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Books for Cooks

The One-Dish Cookbook

For the budget conscious and for the home chef interested in quick and easy options, The One-Dish Cookbook is all you’re looking for. Written by Robert Ackart and available for checkout at the Colts Neck Library, the book is part of the Catherine Henning Cookbook Collection. The author gathered more than 250 recipes for delicious […]

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Japanese Cuisine: A Culinary Tour

Japanese Cuisine: A Culinary Tour, by John D. Keys, brings the authentic domestic cuisine of Japan within reach of the average American cook, and is available for checkout at the Colts Neck Library’s cookbook collection. It contains all kinds of recipes from throughout Japan, every one of them distinctive and truly authentic. The author was

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The Tuna Cookbook

The Tuna Cookbook by Sheila Metcalf is the perfect recipe book for those of us who wish to economize the tasty way. Ounce for ounce and dollar for dollar, tuna gives you more nutrition and variety in serving that any other protein. Making meals that stretch your budget is not as difficult as you might

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The Picnic Gourmet

A picnic is much more than a meal away from home or a meal tossed together and carted to a lovely spot under a shady tree. The experience of picnicking, which depends as much on the weather and the activities that surround the meal as on the meal itself, is described in careful detail by

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Classic Indian Cooking

Classic Indian Cooking by Julie Sahni is the perfect bible to learn the properties of fragrant Indian food. Available for checkout for Monmouth County Library patrons and found at the Colts Neck Library, this book reveals the subtle cuisine from all the regions of India. It offers a full production of delicious dishes designed especially

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Pancakes Aplenty

Did you know there are countless possibilities when making pancakes? There are so many combinations, so many creative flavors you can invent, and so many breakfast and dinner meals you can craft – all with a little help from a book such as Pancakes Aplenty by Ruth Ellen Church. This collection of scrumptious recipes is

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The Foodie’s Companion

If you are a foodie, you will relate to Ian Alan Holder, a local author and blogger who loves all things food-related: the preparing of food, the cooking of food, the trivia and history of food. Mr. Holder came to the food industry at the age of 65, after a long career as a professor

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Pasta! Pasta! Pasta!

Cook books should not only teach new recipes, but they should be fun; fun to look at the illustrations, fun to inspire the cook to try something new, fun in the desire to try colorful, tempting, and tasty dishes to shake up your cooking repertoire. In Catherine Henning’s cook book collection curated at the Colts

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