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Cookbook Review: The Ultimate Soup Cleanse

  I know. You hear the word “cleanse” and you think that something medical is at play. And yet, on the TV sports show Inside the NFL, former pro quarterback  Boomer Esiason is there describing his cleansing progress. Well if he can do it then … This slim little book has two parts: explaining what…

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Tangy Tomatillo Shrimp

During this holiday season, when you want a “flavor break” and do not want to spend a long time in the kitchen, this is the perfect recipe for a smashing meal While not officially listed as addictive, tomatillos are. That tangy, penetrating flavor makes any dish a zesty treat. You can pair tomatillos with chiles…

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Colorado Beef Burgers with Mesquite-Smoked Salt and Chiles from Bitterman’s Craft Salt Cookbook

In his wonderful new salt tome, Bitterman’s Craft Salt Cookbook, you’ll find ideas for using flavored salts for every aspect of your meal. Yes, salt can make your margarita better and salt on top of marshmallow frosting will make the Devils’ Food Cake intensely better. However, let’s be real. Meat. Salt is designed for meat,…

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Cookbook Review: Bitterman’s Craft Salt Cookbook by Mark Bitterman

Mark Bitterman is literally Mr. Salt. In his earlier award winning books —Salted in 2010 and Salt Block Cooking in 2013 — Mark introduced us to the intense new world of flavored salts. With his marvelous stores, The Meadow, in New York and Portland, you can go and sample a hundred flavored salts. And be…

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