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Cookbook Review: Better Homes & Gardens New Cook Book 16th Edition Now Spiral Bound

A couple of years ago, Better Homes and Gardens published the 16th edition of the New Cook Book. It’s just come out on March 1 in a smaller, spiral bound version and it is again worthwhile considering how the 16th edition varies from the past. There are over 1200 recipes with a 1000 color photographs.…

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Cookbook Review: Pierogi Love by Casey Barber

“I got this for you.” I said to my wife Suzi Now, thirty years ago, that statement would’ve brought a smile to her face and a kiss to my lips. Perhaps over the years, I have been a little self-serving in my presents to her. So it may be natural for Susie to just double…

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TBT Cookbook Review: The Duck Cookbook by James Peterson

Sometimes a person takes on a noble battle. They know they cannot win. But they also know they should. James Peterson is famous for a raft of cookbooks, including Sauces and Splendid Soups. In 2003 he wrote The Duck Cookbook. Each year the average American consumes 92 pounds of chicken, and just 1/3 pound of…

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Cookbook Review: French Regional Food by Joël Robuchon and Loïc Bienassis

Imagine a book that takes you all around France, the famous places and the byways you have never heard. Imagine having a tour of the regional foods and specialities that you can't even get in Paris. Finally, imagine this guide was written by one of the great chefs of the world: Joël Robuchon. That book is…

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