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DECEMBER 2021 COTM Voting Thread

jen kalb
by jen kalb 2 months ago

For December we nominated a total of 15 cookbooks, from which the top nominees were The Christmas Chronicles with 7 votes and Milk Street Tuesday Nights and From the Oven to the Table with 5 votes...

February 2022 Cookbook of the Month Nominations

by MonicaMadeIt 17 days ago

Hello hello! As January speeds past us, it's time to consider what cookbook we'd like to work through together in February. Is it still stew/roasting season? Dreaming of future travels? Looking...

January 2022 Cookbook of the Month - Voting

by MelMM 1 month ago

After extending the nominations to get a bit more separation so we could narrow this down to a reasonable number of nominees, we finally have a slate of candidates: From the Oven to the Table, b...

February 2022 COTM VOTING

by MonicaMadeIt 9 days ago

Hello COTM'ers and newcomers! We nominated 19 books for February. The top 2 nominees are Simple Thai Food by Leela Punyaratabandu (6 votes) and Modern Comfort Food by Ina Garten (7 votes). This ...


Baking Challenge: Ideas Requested

by jstein1 5 days ago

Last year as a new year’s resolution, I decided to bake a new cake every month that I had never made before. This year I am doing the same thing but just with desserts period. This month was king c...

What recipes are you repeating?

by EllenCooks 4 months ago

What are you cooking that you’ve made before? Sort of an opposite COTM and DOTM. I’m trying to repeat recipes more often partially so I can cook more without recipes. My norm is to try new recipes ...

SEPTEMBER 2017 COTM: SMALL VICTORIES - Meat + Poultry; Shellfish + Fish

by MelMM 4 years ago

Use this thread to report on recipes from the following chapters in SMALL VICTORIES, by Julia Turshen: Meat + Poultry - pp. 151-184 Shellfish + Fish - pp. 190-211 If you are the first to rep...

NOVEMBER 2020 COOKBOOK OF THE MONTH (COTM) - David Lebovitz website

by LulusMom 1 year ago

Here we are almost 8 months into Covid quarantine, and the majority of us decided it makes the most sense to stick with an online source for our COTM. We voted for David Lebovitz’s blog as our Nove...

New recipes you’ve tried in 2022, that you will make again

by prima 25 days ago

So as not to clutter up Masha’s 2021 recipe post, thought I would start a new recipes of 2022 thread. I tried 2 veg recipes from the NYT Thanksgiving Sidesgiving recipe booklet. The photos aren’...

May–July 2021 Baking COTM: Yossy Arefi’s Snacking Cakes, Sweeter Off the Vine & Blog

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 9 months ago

Welcome to our May–July 2021 BCOTM, where we’ll be baking our way through Yossy Arefi’s books SNACKING CAKES and SWEETER OFF THE VINE and her baking blog, http://www.apt2bbakingco.com/. You can ...

2021 Retrospective - The Best New-to-You Recipes made in 2021

by masha 1 month ago

What recipes did you make for the first time during 2021 that were a hit? Links to the recipe and/or to your earlier CH report on it are encouraged. I'll kick off the discussion: Epicurious's...


Beef and broccoli at home

by tcamp 5 days ago

Son, 20, is a decent cook and interested in food. I am interested in facilitating the habits of other adults in the house who are willing to make dinner and include a veg or two. Anyway, we made be...


California Summer Avocado Pie

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 days ago

In another discussion some were dreaming of avocado cream pie. Yes, it is a real thing. This is the recipe from the California Avocado Commission that I used to make in college. And for some reason...

Oil and vinegar on salads

by pindert 9 days ago

Probably a dumb question, but here goes anyway... You know how sometimes there is a set of oil-and-vinegar cruets on the table for dressing your salad? Well, I've only done it a time or two, and ...

Throwing away meat used to flavor greens

by Boleslaw 11 days ago

I made collard greens with flap meat from spare ribs and with sausage. The greens taste good and the stock tastes great. The sausage pieces and the pork pieces are still good to eat, but they ha...

DECEMBER 2021 COTM Milk Street Tuesday Nights: Easy Additions, Supper Salads, Pizza Night, One Pot, Roast and Simmer and Sweets reports, pages 212-40

jen kalb
by jen kalb 2 months ago

This is the reporting thread for the following chapters of Milk Street Tuesday Nights by Christopher Kimball: Easy Additions 212-241 Supper Salads 242-275 Pizza Night 276-309 One Pot 310-335 ...

Which dough hook is better?

by LilRedHen 9 days ago

I am still using the original style dough hook that came with my Kitchenaid K5A mixer. It doesn't do a very good job. Is the spiral dough hook better?

MOZZA AT HOME - Umbrian Tavola - Saturday Night Chicken (pp 18-103)

by MelMM 28 days ago

Use this thread to report on the following chapters from Mozza at Home: Umbrian Tavola - pp. 18-47 Sal's Roasted Pork Shoulder - pp. 48-68 Niçoise Deconstructed - pp. 69-91 Saturday Night Chi...

MOZZA AT HOME - Grilled Lamb Shoulder Chops - Swordfish Spiedini (pp 104-193)

by MelMM 28 days ago

Use this thread to report on the following chapters from Mozza at Home: Grilled Lamb Shoulder Chops with Mint Yogurt Sauce - pp. 104-129 Eggs for Anytime - pp. 130-145 The Ultimate Hamburger -...