— Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking by Dana Shultz. A cookbook from the popular food blog Minimalist Baker, featuring 101 all-new simple, vegan recipes that all require 10 ingredients or less, 1 bowl or 1 pot, or 30 minutes or less to prepare. Avery. $35.
— The Manhattan by Philip Greene. Cocktail historian Philip Greene traces the evolution of this drink from its competing origin stories through its continuing influence, including the martini. Illustrated with vintage ads and artwork and photographs, this definitive, illustrated story of the Manhattan also offers 65 easy-to-follow recipes. Sterling Epicure. $19.95.