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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 with many very enticing new titles. We’ll be reviewing…

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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. Author Mark Bitterman is the “selmelier” of The…

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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 here, and there’s often a catch…

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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 to the player. But, trying to play “mathematically” in the…

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