23 Cookbook Gift Ideas for The Everyday Home Cook

If you’re looking for some cookbook gift ideas, check out this list I put together for the everyday home cook.

23 cookbook gift ideas for the everyday home cook. If you have someone on your gift list that loves to cook, these are the cookbooks to buy!

Giving a cookbook as a gift is an easy present idea for birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas or just because. Everyone cooks (well, most of us) and there is always a new recipe to try, or a new technique to master. The best part? The whole family can get involved in the kitchen (and that’s an idea that I can truly get behind).


One thing that I love about this list of cookbook gift ideas is that many of the authors are some of my favorite bloggers. Blogs like Thug Kitchen, Smitten Kitchen, Skinnytaste, Damn Delicious, Oh She Glows are some of the awesome blogs I read that made this list. It’s incredibly inspiring.

Cookbook Gift Ideas:

Here are 23 cookbook gift ideas for the everyday home cook. I want every single cookbook on this list.

  1. Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook
  2. Skinnytaste Fast and Slow: Knockout Quick-Fix and Slow Cooker Recipes
  3. The Complete Cooking for Two Cookbook
  4. Cravings: Recipes for all the Food You Want to Eat
  5. The Sprinkles Baking Book: 100 Secret Recipes from Candace’s Kitchen
  6. Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from my Corner of the South
  7. The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook: Recipes and Wisdom from an Obsessive Home Cook
  8. The Skinnytaste Cookbook: Light on Calories, Big on Flavour
  9. Thug Kitchen 101: Fast as F*ck
  10. Cooking for Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
  11. The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime – Comfort Classics, Freezer Food, 16-Minute Meals, and other Delicious Ways to Solve Supper
  12. Food52 Genius Recipes: 100 Recipes that will Change the Way you Cook
  13. The Baking Bible
  14. Oh She Glows Everyday: Quick and Simply Satisfying Plant-based Recipes
  15. Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking: 101 Entirely Plant-based, Most Gluten-Free, Easy and Delicious Recipes
  16. Ditch The Wheat
  17. The Love and Lemons Cookbook: An Apple-to-Zucchini Celebration of Impromptu Cooking
  18. The Oh She Glows Cookbook: Over 100 Vegan Recipes to Glow from the Inside Out
  19. Quick Easy Recipes: 5 Ingredient Cookbook
  20. The Cookies & Cups Cookbook
  21. Inspiralize Everything
  22. The Homesick Texan’s Family Table
  23. Damn Delicious: 100 Super Easy, Super Fast Recipes
  24. Delish Dressings & Vinaigrettes (eBook)

What’s your favorite cookbook?

23 cookbook gift ideas for the everyday home cook. If you have someone on your gift list that loves to cook, these are the cookbooks to buy!

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