8 great cookbooks to refresh your list of go-to recipes

by | Feb. 15, 2021

Is your family in a dinnertime rut? There's nothing more invigorating than a new cookbook to get your creative juices flowing in the kitchen. Here are some of our favorite cookbooks to help refresh your dinnertime routine.

Raised in the Kitchen by Carrian Cheney

From food prep to clean-up, this unique cookbook guides families through every step, including meal lists and easy-to-follow recipes, and features dollops of heartwarming family stories, insights, and kid-friendly food activities to keep young chefs focused on fun in the kitchen. Raised in the Kitchen is a cookbook for parents and kids about much more than learning to love to cook; it's about bringing families together with cooking memories that will last a lifetime. 

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Live Life Deliciously with Tara Teaspoon

From leisurely weekend brunches spent over burrata cheese with grilled peaches and orange zest chimichurri to easy weeknight rice bowls with carrot-ginger dressing, Tara explains how to put together special go-to dishes from the culinary capitals of the world to add to your repertoire and shows serious foodies how to present food as a beautiful culinary experience with dishes that taste as delicious as they look. 

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Instant Cooking with Six Sisters’ Stuff

With more than 100 recipes specifically designed for and tested in an electronic multicooker like the Instant Pot, everyone from beginning cooks to experienced chefs can find something to master in Instant Cooking with Six Sisters’ Stuff. From entrees to side dishes to desserts, this cookbook has easy multicooker options for every family and every occasion!

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The Lion House Cookbook

The Lion House Restaurant in Salt Lake City, whose kitchens have continuously produced fantastic home-cooked meals since 1856, now shares more than 500 of its favorite recipes with you. From classics like Lion House Rolls and Sarah's Salad to famous desserts like Black Forest Torte, Chocolate-Dipped Orange Cookies, Lemon Truffle Pie, and more! Whether it is recreating a favorite dish or starting new family cooking traditions, join the Lion House family as you welcome your own family and friends to your kitchen table with tantalizing aromas and delicious flavors.

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Healthy Eats with Six Sisters’ Stuff

With each delicious recipe coming in at under 500 calories, this cookbook from Six Sisters' Stuff offers a great place to start for people who are looking to lose weight, who would like to prepare meals using more natural foods, or who are simply working to maintain a more balanced lifestyle.

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Our Sweet Basil Kitchen Cookbook

Cade and Carrian Cheney are the husband-and-wife team behind the popular Oh, Sweet Basil food blog. Together, they have collected more than 100 recipes that combine their love of fresh ingredients with unexpected flavor combinations and mashups of tried-and-true family favorites. Their innovative dishes will elevate and reinvigorate your everyday recipes and impress your friends and family. 

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Six Sisters’ Stuff Copycat Cooking Cookbook

With more than fifty recipes that you can make in 30 minutes or less, change dining-out to dining-in for a memorable experience your whole family will enjoy. Includes copycat recipes for Texas Roadhouse Cactus Blossom, Panda Express Orange Chicken, Olive Garden Chicken Parmesan, Disneyland Monte Cristo Sandwich, Chili's Molten Hot Lava Cake, Sprinkles Red Velvet Cupcakes, and Universal Studios Butterbeer. 

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400 Calories or Less with Our Best Bites

From tasty snacks to mouthwatering entrees to delicious desserts, each recipe is packed with big, bold flavors—and all under 400 calories! In this innovative, full-color cookbook, the girls from the award-winning website Our Best Bites have provided a variety of add-on options that puts you in control of your meals and your calories.

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