Einkorn a Gluten Free Baker’s Cookbook

Are you looking for gluten free baking recipes? Einkorn Recipes for Nature’s Original Wheat is a beautiful book and a good read. Full of beautiful photography and easy to follow recipes, this book is worth reading! Written by Carla Bartolucci after a personal experience with the challenges of finding good gluten free breads, this book is as inspiring as it is educational. … Continue reading →

Twenty Dinners ~ Cookbook Review

Twenty Dinners by Ithai Schori and Chris Taylor Wonderful Recipes! Amazing photography! Interesting dinner menus! This cookbook had me from the front cover to the last page. As soon as I opened it, I was hooked. Honestly, I spent the evening reading this cookbook. Thank goodness I didn’t have other obligations that night! I realize that intro sounds as if I’m overly excited about this cookbook. I probably am. But in my defense, you need to take a look at the book and decide for yourself. Two friends (one a band member, one a photographer) have been cooking together for awhile and decided they should make a cookbook. They share menus with readers for 20 dinners (that’s where the name comes from!) They offer cooking tips along with the recipes. What I really like: their easy going, not fancy, every day living approach to food. At one point, they even recommend just opening another bottle of wine when things don’t go according to plan in the kitchen. That’s my kind of dinner party! What frustrates me: The recipes are wonderfully easy to follow, but obtaining the ingredients is difficult for me. The authors are near New York City and have … Continue reading →

1972 The New York Times Heritage Cook Book ~ Vintage Cookbook

The New York Times newspaper has long been held up as an authority on all things. Even in times when they were not considered authorities on a subject, the opinions expressed by this paper are taken seriously. During the 1970’s the paper undertook an adventure in discovering the cultural differences defined that American cuisine. A journalist spent quite a few meals in church basements, American Legion halls and at kitchen tables sampling and recording the recipes we call “home cooking”. 1972 The New York Times Heritage Cook Book   Hardcover, 804 pages Condition: Very Good, no dust jacket, binding tight, inscribed on inside front cover to previous owner Price: 24.00 This collection of regional recipes is nearly an encyclopedia of culinary habits in the United States. The recipes were collected by a New York Times reporter who traveled the country, eating in church basements, local diners and grandmother’s kitchens. Each recipe is considered a local tradition and captures the spirit of the area. Regions: Northeast South Midwest Mountain/Northern Plains Southwest Northwest   Recipes and instructions cover every part of a meal from appetizers, side dishes and main dishes to desserts and after dinner drinks. You’ll learn “How to Prepare a … Continue reading →