Community·Posted on Dec 6, 2017What Cookbooks Have Actually Helped You Become A Better Cook?Tell us!by Jesse SzewczykBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Listen, a good cookbook can change the way you cook... Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Nickelodeon It can teach you new tricks and build confidence in the kitchen. But sometimes, it can be hard to find ones that are actually worth buying. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Disney/Pixar Some are too complicated, some are too basic, and some just don't have enough pictures*... Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Nickelodeon *Which is a very real issue, IMO. But every now and then, you'll find one that is literally PERFECT. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Fox It teaches you new cooking hacks, has genius recipes that work every time, and is practical yet aspirational. Instagram: @sunshineandraviolis, Instagram: @hailie1786 A good cookbook can even transport you to new lands just like a great novel can. So, what cookbooks did you discover in 2017? Did any change the way you cook or inspire you to get into the kitchen? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Comedy Central Tell us what your absolute favorite cookbooks of 2017 were (and why!) in the comments below and they could be featured in a future BuzzFeed Community post!