April's cookbooks are full of big names, big flavors, and a whole lot of recipes you can turn around in less time than it takes to watch an episode of Top Chef.

Hungry Girl Clean & Hungry: Easy All-Natural Recipes for Healthy Eating in the Real World

by Lisa Lillien (St. Martin's Griffin)

The latest from bestseller Lillien focuses on healthy recipes home cooks can whip up without using artificial and processed ingredients. 

*It's All Easy: Delicious Weekday Recipes for the Super-Busy Home Cook

by Gwyneth Paltrow (Grand Central Life & Style)

Oscar winning actress and bestselling cookbook author Paltrow is back with a cookbook that promises healthy meals you can make in less time than it takes to order takeout.

The Wurst of Lucky Peach: A Treasury of Encased Meat

by Chris Ying and the editors of Lucky Peach (Clarkson Potter)

Dig sausage? Here's your book, a mix of recipes and food-writing about every kind of sausage imaginable.

Minimalist Baker's Everyday Cooking: 101 Entirely Plant-based, Mostly Gluten-Free, Easy and Delicious Recipes

by Dana Shultz (Avery)

Popular food blogger Shultz's debut cookbook features stripped-down vegan recipes you can make in half an hour or less.

Myron Mixon's BBQ Rules: The Old-School Guide to Smoking Meat

by Myron Mixon with Kelly Alexander (Stewart, Tabori & Chang)

Mixon's latest barbecue bible aims to show how how to achieve proper smokey barbecue flavor even if your backyard is equipped with nothing more than a standard gas grill.

Mexican Today: New and Rediscovered Recipes for Contemporary Kitchens

by Pati Jinich (HMH/Rux Martin)

Jinich, host of PBS's Pati's Mexican Table, offers recipes for traditional Mexican food alongside her own creations.

Flavorwalla: Big Flavor, Bold Spices; A New Way to Cook the Foods You Love

by Floyd Cardoz (Artisan)

The acclaimed chef (Top Chef Masters winner, four James Beard nominations) emphasizes flavor over showmanship in this excellent cookbook that even includes a recipe for homemade dog food.

*The Basque Book: A Love Letter in Recipes from the Kitchen of Txikito

by Alex Raij with Eder Montero (Ten Speed)

The Basque region of Spain is on the forefront of the culinary world, and this cookbook shows why. The recipes, from two New York chefs, perfectly showcase the region's cuisine.

*Ăn: To Eat: Recipes and Stories from a Vietnamese Family Kitchen

by Jacqueline An and Helene An (Running Press)

A mix of family memoir and cookbook, this book follows the An family from French colonial Vietnam to its current place in the California restaurant scene and shares the recipes that have made its restaurants so popular.

*Indicates a PW Top 10 Cookbook for Spring.