Welcome to the general discussion thread for the November/December 2010 Baking Cookbook of the month featuring Maider Heatter's COOKIES, regardless of source, and READY FOR DESSERT: My Best Recipes by David Lebovitz.
We will use this thread for discussion of equipment, ingredients and any other issues related to this BCTOM.
If you are new to the Cookbook of the Month, the COTM [savory] archive thread explains how this all works:
Here is a list of all the previous baking COTM threads, kindly assembled by the Dairy Queen here: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/7351...
The Baking Cookbook of The Month is open to anyone who wants to participate. Simply bake something, and tell us how it went. To post a full-lenth review of any recipe, please select the appropriate thread below:
READY FOR DESSERT: Cakes
READY FOR DESSERT: Pies, Tarts and Fruit Desserts
READY FOR DESSERT: Custards, Soufflés and Puddings
READY FOR DESSERT: Cookies and Candies
READY FOR DESSERT: Basic Sauces and Preserves
Maida Heatter's COOKIES: Drop and Icebox
Maida Heatter's COOKIES: Hand Formed and Bar
Maida Heatter's COOKIES: Rolled
Maida Heatter's COOKIES: Macroons, Tartlets, Crackers, Biscotti, Zweiback, Et Cetera
To review discussions from earlier threads, you can take a look at these related threads:
Post-Vote Discussion: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/741445
Nomination Discussion: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/738996
Finally, the Chowhound Team has asked me to remind you that verbatim copying of recipes to the boards is a violation of the copyright of the original author. Posts with copied recipes will be removed.