10 Cookbooks Everyone Should Have Slideshow

1. General Cookbook - Joy of Cooking, 75th anniversary edition, by Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker, and Ethan Becker (Scribner's, 2006)
2. Reference Cookbook - The New Food Lover's Companion by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst (Barron's Educational Series Inc., 1990)
3. Italian - Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking by Marcella Hazan (Alfred A. Knopf, 1992)
4. French - Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume I, by Julia Child, Simone Beck, & Louise Bertholle (Knopf, 2001)
5. Pastry - The Pie and Pastry Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum (Scribner, 1998)
6. Chinese - Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking by Eileen Yin-Fei Lo (Chronicle Books, 2009)
7. Bread - The Bread Baker's Apprentice: Mastering the Art of Extraordinary Bread by Peter Reinhart (Ten Speed Press, 2001)
8. Vegetarian - How to Cook Everything Vegetarian: Simple Meatless Recipes for Great Food by Mark Bittman (Wiley, 2007)
9. Mexican - Authentic Mexican: Regional Cooking from the Heart of Mexico, 20th anniversary edition, by Rick Bayless with Deann Groen Bayless (William Morrow and Company, Inc., 2007)
10. Indian - An Invitation to Indian Cooking by Madhur Jaffrey (HarperCollins, 2011)