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Cookbook Review [well, Magazine Review]: The Science of Food from Scientific American

Instead of a cookbook review, here’s a magazine review. Not an article but an entire issue. For Summer 2015, Scientific American has an issue entitled The Science of Food. If you are a foodie, or if you just eat food, you’ll find this magazine filled with excellent information. Yes, it is Scientific American so it…

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TBT Cookbook Review: The Art of South American Cooking by Felipe Rojas-Lombardi

When he died in 1991 of heart failure at a young 46, food enthusiasts around the world already considered Felipe Rojas-Lombardi to be a towering figure. Born in 1945 in Peru, Lombardi worked as an assistant to James Beard and was the founding chef of Dean & Deluca. Lombardi is credited with introducing the tapas…

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Cilantro Cream from Dos Caminos Tacos by Ivy Stark

There are no little things, or so someone said to me. Several times before she left. Anyway. It turns out, there are small things, tiny gems that can adorn a plate or a dish and promote it from good to great. Take sour cream. By itself, white and stingy to the palate. Put it atop…

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A Personal Rant About Pictures

There is no picture to this post. Normally I do put a picture up. One picture at the top, and sometimes one or two more at the bottom Three is the max. It's enough. I am sick, really sick of web posts with endless pictures before you get to the actual recipe. I just looked…

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