There will come a time in your life when the number of memorized recipes at your disposal comes up short. Maybe you're cooking for a vegetarian and don't want to just dump a can of tomato soup over rice. Or maybe you're trying to impress someone, and you realize the burgers you always make, ground meat and pepper, are boring as hell. For those occasions, you need a gang of cookbooks to make the magic happen. 

A good cookbook should provide delicious recipes and teach the reader. All of these essentials do just that.

Here are the 10 cookbooks every guy should own.