Published on May 6, 2020

Cravings can be especially hard to contend with when you can’t make your way to your favorite restaurant to satisfy them—the spaghetti al limone or cheesecake that you love just aren’t the same when you attempt them at home. But now, new downloadable quarantine cookbooks filled with recipes from celebrity chefs and restaurants around the world are here to help you re-create your favorite dishes.

By purchasing them, you’ll not only get tons of new recipes that you can experiment with in your own kitchen, you’ll support assorted charities that could really use some assistance. Here are a few you can download right now.

Family Meal

 

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What it supports: New York City restaurants and their employees—you can download an individual recipe (each designed beautifully by independent illustrators and graphic artists) and your donation will go directly to them.
Must-cook dishes: If you have baking fatigue, give Gohan-ya‘s Chickpea Avocado Spring Rolls a go instead—and top the meal off with Elsa‘s gin-based Bell Witch Cocktail.

Quarantine Cookbook

 

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What it supports: With a onetime donation to a hunger-relief charity of your choice (Food Bank for New York City, London Trussell Trust, or World Central Kitchen), you can gain access to an ever-expanding roster of recipes from chefs in New York and London.
Must-cook dishes: Finally master your best-ever bacon-egg-and-cheese with the help of Greenberg’s Bagels—or take things up a notch by making Paris Starn‘s onion tart.

Family Style

 

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What it supports: Available through May, all proceeds ($15 a download) from Great Jones‘s community-assembled cookbook go toward No Kid Hungry.
Must-cook dishes: Full of nostalgia-inducing recipes (and personal stories from the chefs who created them), this book is rife with savory and sweet alike. Start with something simple and wholesome, like Hetty McKinnon‘s Stir-Fried Tomato and Egg, and work your way up to Christina Tosi‘s Homemade Sprinkles.

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