Category Archives: Food

Umami

Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste Ole G. Mouritsen, Klavs Styrbæk Columbia University Press Umami is a fascinating book that explores the physiology and chemistry of taste. The authors take us on a tour of a rarely seen … Continue reading

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Better Homes and Gardens Baking

Better Homes and Gardens Baking Everything You Need to Know to Bake Like a Pro Better Homes and Gardens Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Don’t read this cookbook when you’re hungry. It will result in raiding your baking cupboard in the desperate … Continue reading

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Do-ahead Dinners

Do-Ahead Dinners James Ramsden Anova Books Do-Ahead Dinners is a British cookbook. It seems strange that we have an easier time finding ingredients for Indian and Mexican food than we had finding some British ingredients. That aside, this is a … Continue reading

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Melt: The Art of Macaroni and Cheese

Melt: The Art of Macaroni and Cheese Stephanie Stiavetti, Garrett McCord Little, Brown and Company Melt is a cookbook that focuses on Macaroni and Cheese. At first it seems a little crazy to need an entire book to cook mac … Continue reading

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The Vegan Stoner Cookbook

The Vegan Stoner Cookbook Sarah Conrique, Graham I. Haynes Crown Publishing Group I looked at this cookbook hoping for a way to make vegetables more interesting and provide some variety on the occasional evenings when I am in the mood … Continue reading

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Pati’s Mexican Table

Pati’s Mexican Table Pati Jinich Houghton Mifflin Harcourt This is a beautiful cookbook. The pictures of the food are mouthwatering and the pictures of ingredients are informative. Pati has brought recipes for salsas, soups, salads, vegetarian dishes, fish, poultry and … Continue reading

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