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Cooking for the Week: Strategies & Tips for Mixing & Matching
I'm a 20-something year old who got out of $60,000 of debt in 18 months, earning $65,000 (gross) a year, using my handy budgeting tool. This is more of a lifestyle blog with hint of money management talk and how it applies to our lives, like a moneythropologist.
Cover collection — Skinny laMinx
Since I spotted a couple in April, I’ve been adding to my collection of beautiful book covers. I’ve been meaning to post about them ages ago, but this image on Design*Sponge yesterday reminded me to get on with it. Read this Design*Sponge interview to find out all about these book covers, designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith for …
Our Readers’ Top Five Cookbooks of 2011
We asked our readers about their favorite new cookbooks of 2011, and while a delightful variety emerged, there were a few clear frontrunners. We weighed these with our own favorites, as well as the ones that seemed to receive the most chatter from our friends and fellow bloggers. What were the results? Which books earned our must-buy award for 2011?Fresh, colorful, inspiring vegetarian cooking carried the day, with not one but two books that offered a vibrant medley of vegetable-focused…
The Lebanese Kitchen by Salma Hage
If you have room on your bookshelf for only one Lebanese cookbook, this is a strong contender. Aiming to be the definitive guide to Lebanese cooking, The Lebanese Kitchen includes hundreds of fresh, flavorful recipes from across the Middle Eastern country. Throughout, you’ll find hallmarks of Lebanese cuisine like fresh produce and herbs, savory spices, whole grains, olive oil, nuts and seeds, pomegranate, orange, and rose.
Come In, We’re Closed by Christine Carroll and Jody Eddy
Even chefs have to eat. And, boy, do they eat! Staff meals, served family-style in the dead zone between the lunch hour and arrival of the first dinner guests, are made of the odd bits and leftover scraps from the restaurant’s regular menu dishes. But don’t think this means that these dishe are boring, sloppy, or otherwise unexciting.
Woodstove Cookery - Storey Publishing
Fire up your woodstove and get cooking! In this informative and inspiring guide, Jane Cooper brings together dozens of recipes and expert tips from seasoned woodstove cooks. Keep your kitchen warm and cozy as you whip up breakfast pancakes, mouthwatering roasted meats, delicious pies, and irresistible loaves of freshly baked bread. With plenty of advice on buying, installing, and maintaining your woodstove, you’ll be sure to enjoy cooking over a controlled, crackling fire for years to come.
Jerusalem: A Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi
The city of Jerusalem may be “an intricate, convoluted mosaic of peoples,” as Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi describe in the introduction to their new cookbook. But they are also quick, and very insistent, to state that this doesn’t mean that there isn’t a sense of cohesive local cuisine.