Tag: cookbooks

One on One with Carla Hall
[ 0 ] June 12, 2014 |

One on One with Carla Hall

Not too long ago, I had the awesome pleasure of attending a sit-down chat with others of the general public for the fabulous Carla Hall who spoke with Pati Jinich of Pati’s Mexican Table at the Sixth & I Synagogue in NW D.C. to discuss her new cookbook, Carla’s Comfort Foods: Favorite Dishes from Around the […]

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Recipe: Epiphany’s Pasta Salad with Shrimp (*Recipe from Taste of Treme Cookbook)
[ 0 ] January 29, 2014 |

Recipe: Epiphany’s Pasta Salad with Shrimp (*Recipe from Taste of Treme Cookbook)

1 lb uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 (12 ounce) bag rainbow rotini pasta 2 large cucumbers, peeled and cubed 3 ribs celery, sliced 2 large tomatoes, cubed 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 (1 ounce) package prepared ranch dressing mix 1 tablespoon Creole/Cajun spice Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. After […]

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Cookbooks We Love:  Crazy About Pies
[ 0 ] May 15, 2013 |

Cookbooks We Love: Crazy About Pies

Crazy About Pies by Krystina Castella is a well written, organized cookbook. I love the fact that every recipe consists of preparing everything from whole ingredients. The brief summary of preparation equipment that you will use in this book is very useful along with the metrics. I like that there are plenty of pictures of […]

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I will take Sangria…hold the cup!
[ 0 ] August 23, 2012 |

I will take Sangria…hold the cup!

Now that it is beginning to cool off to just the right summer temperature, you can now entertain the thought of outdoor activities. I have just the book everyone should keep in their collection. Poptails: 60 Boozy Treats Served on a Stick gives you the perfect ingredients for an end of summer blast. I recently […]

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From the Family Kitchen
[ 1 ] August 1, 2012 |

From the Family Kitchen

Another secret about me: I rarely read cookbooks.  They have to offer something I cannot rely on my trusty Google to provide.  When the opportunity presented itself to get a copy of Gena Philibert-Ortega’s From the Family Kitchen, I was intrigued.  The cookbook boasted a look into preserving family recipes.  I am all about this! […]

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