Best Cookbooks to Give as Presents

If your friend/family member/coworker adores cooking from cookbooks, you’re in the right place! We’ve gathered the Best Cookbooks to Give as Presents as a part of this year’s gift guide extravaganza.

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While thinking about holiday planning for this year, I wanted to help you shop for the people you love. Basically, I wanted to put together several guides to help you find gifts for your people.

And today, we’re talking about favorite cookbooks. Because we all have our favorites, right? So these are some of the best, in my personal opinion.

If whoever you’re shopping for loves to cook and discover new recipes, a cookbook is a fantastic present!

No matter the occasion, these are some of our favorite and best cookbooks to give.

Valorie and I scoured the Internet to find the best cookbooks for home cooks and people who love food. We’ve included some of my family’s favorites from this year, as well as a few from sweet friends who’ve written their own cookbooks. And we’ve bundled ’em up in this ultimate gift guide.

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    The Best Cookbooks to Give as Gifts

    There’s something special about a good cookbook that’s lovingly gifted. The right cookbook can become the centerpiece of a kitchen, especially as someone is first learning how to cook for themselves or their loved ones. So here are nine of our favorites cookbooks that are sure to become well-loved by their recipient.

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    Erin Parker is a Southern gal living in Texas with her husband and two daughters. She started The Speckled Palate to share what she was cooking as a newlywed… and over the years, it’s evolved to capture her love for hosting. Specifically, the EASIEST, lowest key entertaining because everyone deserves to see their people and connect over good food. Learn more about her

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