The berries are popping, the aperol is spritzing, and the grill (as well as the griller) is getting FIRED up. That means one thing: It’s summer, and time to talk about the latest crop of new cookbooks that make me want to get the most out of the season. Head over to the New York Times for my annual round-up, and come back next week as I drill down some more on recipes I tested and loved and will be making all summer long. As long as you’re there, check out the rest of the Summer Reading package. It’s always a goodie.
Illustration: Angie Wang for the New York Times.