The 10 Hottest New Cookbooks of 2018 — 2018 Gift Guide

All year long, every single year, a parade of new cookbooks flood the market, and by time the holiday season comes around we’re saturated with new things to read, cook, and give as gifts. This year feels way more special than other years, though, because many of our favorite cooks, chefs, and Twitter provocateurs have new books out — and they are all pretty amazing.

We may even go as far as to say that 2018 was one of the best years for new cookbooks. Translation: If you’re not giving a cookbook as a gift this holiday season, you’re doing your shopping wrong.

We narrowed down our (very) long list of favorites to a manageable curation of 10. These cookbooks, in our expert opinions, are the best ones to give this holiday season — whether you’re shopping for someone else or yourself.