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Cookbook Review: Ikaria by Diane Kochilas

  With 17 books on Greek cuisine in her portfolio, you might ask if there could be that much more to write about? For Diane Kochilas, the answer is yes — there is delightfully more. Ikaria, the cookbook, deals with the cuisine of one Greek island, Ikaria. Located in the Aegean Sea, right next to…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Bread for All Seasons by Beth Hensperger

You may already have one of Beth Hensperger cookbooks on your shelf. She has written over twenty, starting with baking books like this one but in recent years extending to countertop appliances like slow cookers. This lovely bread book is now 22 years old yet its diversity of recipes still shines. Shines year round in…

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TBT Cookbook Review: The Egg White Cookbook by Margaret Blackstone and Barbara Leopold

  Egg whites. We always seem to have some around, especially if you are making ice cream and have those yolks consumed in your fabulous dessert. What to do with the whites? There are books on meringue, of course, but this one, from 2005, lets those egg whites be used across the board in every…

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Cookbook Review: Simple by Diana Henry

Diana Henry’s newest book will send you dashing off to the grocery store. You can be home in an hour, with some veggies and protein, perhaps a fish or a chicken. Time to break open the spice rack, find those onions, and grab your knife. Simple to Diana means pretty easy, pretty swift. Simple does…

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