|My "to read" stack is growing...|
It’s spring, and flowers aren’t the only thing blooming. Spring also brings cookbooks. Most years, the spring batch of cookbooks has a lot of grilling selections, but not this year. Still, I'm looking forward to a bunch of cookbooks over the next couple of months…
Weber’s Big Book of Burgers by Jamie PurvianceWeber’s annual cookbook covers burgers this year - and, as usual, I can’t wait to see the recipes Jamie has for me.
Gastro Grilling by Ted ReaderTed Reader is Canada’s barbecue expert, and Gastro Grilling is his new cookbook about year round grilling. I was whining a lot about our winter…but a Canadian book about grilling year round? I know when I need to learn from the experts.
My Paris Kitchen: Recipes and Stories by David LebovitzDavid Lebovitz is known for his dessert recipes (and his fantastic blog). I’m not much of a dessert cook; I follow his blog for the stories about Paris and the occasional traditional French recipe. That’s exactly what this book is about - French home cooking and stories.
Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces by Marisa McClellanFood In Jars is my favorite canning site, and Marisa McClellan has published a new cookbook, focused on smaller batches for people who work in smaller kitchens.
(Marisa was at the IACP conference in Chicago, and I was lucky enough to get a signed copy.)
Egg: A Culinary Exploration of the World’s Most Versatile Ingredient by Michael RuhlmanPut an egg on it has become my motto. Michael Ruhlman has a book out on all the different ways an egg can be used in the kitchen? I’m there.
Man Made Meals: The Essential Cookbook for Guys by Steven RaichlenSteven Raichlen leads guys from the grill to the kitchen. That’s the path I took - my obsession with food started on the grill, and exploded from there - so I can’t wait to see what Steven has to show us.
What do you think?What cookbooks are you looking forward to? Let us know in the comments.
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