Three of Asheville’s most popular restaurants have new cookbooks coming out. Here’s a quick look:
Buxton Hall: Buxton Hall Barbecue’s Book of Smoke: Wood-Smoked Meat, Sides, and More; release date of Oct. 1. From the Amazon.com description:
With three pits at the heart of an open kitchen and hogs sourced from local farmers that raise them right, chef Elliott Moss is smoking meat in accordance with time-honored traditions. In Buxton Hall Barbecue’s Book of Smoke, believers in slow-smoked, old-fashioned barbecue will learn how to build and master their own pit, right at home.
Curate: Cúrate: Authentic Spanish Food from an American Kitchen; release date of Oct. 11. There’s a launch party at Curate set for Oct. 10, with book sales by Malaprop’s. Eater.com recently included this cookbook in a list of notable fall releases of cookbooks. From Eater:
Katie Button is the chef behind the acclaimed restaurant Cúrate — the unlikely Spanish tapas destination in Asheville, NC. This is her debut cookbook, which aims to present Spanish recipes for the American cook, paying special attention to incorporating American ingredients.
Amazon description: Katie Button debuts her first cookbook ever as a peek inside the kitchen of her award-winning restaurant, Cúrate. This cookbook features 125 recipes celebrating the vibrant flavors and broad appeal of Spanish food.
Biscuit Head: Biscuit Head: New Southern Biscuits, Breakfasts, and Brunch; release date of Nov. 1. From the Amazon description:
At Biscuit Head, people line up around the block for the pillowy Classic Cathead Biscuit, mile-high biscuit sandwiches, and addictive sides. Now you can impress your family and friends with the same recipes at home! Start by finding your favorite biscuits. In addition to the iconic classic, you’ll find the best Gluten-Free Biscuit ever, the crowd-pleasing Beer City Biscuit, and more.