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 at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending April 17, 2022. 

The Wok Recipes and Techniques by J. Kenji López-Alt1. The Wok: Recipes and Techniques
J. Kenji López-Alt, Norton, $50, 9780393541212

2. Half Baked Harvest Every Day: Recipes for Balanced, Flexible, Feel-Good Meals
Tieghan Gerard, Clarkson Potter, $29.99, 9780593232552

3. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking
Samin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton (Illus.), Simon & Schuster, $37.50, 9781476753836

4. The Korean Vegan Cookbook: Reflections and Recipes from Omma's Kitchen
Joanne Lee Molinaro, Avery, $35, 9780593084274

5. Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
Anthony Bourdain, Ecco, $16.99, 9780060899226

6. Korean American: Food That Tastes Like Home
Eric Kim, Clarkson Potter, $32.50, 9780593233498

7. The Weekday Vegetarians: 100 Recipes and a Real-Life Plan for Eating Less Meat
Jenny Rosenstrach, Clarkson Potter, $32.50, 9780593138748

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

9. Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Shelf Love: Recipes to Unlock the Secrets of Your Pantry, Fridge, and Freezer
Noor Murad, Yotam Ottolenghi, Clarkson Potter, $32, 9780593234365

10. PlantYou: 140+ Ridiculously Easy, Amazingly Delicious, Plant-Based, Oil-Free Recipes
Carleigh Bodrug, Hachette Go, $30, 9780306923043

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

12. Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide
Cecily Wong, Dylan Thuras, Workman, $42.50, 9781523502196

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

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

15. That Sounds So Good: 100 Real-Life Recipes for Every Day of the Week
Carla Lalli Music, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9780593138250

16. Cook This Book: Techniques That Teach and Recipes to Repeat
Molly Baz, Clarkson Potter, $32.50, 9780593138274

17. Vegan, at Times: 120+ Recipes for Every Day or Every So Often
Jessica Seinfeld, Gallery Books, $29.99, 9781982149574

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

19. The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science
J. Kenji López-Alt, Norton, $49.95, 9780393081084

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

21. Grains for Every Season: Rethinking Our Way with Grains
Joshua McFadden, Martha Holmberg, Artisan, $40, 9781579659561

22. Mooncakes and Milk Bread: Sweet and Savory Recipes Inspired by Chinese Bakeries
Kristina Cho, Harper Horizon, $29.95, 9780785238997

23. Ottolenghi Flavor
Yotam Ottolenghi, Ixta Belfrage, Tara Wigley, Ten Speed Press, $35, 9780399581755

24. Salad Freak: Recipes to Feed a Healthy Obsession
Jess Damuck, Abrams, $29.99, 9781419758393

25. Food IQ: 100 Questions, Answers, and Recipes to Raise Your Cooking Smarts
Daniel Holzman, Matt Rodbard, Harper Wave, $35, 9780063062818