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Best of the Cookbook Reivews: Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook

This week I have been reposting our reviews for the best cookbooks of the past year. This book may be controversial, but it cannot be contested. Some British guys travel to the US, check out barbeque places across the country, return to London, open up a barbeque joint, and succeed. This book is outrageous. Next…

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Braised Chicken with Tomatillos and Jalapenos

Suzen has the cooking school. And she is famous for her baked bread. So on a first meeting, people will often ask me, “Do you cook, too?” I used to react a tad aggressively to that question. I was insulted. Yes, if you make great cocktails and brownies, of course you cook. And the fact…

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The Week To Come Here at Suzi’s Blog: Tomatillos and the Best in Cookbooks for Your Consideration

Suzen and I are happy to announce the first ever Tomatillo Week. Over the next seven days you’ll see recipes for tomatillos in myriad uses. Salsas, of course. On Monday and Tuesday you’ll see recipes for first uncooked and then cooked tomatillos salsas, ones pictures above. But you’ll also be entertained with a salad dressing,…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Condiments by Kathy Gunst

I’m not sure if this is the first book Kathy Gunst wrote, but I suspect it is. The bio on the back page notes that she went to the London Cordon Bleu School of Cookery, and that she was an editor for Food and Wine, but mentions no other books. So this 1984 tome may…

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