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Mistakes Were Made. Dana Cowin Helps Us Fix Them.

I first became aware of Dana Cowin through my love affair with Top Chef where Cowin, the editor-in-chief of Food & Wine magazine, is a guest judge every season. Then last fall came her first cookbook, Mastering My Mistakes in...

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"My Own Hunt for Health" - Reading Along with Author Heather Abel

Originally from Los Angeles, Heather Abel now lives in western Massachusetts with her husband and daughters. Her most recent non-fiction is about celiac disease, bananas, her mom, and the rise of the gluten-free diet. Here, Heather tells us about what...

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A Boat, a Whale & A Walrus Walk Into a...Conversation with Renee Erickson

Renee Erickson has earned local and national accolades for her Seattle restaurants over the last couple of years and this fall penned her first cookbook which we promptly chose as a Best Cookbook of October and recently a Best Cookbook...

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12 Days of Cookie Recipes: Giada, Ina, Ree, Dorie and More

Now that we've shared the favorite holiday cookie from 10 different popular cookbook authors and 2 amazing bakeries, the only question is what to make first? All are mouth-watering and alone or collectively will be a hit this holiday season....

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12 Days of Cookie Recipes: Ladurée's Quintessentially Christmas Macaron

For the last of our 12 Days of Cookie Recipes we've chosen the much lauded macaron from Ladurée Macarons . Here's why this is the book for such a recipe: in the middle of the twentieth century, Pierre Desfontaines, cousin...

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12 Days of Cookie Recipes: Gina Homolka's Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies with Walnuts

Gina Homolka singlehandedly changed how I feel about low-calorie food with The Skinnytaste Cookbook. Now Homolka is really blowing my mind with her cookie recipe below (also from the cookbook), that contains avocado instead of butter. Shut the front door!...

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12 Days of Cookie Recipes: Ina Garten's Salty Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies

I love Ina Garten's cookies--one of my favorites is her ginger molasses cookie that uses chunks of candied ginger. Of all the cookies in her repertoire I was really curious to see which one she would pick as her holiday...

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12 Days of Cookie Recipes: Dorie Greenspan's Fruit and Nut Croquants

I recently had the chance to attend a cooking demo by Dorie Greenspan as part of her book tour for Baking Chez Moi, and I was struck by how much knowledge and good humor is packed into one tiny woman....

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12 Days of Cookie Recipes: Danielle Walker's Gluten-Free Peppermint Chocolate Macaroons

I imagine that these days nearly all of us know someone who is gluten-free, dairy-free, or both, and coming up with a holiday cookie for them might seem challenging. Not so for Danielle Walker, a self taught cook who has...

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12 Days of Cookie Recipes: Giada De Laurentiis' Double Chocolate and Espresso Cookie

Whenever I watch Giada De Laurentiis on her Food Network show, Giada at Home, I want to make everything I've seen in the past 30 minutes. She has a way of making great food look easy and when she tells...

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