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The Best Cookbooks of 2019 (A Year-End List Aggregation)

“What are the best Cookbooks released in 2019?” We looked at 296 of the top Cookbook books, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

The top 30 books, all appearing on 4 or more “Best Cookbook” book lists, are ranked below by how many times they appear. The remaining 225+ titles, as well as the sources we used, are in alphabetical order on the bottom of the page.

Our other Best Of 2019 Articles:

Our Other Years: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

Happy Scrolling!



Top 30 Best Cookbooks From 2019



30 .) All About Dinner: Simple Meals, Expert Advice written by Molly Stevens

All About Dinner: Simple Meals, Expert Advice

Lists It Appears On:

  • Eat This, Not That!
  • Guardian
  • BuzzFeed
  • Guardian

An award-winning cookbook author and cooking teacher answers her most-asked question: What do you make for dinner? Like most of us, Molly Stevens has no team of prep cooks, no vast pantry, and no one paid to clean up her home kitchen. What she does have ar



29 .) Antoni in the Kitchen written by Antoni Porowski

Antoni in the Kitchen

Lists It Appears On:

  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • Two Peas and Their Pod
  • Amazon
  • City of Asylum Bookstore

The food guru and breakout star of the Netflix smash hit Queer Eye unveils the stylishly accessible, healthy recipes fans have been waiting for



28 .) Dishoom: From Bombay with Love written by Shamil Thakrar, Kavi Thakrar and Naved Nasir

Dishoom: From Bombay with Love

Lists It Appears On:

  • Dandelion Chandelier
  • Good Food
  • iNews
  • NPR

An eccentric and charming cookbook from Dishoom, with over 100 recipes from the much-loved restaurants. At long last, Dishoom share the secrets to their much sought-after Bombay comfort food: the Bacon Naan Roll, Black Daal, Okra Fries, Jackfruit Biryani,



27 .) Drive-Thru Dreams: A Journey Through the Heart of America’s Fast Food Kingdom written by Adam Chandler

Drive-Thru Dreams: A Journey Through the Heart of America’s Fast Food Kingdom

Lists It Appears On:

  • New Zealand Listener
  • New Yorker
  • KCRW
  • Independent – Julia Platt Leonard

Most any honest person can own up to harboring at least one fast-food guilty pleasure. In Drive-Thru Dreams, Adam Chandler explores the inseparable link between fast food and American life for the past century. The dark underbelly of the industry’s largest



26 .) East: 120 Vegetarian and Vegan Recipes from Bangalore to Beijing written by Meera Sodha

East: 120 Vegetarian and Vegan Recipes from Bangalore to Beijing

Lists It Appears On:

  • Boston Globe
  • New Yorker
  • Independent – Julia Platt Leonard
  • Atlantic

From the Guardian ‘New Vegan’ columnist and award-winning author of Fresh India Modern, vibrant, fuss-free food made from British ingredients but with an Eastern slant, East is a must-have whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, or simply want to eat more delici



25 .) Half Baked Harvest: Super Simple written by Tieghan Gerard

Half Baked Harvest: Super Simple

Lists It Appears On:

  • BuzzFeed
  • Kathy Gunst
  • Boston Globe
  • KCRW

The author of Half Baked Harvest Cookbook keeps things simple with 125 easy, show-stopping recipes: fewer ingredients, foolproof meal-prepping, effortless entertaining, and everything in between. We all want to make and serve our loved ones beautiful food—



24 .) Hungry: Eating, Road-Tripping, and Risking It All with the Greatest Chef in the World written by Jeff Gordinier

Hungry: Eating, Road-Tripping, and Risking It All with the Greatest Chef in the World

Lists It Appears On:

  • Christian Science Monitor
  • Fooshya
  • Smithsonian Magazine
  • Amazon

Feeling stuck in his life, New York Times food writer Jeff Gordinier met René Redzepi, the Danish chef whose restaurant, Noma, has been repeatedly voted the best in the world. A restless perfectionist, Redzepi was at the top of his game but looking to shut



23 .) Oaxaca: Home Cooking from the Heart of Mexico written by Bricia Lopez

Oaxaca: Home Cooking from the Heart of Mexico

Lists It Appears On:

  • City of Asylum Bookstore
  • AllRecipes
  • Dandelion Chandelier
  • NPR

A colorful celebration of Oaxacan cuisine from the landmark Oaxacan restaurant in Los Angeles Oaxaca is the culinary heart of Mexico, and since opening its doors in 1994, Guelaguetza has been the center of life for the Oaxacan community in Los Angeles. Fou



22 .) Pasta Grannies written by Vicky Bennison

Pasta Grannies

Lists It Appears On:

  • Martha Stewart
  • Conde Nast Traveler
  • Christian Science Monitor
  • AllRecipes

“When you have good ingredients, you don’t have to worry about cooking. They do the work for you.” – Lucia, 85 Inspired by the hugely popular YouTube channel of the same name, Pasta Grannies is a wonderful collection of time-perfected Italian recipes from



21 .) Ruffage: A Practical Guide to Vegetables written by Abra Berens

Ruffage: A Practical Guide to Vegetables

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • Dandelion Chandelier
  • Library Journal
  • Los Angeles Times

Ruffage: A Practical Guide to Vegetables is not your typical cookbook—it is a how-to-cook book of a variety of vegetables. Author Abra Berens—chef, farmer, Midwesterner—shares a collection of techniques that result in new flavors, textures, and ways to enj



20 .) The Last Course: The Desserts of Gramercy Tavern written by Claudia Fleming and Melissa Clark

The Last Course: The Desserts of Gramercy Tavern

Lists It Appears On:

  • Taste of Home
  • KCRW
  • BuzzFeed
  • Kathy Gunst

The creator the the Gramercy Tavern’s desserts shares 175 easy-to-prepare recipes for everything from warm raspberry verbena meringue cake to apple tarte tatin.



