Indy Food Swappers’ favorite cookbooks

Suzanne Krowiak from Indy Food Swappers shares her favorite cookbooks.  Most of these were released this year.

Hip Girls Guide

Hip Girls Guide to the Kitchen by Kate Payne

this is a good one especially for the people who are afraid.”



The America’s Test Kitchen NEW Family Cookbook

this is a site that has never ever failed anything I have ever tried…lots of photographs…great one cookbook for the entire year.”

dinner playbook

Dinner, The Playbook by Jenny Rosenstrach

I bought this when I was in tears with my children who would not eat anything.”


Mrs. Wheelbarrow

Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry by Cathy Barrow

…things you can make for your own pantry that you will actually use.”


How to cook fast

How to Cook Everything Fast by Mark Bittman

…its worth it…cookbook and reference guide.”




America Farm to Table Mario Batali

Doable…you don’t have to be a Chef to do this.”


12 recipes

Twelve Recipes by Cal Peternell

simple but beautiful…you will be proud to serve it.”



Sean Brock’s Heritage

for people who have some experience but want to play in the kitchen.”



On Food and Cooking, Harold McGee for people interested in food science

  for people interested in food science…great for the food nerds in your life.”



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