"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > General Cooking Information > Cooking Resources > Cookbooks, Software etc.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 06-18-2007, 07:47 PM   #41
Chef Extraordinaire
 
Katie H's Avatar
Site Moderator
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: I live in the Heartland of the United States - Western Kentucky
Posts: 15,156
You can't "peel," foodstorm, until all the crazy reply cards fall out!

Those are magazine pet peeve number 2 for me.
__________________

__________________
"As a girl I had zero interest in the stove." - Julia Child
This is real inspiration. Look what Julia became!
Katie H is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2007, 10:52 AM   #42
Sous Chef
 
PytnPlace's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Ohio
Posts: 801
I'm going with Fine cooking, Cooking light, Simple and Delicious and cooks illustrated. I should subscribe to Paula Deen's since I've been purchasing it every month.

I decided that Penzey's One is a little hokey for my tastes, although I am a HUGE fan of their spices. Taste of Home is getting a little too weird for me. Strange recipes IMO.
__________________

__________________
PytnPlace is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2007, 11:07 AM   #43
Head Chef
 
Caine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: CHINATOWN
Posts: 2,314
Send a message via MSN to Caine
Do y'all know that you can donate your magazines to a shelter after you're done reading them and take a $1.00 tax deduction for each issue of each magazine? I box up a full year of each magazine after I've finished reading the December issues, and ship them off to the Rescue Mission.
__________________
Caine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2007, 11:31 AM   #44
Senior Cook
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 106
I subscribe to everyday foods by Martha steward.I love it easy to use and read ,the recipes work. but I love cookbooks the best.
__________________
chilichip is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2007, 12:09 PM   #45
Senior Cook
 
KathyJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Sunny and Rainy California
Posts: 171
I prefer cookbooks also. I think it's the fact that the recipes are pre-bound and they're not going anywhere. I don't know how many recipes I've clipped out, printed out and they're stuck in boxes (I know, I've been meaning to put them in binders). Whereas with the cookbooks it's done for you. The lazy way!

I get most of my magazines anymore from the thrift store. I can get a whole bag for $.25! but I'm still left with loose recipes everywhere.
__________________
if you like books (and cookbooks), check out www.paperbackswap.com referral name and nickname: KathyJ
books for the cost of postage only.
KathyJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2007, 08:32 PM   #46
Head Chef
 
legend_018's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: NH
Posts: 1,188
I got my sample of Cooks Illustrated. ammm - I'm not too crazy about it. Too many words "lol". I like Cuisine at home, so that is what I will order.

Thanks for all your suggestions!!!
__________________
My Blog
legend_018 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2007, 11:21 PM   #47
Cook
 
Quadlex's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Australia
Posts: 73
I buy a few magazines every month.

Gourmet Traveller I buy because I like the mix of resturant reviews, recipes (Including some from resturant chefs... You write in asking for the recipes, and the magazine contacts the chefs and gets them), travel ideas and so on. Sometimes the recipes just don't interest me, but there's usually at least two or three that do.

Australian Table is the cooking magazine from my supermarket. It's got alot of "family" recipes which don't interest me (Feed $4 for $25! Big deal... How do I feed 1 for $3?), but they have a fresh produce highlight, and some quick meals, and other stuff that's somewhat interesting.

Super Food Ideas is good for different recipes... They do some novel things, and have a section each month for freeze ahead recipes. They do have a strong family focus again, but they seems to have more tasty looking recipes then Australian Table.

delicious. is my favourite magazine at the moment. It's published by the ABC and is just fantastic. A wide range of recipe ideas, techniques, and ingredients. They have long recipes, quick recipes, freezeable and cheap, dinner party, illlustrative of new methods and such. There are very quick resturant reviews ALWAYS followed by a recipe from the chef. Jamie Oliver, Nigella Lawson, Bill Granger and Ainsley Harriot are regular contributors, and it was voted the worlds best food magazine last year, and it deserves it.
__________________
"The Lesson here children, is that dreams inevitably lead to Hideous Implosions."
Quadlex is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-03-2007, 08:39 PM   #48
Sous Chef
 
PytnPlace's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Ohio
Posts: 801
Just picked up a Cuisine At Home (after so many commented on it) and loved it! Can't believe I never noticed it before! Just what I need! I know I'll have to subscibe cuz otherwise I'll be buying it every month.
__________________
PytnPlace is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2007, 08:40 AM   #49
Senior Cook
 
wysiwyg's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Michigan
Posts: 446
Send a message via MSN to wysiwyg
I've seen a few people getting rid of their Saveur magazines.
I am looking for a specific number (No 35) dedicated to Argentinian food and French bistros.
Please let me know if you would like to sell this number to me, thanks.
__________________
"Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are" Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
wysiwyg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2007, 07:31 PM   #50
Senior Cook
 
Billdolfski's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: West Virginia
Posts: 244
Send a message via ICQ to Billdolfski Send a message via AIM to Billdolfski Send a message via MSN to Billdolfski Send a message via Yahoo to Billdolfski
I get Cook's Illustrated and Food & Wine. CI, is absolutely great. No ads, good recipes, cookware comparisons which are all well tested.

I actually enjoy reading about all of their failures when trying to perfect their recipes, makes me feel not so bad when I don't do so well on my first attempt at something. F&W can be a little pretentious at times but usually has some good recipes and I like it for a the wine articles.
__________________

__________________
If you don't like chicken fried steak, then I don't like you.
Billdolfski is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:29 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.