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My 5 Favorite Cookbooks

When I first started my blog in September of 2015, I knew books were going to make up the majority of the content I shared.

However, I said right in my about me section that I was also planning on sharing some cooking posts and fashion posts, since both are also important to me.

Today I thought that I would love to share a cooking themed post, and share some of my favorite cookbooks I like to use in my kitchen.

I honestly love cooking any time of the year. One of my all time favorite things to do is try out new recipes, and cook for my family and friends.

I'll be having an upcoming post soon sharing the dinners I made for the week, but for today's post I wanted to talk about my 5 all time favorite cookbooks.

While I'm definitely a fan of Pinterest, Blogs and Youtube for discovering new recipes, sometimes nothing beats pulling out an actual physical copy of a book, and my copies of these particular books have definitely been well loved ever since I got them.

1) Betty Crocker's Cookbook:

This was the the cookbook of my childhood. This book is the one I learned to cook from (other than my grandma and mom's original recipes) and is actually one I don't own my own copy of yet. I keep teasing my mom that one of these days I'm going to steal it off her cookbook shelf when she's not looking, as I'm dying to get my hands on this copy. On top of the fact that I love so many of the amazing recipes in here: including baked cinnamon apples, orange sweet rolls, and brownies; I also love all the cooking and baking tips that are included throughout like how to blanch vegetables.

2) Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove Cookbook:

Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove series is one of my all time favorite book series, and so when I found out a few years ago that she'd released a cookbook inspired by the book series, I knew I had to have it. Since then, this has become my go to book for recipes and meal planning, and we especially love the  roast chicken with root vegetables and cider gravy, Teri's macaroni and cheese, and the tomato soup recipe. This book has honestly started to fall apart at certain pages thanks to how many times I've used it, and I can't recommend it enough.

3) The Disney Princess Cookbook and A Merry Christmas Cookbook:

These two book I originally purchased as more of a novelty item. Being a huge Disney fan, I thought it was a neat idea to have kids cookbooks by the Disney characters, but I ended up surprising myself with just how much I loved these books. There's honestly some pretty amazing recipes in these, and in particular we love Elsa's snowy day mac and cheese, Snow White's apple dumplings, Cri-Kee's cucumber salad, and Bayou Meatloaf.

4) Kate Gosselin's Love Is In The Mix:

I was actually a huge fan of Jon and Kate Plus 8, but my opinion changed after they split and their kids lives became a media circus with the two of them at the helm of it. However, I really wanted to give this cookbook a try, as I used to think a lot of the recipes Kate made on the show sounded so good. I checked this out of the library several years ago, and since then, I've borrowed it an embarrassingly amount of times. I really need to get my own copy of this book, as I completely love so many of the recipes included in it like the stir fry, the apple pie topping, and her balsamic salad dressing.

5) Eat Like A Gilmore: The Unofficial Cookbook For Fans of Gilmore Girls:

This one is a more recent addition to my cookbook collection, as it was a Christmas present this last year from my hubby. While I haven't had a chance to use it quite as much as the other books I've mentioned, I completely love it, and I think I'm going to eventually make it a goal to try each and every recipe in it.

And those are my favorite cookbooks guys! Thanks so much for reading, and I'll see you all in my next post.

This is not a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. The photos do not belong to me, and all rights to the respective owners. 


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