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

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 5 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...

SAVEUR: THE NEW CLASSICS - Appetizers; Salads; Soups & Stews; Sandwiches, Pizzas & Burgers - pp 13-139

MelMM
by MelMM 21 days ago

This is your reporting thread for the following chapters of Saveur: The New Classics Appetizers - pp 13-49 Salads - pp 51-77 Soups & Stews - pp 79-113 Sandwiches, Pizzas & Burgers - pp 115-13...

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Ebook Deals of the Minute 2021

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 5 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...

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

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 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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Alternative Feta for Yotam Ottolenghi's Baked Minty Rice with Feta, Olive and Pomegranate

MSK
by MSK 3 days ago

BA’s editor’s blog rates this as her Go-to potluck dish! From his Simple cookbook, I agree that it is easy to prepare, interesting to taste, lovely to look at and not difficult to produce consisten...

Most Unanimously Successful COTM?

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 7 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? ...

SAVEUR: THE NEW CLASSICS - Vegetables; Pastas, Noodles & Dumplings; Beans, Grains & Potatoes - pp 287-397

MelMM
by MelMM 21 days ago

This is your reporting thread for the following chapters of Saveur: The New Classics Vegetables - pp 287-327 Pastas, Noodles & Dumplings - pp 329-367 Beans, Grains & Potatoes - pp 369-397 P...

May 2021 COTM Dinner in French: Eggs, Cheese, Salads

MonicaMadeIt
by MonicaMadeIt 2 months ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters from DINNER IN FRENCH: •Eggs •Cheese •Salads If you are the first one to repo...

SAVEUR: THE NEW CLASSICS - Breads & Rolls; Breakfast & Brunch; Desserts - pp 399-523

MelMM
by MelMM 21 days ago

This is your reporting thread for the following chapters of Saveur: The New Classics Breads & Rolls - pp 399-451 Breakfast & Brunch - pp 453-475 Desserts - pp 477-523 Please put the recipe ...

May COTM: Dinner in French main thread

MonicaMadeIt
by MonicaMadeIt 2 months ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! During May, please join us in cooking from DINNER IN FRENCH by Melissa Clark. Reporting threads are here: - Eggs, Cheese, Salads: https://www.chowhound.com...

June 2021 COTM - SAVEUR: THE NEW CLASSICS

MelMM
by MelMM 21 days ago

Welcome to June! This is the main thread for our June Cookbook of the Month, SAVEUR: THE NEW CLASSICS from the editors of Saveur magazine. Use this thread to discuss the book in general. Follow the...

SAVEUR: THE NEW CLASSICS - Poultry; Meat & Game; Seafood - pp. 141-285

MelMM
by MelMM 21 days ago

This is your reporting thread for the following chapters of Saveur: The New Classics Poultry - pp 141-173 Meat & Game - pp 175-245 Seafood - pp 247-285 Please put the recipe title in ALL CA...

June 2019 COTM Margaritaville - Mains & Sides

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by Westminstress 2 years ago

Welcome to June 2019 Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of MARGARITAVILLE: BURGERS, SANDWICHES & HOT DOGS, pages 126-163 MAI...

August 2020 COTM: Smitten Kitchen Web Site

MelMM
by MelMM 11 months ago

We're going back to an online source for our August Cookbook of the Month: SMITTEN KITCHEN. Because there is no book to buy, this is both the announcement and reporting thread. https://smittenkitc...

SAVEUR: THE NEW CLASSICS - Drinks; The Pantry - pp 525-579

MelMM
by MelMM 21 days ago

This is your reporting thread for the following chapters of Saveur: The New Classics Drinks - pp 525-551 The Pantry - pp 553-579 Please put the recipe title in ALL CAPS, and include the page...

Favorite ice cream method and cookbooks?

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by ehAllison 25 days ago

In preparation for Ice Cream Season, I've been perusing my copy of David Lebovitz' The Perfect Scoop, from which I've made several recipes in the past, and IIRC they were all successful. He typica...

February 2021 COTM: Lidia's Italy

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 5 months ago

Welcome to Lidia Bastianich Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from Lidia's Italy: 140 Simple and Delicious Recipes from the Ten Places in Italy Lidia Loves Most. If you a...

JUNE 2021 Cookbook of the Month - NOMINATIONS

MelMM
by MelMM 1 month ago

Time to kick off our nomination period for June. Maybe something produce-forward as we head into summer? Or maybe we'd like to visit (virutally) a new locale and explore a new cuisine? To nomina...

JUNE 2021 COTM: Voting

MelMM
by MelMM 1 month ago

Time to vote on our June selection. We had three books that got 6 or more nominations, so they will move on to the voting round. The book with the most votes will be our Cookbook of the Month, whic...

May 2021 COTM Dinner in French: Chicken & Other Meats, Vegetables, After Dinner

MonicaMadeIt
by MonicaMadeIt 2 months ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters from DINNER IN FRENCH: •Chicken & Other Meats •Vegetables •After Dinner If yo...