Compiled by Bob Howard
- The Southern Cake Book by Southern Living. More than 150 recipes for every type of cake from sheet cakes, cupcakes to decadent cheesecakes and elaborate layer cakes. $22.95
- Asian Pickles/ Sweet, Sour, Salty, Cured, and Fermented Preserves by Karen Solomon. The book features 75 recipes that will help you explore a new preserving horizons and enough inspiration to keep there refrigerator stocked with refreshing pickles with an Asian flair. $19.99.
- Vibrant Food/ Celebrating the Ingredients, Recipes, and Colors of Each Season by Kimberley Hasselbrink. This striking celebration of the hues, flavors and moods of each season delivers a delicious picture of healthy eating while its fuss-free recipes inspire creativity. $25
- Third Thursday Community Potluck Cookbook/ Recipes and Stories to Celebrate the Bounty of the Moment by Nancy Viennau. The author offers menus, stories and 150 seasonal recipes, along with tips and tools for a successful gathering. $24.99