Category Archives: books about food & such

Cook’s Illustrated

I just received a free issue of Cook’s Illustrated, and I think I may buy. This is the loving paper edition of America’s Test Kitchen, and all their hard work… and I do mean hard. Just a few pages into … Continue reading

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Gastronomica

For Christmas one of my besties Alicia gave me a subscription to Gastronomica which is a food and culture quarterly, and yesterday my first issue came! Gastronomica has been around for some 12 years, and is full of amazing articles, … Continue reading

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Foie Gras A Passion

Recently I saw a book on Foie Gras at the Powell’s attached to Pastaworks. Foie is one of my all time favorite things to order when dining out, so this book eventually found its way into my kitchen. The book … Continue reading

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Cured

I grabbed a new book on my butcher’s keen recommendation. Cured by Lindy Wildsmith is a book on traditional techniques for salted, spiced & marinated, dried, smoked, potted, pickled, and raw meats and fish as well as vegetables. These ancient … Continue reading

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