Food for Thought | New Releases

Compiled by Bob Howard

— It’s all Easy by Gweneth Paltrow. The actress shares more than 125 of her favorite recipes that can be made in the time it would take to order takeout All the dishes are surprisingly tasty, with little or no sugar, fat, or gluten. Grand Central Publishing. $35

—Eat what you Love Quick and Easy by Marlene Koch. This book includes everything you love from Marlene — “Dare to Compare” restaurant makeovers, satisfying portions, and gluten-free and all-natural sugar substitute options, along with over 180 all-new recipes. Running Press. $27.

— Something to food about by Questlove with Ben Greenman. Questlove applies his boundless curiosity to the world of food. In conversations with ten innovative chefs in America, he explores what makes their creativity tick, how they see the world through their cooking and how their cooking teaches them to see the world. Clarkson Potter. $30.

— Myron Mixon’s BBQ Rules by Myron Mixon with Kelly Alexander. New York Times bestselling author and star of Destination America’s BBQ Pitmasters goes back to the basics of backyard pit barbecuing, offering readers essential old-school barbecue techniques and 50 classic recipes. Stewart, Tambori and Chang. $24.95

— The Southern Vegetable Book by Rebecca Lang. This book will guide you on how to select the freshest vegetables at the grocery store or the farmers’ market, tips on storage, special features, and tips and hints on extracting the best flavor from your produce. Oxmoor House. $27.95