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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

m4s0n501   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.…

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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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Cookbook Review: Brooks Headley’s Fancy Desserts

I have about 1600 posts on this blog. Something near 2 million words. I have written about this and about that. I can write about anything. Or so I thought. I mean this as a compliment to the author and packagers of this book: this is the strangest dessert book I have ever seen. I…

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