What great cook can resist a great new cookbook?
Even better, what foodie/avid reader can resist a cookbook created by his/her favorite author?
The following fifteen cookbooks have been recommended by the readers of Nightstand Book Reviews as part of their literary and/or cookbook collections. The cookbooks would definitely make a fun gift to a fan of any of the authors. There are some pretty famous writers in the mix and many of the cookbooks have been nominated for awards. 🙂 If you have tried any of the recipes, please let us know in the comments.
Click on the book title to learn more about the featured recipes and where to buy the books.
"Brunetti's Cookbook" – Roberta Pianaro, Donna Leon
“Cooking with Jane Austen” – Kirstin Olsen
"Food to Die For" – Patricia Cornwell, Marlene Brown
"Goldy's Kitchen Cookbook" – Diane Mott Davidson
"Have Faith In Your Kitchen" – Katherine Hall Page
“Jan Karon’s Mitford Cookbook and Kitchen Reader” – Jan Karon
“KP Authors Cook Their Books” – 11 Kindle Press Authors
“Mma Ramotswe's Cookbook” – Stuart Brown, forward by Alexander McCall Smith
"Mystery Writers of America Cookbook" – Kate White, editor; famous mystery writer contributors
“The Cat Who Cookbook” – Lilian Jackson Braun
"The Cozy Cookbook" – Laura Childs & other bestselling cozy writers
"The Hemingway Cookbook" – Craig Boreth
"The Outlander Kitchen: The Official Outlander Companion Cookbook" – Theresa Carle-Sanders
“Yashim Cooks Istanbul: Culinary Adventures in the Ottoman Kitchen – Jason Goodwin
"Winnie the Pooh’s Teatime Cookbook" – A.A. Milne
Happy holiday cooking with these cookbooks by famous authors! 🙂