Kindle Cookbook Deals

Check out this week’s cookbook deals! Please note these deals may expire at any time. If a seemingly high price comes up the sale is over and I will delete the entry when I update the post. I will be continuing to update this post throughout the week if you see a great deal please email me at and… read more

Storecupboard Vegan – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our giveaway to win one of three copies of Storecupboard Vegan by Laura Veganpower and Sébastien Kardinal open to members in US/CA/UK/AU/NZ. Here are 300 easy, fast and inexpensive recipes that use ready-made vegan preparations, such as tofu sausages, smoked tofu, seitan, tempeh, soy steaks, vegan cheeses, and dairy-free yogurt as well as regular storecupboard staples like tins of… read more

Cookbook Shelf and Kitchen Detective for Hire

Today, I came across an article in the NY Times, "The Celebrity Bookshelf Detective is Back." While I am a voracious reader, I am not interested in what celebrities, or even what my friends are reading. I can make up my own mind in that regard. But what I enjoy figuring out are what cookbooks are in the kitchens of… read more

This week: Recipes for peaches and taking care of yourself, cookbook giveaways and EYBD Previews

Instagram famous Leslie Jordan begins almost every video with "hello fellow hunker downers, how you all doin?" I have been wondering how all of our members are coping during this time? I watch Leslie's videos every day and they bring a smile to my face. Lately, I feel as if I'm in a continual loop of Groundhog's Day, the Twilight… read more

Sourdough, yes, sourdough again

While Darcie has recently broken up with sourdough, I've decided to rekindle my relationship. I admit that I am a serial killer. Many a jar of sourdough has met an unseemly death under my watch. Selfishly (and repeatedly) in the past, I have neglected my jar of starter to die a lonely, cold death. I have no issues creating a… read more

Washington Wine + Food – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/Canada giveaway to win one of two copies of Washington Wine + Food: The Cookbook by Julien Perry Julien Perry is the author of Seattle Cooks: Signature Recipes from the City's Best Chefs and Bartenders, one of Figure 1 #cooksandeats series which are some of my favorite cookbooks. They provide a taste of a particular city and are… read more

This week: Summer recipes, EYBD cookbook previews and giveaways

Sweet August has arrived and in thirty-one days, September will be embraced by my open arms. As temperatures are still sweltering here in the US, many cooks are looking for options to feed their families that can be accomplished on the stovetop. I think I'm one of the only ones who will endure the inferno of a hot oven to… read more

Jeffrey Morgenthaler’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

I am still on my quest for chocolate chip cookie perfection (#chocolatechipcookies). Yesterday, I was on the phone with my best friend and we always discuss our baking experiments. She was putting together dough for Jeffrey Morgenthaler's famous chocolate chip cookies. I confess - I didn't know who Jeffrey was nor did I realize he made chocolate chip cookies. Thanks… read more

Current Cookbook Giveaway Summary

Update - Unfortunately, the ability to fulfill prizes in giveaways is still stalled. Those who have won books in February or March - we have the same issue (so please be patient). Accordingly, I have extended the end dates on promotions - so that emails, etc. do not become lost or they are met with an avalanche of work when… read more

Quick Bites – Kate McDermott

Kate McDermott is the queen of pie. Her debut cookbook Art of the Pie: A Practical Guide to Homemade Crusts, Fillings, and Life is beloved by bakers worldwide. This title made most of the best book lists of 2016 as well as being an IACP and James Beard cookbook awards finalist. In 2018 Home Cooking with Kate McDermott brought the… read more

This week: Pastry, cookbook previews and giveaways

As you may have deciphered from my Fear of an empty pantry, part two – the baking edition article last week, or any other baking-related piece I've shared (and there have been many), I am a baker. While I love all cookbooks, my passion lies with those devoted to baking. I flip straight to the baking related chapters first when… read more

Summer Kitchens – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our giveaway to win one of three copies of Summer Kitchens: Recipes and Reminiscences from Every Corner of Ukraine by Olia Hercules open to US members and EYB is providing one additional copy worldwide. Olia Hercules' Mamushka: Recipes from Ukraine & Beyond and Kaukasis: The Cookbook: A Culinary Journey Through Georgia, Azerbaijan & Beyond are beautiful books that received… read more

