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Wilted Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing

Tip: Turn ventilation on over the cooktop before adding the red wine vinegar to the skillet. This will lessen the impact of the fumes. Wilted Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing - - Hot Bacon Dressing Ingredients: slices...


Tip: When blending hot liquids, don’t fill blender more than 1/3 full and make sure the top is properly vented to prevent exploding. Vichyssoise - - unsalted butter, Extra virgin olive oil, large cloves garlic, finely mince, large...

Tex – Mex Chicken & Black Bean Soup

Tex - Mex Chicken & Black Bean Soup - - Tex - Mex Seasoning Mix Ingredients: chili powder, ground cumin, ground coriander, garlic powder, smoked paprika, fine sea salt, black pepper, Main Ingredients: extra virgin olive oil,...

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Women in the Kitchen: Twelve Essential Cookbook Writers Who Defined the Way We Eat, from 1661 to Today

Women in the Kitchen highlights women throughout time who have contributed to the success of cooking and making a positive name for women. Anne Willan, an award-winning author and founder of La Varenne Cooking School, and a collector of vintage cookbooks, writes of twelve women who...

Bread Illustrated: A Step-By-Step Guide to Achieving Bakery-Quality Results At Home

September rolls around, the kids go back to school, and fall is suddenly in the air. Or, if you live in Northern California, like I do, it’s still in the 90s, but you know it’s fall everywhere else. And that means BAKING! Luckily, America’s Test Kitchen Bread Illustrated: A...

The Couple’s Cookbook: Recipes for Newlyweds

An essential cookbook for couples that appreciate modern food pairings and new exciting recipes. The Couples Cookbook: Recipes for Newlyweds is an ideal cookbook for any couple looking to explore the joy of cooking together. With recipes that tackle the common question of, what’s for...

Vegetable Kingdom: The Abundant World of Vegan Recipes

Bryant Terry is a chef, an activist, and an educator, and he has long made it his mission to bring his own unique vision of vegetable-based cooking to the masses through his shows, documentaries, and books. His newest offering is Vegetable Kingdom: The Abundant World of Vegan Recipes,...

Brooklyn Bar Bites: Great Dishes and Cocktails from New York’s Food Mecca

Scott-Goodman’s book is part cookbook, part neighborhood guide and takes readers on a bars and bites tour of Brooklyn. Bushwick, Prospect Heights, and Williamsburg are some of the neighborhoods represented; a few introductory sentences describe each neighborhood’s vibe. The seven...

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Differences between Northern and Southern Mexican Cuisines

Over the years, Mexican regions have topped the list of the most visited destinations during holidays. What’s good there? The region attracts both food lovers and sun seekers. In case you are planning to visit this beautiful country, ensure you sample the wide range of flavors and tastes that both the Northern and Southern Mexico offer. It is quite interesting how a country with little topography can boast of a rich culinary culture that leaves you thirsting for more.

The 3 “B”s of Piedmont Wines: Barolo, Barbaresco, and Barbera

Without question, Italy is one of the most esteemed wine producing countries in the world and the Piedmont (Piemonte) region in northern Italy ranks near the top in terms of the quality of wines it produces. Any discussion of Piedmont wines would be incomplete without shining a spotlight on the 3 “B”s of this region – Barolo, Barbaresco and Barbera.

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