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Cookbook Review: Healthy Latin Eating by Angie Martinez and Angelo Sosa

If you read this blog often, you know I write almost daily about a new cookbook. I leave it to you whether you will buy a particular book, of course, but sometimes I do suggest action. A book by Dorie Greenspan, for example, is destined to be a classic and it is very likely you’ll…

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Cookbook Review: Sinfully Easy Delicious Desserts by Alice Medrich

  This is a lovely and important book from a dessert maven. And it is timely, for we have a plague upon on. I read a blog yesterday about the end of quality on the Food Channel: http://www.salon.com/2014/08/08/how_one_man_destroyed_the_food_network_guy_fieri_has_made_culinary_tv_into_a_viewers_hell/ The author decries the screaming antics of Guy Fieri pitching food that will kill you. And this…

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Cookbook Review: Comfort Food from Ryland Peters and Small

This is the time of year when we often talk about feasts, holiday feasts. But, not every day is a holiday. Or can be. Nor would we want it to be. You can get “fooded” out this time of year. Yet, after a day or two of soup and salad — perhaps an early New…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Greg Atkinson’s In Season

Greg Atkinson is and has been many things: chef, restaurant owner, chief instructor at the Seattle Culinary Academy, and writer. In Season has 70 seasonal recipes featuring the bounty of the Pacific Northwest. Equally lovely, the book is peppered with essays about Greg’s life in the Northwest and about his discoveries in the fields, forests…

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