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Gin-Cured Gravlax from Brooklyn Bar Bites by Barbara Scott-Goodman

I’m posting this on Monday, which just gives you time to shop and prepare for the coming weekend. This is NOT a 1-2-3 dish ready in just 30 minutes. The salmon needs to cure for 3 days, or more, in your fridge. The gravlax itself is made with gin, lime and juniper berries — yielding…

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Beet Hummus form Eat Drink Shine

  I recently posted a review of Eat Drink Shine, from authors who are triplets and who founded the very successful Shine restaurant in Boulder. Promoters of healthy, they have a clever strategy. Have the food look beautiful and taste delicious. And suggest things that are just a tad different.  Most of us have had…

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Sausage and Sage Toad in the Hole with Gravy from The Kitchen Shelf

I recently posted a review of The Kitchen Shelf, a new and clever book for “us.” There are books that tell you how to create a great dish 20 minutes with 3 ingredients. This is not that kind of book. Not that kind at all. The Kitchen Shelf suggests you stock your panty with just…

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Cookbook Review: Summer Berries and Autumn Fruits by Annie Rigg

I think this is cookbook #19 for Annie Rigg, but I may have miscounted. There’s a long list on Amazon and perhaps I missed one. But I’m so glad I have not missed this specific book. It is bigger and bolder than many of her earlier books. They were often small and very focused [Christmas…

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