AMERICAN DIABETES ASSN.
The Family Style Soul Food Diabetes Cookbook (Nov., $16.95) by Weaver Williams enables diabetics to enjoy the delights of soul food sans the harmful fats and calories. 15,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo.
Snack Attack! Guilt-Free Treats for Healthy Munching (Jan., $14.95) by Ruth Glick offers healthier versions of snack favorites. 25,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo.
AMERICAN EXPRESS (dist. by Sterling)
Food & Wine Magazine’s Wine Guide 2007 (Oct., $11.95) by Jamal A. Rayyis is newly reorganized and redesigned.
AMERICAN UNIV. IN CAIRO (dist. by IPM)
Egyptian Soups: Hot and Cold (Nov., $16.95) by John Feeney collects unusual recipes for all seasons.
AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN
834 Kitchen Quick Tips (Sept., $16.95) by the editors of Cook’s Illustrated draws from thousands of reader submissions; includes 1,150 illustrations.
What’s a Cook to Do? An Illustrated Guide to 500 Essential Tips, Techniques, and Tricks (Feb., $16.95) by James Peterson. Presented in an at-a-glance format, this reference contains photos, charts, advice and more.
MITCHELL BEAZLEY (dist. by sterling)
Crazy Water Pickled Lemons: Enchanting Dishes from the Middle East, Mediterranean and North Africa (Sept., $19.95) by Diana Henry offers an introduction to these cuisines.
The Murray’s Cheese Handbook: A Guide to More than 300 of the World’s Best Cheeses (Oct., $17.95) by Rob Kaufelt and Liz Thorpe dishes up info from the proprietor of New York’s noted Murray’s Cheese Shop.
Andrea Robinson’s 2007 Wine Buying Guide for Everyone (Oct., $12.95) by Andrea Robinson features more than 800 top wines available in stores and restaurants.
The Splenda World of Sweetness: Recipes for Homemade Desserts and Delicious Drinks (Dec., $19.95) uses the no-calorie sugar alternative to create healthful treats.
CRANE HILL (dist. by IPG)
The Geek’s Guide to Bartending by Olivia Hesse and The Geek’s Guide to Wine by James Perry (Oct., $9.95 each) teach even the geekiest the way ’round the bar and the intricacies of the grape.
Puff Pastry Perfection: More than 175 Recipes for Appetizers, Entrées, and Sweets Made with Refrigerated Puff Pastry (Nov., $16.95) by Camilla V. Saulsbury provides recipes for treats from Portobello Napoleons and Wasabi Shrimp Puffs to Cumin Cheese Straws and Chocolate Walnut Strudel.
FAIR WINDS PRESS
The Spaghetti Sauce Gourmet (Nov., $19.95) by David Joachim presents 170 recipes using bottled sauces as the base.
Comprehensive Diabetic Cookbook (Oct., $14.95) by Dorothy Kaplan provides 100 recipes for everything from soups to desserts.
101 Things to Do with Yogurt by Geneva Stringham and ...Ground Beef by Stephanie Ashcraft and Janet Eyring (Sept., $9.95 each) are new additions to this bestselling series.
Fix-It and Forget-It 5-Ingredient Favorites: Comforting Slow-Cooker Recipes (Jan.; $15.95; cloth $24.95) by Phyllis Pellman Good utilizes a helpful appliance for time-starved cooks.
GRUPO PEÑIN (dist. by Antique collectors’ club)
Peñin Guide to Spanish Wines (Sept., $39.95) by José Peñin presents this internationally recognized guide in English.
FRANCES LINCOLN (dist. by Antique collectors’ club)
World Food Café 2: Easy Vegetarian Recipes from Around the Globe (Nov., $35) by Chris and Carolyn Caldicott features recipes from the eponymous cafe in London’s Covent Garden.
MARLOWE & CO.
Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World: Over 50 Dairy-Free Recipes for Cupcakes That Rule (Nov., $15.95) by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero serves up recipes for vegans who are passionate about their cupcakes.
Turn Up the Heat with G. Garvin (Oct., $19.95) by Gerry Garvin. The host of TV One’s Turn up the Heat from the U.K. combines culinary know-how with a down-to-earth style.
Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade 20-Minute Meals and …Semi-Homemade Slow Cooker Recipes (Oct., $19.95 each) by Sandra Lee supplies no pre-prep, easy-to-make recipes.
MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESS
Hot Dish Heaven: Classic Casseroles from Midwest Kitchens (Oct., $16.95) by Ann L. Burckhardt contains 70 traditional favorites and modern meals.
Dream Dinners (Sept., $19.95) by Stephanie Allen and Tina Kuna. The creators of Dream Dinners, their franchise business featuring assemble-and-freeze foods, gather 100 recipes. 50,000 first printing.
Rachael Ray 2, 4, 6, 8: 30-Minute Meals for Couples or Crowds (Nov., $19.95) by Rachael Ray. The TV chef takes the work out of serving a few or many. Ad/promo.13-city author tour.
Extreme Brewing (Nov., $24.99) by Sam Calagione. Home brewers can now make specialty beers without having to learn the science behind the process.
¡Mole! (Nov., $12.95) by Gwyneth Doland explains how to make the distinctive sauce sometimes called the official food of Mexico.
The Biggest Loser Cookbook (Sept., $21.95) by Chef Devin Alexander and The Biggest Loser experts and cast with Karen Kaplan. The TV reality show’s crew celebrates weight loss with 125 recipes. 150,000 first printing.
The South Beach Diet Parties & Holidays Cookbook (Oct., $25) by Arthur Agatston, M.D., furnishes 150 new recipes and 20 menus for enjoying the holidays. 750,000 first printing.
The Wine Enthusiast Pocket Guide to Wine: Everything You Need to Buy, Store, and Enjoy Wine (Oct., $5.95) from the publishers of Wine Enthusiast offers a handy reference.
Sweet Sensations (Jan., $19.99) by Meaghan Mountford. Discover the creative pleasures of decorating cookies; includes templates and illustrations.
Tibetan Cookbook: Recipes for Daily Living, Celebration, and Ceremony (Oct., $19.95) by Elizabeth Kelly features recipes that are simple to prepare with readily available ingredients.
Secrets from the Wine Diva: Tips to Buying, Drinking, Ordering, and Enjoying Wine (Sept., $14.95) by Christine Ansbacher, the “Wine Diva,” who hosts tastings for corporations and cultural institutions, shares her expertise.
Baking Basics and Beyond (Sept., $15.95) by Patricia Sinclair leads beginning bakers step-by-step through each recipe.
The Cocktail (Oct., $15.95) by Jane Rocca and Kat Macleod assembles 200 classic and trendy drinks from around the world.
TEN SPEED PRESS
White Trash Gatherings: From-Scratch Cooking for Down-Home Entertaining (Sept., $19.95) by Kendra Bailey Morris continues the White Trash series with family recipes, party tips, folk remedies and tall tales.
The Wines of France: The Essential Guide for Savvy Shoppers (Oct., $18.95) by Jacqueline Friedrich directs readers to France’s top-value wines, up-and-coming wine regions and more.
The World Is a Kitchen: Cooking Your Way Through Culture: Stories, Recipes, and Resources (Sept., $16.95), edited by Michele Anna Jordan and Susan Brady, explores new lands, cultures and cuisines.
30-Minute Asian Meals (Oct., $18.95) by Marie Wilson brings together healthy and flavorful recipes from Tokyo to Jakarta and beyond.
UNIV. OF NEBRASKA PRESS
A Taste of Heritage: Crow Indian Recipes and Herbal Medicines (Oct., $17.95) by Alma Hogan Snell features Crow recipes, age-old plant medicinals and healing remedies.
UNIV. OF NORTH TEXAS PRESS
Mexican Light/Cocina Mexicana Ligera: Healthy Cuisine for Today’s Cook/Para el Cocinero Actual (Oct., $17.95) by Kris Rudolph features bilingual recipes based on pre-Columbian cookery.
The Frantic Woman’s Guide to Feeding Family and Friends: Shopping Lists, Recipes, and Tips for Every Dinner of the Year (Sept., $14.99) by Mary Jo Rulnick suggests two 14-day menu plans for every season. Ad/promo..
Food to Live By: The Earthbound Farm Organic Cookbook (Sept., $21.95) by Myra Goodman with Linda Holland and Pamela McKinstry celebrates healthy food through 250 recipes using the best ingredients, organic or otherwise.