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Paperback goes on sale today!

It’s official: the paperback of The Kitchen Counter Cooking School went on sale today. I’m pretty psyched about it being made available in paperback as this opens up the message of the book to a wider audience, plus more book clubs are likely to read it. 338 more words

Book Tour Tales

Reader Mail: How to Cut an Onion?

My book club read The Sharper Your Knife and we all loved it. So I got a copy of The Kitchen Counter Cooking School and I was so inspired, I went ahead and got the chef’s knife from block set we received as a wedding gift 11 years ago sharpened for the first time!  104 more words

Return To The Kitchen

New "Energy Star" style ratings for food?

As anyone familiar with my new book knows, I’ve developed a habit of following people at supermarkets, and sometimes I talk to them. (Someone on my book tour said this is known as “action research” by behavior scientists. 251 more words

Learn to cook at your own kitchen counter

As you’ll soon see in the new book, inspiring people to get off the couch and back into their kitchens is something I’m deeply passionate about. 289 more words

Return To The Kitchen

PCC Cooking Class: Southern French

Registration starts today for the summer line-up for PCC Cooks here in Seattle. I’m a huge fan of the co-op, and I’m delighted to note that I’ll be doing my first cooking classes with them this June. 50 more words

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Recipes & Fundamentals: Using a Whole Chicken

On Wednesday I bought a chicken on sale for 99 cents a pound, and cut it up, shaving off the breasts to reserve the back for… 600 more words

Healthy Recipes

Recipes: Deviled Eggs & Easy Thai Curry

Tofu is widely regarded with suspicion by those on low-income budgets as it can smack of sprout-loving vegans, but I think it’s often overlooked. It’s high in protein, low in fat, endlessly versatile and inexpensive, about $1.50 a pound, or 38 cents per four-ounce serving. 977 more words