Food for Thought

— Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook by Pearl Barrett and Serene Allison. In thbeir debut cookbook, the authors sahre hundreds of delicious, healthy recipes to help readers successfully slim down while eating well. Harmony Books. $27.99.

— Cooking as Fast as I Can by Cat Cora. Remarkably candid, readable, renowned chef Cat Cora’s no-holds-barred memoir on Southern life, Greek heritage, same sex marriage, and the meals that have shaped her memories. Scribner. $25.

— The How Can It Be Gluten Free Cookbook Volume 2 from America’s Test Kitchen. Building on the success of the first volume, the test kitchen to expands the repertoire of gluten-free recipes, including developing a whole-grain flour blend that brings earthy flavor to a variety of baked goods. $26.95

— The Chef Next Door by Amanda Freitag. Improve your confidence and add joy to your home cooking with this beautiful, practical, full-color cookbook filled with information, techniques, and more than 100 recipes from the Food Network favorite and critically acclaimed chef of New York’s Empire Diner restaurant. William Morrow Cookbooks. $35.

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