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Food and Friends: Recipes and Memories from Simca's Cuisine

Not for the occasional cook or reader

JustPJ

Pros: excellant French menues and recipes

Cons: Dry writing, and experienced recipe level

By Pamela Grant   I have been reviewing for Cheftalk.com for several years now, and this is the first book I have received to review that I had a hard time getting through.   I love to read cookbooks.  Especially those with the tidbits of other interesting information sandwiched in between the recipes and menus, have interest for me.  This book started off slow...
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Food and Friends: Recipes and Memories from Simca's Cuisine

Food and Friends: Recipes and Memories from Simca's Cuisine

“ By Pamela Grant   I have been reviewing for Cheftalk.com for several years now, and this is the first book I have received to review that I had a hard time getting through.   I love to read cookbooks.  Especially those with the tidbits of other interesting information sandwiched in between the recipes and menus, have interest for me.  This book started off slow...” --JustPJ

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