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Top 10 Best Selling and Most Popular Cookbooks Reviewed 2017

Derrick Zinj

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best selling cookbooksThere are far too many horrible cooks. If you’re working to improve your cooking skills and thus are in the market for a new book, we can help. Below, you’ll find a few lists that provide some of the best selling and most popular cookbooks online. Due to the fact that there are so many cookbooks online, it can be overwhelming searching online. In order to help you save time, money, and energy, be sure to sift through the below-listed lists.

While designing these lists, we took into consideration a fair amount of items including the overall price, satisfaction from previous customers, the amount of recipes found within the cookbook, and more.

Best Cookbooks of All Time

If you’re in the market for a new cookbook but dont know where to begin, this list is for you. below, you’ll find some of the best selling and most popular cookbooks currently on the market. Of course, these cookbooks will give you general recipes that may not be specific to specific goals. for example, you may be more inclined to find a new cookbook that is vegan based if thats what you’re after.

If nothing else, this list of the best cookbooks of all time will serve as a entry point and can help narrow down your selection.

SALEBestseller No. 1
The Keto Reset Diet: Reboot Your Metabolism in 21 Days and Burn Fat Forever
Mark Sisson, Brad Kearns - Publisher: Harmony - Edition no. 1 (10/03/2017) - Hardcover: 352 pages
- 39%
Bestseller No. 2
Bestseller No. 3
The Keto Reset Diet: Reboot Your Metabolism in 21 Days and Burn Fat Forever
Mark Sisson, Brad Kearns - Harmony - Kindle Edition - Edition no. 1 (10/03/2017)
SALEBestseller No. 4
The Instant Pot® Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook: Easy Recipes for Fast & Healthy Meals
Laurel Randolph - Publisher: Rockridge Press - Paperback: 176 pages
- 38%
SALEBestseller No. 5
The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom
Melissa Hartwig, Dallas Hartwig - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - Edition no. 1 (04/21/2015) - Hardcover: 432 pages
- 40%
Bestseller No. 7
The Complete Ketogenic Diet for Beginners: Your Essential Guide to Living the Keto Lifestyle
Amy Ramos, Rockridge Press - Rockridge Press - Kindle Edition
SALEBestseller No. 8
Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook: Eat Like You Give a F*ck
Thug Kitchen - Publisher: Rodale Books - Edition no. 1 (10/07/2014) - Hardcover: 240 pages
- 43%
SALEBestseller No. 9
The Complete Ketogenic Diet for Beginners: Your Essential Guide to Living the Keto Lifestyle
Amy Ramos - Publisher: Rockridge Press - Paperback: 158 pages
- 15%
SALEBestseller No. 10
Keto-Reset Cookbook: Over 60 delicious recipes on low carb that will help you burn fat forever
James Martin - Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - Paperback: 62 pages
- 30%

 

Best Cookbooks For Chefs

If you’re a chef, you may be looking for more experienced and intricate recipes. If this seems to describe you well, consider checking out the below list of some of the best cookbooks specifically crafted for chefs. The recipes found within these cookbooks may offer more tasty, yet more difficult meals to craft.

SALEBestseller No. 1
Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South
Vivian Howard - Publisher: Little, Brown and Company - Edition no. 0 (10/04/2016) - Hardcover: 576 pages
- 38%
SALEBestseller No. 2
Bestseller No. 3
Copper Chef Cookbook
Eric Theiss - Hardcover
SALEBestseller No. 4
The Professional Chef
The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) - Publisher: Wiley - Edition no. 9 (09/13/2011) - Hardcover: 1232 pages
- 46%
Bestseller No. 5
wd~50: The Cookbook
Wylie Dufresne, Peter Meehan - Anthony Bourdain/Ecco - Kindle Edition
SALEBestseller No. 6
Cheers to the Publican, Repast and Present: Recipes and Ramblings from an American Beer Hall
Paul Kahan, Cosmo Goss, Rachel Holtzman - Publisher: Lorena Jones Books - Hardcover: 336 pages
- 36%
SALEBestseller No. 7
Baco: Vivid Recipes from the Heart of Los Angeles
Josef Centeno, Betty Hallock - Publisher: Chronicle Books - Hardcover: 320 pages
- 32%
SALEBestseller No. 8
The Chef and the Slow Cooker
Hugh Acheson - Publisher: Clarkson Potter - Hardcover: 256 pages
- 32%
Bestseller No. 9
The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen
Sean Sherman - Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press - Hardcover: 256 pages
SALEBestseller No. 10
Chef Paul Prudhomme's Louisiana Kitchen
Paul Prudhomme - Publisher: William Morrow Cookbooks - Edition no. 1 (04/17/1984) - Hardcover: 352 pages
- 43%

