Comfort is a big theme across February's cookbooks, whether it's supermodel Chrissy Teigen's take on "all the food you want to eat" or a guide to classic skilled-cooked feasts or a Roman view on how best to create a heaping plate of pasta.
My Kitchen in Rome: Recipes and Notes on Italian Cooking by Rachel Roddy (Grand Central Live & Style), Feb. 2
Recipes and lifestyle lore from an accidental Roman transplant.
United Tastes of Texas: Authentic Recipes from All Corners of the Lone Star State by Jessica Dupuy (Oxmoore House), Feb. 9
Dupuy surveys the wide-ranging cuisine of the Lone Star state and its global influences.
Koreatown: A Cookbook by Deuki Hong and Matt Rodbard (Clarkson Potter), Feb. 16
This cookbook aims to replace the gauzy, soft-focus idealized version of Korean cuisine with the spicy, fermented, umami-packed food you can indulge in at Koreatowns across the country.
Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat by Chrissy Teigen (Clarkson Potter), Feb. 23
The Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover model's first cookbook finally answers the question: What would Chrissy Teigen cook?
Cook It in Cast Iron: Kitchen-Tested Recipes for the One Pan That Does It All by the editors of Cook's Country (Cook's Country), Feb. 23
Everyone has a cast iron skillet. Here, the editors of Cook's Illustrated provide recipes for it to cook everything from steak to pizza.
James Beard's All-American Eats: Recipes and Stories from Our Best-Loved Local Restaurants by the James Beard Foundation (Rizzoli), Feb. 23
The James Beard Foundation offers up a collection of classic American dishes as served up by restaurants that have earned icon status.