Definitions for cookbookˈkʊkˌbʊk
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word cookbook
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a book containing recipes and instructions for preparing and cooking food.
Category: Cooking, British
Origin of cookbook:
cookbook, cookery book(noun)
a book of recipes and cooking directions
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a book containing recipes
A book or an encyclopedia of recipes and cookery tips.
a book of directions and receipts for cooking; a cookery book
A cookbook is a kitchen reference publication that typically contains a collection of recipes. Modern versions may also include colorful illustrations and advice on purchasing quality ingredients or making substitutions. Cookbooks can also cover a wide variety topics, including cooking techniques for the home, recipes and commentary from famous chefs, institutional kitchen manuals, and cultural commentary.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
[from amateur electronics and radio] A book of small code segments that the reader can use to do various magic things in programs. Cookbooks, slavishly followed, can lead one into voodoo programming, but are useful for hackers trying to monkey up small programs in unknown languages. This function is analogous to the role of phrasebooks in human languages.
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