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Cookbook Review: Gordon Ramsay’s Fast Food

I wouldn’t say I’m the biggest fan of Gordon Ramsay’s (I’d probably have to eat in his restaurants to really appreciate him), but I do like watching Kitchen Nightmares from time to time – even though the program is all … Continue reading

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Burmese cooking

I just got a message about this new Burmese cookbook: hsa*ba, Burmese cookbook. hsa*ba means “please eat” in Burmese (is that the name of the language?). I haven’t seen the book, but as there aren’t many books on Burmese cooking, … Continue reading

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Library sale time!

This morning we had another library sale, and as usual I bought a bunch of cookbooks. Cookbooks that I have nowhere to put in my house (what a convoluted sentence). Here they are: Coastal Carolina Cooking – by Nancy Davis … Continue reading

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Cookbooks I own

I’ve decided to make a list of the cookbooks I own, so I don’t have to search all over the place to see if I have one in particular. It’s a time consuming task, but c’est la vie. General Cookbooks … Continue reading

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Library Booksale Redux

This morning we went to yet another Friends of the Library booksale at the San Leandro library. I didn’t mean to buy too many cookbooks, I have no room as it is, and it’s not like I ever use them. … Continue reading

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Got a lot of books

Last Saturday our local library had its book sale and I scored a lot of cookbooks. Granted most of the stuff they had was quite old, but for $1 for hardcovers and 50-cents for softcovers, who can complain? Now I … Continue reading

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Library sale

Today our public library had a sale and I picked up a few cookbooks. They are mostly pretty old (cookbook selection at these sales is never that good) but for $1 for hardbacks and 50-cents for paperbacks, I can’t complain. … Continue reading

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All About Braising

I found Molly Stevens’ All About Braising at the library a few weeks ago and liked the first couple of recipes so much that I decided to buy the book. I got it for only $11 plus shipping brand new … Continue reading

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