Somehow, between the day-to-day of running a restaurant, testing recipes or hosting TV shows, these New York City chefs have found time to write a cookbook. Here's a look at this fall's crop from some of the biggest names in the city's dining scene.

'The Chef Next Door: A Pro Chef's Recipes for Fun, Fearless Home Cooking'

By: Amanda Freitag Foodie fame: Food Network Out:

By: Amanda Freitag

Foodie fame: Food Network

Out: Sept. 29

Price: $35

Good for: "Chopped" fanatics

Recipe to try: Barley-stuffed peppers

The deal: The "Chopped" chef shares her tricks of the trade in basics like sauces, marinades and stocks, as well as recipes for starters, salads and dinner.

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'City Harvest: 100 Recipes from Great New York Restaurants'

By: Florence Fabricant Foodie fame: The New York

By: Florence Fabricant

Foodie fame: The New York Times

Out: Sept. 29

Price: $40

Good for: Charitable cooks

Recipe to try: Franny's fusilli with sausage, cannellini beans and chilies

The deal: A who's who of NYC chefs, from Dan Barber to Ivan Orkin, contribute recipes adapted by food writer Florence Fabricant for this release, which benefits City Harvest.

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'Battersby: Extraordinary Food from an Ordinary Kitchen'

By: Joe Ogrodnek and Walker Stern (with Andrew

By: Joe Ogrodnek and Walker Stern (with Andrew Friedman)

Foodie fame: Battersby, Dover

Out: Oct. 6

Price: $35

Good for: The kitchen-challenged

Recipe to try: Crispy kale salad with Brussels sprouts

The deal: The acclaimed chefs share the tricks they've learned working out of a minuscule Brooklyn kitchen to make elevated, memorable dishes.

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'Cuban Cocktails'

By: Ravi DeRossi, Jane Danger and Alla Lapushchik

By: Ravi DeRossi, Jane Danger and Alla Lapushchik

Foodie fame: Cienfuegos

Out: Oct. 6

Price: $24.95

Good for: Tropical drink aficionados

Recipe to try: Rum Old Fashioned

The deal: The folks behind rum bar Cienfuegos share recipes for 100 drinks, from classics like the mojito to modern mixes like the Imperial Fizz.

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'The Four Seasons of Pasta'

By: Nancy Harmon Jenkins and Sara Jenkins Foodie

By: Nancy Harmon Jenkins and Sara Jenkins

Foodie fame: Porsena, Porchetta

Out: Oct. 6

Price: $35

Good for: Farmers market devotees and DIYers

Recipe to try: Sweet potato gnocchi with brown butter, sage

The deal: Chef Sara Jenkins teams up with her mom, food writer Nancy Harmon Jenkins, for this exploration of seasonal Italian dishes and the essentials of making pasta by hand.

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'The Dead Rabbit Drinks Manual'

By: Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry (with Ben

By: Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry (with Ben Schaffer)

Foodie fame: The Dead Rabbit

Out: Oct. 13

Price: $27

Good for: Bartender hobbyists

Recipe to try: Spider

The deal: The guys behind the Dead Rabbit, recently named the world's best bar at Tales of the Cocktail's Spirited Awards, share their inspiration and recipes for fizzes, toddies, cobblers and more.

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'The Hot Bread Kitchen Cookbook'

By: Jessamyn Waldman Rodriguez (with Julia Turshen) Foodie

By: Jessamyn Waldman Rodriguez (with Julia Turshen)

Foodie fame: Hot Bread Kitchen

Out: Oct. 13

Price: $35

Good for: Modern bakers

Recipe to try: Monkey Bread

The deal: Explore the world of baking, from challah to traditional onion bialys to garlic naan to tortillas, with this cookbook from the multiethnic bakery.

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'The Laws of Cooking ... and How to Break Them'

By: Justin Warner Foodie fame: Do or Dine,

By: Justin Warner

Foodie fame: Do or Dine, Food Network

Out: Oct. 13

Price: $35

Good for: Improvisational cooks

Recipe to try: Grilled shrimp and peach salad with serranos

The deal: Take a page from the "Foodie Call" host and chef's playful outlook with this cookbook, which provides unique takes on 11 common foods, like hot dogs.

