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Cookbook Review: Garlic by Jenny Linford

  I was a deprived child. Severely deprived. My mother was deathly allergic to garlic. So I grew up with no garlic. Not a sliver. Imagine spaghetti and meatballs with no garlic. Never a Caesar Salad. I remember being 23 and having my first bite of this cousin to onions. The fire was intense. My…

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Cookbook Review: Salmon by Diane Morgan

  Diane Morgan has written 17 cookbooks. Do I have every one of them? No, just a majority. She wins awards but more importantly, she will win your heart. Her latest book is Salmon, a head to tail tour of this unique fish. We all eat salmon. Well, most of us. Go to a wedding…

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TBT Cookbook Review: The Essential Chocolate Chip Cookbook by Elinor Klivans

  Elinor Klivans is a renowned cookbook author with, thankfully, a focus on desserts and sweets. An intense focus. She has over a dozen books in her portfolio, plus articles for magazines and newspapers across the country. The book from 2008 has this intriguing adjective “essential” in the title. You see books calling themselves “best” or…

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Cookbook Review: Authentic Polish Cooking

Most people would pause if asked to find Poland on a map. Eventually, you can work it out. East of Germany, west of Russia. There it is. "Is now" that is. Over the centuries Poland has grown and shrunk, moved westward and even disappeared for a 120 years. At one point in history, Poland stretched…

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