Buy a gift certificate and win cookbooks for yourself

You rely on Eat Your Books to help you organize your recipes and find inspiration. Why not share that benefit with friends and family who love to cook? Gift certificates are available for one, two and three-year memberships to EYB. And for every gift certificate, you buy between now and December 31, we will enter you into a drawing to… read more

EYB Survey Results

We recently ran a survey to get a better idea of what is important to our members - both in their cooking at home and on Eat Your Books. We had a fantastic response and we thought you may be interested to know the key takeaways. What is most important to EYB members?Trying new recipes and experimenting with different cuisines… read more

EYB Blog moved to WordPress

We have today moved our blog to WordPress as the old blog was becoming tired and very slow. It will be much faster to load and when adding comments. We decided to also make the blog page easier to skim through for posts that interest you - some posts such as the weekly Kindle roundup were very long. There will… read more

Happy 10th Birthday to EYB

I cannot quite believe it but today is the 10th anniversary of the launch of Eat Your Books. The very first post on the blog was on launch day and I announced there were 550 books indexed. That number has now grown to 8,768 indexed books and 3,864 indexed magazines - a total of 1.8 million recipes indexed! We plan… read more

The best selling cookbooks of 2018

Last month our friends at cookbook stores around the world gave us their picks for their favorite books of 2018. Now we asked them for their top sellers. In past years we have compared the lists from specialist stores in the USA to that for all US sales from the publishing industry data company, Nielsen.  Unfortunately Publishers Weekly has not… read more

Best of the best cookbooks 2018

It's hard to believe, but this is the tenth year that Jane has sifted through hundreds of 'best cookbook' lists from all over the world to determine which book is the #1 book of the year. And it's also difficult to believe, but the same author has had the top book six out of the ten years we've been putting… read more

The best cookbooks of 2018 by the experts

Who knows cookbooks better than the owners of specialist cookbook stores? They stock and sell thousands of cookbooks and because their stores are focused on food and drink books, they are true experts. They read the books, cook from them and then share their knowledge with their customers. When shopping for cookbook gifts this holiday season, please think about supporting… read more

Buy a gift certificate and win cookbooks for yourself

You rely on Eat Your Books to help you organize your recipes and find inspiration. Why not share that benefit with friends and family who love to cook? Gift certificates are available for one, two and three year memberships to EYB. And for every gift certificate you buy between now and December 31, we will enter you into a drawing… read more

Cookbook award winners in New England

Last week I attended the 3rd Annual Readable Feast, a celebration of the best of culinary writing in New England. For those not familiar with this area of the USA, it comprises the northeastern states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. It was a fun evening, catching up with old friends, making new ones, and applauding the… read more

Best selling cookbooks of 2017

Last month our friends at cookbook stores around the world gave us their picks for their favorite books of 2017. Now we asked them for their top sellers. We thought it would be interesting to compare the lists from specialist stores in the USA to that for all US sales from the publishing industry data company, Nielsen.   The unstoppable… read more

Best of the Best Cookbook List 2017

Each year, Jane collects the "best cookbooks" lists from a wide variety of sources, ranging from television to radio to bloggers to newspapers - over 300 lists in total. After aggregating and ranking 815 books, Jane compiled the winners into EYB's "Best of the Best" cookbooks of 2017. This year Yotam Ottolenghi is back in the top cookbook spot for… read more

The best cookbooks of 2017 by the experts

Who knows cookbooks better than the owners of specialist cookbook stores? They stock and sell thousands of cookbooks and because their stores are focused on food and drink books, they are true experts.  They read the books, cook from them and then share their knowledge with their customers.  When shopping for cookbook gifts this holiday season, think about supporting your… read more

New Bookmarks feature

You will notice when you look at your Bookshelf Recipes tab that there is now a chef's hat icon* before every recipe title. This is a new Bookmark feature that will show you at a glance on your recipe search results whether you have cooked a recipe (green), want to cook a recipe (orange) or have not chosen either (gray) -… read more

