Got a foodie on your list? These top rated cookbooks are up to 70 percent off at Amazon — but only 'til midnight

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Save big on a huge range of cookbooks today. (Photo: Amazon)
Save big on a huge range of cookbooks today. (Photo: Amazon)

Doing holiday shopping for people who love to cook can be tricky. While you could get them new kitchen gear, it can be hard to know if they already have something. That's where cookbooks come into play: Foodies love exploring new recipes and — bonus — Amazon is having a mega-sale on cookbooks right now.

Just for today, you can snag a new cookbook for the culinary fan (or total cooking novice) in your life for up to 70 percent off (not a typo). There are recipe books featuring dish ideas from different countries, ones that focus on cooking with air fryers and breadmakers, cookbooks just for kids and more — and they're all marked way down.

Heads up: You can have your hands on a new cookbook in two days with Amazon Prime. Not a member? Sign up here for all the entertainment and shopping benefits Amazon offers. Member now? Get a cookbook in a jiffy, so you can use it ASAP...or wrap it up for the holidays.

There are a bunch of different options on sale, but you definitely don't want to miss these. 

Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling

Perfect for the grill-lover in your life. (Photo: Amazon)
Perfect for the grill-lover in your life. (Photo: Amazon)

Got a grill master on your list? Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling helps explain the science behind getting that perfectly crisp and juicy cut of meat. It's written by pitmaster and national BBQ cookoff judge Meathead Goldwyn and is packed full of secrets for getting that just-right grill finish, along with fantastic recipes. 

"For years I have bought book after book to learn every secret I can about BBQ. Of all the books I've bought, this one is by far, leaps and bounds ahead of the rest," a five-star fan said. "The sauces, rubs, techniques and even methods not commonly thought of as the norm but are far better than what is commonly used. This book will take your BBQ skills right into the professional level . If you only buy one BBQ book in your life, this is the one hands down."

$13 $35 at Amazon

The Complete Air Fryer Cookbook

Fire up the fryer! (Photo: Amazon)
Fire up the fryer! (Photo: Amazon)

Air fryers are awesome, but you can run out of ideas after a while. Enter The Complete Air Fryer Cookbook. This recipe book features 100 easy-to-follow recipes, along with little hacks you can use to make your air frying time faster and more efficient.

"I love the fact that most of the recipes are what all of us cook on a every day basis," a happy customer said. "This will not be sitting in a cupboard with 50 other cookbooks. This will be used every day. If you want a air fryer cook book with chicken and pork chops and different potatoes along with stuff you have in your home then this is the one. No fancy dishes, just good home cooking."

$6 $17 at Amazon

The No-Fuss Bread Machine Cookbook

Get perfectly cooked bread at home — easily. (Photo: Amazon)
Get perfectly cooked bread at home — easily. (Photo: Amazon)

Making plain old white bread in a bread machine will only take you so far. The No-Fuss Bread Machine Cookbook offers up new recipes without taking away the convenience of using a bread machine. You'll enjoy recipes for sweet and savory breads, cheese breads, herb breads and more, along with learning about how to use the different cycles of your machine. There are even troubleshooting tips to help churn out the perfect bread, every time.

"This book has all the best recipes you could ask for," a satisfied customer said. "It’s well organized, the recipes are easy to follow with suggestions and substitutions. I’ve made a different bread each week and they’ve all turned out marvelous! I highly recommend this book for your bread machine."

$5 $13 at Amazon

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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