Category Archives: Kitchen

December Cook the Books! The Homemade Pantry Review and Wrap-Up!

People. It is January. This means that Cook the Books has come to an end!  I guessed that December would be a very slow month for Cook the Books and likely low on participation and that ended up being true. … Continue reading

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November Cook the Books! The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook!

Oh, Tom, how I love your food and desserts! And, what a month it was. November was the perfect month to explore The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook with all the pies, tarts, and brunch-type foods. So, let’s get right to it, shall … Continue reading

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Cook the Books! December: The Homemade Pantry!

December! A year ago, Briggs and I schemed up this little thing we later called Cook the Books. We hashed out the details over beers at The Beveridge Pub, spent time in the library and bookstore pouring over possibilities, and … Continue reading

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October Cook the Books! Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking Review and Wrap-up!

Fact: I had to leave the house on Tuesday to write and post our November Cook the Books selection because I can’t focus on much of anything.  My decision-making ability of late is also questionable. For example, instead of heading over to … Continue reading

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September Cook the Books! Jerusalem Review and Wrap Up!

Ooooh-weeee, did I love the food and flavors this month! Though I’m still in a grief fog (understandably), I somehow managed to cook more than I anticipated this month. It is sort of a big deal given that all I have actually … Continue reading

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