Tag Archives: cookbooks

Crostini with Peaches and Blue Cheese

I’ve been wanting to try this recipe ever since I talked with Iowa City author Jeremy Jackson about his collection of al fresco recipes, “Good Day for a Picnic.”
That was more than 3 years ago.
(Please tell me I’m not the only one who lets recipes linger that long in the corners of her bookshelf!)
Anyway, it [...]

Counting down the last days of home baking: Butter Brickle Biscotti

In approximately 7 days, there will be no more baking or broiling or simmering or sauteing in my house.
This is because in approximately 7 days my kitchen will be in shambles.
I’ve been wanting to remodel the usable but not very attractive kitchen in my 60-year-old home since I moved in about 5 years ago. Now [...]

Stained recipes are the best recipes

The cover story in this week’s food section¬†discusses the advantages and disadvantages of storing your recipes online. One of the advantages, it says, is protection against food stains.
But flipping through cookbooks in search of the most stained recipes is one of the most reliable ways I can think of to find the recipes my parents used [...]