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Cookbook Review: Super Grains by Jenni Muir

  Growing up, for most of us “grains” meant wheat and perhaps whole wheat and, if the day was exotic, rye. Those were the grains and flours of our kitchens for decades. Today, at least our awareness is raised to a higher level. If you walk past a display of products from Bob’s Red Mill…

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Cookbook Review: The Lemonade Cookbook by Alan Jackson and Joann Cianciulli

A long time ago, before “fast food,” America had thousands of cafeterias scattered across its cities. The first cafeteria [“coffee shop” in Spanish] appeared in the 1893 Chicago World’s Columbian Exposition. Five years later the idea of having trays and a trays line was introduced in New York by the Childs chain. Starting in the…

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Cookbook Review: America’s Most Wanted Recipes: Kids’ Menus by Ron Douglas

Author Ron Douglas is one of America’s most wanted men. No, not that kind. No the poster kind. Not the FBI type at all. No, Ron is the author of the famed America’s Most Wanted Recipe series. With now seven books and way over a million copies sold, Ron is the man who can answer…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Italian Classics in One Pot by Anna Teresa Callen

Three years ago we lost a monumental cooking teacher and author. Anna Teresa Callen lived a full 86 years. Her life is outline in her Times obituary: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/10/dining/anna-teresa-callen-italian-cooking-teacher-dies-at-86.html?_r=0 Outlined there, but some details are missing. If you ever met Anna, you did not forget her. Or take her lightly. She was a lovely person, but…

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