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Cookbooks

What cookbooks can you not live without? Chowhounds weigh in on the tomes they turn to again and again. Discuss your favorites, recipes from past books, and talk about upcoming cookbooks.

Learn to Cook with Help from 10 of the Best Cookbooks for Beginners

Due to restaurant closures and social distancing measures in place to help combat coronavirus, many people are currently cooking at home for the first time. But what if you have no idea how to cook...
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Can people recommend a book or books on salads and dressings?

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by DonaldT123 2 days ago

Hi all, I wonder if people could offer some suggestions on a cookbook or two that they recommend for salads and dressings? There are lots of books on salads for sure, but I'm sure people have th...

Ebook Deals of the Minute 2021

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 months ago

Here’s the place to share those great deals that come up for ebook versions of cookbooks in various formats this year. Fair warning that these deals can come and go quickly, so a sale might be over...

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February 2021 COTM: Lidia online recipes & other print sources

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 28 days ago

Welcome to Lidia Bastianich Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from Lidia's online recipes or recipes from books other than Lidia's Italy, Lidia's Favorite Recipes, Lidia's M...

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March 2021 COTM Announcement – Jubilee by Toni Tipton-Martin

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 5 days ago

Our next cookbook of the month will be Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African-American Cooking by Toni Tipton-Marton. We can use this thread to share our excitement, questions, and thou...

February 2021 COTM: Lidia's Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 28 days ago

Welcome to Lidia Bastianich Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from Lidia's Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Great Italian Cook. I...

December 2018 COTM BREAD TOAST CRUMBS: Bread

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 BREAD TOAST CRUMBS: *BREAD (p. 24-99) If you are the first one to report ...

February 2021 COTM: Lidia's Favorite Recipes

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 28 days ago

Welcome to Lidia Bastianich Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from Lidia's Favorite Recipes: 100 Foolproof Italian Dishes, from Basic Sauces to Irresistible Entrees. If y...

What cookbooks have you bought or do you want? Early 2021 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 months ago

The vagaries of 2020 didn’t stop the new-cookbooks pipeline, and surely 2021 will be no different. And then there are all the thousands that have come before, but are new to each of us. What cookin...

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking: Meat and Seafood [CoTM Sept 2006 and Nov 2013]

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by redwood2bay 14 years ago

September 2006 Cookbook of the Month: Please post your reviews of meat and seafood recipes from Marcella Hazan's Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking here. Please mention the name of the recipe yo...

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Cookbook suggestions

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by LOL303 5 days ago

I try to eat lots of produce, minimal grains, nuts and seeds, low soy, low dairy, animal protein and gluten free. I also do not like “keto” level fat or “low fat” (something in the middle). Any su...

March 2021 COTM VOTING

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 9 days ago

Welcome to another Cookbook of the Month (COTM) vote! Here are our nominees! I included links to a profile on each author. ☆Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African-American Cooking by Ton...

February 2021 Cookbook of the Month VOTING

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 1 month ago

Welcome to another Cookbook of the Month (COTM) vote! Here are our nominees! I included links to a profile on each author, the author's web site, and a selection of recipes available online. JU...

March 2021 Cookbook of the Month NOMINATIONS

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 16 days ago

Good evening, Cookbook of the Month community! It's time to start reflecting on what we would like to cook together as (for many of us) the snow and ice thaw into our first signs of springtime! Whi...

February 2021 COTM: Lidia's Italy in America

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 28 days ago

Welcome to Lidia Bastianich Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from Lidia's Italy in America. If you are the first one to report on a recipe, please reply to the main post...

Cooking Beans from Heirloom Beans: Recipes from Rancho Gordo

jen kalb
by jen kalb 2 months ago

I have a bit of a thing for Rancho Gordo beans and beans generally. I recently acquired their cooobook Heirloom Beans: Recipes from Rancho Gordo to get more ideas of how to use their exotic offer...

February 2021 Cookbook of the Month: LIDIA BASTIANICH MONTH

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 28 days ago

Brrrrrr! Writing this in the middle of a nor'easter, which only makes this month's cozy Italian food sound more tempting! Wishing all a warm welcome to our February 2021 edition of Cookbook of th...

APRIL 2017 COTM: DINNER, reports on CHICKEN & MEAT

pistachio peas
by pistachio peas 4 years ago

Use this thread to post reports on the following chapters from DINNER: CHICKEN (p. 22-61) and MEAT: PORK, BEEF, VEAL, LAMB, DUCK, & TURKEY (p. 64-95) If you are the first to report on a recip...

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

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 2 months 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...

Most Unanimously Successful COTM?

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 3 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? ...

October 2020 COOKBOOK OF THE MONTH - Nominations

LulusMom
by LulusMom 6 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, ...