Thursday, March 22, 2018


 Bargain Cookbooks!

Cookbooks are my new addiction.
I've become a bit obsessed with them.
Sadly, my purse doesn't often allow me to purchase them. I find many for free for my Kindle, and that's great. But what about those precious print books? I find them at such places like Dollar General, The Dollar Tree, even Barnes & Noble on the bargain and clearance tables. Just last week I found several at a library book sale that look brand new! 
Of course, you can also find them online.
My favorite online place to shop for cookbooks is 
The Book Outlet!

(I'm not an affiliate of the Book Outlet. I just love the place!)

Take a look at just some of the 
cookbooks you can find!

Direct from Italy's best chefs and finest cooks, here are authentic recipes that have been treasured and passed down for generations. Each recipe is developed and tested in the test kitchens of the Academia Barilla's own cooking Institute, and each easy-to-prepare dish is bursting with the rich, satisfying flavors of Italy.

List Price:$5.95
Our Price:$2.19 USD
Sale Price:$0.99 USD

Make every meal a celebration of family, friends, and food! New York Times best-selling author Cristina Ferrare has filled this book with more than 150 delicious recipes, personal family stories, and mouthwatering color photos. Not only does she make cooking natural and fun, she also gives you plenty of ideas for smart shopping, stocking a pantry, and using leftovers. Now you can share Cristina's passion for enjoying great food with the ones you love.

List Price:$30.00
Our Price:$4.29 USD
Sale Price:$1.79 USD


Nothing could be easier than baking a cake using a cake mix. And with the helpful hints, decorating tips and easy-to-follow recipes in The Cake Mix Bible , you can create so much more than just an ordinary cake. Inside you'll find recipes for adorable cupcakes, quick and easy cookies and bars, and elegant holiday desserts. With more than 1775 cake mix recipes to choose from, it's easy to bake irresistible cakes and treats that will delight the whole family.

List Price:$29.95
Our Price:$4.39 USD
Sale Price:$1.89 USD


Jamie and Bobby Deen, otherwise known as Paula's Boys, invite you to share some of their delicious home-style eats, whether you gather your family for a weeknight dinner, kick back with friends on the porch, or host something big like a holiday bash. It's all about great food and great folks coming together for a great time. And nothing tastes better than your own home cooking. Now, y'all come eat!

List Price:$24.95
Our Price:$5.39 USD
Sale Price:$2.39 USD

Italian cooking expert Liz Franklin offers delicious recipes inspired by Italy's coffee bars. Liz introduces you to the best way to brew coffee at home, and lists Italian coffee from espresso to caffe freddo. Her recipes start with Cookies and Biscotti, including Baci di Dama (almond biscuits with chocolate butter filling) and Toasted Hazelnut Florentines. Little Pastries are perfect with a long coffee. Try Bocconotti (chocolate and almond cakes) or Crostatine di Frutta di Basco (woodland fruit tartlets). Tarts and Cakes include Torta di Mandorie e Pistachio (almond and pistachio cake) and Crostata di Pere e Cioccolato (chocolate and pear tart)--a great dessert. Finally, Liz's Savory Bites are perfect for a light meal. Try Salatini con Ricotta e Spinaci (ricotta and spinach rolls) or Piadine con Ruccola Taleggio e Pesto (rocket and taleggio flatbreads).

List Price:$15.95
Our Price:$2.69 USD


In Comfort Food Fix, Ellie Krieger presents a healthier take on classic American comfort food - without sacrificing the comfort part. These 150 soul-satisfying recipes include such hearty favorites as meatloaf, lasagna, chicken potpie, crab cakes, and mashed potatoes, but without all the calories and saturated fat. With simple tricks and tips, Ellie serves up healthy delights like delicious sweet potato casserole with just a third of the calories and amazing buttermilk waffles with just a fraction of the fat. With full nutrition information for every recipe and gorgeous full-color photos that are sure to whet any appetite, Comfort Food Fix is the perfect cookbook for healthy eaters with healthy appetites.

List Price:$29.99
Our Price:$3.19 USD

A slow cooker makes it so easy to prepare delicious meals - and now, for the first time, here are 140 simple, scrumptious, and safe recipes developed and tested for anyone who embraces the gluten-free life - or who simply feels it's more healthful to avoid gluten. These dishes offer dozens of satisfying and effortless mealtime solutions for busy families, where celiac disease or gluten intolerance is a concern. Delicious recipes such as Louisiana Crab and Pecan Dip; Apple & Thyme Roasted Chicken; and Vanilla Poached Pears make it easy to eat healthy and are guaranteed to please even the most finicky palate.

List Price:$22.95
Our Price:$3.19 USD


Known by TV viewers as the Mississippi belle whose demure demeanor belied nerves of steel and true culinary skill, America watched Whitney Miller crush the competition and become the first winner of MasterChef Season 1. Now Whitney's long-awaited dream of writing her first cookbook has come true as she shares her favorite recipes and entertaining secrets in Modern Hospitality.
As a little girl in small-town Mississippi, Whitney grew up cooking at the elbows of true masters of Southern cuisine: her mother, grandmothers, and great-grandmothers. From the secret to making perfect, flaky biscuits to the art of whipping up Sunday supper for a crowd, Whitney not only learned how to create much-loved dishes for friends and family but also discovered the most essential ingredient for any meal: hospitality.
In Modern Hospitality, Whitney offers a fresh take on classic dishes passed down throughout generations of Southern women. In addition to providing more than 75 original recipes that showcase regional ingredients and authentic flavors, Whitney also shares her stories of family, tradition, and suggestions for effortless entertaining. Bring a taste of the South into your home with dishes like Oven-Fried Catfish, Shrimp and Sausage with Grits Souffle, Mississippi Cheesesteak, and Sweet Potato Peanut Butter Blondies. With recipes this simple, elegant, and delicious, it's easy to turn any occasion into something special.
List Price:$23.99
Our Price:$3.19 USD

The books about are only 8 of over 1000
cookbooks listed. There are books that cover just about any recipes you could ask for. 

And don't stop at cookbooks. You'll find a wide variety if subjects and genres.
Including cozy mysteries!

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  1. Thanks, Lisa! I need to check out Book Outlet. Happy Thursday!

  2. Love to cook and always looking for more cookbooks to try. Thanks!