Posts Tagged ‘Cookbook’

Rediscovering Good Old-fashioned Buttermilk

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In the May issue we visit Animal Farm, the small Vermont dairy that produces some of the best butter in the country. In recent years, the farm’s founder and owner, Diane St. Clair, has started to bottle and sell buttermilk—a natural by-product of butter-making that was once a staple of American kitchens. “Good old-fashioned buttermilk [...]

A Conversation with Charleston’s Lee Bros.

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The latest cookbook from food writers and recipe developers Matt Lee and Ted Lee offers an intimate glimpse inside Charleston’s home kitchens—as well as some new twists on the city’s cooking traditions. “Charleston’s a small city and there’s a sense that all the stories about its food have already been told. But as soon as [...]

Links We Love This Week

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A few genius blog posts and Pinterest finds to tide you over ’til Monday. Have a great weekend! Diane Meyer is cross-stitching over her photography for a new project. Artist Hong Yi plays with her food for thirty days. Iviva Olenick embroiders handkerchiefs with “poetry” she finds on Twitter. Deb’s buttered-popcorn chocolate chip cookies… need [...]

The Revelation of Chinese Home Cooking

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Fuchsia Dunlop is to Chinese cuisine in the Western world what Julia Child was to French cuisine in America. Born and raised in England, Dunlop was the first Westerner to attend the renowned Sichuan Institute of Higher Cuisine. She’s the award-winning author of three cookbooks, the most recent of which came out this week.   [...]

A Cookbook We’re Smitten With

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With sun-soaked food photography and an un-intimidating approach to home cooking, food blog Smitten Kitchen is a mainstay on our bookmark bars. Its creator, Deb Perelman, is now making the tricky transition from the blogosphere to the bookshelf with The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook, which debuted Oct. 30. Perelman told us more about the book and shared a [...]