It’s officially Holiday Season and although I somewhat feel it’s a bit early to see all the Christmas decorations out in the stores, it’s a reminder that I need to go on and get my list together. I truly feel that everyone has an inner love for cooking. O.k. maybe not but you may have that person in your life who has started to take an interest in cooking and you’re wondering which book to get them. This list of the best cookbooks for beginners should help you with that purchase. All of these I have found tremendously helpful in my foodie life. This post contains affiliate links, read my full disclosure policy here
The Best Cookbooks for The True Beginners
This is the book that started my love for cooking and my eventual creation of My Forking Life. It literally teaches you How to Cook Everything, from how to scramble eggs, to salads, soups, entrees, breads, desserts…you name it! I even made cornbread from scratch with this book. I’ve used this book so much that it is literally falling apart. I still pull it out when I am looking for recipe inspiration. Each recipe comes with photo instructions as well as tips and variations for each recipe. This book is the perfect cookbook for a beginner chef.