Best of the best cookbooks list 2016

  Each year, Jane collects the "best cookbooks of 2016" lists from a wide variety of sources, ranging from television to radio to bloggers to newspapers - over 300 lists in total. After aggregating and ranking nearly one thousand books, Jane compiles the winners into  EYB's "Best of the Best" cookbooks of 2016. After a few years of crushing the… read more

The best cookbooks of 2016 by the experts

Who knows cookbooks better than the owners of specialist cookbook stores? They stock and sell thousands of cookbooks and because their stores are focused on food and drink books, they are true experts.  They read the books, cook from them and then share their knowledge with their customers.  When shopping for cookbook gifts this holiday season, think about supporting your… read more

Buy a gift certificate and win a free lifetime membership

You know how useful you find Eat Your Books? How about sharing that benefit with all your friends and family who love to cook? Gift certificates are available for one, two and three year memberships. And every gift certificate you buy between now and Dec 31 will enter you into a drawing to win one free lifetime EYB membership -… read more

Author interview with Angela Liddon

For the past 6 years, award-winning blogger Angela Liddon has shared energizing, plant-based recipes on her blog Oh She Glows. Her goal is to inspire you to embrace more plant-based foods in your diet without feeling the least bit deprived. After publishing a successful first cookbook (The Oh She Glows Cookbook), Liddon decided to write a follow-up. This second book,… read more

A big milestone and a new feature

50,000 Online Recipes from Cookbooks! We passed a huge milestone this month! As I hope you are aware, we link to cookbook and magazine recipes reproduced online if they have been reproduced with the publisher's permission. And this month we reached 50,000 online recipes from cookbooks. The cookbooks indexed by EYB contain an average of 193 recipes, so this is like… read more

Author interview with Kristin Donnelly

Food & Wine-editor-turned-freelance-writer Kristin Donnelly calls her blog Eat Better Drink Better because that's what she aims to do most days. By better, Kristin isn't referring to some unattainable, lofty goal, but rather she means tastier, often healthier and more sustainable cooking. Kristin continues to write and develop recipes for Food & Wine as well as publications like Every Day… read more

August 2016 cookbook roundup

Every month Jane and Fiona wade through hundreds of cookbooks, selecting and reviewing all the best new releases of U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand cookbooks. The only thing left for you to do is to add them to your Bookshelf. August is a hodge podge of books. One trend that stands out are collections of books, each… read more

A passion for Rome and its food

Kristina Gill is the food and drinks editor at DesignSponge.com, a home and lifestyle site with over 1.2 million readers per month. Her original recipes, and those she hand-selects from celebrated authors, chefs, and readers have appeared weekly as the "In the Kitchen With" column since 2007. She is also a food and travel photographer. Kristina transferred to Rome in… read more

How to make leafy greens irresistable

Acclaimed cookbook author and blogger Dana Jacobi combines healthy ingredients with creative twists. She is the award-winning author of fifteen cookbooks. When Williams-Sonoma wanted to feature healthy cooking, they asked her to write or co-author six books!  She has also written for publications, including O: The Oprah Magazine, Cooking Light, Vegetarian Times, and The New York Times, and for 19 years,… read more

July cookbook roundup

Every month Jane and Fiona wade through hundreds of cookbooks, selecting and reviewing all the best new releases of U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand cookbooks. The only thing left for you to do is to add them to your Bookshelf. July brings a focus on Indian recipes with cookbooks from several respected authors. Grain-free cooking and baking… read more

Excerpt from ‘Pure Delicious’

Food blogger and author Heather Christo was once "openly skeptical about the very existence" of food allergies, but when her young daughter had repeated unexplained illnesses, she reluctantly came to the conclusion that food allergies could be the problem. After extensive testing, she learned that not only did her daughter, Pia, have many food allergies, but so did she and… read more

Author Q&A with Domenica Marchetti

Domenica Marchetti is a food writer, recipe developer, and cooking teacher who specializes in Italian home cooking. She learned to cook from her Italian-born mother, who put her to work crafting capelletti, ravioli, and other Italian culinary delights as soon as she could see over the kitchen counter. A former newspaper reporter with a master's degree in journalism from Columbia… read more
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