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In My Library: BETTY CROCKER’S COOKBOOK

In My Library: BETTY CROCKER’S COOKBOOK

| December 7, 2006 | 0 Comments

Everyone who cooks has a book that they consider their go-to, their trusted tome, their bible of cooking . . . for me, that is Betty Crocker’s Cookbook (note: the link goes to the latest edition, not the one I have since it’s several years old). My copy of this cookbook is dog-eared from usage […]

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In My Library: COOKING WITH FRIENDS

In My Library: COOKING WITH FRIENDS

| December 4, 2006 | 0 Comments

I got a little nostalgic yesterday while driving home from Christmas shopping with my son and ended up driving by the house I lived in for much of my life. I also passed by, on the way, some of the many places I used to go to with my family and schools I attended. It’s […]

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In My Library . . .

In My Library . . .

| December 2, 2006 | 2 Comments

I love books. All kinds of books. Teen angst dramas, crime thrillers, classics, travel books, parenting books . . . but especially, especially cookbooks. And while I typically don’t cook often from cookbooks, I love to read them for tips, trends and ideas. The photo above is my cookbook library . . . there actually […]

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Out of Print Favorites

Out of Print Favorites

| June 12, 2006 | 0 Comments

What’s your favorite out of print cookbook? Mine is somewhat whimsical, or maybe just corny – Cooking With Friends. Yes, as in the Friends TV show.I know. How could I, a self respecting lover of food love such a gimmick-y thing? But the truth is that behind the gimmick are a number of excellent recipes […]

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The Next Level: Sundried Tomato Pasta with Prosciutto

The Next Level: Sundried Tomato Pasta with Prosciutto

| June 2, 2006 | 1 Comment

One of the first things I made in college was a sundried tomato pasta from the Cooking with Friends cookbook. I liked it so much that I made it again and again throughout college. Later on I discovered another sundried tomato recipe that included pesto in it, and that was another favorite of mine. I’ve […]

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Making and Storing Homemade Baby Food

Making and Storing Homemade Baby Food

| January 31, 2006 | 1 Comment

Did you know that the typical ice cube tray holds about one ounce of food? Or that one pear makes roughly four ounces of pureed food? You wouldn’t believe all the baby food tidbits I could spew at you these days. When I was pregnant with my son I heard about homemade baby food and […]

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