Channel Your Inner Chef with Four New Cookbooks

Articles // Hayley Decker // 01/21/13
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Vegetable Literacy by Deborah Madison.

From avocado-based dishes to make-at-home food truck fare, prepare your kitchen for an onslaught of culinary creations with four of our favorite new cookbooks sure to make your mouth water:

50 Shades of Avocados

Avocados are to the food pyramid what Christian Grey is to racy adult fiction novels: they spice things up. Just when we thought nothing could be more perfectly mouthwatering than buttery green guacamole, we discovered this recipe book, comprised of tasty snacks, lunches, dinners and desserts all created with avocado as the main ingredient.

Coconut Flour Recipes: Delicious Recipes for Baking with Coconut Flour

Turns out our obsession with Zico was just the beginning of our coconut love affair. The tropical fruit has endless health benefits, so we’re all about using coconut flour as a base ingredient for the rest of our meals. Coconut Flour Recipes introduces us to a slew of new ways to utilize the superfood as an alternative to wheat-based flour. We’re already lusting over key lime-frosted coconut cupcakes.

New York A La Cart

Calling all food truck fanatics: With more than 60 recipes from New York’s favorite mobile street side eateries, New York a la Cart is a celebration of the city’s food cart culture and profiles the best of the best with delicious photography that makes our stomachs growl.

Vegetable Literacy

Vegetarian chef Deborah Madison has the ability to turn anyone who reads her book, Vegetable Literacy, into a veggie lover. Her earthy recipes are inspired by the relationship between edible flowers, herbs and vegetables of the same botanical families, introducing a new ways to incorporate them into your diet and inspiring us to finally plant a little garden of our own.

Have more kitchen must-reads for us to check out? Leave your suggestions in the comments below!

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