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Occasional Cookbook Reviews – Pinot, Pasta, and Parties by Dee Dee and Paul Sorvino

One of the hooks for selling books by well-known people is that the authors themselves give brand recognition.  Especially for celebrity cookbooks.  I’m sure the publishers’ fondest hope is that the personality traits that fans think the celebrities have will … Continue reading

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Occasional Cookbook Review – Cuisine of the Sun by François de Mélogue

This is one of two posts in a new series for the Vine Art Blog. Once a month or so, I’ll be interviewing cookbook authors and part of our discussion will be about wine. Some of the authors and their … Continue reading

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Occasional Cookbook Reviews: The Leafy Greens Cookbook

A few years ago, Cy and I bought a farm share and got a bunch of different greens each week.  We’d spend a couple of hours on Tuesday nights getting everything washed, spun dry, and put away.  And then there … Continue reading

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Occasional Cookbook Reviews: Recipe Rehab

Recipe Rehab is a food makeover TV show airing weekends on ABC.  Each week, a family asks for help lightening up a favorite recipe, and two Recipe Rehab chefs give it a go.  The family makes both recipes and picks … Continue reading

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Occasional Cookbook Review — Muffin Tin Chef

In our lifetimes, the muffin tin has seen fads come and go.  There was the bran muffin craze of the 1970s, the designer muffins of the 1980s, and the sadly-still-with-us cupcake boom, which began in the 1990s.  In between, muffin … Continue reading

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Occasional Cookbook Reviews — The 150 Healthiest Slow Cooker Recipes on Earth

We love our slow cookers and are always on the lookout for new recipes that use them.  Not only for the convenience, but because they make some wonderful meals.  Long cooking at lower temperatures does great things to some foods.  It also usually … Continue reading

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