1. The latest book from the guy in orange Crocs, Mario Batali.
2. Peter Reinhart's book provides the latest in tips and techniques for baking delicious bread at home.
3. Melissa Clark's book: We love it!
4. For the master of the grill on your shopping list:
5. Top recipes from America's Test Kitchen:
6. Helpful information for choosing wine:
Up-date: More cookbook recommendations from NPR: 2010's Best Cookbooks.