What cookbooks do I recommend to new & experienced cooks?
Many of you have written and asked me for suggestions on what cookbooks and cooking magazines I recommend so I’ve created this page to share some of my favorites with you. I must have collected over 100 cookbooks over the years but some are more special than others. I love getting ideas from them, but most often use them as a reference to create my own dishes. I also just added a new page for eCookbooks that you might want to check out.
Books By Category & Available at Amazon
Here are some of my all time favorite cookbooks. I have broken them up into various categories that I think will help make your deciding what book is best for you.
These books are all linked to Amazon. To learn more and order any of these books at Amazon.com, just click on the book.
Essential Guides for Any Home Cook
|A Return to Cooking||The Golden Spear Cafe|
|I Love Crab Cakes||A Master Class|
|THE NEW BASICS COOKBOOK||MONDAY TO FRIDAY|
|The Complete Meat Cookbook|
|Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking||Everyday Italian: 125 Simple and Delicious Recipes||LA Vera Cucina Italiana: Fundamentals of Classic Italian
||The Silver Spoon|
|Jacques Pépin’s Table||Kitchen Confidential||Think Like a Chef||Mastering the Art of French Cooking|
|Sara Moulton Cooks at Home||Rachael Ray 365||Nigella Bites||Happy Days With the Naked Chef|
Thinking of Going to Culinary Schools?
|The Making of a Chef||Idiot’s Guide toSuccess as a Chef||The Professional Chef||Becoming a Chef|
|Sauces||The Saucier’s Apprentice||Sauce||The Sauce Bible|
|Cheese Primer||The Cheese Bible||The World Encyclopediaof Cheese|
From the Culinary Institute of America
|The Making of a Chef||The Professional Chef||Cooking at Home||Baking at Home|
|Culinary Boot Camp||Grilling||Book of Soups||Gourmet Meals in Minutes|