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TBT Cookbook Review: High Heat by Waldy Malouf

You can go home again. Two years ago Waldy Malouf returned, as Director of Special Projects, to the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park. Waldy graduated in 1975 and began a whirl wind career: entry restaurant jobs, time on cruise ships, European travels, opening the wonderful Hudson River Club in Battery Park City, reviving…

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Cookbook Review: Making Frozen Vegan Treats by Nicole Weston

Yesterday I blogged a little book in the Storey Basics line: How to Make Ice Cream by Nicole Weston. Nicole has another book in this series that is equally excellent: Making Frozen Vegan Treats. Okay, I know, you see the word “vegan” and you begin to think … Vegans have sweet tooths, too, folks. In…

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Cookbook Review: How to Make Ice Cream by Nicole Weston

Good things. Small packages. Storey Publishing has a line of books, Storey Basics, created as short, simple and attractive introductions to lifestyle topics, from knitting to beading to cooking. These books are portable, a compact 5” X 7”, and come at a price point of about $9. This book in the series, How to Make…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Fiestas for Four Seasons by Jane Butel

As lovers of Southwestern and Tex-Mex cuisines — oh, no, they are not the same at all — Suzi and I are fans of Jane Butel who for 35 years has been writing books about both these monuments to chiles and spice. We enjoy all of her many books but particularly this one: Fiesta for…

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