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Cookbook Review: Cookie Love by Mindy Segal

How often have you heard someone talking about “improving your game?” How would you like to improve your cookie game? I’m mean really, really, truly improve it. Mindy Segal’s Cookie Love is sitting there on store shelves, prominent displayed, and waiting for you to pick it up and take a look. Believe me: you don’t…

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Dozen Best Cookbooks for 2015

    This year I've posted over 200 cookbook reivews here at Cooking by the Book. I try to do one a day, but the incoming tide of new cookbooks can be overwhelming. This past year has seen dozens and dozens of wonderful cookbook ideas. I've sort through all my reviews and picked my "best"…

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TBT Cookbook Review: French Cooking En Famille by Jacques Burdick

Suzi and I had the pleasure of having Jacques Burdick as a friend. We enjoyed many meals together and loved receiving the small gifts of French food he would bring with him. To this day we mourn never having gotten his tomato jam recipe. Just eye-opening amazing. Jacques was born in Texas, which actually had…

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Decadent Chocolate Sandwich Cookies from Ellen Jackson

Oh, how could I have made this mistake. If my wife finds out, … Friday was National Cookie Day. I flubbed. No cookie recipe. So, to make up for this blunder, here is a cookie describe by author Ellen Jackson as an Oreo with a Ph.D. Now, with that labeling, how could you resist? You…

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