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SummerCocktails

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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GirlAndGreens

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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Recipe Road Test: "The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook" Baked Ziti with Ricotta and Eggplant

Eggplant is a great meat-like vegetable but it also has potential cooking pitfalls that can have soggy and wholly unappetizing results. Done right, the purple fruit is delicious, and the folks at America's Test Kitchen came up with an eggplant pasta dish in The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook that is oh-so-right...

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GourmetMexican

Recipe Road Test: "The Gourmet Mexican Kitchen" Carnitas de Puerco

There are a lot of really good dishes in The Gourmet Mexican Kitchen (it topped our Best Cookbooks of the Month list in February) but the Carnitas de Puerco recipe put my slow cooker version to shame...

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Celebrating 25 Years of Culinary Excellence

2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the prestigious James Beard Awards, honoring culinary excellence across the food industry. The finalists for the coveted book prizes are...

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Foodie Favorites: IACP Award Finalists

It used to be that a copy of the Betty Crocker Cookbook was all you'd really need in the kitchen, but why limit oneself to a single volume when there are cookbooks on everything from haute cuisine to booze popsicles? The International Association of Culinary Professionals are here to help winnow it down with their finalists for the 2015 ICAP awards...

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