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17 LGBTQ-Authored Cookbooks To Cook From During Pride (And Beyond)

Supporting goods made by queer creatives makes sure that money is invested right back into the LGBTQ community.

Happy Pride! πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ

There are so many ways to celebrate this month. Donating to organizations like GLAAD and the Pride Fund to End Gun Violence are great ways to make a direct impact. But beyond supporting queer nonprofits, another way to contribute is to purchase goods made by queer creatives β€” like cookbooks. This makes sure that money is invested back into the community so we can continue to see representation within the industry.

Last year, we rounded up some of our most-used queer-penned cookbooks β€” and this year is no different. Find many of our current favorites below: they're filled with diverse recipes and stories from some of our favorite food writers. Pride month is all about celebrating the community, and cooking out of these cookbooks is a great way to do just that. So order one (or many!), pick your favorite recipe, and start cooking.

1. Cool Beans by Joe Yonan

2. Zoe's Ghana Kitchen by Zoe Adjonyoh

3. Start Simple by Lukas Volger

4. Coconuts and Collards by Von Diaz

5. The Slider Effect by Jonathan Melendez

6. Repertoire by Jessica Battilana

7. Drinking French by David Lebovitz

8. One Tin Bakes by Edd Kimber

9. Cook90 by David Tamarkin

10. Sweet & Southern by Ben Mims

11. Cooking Off the Clock by Elizabeth Falkner

12. Big Gay Ice Cream by Bryan Petroff and Douglas Quint

13. Feed The Resistance by Julia Turshen

14. Flavour by Ruby Tandoh

15. The Flavor Equation by Nik Sharma

16. My Drunk Kitchen by Hannah Hart

17. Tasty Pride by Jesse Szewczyk and Tasty

Looking for more ways to get involved? Check out all of BuzzFeed's posts celebrating Pride on our relaunched LGBTQ page.