AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION
Beyond Beans and Rice (Sept., $14.95) by Lorena Drago shows how South Americans with diabetes can design meal plans that fit into a healthy lifestyle. 20,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo.
AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
Hypertension Cookbook (Oct., $19.95) by Karen A. Levin compiles low-sodium recipes for everyday meals.
Humble Pie: Musings on What Lies Beneath the Crust (Sept., $12.95) by Anne Dimock presents a folksy journey through a life surrounded by pies and pie-making. 40,000 first printing.
AVE MARIA PRESS
Good Cooking Habits: Food for Your Body, Your Soul, and Your Funnybone (Sept., $14.95) by Sister Karol Jackowski features stories and recipes that are delicious and divine.
Saving Dinner for the Holidays: Menus, Recipes, Shopping Lists, and Timelines for Spectacular, Stress-free Holidays (Oct., $14.95) by Leanne Ely demonstrates that holiday meals can be as easy as they are delicious. 100,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
BETTER HOMES GARDENS
Biggest Book of Soups & Stews (Sept., $19.95) by the editors of Better Homes and Gardens details comfort recipes for all seasons and occasions.
Biggest Book of Casseroles (Sept., $19.95) by the editors of Better Homes and Gardens includes proper transporting methods in this compilation of 380 recipes.
Cake-Mix Cookies: More Than 175 Delectable Cookie Recipes That Begin with a Box of Cake Mix (Sept., $16.95) by Camilla V. Saulsbury serves up easy-to-follow recipes for old favorites and new discoveries.
Wine Report 2006 (Sept., $15) by Tom Stevenson. Local experts from around the globe contribute their picks for the best vintages and vineyards.
FAIR WINDS PRESS
3 Ingredient Slow Cooker Recipes (Oct., $17.95) by Sue Bonet. Simple fix-and-forget recipes make it easy to come home to a waiting meal. 30,000 first printing. $30,000 ad/promo.
Food Network Favorites from Our All-Star Chefs (Sept., $19.95) by the editors of Food Network Kitchens reveals the cooking secrets of celebrity chefs.
The Florida Keys Cookbook: Foodways of Paradise (Nov., $16.95) by Victoria Shearer blends history, local lore and recipes.
The Little Saigon Cookbook: Vietnamese Cuisine and Culture in Southern California's Little Saigon (Jan., $15.95) by Ann Le dishes out dozens of family recipes, many surviving through oral history.
HARVARD COMMON PRESS
Some Like It Hot: Spicy Favorites from the World's Hot Zones (Oct., $18.95) by Clifford A Wright. Some 350 recipes represent the most piquant cuisines from around the globe. 30,000 first printing.
To Serve with Love: Simple, Scrumptious Dishes from Skinny to Sinful (Sept., $19.95) by Carnie Wilson with Cindy Pearlman offers not just recipes but mood-enhancing touches for the perfect dinner. Ad/promo.
HEALTHY LIFESTYLE PUBLISHING
Sensational Stevia Desserts (Sept., $19.95) by Lisa Jobs. These 82 low-carb recipes will help make sugar and artificial sweeteners things of the past.
The Book of Chilies and Stews (Oct., $12) by Sara Davis assembles flavorful recipes ranging from goulash through fish stew to vegetarian tofu chili.
Flavors of Greece (Sept., $20) by Rosemary Barron. The founder of Kandra Kitchen, Greece's acclaimed cooking school, explores Greek cuisine.
Asian Flavors: Unlock Culinary Secrets with Spices, Sauces and Other Exotic Ingredients (Oct., $18.95) by Wendy Sweetser explores the many different cuisines of Asia in 120 authentic recipes.
The Lantern Vegan Family Cookbook (Sept., $25) by Brian McCarthy presents 400 family-friendly, plant-based meals.
Best Food Writing 2005 (Oct., $15.95), edited by Holly Hughes, is a classic yearly collection of food writing.
The New Glucose Revolution Cookbook: 100 DeliciousLow GI Recipes for Lifelong Health (Nov., $19.95) by Jennie Brand-Miller et al. offers recipes that make eating the low-GI way simple and satisfying.
Semi-Homemade Cooking (Sept., $19.95) by Sandra Lee features 30-minute meals pairing fresh ingredients with packaged foods.
Semi-Homemade Cooking 2 (Sept., $19.95) by Sandra Lee compiles family-friendly recipes for a variety of different palates and moods.
Semi-Homemade Desserts (Sept., $19.95) by Sandra Lee reveals dessert recipes that combine packaged foods with fresh.
NORTH ATLANTIC BOOKS/ FROG LTD.
Raw Food Gourmet (Sept., $14.95) by Gabrielle Chavez offers recipes for everything from appetizers to desserts.
