writer Jody Eddy (author of 2012's Come In, We're Closed). Described as "equal parts recipe book and culinary odyssey," the book is a deep look inside Gíslason's food as well as Icelandic traditions.
Ten Speed: September 9; Buy at Amazon


Alexandre Gauthier: Chef, La Grenouillère

Alexandre Gauthier
Alexandre Gauthier is the chef at La Grenouillere, a restaurant in a 500-year-old farmhouse in La Madelaine-sous-Montreuil, France. Here, he showcases 100 of his dishes, accompanied by Marie Pierre Morel's photography both of Gauthier's food as well as the region. (Note: this is the US release of this book, the French version came out in May.)
Stewart, Tabori & Chang: September 9; Buy at Amazon


Mallmann on Fire

Francis Mallmann and Peter Kaminsky
Argentinean chef Francis Mallmann is back with the sequel to his fantastic 2009 cookbook, Seven Fires. This time, he explores the world of open fire cooking in Argentina and beyond: "In winter's snow, on mountaintops, on the beach, on the crowded streets of Manhattan, on a deserted island in Patagonia, in Paris, Brooklyn, Bolinas, Brazil." This one could be one of the best books out this year; stay tuned.
Artisan: September 23; Buy at Amazon


Never Trust A Skinny Italian Chef

Massimo Bottura
Massimo Bottura is the chef of the three-Michelin starred Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy, and here is his first English cookbook. (It's a big Phaidon coffee table book, naturally.) The book is split into four sections and contains 50 recipes in detail, including inspirations, techniques, and more.
Phaidon: October 6; Buy at Amazon



Katrina Meynink
What is happening to restaurant traditions? Here Katrina Meynink takes a look at chefs around the world who have shucked the constraints of old school, Michelin-style restaurants to do their own thing. The book contains over 100 recipes from restaurants all over the world.
Murdoch Books: October 9; Buy at Amazon


Historic Heston

Heston Blumenthal
Here, a smaller, less-expensive version of UK chef Heston Blumenthal's giant 2013 cookbook, Historic Heston. The original, filigreed version — priced at $200, $123.89 on Amazon — was named Cookbook of the Year by the James Beard Foundation Awards in 2014. (Check out a preview of the original here). This book — $65, $43.80 on Amazon — will feature the same contents as the original, just in a slightly less-fancy package.
Bloomsbury USA: October 14; Buy at Amazon


Plenty More: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking from London's Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi
UK chef Yotam Ottolenghi's last US release, Jerusalem (check it out here) was a massive hit, so expect this one to get a lot of attention. Plenty More is the sequel to 2011's Plenty, and features 150 vegetarian recipes from his London restaurant Ottolenghi.
Ten Speed: October 14; Buy at Amazon

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Martin Benn
Martin Benn's Sydney restaurant Sepia serves Japanese-influenced food, and this cookbook explores 60 dishes from four separate tasting menus. The book's design and photography, interestingly, take their cues from the restaurant's Art Deco space.
Murdoch Books: November 6; Buy at Amazon


Obica: Mozzarella Bar. Pizza e Cucina. The Cookbook

Silvio Ursini (Editor)
Billed as the world's first mozzarella bar — and oft-cited by Nancy Silverton as the inspiration behind her LA restaurant, Mozza — Obica serves mozzarella preparations in over 20 restaurants around the world. (The first was in Rome.) The cookbook has 100 recipes split into "a series of ideal menus."
Rizzoli: November 11; Buy at Amazon


Relæ: A Book of Ideas

Christian Puglisi
One Michelin-starred Copenhagen restaurant Relae serves "deeply imaginative, plant-centric" food by Christian Puglisi. The book does not contain recipes but, apparently, "idea-essays" that discuss the inspirations and techniques behind each dish. (Daniel Patterson took a similar technique in his Coi book last year.)
Ten Speed: November 11; Buy at Amazon


