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Cookbook Review: The Lemon Cookbook by Ellen Jackson

Earlier this week I reviewed a lovely book by Ellen Jackson: Classic Cookies with Modern Twists. You can see the review, and its rich brownie, on the links here. Great book if you are a cookie craver. Unfortunately, there is a tradition that says the entire meal cannot simply be cookies. You need other things,…

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TBT Cookbook Review: I’m Dreaming of a Chocolate Christmas by Marcel Desaulniers

Ordinarily, I want a book 10 years or older for Throwback Thursday. But Christmas approaches and this lovely 2007 book by chocolate guru Marcel Desaulniers is too important to wait. It can make your Christmas perfectly chocolate: white, dark, and in between. Marcel has a dozen books to his credit, his restaurant ion Virginia, is…

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Cookbook Review: Classic Cookies with Modern Twists by Ellen Jackson

Ellen Jackson lives in one of the food capitals of America: Portland, Oregon [Portland, Maine is one too!]. Trained at the New England Culinary Institute, she found herself in Oregon working in such famous upscale restaurants as the fabled Wildwood. Now she has shifted from the kitchen to the keyboard. As a food writer and…

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Cookbook Review: Bitters & Shrub Cocktails by Warren Bobrow

And now there are three. In previous posts here I have covered books devoted to Bitters [by Brad Parsons] and Shrubs [by Michael Dietsch]. Now we have Bitters and Shrub Syrup Cocktails by Warren Bobrow, the accomplished author of Apothecary Cocktails and Whiskey Cocktails from Fair Winds Press. If you have the earlier Bitters and…

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