Bayou: Feasting Through the Seasons of a Cajun Life

Melissa M. Martin. Artisan, Sept. 24 ($35, ISBN 978-1-64829-140-1)

James Beard Award winner Martin traces a year’s worth of southern Louisianan celebrations, from crawfish for kicking off carnival season to shrimp boils celebrating summer’s bounty.

A Confident Cook: Recipes for Joyous, No-Pressure Fun in the Kitchen

Tamron Hall and Lish Steiling. Hyperion Avenue, Sept. 3 ($35, ISBN 978-1-368-10404-3)

Amateur chefs learn to stock a pantry, use kitchen tools, and manage cooking setbacks in this primer from talk show host Hall and chef Steiling. 150,000-copy announced first printing.

Does This Taste Funny? Recipes Our Family Loves

Stephen Colbert and Evie McGee Colbert. Celadon, Sept. 17 ($35, ISBN 978-1-250-85999-0)

The Colbert Report host and his wife share recipes they perfected during the pandemic, including seafood dishes, cocktails, and desserts. 350,000-copy announced first printing.

Good Lookin’ Cookin’: A Year of Meals—a Lifetime of Family, Friends, and Food

Dolly Parton and Rachel Parton George. Ten Speed, Sept. 17 ($35, ISBN 978-1-9848-6316-4)

Inspired by a shared love for good meals and music, sisters Parton and Parton George mix Southern-influenced dishes with hosting tips and family trivia.

How to Cook Everything Kids

Mark Bittman. Harvest, Oct. 15 ($35, ISBN 978-0-544-79032-2)

The former New York Times columnist invites junior chefs to build confidence in the kitchen with soups, sandwiches, and more advanced dishes such as banana bread.

The Modern Navajo Kitchen: Homestyle Recipes That Celebrate the Flavors and Traditions of the Diné

Alana Yazzie. Wellfleet, Oct. 8 ($24.99, ISBN 978-1-57715-467-9)

Navajo classics and fusion dishes are backgrounded by a tour through the tribe’s culinary traditions in Yazzie’s debut.

Our South: Black Food Through My Lens

Ashleigh Shanti. Union Square, Oct. 15 ($40, ISBN 978-1-4549-4912-1)

Chef Shanti ventures from Black agricultural communities in South Carolina to her native coastal Virginia and beyond to celebrate the cuisine of the American South. 75,000-copy announced first printing.

A Slow Rise: Favorite Recipes from Four Decades of Baking with Heart

Daniel Leader. Avery, Oct. 15 ($40, ISBN 978-0-593-42158-1)

The founder of Bread Alone offers recipes for more than 60 of the bakery’s breads and pastries, along with tips for making them by smelling, feeling, and even listening to the dough.

Wafu Cooking: Everyday Recipes with Japanese Style

Sonoko Sakai. Knopf, Nov. 12 ($40, ISBN 978-0-593-53527-1)

Chef Sakai gives global dishes a Japanese makeover with recipes that riff on traditional flavors and techniques, including fish and lotus chips, and miso apple pie.

Wild Chocolate: Across the Americas in Search of Cacao’s Soul

Rowan Jacobsen. Bloomsbury, Oct. 8 ($28.99, ISBN 978-1-63973-357-6)

Charting the history of heirloom chocolate, James Beard Award winner Jacobsen details how it was abandoned for cheaper and less flavorful varietals in the 19th and 20th centuries but is being revived thanks to enterprising farmers, activists, and chocolate makers. 60,000-copy announced first printing.

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Madame Vo: Vietnamese Home Cooking from the New York Restaurant by Jimmy Ly and Yen Vo (Oct. 22, $40, ISBN 978-1-4197-6726-5) celebrates the bold flavors of the eponymous eatery in Manhattan’s East Village.


Why I Cook by Tom Colicchio (Oct. 8, $35, ISBN 978-1-64829-128-9) chronicles the James Beard Award winner’s ascent from a working-class New Jersey childhood to becoming a New York City restaurateur and Top Chef fame, and includes recipes he mastered along the way.


