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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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TBT Cookbook Review: Baking Style by Lisa Yockelson

This is embarrassing thing to write. Very embarrassing. On the positive side I get to tell you about a remarkable baking book, Baking Style by Lisa Yockelson. In the past 30 years, Lisa has graced us with 10 lovely cookbooks. This one, from 2011, is both lovely and heavy. The 500 oversized pages are dense…

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Cookbook Review: Dorie’s Cookies by Dorie Greenspan

  Ten. The number. 10. It means so much to us. Something is a “ten.” An Olympic gynmist srives for  a perfect 10. We have the Ten Commandments. And now we have the 10th cookbook by Dorie Greenspan. Dorie of Around My French Table fame. Of Baking Chez Moi fame. That Dorie. Dorie  writes about…

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