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16 LGBTQ-Authored Cookbooks To Feast From During Pride Month

From baking books to drunk cooking memoirs.

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Pride month is all about honoring and celebrating the LGBTQ community; and a great way to do that is to support products produced and distributed by LGBTQ individuals, including cookbooks.

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There's room at the table for everyone — and cookbooks penned by queer authors share the stories and flavors of a food community that's diverse, creative, and thriving.

So here are 16 LGBTQ-penned (or co-authored) cookbooks to make this Pride month the most delicious one yet:

amazon.com, Instagram: @fogcityfitclub

Must-try recipe: Spring Ramen With Snap Peas

Promising review: "A staple. While I'm not a vegetarian, this is the kind of cookbook I'll come back to consistently. Each recipe is expertly flavored — without obscure ingredients — typically easy to pull together, and tastes healthy and fulfilling at the same time." —Alexandra C

Get it from Amazon for $17, Barnes & Noble for $19.75, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

amazon.com, Instagram: @iamtysia

Must-try recipes: Aunt Renee's Chicken Soup & Sour Cream Pancakes With Roasted Blueberries

Promising review: "People — buy this cookbook. I am an avid cook — but I still consider myself a novice with zero formal training. The structure of this cookbook is brilliant. She gives you a recipe and then adds 2-3 "spin-offs" at the close of each recipe telling you how to riff on whatever ingredient or technique you just used to prepare the original dish. I mean, it's like jazz for cooking!" —Jane

Get it on Amazon for $18.74, Barnes & Noble for $25.90, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

3. Crumb: A Baking Book by Ruby Tandoh

amazon.com, Instagram: @bakestrong

Promising review: "What a great book! Very easy to follow instructions!

I have made Ruby's custard, donuts, basic rolls, and breakfast muffins!

My Australian PhD Committee member said they reminded her of what she had growing up. I will definitely be making more of her recipes!" —Tobby

Get it on Amazon for $16.74, Barnes & Noble for $21.73, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

4. Poole's: Recipes and Stories from a Modern Diner by Ashley Christensen

amazon.com, Instagram: @3pm_media

Must-try recipe: Watermelon With Avocado, Chèvre, Basil, and Sweet Onion Vinaigrette

Promising review: "The mac and au gratin recipe is worth the price alone! Definitely at many a Thanksgiving Day dinner."

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Get it on Amazon for $20.62, Barnes & Noble for $25.26, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

amazon.com, Instagram: @callumharrington

Promising review: "This is the most interestingly hilarious work of kitchen tomfoolery I've ever had the pleasure to experience. I think that the writing in this book stands as a work of wonderful life advice for anyone of any age who has even the slightest hint of humanity in them." —GGU Reviews

Get it on Amazon for $13.33, Barnes & Noble for $18.16, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

6. The Juhu Beach Club Cookbook: Indian Spice, Oakland Soul by Preeti Mistry

amazon.com, Instagram: @tapestrysuppers

Must-try recipe: Coconut Tamarind Curry

Promising review: "Inventive recipes. Stunning photography. But don't forget to read the text too. Badass Chef Mistry's charisma shines through in a narrative which travels to four continents and ends up in her beloved Oakland. Don't miss the 'A Day in the Life of Juhu Beach Club' for a glimpse into restaurant life at JBC with its spicy aromas, workplace camaraderie, minor crises, happy (diverse) diners, and above all, delicious food." —Marge

Get it on Amazon for $26.25., Barnes & Noble for $27.99, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

7. Sweet & Southern: Classic Desserts with a Twist by Ben Mims

amazon.com, Instagram: @tromboneegatto

Must-try recipe: Chess Squares

Promising review: "Great book! Being from the south, I can really appreciate the new ideas on classic desserts. The pictures are beautiful and the writing is perfect. Can't wait to get cooking!" —Evelyn

Get it on Amazon for $31.62, Barnes & Noble for $34.84, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

8. Kristen Kish Cooking: Recipes and Techniques by Kristen Kish

amazon.com, Instagram: @ckk0411

Promising review: "This is a must-own cookbook. As my skills have grown through the years, my desire for recipes that are a challenge and that are different is a must. I like that they don't have a ton of ingredients to achieve amazing results." —C. Laasch

Get it on Amazon for $22.36, Barnes & Noble for $31.60, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

9. The Art of Gay Cooking: A Culinary Memoir by Daniel Isengart

amazon.com, Instagram: @ease.n.guard

Promising review: "I was overwhelmed by its very personal beauty.

