Thursday, December 27, 2012

This Year's Top 25 Cookbooks

The Daily Meal has compiled it's list of this year's top 25 cookbooks.  I have several already, and there are quite a few more on the list that I plan to add to my collection.  Honestly, I don't need any more cookbooks, but I do love them, and I know I'm not alone here.  You can get a sneak peek inside most of the books listed by clicking on the corresponding photo.   Okay, here's we go.

Gluten-Free Baking for the Holidays
by Jeanne Sauvage 

Flavor Exposed
by Angelo Sosa

Slow Fire: The Beginner's Guide to Lip-Smacking Barbecue
by Ray "DR. BBQ" Lampe

by Diane Morgan

Morocco: A Culinary Journey with Recipes from the Spice-Scented Markets of Marrakech to the Date-Filled Oasis of Zagora
by Jeff Koehler

SPQR: Modern Italian Food and Wine
by Shelley Lindgren, Matthew Accarrino, and Kate Leahy

Grains Mains: 101 Surprising and Satisfying Whole Grain Recipes for Every Meal of the Day
by Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough

Modern Sauces: More than 150 Recipes for Every Cook, Every Day
by Martha Holmberg

The Country Cooking of Greece
by Diane Kochilas

Japanese Farm Food
by Nancy Singelton Hachisu 

Nick Malgieri's Bread: Over 60 Breads, Rolls, and Cakes plus Delicious Recipes Using Them
by Nick Malgieri

The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook
by Deb Perleman

Modernist Cuisine at Home
by Nathan Myhrvold and Maxime Bilet

The Barefoot Contessa Foolproof: Recipes You Can Trust
by Ina Garten

Come In, We're Closed: An Invitation to Staff Meals at the World's Best Restaurants
by Christine Carroll and Jody Eddy

Dirty Candy: A Cookbook
by Amanda Cohen, Ryan Dunlavey, and Grady Hendricks 

Canal House Cooks Every Day
by Christpher Hirsheimer and Melissa Hamilton

Great Meat Book
by Bruce Aidells

Food and Wine: Best of the Best Cookbook Recipes
by the Editors of Food and Wine

The Salt Lick Cookbook: A Story of Land, Family, and Love
by Scott Roberts and Jessica Dupuy

The Homemade Pantry: 101 Foods You Can Stop Buying and Start Making
 by Alana Chernila

Bouchon Bakery
by Thomas Kellar and Sebastien Rouxel

Kicking Cancer in the Kitchen: The Girlfriend's Cookbook and Guide to Using Real Food to Fight Cancer
by Annette Ramke and Kendal Scott

The Food 52 Cookbook, Volume 2: Seasonal Recipes from Our Kitchens to Yours
by Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs

Secrets of the Best Chefs: Recipes, Techniques, and Tricks from America's Greatest Cooks
by Adam Roberts


  1. This is a great list. Thanks for sharing. I hadn't seen it yet. There are now several I need to add to the collection!

  2. Thanks for the list..I see 3 I would like:) Now.

  3. Great list of cookbooks! I totally want the Smitten Kitchen cookbook and the Bouchon Bakery!

  4. Hey, Patricia.

    Thanks for sharing. I can never have too many cookbooks. Hope you had a wonderful holiday and a Happy New Year!



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