Cooking Up Comfort: Top 10 Fall Cookbooks

From weeknight meals to tailgate parties, HMH® cookbooks inspire culinary creativity. Browse our top 10 recommended cookbooks for fall, including bestsellers, classics, and much-hyped new titles. Cook up some comfort this season!

Adventures in Chicken

Adventures in Chicken by Eva Kosmas Flores

"Flores, overseer of the Adventures in Cooking blog, makes a convincing case that chicken is the great equalizer—not just between cooks of different skill sets, but between cultures and nations as well."―Publishers Weekly

Mouthwatering chicken recipes with exquisite photos based on the style of the author’s stunning blog, Adventures in Cooking.

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Better Baking

Better Baking by Genevieve Ko

"A beautiful and thoughtful master class on how to bake your cake and eat it too."―Carla Hall, Co-host, The Chew and owner, Carla Hall's Southern Kitchen 

A seasoned baker offers secrets for making desserts that are healthy but put taste first, using flavorful whole grains, nuts, seeds, vegetables, and fruit and the right balance of butter, oil, and sugar.

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Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book, Sixteenth Edition

Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book, 16th Edition

The fully updated and revised edition of the best-selling, tried-and-true resource for generations of cooks. Since its publication in 1930, it has been the go-to cook book in millions of homes across America; from scrambling eggs to baking the perfect pie to making Herb Roasted Chicken for a family dinner, this is the book people turn to.
Betty Crocker Cookbook, 12th Edition

Betty Crocker Cookbook, 12th Edition

Few books have stood the test of time like the Betty Crocker Cookbook; none have kept up as well with the times and how people cook today. Classic meets contemporary in the 12th edition, with 1,500 recipes, all from scratch, over one-third new, and more than 1,000 photos.
Dorie's Cookies

Dorie's Cookies by Dorie Greenspan

"Dorie has written the perfect book to satisfy the Cookie Monster in all of us. These recipes are both classic and inventive and totally delicious."―Ina Garten, Barefoot Contessa cookbooks and television

The ultimate cookie book, full of imaginative and homey creations, by a “revered icon” and “culinary guru” (New York Times).

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How to Bake Everything

How to Bake Everything by Mark Bittman

"You NEED this book! It will replace all baking cookbooks in my library and its pages are destined for the same stained and dogeared finish as How to Cook Everything!"―Mario Batali, chef, entrepreneur, and philanthropist

Classic meets creative in a world-spanning collection of over 2000 recipes and variations that are as simple and straightforward as can be, yet more varied and customizable than ever before.

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The Red Rooster Cookbook

The Red Rooster Cookbook by Marcus Samuelsson

By New York Times best-selling superstar chef Marcus Samuelsson, multicultural recipes and Southern comfort food from his restaurant Red Rooster, reflecting Harlem's storied past and vibrant present.

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Skillet Meals

Skillet Meals by Better Homes and Gardens

"A clever cookbook with 150 varied and surprising recipes for meals, appetizers, snacks, and desserts, all of which can be made in a simple skillet."―Publishers Weekly 

The 150 recipes in this collection demonstrate the skillet’s versatility in creating main dishes, side dishes, and mouthwatering desserts–all in the same seemingly humble pan.

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Spiralize This!

Spiralize This! by Martha Rose Schulman

"Inspiring if you're looking to do some spiralizing but don't know how to start incorporating it."―Food52

The ultimate collection of seventy-five irresistible and easy recipes for spiralizer fanatics, from the veteran cookbook author and New York Times contributor Martha Rose Shulman.

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The Whole30

The Whole30 by Melissa Hartwig and Dallas Hartwig

Millions of people visit every month and share their stories of weight loss and lifestyle makeovers. Hundreds of thousands of them have read It Starts With Food, which explains the science behind the program. At last, The Whole30 provides the step-by-step, recipe-by-recipe guidebook that will allow millions of people to experience the transformation of their entire life in just one month.