+
Home Cooking

Dish of the Month NOMINATIONS for April 2020

herby | Mar 20, 202010:15 AM     53

Welcome to the nomination thread for April 2020 Dish of the Month!

How things have changed in just a few short days. This new reality has settled in quickly and as social distancing becomes our normal these threads become even more important. Let’s keep them going strong and enjoy our virtual communal kitchen.

If you’re new here, or if you just want a refresher, please read the **starred** note at the end of this post about what constitutes a dish.

While you continue to make samosas, please stop by here to suggest a dish to cook in April. In the spirit of DOTM, please always consider expanding and enhancing your cooking experiences. What have you always wanted to try making? What dishes utilize a technique you’d like to learn? Be courageous! Be adventuresome! That’s what DOTM is all about.

Have a look at the master list to see which dishes we cooked over the years - https://www.chowhound.com/post/links-....

Everyone is invited to join in. If you’re new here, or you’ve been lurking, please jump right in! Nominate a dish, ask questions, feel welcome!

To nominate a dish, please type it in ALL CAPITAL LETTERS. If you want to second a nomination someone else made, please also type that dish in all caps. We will be counting all dishes entered in capitals. So if you want to discuss a dish that you’ve already nominated, type it’s name in lower case after your initial entry. You can nominate as many dishes as you like. Nominations will be open until 6pm EDT on Thursday, March 26th. Once the nominations are tallied, we’ll move on to the voting round, where each person has one vote.

**What Makes a Dish**
A dish is loosely defined as an ingredient and a method of preparation. So while chocolate is not a dish, chocolate mousse is a dish. It doesn’t have to be terribly specific, you don’t have to say “tomatoes chopped and simmered over low heat then puréed and poured into a bowl,” you can just nominate “tomato soup.” For some dishes, both the ingredients and the technique are implied, such as cassoulet or jambalaya.

Want to stay up to date with this post? Sign Up Now ›

Invite a friend to chime in on this discussion.

Email a Friend

More from Chowhound

Lockdown in Florence: How One Italian Family Is Coping by Cooking
Food News

Lockdown in Florence: How One Italian Family Is Coping by Cooking

by Amy Schulman | Over the past month, life as we know it has been irrevocably altered. The new normal, as we’ve been...

5 Mistakes You're Making When You Bake Bread
Guides

5 Mistakes You're Making When You Bake Bread

by Heather Reid | Whether you're attempting to make bread for the first time and want to be sure you get it right, or...

The Ultimate Guide to Canned Tomatoes
Recipe Round-Ups

The Ultimate Guide to Canned Tomatoes

by David Klein | OK, so your pantry is suddenly jam-packed with industrial sized canned tomatoes. Luckily there is...

The Ultimate Ground Beef Guide with 15 Essential Recipes
Recipe Round-Ups

The Ultimate Ground Beef Guide with 15 Essential Recipes

by Chowhound Editors | Ground beef is one of the supporting pillars of mainstream food worldwide. It’s cheap, readily available...

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.