Maria Rodale’s Scratch Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving dinner is easier than you think. Maria Rodale shares her thanksgiving menu with tips from her  cook book Scratch, which is filled dozens of home-spun recipes. When Maria Rodale cooks her annual Thanksgiving Dinner, nothing comes out of a can or a box, not even the cranberry sauce. Her menu this year includes tried … Continue reading Maria Rodale’s Scratch Thanksgiving

Introducing ‘Melissa’s Tea Room’

‘Melissa’s Tea Room’ – Italy’s Rustic, Traditional Hidden Gem; Owned by a Woman Who Embodies the Spirit of Riviera Culture Tucked away in the medieval Italian town of Liguria, ‘Melissa’s Tea Room & Cakes’ is a small and cozy oasis that not only oozes the smell of freshly-baked, traditional sweet treats, but also captures a … Continue reading Introducing ‘Melissa’s Tea Room’

The Chew: An Essential Guide to Cooking and Entertaining

ABC’s hit show “The Chew” has a new book, The Chew: An Essential Guide to Cooking and Entertaining (on sale: March 29, 2016). In this follow-up to the three previous bestsellers, the five hosts of the hit ABC daytime show invite you to enjoy the fun and flavor of cooking without the hassle and expense. Mario … Continue reading The Chew: An Essential Guide to Cooking and Entertaining

NYC Chef, Steve Lindners’ Summer Tomato Gazpacho

Fall is in the air and our bodies are beginning to crave more than light, simple salads. Fields and market bins are heavy with late summer harvests and tomatoes are dripping off laden vines. Now that kitchens are cooler in the morning, it's the perfect time to can or "put up bounty" and roast vegetables for … Continue reading NYC Chef, Steve Lindners’ Summer Tomato Gazpacho

Tour the world with Ally’s Kitchen

Alice Phillips AKA What's for Dinner? Ally's Kitchen, is a true renaissance woman and darling of the foodie world. She flits and flies over the foodie blogs at high speed and with agility that I have come to know uniquely as Alice. Sprinkling good cheer and kind words to all she comes across, she draws inspiration from … Continue reading Tour the world with Ally’s Kitchen

Russell Dean Lowell’s, In Search of Duende

Prepare yourself for the adventure of a lifetime. For the first time, one of the Northwest’s most celebrated chefs, Russell Dean Lowell, is making his amazing life’s journey, public. He offers us a peek inside his private journal and with the true spirit of a natural-born story teller, Russell takes us on the adventure of … Continue reading Russell Dean Lowell’s, In Search of Duende

A must for every kitchen; Jamie Geller’s Joy of Kosher

Cookbooks have evolved over the years and definitely for the better.  Our mothers and grandmothers purchased impersonal cookbooks filled with delightful recipes, some with photographs, some without. Today we have a delicious glimpse in to the culinary authors world that gives us a sense of connection.  The days of the generic cookbook are long past. … Continue reading A must for every kitchen; Jamie Geller’s Joy of Kosher

The Cookbook Library Presents; Daily Decadence by Sherri Dobay

I received an email not too long ago, asking if I would take a look at a book and write a review.  I readily accepted simply on the title alone, "Daily Decadence The Art of Sensual Living", by Sherri Dobay.  The title most certainly did not disappoint.  Can you fall in love with a book?  Yes, you … Continue reading The Cookbook Library Presents; Daily Decadence by Sherri Dobay

The Cookbook Library presents; She-Smoke: A Backyard Barbecue Book, by Julie Reinhardt

She-Smoke: A Backyard Barbecue Book, by Julie Reinhardt, empowers women to take their place back at the fire. In She-Smoke, Reinhardt gives step-by-step instructions on a variety of barbecue topics, from buying local, sustainable meats, to building the perfect slow and low fire, and smoking a holiday barbecue feast. She includes a host of delicious recipes aimed to … Continue reading The Cookbook Library presents; She-Smoke: A Backyard Barbecue Book, by Julie Reinhardt

Barry ‘CB’ Martin presents; America Grills!

America Grills! is for everyone who loves cooking and eating outdoors, from the beginner to the seasoned barbecue enthusiast. This stunning book was developed for Char-Broil, one of North America’s leading grill manufacturers, with primary recipes, cooking guidelines and tips sections by Barry CB Martin. America Grills! was edited by Lisa Kahn and published by Creative Homeowner. America Grills! will help you … Continue reading Barry ‘CB’ Martin presents; America Grills!