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Cookbook Review: Nourish by Amber Locke

  Earlier this week I posted a review for Amber Locke’s new book, Savor, devoted to beautiful soups. Amber Locke is a UK artist who creates geometric designs using fruit and vegetables. She has over 100,000 followers on Instagram. Look once, and you’ll follow too. Here’s a “berry” good example:     This book, Nourish,…

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TBT Recipe and One for the Super Bowl: Burrata-Stuffed Meatballs with Pistachio Basil Pesto

It's a month to Super Bowl Sunday. Time to plan. How about a plate of meatballs. Meatballs are popular. They must always have been popular. Actually, no. There is a tool from Google, the Ngram, where you put in a word and see how frequently is has been used in millions of books over the years. You…

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TBT Cookbook Review: The Shared Table by Don Pintabona

  In less than four weeks, we will have the next Super Bowl where Green Bay will defeat the Patriots. Trust me. You can bet on it. I have. For Super Bowl events, we tend to stock up on nachos and chips and chicken wings. What if you want something “more” something this is actually…

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Potato-Cheese Croquettes from Ikaria by Diane Kochilas

  Potatoes are New World. If you say Old World to me, I often think of Ancient Greece, about as far away from Peru as you can get. Yet, over the centuries, Old and New Worlds have grown quite close. Take those New World potatoes and combine them with Greek feta cheese — is there…

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