October 1, 2022

The best cookbooks for fall 2022

For many, fall heralds a welcome return to the kitchen. After several months of lounging outside, relaxing, and trying to keep our homes cool (who really wants to turn on the oven when it’s hot outside?), it’s time to break out the cutting boards and air fryers again. air. Fortunately for us, autumn is also essential recipe book season – a time when publishers release some of their most anticipated titles of the year. There’s no shortage of inspiring recipes to try and culinary adventures to embark on right now.

This fall’s crop of new titles is delightfully diverse, spanning cuisines, dishes and occasions. Emphasis is also placed on simplicity. From Ina Garten’s easy dinners to social media star Tabitha Brown’s family vegan meals, you’ll find plenty of accessible ideas to recreate at home all season long. Whether you’re looking for inspiration for yourself or getting a head start on holiday gifts for your favorite cooks, these upcoming cookbooks are sure to satisfy. (Hey, many of these titles offer extra perks, and even bonus recipes, upon pre-order confirmation. Don’t sleep on the pre-purchase.)


Must-Have Cookbooks for Fall 2022

Comfortable, low-maintenance meals from a Food Network Host

Release date: September 27, 2022

Written after the birth of her adorable daughter Bernie, this second book by Molly Yeh examines the kitchen through the lens of a new parent – a busy schedule juggling nap times, endless to-do lists and knowing what to cook after a long day. Yeh has assembled a collection of simple, low-maintenance meals that draw on her own Chinese Jewish heritage and her husband’s Scandinavian roots, such as ham and potato pizza and hand-pulled noodles with a potsticker filling sauce. The book also includes tips for preparing and freezing ingredients, as well as advice on what to do when you don’t have a certain ingredient on hand.


An encouraging book filled with plant-based family recipes

Cooking according to the spirit: easy, delicious and joyful vegetable inspirations

Release date: October 4, 2022

Tabitha Brown’s switch to a vegan diet has been a journey – the actress and TikTok personality started a plant-based diet after dealing with chronic health issues – so she understands the importance of being creative and flexible in the kitchen. Her first cookbook serves as a friendly and patient guide for home cooks looking to boost their confidence in plant-based cooking.


Recipes to celebrate occasions big and small

Nadiya’s Everyday Bake: From weeknight dinners to celebratory cakes, let your oven do the work

Release date: October 11, 2022

Whatever your mood, there’s likely a bakery that will speak to it in this new book by The great British pastry fair the winner Nadiya Hussain. She organizes her recipes by occasion, offering ideas to make on “Chill Out Days” (tandoori chicken naan sando, maybe?), cream pudding looks good to us) and more. Hussain’s signature blend of bubbly energy and ease accompanies every recipe.


A deeply personal and delicious journey through Puerto Rican cuisine

Release date: October 18, 2022

In her first book, Illyanna Maisonet, America’s first Puerto Rican food columnist, documents the island’s rich and diverse culinary traditions. As its name suggests, the tome examines how other cultures — Taino, Spanish, and African, for example — have influenced Puerto Rican cuisine, showcasing ingredients and techniques via beautiful photography and detailed research by Maisonet and rich personal stories. She shares more than 90 recipes, some passed down from her mother and grandmother, which range from Puerto Rican classics such as tostones and arroz con gandules to pinchos with barbecue guava sauce and flan de queso.


A brilliantly organized cookbook suitable for busy parents

Release date: September 6, 2022

From Instagram food maven Dini Klein comes the Preparation and rally cookbook, a nod to its popular online meal prep service, which bears the same name. Klein’s method is a real game-changer for busy parents who are short on free time and energy: in every page of the book, she explains how to use an hour of meal prep to produce not one, but four meals of child-friendly week. Grocery lists and step-by-step instructions are included, and there are also plenty of modification suggestions for people with special dietary needs and allergies. A beautiful and simple layout adds to the appeal.


A celebration of black food and culture

Release date: October 18, 2022

Ghetto Gastro, the Bronx-based culinary collective known for its cuisine, style and social activism, puts its mission to paper in its first-ever cookbook. It’s packed with vibrant photography, interviews and personal stories, as well as 75 recipes influenced by the cultural origins and travels of authors Jon Gray, Pierre Serrao and Lester Walker. Expect dishes with big flavors and textures, like Strong Back Stew and King Jaffe Jollof, and a plant-based reinvention of chopped cheese.


