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TBT Cookbook Review: Nantucket Open-House Cookbook by Sarah Leah Chase

Two weeks ago the Throwback Thursday Cookbook was Cold-Weather Cooking by Sarah Leah Chase. Cold-Weather was actually Sarah’s second book. Her first, published in 1987, was the Nantucket Open-House Cookbook. It was true preview cookbook, offering us glimpses into Sarah’s creativity, spontaneity, and yes even humor.   For late summer when tomatoes about, Sarah loves…

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Cookbook Review: Healthy Latin Eating by Angie Martinez and Angelo Sosa

If you read this blog often, you know I write almost daily about a new cookbook. I leave it to you whether you will buy a particular book, of course, but sometimes I do suggest action. A book by Dorie Greenspan, for example, is destined to be a classic and it is very likely you’ll…

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Cookbook Review: Sinfully Easy Delicious Desserts by Alice Medrich

  This is a lovely and important book from a dessert maven. And it is timely, for we have a plague upon on. I read a blog yesterday about the end of quality on the Food Channel: http://www.salon.com/2014/08/08/how_one_man_destroyed_the_food_network_guy_fieri_has_made_culinary_tv_into_a_viewers_hell/ The author decries the screaming antics of Guy Fieri pitching food that will kill you. And this…

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Cookbook Review: Comfort Food from Ryland Peters and Small

This is the time of year when we often talk about feasts, holiday feasts. But, not every day is a holiday. Or can be. Nor would we want it to be. You can get “fooded” out this time of year. Yet, after a day or two of soup and salad — perhaps an early New…

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