Food and Family



New York Times No-Recipe Recipes
The New York Times No-Recipe Recipes
by Sam Sift on

The debut cookbook from NYT Cooking, authored by Sam Sifton and featuring 100 vividly photographed flexible recipes to make weeknight cooking more inspired and delicious.

Gastro Obscura
Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer’s Guide
by Cecily Wong, Dylan Thuras, Atlas Obscura

Wonder is around every corner and on every plate. The curious minds behind Atlas Obscura now turn to the hidden curiosities of food, which becomes a gateway to fascinating stories about human history, science, art, and tradition—like the first book, all organized by country, lavishly illustrated, and full of surprises.

Joshua Weissman
Joshua Weissman: An Unapologetic Cookbook
by Joshua Weissman

From recreating and amping up fast food sandwiches on TikTok to sharing homemade, budget-friendly versions of restaurant dishes, Joshua Weissman— America's most eccentric, energetic chef with over 10 million fans—shares the building blocks to making the greatest meal of your life from scratch.

Korean Vegan
The Korean Vegan Cookbook: Reflections and Recipes from Omma’s Kitchen
by Joanne Lee Molinaro

The debut cookbook from TikTok and Instagram star Joanne Lee Molinaro, @thekoreanvegan, with over 80 recipes and narrative snapshots of the food that shaped her family history.

Zuzu Bailey's It's a Wonderful Life Cookbook
Zuzu Bailey’s “It’s a Wonderful Life” Cookbook
by Karolyn Grimes, Franklin Dohanyos

Just in time for the 75th anniversary of It’s a Wonderful Life! Celebrate one of the most beloved American Christmas films of all time with movie lore and recipes presented by the actress who played star Jimmy Stewart’s youngest on-screen daughter.

52 Shabbats
52 Shabbats: Friday Night Dinners Inspired by a Global Jewish Kitchen
by Faith Kramer

Whether you are a longtime host of weekly Shabbat dinners or new to this global Jewish tradition, 52 Shabbats will spice up your Friday night in one way or another.

Girly Drinks
Girly Drinks
by Mallory O’Meara

From an LA Times bestselling author comes a lively and engrossing feminist history of women drinking through the ages. Filling a crucial gap in culinary history, O’Meara dismantles the patriarchal traditions at the heart of these very drinking cultures.

Life From Scratch
Life From Scratch: Family Traditions That Start with You
by Vanessa Lachey

TV host, actress, and mother of three Lachey shares season-by-season recipes, holiday hacks, birthday rituals, and date night ideas for creating wonderful family celebrations and cherished memories.

Dear Highlights
Dear Highlights: What Adults Can Learn from 75 Years of Letters and Conversations with Kids
by Christine French Cully

A unique, inside look at American childhood and a call to grown-ups to make time to actively listen to the children in their lives.

Mother Grains
Mother Grains : Recipes for the Grain Revolution
by Roxana Jullapat

The key to better, healthier baked goods is in the grain. Barley, buckwheat, corn, oats, rice, rye, sorghum, and wheat will unlock flavors and textures as vast as the historic lineages of these ancient crops.


The Lighter Side

A Bathroom Book for People
A Bathroom Book for People Not Pooping or Peeing But Using the Bathroom as an Escape
by Joe Pera, illustrated by Joe Bennett

The cozy comedy of Joe Pera (Adult Swim) meets the darkly playful illustrations of Joe Bennett in this funny, warm, and sincere guide to regaining calm and confidence when you're hiding in the bathroom.

I will not die alone
I Will Not Die Alone
by Dera White, illustrated by Joe Bennett

A hilarious, feel-good story about the end of the world. “This book is a must-read for anyone trying to survive through this decade and will have you laughing through your tears.” —Loryn Brantz, bestselling author of Feminist Baby.

Jane Austen Playing Cards
Jane Austen Playing Cards
illustrated by Barry Falls

This deck of standard playing cards features illustrations of Austen’s most famous characters, with rules to Regency card games and their mentions in Austen’s novels included in an accompanying booklet. Hearts = Heroes and Heroines, clubs = Rogues and Mischief-makers, diamonds = Friends and Relations, and spades = Fools and Bores.

The World of Charles Dickens
The World of Charles Dickens: A Jigsaw Puzzle with 70 Characters to Find
illustrated by Barry Falls

This 1000-piece puzzle reimagines Dickens’ life and scenes from his novels in epic detail. Spot famous fictional characters, fellow writers, and historical characters as you build the puzzle. Includes fun Dickens facts on a fully illustrated fold-out poster.