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TART IT UP! This Wednesday at Cooking by the Book

  Americans talk about pie. Deep dish pie, filled with fruit. See, you have visions of apples dancing in your head, don’t you? And in Europe, the word is tart. Elegant, refined, and not too deep. Europeans love tarts and, unlike us, have equally admiration for both sweet and savory versions. This Wednesday, Cooking by…

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Wine versus Beer: A Friendly Discussion at Cooking by the Book on Friday, October 19th

The wine versus beer debate can be conducted from many perspectives. This Friday at Cooking by the Book, we will have our own Beer versus Wine debate featuring Sommeliers Samuel Merritt (beer) and Harriet Lembeck (wine) as they bring their expert perspectives t  a key question: beverage preferences by sex. Men do seem to prefer…

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Wine Versus Beer at Cooking by the Book: This Friday, October 19th at 6:30PM

Men and women tend to have debates about key issues: money, children, do we have beer or wine with dinner. For example, men tend to favor beer while women are more partial to wine. This dichotomy is brilliantly described in the book He Said Beer She Said Wine by Marnie Old and Sam Calagione. This…

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Bordeaux Wines at Cooking by the Book This Friday, October 12th

        Even if you are not a wine expert, if you hear the word Bordeaux the vision of a great red wine may spring into your mind. This Friday — October 12 at 6:30 — at Cooking by the Book, we have our Wine Tour de France offering a guided selection of…

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