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The No Recipe Cookbook: A Beginner’s Guide to the Art of Cooking by Susan Crowther

  The No Recipe Cookbook: A Beginner’s Guide to the Art of Cooking by Susan Crowther. Go no further. This is the book you’ve been looking for if you have little or no experience cooking. This cookbook is packed with practical tips and ideas for making the meals you never dreamed you could make. You […]

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Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America

Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America by Maricel E. Presilla. (Norton) Time for an obligatory reference to another cookbook! And what better way than with a book of foods of Latin America?! The cover alone makes me want to lick it. There’s a glossary of ingredients, gorgeous pictures, clear directions. I’m ready to […]

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Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year-Round

  Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year-Round by Marisa McClellan. I’ve always been a bit skittish about canning. I live alone in a small apartment. My grandmother had a basement stocked with jams, jellies and veggies. Walls lined with jars. And with every visit we’d take home an armful of her home preserves. […]

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Escoffier: Le Guide Culinaire

Escoffier: Le Guide Culinaire. (Wiley) I love to cook. I love to read. When I’m too tired to pick up the novel-du-jour I reach for a cookbook. The bookcase next to my couch is where my cookbooks live. Cooking takes planning and strategy: notes, grocery list and dreaming about a meal. I received a 1961 […]

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