Cookbook Review: Rum The Manual

Cookbook Review: Rum The Manual

For twenty-five years Dave Broom has been writing about spirits with zeal and skill. He produced the marvelous Whiskey: The Manual in 2014, manifestly THE tour book to the grandeur of whiskey. That was followed in 2015 by the equally definitive Gin: The Manual. Now we...
Cookbook Review: Sweet and Tart

Cookbook Review: Sweet and Tart

Carla Snyder has had 30-year career cooking, catering, writing, and bringing to thousands the treasures of her kitchen. In her eighth book, Sweet and Tart, Carla tackles the difficult job of a “single topic” cookbook. How do you something new and different while not...
Cookbook Review: The Tacos of Texas

Cookbook Review: The Tacos of Texas

I know, the title says tacos and Texas, but you need a little pause here. Suppose, for example, you were about to visit Italy and wanted to taste “pasta.” What are you going to do? Eat one dish and declare it over? No, you know better. But, it woud be a challenge. So...
Tropical Cupcake Trifle from Sprinkles

Tropical Cupcake Trifle from Sprinkles

  Trifles are considered a wonderful summer dessert. It is not summer. Who cares? Why not pretend we are oh so close to warm or even hot days. This recipe comes from Spinkles, the wonderful book from the Sprinkles Cupcake stores. The book has those cupcakes — and...