Gourmet’s Weekends Cookbook

Gourmet’s Weekends Cookbook — Not Just for Weekends Review by: Gillian Kendall I’ve have had Gourmet’s Weekends longer than almost any other cookbook. I originally took it home for my mother, who used it for a while, but then it mysteriously became mine and I have appreciated the gift ever since. In a radical book-design […]

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Cold Pasta by James McNair

Cold Pasta a Hot, Classic Cookbook Review By: Gillian Kendall Some cookbooks I love for their photographs, or their layout, or the clever personal notes or inspiring introductions, all of which make me want to create wonderful meals. But I love the tiny paperback book Cold Pasta by James McNair for a different reason: great […]

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The Esalen Cookbook

The Esalen Cookbook: Healthy and Organic Recipes from Big Sur Review By: Gillian Kendall Why the Esalen Cookbook Makes Me Cry Like a lot of you, I don’t just use cookbooks as instruction manuals: I also read them. From perusing cookbooks I get ideas and gratification: I read in bed to plan a party, or […]

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Sundays at Moosewood Restaurant

Sundays at Moosewood Restaurant: Ethnic and Regional Recipes from the Cooks at the Legendary Restaurant Sundays at Moosewood Inspires Exotic, Elegant Dinners For as long as I’ve had my own house — some 25 years now — Sundays at Moosewood has been my go-to book for entertaining. Based on the special Sunday menus (“ethnic night”) […]

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The New Laurel’s Kitchen Cookbook

Byline: Gillian Kendall Why The New Laurel’s Kitchen is My Favorite Cookbook Writing about why I love The New Laurel’s Kitchen best of my many dear cookbooks reminds me this description from the book, about a favorite vegetable… “Trying to talk about kale is a little like trying to describe a very dear friend: there […]

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