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Guinness World Records in New Mexico: from Cookbooks to Slinkys!

Readers may recall my post of November 11th, 2013, in which I, somewhat tongue in cheek, announced my new “officially amazing” status, as the Guinness World Record Holder… 287 more words


The Elephant is Slowly Being Reconstructed !

I have been remiss in posting to WordPress, as the elephant (aka 4,700 cookbooks, plus a couple of thousand of his non-cookbook friends) made the humongous trip of 10 miles to their new home. 163 more words


Nika Hazelton's 1963 Rules for Judging Cookbooks

People buy cookbooks for a variety of reasons. They look pretty on the bookshelf. Even better on the coffee table, depending on the book, a topic of culinary conspicuous consumption I discussed in a round table at the 2013… 166 more words

Food History

Virgin Territory -- behind the scenes

I’ve been fortunate to work with some amazing authors in the past, and just when I didn’t think it could get much better, I received a fascinating proposal for a book by legendary Mediterranean food expert… 436 more words


Sunday Suppers Recipes + Gatherings


On Sale: October 14, 2014
Pages: 256 | ISBN: 978-0-385-34526-2

KAREN MORDECHAI, a photographer and stylist, is the founder of Sunday Suppers, a Brooklyn-based food community and blog that has won many accolades, including a 2013 Food and Wine Digital Award, top food blog by Saveur, and #6 in Babble.com’s Top 50 Design Blogs. 256 more words



Between doing some loads of laundry and driving my husband to work on my day off, I stopped at the library. Surfing the internet isn’t always as inspiring as flipping through glossy photos, so I grabbed a few cookbooks from the 641.86 section of the stacks. 341 more words

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