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24: Cookbook recipes

#23: Cook at least one recipe out of every cookbook I own.

Current status:  Completed 14 out of 131.

Here is the list of cookbooks I currently have here in Sydney (the others will have to be exempt, as I don’t have physical access to them as they’re in New Zealand!):

  1. 100 Home-made Dips
  2. 100 Mexican Dishes
  3. 101 Creative Minced Meat Recipes (completed 19Jun11: Combo Casserole – not thrilled with this one, and definitely won’t be adding it to my favourite recipes folder any time soon!  I now need to cook another 4-9 recipes from this book to decide whether it should be ditched from the bookshelves)
  4. 101 Mocktails
  5. 101 Shooters
  6. Allyson Gofton – Best Ever Muffins
  7. AWW – Barbecue
  8. AWW – Basic Cookbook
  9. AWW – Beautiful Biscuits (completed 3Apr11: Caramel Walnut Slice)
  10. AWW – Best Recipes from the Weekly
  11. AWW – Cakes & Slices (completed 3Apr11: Cinnamon Ginger Cake)
  12. AWW – Casseroles
  13. AWW – Chicken Cookbook (completed 28Apr11: Chunky Chicken Pie with Cheese Topping … totally delicious!!!)
  14. AWW – Cookbook for All Seasons
  15. AWW – Cooking Class Cookbook
  16. AWW – Cooking for Crowds
  17. AWW – Cooking for Two
  18. AWW – Cooking with Herbs
  19. AWW – Creative Cooking on a Budget
  20. AWW – Easy Curry Cookery
  21. AWW – Easy Greek-Style Cookery
  22. AWW – Easy Indian-Style Cookery
  23. AWW – Easy Mexican-Style Cookery
  24. AWW – Easy Thai-Style Cookery
  25. AWW – Easy Vietnamese-Style Cookery
  26. AWW – Finger Food (completed 17Dec10: Smoked Salmon, Caper and Dill Triangles” – this has just gone into my ‘favourite recipes’ folder!!  Taken to a shared morning tea at work and my plate of sandwiches was the first plate cleared by everyone, totally scrummy!!!)
  27. AWW – Finger Food No 2 (completed 2Mar11: “Orange Liqueur Chocolate Tartlets” – another one moved into my ‘favourite recipes’ folder – these are “to die for” and the effort taken to make them is certainly worth it!)
  28. AWW – French Cooking Made Easy
  29. AWW – Fruit & Vegetables
  30. AWW – Hot & Spicy
  31. AWW – Light & Luscious Summertime Cookbook (completed 31Dec10: Scallop and Cucumber Salad with Lime Coriander dressing)
  32. AWW – Low-Fat Cooking
  33. AWW – Meals from the Freezer
  34. AWW – Meals in Minutes
  35. AWW – Middle Eastern Easy Style Cookery
  36. AWW – Muffins, Scones and Breads (completed 12May13: Banana Maple Muffins)
  37. AWW – New Cookbook
  38. AWW – Not-So-Humble Vegetables
  39. AWW – Original Cookbook
  40. AWW – Pasta Cookbook
  41. AWW – Potato Cookbook
  42. AWW – Preserves
  43. AWW – Quick-Mix Biscuits & Slices
  44. AWW – Quick-Mix Cakes (completed 11May13: Family-Sized Banana Cake)
  45. AWW – Rice Cookbook
  46. AWW – Salads
  47. AWW – Saucery
  48. AWW – Sensational Stir-Fries
  49. AWW – Slow Cooker (completed 30Apr11: “Osso Buco with Mixed Mushrooms” – delicious with a rich creamy mushroom and marsala sauce)
  50. AWW – The Best Seafood Recipes
  51. AWW – The Essential Soup Cookbook
  52. AWW – The Great Beef Cookbook (completed 3Apr11: “Marinated Beef with Peanuts and Vegetables” – not bad, but nothing to write home about)
  53. AWW – The Minced Meat Cookbook (completed 21Dec10: “Beef and Baked Bean Bake” – pretty bland for my taste, wouldn’t make again in the future)
  54. Bay Books – Barbecues, Picnics and Salads
  55. Bay Books – Dairy Food for all Seasons
  56. Bay Books – Fruit for all Seasons
  57. Bay Books – Indian Cookery
