Weekend Cooking: Cookbooks for Christmas

In addition to several other great gifts, I received two visually stimulating cookbooks for Christmas.  Both cookbooks are filled with stunning photographs of ingredients, preparation methods, and finished meals–I can’t wait to get cooking! The first cookbook, A Year of Pies by Ashley English of Small Measure, was an early gift from Anthony.  While away […]

Weekend Cooking: Chef Anne Burrell’s Bucatini all’Amatriciana

When it’s time for a family party, I’m usually assigned the role of “soda girl”, a task requiring little more than making my way through the aisles of the grocery store, loading a cart with assorted 2-liter bottles.  Honestly, this is for the best, as even my most casual acquaintances know that cooking is not […]

Featured Book: The Cookiepedia by Stacy Adimando

Title: The Cookiepedia: Mixing, Baking, and Reinventing the Classics Author: Stacy Adimando (photos by Tara Striano) Genre/Pages: Cookbook/160 Publisher: Quirk Books Release Date: September 6, 2011 Source: Publisher From the indie publisher who brought us Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children comes a dedicated cookie cookbook that will set […]