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Cookbook Review: The Islands of Greece by Rebecca Seal

Greece is a nation that has been in the news so much lately. Sadly, it’s now newsworthy for the financial crisis which is swamping this small country: 10 million people and 51 thousand square miles, a little larger than Pennsylvania. That land area includes thousands and thousands of islands in the Mediterranean and Aegean seas.…

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Cookbook Review: Clodagh’s Irish Kitchen by Clodagh McKenna

Clodagh McKenna is an Irish food maven. She has studied under Darina Allen, written five books, appears regularly on TV in Europe and the United States, and, to boot, has two restaurants in Ireland. She is a busy culinary expert with a passion for food, both the traditional and the new. And not just Irish…

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Cookbook Review: Hog by Richard H. Turner

He’s back. Richard H. Turner has a new cookbook: Hog. Oh, you don’t recognized the name? He was part of the team that brought you Pitt Cue Co: The Cookbook in 2013. That book is a fabulous tale about some Brits who love meat, explored American barbeque joints, and then opened up their exceptional London…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Hors D’Oeuvre and Canapés by James Beard

In the 1930’s a man named James Beard moved from the Pacific Northwest to his city of destiny: New York. The ultimate gourmand, Beard and some friends wanted to fashion a food business and, after consideration and experimentation, they formed a small shop devoted to party appetizers. The shop eventually went away, but that shop…

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