Cookbook Review: Growing Up Gourmet

Cookbook Review: Growing Up Gourmet

My wife Suzi has had her cooking school, Cooking by the Book, for 29 years. She’s recently made an observation: everybody eats. Ah, but how well do they eat? And what do they eat and how do the dishes evolve during the course of their lives. Growing Up Gourmet: 125...
Cookbook Review: China The Cookbook

Cookbook Review: China The Cookbook

Sometimes a cookbook, however complex, can be described in a single word. Like, magnificent. Or, maybe, encyclopedic. I think the best singled word description for China: The Cookbook is actually hyphenated: must-buy. Chinese food is one of the top three or four...
Cookbook Review: Rum The Manual

Cookbook Review: Rum The Manual

For twenty-five years Dave Broom has been writing about spirits with zeal and skill. He produced the marvelous Whiskey: The Manual in 2014, manifestly THE tour book to the grandeur of whiskey. That was followed in 2015 by the equally definitive Gin: The Manual. Now we...
Cookbook Review: Sweet and Tart

Cookbook Review: Sweet and Tart

Carla Snyder has had 30-year career cooking, catering, writing, and bringing to thousands the treasures of her kitchen. In her eighth book, Sweet and Tart, Carla tackles the difficult job of a “single topic” cookbook. How do you something new and different while not...