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Harlot's Guide Wins in New York Book Festival

The Harlot’s Guide to Classy Cocktails” by Jeza Belle won the New York Book Festival’s best cookbook category. Yeah for drag queens! Drag queens, cocktails, and good ole trashy fun are clearly the perfect recipe for the Big Apple!

Jeza Belle

Mom’s Sunday Morning Breakfast

It’s odd that when I think of my mom I don’t think of her as the “Nana” she was at the end of her life, but as a vital, aggressive, and, in her own way, nurturing “Mom” of my childhood.  186 more words


Book Review: Ratio by Michael Ruhlman - An Overlooked Culinary Classic

Ratio by Michael Ruhlman just might be one of the greatest cookbooks ever written. It is one of the few books in the genre that actually teach you how to cook. 487 more words


Are You Looking For A Cookbook From Missouri?

Like most people who enjoy cooking, I have an obsession with cookbooks.  My husband is O.K. with my obsession because I actually read every word of every cookbook. 950 more words


The Magic 8 Ball of Cookery

Meet my Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book, copyright 1976.  I have tons of cookbooks–newer cookbooks, snazzier cookbooks, “gourmet” cookbooks, but this is my favorite.  292 more words


Three Essential Cookbooks for Every Kitchen

November and December are not only months for holiday giving, they are the months for holiday cooking and baking.  Pies, shortbread cookies, buttertarts, and fruitcake are some of my favorite treats.   646 more words

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The New Best Recipe: The First Cookbook You Should Buy

If there is only one cookbook you should buy in life, this is it.

I’m a subscriber to Cook’s Illustrated Magazine, and it’s great. Cooks at America’s Test Kitchen prepare each recipe dozens of different ways until they determine the best technique for preparing every dish. 208 more words