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Cookbook Review: The Cocktail Chronicles by Paul Clarke

Paul Clarke is a cocktail savant. His blog, www.cocktailchronicles.com, inspires people daily. He was one of the founding contributors to Imbibe magazine. So this past decade has seen him, cocktail shaker in hand, testing, tasting and tempting all of us devoted to a spirited beverage. He’s been through thousands of cocktail ideas. Here, in his book…

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Cookbook Review Redux: Wicked Good Burgers

  Last fall I wrote a review for this very wonderful burger tome. Suzi and I have been cooking our way through and the publisher just sent me a new copy. The response to this burger bible has led to additional printings. Take a look and you'll know why. There's still weeks of summer left…

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Cookbook Review: Bitters & Shrub Syrup Cocktails

I first put this post up late last fall. If you are a cocktail fan, then bitters and shrubs are components that may enchant you. The book has received great reviews and you'll find it on bookshelves everywhere. It's just been republished to meet demand and I suggest you demand your own copy, too. And…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Biscuit Bliss by James Villas

  Three weeks ago I did a TBT cookbook review of Pig by James Villas. That got me looking towards James’ other great cookbooks. For three weeks, I have been in biscuit bliss. Actually, Biscuit Bliss was published in 2004 and I regret those 16 lost years. Basically put, James is a Southern man with…

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