A Serving of New Cookbooks

Our favorite fresh cookbooks, along with new recipes for appetizers, mains, and sweets

Food & Drink

A Kinship Between French and Southern Baking? Mai Oui!

The author of the new cookbook Gâteau makes the delicious case

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Vivian Howard Pays Tribute to a Classic Southern Cookbook

The recipes and advice from Jenny Fitch and North Carolina’s Fearrington House Restaurant still resonate


Savory Drunken Shellfish Simmered in Bourbon

Bourbon mussels are just one of many surprising flavor combinations in Justin Sutherland’s new Southern-inspired home-cooking book

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A New Cookbook Celebrates Fifty Years of Popeyes

Love that chicken from Popeyes? Try some Copeland family recipes—including his delicious biscuits

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A New Cookbook from Virginia’s Beloved Red Truck Bakery

Brian Noyes talks pandemic baking, ugly tomatoes, and borrowing from the family recipe stash

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A Life Full of Gullah Geechee Food, Gathered in a Beautiful Cookbook

“All of it is in my brain, my heart, and my hands,” says the matriarch of Edisto Island, who generously shares her family recipes


G&G’s Favorite Cookbooks of 2021

The year was delicious in the kitchen for Southerners

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The Best Cookbooks for Southerners in 2020

Our favorite guides to food and drink this year

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75 New Recipes for Your Jar of Duke’s

A June cookbook centered on Duke’s mayonnaise reveals the versatility of the South’s favorite spread

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You’re Invited to Supper Club

A beautiful new Louisiana cookbook honors seafood, spring’s bounty, and friendship

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Our Favorite Fall Cookbooks

Ten new offerings for your kitchen, from some of the brightest culinary stars in the region, and beyond

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Why It’s Time to Warm Up to Sous Vide

In his new cookbook, Athens-based chef Hugh Acheson makes the case for high-tech takes on classic Southern recipes

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Talking with Toni Tipton-Martin

With The Jemima Code, the author and scholar gave centuries of African American cooks their due. Now, with her new cookbook, Jubilee, she’s inviting everyone to eat

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Meet a Coastal Carolina Seafood Champion

Chef Ricky Moore’s Saltbox Seafood has become a Durham institution. Now, with his new cookbook, he’s sharing the love with the rest of the South, too

Arts & Culture

Must-Have New Southern Cookbooks

Four new releases shake up the region’s culinary traditions


An Inspired New Cookbook Nook in Nashville

A remarkable collection inspires the shelves inside a civil rights landmark

Food & Drink

Collards, Meet Coconut

A writer blends the flavors of her Puerto-Rico-to-Georgia childhood in a new cookbook


A Sweet Taste of the Past

Rick Ellis shares two favorite desserts from his vintage Southern cookbook collection


A Taste for Books

Rick Ellis’s hundreds of cookbooks preserve the South’s history one recipe at a time