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Crazy For Cookbooks Photos are posted

Crazy For Cookbooks Photos are posted

With thanks to Princeton Public Library’s Janie Hermann, here is the link for the photos from the Crazy For Cookbooks event at the Princeton Public Library earlier this month at which panelists, including area food writers, chefs and publishers, discussed what makes a good cookbook and revealed their personal favorites. The panel included Yours Truly; Christopher Hirsheimer and Melissa … Continue reading

We’re serving up some fun for you!

We’re serving up some fun for you!

Here’s the flyer for our December 2, 7:00pm Crazy For Cookbooks panel at the Princeton Public Library – we hope to see you there! We’re looking forward to dishing about our favorite cookbooks, but remember to bring along your favorite to show off at the photo booth after the discussion (photos will be shared on social … Continue reading

August Best Bites

August Best Bites

Even though it was the third hottest August on record (worst one since 1980), I had a great month, culinarily speaking, with some wonderful dinners out and about, including the Wednesday prix fixe at Blue Bottle Café (five fabulous courses for $55), and a preview tasting menu at elements’ new location downtown. I already posted … Continue reading

July’s Best Bites

July’s Best Bites

Considering how much time I spend at home hiding from the heat, I still managed to enjoy a few casual meals out in July. And, after rushed forays to the market, I cooked up a storm in my kitchen – Central A.C., I love you! (I try not to abuse the A.C., but am just too miserable … Continue reading

Spring Dinner Series at The Canal House

Spring Dinner Series at The Canal House

Avid fans of the Canal House Cooking series (and the Canal House Cooks Every Day big red book) won’t want to miss this chance to enjoy a series of spring family-style dinner at the Canal House, put on by the extraordinary (really!) Christopher Hirsheimer and Melissa Hamilton. Here’s your chance to dine in the studio where…well, where the magic … Continue reading

Fruitcake Recipes

Fruitcake Recipes

Here are the fruitcake recipes from the December issue of Packet Magazine. For some reason, the text of my article went  online without the two recipes that accompanied it in the print edition. The recipes here are baked in large round pans, but you could substitute loaf pans instead. You could also make small loaves, … Continue reading

Lobster & Cookies

This was a great Christmas Eve dinner, on an evening I was home finishing up preparations for Christmas Day.  I made a lazy cook’s version of the Lobster with Browned Cream from the Fall/Holiday edition of Canal House Cooking.  (That’s the one with the blue cover, snap one up while you can.) Instead of dealing … Continue reading

Canal House Cooking at Carter & Cavero

Can you say that fast three times? Meet the authors of this wonderful series of cookbooks on Saturday, October 16, Noon-3:00pm at Carter & Cavero on Palmer Square.  Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer will be there for a demonstration/tasting and to sign copies of the latest issue of Canal House Cooking – Volume No. 5, “The Good … Continue reading

Canal House Cooking Volume No. 4

Each new volume from Canal House Cooking thrills me.  Number 4 is all about the bounty from farm markets and gardens, and you’ll find so many lovely, and often elegantly simple, recipes that you’ll almost wish this hot and humid summer would never end.  I’ve sent gift subscriptions (there are three volumes each year) to a … Continue reading