Dabbous: The Cookbook

Ollie Dabbous
This cookbook from the Michelin-starred Dabbous in London is arguably the most anticipated UK title of the year. Ollie Dabbous spent time in kitchens all over the world — Mugaritz, Noma, Hibiscus, L'Astrance, Pierre Gagnaire, and WD50 — before opening his eponymous restaurant in 2012.
Bloomsbury USA: November 11; Buy at Amazon

Also Coming This Fall

· Simon Hopkinson Cooks
by Simon Hopkinson. Ebury Press: September 23; Buy at Amazon
· Joel Robuchon Food and Life
by Nadia Volf. Assouline Publishing: September 30; Buy at Amazon
· 3 Chefs: The Kitchen Men
by Michael Bonacini, Massimo Capra, and Jason Parsons. Madison Press Books: October 1; Buy at Amazon
· Couture Cupcakes
by Eric Lanlard and Patrick Cox. Mitchell Beazley: October 7; Buy at Amazon
· Chuck's Day Off
by Chuck Hughes. Harper: October 21; Buy at Amazon
· Mexico: The Cookbook
by Margarita Carrillo Arronte. Phaidon: October 27; Buy at Amazon
· The Shed: The Cookbook: Original, Seasonal Recipes for Year-Round Inspiration
by Gregory Gladwin, Oliver Gladwin, and Richard Gladwin. Kyle Books: October 30; Buy at Amazon
· Salt Grill: Fine Dining for the Whole Family
by Luke Mangan. Murdoch Books: November 1; Buy at Amazon
· New Feast: Modern Middle Eastern Vegetarian
by Lucy Malouf and Greg Malouf. Hardie Grant Books: November 4; Buy at Amazon
· Duck & Waffle: Recipes and stories
by Daniel Doherty. Mitchell Beazley: November 4; Buy at Amazon
· Brazilian Food
by Thiago Castanho and Luciana Bianchi. Firefly Books: November 4; Buy at Amazon
· Desserts from My Kitchen
by Lesley Stowe. Barlow Publishing: November 5; Buy at Amazon
· Curbside: Modern Street Food from a Vagabond Chef
by Adam Hynam-Smith. Whitecap Books Ltd.: November 29; Buy at Amazon
· Ladurée Chocolate
by Vincent Lemains. Hachette Livre: November 30; Buy at Amazon
· Ladurée Macarons
by Vincent Lemains. Hachette Livre: November 30; Buy at Amazon




Death & Co: Modern Classic Cocktails, with More than 500 Recipes

David Kaplan, Nick Fauchald, Alex Day
Oh, were you looking for a luxe, comprehensive guide to all things shaken and stirred? Here's your guide to cocktails from the team behind New York City's Death & Co. Especially sweet: interspersed through the book, profiles of the bar's regulars with the recipe for their favorite drink.
Ten Speed: October 7; Buy at Amazon


Sherry: A Modern Guide to the Wine World's Best-Kept Secret, with Cocktails and Recipes

Talia Baiocchi
Here's everything you ever wanted to know about sherry, from Punch Editor-in-Chief (and ex-Eater wine editor) Talia Baiocchi. Aimed at professionals and enthusiasts alike, it includes a history of the drink, a buyers' guide, and a chapter of cocktail recipes that incorporate sherry.
Ten Speed: October 14; Buy at Amazon


Liquid Intelligence: The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail

Dave Arnold
If you're looking for a bit of science with your cocktail, Dave Arnold is the man for you. Bartender at New York City's Booker & Dax cocktail bar, Arnold includes 150 recipes and techniques that run the gamut from tips for making pitcher drinks to nitro-muddling herbs for drinks so they don't brown.
W. W. Norton & Company: November 10; Buy at Amazon

