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Cookbook Review: Lidgate’s, The Meat Cookbook

In London there is a district called Holland Park, fashionable, affluent and dotted with grand Victorian townhouses and high-class shopping. It’s upscale London, just as you might imagine it. Back in 1870, the Lidgate family started a butcher shop that remains a family business and is a centerpiece of the Holland Park community. One thing…

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Cookbook Review: ITSU 20-Minute Suppers

The ITSU team has this delightful new cookbook, ITSU: 20-Minute Suppers. This is the second book from ITSU and you can see a review of that first one here. This new book deals with full meals displayed in chapters on: Noodles Rice & Grains Soups Sauces [no the sauces are not an entire meal, they…

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Cookbook Review: Mexican Today by Pati Jinich

Pati Jinich did have a head start in writing this wonderful cookbook. She was born and raised in Mexico into a family she describes as food fanatics. When she came to the United States, Pati went to college and then received a master’s degree in Latin American Studies. She became a policy analyst. Not a…

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Cookbook Review: The Kitchen Pantry Cookbook by Erin Coopey

“I don’t want you to think of this as an intervention,” my daughter Kelly began. She was walking from our panty towards Suzen and me. She had a jar in each hand. “Have you read the dates here?” Kelly questioned. That’s bad. I turned to Suzen. She turned to me with one of her “that’s…

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