The Indie Cooking Bestseller List

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The American Booksellers Association’s specialty bestseller lists provide a current snapshot of what’s selling in indie bookstores nationwide.

Here is the Indie Cooking Bestseller List, based on sales for the eight-week period ending April 18, 2021. 

1. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
Samin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton (Illus.), S&S, $35, 9781476753836

2. Dessert Person
Claire Saffitz, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9781984826961

3. The New York Times Cooking No-Recipe Recipes
Sam Sifton, Ten Speed Press, $28, 9781984858474

4. Simply Julia: 110 Easy Recipes for Healthy Comfort Food
Julia Turshen, Harper Wave, $32.5, 9780062993335

5. Modern Comfort Food
Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9780804187060

6. Ottolenghi Flavor
Yotam Ottolenghi, et al., Ten Speed Press, $35, 9780399581755

7. Eat Better, Feel Better: My Recipes for Wellness and Healing, Inside and Out
Giada De Laurentiis, Rodale Books, $32.5, 9780593138434

8. Finding Freedom: A Cook's Story; Remaking a Life from Scratch
Erin French, Celadon Books, $28, 9781250312341

9. Half Baked Harvest Super Simple
Tieghan Gerard, Clarkson Potter, $29.99, 9780525577072

10. Ottolenghi Simple: A Cookbook
Yotam Ottolenghi, Ten Speed Press, $35, 9781607749165

11. Dirt: Adventures in Lyon as a Chef in Training, Father, and Sleuth Looking for the Secret of French Cooking
Bill Buford, Vintage, $17, 9780307455802

12. Jew-ish: A Cookbook: Reinvented Recipes from a Modern Mensch
Jake Cohen, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30, 9780358353980

13. Pappyland: A Story of Family, Fine Bourbon, and the Things That Last
Wright Thompson, Penguin Press, $27, 9780735221253

14. The Pegan Diet: 21 Practical Principles for Reclaiming Your Health in a Nutritionally Confusing World
Mark Hyman, MD, Little, Brown Spark, $28, 9780316537087

15. 100 Cookies: The Baking Book for Every Kitchen, with Classic Cookies, Novel Treats, Brownies, Bars, and More
Sarah Kieffer, Chronicle Books, $27.5, 9781452180731

16. The King Arthur Baking Company's All-Purpose Baker's Companion
King Arthur Baking Company, Countryman Press, $40, 9781682686171

17. Nothing Fancy
Alison Roman, Clarkson Potter, $32.5, 9780451497017

18. Snacking Cakes: Simple Treats for Anytime Cravings
Yossy Arefi, Clarkson Potter, $24, 9780593139660

19. East: 120 Vegan and Vegetarian Recipes from Bangalore to Beijing
Meera Sodha, Flatiron Books, $35, 9781250750730

20. Eat a Peach
David Chang, Gabe Ulla, Clarkson Potter, $28, 9781524759216

21. Six Seasons: A New Way with Vegetables
Joshua McFadden, Artisan, $40, 9781579656317

22. Half Baked Harvest Cookbook: Recipes from My Barn in the Mountains
Tieghan Gerard, Clarkson Potter, $29.99, 9780553496390

23. Kitchen Confidential
Anthony Bourdain, Ecco, $16.99, 9780060899226

24. In Bibi's Kitchen: The Recipes and Stories of Grandmothers from the Eight African Countries that Touch the Indian Ocean
Hawa Hassan, Ten Speed Press, $35, 9781984856739

25. Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza
Ken Forkish, Ten Speed Press, $35, 9781607742739