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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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August 2020 COTM: Smitten Kitchen Web Site

MelMM
by MelMM 3 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...

SEPTEMBER 2020 COTM: THE GUARDIAN FOOD WEBSITE

jen kalb
by jen kalb 2 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...

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November 2020 - COOKBOOK OF THE MONTH (COTM) - Voting

LulusMom
by LulusMom 8 days ago

Welcome to the voting thread for November’s Cookbook of the Month. The nomination thread has closed and we have narrowed it down to Japaneasy/Vegan Japaneasy or David Lebovitz’s blog: https://www.d...

November 2020 COOKBOOK OF THE MONTH - Nominations

LulusMom
by LulusMom 16 days 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 COTM - Falastin: Breakfast; Snacks, Spreads, & Sides; Veggie Sides & Salads; Soups

LulusMom
by LulusMom 25 days ago

Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of Falastin: BREAKFAST SNACKS, SPREADS, & SIDES VEGGIE SIDES & SALADS SOUPS If you are the first one to...

October 2020 COTM - Falastin: Veggie Mains, Fish, Meat

LulusMom
by LulusMom 25 days ago

Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of Falastin: VEGGIE MAINS FISH MEAT If you are the first one to report on a recipe, please reply to the ma...

“A Cookbook a Week” Challenge (CAWC) – Thread #5 - Will you join me?

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by dkennedy 2 months ago

Hello all -welcome to the resurrection of the Cookbook a Week Thread - this will be the 5th thread of CAWC! For those of you that are new to the topic, here is the basic info (all of this infor...

Links To Non Cookbooks of the Month - 2nd Edition Feb. 2014

Gio
by Gio 6 years ago

The list below contains links to Non Cookbooks of the Month Chowhound Members have cooked from in the past. Having these links in a thread that can be bookmarked or archived will make it easier fo...

October 2020 COTM - Falastin: Breads & Pastries; Sweets

LulusMom
by LulusMom 25 days ago

Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of Falastin: BREADS & PASTRIES SWEETS If you are the first one to report on a recipe, please reply to the mai...

BABI KECAP... Indonesian pork from Milk Street

erica
by erica 13 days ago

Has anyone tried this? I just bought the ingredients (well, forgot the ginger but can get it tomorrow). Have a few bottles of Kecap Manis, the Indonesian sweet soy sauce, that have been linger...

Announcement: OCTOBER 2020 Cookbook Of The Month - Falastin

LulusMom
by LulusMom 1 month ago

This was an unusual round of voting, to go with an unusual year. Falastin had 10 votes. Tied for 2nd, with 4 votes each, were Japaneasy/Japaneasy Vegan, Nigella.com, and LidiasItaly.com. With some ...

BRYANT TERRY MONTH: Vegetable Kingdom

MelMM
by MelMM 4 months ago

Use this post to report on recipes made from VEGETABLE KINGDOM, by Bryant Terry. To report on a recipe, put the recipe title in ALL CAPS. Include the page number if you have it. If you are the firs...

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

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 4 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?

March 2019 COTM CRAVINGS: Breakfast All Day, Soupmaster, Salads

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 1 year ago

Welcome to Chrissy Teigen Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of CRAVINGS: RECIPES FOR ALL THE FOOD YOU WANT TO EAT: BREAKFAST ALL DAY, page 14 ...

Indian cookbook recommendations?

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by eugenep 13 days ago

I got the book Indian Cookery Course. So far all the meat and poultry dishes is a curry stew with chicken or lamb. And they all seem to be the same thing. I found another book by searching Jame...

RIP Lulu Peyraud

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 19 days ago

Lulu Peyraud of Domaine Tempier has left this mortal coil. Rest in peace Lulu, 1917–2020, thank you for sharing your wonderful Provençal recipes and Bandol wines with the world. https://www.i...

June 2020 COTM: Alexandra's Kitchen

MelMM
by MelMM 5 months ago

Welcome to June! Once again we are sticking to an online source. Because of the nature of online sources and the lack of a need for time to acquire a book, this thread will serve as both the announ...

October 2020 COOKBOOK OF THE MONTH - Nominations

LulusMom
by LulusMom 2 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, ...

Table Talk with Superstar Chef Lorena Garcia

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 21 days ago

Perhaps you know chef Lorena Garcia from her tenure on “Top Chef Masters,” or “America’s Next Great Restaurant.” Or maybe it’s one of her best-selling cookbooks “New Latin Classics” and “New Taco C...

Looking for an Old French Cookbook

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by MajeBrennan 30 days ago

I had a cookbook for years that was written by a French female author for Americans. I can't remember the name of either the book or the author, but there was a recipe for French Onion Soup that ha...