Top 10 BestSelling Cookbooks of All Time

Author: Sherry Helms

Learn to cook the healthiest and tastiest food for your family with the bestselling cookbooks of all the time. Here is a list of the top 10 highly sold cookery books by the acclaimed chefs around the world. Pick these titles and get ready to serve the best on table.

Mastering the Art of French Cooking by  Julia Child, and co-authors — Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle

An NY Times bestseller, this is a cookbook of sophisticated French cuisine for mainstream Americans. “Anyone can cook in the French manner anywhere”, wrote mesdames Child, Beck, and Bertholle, “with the right instruction.” And, this is the book that, for more than fifty years, has been teaching Americans how. Meant for both the seasoned cooks and beginners who love good food and long to reproduce at home the savory delights of the classic cuisine, this book is packed with sumptuous recipes with detailed instructions.

Joy of Cooking by  Irma S. Rombauer, and Illustrator –  Marion Rombauer Becker

One of the United States’ most-published cookbooks and an NY Times bestseller, this book has sold more than 18 million copies, till date. Today, nine revisions later, the Joy of Cooking — selected by The New York Public Library as one of the 150 most important and influential books of the twentieth century — has taught tens of millions of people to cook, helped feed and delight millions beyond that, answered countless kitchen and food questions, and averted many a cooking crisis.

Everyday Italian: 125 Simple and Delicious Recipes by Giada De Laurentiis

Offering the fresh, simple Italian recipes that are quick and accessible, and also utterly mouth-watering, this book is focused on the real-life considerations of what you actually have in your refrigerator and pantry (no mail-order ingredients here) and what you’re in the mood for, whether a simply sauced pasta or a hearty family-friendly roast.

Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero

Considered as the “ultimate vegan cookbook”, this groundbreaking book offers more than 250 recipes with soy-free, gluten-free, and low-fat options. Who knew vegetables could taste so good? Authors, Moskowitz and Romero have brought you a delicious collection that makes it easier than ever to live vegan. All the recipes in Veganomicon have been thoroughly kitchen-tested to ensure user-friendliness and amazing results.

New Cook Book from Better Homes and Gardens Magazine

Cookbooks from Better Homes and Gardens Magazine have been American’s favorite since 1930, sold 40 million copies through fourteen editions. And, now this updated and revised 15th edition has come with plenty of new chapters to meet the needs of today’s everyday cooks, including new chapters on breakfast and brunch, casseroles, and convenience cooking. This wide selection of recipes cover everything from Pad Thai to a Thanksgiving turkey along with 1,000 of photos to allure a foodie head.

How To Cook Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Food by Mark Bittman, and Alan Witschonke (illustrator)

A one-stop cooking reference for today’s generation of cooks, this book offers classic recipes in simple and accessible manner. It is written clearly and concisely, and takes a relaxed, straightforward approach to cooking, so you can enjoy yourself in the kitchen and still achieve outstanding results. Nationally acclaimed cook Mark Bittman shows you how to prepare great food for all occasions using simple techniques, fresh ingredients, and basic kitchen equipment.

I’m Just Here for the Food: Version 2.0 by Alton Brown, host of the popular Food Network television show Good Eats

Winner of the 2003 James Beard Foundation Cookbook Award, this book covers world polpular recipes with excellent cooking techniques for searing, grilling, roasting, frying, braising, brining and boiling. The book now combines more than 90 recipes with a wealth of information that allow anyone – at any level of expertise – to understand the whys and wherefores of cooking.

How to Be a Domestic Goddess: Baking and the Art of Comfort Cooking by Nigella Lawson

This cookbook brings a plethora of fun in kitchen with amusing recipes and writing. Filled with more than 220 lavishly illustrated recipes for cakes, pies, pastries, and breads, this special cookbook makes cooking and baking as luxurious as they should be, and feeds our fantasies of making sumptuous treats at home.

Rachael Ray 365: No Repeats: A Year of Deliciously Different Dinners by Rachael Ray

Even your favorite dinner can lose its appeal when it’s in constant rotation, so let’s mix it up with this groundbreaking cookbook by Rachael Ray, Food Network’s indefatigable cook. With her largest collection of recipes yet, Ray guarantees you’ll be able to put something fresh and exciting on your dinner table every night for a full year, without a single repeat. It offers utterly mouth-watering dishes like Southwestern Pasta Bake, Smoky Chipotle Chili Con Queso Mac, Spring Chicken with Leeks and Peas, etc., for each nights in a year.

How to Cook Everything Vegetarian: Simple Meatless Recipes for Great Food by Mark Bittman

Hailed as “a more hip Joy of Cooking” by the Washington Post, this book covers the whole spectrum of meatless cooking –including salads, soups, eggs and dairy, vegetables and fruit, pasta, grains, legumes, tofu and other meat substitutes, breads, condiments, desserts, and beverages. It offers more than 2,000 simple and quick recipes for vegetarians.

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