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    Must Have: Cookbooks

    With the holidays around the corner, I enjoy having new and easy recipes to share with all. Collecting cookbooks is something I love, but finding that perfect recipe deserves finding the right cookbook. I put together a list, I think are must haves and may work for a variety of folks.

    1. The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook
      Voted #1 Best Seller in Special Occasions Cooking on Amazon. Food blogger, Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen blog, shares recipes like something you’d find in your grandmother’s top-secret cookbook, all made from scratch, with natural ingredients. BONUS: All recipes are new and not taken from her blog.
    2. Barefoot Contessa Foolproof: Recipes You Can Trust
      Voted #1 Best Seller in Quick & Easy Cooking on Amazon. Ina Garten shares her secrets for pulling off deeply satisfying meals that have that “wow!” factor we all crave. Her recipes are foolproof, easy and fun.
    3. Ten Dollar Dinners: 140 Recipes & Tips to Elevate Simple, Fresh Meals Any Night of the Week
      Melissa d’Arabian, host of Food Network’s Ten Dollar Dinners, makes the $10 promise of dinner for four. Not only are there delicious recipes, but how any cook can save money, stock your pantry and still serve fantastic food.  You will get numerous tips to help anyone who cooks.
    4. Weber’s Way to Grill: The Step-by-Step Guide to Expert Grilling
      A great buy for any guy or gal, and everything a griller wants to know in the most complete grilling technique book ever. Weber’s Way to Grill includes the basics of grilling with charcoal or gas, how to use vents, rotisserie, tools and equipment. Overall the best part is the recipes, all worth checking out!