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Porcini-Braised Beef with Horseradish Mascarpone

Yesterday’s post was for Horseradish Cream: http://www.cookingbythebook.com/recipes/horseradish-cream-from-curtis-stone-and-beyond/ The cream is a dream unto itself, useful in myriad ways atop proteins or salad. Heck, you can use it instead of mayo in that next roast beef sandwich. But in Curtis Stone’s newest book, Good Food, Good Life, this cream is the “frosting” atop the Porcini-Braised Beef.…

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Cookbook Review: Mexican Flavors by Hugh Carpenter and Teri Sandison

Here is a contmporary Mexican cookbook that is designed for you, the American home cook. Author Hugh Carpenter does the recipes and his wife Teri Sandison is the most accomplished photographer. Together, the couple have a renowned Napa Valley cooking school and fifteen cookbooks under their belts. Some of those books, The Great Wings Cookbook…

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Horseradish Cream from Curtis Stone and Beyond

In tomorrow’s post, you’ll find a recipe for Porcini-Braised Beef with Horseradish Mascarpone from Curtis Stone’s new book Good Food, Good Life. It was the Horseradish Mascarpone that hooked Suzen and me on making the recipe. Curtis always has these little side things, like the Horseradish Mascarpone, that enliven and broaden the base recipe. This…

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Cookbook Review: Curtis Stone Good Food, Good Life

There’s a good reason to leave your house on this first Monday of Spring: you can take a peek at Curtis Stone’s lively new Good Food, Good Life. Suzen and I happily indulge ourselves in all of Curtis’s books and this brand new one is right on par with his other delicious volumes. There is…

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