19 .) The Quality Chop House written by Shaun Searley

The Quality Chop House

Lists It Appears On:

  • Boston Globe
  • NPR
  • New Zealand Listener
  • Independent – Julia Platt Leonard

The Quality Chop House has stood proudly on the corner of Farringdon Road and Exmouth Market since 1869. It’s been a working man’s cafe, a ’90s celeb magnet and, for the last 7 years, one of London’s best-known, best-loved restaurants, with its famous conf



18 .) Where Cooking Begins: Uncomplicated Recipes To Make You A Great Cook written by Carla Lalli Music

Where Cooking Begins: Uncomplicated Recipes To Make You A Great Cook

Lists It Appears On:

  • Eat This, Not That!
  • Daily Mail
  • Guardian
  • Kathy Gunst

A modern approach to cooking at home, with more than 70 innately flexible recipes. The indispensable recipes and streamlined cooking techniques in Where Cooking Begins are an open invitation to dive into Carla Lalli Music’s laid-back cooking style. The foo



17 .) Joy of Cooking: 2019 Edition Fully Revised and Updated written by Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker, Ethan Becker, John Becker, and Megan Scott

Joy of Cooking: 2019 Edition Fully Revised and Updated

Lists It Appears On:

  • Guardian
  • The Week UK
  • Taste of Home
  • Boston Globe
  • San Francisco Chronicle

“Cooking shouldn’t just be about making a delicious dish—owning the process and enjoying the experience ought to be just as important as the meal itself. The new Joy of Cooking is a reminder that nothing can compare to gathering around the table for a home



16 .) Maangchi’s Big Book of Korean Cooking: From Everyday Meals to Celebration Cuisine written by Maangchi and Martha Rose Shulman

Maangchi's Big Book of Korean Cooking: From Everyday Meals to Celebration Cuisine

Lists It Appears On:

  • Chowhound
  • Conde Nast Traveler
  • Dandelion Chandelier
  • New Yorker
  • Guardian

The definitive book on Korean cuisine by “YouTube’s Korean Julia Child”* and the author of Maangchi’s Real Korean Cooking *New York Times



15 .) South: Essential Recipes and New Explorations written by Sean Brock

South: Essential Recipes and New Explorations

Lists It Appears On:

  • BuzzFeed
  • Boston Globe
  • Kathy Gunst
  • KCRW
  • NPR

Named a Best New Cookbook of Fall 2019 by the New York Times, Food & Wine, Epicurious, Grub Street, and more “I will keep this book forever in my collection because no one cooking today is doing more to help the Southern culinary flame burn brighter.” —New



14 .) Zaitoun: Recipes from the Palestinian Kitchen written by Yasmin Khan

Zaitoun: Recipes from the Palestinian Kitchen

Lists It Appears On:

  • Christian Science Monitor
  • Amazon
  • Booklist
  • Chowhound
  • Boston Globe

British cook Yasmin Khan unlocks the flavors and fragrances of modern Palestine, from the sun-kissed pomegranate stalls of Akka, on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, through evergreen oases of date plantations in the Jordan Valley, to the fading fish mar



13 .) Ama: A Modern Tex-Mex Kitchen written by Josef Centeno & Betty Hallock

Ama: A Modern Tex-Mex Kitchen

Lists It Appears On:

  • Atlantic
  • Kathy Gunst
  • Amazon
  • Conde Nast Traveler
  • Good Food
  • Guardian

Tex-Mex is a delicious, irreverent cuisine that combines the deep traditions of Texan and Mexican cooking. Think meaty stews, breakfast tacos, and tres leches cake. Home cooks will learn how to make them all—in addition to crunchy salads, slow-cooked meats



12 .) American Sfoglino: A Master Class in Handmade Pasta written by Evan Funke with Katie Parla

American Sfoglino: A Master Class in Handmade Pasta

Lists It Appears On:

  • NPR
  • KCRW
  • Guardian
  • Kathy Gunst
  • BuzzFeed
  • Amazon

This debut cookbook from Evan Funke, esteemed chef of L.A.’s Felix Trattoria, is a comprehensive guide to the best pasta in the world. Sharing classic techniques from his Emilia-Romagna training, Funke provides accessible instructions for making his award-



11 .) Notes from a Young Black Chef written by Kwame Onwuachi, with Joshua David Stein

Notes from a Young Black Chef

Lists It Appears On:

  • Fooshya
  • Smithsonian Magazine
  • Goodreads
  • NPR
  • Boston Globe
  • Readings

Reprint of: Onwuachi, Kwame, author. Notes from a young Black chef. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2019.



