Cookbooks, Family Meal, Home Chef, Gift Ideas

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In my immediate family as well as my extended family, we have a lot of people that enjoy cooking meals at home. Part of the fun for me is getting to try new recipes. 

Simon & Schuster is one of my favorite cookbook publishers! They have so many books to choose from. They cover a wide array of cultures, different dietary needs, and all skill levels. 

I recently received four new cookbooks from Simon & Schuster- The New Fondue Cookbook, Slow Cooker Favorites Soups, Stews, and Chilis, The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook, and The Unofficial Bridgerton Cookbook.

Cookbooks, Family Meal, Home Chef, Gift Ideas

The New Fondue Cookbook has over 100 recipes for both sweet and savory fondues. This book has classic recipes as well as a few new fun twists. If you have never tried fondue before, this book also gives a few tips and tricks. 

Cookbooks, Family Meal, Home Chef, Gift Ideas

Slow Cooker Favorites Soups, Stews, and Chilis cookbook includes more than 150 recipes.  These recipes have minimal prep work and are quick and easy to pull together. The Slow Cooker Favorites Soups, Stews, and Chilis cookbook not only has recipes perfect for the cool fall and winter months, but also some that would work well the rest of the year. 

Cookbooks, Family Meal, Home Chef, Gift Ideas

The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook contains 100 magical recipes inspired by Walt Disney World. With this cookbook, you will be able to recreate Disney park favorites like the classic Dole Whip and Mickey Pretzels. The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook is the perfect gift for home cooks and Disney fans!

Cookbooks, Family Meal, Home Chef, Gift Ideas

The Unofficial Bridgerton Cookbook is sure to be a hit with fans of the Netflix show. This cookbook features recipes for dazzling canapes, savory meat pies, sparkling wine, gooseberry pie, delicious finger sandwiches, and more.  The Unofficial Bridgerton Cookbook enables you to dine like the lords and ladies and bring the high society meals and treats home!

If you are looking for a fun gift idea, grab a Simon & Schuster cookbook, select a recipe and buy the necessary ingredients and/or tools needed to make the dish. Wrap them all up and give them together. 


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This post currently has 29 responses.

  • Amber Ludwig

    I love hard copy cookbooks!! Especially fun themed ones! Snoop dogs is one of my personal favorites!! Off this list though, I would adore the disney park one!! Sign me up for learning how to make dole whip!!

  • Ashley Parks

    I love trying new cookbooks! I don’t have any of these! I’d love to check out the Disney Parks one and the fondue one! I’m always looking for new dishes to try when family visits for the holidays.

  • Lesley F

    I collect cookbooks and the Disney cookbook would be perfect for my collection!


    i love cookbooks and these look amazing !!ty !!

  • Helga

    I love cook books! My sister would like that Disney cookbook and I would like to fondue one.

  • Mia Rose

    The soups, stews and chili cookbook is very appealing to me this time of year. I like having access to new and different recipes.

  • Peggy Nunn

    I love cookbooks. I get so many good ideas from them.

  • Christina moore

    This would make a great gift for my daughter, she is always looking for new recipes

  • Tara Enright

    I used to use cookbooks, but I have Pinterest now so it seems I get more use out of actually webpages then a cookbook.

  • Donna

    These sound great! The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook would be a wonderful gift for my daughter. She is a big Disney fan and would love trying out all the recipes.

  • Amy D

    Slow Cooker Favorites Soups, Stews, and Chilis is my type of cookbook. I could eat soup everyday! I live near Disney, and I have a lot of friends who are Disney fanatics. The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook would make a perfect gift for them.

  • gloria patterson

    These look like some great cookbooks. I am not much of a cook but my sister in law is! I may have to pick her up a couple of these. She loves cookbooks and get so much from them

  • Kelly M.

    I like all of these! Especially the Slow Cooker cookbook. We have a slow cooker, but we don’t use it as much as we should. I have a relative who is a huge Disney fanatic and would love the Disney Parks cookbook.

  • Maryann D.

    Such a terrific set of books to give for gifts. I would enjoy the recipes in the Slow Cooker Favorites Soups, Stews, and Chilis cookbook.


    All of these books sound fantastic. Although there are lots of recipes online, I still like to own many cookbooks, especially when they are fun & unique like these ones. Thanks.

  • Sarah L

    I’d like the Slow Cooker Favorites and the other books look good too.

  • Lauryn R

    I collect cookbooks and all of these sound awesome! I love the unofficial ones; they are so unique and would be really fun to look through. Slow cooker meals are my favorite too, so easy and always delicious!

  • gloria patterson

    I got my sister in law the Disney Parks Cookbook for Christmas and she loved it. She loves her cookbooks and she found several things to make in just a quick look. Thanks

  • Sue E

    I pinned one and I might have to pin more! So I can make appetizers like fondue and more! Thank you for sharing!

  • Christy

    These are the perfect gifts for someone that loves Disney/Bridgerton. I also love the slowcooker one! Perfect for us moms that leave early in the morning for work!

  • Shirley O

    I am always looking for and trying different recipes. The Disney Parks Cookbook sounds amazing.

  • Leela

    I love cookbooks. Discovering new recipes is always fun.

  • Thomas Gibson

    The Unofficial Disney Parks cookbooks would be my first choice as I enjoy dining at the restaurants at Disney. Especially Epcot.

  • Lisa P.

    I would really like the Disney Parks cookbook. Also, the Fondue cookbook would be fun as well. These cookbooks sound like they would just be fun to try things out of them. Other cookbooks can be kind of intimidating.

  • paula peterson

    I like trying out new things with my daughter, teaching her to follow recipes is awesome. I would to try the Disney Parks Cookbook, because my daughter would love to try the recipes.

  • Helga

    These cook books would be wonderful additions to my collection.

  • kim zoby

    These cookbooks look wonderful. Love trying new recipes and making them my own.

  • Alice F

    I love cookbooks! One of my favorite things to do is open a cookbook to a random page and cook a dish I have never made before.

  • Anita

    Cooking/Baking recipes from The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook would be fun. The food and treats from Disney always looking amazing

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