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Growing up my mother had the usual cookbooks a housewife in the ‘60s owned like the ring-bound Betty Crocker, and Better Homes and Gardens. Books that were useful but hardly high cuisine. My first cookbook was Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Vol. 1 by Julia [...]
As most of you probably know by now I recently had my recipe for ‘Chef Wally’s Baked Papaya’ published (along with 99 other food bloggers) in the Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook which landed in bookstores on October 19th. In an effort to make it a bestseller, I am asking you, my loyal readers, [...]
Venezia: Food & Dreams. Tessa Kiros. Andrews McMeel Publishing. $34.99 (288p) ISBN: 978-0-7407-8516-0
Venezia: Food & Dreams is a love letter to Venice. Reading it and cooking from it is a bit like looking at a Caravaggio painting. The dreamlike colors of the photos, the lovely setting of Venice, the simple [...]
My great-great grandmother Martha Cloud’s husband, Sam Miller, circa 1941, Modoc County, California
‘Offal is a culinary term used to refer to the entrails and internal organs of a butchered animal. The word does not refer to a particular list of organs other than muscles or bones. People in some cultures shy away from [...]