Saturday, December 5, 2015

Amazon's 20 Best Cookbooks from 2015 {Book #GiftGuide}

If you are looking for a cookbook to give as a gift this holiday season {or to create delicious recipes at home yourself!} make sure to check out Amazon's 20 Best Cookbooks from 2015. The cookbooks in this list have a variety of flavors and cooking styles - something to surely please every one!

1. The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science
A grand tour of the science of cooking explored through popular American dishes, illustrated in full color.
by J. Kenji López-Alt $27.47 Amazon

2. Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto
A complete meat- and brisket-cooking education from the country's most celebrated pitmaster and owner of the wildly popular Austin restaurant Franklin Barbecue--winner of Texas Monthly's coveted Best Barbecue Joint in Texas award.
by Aaron Franklin $16.83 Amazon

3. Thug Kitchen Party Grub: For Social Motherf*ckers
Featuring over 100 recipes for every occasion, Party Grub combines exciting, healthy food with easy-to-follow directions and damn entertaining commentary.
by Thug Kitchen $15.59 Amazon

4. Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine
An essential, hip guide to wine for the new generation of wine drinkers, from the creators of the award-wining site
by Madeline Puckette and Justin Hammack $15.00 Amazon

5. NOPI: The Cookbook
A cookbook from acclaimed London restaurant Nopi, by powerhouse author Yotam Ottolenghi and Nopi head chef Ramael Scully.
by Yotam Ottolenghi and Ramael Scully $26.49 Amazon

6. The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Whiskey Know-It-All: Know Your Booze Before You Choose
A clever distillation of America’s favorite libation, by the New York Times best-selling authors of The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert
by Richard Betts, Crystal English Sacca and Wendy MacNaughton $13.46 Amazon

7. Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking
The James Beard Award–winning chef and co-owner of Philadelphia's Zahav restaurant reinterprets the glorious cuisine of Israel for American home kitchens.
by Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook $21.00 Amazon

8. The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook
The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook is a wide-ranging collection of boldly flavorful vegetarian recipes covering hearty vegetable mains, rice and grains, beans and soy as well as soups, appetizers, snacks, and salads.
by America's Test Kitchen $17.97 Amazon

9. Mark Bittman's Kitchen Matrix: More Than 700 Simple Recipes and Techniques to Mix and Match for Endless Possibilities
Bestselling author Mark Bittman anthologizes his popular Matrix series in a boldly graphic new cookbook that emphasizes creativity, improvisation, and simplicity as the keys to varied cooking.
by Mark Bittman $19.64 Amazon

10. The NoMad Cookbook
From the authors of the acclaimed cookbooks Eleven Madison Park and I Love New York comes this uniquely packaged cookbook, featuring recipes from the wildly popular restaurant and, as an added surprise, a hidden back panel that opens to reveal a separate cocktail book.
by Daniel Humm, Will Guidara, Leo Robitschek, Franceso Tonelli $59.49 Amazon

11. My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life
My Kitchen Year follows the change of seasons—and Reichl’s emotions—as she slowly heals through the simple pleasures of cooking.
by Ruth Reichl $23.37 Amazon

12. Maangchi's Real Korean Cooking: Authentic Dishes for the Home Cook
A complete course on Korean cuisine for the home cook by the YouTube star and the world's foremost authority on Korean cooking
by Maangchi $16.84 Amazon

13. V Is for Vegetables: Inspired Recipes & Techniques for Home Cooks -- from Artichokes to Zucchini
One of America's most highly acclaimed chefs gives us more than 140 simple recipes and techniques for imaginative vegetable cooking at home.
by Michael Anthony and Dorothy Kalins $26.40 Amazon

14. Clean Eating with a Dirty Mind: Over 150 Paleo-Inspired Recipes for Every Craving
Clean Eating with a Dirty Mind was inspired by Barajas’ conviction that healthy eating doesn’t have to equate to self-deprivation and guilty pleasures shouldn’t have to be riddled with remorse.
by Vanessa Barajas and Juli Bauer $19.22 Amazon

15. Peru: The Cookbook
The definitive Peruvian cookbook, featuring 500 traditional home cooking recipes from the country’s most acclaimed and popular chef, Gastón Acurio.
by Gastón Acurio $29.45 Amazon

16. Rice, Noodle, Fish: Deep Travels Through Japan's Food Culture
An innovative new take on the travel guide, Rice, Noodle, Fish decodes Japan's extraordinary food culture through a mix of in-depth narrative and insider advice, along with 195 color photographs.
by Matt Goulding $23.37 Amazon

17. Made in India: Recipes from an Indian Family Kitchen
Made In India will change the way you cook, eat, and think about Indian food forever.
by Meera Sodha $21.03 Amazon

18. My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking
My Paleo Patisserie gathers all the rich heritage, exquisite elegance, and rustic beauty of traditional patisserie baking and seamlessly melds it with the gluten-free and Paleo-inspired diet.
by Jenni Hulet and Danielle Walker $25.40 Amazon

19. Benu
The first book on San Francisco’s three‐Michelin starred restaurant Benu and its chef Corey Lee, hailed by David Chang as one of the best chefs on earth.
by Corey Lee, Thomas Keller and David Chang $35.97 Amazon

20. Dinner Solved!: 100 Ingenious Recipes That Make the Whole Family Happy, Including You!
Katie’s voice is funny and wry, and completely reassuring. Stunning full-color photographs show every dish. The result: no more cranky eaters, no more dinner table strife, no more unsure or stressed-out cook.
by Katie Workman $12.32 Amazon

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