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Melt, Stretch & Sizzle, the Art of Cooking Cheese

Cheese, milk’s leap toward immortality. Clifton Fadiman For anyone whose ever had a fondue seize or a just “meh” grilled cheese, this is the book. Tia Keenan is a cheese expert, author of The Art of the Cheese Plate in … Continue reading

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Fruit, Recipes that Celebrate Nature

Our families don’t always cross the finish line in the span of one generation. But each generation passes on to the next the fruits of their labor. Julian Castro Fruit is such a gift–seasonal and treasured sweetness, no wonder they … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth!

and Happy Summer! Enjoy local produce and some American history with Bread & Beauty!

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Souk, Feasting at the Mezze Table

You have descended on your own people and have stepped upon the plains. –Arabic greeting That is, you are among friends in a land of plenty. And that’s the way this book feels, beautiful but fundamentally simple food, meant to … Continue reading

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Cleaning Out the Basement–Persephone Books

Lamb’s Conduit Street in London runs its quiet route a few blocks west of Russell Square, if the jigsaw streets and gardens can really be called blocks, and there, between a hipster barber shop and a traditional pub, you’ll find … Continue reading

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Lemons are a Girl’s Best Friend

“I’m always so excited when I find new ways to use lemons.” not Marilyn Monroe Lemons are a girl’s best friend, but so are mangoes, cherries, sweet potatoes, olives, seaweed, and more. Everyone of them is healthy–deep colors equal lots … Continue reading

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What was paradise, but a garden full of vegetables and herbs and pleasure? Nothing there but delights. William Lawson The Slow Food editors who compiled this book agree in their very first sentence, “Italy is an earthly paradise for vegetarians.” … Continue reading

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