The 18 Cookbooks You Need This Fall

With new titles from Kris Jenner, Ina Garten and Orange Is the New Black, this season's top reads are sure to whip up an appetite

01 of 19

DIG RIGHT IN

DIG RIGHT IN
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Bookmark this story! We flipped, read and cooked our way through all the new cookbooks coming out this season to find the ones that really deserve a spot on your shelf.

02 of 19

MEAT

MEAT
Courtesy Atria Books

"The King of Meat" Pat LaFrieda's guide to all things non-vegetarian feels more like a coffee table book than one you keep in your kitchen. With stunning (okay, sometimes scary) carcass and cuisine photos on just about every page, LaFrieda includes butchering techniques, guides to cuts of meat and, of course, recipes. Buy It
Recipe to Make: The Perfect Steak – when in Rome, right? Condiment and rub recipes included.

03 of 19

UNICHEF

UNICHEF
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Forty of the world's top chefs come together in Hilary Gumbel's collection of recipes to benefit Unicef – author royalties will go to the U.S. Fund for the United Nations Children's Fund. Delicious recipes from Mario Batali, Giada de Laurentiis and Curtis Stone, all for a great cause? Count us in. Available Sept. 29
Recipe to Make: Emeril Lagasse's New-Style Caldo Verde, his version of his mom's Portuguese soup

04 of 19

AROUND THE TABLE

AROUND THE TABLE
Courtesy Harper Collins

She can sing and she can cook – Is Martina McBride just good at everything? The Kansas-born country star loves to host get-togethers for friends and family – and in her first cookbook, she shares her recipes for the perfect party, including menus, décor inspiration and other tips for easy (and inexpensive) entertaining. Available Oct. 7
Recipe to Make: Cornbread with Green Chiles and Pepper Jack Cheese

05 of 19

MY PERFECT PANTRY

MY PERFECT PANTRY
Courtesy Clarkson Potter

It looks like the Chopped judge found inspiration from his gig on the cooking competition show: Geoffrey Zakarian's latest title takes 50 pantry staples (like peanut butter and soy sauce) and spins out three easy-to-make recipes per ingredient. It's a great buy for novice or time-strapped cooks. Available Oct. 7
Recipe to Make: Maple Buttermilk Pork Roast – the pantry staple in use? Maple syrup, of course.

06 of 19

DEATH & CO

DEATH & CO
Courtesy The Crown Publishing Group

"Mixologist" doesn't even begin to describe the cocktail chemists behind the popular N.Y.C. bar. Founder and owner David Kaplan, along with beverage masters Nick Fauchald and Alex Day, put together a stunning, comprehensive guide to all things alcoholic. Cheers! Available Oct. 7
Recipe to Make: Oaxaca Old-Fashioned, the most requested cocktail at Death amp Co

07 of 19

WE COOKING

WE COOKING
Courtesy Cookinglight

The Twin Chefs, 12-year-olds Lilly and Audrey Andrews, have been cooking since they were four. With their debut cookbook, the sisters hope to inspire home cooks – no matter how young – with easy-to-make recipes, kitchen tips and, of course, lots of kid-friendly ideas. Available Oct. 7
Recipe to Make: Zucchini Ribbon Pasta

08 of 19

HOW TO EATALY

HOW TO EATALY
Courtesy Rizzoli

The Italian megastore Eataly, co-owned by Mario Batali and Joe and Lidia Bastianich, is now expanding to print. Pick up a copy to learn everything you want to know about olive oil, pasta, cheese, cheese and more cheese. Available Oct. 7
Recipe to Make: Fritto Misto Di Pesce, fried calamari and shrimp

09 of 19

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK: THE COOKBOOK

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK: THE COOKBOOK
Courtesy ABRAMS Books

A fun read for fans of the Netflix series (lots of cast photos included!) – and a good primer for those who have only heard about the ladies of Litchfield – the cookbook features 65 recipes, divided by breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, dessert and drinks, each from a character on the show. And don't worry: These dishes are way better than the food the inmates actually eat on the show. Available Oct. 14
Recipe to Make: Crazy Eyes's Chocolate and Vanilla Fudge Swirl

10 of 19

HOMEMADE DECADENCE

HOMEMADE DECADENCE
Courtesy Clarkson Potter

Blogger Joy the Baker (aka Joy Wilson) promises "irresistibly sweet, salty, gooey, sticky, fluffy, creamy, crunchy treats" – oh man, does she deliver. Just like the she does on her blog on her blog, Joy takes classic dessert recipes and puts fun, decadent spins on each one. Available Oct. 14
Recipe to Make: Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pretzel Layer Cake, the confection gracing the cover

11 of 19

IN THE KITCHEN WITH KRIS

IN THE KITCHEN WITH KRIS
Courtesy Gallery Books

The Kollection of Kardashian-Jenner Family Recipes features everything from nachos to clarified butter to soufflé, dotted with family photos, anecdotes and entertaining tips from the famous Momager. Available Oct. 21
Recipe to Make: Kim's Pumpkin Bread – because who can resist the power of pumpkin and Kim Kardashian in one dish?

