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What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy Spring has finally sprung, May 2015 edition!

Thank you, Mme! Just got the book :)

May 21, 2015
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June 2015 COTM: Voting Thread

These are different from the one I use - popover pan like this http://www.amazon.ca/dp/B003YL3DWO?psc=1 The puds come out tall and airy.

May 21, 2015
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What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy Spring has finally sprung, May 2015 edition!

My favourite Ottolenghi's book is Jerusalem. I like and own Plenty, cooked from it quite a bit (it was my first book by YO)with success. Bought Plenty More when it came out and found that many recipes had the same flavour profiles to dishes in Plenty and Jerusalem - after reading it ended up returning it. The Cookbook didn't inspire me though it has a lot of love on these boards.

May 19, 2015
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What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy Spring has finally sprung, May 2015 edition!

Great to hear! Any recommendation, bundtlust?

May 19, 2015
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What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy Spring has finally sprung, May 2015 edition!

It is a discount online book store - www.bookoutlet.com - there is a .ca site as well and it ships from Canada. They describe themselves as "Read-iculously Low Prices" :) Check it out!

May 16, 2015
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What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy Spring has finally sprung, May 2015 edition!

This is an older book, right? Sounds so intriguing that I had to put a hold on it at the library immediately after reading your post, Joan!

May 16, 2015
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June 2015 Cocktail Companion Cookbook of the Month Nominations

Looks interesting and has been recently revised and updated. I'll get behind IMBIBE!

May 14, 2015
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Weight Watchers Foodies - The Flowers are Blooming Edition! May 2015

Thank you! I have to main downfalls - portion size and activity. All things I love to do - read, cook, quilt, etc. are sedentary - but these last two months I walked a lot in addition to watching my portion sizes and this did the trick. I am not really tracking, not good at it and always fail to record everything and feel bad about it afterwards...

Love suggestions that people post here for light dishes and try to include those when I can.

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy Spring has finally sprung, May 2015 edition!

Lots of books to report on this month (a happy dance. To start my daughter gave me two:
Aromas of Aleppo by Poopa Dweck - beautiful book but I am yet to be inspired to cook from it
Meals in Minutes by Jamie Oliver - do not like the format - what if I do not want to make the whole meal?! But recipes sound interesting - need to explore.

And then I succumbed to the siren call of Bookoutlet.com and four books arrived this afternoon:
Flavor Flours by Alice Medrich - so many wonderful sounding recipes!
Classic Indian Cooking by Julie Sahni - wanted this book for a long time and finally found at reasonable price. Have been craving dal for a while and will be making one from the book next week
One Good Dish by David Tanis. I do not have any of his books and thought that I should - the recipes are speaking to me, would love for it to be a COTM
Devilled Eggs by Debbie Moose - I know but it was only $2 for 50 recipes and I loved eggs, all eggs and devilled ones are so yummy :) It is a small book published by Harvard Common Press out of Boston. Apparently there are quite of few in the series - anyone is familiar with it?

June 2015 COTM: Nomination Thread

Just bought David Tanis ONE GOOD DISH and would love to cook from it. Flipping through the book several dishes whispered "make me"... and I will :)

Here is a quote from Yotam Ottoleghi: "Intimate, uncannily familiar food, the kind that evokes feelings of home ad pure comfort".

May 14, 2015
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Weight Watchers Foodies - The Flowers are Blooming Edition! May 2015

Pretty good considering your challenges!

In April lost about five pounds (maybe even more since didn't weigh in) gained over winter and in May so far lost 1kg - happy to see the weight going a bit down. Went to buy a few clothes today and though still the same size as pre-winter, the clothes fit a bit better. Many-many more pounds to go....

June 2015 COTM: Nomination Thread

I'll fifth the APRIL BLOOMFIELD MONTH - have her first book on Kindle and it is about time that I start cooking from my Kindle books; don't have her new book but there might be some on-line recipes.

May 12, 2015
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What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy Spring has finally sprung, May 2015 edition!

I love Victory Garden books (have this and fish one too)- everything I made works and there is a lot of advice on buying, storing, etc. in addition to general cooking tips and specific recipes.

