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

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 19 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 19 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 ...

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February 2021 Cookbook of the Month NOMINATIONS

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 9 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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Ebook Deals of the Minute 2021

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 7 days 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...

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? ...

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

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 7 days 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...

Ebook Deals of the Minute 2020

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 12 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...

COTM JapanEasy: Sushi and Big Dishes

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 19 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 19 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...

What cookbooks have you bought or are you lusting after? Second half of 2020 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 7 months ago

So, 2020 has turned into a weird year. But there are still new cookbooks to anticipate, existing cookbooks to discover, and lots of home cooking. Which books are catching your fancy?

January 2021 COTM Vegan JapanEasy: Big Dishes

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 19 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 19 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...

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...

January 2021 Cookbook of the Month NOMINATIONS

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 1 month ago

Good evening, Cookbook of the Month community! It's time to start reflecting on what we would like to cook together in the new year! What will be simmering, baking, and bubbling in our kitchens on ...

Cooking Beans from Heirloom Beans: Recipes from Rancho Gordo

jen kalb
by jen kalb 9 days 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...