The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook, Deb Perelman. Usually cookbooks don't make the "books I read" list, but this one is full of well-written (and really funny) prose. The photos are gorgeous and these recipes haven't let me down yet.
Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook: Eat Like You Give a F*ck
Thug Kitchen started their wildly popular web site to inspire people to eat some Goddamn vegetables and adopt a healthier lifestyle. Beloved by Gwyneth Paltrow ("This might be my favorite thing ever") and named Sa.