Bon Appé-heat: 11 of the Best New Cookbooks to Try This Summer

Ah, summer. Even if you don’t have a life where you get a summer break, there’s something about it that is so magical. Maybe it’s the warm air, or all the lush greenery growing around you, or the fact that you don’t have to put on six layers to go outside right now. Let’s all agree that summer is a time of hope and promise, a time for trying new things. And if learning to cook or spending more time cooking is on your list of summer plans, we’ve got you covered with 11 of the best new cookbooks to try this summer.

Because eating is always a good time, but the satisfaction of eating something you prepared yourself can’t be beat! And pair that with outdoor dining in the lovely summer weather with people you care about, and you’ve got yourself a perfect day! So roll up your sleeves, put on your aprons, fire up the oven, and get ready to make your belly happy with recipes from these great summer 2021 cookbooks (and a few wonderful spring 2021 cookbooks too.)