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TBT Cookbook Review: Meat & Potatoes by Judith Choate

With over twenty books in her portfolio, Judith Choate is a distinguished food writer. And a great chef. Some of those books are hers alone and others are collaborations with prominent chefs who secured her culinary power in putting recipes into print. That spread of experience displays her manifest skills. She does things on her…

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Cookbook Review: The Kitchen Shelf by Eve O’Sullivan and Rosie Reynolds

  How big is your pantry? When was the last time you cleaned it out? Did you find stuff that was a little old? Maybe not pre-2000 but possibly pre-2010. I admit it. I have found those jars and cans. I meant to use them. I really did. Thing is, many of us have a…

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Cookbook Review: Meathead, the Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling

It was in the high 70’s around here today and even 80 popped up here and there. If you put your grill away for the winter — I did not and with little snow I was making burgers in February — then it is time to get all the gear out. New gas, new charcoal…

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Cookbook Review: Leon Happy Salads by Jane Baxter and John Vincent

This latest volume in the Leon series is easily my favorite. Leon is an English iconic firm embracing a double mission: food should both taste good and be good for you. The recipes in Leon books involve ideas from cuisines around the world. And therefore ingredients around the world, too. When I saw tofu in…

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