A book of 100 recipes on Mexican-American cuisine

The Siete Table: Hearty Mexican-American Recipes From Our Kitchen

Release date: October 18, 2022

Siete Family Foods got its start in the Garza family kitchen, where co-founder Veronica began experimenting with grain-free tortilla chips to support her gluten-free diet. Garza’s potato chips have since made their way into homes across the country and so will many of the family’s other beloved gluten-free recipes. “The Siete Table” features 100 recipes inspired by the Garzas’ Mexican-American roots, and true to the company’s mission to encourage healthy lifestyles, they can be easily modified to be enjoyed as part of any setting. what lifestyle, whether vegetarian, vegan or dairy. free.


Easy and enjoyable dinners for the crowds of Ina Garten

Release date: October 25, 2022

In her 13th cookbook, the Barefoot Contessa sets out to answer what is arguably one of the most difficult questions asked daily: What’s for dinner? Ina Garten tackles the age-old conundrum with her signature combination of calm and comfort, delivering satisfying and easy meals like Tuscan white bean soup, overnight mac and cheese, and hasselback kielbasa. Expect plenty of make-ahead ideas you can turn to again and again, plus a “Two-Fers” guide with tips on how to breathe new life into leftovers (yes, even Ina has to deal with the remains).


A deep dive into Chinese-American cuisine

Life’s Woks: Recipes a Chinese-American Family Must Know and Love: A Cookbook

Release date: November 1, 2022

For years, home cooks have turned to The Woks of Life food blog as a trusted source for Chinese and Chinese-American recipes and cooking tips. The Leung family’s book of the same name collects 100 of their favorite recipes, ranging from classic restaurant dishes such as Cantonese roast duck and mini char siu bao to home-style meals that are both traditional and updated. Here, just like they do online, Bill, Kaitlin, Judy, and Sarah dive deep into all the essential techniques, must-have tools, and pantry staples you’ll need.


New twists on classic Jewish dishes

Modern Jewish Comfort Food: 100 Fresh Recipes for Classic Dishes from Kugel to Kreplach

Lead by modern jewish baker author Shannon Sarna, this nostalgic collection of Jewish comfort food is both clever and breathtaking. The origins of the recipes run the gamut, from North Africa to New York, and while there are many classics – latkes, yeast rugelach, Syrian sambusek, chicken soup, macaroons and more – almost all the dishes are given a delicious creative touch. You’ll be hooked from the first sentence: Sarna’s story is every bit as encouraging, thorough and warm as the recipes themselves. “Comfort food can mean something different to every community,” she explains in the book’s introduction. “But it’s, ultimately, the smells and the sounds and the memories of being in the kitchen.”


Italian recipes from a TikTok pasta star

The Queen of Pasta: A Simply Beautiful Cookbook: Over 100 Recipes and Stories

Release date: November 8, 2022

Transport yourself to Italy via this first cookbook by Nadia Caterina Munno, best known to her 2.5 million TikTok followers as The Pasta Queen. The book is a love letter to his homeland, full of culinary history, noodle-making tips and, of course, Munno’s beloved pasta recipes. Expect a mix of his already viral hits (Assassin’s Spaghetti, anyone?) and brand new recipes inspired by different regions of Italy.


For bakers ready to take their desserts to the next level

What’s for Dessert: Simple Recipes for Desserts: A Baking Book

Release date: November 8, 2022

Calling all “dessert people”: recipe creator Claire Saffitz returns with a second book of mouth-watering sweet treats, just in time for baking season. “What’s for Dessert” covers almost every dessert category – cookies, cakes, pies, soufflés and more – with 100 recipes designed to be as easy and streamlined as possible. Armed with Saffitz’s trusted recipes and troubleshooting tips, even the most bewildered baker will find themselves trying a whipped tres leches cake or s’more pie with delicious success.


Updated classics from a beloved blogger

Smitten Kitchen Keepers: New Classics for Your Everlasting Files: A Cookbook

Release date: November 15, 2022

Deb Perelman has gained a devoted following with her blog, Smitten Kitchen, where she shares rigorously tested recipes written with warmth and wit. For his third book, Perelman is collecting 100 “keepers,” recipes that are guaranteed to be hits whether you’re making them for the first time or the 50th time – recipes like slow-roasted chicken on schmaltzy croutons, spaghetti and meatball parfaits and a cup of chocolate peanut butter cookies.