The All-Purpose Baking Cookbook by King Arthur Flour
This cookbook is known for its hundreds of easy and foolproof recipes.
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The Best Recipe by Editors of Cook’s Illustrated Magazine
Cook's Illustrated has made a name for itself by painstakingly searching for the "best" methods for home cooking. This cookbook compiles editors' picks from the magazine.
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Anyone can get insider tips and incredible recipes from top chefs with the right cookbook.
That's why Jessica Seinfeld, author of The Can't Cook Book: Recipes for the Absolutely Terrified!, which debuts this week, maintains a well-edited collection of cookbooks, some authored back in the 1920s, which she keeps on a shelf in her kitchen. The first cookbook she recalls using was The Betty Crocker Cookbook for Boys and Girls, which continues to influence her own cookbooks. In addition to easy and tasty recipes, Seinfeld looks for cookbooks with beautiful photographs.
Check out the slideshow above to discover Jessica Seinfeld's six favorite cookbooks.