Farmer John’s Cookbook
By John Peterson
This biodynamic farmer packs his cookbook with nonconformist musings and delicious, seasonal recipes, like spiced parsnip cake and curried cauliflower.
How to Cook Everything Vegetarian
By Mark Bittman
In this mammoth follow-up to How to Cook Everything, the New York Times columnist compiles 2,000 unfussy recipes and variations, including 25 spins on classic marinara sauce and 35 stuffings for twice-baked potatoes.