Best of Summer 2022 Cookbooks

The summer cookbooks on this list celebrate feel-good food and stories from around the globe.

Best of Summer 2022 Cookbooks

Is there anything better than flipping through the pages of a new cookbook full of recipes that look delicious and mouth-watering?  We don’t think so!  And we’re in luck because some great new cookbooks were published this summer.  So whether you’re looking for something to help you get dinner on the table quickly or you’re ready to experiment in the kitchen, we’ve got you covered.  Here are some of our favorite cookbooks from Summer 2022!


Snacks for Dinner by Lukas Volger

Snacks for Dinner by Lukas Volger

In Snacks for Dinner, Volger transforms carefree noshing into nourishing meals with recipes to inspire your own make-from-scratch snack spreads that are not only quick to makes, but also deeply satisfying.

Mi Cocina by Rick Martinez

Mi Cocina by Rick Martinez

Join Rick Martínez on a once-in-a-lifetime culinary journey throughout México that begins in Mexico City and continues through 32 states, in 156 cities, and across 20,000 incredibly delicious miles. In Mi Cocina, Rick shares deeply personal recipes as he re-creates the dishes and specialties he tasted throughout his journey.

My America : Recipes from a Young Black Chef by Kwame Onwuachi, Joshua David Stein

My America by Kwame Onwuachi, Joshua David Stein

Featuring more than 125 recipes, My America is a celebration of the food of the African Diaspora, as handed down through Onwuachi’s own family history, spanning Nigeria to the Caribbean, the South to the Bronx, and beyond. From Nigerian Jollof, Puerto Rican Red Bean Sofrito, and Trinidadian Channa (Chickpea) Curry to Jambalaya, Baby Back Ribs, and Red Velvet Cake, these are global home recipes that represent the best of the patchwork that is American cuisine.

Turkey and the Wolf : Flavor Trippin’ in New Orleans by Mason Hereford, JJ Goode

Turkey and the Wolf by Mason Hereford, JJ Goode

A fun and flavorful book of 95 dynamic recipes that put a playful spin on Southern food, from the James Beard Award-nominated owner of Turkey and the Wolf in New Orleans.

Eitan Eats the World: New Comfort Classics to Cook Right Now: A Cookbook by Eitan Bernath

Eitan Eats the World by Eitan Bernath

85 fresh comfort food recipes highlighting the enthusiasm, creativity, and foolproof techniques of the TikTok cooking prodigy who “taught millions stuck at home during quarantine how to cook” (The New York Times), now the principal culinary contributor on The Drew Barrymore Show.

The I Don’t Want to Cook Book: 100 Tasty, Healthy, Low-Prep Recipes for When You Just Don’t Want to Cook by Alyssa Brantley

The I Don’t Want to Cook Book by Alyssa Brantley

Get away with the bare minimum while still getting food on the table with these 100 quick and easy recipes that require minimal prep, little-to-no planning, and zero extra trips to the grocery store.

The Red Truck Bakery Farmhouse Cookbook : Sweet and Savory Comfort Food from America’s Favorite Rural Bakery by Brian Noyes

The Red Truck Bakery Farmhouse Cookbook by Brian Noyes

Indulge your thirst for new ways to enjoy tequila and mezcal with 60+ recipes for agave cocktails from a James Beard Award-nominated author and New York Times spirits writer.  From riffs on classics such as the Mezcal Mule and Oaxaca Old-Fashioned to new favorites such as Naked and Famous or Smoke and Ice, discover how to use mezcal and tequila to create cocktails in nearly every classic cocktail formula–from flip to sour to highball–that highlight the smoky, edgy flavors of these unique and popular spirits.

Mission Vegan : Wildly Delicious Food for Everyone by Danny Bowien, JJ Goode, EdD.

Mission Vegan by Danny Bowien, JJ Goode, EdD.

From the author of The Mission Chinese Food Cookbook, a fresh take on vegan cooking that emphasizes freewheeling exploration and big flavor.

Boards and Spreads : Shareable, Simple Arrangements for Every Meal by Yasmin Fahr

Boards and Spreads by Yasmin Fahr

Feast upon more than 65 recipes for platters and boards, including dinner-worthy spreads, appetizers, breakfast, snacks, and more inspiration for anytime-eating.

Flour Power : The Practice and Pursuit of Baking Sourdough Bread by Tara Jensen

Flour Power by Tara Jensen

A fun and empowering bread master class with 80 recipes and insights from sourdough whisperer Tara Jensen.

Simple Pasta : Pasta Made Easy, Life Made Better by Odette Williams

Simple Pasta by Odette Williams

A gorgeous collection of simple, tasty pasta recipes you’ll return to again and again, any night of the week.

Masala: Recipes from India, the Land of Spices by Anita Jaisinghani

Masala: Recipes from India, the Land of Spices by Anita Jaisinghani

Go inside the mind of a chef to learn the fundamentals of Indian cuisine and decode the secrets to cooking with spices in this beautiful collection of over 100 timeless recipes. 

What do you think about the cookbooks on this list?

Have you read or cooked from any books on this list?  Have any caught your attention?


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