10 .) Indian-ish: Recipes And Antics From A Modern American Family written by Priya Krishna and Ritu Krishna

Indian-ish: Recipes And Antics From A Modern American Family

Lists It Appears On:

  • Spectator
  • The Week UK
  • Good Food
  • New Zealand Listener
  • Daily Mail
  • Guardian
  • Conde Nast Traveler

A young food writer’s witty and irresistible celebration of her mom’s “Indian-ish” cooking–with accessible and innovative Indian-American recipes



9.) The Whole Fish Cookbook written by Josh Niland

The Whole Fish Cookbook

Lists It Appears On:

  • Christian Science Monitor
  • AllRecipes
  • Library Journal
  • NPR
  • Kathy Gunst
  • Boston Globe
  • Independent – Julia Platt Leonard

We all want to eat more fish, but who wants to bother spending the time, effort and money cooking that same old salmon fillet on repeat when you could be trying something new and utterly delicious?

In The Whole Fish Cookbook,



8.) Vietnamese Food Any Day: Simple Recipes for True, Fresh Flavors written by Andrea Nguyen

Vietnamese Food Any Day: Simple Recipes for True, Fresh Flavors

Lists It Appears On:

  • BuzzFeed
  • Taste of Home
  • Los Angeles Times
  • New Yorker
  • Kathy Gunst
  • Conde Nast Traveler
  • Dandelion Chandelier

Drawing upon decades of experience; as well as the hacks her own mom used coming from Vietnam to America; award-winning author Andrea Nguyen shows you how to use everyday ingredients to create true Vietnamese flavors at home–fast. With Nguyen as your guid



7.) Pastry Love: A Baker’s Journal Of Favorite Recipes written by Joanne Chang

Pastry Love: A Baker's Journal Of Favorite Recipes

Lists It Appears On:

  • Los Angeles Times
  • Taste of Home
  • Kathy Gunst
  • Boston Globe
  • Dandelion Chandelier
  • Goodreads
  • Fooshya
  • Smithsonian Magazine

A must-have baking bible from the James Beard award-winning baker and owner of the beloved Flour bakeries in Boston. James Beard award-winning baker Joanne Chang is best known around the country for her eight acclaimed Flour bakeries in Boston. Chang has p



6.) The Food of Sichuan written by Fuschia Dunlop

The Food of Sichuan

Lists It Appears On:

  • Library Journal
  • NPR
  • Boston Globe
  • New Yorker
  • KCRW
  • Kathy Gunst
  • BuzzFeed
  • AllRecipes

Almost twenty years after the publication of her landmark book Sichuan Cookery, voted by the OFM as one of the greatest cookbooks of all time, Fuchsia Dunlop revisits the region where her own culinary journey began, adding more than 50 new recipes to the o



5.) Tartine: A Classic Revisited written by Elisabeth Prueitt and Chad Robertson

Tartine: A Classic Revisited

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • Conde Nast Traveler
  • Dandelion Chandelier
  • Boston Globe
  • Martha Stewart
  • Conde Nast Traveler
  • Amazon
  • Dandelion Chandelier
  • New Yorker
  • KCRW

This brilliantly revisited and beautifully rephotographed book is a totally updated edition of a go-to classic for home and professional bakers—from one of the most acclaimed and inspiring bakeries in the world. Tartine offers more than 50 new recipes that



4.) From the Oven to the Table: Simple Dishes That Look After Themselves written by Diana Henry

From the Oven to the Table: Simple Dishes That Look After Themselves

Lists It Appears On:

  • City of Asylum Bookstore
  • Library Journal
  • New Yorker
  • Boston Globe
  • Christian Science Monitor
  • NPR
  • Atlantic
  • Kathy Gunst
  • Amazon
  • Good Food
  • Goodreads

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ‘For bung-it-in-the-oven cooks everywhere, this is a must-have book: Diana Henry has a genius for flavour.’ – Nigella Lawson Whether you’re short of time or just prefer to keep things simple, From the Oven to the Table shows how



3.) Sababa: Fresh, Sunny Flavors from my Israeli Kitchen written by Adeena Sussman

Sababa: Fresh, Sunny Flavors from my Israeli Kitchen

Lists It Appears On:

  • Taste of Home
  • Daily Mail
  • Spectator
  • iNews
  • The Week UK
  • NPR
  • Smithsonian Magazine
  • The Writer
  • Fooshya
  • Guardian
  • Readings
  • iNews
  • Good Food

“The pages of this book ooze with [Adeena’s] passion for the romance and beauty of Israeli cuisine. The recipes are soulful, elemental, and stunningly delicious.” –from the foreword by Michael Solomonov In an Israeli cookbook as personal as it is global,



2.) Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African-American Cooking written by Toni Tipton-Martin

Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African-American Cooking

Lists It Appears On:

