Anyone who really knows me knows that I am a cookbook collector. I confess I have a cookbook problem. The first section I head to when I go to a bookstore is the cookbooks. Step one: Admit you have a problem.
Hi! I'm Rebecca and I'm a cookbook addict!
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Check out my favorite cookbooks!
How it works:
- Get the current cookbook. You might want to look at your local library first. If you want to purchase the book simply click the photo of the book which will take you directly to Amazon.
- Decide on at least one recipe you want to prepare; the goal is to explore the cookbook.
- Get in the kitchen with your family, friends or by yourself and start cooking!
- Share your work with the rest of us by sharing them in the TOM Cookbook Club on Facebook or by simply sharing on any social media with the hashtag #TOMcookbookclub
The current book is:
Chinese New Year is February 16 this year so I thought it would be fun to celebrate the Lunar New Year with a Chinese Cookbook! I just received Chinese Soul Food and already there are dozens of recipes I want to make for my family. Grab a copy and share photos of your magnificent meals. We will definitely be making Xiao Log Bao!
It's June, which means that many of us will have a little extra time since school is out and things are a little more laid back in the summer. It also means that we might enjoy spending some additional time making some comfort food to enjoy with the people we love most in the world. That is why I have chosen Jamie Oliver's Comfort Food! This book is HUGE and packed with tantalizing recipes! Just the photos alone had me drooling.
The recipes I intend to start out with (because I know I'll be using this cookbook a lot!) are:
- Shepherds Pie p. 24
- Tear ‘N' Share Garlic Bread p. 290
- Hummingbird Cake p. 358 (for Father's Day)
- Insanity Burger p. 94
Definitely my favorite recipe so far:
an avocado a day by Lara Ferroni
I plan to make the following recipes from this book:
- Twice Baked Avocado p. 148
- Green curry paste p. 131
- Cado-Ritas p. 172
- Avocado & Cream Paletas p.160
- Sipping Chocolate
This sipping chocolate does not taste like it has an avocado in it! If you are old enough to have experienced Starbucks Chantico (about a decade ago) then you will be able to identify with this drink. There are not enough adjectives in the world to describe the chocolateness of this healthy drink!
the Sprouted Kitchen Bowl + Spoon, Simple and inspired whole foods recipes to savor and share
The recipes I plan to share from this book are:
- Baby Potato and Asparagus Tangle with Green Harissa and Eggs p.10
- Hippie Bowl p.116-117
- Tahini Citrus Miso Dressing p.203
- Curried Sweet Potato Soup with Crispy Black Lentils p.112
Our first book (January 2017) was
Clean Cooking: More than 100 Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Sugar-Free Recipes
I want you to know that I didn't even catch the “everything-free” part of this cookbook until after I'd been using it for a week or so! That's how good the recipes are! Here's the description:
Cooking without gluten, dairy, and white sugar is not only easy; the results are also dizzyingly delicious. Clean cooking is a growing trend even among people who aren’t allergic to gluten, dairy products, or white sugar, and it boasts the benefits of slimming you down, giving you more energy, packing your body with nutrients, and making you feel healthier.
This gorgeously photographed and styled cookbook embodies the gastronomical mantra of clean cooking and eating, featuring Elisabeth Johansson’s wonderfully fresh smoothies and juices; alternative breakfasts and snacks; new ways of baking bread; hearty vegetarian, seafood, and meaty meals; and sweet offerings that you can enjoy without a guilty conscience.
The Recipes I'm going to share from this book are:
- Red Fruit Salad p. 57-58
- Black Sesame Seed Dressing P. 120
- Blueberry Oatmeal p. 49