 

Best Cookbooks for College Students

College students typically dont have much experience or money when it comes time to cook. If you’re a college student looking to learn how to cook without breaking the bank or much experience to showcase, this list of cookbooks is for you. Typically, these cookbooks will offer easier recipes that require less ingredients, take less time to make, and can be made with ease.

SALEBestseller No. 1
The 5-Ingredient College Cookbook: Easy, Healthy Recipes for the Next Four Years & Beyond
Pamela Ellgen - Publisher: Rockridge Press - Paperback: 216 pages
- 20%
SALEBestseller No. 2
The Everything College Cookbook: 300 Hassle-Free Recipes For Students On The Go
Rhonda Lauret Parkinson - Publisher: Everything - Edition no. 1 (04/01/2005) - Paperback: 288 pages
- 65%
SALEBestseller No. 3
The Quick and Easy College Cookbook: 300 Healthy, Low-Cost Meals that Fit Your Budget and Schedule
Adams Media - Publisher: Adams Media - Paperback: 304 pages
- 32%
Bestseller No. 4
Chomp College Cookbook: For College Students
Lisa Botto, Tammy Fischetti - Kindle Edition - Edition no. 1 (08/13/2017)
SALEBestseller No. 5
The Healthy College Cookbook
Alexandra Nimetz, Jason Stanley, Emeline Starr - Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC - Edition no. 0 (01/07/2009) - Paperback: 293 pages
- 41%
Bestseller No. 6
College Students: Get Ready to Cook!: A Practical and Fun College Cookbook to Discover the Best and Easiest College Recipes
Ted Alling - Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - Paperback: 80 pages
SALEBestseller No. 7
Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day
Leanne Brown - Publisher: Workman Publishing Company - Paperback: 208 pages
- 53%
SALEBestseller No. 8
Cooking Through College: When You Can't Stand Instant Noodles Another Day
Chelsea Jackson, A. N. Gephart - Publisher: Cedar Fort, Inc. - Perfect Paperback: 256 pages
- 23%
SALEBestseller No. 9
Vegan College Cookbook: Easy, Healthy, and Delicious Vegan Recipes for Students and More
Amanda Baines, Dylanna Press - Publisher: Dylanna Publishing, Inc. - Paperback: 190 pages
- 23%
SALEBestseller No. 10
The Starving Students' Cookbook
Dede Hall - Publisher: Grand Central Publishing - Edition no. 0 (07/01/2002) - Paperback: 224 pages
- 42%

 

Best Heart Healthy Cookbooks

If you’re in the market for a new cookbook but want to ensure that all the meals you create are heart healthy, this list is for you. The cookbooks listed below are heart healthy and offer unique and original recipes that the entire family will enjoy. Be sure to sift through some of the below-mentioned books, and see which one will serve you best.