Eat Happy Italian: 101 Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Low-Carb Recipes for Living La Bella Vita by Anna Vocino (Oct. 8, $24.95 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-63774-529-8) aims to help the carb-conscious ditch grains and gluten without sacrificing flavor in recipes that center fish and swap out rice for cauliflower.


Mediterra: Recipes from the Islands and Shores of the Mediterranean by Ben Tish (Aug. 13, $35, ISBN 978-1-5266-6113-5) travels from Italy to Syria and beyond for regional dishes that utilize fresh, seasonal ingredients and require minimal cooking time.


Life’s Too Short to Stuff a Mushroom: Really Good Food Without the Fuss by Prue Leith (Oct. 15, $32.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-9250-5) provides 80 quick-and-easy recipes to help busy home cooks save time.

Chelsea Green

My Regenerative Kitchen: Plant-Based Recipes and Sustainable Practices to Nourish Ourselves and the Planet by Camilla Marcus (Oct. 10, $39.95, ISBN 978-1-64502-254-1) presents more than 100 recipes that repurpose food scraps and utilize mindfully sourced ingredients to reduce food waste.


Food and Other Things I Love: More Than 100 Italian American Recipes from My Family to Yours
by Caroline Manzo (Sept. 24, $29.95, ISBN 978-1-7972-2525-8). The Real Housewives of New Jersey star serves up homestyle Italian recipes and advice on cooking for celebrations.

Southern Get-Togethers: A Guide to Hosting Unforgettable Gatherings—Plus Entertaining Inspiration, Tips, and 100+ Recipes by Kelsey Barnard Clark (Sept. 17, $35, ISBN 978-1-7972-2565-4) draws on the author’s Dixie roots for crowd-pleasing dishes and tips on serving them at hunting season gatherings, seafood boils, and other occasions.

Clarkson Potter

Bobby Flay: Chapter One: Iconic Recipes and Inspirations from a Groundbreaking American Chef by Bobby Flay (Oct. 29, $60, ISBN 978-0-385-34595-8) spotlights 100 dishes that have defined the author’s career, and the creative processes that shaped them.

Martha: The Cookbook: 100 Favorite Recipes, with Lessons and Stories from My Kitchen by Martha Stewart (Nov. 5, $40, ISBN 978-0-593-13920-2) rounds up the recipes Stewart loves most and delves into the memories they represent.


Everyday Indulgence: 80+ Cleverly Balanced Recipes to Nourish Your Body and Delight Your Soul by Lindsay Moser (Nov. 19, $32, ISBN 978-0-7440-9927-0) showcases dishes that balance protein, fiber, and vital micronutrients.

Fair Winds

The Blood Sugar Balance Cookbook: 100 Delicious Recipes That Let You Ditch the Crave, Crash, Fat-Storing Cycle and Heal Your Metabolism by Meredith Mann (Oct. 8, $26.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-0-7603-8740-5) translates decadent dishes into low-glycemic alternatives that balance protein, carbohydrates, and fats, and keep blood sugar stable.

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Brunch King: Eats, Beats, and Boozy Drinks by Joey Maggiore (Sept. 17, $32.95, ISBN 978-1-77327-235-1) adapts brunch dishes popular at the author’s Phoenix, Ariz., restaurant, Hash Kitchen, for the home cook.


What Goes with What: 100 Recipes, 20 Charts, Endless Possibilities by Julia Turshen (Oct. 15, $34.99, ISBN 978-1-250-34096-2) breaks down the alchemy of flavor with guidance on how to combine ingredients for tasty salads, soups, pastas, and mains.


The Pasta Queen: The Art of Italian Cooking by Nadia Caterina Munno (Nov. 12, $32.50, ISBN 978-1-6680-4728-6) centers seasonal ingredients in Italian appetizers, mains, and desserts.

