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Cookbook Review: The Craft Cocktail Party

I was walking the street this week in driving rain. And it was cold. I should finally admit that summer is over. Heck, fall is half over. Winter approaches. Which means our drinking habits change. Summer is the time for pitchers of sangria and margaritas. Fast and fruity, many of us tend to make “easy”…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Parmigiano Reggiano, A Symbol of Culture and Civilization

This week’s TBT Cookbook Review is rather unique. I know, you are not supposed to put any qualifiers on the word “unique” but “rather” is, well, rather okay. This book has no recipes. Not a one, yet it is a book that many of you would treasure. Almost all of us love cheese and we…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Apple Pie Perfect by Ken Haedrich

  In the fall, we turn to pie. Especially apple pie. We all have that one apple pie recipe that is constant in our lives, perhaps one from childhood that has stayed with us for decades. We know what to expect, the snap of that particular crust, the aroma of cinnamon, the syrupy liquid as…

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Cookbook Review: The Goodness of Avocado by Lucy Jessop

The Goodness of Avocado is another in “The Goodness” series from Kyle Books. This series is devoted to exploring the diversity of a single ingredient. I’ve already reviewed The Goodness of Garlic. It’s now the turn of avocado in these 40 recipes composed by Lucy Jessop. And yes, some of these green recipes even use…

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