Spring 2021 Cookbooks


Spring is on the horizon and that means it's time for new cookbooks to be released. Here are a few that made me hungry.

Global Inspiration

Spicebox Kitchen Looking for some new veggie recipes? These recipes have global inspiration.

Ripe Figs Features recipes from Cyprus, Greece and Turkey, from the author of Zaitoun.

The Food of Oaxaca Celebrate the cuisine of Oaxaca, considered the "gastronomic capital, opens a new window of Mexico" because of its famous and delicious moles.

The Kitchen Without Borders These recipes are all from refugee and immigrant chefs.

Celeb Cookbooks

Food Between Friends Jesse Tyler Ferguson, five-time Emmy nominee for Modern Family, and his friend and chef Julie Tanous love cooking together.

Cook Real Hawaiʻi Top Chef finalist Sheldon Simeon showcases 100 recipes that influenced Hawaiian cuisine.


Mother Grains Want to use grains for something other than baking? Learn how.

Zo︠ Bakes Cakes Say goodbye to premade cake mixes and learn step-by-step cake making fundamentals.

Southern Ground If all you've ever tasted is all-purpose flour, these recipes with stone-milled flour are going to change your idea of what flour tastes like.

Toaster Oven Perfection Too hot to turn on the oven? See what you can do with a toaster oven with help from America's Test Kitchen.

Comfort Food

Simply Julia Healthy twists on your favorite comfort foods, yum!

Jew-ish Modern twists on Jewish food classics.

Vegetarian Chinese Soul Food Stir fries, noodle and rice, soups and more.

Elevated Basics

The Chicken Bible From America's Test Kitchen, you know these recipes are tried and true.

The Mighty Bean Beans aren't boring, they're full of protein and they're affordable.

One-bowl Meals Did you know you can make a complete meal—that isn't a salad—with the right ingredients in a bowl? Learn how.

It's Always Freezer Season Saving time doesn't mean skimping on flavor with these freezer-safe recipes from a James Beard Award-winning chef.

Cooking With Beyond and Impossible Meat Want to learn more about plant-based substitutions? Try this cookbook.

The New York Times Cooking No Recipe Recipes "No recipe" recipes using what you have on hand.

Ready for Summer Vibes 

Rodney Scott's World of Bbq Has your grill been gathering dust (or snow)? Grilling season is upon us.

Come on Over. Perfect if you're feeding your family or a small crowd.

Summer! A Cookbook The tagline is "Inspired recipes for lazy days and magical nights." Sign me up.

The Forager's Pantry Spring and summer means new growth. Learn how to find ingredients from nature.

The New Heirloom Garden If you get excited by seed catalogs, check out this book from the cofounder of The Cook's Garden seed catalog, opens a new window.