As an avid reader and cook, Martha often invites influential authors and chefs to appear on "The Martha Stewart Show." Here are some of their must-read books, along with a few by Martha herself.
Cybele Pascal's "Allergen-Free Baker's Handbook" is packed with sweet and savory recipes that leave out ingredients responsible for most allergies. Cybele is an expert on allergen-free ingredient substitutions, and she blogs about allergy-friendly cooking for Whole Living Daily.
This delightful children's book teaches kids to be charming and well-mannered with cute illustrations and a fun storyline. Alex von Bidder, co-owner of the Four Sesons Restaurant in New York City, decided to write the book after teaching manners to a class of fifth graders at the restaurant.
"Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts" is a broad visual reference guide that covers the basics of sewing and other traditional crafting techniques, with detailed instructions for more than 150 projects. Take a peek at some of the book's beautiful projects.