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Cookbook Review: The Taco Revolution by Brandon Schultz

This book may make you smile. It may make you rage a tad. It all depends on how rooted you are in following tradition. There are over 100 recipes here, described as “traditional and innovative recipes.” The traditional recipes are wonderful, ones no one can dispute. You’ll find ways to make Chili Lime Tortillas, Hot…

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Cookbook Review Summary: 5 Outstanding Pastry Books for Cooking and for Giving This Holiday Season

It's the final four weeks of the holiday season and you just may be in the mind to make some sweets for yourself, for family, or for friends. Or just for the fun of it. In July, I blogged reviews of 5 oustanding pastry books. Here is the summary of the five again, providing you…

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Pan Fried Trout: Simple, Delicious and Even Elegant

  You are probably very proud of your kitchen. You’ve invested time in the appliances, the cabinets, tile and lighting. And you have found that the kitchen is often the centerpiece of family life. What is underused in your kitchen? Here’s a hint: look up. Yes, that hood and vent system, that beautiful vent. You…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Recipes from Home, Second Try!

I posted the picture here a month ago, and forgot the text. So, since today is Thanksgiving and most of us are home or in a family member's home, here are literally recipes from home. For 21 years, Home restaurant in West Greenwich Village has featured farm-to-table menus with local ingredients. The restaurant space is…

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