  • Taste of Home
  • Amazon
  • Eat This, Not That!
  • BuzzFeed
  • Guardian
  • Dandelion Chandelier
  • Fooshya
  • Smithsonian Magazine
  • KCRW
  • AllRecipes
  • Los Angeles Times
  • Kathy Gunst
  • Culinary Backstreets
  • Guardian
  • Guardian

Adapted from historical texts and rare African-American cookbooks, the 125 recipes of Jubilee paint a rich, varied picture of the true history of African-American cooking: a cuisine far beyond soul food. NAMED ONE OF FALL’S BEST COOKBOOKS BY THE NEW YORK T



1.) Nothing Fancy: Unfussy Food for Having People Over written by Alison Roman

Nothing Fancy: Unfussy Food for Having People Over

Lists It Appears On:

  • Kathy Gunst
  • AllRecipes
  • Library Journal
  • New Yorker
  • Kathy Gunst
  • Boston Globe
  • Dandelion Chandelier
  • Chowhound
  • Atlantic
  • The Week UK
  • Spectator
  • Guardian
  • Independent – Julia Platt Leonard
  • NPR
  • New Yorker
  • Boston Globe
  • Library Journal

Feeding friends is totally relaxed with Roman, author of Dining In and New York Times columnist. This abundant collection of all-new recipes is for gatherings big and small, from the weeknight to the weekend.




The 225+ Additional Best Cookbook Books Released In 2019



#BooksAuthorsLists
31Aloha Kitchen: Recipes from Hawai’i.Alana KysarNPR
   
Conde Nast Traveler
   
Library Journal
32
Alpine Cooking: Recipes and Stories from Europe’s Grand Mountaintops
 
AllRecipes
   
Forbes
   
Los Angeles Times
33Baan: Recipes and Stories from My Thai HomeKay Plunkett-Hodge
The Week UK
   
Daily Mail
   
Independent – Julia Platt Leonard
34Black Sea: Dispatches and Recipes, Through Darkness and LightCaroline Eden
Conde Nast Traveler
   
Culinary Backstreets
   
City of Asylum Bookstore
35Burn the Place: A MemoirIliana Regan
Fooshya
   
Smithsonian Magazine
   
Dandelion Chandelier
36
Dinner for Everyone, 100 Iconic Dishes Made 3 Ways—Easy, Vegan, or Perfect for Company
 
Delish
   
Amazon
   
Library Journal
37Greenfeast: Autumn, WinterNigel Slater
New Zealand Listener
   
Guardian
   
iNews
38Happiness is BakingMaida Heatter
Martha Stewart
   
Goodreads
   NPR
39I Can Cook Vegan 
AllRecipes
   Amazon
   
San Francisco Chronicle
40Japanese Home Cooking: Simple Meals, Authentic FlavorsSonoko Sakai
San Francisco Chronicle
   
Los Angeles Times
   
Boston Globe
41
Love and Lemons Every Day: More than 100 Bright, Plant-Forward Recipes for Every Meal.
 
KCRW
   
Two Peas and Their Pod
   
Library Journal
42Made in MexicoDanny Mena, with Nils Bernstein
Conde Nast Traveler
   
Culinary Backstreets
   
KCRW
43Mastering Spice: Recipes and Techniques to Transform Your Everyday CookingLior Lev Sercarz
Eat This, Not That!
   
Fooshya
   
Smithsonian Magazine
44Midnight Chicken (& Other Recipes Worth Living For) 
Delish
   
iNews
   
Guardian
45Midwest Made: Big, Bold Baking from the Heartland,Shauna Sever
Two Peas and Their Pod
   
BuzzFeed
   
Kathy Gunst
46Natural Wine for the People: What It Is, Where to Find It, How to Love ItAlice Feiring
Culinary Backstreets
   
Chowhound 2
   
Washington Post
47Signature Dishes That Matter 
AllRecipes
   
Fooshya
   
Smithsonian Magazine
48Sour: The Magical Element that Will Transform Your Cooking 
Guardian
   
Daily Mail
   
Independent – Julia Platt Leonard
49The Fate of Food: What We’ll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter WorldAmanda Little
Smithsonian Magazine
   
Fooshya
   
The Writer
50The Way We Eat Now: How the Food Revolution Has Transformed Our Lives, Our Bodies, and Our WorldBee Wilson
New Zealand Listener
   
Guardian
   
The Writer
51Veg 
Guardian
   
iNews
   
Good Food
52Vegetables Illustrated: An Inspiring Guide With 700+ Kitchen-Tested RecipesAmerica’s Test Kitchen
Delish
   
Booklist
   NPR
53Vegetables Unleashed: A Cookbook 
Booklist
   
Amazon
   
City of Asylum Bookstore
54
A Basket by the Door: Recipes for Comforting Gifts and Joyful Gatherings
 
StoneSoup
   
Good Food
55Asma’s Indian Kitchen: Home-Cooked Food Brought To You By Darjeeling ExpressAsma Khan
Conde Nast Traveler
   
Delish
56BISH BASH BOSHHenry Firth and Ian Theasby
iNews
   
New Zealand Listener
57Black Axe Mangal 
Guardian
   
Daily Mail
58Canal House: Cook Something — Recipes to Rely OnChristopher Hirsheimer and Melissa Hamilton
Los Angeles Times
   
