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c-lando

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Your favorite cookbooks
« on: April 30, 2013, 09:04:15 AM »

I guess this also could have gone in the R-ville Grill forum, but I thought I'd give the Pulp some love.

Rattle off some of your favorite cookbooks, please.
Most of my recipes seem to come from magazines or from the interwebbs, but I like to pick up a good cookbook from the library and give it a go from time to time.
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Re: Your favorite cookbooks
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2013, 09:43:33 AM »

Intercourses by Martha Hopkins - Technically an aphrodisiac cookbook but it has a couple of my favorite and "go-to" recipes in here (ie: penne with rosemary cream sauce and Black Russian cake). May be out of print by now.

Vegetables every day by Jack Bishop - A ton of recipes for veggies; some labor intensive, some not. But, great for this time of year when you find something unusual at the farmer's market and you have no idea what to do with it.

Damn near every "Fix it and forget it" cookbook - I love me some crockpot foods and these have a multitude of variations.
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Re: Your favorite cookbooks
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2013, 09:47:29 AM »

Well most of mine are vegetarian, so I won't bother listing them for ya, but you might check out "The Little Paris Kitchen" by Rachel Khoo. She makes French cooking easy and delightful.

I can also heartily recommend "My Bread" by Jim Lahey. His bread recipes are amazing and dead easy.
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Re: Your favorite cookbooks
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2013, 10:40:52 AM »

We had a good time with the "Dinosaur BBQ" Cookbook for a little while. Their "Mutha Sauce" is AMAZING.

Link here:
http://www.amazon.com/Dinosaur-Bar-B-Que-An-American-Roadhouse/dp/1580089712/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1367332821&sr=8-2&keywords=dinosaur+bbq
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Re: Your favorite cookbooks
« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2013, 03:02:50 PM »

I tend to cook mostly from blogs but when I do pull out a cookbook, I have found that every recipe I have made from Super Natural Cooking has been delicious. I have tried to incorporate more vegetarian meals into my diet for many reasons and Mark is definitely a dedicated carnivore and even he has enjoyed the recipes from Heidi's book.
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Re: Your favorite cookbooks
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2013, 01:23:04 PM »

Thanks, Y'all.
Keep 'em coming when you come across a cookbook that you want to recommend.
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Re: Your favorite cookbooks
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2013, 04:06:21 PM »

All the ones I like are more reference books than recipe books.

How to Cook Everything
Herbs & Spices: The Cook's Reference
The Flavor Bible


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Re: Your favorite cookbooks
« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2013, 05:59:20 PM »

My favorite is "Cook and Lovett", which was done by the Lovett School a zillion years ago. You can probably thrift it somewhere around.

I also use the classic Better Homes and Gardens cookbook.
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Re: Your favorite cookbooks
« Reply #8 on: May 02, 2013, 10:27:54 AM »

My g/f likes "How to Cook Everything" as well.
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Re: Your favorite cookbooks
« Reply #9 on: May 02, 2013, 02:16:46 PM »

My mother likes the Simply in Season cookbook, and I've given it to most of my cooking friends.  Good recipes for what to do with 500 lbs of kale.

Side note: Why can't I spell recipes?  I always spell it recipies.  Which is wrong.  Thank god for that little squiggle line that shows up underneath!
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Re: Your favorite cookbooks
« Reply #10 on: May 02, 2013, 02:47:27 PM »

If you happen to have the Cooking Channel, look for My Little Paris Kitchen. So delightful!
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Re: Your favorite cookbooks
« Reply #11 on: May 02, 2013, 11:37:07 PM »

If you happen to have the Cooking Channel, look for My Little Paris Kitchen. So delightful!
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Khoo is so much more entertaining than all those other TV chefs. Very natural character.
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Re: Your favorite cookbooks
« Reply #12 on: May 13, 2013, 11:20:02 AM »

If you happen to have the Cooking Channel, look for My Little Paris Kitchen. So delightful!
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Khoo is so much more entertaining than all those other TV chefs. Very natural character.
Looooooooooooooved this show.
I want to put her in my pocket!!!!
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Re: Your favorite cookbooks
« Reply #13 on: May 13, 2013, 12:54:03 PM »

Looooooooooooooved this show.
I want to put her in my pocket!!!!
The heck with a pocket. I want her in my kitchen. Preferably making her salted caramel chocolate lava cake!
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Re: Your favorite cookbooks
« Reply #14 on: May 13, 2013, 12:59:21 PM »

Looooooooooooooved this show.
I want to put her in my pocket!!!!
The heck with a pocket. I want her in my kitchen. Preferably making her salted caramel chocolate lava cake!
We'll share her. Tell CR to keep his mitts off.
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