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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.

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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What are you baking these days? February 2020 - Tenth Anniversary Edition!

buttertart
by buttertart 2 months ago

Hello everyone! Jumping the gun a little on February, because it marks the 10th anniversary of What Are You Baking! Hard to believe it's been that long. I'm happy to have started it and ha...

February 2020 COTM: KACHKA - Cold & Hot Zakuski, Dumplings, Soups

MelMM
by MelMM 2 months ago

Use this post to report on recipes from the following chapters of KACHKA: Cold Zakuski pp. 96-157 Hot Zakuski pp. 161-191 Dumplings pp. 195-211 Soups pp. 215-233 Per Chowhound rules, do no...

Ebook Deals of the Minute 2019

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 1 year 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...

Table Talk with Hetty McKinnon, the Queen of Salad

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 2 months ago

There are few food phrases that get tossed around more these days than "plant-based." With more of us trying to eat more greens and vegetables it's only natural we'd look for interesting ways to do...

February 2020 COTM: KACHKA and SUPRA

MelMM
by MelMM 2 months ago

Welcome to our February, 2020 COTM threads for KACHKA and SUPRA. Use this post for general discussion of the books, ingredients, etc. Use the posts linked below to report on the recipes you make. N...

March 2020 COTM: Announcement

MelMM
by MelMM 1 month ago

Our March Cookbook of the Month will be VICTUALS by Ronni Lundy. I'm excited about this book as it covers a regional Southern cuisine that hasn't gotten as much attention as that of other parts of ...

March 2020 COTM: Nominations

MelMM
by MelMM 2 months ago

I realize many of you haven't even gotten started on the February books yet, but yes, it is time for our March COTM nomination process. To nominate a book, put the title in ALL CAPS in the comments...

February 2020 COTM: SUPRA - Meat, Poultry, Fish

MelMM
by MelMM 2 months ago

Use this post to report on recipes from the following chapters of SUPRA: Meat Dishes pp. 96-121 Poultry Dishes pp. 122-141 Fish Dishes pp. 142-153 Per Chowhound rules, do not post a recipe ...

Cooking from Sheet Pan Suppers by Molly Gilbert

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 3 years ago

Let’s use our sheet pans and Molly Gilbert’s book to discover some new treasures! Many of us are excited about exploring this book together, and we can use this thread to share our reports. So ...

APRIL 2017 COTM: DINNER, reports on PASTA & NOODLES and TOFU

pistachio peas
by pistachio peas 3 years ago

Use this thread to post reports on the following chapters from DINNER: PASTA & NOODLES (p. 175-205); and TOFU (& A TOUCH OF SEITAN) (p. 209-228) If you are the first to report on a recipe, pl...

February 2020 COTM: KACHKA - Mangal, Homestyle Dishes, Showstoppers, Desserts

MelMM
by MelMM 2 months ago

Use this post to report on recipes from the following chapters of KACHKA: The Mangal pp. 237-257 Homestyle Dishes pp. 261-282 Showstoppers pp. 287-307 Desserts pp. 311-345 Per Chowhound ru...

APRIL 2017 COTM: DINNER, reports on BEANS & VEGETABLES, RICE & OTHER GRAINS, and PIZZAS & PIES

pistachio peas
by pistachio peas 3 years ago

Use this thread to post reports on the following chapters from DINNER: BEANS, LEGUMES, & VEGETABLE DINNERS (p. 234-273); RICE, FARRO, QUINOA & OTHER GRAINS (p. 278-297); and PIZZAS & PIES (p. 30...

February 2020 COTM: Announcement

MelMM
by MelMM 2 months ago

It was neck and neck for a while, but the combo of KACHKA and SUPRA pulled ahead at the end of voting for the win. Reporting threads will go up on Feb 1. In the meantime, use this thread for discus...

March 2019 COTM Cravings: Noodles & Carbs, Thai Mom, Party Time

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: NOODLES AND CARBS, page 76 ...

Quick! Help with Ottolenghi's Chickpea bake

MSK
by MSK 2 months ago

I'm deep into this recipe and stuck on how to handle the canned chickpeas as opposed to the dried one's he calls for in the recipe? It's near impossible to find raw chickpeas these days (even a...

Cooking from the Smitten Kitchen Blog and Cookbooks, Part 3/III

Goblin
by Goblin 1 year ago

Since we have had a vibrant 435 posts in the second iteration of Cooking from The Smitten Kitchen blog and Cookbooks, I thought it was time to start a third thread. Please join me in reporting on...

February 2020 COTM: SUPRA - Vegetables, Fruit

MelMM
by MelMM 2 months ago

Use this post to report on recipes from the following chapters of SUPRA: Vegetable Dishes pp. 154-179 Fruit Dishes pp. 180–201 Per Chowhound rules, do not post a recipe verbatim. You may sum...

November 2016 COTM Twelve Months of Monastery Soups -- May through August (pp. 70 - 125)

blue room
by blue room 3 years ago

Please post report here for soup recipes pages 70 through 125. Back to main reporting thread http://www.chowhound.com/post/november-2016-cookbook-month-twelve-months-monastery-soups-1042900

Cooking From Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbooks, Part 4

DuffyH
by DuffyH 1 year ago

Please join us in cooking with your electric pressure cooker and posting about your experiences here. You can cook from any book or any recipe and any model or kind of pressure cooker, but please n...

April 2019 COTM SFAH: Sauces and Desserts

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by Westminstress 1 year ago

Welcome to April 2019 Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of SALT, FAT, ACID, HEAT: SAUCES, p. 358 BUTTER-AND-FLOUR DOUGHS, p...