Posts From the monthly archives: "December 2016"

For this holiday season, I have two cookbook suggestions by tried-and-true cookbook authors. Either or both would make excellent gifts for any cook, novice or experienced, on your list. Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, is a most reliable cookbook author. I own almost all of her cookbooks, as do many of my friends…(Read More)

Before Thanksgiving, my daughter saw a woman in a grocery store buying a lot of greens. She was shopping for a winter greens gratin recipe from bonappetit.com (December 2012), which she shared with my daughter. My daughter made this for Thanksgiving, using the kale but substituting red-veined chard for the unavailable mustard greens…(Read More)

How to make the cooks on your list happy

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For this holiday season, I have two cookbook suggestions by tried-and-true cookbook authors. Either or both would make excellent gifts for any cook, novice or experienced, on your list. Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa…