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COTM Cookbook of the Month Nominations for March 2017

by pistachio peas 15 days ago

Good morning, everyone! It's that time again....Cookbook of the Month (COTM) nominations. We start nominations early ...

greedygirl commented 4 hours ago

Announcement Thread: March 2017 COTM, GJELINA

by pistachio peas 2 days ago

We had yet another close voting round! But one book pushed through to emerge as our winner. The Cookbook of the Mont...

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Smokeydoke30 commented 5 hours ago

January 2007/2009/2016 COTM: Zuni Cafe Cookbook: Eggs/ Starchy Dishes

by redwood2bay 10 years ago

----------------------------------------------------- 2016 REVISIT NOTE: If you are the first in 2016 to comment on ...

pistachio peas commented 9 hours ago

Cooking from Simply Nigella

by LulusMom 23 hours ago

This thread is for reporting on recipes you've tried from Nigella Lawson's Simply Nigella. Remember not to quote reci...

MmeFleiss commented 10 hours ago

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? February, 2017 edition!

by buttertart 23 days ago

I was pretty good last month -- I think I only indulged in one book, the pathbreaking Florence Lin's Chinese Regional...

MelMM commented 18 hours ago

Favorite New Cookbook "Deep Run Roots"

by bsobel226 20 days ago

Over the past few months I have become a huge fan of the PBS show "Chef's Life" featuring Vivian Howard. My wife pick...

LulusMom commented 19 hours ago

February 2017 COTM: The Tex-Mex Cookbook--Chapters 2 through 6 (reports)

by blue room 25 days ago

Post reports here, but please don't type recipes verbatim. Old-fashioned Breakfasts (24-37) Chili con Carne (48-6...

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hirsheys commented 19 hours ago

Dorie's Cookies

by sallyt 3 months ago

I just bought Dorie's Cookies - and am seeing her on Thursday! - but I'm overwhelmed by the book and would love recom...

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qianning commented 20 hours ago

2017 Piglet Commentary and Cooking Thread

by MelMM 11 days ago

The Piglet nominees are up over at Food52, and here's your chance to comment, complain, and if you cook from any of t...

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Smokeydoke30 commented 1 day ago

Cooking from Fika The art of the Swedish Coffee Break

by MidwesternerTT 1 year ago

The Spring Baking 2016 runner-up book had enough interest that a few of us plan to cook from in March. Here's a pla...

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Nannybakes commented 1 day ago

Table Talk with Andrea Nguyen of The Pho Cookbook

by The Chowhound Team 24 days ago

Our latest Table Talk guest doesn’t need much of an introduction since she’s an active and beloved member of the Chow...

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qianning commented 1 day ago

What are your top ten favourite cookbooks?

by Allegra_K 6 days ago

Your most-loved, most-read, can't-do-without cookery books. I know this has been covered many times before, but this ...

pistachio peas commented 2 days ago

February 2017 COTM: The Tex-Mex Cookbook --chapters 7 through 11 (reports)

by blue room 25 days ago

Post here for these chapters, please don't copy any recipes verbatim. Mex-Mex (126-137) Dulces and Desserts (145-...

Berheenia commented 2 days ago

Shake Shack cookbook coming in May...

by gutreactions 3 days ago

They are reporting that it will be loaded with recipes and stories about the ever-expanding Danny Meyer burger chain....

Multifoiled commented 2 days ago

Voting Thread: Cookbook of the Month, March 2017

by pistachio peas 8 days ago

It's time to vote! March is a long month. Think about what you'd like to explore over its 31 days. This round of nomi...

pistachio peas commented 2 days ago

Cooking from The Smitten Kitchen Blog and Book, by Deb Perelman

by Goblin 3 months ago

The Smitten Kitchen Blog and Cookbook was a very close contender for Cookbook of the Month, December 2016. Since the...

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dkme commented 2 days ago

January 2017 COTM -- SIMPLE: Fish; Roasts; Chops & Sausages; Chicken 122-233

by blue room 2 months ago

Use this thread to post your reports on recipes from SIMPLE. Please include the page number and put the recipe name...

MmeFleiss commented 2 days ago