Anyone can follow a recipe; Pam Anderson’s updated classic, How to Cook Without a Book, teaches you how to pull a meal together on the fly. Call it cook’s intuition, and Pam helps you develop it.
There are cookbooks focused on comfort food, and then there are cookbooks that comfort. Janet Reich Elsbach’s Extra Helping: Recipes for Caring, Connecting & Building Community One Dish at a Time includes recipes to make for family and friends (or strangers!) who need a little TLC.
Want to cook like Dorie every day? Of course you do. We do too! Now we all can. In her (lucky) 13th book, Everyday Dorie, Dorie Greenspan shares the recipes she makes at home in Connecticut, Paris, and New York for family and friends.
In her latest cookbook, Rose’s Baking Basics, Rose Levy Beranbaum has done something rare in a cookbook: she’s found a way to present her recipes for both novice bakers and experienced home bakers, plus people like me—terrified bakers.