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What Cookbooks Have You Bought?

So many cookbooks, so little room on the shelf! But the selections discussed here every month will tempt you. Or better yet share your own temptations with your fellow Chowhounds.
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What cookbooks are you lusting after or buying these days? January & February 2019 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 months ago

If I know this crowd, the fact that the holidays and the big fall-season cookbook releases have passed doesn't mean your interest in new (or new to you) cookbooks has. What's made your might-wan...

What cookbooks are you lusting after or buying these days? November 2018 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 4 months ago

September and October are the major fall release months for new cookbooks, so there are lots of new books to treat ourselves to, or to stock our holiday wish lists. Not to mention all the other boo...

What cookbooks are you lusting after or buying these days? December 2018 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 3 months ago

We've reached a month of holidays, which means gifts! What cookbooks are on your wish list? I'm trying to slow my accumulation and spend more time using the books I already have, but nevertheless, ...

What cookbooks are you lusting after or buying these days? September–October, 2018 edition!

buttertart
by buttertart 6 months ago

Coming into Fall cookbook season, always a delight. Have the new Rose Levy Beranbaum (my goddess) and the Food 52 Genius Desserts on preorder, and will nail the new Dorie next. Have been rathe...

What cookbooks have you bought, or are you lusting after? August, 2018 edition!

buttertart
by buttertart 7 months ago

Annisa Helou's book on food of the Islamic world is on my coffee table just waiting for me to get a spare moment. I also got the Grace Young books I didn't have on Kindle sale for 99 cents apiece a...

Last Cookbook I Bought: The Berkeley Bowl Cookbook

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by WeirTalk 6 months ago

I LOVE cookbooks! I recently bought, The Berkeley Bowl Cookbook by Laura McLively. She had (or has?) a blog about shopping at Berkeley Bowl and that blog became a cookbook! I am sorry to say I ne...

What cookbooks have you bought, or are you lusting after? July, 2018 edition!

buttertart
by buttertart 8 months ago

I finally read all the way through The Artful Baker and have decided I need a hard copy. The recipes are entrancing. How about you? What's floating your cookbook boat these days?

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? January, 2017 edition! [old]

buttertart
by buttertart 2 years ago

Happy New Year! Last year was dy-no-mite for cookbooks, hope this year will be as well. What have you been getting your hands on?

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? June, 2018 edition! [Old]

buttertart
by buttertart 9 months ago

Hi everybody, the beat goes on...I am thoroughly enjoying "Bangkok", as much for the stories as for the very exciting recipes and descriptions of food. Excellent writing. The reminiscence of her ...

What cookbooks have you bought or are you lusting over? April/May 2018 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 11 months ago

New month, and spring is in the air, or at least the promise of it is, unless you're Southern Hemisphere-oriented, in which case, substitute autumn for spring. Either way, a new new season means ne...

What cookbooks have you bought, or are you lusting after? March, 2018 edition

buttertart
by buttertart 12 months ago

March already! Kinokuniya bookstore in Manhattan continues to have the best range of cookbooks available here outside the specialist shops. Here is onr I saw and am lusting after. In addition, I...

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? February 2018 edition? [Old]

buttertart
by buttertart 1 year ago

So, what's new in the cookbook division these days? I got Chinese Soul Food on publication day this week. I love the can-do spirit and view into a Chinese-American kitchen in it. I read all the way...

What Cookbooks Have You Bought Lately, or Are You Lusting After? January, 2018 Edition!

buttertart
by buttertart 1 year ago

Sorry I'm late, have been under the weather. So here we go into a new year. From what I've seen, this year will bring lots of very interesting books, including a new Rose Levy Beranbaum. What ar...

What Cookbooks Have You Bought Lately, or Are You Lusting After? December 2017 Edition! [Old]

buttertart
by buttertart 1 year ago

A little late to the party, but...I have just finished reading the ATK cookie book, and there is almost nothing in it I don't want to make. Could be very useful this time of year. So many books, ...

What Cookbooks Have You Bought Lately, or Are You Lusting After? November 2017 Edition! [old]

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 1 year ago

While cookbook acquisition (or at least cookbook lust) seems to be a twelve-months-a-year habit for frequenters of our discussions, there's no denying that, as the year comes to a close and the big...

What Cookbooks Have You Bought Lately, or Are You Lusting After? October 2017 edition [old]

buttertart
by buttertart 1 year ago

So here we are in one of the best months of the year, for weather as well as for...cookbook releases! I recently got Sweet (which is a beautiful book, but I haven't done anything from it) and th...

What Cookbooks Have You Bought Lately, or Are You Lusting After? September 2017 edition [Old]

buttertart
by buttertart 1 year ago

Here it is just about September, and the uh oh publishing season is getting underway. I did get Bravetart, which is very good, but a good part of it is devoted to homemade versions of Twinkies ...

What Cookbooks Have You Bought Lately, or Are You Lusting After? June, 2017 Edition! [old]

buttertart
by buttertart 1 year ago

I haven't been buying much of late, but I'm sure will be soon...have a lot in my "saved for later" cart, some may wend their way into my hands. How about you? What are you looking for?

What cookbooks have you bought or are lusting after lately? July 2017 edition! [Old]

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 1 year ago

It's time for another month of lucky finds, struggling at restraint, and enabling! What's new on your wish list (or in your shopping cart)?