Monthly Archives: October 2013

Scallops à la Jimmy

Fish and seafood cook book, 160pp. edited by Nancy Morton Better Homes and Gardens Books, 1971 Cooking on page 32 This cookbook was languishing in a box in an upstairs bedroom closet at Carol’s house in central Nebraska. I found … Continue reading

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Honey snaps

From guest contributor and now friend, Rhonda of Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia, who has also contributed Pitlai—Ayurvedic wegetables with dal. —————————————- Recipes from my Grossmutter: a collection of recipes from Hahndorf women of today and yesterday, 128pp. compiled by the … Continue reading

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Sweet potato salad

O, The Oprah magazine cookbook, 304pp. edited by Amy Gross Hearst Communications, 2008 Cooking on page 32 I’ve never purchased or, for that matter, read an O, Oprah magazine and I don’t own this book. I checked it out from … Continue reading

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Neiman Marcus cookies

500 cookies, 360pp. by Philippa Vanstone New Holland Publishers, Sydney, 2005 Cooking on page 32 The cover of this book says it’s the only ‘compendium’ you’ll ever need for cookies, and I suppose 500 recipes ought to hold almost anyone … Continue reading

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Goa chicken

Curry in a hurry, 162pp. by Jacki Passmore Anne O’Donovan, Melbourne, 1998 Cooking on page 32 This is one of more than 20 books I bought this year at the Lifeline Book Fair in Canberra. Lifeline is an outstanding nationwide … Continue reading

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Tomatoes stuffed with goat’s cheese and chives

Marcella’s kitchen, 327pp. by Marcella Hazan Macmillan, London, 1986 Cooking on page 32 This post is a tribute to Marcella Hazan, a gutsy Italian woman who had a remarkable life and made an enormous contribution to how Americans cook and … Continue reading

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Yoghurt and herb bread

L-plates, 132pp. by Ian Parmenter ABC Books, Adelaide, 1996 Cooking on page 32 Ian Parmenter has a consuming passion for cooking and eating. So it’s no surprise that his successful TV series was named Consuming Passions. The show, which first … Continue reading

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