What Would It Take To Make You Pick Up A Cookbook?

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Re: What Would It Take To Make You Pick Up A Cookbook?

Post by Naval Aulakh » 08 Jul 2017, 08:56

There are many cook books which have very difficult recepies. I would prefer a cook book which has some unique and easy to make recepies which I can make in less time.
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Post by SilviaP21 » 13 Jul 2017, 07:08

There are so many ideas online, that buying a cookbook doesn't make sense to me. Maybe if I wanted to offer it as a gift to someone who isn't that passionate about technology.

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Post by Spontaneo » 12 Aug 2017, 16:36

The cookbook would have to contain either recipes for the crockpot (I am married to my crockpot) or for the microwave (I have occasional flings with the microwave).

Also, the cookbook should contain recipes following the Mediterranean diet or atleast some.

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Post by Haifa_books » 12 Aug 2017, 16:45

Nothing ,sorry lol i don't like cooking or cookbooks
My sis has 3 and i can't just read it i like the picz only lol
otherwise i can't read them :)

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Post by Sayre » 12 Aug 2017, 18:22

e-tasana-williams wrote:What catches me every time about a cookbook is the photography. Beautiful food photography is usually lacking in online recipes, unless they are part of a food blog. Even when photographs are included, they are of the transitory nature of internet content. A hard copy cookbook with lovely photos is like a collector's item to me.
A cookbook with beautiful pictues will always grab my attention. I love being able to attempt to make my food look as good as the pictures in the cookbook. I'll also buy any cookbook with something my husand wants to try. He's picky and if he likes something I'm all in to try it out.

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Post by kmcpartland » 13 Aug 2017, 14:01

To pick up the cookbook I would want an eye catching cover or one that had an old dust jacket that looked like it held a ton of delicious secrets. From there what I look for are great pictures of the food, a minimal level of expertise required (if I follow the directions I should be able to cook a quality item), allowances for people that don't have all the fancy gadgets, and short blurbs about the history of the recipe/culture/family tradition.

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Post by JustEthel » 19 Aug 2017, 09:08

When I crave for something, I tend to experiment. And that's when I pick a cook book. Probably the first time you try to cook a certain recipe, it wouldn't be the same result as the book instructed. But practice makes perfect right?

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Post by Afuglsan » 21 Aug 2017, 14:30

Just place one right in front of me with a delicious looking dish on the cover and I will probably open it up to look for a fantastic recipe.

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Post by RegularGuy3 » 04 Sep 2017, 15:13

Basically, just put it in front of me. I'll look through any cookbook I see.

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Post by ladycraic » 06 Nov 2017, 00:07

Great, holistic recipes, nice layout (pictures, simple to understand), and affordable price (8-15 dollars). I love having a physical copy of recipes even though I can look them up online.

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Post by Kakashi2020 » 08 Jan 2018, 14:08

When I pickup a cookbook I always choose one which has a good and appealing Cover and Introduction, Size also matters since I like reading cookbooks with a lot of pictures in it. The thickness of the cover and it's pages is another consideration, the thicker the better. And lastly, the most important thing is the Content, it should be visually appealing, has easy to follow cooking procedures,
offers substitute ingredients and a brief history of the dish as an introduction that will tickle my palate.

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Post by BookHausJ » 08 Jan 2018, 21:33

Having a cook book is so convenient. Easy to read. Any moment you can have it without worrying of the low batt. The pictures is clear and most often the content is clear.

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Post by kazira antonnette » 09 Jan 2018, 00:22

the only thing that will make me pick up a cookbook is when i want to prepare a meal and have no idea how to go about it.i admit using the intetnet is easy to find quick reciept but i prefer a cookbook because i just feel like going to the internet from time to time for me to cook is not cool at all.

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Post by lettyelmer » 09 Jan 2018, 06:54

i love cooking. i tried some the new reipes that i read in the nternet
and cookbooks. i love vegetables dishes :cooking: :cooking: :cooking: :techie-reference:

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Post by Gamermomt4 » 11 Jan 2018, 09:05

I think that it had to be a necessity to someone's needs. Health reasons, kids, easy and fast are just some topics I would be willing to pay for a cook book, but it would probably have to be exactly what I needed.

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