Monthly Archives: May 2015

Spoon bread

Reliable recipes, 80pp. compiled by Whatcom County Orthopedic Association, 1935 Cooking on page 32 This cookbook is from the shelves of my cousin, Colleen. The reference to Whatcom County caught my eye immediately. That’s where my father was born and … Continue reading

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Pasta and chickpeas

Rao’s cookbook: over 100 years of Italian home cooking, 183pp. by Frank Pellegrino Random House, New York, 1998 Cooking on page 32 According to the book’s dustcover, Rao’s is ‘one of the most sought-after restaurants in all of Manhattan’, and … Continue reading

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Cranberry and orange streusel

Cinnamon, spice and warm apple pie, 160pp. by corporate authors Ryland Peters and Small, London, 2010 Cooking on page 32 Most people love their desserts and plenty of people love this book. Seven people have reviewed it on amazon.com and … Continue reading

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Red pepper risotto

Cooking with chia for dummies, 265pp. by Barrie Rogers and Debbie Dooly John Wiley and Sons, Hoboken, NJ, 2014 Cooking on page 132 About a month ago I succumbed to the health reports and bought a kilo of chia seeds. … Continue reading

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Apricot squares

The cake stall, 200pp. by the Australian Women’s Weekly ACP Books, Sydney, 2011 Cooking on page 132–33 Cake stalls and elections go together in Australia. That’s because most schools are voting/polling places. Once an election is called, parents of schoolchildren … Continue reading

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Soba noodle salad with rainbow vegetables and sesame dressing

Very fond of food: a year in recipes, 277pp. by Sophie Dahl Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, 2011 Cooking on page 32 Sophie Dahl began her career as a fashion model but moved on to her true passion, writing, in the … Continue reading

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