Cookbooks | New on the Scene

Compiled by Bob Howard

— Preserving Everything/ Can, culture, Pickle, Freeze, Ferment, Dehydrate, Salt, Smoke, and Store Fruits, Vegetables, Meat, Milk, and More by Leda Meredith. There is no end to the magic of food preservation and this author leads both newbies and old hands in every sort of preservation technique. $19.95

— Cooking with Avocados by Elizabeth Nyland. Move over guacamole! Avocados are the star ingredient in many dishes, pairing up with surprising flavors such as peaches, chocolate, and even coconut. $16.95

— Pizza on the Grill/ 100+ Feisty Fire-Roasted Recipes for Pizza and more by Elizabeth Karmel & Bob Blumer. This expanded edition of the best-selling book has 60 creative recipes for grilled pizza, along with nibbles and salads to make an entire meal. $17.95

— The New Indian Slow Cooker/ Recipes for Curries, Dals, Chutneys, Masalas, Biryani, and more by Neela Paniz. The author Paniz revolutionizes the long, slow approach to making Indian cuisine by rethinking its traditional recipes for the slow cooker. $19.99