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Cookbook Review: Tomatomania

Tomatoes are my favorite veggie. And almost my favorite fruit: nothing can best strawberries. Oh, are tomatoes fruits or veggies? Technically fruits because the tomato part we eat has seeds and develops from a flower. A vegetable is a plant part: a root, a stem or a leaf. However, in 1893 the United States Supreme…

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Cookbook Review: The Lebanese Kitchen by Hussien Dekmak

It’s summer and time for the release of cookbooks that offer lighter, healthier dishes. And dishes that can be filled with surprise in just a matter of minutes. The Lebanese Cookbook by Hussien Dekmak was just published and is a very welcome summer addition. Actually, it is a year round addition for Hussien’s one hundred…

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Cookbook Review: Man Food by Billy Law

Billy Law is an accomplished Australian food and travel blogger. He’s participated in TV food contests, consulted with leading food companies, and authored two cookbooks. His latest book, Man Food, is a bacon-intense invitation for men to come to the kitchen, ignore boundaries, and craft comfort food with ideas spanning the planet. Yes, bacon-intense. Take…

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TBT Cookbook Review: The Flavor Bible by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg

I never thought about how “old” a book had to be to qualify for a Throwback Thursday. And this one is still “young” or nearly so. Published in 2008, The Flavor Bible by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg is a book you can use endlessly. This is an encyclopedia of ingredients, ranging from achiote seeds…

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