Eat Your Books is an online search engine for your offline cookbooks

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cookbooks on shelf illustrating use of cookbook search engine eat your books

How many of your cookbooks do you use? Not artfully arrange on a shelf, or leaf through once a year — but actually cook from?

According to a 2018 Nielsen survey, the answer for most of us is ‘not many.’ While COVID has sparked a cooking surge — 54% of people cook more now than pre-pandemic — cookbooks come in fourth as a recipe source (41%) behind websites (66%), social media (58%) and friends and family (52%).

That is tragic! Cookbooks are dope, for many reasons. You’re buying books written by people you trust, so you know they’re credible. The…

Ashley Brantley

Writer for Eater, the Nashville Scene, Frommer’s, etc. If you don’t like soup, puppies & TV, kindly see yourself out.

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