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The 10 Best Cookbooks of 2022 for Everyone on Your Holiday List

From Stephen King’s Maine to the Essentials of Italian Cooking

For your dad who loves Carrie, Cujo, and the state of Maine:

castle rock kitchen

Castle Rock Kitchen: Wicked Good Recipes from the World of Stephen King by Theresa Carle-Sanders

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For your whip-smart kitchen-curious sister
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cook as you are

Cook As You Are: Recipes for Real Life, Hungry Cooks, and Messy Kitchens by Ruby Tandoh

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For your mom who’s watched every episode of The Great British Baking Show
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pride and pudding

Pride and Pudding: The History of British Puddings, Savoury and Sweet by Regula Ysewijn

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For your friend who always knows the hot new restaurants
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my america

My America: Recipes from a Young Black Chef: A Cookbook by Kwame Onwuachi and Joshua David Stein

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For your cool aunt that always talks about when the internet was all about blogs:

smitten kitchen keepers

Smitten Kitchen Keepers: New Classics for Your Forever Files: A Cookbook by Deb Perelman

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For your coworker who’s homesick:

i am from here

I Am From Here: Stories and Recipes From a Southern Chef by Vishwesh Bhatt

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For your niece who just moved into her own apartment:

essentials of italian cooking 30

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking: 30th Anniversary Edition  by Marcella Hazan

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For the home-chef that wants some beautiful storytelling with his bao:

first generation

First Generation: Recipes from My Taiwanese-American Home by Frankie Gaw

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For your friend that spent quarantine making pies and protest signs
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justice of pies

Justice of the Pies: Sweet and Savory Pies, Quiches, and Tarts Plus Inspirational Stories from Exceptional People: A Baking Book by Maya-Camille Broussard

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For your husband who never skips dessert:

what's for dessert

What’s for Dessert: Simple Recipes for Dessert People: A Baking Book by Claire Saffitz






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