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Grilled or Toasted Cheese Sandwich?

No matter what you call it, grilled cheese or toasted cheese, this sandwich is good old standby that evokes feelings of comfort and security for many people. 185 more words


Butternut Squash Risotto

Another fall dish with the butternut squash. I adapted this dish from Martha Stewart’s What to Have for Dinner (New York: Time, 1995), a compilation of recipes from her magazine, arranged by season. 201 more words


Cookbook: Breads from the La Brea Bakery

Silverton, Nancy. Nancy Silverton’s Breads from the La Brea Bakery. New York, Villard, 1996.

I baked bread for quite a while before I started sourdough baking in grad school.

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'Barefoot Contessa' Garten focuses on recipes that can be made ahead, finished at last minute

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Ina Garten is a bestselling cookbook author, an Emmy-winning television host and the doyenne of casual elegance. But on a recent afternoon, the so-called “ 1,180 more words


In a Pickle? Hard Cheese!



Music – “Let’s Spill The Beans” from Radio Broadcasts (1935-1936) by Ray Noble & His All-American Orchestra. Released: 2011… 681 more words


Pears with a Virginia Past

A Taste of Virginia
, published by the James River Garden Club in Richmond, presents traditional fare fit for serving in grand homes around the Old Dominion. 344 more words


For the Love of Books & the Art of Cooking

I adore books of all kinds. Even the coloring books I had as a child, because they ignited my passion for the Arts. I could always be found right next to my grandfather every time he reached for a cookbook. 639 more words