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Posted on Dec 19, 2017

14 Of Our Favorite Cookbooks From 2017

From a self-proclaimed cookbook addict.

1. Milk Street by Christopher Kimball

Little, Brown and Company

Christopher Kimball's latest cookbook offers an array of new classics for those who want to hone in on their cooking skills and get more adventurous in the kitchen. His brussels sprouts recipe, notably, has been one of our favorites this year.

Get from Amazon for $20, Barnes and Noble for $25, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

2. Martha Stewart's Slow Cooker by the Editors of Martha Stewart's Living

Clarkson Potter

Because there are so many things you can do with a slow cooker that you probably couldn't even dream of and this book is the best way to spice up your game.

Get from Amazon for $13, Barnes and Noble for $16, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

3. Dinner in an Instant by Melissa Clark

Clarkson Potter

A selection of delicious and reliable recipes for anyone who's completely addicted to their Instant Pot.

Get from Amazon for $11, Barnes and Noble for $13, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

4. Dining In by Alison Roman

Clarkson Potter

Anyone who wants the aesthetic, quality, and creativity of a Brooklyn restaurant without having to go to a Brooklyn restaurant will love Alison Roman's cookbook. It's filled with recipes that are both unique and approachable. Reading it, you'll find yourself thinking "I would have never thought of making this but I want to make it right now".

Get from Amazon for $15, Barnes and Noble for $19, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

5. Sweet by Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh

Ten Speed Press

By now, Israeli-British chef Yotam Ottolenghi is one of the biggest names in the cookbook world (if you haven't read Jerusalem or Plenty, do yourself a favor and go buy them). This is his first cookbook focused around baking and it truly lives up to the hype. Written with Helen Goh, a pastry chef and longtime collaborator, the book is filled with beautiful, inspired recipes, some satisfyingly challenging, others very easy to execute.

Get from Amazon for $21, Barnes and Noble for $22, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

6. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat

Simon & Schuster

If you only buy one cookbook this year, make it this one. It's more than a recipe anthology (though the recipes are there and they're great). Instead of telling you what to cook, this book actually teaches you how to cook. Nosrat's style is never preachy but rather fun and approachable. It's the perfect gift for anyone who wants to become a master in the kitchen.

Get from Amazon for $20, Barnes and Noble for $22, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

7. Downtime by Nadine Levy Redzepi

Pam Krauss/Avery

Nadine Levy Redzepi is chef René Redzepi's wife but she is also an amazing cook in her own right. Her first cookbook gathers the best recipes she makes at home for her family and friends. If you want to cook and eat homemade food worthy of a world-famous chef, this one is for you.

Get from Amazon for $23, Barnes and Noble for $23, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

8. The Palestinian Table by Reem Kassis

Phaidon Press

A gorgeous book for anyone who wants to explore Palestinian cuisine and add lots of delicious recipes to their arsenal.

Get from Amazon for $25, Barnes and Noble for $27, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

9. Feed The Resistance by Julia Turshen

Chronicle Books

A mix of essays and great recipes, this is the perfect handbook for anyone who wants to get involved. All the proceeds are donated to the ACLU, so you'll also be doing a good deed by buying it.

Get from Amazon for $10, Barnes and Noble for $11, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

10. Night + Market by Kris Yenbamroong

Clarkson Potter

If you love Thai food but have always been too intimidated to try cooking it, this

book will be your new best friend. All the recipes are delicious, bold, and will impress both you and your friends.

Get from Amazon for $22, Barnes and Noble for $24, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

11. Smitten Kitchen Every Day by Deb Perelman

Knopf

If you're into home cooking, you probably already know and love Deb Perelman, the woman behind Smitten Kitchen and one of the OG food bloggers. Her second cookbook is filled with her signature-style laid-back and yummy recipes. A must-have for anyone who cooks on a daily basis and need more inspiration.

Get from Amazon for $21, Barnes and Noble for $22, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

12. Cherry Bombe: The Cookbook by Kerry Diamond and Claudia Wu

Clarkson Potter

Cherry Bombe is a biannual magazine and a weekly podcast that gives a voice to women in the food industry. With 100 recipes by 100 women, their new cookbook is a bit of a who's who of some of the food world's most influential women. And on top of being inspiring, it's also filled with great, varied recipes that will appeal to all.

Get from Amazon for $17, Barnes and Noble for $22, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

13. Making Chocolate by Todd Masonis, Greg D'Alesandre, Lisa Vega, and Molly Gore

Clarkson Potter

All the chocolate lovers will fall in love with this one. It's gorgeous to look at and will motivate you to get more adventurous for your next chocolate fix.

Get from Amazon for $24, Barnes and Noble for $25, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

14. The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen by Sean Sherman

Univ Of Minnesota Press

Focused on indigenous American food, Chef Sean Sherman's cookbook is both beautiful and important. The approach is healthy and sustainable and the recipes bold, flavorful, and easy. A tremendous new step in Sherman's mission to revitalize Native American cuisine.

Get from Amazon for $23, Barnes and Noble for $24, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.