Kathy Gunst
59Cannelle et Vanille: Nourishing, Gluten-Free Recipes for Every Meal and Mood,Aran Goyoaga
Independent – Julia Platt Leonard
   
Boston Globe
60
Cook Like a Local: Flavors That Can Change How You Cook and See the World
 
Booklist
   
Amazon
61Double Awesome Chinese Food: Irresistible And Totally Achievable Recipes From Our Chinese-American KitchenAndrew Li, Irene Li and Margaret LiNPR
   
Boston Globe
62Eat in My KitchenMeike Peters
Independent – Julia Platt Leonard
   
The Week UK
63Hotbox: Inside Catering, the Food World’s Riskiest BusinessMatt Lee and Ted Lee
Dandelion Chandelier
   
The Writer
64Lasagna: A Baked Pasta Cookbook 
AllRecipes
   
Los Angeles Times
65Lavash: The Bread That Launched 1,000 Meals, Plus Salads, Stews and Other Recipes,Kate Leahy, John Lee and Ara Zada
San Francisco Chronicle
   
Kathy Gunst
66LeafCatherine Phipps
Spectator
   
Independent – Julia Platt Leonard
67Mandalay: Recipes and Tales 
Guardian
   
Daily Mail
68Plant-Based on a Budget 
BuzzFeed
   
Goodreads
69Poilane: the secrets of the world famous bakeryApollonia Poilane
Spectator
   
KCRW
70Quick Cooking 
Delish
   
Dandelion Chandelier
71Rachael Ray 50: Memories and Meals from a Sweet and Savory Life 
BuzzFeed
   
Goodreads
72
Red Meat Republic: A Hoof-to-Table History of How Beef Changed America
 
Fooshya
   
Smithsonian Magazine
73Sardine: Simple Seasonal Provencal Cooking 
Independent – Julia Platt Leonard
   
Guardian
74Save Me the Plums: My Gourmet Memoir 
Amazon
   
Goodreads
75Shuk: From Market to Table, the Heart of Israeli Home CookingEinat Admony
KCRW
   
Library Journal
76SimpleDiana Henry
StoneSoup
   
The Week UK
77Sous Vide: Better Home CookingHugh Acheson
Eat This, Not That!
   
AllRecipes
78Taverna 
Guardian
   
Guardian
79The Adventurous Eaters Club 
BuzzFeed
   
Goodreads
80The Book of St John 
Daily Mail
   
Guardian
81The Gaijin Cookbook: Japanese Recipes from a Chef, Father, Eater, and Lifelong OutsiderIvan Orkin and Chris Young
Dandelion Chandelier
   
New Yorker
82The Jewish CookbookLeah Koenig
Martha Stewart
   
KCRW
83The New Pie: Modern Techniques for the Classic American DessertChris Taylor and Paul Arguin
Delish
   NPR
84The New Rules: Recipes That Will Change the Way You Cook 
BuzzFeed
   
AllRecipes
85The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook 
iNews
   
BuzzFeed
86
The Pioneer Woman Cooks: The New Frontier: 112 Fantastic Favorites for Everyday Eating
 
Two Peas and Their Pod
   
Delish
87The Truffle Underground: A Tale of Mystery, Mayhem, and Manipulation in the Shadowy Market of the World’s Most Expensive FungusRyan Jacobs
Dandelion Chandelier
   
The Writer
88The World Atlas of Wine, 8th EditionHugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson
Monsters & Critics
   
Chowhound 2
89Warndu Mai (Good Food)Rebecca Sullivan & Damien Coulthard
Readings
   
Good Food
90Weeknight BakingMichelle Lopez
Two Peas and Their Pod
   
Eat This, Not That!
91Wine Folly: Magnum EditionMadeline Puckette and Justin Hammack
Chowhound 2
   
City of Asylum Bookstore
92365: A Year of Everyday Cooking & Baking 
Independent – Julia Platt Leonard
93A foodie’s guide to Amsterdam 
Spectator
94A Long and Messy BusinessRowley Leigh
The Week UK
95A Place at the Table 
BuzzFeed
96All About Cake: A Milk Bar CookbookChristina Tosi
Chowhound
97American Cuisine: And How It Got This WayPaul Freedman
KCRW
98American Pop: A NovelSnowden WrightNPR
99Andaluz: a food journey through Southern SpainFiona Dunlop
Spectator
100Anthony Bourdain RememberedCNN
Dandelion Chandelier
101Apple: Recipes from the OrchardJames Rich
KCRW
102Are the Weather 
Guardian
103Are You Afraid of the Dark Rum? and Other Cocktails for ’90s Kids 
Monsters & Critics
104Autumn, Winter 
Guardian
105Bake Australia Great 
Good Food
106Baking at République: Masterful Techniques and RecipesMargarita Manzke and Betty Hallock
Chowhound
107BALTIC: New and Old Recipes – Estonia, Latvia & LithuaniaSimon Bajada
New Zealand Listener
108Bar Chef: Handcrafted CocktailsChristiaan Rollich and Carolynn Carreño
KCRW
109Batch Cocktails 
BuzzFeed
110Bazaar 
iNews
111Be My Guest 
Guardian
112Beautiful Boards 
Two Peas and Their Pod
113Big Book of Korean Cooking 
BuzzFeed
114Bobby At Home: Fearless Flavors From My Kitchen: A CookbookBobby Flay, Stephanie Banyas and Sally JacksonNPR
115Breakfast: The Cookbook 
AllRecipes
116Butcher and Beast: Mastering the Art of MeatAngie Mar
Chowhound 3
117Cake Aux Olives 
San Francisco Chronicle
118
Cake Confidence: Sure-Fire Recipes & Tips for Over-the-Top Gorgeous Cakes
 
