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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

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April 2021 COTM Amá: Larder and Tex-Mex Breakfast

MonicaMadeIt
by MonicaMadeIt 14 days ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters from AMÁ: •Larder •Tex-Mex Breakfast If you are the first one to report on a r...

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MAY 2021 Cookbook of the Month NOMINATIONS

MonicaMadeIt
by MonicaMadeIt 4 days ago

Good morning, Cookbook of the Month community! It's time to consider what we would like to cook together as the weather warms and the days lengthen. Which books and sources appeal to us for May? ...

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May–July 2021 Baking Cookbook of the Month NOMINATIONS

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 1 day ago

Welcome to our nominations for Spring/Summer 2021 Baking/Dessert COTM, which will run from May through July of this year. This the time of late spring and early summer when we start seeing more cho...

A magical drive to The Lost Kitchen, Freedom, Maine...

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by gutreactions 3 years ago

This past May, self-taught Chef Erin French, proprietor of The Lost Kitchen located in rural Freedom, Maine, published her first cookbook. It piqued our curiosity. We had heard almost mystical stor...

The Powerful Unsung Legacy of Edna Lewis

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 day ago

" . . . I think Lewis shows Americans something about themselves that some of the broader American culture—even white culture, with all its blinkered ignorance and denial about the persistence and ...

April 2021 COTM Amá: Amá's Table, Verduras, and La Reunión

MonicaMadeIt
by MonicaMadeIt 14 days ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters from AMÁ: •Amá's Table •Verduras •La Reunión If you are the first one to repo...

Ebook Deals of the Minute 2021

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 3 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...

April 2021 COTM Amá: Super Nacho Hour and Dulces & Desserts

MonicaMadeIt
by MonicaMadeIt 14 days ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters from AMÁ: •Super Nacho Hour •Dulces & Desserts If you are the first one to rep...

APRIL 2021 Cookbook of the Month NOMINATIONS

MonicaMadeIt
by MonicaMadeIt 1 month ago

Good morning, Cookbook of the Month community! It's time to consider what we would like to cook together as (for many of us) spring arrives. Which books and sources appeal to us for April? Pleas...

APRIL 2021 COTM VOTING

MonicaMadeIt
by MonicaMadeIt 29 days ago

Welcome to another Cookbook of the Month (COTM) vote! Our nominees for April are Amá with 13 votes (last month's runner-up) and Cool Beans with 8 votes (a newbie to the COTM race). ☆Amá: A Mod...

April 2021 COTM Announcement: Amá by Josef Centeno

MonicaMadeIt
by MonicaMadeIt 20 days ago

In April we'll be cooking together from Amá: A Modern Tex-Mex Kitchen by Josef Centeno and Betty Hallock. We can use this thread to share our excitement, questions, and thoughts about our upcomi...

March 2021 COTM Jubilee: Soups & Salads and Sides & Vegetables

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 1 month ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters from JUBILEE: •Soups and Salads •Sides and Vegetables If you are the first one...

Apr 26 | Free via Zoom A WISE AND SONS' COOKBOOK EVENT: EAT SOMETHING

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 days ago

Apr 26, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT Online via Zoom "Eat Some­thing is part com­e­dy, part nos­tal­gic jour­ney part cook­book — the zany Jew­ish book we haven’t seen before. Tak­ing a scrap­book app...

March 2021 COTM Jubilee: Main Dishes and Desserts

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 1 month ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters from JUBILEE: •Main Dishes •Desserts If you are the first one to report on a r...

March 2021 COTM Jubilee: Appetizers, Beverages, Breads

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 1 month ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters from JUBILEE: •Appetizers •Beverages •Breads If you are the first one to report...

Kau Kau Chronicles - Vintage Hawaiian Cookbook Recipes Online

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 days ago

Stumbled upon this website that has preserved and shared in searchable online format recipes from community cookbooks in Hawai'i from around 1950 to 2000.

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

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 3 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...

Your favorite Mexican cookbook

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by DonaldT123 1 month ago

Looking for a good Mexican cookbook. I read a bunch of reviews on Amazon, then went and saw the books in question in a bookshop or two, and was often unimpressed, despite all the 5 and 4 star revie...

Roden Outdoor Cookbooks - are they different?

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by excurvatus 27 days ago

Hello Chowhound community, Frequent reader, first-time poster here. I'm sorry - I will try to be more active. I am curious if any of you know if there are any differences between Claudia Rode...

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...