Also Coming This Fall

· American Spirit: An Exploration of the Craft Distilling Revolution
by James Rodewald. Sterling Epicure: September 2; Buy at Amazon
· Wood, Whiskey and Wine: A History of Barrels
by Henry H. Work. Reaktion Books: September 15; Buy at Amazon
· We Make Beer: Inside the Spirit and Artistry of America's Craft Brewers
by Sean Lewis. St. Martin's Press: September 23; Buy at Amazon
· Shrubs: An Old Fashioned Drink for Modern Times
by Michael Dietsch. Countryman Press: October 6; Buy at Amazon
· The Curious Bartender: An Odyssey of Malt Bourbon & Rye Whiskies
by Tristan Stephenson. Ryland Peters & Small: October 9; Buy at Amazon
· Brooklyn Spirits: Craft Distilling and Cocktails from the World's Hippest Borough
by Peter Thomas Fornatale and Chris Wertz. powerHouse Books: October 14; Buy at Amazon
· Whiskey Distilled: A Populist Guide to the Water of Life
by Heather Greene. Studio: October 16; Buy at Amazon
· The Spirit of Gin: A Stirring Miscellany of the New Gin Revival
by Matt Teacher. Cider Mill Press: November 11; Buy at Amazon
· Sake: The History, Personal Stories and Craft of Japan's Artisanal Breweries
by Hayato Hishinuma. Gatehouse Publishing: December 31; Buy at Amazon




Orange Is the New Black Presents: The Cookbook

Jenji Kohan, Tara Herrmann, Hartley Voss, and Alex Regnery
Because every popular TV show gets a cookbook these days, here's one for Netflix hit Orange Is the New Black. Never fear: while the book includes recipes for Red's Chicken Kiev and Prison Punch, the book also promises recipes from characters' pre-prison lives.
Abrams Image: October 14; Buy at Amazon


Make It Ahead: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook

Ina Garten
Food Network person Ina Garten's books are perennial bestsellers, and this one is sure to be no exception. Here's her guide to cooking food ahead of time for parties and holidays, with a bonus section on Thanksgiving that, according to publisher's lingo, "may just change your life."
Clarkson Potter: October 28; Buy at Amazon


The Portlandia Cookbook: Cook Like a Local

Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, and Jonathan Krisel
Start working on sourcing local chickens now, because a cookbook based on IFC's hit show Portlandia is coming your way. It wouldn't be fun to give away too many jokes, but you can expect dining tips, fart patios, any number of pickle recipes, and recipes for things like Kale and Quinoa Bowl with Tofu and Mushrooms.
Clarkson Potter: October 28; Buy at Amazon

Also Coming This Fall

· The Chew: A Year of Celebrations
by Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly, and Daphne Oz. Kingswell: September 16; Buy at Amazon
· Jamie Oliver's Comfort Food: The Ultimate Weekend Cookbook
by Jamie Oliver. Ecco: September 23; Buy at Amazon
· One Pot: 120+ Easy Meals from Your Skillet, Slow Cooker, Stockpot, and More
by Editors of Martha Stewart Living. Clarkson Potter: September 23; Buy at Amazon
· The Lagasse Girls' Big Flavor, Bold Taste--and No Gluten!: 100 Gluten-Free Recipes
by Jilly Lagasse AND Jessie Lagasse Swanson. Da Capo Lifelong Books: October 14; Buy at Amazon
· Fabio's American Home Kitchen: More Than 125 Recipes With an Italian Accent
by Fabio Viviani. Hyperion: October 21; Buy at Amazon
· Celebrity Chefs: Delicious Recipes * Sparkling Cocktails * Expert Wine Pairings
by Hearst Books. Hearst: October 21; Buy at Amazon
· In the Kitchen with Kris: A Kollection of Kardashian-Jenner Family Favorites
by Kris Jenner. Gallery Books/Karen Hunter Publishing: October 21; Buy at Amazon
· MasterChef: the Finalists
by Natalie Coleman, Dale Williams, and Larkin Cen. Absolute Press: October 21; Buy at Amazon
· Inside the Test Kitchen: 120 New Recipes, Perfected
by Tyler Florence. Clarkson Potter: November 4; Buy at Amazon




Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen: Learning to Cook with 65 Great Chefs and Over 100 Delicious Recipes

Dana Cowin
Food & Wine Editor-in-Chief Dana Cowin may know her restaurants, but apparently she wasn't a very good cook until recently. Here, Cowin asks chefs like April Bloomfield, Alex Guarnaschelli, Tom Colicchio, David Chang, Alice Waters, Thomas Keller, and more to teach her how to make great home-cooked dishes.
Ecco: October 14; Buy at Amazon