SALEBestseller No. 1
The Heart Healthy Cookbook for Two: 125 Perfectly Portioned Low Sodium, Low Fat Recipes
Jennifer Koslo PhD RD CSSD - Publisher: Rockridge Press - Paperback: 218 pages
- 28%
SALEBestseller No. 2
American Heart Association Quick & Easy Cookbook, 2nd Edition: More Than 200 Healthy Recipes You Can Make in Minutes
American Heart Association - Publisher: Harmony - Edition no. 2 (04/03/2012) - Hardcover: 288 pages
- 35%
SALEBestseller No. 3
American Heart Association Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook: 200 Low-Fuss, Good-for-You Recipes
American Heart Association - Publisher: Harmony - Edition no. 1 (09/18/2012) - Paperback: 256 pages
- 43%
SALEBestseller No. 4
The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook: Over 125 Delicious, Life-Changing, Plant-Based Recipes
Ann Crile Esselstyn, Jane Esselstyn - Publisher: Avery - Edition no. 1 (09/02/2014) - Paperback: 288 pages
- 24%
SALEBestseller No. 5
The Cardiac Recovery Cookbook: Heart Healthy Recipes for Life After Heart Attack or Heart Surgery
M. Laurel Cutlip - Publisher: Hatherleigh Press - Edition no. 532005 (04/15/2005) - Paperback: 216 pages
- 22%
SALEBestseller No. 6
American Heart Association Low-Salt Cookbook, 4th Edition: A Complete Guide to Reducing Sodium and Fat in Your Diet
American Heart Association - Publisher: Harmony - Edition no. 4 (03/05/2013) - Paperback: 352 pages
- 17%
SALEBestseller No. 7
Betty Crocker Healthy Heart Cookbook (Betty Crocker Cooking)
Roger S Blumenthal, Betty Crocker - Publisher: Betty Crocker - Edition no. 1 (11/24/2004) - Hardcover: 256 pages
- 42%
SALEBestseller No. 8
The New American Heart Association Cookbook, 9th Edition: Revised and Updated with More Than 100 All-New Recipes
American Heart Association - Publisher: Harmony - Edition no. 9 (06/20/2017) - Hardcover: 544 pages
- 38%
SALEBestseller No. 9
1,001 Heart Healthy Recipes: Quick, Delicious Recipes High in Fiber and Low in Sodium and Cholesterol That Keep You Committed to Your Healthy Lifestyle
Dick Logue - Publisher: Fair Winds Press - Edition no. 1022012 (11/01/2012) - Paperback: 576 pages
- 42%
SALEBestseller No. 10
American Heart Association Healthy Fats, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook: Delicious Recipes to Help Reduce Bad Fats and Lower Your Cholesterol
American Heart Association - Publisher: Harmony - Edition no. 5 (12/29/2015) - Paperback: 384 pages
- 27%

 

Best Vegan Cookbooks For Beginners

SALEBestseller No. 1
How to Cook Everything The Basics: All You Need to Make Great Food--With 1,000 Photos
Mark Bittman - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - Edition no. 1 (02/24/2012) - Hardcover: 496 pages
- 40%
SALEBestseller No. 2
How to Boil Water
Food Network Kitchens - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - Edition no. 1 (08/01/2006) - Hardcover: 256 pages
- 46%
SALEBestseller No. 3
Simple: The Easiest Cookbook in the World
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal - Hardcover: 400 pages
- 36%
SALEBestseller No. 4
Betty Crocker Cooking Basics: Recipes and Tips toCook with Confidence
Betty Crocker - Publisher: Betty Crocker - Edition no. 2 (08/15/2008) - Hardcover-spiral: 288 pages
- 32%
SALEBestseller No. 5
The Can't Cook Book: Recipes for the Absolutely Terrified!
Jessica Seinfeld - Publisher: Atria Books - Edition no. 0 (10/08/2013) - Hardcover-spiral: 256 pages
- 42%
SALEBestseller No. 6
Vegan Cookbook for Beginners: The Essential Vegan Cookbook to Get Started
Rockridge Press - Publisher: Rockridge Press - Paperback: 260 pages
- 27%
Bestseller No. 7
Low Carb Cookbook For Beginners: Delicious Low Carb Recipes For Beginners (Quick And Easy Low Carb Recipes)
Rob Rattray - Publisher: Independently published - Paperback: 60 pages
SALEBestseller No. 9
The Complete Ketogenic Diet for Beginners: Your Essential Guide to Living the Keto Lifestyle
Amy Ramos - Publisher: Rockridge Press - Paperback: 158 pages
- 15%
SALEBestseller No. 10
Vegetarian Cookbook for Beginners: The Essential Vegetarian Cookbook to Get Started
Rockridge Press - Publisher: Rockridge Press - Paperback: 268 pages
- 10%

Whether you are new to the world of cooking, or somebody looking to improve your culinary skills, the best cookbooks offer a plethora of knowledge that will help you grow as a cook. From quick recipes to whip up scrumptious lunches and dinners to handy tricks that tell you all about the best methods to store your foods and cook them to perfection, here are 3 cookbooks that are a Must Add to your kitchen shelf.

