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New Cookbooks/ Holiday Cooking

Vegetarian/ Vegan Cooking

Vegan holiday cooking from Candle Cafe: celebratory menus and recipes from New York's premier plant-based restaurants by Joy Pierson, Angel Ramos, & Jorge Pineda ; photography by Jim Franco ; forewords by Alicia Silverstone and Laura and Woody Harrelson

Vegan holiday kitchen: more than 200 delicious, festive recipes for special occasions by Nava Atlas ; photographs by Susan Voisin

How to cook everything vegetarian: simple recipes for great food by Mark Bittman ; Illustrations by Alan Witschonke

For those who cannot cook well or do not enjoy it

The can't cook book: 100+ recipes for the absolutely terrified! by Jessica Seinfeld ; photographs by John Kernick ; cover photography by Mark Seliger ; design & illustrations by 3&Co. ; food styling by Sara Quessenberry

I like you: hospitality under the influence by Amy Sedaris

Well Tested Recipes

The complete America's test kitchen TV show cookbook, 2001 -2015 by the editors at America's Test Kitchen ; photography, Carl Tremblay, Keller + Keller, and Daniel J. Van Ackere

Holiday Recipes

Nigella Christmas: food, family, friends, festivities by Nigella Lawson ; photographs by Lis Parsons

The Martha Stewart living Christmas cookbook: a collection of favorite holiday recipes by from the editors of Martha Stewart Living

The gourmet cookbook: more than 1000 recipes by edited by Ruth Reichl

The pioneer woman cooks: a year of holidays: 140 step- by-step recipes for simple, scrumptious celebrations by Ree Drummond


The all-American cookie book by Nancy Baggett

The good cookie: over 250 delicious recipes from simple to sublime by Tish Boyle

The America's Test Kitchen family baking book: featuring more than 700 kitchen-tested recipes, 800 step-by-step photos, opinionated product ratings, and at-a-glance tutorials that guarantee success every time you bake by the editors at America's Test Kitchen ; photography, Daniel J. Van Ackere, Carl Tremblay, Keller + Keller

Chocolate holidays: unforgettable desserts for every season by Alice Medrich ; photography, Michael Lamotte

Baking: from my home to yours by Dorie Greenspan ; photographs by Alan Richardson


The how can it be gluten free cookbook: revolutionary techniques, groundbreaking recipes by the editors at America's Test Kitchen

Silvana's gluten-free and dairy-free kitchen: timeless favorites transformed by Silvana Nardone ; photography by John Kernick


Kids in the holiday kitchen: making, baking, giving by Jessica Strand & Tammy Massman-Johnson ; photographs by James Baigrie