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'The Nomad Cookbook'

By: Daniel Humm, Will Guidara and Leo Robitschek

By: Daniel Humm, Will Guidara and Leo Robitschek

Foodie fame: The NoMad, Eleven Madison Park

Out: Oct. 13

Price: $100

Good for: Foodies, mixologists

Recipe to try: Roasted duck with apricots, chamomile and Swiss chard

The deal: The stylish tome has recipes from the hot spot, as well as a cocktail book tucked into the back pocket. Just because.

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'Tacos: Recipes and Provocations'

By: Alex Stupak (with Jordana Rothman) Foodie fame:

By: Alex Stupak (with Jordana Rothman)

Foodie fame: Empellon

Out: Oct. 20

Price: $32.50

Good for: Taco lovers

Recipe to try: Short-rib pastrami with mustard seed salsa

The deal: Master the art of the taco, from making fresh tortillas to concocting complex salsas to crafting creative fillings.

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'The Cocktail Party (Love Mary)'

By: Mary Giuliani Foodie fame: Mary Giuliani Catering

By: Mary Giuliani

Foodie fame: Mary Giuliani Catering and Events

Out: Oct. 27

Price: $28

Good for: Frequent hosts

Recipe to try: Mac and cheese taco with guacamole

The deal: The caterer shares her secrets, menus, tools and recipes for throwing a perfect party for any occasion, from game day to awards season to New Year's Eve.

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'Women Chefs of New York'

By: Nadia Arumugam Foodie fame: Forbes, Slate Out:

By: Nadia Arumugam

Foodie fame: Forbes, Slate

Out: Oct. 27

Price: $35

Good for: Foodie feminists

Recipe to try: April Bloomfield's warm bacon-and-egg salad

The deal: This collection features recipes from more than 25 top female NYC chefs, including Gabrielle Hamilton, Alex Raij, April Bloomfield and Christina Tosi.

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'Slow Fires: Mastering New Ways to Braise, Roast, and Grill'

By: Justin Smillie (with Kitty Greenwald) Foodie fame:

By: Justin Smillie (with Kitty Greenwald)

Foodie fame: Upland, Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria

Out: Nov. 3

Price: $40

Good for: Novice grillers

Recipe to try: Braised pork shanks with late-season tomatoes

The deal: Bone up on the essential techniques of braising, roasting and grilling, then learn how to break the rules.

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'The Mission Chinese Food Cookbook'

By: Danny Bowien (with Chris Ying) Foodie fame:

By: Danny Bowien (with Chris Ying)

Foodie fame: Mission Chinese Food, Mission Cantina

Out: Nov. 10

Price: $34.99

Good for: Bowien devotees

Recipe to try: Kung Pao Pastrami

The deal: Bowien's highly-anticipated cookbook will feature recipes for his famed dishes, as well as delicious back story on the heralded chef.

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'Bien Cuit: The Art of Bread'

By: Zachary Golper and Peter Kaminsky Foodie fame:

By: Zachary Golper and Peter Kaminsky

Foodie fame: Bien Cuit

Out: Nov. 17

Price: $50

Good for: Artisanal bakers

Recipe to try: A Simple Loaf

The deal: If you're going to learn from someone, this James Beard Award-nominated baker isn't a bad way to go. All you need are a bowl and oven to make his simple recipes, from Jewish rye to Sicilian lard bread.

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'Brodo: A Bone Broth Cookbook'

By: Marco Canora Foodie fame: Hearth, Brodo Out:

By: Marco Canora

Foodie fame: Hearth, Brodo

Out: Dec. 1

Price: $20

Good for: Paleo followers

Recipe to try: Beef bone broth

The deal: The guy who single-handedly launched the bone broth trend when he opened his window takeaway service Brodo last fall shares recipes for his popular hot drinks.

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