Updated November 12, 2019 by Gabrielle Taylor

The 10 Best Cookbook Holders

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This wiki has been updated 14 times since it was first published in September of 2015. When you're whipping up your culinary masterpieces, you need all the countertop space you can get, and the last thing you want to do is smear your recipe with messy hands. These cookbook holders provide convenient stands upon which to rest books, tablets, and recipe cards, placing them at an angle for easy reading and leaving you to focus on creating another gourmet feast. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best cookbook holder on Amazon.

10. Boston Warehouse Stand

9. Norpro Acrylic

8. VonShef Wire Menu Rack

7. Tripar Swirl

6. Clear Solutions Wood

5. A+ Stand Deluxe Multipurpose

4. Oxo Good Grips Pop-Up

3. Prepara Chef's Center

2. Wishacc BamBoo

1. BestBookStand Ergonomic

Editor's Notes

March 14, 2019:

In terms of quality for the price, it's hard to beat the BestBookStand Ergonomic, with its sturdy, but lightweight, construction. The Clear Solutions Wood is perfect for those with limited counter space as it conveniently mounts under a cabinet, and also has the added benefit of putting your cookbook closer to eye level. The Prepara Chef's Center is modern-looking with a small footprint, and the pull-out drawer with a conversion chart for common measurements is a nice perk that can save you some time (and Googling) when you're in the middle of cooking. The Boston Warehouse Stand is cute and doesn't take up a lot of space, but it might be a little too narrow for especially large books. Removed the Joseph Joseph Compact as it was no longer available, along with the Mighty Bright Fold-n-Stow due to concerns about its stability.


Gabrielle Taylor
Last updated on November 12, 2019 by Gabrielle Taylor

Originally from a tiny town in Virginia, Gabrielle moved to Los Angeles for a marketing internship at a well-known Hollywood public relations firm and was shocked to find that she loves the West Coast. She spent two years as a writer and editor for a large DIY/tutorial startup, where she wrote extensively about technology, security, lifestyle, and home improvement. A self-professed skincare nerd, she’s well-versed in numerous ingredients and methods, including both Western and Asian products. She is an avid home cook who has whiled away thousands of hours cooking and obsessively researching all things related to food and food science. Her time in the kitchen has also had the curious side effect of making her an expert at fending off attempted food thievery by her lazy boxer dog.


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