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BBQ Wings with Habanero-Strawberry Glaze from The Great Wings Book

Hugh Carpenter and Teri Sandison are quite a team: inventive author and artistic photographer. Together they have produced a raft of books and you may well have seen them on prominent display. Their The Great Book of Wings [2011] and The Great Ribs Book [2012] are ones that, for example, Barnes and Noble often uses…

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Super Bowl Food: Potato Salad Olé from Potato Salad by Debbie Moose

Potato salad should only be eaten between Memorial Day and Labor Day. And then there’s the white pants thing. I grew up with that nonsense. I ignore it now. I love potato salad and Potato Salad by Debbie Moose, a most accomplished cookbook author, is filled with lovely ideas to turn “ordinary” into “exceptional.” Any…

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Spatchcocked Chicken with Chorizo Spices

Yesterday I posted about making chorizo at home. You achieve better flavor and a spice/heat level that nothing in the store can match. It is, in a word, a fun recipe. Now, I did note that the spice recipe is about as explosive as a block of C4. You know, the plastic explosive used in…

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Pork Chorizo from Farm Fork Food

Last week I posted a review of Farm Fork Food by Eric Skokan, http://www.cookingbythebook.com/cookbook-reviews/cookbook-review-farm-fork-food-by-eric-skokan/ I noted that there was recipe for Pork Chorizo I knew my chorizo-addicted wife would probably gravitate to. She did, quickly. I showed her the recipe last Wednesday and this Saturday we were at our butcher getting ground pork and salt…

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