How to Make Your Kid Food Friendly

How to Make Your Kid Food Friendly

Isn’t getting young children to eat new foods the most fun experience? They are always so pleasantly eager as they reach for those new, healthy flavors you want them to try. Oh, not in your family? Your kids or grandkids gave you a bad time, or still are? For some of...

9/11: Then and Since

Cooking by the Book is located at 13 Worth Street in Lower Manhattan, between West Broadway and Hudson. We are eight blocks north of the World Trade Center. Ten years ago we were there on that remorseful Tuesday morning. Suzen was actually standing on West Broadway...

About Yesterday’s Post …

As you know, I do take some literary license with the posts I write. Suzen is very straightforward, but I let my storytelling genes take hold some times. Suzen’s reaction to yesterday’s post was, “I am some b****.” Well, of course, she is not a...
The Food Chain

The Food Chain

This blog is all about food, but sometimes we need to take a step back. Every animal eats something, often other animals, and that has forged a series of food chains from the bottom to the top. There are, on occasion, discussions about who’s on top of a chain....
Intensive Wood Fired Oven Course at Stone Turtle

Intensive Wood Fired Oven Course at Stone Turtle

  There is good news and bad news. First the bad. We haven’t blogged in several days and we’re sorry about that. We were traveling, to Maine. Brian left the power cord for the laptop back in New York. Do not go to Maine without your power cord. Our...
Frozen Lemonade

Frozen Lemonade

Is there a good side to mold? Something beyond penicillin? Yes. Assuming you have access to the outdoors and live somewhere where winter is active. Or, if you have a freezer. Right now, we don’t have a freezer. The seal on our freezer failed. And there was...