  58. Bay Books – Seafood for all Seasons
  59. Bay Books – Thai Cooking Class
  60. Bay Books – The Amazing Tomato
  61. Bay Books – The Complete Avocado Cookbook
  62. Bay Books – Vegetables for all Seasons
  63. Bay Books – Vegetarian Cuisine
  64. Belinda Jeffery’s 100 Favourite Recipes
  65. Be-Ro
  66. Best-Ever Burgers
  67. Cooking at a Glance – Chicken
  68. Cooking at a Glance – Pasta
  69. Cooking with Herbs & Spices
  70. Digby Law’s Soup Cookbook (completed 18Jun11:  Cream of Cauliflower soup – totally divine, but next time I’d probably leave the cream out, as it’s smooth and rich enough as it is)
  71. Edmonds Cookery Book
  72. Edmonds Illustrated Cookbook (completed 25Apr13: ANZAC Biscuits)
  73. Family Circle – Comfort Food (completed 18Jun11: Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding – perfect for my chocolate-loving flatmate as a treat at the end of a cold winter’s day … not bad for me either!  Loads of scrummy chocolate sauce in this recipe!)
  74. Family Circle – Curry & Chilli Cookbook
  75. Family Circle – Delicious Noodles
  76. Family Circle – Healthy Eating
  77. Family Circle – New Asian Cooking
  78. Family Circle – Sauces, Dips & Salsas
  79. Family Circle – Soups and Breads
  80. Family Circle – Soups and Stews
  81. Family Circle – Tastes of the Mediterranean
  82. Family Circle – The New Seafood Cookbook
  83. Family Circle Fast Family Meals
  84. Family Circle Indian Cooking
  85. Family Circle Popular Potato Recipe
  86. Family Circle Thai Cooking
  87. Fresh Ways with Soups and Stews
  88. Fresh Ways with Vegetables
  89. Good Housekeeping – Quick and Easy Cooking
  90. IHC Simply Salads
  91. Jeni Pearce – Healthy Muffin Cookbook
  92. Jeni Pearce – New Healthy Muffins (completed 12May13: Banana Date Muffins)
  93. Jo Seager – Lip Smackin’ Fast Cookin’ Hunger Bustin’ Gr8 Tastin’ Cookbook
  94. Margaret Fulton – Book of Casseroles
  95. Margaret Fulton – Book of Cheese
  96. Margaret Fulton – Book of Salads
  97. Meals from the Mediterranean
  98. Menu Planner – Series 2 #9
  99. Menu Planner – Series 2 #10
  100. Menu Planner – Series 3 #3
  101. Menu Planner – Series 3 #4
  102. Menu Planner – Series 3 #7
  103. Menu Planner – Series 3 #8
  104. Menu Planner – Series 3 #9
  105. More Daley Bread
  106. More Taste than Time
  107. Non-Alcoholic Cocktails – Mixed Drink Collection
  108. NZ Home & Country Style Cookery
  109. Parent Teacher Association Recipe Collection
  110. Pizzas Made Easy
  111. Savoury Flan Fillings
  112. Seasonal Freezer Cookbook
  113. Shooters – Mixed Drink Collection
  114. Simple Delights – Tea and Coffee (completed 19Dec10: “Bonoffee Coffee” – quite yummy, like an alcoholic coffee and banana smoothie!)
  115. Taste of France
  116. Taste of the Pacific
  117. Thai Cooking
  118. The Best of Chinese Cooking
  119. The Book of Desserts
  120. The Book of One-Pot Cooking
  121. The Book of Soups
  122. The Book of Sushi
  123. The Bread Machine Book (completed 19 February 2011:  Oatmeal Walnut Bread)
  124. The Complete Asian Cookbook
  125. The Dairy Book of Family Cookery
  126. The Family Circle Recipe Encyclopedia
  127. The New Bread Machine Book
  128. The Ultimate Chocolate Cookbook
  129. The Ultimate Dessert Cookbook
  130. The Ultimate Gourmet Cookbook
  131. Traditional Daley Bread

The next challenge will include cooking 10 recipes from each book, and throwing out books that do not have an 80% positive response to all the recipes.

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