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TBT Cookbook Review: Cooking with David Burke

Today, David Burke has a restaurant empire. He calls it a group but it is an empire of ten superb dining establishments. Now “establishment” is a good noun for that business but would be a terrible adjective for David himself. He’s anything but. Twenty years ago he published Cooking with David Burke and you could…

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Cookbook Review: Texas on the Table by Terry Thompson-Anderson

How would you like to elevate your personal cooking? Really, truly elevate it. What if you could create signature dishes, ones you would expect to find in a pricey and multi-starred restaurant? What if you could do that yourself and, as a side benefit, do it with just a little jalapeno-chipotle sizzle? No, you do…

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Cookbook Review: Mug Cakes by Mima Sinclair

We live in a “big world.” We have the web, Big Data, and budgets in the billions or trillions. It used to be that a few million was lot of money. In Manhattan, a few million is a real estate down payment. It is natural that a countertrend appear: small, contained, personal. We’ve already seen…

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Cookbook Review: Pastry by Nick Malgieri

So, I get this cookbook in the mail — I’m not going to say which one — and my immediate reaction is: if you are only going to buy one baking book this year, buy this one. And I start to write it up. And the next day, I get this other cookbook in the…

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