Food for Thought | New Releases

— Tacos by Alex Stupak and Jordana Rothman. A deep dive into the art of tacos, the authors demonstrate how to make fresh tortillas from corn and flour. The books offers new salsas, moles and fillings. Clarkson Potter. $32.50

— Olympia Provisions by Elias Cairo and Meredith Erickson. This cookbook explores the story behind Olympia Provisions’ American Charcuterie, and features essays and recipes for cured meats, restaurant dishes and Alpine meals. Penguin Random House. $40.

— V is for Vegetables by Michael Anthony. The excutive chef of Gamercy Tavern and Untitled provides more than 140 simple recipes and techniques for imaginative vegetable cooking at home. Little, Brown and Company. $40.

— How to Fake your way through a Wine List by Katherine Cole. A fun and friendly guide that offers a Choose Your Own Wine tool that enables you to find the perfect bottle. Sterling Epicure. $17.95.

— Prohibition Bakery by Leslie Feinberg and Brooke Siem. Organized by types of alcohol this book includes cupcakes to suit everyone’s taste, from wine and chocolate to Scotch Margarita, Old Fashioned, Hot Buttered Rum and Mint Julep. Sterline Epicure. $19.95.

Lost Recipes of Prohibition by Matthew Rowley. The author, a historian and specialist in illicit alcohol, compiled recipes from the Prohibition era for blending alcohol for cordials and creating credible immitations of whiskey, gin, liquors and champagne. The Countryman Press. $27.95.

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