The Storm Gourmet: A Guide to Creating Extraordinary Meals Without Electricity (Sept., $9.95) by Daphne Nikolopolous details ways of making terrific meals working with nonperishable foods and no electricity.
Rachael Ray's 30-Minute Meals, 365: No Repeats (Oct., 19.95) by Rachael Ray garnishes an array of easy-to-prepare recipes with a variety of deceptively simple variations. 600,000 first printing. 15-city author tour. Ad/promo.
100 Smart, Simple Recipes: The Food You Want to Eat (Oct., $27.50) by Ted Allen. Queer Eye for the Straight Guy's food and wine connoisseur presents satisfying food with no formalities. 3-city author tour. Ad/promo.
RIO NUEVO PUBLISHERS
The New Southwest Cookbook: Recipes from Outstanding Restaurants and Resorts in New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and Colorado (Oct., $17.95) by Carolyn Niethammer shares 135 recipes collected from top-rated eateries.
The South Beach Diet Good Fats/ Good Carbs Guide, Spanish Edition (Jan., $7.99) by Arthur Agatston, M.D., offers the essential good fats, good carbs guide in Spanish.
ROBERT ROSE (dist. by Firefly)
The Food Substitutions Bible: More Than 5,000 Substitutions for Ingredients, Equipment and Techniques (Sept., $19.95) by David Joachim. This A—Z compilation has 1,500 entries, conversions, equivalency tables and more.
Brother Juniper's Bread Book: Slow Rise as Method and Metaphor (Oct., $14.95) by Peter Reinhart, foreword by M.F.K. Fisher, will delight both the novice and the experienced baker. Author tour. Ad/promo.
Thirsty Work: A Pure and Simple Look at Wine (Nov., $24.95) by Matt Skinner. Become a true oenophile via this informative reference. 3-city author tour. Ad/promo.
Anthony Dias Blue's Pocket Guide to Wine 2005 (Oct., $14.95) by Anthony Dias Blue covers not only American wineries but those from such unheralded regions as South America and Africa.
Slow Cooker Magic: A Seasonal Selection of Family Favorite Recipes (Oct., $14.95) by Linda Rehnberg and Lois Conway gathers 100 inventive recipes for year-round family meals. Ad/promo.
The Serbian Family Table (Feb., $19.95) by Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral Parish fuses Mediterranean and Slavic cuisines in recipes passed down through generations.
Kevin Zraly's American Wine Guide (Oct., $12.95) by Kevin Zraly examines American wines, exploring vineyards from all 50 states.
TAYLOR TRADE PUBLISHING
I Love Pies and Tarts (Oct., $16.95) by Nancy Kershner. Recipes ranges from rustic pies and dumplings to sophisticated tarts and other sweets.
TEN SPEED PRESS
The Real Food Daily Cookbook: Really Fresh, Really Good, Really Vegetarian (Sept., $24.95) by Ann Gentry is a really extensive collection of vegetarian recipes from the L.A.-based Real Food Daily restaurants.
The Bar: Spirits, Cocktails, Knowledge (Sept., $16.95) by Olivier Said and James Mellgren recommends mixing those three items in equal portions.
UNIV. OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS
Mama Dip's Family Cookbook (Oct.; $15.95, cloth, $24.95) by Mildred Council teaches the joys of feeding family and friends.
Salmon: The Cookbook (Sept., $19.95), edited by Bill Jones, features both Atlantic and Pacific salmon in more than 120 recipes.
WILDERNESS ADVENTURES PRESS
Savor Idaho Cookbook: Idaho's Finest Restaurants, Their Recipes and Their Histories (Sept., $24.95) by Chuck and Blanche Johnson serves up photos and historical info along with recipes.
Cocktail Parties, Straight Up! Easy Hors d'Oeuvres, Delicious Drinks, and Inspired Ideas for Entertaining with Style (Oct., $16.95) by Lauren Purcell and Anne Purcell Grissinger is for hosts and hostesses eager to entertain in style without breaking their backs or their bank account.
The Healthy Beef Cookbook: Steaks, Salads, Stir-fry, and More—Over 130 Luscious Lean Beef Recipes for Every Occasion (Nov., $21.95) includes recipes that call for one of the 22 cuts of beef that meet government guidelines for lean labeling.
Cocina Betty Crocker: Favorite American Recipes in Spanish and English (Sept., $19.95) by Betty Crocker editors gathers 125 recipes from the Betty Crocker Cookbook10th edition.
Raw Foods for Dummies (Feb., $19.99) by Cherie Soria is for those interested in incorporating raw foods into their meal plan or transitioning to a raw-foods-only diet.
The New Spanish Table (Oct.; $19.95, cloth $35) by Anya von Bremzen. Colorful photos and appendices on Spanish wine accompany the 275 recipes. 40,000 first printing. 20-city author tour.