Ruhlman's How to Roast: Foolproof Techniques and Recipes for the Home Cook

Michael Ruhlman
Here's food writer Michael Ruhlman's take on roasting, a word he says is "the most evocative adjective we can attach to our food, conjuring as it does ideas of deep rich flavors and delicious browning." Expect, yes, a roast chicken recipe, but also everything from roasted fish to roasted peaches.
Little, Brown and Company: October 21; Buy at Amazon


The Cookbook Book

Annahita Kamali (Editor)
As evidenced by this list, the number of cookbooks that come out every year can be intimidating. Not sure where to start? Editor Annahita Kamali and Phaidon make it easy for you, highlighting books from Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking to more modern fare like David Chang's Momofuku.
Phaidon: November 3; Buy at Amazon


The Baking Bible

Rose Levy Beranbaum
Rose Levy Beranbaum is a legend in baking and pastry cookbooks, and her 1988 classic The Cake Bible is a must-own for anyone getting into the intricate world of cake-baking. Here, she turns her attention to baking at large. Yes, it includes cakes, but also cookies, crisps, tarts, and more.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: November 4; Buy at Amazon

Also Coming This Fall

· Pizza: A Slice of American History
by Liz Barrett. Voyageur Press: September 1; Buy at Amazon
· Bitter: A Taste of the World's Most Dangerous Flavor, with Recipes
by Jennifer McLagan. Ten Speed: September 16; Buy at Amazon
· Around the Table: Recipes and Inspiration for Gatherings Throughout the Year
by Martina McBride and Katherine Cobbs. William Morrow Cookbooks: October 7 Buy at Amazon
· How to Cook Everything Fast: A Better Way to Cook Great Food
by Mark Bittman. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: October 7; Buy at Amazon
· The Vegetarian Flavor Bible
by Karen Page. Little, Brown and Company: October 14; Buy at Amazon
· Chop Suey, USA: The Story of Chinese Food in America
by Yong Chen. Columbia University Press: October 28; Buy at Amazon
· Saveur: The New Classics Cookbook
by James Oseland. Weldon Owen: October 28; Buy at Amazon
· The Tucci Table: Cooking With Family and Friends
by Stanley Tucci and Felicity Blunt. Gallery Books: October 28; Buy at Amazon
· Baking Chez Moi: Recipes from My Paris Home to Your Home Anywhere
by Dorie Greenspan. Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: October 28; Buy at Amazon
· Duff Bakes
by Duff Goldman. William Morrow Cookbooks: November 4; Buy at Amazon




All or Nothing: One Chef's Appetite for the Extreme

Jesse Schenker
New York chef Jesse Schenker turns memoirist in this chronicle of his ups and downs in the kitchen. The publisher bills it as a combination of "Kitchen Confidential, Blood, Bones & Butter, and Breaking Bad," so expect kitchen pirates, swear words, restaurant drama, drug usage, personal redemption, and more.
Dey Street Books: September 30; Buy at Amazon


Food: A Love Story

Jim Gaffigan
Comedian Jim Gaffigan turns his attention to food in his new book, taking a look at the American diet and pondering such questions as: "Which animal is more delicious: the pig, the cow, or the bacon cheeseburger?" Excellent question.
Crown Archetype: October 21; Buy at Amazon

Also Coming This Fall

· The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads the Menu
by Dan Jurafsky. W. W. Norton & Company: September 15; Buy at Amazon
· Cooked Raw: How One Celebrity Chef Risked Everything to Change the Way We Eat
by Matthew Kenney. Familius: October 7; Buy at Amazon
· It Ain't Sauce, It's Gravy: Macaroni, Homestyle Cheesesteaks, the Best Meatballs in the World, and How Food Saved My Life
by Steve Martorano. Knopf: October 28; Buy at Amazon
· Blind Taste: A Defense of Fast Food & Cheap Beer
by Robin Goldstein. Fearless Critic Media: November 1; Buy at Amazon

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