In September, re-use your leftovers wisely, explore the most "genius" desserts, and get back-to-basics on baking.

Now & Again: Go-To Recipes, Inspired Menus + Endless Ideas for Reinventing Leftovers

By Julia Turshen (Chronicle, Sept. 4)

Turshen, author of the much-lauded 2016 cookbook Small Victories, and 2017’s Feed the Resistance, returns with a guide to creatively repurposing leftovers, alongside sample menus and entertaining tips.


Food52 Genius Desserts: 100 Recipes That Will Change the Way You Bake

By Kristen Miglore (Ten Speed, Sept. 4)

“Food52’s creative director Miglore delivers a solid collection of proven, must-have recipes for an array of desserts...Cookies include the reinvention of a classic with chocolate chip cookie brittle, as well as a brilliant Pistachio Millionaire’s Shortbread, made with coriander butter cream. Cakes include a vegan chocolate birthday cake with a fluffy almond milk frosting, a parsley cake, a show-stopping flourless chocolate cake, and a Weird & Wonderful Banana Cake that should be in every cook’s repertoire.”


Cravings: Hungry for More

By Chrissy Teigen (Clarkson Potter, Sept. 18)

The follow-up to her 2016 bestseller Cravings, model and social media star Teigen returns with recipes like Everything Bagel Cream Cheese Breakfast Bake and a Banana Bread that shook Twitter.


Rose's Baking Basics: 100 Essential Recipes, with More Than 600 Step-by-Step Photos

By Rose Levy Berenbaum (HMH, Sept. 25)

IACP and James Beard Award winner Berenbaum streamlines her 100 “essential” recipes, after her 2014 tome The Baking Bible.