Cooking in the Catskills

Here in the Catskills, we are surrounded by the best farms in the world. Couple fresh local ingredients and a love of food and you will quickly understand all the reasons great new cookbooks from the area are popping up.

Here are a few titles you may want to consider picking up before your next trip to the farmers’ market.

The Catskills Farm to Table Cookbook: Over 75 Recipes
by Courtney Wade
Capturing the true essence of not just the Catskills farm-to-table movement, but also the amazing men and women behind it through contributions of recipes from top restaurants and farms in the region, The Catskills Farm to Table Cookbook brings all these authentic flavors and tastes straight to your home.

Compassionate Cuisine: 125 Plant-Based Recipes from Our Vegan Kitchen
by Linda Soper-Kolton, Sara Boan, and Kathy Stevens

Telling the story of Catskill Animal Sanctuary through heartwarming animal tales and palate-pleasing vegan recipes.

Foxfire Living
Design, Recipes, and Stories from the Magical Inn in the Catskills

by Eliza Clark, Tim Trojian

A gorgeous full-color field guide to the innovative neo-vintage design style that is the hallmark of Foxfire Mountain House, the magical inn in the Catskills, bursting with design ideas, recipes, projects, and tips for achieving its dreamy aesthetic in your own home.

The Phoenicia Diner Cookbook
Dishes and Dispatches from the Catskill Mountains

by Mike Cioffi , Chris Bradley and Sara B. Franklin

85 comfort food recipes, including classic Americana dishes and reimagined favorites, from the celebrated Phoenicia Diner in New York’s idyllic Catskill mountains.

While we’d rather you actually experience the food of the Catskills in our beautiful natural environment, these beautiful books will help you have a taste of Catskills cuisine, no matter where you are.