Reading The Art of Gay Cooking I think back to a life I wanted to re-create, and the terms on which I wanted to re-create it." — Jeremiah Tower

Get it on Amazon for $16.95, Barnes & Noble for $18.31, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

amazon.com, Instagram: @kmaness

Promising review: "I bought this book on a whim and it's quickly become my favorite cookbook. Ever. Cookbooks are personal for me, and I treasure the books I have collected over the years, but never have I wanted to make as many recipes from one book as I do with this one. " —bsb

Get it on Amazon for $21.76, Barnes & Noble for $27.65, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

11. Bake from Scratch: Volume Two: Artisan Recipes for the Home Baker by Brian Hart Hoffman

amazon.com, Instagram: @brianharthoffman

Must-try recipe: Birthday Cake Scones

Promising review: "Excellent! Having tried several recipes from the first book, I was eagerly waiting for this one. I made the birthday cake scones, and they were truly awesome. I had never met a scone that I truly liked, until the Bake from Scratch cookbook came out. Now, they may be my most favorite dessert. On my list to try soon is the orange blossom vanilla brown sugar pie, the chocolate rugelach, and the chai spice caramel pie with a salty honey meringue." —Angela Perry

Get it on Amazon for $25.97 or Barnes & Noble for $29.56.

12. Plenty: Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London's Ottolenghi by Yotam Ottolenghi

amazon.com, Instagram: @burgers.and.scones

Must-try recipe: Zucchini and Hazelnut Salad

Promising review: "Everything I've made has been delicious, beautiful, and unusual. His gift with produce, herbs, spices, and technique makes this such a joy to work with. His directions are clear, and the recipes aren't overly complicated." —Jennifer Guerrero

Get it on Amazon for $24.49, Barnes & Noble for $26.25, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

amazon.com, Instagram: @tenspeedpress

Promising review: "This is a fantastic classic ice cream book! Easy too! Everything we’ve tried has been delicious, with the focus on flavor, and they’re not overly sweet. Recommend!" —Jennifer Guerrero

Get it on Amazon for $16.50, Barnes & Noble for $18.98, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

14. Cooking Without Borders by Anita Lo

amazon.com, Instagram: @susiethesunshine

Promising review: "I absolutely love this cookbook. I've been dying to know the secrets behind the flavors of Anita Lo's cooking for years and now it's finally revealed to me. I've tried several of the recipes so far and they have all turned out wonderfully." —Crazy Cooker

Get it on Amazon for $17.25.

amazon.com, Instagram: @jewelsofny

Promising review: "With recipes that cater to each season, A Simple Feast inspires the reader not only to try delicious, seasonal, and simple recipes, but also provides guidance on where to find the best and freshest ingredients and how to plate and style food in a modern fashion." —Andre S.

Get it on Amazon for $28.01, Barnes & Noble for $29.95, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

16. Sweet Potatoes: Roasted, Loaded, Fried, and Made into Pie by Mary-Frances Heck

amazon.com, Instagram: @sweet_potatoes_cookbook

Must-try recipes: Sweet Potato Chocolate Babka and Sweet Potato Cacio e Pepe

Promising review: "This book is amazing! I'm so happy with my purchase! I just bought it last week and already tried out two recipes — both were excellent. I bought two more copies as gifts for friends. Great if you love to cook and want to try something new. A must-have in every kitchen!" —Paulina Dougherty

Get it on Amazon for $11.55, Barnes & Noble for $13.42, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

So get cookin', support your local queer food communities, and eat some great food. Happy Pride, y'all!

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