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Cookbook Review: Betty Crocker The Big Book of One-Pot Dinners

This is a book every one of us can use: Food novices or experienced cooks Single folks starting out, busy parents, or empty-nesters who find they have even less time on their hands [although they don’t know why!] People who open cans and uses frozen vegetables or those who threw away their can opener decades…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Mexico One Plate at a Time by Rick Bayless

Rick Bayless is synonymous with Mexican cuisine, quite authentic Mexican cuisine. His five restaurants, a half dozen wonderful cookbooks, and his PBS television shows are all vehicles for both educating and feeding us superior Mexican food.  Mexico One Plate at a Time, published fifteen years ago, was his third book. One Plate at a Time…

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Cookbook Review: National Geographic Foods for Health by Barton Seaver and P. K. Newby

Every one of us has surely thumbed through an issue of National Geographic. Or a gaggle of issues. The photos, the maps, the very topics issue a beckoning call. When I had to do a report in grade school, I’d turn to the shelf of Nat Geos sitting on the library shelf. The only problem…

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Cookbook Review: Seasonal Baking by Fiona Cairns

Fiona Cairns is a most accomplished British cookbook author with a fascination for dessert. And, she has a fascinating ability to develop recipes and present them to home cooks enabling us all to actually taste a fascination. The recipe presentation is easy to follow, easy to make, and very easy to consume. Other British authors…

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