cookbook of the week

  • 'The Indian Family Kitchen’ Offers Quick and Easy Ways to Spice Up Your Cooking

    Yahoo Food’s Cookbook of the Week is The Indian Family Kitchen: Classic Dishes for a New Generation by Anjali Pathak (Clarkson Potter), a chef, food writer, and cooking teacher. Anjali Pathak was born and bred in the food industry.

  • The Secret Ingredient That Keeps Decadent Desserts From Being Calorie Bombs

    Deb Wise is a self-described “sugar-lover.” She’s also a recipe developer and tester for Cooking Light magazine, which means she not only knows the ins and outs of cooking and baking, but she’s also a pro when it comes to trimming some of the fat and calories from our favorite dishes and desserts.

  • A Cookbook to Take You Beyond Beer and Pizza for Your Super Bowl Party

    Yahoo Food’s Cookbook of the Week is Beer Bites: Tasty Recipes and Perfect Pairings for Brew Lovers by Christian DeBenedetti and Andrea Slonecker (Chronicle Books). The two team up to explore the many classic and creative possibilities for pairing pints and plates.

  • Get Ready for Lunar New Year With ‘Lucky Rice,’ an Asian Fusion Food Cookbook

    Asian food is really a great way to share stories about Asian culture,” says Danielle Chang, the mastermind behind the LUCKYRICE festival, a multi-city celebration of Asian culture and cuisine, and author of the recently published cookbook, Lucky Rice: Stories and Recipes from Night Markets, Feasts, and Family Tables.

  • Rethink Healthy Eating With Recipes and Advice From ‘Cook. Nourish. Glow.’

    Yahoo Food’s Cookbook of the Week is 'Cook. Nourish. Glow.: 120 Recipes That Will Help You Lose Weight, Look Younger, and Feel Healthier' by Amelia Freer, a nutritional therapist and author.

  • Discover Rich and Varied Vegetarian Cooking With ‘Vegetarian India’

    In the 43 years since her first cookbook on how to cook Indian food, the groundbreaking An Invitation to Indian Cooking, Madhur Jaffrey has written more than 20 books, including seven James Beard Award–winning cookbooks, several children’s books, and Climbing the Mango Trees, a memoir of her childhood in India. And that’s in addition to starring in numerous cooking shows and winning accolades for her work as an actress.

  • Get Everything You Need to Go Paleo in ‘Paleo Perfected’

    Yahoo Food’s Cookbook of the Week is Paleo Perfected: A Revolution in Eating Well with 150 Kitchen-Tested Recipes by the editors at America’s Test Kitchen (America’s Test Kitchen), home to Cook’s Illustrated and Cook’s Country.

  • Throw a Killer Vegan New Year’s Eve Party With ‘Thug Kitchen Party Grub’

    Yahoo Food’s Cookbook of the Week is Thug Kitchen Party Grub by Matt Holloway and Michelle Davis (Rodale Books), authors of the bestselling Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook.

  • Cake Pro Duff Goldman Gives Heaps of Advice to Beginning Bakers in ‘Duff Bakes’

    Yahoo Food’s Cookbook of the Week is Duff Bakes: Think and Bake Like a Pro at Home by Duff Goldman and Sara Gonzales (William Morrow Cookbooks). For 10 seasons, Goldman starred on Food Network’s Ace of Cakes. He’s also the founder of Baltimore’s Charm City Cakes and Los Angeles’s Charm City Cakes West. Gonzales is Goldman’s trusted head baker and kitchen manager at Charm City Cakes West.  

  • Become a Christmas Cookie Pro With ‘The Art of the Cookie’

    Yahoo Food’s Cookbook of the Week is The Art of the Cookie: Baking Up Inspiration by the Dozen by Shelly Kaldunski (Weldon Owen), a cooking teacher, food stylist, and cookbook author specializing in sweets.

  • Learn How to Eat Healthy, Jamie Oliver-Style, in ‘Everyday Super Food’

    Yahoo Food’s Cookbook of the Week is Everyday Super Food: Recipes for a Healthier, Happier You by Jamie Oliver (Ecco), a chef, bestselling cookbook author, and star of numerous cooking shows.

