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Rainy days demand yummy food!

These wet winter days get many people thinking about comforting, home cooked food.  Happily, the San Jose Public Library has LOTS of electronic cookbooks and other resources for making good food -- and you don't even have to leave the house!

Quick and Delicious

Sometimes you just want to eat and not spend too much time in the kitchen!  These quick and easy cookbooks can help you get to eating - fast!

Barefoot Contessa FoolproofThe Essential Mexican Instant Pot CookbookHow to cook everything fast

Sweet and Decadent

Who doesn't love dessert?!

Perfect Pies & MoreCookies & CreamMartha Stewart's Cakes

Food from Around the World

Travel the world without leaving your kitchen.

King Solomon's TableKyotofuThe New Filipino Kitchen

Just the Veggies, please!

Thug Kitchen 101VedgeSalad Samurai

Armchair Foodie

True confession:  I don't like to cook.  I LOVE to read about cooking and food, though!  There are lots and lots of cooking memoirs and essays on food out there -- these are my three favorites.

The Art of EatingKitchen ConfidentialThe Omnivore's Dilemma

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