by Susan Withee, Adult Services Manager
With crisp fall weather coming on, it’s time to get back to cooking food that warms the kitchen as well as the soul and fills the house with delicious aromas. Soups, stews, casseroles, breads, pies, and cobblers – this is food that’s fun to make and savor, and is even better when shared with others. Manhattan Public Library has hundreds of great cookbooks to inspire you. Here are just a few:
Autumn Gatherings: Casual Food to Enjoy with Family and Friends by Rick Rodgers.
Taste of the Season: Inspired Recipes for Fall and Winter by Diane Worthington.
Autumn: Recipes Inspired by Nature’s Bounty by Joanne Weir.
Eat Feed Autumn Winter: 30 Ways to Celebrate When the Mercury Drops by Anne Bramley.
Bake Until Bubbly: The Ultimate Casserole Cookbook by Clifford Wright.
Perfect One-Dish Dinners: All You Need for Easy Get-Togethers by Pam Anderson.
Slow-Cooked Comfort: Soul-Satisfying Stews, Casseroles, and Braises by Lydie Marshall.
Soups, Stews, and One-Pot Meals by Tom Valenti.
Sunday Soup: A Year’s Worth of Mouthwatering, Easy-to-Make Recipes by Betty Rosbottom.
Soup Makes the Meal: 150 Soul-Satisfying Recipes for Soups, Salads and Breads by Ken Haedrich.
The Soup and Bread Cookbook: More than 100 Seasonal Pairings for Simple Satisfying Meals by Beatrice Ojakangas.
Prairie Home Breads: 150 Splendid Recipes from America’s Breadbasket by Judith Fertig.
Bernard Clayton’s New Complete Book of Breads by Bernard Clayton.
Pillsbury: Best Muffins and Quick Breads Cookbook.
Kneadlessly Simple: Fabulous, Fuss-Free, No-Knead Breads by Nancy Baggett.
Rustic fruit Desserts: Crumbles, Buckles, Cobblers, Pandowdies, and More by Cory Schreiber.
United States of Pie: Regional Favorites from East to West and North to South by Adrienne Kane.
Pies, Pies, and More Pies by Viola Goren.