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Spices and Seasons - Book Review

Spices & Seasons – Review and Giveaway

July 14, 2014 | 1 Comments

My appreciation for Rinku Bhattacharya’s cooking began when I reviewed her first book, The Bengali Five Spice Chronicles and it’s a pleasure to review her latest book, Spices and Seasons: Simple, Sustainable Indian Flavors.  Rinku has a wonderful talent.  She...

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I love books.  I love reading them, owning them and collecting them.  I think this is why I have a hard time embracing the dawn of the eBook.  A house lined with Kindles and iPads...

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Book Review & Giveaway: CHIC Made Simple

December 4, 2012 | 15 Comments

Before I got married, I almost never read, or purchased, a cookbook.  I felt that cooking was an art, not a science, so written instruction would inhibit my creative expression. My wife, on the other...

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As plant-based diets become more and more mainstream and people's lives become busier and busier I'm noticing more and more vegan slow cooker cookbooks.  In reviewing Fresh from the Vegan Slow Cooker by Robin Roberston, I underwent...

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In Search of the Perfect Cup of Coffee

September 19, 2012 | 5 Comments

It’s been a battle, but a battle well fought is a battle won.  I am not sure what made me decide it was time to rid myself om mt $15 Mr Coffee pot that I...

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My appreciation for cook books has grown over the last five years.  I’m yet to buy myself any of Julia Child‘s works, but my book-case is yawning with the weight of the artisan style cook...

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Guest Post: Chorosh Sabsi with Kateh

March 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Have you ever tasted Persian cooking?  It really is one of a kind and nothing can compare.  When I first met today’s guest blogger in 2008, my new bride told me of all the wonderful...

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As echoed by my WeightWatchers leader, Anne in response to my tamale pie, the benchmark of a good vegetarian (or in this case, vegan) dish is whether or not you would serve it to meat-eating...

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