2017 Best Cookbooks

There are a lot of cookbooks out there – a lot. And the sheer volume of new releases is actually a bit on the mind-boggling side. So – how to sort through them and find the best ones? Which ones are readers and chefs raving about the most this year? And – which ones are providing information on the latest-and-greatest in cooking trends and techniques?

With that in mind – we have gathered together what we believe are the very best cookbooks this year – some are newer than others, but all of the ones we compiled are most definitely on the “hot sellers” list – and without a doubt are becoming some of the most loved cookbooks on shelves today.

What’s here: On this page is a list of the ten best cookbooks so far in 2017 based on a couple of factors – consumer popularity (high number of sales) and high ratings with great reviews.

For shoppers: For each of the cookbooks listed on this page, one or more merchants is recommended to buy it online. We chose all the merchants listed here based on which ones had the best prices, the most stock and were definitely safe and easy to shop from. Links to reviews are also provided here, where available.

What’s Here:

1. The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom by Melissa Hartwig
2. Easy Ketogenic Diet Slow Cooking: Low-Carb, High-Fat Keto Recipes That Cook Themselves by Amy Ramos
3. The Camp Dutch Oven Cookbook: Easy 5-Ingredient Recipes to Eat Well in the Great Outdoors by Robin Donovan
4. Project Smoke by Steven Raichlen
5. Add a Pinch: Easier, Faster, Fresher Southern Classics by Robyn Stone
6. The Bread Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum
7. The Keto Diet: The Complete Guide to a High-Fat Diet by Leanne Vogel
8. The Bob’s Burgers Burger Book by Loren Bouchard
9. Air Fry Everything: Foolproof Recipes for Fried Favorites and Easy Fresh Ideas by Meredith Laurence
10. Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat by Chrissy Teigen

1. The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom by Melissa Hartwig

At the very top of the top 10 cookbooks for 2017 is The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom. by Melissa Hartwig.

The Whole 30 is all about food freedom while maintaining [or regaining] good health and a positive outlook.

This book provides a step-by-step guide to this WOE [way of eating], which places people on the path to weight loss, better sleep habits, and higher energy levels.

Includes 100 scrumptious recipes.

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The Whole30 Cookbook: 150 Delicious Totally Compliant by Melissa Hartwig eBooks

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2. Easy Ketogenic Diet Slow Cooking: Low-Carb, High-Fat Keto Recipes That Cook Themselves by Amy Ramos

Also high among this year’s best cookbooks is Easy Ketogenic Diet Slow Cooking: Low-Carb, High-Fat Keto Recipes That Cook Themselves by Amy Ramos.

Keto, while not new, is all the rage for those seeking a firmer grasp of their macro-nutrients, weight, and overall health.

These slow-cooking recipes are flavorful and packed with nutrients, giving you a significant boost in energies with high fats and proteins and low carbs.

Includes 100 simple, slow-cooker recipes.

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3. The Camp Dutch Oven Cookbook: Easy 5-Ingredient Recipes to Eat Well in the Great Outdoors by Robin Donovan

Great for camping! Third up on the “best cookbooks” list is The Camp Dutch Oven Cookbook: Easy 5-Ingredient Recipes to Eat Well in the Great Outdoors by Robin Donovan.

For nature lovers and enthusiastic campers, this cookbook throws 5 ingredients together over a roaring campfire. The ingredients vary, of course, but all of them are healthy, nutrient-rich, and delicious.

I am lovin’ the idea of Slow-Cooked Beef Stew, Honey-Sweetened Cornbeard, and Apple Coffee Cake—all over heated coal beds.

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4. Project Smoke by Steven Raichlen

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Project Smoke by Steven Raichlen knocks it out as #4 of the top cookbooks so far in 2017.

There is nothing quite like the woodsy flavor of a smoky pulled pork sandwich with homemade coleslaw and flavorful, nutrient-dense chili.

Those kinds of delicious recipes are packed in Project Smoke, a cookbook for hardcore barbecue beasts and smoke chefs.

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Project Smoke, Steven Raichlen Paperback 2016

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5. Add a Pinch: Easier, Faster, Fresher Southern Classics by Robyn Stone

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Yes! Love this one – Add a Pinch: Easier, Faster, Fresher Southern Classics by Robyn Stone is also a hit among us cookbook lovers this year.

Southern charms meet modern cuisine in Add a Pinch, a book dedicated to fast, fresh, simple Southern classics.

Southern fare is often doused in butter and fried up, but these recipes are lighter, healthier, and still packed with the same beloved flavors.

Most of these recipes take 30-minutes or less.

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6. The Bread Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum

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Falling in at #6 on the list – The Bread Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum.

For bakers-to-be and carb lovers, The Bread Bible is a must-have, especially for holiday chefs.

This cookbook features numerous yummy recipes, such as homemade sourdough loaves and hot-cross buns.

There are also detailed sections that explain baking techniques and histories.

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The Bread Bible by Beranbaum, Rose Levy

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7. The Keto Diet: The Complete Guide to a High-Fat Diet by Leanne Vogel

Also marking a place among the top ten cookbooks in 2017 is The Keto Diet: The Complete Guide to a High-Fat Diet by Leanne Vogel.

Another low-carb, high-fat Keto favorite, this guide features over 125 simple, quick-prep recipes, each with a protein-rich focal ingredient, like chicken, tuna, or ground turkey.

The author, Leanne Vogel, shares lots of relatable about using ketosis to better your health.

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8. The Bob’s Burgers Burger Book by Loren Bouchard

Another personal must-have cookbook — The Bob’s Burgers Burger Book by Loren Bouchard.

Every cookbook on this list is awesome, but the Bob’s Burgers Burger Book is THE BEST, especially for fans [like me] that love the show.

Packed with humor and quirks from the series, this cookbook gives you REAL recipes to make Bob’s Burgers of the Day.

Includes 75 burger recipes.

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9. Air Fry Everything: Foolproof Recipes for Fried Favorites and Easy Fresh Ideas by Meredith Laurence

And in the 9th spot on the list – Air Fry Everything: Foolproof Recipes for Fried Favorites and Easy Fresh Ideas by Meredith Laurence.

Air Fry Everything is an intriguing cookbook that describes the “all the rage” process of air-frying…everything.

There are 130 yum-inducing meals, each one with so much flavor that you’ll think it came from traditional frying methods. But nope, these recipes are totally healthier.

Beer Battered Onion Rings? Sign me up!

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10. Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat by Chrissy Teigen

Mmmmm. Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat by Chrissy Teigen is our final pick in 2017 among the ten best cookbooks.

Chrissy Teigen is a hilarious actress and author with years of cooking knowledge.

Married to John Legend, and mother to their beautiful baby daughter, this celeb uses real-talk to describe meals that she makes at home. From Thai classics that represent her heritage, to fried foods that her hubs loves.

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Update note: This page was modified to reflect current information on 07/05/17.

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