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Cookbook Review: Broth and Stock by Jennifer McGruther

  Two years ago Jennifer McGruther wrote The Nourished Kitchen to match her popular website. Her focus is traditional foods and classic techniques: broths, fermented veggies, raw dairy, all the things that people used to eat every day and now do too infrequently. She has doubled down with her new book: Broth & Stock from…

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Cookbook Review: Latin Twists

  If you love cocktails and fruit, then this cocktail tome belongs in your bar. Right there, on the shelf, next to the rum and pisco. Authors Vianney Rodreiguez and Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack are award winning bloggers who have joyously teamed on this liquid tour of the Latin beverage world. There are 97 drinks here, from…

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Cookbook Review: The Eli’s Cheesecake Cookbook

    Eli Schulman past away decades ago. His legendary Chicago restaurant, Eli’s The Place for Steak, closed and then the building was actually demolished. All that remains are memories. Until now. Eli’s had great American food and some savory dishes, like his famous House Dressing, are here in this cookbook. But first and foremost…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Vegetable Harvest by Patricia Wells

  As summer dwindles and fall approaches the first tinges of color, we enter the peak season for food. Summer sun has fueled growth, vitamins, and yes a little sweetness everywhere. Fruits and vegetables are peaking and it is time to enjoy the full force of their flavor. Patricia Wells published Vegetable Harvest in 2007.…

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