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The Best Cookbooks for Beginners

It’s never too late to learn something new—especially when it comes to cooking. These cookbooks highlight chefs with different perspectives on learning to enjoy cooking. Whether you have a family or...

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July 2019 COTM Foods of the Greek Islands - Meze, Pitas & Pies

by Westminstress 3 months ago

Welcome to July 2019 Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of THE FOODS OF THE GREEK ISLANDS: MEZE and SAVORY PITAS AND PIES, pp...

December 2018 COTM BREAD TOAST CRUMBS: Bread

by islandmermaid 11 months ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapter of BREAD TOAST CRUMBS: *BREAD (p. 24-99) If you are the first one to report ...

Let's Get Nostalgic - Piret's

by DiningDiva 1 month ago

Long ago in a San Diego far, far removed from today there was a fantastic little hybrid cafe, deli, charcuterie modeled after the bistros of France. That it happened in San Diego in the 1980s is no...

September 2019 COTM Everyday Dorie: Chicken, Meat & Fish (pages 104-209)

by Westminstress 1 month ago

Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of EVERYDAY DORIE: CHICKEN, MEAT, and FISH & SHELLFISH (pages 104-209) Link to main thread: https://www.chowhound...

June Cookbook of the Month: TAPAS by Penelope Casas - ALL RECIPES

by oakjoan 11 years ago

Please remember to note the chapter, page and name of the book from which you are cooking to keep things orderly.

Cookbook publishing questions

by emily 19 days ago

I've noticed that cookbooks, particularly in the fall, tend to be released on Tuesdays. Does anyone know why that is? A Google search didn't turn up anything for me and I've often been curious abou...


by Allegra_K 3 years ago

Use this thread for the following chapters: Starters & Snacks - p. 21-54 Vegetables - p. 55-83 If you are the first to report on a recipe, start a new comment, but if you are reporting on a ...

JUNE Cookbook of the Month: FOODS and WINES OF SPAIN, Penelope Casas - All Recipes

by oakjoan 11 years ago

Please remember to note the BOOK, CHAPTER, and PAGE of the recipe you are cooking each time you post to this thread. Thank you!

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking: Meat and Seafood [CoTM Sept 2006 and Nov 2013]

by redwood2bay 13 years ago

September 2006 Cookbook of the Month: Please post your reviews of meat and seafood recipes from Marcella Hazan's Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking here. Please mention the name of the recipe yo...

Ebook Deals of the Minute 2019

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 10 months ago

Here's the place to share those great cookbook deals that come up for ebook versions in various formats this year. These deals seem to go by so fast, so just a reminder the sale might be over by th...

March 2019 COTM Cravings: Hungry for More - Breakfast & Brunch, Soups, Salads, Sandwiches

by islandmermaid 8 months ago

Welcome to Chrissy Teigen Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of CRAVINGS: HUNGRY FOR MORE - BREAKFAST & BRUNCH, page 11 SOUPS, page 42 SALAD...

October 2012 COTM: 660 Curries -- Beef, Lamb, and Pork Curries; Fish and Seafood Curries; Paneer Curries

blue room
by blue room 7 years ago

Please post reviews for these dishes in this thread. Beef, Lamb, and Pork Curries …. 169-234 Fish and Seafood curries …. 235-284 Paneer Curries …. 285-310 The Chowhound Team has asked me ...

September 2019 COTM: Everyday Dorie

by Westminstress 1 month ago

Welcome to the September 2019 Cookbook of the Month! We will be cooking from Everyday Dorie by Dorie Greenspan This is our master thread for the books. Please use it to share thoughts and inspir...

September 2019 Cookbook of the Month VOTING

by Westminstress 2 months ago

Hi everyone, it's time to vote on the next Cookbook of the Month! For September we will choose between EVERYDAY DORIE by Dorie Greenspan and ENDLESS SUMMER (is this wishful thinking for September?)...

September 2016 COTM: Momofuku -- Noodle Bar reports

blue room
by blue room 3 years ago

Please post here for recipes from the Noodle Bar section of Momofuku, pages 13 to 111. Here's the link back to the master thread -- http://www.chowhound.com/post/september-2016-cookbooks-mo...

Looking for Recipe from Williams-Sonoma Kitchen Library

by GeorgiaMom 23 days ago

I'm looking for a recipe from the Williams-Sonoma Kitchen Library Chicken cookbook, published in 1999. It's a recipe for chicken with leeks, apples cut into rings, Calvados, cream, and thyme. When ...

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

by gutreactions 2 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...

Suggestions for a WIld Mushroom Cookbook?

by Pipenta 7 years ago

I can find plenty of field guides to wild mushrooms, but I haven't found a really good cookbook for them. They are so diverse in flavor and texture and require different treatments. Some are del...

This cookbook, (insert your selection) improved my cooking

by mrshalf 8 months ago

What ONE cookbook improved your cooking? Preferably one you've bought within the past five years.