Mother’s & Father’s Day Gift Guide

It's almost time to celebrate the special people in our lives, mom/mum and dad, and if they are cooks and bakers, I have a few ideas for gifts they will enjoy (and not return). Let's touch on some great new cookbooks this Spring (see my Valentine's gift guide for other ideas and book suggestions) as well as our current promotions… read more

Valentine’s Gift Guide for the Cookbook Lover

I'm a bit of a practical person - if practical is defined as owning 5,000 cookbooks, never saying no to a piece of cookware and having more baking tins/gadgets than a full fledged bakery. Yes, my practicality runs in the form of enjoying practical things - I am not a flowers, chocolate or expensive dinner out type of person. Yes,… read more

2020 Gift Guide for the cookbook lover and cook & an Emile Henry tagine holiday giveaway

Several times a year, I put together a gift guide of great products and cookbooks that would make a special gift for the cook/cookbook lover in your life. My 2020 gift guide for the baker can be found here. For sake of brevity, I will refer you to my Best Books of Fall/Autumn 2020 and Best Books of Spring 2020 for cookbook… read more

2020 Gift Guide for the Baker

Several times a year, I put together a gift guide of great products and cookbooks that would make a special gift for the baker or cook in your life. My cookbook lovers/guide for the cook is coming soon. Today is all about the baker. First, let's talk about baking all-star titles from 2020: Baking at the 20th Century Cafe: Iconic… read more

Beautiful things that bring me joy, Part II (Gift guide)

On March 29th I shared Canelés, friands, baking cookbooks and things that bring me joy – Part I and today I will bring you part two. These two posts are perfect places to find inspiration for Mother's Day. I adore Ruffoni. Once a year I treat myself to a piece and for Valentine's Day I gifted myself the Ruffoni Historia… read more

Canelés, friands, baking cookbooks and things that bring me joy – Part I

As you can ascertain from the photo below, I had intended to do a post on canelés and all things baking before Valentine's Day. It was right about then that things went haywire and shortly thereafter the pandemic took over. Many people are baking and trying new things and I wanted to share a few things that bring me baking… read more

Gift Guide for the Baker & Giveaway!

Today, I have compiled a list of gift ideas all geared toward the baker. My gift guide for cookbook lovers was posted earlier this week. The tag #giftguide will bring up all past compilations which include classic cookbook suggestions and past years' recommendations. For the purposes of this guide, I’ll be including titles from 2019. Prior gift guides as linked… read more

Gift Guide for the Cookbook Lover and Serious Cook

The madness that is the holiday season is upon us. I will be doing at least two gift guides this year. This guide will include cookbook ideas for a wide variety of subjects. There will be a baker's gift guide with cookbooks and baking gift ideas along with a giveaway hopefully by this weekend! The tag #giftguide will bring up… read more

Mother and Father’s Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day is less than a month away and right on its tail is dad's turn. For those special folks in our lives that love to cook and bake, I have prepared this guide to provide inspiration when choosing that special gift. Of course, spending time with those we love is of the utmost importance. Cooking for someone you love… read more

Gift Guide for Cookbook Lovers, Cooks and Bakers 2018

The season of giving is upon us. All year, I've been making notes for this gift guide to share with you books and products that I have bought, reviewed and love. My various gift guides from years' past can be found at the links below. Any cookbooks on my Fall Cookbooks preview post, I whole-heartedly recommend especially Israeli Soul, Everyday Dorie, and Estela. These titles are must-have… read more

Cookbook Gift Guide for the Ultimate Collector

We all know someone special, like myself, who has the mother lode of all cookbook collections. We want to give them the greatest gift of all - a cookbook that they don't own, but how does one know without having access to their Eat Your Books profile and even then have they indeed loaded all their titles? I have put… read more

Holiday Gift Guide For Cooks and Cookbook Lovers

The season is upon us - so much to do, so little time. In an effort to keep you informed, I've put together a comprehensive list of suggestions for the cook in your life (or for yourself!)  My various gift guides from last year can be found at the links below. I'm hoping to update these in the next week. … read more

Cookbooks for Holiday Cooking & Baking

Between shopping, parties, wrapping and other festive activities, somehow we all manage to bake delicious treats and plan totally knock-out meals for the holidays. For those who are new to baking and cooking or would like some ideas to shake things up, I've compiled a list of holiday favorites. It's December 12th, every year I promise I will start holiday… read more

Cookbook Gift Guide for New to Advanced Cooks

This is the final gift guide for this year. Prior posts covered the Forty Best Cookbooks of 2016, cookbook suggestions for art and music lovers, cookbooks for entertainers and cookbooks for bakers. I hope these guides were helpful for your shopping or your collection endeavors. All gift guides can be found at this #hashtag link. A few final reminders: be sure to enter all… read more

Cookbook Gift Guide for Bakers

The fall and winter are synonymous with baking more so than any other time of the year. What would Thanksgiving be without pie, or Christmas without cookies, or Hanukkah without rugelach or snow days without brownies and hot chocolate? Pretty sad - that's what it would be. Pretty sad. Today, I've put together a baker's dozen of great baking books… read more

Cookbook Gift Guide for Entertainers

We all know those people who love to bring folks together around the table with food. I'm one of them - many of you are as well. This post highlights some cookbooks that are ideal for the entertainer or those that wish to be. A perfect hostess gift would be one of these titles with a cute kitchen towel -… read more

Gifts for cookbook lovers

These gifts would be a delight for any food or cookbook lover to unwrap. If you know of any sites that we've missed, let us know in the comments and we'll add them to the post.  UK Yotam Ottolenghi - Gift hampers and kits (more items on the main page) Nigella Lawson - Stationery and gift wrap Fuchsia Dunlop - Authentic Chinese Cooking Set… read more
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