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Brief review. History of Food in 100 Recipes by WIlliam Sitwell

History of Food in 100 Recipes by William Sitwell by William Sitwell. An excellent exposition of the history of food and the way it is prepared through a collection of recipes dating from ancient Egypt to the present day. The author is British and the recipes are typically from Europe or the United States. Reading […]

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Brief Review. Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi

Jerusalem: A Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi A beautiful cookbook of recipes from Jerusalem. Clearly written recipes with beautifully photographed food. Recipes that are exotic to me but seem to be common to Jerusalem and the varied cultures there.

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Recipe links

Looking for sweet potato recipes, I came across this collection Recipes – Oh Sweet Basil – A nice collection of recipes recipes food

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Brief review: Jam It, Pickle It, Cure It: And Other Cooking Projects

Jam It, Pickle It, Cure It: And Other Cooking Projects by Karen Solomon.  Really useful book for preserving foods.  

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Roasted Eggplant and Tomatoes with Tangy Cucumbers and Yogurt

This is my most favorite recipe for summer 2014. I’ve made it many times and making it right now! I love the way the roasted tomatoes taste with the eggplant and the yogurt! Wonderful. Roasted Eggplant and Tomatoes with Tangy Cucumbers and Yogurt – Interesting recipe for baked eggplant, tomatoes, and pickles recipe eggplant cucumber […]

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Pita Bread recipe

I was looking for a recipe for pita bread. When I found one from the Smitten Kitchen I just had to try it. I have so much confidence in the Smitten Kitchen recipes. Everything I’ve tried has been excellent. The link is http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2009/03/pita-bread/ The recipe includes a whole-wheat option. Here is the text ” Pita Bread […]

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Naan Recipe

I like this recipe because it contains yogurt, and it is relatively easy to make. The complete recipe can be found at http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/aarti-sequeira/naan-indian-oven-baked-flat-bread-recipe.html   Here is a portion of the recipe copied from the Web site. Ingredients 1 teaspoon active dry yeast 2 teaspoons sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for rolling, see Cook’s Note* […]

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Apple cranberry nut bread

 Made this today Apple Cranberry Nut Loaf By newspapergal on December 01, 2004 Photo by newspapergal 3 Reviews Prep Time: 25 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 20 mins Yield: 2 loaves About This Recipe “My boss makes this bread every holiday season, and it is soooo good. I couldn’t believe my life was devoid of cranberry bread before […]

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Sour Cherry Cake Recipes

Sour Cherry Cake recipes: Hungarian Sour Cherry Cake Recipe – Recipe for Hungarian Sour Cherry Cake or Meggyes Lepeny – sour cherry cake hungarian recipes Sour Cherry Upside Down Cake | Twice Cooked – Cooking, Eating, Politics – sour cherry

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Roasted Spiced Almonds

This is a recipe by Martha Rose Shulman as part of the Recipes for Health she did for the NY Times. We made these for a party in December 2013. They are very good. Ingredients: 3 cups (about 400 grams) almonds 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil ( I used part butter and part oil) Salt […]

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