Delish
119Cali’flour Kitchen 
Delish
120Casa CacaoJordi Roca
Spectator
121
Casablanca: My Moroccan Food; Recipes for Modern & Traditional Dishes
 
Booklist
122Charcuterie: The Craft of Salting, Smoking, and CuringMichael Ruhlman
Chowhound 3
123Churrasco: Grilling the Brazilian WayEvandro Caregnato
Chowhound 3
124Cook Once Eat All WeekCassy Joy Garcia
Eat This, Not That!
125Cooking For Good Times: Super Delicious, Super SimplePaul Kahan, Perry Hendrix and Rachel HoltzmanNPR
126Cooking in Iran: Regional Recipes & Kitchen SecretsNajmieh Batmanglij
KCRW
127Curry & Kimchi: Flavor Secrets For Creating 70 Asian-Inspired Recipes At HomeUnmi Abkin and Roger TaylorNPR
128Drunk in China 
Culinary Backstreets
129Earn Miles for Travel With Venture Rewards Card 
Taste of Home
130
East Meets Vegan: The Best of Asian Home Cooking, Plant-Based and Delicious
 
Booklist
131Easy Baking From ScratchEileen Gray
Chowhound
132Easy Keto Cookbook 
BuzzFeed
133Eat Joy: Stories & Comfort Food from 31 Celebrated Writers, EditedNatalie Eve Garrett
Martha Stewart
134Eat More Plants 
Two Peas and Their Pod
135Eat Run Enjoy 
Guardian
136Eleven Madison Park: The Next ChapterDaniel Humm
Atlantic
137Essential Ottolenghi 
BuzzFeed
138Everyday Dorie: The Way I Cook 
Booklist
139Fast & Easy Vegan CookbookJL Fields
Eat This, Not That!
140Fire Islands: Recipes 
Daily Mail
141Food: What the Heck Should I Cook?Dr. Mark Hyman
Eat This, Not That!
142Food52: Dynamite ChickenTyler Kord
Eat This, Not That!
143Franklin Steak: Dry-Aged. Live-Fired. Pure BeefAaron Franklin and Jordan Mackay
Chowhound 3
144FRESH FROM AKAROALou and Ant Bentley
New Zealand Listener
145From a Burmese Kitchen 
Guardian
146From Barley to Blarney A Whiskey Lover’s Guide To Ireland 
Monsters & Critics
147From Bombay with Love 
Guardian
148From Hedgerow to HarvestLynda Hallinan
New Zealand Listener
149From Indonesia 
Daily Mail
150From My Thai Home 
Daily Mail
151From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding HomeTembi Locke
Dandelion Chandelier
152Fry Bread: A Native American Family StoryKevin Noble Malliard, illustratedNPR
153Gin Made Me Do It: 60 Beautifully Botanical Cocktails 
Monsters & Critics
154
Grasping the Grape: Demystifying Grape Varieties to Help You Discover the Wines You Love
 
Washington Post
155
Hello, Cookie Dough: 110 Doughlicious Confections to Eat, Bake & Share
 
Delish
156Hero Dinners: Complete One-Pan Meals That Save The DayMarge Perry and David BonomNPR
157Hong Kong Food City” 
Forbes
158Hooked 
Daily Mail
159Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine 2020 
Monsters & Critics
160Indonesia’s islands: from Bali to Bawah 
Spectator
161Jackfruit and Blue GingerSasha Gill
Readings
162James Martin’s Great British Adventure 
iNews
163Jerky: The Fatted Calf’s Guide to Preserving and Cooking Dried Meaty GoodsTaylor Boetticher and Toponia Miller
Chowhound 3
164Judy Joo’s Korean Soul Food 
iNews
165Korean BBQ: Master Your Grill in Seven SaucesBill Kim
Chowhound 3
166Land of Plenty 
Los Angeles Times
167Last Call: Bartenders on Their Final Drink and the Wisdom and Rituals of Closing TimeBrad Thomas Parsons
KCRW
168Lateral CookingNikki Segnit
Martha Stewart
169Let’s Make Ramen!: A Comic Book Cookbook 
Goodreads
170
Life Is A Party: Deliciously Doable Recipes to Make Every Day a Celebration
 
