Happy Easter from Cooking by the Book [and a selfie]

Happy Easter from Cooking by the Book [and a selfie]

Suzen and I wish you a most Happy Easter and Passover Season. We hope your kitchen and your household are filled with warmth and joy. Our newest family member is Winnie. She took this selfie this week. Technically, it was me holding the camera with my finger on the...
Grandpa’s Cheese Barn and Jalapeno Cheese Spread

Grandpa’s Cheese Barn and Jalapeno Cheese Spread

Last fall Suzen and I drove from New York City to Knoxville. We did not quite drive directly. I wanted to see the famous West Side Farmers Market in Cleveland, Ohio, a brick monument to meat. It’s a treat to visit, but it left us a few hundred miles off course....
TBT at De Gustibus with Classic Cookbooks

TBT at De Gustibus with Classic Cookbooks

For 25 years, Cooking by the Book has offered hands-on cooking classes with the best instruction, superb recipes, and exceptional dining. For 35 years, De Gustibus Cooking School at Macy’s Herald Square, has been the culinary stage for world famous chefs and...
So Many Recipes, So Little Time

So Many Recipes, So Little Time

No, I did not blog yesterday on Super Bowl Sunday. Suzen and I were glued to the pre-game and the game and … No, we two diehard Seahawks fans never want to talk about the end of the game. Never ever. But there is plenty to talk about. First, I have a new...

Searching by Categories

Hello, You'll see a change to the blog today. We've added the ability to search for recipes by broad categories. We do have a little clean up work to do. There really are too many categories and some capitalization error. We'll have all those details...