Books by Friends, The 2016 Edition

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It’s that time of year again, the time when I hope I remember all of my friends who’ve written cookbooks during the year. Because I’m lucky enough to have such talented friends, I can not only mention but recommend these books.

If I’ve forgotten anyone, I’m sorry.  Truly.

If you’ve got some favorite cookbooks from this year, let us all know.

In no particular order, here goes:

Stir, Sizzle, Bake, by Charlotte Druckman

Small Victories, by Julia Turshen

Little Flower Baking, by Christine Moore with Cecilia Leung

Mad Hungry Family, by Lucinda Scala Quinn

Meathead, by Meathead Goldwyn

Better Baking, by Genieve Ko

Sprinkles Baking Book, by Candace Nelson and Adeena Sussman

A New Way to Dinner, by Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, Food 52

Vanilla Bean Baking Book, by Sarah Kieffer

The Spice Companion, by Lior Lev Sercarz

Cooking for Jeffrey, by Ina Garten

French Country Cooking, by Mimi Thorisson

Art of the Pie, by Kate McDermott

Marbled, Swirled and Layered, by Irvin Lin

Classic German Baking, by Luisa Weiss

Mozza at Home, by Nancy Silverton

The Adventures of Fat Rice, Abraham Conlon and Adrienne Lo

Lucky Peach Presents Power Vegetables, by Peter Meehan

Simple, by Diana Henry

Taste & Technique, by Naomi Pomeroy and Jamie Feldman

The Short Stack Cookbook, by Nick Fauchald and Kaitlyn Goalen

The Red Rooster Cookbook, by Marcus Samuelsson

Modern Potluck, by Kristin Donnelly

Flavorwalla, by Floyd Cardoz

Big American Cookbook, by Mario Batali

Alternative Baker, by Alanna Taylor-Tobin

Sous-Vide at Home, by Lisa Q. Futterman

Mad Genius Tips, by Justin Chapple

The French Chef in America (not a cookbook), by Alex Prud’homme

Trey (not a cookbook), by Elissa Altman

American Cake, Anne Byrn

What They Do With Your Money, by Stephen Davis (not at all a cookbook, although it does talk about cooking the books)

Edible Paradise Coloring Book (not a cookbook), by Jessie Kanelos Weiner

And yes, I’ve got a new book too … but you know that.