July 2020 Eat Your Books Cookbook Club Summary

Each month we offer at least four cooking options in our Eat Your Books Cookbook Club. This month we’ve been cooking from the following titles: Main Selection: Falastin: A Cookbook by Sami Tamimi or See You on Sunday: A Cookbook for Family and Friends by Sam SiftonBaking Selection: Any recipes from Alice MedrichOnline Option: Sami Tamimi online, Alice Medrich online, Sam Sifton onlinePlant-based Option: Any recipes from Angela Liddon (Oh She… read more

July 2020 New Cookbook Review

What July is lacking in the number of its releases, it makes up in the quality of books. As I was preparing this month's review, I noted additional fall/autumn titles are again being moved to 2021. The looking forward to 2020 cookbooks post provides an outline by month of when cookbooks are slated to be published. I continue to update this preview… read more

A Table for Friends – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK giveaway to win a copy of A Table for Friends: The Art of Cooking for Two or Twenty by Skye McAlpine. Skye is the author of A Table in Venice: Recipes from My Home one of the books that resides on my kitchen bookshelf. This high-rent space is limited and reserved for only the best. I need quick… read more

This week: Recipes for fruit preserves, preparing your baking pantry, cookbook previews, giveaways and more

There are a few things that are always in my pantry - honey, maple syrup, and several jars of fruit preserves. Often times for dinner, I will have a piece of whole-grain toast with jam and on my bagels, I like a little cream cheese and a dollop of jam. I am not a jam snob - Bonne Maman is… read more

Fear of an empty pantry, part two – the baking edition

Earlier this month, Darcie wrote a piece entitled Fear of an empty pantry. I think we can all relate to battling our fears of ingredient shortages since we've been dealing with the pandemic. A friend once called me MacGyver because every time she needed anything while we were at the park with our kids, I had the item in my… read more

Rose’s Ice Cream Bliss – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter to win one of two copies of Rose's Ice Cream Bliss by Rose Levy Berenbaum open to US/Canada members. Two weeks ago, I did a short preview of Rose's new book in a weekly roundup: As with everything that sweet Rose does, you can expect nothing short of greatness! The pineapple caramel recipe is alone worth the cost of… read more

Recipes of Youngstown – Community Cookbooks & Giveaway

We have written about community cookbooks a few times for our members: Community cookbooks make a comeback and A not-so-guilty pleasure: Community cookbooks. Today, I would like to share a little about a community that banded together to create cookbooks to help their town and its residents. Recipes of Youngstown's first book was first released in 2014 to help replace… read more

This week: Tomato, tomahto – let’s find recipes to use them up, cookbook previews, giveaways and more!

Is a tomato a vegetable or a fruit? The correct response is that tomatoes are a fruit since they grow on a vine. But in Nix v. Hedden, 149 U.S. 304 (1893) the Supreme Court of the United States decided that under U.S. customs regulations, the tomato should be classified as a vegetable. This case came before the Court as… read more

Let’s call the whole thing off

Back in February (which personally seems like a decade ago), I shared my thoughts on the demands and judgment of the internet reader in Order up: one recipe, hold the narrative. Recently, one of our most-loved cookbook authors, Dorie Greenspan wrote about Joanne Chang's Maple Blueberry Scones for the New York Times. The comments on that article are enough to… read more

Falastin – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US giveaway to win one of three copies of Falastin: A Cookbook by Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley with one additional copy being offered worldwide by Eat Your Books. Falastin is our July main cookbook option in the Eat Your Books Cookbook Club (published 3/26/2020 in the UK; the US release 6/16/2020) With just as much anticipation as that afforded to… read more

Bitter Honey – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of three copies of Bitter Honey: Recipes and Stories from the Island of Sardinia by Letitia Clark. In Bitter Honey, seasoned chef Letitia Clark invites us into her home on the beautiful island of Sardinia. Cooking on this Mediterranean sea paradise reflects life: it is a slow and relaxed affair and the most… read more

Cookbook Tidbits #2

Last month, I shared my first Cookbook Tidbits and have more for you today. These blurbs are about notable books that perhaps were not given adequate representation in my monthly review or inform our members about new to me books that just came to my attention. How to Dress an Egg: Surprising and Simple Ways to Cook Dinner by Ned… read more

Quick Bites – Denise Vivaldo

A seasoned food professional with over 30 years of experience, Denise Vivaldo has catered more than 10,000 parties and has cooked for such guests as George H.W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Prince Charles, Bette Midler, Suzanne Somers, Merv Griffin, Cher, Aaron Spelling, Sly Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Maria Shriver. She began her culinary training at the Ritz Escoffier and La Varenne… read more
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