Recommendations from Union Ave. Books

Yes, yes, you can always look up recipes online, but cookbooks are more than lists of ingredients and instructions! They are works of art, pages of history and tangible gifts that can be passed down through generations. As the baking season gets underway, add to your cookbook collection with these suggestions from Union Ave. Books. 

Shining: Ole Smoky Moonshine Family Cookbook by Jessi Baker

Ole Smoky Moonshine is now a staple of East Tennessee. Their new cookbook is filled with old family recipes from the Appalachian mountains.

South: Essential Recipes and New Explorations by Sean Brock

On Sale: Oct. 15

Star Nashville chef Sean Brock’s new cookbook collects recipes from throughout the South. There will be a mix of traditional Southern cooking from throughout the region as well as some fresh takes on old standards.

The New Pie: Modern Techniques for the Classic American Dessert by Chris Taylor and Paul Arguin

The perfect book to help you step up your Thanksgiving dessert game. Do not open if you are not already planning on making a pie; the photography is absolutely stunning.