Will It Waffle? You Betcha!

Your waffle iron can do so much more and Will it Waffle? ($12) by Daniel Shumski will unlock all the way to do so. Pizza, falafels, filet mignon?? Bet you never knew your simple waffle iron could do that. 53 different ways to appease those hungry taste buds of yours.

Thug Kitchen Cookbook Cuz Thugs Need Nutrition Also

Best eat yer rice and vegetables. Foo! Fighters? No. Ever heard of the Thug Kitchen website? If not, we’ll give you 3 seconds to come up what it could be. Check it out. Recipes given to you no-nonsense style with a dose of Mr. T, or Ice-T for this generation. Now, they’ve come out with a recipe book, Thug Kitchen: Eat Like You Give a F*ck. You want Roasted Beer and Lime Cauliflower Tacos? Pumpkin Chili? Grilled Peach Salsa? You got it. Beginner recipes for home cooks and none of the fluff, believe dat s**t son!

Haute Dogs

Comfort food has grown increasingly gourmet. Just look at the ol’ standby mac and cheese. You thought it was just for kids and poor college students? Not anymore. Another comfort food gets the star treatment: hot dogs. Or in this case, Haute Dogs ($13), or Haute Dogs: Recipes for Delicious Hot Dogs, Buns, and Condiments by Russell van Kraayenburg to be precise. This 168-page recipe book takes cooks beyond Oscar Mayer and into the realm of Japanese fusion, slaw dogs and Texas BBQ dogs. This book should hold us over while we wait for 101 Ways to Use Kool-Aid in the Kitchen. Head over to Russell’s site, Chasing Delicious, for some pretty awesome food porn.

The Barbecue Bible: Not Just Recipes, But Every Barbecue Tool In One Book

Imagine cooking a barbecue and having every single tool all-in-one place. No, not just in a drawer. But having the coal, knives, firestarters, etc. contained in one book. That is the Barbecue Bible. One page will break apart into coals, while the next helps the cook start the fire. Yet another page sharpens knives and one page IS the knife. Better yet, every tool the chef needs is laid out page by page in the order they need to use it. Right now, only a few copies have been mailed to top chefs in Brazil. Soon, they’ll be made to a wider audience.

The Truck Food Cookbook

Egg Slut, Me So Hungry, and The Greasy Wiener are just a few of the names being christened by food trucks around Southern California. Certainly, home cooking has never before quite felt so betrayed. But now you can bring home food truck recipes from all over the country with John T. Edge’s The Truck Food Cookbook ($11). Want to learn how to make porchetta? Want a whole chapter dedicated to tacos? This gluttonous work of literature has it, along with a total of 150 recipes from truck food scenes in New York, Austin, Minneapolis, and more.

World’s First ‘Edible’ Cookbook

We may have a winner in the race for the ultimate book format. For years, traditional books led the way, while recently e-books have stolen the spotlight. But now, the dark horse: pasta. German design agency Korefe has created the first edible cookbook, with its “pages” consisting of fresh lasagna noodles. Look closer at The Real Cookbook and you’ll see the actual recipe for the dish inscribed in the pasta sheets. Ooooh, imagine pasta porn? It truly is a great time to be alive.

The Meatball Shop Cookbook

If you love NYC, love meatballs, or just love a good cookbook, The Meatball Shop Cookbook is a must have guide to all things meatballs, inspired by New York’s famous Meatball Shop. Chef Daniel Holzman and General Manager Michael “Meatball Mike” Chernow are now sharing their sacred meatball recipes with the world, from the traditional Bolognese Meatballs to their popular spicy Mini-Buffalo Chicken Balls to a variety of scrumptious sauces and simple sides. This is one cookbook that won’t collect dust in your pantry, this I can assure you. After all, how can you NOT share a cookbook full of meatballs recipes from a shop that says “We Make Balls”?

Eat Like a Man: The Only Cookbook a Man Will Ever Need

If you have Epic Meal Time bookmarked, then you have a hankering for fine dining. But when do you pull out the steak florentine versus the multi-meat pyramid? Esquire’s Eat Like a Man will show you just that. Going beyond a list of recipes, it also tells you when to use certain foods and on what occasions. Great advice to hide your caveman ways. So put that clubbing stick away and buy this book now.