12 of 19

THE PIZZA BIBLE

THE PIZZA BIBLE
Courtesy The Crown Publishing Group

Tony Gemignani has dedicated his life to pizza, with eight restaurants, a pizza cooking school in San Francisco and a 20-year award-winning career. So, understandably, his book is the definitive guide to making pizza, and it includes favorite pies from around the world – Neapolitan, deep-dish, Sicilian, wood-fired and more. Available Oct. 21
Recipe to Make: Burratina Di Margherita, which is Sicilian dough topped with creamy burrata, tomatoes and a balsamic glaze

13 of 19

MARCUS OFF DUTY

MARCUS OFF DUTY
Courtesy Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Marcus Samuelsson has cooked for world leaders, he won Top Chef Masters and he's a Chopped judge, but these are the recipes he makes at home for his family. The cookbook is full of cute family photos and anecdotes, while the recipes range from every day dinners to special occasion show-stoppers. Available Oct. 21
Recipe to Make: Grilled Shrimp amp Sausage Skewers with Extra-Dirty Rice

14 of 19

MAKE IT AHEAD

MAKE IT AHEAD
Courtesy Clarkson Potter

The Barefoot Contessa is back in print again, stealing our hearts and taste buds with her ninth book. Ina Garten takes on the question: "What can I make ahead, and how?" Her hundreds of time-saving tips make her I'm-not-sure-I-can-make-that cuisine seem possible. Available Oct. 28
Recipe to Make: Rosemary Rack of Lamb with Easy Tzatziki

15 of 19

THE TUCCI TABLE

THE TUCCI TABLE
Courtesy Gallery Books

Stanley Tucci loves food – this is the actor's second cookbook – and thank goodness for it. He and his wife, Felicity Blunt, combine his Italian roots with her British heritage to create a collection of recipes best served with family (and wine, let's not forget the wine). Available Oct. 28
Recipe to Make: Gnocchi with Sage Butter, the couple's tried and true homemade pasta

16 of 19

THE PORTLANDIA COOKBOOK

THE PORTLANDIA COOKBOOK
Courtesy Clarkson Potter

Eat like a local in this Fred Armisen- and Carrie Brownstein-authored book, which is full of dishes inspired by the hilarious IFC series. The title also includes Portland, Oregon-specific info, including a complete guide to all the coffee you can buy in "Coffee Land" (and a Coffee Shop Manifesto). Available Oct. 28
Recipe to Make: Bird in a Grilled Cheese Nest, because brunch is only complete with a fried egg, cheese and truffle salt

17 of 19

THE BAKING BIBLE

THE BAKING BIBLE
Courtesy Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The gigantic, beautiful dictionary delivers on the title's promise: This is the bible of baking. Pastry legend Rose levy Beranbaum provides detailed instructions, tips for planning ahead and dozens upon dozens of recipes for pastries, breads, cookies, pies, candies and everything else we want to eat. Available Oct. 28
Recipe to Make: Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse Tart

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THE SECRET RECIPES

THE SECRET RECIPES
Courtesy Simon & Schuster

Cronut king Dominique Ansel is making his debut in print with a cookbook inspired by the ever-asked question: "How did you think of it?" Learn the secrets and stories behind the pastry creations people wait hours in line to try, and then create them for yourself. Available Oct. 28
Recipe to Make: The At-Home Cronut Pastry, obviously!

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INSIDE THE TEST KITCHEN

INSIDE THE TEST KITCHEN
Courtesy Clarkson Potter

Tyler Florence's California culinary lab maintains a strict no-bad-ideas-in-the-test-kitchen attitude, and that's what the chef has put forth in this book – all his experiments, wins and fails are on the pages. His 120 recipes take basic foods to the next level, all with clear steps and tips. Available Oct. 28
Recipe to Make: Stretchy Mac and Cheese, including his secret for getting a cheese that stretches for miles

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