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 16, 2023.

Cooking Bestseller: "Smitten Kitchen Keepers: New Classics for Your Forever Files" by Deb Perelman1. Smitten Kitchen Keepers: New Classics for Your Forever Files
Deb Perelman, Knopf, $35, 9780593318782
2. Sweet Enough: A Dessert Cookbook
Alison Roman, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9781984826398
3. Dinner in One: Exceptional & Easy One-Pan Meals
Melissa Clark, Clarkson Potter, $29.99, 9780593233252
4. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking
Samin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton (Illus.), Simon & Schuster, $37.50, 9781476753836
5. Go-To Dinners: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9781984822789
6. Half Baked Harvest Every Day: Recipes for Balanced, Flexible, Feel-Good Meals
Tieghan Gerard, Clarkson Potter, $29.99, 9780593232552
7. Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
Anthony Bourdain, Ecco, $16.99, 9780060899226
8. What's for Dessert: Simple Recipes for Dessert People
Claire Saffitz, Clarkson Potter, $37.50, 9781984826985
9. The Everlasting Meal Cookbook: Leftovers A-Z
Tamar Adler, Caitlin Winner (Illus.), Scribner, $35, 9781476799667
10. The Woks of Life: Recipes to Know and Love from a Chinese American Family
Bill Leung, Kaitlin Leung, Judy Leung, Sarah Leung, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9780593233894
11. One: Simple One-Pan Wonders
Jamie Oliver, Flatiron Books, $35, 9781250871008
12. Half Baked Harvest Super Simple
Tieghan Gerard, Clarkson Potter, $29.99, 9780525577072
13. The New York Times Cooking No-Recipe Recipes
Sam Sifton, Ten Speed Press, $28, 9781984858474
14. Ottolenghi Simple: A Cookbook
Yotam Ottolenghi, Ten Speed Press, $35, 9781607749165
15. Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Extra Good Things
Noor Murad, Yotam Ottolenghi, Clarkson Potter, $32, 9780593234389
16. The Wok: Recipes and Techniques
J. Kenji López-Alt, Norton, $50, 9780393541212
17. The Weekday Vegetarians: 100 Recipes and a Real-Life Plan for Eating Less Meat
Jenny Rosenstrach, Clarkson Potter, $32.50, 9780593138748
18. The Blue Zones American Kitchen: 100 Recipes to Live to 100
Dan Buettner, National Geographic, $35, 9781426222474
19. The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science
J. Kenji López-Alt, Norton, $49.95, 9780393081084
20. On the Curry Trail: Chasing the Flavor That Seduced the World
Raghavan Iyer, Workman Publishing, $30, 9781523511211
21. The Korean Vegan Cookbook: Reflections and Recipes from Omma's Kitchen
Joanne Lee Molinaro, Avery, $35, 9780593084274
22. Jacques Pépin Art Of The Chicken: A Master Chef's Paintings, Stories, and Recipes of the Humble Bird
Jacques Pépin, Harvest, $30, 9780358654513
23. The Mediterranean Dish: 120 Bold and Healthy Recipes You'll Make on Repeat
Suzy Karadsheh, Clarkson Potter, $32.50, 9780593234273
24. My Vermont Table: Recipes for All (Six) Seasons
Gesine Bullock-Prado, Countryman Press, $35, 9781682687352
25. Cook This Book: Techniques That Teach and Recipes to Repeat
Molly Baz, Clarkson Potter, $32.50, 9780593138274