Delish
171Little Book of Whiskey 
Monsters & Critics
172Lost Feast: Culinary Extinction and the Future of FoodLenore Newman
KCRW
173Lunch at 10 Pomegranate StreetFelicita Sala
Readings
174MAGNOLIA KITCHENBernadette Gee
New Zealand Listener
175Market Cooking 
StoneSoup
176Mary Berry’s Baking BibleMary Berry
Chowhound
177Mary Berry’s Quick Cooking 
iNews
178Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and GrillingMeathead Goldwyn
Chowhound 3
179Michael Symon’s Playing with FireMichael Symon
Chowhound 3
180Milk & Cardamom 
San Francisco Chronicle
181Milk Street: The New RulesChristopher Kimball
Eat This, Not That!
182Mixtape Potluck: A CookbookQuestlove
Dandelion Chandelier
183MoorishBen Tish
Spectator
184MossUlrica Nordström
Readings
185Most MarshmallowsRowboat WatkinsNPR
186
Mostly Plants: 101 Delicious Flexitarian Recipes from the Pollan Family
 
Taste of Home
187My Last Supper 
Guardian
188My Mexico City Cookbook 
San Francisco Chronicle
189My Mexico City Kitchen: Recipes and ConvictionsGabriela Cámara
KCRW
190Only in TokyoMichael Ryan & Luke Burgess
Readings
191Ottolenghi SIMPLEYotam Ottolenghi
The Week UK
192
Oven To Table: Over 100 One-Pot and One-Pan Recipes for Your Sheet Pan, Skillet, Dutch Oven, and More
 
Delish
193Perfect Pan Pizza: Detroit, Roman, Sicilian, Foccacia, and Grandma Pies to Make at HomePeter Reinhart
KCRW
194Piatti: Plates and Platters for Sharing, Inspired by Italy 
AllRecipes
195Pie In The SkyRemy LaiNPR
196POK POK Noodles: Recipes from Thailand and Beyond,Andy Ricker
Kathy Gunst
197Pride, Prejudice, And Other Flavors: A NovelSonali DevNPR
198RICK STEIN’S SECRET FRANCE 
New Zealand Listener
199Rustic Joyful Food 
Two Peas and Their Pod
200Salt & Straw: Ice Cream Cookbook 
Delish
201Salt & Time: Recipes from a Russian Kitchen 
Booklist
202Schofield’s Fine and Classic Cocktails 
Monsters & Critics
203Season: Wine Country Food, Farming, & FriendsJustin Wangler and Tracey Shepos Cenami
Chowhound 2
204Simple Cake: All You Need to Keep Your Friends and Family in CakeOdette Williams
Chowhound
205Sip: 100 gin cocktails with just three ingredients 
Monsters & Critics
206Skinnytaste Air Fryer Cookbook 
Two Peas and Their Pod
207Spend the weekend in…Bath 
Spectator
208Spring, Summer 
Guardian
209
Steak and Cake: More Than 100 Recipes to Make Any Meal a Smash Hit
 
Booklist
210SUMMER: with Simon Gault 
New Zealand Listener
211Sweet + Salty 
San Francisco Chronicle
212
Taste of Home Grandma’s Favorites: A Treasured Collection of 475 Classic Recipes
 
Taste of Home
213Tequila Made Me Do It: 60 Tantalizing Tequila and Mezcal Cocktails 
Monsters & Critics
214That’s Life with comedian Geoff Norcott 
Spectator
215The Art of Looking Up” 
Forbes
216
The Art of the Cocktail From the Dali Wallbanger to the Stinger Sargent, Cocktails With an Artistic Twist
 
Monsters & Critics
217The Baking BibleRose Levy Beranbaum
Chowhound
218The Bread BibleRose Levy Beranbaum
Chowhound
219The Cake BibleRose Levy Beranbaum
Chowhound
220THE CAMPING COOKBOOKSara Mutande and Andrea Lo Vetere
New Zealand Listener
221The Clean Plate: Eat, Reset, Heal 
Delish
222The Complete Cook’s Country TV Show Cookbook 
Taste of Home
223
The Easy College Cookbook: 75 Quick, Affordable Recipes for Campus Life
 
Delish
224The Edible GardenPaul West
Readings
225The Essential Keto Diet for Beginners 
Taste of Home
226The Flavour Thesaurus 
StoneSoup
227The Food & Wine Guide to Perfect PairingsThe Editors of Food & Wine
Chowhound 2
228The Food of Morocco 
StoneSoup
229
The Forest Feast Mediterranean: Simple Vegetarian Recipes Inspired by My Travels- Erin Gleeson
 
KCRW
230The Georgian Feast 
Culinary Backstreets
231The Good EggJory John, illustratedNPR
232The Hairy Biker’s One Pot Wonders 
iNews
233The Island Kitchen 
Guardian
234The Jemima Code 
Independent – Julia Platt Leonard
235The Joy of CookingIrma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker, and Ethan Becker
Martha Stewart
236
The Joy of Seafood: The All-Purpose Seafood Cookbook with More Than 900 Recipes
 
Booklist
237The Joys of BakingSamantha Seneviratne
Martha Stewart
238The Karen Martini Collection 
StoneSoup
239The Lager Queen Of Minnesota: A NovelJ. Ryan StradalNPR
240The Land Gardeners: Cut FlowersBridget Elworthy & Henrietta Courtauld
Readings
241The Last O.G. Cookbook: How to Get Mad Culinary Skills 
Delish
242
The Little Women Cookbook: Tempting Recipes from the March Sisters and Their Friends and Family
 
