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TBT Cookbook Review: Dough by Richard Bertinet

  This is a different kind of TBT cookbook review. True, this book was published in 2006, so it is celebrating its tenth year of distinction. When it appeared, Dough was lauded by all and won awards around the world: the Julia Child Award, the IACP Best Cookbook of the Year, and the James Beard…

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Cookbook Review: The Goodness of Garlic by Natasha Edwards

  Sometimes old friends can be hard to find. There’s a recipe you remember from last month, last year, the last century. A recipe with a very specific ingredient, say garlic. But where is that recipe now? It was a good recipe. A best recipe and now … Kyle Books is a British high end…

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TBT Cookbook Review: The Baker’s Dozen Cookbook editted by Rick Rodgers

  We don’t know why the number 13 is feared. Suzi and I were once in Italy about to site for dinner. The hostess counted heads and discovered, in horror, that 13 of were about to sit down. The gardener was summoned so that 13 could be 14. And we never talk about getting 13…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Jewish Holiday Cooking by Jayne Cohen

It’s fall and for many families the Jewish holidays mingle their scents with the falling leaves. Jayne Cohen is an expert in Jewish food and gave us the gift of Jewish Holiday Cooking in 2008. At almost 600 pages, it is the definitive guide to these important dates. There are over 200 recipes here: some…

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