Some days—okay, most days—you want to indulge in the recipes you know and love. That’s why we’ve put together a quick list that details five of the best comfort food cookbooks you can find in stores and online.
With realistic recipes that pack big flavor, Chrissy Teigen’s cookbook simply doesn’t hold back. From breakfast sandwiches and fried chicken wings to lettuce wraps and macaroni and cheese, her recipes are suitable for every occasion. Plus, the recipes are simple, so you can easily modify them to your dietary needs if necessary.
In 2014, Carla Hall, co-host of The Chew, created her first cookbook; one that would change the culinary world forever. She’s passionate about elevating home-cooked meals; on top of providing easy to understand recipes, she incorporates global flavors into each one. From burgers to desserts, Carla’s cookbook is sure to be your go-to resource for global cuisine.
The book is brilliantly innovative, and the recipes are highly indulgent. If you’re not worried about eating healthy, then this is the cookbook for you. Readers can use this fun resource to make wacky recipes such as Loaded Nacho Soup, Reuben Egg Rolls, and S’mores Bake. This cookbook proves that life is too short not to indulge in what we love.
YouTube sensation Lauren Toyota takes plant-based cooking to a whole new level in her debut cookbook, Vegan Comfort Classics. It features hundreds of creative recipes with simple ingredients—not to mention beautiful full-color photographs to go along with each one. Whether you’re craving French toast coffee cake or stuffed crust pizza, there’s a recipe for everybody in this book.
Joanna Gaines launched this cookbook in hopes that the world would positively receive her family’s favorite dishes. This huge book is full of simple and delicious recipes that incorporate seasonal produce. She provides all the classic recipes, including biscuits, chocolate chip cookies, and quiche. Next time you’re preparing a meal for family and friends, be sure to reference this cookbook.