Eating + Drinking

The Best Cookbooks of September

The Best Cookbooks of September will take us on a historical cocktail tour, teach the science of making recipes work, or tempt you with sweet and savory chocolate creations--and that's just a taste of what's on the list...

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Recipe Road Test: "Dinner Solved!" One-Skillet Beefy Enchilada Noodle Casserole

Katie Workman is a busy mom with a great sense of humor who knows how to create recipes that totally work for the rest of us. The recipe below is from the "I Need a Big Fat Hug" chapter in her latest cookbook, "Dinner Solved!" and it's gotten rave reviews across the board...

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Let's Lunch: Robert Sietsema's New York

"...if I go into a restaurant and the food sucks I get so depressed I just want to carve it in my wrist with the butter knife." Lunch with food critic and author Robert Sietsema...

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Meatless in Seattle: America's Test Kitchen's Jack Bishop

In a crowded field, "The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook" is a standout (it's our #1 cookbook of 2015 so far) and talking to author Jack Bishop gave me a whole new outlook on dinners sans meat. Here is some of what I learned about vegetarian cooking, America's Test Kitchen, and tofu's bad rap...

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What to Sip This Summer

The kids are out of school and summer has officially begun, which to me means the start of outdoor entertaining and serving up some really good drinks for my friends like this crowd pleaser from "Summer Cocktails"...

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"White Heat" 25 Years Later

25 years ago Marco Pierre White, the UK's notorious enfant terrible of the restaurant scene penned his now iconic cookbook White Heat, bringing his brash personality, sublime recipes, and Bob Carlos Clarke's arresting photographs to the world at large...

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Snatch This Charcoal From My Hand, Grillmaster...

This weekend the smell of outdoor cooking will fill the air as grills, smokers, and Big Green Eggs are lit in backyards across America...

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Recipe Road Test: "A Bird in the Hand" Chicken with Thyme and Lemon and Smashed Garlic Potatoes

Chicken is always a go-to for dinner at home (though I rarely order it out) so I got pretty excited about a cookbook that is all chicken recipes, and good looking ones at that. The cover photo for A Bird in the Hand has that rustic, comfort food feel and I went looking for the recipe it came from...

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2015 James Beard Book Award Winners

Last night the winners of the 2015 James Beard book awards were announced at a gala celebration in Chicago. Prizes were awarded in 12 book categories plus the Cookbook of the Year...

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Eat Your Greens

Chef and restauranteur April Bloomfield schooled us on all things pig in her cookbook-memoir, A Girl and Her Pig, and now she's turning our attention to the bounty of the garden (and the farmer's market) with A Girl and Her Greens...

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