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May 2018 Cookbook of the Month VOTING

Caitlin McGrath | Apr 17, 201805:45 PM     57

What an enthusiastic nomination thread! In all, 32 different books or book pairings were nominated and of those, seven had five or more nominations. But as always, we’re voting between the most nominated, and in this case, call it two generations’ interpretations of modern American home cooking, published 30 years apart.

Our contenders:

THE SILVER PALATE GOOD TIMES COOKBOOK, by Sheila Lukins and Julie Rosso:
“In The Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook, Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins make the entire year a celebration of good food, good friends, and good times, as they offer menus, suggestions, and strategies. More than 450 new recipes have been developed especially for this collection. All add to the joyfulness of the rapidly growing Silver Palate legend: there are glorious soups, savory entrees, vegetables, salads, cheese, souffles, and showstopping, just-right desserts. As warmly inviting as the most rousing party, the pages of The Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook abound with winsome line illustrations, pertinent quotations, unusual ideas…”
More info: https://www.amazon.com/Silver-Palate-...
Recipe list: https://www.eatyourbooks.com/library/...

SMITTEN KITCHEN EVERY DAY: TRIUMPHANT AND UNFUSSY NEW FAVORITES, by Deb Perelman:
“Deb thinks that cooking should be an escape from drudgery. Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant and Unfussy New Favorites presents more than one hundred impossible-to-resist recipes—almost all of them brand-new, plus a few favorites from her website—that will make you want to stop what you’re doing right now and cook. These are real recipes for real people—people with busy lives who don’t want to sacrifice flavor or quality to eat meals they’re really excited about. … Written with Deb’s trademark humor and gorgeously illustrated with her own photographs, Smitten Kitchen Every Day is filled with what are sure to be your new favorite things to cook.”
More info: https://www.amazon.com/Smitten-Kitche...
Recipe list: https://www.eatyourbooks.com/library/...

HOW TO VOTE: Please click the heart on the right side of the post below with the name of the book you’re voting for. You may vote only once. (If you wish to retract or change your vote, click the heart again to remove your name.) Pease vote only with the intention of participating (trying at least one recipe and posting about your experience).

Voting will close SUNDAY, APRIL 22 at 2 PM EDT/5 PM PDT

Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant and Unfussy New Favorites
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