We’ve rounded up a few culinary books this season. We’re looking forward to fall and Halloween recipes and hope you enjoy the books below!

A Chef’s Book of Favorite Culinary Quotations

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“People who love to eat are always the best people.” —Julia Child

While this isn’t a cookbook, we were inspired to add this book to our roundup! A Chef’s Book of Favorite Culinary Quotations, compiled by Susi Gott Séguret, features over 200 fun and inspirational quotes for anyone who loves to cook, eat, and entertain, or simply loves to dream about all of the above.

A Chef’s Book of Favorite Culinary Quotations highlights words of wisdom from a wide variety of people, including those in the food world and beyond. This scrumptious collection is a perfect gift for the food lover in all of us. Get your copy here.


I Love Trader Joe’s Cookbook: 10th Anniversary Edition

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Any Trader Joe’s fans here? Well if yes, this book is for you! The I Love Trader Joe’s Cookbook: 10th Anniversary Edition: 150 Delicious Recipes Using Favorite Ingredients from the Greatest Grocery Store in the World (Unofficial Trader Joe’s Cookbooks) by Cherie Mercer Twohy features budget friendly and tasty meals you can make with popular Trader Joe’s products. There’s a recipe for everyone in this book including meals that are low-carb, keto-friendly, sweet treats, vegetarian and vegan ideas… plus party-ready appetizers and snacks, and much more. This book also makes a great holiday gift for that Trader Joe’s fanatic you may know.


The Unofficial Hocus Pocus Cookbook

The Unofficial Hocus Pocus Cookbook by Bridget Thoreson

Sistas (and gents)! Get your potions and witches cauldron ready to make some spooky recipes. The Unofficial Hocus Pocus Cookbook by Bridget Thoreson is filled with over 60 drink and foodie recipes inspired by the hit movie. Are you ready to make a frightfully delicious drink or meal? We  definitely are. Check out our Instagram later this week for a chance to win a copy of this book!


The Ultimate 5-Ingredient Cookbook

In our busy go, go, go society, minimal-ingredient cooking is one of the most important skills to have. Rebecca White, Plano resident and founder of the popular food blog, A Pleasant Little Kitchen, features quality ingredients—coupled with smart techniques— to make enjoyable meals and in her debut cookbook, The Ultimate 5-Ingredient Cookbook, Rebecca showcases recipes and instructions that embody this way of cooking to help readers become successful minimal-ingredient home cooks.


(Disclaimer: We were gifted with these books and hope you like them as much as we did!)