Hi, I’m looking for a cookbook to buy for my vegetarian brother who has picked up cooking as a new hobby. He’s pretty picky and mainly loves bread, pasta, and cheese and some vegetables. I’d like something with some variety in recipes ( appetizers, desserts, the whole shabang) but it also needs to have directions for making homemade pasta. If you know any good ones let me know!
Looking for a cookbook that would have a variety of things you could cook at home in the kitchen, on the grill or out camping? Something for the outdoors-man who cooks? Thanks
I just bought a crock pot today. I had used my parents crock pot, but it broke. They got an instant pot, but I tried it and didn’t like it so I bought myself a crock pot. I have the Betty Crocker slow cooker dinners book. Also, I’ve tried the America’s test kitchen one, but don’t like it that much. Does anyone have any recommendations? I’d be making dishes for three people sometimes and for two people other times if that helps. I don’t know how to cook that much.
I wanna learn how to cook more things. I know a little, but not much. I have a Betty crocker slow cooker cookbook that I’ve used some and love. Do you guys have any recommendations on a good beginner cookbook? My mom is letting me use her Betty crocker cookbook some. The issue is that it is rather old and looks like it’s gonna fall apart at some point. The spine is gone and the threads from where it was sewn together is all that’s holding the pages together. Thanks.
The other day I was reminiscing about my Grandparent's bookcase and how my eyes always seemed to land on one particularly large (and colorful) title. It was "The Joy of Cooking." This sparked my idea to compile a small collection of classic cookbooks for my own bookcase.
Aside from "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" and maybe "Larousse Gastronomique" what are some other classic books on food that are highly revered and sought after? Can you think of any others that are just as influential but not focused on French cuisine?
Vintage titles are welcomed too as I have a possible source to locate them in my town.
I’m gonna use my moms copy, but it’s older than I am and will fall apart at some point. Part of the spine is already gone. I’d like to get myself a copy. I just don’t want a binder or spiral bound version. Does anyone know where I can get a hardcover or paperback copy?
I've just started getting healthy and exercising more. I was listening to this bike podcast that recommended steel cut oats with fresh fruit - and holy wow my morning is completely changed. I looked at my poor kids eating another bowl of crap cereal and wondered if I shouldn't try taking a crack at trying to help my kids and wife eat better. Looking for some cookbook recommendations of stuff I can make that isn't complicated - maybe something paleo-ish - but just need to start making basic good stuff instead of always making mac and cheese for my kids.
Any assistance finding this book again would be much appreciated.
What I remember for sure:
It's a vegetarian cookbook.
It's red, oversized but quite thin, and has a dustjacket.
The author(s) founded a vegetarian restaurant in the UK and could not really cook before that.
They talk about working obscenely long hours to start with.
It contains a recipe for zuccotto. It also contains a recipe for churros with a story about the author being drunk in Spain and having them.
There's a picture of red long horn peppers on the front.
Reading the news, felt this project from a group of women, mums and entrepreneurs is really something worth supporting and sharing...hope you'll feel the same! :)
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I am preparing for a Hitchcock-themed dinner in early June and discovered that there is a cookbook of recipes based on Alfred Hitchcock movies. It is a French book called: La Sauce Etait Presque Parfait. I can find it available on ebay in Europe and Amazon France, but neither will be able to get it to me in time. Anyone have a copy to sell or lend? Title: La sauce était presque parfaite : 80 recettes d'après Alfred Hitchcock Author: Anne Martinetti & Francois Riviere Publisher: Cahiers du Cinéma ISBN: 2866425340
This is a little bit of an off beat request...but one of my professional development goals at work is to learn spanish. I figured something fun that would keep me motivated is if I had a cookbook I could occasionally "Quiz" myself by working a recipe out. All suggestions are greatly appreciated. Thanks a ton ahead of time.
I am looking to buy a mediterranean diet cookbook with pictures of each recipe (or as many as possible). I wouldn't consider myself a "beginner" when it comes to this diet but I don't necessarily want a cookbook full of recipes that take 4-5 hours to make each dish.
I'm interested in trying out some Filipino food and wondered if anyone knew of a good book to start me off. For reference, I'm a competent cook who regularly makes Chinese and Korean food. I'm in the UK so there may be some more uncommon ingredients that I would have a hard time finding. Saying that, you can find most things online... Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! :)
We're hosting our family 4th of July party for the first time this year. My cousin who used to host it got divorced and we have a house with a big yard out in the country. We have both types of grills. Tables and tents. And no clue what to cook! I'm hoping someone can recommend a book I can buy for my wife to help her prepare for this. Something with potato salad/pasta salad, desserts, grilling stuff. Things of that nature. I shall spare no expense, and I don't want this party to suck.
Hi! When I struck out on my own, my mother gave me a huge red hardcover Betty Crocker cookbook. Over the years, I pulled recipes from it without paying much attention to the version/edition and I eventually had several go-to recipes I used from that book. My family moved recently and the book has come up missing. I'm guessing it was somehow placed in a donate pile and made its way to Goodwill, because that thing was a massive brick and would be hard to miss.
Well, now we're settling into our new home and I'm trying to replace it. Looking on eBay and Amazon, I never realized there were so many versions, hardcover/spiral, etc. of the Betty Crocker Cookbook. I don't even know what exactly was on the cover, but I remember it being similar to this. It was hard bound, and probably at least 500 pages. It had color photos throughout, some full page, some smaller.
The only recipe I can come close to recalling was a simple roasted pecan dessert. I tried Googling that and found this, but it's not exactly the same. The recipe I used was basic - toss in butter, coat with salt, cook, cool, then coat half of the nuts with powdered sugar. Trying to search with powdered sugar lead me to this which I thought was it until I hit the ingredient list and saw egg, which I definitely don't remember using.
I know it's not much to go on, but I'd appreciate any help finding my lost version of that big red cookbook. Thanks!
(I should also mention that I blindly bought one online to take a stab at getting the version I remember, and the Betty Crocker Cookbook - Everything You Need To Know To Cook Today is not it. Much too new and much too small (and is missing that pecan recipe!))
I'm trying to remember the name of a series of cookbooks. Help!
Here's what I remember:
I was interested, looked the books up, realized they were out of print, dismissed it, and now I want to take a second look. But of course I can't remember the easy things, like title of the series or the author.
My mum lent this book out a couple years ago and sadly never got it back. Does anybody have a copy? If so could someone provide me with the details for the scone recipe in there? She would be over the moon to have that recipe again.
On a recent trip to Columbo, Sri Lanka I met a beautiful woman by the name of Jessica Heath. She was having cocktails with the chef/owner of Ministry of Crab when I overheard her talking about her upcoming Sri Lankan-inspired cookbook. After butting my way into their conversation and expressing my love for Sri Lankan fare, she was kind enough to give me an advance copy. I tried a few of her recipes over the weekend and all I can say is wow.
She recently launched a Kickstarter campaign and it's already surpassed its funding goal. From what it says, she is already in production with books expected to ship within the next month or so.
If you're a fan of Sri Lankan fusion I highly recommend checking it out:
I tried the alinea website and the links don't take me anywhere:
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