cookbook

noun
cook·​book | \ ˈku̇k-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce cookbook (audio) \

Definition of cookbook

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a book of cooking directions and recipes broadly : a book of detailed instructions

cookbook

adjective

Definition of cookbook (Entry 2 of 2)

: involving or using step-by-step procedures whose rationale is usually not explained a cookbook approach

Examples of cookbook in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The mixture is then strained and seasoned, says dietician and best-selling cookbook author Toby Amidor. Sara Kiley Watson, Popular Science, "Bone broth: a miraculous health tonic, or just a crock of soup?," 6 Feb. 2020 Next month, Drummond celebrates the launch of her new cookbook, The Pioneer Woman Cooks: The New Frontier: 112 Fantastic Favorites for Everyday Eating. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Southern Living, "Ree Drummond Reveals the Women Who Inspired Her To Cook," 30 Sep. 2019 In his new cookbook, Spanish American chef Andrés offers recipes for dishes like gazpacho, bouillabaisse, a fish-less poke bowl and more. Michael Schaub, latimes.com, "Last minute Father’s Day gifts for 7 different kinds of book-loving dads," 11 June 2019 For lunchtime, Hannah hits up the local farmers market for some kale to make a salmon banh mi bowl, a recipe from her new cookbook Do What Feels Good. Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, "Everything Hannah Bronfman Eats in a Day," 24 Jan. 2019 Just last week, Meghan wore a similar navy coat by the Smythe while promoting her new charity cookbook. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Pippa Middleton Wears a Blue Coat by The Fold While Leaving the Gym," 25 Sep. 2018 Alongside husband Prince Harry, Markle hosted her very first Kensington Palace luncheon in celebration of the launch of her new charity cookbook, Together: Our Community Cookbook. Devon Elizabeth, Glamour, "Meghan Markle Just Took Her Mom to Her First Royal Engagement," 20 Sep. 2018 Alongside husband Prince Harry, Meghan hosted her very first Kensington Palace luncheon in celebration of the launch of her new charity cookbook, Together: Our Community Cookbook. Devon Elizabeth, Teen Vogue, "It's Doria Ragland's first royal engagement.," 20 Sep. 2018 Anne, an avid baker, started rewriting her cookbook, and Taylor had the idea to start making power bars ― before that wave began. Amanda Albee, Dallas News, "Keto desserts: 3 local places to find ‘sinless’ doughnuts, king cake and more," 17 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of cookbook

Noun

1809, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Cookbook.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cookbook. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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cookbook

noun
How to pronounce cookbook (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of cookbook

chiefly US : a book of recipes : a book of directions explaining how to prepare and cook various kinds of food

cookbook

noun
cook·​book | \ ˈku̇k-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce cookbook (audio) \

Kids Definition of cookbook

: a book of recipes and directions for the preparation of food

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