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Dish of the Month

Each month dishes are suggested and votes are cast by community members. The winning dish is then discussed in more variations than you can shake a spoon at. Deliciously educational!

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MOLE - December 2020 Dish of the Month

MelMM
by MelMM 3 days ago

In a nail-biter of a voting round, we chose MOLE as our Dish of the Month for December. This is kind of special for me, as I often make mole around Christmas. We have a lot of variety to choose fro...

WAT/INJERA - November 2020 Dish of the Month

MelMM
by MelMM 1 month ago

Welcome to our reporting thread for our November Dish of the Month, WAT & INJERA. This combination of dishes has long been a nominee, and now their month has arrived. WAT (also often spelled "wot")...

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December 2020 Dish of the Month - Nominations

MelMM
by MelMM 13 days ago

Time for nominations for our December Dish of the Month. With COVID cases spiking, the only thing that is certain about this holiday season is that it will be unlike any other. How does this affect...

December 2020 Dish of the Month - Voting

MelMM
by MelMM 7 days ago

Welcome to our December voting thread for DOTM. It was a somewhat slow nomination period, and only two dishes gained much traction. The good news is that they excellent options that both offer a lo...

Links to Home Cooking DOTM reporting threads

herby
by herby 7 years ago

LNightshade provided links to the previous DOTMs and I thought that the list below in a form of individual posts with links to previous DOTM will be easier to maintain as well as useful to all DOTM...

November 2020 DOTM (Dish of the Month) - Nominations

MelMM
by MelMM 1 month ago

Time for nominations for our November Dish of the Month. Time to gear up for winter holidays, and maybe we want to explore something we will use for holiday entertaining. Oh, wait, we're not entert...

October 2020 DOTM (Dish of the Month) - Arancini

LulusMom
by LulusMom 2 months ago

Welcome to our DOTM reporting thread for October 2020. Our dish this month is arancini. These delightful treats got their name because they were the size of a small round orange, or arancino in Ita...

November 2020 DOTM (Dish of the Month) - VOTING

MelMM
by MelMM 1 month ago

Welcome to our November voting thread for our Dish of the Month. We'll be voting on our top two nominees, LAKSA and WAT/INJERA. For the purpose of DOTM, all versions of Laksa are welcome. It can...

EMPANADAS - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, September 2020

LulusMom
by LulusMom 3 months ago

Welcome to our DOTM reporting thread for September 2010. Our dish this month is empanadas. This one has been nominated many times, and I am happy that it is finally seeing it’s day in the sun, erm,...

October 2020 DOTM (Dish of the Month) - Voting Thread

LulusMom
by LulusMom 2 months ago

Thanks to those of you who contributed to the nominations thread. Two dishes (both former bridesmaids) stood out: Tarte Tatin and Arancini, both of which sound delicious as the cooler weather close...

October 2020 DOTM (Dish of the Month) - Nominations

LulusMom
by LulusMom 2 months ago

It’s nomination time here at Dish of the Month. What dish sounds especially exciting to cook together this month? Fall is in the air for most of us, and warming, autumnal dishes may spark our creat...

Stroganoff - Home Cooking Dish Of The Month, November 2016

meatn3
by meatn3 4 years ago

Our winning dish for November 2016 is Stroganoff! This dish is usually associated with beef but other variations are welcome. Do you add mushrooms? Mustard as found in older recipes or tomato p...

September 2020 DOTM (Dish of the Month) - Voting

LulusMom
by LulusMom 3 months ago

The nomination thread had some interesting ideas, and we’ve narrowed it down to three: arancini, empanadas, and tarte tatin. If you vote for tarte tatin, feel free to add in the comments (don’t rep...

Meatballs: The September 2012 Home Cooking Dish of the Month

L.Nightshade
by L.Nightshade 8 years ago

Welcome to the September 2012 Dish of the Month: MEATBALLS! During the month of September we will be cooking meatballs. This doesn't mean you have to cook meatballs every night. You can cook th...

Baked Apple Desserts - Home Cooking Dish of the Month (October 2015)

meatn3
by meatn3 5 years ago

This was a close vote! Baked Apple Desserts got a last minute surge and reached the finish line narrowing beating Braised Short Ribs! (Pause while I go turn in my tickets on the race at the pay win...

September 2020 DOTM (Dish of the Month) - Nominations

LulusMom
by LulusMom 4 months ago

It’s nomination time here at Dish of the Month. What dish sounds especially exciting to cook together this month? What would make best use of the late summer produce that we’re able to get our hand...

ICE CREAM -- Home Cooking Dish of the Month, July 2019

m
by masha 1 year ago

Welcome to our Reporting Thread for our July 2019 Dish of the Month (“DOTM”). For those new to our DOTM series, the purpose of this thread is to encourage hounds to prepare the selected dish throu...

CLAFOUTIS: Home Cooking Dish of the Month, August 2020

herby
by herby 4 months ago

Welcome to August, 2020 Dish of the Month reporting thread! This month we will be baking CLAFOUTIS, a French dessert of fruit, traditionally black cherries, arranged in a buttered dish and covered ...

FOCACCIA - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, November 2018

herby
by herby 2 years ago

Welcome to November, 2018 Dish of the Month reporting thread! This month we will be baking Focaccia. Use this thread to report on Focaccia you make. Pictures are not required, but are encouraged...

DAN DAN NOODLES - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, May 2017

herby
by herby 3 years ago

This was a tight competition between Dutch Babies and Dan Dan Noodles. Though dan dan noodles won this time, I am sure dutch babies will be in the DOTM limelight very soon! I wanted to make this...