Home, Garden, and DIY
Every Day Is Saturday: Recipes + Strategies for Easy Cooking, Every Day of the Week by Sarah Copeland What it is: an inspiring cookbook with easy-to-follow recipes plus tips on kitchen organization, planning, and substitutions (including gluten- and dairy-free options) that'll help you create nurturing food all week long.
Recipes include: Family Waffles, Chocolate Snaking Loaf, Green Goddess Salad Bowls, Creamy Mushroom Soup, Braised Short Rib Supper, All-Occasion Taco Feast, Hungarian Baked Rice Pudding.
Making Space, Clutter Free: The Last Book on Decluttering You'll Ever Need by Tracy McCubbinWhat it is: a decluttering book that addresses why clutter happens and how to stop it by focusing on seven emotional blocks (such as "My Fantasy Stuff for My Fantasy Life") in addition to organizing advice.
Want a taste? "What I have discovered over the thousands of decluttering jobs I have done is that when clutter has gotten the upper hand, there is inevitably an emotional root."
Did you know? Families in the United States have 3.1% of the world's children, but buy 40% of toys sold.
Dappled: Baking Recipes for Fruit Lovers by Nicole RuckerWhat it is: the debut cookbook of a popular California pastry chef and restaurateur who offers a wide variety of fruit-based recipes, from classics to new ideas, as well as tips on buying and using fruit.
Recipes include: Raspberry Scones, Fruit Soup, Jam-Filled Doughnuts, Sour Lemon Cakes, Tomato Pudding, Fermented Banana Cake.
Read this next: For another book by an innovative, knowledgeable pastry chef who clearly loves her work, try Stella Park's BraveTart.
The Complete Diabetes Cookbook: The Healthy Way to Eat the Foods You Love by America's Test KitchenWhat's inside: more than 400 diabetes-friendly recipes tested for flavor and healthfulness and created with help from a registered dietitian and a medical doctor. Nutrition information is also provided for each recipe.
Recipes include: Muesli, Curried Chicken Skewers, Spinach Lasagna, Mexican Pork and Rice, Squash and Tomato Tian, Holiday Cookies.
Winner of... the 2019 IACP Award for Health & Special Diet Cookbook.
Milk Street: Tuesday Nights by Christopher KimballWhat's inside: internationally inspired recipes from the popular PBS TV series, divided by category (Fast, Faster, Fastest, Easy Additions, Supper Salads, Pizza Night, One Pot, Roast and Simmer, and Sweets).
Winner of... both the 2019 James Beard Award and IACP Award for General Cookbook.
Read this next: Ellie Krieger's Weeknight Wonders, America's Test Kitchen's Dinner Illustrated, or Melissa Clark's Dinner.
Buttermilk Graffiti: A Chef's Journey to Discover America's New Melting-Pot Cuisine by Edward LeeWhat it is: a lyrical travelogue and food memoir -- with 40 recipes -- by Edward Lee, a chef and restaurateur who spent two years traveling the United States learning about different food cultures.
Recipes include: Green Tea Beignets, Hasenpfeffer, My Version of a Slaw Dog, Fried Pork Chops with Miso Creamed Corn and Pickle Juice Gravy, Octopus Stir Fry, Lacy Cornbread with Rhubarb Jam.
Winner of... the 2019 James Beard Award for Writing.
Food52 Genius Desserts: 100 Recipes That Will Change the Way You Bake by Kristen MigloreWhat's inside: a collection of well-tested dessert recipes by a variety of well-known authors and cooks paired with genius tips and lovely photos.
Recipes include: World Peace Cookies, Best Cocoa Brownies, Coconut Custard Macaroons, Easy Baklava, Almond Cake, Chocolate Cloud Cake, Grasshopper Shake, Atlantic Beach Pie, Pumpkin Butter.
Winner of... the 2019 IACP Award for Baking.
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