Goodreads
243The Milk Street Cookbook 
Taste of Home
244The Modern Cook’s Year: More than 250 Vibrant Vegetarian Recipes To See You Through The Seasons,Anna Jones
Kathy Gunst
245
The New Orleans Kitchen: Classic Recipes and Modern Techniques for an Unrivaled Cuisine
 
AllRecipes
246The New Wine Rules: A Genuinely Helpful Guide to Everything You Need to KnowJon Bonné
Chowhound 2
247The Noma Guide to Fermentation 
StoneSoup
248The NoMad Cocktail BookLeo Robitschek
Dandelion Chandelier
249The Pacific Northwest Seafood Cookbook 
San Francisco Chronicle
250The Power of Sprinkles: A Cake Book by the Founder of Flour Shop 
Delish
251The Quick Roasting Tin 
iNews
252THE RECIPEJosh Emett
New Zealand Listener
253The Scentual GardenKen Druse & Ellen Hoverkamp
Readings
254The Silver Spoon Classic 
iNews
255The Skinnytaste Air Fryer CookbookGina Homolka
Eat This, Not That!
256The Tequila Dictionary 
Monsters & Critics
257The Ultimate Instant Pot Cookbook 
BuzzFeed
258The Ultimate Instant Pot Healthy CookbookCoco Morante
Eat This, Not That!
259
The Unofficial Abbey Cookbook, Expanded Edition, barnesandnoble.com
 
Delish
260The Vibrant Life 
Two Peas and Their Pod
261The Village 
StoneSoup
262The Vinegar CupboardAngela Clutton
Spectator
263
The Whisky Dictionary: An A-Z of whisky, from history & heritage to distilling & drinking
 
Monsters & Critics
264The Wine BibleKaren MacNeil
Chowhound 2
265The Wine DictionaryVictoria Moore
The Week UK
266The World Atlas of Gin 
Monsters & Critics
267This one 
Two Peas and Their Pod
268Tin Can Cook 
iNews
269Tokyo Stories 
Culinary Backstreets
270Tu Casa Mi Casa: Mexican Recipes for the Home Cook,Enrique Olvera with Luis Arellano, Gonzalo Goût, and Daniela Soto-Innes
Boston Globe
271Two KitchensRachel Roddy
The Week UK
272Two Peas and Their Pod Cookbook 
Two Peas and Their Pod
273Umami Bomb: 75 Vegetarian Recipes that Explode with Flavor 
Los Angeles Times
274United Tastes of AmericaGabrielle Langholtz
Martha Stewart
275Vegan One Pound Meals 
iNews
276VEGFULNadia Lim
New Zealand Listener
277Venice: Four Seasons of Home CookingRussell Norman
The Week UK
278Vietnamese Cuisine from Elizabeth Street Cafe 
The Week UK
279Vineyards” 
Forbes
280Vogue Cocktails by Henry McNulty 
Monsters & Critics
281We 
Guardian
282We Are La Cocina 
San Francisco Chronicle
283Week Light: Super-Fast Meals to Make You Feel Good 
Good Food
284When Pies Fly: Handmade Pastries from Strudels to Stromboli, Empanadas to Knishes,Cathy Barrow
Kathy Gunst
285Whiskey America 
Monsters & Critics
286WHOLE AGAINBronwyn Kan
New Zealand Listener
287Whole Food Cooking Every Day 
Martha Stewart
288Whole Hog BBQ: The Gospel of Carolina BBQSam Jones and Daniel Vaughn
Chowhound 3
289Wine Bites: Simple Morsels That Pair Perfectly with WineBarbara Scott-Goodman
Chowhound 2
290Wine Food: New Adventures in Drinking and CookingDiana Frank and Andrea Slonecker
Chowhound 2
291Wine Lover’s Kitchen: Delicious Recipes for Cooking with WineFiona Beckett
Chowhound 2
292With The Fire On HighElizabeth AcevedoNPR
293Women on Food 
Guardian
294World Atlas of Wine, 8th Edition 
Washington Post
295
You Suck at Cooking: The Absurdly Practical Guide to Sucking Slightly Less at Making Food: A Cookbook
 
Amazon
296ZaikaRomy Gill
Spectator


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AllRecipes
Amazon
Atlantic
Booklist
Boston Globe
BuzzFeed
Chowhound
Chowhound 2
Chowhound 3
Christian Science Monitor
City of Asylum Bookstore
Conde Nast Traveler
Culinary Backstreets
Daily Mail
Dandelion Chandelier
Delish
Eat This, Not That!
Fooshya
Forbes
Good Food
Goodreads
Guardian
Guardian
Independent – Julia Platt Leonard
iNews
Kathy Gunst
KCRW
Library Journal
Los Angeles Times
Martha Stewart
Monsters & Critics
New Yorker
New Zealand Listener
NPR
Readings
San Francisco Chronicle
Smithsonian Magazine
Spectator
StoneSoup
Taste of Home
The Week UK
The Writer
Two Peas and Their Pod
Washington Post

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