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Cookbook Review: Scandinavian Baking by Trine Hahnemann

  If you don’t bake, if you’ve never kneaded dough, then this may be the book that changes your life. This is a brilliant book about a style of baking that too many of us have no knowledge of. I grew up in Portland, Oregon with a very heavy Scandinavian population. Walking the mile home…

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Cookbook Review: Delicious Rose-Flavored Desserts by Judy C. Polinsky

Roses have been part of our human culture for thousands of years. Ancient societies, from China to Rome, relished them for their beauty and their scent. They have been used for perfumes, decorations, even medication. And, for cooking. Rose petals and rose water have been ingredients employed around the world. The pinnacle for culinary roses…

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Cookbook Review: Garlic by Jenny Linford

  I was a deprived child. Severely deprived. My mother was deathly allergic to garlic. So I grew up with no garlic. Not a sliver. Imagine spaghetti and meatballs with no garlic. Never a Caesar Salad. I remember being 23 and having my first bite of this cousin to onions. The fire was intense. My…

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Cookbook Review: Salmon by Diane Morgan

  Diane Morgan has written 17 cookbooks. Do I have every one of them? No, just a majority. She wins awards but more importantly, she will win your heart. Her latest book is Salmon, a head to tail tour of this unique fish. We all eat salmon. Well, most of us. Go to a wedding…

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