  • For Its First Cookbook, ‘Lucky Peach’ Trades Authenticity for Ease

    Yahoo Food’s Cookbook of the Week is Lucky Peach Presents: 101 Easy Asian Recipes by Peter Meehan and the editors of Lucky Peach (Clarkson Potter), the bestselling and award-winning food quarterly. The cover of ‘Lucky Peach Presents: 101 Easy Asian Recipes’ (Clarkson Potter) Lots of cookbooks claim to have easy recipes.

  • How to Have a Traditional Country Thanksgiving

    Yahoo Food’s Cookbook of the Week is The Vermont Country Store Cookbook: Recipes, History, and Lore from the Classic American General Store by Ellen Ecker Ogden and Andrea Diehl with the Orton Family (Grand Central Publishing). Founded as a mail-order catalog in 1946, The Vermont Country Store now includes a web site and stores in Weston and Rockingham, Vt.

  • ‘Simply Nigella’ Offers Recipes to Soothe Rather than Stress

    Yahoo Food’s Cookbook of the Week is Simply Nigella: Feel Good Food by Nigella Lawson (Flatiron Books). Fans of Nigella Lawson know that the British cooking legend has a rare and special talent for creating and writing recipes.

  • Giada De Laurentiis’ Tips for  a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

    Yahoo Food’s Cookbook of the Week is Happy Cooking: Make Every Meal Count…Without Stressing Out by Giada De Laurentiis (Pam Krauss Books). In addition to being a bestselling cookbook author, De Laurentiis is a Today show correspondent and an Emmy Award-winning Food Network star. She also has her own restaurant, Giada at The Cromwell Las Vegas.  Giada De Laurentiis (Photo: Quentin Bacon) Happy Cooking: Make Every Meal Count…Without Stressing Out is “my biggest book yet,” says Giada De Laurentiis. “I’ve tried to be especially conscious, in this book, about time-saving strategies and making dishes that can be repurposed for pack-along lunches the next day, or transformed into another dish down the line,” explains De Laurentiis.

  • Yotam Ottolenghi’s Latest,  ‘NOPI: The Cookbook,’ Is for Home Cooks Who Like a Challenge

    Yahoo Food’s Cookbook of the Week is NOPI: The Cookbook, by Yotam Ottolenghi and Ramael Scully (Ten Speed Press), featuring recipes from their popular London restaurant. NOPI: The Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi and Ramael Scully (Photograph: Sam Bolton) Chef and restaurant owner Yotam Ottolenghi is known for making unusual ingredients and unique flavor combinations accessible. Ottolenghi’s latest cookbook, NOPI: The Cookbook, features food from his fine-dining London restaurant and was written with Ramael Scully, NOPI’s head chef.

  • How Baking Your Own Bread Can Help Change the World

    Yahoo Food’s Cookbook of the Week is The Hot Bread Kitchen Cookbook: Artisanal Baking from Around the World by Jessamyn Waldman Rodriguez and the bakers of Hot Bread Kitchen (Clarkson Potter). Hot Bread Kitchen, the social enterprise Jessamyn Waldman Rodriguez founded in New York City in 2008, was born out of a love of food and passion for social justice. “To create good food and good jobs for women who really need it was just an irresistible combination for me,” explains Rodriguez. Seven years later, Hot Bread Kitchen has grown tremendously.

  • How Kelis Went From ‘Milkshake’ Pop Star to Bona Fide Chef

    Every week, Yahoo Food spotlights a cookbook that stands out from all the rest. This week’s cookbook is My Life On a Plate by Kelis. Check out more Yahoo Food Cookbooks of the Week here. Photo by Samantha Bolton for Yahoo Food.

  • How Ruth Reichl Finds Comfort in the Kitchen

    Yahoo Food’s Cookbook of the Week is My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life by Ruth Reichl, former editor in chief of Gourmet and bestselling author of the memoirs Comfort Me with Apples, Garlic and Sapphires, and Tender at the Bone. Could you explain what Twitter and the Twitter community has meant for you and what you like about it?

  • Martha Stewart Masters the Art of Casual Entertaining

    When it comes to entertaining, no one comes within miles of Martha Stewart’s expertise.

  • How to Eat 3 Good Meals for Just $4 a Day

    Fast food taste tests, waitresses getting massive tips, the best restaurants across America — these are just a few of the topics Yahoo Food readers loved the most. Every week, Yahoo Food spotlights a cookbook that stands out from all the rest. This week’s cookbook is Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day by Leanne Brown.