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Cookbook Review: Biscuit Head by Carolyn and Jason Roy

  If you have never visited Asheville, North Carolina, you might want to plan that trip. Whenever you can find time to drive through idyllic mountains to an iconic American town. Any season in Asheville will be a tourist treat. It’s small, hilly, packed with wonderful stores and great, great food. You may, for example,…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Bake and Freeze Chocolate Desserts by Elinor Klivans

Elinor Klivans is a name you may not know — you should — but it is quite possible you have tasted her food. For over 20 years, Elinor has been a prolific author of baking books: cupcakes, cookies, and cakes fill her life and her wonderful books.Many, many home bakers depend on her books, her…

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Cookbook Review: The Ultimate Soup Cleanse

  I know. You hear the word “cleanse” and you think that something medical is at play. And yet, on the TV sports show Inside the NFL, former pro quarterback  Boomer Esiason is there describing his cleansing progress. Well if he can do it then … This slim little book has two parts: explaining what…

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Cookbook Review: Bitterman’s Craft Salt Cookbook by Mark Bitterman

Mark Bitterman is literally Mr. Salt. In his earlier award winning books —Salted in 2010 and Salt Block Cooking in 2013 — Mark introduced us to the intense new world of flavored salts. With his marvelous stores, The Meadow, in New York and Portland, you can go and sample a hundred flavored salts. And be…

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