Following up on her New York Times best-selling cookbook Smitten Kitchen, award-winning blogger Deb Perelman recently launched her newest installment: Smitten Kitchen Every Day. The recipes are realistic, with page after page of meals that you not only look forward to eating but can easily whip together. They’re simple to master, a joy to make, and a real treat to eat and share. Ranging from breakfasts to party bites, with a strong focus on comfort food, these are recipes that parents will pass down to their kids for generations to come; Amazon.comNo Dieting
Putting the creativity and enthusiasm of social food network Tasty’s snack-sized videos of the ultimate in comfort food into print, Tasty Latest & Greatest: Everything You Want To Cook Right Now features the recipes that resonated most with the site’s 1 million+ Buzzfeed followers and is set to cause their fanbase to double with drool-worthy offerings like Cheeseburger Pretzel Bombs and Carne Asada Fries. There’s also plenty of healthy weeknight dinners for meat-lovers, vegetarians and vegans alike, as well as ice cream, chocolate desserts and rad recipes galore; BarnesAndNoble.comEmotional Eats
One half of the Hemsley + Hemsley foodie sister act and co-author of The Art Of Eating Well and Good + Simple, is back with her first solo venture. Eat Happy: 30 Minute Feelgood Food is a book that offers just what the title promises: Quick, straightforward meals that make the eater feel great. The comprehensive list of recipes ranges from Monday Miso Noodle Soup to Celebration Cake and covers everyday meals, batch cooking, cutting down on kitchen waste and preparing meals that can be enjoyed for supper with plenty of leftovers for a packed lunch or midnight snack; HemsleyAndHemsley.com.
Even some of the best home gourmets get daunted when it comes to dessert. Well, it’s time to polish up your sweet tooth. Scandilicious Baking is the home chef’s secret weapon. In addition to a lip-smacking collection of easy recipes, it’s filled with tons of nifty baking hacks. Forget the mile-long shopping lists and sink your senses into the likes of Pumpkin, Cheese & Sage Muffins or Redcurrant Mazarin Tart, while saving time, money and keeping the dreaded flour explosion at bay. You may find yourself donating your old baking cookbooks to the local library; Amazon.com.