July Titles for Adults

Holly’s Pick

The Beach House Cookbook: Easy Breezy Recipes with a Southern Accent
by Mary Kay Andrews  
Every recipe in this book is fabulous for summer, but nothing is more representative than the Lemon Cream Cheese Pound Cake!

Kortney’s Pick

The Campout Cookbook: Inspired Recipes for Cooking Around the Fire and Under the Stars
by Marnie Hanel
Have a backyard camp out with these wonderful recipes and helpful guides to stargazing, starting a camp fire, and more.

Laura’s Pick

The Tex-Mex Slow Cooker: 100 Delicious Recipes for Easy Everyday Meals
by Vianney Rodriguez
Tex-Mex definitely falls into the taste of summer category for me. This book presents delicious and easy Tex-Mex recipes.

Nancy’s Pick

The Heirloom Tomato: From Garden to Table: Recipes, Portraits, and History of the World’s Most Beautiful Fruit
by Amy Goldman
Gorgeous, mouth-watering photographs of over two hundred varieties of tomatoes, with commentary on the importance of biodiversity and detailed descriptions from field tests. This book reminds one, “tomatoes feed your soul as well as satisfying your more corporeal appetites.” 

Sarah’s Pick

Martha Stewart’s Grilling: 125+ Recipes for Gatherings Large and Small 
by Martha Stewart
Summertime in Texas means grilling season! This grilling book by Martha Stewart has a picture for every recipe. The grilled pork tacos al pastor pair well with the lime shandy cocktail. 

Sharon’s Pick

My Kitchen Year
by Ruth Reichl
This is a cookbook with 136 recipes that Ruth Reichl states "saved her life." It is also the story of the year following the abrupt closing of Gourmet Magazine where she was Editor in Chief.