On Cookbooks

On Cookbooks

  You may have seen a tad slowdown in my cookbook reviews in the past week. Sorry, I’ve been traveling and there are more books than I can tote through a TSA line. I’ll get back in gear this week. I will be traveling more during the summer so from...
Chorizo-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Chorizo-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

  Yesterday I posted a review of Paleo Grilling by John Whalen III. It’s a 2015 book but you’ll want to find it and give it your consideration. Based on the paleo diet concept, it’s meat centric. So, if you are interested in grilled meat — beef, lamb, pork,...
Supreme Japanese Pancakes from One Pan to Rule Them All

Supreme Japanese Pancakes from One Pan to Rule Them All

In One Pan to Rule Them All, authors Howie Southworth and Greg Matza prove that, if you could only one pan, you’d want it to be that cast iron monster that is also good for building biceps. Yes, they can be big and heavy, but they work. They come in smaller versions,...
Gin and Aperol Lively Cocktail

Gin and Aperol Lively Cocktail

I had gin. I had Aperol. I wanted to combine them. A quick search found this recipe on Epicurious. There it is called Gin and Aperol for the Win. I’m calling it Lively instead because I am leaving out the curry leaf and salt the Epicurious recipe calls for. And I find...