Celebrity chefs who offer free food recipes online include Giada De Laurentiis, Bobby Flay and Lidia Bastianich. These chefs offer for-purchase cookbooks as well, which libraries allow visitors to check out for free.
The Food Network website hosts recipes from many celebrity chefs, including Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay, which cooks can peruse for free online. Lidia Bastianich's website makes many of her recipes available for free.
Libraries that carry books by celebrity chefs include California's Los Angeles Public Library, North Carolina's Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg, and Missouri's Kansas City Public Library. Patrons can check local libraries for celebrity chef recipe books or use WorldCat.com to locate books at user-specified locations.
Giada De Laurentiis appears on NBC's "Today" and hosts shows such as "Everyday Italian" and "Giada at Home" on Food Network. Her books include "Giada’s Family Dinners" and "Everyday Pasta."
Bobby Flay hosts Food Network shows such as "Brunch @ Bobby's," "Grill It! with Bobby Flay" and "Iron Chef America." His books include "Bobby Flay's Throwdown!" and "Bobby Flay's Burgers, Fries and Shakes." He specializes in Southwestern North American cuisine.
Lidia Bastianich's shows include "Lidia's Italy" and "Lidia's Kitchen" on PBS, and she has made guest appearances on Master Chef. Her books include "Lidia's Commonsense Italian Cooking" and "Lidia's Italy in America." She specializes in Italian and Italian-American cuisine.