Kitchen Journal

BREAD, A BAKER’S BOOK OF TECHNIQUES AND RECIPES

Posted by Scott on July 18, 2021 in News

Bread may truly be one of the seven wonders of the world. I am a carb junky. Guilty as charged. And one of my very, all-time favorite carbs is bread. Bread fresh from the oven is like a warm hug. Bread lifts you up. It reenergizes you. It connects you to the world. It is

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NADIYA BAKES: A BAKING COOKBOOK REVIEW

Posted by Scott on July 13, 2021 in News

Baking is one of life’s great pleasures. Baking can create either sweet or savory dishes. It can be quick or time-consuming. Baking can be deeply traditional or cutting edge modern. Baking brings so much pleasure because it so cleverly reflects the personality of the baker. And no one demonstrates that better than the deeply, deeply,

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THE COOK’S ILLUSTRATED BAKING BOOK: A COOKBOOK REVIEW

Posted by Scott on July 5, 2021 in News

Baking can be tricky. In my time, I’ve made some fairly foolish mistakes in the kitchen. I don’t use the term “foolproof” lightly. But the recipes in The Cook’s Illustrated Baking Book are just that – foolproof. And no wonder; they are brought to us by America’s Test Kitchen. If ever there was a team

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SALADISH: A SALAD COOKBOOK FOR EVERYONE: A REVIEW

Posted by Scott on June 26, 2021 in News

The salad days of summer are one of my favorite seasons to cook. Off goes the oven and stovetop. In their place are fresh, light entrees with a big flavor punch. Salads offer a nearly endless array of possibilities because you can easily swap in and out veggies, grains and dressings to suit your mood

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