Grub Street Cookery

Le Cordon Bleu Confectionery School by Le Cordon Bleu (Nov. 30, $59.95, ISBN 978-1-911714-17-0) explains such fundamental techniques as tempering chocolate and cooking sugar, and how to harness them to make truffles, pralines, and marshmallows.

Hachette Go

Bismillah, Let’s Eat! Fresh and Vibrant Recipes from My Family to Yours by Zehra Allibhai (Oct. 1, $35, ISBN 978-0-306-83111-9) draws on the author’s Indian and Kenyan roots for flavorful dishes designed to be shared around the family dinner table.


Sun-Kissed Cooking: Vegetables Front and Center by Brooke Williamson (Nov. 12, $35, ISBN 978-0-06-333379-6). The Top Chef winner debuts with more than 100 seasonally inspired recipes starring fresh and canned veggies and fruits. 75,000-copy announced first printing.


The League of Kitchens Cookbook: Brilliant Tips, Secret Methods & Favorite Family Recipes from Around the World by Lisa Kyung Gross (Nov. 12, $40, ISBN 978-0-06-329057-0) profiles 14 of the eponymous cooking school’s chefs, who share their preferred recipes, culinary techniques, and go-to ingredients.

Life’s Sweetest Moments: Simple, Stunning Recipes and Their Heartwarming Stories by Dominique Ansel (Oct. 8, $35, ISBN 978-0-06-330809-1). The Cronut creator pairs uplifting stories of friends and regulars at his N.Y.C. bakery with 40 dessert recipes for bakers of all levels.

Hearst Home

Food Network Magazine Baking for Fun: 75 Great Cookies, Cakes, Pies, and More by Food Network Magazine (Sept. 17, $25, ISBN 978-1-958395-22-6) gathers recipes from the magazine’s test kitchen for such tried-and-true treats as chocolate-covered shortbread, along with updated classics and extravagant creations like a mile-high s’mores pie. 50,000-copy announced first printing.


Bake Club: 101 Must-Have Moves for Your Kitchen: A Cookbook by Christina Tosi, with Shannon Salzano (Nov. 12, $35, ISBN 978-0-593-80239-7). The Milk Bar founder keeps amateur bakers in mind with sweet and savory recipes that eschew complicated kitchen equipment and encourage substitutions.


The Best American Food and Travel Writing 2024 by Padma Lakshmi and Jaya Saxena (Oct. 22, $18.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-0-06-337064-7). Taste the Nation host Lakshmi and Eater correspondent Saxena serve up the year’s top articles about the joys and challenges of food and travel.


So Good: Food You Want to Eat, Designed by a Nutritionist by Emily English (Sept. 17, $30, ISBN 978-1-3996-2005-5) features recipes for healthy mains, desserts, and snacks, along with the nutritional profile for each dish.


Elysian Kitchens: Recipes Inspired by the Traditions and Tastes of the World’s Sacred Spaces by Jody Eddy (Oct. 15, $50, ISBN 978-0-393-65173-7) visits mosques, temples, synagogues, and monasteries to compile such dishes as dumplings made by monks at Thikse, a Buddhist temple in India; lamb burgers eaten by the nuns of Kylemore Abbey in Connemara, Ireland; and other fare drawn from the planet’s holy places.


The Spice Collector’s Cookbook: Easy Family Recipes Inspired by Spices from Across the Globe by Vina Patel (Nov. 12, $30, ISBN 978-1-84899-429-4) collects 80 dishes from Italy, Mexico, Thailand, and other countries, and infuses them with the Indian flavors of the author’s own home cooking.


You Gotta Eat: Real-Life Strategies for Feeding Yourself When Cooking Feels Impossible by Margaret Eby (Nov. 19, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-68369-442-7) provides doable recipes for the overworked and exhausted, including a casserole made from leftovers and an upgraded instant ramen.


Healthy, My Way: Real Food, Real Flavor, Real Good: A Cookbook by My Nguyen (Oct. 15, $32.50, ISBN 978-0-593-58018-9) centers vegetables, lean proteins, and flavorful herbs in 100 nutritious, Asian-inspired dishes.

