What defines a classic, timeless cookbook? For some, it's the indispensable recipes that have stood the test of time. For others it's the nostalgia of watching mothers and grandmothers cook from them, only to now turn to the well-worn pages themselves. Some books have become staples on our shelves because they're a comprehensive reference, and others because they teach us technique. And then there are books that just give us delicious meals, over and over again.
From vintage cookbooks passed down through generations to newer essentials, here are 10 favorite timeless cookbooks as chosen by you our readers.