Savor Our 2023 James Beard Award Nominees

By Kat La Mantia | April 27 2023 | AdultsGeneralAllBlog

Nominations for the 2023 James Beard Awards are out, and we are thrilled to have so many delicious books making the list! From desserts to cocktails to international cuisine, there’s a little bit of everything in our lineup of nominees. See some of our top sellers below, and then check out the full list to find even more to savor.


2023 James Beard Award Nominees

What's for Dessert
Simple Recipes for Dessert People: A Baking Book
A love letter to dessert by the New York Times bestselling author of Dessert Person
$37.50 US
Nov 08, 2022
8 x 11
368 Pages
Clarkson Potter

I Dream of Dinner (so You Don't Have To)
Low-Effort, High-Reward Recipes: A Cookbook
150 fast and flexible recipes to use what you have and make what you want, from New York Times contributor Ali Slagle
$29.99 US
Apr 12, 2022
7-1/4 x 8-3/4
400 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Mi Cocina
Recipes and Rapture from My Kitchen in Mexico: A Cookbook
An enticing, regional, and stunning exploration of Mexican cuisine from beloved food writer and host of the Babish Culinary Universe show “Pruébalo” on YouTube and Food52’s “Sweet Heat” series, Rick Martínez.
$35.00 US
May 03, 2022
8-1/4 x 10
304 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Bludso's BBQ Cookbook
A Family Affair in Smoke and Soul
A deep look at family, community, and Texas BBQ through 90 recipes and stories from the famous pitmaster and restaurateur behind Bludso's BBQ.
$29.99 US
Apr 12, 2022
7-1/2 x 10
288 Pages
Ten Speed Press

To Boldly Grow
Finding Joy, Adventure, and Dinner in Your Own Backyard
A love-letter to the unexpected delights (and occasional despair) of so-called “first-hand food”—meals we grow, forage, fish, or even hunt from the world around us. To Boldly Grow is “part memoir, part how-to guide and wholly delightful” (Washington Post).
$26.00 US
Mar 08, 2022
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
272 Pages
G.P. Putnam's Sons

Turkey and the Wolf
Flavor Trippin' in New Orleans [A Cookbook]
A fun and flavorful book of 95 dynamic recipes that put a playful spin on Southern food, from the James Beard Award-nominated owner of Turkey and the Wolf in New Orleans.
$30.00 US
Jun 21, 2022
7-1/2 x 10
256 Pages
Ten Speed Press

The Perfect Loaf
The Craft and Science of Sourdough Breads, Sweets, and More: A Baking Book
A dynamic, authoritative sourdough baking bible for those looking to build confidence in the craft with a wide range of foolproof recipes, from pan loaves to pizza to doughnuts, by the beloved blogger and resident bread baker at Food52
$40.00 US
Nov 08, 2022
9 x 10-1/4
432 Pages
Clarkson Potter

The Bartender's Manifesto
How to Think, Drink, and Create Cocktails Like a Pro
Offering a foundational approach to cocktails, this manual from a James Beard Award-winning trailblazer will have you understanding and creating original drinks like a seasoned barkeep.
$32.50 US
Jun 14, 2022
7 x 9-1/2
320 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Recipes from India, the Land of Spices [A Cookbook]
Go inside the mind of a chef to learn the fundamentals of Indian cuisine and decode the secrets to cooking with spices in this beautiful collection of over 100 timeless recipes. 
$35.00 US
Aug 30, 2022
8 x 10
304 Pages
Ten Speed Press

The Cook You Want to Be
Everyday Recipes to Impress [A Cookbook]
One of Bon Appétit's favorite talents shows you how to define and develop your individual cooking style—and become the cook you want to be—in 120 recipes.
$35.00 US
May 24, 2022
8 x 10-1/2
336 Pages
Lorena Jones Books