May 03, 2015
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What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy Spring has finally sprung, May 2015 edition!

It does sound interesting and I wonder how it compares with "Turkey" which I have but have not looked at in a while. I somehow developed strong resistance to new books and not much tempts me these days :)

May 03, 2015
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COLD VEGETABLE & PASTA/GRAIN SALAD! Home Cooking Dish of the Month (May 2015)

Barbara Lynch has very nice wild rice salad in "Stir". 150 Best has a salad that sounds interesting but I have not tried it yet.

May 02, 2015
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Home Cooking Dish of the Month (May 2015) Voting

Looks like Sandwich Sister is still unavailable.

Meatn3, do you mind putting up a reporting thread?

May 01, 2015
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Home Cooking Dish of the Month (May 2015) Voting

I "read" it as a cold salad comprised of grain/pasta and vegetable(s). AMFT has several very good grain/veg salads.

May 01, 2015
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Home Cooking Dish of the Month (May 2015) Voting

I think we tend to take our coordinators for granted and expect them to go on indefinitely. What do you all think about having a term coordinator - maybe six month term as COTM does?

Weight Watchers Foodies - The Springtime Inspiration Edition! April 2015 [OLD]

Wow! Just WOW! You and an inspiration :)

Apr 28, 2015
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Weight Watchers Foodies - The Springtime Inspiration Edition! April 2015 [OLD]

Oh... can't take on the plane then, maybe next time when I drive and have a cooler.

Apr 28, 2015
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Weight Watchers Foodies - The Springtime Inspiration Edition! April 2015 [OLD]

Great recipe - thank you! I love bold flavours and Indian food - I'll stop by Fairway before I go home, have not seen Maya Kamail brand in Canada.

Apr 28, 2015
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Weight Watchers Foodies - The Springtime Inspiration Edition! April 2015 [OLD]

Good for you TDQ! I am trying too but it is challenging with the kids - they have such hearty appetites and metabolize everything in no time!

Apr 28, 2015
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Weight Watchers Foodies - The Springtime Inspiration Edition! April 2015 [OLD]

Roxlet, I am so glad that you are keeping this thread going! I completely fell off the proverbial wagon this winter and gained a few but what's is even worth, got substantially out of shape. Last week I was in Paducah for the quilt show. I have never seen so many overweight out-of-shape women my age - it was like looking into a nightmarish mirror. So, I came back with a resolve to loose weight and to gain muscle! Babysitting two granboys this week and walking about 5km daily - very sore feet but feel good and watching my portions including wine (my weakness).

Thank you to all for inspiring posts!

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy hurry up and be Spring already, April 2015 edition! [OLD]

Thank you, Caitlin!
I have GF and Sugar-Free Baking by Peter Reinhart (and someone); going to try pie dough from that book - don't have much faith....

Apr 28, 2015
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What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy hurry up and be Spring already, April 2015 edition! [OLD]

I've wanted Flavor Flours for a while - is there an apple pie? GF pie crust is such a mystery to me and I committed to making one on the weekend...

Apr 27, 2015
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What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy hurry up and be Spring already, April 2015 edition! [OLD]

And so they are -on my Netflix list now; thank you Pavlova!

Apr 23, 2015
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May 2015 COTM: Voting Thread

Would love to hear about your experience if you cook anything from it - please post on the "Stir" threads.

Apr 23, 2015
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May 2015 COTM Announcement: EAT by Nigel Slater

Great job as always, Mel - thank you!

I didn't vote because my participation has been dismal for one reason or another; May is shaping up to be busy too. I have not had success with Nigel Slater's recipes but recently watched a few episodes of his TV show (do not recall the name) and intrigued by "Eat". It is waiting for my return on hold at the library and I hope to cook at least a couple of recipes.

May 2015 COTM: Voting Thread

I second BC's opinion - love Stir!

Apr 22, 2015
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What's for dinner #360: Time to shake off the dross and get busy. [through April 22, 2015]

Love Pati's beans!

Apr 18, 2015
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