Category Archives: Cook & The Book

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Foodimentary: The Ultimate Food Holiday & Recipe Book

The Famous Food Holiday Website is Now a Beautiful Hardcover Book What’s your favorite food holiday? As I write this on October 17, it is National Pasta Day. I like that one. Coming up on November 6 is National Nachos Day. I don’t know anyone that doesn’t like nachos. Did you know that there is […]

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Eat These Words

Cold Beet Borscht Recipe

To me, spring break means curling up with a great book on the beach with a boat drink in hand, virgin style, from the local juice bar. Here are some of my delicious recommendations, a savory selection of food writing from authors new and old. Some of my favorite authors include everything by M.F.K. Fisher, […]

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From Dali to Batali: 4 Very Different Cookbooks

Easy Fish Tacos with Pico de Gallo from 100 Days of Real Food

“Les diners de Gala is uniquely devoted to the pleasures of taste … If you are a disciple of one of those calorie-counters who turn the joys of eating into a form of punishment, close this book at once; it is too lively, too aggressive, and far too impertinent for you.”-Salvador Dalí Gala Dinner: Salvador […]

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Joanne Weir: Have Fork, Will Travel

Joanne Weir calls San Francisco home, but the world is her cauldron. The acclaimed writer and culinary artist offers cooking schools in San Francisco, Tuscany and Greece when she’s not appearing on television or gathering new recipes. I interviewed Weir for the San Diego Union Tribune years ago when she debuted her Tapas to Meze […]

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