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What are you baking these days? December, 2018 edition!

by buttertart 15 days ago

It's December in some of my favorite places already. This is probably the bakingest month of the year, what with hol...


sallyt commented 2 minutes ago

What’s for Dinner #422 (December 2018) - Winter

by sallyt 12 days ago

Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner resul...


sallyt commented 6 minutes ago

Christmas Dinner

by minncalif 17 hours ago

I'm wodering if there is a way to make a lamb roast and roasted potatoes in the oven at the same time. there roasting...

tim irvine

tim irvine commented 30 minutes ago

what to do with callebaut 'chips'?

by lilaki 9 years ago

hi chowhounders, i bought a bunch of callebaut bittersweet chocolate 'chips' at the bulk store the other day. the...


nanciejeanne commented 1 hour ago

Preserving lemons - a question

by sarosenthall 6 hours ago

I've got some jars of preserved lemons that I assembled. They have been sitting on my counter now, soaking in salty ...


MonicaMadeIt commented 1 hour ago

What cookbooks are you lusting after or buying these days? December 2018 edition!

by Caitlin McGrath 12 days ago

We've reached a month of holidays, which means gifts! What cookbooks are on your wish list? I'm trying to slow my acc...


nofunlatte commented 3 hours ago

December 2018 COTM BREAD TOAST CRUMBS: Crumbs

by islandmermaid 14 days ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapter of ...


sallyt commented 3 hours ago

Table Talk with Magnus Nilsson of The Nordic Baking Book

by The Chowhound Team 8 days ago

‘Tis the season of baking! For this reason, we couldn’t resist having a bonus Table Talk Baking Edition with Magnus N...


LulusMom commented 3 hours ago

A Question regarding Hawaij Spice Mix

by Rebel46 9 hours ago

Have read that Hawaij Spice Mix can be used to make Curry-style dishes and am curious to know what are the closest Cu...


Foxeyblue commented 6 hours ago

Holiday Treats 2018

by Caitlin McGrath 1 month ago

It’s not too soon to start thinking about what homemade goodies we’ll be giving to family, friends, neighbors, collea...


migmigmig commented 10 hours ago

Help Me Make a Menu for My Birthday Week

by ZoeyCovey 18 hours ago

I will be having a birthday week with the guy I am dating. We are getting an Airbnb apt so it will have a kitchen and...


Ttrockwood commented 11 hours ago

December 2018 COTM BREAD TOAST CRUMBS: The Peasant Bread Master Recipe

by islandmermaid 14 days ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on the following chapter of BREAD TOAST C...


Nannybakes commented 11 hours ago

Weekly Menu Planning – December 2018

by MidwesternerTT 16 days ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in December. Will you be cooking with the Co...


Autumm2 commented 12 hours ago

January 2019 Cookbook of the Month NOMINATIONS

by islandmermaid 4 days ago

Good evening, Cookbook of the Month community! It's time to start reflecting on what we would like to cook together i...


kateq commented 14 hours ago

Beginner. Help? Chicken wrapped in bacon?

by ally99 3 days ago

Hi all, I am really confused as to how to do this. I need to bring chicken, either bites or tenders, wrapped in baco...


Njchicaa commented 16 hours ago


by kobewright79 18 hours ago

I have given homemade caramel a go and it was surprisingly easy and it is delicious. I managed to keep it from becomi...

No oven on Christmas - What should I cook?!

by ursalita 4 days ago

It looks like I'll be hosting Christmas dinner with no oven. I will have access to all 5 burners on top of the stove....


mike0989 commented 20 hours ago

December 2018 COTM BREAD TOAST CRUMBS: Toast

by islandmermaid 14 days ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapter of ...

pistachio peas

pistachio peas commented 21 hours ago

Help! bitter mole

by lorelei1261 8 years ago

Hi- Made Rick Bayless mole recipe last night for party this evening and the mole is bitter. Must have cooked the chi...


BlueGlassDragonfly commented 24 hours ago

What are you baking these days? September, 2018 edition! [old]

by buttertart 4 months ago

September, month of back to school and one hopes a solid period of cool(er) weather. Please make it so... Spied fir...


skleg commented 1 day ago