White Chocolate-Cinnamon Blondies

White Chocolate-Cinnamon Blondies

I just posted a cookbook review of Butter & Chocolate by Shelia G. Mains, the founder of the Brownie Brittle company. You may have snacked from of the millions and million of bags she has distributed across the country. In her cookbook, she has many chocolate...
Smoked Mackerel, Horseradish and Pickled Beets

Smoked Mackerel, Horseradish and Pickled Beets

  In Toast Hash Roast Mash: Real Foods for Every Time of the Day, British Chef and Author Dan Doherty offers some “everyday” ideas that are hardly everyday food. It’s a book filled with recipes that combine a just a few things for rambunctious meals. There are...
Cookbook Review: China The Cookbook

Cookbook Review: China The Cookbook

Sometimes a cookbook, however complex, can be described in a single word. Like, magnificent. Or, maybe, encyclopedic. I think the best singled word description for China: The Cookbook is actually hyphenated: must-buy. Chinese food is one of the top three or four...
Cookbook Review: Rum The Manual

Cookbook Review: Rum The Manual

For twenty-five years Dave Broom has been writing about spirits with zeal and skill. He produced the marvelous Whiskey: The Manual in 2014, manifestly THE tour book to the grandeur of whiskey. That was followed in 2015 by the equally definitive Gin: The Manual. Now we...
Cookbook Review: Sweet and Tart

Cookbook Review: Sweet and Tart

Carla Snyder has had 30-year career cooking, catering, writing, and bringing to thousands the treasures of her kitchen. In her eighth book, Sweet and Tart, Carla tackles the difficult job of a “single topic” cookbook. How do you something new and different while not...