Give the gift of culinary inspiration this holiday season, check out this roundup of our favorite cookbooks. 

On Toast, by Kristan Raines:  100 ideas for toast from the simplest snack to the most complex and satisfying meal

Adventures in Chicken, by Eva Kosmas Flores:  Innovative chicken recipes paired with exquisite photos. 

Cooking for Jeffery: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook, by Ina Garten:  A collection of Ina's recipes and anecdotes from her relationship with Jeffery, her "most constant and appreciative audience." 

The New Cocktail Hour, by Andre Darlington and Tenaya Darlington:  A stunning and fun book with "everything you need to know about throwing a successful cocktail party." 

Food 52 Baking Cookbook, by Food 52:  A kitchen essential, this cookbook contains 60 of Food 52's families' and community members' go-to, anytime recipes. 

The Food Lab:  Better Home Cooking Through Science, by J. Kenji López-Alt:  An exploration into the "hows" and "whys" of cooking.

The Art of the Cheese Plate:  Pairings, Recipes, Style, Attitude, by Tia Keenan:  This book pairs some of the world's greatest cheeses with unexpected, seasonally inspried flavors and textures.  

Eat & Make:  Charming Recipes + Kitchen Crafts You Will Love, by Sweet Paul: Delicious recipes divided into morning, brunch, noon, and night and with color palettes and chic craft projects. 

Discover holiday recipes here.