Welcome to the November 2013 Cookbooks of the Month. This month we pay homage to Marcella Hazan and discover (or rediscover) her collection of cookbooks.
To view the history of COTM and how it works, please visit this link:
For the nomination thread, please click here: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/919575
For the voting thread, please click here: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/920400
And the announcement thread: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/921217
Please use this thread for general discussion of our November 2013 Cookbooks of the Month which includes THE ESSENTIALS OF CLASSIC ITALIAN COOKING, a revision and compilation of her first two books, The Classic Italian Cook Book and More Classic Italian Cooking (and please feel free to cook from either of these if you have them), MARCELLA’S ITALIAN KITCHEN, MARCELLA CUCINA, and MARCELLA SAYS…ITALIAN COOKING WISDOM FROM THE LEGENDARY TEACHER’S MASTER CLASSES WITH 120 OF HER IRRESISTIBLE NEW RECIPES (hereinafter referred to as "the rest of Marcella’s cookbook collection").
Feel free to discuss which recipes to choose, how you think the whole cookbook process is going, ingredient sources or any general comments about the books.
To post a review of any recipe, please select the appropriate thread below. If you are the first to report on a recipe, please reply to the original post. If a report already exists (please check before posting), please hit the reply box within the original report. This way all of the reports on the same dish will be together.
Here are the links to the reporting threads for:
Fish; Seafood; Meats; Poultry and Rabbit
Pasta; Risotto and Polenta