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Cookbook Review: A Taste of Cowboy by Kent Rollins

There are cowboys and cattle drives still. Although surveying the herd can be done by helicopter, moving the cattle along is still a task for men on horseback. Trying to move cattle along with a low flying helicopter does not work out at all. These are men who need breakfast at 4AM and a good lunch midway…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Hors d’Oeuvres by Gillian Duffy

In 1998 a very forward book arrived: Hors d’Oeuvres from Gillian Duffy presented a balanced spectrum of hors d’oeuvres and a philosophy. Author Gillian Duffy grew up in rural England where, she notes, hors d’oeuvres might mean cheese and crackers. A foodie early in life, she toured the world until ending up in New York…

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Cookbook Review: Bacon 24/Seven by Theresa Gilliam

Sometimes you can google and get a great response to your question. And sometimes not. I was wondering, for reasons that will become clear, when during the day do people eat bacon. So I googled “when do people eat bacon.” There are 157,000 results and the first one is titled “Why You Should Avoid Pork.”…

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Cookbook Review: Buttercream Dreams by Jeff Martin

Author Jeff Martin has been in food all his life. He credits his grandmother with a graceful shove in his career direction. He noticed the rise of cupcake stores, felt he could do better and a half dozen years ago founded his first Smallcakes cupcake store. Today, there are 90 franchised stores in 19 states.…

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