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The Outdoorsman: A Father’s Day Tequila Cocktail from Cody Goldstein of The Upholstery Store

For Father’s Day, master mixologist Cody Goldstein of The Upholstery Store in New York City has yet another suggestion for that important Sunday. This drink actually serves a double purpose. First, it does provide an inspired cocktail that you will find sublime. Second, it helps in the revitalization of tequila. Tequila. The Rodney Dangerfield of…

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Baby Back Ribs from Comfort Food by Rick Rodgers

For your weekend consideration, rib, sticky, meat ribs. This baby back ribs recipe comes from Rick Rodger’s Comfort Food. In Comfort, Rick specializes in showing you the best of “the middle of the road.” So these are the best in standard baby back ribs. These are not super-hot or spicy, not over the top in any…

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TBT Cookbook Review: The Nantuckets Restaurant Cookbook by Melissa Clark and Samara Farber Mormar

A mere twenty-nine years ago, Suzen and I were married on Cape Cod and honeymooned on Nantucket. We did what everybody does on a honeymoon. And we ate dinner, too. We had fallen in love, in part, because of our passion for cooking and cookbooks. On Nantucket, we really discovered how much we love exploring…

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Cookbook Review: Comfort Food by Rick Rodgers

Rick Rodgers may just be the most prolific cookbook author around. Go to Amazon, take a look and you’ll find dozens of books spanning more than two decades. He’s an All-American author, writing for the main stream, a main stream that belongs to all of us. Comfort food is the heart of his recipes and,…

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