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Roman Style Meringue with Orange Sauce from As the Romans Do by Eleonora Galasso

  Looking for a perfect dessert for a Saturday night dinner? Look to Europe. I don’t know why I have to travel to Europe to enjoy giant meringues. But it seems you do. Paris streets are dense in shops featuring lovely meringues the size of softballs. Or you can indulge in decadent Floating Islands with…

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Serrano Pepper Burgers for the 4th of July

     It’s the 4th of July, the weather is good for most of us, and what could top a perfect burger. This recipe from Grill Nation by David Guas is quite a turn on your traditional burger. For three pounds of meat, you are adding in one pound of serrano peppers and another pound of…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Salt and Pepper by Michele Anna Jordan

Salt is the “in thing” now. Salt blocks at Whole Foods. Salt stores. Salt books. It’s a new path in our culinary lives. Or, maybe not so new. In 1999 Michele Anna Jordan wrote this tight little book Salt and Pepper, 135 Perfectly Seasoned Recipes. There are two spices here, salt and pepper. And there…

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Baked Eggs in Avocado Cups from Eat Drink Shine

  I recently posted a review of Eat Drink Shine, from authors who are triplets and who founded the very successful Shine restaurant in Boulder. The sisters do promote healthy food and cooking but have quite the flair for doing it in style. The recipes fall into the category of “I didn’t realize I was…

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