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Moroccan Citrus Salad from Pomegranates & Pine Nuts by Bethany Kehdy

This salad appears on the cover of Pomegranates & Pine Nuts, the wonderful book by Bethany Kehdy, a book filled with exciting and most colorful recipes. This recipe, with its sprinkling of pomegranate seeds, immediately grabbed Suzen’s attention. Once we made this salad and sampled it over two nights, it grabbed our hearts. This dish,…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Nantucket Open-House Cookbook by Sarah Leah Chase

Two weeks ago the Throwback Thursday Cookbook was Cold-Weather Cooking by Sarah Leah Chase. Cold-Weather was actually Sarah’s second book. Her first, published in 1987, was the Nantucket Open-House Cookbook. It was true preview cookbook, offering us glimpses into Sarah’s creativity, spontaneity, and yes even humor.   For late summer when tomatoes about, Sarah loves…

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Best Eggnog, Ever, Period

— This post is from the last three years, but I wanted to give new readers a chance for the experience of a lifetime. This perfect eggnog is exceptionally rich and satisfying. Try this once, and you'll never turn back to conventional recipes or that store-bought stuff again. Nothing can match the fresh decadence of…

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Cookbook Review: Healthy Latin Eating by Angie Martinez and Angelo Sosa

If you read this blog often, you know I write almost daily about a new cookbook. I leave it to you whether you will buy a particular book, of course, but sometimes I do suggest action. A book by Dorie Greenspan, for example, is destined to be a classic and it is very likely you’ll…

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