These are the cookbooks I invariably turn to initially even though husband and I have 500+ cookbooks in addition to recipes saved on Pinterest etc.
  1. Joy Of Cooking - Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker and Ethan Becker - 1997
  2. The American Country Inn and Bed & Breakfast Cookbook - Kitty and Lucian Maynard - 1990
  3. Creme De Colorado Cookbook, The Junior League Of Denver, Inc. - 1987
  4. The New York Times Cookbook, Craig Claiborne - 1990
  5. The Joy Of Cheesecake - Bovbjerg & Iggers - 1980