SpongeBob’s Kitchen Mission

SpongeBob’s Kitchen Mission

Cookbook season is now in high swing. The cookbook section of every bookstore is overflowing with a bevy of wonderful new books. While we all hear stories about how tough times are in publishing, sales of cookbooks are up. And the publishers have responded this fall...
Grilled Sesame Salmon from Salted

Grilled Sesame Salmon from Salted

Salt is one of the most potent, essential ingredients in cooking. Its ability to draw out and intensify flavor is unmatched. The book Salted: A manifesto on the World’s Most Essential Mineral with Recipes provides a wealth of facts and ideas for all of us salt lovers....
Betty Crocker Living with Cancer Cookbook

Betty Crocker Living with Cancer Cookbook

This a serious but very positive cookbook review. We all hope for a long and healthy life. Longevity is now much more attainable — remember when “50” was old? Thanks, in part, to modern medicine we can expect to live far longer than we might have dreamed. The catch...
The Seven Stars Cookbook: Beauty in Food

The Seven Stars Cookbook: Beauty in Food

When you walk through a casino door, is there a sure thing? Well, losing money is a sure thing, unless you play blackjack and count cards. Blackjack, if played according to strategies developed by mathematicians, is the one casino game that offers a slight advantage...
Mastering the Art and Craft of Baking and Pastry

Mastering the Art and Craft of Baking and Pastry

Many of us dream about becoming pastry chefs. To actually be paid for working with butter, sugar, and chocolate seems a fantasy. Others of us just want to make better desserts. And some of us toy with the idea of starting a new business where your creations can please...