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Mary Mac’s Tea Room: 65 Years of Recipes from Atlanta’s Favorite Dining Room. John Ferrell. Andrews McMeel Publishing. $27.99 (208p) ISBN: 978-0-7407-9338-7
Recipes that don’t call for fancy seasoned salts, or Madagascar peppercorns? Is there something wrong here? No, of course not. I was reminded when reading and cooking from Mary Mac’s Tea Room that a [...]
This post was also published on One for the Table.
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, [...]
As I wrote in the prior post to this one: Last weekend was a whirlwind 24 hours of food. Oh, yes, there was some wine (for Robert) thrown into the mix as well. Saturday I spent the day at Artisanal L.A. at the Cooper Building in downtown Los Angeles, and Sunday Robert [...]
Cider Beans, Wild Greens, and Dandelion Jelly: Recipes from Southern Appalachia. Joan E. Aller. Andrews McMeel Publishing. $27.99. (224p) ISBN: 978-0-7407-7958-9
My mother gets very upset with me when I call our family ‘white trash.’ Despite her protestations I think her side of the family is as white trash as my father’s side. And I know [...]