'Tis the beginning of the season to stay warm and cozy. With cooking and nesting on the brain, we rounded up a few of our favorite discoveries this month, from comforting recipes to fab upholstery projects.

Invite local star chefs into your kitchen through these mouth-watering new cookbooks. "Veggie scraps latkes" recipe included.

Transform Grandma’s ratty old sofa into a major statement piece by covering it with some of the endless fabric options at Mignonne Décor.

Gather around the massive live-fire grill at TBD restaurant and dig into smoky dishes while you sip on cocktails that'll immediately dispel the chill. 

Fall into a stunning black hole of artistic tiles by perusing Clé’s site--then plot what portion of your home you’re going to cover with them.

There's nothing more soothing than a cup of hot tea--which is why we're crazy about the high-end leaves at the new Song Tea & Ceramics.

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