With a slew of beautiful cookbooks released this year, you might be curious to know which cookbooks are the most popular in your state. And more importantly, does it occupy space on your bookshelf?
PureWow recently released online furniture retailer Joybird’s graphic for most Googled cookbooks, by state, this year.
If you’re like me, pretty cookbooks are irresistible. Seriously. I don’t think I’ll ever have enough shelves for my ever-growing collection.
And each year, they seem to get prettier and prettier. Thus… the collection grows.
With the holiday season approaching, you will find some new cookbook gift ideas you and they will love.
Take a look at your state’s most searched for cookbook. Are you surprised?
For my state of Washington… I was pleasantly surprised.
Top 2 Cookbooks
It’s no surprise that with eight states, the leading cookbook is The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom by Melissa and Dallas Hartwig. A cookbook based on the diet that has taken the nation by storm this year.
Second place goes to Joanna Gaines, whose Magnolia Table was the top search in seven states.
To see a ranking of most searched cookbooks, see the graphic at the bottom of this post.
Most Googled Cookbook by State
If you think you know which cookbook is most popular in your home state… you might find some surprises. Below is the full list of top titles by state.
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Alabama and Kentucky
Whiskey in a Teacup by Reese Witherspoon
Academy award–winning actress, producer, and entrepreneur Reese Witherspoon invites you into her world, where she infuses the southern style, parties, and traditions she loves with contemporary flair and charm.
Get the Book: Whiskey in a Teacup
Alaska, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wyoming:
Arizona, Delaware, Hawaii, Montana, Rhode Island, and West Virginia:
Arkansas, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, South Carolina, and Utah: Magnolia Table
by Joanna Gaines
“Magnolia Table is infused with Joanna Gaines’ warmth and passion for all things family, prepared and served straight from the heart of her home.”
Get the Book: Magnolia Table
Cooking That Counts
by Cooking Light
“Cooking that Counts delivers sustainable 1,200-1,500 calorie-controlled meal plans emphasizes whole, natural foods and proper portion sizes to ensure you lose weight and keep it off, for life.”
Get the Book: Cooking That Counts
by Kristin Cavallari
“Instant New York Times bestselling author Kristin Cavallari reveals her favorite clean recipes for a well body, spirit, and mind.”
Get the Book: True Roots
Connecticut and Ohio:
The Skinnytaste Cookbook
by Gina Homolka
“With 100 stunning photographs and detailed nutritional information for every recipe, The Skinnytaste Cookbook is an incredible resource of fulfilling, joy-inducing meals that every home cook will love.”
Get the Book: The Skinnytaste Cookbook
DC and Illinois
by Chrissy Teigen
This cookbook compiles all of Chrissy Teigen’s favorite family recipes with husband John Legend.
Get the Book: Cravings
Florida, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, and Tennessee:
Green Smoothies for Life
by JJ Smith
“Green Smoothies for Life, the highly anticipated follow up to the #1 New York Times bestseller 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse, Smith presents a way that green smoothies can be incorporated into your daily regimen.”
Get the Book: Green Smoothies for Life
Louisiana and Mississippi:
Maine and Vermont:
Joy of Cooking
by Irma Rombauer
“The bestselling Joy of Cooking—the book Julia Child called ‘a fundamental resource for any American cook’—now in a revised and updated 75th Anniversary edition.”
Get the Book: Joy of Cooking
Maryland and Virginia:
Sweet Potato Soul
by Jenné Claiborne
“SWEET POTATO SOUL, offering 100 vegan recipes that riff on Southern cooking in surprising and delicious ways.”
Get the Book: Sweet Potato Soul
by Joanne Chang
“From Brioche au Chocolat and Lemon Raspberry Cake to perfect croissants, Flour Bakery-owner Joanne Chang’s repertoire of baked goods is deep and satisfying.”
Get the Book: Flour
by Siri Daly
“Popular food blogger and TODAY food contributor Siri Daly shares her collection of cooking triumphs and mistakes, and delicious recipes for people who love food.”
Get the Book: Siriously Delicious
Deep Run Roots
by Vivian Howard
New York Times bestselling author and star of the popular PBS “A Chef’s Life,” Vivian Howard not only shares her Southern roots, but recipes of classic American country cooking.
Get the Book: Deep Run Roots
Run Fast. Eat Slow.
by Shalane Flanagan
“A cookbook for runners that shows fat is essential for flavor and performance and that counting calories, obsessing over protein, and restrictive dieting does more harm than good.”
Get the Book: Run Fast. Eat Slow.
The Flavor Bible
by Karen Page
Drawing on dozens of leading chefs’ combined experience in top restaurants across the country, this James Beard award-winning cookbook presents the definitive guide to creating “deliciousness” in any dish.
Get the Book: The Flavor Bible
Bacon and Butter
by Celby Richoux
The ketogenic diet is one of the most popular diets in the world. It focuses on increasing your fat and protein, while limiting carbohydrates. This cookbook will guide you through every step.
Get the Book: Bacon and Butter
by Anthony Bourdain
Full of personal anecdotes and recipes, the late Anthony Bourdain’s cookbook “boils down forty-plus years of professional cooking and globe-trotting to a tight repertoire of personal favorites.”
Get the Book: Appetites
9 Top Searched Cookbooks