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Meal Planning

Get organized. Give your best meal planning tips, and find out how other Chowhounds organize their meals from recipe planning to grocery shopping.

How To Meal Prep On a Budget

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September 2021 COTM: Flavor - Pairings: sweetness, fats, and acidity

LulusMom
by LulusMom 25 days ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from Flavor’s Pairing chapter, on sweetness, fats, and acidity (pp. 117-210). If you are the first one to repo...

What's For Dinner #455 (September 2021) - September Already?!

Amandarama
by Amandarama 24 days ago

Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share recipes - with our modifications noted. What's for Dinner? Phot...

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Weekly Menu Planning September 2021

MidwesternerTT
by MidwesternerTT 29 days ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in September. It's helpful if you can include your location and how many people you are feeding. Links to recipes are always...

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Salads are my Achilles heel...

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by soccermom13 3 days ago

As we head into winter and (I hope and pray) the Delta variant becomes less of a threat, I hope to have people over for a meal once in a while. I often serve a heavy one dish main such as Baked Zi...

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COTM October 2021 - The Book of Greens, Cookbook of the Month Announcement

LulusMom
by LulusMom 1 day ago

It’s always fun when a perennial bridesmaid becomes a bride, and this month that has happened. The Book of Greens, by Jenn Louis, will be our Cookbook of the Month (COTM). I’ll put up a main thread...

September 2021 COTM: Flavor - Produce: Mushrooms, Alliums, Nuts & Seeds, Sugar Fruit and Booze

LulusMom
by LulusMom 25 days ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from Flavor’s Produce chapter, on Mushrooms, Alliums, Nuts & Seeds, Sugar Fruit and Booze (pp. 213-294). If y...

October 2021 COTM - Voting thread

LulusMom
by LulusMom 8 days ago

The nomination thread has closed and we have narrowed it down to The Book of Greens with 7 votes and From the Oven to the Table with 11 votes. It’s now time to vote for the book you’d like to cook ...

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Information on the ease of use of the Eat Your Books Website

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by olunia 1 day ago

Hello Everyone! I’m looking for more information on EYB. I would like answers to specific questions to decide if I would like to become a paying member. Please answer the following questions t...

September 2021 COTM: Flavor - PROCESS: Charring, Browning, Infusing, Aging

LulusMom
by LulusMom 25 days ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from Flavor’s Process chapter, on charring, browning, infusing, and aging (pp. 23-112). If you are the first o...

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October Dish of the Month (DOTM) - Nominating thread

LulusMom
by LulusMom 6 days 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 early autumn produce that we’re able to get our hands o...

FATTOUSH - Home Cooking DOTM, September 2021

MelMM
by MelMM 24 days ago

For September we've chosen a lovely bread salad from the Levant, FATTOUSH. This salad commonly contains a mix of vegetables, such as cucumber and tomato, herbs, such as parsley and mint, and leaves...

Dairy Free School Lunches

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by pumpkinspice 18 days ago

My kids (6 y/o) class is dairy free due to any allergy in the class (my own child is allergic to sesame) so I am looking for some tasty / kid friendly lunch ideas that are essentially nut (entire s...

Stupid question about leftover pork roast...

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by luvcubs 1 month ago

I have leftover Asian pork roast in the freezer. I don't really want sandwiches (husband doesn't care for them). Can I substitute shredded in for recipes that call for ground pork? I'm guessing ...

Home Cooking Dish of the Month - September 2021 Voting

MelMM
by MelMM 29 days ago

I wanted to get participation up, and if the nomination thread was anything to go by, we're in a for a good month in September. In addition to the plethora of nominations, we had some good discussi...

NOVEMBER 2020 COOKBOOK OF THE MONTH (COTM) - David Lebovitz website

LulusMom
by LulusMom 11 months ago

Here we are almost 8 months into Covid quarantine, and the majority of us decided it makes the most sense to stick with an online source for our COTM. We voted for David Lebovitz’s blog as our Nove...

September 2021 COTM (Cookbook of the Month): Flavor

LulusMom
by LulusMom 25 days ago

Welcome to the master thread for our September 2021 COTM, Flavor, by Yotam Ottolenghi. We'll use this thread for any general discussion about ingredients, menus, etc. Use the associated threads lin...

September 2021 Cookbook of the Month (COTM) VOTING

LulusMom
by LulusMom 1 month ago

Happy 15th anniversary to Cookbook of the Month! The nomination thread has closed and we have narrowed it down to the Ottolenghi Flavor with 8 votes and This Will Make it Taste Good with 4. Now is ...

October 2021 COTM - Nomination thread

LulusMom
by LulusMom 16 days ago

It’s nomination time here at Cookbook of the Month (COTM)! For many of us the weather is starting to turn, and being in a warm, cozy kitchen may have more appeal than it has for the past few months...

October 2020 COTM - Falastin: Breakfast; Snacks, Spreads, & Sides; Veggie Sides & Salads; Soups

LulusMom
by LulusMom 12 months ago

Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of Falastin: BREAKFAST SNACKS, SPREADS, & SIDES VEGGIE SIDES & SALADS SOUPS If you are the first one to...

May 2020 COTM: SERIOUS EATS

MelMM
by MelMM 1 year ago

Welcome to our May Cookbook of the Month. We will be cooking from the Web site SERIOUS EATS: https://www.seriouseats.com/ This post serves as both the announcement and the reporting thread. Ther...