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.

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Pierre Herme - Cookbook

by David 16 years ago

Fellow hounds. I just returned from Bonanza Street Books in Walnut Creek( I work down the street) and they have a few brand new copies of Herme's (pastry) cookbook on sale for $8.99!!!!!! It's wor...

Cookbook Name Please-British- From Snout to tail?

by JudiAU 16 years ago

A cookbook came out a few years ago by a British chef/man/woman that looked at the pig (or maybe game too) as a whole. I believe the title was something like "From Snout to Tail" or "From Trotter t...

Barefoot Contessa cookbooks

by susanb 16 years ago

Has anyone used these? Would you recommend them, or either one of them?

Question on Jewish Cookbooks

by zapoid 16 years ago

I'm a big fan of checking out cookbooks from the library, mostly just to read and not cook from. I own a couple of Jewish cookbooks and have checked out quite a lot. The one thing I notice in pr...

Mexican Cookbooks

by AZ 16 years ago

After living in Los Angeles for 25 years, moving as many are want to do farther away each move from the centers of local ethnic cuisine, I finally find myself residing for a time in close proximity...

Indian Cookbook

by Mrs. Jenga 16 years ago

I love Indian food. So much so, that I want to try cooking it myself. Can anyone recommend a good cookbook? Nothing too complicated or with too much travelogue nonsense. Just a good book that deliv...

Indian Cookbooks

by Shoeman 17 years ago

Can anyone recommend a good Indian food cookbook? I just really started getting into cooking currys and pastes so a basic book on primary dishes such as Vindaloo etc would be great.

Babbo cookbook - worth acquiring ?

by ju 17 years ago

I've followed Mario Batali's shows on FoodTV over the years and have enjoyed them (even his latest, Mario Cooks Italy, which can be a little silly/ham-my). He comes across as being much nicer and l...

Chef Written Cookbooks?

by SisterT 17 years ago

Reading over the Nobu thread got me to thinking about similar cookbooks (I apologize if this has already been discussed). Do you find cookbooks written by chefs harder to use than those by other...

Nobu - the cookbook

by Akiko 17 years ago

Does anyone own this cookbook? Do you actually cook out of it and find that the recipes are: 1)not overly labor intensive 2)actually stand up to the instructions and taste great when you follo...

el bulli cookbook

by Mark 17 years ago

Does any one know how to get there hands on albert ferran's cookbook? I cant find it antwhere!

Basic Indian Cookbook Suggestions Needed

by JesseLou 17 years ago

I love Indian food, eat it out once a week, but I want to start making it at home. What are your suggestions for a good cookbook? I'd like something that starts with the basics, but then works up t...

Appetizer cookbooks for my delightful Dad.

by Kat Kinsman 17 years ago

Howdy all, My Dad and I are gleefully frank about giving each other our birthday wish lists, and he's indicated that he'd like a book on appetizers. He's a skilled and adventurous home chef, with...

Another Cookbook Thread

by Phylloxera 17 years ago

I am looking for feedback on new cookbooks rather than on tried-and-true classics. Of course some contemporary books are destined to become classics and maybe somebody is already sussing those tit...

Hard-to-find cookbooks, revisited

by Loeb 17 years ago

With all the recent talk about potato cookbooks and hard-to-find cookbooks I wanted to post Bonnie Slotnick's web site information. Full disclosure--my grandma is selling her never-used cookbooks f...

Mario Batali Cookbook signing

by James 17 years ago

Mario Batali will be at Fishs Eddy on Staten Island tomorrow (Saturday) signing copies of his cookbook, in conjunction with the Staten Island Waterfront Festival. (I hope this is okay to post. I...

Maida Heatter's Cookies Cookbook Mishaps

by Lisa C 17 years ago

So I got this book from the library hearing that Heatter is a cookie goddess. I've made two recipes now, completely throwing out one batch. The first batch, Carrot and Honey Oatmeal cookies, were...

How do you store your cookbooks?

by Sydney 17 years ago

We all have a collection of cookbooks which probably doesn't get smaller. How do you sort them? Where do you keep them (kitchen counter, cabinets, closets, stand alone shelves, shelves on the wall)...

Used Cookbooks...

by Hungry Celeste 17 years ago

Does anyone know of a good source for used cookbooks? I tried the little shop on Rampart (Kitchen Witch) but found the prices for used books to be quite daunting. Do any of the other used booksto...

Local Cookbooks

by Evangeline 17 years ago

Can anybody recomend some local cookbooks that are REALLY REALLY GOOD ! Tell me if you have used them....or if someone you know has an opinion... and how you like them.a I'd love to find a book or ...

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