cookbook cookbook  /ˈkʊk ˌbʊk/


  • (n) a book of recipes and cooking directions


  1. Beyond formal cookbook writing there is something that might be termed culinary writing, which, at its inspirational best, can rise to heights that help a cook become an artist.
  2. Browne says what he thinks; unique among cookbook authors, he gives many a flat decision on moot questions of food drink.
  3. The old way of cooking at home included figuring out what you wanted to eat, looking up the recipe in a cookbook, buying the ingredients and whipping the meal up.


  1. Letter: Piermont 250th Cookbook Now on Sale

    Recipes to Remember, Piermont’s 250th Anniversary Cookbook is now on sale. Kudos to those on the committee: Eileen Beyea, Susan Belyea, Cheryl Robie, Polly Marvin and Vea Jenks. And praise to everyone who submitted recipes.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Valley News

  2. COOKBOOK GIVEAWAY: Two books from the SmartCook Collection Series; recipe sneak peak

    My next cookbook giveaway comes from a collection series and includes two cookbooks: SmartCook Collection: Soup and SmartCook Collection: Fish. Both cookbooks offer step-by-step instructions, cooking tips and beautiful full-color photography. Soup: offers Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter recipes and recipes for making your own stocks and garnishes.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press

  3. Cookbook club to discuss Amish cooking

    The Marvin Memorial Library Cookbook Club's theme for its 2:30 p.m. July 9 meeting is Amish cooking.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Mansfield News Journal


  1. "Wouldn't it funny if she put out a cookbook at Christmas, a philandering husband cook book," Lette said. "She could be boiling him alive in extra virgin olive. Or (explaining) how to put your philandering husband's testicles through a garlic...
    on Dec 18, 2008 By: Kathy Lette Source: The Australian

  2. "They have the cookbook ...... (But) right now they don't yet have the ingredients -- enough nuclear material to make a bomb overnight," ElBaradei said.
    on Sep 26, 2008 By: Mohamed ElBaradei Source: Reuters

  3. "Whenever you see 'à la grecque' on a menu, you can be sure that whatever is being served is pickled," writes chef Daniel Boulud in "Café Boulud Cookbook."
    on Jan 2, 2008 By: Daniel Boulud Source: Los Angeles Times

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