 

Honorable General Cookbook Mentions

Betty Crocker Cookbook: 1500 Recipes for the Way You Cook Today – By Betty Crocker Editors

One of the best cookbooks to add to your collection in 2014, the 11th Edition of the Betty Crocker Cookbook is full of new recipes that will delight any home cook. For those looking to cook more nutritious, healthy and faster meals everyday that are chalk full of flavors with a fresh twist – this book can be the perfect kitchen companion. Enjoy 1500 recipes along with priceless cooking tips and over 1100 gorgeous photos to go along with them. Americaâs most popular cookbook is back with a bolder, more contemporary design and includes 3 new chapters that cover everything from – Breakfast and Brunch recipes, DIY or Do It Yourself tips for pickling, canning and preserving food, and Entertaining section that covers party foods and cocktails. The book also includes visual lessons for classic recipes and â€mini’ recipes given in small paragraph form to inspire an everyday cook to try something new and fresh.

The Science of Good Cooking – By The Editors of America’s Test Kitchen and Guy Crosby PhD

For those who want to become â€great cooks’, this cookbook will reveal the ‘science behind cooking’, talking about fundamental cooking rules that are the key to preparing that perfect meal. The team of Cook’s Illustrated has worked for almost two decades to understand what differentiates a â€good cook’ from an â€everyday average home cook’, and the book comes complete with 50 great cooking concepts which will help hone one’s cooking skills. The ideas are simple to grasp and truly simplify home cooking, using nothing more than science. From the scrumptiously cooked burger to a delectable roast, this is one of the best cookbooks for beginners to get a fresh perspective on cooking essentials and includes over 400 recipes to prove the point.

The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook – By Deb Perelman

Here is a quintessential cookbook from food blogger, home cook and photographer Deb Perelman that has made new waves by winning the IACP First Book Award. Deb simplifies home cooking and explains to her readers why cooking a great meal does not have to always be a daunting, overwhelming task. Her blog â€Smitten Kitchen’ talks about the pleasures of cooking, and her first book has captured the same essence. It includes some of the best recipes from her blog, along with a 100 new recipes for inspired, uncompromised and easy to master home cooking. It is all about creating masterpieces in your kitchen with simple ingredients, basic cooking concepts and just a hint of creativity for that perfect presentation; and Deb tells you how to master that without having to invest too much time or effort slogging behind the stove.

Honorable Vegetarian Cookbooks

Deborah Madison’s Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone

Deborah Madison’s Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone marks the tenth installment of this cookbook and it makes a bold claim as one of the best vegetarian cookbooks on the planet. There is a reason why there are more than 325,000 copies in the book shelves right now. This book is something a lot of vegetarians would love to get their hands on. Deborah Madison teaches a lot of things about vegetarian cooking so this thing is not only about the recipes in it even though it does contain 1400 recipes for everyone who loves vegan food. Those who are not vegans would love the fact that the recipes here could be served with meat as well. The recipes here are very creative and they include appetizers as well as desserts. It gives all the available vegetables to mankind in alphabetical order so you would know what you are missing. This extraordinary cookbook has a recipe for everyone whether you are a veteran in the kitchen or you have never laid your hands on cooking materials.

 

Vegetarian 5 Ingredient Gourmet

The Vegetarian 5 Ingredient Gourmet provides 250 recipes by vegetarian Nava Atlas and they are all easy to make. The recipes usually make use of canned goods which means you won’t have to do much before it is ready to eat. It may have a problem making a claim for the best vegetarian cookbooks out there since it is not completely a vegetarian cookbook as it makes use of butter. Atlas has some creative recipes for those who love salads and soups. There are vegan burgers here for those who like mock meat and it is even served with tasty coleslaw and potato kebabs. She has got an entire chapter for those who love Mexican food including Black Bean Burrito and Goat Cheese and Red Pepper Wraps. All recipes have a nutritional breakdown so it includes the amount of fat, sodium, carbohydrates and protein in every meal so you would know which one is the best for you to cook. All recipes have suggested menus so you would know which ones match with the other recipes. The desserts here are fruit based so you won’t see a single one that has no fruits in them.

 

Quick-Fix Vegetarian

Quick-Fix Vegetarian is a cookbook that provides recipes that can be made in 30 minutes or less. There is a good reason why this cookbook has been named as the best new cookbook by PETA or the People for Ethnical Treatment of Animals. It is the perfect gift for families who are looking to cook healthy food right away as best selling author Robin Robertson brings out 150 mouth watering recipes. Some people dubbed it one of the best vegetarian cookbooks they have ever seen and they can never be more right. The cookbook also teaches how to use the new commercial vegetarian products. It also includes some variations for recipes that are already so popular that everyone knows how to do them. Robin Robertson knows what she is doing as she has already written 20 cookbooks and it continues to grow.

 

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