Eat and Drink Fall cookbooks from NYC chefs, bakers, caterers and bartenders By MEREDITH DELISO Updated September 23, 2015 8:05 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email 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' Photo Credit: HarperCollins Publishers 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. 'City Harvest: 100 Recipes from Great New York Restaurants' Photo Credit: Rizzoli 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. 'Battersby: Extraordinary Food from an Ordinary Kitchen' Photo Credit: Grand Central Life and Style 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. 'Cuban Cocktails' Photo Credit: Sterling Publishing 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. 'The Four Seasons of Pasta' Photo Credit: Penguin Random House 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. 'The Dead Rabbit Drinks Manual' Photo Credit: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 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. 'The Hot Bread Kitchen Cookbook' Photo Credit: Penguin Random House 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. 'The Laws of Cooking ... and How to Break Them' Photo Credit: Macmillian 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. 'The Nomad Cookbook' Photo Credit: Penguin Random House 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. 'Tacos: Recipes and Provocations' Photo Credit: Penguin Random House 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. 'The Cocktail Party (Love Mary)' Photo Credit: Random House 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. 'Women Chefs of New York' Photo Credit: Bloomsbury Publishing 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. 'Slow Fires: Mastering New Ways to Braise, Roast, and Grill' Photo Credit: Penguin Random House 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. 'The Mission Chinese Food Cookbook' Photo Credit: Harper Collins 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. 'Bien Cuit: The Art of Bread' Photo Credit: Regan Arts 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. 'Brodo: A Bone Broth Cookbook' Photo Credit: Penguin Random House 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. By MEREDITH DELISO Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic 14 fall cocktails to mix up nowEmbrace autumn with these seasonal drinks. Make pretzel dumplings and breakfast ramen with Dale Talde!The Brooklyn-based chef shares his most popular recipes in a new cookbook, 'Asian-American.' Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.