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Top 10 Cookbooks

The 10 Best Cookbooks of All Time

The groundbreaking The Art of Simple Food by Alice Waters, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Cookbooks

The 10 Best Cookbooks of All Time

Great recipes are just a click away. We all have our favorite sites and food blogs for kitchen inspiration, whether for easy weeknight suppers or extravagant dinner parties. But we will always love actual cookbooks, especially the classics that shaped our culinary landscape and the way we eat, cook and the techniques we use. It was difficult to narrow our recommendations down to just ten oeuvres. But as we reflected on this daunting task, ten proven, timeless efforts rose to the top. Find out who made the cut on GAYOT’s list of the best cookbooks of all time.

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From Alice Waters to Julia Child to James Beard, the classic cookbooks on GAYOT's list have shaped our culinary landscape.