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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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September 2021 COTM: Flavor - PROCESS: Charring, Browning, Infusing, Aging

LulusMom
by LulusMom 3 months ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from Flavor’s Process chapter, on charring, browning, infusing, and aging (pp. 23-112). If you are the first o...

May–July 2021 Baking COTM: Yossy Arefi’s Snacking Cakes, Sweeter Off the Vine & Blog

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 7 months ago

Welcome to our May–July 2021 BCOTM, where we’ll be baking our way through Yossy Arefi’s books SNACKING CAKES and SWEETER OFF THE VINE and her baking blog, http://www.apt2bbakingco.com/. You can ...

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NOV 2021 COTM Simply Julia: Weeknight Go-Tos, Make-Ahead Mains, Vegan One-Pot Meals

MonicaMadeIt
by MonicaMadeIt 27 days ago

This is the reporting thread for the first 3 chapters of Simply Julia: 110 Easy Recipes for Healthy Comfort Food by Julia Turshen. Eleven Weeknight Go-Tos (pg 1-22) Eleven Make-Ahead Mains (pg 23...

NOV 2021 COTM Simply Julia, Main Thread

MonicaMadeIt
by MonicaMadeIt 27 days ago

Here's the main thread for Simply Julia: 110 Easy Recipes for Healthy Comfort Food by Julia Turshen. Please use this thread for discussion of the book as a whole. Links to the reporting threads...

NOV 2021 COTM Simply Julia: Favorite Breakfasts, Noshes, Memorable Sweets

MonicaMadeIt
by MonicaMadeIt 27 days ago

This is the reporting thread for the following chapters of Simply Julia: 110 Easy Recipes for Healthy Comfort Food by Julia Turshen. Eleven Favorite Breakfasts (pg 157-182) Ten Noshes & A Drink (...

August 2015 COTM: The New Spanish Table & My Kitchen in Spain - TAPAS, SOUPS, GAZPACHOS, SALADS, BREADS, EMPANADAS

MelMM
by MelMM 6 years ago

Use this thread to report on recipes from The New Spanish Table and My Kitchen in Spain that fall under the categories of TAPAS, SOUPS, GAZPACHOS, SALADS, BREADS, EMPANADAS This encompasses the ...

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December 2021 COTM Announcement Thread - Milk Street Tuesday Nights

jen kalb
by jen kalb 4 days ago

Our December 2021 Cookbook of the Month will be Milk Street Tuesday Nights, by Chris Kimball. It was a close competition - thanks to all who participated in the voting and discussion. This thr...

DECEMBER 2021 COTM Voting Thread

jen kalb
by jen kalb 9 days ago

For December we nominated a total of 15 cookbooks, from which the top nominees were The Christmas Chronicles with 7 votes and Milk Street Tuesday Nights and From the Oven to the Table with 5 votes...

May 2020 COTM: SERIOUS EATS

MelMM
by MelMM 1 year 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...

December 2021 COTM Nomination Thread

jen kalb
by jen kalb 17 days ago

It’s time to nominate our December Cookbook of the Month (COTM)! Take a breath - are we ready to cook from a celebratory holiday book this year? Or hunker down with comfort fare? Traditional or ...

NOV 2021 COTM Simply Julia: Chicken, Soups & Stews, Go-To Sides, Salad Dressings etc

MonicaMadeIt
by MonicaMadeIt 27 days ago

This is the reporting thread for the following chapters of Simply Julia: 110 Easy Recipes for Healthy Comfort Food by Julia Turshen. Eleven Chicken Recipes (pg 75-98) Eleven Soups & Stews (pg 99-...

July 2017 COTM: DEEP RUN ROOTS, reports on RUTABAGAS; APPLES; BEETS; MUSCADINE GRAPES (p. 464-547)

pistachio peas
by pistachio peas 4 years ago

Use this thread to report on recipes from the following chapters from DEEP RUN ROOTS: RUTABAGAS; APPLES; BEETS; MUSCADINE GRAPES (p. 464-547) ****INSTRUCTIONS: If you are the first to report ...

October 2021 COTM - Nomination thread

LulusMom
by LulusMom 3 months ago

It’s nomination time here at Cookbook of the Month (COTM)! For many of us the weather is starting to turn, and being in a warm, cozy kitchen may have more appeal than it has for the past few months...

NOVEMBER 2021 Cookbook of the Month NOMINATIONS

MonicaMadeIt
by MonicaMadeIt 2 months ago

Hello, cooking friends! It's time to nominate cookbooks for November 2021 Cookbook of the Month! As the days are getting shorter and the weather cools, what books or other sources would you like ...

NOVEMBER 2021 COTM VOTING thread

MonicaMadeIt
by MonicaMadeIt 1 month ago

We nominated a total of 18 cookbooks, and the top 2 nominees are Milk Street Tuesday Nights with 7 votes and Simply Julia with 6. It’s now time to vote for the book you’d like to cook from communa...

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

LulusMom
by LulusMom 1 year 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...

October 2021 COTM The Book of Greens: Dandelion Greens – Red Orach

LulusMom
by LulusMom 2 months ago

Please use this thread to report on recipes from the following chapters of October’s COTM The Book of Greens: Dandelion Greens – Red Orach (pp. 119-203) If you are the first one to report on ...

November 2021 COTM / DOTM Roundup

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by stockholm28 27 days ago

Please cook along with the homecooking community. The selections featured this month are below: CURRENT SELECTIONS Nov 2021 Cookbook of the Month (COTM) - “Simply Julia” by Julia Turshen ...

March 2019 COTM Cravings: Hungry for More - Supper and Sweets

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 2 years ago

Welcome to Chrissy Teigen Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of CRAVINGS: HUNGRY FOR MORE - SUPPER, page 174 SWEETS, page 234 If you are t...

October 2021 COTM The Book of Greens: Agretti – Collard Greens

LulusMom
by LulusMom 2 months ago

Please use this thread to report on recipes from the following chapters of October’s COTM The Book of Greens: Agretti – Collard Greens (pp. 17-117) If you are the first one to report on a rec...