05/10/2012 03:53 pm ET Updated May 10, 2012

New Food Books For Spring 2012

The year 2012 has been a good one for culinary-minded readers. We previously rounded up some great new spring cookbooks. Now, we took a look at some great new food books.

While these books may include recipes, the real meat of this crop is all about the story. From the learning about the life Colonel Sanders to how to really taste food, the books below can satisfy a range of culinary curiosities.

Check out some new food books of 2012:

Food Books 2012