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French Fridays: Plat du Jour – French Dinners Made Easy by Susan Herrmann Loomis

I always love a good French cookbook – more so when I cannot travel to France – so when I saw that Susan Herrmann Loomis had a book coming out this January, I had high hopes for a culinary journey to France though its stories and recipes. Plat du Jour: French dinners made easy does […]

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Specialty Cookbooks Fall 2020

Specialty cookbooks Fall 2020

As I said in my “Everyday Cookbooks” roundup on Monday, it looks like a fair number of us will be spending more time at home, at least in the first half of 2021 and with more time at home brings More meals to cook and More time to explore more complex recipes (for adults) or […]

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Everyday cookbooks for home cooks

As we move into 2021, it looks like many of us will still be spending more time at home and, so, naturally that means many of us will spend more time cooking. After 9+ months of more home cooking, are you looking for a little inspiration? I’ve got you covered today with some recently-released cookbooks […]

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Book Review: Jacques Pépin’s Quick & Simple

This book, Jacques Pépin’s latest, comes at a perfect time for everyone as we find ourselves cooking more at home than ever before. After 8 months, many people are “cooked out” and tapped out for ideas of what to make fore dinner every single day. It’s tough, for sure to keep that motivation going but […]

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Travels with my Spatula : Recipes and Stories from Around the World

Travels with my Spatula

More than a photo, a journal entry or a pair of souvenir cufflinks, it’s the food that keeps the journeys alive. Missing travel this year? Uh huh. Me too. Back in March I honestly imagined that by the summer, things would be more or less back to normal (oh, the naivety!)  but as time has […]

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British Baking Book by Regula Ysewijn

The British Baking Book (Oats in the North, Wheat from the South)

I’m so excited to introduce you to a book that has so much appeal for so many people (not just bakers!) – Regula Ysewijn (aka Miss Foodwise)’s The British Baking Book (original title: Oats in the North, Wheat from the South): The History of British Baking, Savory and Sweet releases today in North America and […]

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