Pros: Lots of vegetarian ideas
Regional & International
Pros: All proceeds from A Taste of Aloha are returned to the community through projects sponsored by the Junior League of Honolulu.
Cons: My copy is getting pretty worn, I may need a new one.
Pros: Articulate, engaging writing with colorful memoir
Cons: Not as much cookbook as treatise on a few dishes
Pros: Simple, back to basics recipes are presented in a beautiful book with delicious results
Cons: For some people, the recipes may seem a little "old school."
“I recently had the joy of picking up "The German Kitchen" by Christopher and Catherine Knuth and I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised. The book's tag line is "Traditional Recipes, Regional Favorites and that is exactly what the book offers the reader. You won't find recipes that require you to source fruits from Asia or strange grains from South America. There are no...” --Pete
Pasta: Classic and Contemporary Pasta, Risotto,Crespelle, and Polenta Recipes (at Home with The Cul)
“ At first glance 'Pasta' seemed like a sensible decision for a first book review as the recipes would probably be easy to make and enjoyable to eat. I mean, who doesn't love a good bowl of fettuccine bolognese with steaming thick meat sauce? Once I started leafing through the recipes it became quickly apparent that this would be an immensely pleasurable experience, and the road could take me...” --lauracook
Here's a valuable book for those who are new to the art of Dutch oven cooking. Written by a veteran of several World Championship Dutch Oven Cook-offs, this guide has it all! A helpful list of tools takes the guesswork out of what accessories to buy and suggests what features to look for when selecting them. Tips are given for seasoning, cleaning, and storing cast-iron and aluminum Dutch...
“Ivan Ramen by Ivan Orkin (Author) with Chris Ying (Author) Reviewed by Jim Berman Ivan Orkin wrote a cookbook as much as he penned a piece on motivation. He wrote about the nuance of subtle, nearly unperceivable flavor as much as he composed a book on survival. He wrote a lesson for cooks as much as he scribed a lesson for living. Ivan Ramen is a timely prescription for...” --Jim Berman
“Written by Rachel Young Cooking on the ranch Ree Drumond, or “Pioneer Woman,” as she is known by many, started blogging in 2006, creating the award winning website www.thepioneerwoman.com. It is there she shares about her life on a working cattle ranch, which includes many of the recipes she makes for her friends and family. The author is not professionally trained, but that does not...” --ryoung
The delicious life of one of the most beloved figures in twentiethcentury American culture-soon to be played by Meryl Streep in a major motion picture With a swooping voice, an irrepressible sense of humor, and a passion for good food, Julia Child ushered in the nation's culinary renaissance. In Julia Child, award-winning food writer Laura Shapiro tells the story of Child's unlikely...
The sharp, fresh taste of lemons and limes is essential in any kitchen. A squeeze of lemon can bring a dull sauce or lackluster soup to life as its tartness pierces through rich food and brings out flavor in a subtler, more complex way than salt. The Mediterranean trinity of olive oil, garlic, and lemon juice instantly conjures up the smell and taste of Mediterranean food. Smaller, sharper,...
Since its original publication in 1938, Larousse Gastronomique has withstood the test of time and trend to remain the world’s most authoritative culinary reference book. Generations of serious cooks have turned to it for guidance that encompasses every fashion and taste, making its comprehensive collection of 2,500 classic recipes an indispensable resource. Recently updated, every one of...
Laced with delicious secret recipes passed from generation to generation, Consuming Passions is Michael Lee West's delightfully quirky memoir of an adventurous food-obsessed life.By watching a multitude of relatives cook, squabble, and carry on tradition, West went from a noncooking sytudent to a full-on gourmet of food and words. Throughout, she lends her distinctive humor and often...