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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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December 2018 Cookbook of the Month: BREAD TOAST CRUMBS by Alexandra Stafford

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 1 year ago

A warm welcome to our December 2018 Cookbook of the Month, BREAD TOAST CRUMBS: RECIPES FOR NO-KNEAD LOAVES & MEALS TO SAVOR EVERY SLICE by Alexandra Stafford with Liza Lowery. This month we are al...

Which Sauces cookbook, Peterson, Roux, or ???

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by FLAGal 1 month ago

For a dedicated home student of cookery with a medium-high skill set and a study/office full of my eclectic cookbook collection, which "Sauces" cookbook would you recommend and why, the one by Jame...

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

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 11 months 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 ...

March 2019 COTM Cravings: Hungry for More - Snacks, Potatoes & Their Friends, Thai Mom

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 11 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 - SNACKS, page 95 POTATOES & THEIR FRIENDS, page 11...

APRIL 2017 COTM: DINNER, reports on CHICKEN & MEAT

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by pistachio peas 3 years ago

Use this thread to post reports on the following chapters from DINNER: CHICKEN (p. 22-61) and MEAT: PORK, BEEF, VEAL, LAMB, DUCK, & TURKEY (p. 64-95) If you are the first to report on a recip...

Italian Cookbooks: What are your favorites?

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by gardenvespers 3 months ago

I grew up with a Sicilian grandmother and Italian food is my favorite to cook at home. My favorite cookbooks are: La Cucina, The Country Cooking of Italy, Marcella Says, Essentials of Italian C...

March 2019 COTM Cravings: Sh*t on Toast through Supper

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 11 months 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: SH*T ON TOAST, page 156 V...

September 2019 COTM Everyday Dorie: Starters (pages 4-103)

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by Westminstress 5 months ago

Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of EVERYDAY DORIE: NIBBLES, STARTERS & SMALL MEALS and SOUPS & SALADS (pages 4-103) Link to main thread: https://...

Archaic Tin Sizes?

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by StevietheFish 1 month ago

I was reading a cookbook of my mother's, The Gold Cookbook, by Louis P. de Gouy, the 1951 reprint. It's fascinating reading. Much of it would strike many today as not only unfashionable, but also u...

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

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 11 months 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 ...

March 2019 COTM Cravings: Hungry for More - Supper and Sweets

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 11 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 - SUPPER, page 174 SWEETS, page 234 If you are t...

Table Talk w/ NYT Food Photographer Andrew Scrivani

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 1 month ago

If you read the New York Times Cooking section, you’re probably aware of the incredible photographs that accompany their many recipes, and there's one guy you can thank for many of those dazzling s...

December 2017–February 2018 Baking Cookbook of Month: CLASSIC GERMAN BAKING

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 years ago

Welcome to the reporting thread for the Winter BCOTM, CLASSIC GERMAN BAKING by Luisa Weiss. We'll be baking together from this book in December 2017 and January and February 2018. HOW TO POST RE...

May 2019 COTM Nigella Kitchen: Quandaries, pages 22-125

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by Westminstress 9 months ago

Welcome to May 2019 Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of NIGELLA KITCHEN: WHAT'S FOR SUPPER?, p. 22 HURRY UP! I'M HUNGRY!,...

Off the top of your head: How many recipes do you know by heart?

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by gutreactions 6 months ago

I remember working with a top French chef on projects in the New York/Miami area. Once I asked him: How many recipes do you have memorized? He thought for a moment and responded: around 3,000. And ...

August 2019 COTM Pati's Mexican Table - Anytime Vegetarian, Seafood, Poultry and Meat

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by ad7yn 6 months ago

Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of PATI'S MEXICAN TABLE ANYTIME VEGETARIAN p. 88-113 SEAFOOD p. 114-135 POULTRY p. 136-167 MEAT p. 168-197 Lin...

August 2019 COTM Pati's Mexican Table - Salsas, Pickles, and Guacamole, Salads, and Soups

ad7yn
by ad7yn 6 months ago

Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of PATI'S MEXICAN TABLE SALSAS, PICKLES, AND GUACAMOLE p.14-39 SALADS p.40-59 SOUPS p.60-87 Link to main thread...

Galloping Gourmet cookbook recipes?

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by emdb 14 years ago

I was given a flea market sale copy of the Complete Galloping Gourmet Cookbook-- it's so enormous, and the pictures are so old-fashioned, that I have put off paging through it in search of plausibl...

Mom’s Cornbread — The Lost Recipe!

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by kelvin_of_ranard 2 months ago

About this time of year, when I am thankful for God’s blessings on my life, I am also missing many beloved family members! And, with their passing, I am missing their many idiosyncrasies which wil...

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...