By People Staff
December 08, 2003 12:00 PM

>Larousse Gastronomique “The cookbook Bible, an extraordinary compilation.”

The Balthazar Cookbook “Warm, cozy and edgy.”

A Return to Cooking French chef Eric Ripert’s book is “from the heart.”

Daniel Boulud’s Café Boulud Cookbook “Supercomprehensive.”

The Joy of Cooking “It’s everything you need in a cookbook, from breakfast to a holiday celebration.”