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Cookbook of the Month

Every month the community chooses a cookbook to highlight. Discuss the current (and past) picks with other Chowhounds, share which recipes you've tried or want to try, and give us your review. Click here for an archive of past COTMs.

Friendsgiving Recipes from Chowhound's Cookbook of the Month Archives

There's a lot that goes into planning the perfect Friendsgiving, and the food is just one part of it—but an important part, to be sure. If you're still not certain what you want to serve, check out...
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Most Unanimously Successful COTM?

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 2 months ago

I don't often follow these cookbook of the month discussions, so I have a very specific question: which cookbooks have appeared to provide the most unanimously and consistently successful recipes? ...

February 2021 Cookbook of the Month NOMINATIONS

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 8 days ago

A warm and cozy greeting to everyone in our Cookbook of the Month community! Let's put on our thinking caps and share ideas for our February selection. For many of us, February means chilly days,...

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December 2020 Cookbook of the Month: FOOD52 WEBSITE

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 months ago

In December, we’ll be cooking from the FOOD52 WEBSITE. This thread will cover both discussion of and reporting on recipes from https://food52.com/recipes, so don’t hesitate to post about either fro...

COTM JapanEasy: Big Rice & Noodles; Basic Sauces & Condiments

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 18 days ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of JapanEasy: Big Rice & Noodle Dishes, page 124 Basic Sauces & Condiments, page...

COTM JapanEasy: Everyday Salads, Sides, & Snacks; Small Dishes

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 18 days ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of JapanEasy: Everyday Salads, Sides, & Snacks, page 24 Small Dishes, page 54 ...

COTM JapanEasy: Sushi and Big Dishes

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 18 days ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of JapanEasy: Sushi, page 86 Big Dishes, page 98 If you are the first one to ...

January 2021 COTM Vegan JapanEasy: Big Rice & Noodles; Desserts & Drinks

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 18 days ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of Vegan JapanEasy: Big Rice & Noodle Dishes, page 140 Desserts & Drinks, page 1...

Fall Quarter 2020 Baking Cookbook of the Month: MIDWEST MADE

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 4 months ago

Welcome to our Fall Quarter Baking COTM, running through the end of 2020, MIDWEST MADE: BIG, BOLD BAKING FROM THE HEARTLAND by Shauna Sever. We’ll use this thread for all reports and discussion of ...

January 2021 COTM Vegan JapanEasy: Big Dishes

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 18 days ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of Vegan JapanEasy: Big Dishes, page 116 If you are the first one to report on...

January 2021 COTM Vegan JapanEasy: Basic Seasonings & Sauces; Snacks, Small Dishes, & Sides

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 18 days ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of Vegan JapanEasy: Basic Seasonings & Sauces, page 30 Snacks, Small Dishes & Si...

July 2018 COTM, BOURDAIN/APPETITES: Breakfast through Pasta

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 years ago

Please use this thread to report on recipes from the following chapters of APPETITES: Breakfast, 5–14 Fight!, 15–20 Salads, 21–34 Soups, 35–64 Sandwiches, 65–96 Party 101, 97–116 Hamburge...

December 2020 Cookbook of the Month NOMINATIONS

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 months ago

This most exceptional of years is drawing to a close, but there’s still one more month of collective cooking to consider in 2020, so it’s time to collect December COTM nominations. Anyone may no...

November 2020 COOKBOOK OF THE MONTH - Nominations

LulusMom
by LulusMom 3 months ago

Welcome to November’s Cookbook of the Month nomination thread. We’re fully into fall, and still in this crazy situation. Not sure about where you live, but my library is still not fully open. That,...

October 2020 COOKBOOK OF THE MONTH - Nominations

LulusMom
by LulusMom 4 months ago

Welcome to October’s Cookbook of the Month nomination thread. Here it is fall, and we’re still in this crazy situation. Not sure about where you live, but my library is still not fully open. That, ...

SEPTEMBER 2020 COTM: THE GUARDIAN FOOD WEBSITE

jen kalb
by jen kalb 5 months ago

It’s September ( almost) for COTM and for September we again are using an online source. Because online sources are immediately available and not divided and chaptered like a physical book, this th...

July 2020 COTM: BRYANT TERRY MONTH

MelMM
by MelMM 7 months ago

Welcome to July! Our Cookbook of the Month is actually a collection of books, the works of Bryant Terry. Ignite your stoves, ladies and gentlemen, because we've got a lot of cooking to do. Use this...

June 2020 COTM: Voting

MelMM
by MelMM 8 months ago

It seems most of us would like to stay in the online mode for our June selection. Besides not having to worry about acquiring a book, it makes my job easy, as you all can just click over to the sit...

August 2020 COTM: Voting

MelMM
by MelMM 6 months ago

Our nomination period yielded three books/sources to put forward for a vote. SMITTEN KITCHEN WEB SITE, which has been in the running for a few months now, was our top nominee with seven nominat...

August 2020 COTM: Smitten Kitchen Web Site

MelMM
by MelMM 6 months ago

We're going back to an online source for our August Cookbook of the Month: SMITTEN KITCHEN. Because there is no book to buy, this is both the announcement and reporting thread. https://smittenkitc...

August 2014 COTM - Diana Henry Month: Other Books and Online Recipes

delys77
by delys77 6 years ago

Greetings all! Please use this thread to post your reviews for recipes pulled from Diana Henry books other than those identified in the main thread (Pure Simple Cooking/A change of Appetite/Food...