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The Flygerians Cookbook: Over 70 Recipes for Nigerian Food That Will Speak to Your Soul & Warm Your Heart by Jess and Jo Edun (Sept. 10, $30, ISBN 978-1-78879-622-4) serves up West African favorites, such as smoky jollof and pounded yam, and rum punch, that the authors, who are sisters, have adapted from their grandmother’s kitchen.


Feasts of Good Fortune: 75 Recipes for a Year of Chinese American Celebrations, from Lunar New Year to Mid-Autumn Festival and Beyond by Hsiao-Ching Chou and Meilee Chou Riddle (Dec. 3, $28 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-63217-518-2). The mother-daughter duo share recipes for Chinese diaspora holidays and champion cooking as a way to connect with one’s heritage.

Simon Element

AfriCali: Recipes from My Jikoni
by Kiano Moju (Aug. 13, $35, ISBN 978-1-6680-0213-1) melds the Nigerian and Kenyan flavors of the author’s youth with fruits and vegetables from California.

Di An: The Salty, Sour, Sweet and Spicy Flavors
of Vietnamese Cooking with TwayDaBae
by Tue Nguyen (Sept. 17, $35, ISBN 978-1-6680-0380-0) celebrates such traditional Vietnamese ingredients as lemongrass, shallots, and fish sauce in recipes designed to be accessible to home chefs.

With Love and Babka: 50 Sweet and Savory Recipes for Everyone’s Favorite Braided Bread by Elana Pearlman (Nov. 19, $26, ISBN 978-1-6680-5108-5) plays up the flavor possibilities of the traditional Jewish bread with sweet and savory babkas, gluten-free varieties, and recipes that use such decadent ingredients as oats streusel and marshmallow fluff.

Gibbs Smith

Modern Creole: A Taste of New Orleans Culture and Cuisine by Eric Cook, with Jyl Benson (Sept. 17, $35, ISBN 978-1-4236-6544-1), honors the city’s Cajun, Southern, and Creole roots with such recipes as spicy sweet potato beignets.

Ten Speed

Belly Full: Exploring Caribbean Cuisine Through 11 Fundamental Ingredients and Over 100 Recipes by Lesley Enston (Sept. 10, $32.50, ISBN 978-1-9848-6182-5) features such ingredients as beans, cassava, chayote, coconut, and rice in mostly plant-based, gluten-free dishes that shed light on the culinary history of Caribbean islands.

Ottolenghi Comfort: A Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi (Oct. 8, $37.99, ISBN 978-0-399-58177-9) aims to kick comfort food up a notch with recipes for lamb ramen, cheesy bread soup, and more.


The Kimbap Cookbook: 50+ Delicious and Beginner-Friendly Recipes for Rolls, Rice Balls, and More Convenience Store-Style Snacks by Seung-Ju Choi (Oct. 8, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-64604-715-4) offers high-flavor, low-effort recipes for kimchi pork, crunchy shrimp rolls, and other treats.


Sanjana Feasts: Modern Vegetarian and Vegan Indian Recipes to Feed Your Soul by Sanjana Modha (Sept. 5, $34.95, ISBN 978-1-80018-296-7) infuses plant-based dishes with traditional Indian flavors.


I Love You: Recipes from the Heart by Pamela Anderson (Oct. 15, $40, ISBN 978-0-316-57348-1). The former Baywatch star ventures into the kitchen with recipes for vegetarian dishes created to feed body and soul. 200,000-copy announced first printing.


Health Shots: 50 Simple, Healing Tonics to Improve Immunity, Ease Anxiety, Boost Energy, and More by Toby Amidor (Nov. 26, $15, ISBN 978-1-5235-2884-4) invites readers to sip their way to well-being with tonics, tinctures, and shots that aim to boost energy, improve skin and nail health, and reduce anxiety.

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