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My Perfect Pantry was one of my favorite books from last year.  So often chef books fall a bit far out of reach for those of us in the home kitchen, but Zakarian’s book was just the opposite – weeknight dishes you can make just from, mostly, what’s around – canned tomatoes, popcorn, chickpeas, chocolate (though may be not all of them at once!) 166 more words

T. Susan Chang

How to Judge a Cookbook? Use It!!

Cookbook reviews can be a funny thing. Even if you aren’t a professional food writer, how do you judge a cookbook? By the cover? By the photos? 194 more words

Cookbooks

Cantina

Cantina: Recipes from a Mexican Kitchen – Paul Wilson
Hardie Grant – 2014
Photography: Chris Middleton

I’ve had Cantina on my review pile for a while, not being sure how to approach it. 183 more words

Reviews

Fuchsia Dunlop's Sichuan Chicken with Chillies from Sichuan Cookery: My attempt reviewed!

La zi Ji or Chicken with chillies is certainly not one of the more complicated or more ‘interesting’ Sichuan dishes on offer in the fantastic Sichuan Cooking cookbook by Fuchsia Dunlop (who is  1,086 more words

Home Cooking

POACHED WHITE ASPARAGUS WITH LEMON AND PISTACHIOS

I have a cookbook recommendation for you: Rose Water and Orange Blossoms, by Maureen Abood, who runs a gorgeous food blog I’ve been following for a while. 875 more words

Vegetarian-friendly

HelloFresh Veggie Box Review

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I recently received a discount code to try out HelloFresh and was excited to try out this service. HelloFresh “delivers delicious and healthy recipes with all the pre-measured ingredients to your door each week.” There are two type of boxes to choose – Classic Box and Veggie Box. 390 more words

Cookbook Reviews

SEARCHING FOR META GIVEN…AND NOW WE KNOW THE REST OF THE STORY

I’ve posted this before–letters continue to come in from people all over the USA who remember Meta Given’s cookbooks with great fondness and, in some cases, are trying to find one of them. 3,210 more words

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