November has arrived! Thanksgiving is on its way, and it is time to start thinking about recipes for the upcoming holiday occasions. If you’re in need of new ideas, you’re in luck – we’ve got a wide variety of cookbooks to choose from. Whether you want recipes that are sweet or savory, simple or complicated, vegetarian or meat-featuring – we’ve got something for you.
Our first featured cookbook this month is for serious bakers and dessert lovers: Rose’s Heavenly Cakes, from “The Diva of Desserts”, Rose Levy Beranbaum. This well-designed and beautifully-photographed book is the winner of the 2010 Cookbook of the Year Award from the International Association of Culinary Professionals.
Inside you’ll find recipes like the Heavenly Coconut Seduction Cake, the Sicilian Pistachio Cake, the Chocolate Tomato Cake with Mystery Ganache, and Mini Vanilla Bean Pound Cakes. Most recipes include mouth-watering photographs, and all have easy-to-read ingredient lists that show ingredients by volume and weight (in both ounces and grams). This pdf preview includes recipes for the She Loves Me Cake and the Black Chocolate Party Cake. Be sure to check this out if you’re looking to make something sweet this holiday season!
– Anna Craft, nonfiction selector