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TBT Recipe: Heirloom Tomato Jam with Lemon from Tomatoes by Miriam Rubin

It's early fall and the days are strange. One day is warm, though not hot. The next day, there is a clipped breeze that sends you back indoors for a light coat. Summer is gone. Yet, yet, we can still find some summer wonders. There are tomatoes out there, freshly plucked, fully packed with sweetness…

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TBT Cookbook Review Redux: Cooking with David Burke

  I first reviewed this wonderful book two years ago. I'm doing it again because, if I were headed to a desert island, I would want this book with me. Along with a lot of chocolate, coffee, crabmeat and chorizo. Today, David Burke has a restaurant empire. He calls it a group but it is…

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Route to a New Kitchen: Day 3 After Demolition and The Unplanned Flood

  This top photo shows the state of the CBTB kitchen right now at the end of Day 3. How did the kitchen look when it all began on Monday morning? Here's Day 1 photo of the kitchen we loved for 10 years.     And here's a photo later from Day 1 as the workmen demolished…

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In Memoriam: A Wonderful 10 Years for the CBTB Kitchen

It seems impossible but our latest CBTB kitchen lasted 10 years. From September 2016 until this morning.This very morning, the kitchen was demolished as we prepare for the next ten years. We'll take pictures as the transformation continues. Ideally, the new kitchen will be finished in three weeks. This last kitchen saw over 50,000 people…

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