The Best American Cookbooks

Find our top 7 picks for the best American cookbooks of the past 25 years.

Top 7 American Cookbooks
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Top 7 American Cookbooks

We recently heard a star New York chef declare there's only one "authentic" American regional cuisine (Southern), but in fact, U.S. cities and regions are inventing new styles at a frantic rate right now: melting-pot cuisines filled with thrilling global flavors and local innovation. Our winning books reflect both the importance of preservation and the thrill of what's next.

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