They’re here! they’re here!  the best of a sizzling, sun-kissed, sea-splashed swarm of summer cookbooks.  Get them for yourself or for your friends or your recent graduates or anyone else you think needs more great food in their life during the season when they actually have time to enjoy it.  Congratulations, best-of winners.  Well-deserved, and mouth-watering.

Click here–or on the lobster–for the official NPR summer cookbooks roundup. If you missed the accompanying interview on Weekend Edition Sunday and would like to hear it, click on the audio link at the top of the story.