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Ruth Reichl’s Save me the Plums

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. For the first in my Summer Reads series this year, I’m starting with one of this spring’s most anticipated releases, Ruth Reichl‘s latest, Save me the Plums, My Gourmet Memoir. For many, Ruth probably doesn’t need much … Read more

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Cookbook Book Club: Dinner with Ruth Reichl

Cookbook Book Club  is my once a month most months “cooking from the same cookbook” meal with Jan and  Jenn, and this month we cooked from Ruth Reichl’s recipes.  Jenn chose to work with the signature recipe from Delicious! ( you can read my review here).  Jan chose to work from Ruth’s most recent book, … Read more

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An evening with Ruth Reichl

I’d barely been blogging six months in the fall of 2009, when the food world (old and new media) was shocked as Gourmet magazine was abruptly shut down by its parent company. I’d been a longtime reader of Gourmet and was deeply saddened.  So many people were.  Ruth Reichl, who had been the Editor in … Read more


Summer Reads: Delicious! by Ruth Reichl

For many, Ruth Reichl needs no introduction. Author of The New York Times bestselling memoirs Tender at the Bone and Comfort Me with Apples, she’s been one of my favourite food writers for a long time. Formerly a restaurant critic for both The Los Angeles Times and The New York Times, Reichl also penned Garlic … Read more