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Fresh, Fresh Eggs

Looks good? It was. Actually, all three of them were. I had the egg on Sunday. On Saturday morning, it was inside the chicken. By late Saturday afternoon, it was in my refrigerator. According to NPR this week, unwashed eggs don’t have to be refrigerator. They come out of the chicken with a membrane over…

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The Whole Food Photography Policy

I live in Tribeca, a few blocks from a large Whole Foods. Suzen shops there for Cooking by the Book. We spend a LOT of money there to get the greatest ingredients. We appreciate the quality of the ingredients. The prices at Whole Foods have been the subject of many conversations. You’ve heard of Whole…

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This Is About Insurance, Not Food

I did not blog yesterday, for good reason. I was on a mission to clarify my health insurance and it took all day. Two months ago, Suzen got a letter here at Cooking by the Book from Blue Cross, the provider of health insurance for her and her employees. She opened the envelop with care…

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A Different Kind of Fall Recipe

Recipes come in all shapes and sizes. The better intent of a recipe is to provide satisfaction, not just sustenance. For Suzen, her favorite recipes are bread. You’ve seen pictures at times of the extraordinary breads she can makes. Constantly makes, I must say. Even when she is drop dead tired from doing corporate team…

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