Now You’re Cooking

Recommended print and digital cookbooks to help you get your culinary game on.

The Forest Feast

By Erin Gleeson

(Harry N. Abrams, Inc.)

Based on her popular blog, Gleeson’s book features recipes inspired by her move from New York to a tiny California cabin. Using local produce, the 100 vegetarian dishes call for only three or four ingredients and few steps. It’s also beautifully illustrated by the author herself.


Weber’s Big Book of Burgers

By Jim Purviance

(Oxmoor House)

An homage to an American classic that goes beyond the bun, offering alternative recipes using pork, poultry, seafood and vegetables. But beef-lovers never fear:
There are plenty of mouth-watering preparations of traditional favorites and a number of popular sides like onion rings and creamy milkshakes.




Vintage Cakes

By Julie Richardson

(Ten Speed Press)

Go back in time to Grandma’s kitchen and relive classics like yellow cake with chocolate buttercream frosting, icebox cakes and mascarpone mousse. This charming book of old-time goodies will put a sentimental touch on your next gathering.




A History of the World in 6 Glasses

By Tom Standage

(St. Martin’s Press)

A fascinating documentation of humanity’s evolution, from Stone Age to modern day, through the lens of six popular beverages: beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea and cola.





So CookBook

By Slow Sense

A nifty app for your computer or tablet offering hundreds of great recipes from publishers, websites and bloggers in one neat portal. You also have the ability to create your own recipes and post, giving other users a chance to sample your wares in their own kitchen.

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