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Cookbook Review: Toast Hash Roast Mash by Dan Doherty of Duck & Waffle Fame

  Two years ago, Dan Doherty’s first book came out: Duck & Waffle. That book, those recipes cover the imaginative culinary landscape of the London restaurant that was deemed a landmark from the first week. My happy review is right here. Now, Dan has returned. Toast Hash Roast Mash is subtitled Real Food for Every…

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Cookbook Review: The Sprinkles Baking Book by Candace Nelson

  It’s here. And it’s good. It’s really, really good. Yes, the Black and White Cupcake is included and the recipe works perfectly. Perfectly. You can OD on the Vanilla Frosting. Oh, you want to know more? Candace Nelson opened the Sprinkles chain of cupcakes stores over a decade ago. She was actually the first…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Sweet Maria’s Italian Cookie Tray

  Twenty years ago this little book appeared celebrating the cookie recipes of Sweet Maria’s Bakery in Waterbury, Connecticut. If you drive in the Northeast, you want to avoid Interstate 95, because it is a parking lot. So, many of us have discovered I-84 instead, darting through New York and Connecticut up the the Mass…

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Cookbook Review: Institut Paul Bocuse Gastronomique

  How do you write a cookbook review for a tome with over 700 pages? And that, curiously, has only 70 recipes? It’s easy. This is the best cookbook of 2016. One of the best in the past decade. If you have room for only a couple of cookbooks in your life, this has to…

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