70 of Your Favorite Cookbooks

Kelly Jensen


Kelly is a former librarian and a long-time blogger at STACKED. She's the editor/author of (DON'T) CALL ME CRAZY: 33 VOICES START THE CONVERSATION ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH and the editor/author of HERE WE ARE: FEMINISM FOR THE REAL WORLD. Her next book, BODY TALK, will publish in Fall 2020. Follow her on Instagram @heykellyjensen.

This giveaway is sponsored by Ovenly by Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin.

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Using unexpected flavor combinations by playing with tradition, testing the limits of indulgence and perfecting the balance of savory and sweet—adding just a hint of spice—it’s no wonder Ovenly consistently receives rave reviews and has dedicated cultlike fans and clientele.

The Ovenly cookbook is packed with all of their greatest hits—the best ever chocolate chip cookies; dense, crumbly shortbreads; smoky, beer-slicked caramel corn; buttery scones; rich, layered cakes; bacony peanuts—plus pages devoted to recipe riffs and spin-offs. Visit the bakery at


Since it’s cooking and eating season, we asked you what your favorite cookbooks were, and you answered. From cooking for beginners to well-worn classics, here’s a look at 70 of your favorite cookbooks:


100 Best Chocolate Recipes

500 Five-Ingredient Recipes by Better Homes and Gardens

America’s Test Kitchen Cookbook by Editors of America’s Test Kitchen

Around My French Table by Dorie Greenspan

Babycakes by Erin McKenna

Baked: New Frontiers in Baking by Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito

Baking: From My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan

Barefoot Contessa Family Style by Barefoot Contessa

The Best Recipe by Cooks Illustrated

The Bon Appetit Cookbook by Bon Appetit Magazine

The Bread Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum and Alan Witschonke

Brother Juniper’s Bread Book by Br. Peter Reinhart

Cook Like A Rock Star by Anne Burrell

The Cook’s Illustrated Cookbook by Editors at Cook’s Illustrated Magazine

Eat, Drink, and Be Vegan by Dreena Burton

The Enchanted Broccoli Forest by Mollie Katzen

The Encyclopedia of Cajun & Creole Cuisine by John D. Folse

The Family Meal by Ferran Adria

The Fannie Farmer Cookbook by Marion Cunningham

A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel and Sariann Lehrer

Flatbreads & Flavors: A Baker’s Atlas by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid

The Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg

Flour: A Baker’s Collection of Spectacular Recipes by Joanne Chang and Christie Matheson

Food in Jars: Preserving in Batches Year-Round by Marisa McClellan

Giada’s Everyday Italian by Giada De Laurentiis

The Grit Cookbook: World-Wise, Down-Home Recipes by Jessica Greene and Ted Hafer

Healthy Cooking for Two (Or Just You) by Frances Price

Hershey’s 100th Anniversary: 100 Years of Hershey’s Favorites by Hershey Foods

Hoosier Mama Book of Pie by Paula Haney and Allison Scott

How to Cook Everything by Mark Bittman

How to Eat by Nigella Lawson

Isa Does It by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Jamie’s Dinners: The Essential Family Cookbook by Jamie Oliver

Joy the Baker by Joy Wilson

The Joy of Cooking by Irma Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker, and Ethan Becker

King Arthur Flour Baker’s Companion by King Arthur Flour

The Kitchn Cookbook by Sara Kate Gillingham and Faith Durand

Lidia’s Italian-American Kitchen by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich

Mac & Cheese by Ellen Brown

Make It Ahead by Barefoot Contessa

Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child

Milk & Cookies by Tina Casaceli and Jacques Torres

The Mitsitam Cafe Cookbook by Richard Hetzler

Molto Italiano by Mario Batali

Momofuku Milk Bar Cookbook by Christina Tosi and David Chang

A Month in Marrakech by Andy Harris and David Loftus

The Moosewood Cookbook (and variations thereof) by Mollie Katzen

My Drunk Kitchen by Hannah Hart

My Paris Kitchen by David Lebovitz

The Oh She Glows Cookbook by Angela Liddon

Pickles, Pigs, and Whiskey: Recipes from My Three Favorite Food Groups by John Currence

Pie and Pastry Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum

The Pioneer Woman Cooks by Ree Drummond

Plenty: Vibrant Vegetables by Yotam Ottolenghi

Prime Time Emeril Cookbook by Emeril Lagasse

Rebar Modern Food Cookbook by Audrey Alsterburg and Wanda Urbanowicz

The Redwall Cookbook by Brian Jacques and Christopher Denise

River Cottage Veg: 200 Inspired Vegetable Recipes by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

The Savory Way by Deborah Madison

The Silver Palate Cookbook by Sheila Lukins and Julee Rosso

The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman

A Spoonful of Ginger: Irresistible, Health-Giving Recipes from Asian Kitchens by Nina Simonds

Sweety Pies by Patty Pinner

The Taste of Home Cookbook by Editors of Taste of Home

The Taste of Old Cuba by Maria Josefa Lluria De O’Higgins

Toll House Heritage Cookbook by Nestle Editors

Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook by Thug Kitchen

Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone by Deborah Madison

With a Pinch of Spice: Fusion Flavors From Dubai by Laila Al Khaja

The Yellow Table by Anna Watson Carl and Signe Birck