Check out these ideas on cookbook gifting! So many great reasons to give a cookbook! With more people cooking at home, a cookbook gives them a resource to create new dishes for a great meal! Purchasing a fundraising cookbook supports the community while providing local tastes. Gifting a family or heirloom cookbook preserves memories and passes them on to the next generation. Selecting a specialty cookbook to promote health or provide new cooking adventures. Wrapping up a cookbook can be a creative and fun gift. Wrap a cookbook up in a dish towel and tuck a utensil in the bow.