Suzi's Blog

TBT Cookbook Review and Recipe: Santa Fe Recipe by Carl and Joan Stromquist

In 1989 Joan and Carl Stromquist published Santa Fe Recipe, a collection of 299 recipes from 30 of the wonderful restaurants that make Santa Fe, then and now, a culinary center of distinction. In the next decade, Joan, and sometimes Carl, went on to write nine more books featuring recipes from New Mexico and California.…

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Cookbook Review: Baking Chez Moi by Dorie Greenspan

This is Dorie's latest book and offers recipes for French desserts from the home kitchens of Paris and beyond. It's an important book and you can find my full review at my post at Huffington:     http://www.huffingtonpost.com/brian-orourke/cookbook-review-baking-ch_b_7943586.html Why don't I just put the text of the review right here? Ah, it's all about Google analytics…

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TBT Cookbook Review: The Arrows Cookbook

Have you ever had this thing you were going to do, but you didn’t and then you discover it is now too late? Suzen and I have used The Arrows Cookbook since it was published in 2003. And last week, in Maine, we decided we would stop stalling and finally go to the restaurant itself. Ah, Arrows…

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Best of the Cookbook Reviews: Meringue by Linda K. Jackson and Jennifer Evans Gardner

This week I'm repeating some cookbook review, the very best of the best. Meringue is an important book. It has the perfect techniques for creating meringue like you would find in Paris. And, the book is filled with lovely recipes employing that meringue. Don't pass up the chance to make the best desserts of your…

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