Oct. 11, 2011 -- intro: This fall, many of your favorite celebrity chefs are launching their latest cookbooks. Check out five of our newly released favorites that are sure to enliven your boring weekly dinners. They also make great gifts for your foodie-loving friends. From Italian comfort food to one-pot meals, we've picked our favorite recipes from these cookbooks to share with you. Try one tonight!
quicklist:1category: Cauliflower and Goat Cheese Gratintitle: 'Bobby Flay's Bar Americain Cookbook'url: 14640695text: Bobby Flay's American-style brasserie, Bar Americain, finally has its own cookbook. This cookbook covers it all -- from cocktails to brunch -- with images that will make you drool. From the ultimate grilled cheese sandwich to chocolate cream pie, these recipes will satisfy any craving you come in contact with. Try this Cauliflower and Goat Cheese Gratin recipe excerpted from "Bobby Flay's Bar Americain Cookbook." The perfect fall side dish, this recipe will have you making a trip to the grocery store as soon as you read this!media: 14673569 related: 11682813~9876067~7061636
quicklist: 2category: Torta della Nonnatitle: Nancy Silverton's 'The Mozza Cookbook'url: 14633521text: Looking for an authentic Italian restaurant experience in the comfort of your kitchen? Look no further than "The Mozza Cookbook." Nancy Silverton has created this cookbook based on her recipes from famous Los Angeles restaurants Osteria Mozza and Pizzeria Mozza. From recipes for classic Italian basics like tomato sauce and homemade ricotta, to a margherita pizza recipe that will have you ditching delivery menus, "The Mozza Cookbook" is your go-to Italian culinary bible. With mouth-watering pasta recipes galore, you'll quickly channel your inner Italian nonna in no time. Try this Torta della Nonna excerpted from "The Mozza Cookbook." This comforting Italian tart is the perfect ending to a delicious pasta dinner.media: 14633904related: 14322327~13844614~13844524
quicklist: 3category: Dulce de Leche title: Alton Brown's 'Good Eats 3: The Later Years'url: 14634343text: Fans of Alton Brown's scientific Food Network cooking show, "Good Eats," will be excited to get their hands on this new book. The final volume of the "Good Eats" series, Brown offers more than 200 recipes that satisfy your inner food geek. Make homemade fluffy marshmallows or prepare a perfect pumpkin pie. Chock full of cooking tips, science trivia, and food facts, this book will transform your ordinary kitchen into a food laboratory. Try this recipe for Dulce de Leche, excerpted from "Good Eats 3: The Later Years" Pour it over vanilla ice cream, add it to your favorite cup of coffee, or drizzle it over your cheesecake for an indulgent treat.media: 14642128related: 11793308~6823509~6823383
quicklist: 4category: Chicken Pot Pie with a Biscuit Top title: Emeril Lagasse's 'Sizzling Skillets and Other One-Pot Wonders'url: 14618543text: Emeril Lagasse kicks it up a notch with "Sizzling Skillets and Other One-Pot Wonders." Kiss bland one-dish dinners goodbye: this cookbook adds pizzaz to your family supper with recipes like a soothing artichoke and oyster soup to a hearty braised short ribs dish. Full of fantastic recipes for stews, casseroles, soups and more, you're sure to make an impression at your next potluck dinner. The recipes are organized by different dishes, such as woks, big pots, slow cookers, and casserole dishes. This makes deciding what to make for dinner a breeze. Try this recipe for Chicken Pot Pie with a Biscuit Top, excerpted from "Sizzling Skillets and Other One-Pot Wonders."media: 14674681related: 14618811~14618653~14520312
quicklist: 5category: Maple Pumpkin Bread Puddingtitle: Anne Burrell's 'Cook Like a Rock Star'url: 14672535text: Become a rock star in your own kitchen with beloved Food Network chef Anne Burrell. Burrell believes that cooking is something that can be learned, even if you are scared of your stove. Her advice? Read over every recipe in the book carefully: it's the best way to learn as well as the best way to avoid mistakes. Try some of Burrell's tiny little small plates, she calls "piccolini," at your next cocktail party. Not only are the recipes easy for beginners, they are sure to impress your most picky guests. In addition to excellent party food, try some of the great dinner recipes, like pasta carbonara or pork milanese, that are sure to make your weeknights a little more exciting. Try this Maple-Pumpkin Bread Pudding excerpted from "Cook Like a Rock Star." The ultimate fall comfort food, this cakey dessert is simple and incredibly good!media:14673634related: 13895227~13894657~13894600