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Cookbook Review: Keep It Vegan by Aine Carlin

  People become vegan for multiple reasons. For Aine Carlin, it was the way she felt and a sense of being much less than 100%. And that’s in her twenties. She converted. Overnight. This book is about her journey but it is not a pamphlet to convince you to join her. It’s an explanation and…

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Roast Chicken with Bread & Arugula Salad from Make It Ahead by Ina Garten

If you make just one recipe from Make It Ahead by Ina Garten, this is the one to do. It is a magnificent combination of green and protein. Here chicken flavor is elevated to a level you might not have imagined possible. It’s a great dish and one that is a full meal unto itself.…

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Cookbook Review: Make It Ahead by Ina Garten

  Have you ever read a cookbook and just chuckled. A happy, joyful laugh. Make It Ahead is full of wonderful food and endless smiles and laughter. My first smile came in the introduction. This is Ina’s 9th book and this one has a very definite purpose. When it comes to entertaining, doing everything on “party”…

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Florentine Pork Roast from Gastronomy of Italy by Anna Del Conte

The hallmark of Italian cuisine is exceptional flavor achieved with few ingredients and without endless labor. Oh, the dish make take some time to cook and the classics often involved a mother in the kitchen all day. But that is a labor of love, with every moment spent in respect of tradition. For sure, the Italian…

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