This set of five cookbooks clearly shows off the fact that these are the cook’s books! This is a great set of cookbooks to own or to give as a gift. Filled with thousands of recipes from everyday dishes to the extravagant meals, they will provide a lifetime of culinary delight. Includes: The Essential New York Times Cookbook: Classic Recipes for a New Century by Amanda Hesser, James Beard’s American Cookery, Joy of Cooking 75th Anniversary Edition, How to Cook Everything by Mark Bittman, Cook’s Illustrated Cookbook by America’s Test Kitchen. All books are brand new from the publishers with custom jackets designed and printed by Juniper Books on tear and water resistant paper.