Foiled!

Meals cooked in foil packets might seem like a no-brainer, but if you stop to think about it, how many have you really ever made? Or, how many branched out beyond chicken or fish and veggies? For me, not many. That’s where Foiled!: Easy, Tasty Tin Foil Meals by Jesseca Hallows comes in. It’s billed […]

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ice, ice, baby

If you’re looking for quick and easy ice cream recipes, buy (or borrow) this book. Seriously! Before I borrowed “No-Churn Ice Cream” by Leslie Bilderback from the library, I’d experimented with coffee, caramel fudge ripple and blackberry no-churn ice creams. The coffee turned out amazing; the others were a major letdown. Until this book, I […]

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pure and simple

You may have noticed a bit of a trend in my savory food — a lack or de-emphasis on vegetables. It’s not that I hate them; I do, however, find them … well secondary to my cravings for meat. But I am trying to change that. And lucky me, the food writer at my newspaper was […]

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the permanence of print

A couple of weeks ago, the Huffington Post published an article about why you should still buy cookbooks. The piece examines the evolution of cookbooks in the digital age, in which many home cooks have turned to blogs and websites like mine for recipes. After all, they’re convenient and free. So why should you invest in a cookbook? HuffPost […]

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