Category Archives: Cookbook Review

Feast on Ice and Fire: Eat the Game of Thrones

The Game of Thrones has a tie-in cookbook, and I have reviewed it for SFRevu.  See http://sfrevu.com/php/Review-id.php?id=14929

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What Took Them So Long? Part 2: The Cookbook

So the Post has finally published a collection of recipes from the 57 years the Food section has been running.  How did they choose from among the thousands it has published over the years?  The editors asked the readers for … Continue reading

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Adventures in Reviewing: A Book Claiming to Teach How to Cook

A few months ago, I won a copy of How to Cook: Delicious Dishes Perfect for Teen Cooks as a door prize.  Now, I have been cooking for 50 years, so I would not be the best person to judge … Continue reading

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FOOD Exhibit Part 2: Miss El Chico and Mrs. Mondavi

Just as my favorite part of the media event for the Julia’s Kitchen re-opening back in August was meeting Julia’s niece, Philadelphia Cousins, the best thing about this exhibit’s event was meeting and chatting with several of the object donors. … Continue reading

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Cook This Now Review

I have enjoyed Melissa Clark’s column in the New York Times for many years, so when the 6th and I Historic Synagogue hosted her on a tour stop for her latest cookbook, Cook This Now: 120 Easy and Delectable Dishes … Continue reading

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Joan Nathan’s Search Rewarded

Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France Joan Nathan is one of this country’s leading authorities on Jewish cooking.  Her previous books, from The Flavor of Jerusalem (published in 1974), through Jewish Cooking in America and … Continue reading

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Review: Arabian Delights, Recipes and Princely Entertaining Ideas from the Arabian Peninsula by Amy Riolo

I have many cookbooks. What I value at this point in my life and continuing education are books that can teach me something about food in context of the culture it springs from. Arabian Delights is such a book. Amy … Continue reading

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