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Mother's Day Gifts: 5 Great Cookbooks For Mom

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Mother's Day Gifts: 5 Great Cookbooks For Mom

Finding the perfect gift for Mother's Day can be challenging but if your mom is a foodie then you've hit the jackpot. These gourmet cookbooks contain hundreds of recipes that mom will love. The best part is that by indulging mom with new cookbooks you'll be able to reap the benefits when she gets to cooking. Not sure which cookbook to choose? Here's a quick cookbook guide:

For the mom who loves France:

My Paris Kitchen by renown food blogger David Lebowitz is contains 100 modern French recipes including classics like croque monsieur, cassoulet and coq au vin. Mom will enjoy Lebowitz's intriguing storytelling just as much as she'll love the recipes. 

For the mom who likes food shows:

Actress Debi Mazar and her husband Gabriele Corcos are the hosts of the Cooking Channel's Extra Virgin. Together they've written Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love From Our Tuscan Kitchen and created a cuisine uniquely their own which reflects her Italian-American heritage and his Tuscan upbringing.

For the mom who likes baking: 

If mom enjoys homemade bread, she'll fall head over heels for Josey Baker Bread: Get Baking - Make Awesome Bread - Share the Loaves. The first cookbook from San Francisco baker Josey Baker (yup, that's his real name) features step-by-step instructions and over 100 photos of must-try recipes for breads, pizza, scones, cookies and other treats.

For the mom who likes haute cuisine:

Shot by award-winning Swedish photographer Pers-Anders Jörgensen, Eating With Chefs is best described as a cookbook for those who dream of sharing meals with their favorite restaurateurs. The cookbook features recipes from some of the world's best restaurants like El Celler de Can Roca, Noma and The French Laundry.

For the mom who likes canning and preserving:

Top Chef  guest judge Hugh Acheson has published a nifty cookbook titled Pick a Pickle: 50 Recipes for Pickles, Relishes, and Fermented Snacks. It will encourage mom to make kimchi, icebox dill pickles and Southern favorites like pickled green tomatoes.

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