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Cookbook Review: Super Grains by Jenni Muir

  Growing up, for most of us “grains” meant wheat and perhaps whole wheat and, if the day was exotic, rye. Those were the grains and flours of our kitchens for decades. Today, at least our awareness is raised to a higher level. If you walk past a display of products from Bob’s Red Mill…

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Pimento Cheese Tomato Pie from Pimento Cheese: The Cookbook

Ever been in the Deep South in the deep of summer? It’s hot. Hothouse hot. That makes the land just about ideal for tomatoes. Along the byways you’ll see acres and acres of green leaves studded with red balls. At times it seems you would be knee deep in tomatoes if you got out of…

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Summer Lamb with Fennel and Roasted Nectarines from Clodagh’s Irish Kitchen

At Cooking by the Book, Suzen has surrendered. There are just some dishes that she cannot get her corporate clients to eat. Guests come here, cook together in our large kitchen, and dine on their own creations. People will just not eat Bambi. Not here, but they do in Ireland. And not just in the…

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Cookbook Review: Eat Mexico by Lesley Tellez

Eat Mexico is simple to desribe: an exceptional book. It will appear in book stores in July and if you love Mexican food you really, really want a copy. I wrote a full review yesterday. You can find it on the Huffington Post at     http://www.huffingtonpost.com/brian-orourke/cookbook-review-eat-mexico-by-lesley-tellez_b_7637858.html Please take a look at my Huffinton review for this important…

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