Celebrate National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
Aug02

Celebrate National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

Happy National Ice Cream Sandwich Day! August 2nd is definitely a day to celebrate. Recently I received a copy of food blogger Irvin Lin’s new cookbook Marbled, Swirled And Layered. Reading cookbooks is a happy time for me (as is eating ice cream!). I especially appreciated that Irvin Lin encourages his readers to experiment with his basic recipes. In fact, he even provides suggestions. Disclaimer: This post is part of an...

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Interview with Cookbook Author Robin Lim Lumsden
Aug19

Interview with Cookbook Author Robin Lim Lumsden

When we first began exploring an interview with cookbook author Robin Lim Lumsden we assumed that we’d be learning more about Jamacian cusine. We did of course. However, as we developed the interview we quickly realized that Belcour was not just a cookbook, but as Robin told us, a catalyst to many people’s diaspora stories. Just like Belcour with its multiple layers from recipes to family history and insights about the...

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Interview With Cookbook Author Barbara Brandt – Your Kids: Cooking!
Jul17

Interview With Cookbook Author Barbara Brandt – Your Kids: Cooking!

For cookbook author Barbara Brandt.Your Kids:Cooking!. the most precious gift children can give their parents and parents can give their children is joyful time spent together. Your Kids:Cooking! was written with a unique purpose in mind — as a catalyst that would help parents teach their children a life skill from the heart. In cooking with your children you share much beyond how to slice a carrot or peel a potato. You create...

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Cookbook Author Lynn Kirsche Shapiro
Mar03

Cookbook Author Lynn Kirsche Shapiro

For cookbook author Lynn Kirsche Shapiro writing Food Family and Tradition was an opportunity to tell her family’s story through her mother’s recipes and a family history begun as her late father’s autobiography. A true labor of love. The first part of the book is a heartfelt family memoir including individual biographies with period photos and fascinating remembrances in historical context about Jewish life,...

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Interview With Cookbook Author Reyna Simnegar
Feb24

Interview With Cookbook Author Reyna Simnegar

The love of a particular cuisine comes into people’s  lives in different ways. For some it begins in childhood standing on a stool in the kitchen helping Mom or Grandma cook special family meals. For Reyna Simnegar, author of Persian Food from The Non-Persian Bride, the story of how she developed a passion for Persian food is as much a part of her cookbook as its recipes or stunning photography. Reyna’s story begins when a...

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