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New spring cookbooks from NYC's hottest chefs

There's a new crop of cookbooks from New York City chefs on the spring slate. Here's a look at what's coming to a bookstore near you by celebrated chefs, craft cocktail experts, ice cream pros and food truck faves.

'A Girl and Her Greens’

By: April Bloomfield (with J.J. Goode) You know
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By: April Bloomfield (with J.J. Goode)

You know her from: The Spotted Pig

Tagline: Hearty Meals from the Garden

Perfect for: Urban green thumbs

Out: April 21 | $34.99

In the follow up to her 2012 cookbook “A Girl and Her Pig,” the chef better known for the nose-to-tail movement turns her attention to veggies, with such recipes as pot-roasted romanesco broccoli and a salad sandwich.

‘Big Gay Ice Cream’

By: Bryan Petroff and Douglas Quint You know
Photo Credit: Clarkson Potter

By: Bryan Petroff and Douglas Quint

You know them from: Big Gay Ice Cream

Tagline: Saucy Stories and Frozen Treats: Going All the Way with Ice Cream

Perfect for: DIY ice cream newbies

Out: April 28 | $25

The duo behind the growing ice cream empire give a taste of their craft, from the tools you need to get started to the right sauces and toppings to, finally, ice cream and sorbet recipes.

‘Season With Authority’

By: Marc Murphy You know him from: Landmarc,
Photo Credit: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

By: Marc Murphy

You know him from: Landmarc, Kingside, Ditch Plains

Tagline: Confident Home Cooking

Perfect for: Home cooks looking to impress

Out: April 28 | $30

What are some of Marc Murphy’s favorite dishes? Find out in his first cookbook, which features recipes that are simple yet sensational, from his award-winning Big Marc Burger to deviled eggs with fried oysters.

‘Street Vegan’

By: Adam Sobel You know him from: Cinnamon
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By: Adam Sobel

You know him from: Cinnamon Snail food truck

Tagline: Recipes and Dispatches from The Cinnamon Snail Food Truck

Perfect for: Vegans and omnivores alike

Out: May 5 | $25

Sure, this food truck is based in New Jersey, but it has found a following in NYC — just look at the lines during lunchtime when it’s parked on Manhattan corners and its four Vendy Awards. Now, you can learn how to make owner Adam Sobel’s vegan cuisine, from its fresh fig pancakes to vanilla bourbon crème brûlée doughnuts.

‘The Craft Cocktail Party’

By: Julie Reiner (with Kaitlyn Goalen) You know

By: Julie Reiner (with Kaitlyn Goalen)

You know her from: Clover Club, Flatiron Lounge

Tagline: Delicious Drinks for Every Occasion

Perfect for: Self-proclaimed mixologists

Out: May 5 | $26

Your dinner party isn’t complete without the right drinks, so up your cocktail game with this book from Julie Reiner, who shares her tricks of the trade and recipes for the classics, and classics in the making.

‘Feeding the Fire’

By:Joe Carroll (with Nick Fauchald) You know him
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By:Joe Carroll (with Nick Fauchald)

You know him from: St. Anselm, Fette Sau

Tagline: Recipes and Strategies for Better Barbecue and Grilling

Perfect for: People parked behind the grill at every party

Out: May 12 | $30

This cookbook is a crash course in barbecue by meat master Joe Carroll, who shares his top 20 lessons in topics such as pulled pork shoulder, beef short ribs and grilled clams, along with more than 75 recipes to make at home. Are you fired up?

‘New York in a Dozen Dishes’

By: Robert Sietsema You know him from: Eater
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By: Robert Sietsema

You know him from: Eater

Perfect for: New York foodies

Out: May 19 | $22

He may not be working in a kitchen himself, but the Eater senior critic knows food. In this memoir-meets-cookbook, the food journalist, who’s eaten at thousands of NYC restaurants over the years, reminisces on meals he’s enjoyed across the five boroughs in 13 essays (that’s New York in a baker’s dozen dishes), pairing each one with a recipe.

ALSO OUT NOW

‘Bread & Butter': BabyCakes NYC founder Erin McKenna offers up gluten-free, vegan recipes for bagels, croissants, baked samosas and more. $25

‘Patsy’s Italian Family Cookbook’: Patsy’s executive chef and co-owner Sal Scognamillo shares recipes and stories from the Italian restaurant. $29.99

‘Classic Recipes for Modern People’: The latest cookbook from Brooklyn brothers Max and Eli Sussman has them putting their creative spin on such dishes as lamb stew and a cornbread and brisket patty melt. $25

‘Milk Bar Life’: Christina Tosi (Momofuku Milk Bar) shares dessert recipes for such occasions as late-night snacks and the weekend. $35

‘Breakfast: Recipes to Wake Up For’: The uber-popular Williamsburg brunch spot Egg’s first cookbook includes its best recipes for, what else, breakfast. $35

‘Food52 Genius Recipes’: Food52 executive editor Kristen Milgore rounds up 100 recipes from her James Beard Award-nominated Genius Recipes column. $35

‘The Endless Summer Cookbook’: “The Kitchen” co-host and bestselling cookbook author Katie Lee is back, with recipes based on her favorite summer farm stand ingredients. $29.95

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