It’s gift-giving season. Along with the increase in spending, so increases my stress. Trying to find that meaningful, useful, and yes, beautiful gift is no easy accomplishment. Need a sure-to-be-used gift, that won’t disappoint? I recommend giving one of these (some new, some older, but all beautiful) cookbooks.
Everything I Want to Eat: Sqirl and the New California Cooking
by Jessica Koslow, Maria Zizka
Hand down, this is the "must-have" cookbook of 2016.
Tacos: Recipes and Provocations
by Alex Stupak, Jordana Rothman
by Elisabeth M. Prueitt, Chad Robertson
This is an oldie, but goodie. I pull recipes from here an average of twice a month.
Flour + Water: Pasta
by Thomas McNaughton, Paolo Lucchesi
This could be a coffee table book; it's so damn pretty.
In the Green Kitchen: Techniques to Learn by Heart
by Alice Waters
This is the best simple cooking technique book, ever.
Small Victories: Recipes, Advice + Hundreds of Ideas for Home Cooking Triumphs
by Julia Turshen