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Cookbook Review: French Comfort Food by Hillary Davis

I’m writing this review at the perfect time. I just made dinner. A one-pot sumptuous meal: Potato, Bacon, Cheese and Wine Casserole. It’s a terrific dish, rich and steaming hot and complex as bacon and cheese flavors flow across the slices of potato. It’s the perfect comfort food and, yes, I’ll be posting it very…

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Cookbook Review: Nuts by Patrick Evans-Hylton

When you marry someone, it is because they are “the one.” Same thing can happen with cookbooks. Oh, Nuts by Patrick Evans-Hylton has lots of good things in it. But there is “the one” — that one recipe that you see and immediately know you must make. The recipe here is Fried Apples on Sweet…

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Cookbook Review: The Lemon Cookbook by Ellen Jackson

Earlier this week I reviewed a lovely book by Ellen Jackson: Classic Cookies with Modern Twists. You can see the review, and its rich brownie, on the links here. Great book if you are a cookie craver. Unfortunately, there is a tradition that says the entire meal cannot simply be cookies. You need other things,…

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TBT Cookbook Review: I’m Dreaming of a Chocolate Christmas by Marcel Desaulniers

Ordinarily, I want a book 10 years or older for Throwback Thursday. But Christmas approaches and this lovely 2007 book by chocolate guru Marcel Desaulniers is too important to wait. It can make your Christmas perfectly chocolate: white, dark, and in between. Marcel has a dozen books to his credit, his restaurant ion Virginia, is…

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