Frontera - Rick Bayless

The best parts of many dining experiences are the cocktails, appetizers, and small plates. In his latest cookbook, Frontera (W. W. Norton, $24.95), renowned chef Rick Bayless brings us his favorite margarita, guacamole, and snack recipes. Famed for being one of the first in America to meld Mexican cuisine with fine dining, Bayless specializes in creating cookbooks that are ideal for in-home, authentic Mexican fare. Frontera will surely join his previous volumes in the canon of Mexican cookbooks. With a drink and a guac for every season and palate, Bayless’s recipes are sure to be a hit at your next fiesta. Olé!