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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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December 2020 Cookbook of the Month: FOOD52 WEBSITE

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 5 days 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...

Fall Quarter 2020 Baking Cookbook of the Month: MIDWEST MADE

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 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 ...

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

LulusMom
by LulusMom 1 month 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...

August 2020 COTM: Smitten Kitchen Web Site

MelMM
by MelMM 4 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...

Most Unanimously Successful COTM?

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 11 days 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? ...

December 2020 Cookbook of the Month NOMINATIONS

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 18 days 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...

December 2020 Cookbook of the Month VOTING

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 11 days ago

Welcome to the voting thread for our December 2020 COTM. Amid the nominations, two emerged with the most mentions, a general-interest cooking website with a wide range of recipes and contributors, ...

SEPTEMBER 2020 COTM: THE GUARDIAN FOOD WEBSITE

jen kalb
by jen kalb 3 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...

Summer 2020 COTM Cocktail Companion: PUNCH WEBSITE RECIPES

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 6 months ago

Welcome to the discussion and reporting thread for our 2020 Summer Cocktail Companion, PUNCH. We'll be mixing up drinks all summer long using recipes from https://punchdrink.com/recipes/ In addi...

May 2020 COTM: SERIOUS EATS

MelMM
by MelMM 7 months ago

Welcome to our May Cookbook of the Month. We will be cooking from the Web site SERIOUS EATS: https://www.seriouseats.com/ This post serves as both the announcement and the reporting thread. Ther...

May 2018 COTM, SMITTEN KITCHEN EVERY DAY: Vegetable and Meat Mains

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 years ago

Please use this thread to report on recipes from the following chapters of SMITTEN KITCHEN EVERY DAY: Vegetable Mains, 116–162 Meat Mains, 163–199 * Please type recipe titles in ALL CAPS, an...

OCTOBER 2017 COTM: Six Seasons - Fall, Winter

MelMM
by MelMM 3 years ago

Use this thread to post your recipe reports from the following chapters of Six Seasons: Fall - pp. 275-326 Winter - pp. 327-385 If you are the first to report on a recipe, please create a ne...

October 2020 COTM - Falastin: Veggie Mains, Fish, Meat

LulusMom
by LulusMom 2 months ago

Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of Falastin: VEGGIE MAINS FISH MEAT If you are the first one to report on a recipe, please reply to the ma...

September–November 2018 Baking Cookbook of the Month: FLOUR by Joanne Chang

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 years ago

Welcome to our Baking COTM for September, October, and November 2018, FLOUR, by Joanne Chang. We’ll use this thread for all reports and discussion of recipe in the book. You can follow the proce...

November 2020 - COOKBOOK OF THE MONTH (COTM) - Voting

LulusMom
by LulusMom 1 month ago

Welcome to the voting thread for November’s Cookbook of the Month. The nomination thread has closed and we have narrowed it down to Japaneasy/Vegan Japaneasy or David Lebovitz’s blog: https://www.d...

November 2020 COOKBOOK OF THE MONTH - Nominations

LulusMom
by LulusMom 2 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,...

February 2019 COTM Ottolenghi Simple: Cooked Veg

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 2 years ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapter of Ottolenghi Simple: *COOKED VEG (p. 52-151) If you are the first one to re...

October 2020 COTM - Falastin: Breakfast; Snacks, Spreads, & Sides; Veggie Sides & Salads; Soups

LulusMom
by LulusMom 2 months ago

Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of Falastin: BREAKFAST SNACKS, SPREADS, & SIDES VEGGIE SIDES & SALADS SOUPS If you are the first one to...

September 2019 COTM Everyday Dorie: Chicken, Meat & Fish (pages 104-209)

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by Westminstress 1 year ago

Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of EVERYDAY DORIE: CHICKEN, MEAT, and FISH & SHELLFISH (pages 104-209) Link to main thread: https://www.chowhound...

March 2020 COTM: VICTUALS - Apple-achia, Preserving

MelMM
by MelMM 9 months ago

Use this thread to report on the following chapters/sections of Victuals. Apple-achia - pp. 173-195 Travis's Tattoos - pp. 197-199 Preserving - pp. 201-229 A Sweet Squeeze - pp. 230-243 If...