Cook the Books! May: Tender with Nigel Slater

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Cook the Books! May: Tender with Nigel Slater

It is stunning in Seattle at the moment. Sun. Warmth. As soon as I have this post up, I’ll be retiring to the garden to prep, weed, fiddle, and poke

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Cook the Books! Beets, Carrots, Fava Beans, Chard, and More!

Despite my lack of Cook the Books posting this month, I have actually made a lot of things from this month’s selection, Tender.  The recipes are simple, yet delicious, and

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May Cook the Books! Tarts, Favas, and Soups- Review and Wrap-up: Tender

Well that title sure was a mouthful! Yowsa! But, at any rate, we are closing out another productive month of Cook the Books after exploring Tender by Nigel Slater.  Did

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Cook the Books! Review: Street Food!

The Cooking:   In exploring our Cook the Books June selection, Street Food by Susan Feniger, I went for recipes that I already had most of the ingredients for. I

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Cook the Books! July: Gran Cocina Latina with Maricel E. Presilla

We are headed into the 2nd half of Cook the Books!  Can you believe it?  At over 850 pages, July’s selection is our largest cookbook yet.  Yes, you read that

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July Cook the Books! Review and Wrap-up: Gran Cocina Latina

So, I’m churning this out from the road. I’m in California, with my brother and parents, working through things with my Dad. Corn tortillas are so easy a Babylady can

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Cook the Books! Sweet Cream and Sugar Cones: “Daddy Tracks”

Now, I’m an ice cream snob so, while I appreciate the realm of mix-ins, the ice cream itself is lackluster at best. I am firmly in the if-you-are-eating-ice-cream-make-it-premium camp. I can’t find

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Cook the Books! (Final) Upcoming Books!

Several weeks ago, I announced the selections for September & October. I also promised to fill you in on the last 2 selections in a few days. Well, it is

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Cook the Books! September: Jerusalem: A Cookbook

Ok, so unless you’ve lived under a culinary rock, you’ve heard something about our September Cook the Books choice, Jerusalem: A Cookbook by chefs Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi.  The well-respected London-based

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Cook the Books! Review: Sweet Cream and Sugar Cones!

I am pretty sure at the end of every Cook the Books month I wish I had made more. August was no exception. If you’ve followed along, you know I’ve

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