Book and App Recommendations for the Inner Foodie and Cook in You

Allrecipes Dinner Spinner
iOS, Android
Why get it: Recipes from a community of over 30 million people including other features that provide a wealth of information for all your cooking needs.

BigOven
Why get it: Get recipes as well as other features that help you plan meals and create grocery shopping lists

ChefTap
Why get it: A recipe app that allows you to gather and save on the cloud images and links to food-related posts

Cookpad
Why get it: Find recipes or exchange with family, friends, and others in the community

Epicurious Recipes & Shopping List
Why get it: Look up recipes, get step-by-step cooking guides, and create shopping lists

Matchbook
Why get it: An app that allows you to save information like maps and locations of various restaurants and dining options you have been to or want to try

Onthebar
Why get it: Get access to thousands of drink recipes

OpenTable
Why get it: A handy reservation apps that allow you to search, reserve, and manage your reservations

Tastemade
iOS, Android
Why get it: A handy source of information for foodie travelers. Get information from people in various cities around the world about the local food scene and the best places to go for great food

Cookbooks

Baking: From My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan

Bouchon by Thomas Keller

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking by Marcella Hazan

Jamie Oliver’s Comfort Food by Jamie Oliver

Jerusalem: A Cookbook by Sami Tamimi and Yotam Ottolenghi

Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child, Louisette Bertholle, and Simone Beck

Momofuku by David Chang and Peter Meehan

Plenty: Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London’s Ottolenghi by Yotam Ottolenghi

Thai Food by David Thompson

The Flavour Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg

The Joy of Cooking by Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker, and Ethan Becker

The Oxford Companion to Food by Alan Davidson

The Taste of Country Cooking by Edna Lewis

The Zuni Cafe Cookbook by Judy Rodgers