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Cookbook Review: Garlic by Jenny Linford

  I was a deprived child. Severely deprived. My mother was deathly allergic to garlic. So I grew up with no garlic. Not a sliver. Imagine spaghetti and meatballs with no garlic. Never a Caesar Salad. I remember being 23 and having my first bite of this cousin to onions. The fire was intense. My…

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Cookbook Review: Salmon by Diane Morgan

  Diane Morgan has written 17 cookbooks. Do I have every one of them? No, just a majority. She wins awards but more importantly, she will win your heart. Her latest book is Salmon, a head to tail tour of this unique fish. We all eat salmon. Well, most of us. Go to a wedding…

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Kitchen-Sink Chocolate Chip Cookies from Elinor Klivans

  Yesterday I did a TBT review of The Essential Chocolate Chip Cookbook. This is the very first recipe in the book. And this recipe is reason enough to buy the book. Elinor says the cookie dough is barely sufficient to hold together the chips, pecans, walnuts and almonds. See? Kitchen sink. Whenever we want…

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TBT Cookbook Review: The Essential Chocolate Chip Cookbook by Elinor Klivans

  Elinor Klivans is a renowned cookbook author with, thankfully, a focus on desserts and sweets. An intense focus. She has over a dozen books in her portfolio, plus articles for magazines and newspapers across the country. The book from 2008 has this intriguing adjective “essential” in the title. You see books calling themselves “best” or…

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